The Unique Way You Escape Reality, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

The stars, sun, and moon can determine our escapist tendencies.

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By Abigail Winter

Life has its own trials and tribulations. There is success as well as failure. Failures and success have impact our lives in lot many ways. In fact, fear and escapism are two products of failures and success.

Escapism has its roots from the fear of defeat and the urge to taste success. Escapism is also a coping mechanism to deal with the bitter hardships. But interestingly the stars, sun and moon also determine our escapist tendencies.


Read on to find out how you escape reality based on your zodiac sign.

Aries ( March 21 - April 19)

The dreamy Aries always have one thought or the other in their mind. Especially when dealing with a difficult situation or failure, their mind space becomes cluttered with junky thoughts. This makes them irritable. To escape from reality, they do a lot of physical training and exercises. From Cardio, freehand, you name it! They will sweat off the stress for a calmer and cluttered free reality. They are into a sweaty escape.


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Taurus ( April 20 - May 20)

The stubborn bulls take a lot of time to deal with changes and failures. They like to feel everything is hunky dory in their world! And you gotta admit Netflix gives you the absolute slice of oasis when your world is in chaos. I completely get, bulls, why you have so much love for binge-watching film and TV series on Netflix! Let’s face it nothing beats than getting lost in someone else’s happy story.

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Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

Oh, the charming and talkative Geminis lead lives in full size… Err, I mean gossip size! Their form of escapism is in the form of gossip and long conversations where they go on and on about what is wrong in their life, complaining about the people who did them wrong. It gives them the validation that “oh yes my life sucks because of this person.”


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Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

The eternally romantic Cancerians live to binge-read love stories and happily ever after stories! They would rather swoon over Eric Segal’s love life or Mr. Darcy’s handsomeness making them feel better that all is well in the world… (Albeit the world is fictional here.)

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Leo (July 23 - August 21)

Leos love being the center of attraction and feeding on to their royalty egos. What better way to escape reality and be the center of attraction than taking the mike in an open auditorium and displaying your oratory or musical skills. They are into showy escape.


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Virgo (August 23 - September 22)

The oh-so-very practical Virgos do not even know the meaning of escapism. I mean what is an escape, when there are so many things to deal with!? They dive headfirst into the core of the issues. Their motto of escapism is “You can run, you can hide, but you can’t escape!”

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Libra (September 23 - October21)

The beautiful and charming Libras want to lead a life of style, comfort, and riches. And so their form of escapism is also very stylish! They would take a week-long vacation, making it a point that everyone knows that they are on a vacation. What better way is there than spending a vacation at an exotic location to escape reality?


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Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)

The very sexy and passionate Scorpios love (and I mean really love) sex! They would rather lose themselves in the tangle of skin and sheets rather than tough realities and failures. Their escapism mojo is “Let’s have some more sex please.”

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Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)

The adventurous Saggis will take go on a run up on the beach, take a hike, or plan an impromptu holiday to an unknown island. Adventure is in their veins. They escape reality by putting on their adventurous shoes.


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Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)

Practical and responsible Caps like to meditate or do therapeutic exercises to calm their mind from the troubles of reality. You can only function well only when you are at peace with yourself. They know it very well. So do meditation. Then they think what can be done for their next plan of action. Mode of escapism for the Capricorns is to switch on their meditative lights.

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Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

The free-spirited and quirky Aquarians have a wide range of escape mechanisms, from smoking pot, gardening, and even just simply having thoughts of an alternate happy situation in their minds.

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Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

The talented Pisces seek refuge from reality in their creativity. That may be writing, painting, music, etc.

Now that you know your escape mechanisms take a deep breath and take a holiday from the troubles for a while, but don’t get lost while you are on your escape. Do find your way back to reality!


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