Hey, we've all got issues.
We all have issues; some of us have many. Issues are things that consistently bother us. You might be having problems with your supervisor at work, or maybe the last few people that you dated were jerks.
Are you constantly having problems with your car, where you get one thing fixed only to have another thing immediately break down? Maybe it's your health; you'll get over a cold, only to suddenly have a rash that you've never had before, so that it seems that something is always going wrong with your body.
Our issues are those things that we constantly have to address, and when we try to ignore them, they just hit us further down the line. We see therapists, doctors, psychics, counselors, hypnotherapists — anybody who will help us with our issues.
Sometimes we are blind to our issues and don't even recognize that we seem to have a consistent problem with our emotions (anger issues) or that we have problems getting close to someone (trust issues). Life can appear to be a series of repairs that need to be fixed with ourselves. Once something is fixed, something else breaks down and we start to wonder if there will ever be a time where everything is as it should be.
When we acknowledge our issues, we are better able to take away their power from our lives, and it can give us a greater knowledge about ourselves.
Astrology is often helpful when trying to gain greater insight about ourselves. When we look at the personalities, characteristics, and behaviors of individuals born under certain zodiac signs, we get clues of our own behaviors.
While not every person born under the same sign is exactly alike, there are enough generalities that do seem to be true. Here are the signs and their issues.
Aries are known for their bold, adventurous attitude, so you wouldn't think they'd fear much, but they dread being abandoned and left alone. They cover up their abandonment issues with a whatever attitude, but underneath they're hoping they can trust you and that you'll be there forever.
Taurus individuals are so warm and loving that it can be easy to overlook that they're always rewarding themselves and using the excuse that they deserve it. Taureans can be greedy and aren't about to deprive themselves of anything, so guess who has a huge meltdown when they don't get what they want? You guessed it: Taurus.
This one is no surprise — even Geminis know they have commitment issues. Geminis suffer from FOMO (fear of missing out), and that includes anything that comes with a life-long commitment. Because Geminis are so inquisitive and communicative, they need constant change and stimulus, so commitment is a very scary thing for them.
Cancers fully experience the emotions they go through and have trouble holding back. If they feel something, they feel it, even if it's during an inappropriate moment. Cancers are overemotional and moody, and breakups with them can be extremely difficult as they just won't let go.
Leos are awesome and they know it. In fact, they have a tendency to be self-centered and pompous. But for all that self-love they display, they need constant adoration and praise from their many friends. It's a weird dichotomy how they can be so full of themselves and yet so convinced that they're pieces of sh*t at the same time.
Virgos are extremely meticulous with everything they do, and that includes their relationships. You can call them control freaks or anal retentive, but whatever you call them, know that they want to be in command of almost everything. Virgos refuse to believe that there are some things you can't control, so when something happens that's out of Virgo's control, they're not happy at all.
Libras are good people — so charming and easy-going. But they're also exceedingly erratic. It can take them forever to make a decision, even if it's something simple like ordering at a restaurant. They may change their mind a number of times, and then regret their decision when they see what everyone else at the table ordered. Yeah, Libras have buyer's regret even when it comes to food.
It's probably a good bet that many of the heroes in romance novels are Scorpios, as people of this sign are powerful, passionate, exciting and magnetic. The problem is, like a romance novel heartthrob, Scorpios can get insanely jealous and resentful. And when they get jealous, they don't just let the feeling pass; they take action, and it can make things extremely unpleasant for everyone involved.
When a Sagittarius feels the need for change, they need it right now and have the tendency to not think about the consequences. They can be blindly optimistic and even a little careless when they feel restless. If you're in their way and they feel like you're preventing them from leaving, they can get very angry. Don't box a Sagittarius in.
Capricorns work hard for their money and they're very careful with it... almost too careful. They can be a bit miserly, even when it comes to themselves. They're very practical and don't like to be separated from their cash. If you go out with a Capricorn, they probably won't pick up the check; they will, however, give you some great tips on how to save money, because they're an expert as far as that goes.
Aquarians are original, inventive and intelligent, but sometimes, for no reason, they will be contrary. They love being unpredictable to the point that it seems kind of perverse, or they'll be incredibly unemotional and detached. You never know how an Aquarius is going to act, and yet, they'll still surprise you.
Pisces are lovely people, but they have a tendency to want to escape (almost all situations) into their dreamy, idealistic world in their imaginations. There are times when being grounded and present is crucial, but Pisces don't seem to get that. Hey, Pisces, you're a water sign! Get off of that cloud.