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What Intensely Stresses Out Each Zodiac Sign

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Stress. Ah yes, good old stress. Can't live with it, can't ever get away from it. Nothing like stress, and depending on the person, it can take you all the way to the looney bin if left unchecked, especially if you don't know how to deal with stress.

Even the most stressed out zodiac signs can feel overwhelmed for one reason or another. The major stressors are money, love, appearance, deadlines, horoscopes, and, of course, being accepted by others. Even in our independent glory, we still want someone to approve of us or at least accept us. And we might turn to astrology for answers.

"I don't care what anyone thinks of me" is a grand statement, though rarely does it come with any kind of substantial truth to it for just about any individual.

But what stresses us out differs from person to person, and a whole lot of that rides on what sign of the Zodiac we are born under. Not everyone cares about this issue or that problem; some do, and their reaction may be due to their astrological sign. What stresses out each zodiac sign?

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Not getting what they want instantly. This is the kind of stress that immediately gets processed as nervous, twitchy, sweaty nail biting, as Aries rarely can deal well with having to wait.

Patience is not a virtue with this bunch, and when Aries pulls an all-nighter, it's always about the stress caused from impatience.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Not knowing. Talk about wild imagination! Taureans will imagine all the worst case scenarios, one after another, if they don't have solid facts in front of them. Stress turns into a need for relief, which is why many of them turn to inebriates and sex to relieve the tension. 

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

What causes stress for your typical Gemini is having to make a decision. They will go over their options again and again, and still won't be able to decide, and while everyone around them frets and whimpers in hope of the grand decision, Gemini feels the pressure and caves to the stress time and again.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Cancers don't like being away for too long, and when they find themselves lost on the road or unable to return to their homes easily, they stress out big time. Cancer is a homebody, and leaving the home is fine... as long as it's not for too long a period of time.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Being contradicted. Leo can be kind, gregarious and friendly, but they absolutely cannot stand when anyone challenges their thinking; it makes them feel conflicted because on one hand, they want to be kind, and on the other hand, they want to rip you to shreds.

The torn feeling is what gives them enormous stress.

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

If Virgo doesn't get in the last word, which is usually highly insulting and abrasive, they stress it out for days on end. Virgo is only happy when they step on someone else, and if they don't get to read you the riot act, they begin to stress majorly. To relieve that stress, they'll just find someone else to beat up.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

You'd never guess how stressed Libra is until you get to know one. There you'll see that their ability to lie through their teeth is also what keeps them keeping score; when you lie as often as Libra does, you have to keep track of your fibs, and this is a massive source of stress for Libra.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpio stresses out when they are accidentally thought of as something less than what they believe they are. If you told a Scorpio woman that she's pretty, she'll spend the rest of the day wondering why you didn't call her "gorgeous" instead, and THAT will wreak havoc on her stress levels.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Doubt a Sagittarius and you'll give them all the stress they'll need for a lifetime. Sag is the eternal doer of all things; they're talented mostly and if you even think to question their ability, they will go into a tailspin of stress — not because they believe your doubt, but because you don't believe in them.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Someone's keeping tabs on just about everything, and Capricorn is the one who's got it all on record. They watch your every move, but what causes them the most stress is when you hide something from them, and then it's all they want to know. Not having access to stalk you or spy on you is a huge stressor for the goat.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

What stresses Aquarians out is self-doubt and that inner knowledge that they'll never be any good at anything — except maybe causing trouble. They self-sabotage all the time because they don't believe in themselves, and this causes them all intense stress.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Disorder makes Pisces crazeballs. They like their family in order, their friends in order, their romance in order, and when even the slightest little bit goes wrong, it sends them into spasms of stress.

Anal retentive much? Oh yes, that would be our Pisces, the stressmeister control freak of the Zodiac.

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Ruby Miranda is a New Yorker who learned astrology, I Ching and all types of cartomancy and numerology from her crazy, gypsy mother. She currently writes for a wide range of esoteric publications.

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