Why He Puts His Career First, Per Astrology

All work and no play for these zodiac signs.

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Does your boyfriend or significant other always seem to choose their job over spending time with you?

He might be working extra when it's your anniversary night. He might say that he needs to make a good impression with his boss and go out with his colleagues after work vs. coming home to hang out with you.

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Why do some men choose their careers over their relationships? It can feel like he loves money and a job more than he loves you or your future together.

Is it that simple or can there be more to the story? Astrology reveals that sometimes it can have to do with a person's views about work that relate to horoscope traits and astrology personality.


Whether you like it or not, we live in a society where money matters. Our most basic necessities still need to be bought. It’s why we’re so focused on making as many money moves as possible.

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Sure, money doesn’t buy happiness but it definitely helps. No one complained when their bills are paid on time or when there’s hot water in the home.


There’s a factor of success that comes with making more money. I think many of us are so consumed by the thought of leaving a legacy we forget about the people in front of us. We struggle with being able to have a healthy work and at home life.

There’s this thought that you can’t have both because you need to dedicate all your time to one or the other.

Sometimes zodiac signs will choose their careers over their relationships. It might frustrate you and you might not even understand why he chose to do that.

Read further to see how his zodiac impacts his career vs. love decisions, per astrology by horoscope date.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

An Aries male chooses his career over you because of his constant need to be in control and in a role of leadership. He fears a relationship will hinder this.


He needs to feel like the one in charge. Being in a relationship forces him to relinquish that power and share it with someone else. This scares him.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus men are stubborn. They want to succeed in their career before settling down with someone. He believes that he can’t have both.


He shouldn’t be in a relationship if he can’t flourish in other areas of his life. He will do whatever it takes to make money moves before he makes the love ones.

GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

With his need for constant speed and hatred of being tied down, a Gemini man doesn’t choose to foster a relationship because he can’t settle on his career.


He’s still figuring out what he wants to do with life so he forgets about love. He wants to try everything and is set on doing just that. Unfortunately, relationships tend to get forgotten.

CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Men under the Cancer sign are deeply intuitive and sentimental. They would love to have a relationship. However, they are so invested in their work that they don’t know how to tap out.


They pour their heart and souls into everything. You just need to get his head out of his career for him to focus on other things.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leos love the lavish life and he’s a natural born leader too. These two things mean that his current life focus is making money to spend on his materialistic ways, as well as working to the top of the career ladder. He’s simply too busy to dedicate his time to you as it’s


VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Virgo men are very analytical and logical. Their work makes sense to them and they know how to be successful in their work life.

Being in a relationship scares them. It’s all about emotions and that’s something a Virgo man doesn’t know how to compute. His career? Comes second nature to him.


LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Libra men are indecisive. They don’t know if they want a relationship but they know their career and will stick to it because it’s familiar.

He’s not avoiding one persay, he’s just comfortable in the status quo. His career provides a safety net for the Libra man.


SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpios are dedicated to their work. He chooses his career over you because he knows his career won’t force him out of his comfort zone.

The hard shell of the Scorpio male makes him cringe at any moment of vulnerability. Hence sticking to his career because he knows it’s safe.


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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)


Sagittarius men will do anything in their power to meet their goals. If he’s making career moves you can bet he’s not going to stop until he gets what he wants. This unfortunately means he’s not thinking about a relationship.

CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorns are very family oriented and love relationships. However, he knows in order to sustain a family he needs to make money first. This is why he’s nothing about a relationship. He just wants to have more than enough in his bank account in order to provide for the future he wants to have.


AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

An Aquarius male made a promise to himself that he was going to do whatever it takes to be successful in his career. He hates breaking promises so he’s going to accomplish whatever he has to in order to get where he needs to be.

PISCES (February 19 - March 20)


Although male Pisces are great at connecting with people, he chooses his career because he sees how much his work field needs him. He loves helping others and wants to fulfill his colleague’s needs with whatever they need. This is turn means he’s not thinking romantically.

Isabella Ong is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.