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Discover Everyone's Deepest, Darkest Fears (According To The Zodiac)

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We all have secret, private fears that hide inside our hearts. 

Turning to our Zodiac sign can reveal them for all to see. You might think you're all alone, but the truth is, you aren't. Their other people just as frightened. 

This is not your horoscope. We're going deeper, staring into the darker truths revealed by your Zodiac sign. Many astrologers over time have made observations about the different personality traits of the signs. Together, they've figured out your greatest fear based on just your sign. 

Look up the astrological signs of people you know and discover what the Zodiac says about their deepest, darkest fears. And remember to use this knowledge carefully. 

Aries (March 21 - April 19)


What wake an Aries up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat? The prospect that they are going to die forgotten, having not made any real impact on the world.

Not leaving behind a legacy is their waking nightmare.

Read: The 13 Brutal Truths About Loving An Aries, As Written By One

Taurus (April 20 - May 20)


To a Taurus, safety means plenty of money in the bank to support their wonderful excesses. To them, nothing is scarier than a returned credit card or an overdrawn bank statement.

They need that stability to keep living large. 

Read: The 5 Brutal Truths About Loving A Taurus, As Written By One

Gemini (May 21 - June 20)


In classic Gemini fashion the only thing this sign really fears is being bored or feeling like they are lacking their next big adventure.

They need to constantly have new and exciting things happen or they will begin to panic. 

Read: The 13 Brutal Truths About Loving A Gemini, As Written By One

Cancer (June 21 - July 22)


Crabs want nothing more than a place for them to call their home.

To them, the scariest thing on earth is the prospect of never having a home and a family to call their very own. 

Read: The 5 Brutal Truths About Loving A Cancer, As Written By One

Leo (July 23 - August 22)


Leos already know their great, but their biggest fear is that not everyone ELSE will realize they are so so awesome.

The idea that they might go ignored and unrecognized just terrifies them. 

Read: 6 Brutal Truths About Loving A Leo, As Written By One

Virgo (August 23 - September 22)


Virgos don't mind imperfections in other people (mere mortals can't help it). But they are terrified that they will fall short of the "perfect" mark.

It's a struggle they battle constantly. 

Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Virgo, As Written By One

Libra (September 23 - October 22)


The scales are scales for a reason.

The notion that they might witness injustice or experience it is something that haunts every single Libra's dreams. 

Read: 11 Brutal Truths About Loving A Libra, As Written By One

Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)


Sex is one thing, it comes easy enough to a Scorpio, but love? Friendship? Those bonds are harder for you to forge.

That's why the idea of a friend or lover betraying you is almost more than you can bear. 

Read: 14 Brutal Truths About Loving A Scorpio, As Written By One

Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)


Sagittarius lives for the now and for the near future, they hate dwelling on the past. But it goes deeper than that: they are actually afraid that something from their pasts might appear and cause them personal strife.

Skeletons, yo. 

Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Sagittarius, As Written By One

Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)


There's nothing a Capricorn fears most than being embarrassment in public.

The only possible thing that could hurt more? Being shamed privately by someone you admire. 

Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Capricorn, As Written By One

Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)


You might come across as happy go lucky and slow to let anything bother you, but we know the truth: nothing scares an Aquarius quite like the prospect of losing their freedom.

A committed relationship, or a jail sentence — they both make this sign panic. 

Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving An Aquarius, As Written By One

Pisces (February 19 - March 20)


When a Pisces enters a relationship they are asking one thing of their partner: do not ever leave me or make me feel abandoned. They might not ask it outright, but the request is there all the same.

It's in their every gesture. There is nothing they fear as much as they fear being left alone. 

Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Pisces, As Written By One

(Please note: the descriptions provided here follow Western astrological dates.)