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5 Zodiac Signs That Stay In Toxic Relationships

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5 Zodiac Signs That Stay In Toxic Relationships

What kind of person stays in a toxic relationship? Well, any kind of person does, but there are those who are more likely to stay in one, and that may have something to do with their zodiac sign. Astrology can tell us many things about our personalities and can even predict certain behaviors and actions, along with horoscopes.

But there are some zodiac signs who are much more likely to stay in toxic relationships than others. It’s easy to stand outside of a toxic relationship and judge the people for staying in it, but if you’re in an unhealthy relationship, you may have many reasons.

Some people just don’t know what a healthy relationship looks or feels like because they’ve never been involved in one. They think that all relationships are hard or unsatisfying, and that if it’s not a constant struggle, then it must not be real. 

There are those people who stay for the children or don’t want to complicate things for others. They hope if they keep things the way they are, the relationship won’t get any worse, but that’s rarely the case. 

People stay in toxic relationships when they feel as if they don’t have the resources to get out of them, staying trapped forever in an unhappy partnership. Sometimes people decide that even being in a bad relationship is better than being alone, not realizing that they’d feel so much better and their life would improve drastically.

1. PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Pisces believe in love and they think that no matter how toxic their relationship is, that with a little effort it can be transformed into a fantastic relationship. If Pisces and their partner have been together for a long time, then Pisces will feel invested in the relationship and won't want all the work they put into it thus far to go to waste.

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2. CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Security, comfort, and family are everything to Cancer, and if ending a toxic relationship would threaten any of those things, then Cancer isn't going to do it. If Cancer has to sacrifice their happiness, freedom, and sense of inner peace, they will just to keep things as they are.

Cancer will look for other ways to find happiness rather than their relationship such as classes, music, or nature. 

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3. LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Libras can become dependent on their partner, even if they're in a toxic relationship. The Libra individual will try to focus on the things that are right in the relationship so the things that are bad or toxic aren't what they focus on.

Libra may try to lie to themselves about how toxic the relationship is and just pass it off as a difficult time that the relationship must go through to ultimately get better.

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4. TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus don't want to give up on any relationship — they worked too hard in the first place. They will stubbornly stay in the relationship, hoping that the other person will leave first.

If that happens, then it's not Taurus' fault the relationship tanked. If the other person is just as determined as Taurus, then there's a stalemate, and the two will continue to be miserable together.

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5. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorns can make almost anything work, so they have to do whatever they can to save their relationship, even when it's toxic. Capricorns invest a lot of themselves in their relationships and they don't enter in them lightly, so it would take a lot of huge issues for a Capricorn to walk away.

They will try to see their failed relationship as a challenge and do whatever they can, and when they've finally run out of energy and resources, they'll still stay. Capricorns aren't quitters.

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and teacher who loves writing and performing personal narratives. She's had pieces in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, Purple Clover, Bustle, and is a regular contributor to Ravishly and YourTango. Check out her website or her Facebook page.