These 4 Zodiac Signs Can Seem Intimidating, But They're Actually Super Sweet

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They may seem unapproachable, but it's all wrong.

We ALL know that type of person. The one where you would rather just not try to initiate a conversation with them because you aren’t sure if they’re going to bite your head off or not.

Or the person who you’ve always heard is really scary or assertive, but you’ve been too afraid to talk to them to really find out if it’s true.

Sounds pretty familiar, right? Now, what about the people who embody everything I just said, except when you finally did have a conversation with them, you realized how sweet they actually were.

This happens more often than you'd think… 

But, if you’re like, “YES that totally happened to me and now that scary monster is my best friend,” then you’re definitely not the only one who has experienced this type of person.

I should be honest here and tell you that I am that scary person when you first meet me.

I like to blame it on my RBF (Resting Bitch Face, for all of you who don’t know the hip acronym for it), but when I ask my BFF, she tells me that, no, I’m actually that scary.

 

I remember being in high school, wearing my RBF and generally scaring people off in the halls, and everyone thinking my sister was a bad ass because she was the only one who was brave enough to talk to me.

Of course, no one knew we were sisters before this, but it goes to show you that first impressions can make it harder for people to get to know the real you.

 

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And yes, I do try to find that sweet side that’s buried way deep down inside of me when I meet someone new, but my point is that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover because the truth might just surprise you.

If you're having a hard time finding that inner truth (in you or another person with RBF), your horoscope can actually be an amazing resource. We all have unique personality qualities and astrology is just one of many ways we can reveal our interior selves to the world.

So, the next time you meet someone with hardcore RBF (or who intimidates you immediately), take a look at their astrological sign. It might be that they seem tough as nails on the outside, but still cry during that one part in Finding Nemo, or that their assertive personality makes them seem pushy and abrasive instead of the sweetheart they actually are.

Of course, there are some people who can be the exact opposite, but these 4 zodiac signs, in particular, will shock you with how different their personality seems at first to how it really is. Because they're exactly like M&Ms — a tough outside shell protecting a wonderful core of sweetness beneath.

ARIES (Mar 21 - Apr 19)

Aries loves making friends and generally being an open, nice person, but her confident and outgoing personality can make her seem like the complete opposite (weird, right?).

Instead of being comfortable enough to just walk up to her and strike up a conversation, which she would totally be into, people often find her intimidating. They might feel like they’re not cool enough to talk to her, or just convince themselves that she really isn’t that nice, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

The only reason why Aries isn’t always introducing herself to new people — which she still does quite a lot is that she’s probably busy having fun and enjoying life.

If you want to do the same, you sometimes have to be the one to go to her, even if she does intimidate you. The payout is definitely worth it.

READ: 13 Brutal Truths About Loving An Aries (As Written By An Aries)

VIRGO (Aug 23 - Sep 22)

Virgo seems like a no-nonsense person to any ol’ outsider, but if you were to say that to people who actually know her, they would totally disagree with you.

Virgo is a smart girl, which can make her seem a little more serious and straight to the point, but she’s really just a big softie once you get to know her. She’s known for making everyone feel welcome, and goes above and beyond for all of her friends, which is definitely something that doesn’t go unnoticed.

Virgo likes being known as the super sweet person  even if it means you assume she isn’t at first  because it means people are more likely to rely on her. She can sometimes be the “mom friend” so when it comes to actually showing people how sweet and caring she can be, she likes to go all out.

READ: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Virgo (As Written By A Virgo)

SCORPIO (Oct 23 - Nov 21)

Scorpio is one of those signs who doesn’t seem like there’s any part of her personality that she hasn’t shown you when you first meet. In other words, what you see is what you get… right?

Actually, Scorpio is a much more complex individual than people give her credit for. She might seem abrasive and aggressive at first, but once you get to know her, you learn that she’s just really passionate about life.

She tends to relax a bit once you get comfortable around each other, but don’t let her intense personality scare you away before she has a chance to show you more.

Unlike Virgo, however, Scorpio doesn’t like when people assume that her personality is one-dimensional. She knows how she can come off to people who don’t know her very well, but she does put in the effort to prove them wrong.

Scorpio is a fierce friend and if that makes her seem more abrasive than she really is, then that’s all the ammo she needs to prove that she’s super sweet, too.

READ: 14 Brutal Truths About Loving A Scorpio (As Written By A Scorpio)

SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 - Dec 19)

Sagittarius has that kind of laid back demeanor that makes her seem like she doesn’t really care about anything. This doesn’t seem like it would make her an abrasive person, but people can find her hard to talk to or get to know if she doesn’t seem like she cares.

Her “abrasiveness” tends to be more passive-aggressive, which people find hard to read or get comfortable with. It’s not so much that she doesn’t want to open up with people, but rather that she can be cautious with who she gets to know.

In order to find that super sweet side of Sagittarius, you have to prove that you’re going to be a ride or die kind of person for her. She might not like being tied down, but she does put a lot of trust in her friends.

You will definitely have to tough out this abrasiveness before she lets you see the sweetness inside. Don’t worry, though, it’s definitely there.

READ: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Sagittarius (As Written By One)

 

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