Why Are Scorpios So Secretive?

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Why Are Scorpios So Secretive?
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Scorpios are tough on the outside but emotional and warm on the inside.

It takes a lot of effort to crack its shell because they conceal and keep close to their inner feelings and deep secrets.

Born from October 23 to November 21, secrets are something that a Scorpio doesn’t easily share with others.

You have to be very close to a Scorpio and prove yourself loyal to them before they share any secrets with you.

Why are Scorpios so secretive?

Because of their loyal personality, they are the masters of keeping secrets, especially their own.

They might even take their secrets to the grave before sharing something deeply personal or secretive.

Their secretive personality trait is also what makes it hard to open up and share their emotions and how they feel about a relationship or person.

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Just because a Scorpio is secretive it doesn’t always mean they are vengeful and mean, it just makes them very protective.

The Scorpio sign is deeply rooted in an energy to make progress and change in their lives.

After sharing this with others, Scorpio's guard is down and can be susceptible to others projecting their fears onto Scorpio's secrets.

There are lots of reasons why Scorpios are secretive, but many of them can be understood using astrology:

1. Fear

Scorpios are so secretive because they fear others' reactions.

The fear of others thinking badly or non positively about their secrets makes Scorpios not want to take on those other energies.

Fear holds them back from disclosing secrets because it weakens them and hurts them.

That’s what makes a Scorpio very secretive because of their passion for the people that they love.

Make no mistake though, you can be once loved by a Scorpio and then be hated by them.

However, that will only happen if you break a Scorpio's trust and hurt them.

2. Self-defense

Scorpios are so secretive because they will use secrets to defend themselves.

Once the damage is done there’s no holding back against Scorpio's aggression and using secrets is their weapon to hurt you.

Because of Scorpio's competitive and persistent nature, when they turn into a negative headspace, they don’t care if feelings are hurt.

They will persist to “win” an argument or a fight.

They have a strong need for control in their life to make them feel safe, however, this makes them come off as overpowering and malicious.

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3. A need to feel safe

Scorpios are so secretive because they face harder challenges than most.

Scorpios oftentimes find themselves facing the worst experiences in the world.

Those experiences make a strong and lasting impression on them that also evoke their fear.

This is why they are always trying to find safety.

Scorpios often have experience with betrayal from other people.

They keep their guards up by using secrets to protect themselves.

No one can ever hurt them if they don’t know about them or what matters most to them.

4. Awareness

Scorpios are so secretive because they are self-aware.

They are very self-aware and know their flaws.

They don’t want anyone else pointing that out to them and helping them.

They will gladly do that for anyone else but themselves.

Their privacy stems from them not liking to burden others with their problems.

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5. Vulnerability

Scorpios are so secretive because they fear vulnerability.

Less mature Scorpios think that their vulnerability is their weakness.

They use their secrets to make them less susceptible to vulnerability.

They don't like to be vulnerable when in truth, vulnerability is what makes a Scorpio thrive.

A vulnerable Scorpio can release their emotions and feelings and let their guard down and breathe for once.

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6. Choice

Scorpios are so secretive because they want to be.

Scorpios are known for being secretive and it’s just something that is inherently a part of their personality.

It’s something they can't change and they like being hard to read by others because of how guarded they are.

7. Trust issues

Scorpios are so secretive because they don’t easily give out their trust.

However, Scorpio is unlike any other friend you've ever experienced.

They only let their guard down for their closest and dear friends because they don’t give out their trust easily.

Once there’s a strong relationship with Scorpio, it will probably be one of the best you've ever had because of their strong, caring, and loving nature.

As long as you're always honest with a Scorpio, they will no doubt respect and be loyal to you.

They will never ever go back on a promise they've made or tell a secret you told them.

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Megan Hatch is a writer at YourTango who covers zodiac, love and relationships, and pop culture.