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4 Zodiac Signs Who Prefer Breaking Up By Text

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Zodiac Signs Who Breakup By Text, Per Astrology

No matter the reason why, breaking up with someone is one of the hardest things to do. You sit around and wonder how you’re going to bring it up, how you’re going to say it, and how the other person will take it.

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You finally muster up the courage to just say how you feel and why, just to get scared and back out.

You tell yourself that you need the perfect setting and time to get the best result. But you will soon realize that there is really no such thing as a perfect way to break up with someone.

Feelings will be hurt. Tears will be shed. Hearts will be broken. Knowing this, some people decide that breaking up with someone in person is too much to handle.

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They don’t wish to see the other person’s facial expressions as they process being broken up with. They don’t want to be made to feel the guilty about the decision to leave.

Most importantly, they don’t want to hear the other person plead for them to stay in a relationship they know must end (which is avoidable when dumping by text thanks to the block feature).

All of these things can either be completely avoided or at least less difficult to handle through text.

In general, texting someone when you're breaking up is often less confrontational then talking to them in person. In the case of breaking up with someone through text, you can filter your response.

You can lie about the reason for breaking up with the person, or simply avoid having to explain why you are breaking up with them in the first place.

You have the chance at a clean break as you can immediately block a person without waiting for a response, or you can wait for a response and just choose not to reply.

While breaking up through text is very disrespectful to many, but here are a few zodiac signs who would choose to break up with you through text in a heartbeat, per astrology.


1. CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Cancers are quick to avoid conflict. They don’t think that conflict is worth all the negative emotion that comes out of it. Because of this, a Cancer prefers nonverbal contact. Symbolized by the crab, Cancers are known to hide behind their shells.

In the case of a breakup, text allows them to hide behind a screen. The screen protects their emotions and gives them the opportunity to appear stronger than they might actually be in the moment. Cancers are emotional beings whose feelings can easily change.

They often are impossible to read, and they struggle to put their thoughts into words. Breaking up through text allows a person with a Cancer horoscope to properly formulate their thoughts without becoming flustered. If they were to break up with someone in person, they might decide to stay just to keep their image of an ideal relationship going.

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2. LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leo dislike facing difficult realities. A break up is a difficult reality to face. While there aren’t many things that a Leo would back down from, according to astrology, they find themselves running away from interactions that could cause fear and aggression towards people they interact with.

Breakups are something that most people dread because of how the other person will react. Because of this a Leo is likely to initiate a breakup. This gives them the ability to protect their pride and control the situation.

Specifically, through text a Leo can choose their own timing to bring up the topic and take away the pressure they would’ve felt breaking up with someone in person. They don’t have to worry about coming off as aggressive as they explain why they made the decision to part ways.

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3. VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Virgos find it hard to express themselves. Per astrology, this is because they don’t always accept their feelings as true when received with opposition. This could become a problem when they want to break up with someone.

Even if they have good reasons for wanting to leave, the moment the other person mentions all the reasons to stay, they can be easily persuaded to push their own feelings aside. When breaking up over text, a Virgo can be more concrete about their decision to leave.

They can send the text and block the person or choose not to respond once they finally get a reply. Not hearing the opposition works in their favor. This Earth sign also prefers to avoid conflict.

They like to leave without having difficult discussions and therefore text is the option that will allow them to break up with someone without them feeling so guilty and without feeling the need to give in to ease the other person’s pain.

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4. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

A Sagittarius is already known for being inconsiderate of other’s feelings. When it comes to break ups, they don’t know how to be honest without coming off as rude and uncaring. They are bound to really make the break up feel 10 times worse if they were to do it in person.

Sending a text is doing the other person a favor by sparing their feelings a little. Since people already view breaking up with someone through text as being disrespectful and insensitive, a Sagittarius doesn’t see the issue since they already take this approach on a daily basis.

They are always straightforward no matter what the consequences might be. Sending a text allows them to be their normal selves and say what they need to say without receiving the immediate backlash.

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Alexis George is a writer who covers love, relationship advice, astrology and personality topics.