Why You’re Still Single, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Aries: March 21st – April 19th

You realize you don’t need a man in order to feel whole. So whenever a hot guy comes along, you keep a lookout for red flags. And the second he says something rude or demeaning, you kick him to the curb. You don’t put up with anyone’s crap. Your standards are sky high, which is a good thing. You won’t settle for half-ass relationships, just so you can say you have a boyfriend. You’re waiting for the real deal.

Taurus: April 20th – May 20th

You’re still stuck on someone you shouldn’t give a crap about. Maybe it’s an ex. Maybe it’s a “platonic” friend. Maybe it’s a celebrity you’ve never even met. No matter what the case may be, your unrequited love for another man is keeping you from experiencing happiness with other men–and trust me, plenty of men are interested in you. That’s why you need to let go of your past and make room for the future. Otherwise, your single status isn’t going to be changing anytime soon.

Gemini: May 21st – June 20th

You’re still not exactly sure what you want out of a relationship. It’s hard to find the right one for you when you’re looking for a bad boy to have meaningless sex with one day and a genuinly nice guy who’s husband material the next day. Before you can jump into a relationship, you need to take some “me” time to figure out what you really want out of life. Otherwise, you’re going to go through guys like water, dating them and breaking up with them on a daily basis.

Cancer: June 21st – July 22nd

You want someone you can settle down with, someone that will be as serious about you as you are about them. Unfortunately, in this day and age, it’s hard to find someone who shares your love of monogamy. You’re still single, because you’re not quite sure where to look. You know Tinder won’t work, because everyone on the app is just looking for a hookup. So what are you supposed to do? Your only option is to go out more. You never know where you’ll run into Mr. Right.

Leo: July 23rd – August 22nd

You’re unapologetically yourself. You don’t want to pretend to be someone you’re not or hide parts of yourself in order to impress a date. That’s why you have a habit of scaring some guys away. They’re used to girls who alter themselves to fit in, which is why they’re intimidated by you. They think you come on too strong. Of course, those aren’t the types of men you want to be with, anyway. You need to wait for someone who will be able to handle your controversial jokes, your strong opinions, and your overall sexiness.

Virgo: August 23rd – September 22nd

You’re a loving, compassionate person. You would give a stranger the shirt off of your back if they asked you to. But that’s your problem. Modern dating is cutthroat and men think that they can take advantage of you, because you’re nice. That’s why you’re always getting used and pushed around. If you want a real relationship, then you need to start sticking up for yourself. Don’t sacrifice your kindness. Just raise your standards. Don’t let others use you as their play toy.

Libra: September 23rd – October 22nd

You’re charming once others get to know you, but until then, you’re a little too shy. When you like a guy, your idea of flirting with him is making eye contact from across the room. You never go any further than that. That’s why the men you’re interested in never have any idea that you like them. You just haven’t made your feelings obvious enough. So if you want to enter a relationship, then you need to amp up the flirting. You’re a sweet talker, so there’s nothing to be afraid of.

Scorpio: October 23rd – November 21st

You’re still single, because you’re still trying to figure out if you actually want a boyfriend. I mean, single life isn’t all that bad. It’s better to cuddle with your cat while watching Netflix than to be led on and cheated on, right? Look how unhappy some of your friends in relationships are. Look how high the divorce rate is. Is a relationship something you really want to jump into? You’re just not sure. Maybe single life is better for you.

Sagittarius: November 22nd – December 21st

You hate when it takes your crush hours to respond to a text and you hate how long you’ve been waiting for him to grow the balls to ask you out. But unfortunately, dating takes time and effort. You can’t expect to turn a friend into your boyfriend overnight. You have to be patient, because if you try to sleep with him too early or say, “I love you” on the first date, then you’re going to scare him away. You need to take a breath and relax. Take things one step at a time.

Capricorn: December 22nd – January 19th

You don’t like to express your feelings. In fact, you wish that you didn’t have any feelings at all. That’s why, whenever you fall for a guy, you listen to the logical part of your brain instead of the passion in your heart. Unfortunately, that way of thinking causes you to miss out on amazing opportunities. Love isn’t logical. You have to be willing to take a risk if you want to end up in a relationship that lasts. If you keep listening to your brain, you’ll be alone forever.

Aquarius: January 20th – February 18th

You either try too hard or you don’t try nearly hard enough. There is no in-between. You’re either composing intricate love songs for your crush or are turning down invitations to hang out with him, because you’re too lazy to put on make-up and drive over to his house. In order to make a relationship work, you need to find balance. You don’t want to scare him away by being too intense too quickly, but you don’t want to push him away by refusing to make an effort, either.

Pisces: February 19th – March 20th

Once you fall for someone, you can’t imagine your life without them. That’s why you’re always giving out second chances to boys–even when you shouldn’t. Your willingness to forgive them for anything and everything makes it easy for them to lie to you and take advantage of you. If you want something real, then you have to stop giving assholes the time of day. Don’t settle for one-sided relationships where you’re constantly giving and never receiving. You deserve more. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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Holly Riordan

Holly is the author of Severe(d): A Creepy Poetry Collection.

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