You get more unwarranted guidance when you’re single, but it still makes its way into your life, even if you’re in a committed relationship.
Most of it is hogwash, but there are those rare gems worth noting. Based on your zodiac sign, we’ve found that diamond-in-the-rough piece of dating advice you actually need to hear. Scroll below to see what it is!
Aries (March 21 – April 19): Good Things Take Time
Patience is a virtue, but it’s definitely not yours, Aries. You’re always on the go, never willing to slow down for anything or anyone. So when it comes to relationships, you tend to rush into things before you really know the person. We hate to break it to you, but just because you’re madly in love with someone, doesn’t mean they automatically have those same feelings. Take things slow and spend some time figuring out if you’re really ready to be with this person before you take the plunge.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20): Money Doesn’t Buy Class
You’re a hard worker, Taurus. You have no problem putting your nose to the grindstone to accomplish the goals you’ve set for yourself. This is mainly because you have quite the affinity for the finer things in life. You have no problem treating yourself, which is why you do your very best to maintain your lavish lifestyle. You tend to favor partners who are already well-off and willing to shower you with expensive gifts whenever you want. While that is all fine, remember that money doesn’t buy class. Even if they’re rich as can be, that shouldn’t blind you from their behavior—which it tends to do. Be more aware of how your potential suitors treat others, because you don’t need to be with a jerk, that’s for sure.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20): Express Your Concerns
Curious and social, you can talk about anything with anyone. In fact, you enjoy doing it. You’ve been blessed with the gift of gab. Unfortunately, that pertains more to frivolous topics. When it comes to communicating your feelings or expressing your concerns in your relationships, you clam up and refuse to talk about it. You keep the conversation light and airy at all times to avoid getting into the nitty-gritty of it all. Stop doing that, Gemini. You, more than anyone, know how important it is to talk things out. So don’t be afraid to lay it all out there with your partner. The conversations won’t always be easy or fun, but they’re necessary.
(Pretty Little Liars via Freeform)
Cancer (June 21 – July 22): Let Go of Your Past
You’re a tough nut to crack, Cancer. You don’t really let anyone in, because you’re pretty sensitive and want to guard your heart as best you can. But when someone comes along who you trust, you love passionately and deeply. You never forget them, which makes moving on difficult for you. Every past heartbreak only builds up your ways higher and higher, making it that much more impossible for someone to make their way into your life. Yes, rejection sucks. But it’s better to try and fail, than to never try at all. Who knows? The next person you let in could be the one.
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22): It’s Not All About You
Passionate and humorous, you light up any room you walk into. People’s attention immediately darts to you, because you’re so charismatic and charming. You don’t have a problem getting others to notice you, that’s for sure. Being in a relationship is second nature to you, so there’s rarely ever a time you aren’t in one. The important thing for you to remember is that relationships are about two people, not just you, dear Leo. While you crave affection, make sure you’re also giving your partner some love. If you expect them to treat you like royalty, you can’t view them as a peasant.
Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22): Nobody’s Perfect
Ah, Virgo, the perfectionist of the zodiac. Everything has to be according to your standards, or you’ll scrutinize it forever. You’re seldom ever happy with the way things turn out, because you’re always stuck on what went wrong rather than what went right. The same goes for dating. You’ll like someone and then quickly focus on all of their flaws, forgetting what you even saw in them in the first place. Yes, you should always look out for red flags, but not every imperfection is one. Nobody’s perfect, including you. Setting such high standards makes it almost impossible for you to find someone worth pursuing. If you’re not content with being alone forever (which we assume is the case), you’re going to have to fix that.
(The Flash via The CW)
Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22): Know What You Want
Being the social butterfly you are, you’re constantly surrounded by people 24/7. You crave partnership, so you find it relatively easy to dive right into a relationship just so you can have another body by your side. The problem with that is you’re never entirely sure you even like the person before you start dating them. You detest being alone so much, that you always try to have someone with you. Rather than doing this, take some time to get to know yourself a bit better and figure out what you want before getting serious with your next partner. You’ll thank us in the long run.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21): Trust Takes Time
You’re a firecracker, a wild child. You tend to be a bit mysterious and never reveal your true colors to anyone, but that’s part of what makes you so attractive. Others want so badly to figure you out that they spend a lifetime trying to do just that. You’re not big on trust, which is why you have a hard time getting close to anyone. You’re quick to point out how dishonest humans naturally are, which is why you avoid relationships. When someone you vibe with comes along, you open up a little bit. But the second they prove they can’t be trusted, you’re quick to retract and call it quits. People make mistakes, but that doesn’t mean they’re untrustworthy. Obviously, use your best judgment, but don’t get so upset when things don’t go according to your plan.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21): Take Off the Rose-Colored Glasses
You’re the ray of sunshine in a world of gloom, Sagittarius. No matter what life throws at you, you never let it mess with that pep in your step. You try to keep things positive, because you know that most things in life aren’t worth stressing over. Unfortunately, your optimistic ways tend to be your downfall when it comes to dating. The second you start liking someone, you let your feelings get the best of you and fog up your rose-colored lenses. Then when things don’t work out, you ultimately feel blindsided. Before you dive off the deep end into the oceans of love, reflect on how you really feel about your partner. Maybe they really aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.
(New Girl via Fox)
Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19): Serious Relationships Don’t Happen Overnight
Serious by nature, you’re about as family-oriented as they come. You work hard to provide for your loved ones, because seeing them live their best lives really makes you feel all warm inside. You’re a serious dater. It’s almost like a sport for you, and obviously you tend to win the gold. The main thing you need to take into consideration is that going on one date with someone doesn’t make them yours. Serious relationships need time to pan out, but you’re convinced they happen overnight. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Give the person you’re seeing some room to breathe every now and then. It’ll only make them miss you more.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18): Listen to Your Heart
You’re one smart cookie, Aquarius. You’re quite the intellectual who loves to let that be known to everyone in your inner circle. While letting your head make your life decisions for you isn’t a bad thing by any means, it does tend to overcomplicate your love life. You tend to overthink every little thing your partner does or says, because you’re scared of getting hurt. What you need to do more of is listen to your heart. If it’s telling you that everything is fine, it’s probably right. Don’t let your mind mislead you into making a snap decision that you’ll regret. Instead, bring your heart into the discussion. It really only wants what’s best for you.
Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20): Don’t Change Yourself
A people-pleaser through and through, you’re always trying to make sure everyone else is happy. You want your loved ones to be as happy as they can be, which is why you tend to put their needs ahead of your own. The same goes for your relationships. You’re more concerned with your partner and their desires, that you’re quick to fix yourself to be better for them. Stop that right now! You’re an amazing person with so much to offer. If someone doesn’t see that, don’t try and change their mind. You’re so much better off without them. Remember that.
(Girl Meets World via Disney Channel)
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