The Bitter Truth About Why He Was A Bad Boyfriend, Based On His Zodiac Sign



(March 21st to April 19th)

He always thought he was better than you. Aries are alphas — they are confident, adventurous, and unafraid. Unfortunately this means they often come with a superiority complex. They look at themselves and what they’ve done and can’t fathom why anyone else would have done less than that. They don’t understand the nuance of other people wanting different things than they do. You deserve someone who comes from a place of understanding, not judgement.


(April 20th to May 21st)

He never really let you in. People born under Taurus are strong and steady — which makes them super attractive, but they can be great big babies about the possibility of getting hurt. They live in paranoia about people wanting to take their independence from them so the pull away, guard their space, and straight up refuse to get vulnerable. You deserve someone without this baggage, who will be an equal partner in emotionally supporting each other.


(May 22nd to June 21st)

He had shiny object syndrome. When you met, he lavished you with attention and probably won you over with how much he wanted to be with you. But his affection wained and you can see him treating new friends the way he used to treat you. You tried everything to get things back to the way they were in the beginning, but there’s always going to be someone new they’d rather focus on. You deserve someone with an attention span longer than a few weeks or months.


(June 22nd to July 22nd)

He was too moody for you. Instead of communicating his feelings to you like a grownup, he silently placed expectations on you and then judged you every time you fell short. It’s like he was *looking* for reasons to believe you loved him less than he loved you. You deserve love without a scoreboard.


(July 23rd to August 22nd)

He needed attention from other women (gross). All Leos need attention and affirmation, but mature Leos can channel it into getting affection from their partner and the people close to them. Immature Leos are slutty flirts who engage with anyone of the opposite sex for that sweet hit of attention. No one deserves to have to deal with someone who doesn’t view their love as enough.


(August 23rd to September 22nd)

He was too critical of your shortcomings. Regular people understand that humans are fallible, we make mistakes. Virgos can be on the extreme end of not-understanding this. They are perfectionist — and not just with themselves. It’s one thing to be put-together and hold yourself to a higher standard and quite another to inflict that on other people. You deserve someone who understands the importance of grace.


(September 23rd to October 22nd)

He wasn’t able to focus on just you. Libras have amazing social skills, they are beloved by everyone they meet. The problem arises when they can’t turn this off, even when it becomes inappropriate and disrespectful to their partner. They may blame it on just having a way with people (“not their fault”) but you deserve someone who doesn’t make you feel like you’re in constant competition with everyone else they meet.


(October 23rd to November 22nd)

He just wasn’t a good person. The spark and intensity of a Scorpio is irresistible at times, and you feel like you can tame them and get them to love you. But at the end of the day, they just aren’t like other humans. They aren’t loving, they aren’t giving — they’re constantly looking out for number one. You deserve someone who puts you first when you put them first, not to be in a relationship where you are both prioritizing the same person.


(November 23rd to December 21st)

He couldn’t take anything seriously. Sagittarians are great when you need a laugh or a light-hearted day. But if you are trying to be serious with one in a maybe-I-want-you-to-be-my-life-partner kind of way, good luck. They’re terminally chill and allergic to serious conversations, even though those are totally necessary in order to have a healthy relationship. You deserve to date an adult, and not a grown child.


(December 22nd to January 20th)

He was cold. Capricorns are the ice kings and queens of the Zodiac. They don’t experience emotions the way other people do. What little they do feel, they don’t like to show. So, being in a relationship with a Capricorn can be super unfulfilling, unless you’re not very emotional as well you’re going to feel like you’re in a relationship with a wall. You deserve to be in a relationship with someone who makes you feel loved — that’s the whole point.


(January 21st to February 18th)

He couldn’t be forthright about how he feels about you. Even though Aquarians tend to have gigantic hearts and care about being good people, they also like to be detached form others. This means that while you are busy investing in them, they are investing in themselves. They don’t want to show their cards or be too attached or run the risk of getting hurt. It’s a coping mechanism of living life on the sidelines. You deserve someone who is all in.


(February 19th to March 20th)

He took your relationship for granted. Pisces are artists and old souls, and they can think pretty highly of themselves in comparison to others. They think because they don’t need a relationship, they’re somehow better than people who love to be in love. Because of this, they tend to take relationships for granted, assuming no one understands their deep, inner self. You deserve better than someone who thinks they are too smart and complex for your little tiny brain to fathom. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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