The Most Frustrating Personality Trait Of Each Zodiac Sign, According To Astrology

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The Most Frustrating Personality Trait Of Each Zodiac Sign, According To Astrology

Every one of us is a little frustrating at times. Of course, depending on who you ask, what bothers someone may simply be a matter of astrology and zodiac compatibility.

You might think you’re infallible and totally perfect. But even the most flawless signs have negative personality traits that are just a little too frustrating to tolerate.

Think of it this way: If your zodiac sign is one of those people who tends to get worked up about everything — like really over-emotional — it’s probably not going to be easy for you to stay calm in a serious situation.

Instead of being someone who doesn’t let anything faze them, you might have a hard time keeping your emotions under control, like if your significant other wants to have a talk with you or you have to meet with your boss about a situation at work. It doesn’t make you annoying or impossible to talk to if you’re an emotional person, but it can be frustrating for everyone else if you let your nerves get the best of you.

Just because we all have personality traits that can be frustrating for people to deal with at times, it doesn’t make any of us outright annoying or a pain in the neck.

It just means that other zodiac signs who aren’t as well equipped find our not-so-great personality traits frustrating.

There’s just always something about your zodiac sign that makes it hard for you to want to do or say something any other way — it’s just who you are! That said, not all of the signs can just shrug and blame it on astrology when they’re being frustrating, because that doesn’t always help the situation.

So, keep reading to find out the most frustrating personality traits of each zodiac sign, based on astrology. 


ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Your most frustrating personality trait, Aries, is that you are crazy impulsive. You almost never think before you act or say something, and while you consider that a strength because it means you’re grabbing life by the horns, it sometimes just means you’re creating trouble for everyone else.

We all know you’re not afraid of getting into a fight with someone, but sometimes, it’s better to just keep your mouth shut. When you’re in a situation by yourself, you can be as impulsive as you want. You’re the one dealing with the consequences, after all.

But when you’re playing by your own rules and someone else has to try to keep up with you, you end up just making trouble for yourself.  Learn how to think before you speak next time, or at least take your impulsive behavior down a few notches.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus, you’re a hoarder — of both material things and with emotions. You have a problem letting go of everything; it doesn’t make you sentimental, it makes you stubborn.

Instead of leaving the past in the past, you would much rather bring old things up in an argument just so you can keep arguing. Does it help anyone? No, but you don’t care.

Your emotional hoarding also rears its frustrating head when you convince yourself to feel things that don’t matter anymore. You haven’t seen your ex in years, but you still feel like you should be mad at him because it makes you feel better.

He’s moved on and so should you. Learn to let things go and move on because it’s frustrating to see you living in the past.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Gemini, your most frustrating personality trait is one that borders on straight-up annoying. To put it bluntly, you are shallow. If a conversation or situation isn’t about you, then you probably don’t care.

It’s also frustrating when your friends ask for advice about their lives and you end up making it a “lession learned” about your own life. They understand you want to help, but there’s a way to do that without being self-centered.

And don’t think we don’t know when you’re not paying attention. Just because you say you’re listening when your BFF rants about something that’s bothering her, it doesn’t mean it’s true. Those glazed eyes and vacant nodding just mean you can’t wait to talk about yourself again.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

There’s something to be said for the people who are so in touch with their emotions that it’s almost inspiring, but there are times when you just take it way too far, Cancer. In fact, it can be frustrating to know that you’re not just emotional, you’re hyper-sensitive.

Instead of being able to control the emotions you have in an adult way, you tend to get worked up over nothing. What’s so frustrating about your sensitivity, Cancer, is that you sometimes lose your cool before you have a chance to work things out.

If you’re broken up with or you get a flat tire, you immediately go straight to crying instead of taking a deep breath and letting the information register in your brain. You’re not awesome under pressure, which is a shame because you know exactly how to help your friends in the same situations.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

While it’s true you have a big ego, Leo, that doesn’t always mean a bad thing. You’re allowed to love yourself, and everyone should feel the way you do when you look in a mirror.

That said, there is something a little frustrating when you let your big head get in the way of everything else — and yes, that does tend to happen quite often. The main frustration people have with you is that you can be so egotistical that everything ends up being about you, whether you try to do it on purpose or not.

You’re always the one leading the conversation, you always want to talk about your problems first, and you always have an opinion on something — even if no one asks you about it. At this point, you’re probably oblivious to it all, but can still make us roll our eyes.

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Virgo, what’s so frustrating about you is that you are very neurotic. You always have to be in control of everything, even things that aren’t under your control, and it’s very hard for you to just relax and have some fun.

Slowing down for a bit and just letting go of all your responsibilities, even for an hour, seems like an impossible feat for you and, frankly, you’d rather just not try. It’s frustrating to see this side of you for two reasons.

One, not everything needs your attention, especially when you try to solve your friends’ problems. Two, everyone needs a break every once in a while and it’s hard when your breaks are more like working vacations — AKA not fun, not fun at all. Virgo, you need to try to relax, even if it kills you.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

When we say “people pleaser,” you say “Libra.” You already know this and it’s unfortunate (and frustrating) because you also know better than to let others influence everything you say and do.

You want to be popular, you want to be loved, but at what cost? Sometimes, your closest friends and family look at you and barely see the real Libra.

Confronting your fears is not your forte and one of your biggest fears is not being liked by every person you meet. So, when your friends tell you to grow up and let people hate you because you are who you are — instead of leading them on because you are who they want you to be — you get scared. You’re not always like this, but when you are, it’s frustrating to see you be someone you’re not.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpio, you’re one of those signs whose frustrating personality trait tends to lead more towards being super annoying. In a word, you’re petty. While that may be annoying for some, for others, it’s more like roll-your-eyes frustrating — “Scorpio’s doing what again?!” 

You have a hard time controlling your impulses and it often gets you into trouble. When you don’t keep your impulses in check, it can lead to a lot of crazy and headache-inducing experiences... well, maybe not for you, but for everyone else involved.

This is especially true when you drink because you can’t resist tossing your cocktail onto someone or starting a fight in the mall. It’s all petty, but you still can’t seem to stop. And no, you can’t use the fact that you’re a Scorpio as an excuse.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Sagittarius, you should be lucky that you’re not Pinocchio because you tend to tell a lot of long tales. It’s not that you’re a compulsive liar, but really that you’re an attention-seeker. If you have to bend the truth or make your Instagram life seem more exciting than it really is, you should know that something isn’t right.

You love to make others envy you. There’s something about being able to recount your weekend shenanigans or a crazy trip you took five years ago to a whole room of people that gets your adrenaline up.

It’s frustrating because you would still be loved by everyone if you just acted like yourself. But there’s just something about the pull of being able to make yourself sound like a jet-setter who has it all that keeps pulling you in.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorn, you can be savage. And while we applaud that kind of personality, especially when it comes to things like sticking up for yourself or going after that job you really want, other times it can be really frustrating to see you act this way.

You don’t care what other people think, but your savageness comes from being a social-climber. If there’s even a sliver of an opportunity to get ahead in life, you’re going to take it, even if it means stepping on other people along the way.

You’re like a shark with tunnel vision: if there’s something you want, you’re gonna get it no matter what it takes. Inspiring? Yes. Frustrating? Also yes, if you think about the things you do to get where you are.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarius, it’s so refreshing to see a sign who sticks to her guns and is always willing to help people. But for some reason, you can’t just be selfless — you always have to make a big deal out of things.

Not a lot of people know this about you, but you can be very (and secretly) dramatic. Instead of just doing your good deed and leaving, you have to make sure everyone knows you’re being nice.

Even if you try to deny this, don’t, because you wear your emotions on your face. If you’re feeling like Super(wo)man or you want to know just how distressing something is, you wear it on your face until someone acknowledges it.

You don’t always go through life just doing things — you like an audience. It’s frustrating to watch, especially when you know you don’t have to upload the proof to Instagram but you do anyway.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Pisces, we all understand that you love remembering the good ol’ times and keeping all of your old things for nostalgia’s sake, but it’s also frustrating when that’s all you do. You can be annoyingly sentimental and nostalgic for no reason, instead of just leaving things that don’t need to be remembered in the past.

Don’t believe me? Have you ever reminded your BFF of the time you stopped talking to each other for a few months, years ago? What about keeping a teddy bear from your ex “just because”?

Nothing is ever “just because” when it comes to you — you love holding onto things because they make you feel safe, be it memories, material things, or people. It gets frustrating when you’d rather keep them close instead of grow up.

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Emily Ratay is a full-time writer living in Pittsburgh. She's passionate about the environment and feminism, and plans on writing a book in the future.