What Overwhelms Each Zodiac Sign And Makes Them Seriously Stressed Out

They can't handle the pressure.

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It's very easy to start feeling overwhelmed these days. The prompts are numerous, and one would almost have to be completely isolated to escape the negativity and pressure of the world today. We have a lot on our minds, we human beings, and the stress we take in — the stress we allow ourselves to take in — can be unbearable.

A woman's plight on earth today may not be understood by a man, and that goes for the overwhelmed zodiac signs as well. What thwarts an Aries might be cake to a Virgo, and vice versa. In astrology, we react to different types of impetus differently, which adds to our stress and our feeling of "It's all too much at times!"


We want sympathy  and we're given none. And while we do search for ways to get out of our overwhelmed states of mind — through meditation and exercise — we continuously compromise our well-being.

Everybody has their own personal burden to carry through this life, which is why it's even harder to deal with at times. Not everyone understands what another considers to be overwhelming. So, when it comes to how to overwhelm the zodiac signs, what does the trick?


ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Aries becomes overwhelmed quickly by work taken on that they believe they can accomplish. They take on way too many projects, thinking they can do it all, and when the deadlines loom above them, they crumble under the pressure.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)



Taurus is a dreamer sign, so they set themselves up for failure by dreaming impossible dreams that end up crumbling before their eyes. Taurus becomes overwhelmed by the results of a dream gone unfulfilled.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Anything that has to do with giving a prompt answer or delivering results in a timely fashion is enough to drive Gemini into a state of exhaustion and overwhelmed stasis. Even having to answer a question is too much stress for them.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Trying to get their life back on track is overwhelming for a Cancer. This zodiac sign tends to follow their heart, and that leads them into many fantasy scenarios that don't work in real life. When they figure out that they need to change, they perceive that opportunity as overwhelming.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Being that the people of this zodiac sign are such pleasers, they really want the approval of just about everyone. When they aren't able to get the attention they need, they become overwhelmed with paranoia. "Do they still like me?" worries Leo, almost to the point of lunacy.

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

The ruminator of the signs, Virgo is overwhelmed by work. They think about how they will lose their job, they think about how there are no jobs to get, how they'll hate their workplace, and so on. Virgo is overwhelmed by being, well... a Virgo.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)



Fortunately for Libra, they are without much conscience, so if and when they do get overwhelmed, they simply ignore the feelings of others to get what they want. Libra is the selfish sign, and what overwhelms them is having to be polite. 

They usually crack under pressure and show their vile side. It alleviates the pain of being overwhelmed.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

What overwhelms Scorpio is losing control over a situation. They cannot and will not abide by being uninformed or naive, so if they find themselves in a condition where they don't know the next move, they become stressed and irate.


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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Lost in fantasy, Sagittarius is most overwhelmed by the idea of having to live in the real world. Escapists forever, Sag is unused to acclimating and will lose themselves in stress at the idea of having to conform. Conformity overwhelms Sagittarius.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Like Aries, Capricorn is driven and they like to take on many projects at once. Of course, their intensely ambitious nature isn't always matched by results, and getting those results is exactly what overwhelms them.


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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

The idea of working for a living really bothers Aquarius, as they tend to be "the bum" of the zodiac signs. The idea of getting a job is way too much pressure for this precious and delicate sign, so they become very overwhelmed and cranky at the idea of having to lift a finger to bring in some income.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 10)

Familial obligations are both cherished and overwhelming for Pisces. They love to host gatherings and bring together family members and friends, and they sign up for this kind of thing all the time... until it's "go-time" and then, all they do is crack from the overwhelming pressure of being "the event planner."

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Ruby Miranda is a New Yorker who learned astrology, I Ching and all types of cartomancy and numerology from her crazy, gypsy mother. She currently writes for a wide range of esoteric publications.