A manipulative woman

How Each Zodiac Sign Secretly Manipulates You

Aries: March 21st – April 19th

They will peer pressure you. They will talk about how much fun it would be to do this or that and will claim you’re no fun if you turn down the opportunity. Their enthusiasm will make you feel like their opinion is the right opinion.

Taurus: April 20th – May 20th

They will act upset. They will play the victim. They will turn every situation around to make it look like you are the bad guy so they can get what they want.

Gemini: May 21st – June 20th

They will straight up lie to you. They will make false promises and tell you what you want to hear in order to convince you to trust them, to listen to them.

Cancer: June 21st – July 22nd

They will guilt you. If you hurt them or say no to them, they will mope around, act like it’s the end of the world, and keep bringing up what you have done until you set things right.

Leo: July 23rd – August 22nd

They will raise their voice. They will make snide comments. They will act powerful and hope you feel inferior so that you end up caving and giving them what they asked for.

Virgo: August 23rd – September 22nd

They will drop hints about whatever they want but won’t mention their desires bluntly. They will make it seem like it’s your idea when really they are getting what they wanted all along.

Libra: September 23rd – October 22nd

They will play dumb to get what they want. They will pretend they aren’t capable of performing a certain activity so that you will do it for them. They will make it seem like they wouldn’t be able to survive without your help so you keep helping them.

Scorpio: October 23rd – November 21st

They will resort to making ultimatums. They will tell you that if you don’t do what they want, they will break up with you or stop being your friend. They use threats to get their own way.

Sagittarius: November 22nd – December 21st

They will go off topic and start bringing up horrible things you’ve done to them in the past to make you feel guilty. To get the negative spotlight off of them and onto you so you forget about why you were originally angry with them.

Capricorn: December 22nd – January 19th

They will argue with you using statistics to make it seem like they know more about the situation than you do. They will make you feel like an idiot so that you end up trusting their judgement more than your own.

Aquarius: January 20th – February 18th

They will apologize to you. They will promise they will change. They will make you feel like they are finally maturing and owning their shit when really they are going to do the same exact thing again tomorrow.

Pisces: February 19th – March 20th

They will give you the silent treatment when they’re angry with you. They won’t answer your texts. They won’t look you in the eyes. They won’t say a word until you cave and give them what they want. Thought Catalog Logo Mark