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Why Your Relationship Isn't Working (According To Your Zodiac Sign)

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Zodiac Astrology Relationships

Let's be real for a minute: we all have our downfalls. No one is perfect, even if we all think we are. You always try you best in a relationship (or at least I hope you do); especially when you really like the person, right? You want your relationship to last without any complications or arguments so the two of you can live happily ever after.

Unfortunately, relationships aren't all that simple. In fact, they take a lot of effort to make them work.

Now, don't let that shy you away from finding that one person who looks at you like the sun shines out your ass. Believe me when I say everyone needs a person like this in their life. Unfortunately, relationships aren't always sunshine and butterflies, and at some point, you need to wake up and realize that your relationship just isn't working anymore.

At one point, you thought his aggressiveness was sexy and you loved the way he took control of the situation. At one point, he thought your laid back outlook on life was cute because it meant you were up for anything.

Now, you think he's arrogant and he thinks you're lazy... And sometimes that's just the way it goes.

It might not have crossed your mind, but it's possible that the reason your relationship isn't working is because your Zodiac sign just isn't compatible with your partner's sign.

Sometimes, our weaknesses are too similar to someone's deal breakers and when we're in a relationship with that someone, it's like a ticking time bomb waiting to explode. We can try all we want to make it work, but differences don't always attract and we're forced to end our relationship.

It isn't always fair, but these underlying personality traits are just parts of ourselves that we need to accept until we find someone who accepts them, too.

ARIES (Mar 21 - Apr 19)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Aries

Aries can often be short-tempered and moody, which can make arguments impossible to end. Instead of trying to work it out with their partner, they might opt for giving you the cold shoulder for a while. This isn't always the best approach and can make a relationship worse.

Aries is known for being a leader, which can turn into aggressiveness if they feel like they aren't on top anymore. Their penchant for competition and challenges can turn impulsive. If their partner isn't on the same page, it can sour a relationship fast.

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

TAURUS (Apr 20 - May 20)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Taurus

Taurus is notorious for being stubborn and uncompromising, even when they don't have the upper hand in an argument. They would rather keep being unmoving instead of considering that there may be problems in their relationship. They hate feeling insecure, which makes ending a relationship difficult and sometimes uglier than it has to be.

What makes Taurus a great partner is their ability to be so reliable. However, if their partner is making sudden changes without them (like moving, getting a new job, or surprising them with big news), they will close up fast. Taurus can be overprotective and if they feel like their partner isn't as devoted to the relationship as they are, breakup is imminent.

READ: 5 Brutal Truths About Loving A Taurus (As Written By A Taurus)

GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Gemini

Gemini can be inconsistent sometimes, which can make it hard for their partner to anticipate what they're going to do next. It is hard for them to make a decision, especially if the decision is time sensitive. If their partner springs a big life change on them without any time to think about it, they can end up not making a decision at all.

Very communicative and adaptable, Gemini knows how to go with the flow in a relationship. If they are dating someone and their partner doesn't like talking about what's bothering them, it can put a strain on the relationship. Gemini also hates feeling like there is a routine in a relationship; it can make them very restless and feel as though they are being confined.

READ: 13 Brutal Truths About Loving A Gemini (As Written By One) 

CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Cancer

Cancer can be very suspicious of their partner's life outside of their relationship. They love having people they can trust in their life, but they don't always like to open up about themselves. This can make them seem hypocritical and insecure.

It is possible for Cancer to get suspicious of their partner, even if there is nothing going on. In an argument, they will manipulate the situation and make it seem like you are in the wrong. If a relationship is going downhill, Cancer will get very pessimistic and stop making an effort.

READ: 5 Brutal Truths About Loving A Cancer (As Written By A Cancer)

LEO (July 23 - Aug 22)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Leo

Leo can be extremely arrogant and self-centered when they want to be, which can turn off a lot of people. Their cockiness can become a real problem if they don't feel like the dominant one in a relationship anymore.

An unstable relationship can be difficult for them to wrap their head around, which can make them feel like there's no use trying anymore. Instead of talking out what's wrong, they might put up a wall and ignore you... But ignore them and all hell will break loose.

READ: 6 Brutal Truths About Loving A Leo (As Written By A Leo)

VIRGO (Aug 23 - Sep 22)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Virgo

Virgo can be overly critical of themselves and others, which can lead to them feeling as if they aren't "worthy" of being in a good relationship. If they already have a good relationship, this can lead to them unconsciously sabotaging it.

It can be difficult for Virgo to speak up for themselves when they need help, which can be a huge deal breaker for someone who is looking for a confident partner. They might also worry about the littlest comments or arguments, which can be overwhelming to their partner.

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

LIBRA (Sept 23 - Oct 22)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Libra

Libra is a pro at avoiding confrontation and will even go so far as to pretend there isn't a problem in their relationship or avoid talking (and possibly arguing) about it. They love fairness and equality in everything they do and if it doesn't feel like a relationship is 100% harmonious, they will pity themselves for not trying hard enough.

When rough waters hit a relationship, Libra will hold a grudge for as long as possible. This can drive their partner nuts and make a bad situation even worse. Libra is conflicted between not wanting to be alone and being grudging, which just leads to more problems.

READ: 11 Brutal Truths About Loving A Libra (As Written By A Libra)

SCORPIO (Oct 23 - Nov 21)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Scorpio

Scorpio is incredibly passionate, which can be a good thing OR a bad thing depending on the situation. During an argument, their passion can turn into a violent and jealous nature.

Scorpio can't stand dishonesty even though they themselves can be very secretive. They have a hard time trusting people and can be hard to trust themselves. Scorpio doesn't do well with passive partners; if you aren't aggressive like they are, you won't last.

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

SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 - Dec 19)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Sagittarius

Sagittarius makes big promises when they are in love, which can get them into a lot of trouble later on in a relationship. They are very extroverted and will do anything to achieve their goals, including saying anything to make you happy.

Sagittarius hates feeling like they're being tied down in a relationship. If they don't have their freedom, they'll split fast. If they are arguing with their partner, they might just say something to get out of trouble instead of really understanding why their partner is upset.

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

CAPRICORN (Dec 20 - Jan 19)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Capricorn

Capricorn can sometimes be a know-it-all, which can annoy just about anyone who can't keep up with them. In relationships, Capricorn expects the worst to happen and can often sabotage a good thing without giving it a chance.

When their relationship is on the rocks, they can be very unforgiving and condescending with their words. For the most part, Capricorn has great manners and self-control, but it all goes out the window when they're upset.

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

AQUARIUS (Jan 20 - Feb 18)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Aquarius

Aquarius is one of the most emotionally unavailable signs, which makes an open and loving relationship incredibly difficult for both parties. They can have a lot of feelings and emotions bottled up, but would rather remain aloof than open up to you.

When an Aquarius is in a relationship, they need someone who is always on their side. The minute they feel like you disagree with them, they're out of there. They are very temperamental, so even the littlest things can set them off and create problems where there are none.

READ: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving An Aquarius (As Written By One)

PISCES (Feb 19 - Mar 20)

Zodiac Astrology Relationships Pisces

Pisces can be overly trusting when they really love someone and will often overlook their misgivings. They can be fearful and worrisome at times, which makes them feel like they are ruining a good relationship (even when they're not).

They need someone to praise them for their strengths instead of focusing on their weaknesses; if they think they are being criticized or put down, they will let their emotions run wild and play the victim.

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