What Each Zodiac Sign Is Most Nostalgic For

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What You're Nostalgic For, Based On Your Zodiac Sign.

Nostalgia is something that anyone, at any age, can experience, and they long for things from their past. When we’re nostalgic, we feel wistful for times gone by, and different things can evoke those feelings of longing, regret, and pining.

We all have things that cause us to be nostalgic, even if it’s just a fleeting feeling of missing out on something. Was there a food that you had as a kid that no longer exists? What about when you used to go on family vacations with your parents and siblings? Those kinds of things can stir up feelings of nostalgia just as much as finding an old yearbook.

And if we use astrology as a guide to our personality types, the zodiac signs all feel nostalgic about certain things. And as much as they try to stay in the present, the past will always be a part of them.

Sometimes, we need to sit a moment and remember the things that used to be so important to us, and the things that made us who we are now. However, it’s not a good idea to dwell too much on the past because you can become stuck and miss out on the present. A little nostalgia goes a long way, but it can be tempting to spend too much time in the past.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

You're nostalgic for your childhood and the thought that anything was possible. You're older and wiser now, but that doesn't mean there aren't times when you allow your inner child to rule you.

Sometimes you just need to do something that tests the limits. You enjoy feeling like a child at times and not having to think things through.

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

You're nostalgic for comfort foods from your childhood. You enjoy food and you tend to eat well. You savor your meals and can be somewhat of a foodie, but there are some times when you just want some boxed mac and cheese or chips.

But it's the fast food items that no longer exist, like the Cheesarito from Taco Bell, that you long for late at night.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

You're nostalgic for when you were in school. You miss the discussions, the exchange of ideas, and being in an environment dedicated to learning.

If you didn't go to college, you're nostalgic for what you think you missed, and if you did, you're nostalgic for your memories of being in school, which may or may not be accurate. 

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

You're nostalgic for past loves. You think about the good times, the bad, what you could have done differently, and sometimes how you could get them back if you wanted to.

It can be challenging for you to let go of the past, and it doesn't take much to make you feel nostalgic for the one who got away, even if you broke up with them.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

You get nostalgic for past fashion trends and the clothes you thought were so amazing when you were 16 years old but are way out of style now. You miss getting so excited when a new trend would hit your school.

You miss those ridiculous heels you wore that hurt your feet and gave you blisters but were amazing. 

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

You get nostalgic for when going to concerts and shows didn't cost so much money. You see live music as often as you can, but sometimes you have to miss out on your favorite bands because you're not a billionaire.

You long for the days (probably before your time anyway) where concerts cost under $20 bucks, and that was even for all-day music festivals like Coachella.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

You get nostalgic for justice, something there doesn't seem to be a lot of these days. You miss when we all felt that our politicians and judges were working for the people, not their own agendas.

You're nostalgic for a time (which may not have ever existed) when the people in office were honest and trustworthy, or maybe you're nostalgic for the time when you were more naive.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Not unlike Cancer, Scorpio gets nostalgic for the past. We all know the expression "forgive and forget." Well, it's extremely difficult for a Scorpio to do either.

You tend to revisit mistakes and missteps that you've done in the past. You know that you can't change the past, but that doesn't stop you from going over the details in your head repeatedly. You really need to let it go and stop beating yourself up.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

You get nostalgic for trips that you've taken, the people that you met, the experiences you had, and even the food you ate. Part of what you're feeling is nostalgia and the other part is wanderlust.

As much as you want to go to someplace new, it can make you feel good to remember the fun times of the past and help you decide where you want to go in the future.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

You get nostalgic for when you were a child and didn't have so many responsibilities. You'd like to feel like a kid again, when you could have fun without worrying about other people and how foolish you're looking.

Sometimes going to an amusement park or the beach helps, but sometimes you just have to allow yourself to feel those feelings and then promise yourself that you'll make time for fun.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

You don't get nostalgic for much, but when you do, it usually has something to do with nature — animals that are now extinct, ecosystems that are disappearing, and natural resources that are gone. You do what you can, but the earth is in bad shape.

You remember camping in woods that are no longer, going to lakes that have dried up, and enjoying nature that wasn't polluted beyond repair.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

You, as opposed to Aquarius, are sentimental, and it doesn't take much to get you in a nostalgic mood. You might hear a song you used to like, smell or taste something that reminds you of your past and, suddenly, you're right back there.

Art can be extremely evocative for you and make you have an emotional response. 

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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.