11 Ways Scorpios Ruin Their Life Without Even Realizing They Are

Matic Kozinc

1. You ruin your life when you judge yourself too harshly.

As a Scorpio, you are your own toughest critic. This leads you to much success but even greater self-inflicted pressure. The want and need to succeed becomes your single-minded focus. Sometimes you focus too much on the destination and don’t spend as much time on the journey.

2. You ruin your life by burning bridges and not forgiving other.

You are one of the most loyal signs. With that loyalty, you hold others to that same standard and you don’t expect them to mess up or hurt you. Sometimes they do. No one is perfect even you who strives for perfection. But you hold grudges, burn bridges and don’t forgive people for what they’ve done even when they say sorry. It’s good to be cautious. But sometimes you’re overcautious.

3. You ruin your life when you fear love and push people away.

You love harder than any sign which means you are bound to get hurt even more. And you have. Pain changes people and you’ve built a wall around your heart completely overcome with fear of letting anyone too close. But the pain you fear repeating yourself and pushing people away if you let them in you’ll realize some people’s love has the ability to heal.

4. You ruin your life by reliving the past.

Scorpios tend to dwell on the past and fear the future. Failing to live in the moment and be happy. When you live in the past you build it up to be something it wasn’t. You replay memories painting them better than they were and not seeing it for what it was. That will always leave you feeling a bit empty and guilty. Learn to let go and not feel bad about it.

5. You ruin your life by not trusting your instincts.

Scorpios are the most intuitive of all signs and should trust themselves more. But like everyone they have doubts. The problem arises when they turn to too many people and lose sight of what they even want.

You will never fail to listen to that voice inside you that you try and silence sometimes.

6. You ruin your life when you hide your emotions.

Because you are so emotional, you’re afraid of it sometimes. You are afraid to show that side to anyone. You fear vulnerability. You fear someone getting to know you to the core of who you are and rejecting you. And instead of showing you care you come across as difficult with sharp edges when in reality your bark is completely opposite of your bite.

7. You ruin your life by allowing yourself to burn out.

You hate saying no to people. You hate letting anyone down. You stay busy and never catch a break. But sometimes you need to and most the time you deserve it. Before you spread yourself too thin remember it’s okay to say no.

8. You ruin your life by being too competitive.

When it comes to others you want to be the best. And it isn’t an ego thing. It’s a you thing always striving to achieve your best. A lot of people look at it as arrogant. But you didn’t just wake up being the best you worked at it. But it’s okay when you lose sometimes. It’s okay when someone is better than you. Striving for perfection is admirable but don’t kill yourself with unrealistic expectations.

9. You ruin your life by not having faith in other people.

You think you are the only one you can trust. The only one who can do something right. But if you put faith in others they will surprise you. You like having control and taking ownership of your life. But it’s okay to let go of reins a bit.

10. You ruin your life by being so blunt.

You have the best intentions you just don’t know how, to be honest without it hurting people. The truth hurts and Scorpios don’t hold back or care if it’s offensive. Anyone who wants an honest opinion of a situation and good advice where someone won’t blow smoke up your ass, turn to you. But sometimes it’s okay to not always say what you’re thinking and just let people make the mistakes they are going to make.

11. You ruin your life by not loving yourself better

You do really well for yourself and you work so hard. But you never give yourself credit where credit is due. You are always focusing on the next hurdle instead of celebrating in the past success. You strive for perfection because you focus too much on your flaws and the mistakes you’ve made. But if you saw yourself the way everyone else did, you’d realize how wonderful you are. You deserve to see yourself in that light. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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