Why Are Capricorns So Cold?

Why are Capricorns super standoff-ish?

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Why are Capricorns so cold? The Capricorn zodiac sign may appear uncaring or calloused but there's much more to their distant personality traits.

Yes, this zodiac sign is ruled by the most feared planet in astrology — Saturn, but according to astrology, we can pinpoint the specific personalities and characteristics of each zodiac sign. In fact, their cool demeanor is more

Capricorns are so cold but this zodiac sign's personality traits can be best explained through astrology.

Capricorns are notoriously known for their stickler attitude.


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Being the mountain goats of the zodiac, Capricorns are very hardworking people. They do not mind getting their hands dirty if it means they’ll be rewarded in the end.

Think of people like Tiger Woods or Steving Hawkings, both Capricorn Sun signs. You would hardly imagine that these individuals are 'cold'; let's call them focused instead.


Capricorns know that life is full of countless opportunities, look at Isaac Newton who is a Capricorn zodiac sign. To reach their true potential, they remain ambitious and approach every possibility with a practical nature.

Even with this ‘goal-getter’ mentality, Capricorns are not the friendliest bunch of people. Think about when you’re having a bad day. One of the ways you go about these yucky feelings is to be alone and spend the day in your room.

The Capricorn does this, but they will let everyone around them know that they are not the ones to mess with right now.

If you ask them if they’re feeling okay, Capricorn will lash out on you. They will make you feel as if it is your fault for them acting this way.


Realistic in their everyday life, Capricorns do not usually think the same about most scenarios their friends and family experiences.

If a friend is going through a rough patch in their relationship, the Capricorn is THAT friend who immediately lets you know this relationship needs to end.

Some people will even say that Capricorns are super pessimistic.

Capricorns do not let their emotions rule over their decisions. In the mind of a Capricorn, being too emotional means you will distract yourself from becoming successful.

They know that maintaining a strong image means they cannot allow themselves to show their emotions.

Capricorns are ruled by the 10th house which represents the authoritative figure and positions of power, public figure, and family legacy.


They are all about the traditional ways of living. Capricorns need to feel secure and if that means they should stick to the rules, they will go above and beyond to do just that.

Business is strictly business for a Capricorn. They believe that the only way to succeed in life is if they do things without feelings involved.

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Raise your hand if you’ve been personally victimized by a Capricorn! They do not mind stepping on a few toes.

And God forbid if you ask them politely not to do it again. Capricorns will immediately let you know you’re being emotional.


I know, it sounds silly and unreal. But trust me, Capricorns do not like emotions involved with any single thing they do.

Let’s say you’re the one having a bad day. Capricorns will point out you’re in a bad mood and taunt you for it.

Don’t snap on them, either. If you give them the slightest bit of backtalk, Capricorns will let you know you’re being irrational and crazy.

Hold the phone, y’all. Are you the one acting crazy or is the Capricorn acting like a total b*tch? Let’s just say they will hold that title for as long as they’re in your life.

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Capricorns are an Earth zodiac sign ruled by Saturn, which is a very unfortunate foreshadowing of their life. Saturn is the planet of social order and conformity.

‘Open-minded’ is not in the vocabulary of a Capricorn. As I said, they like following the rules and sticking to them. If you suggest a new route on a road trip, Capricorns will look at you like you’re a lunatic.

Capricorns are one of three earth signs in the zodiac. Astrology believes that earth is the densest element and those born under it are very grounded.


This can be the very reason Capricorns want to stick to a set of rules. They believe that remaining still in their walk of life will guarantee an abundance of success.

Of course, like every other zodiac sign, Capricorns aren’t cold 24/7, 365 days a year.

However, you do not want to get on their icy side. They will let you know how emotional you’re being without feeling sorry.

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Destiny Duprey is a writer who covers astrology, love and relationships, and self-care topics.