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6 Zodiac Signs That Will Torture You With Their Mixed Signals

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When you’re dating someone, especially early on, there’s nothing worse than sending mixed signals. Are they into me? Are they not? Are they annoyed that I just sent them a text? Wait. They seem to be excited to hear from me! Oh, so now they’re ignoring me for days. Great.

Although many people are guilty of sending mixed signals — because how many of us really know what we want, aside from what our horoscope tells us? — there are six zodiac signs, in particular, who are just the absolute worst at it. So bad, in fact, it feels like torture.

According to astrology, here are those nightmarish zodiac signs who send mixed signals like nobody's business.

1. LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

First of all, Libra is indecisive AF. So, that right there says that when it comes to mixed signals, they completely rule that territory. (And, in being a Libra myself, I can attest to the fact that I’ve yet to meet someone who sends more mixed signals than me.)

Like the rest of my fellow Libras, my thoughts and opinions of people literally turn on a dime. If I were smart, of course, I’d just shut up so as to avoid sending mixed signals, but I never do — nor do my fellow Libras. Sorry!

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2. AQUARIUS (January 20 – February 18)

Although Aquarius isn’t quite as bad as Libra, they’re still pretty far up there when it comes to sending mixed signals. However, unlike Libra, who is very much aware of the fact that they’re being totally indecisive, torturous assh*les, Aquarius is clueless to the fact that they’re sending mixed signals because they don’t really live in the real world. 

What this means is that they’re too idealistic for their own good, and idealism, although a lovely quality, just naturally makes people unable to commitment to just one thing for long.

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3. SCORPIO (October 23 – November 21)

Similar to Aquarius, but still not as bad when it comes to sending mixed signals, is Scorpio. The reason for this is that they’re secretive by nature, so they’ll reveal a little something, then totally pull back, then reveal a little something more.

Scorpio is extremely passionate, so once they figure out what they want, then it’s smoothing sailing... unless you mess up, of course. Then it might be time to flee the country.

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4. GEMINI (May 21 – June 20)

Gemini also finds themselves on this list of sending mixed messages because these twins simply can’t decide what they want. While one part of them might be totally into you, another part might find you repulsive — yes, it’s a depressing thing to hear, but it’s true.

Although, in Gemini’s defense (and I rarely defend Gemini), it’s their inner struggle, more than anything, that causes these mixed signals, so it might be better to feel bad for them than hate them for it.

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5. CANCER (June 21 – July 22)

Despite being caring and romantic, Cancer also has a hard time with communication. What this means, in terms of sending mixed signals, is that they might know exactly what they want — you — but they’re just not sure how to communicate that to you.

It’s actually sad in some ways because Cancer ends up missing out on a lot of opportunities for love because they can’t communicate and people don’t want to stick around, trying to read mixed signals forever.

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6. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 – December 21)

While Sagittarius is last on the list, it doesn’t negate the fact that their brand of mixed signals is torturous. The problem with Sagittarius is that they’re reckless and don’t really think before they act.

As a zodiac sign that enjoys their freedom and loves to travel, you could be dating a Sagittarius, thinking they’re really into you, then get a text two days later that they decided to go to Vietnam for a few weeks. It’s not meant to hurt or even, necessarily, meant to be a mixed signal. But ultimately, it is, and yes, it effing sucks.

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Amanda Chatel is a writer who divides her time between NYC and Paris. She's a regular contributor to Bustle and Glamour, with bylines at Harper's Bazaar, The Atlantic, Forbes, Livingly, Mic, The Bolde, Huffington Post and others. Follow her on TwitterFacebook, or her website