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The Zodiac Signs Who Speak Their Minds Vs. The Ones Who Avoid Confrontation, According To Astrology

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The Zodiac Signs Who Speak Their Minds Vs. The Ones Who Avoid Confrontation, According To Astrology

Speaking one's mind is essential in many relationships. While it may seem hard for some at first, it is often the only way to straighten out the kinks and get the friendship or romantic partnership back on track.

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Astrology can help predict whether or not you can bring up difficult topics with ease. Some zodiac signs are natural born talkers, like Gemini, Aries, or even Sagittarius. They have no problem saying what they think and feel, and they are masters at finding new ways to say old things.

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Then, there are other more quiet horoscope signs who get their words stuck in their feelings and it takes more time to process what they are thinking. When things are too difficult to explain, they rather just stay quiet.

Unsurprisingly, each zodiac sign handles these difficult situations differently from an astrology standpoint, some with remarkable effortlessness! Here is a definitive ranking of how likely each sign is to take control and speak up during a conflict.

1. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Sagittariuses are known for speaking their minds, so it’s no surprise that they are the most likely to speak up when something irks them. They are impatient and will waste no time in questioning themselves or their decision to comment on the situation.

Luckily, you don’t need to walk on eggshells in a Sagittarius’s company; their compelling sense of humor might soften the blow of a confrontation and their sense of curiosity keeps them open to discussion.

2. ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Those born under Aries have a confidence envied by other signs. Like Sagittarius, they often use it in their favor when opening up about a particular issue. Their honesty will not allow them to sit back and watch something unfold if they feel that it needs calling out, especially because impulsivity is one of Aries’ main weaknesses. Although they may come across as angry, they only have the best outcome in mind when speaking out and are likely doing so out of a passion for the topic or the other person.

3. LEO (July 23 - August 22)

While Leos aren’t confrontational per se, they enjoy taking the lead in conflict resolution. They enjoy maintaining dominance over less-than-desirable situations and keeping control. In short, they’re natural-born leaders. Don’t expect any compromise, though; Leos are stubborn and insistent upon having it their way.

4. SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Like Leos, Scorpios are rigid and live to be right. It’s no surprise that they aren’t afraid to speak their minds if they hear what they perceive to be wrong information. However, they are distrusting and jealous, which might skew their perception of the situation. While they aren’t afraid to pull the brakes if they need to, they are good at keeping calm in doing so.

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5. GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Those born under Gemini are people-pleasers with adaptive personalities. They always keep room for others to be heard. While they are far from the most likely to speak their minds, their communication skills are on point. They will not be confrontational in speaking out, but they will open up for the good of the friendship or relationship, especially due to their fear of being alone. If a Gemini speaks up about an issue to you, however, it might be smart to give them some time before compromising in a way that you might later regret; they are indecisive and oftentimes their emotions are inconsistent.

6. TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

People born under Taurus are extremely devoted and reliable as partners and friends alike. They would never say something to offend or cause a drastic change in the relationship, nor would they take the risk of destabilizing a situation unless it was absolutely necessary.

However, they are also stubborn and unwilling to compromise, making them more likely than half of the other signs to speak their mind if they feel it necessary. Their overprotectiveness of others makes them prone to stand up for the people who mean something to them, and if it means confrontation then so be it.

7. CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

While Cancers aren’t known for being blunt, they can get seriously passive-aggressive toward the people in their lives. For a Cancer, speaking his or her mind means being persuasive or manipulative to get what they want and take control of the situation. Cancers make the middle of the list because, while they don’t often speak their minds directly, they certainly don’t ignore problems or stay silent in the face of perceived injustice.


8. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

On the surface, people born under Capricorn might come across as condescending and/or pessimistic. However, they practice an extreme amount of self-control which holds them back from opening their mouths at inappropriate times (and even speaking their minds when it is needed). They are highly self-disciplined, and their valued relationships can be a huge motivator in the use of their self-restraint. They also expect the worst out of speaking up, so often times they simply avoid it altogether.

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9. PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Compassion and tenderness come naturally to a Pisces. They enjoy deep introspection and solitude, craving escape from reality when things are less-than-peachy. That’s an important part of why they prefer to stay quiet when opportunities to speak their minds arise; they’d rather just keep to themselves. Though they might not admit it, they are afraid of backlash from others when voicing their opinions and are terrified of criticism. In short, Pisces would prefer if you just let them keep to themselves.

10. AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Like those born under Pisces, Aquariuses are intuitive and value their time alone with their thoughts. This doesn’t mean that they are anti-social; they are some of the most helpful and loyal friends that you can find. Their humanitarianism is one of their most poignant qualities! However, they quiver in the face of emotional expression which holds them back from speaking their minds, even in critical situations. Any disappointment that arises from their silence is overshadowed by the relief of keeping their emotions private.

11. VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Although Virgos have an uncanny attention to detail, they may fall under the assumption that issues will resolve themselves without their having to speak out. Their attention to detail forces them to be overly critical of themselves and of their thoughts, so they typically find it best not to speak their minds. The mere thought of asking for help, or even drawing attention to their concerns, causes extreme anxiety for Virgos. They accept that they do not always have control and that their disappointment is inevitable in some situations.

12. LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Easily the least likely to speak their minds are those born under Libra. Libras refuse to stir the pot under any circumstance, even if it means carrying a grudge for months or years. If someone else speaks up and a Libra agrees, they are more than willing to cooperate and work toward a fair solution. However, they are as non-confrontational as can be and will jump through hoops to maintain peace in all relationships. Like Virgos, they accept that their disappointment is inevitable. If you witness a Libra speaking their mind courageously, it is truly something remarkable!

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