6 Mean Zodiac Signs That Tend To Go Dark And Ugly Really Fast

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I have a memory, and not a good one. It is of a man I was once involved with. One day he was sweet and kind, and then, in one split second, he turned. He went from nice person to uncontrollable, raging monster.

I'm sure now that he must have suffered some mental illness, but wow, was that ever a shock. To trust in the moment, to know that the person you're with is trustworthy and safe, and then to witness that very same person go stark raving bonkers, right in front of your face, with daggers in their eyes...

Turns out, he was a Libra, which, according to astrology, is the most unstable and unbalanced of the zodiac signs. Well, that made sense; he went from kind to murderous in point two seconds, but still, that murderous part? It made me flee in terror. I never returned for more. I got the lesson the first time. I'm not here to correct crazy. I'm not here to save people from themselves. That's their job.

I have seen people go dark and ugly many times, and I still don't know how it happens. I don't understand the progress of an escalated horrific mood. Why do some people just go insane, lashing out at everyone, being mean to everyone?

I grew up in a home where dark and ugly was an everyday thing. My own mother was continuously dissatisfied with everything, and took it out on us. we were treated so horribly, called every name under the sun, mocked for being alive; she was the ultimate abuser, and her shabby treatment made me very aware of the fact that, in this world, there are people who are seriously mean, and when they so choose, go super dark and ugly on whomever they want to hurt.

1. TAURUS (April 20 - May 20) 

While you are right up there with the darkest and ugliest of tantrum-throwing moody jerks, you tend to use your darkness in creative ways. You're the first to take to pen and paper to jot down a poem that expresses your inner rage.

You don't yell at people, you express yourself in art. Nobody on earth would be able to stomach your "art," but who cares? It's only for you anyway.

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2. ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Whatever it is that makes you blow up and have such extreme temper tantrums, we'd love for you to keep it to yourself, Aries. You're just too strong, too dominant, too dang much for us.

When you shift into mean-mode, it's downright scary. You isolate yourself by treating people like garbage, and then you wonder why no one sticks around. Well, it's because you go dark and ugly in epic proportions, and we don't want to be around you when you explode.

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3. SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

It's never a surprise when you go dark and ugly, as that's basically your calling card. "Scorpio: Dark and Ugly." You like being known as the b**** who will kill, and you have no fear whatsoever of what people think of you.

When you are confronted on your ugliness, you take it as a compliment. You wear dark and ugly like a badge of honor, and oddly enough, we respect you for it. At least you're honest.

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4. LEO (July 23 - August 22)

What's good about your dark and ugly side is that we know it's coming and are forewarned and forearmed.

Your personality is so big and bright that it can't be trusted; in other words, you're just too much, Leo, and we all know that if you're going to be magnanimous and grand, you're only setting us up for the moment you flip out and become dark and ugly. And your ugly is... a horror movie, for sure.

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5. LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

My guess is that because you pretend to be so well-balanced and even-keeled, your inner chaotic rebel wants out and finds out at all the worst times imaginable. You're the one who says the vilest insult to someone who loves you; you're the one who will do a complete about face on a friend.

Your ugliness is notorious, but always found out about too late. You make friends easily, as they are attracted to your false calm, but you lose friends easily as well because you're a really nasty person.

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6. CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

What's interesting about you, Cancer, is that you've got this "sweetness and light" act down so hard that when you do erupt and let out that dark, nasty, rude and ugly side of yourself, it stings ten times as much because we didn't expect it. Wow, can you turn on a dime! 

You even shock yourself with how fickle you can be. When faced with opposition and conflict, you don't negotiate and seek for a solution; instead, you freak out and take everyone down with you into your pit of ugly, irrational behavior.

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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.