6 Most Caring Zodiac Signs That Wear Their Hearts On Their Sleeves

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We all have people and things that we care about in life, and the most caring zodiac signs aren't shy about putting them at the forefront of their lives.

Relationships, reputations, friends, family, our work… these are all important things to us.

In life, it’s vital to surround yourself with people and things that make you happy. When you find things that you care about, it makes it easier to get through stressful times in life, knowing that there are people who have your back.

But just like everything else in life, there is always the possibility that you could care too much about something or someone.

When you care so much about someone or something that it turns into caring too much, it can start to become a source of stress for you.

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It’s important to find those healthy boundaries between you and the things you care about. Otherwise, you’re going to start resenting the things you care most about.

While it’s certainly not a bad thing to have a huge, caring heart, think about what you’re focusing most on. If you care about another person, there’s only so much you can control, right? You don’t want the person you care about to feel like you’re trying to control their life simply because you care about their well-being because all that’s going to do is drive them away.

And while I’m not suggesting you take a break from your cat, work, or girlfriend because it’s a good idea for you both to enjoy some independence, remember that there are things that you can control and things you can’t. Boundaries can be hard to set, but they’re vital when life starts to feel overwhelming.

Boundaries look different for everyone, but they often include making time for self-care, learning how to say no, and asking for help when you’re struggling.

Even though some zodiac signs never wear their emotions on their sleeve and always look like they have things under control, we all deal with the stress of caring so much about the things and people we love.

These few zodiac signs below are just a bit more honest about it.

The Most Caring Zodiac Signs

1. Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus cares most about creating a welcoming and loving environment for the people they care about most in life. It’s almost like they create a little spot in their heart just for the people and things they care about, complete with fluffy blankets and lots of love. How sweet.

As sweet as that is, there are some people who think that Taurus does more than just care a lot. Some people think that Taurus can get possessive and care a little too much about what’s going on in your life.

While there are certainly times when Taurus can be a bit… much… it’s all in the name of love.

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2. Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

While it’s true that Cancer cares a lot about the people in their life, they also care what everyone thinks of them. Cancers definitely learn how to embrace their sensitive side a little more every day, but still have trouble admitting that they can be insecure at times.

Cancer cares a lot (maybe even a little too much) about what other people think of them because they want people to see them as smart, kind, lovable, helpful — and the list goes on. Every time their insecurities get the best of them, it makes them second-guess who they are when all they really need to do — as cheesy as it sounds — is believe in themselves.

Confidence is a work in progress!

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3. Virgo (August 23 - September 22)

Virgo is the micromanager of the zodiac. They are the ones who care way too much about everything because everything matters to them. And when something is important to Virgo, you will never hear the end of it.

So, why does Virgo cares so much about everything? Because they work so hard for everything in their life to be perfect. And every mistake — and really, every decision — they make must be replayed and reworked in their head until they can figure out their next move.

Honestly, all we know about Virgo is that they care way too much. Everything else is just their own internal process.

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4. Libra (September 23 - October 22)

Libras care the most about putting their best foot forward. They're very social creatures, so meeting new people isn’t uncommon for them. What’s different than just any other zodiac sign meeting new people, however, is that if Libra stumbles over their words or makes a lame joke in front of someone they just met, they’ll be thinking about it for the next year.

First impressions are everything to Libra. They want people to see just how hard they try to put their best selves out there. They care so much because this is just who they are. Wouldn't you want to put your best foot forward in every single situation, too?

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5. Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpios tend to put walls up when they get their feelings hurt or when they're working through some tough emotions, but it’s not because they don't care. It’s actually because they care so much.

As a water sign, Scorpio is one of the most caring zodiac signs (along with Pisces and Cancer). They might not always know how to put into words what they're feeling, but they're definitely feeling it.

Scorpio cares too much because it’s in their nature to put their everything into a situation or person. Scorpio never does anything halfway, so if they have to be accused of caring too much or being too involved in a situation just for people to know that something is important to them, then so be it.

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6. Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

Pisces is a very intuitive zodiac sign who is very sensitive to other people’s emotions. They often have a hard time setting healthy boundaries with the people they love because they don't ever want others to think that they don't care.

Pisces cares too much because it’s second nature for them to take on everyone else’s suffering and stress. If Pisces could help everyone in the world in some way or another, they would. Instead, they put all of their energy into making the people in their lives happy, even if it means being accused of caring too much about others and not enough about themselves.

Hey, Pisces is just a very selfless kind of person.

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Emily Ratay is a full-time writer living in Pittsburgh. She's passionate about the environment and feminism and knows that anything is possible in the right pair of shoes.