How You Act When You're Falling In Love, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

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Some of you are obvious; others, nots so much.

How do you act when you’re falling in love? We all act differently when we suddenly find ourselves completely head-over-heels in love. The funny thing is that we may act one way with one person and another way with someone else.

When we fall in love, there are chemical, emotional, and psychological reactions that happen and it can be overwhelming.


Everything around you seems changed when you fall in love and you feel as if you’re looking at the world in a whole new way. For some people, love makes them act foolish and giddy, while others feel unsure if the relationship will even last or if the other person feels exactly the same way as they do.

You lose control when you fall in love, especially of your emotions. You don’t know if you can trust yourself or the other person, or if it’s better to relinquish all control and just let things play out as they will.

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Now that you’ve found a potential "The One," you want to find out everything you can about them. There’s no detail, no matter how small or insignificant, that isn’t fascinating to you.

The beginning stages of falling in love can be magical and it’s easy to feel as if you’re in a movie or a book. Think of how falling in love has inspired so many great (and no-so-great) pieces of art.


Love is universal and extremely specific at the same time. And it’s completely fine to enjoy the process of love even when it’s not you that has fallen in love.

Much of the way we act is centered around love, so it’s not surprising that astrology has many insights on every aspect of love. We may not know how we act when we’re madly in love, but your zodiac sign may be able to tell.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)
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You're captivated when you're falling in love. You're hungry for knowledge about your new love's life and ask them a lot of questions. You make them feel as if they're the most fascinating person in the world.


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

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)
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You act guarded. You desperately want to believe that your new love is everything they say, but you feel as if you can't be too cautious. You tend to send the signal of come closer/go away and it can be confusing for the other person. Sometimes you need to take a chance and hope that they do deserve your trust.


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

GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)
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You're transparent when it comes to love — everyone can see that you're completely infatuated. You stay in the moment and are 100 percent committed... until you aren't. Perhaps if you slowed things down and were a little more guarded, your affection wouldn't burn out so quickly.


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


CANCER (June 21 - July 22)
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You're devoted when you're falling in love, sometimes to the point of excess. You can be clingy but that's just because your heart is so full of love and you want to spend every minute with your beloved. They aren't just your partner, they're your best friend and a lifetime isn't long enough to be with them.


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

LEO (July 23 - August 22)
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When you're in the process of falling in love (and after) you get very protective of your — not just physically, but emotionally and mentally protective as well. You love them and you want to shield them from harm. Your superpower is love.


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

VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)
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You're very confusing when you're falling in love — maybe you don't want to seem like you care. You act like you're not interested at all. You want to make sure it's safe to love, and once you do, your emotions will be easier to read. Love isn't a research project; trust your heart this time.


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

LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)
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You're kind of irresistible when you're falling in love. You couldn't be more charming, charismatic, and attractive if you tried. No one knows that you're going back and forth inside your brain trying to decide if you've picked the right person to love. You love to love, so try to just enjoy this magical time.


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

SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)
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You're extreme when in love because, with you, you either love someone or you don't. You usually don't go through a lengthy process trying to figure out if it's love that you're feeling. You know and you become extremely determined to capture their heart as they've captured yours. You may want to slow down a bit; you don't want to freak them out with your intensity.


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

SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)
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You're delightful when you're falling in love. Fun, funny, and full of promises of travel, adventure, and fabulous experiences. You're mesmerizing with your charm and sense of humor. The problem is that once you get tired of your partner (and you definitely might), you'll drop them so fast they won't know what hit them.


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

CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)
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You want to know exactly where your relationship is going and you want things to be in place for the future. You may be about three steps ahead but it's just because you need to make plans. A relationship for you is like a building, and it's not going to survive calamities and disasters if the foundation isn't strong.


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

AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)
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You're not exactly bursting with emotions nor are you speaking words of love. You show your love with the way you act and the small, thoughtful things you do. They should be able to tell that you're falling in love with them. You're putting them first above your work and that's huge.


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

PISCES (February 19 - March 20)
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When you're falling in love, you're super-sensitive (more than you usually are) and everything inspires you. If you're not an artist, you'll feel inspired to make a change in your appearance or redecorate; if you are an artist, you'll be inspired to paint, write, photograph or do anything that expresses your feelings. Love is both glorious and horrible for you because you feel it so deeply.


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