5 Strange Myths & Facts About The Pisces Zodiac Sign You Should Know (Even If You Don't Believe In Astrology)

5 Strange Myths & Facts About The Pisces Zodiac Sign You Should Know (Even If You Don't Believe In Astrology)
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People with a Pisces zodiac sign are born between February 19th and March 20th. And if you know someone who is a Pisces, and you try to tell them about their personality, you can invoke a range of reactions when the word "astrology" gets bounced around. 

Regardless of where you fall when it comes to your views on astrology, it can be interesting to discover and learn about its roots, as well as interesting facts and myths surrounding the Pisces personality.

The Pisces sign is known for being compassionate and gentle, but there’s also much more to this zodiac sign than just a few personality traits.

Read on to learn about some strange myths and facts surrounding the Pisces zodiac sign.

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Myth 1. Pisces stays away from anything spiritual.

On the contrary, Pisces is very connected to spiritual themes, which can come in all sorts of forms. Even if they don't adhere to a formal religion, they are very in tune with spirituality and the concept of a higher power.

Considering that astrology is rooted in Greek mythology, it makes sense that the Pisces zodiac sign would have this strong of an appreciation for spirituality and themes correlating to it. 

Myth 2. This zodiac sign is very social.

When you meet a Pisces, they will be very friendly and are always happy to help others, which can give off the impression that they are a very social sign. Although they are friendly, Pisces enjoys alone time.

Whether it is listening to music, meditation, prayer, swimming, or even sleeping, Pisces appreciates having the opportunity to be alone with his or her thoughts. This tendency to enjoy being by themselves stems from their weaknesses of sadness and a desire to escape reality. 

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Fact 1. Pisces achieve the best emotional relationships.

Thanks to their deep sense of intuition and compassion for others, Pisces is the top zodiac sign when it comes to the emotional relationships in their lives. Their intuition allows them the ability to easily be aware of what others are feeling.

Many of us could be walking around upset as ever and not say a word, but Pisces will know that something isn't right and check in. In addition, they are greatly capable of compassion for others, which means they care about you and your well-being. 

Fact 2. As the Fish in astrology, they love to swim.

Pisces is a water signs, and both its name and symbol is fish, which are obvious creatures of the water. This strong connection to the water is why a Pisces enjoys swimming so much.

Spending time in the water and swimming is one of the best ways for Pisces to feel at peace. If you know a Pisces or happen to fall under this zodiac sign yourself, go swimming next time you are feeling anxiety or stress. 

Fact 3. Pisces have a strong connection with music.

Pisces loves music, but more than, he or she feels a strong connection to music. The lyrics and melodies can invoke strong emotions within Pisces that makes them feel such a connection. The sadness that can encompass much of the personality of this zodiac sign is further fueled by music, which is a good reason why they love it so much.

Another reason the Pisces zodiac sign loves music is because of their admiration for spiritual themes. Many religions and beliefs incorporate music in different ways, which also strikes the interest of this interesting sign. 

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Jill Zwarensteyn is a writer and Michigan native who covers trending topics, pop culture and astrology. When she’s not writing for YourTango, she is also a travel blogger and an actress.