For the next few days the planet Mercury will form a challenging link to Mars. The words you hear may sound harsh or even unpleasant while the words you say may sound more hostile and provocative than you intend. Of course sometimes situations call for assertiveness and firm boundaries but you would do well to remember that there will be consequences.
Mercury is now moving through your second house, the sector of the chart that rules finances. Conversations around money may be fraught, especially if there are children involved in the mix. As you tend to over-emphasise a crisis, it will be important for you to step back from the problem rather than shoot straight from the hip with your idea of honesty. Keep a cool head under pressure and you will gain respect and trust from those who matter.