This Is Why You're An Amazing Friend, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

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You're killing it at friending.

Friends have always been extremely important to me but I must admit that as I’ve gotten older, I seem to have less of them. Although I might not have a huge number of friends, the friends I do have are true friends that I know I can depend on to have my back at all times, and in return for them being such amazing friends, I try to be just as good of a friend as they are.


When I was growing up, it was easy for me to make friends even when I had to change schools in fourth grade. I always had a best friend and then best friend support friends. The more activities I did, the more friends I made. By doing a lot of theater in high school and college, and then comedy after college, I was constantly meeting people and making friends.

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I usually made a friend or two from whatever job I was working. My friends were all unique and eclectic and for many of them, the only thing that they had in common was me as a friend. I think for the most part I was a good friend, but I definitely wasn’t perfect.

I’m not always the easiest person to be friends with as there are certain things that just don’t go over well with me. If you’re an overly critical person and you direct some of your criticism towards your friends, then we’re not a good match. Or, if you’re flaky and undependable, then a friendship between us isn’t going to last for too long.


Like anything, friendships seem to ebb and flow — you may be very close with someone for a time and then you may not see them for a long while, or ever. You might get what you need from a short-term relationship.

The thing is that while you’re in that friendship, you should strive to be the best friend you can be. This is the kind of friend you are and what makes you so amazing, based on your zodiac sign.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)
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You're so fun to be with and you're always up for anything. You're just one of those kinds of friends that other people want to be around. And since your energy levels are through the roof, you energize your friends just by hanging out with them.

You're never boring and you always come up with fantastic and creative ideas about what to do. You can make even the dullest, most boring event enjoyable.


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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)
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You take all your commitments and promises seriously. If you say you're going to be somewhere, you're there. Your friends never need to worry that you'll flake on them at the last minute and you've never stood up anybody in your life. You're stable and your friends know that they can lean on you during troubled times and that your strength will help them through any difficult situation.


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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)
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You're super-smart but that doesn't make you a drag. You can party with the best of them but you still enjoy just being with someone one-on-one. You actively listen to people and you encourage original thinking. Plus, you're wickedly funny without your humor being mean or spiteful. You're like the spicy to every dish: not horrible if you're not there, but so much better when you are.


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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)
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You are caring and your friends know that you treasure them. Once you've friended someone, they're your friend for life and you're always there with an open heart and shoulder to cry on. Everybody needs a friend like you in their life because you are the definition of a true friend. You're empathetic, loving, and you have a deep respect for the feelings of others.


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LEO (July 23 - August 22)
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Being friends with you is like winning the friend lottery because as far as friends go, you're everything. You're generous, kind, creative, open-minded and people want to have you shine your light upon them. You make your friends feel special and valued.


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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)
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You're unbelievably kind and you want to help your friends in any way that you can. If you don't instinctively know how to fix something, you'll do the research needed. You're compassionate and patient so if someone needs to rant to feel better, you won't rush them to finish up so that you can talk. You can be somewhat parental in the way that you take care of people but you don't do it in a way that's overbearing or obnoxious.


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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)
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You're not just a friend, you're an unpaid life coach because you give the best advice, listen without judgment, and are always there to help guide your friend. You're wise beyond your years and are kind of psychic because you know exactly what your friend needs, even sometimes before they do. 


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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)
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You are a tried and true friend — it would take something like a huge betrayal for you to turn your back on someone. Everyone needs a friend like you who is always in their corner and ready to defend them to the death. Your loyalty is never temporary or transitory, it's unshakable and solid. 


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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)
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You take such delight in life that it's impossible for your friends not to share in it. You introduce your friends to experiences, tastes, places, and people they might not discover on their own. You open your friends' worlds and show them its wonders. Your positivity rubs off on everyone.


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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)
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If someone needs help moving or a ride to the airport, you're the one to call. You're dependable without being boring and reliable without being a martyr about it. You may be reserved at first but once people get to know you, they discover your utterly delightful silly side and sense of humor. You're someone whom people can rely on in good times and bad.


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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)
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You accept people for who they are and you don't try to fix them. You give them the same freedom to make mistakes that you would want. You are a supportive and loving friend but one who places no demands on the people closest to them. You'd never force someone to stay in your life if it was better for them to leave.


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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)
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You care deeply about your friends and you're well-known for giving people many chances — you won't cut someone off, no matter how many times they disappoint you. Sometimes you're accused of being too trusting but that's because you believe that you should always give your friends the benefit of the doubt. You see the best in everyone, even if it's undeserved. 


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