6 Zodiac Signs Who Are Afraid Of Connection

They have trouble talking about their emotions.

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Of all the things that scare people, you wouldn’t think connection would be one of them. Connecting with someone on an emotional or intimate level can be terrifying, and there are people who will do whatever they can to avoid it.

What makes someone so scared of connecting with another human being? Since astrology figures into so much of who we are, it makes sense that the probability of certain zodiac signs would be more afraid than others.


Of course, for the zodiac signs who are afraid of connection, there are lots of other things that factor into this kind of fear. What kind of relationship did their parents have? What was the environment like growing up? What kinds of emotional upheavals did they experience as adults?

If you’ve had your heart broken, whether it was in a romantic relationship or a friendship, it’s likely you would be very hesitant to be vulnerable enough with someone to let down your walls. People who have intimacy issues find it difficult to trust, and sometimes just don’t have the time and energy to pass emotional tests or prove they’re worthy of being trusted.


If someone finds it easier to keep things on a professional or surface level, you have to respect that. You can’t force connection, because if you do, you’ll just end up hurting yourself and possibly alienating the other person. 

1. AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

With connection comes emotion, and that's not something Aquarius is comfortable with. It's challenging for them to express their own emotions, but they have an even harder time when someone they care about is being emotional.

Aquarius' go-to when someone is having all the feelings, is to distance themselves, which isn't the best method when someone needs their support and caring.

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2. GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Geminis can be afraid of connection and intimacy because they worry about the silences, the parts of being so familiar with someone that you don't have to talk or do anything. You can just be with someone and be at peace without having to entertain the other person.

Geminis secretly worry that if they're not talking, they'll lose the most interesting thing about them: their gift of communication.

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3. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorns sometimes use work as a way to avoid connection. They're afraid they'll mess up or do something wrong if they're in a relationship — or, even worse, that they'll get hurt.


They're stubborn, and once they get an idea in their head, it can be hard for them to extricate it. Capricorns are as cautious about connection as they are of many other things, and it takes a lot for them to take a chance on it.

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4. LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Libras are scared of connection because they sometimes feel they're not enough or that they're too superficial for an intimate connection. They know that sometimes they can become too impressed by physical beauty, and they worry they are blind to inner beauty.

Libras will sometimes pretend that everything is fine just so there isn't any conflict, and they're unsure if they can be real enough to be connected to someone.


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5. ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Aries are worried that if they have a connection with someone, they'll get bored. It's difficult for them to take the leap that spending a lot of time with someone won't become tedious.

What they need to remember is that having a connection with someone makes a relationship deeper and that can make it even more interesting. The more they get to know someone, the more surprises are in store for them.

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6. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

To Sagittarius, with connection comes commitment, and that's very scary to them. They don't want to make promises they'll always be there in good times and bad if they're not sure they will.

They hope they would be strong enough to handle disaster or trouble, but there's a part of them that would rather disappear than have to handle any trouble.

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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 or and her Instagram.