How To Change The Mind Of Each Zodiac Sign

There are ways to change people's minds without getting defensive.

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Some people believe it’s impossible to change anyone’s mind, but that’s not entirely true. It may take some effort, strategy, and confidence, but it is possible to change someone’s thinking to correlate with your own. Yes, people can be extremely stubborn and don’t compromise easily, but sometimes even the most pig-headed among us can be convinced to change their way of thinking on a certain topic.


With astrology, especially, how to change the mind of each zodiac sign all depends on their personality traits. Why we think the things we do, as well as our behavior, means there are personalized methods that work for certain people. Not everyone is going to respond to the same techniques, and knowing what they might respond to in advance could help you make your case.

There are many reasons to want to change someone’s mind, and their refusal to do so may affect your relationship. You may need them to get on board with a project at work, or maybe their political opinions are so different from yours that you feel like you can’t even communicate with them.


Sometimes it’s not so much changing their mind but getting them to be receptive and open to your point of view. There are times when you’re never going to agree with someone about a topic, but rather than letting the negative emotions build from this standoff, if you can come to a place of respect for each other’s opinions, you’ll be better off.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

The best way to change the mind of an Aries is to make them feel as if it was their idea in the first place. Aries are more likely to change their position on something if they come to the conclusion on their own rather than someone else pressing the issue.

Forcing an Aries to change their mind will only make them more defensive and more resistant. If you present the pros and cons, and let them come to their own conclusion, they'll probably realize the need for change and take action.


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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus are stubborn, but they're not always unreasonable. But if you want to change their mind or even encourage them to be more receptive to listening to your argument, you're going to have to earn their trust first.

When there's trust, there's more of a willingness to consider your viewpoint, but when trust is missing, then walls are put up. Taurus will not be receptive to what you have to say, let alone consider it as an alternative to what they believe.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

The thing about Geminis is that they're sharp and don't miss a trick. If your argument is flawed, Gemini is going to see the holes in it. This may sound funny, but one thing you can do to change their mind is to speak very quickly. Don't give them time to pick it apart.

You're not trying to trick them; you're just delivering your message in a way that makes Gemini more receptive. You want to make sure that the tone of your voice and your body language sync with what you're trying to get across.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

One way to change a Cancer's mind is to give them a way to do so without losing their own commerce. Sometimes people will stick with an opinion because they don't want to appear weak or foolish, so if you give them a way to save face, they may feel more comfortable to do so.


Make it okay for Cancer to back down from their position without losing their self-respect, and then they'll be more open to seeing things your way.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

What Leo needs to change their mind is evidence that comes from a higher authority. A Leo isn't going to change their mind just because you said they should; however, if you can show them proof that a well-respected authority believes something, Leo will be more open to it.

If they are of a higher status than your expert, they won't even consider listening to them.

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Virgo will consider changing their mind if they're given examples of successful enterprises. If they are against doing a podcast, for example, and you showed them how much power podcasters have, they might reconsider their stance.

You just need to be prepared like you would be in a court of law if you want to change Virgo's mind.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Libras are the most open to changing their mind of any of the signs. They want to hear your perspective and they will consider whatever evidence you present.


You just want to be careful not to overwhelm them with alternatives or evidence. Give them a clear, concise reason they should change their mind and they'll carefully consider it. Whatever you do, don't make them regret changing their mind or they'll dwell on it for a long time.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

It can take a lot of energy and effort to change a Scorpio's mind, so you've got to have enough confidence in the worth of your idea or opinion to give assurances or guarantees. It's like the commercials that promise to give your money back if you're not fully satisfied.

You have to do the same thing with Scorpio and offer them something in return. If you want them to do something that will yield big results, give them a safety net or treat it as a bet where if you lose you've got to do something for them. 


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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

If you want to change a Sagittarius' mind, you've got to be prepared for them to ask you questions about why it's so important to you, and you've got to be ready for anything they may throw at you.

If Sagittarius is convinced you're not out to con them, they may consider your arguments, but if anything feels shady to them, they're going to cut ties with you and walk away. You've got to be honest with Sagittarius and make sure their reservations are heard.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

If you want to change a Capricorn's mind, you've got to speak their language. Let them know why it matters that they change their mindset in a language they understand. Don't talk down to them, don't belittle their current opinions, and don't try to make them feel less than.

Recognize that Capricorns are extremely intelligent and  don't come upon their ideas or opinions lightly. If a Capricorn believes something, they have a good reason.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

One thing you can do to change an Aquarius' mind is reframe the problem. Our opinions and ideas are often generated from a certain perspective, so in order to change them, we need to change the point of view.

Aquarians are very creative and tend to think out of the box, and that's the strategy you must use to change their minds. Show them a different way of looking at something and they'll be more responsive than if you just presented an argument that was dry and predictable.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Pisces are open to change and new ideas. A good place to start, if you want to change a Pisces' mind, is to know what influences and what is important to them. You have to understand where they're coming from, let them know you value their thoughts, and then work with them to help them to come to an agreement with you.


The tricky thing is not to take advantage of their caring heart and manipulate them for your own needs. 

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and astrology lover. She has written over 500 articles on the zodiac signs and how the stars influence us. She's had articles in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, and is a contributing writer to Ravishly, I AM & CO, and YourTango. Check out her website, her Facebook writer's page, and her Instagram.