How Long It Takes Each Zodiac Sign To Get Over A Breakup, Ranked From Fastest To Slowest

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How Long It Takes Each Zodiac Sign To Get Over A Breakup
Heartbreak

It doesn't happen overnight, unfortunately.

Breakups suck. What's even worse is the process of getting over a breakup, whether it was your idea to break up or you were on the receiving end.

Everyone deals with breakups differently. Some people don't know how to cope, while others brush it off their shoulders and move on quickly. What you may not know is that looking to astrology may help you figure out how to deal with your heartbreak.

Here's how long getting over a breakup actually takes, depending on your zodiac sign. 

1. Aquarius (January 20 to February 18)

Aquarians don’t even really need to bounce back. Chances are, it ended because they already had their eye on someone or something else. They’ll love you hard while you’re theirs though, and who can ask for more than that?

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2. Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Gemini’s are notorious for being major flirts. Yes, they’ll be upset about a breakup. But rest assured, they will be back to flitting those eyelashes and back on the scene faster than you can say rebound.

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3. Taurus (April 20-May 20)

A Taurus will bounce back quickly because, frankly, they don’t have time to wallow. They like to keep their time filled with productive activities. You can choose to add to their life, or you can watch them work around the empty space you left behind.

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4. Capricorn (December 22-January 19)

A Capricorn will let themselves be upset about their heartbreak for an allotted amount of time. Then they decide to be objective about what happened, and move on. This makes them pretty irresistible as they will prove to the last day that they never needed you, they wanted you.

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5. Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Cancer’s have such a great sense of humor that they will be able to joke their way out of heartbreak. It might take them a little time, but they will be back to their old selves and cracking jokes before you know it.

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6. Aries (March 21-April 19)

An Aries will get over you by throwing themselves into self-improvement. So technically, they get over you pretty quickly, but their drive and goals will last much longer.

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7. Pisces (February 19 to March 20)

Pisces’ know the difference between clingy and invested. They might take a little longer to get over the heartbreak because they put so much into it. However, once the wound heals, they know they can offer someone else so much more, because that someone else will know to appreciate them.

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8. Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)

The Sagittarius clan will act like they are over a heartbreak long before they actually are. They will seem fine on the outside, but internally they will be going over every detail. Once this passes from “what did I do wrong” to “what can I do right going forward” they will come back better than ever.

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9. Virgo (August 23-September 22)

A Virgo will take a little longer to get over a heartbreak, not because of you, but because they feel like it is a personal attack on their own judgment. Then once they are over the heartbreak, they will overthink why it took them so long to get over it in the first place. Classic over thinkers, but also classic over lovers.

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10. Leo (July 23-August 22)

A Leo will throw themselves into their career during a heartbreak. They will work and work until everything they are trying not to feel will burst inside them. It seems as though they get over heartbreak quickly, but that’s only because they are suppressing the emotions they are trying so desperately to ignore.

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11. Scorpio (October 23-November 21)

Scorpios are masters of the cold shoulder. They will ignore whoever hurt them for as long as they are feeling hurt. This is because they can’t handle getting over someone while the someone is around. Unless the person in question lives far away or runs in different circles, a Scorpio will likely always feel a little piece of their heart bruised when they see the one they used to picture forever with.

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12. Libra (September 23-October 22)

It’s no surprise that Libras are dead last on this list. They are notorious for multiple chances, partially because it probably took them forever to find someone they actually liked. They feel deeply, and don’t take anything lightly, making them great partners but terrible rebounders.

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Erin is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s in English. She currently resides in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area where she enjoys writing about life experiences, love, and being a millennial. Follow her on Instagram and Facebook.

This article was originally published at Thought Catalog. Reprinted with permission from the author.

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