If you feel like you’re on a million dates and yet nothing seems to stick, it’s natural to wonder if you could be sabotaging yourself without wanting to. It happens to the best of us because it’s easy to fall into patterns that might not serve you without even realizing it.
While there is no shortage of dating advice, it is often conflicting and confusing, so it may be more helpful to consider some that are more specifically for you because they’re based on your zodiac sign.
It’s amazing how precise the advice based on the zodiac can be. It can offer an insight focused on how you tick on a deeper level. It is also a useful tool to highlight some of those pesky dating routines that have got in your way so that you can finally break out of your dating rut.
If this sounds all too familiar to you, here’s the good news: the stars have aligned to bring you here, as this may well be the exact dating advice you need today:
Fiery Aries is governed by Mars, the planet associated with passion and aggression, it follows that their dating style is intense and that things tend to escalate quickly, sometimes too quickly.
Often, Aries’ tendency not to look before engaging in relationships finds them overcommitted once the heat of the pursuit has dissipated.
Perhaps it would be better for them to take things at a more measured and relaxed pace in the future. Aries, slow down, and be in the moment. Take your time to find out your date before moving on to the next step.
One of the biggest strengths of Taurus in relationships is their stability and reliability, but it also means that they can get stuck in a bit of a rut and be stubborn about trying things outside of their comfort zone.
A date is a perfect opportunity to drop some of that control and try something new. Taurus, be open to new experiences that will take you out of your comfort zone.
Gemini is governed by Mercury, the planet associated with communication, which means that they can make truly spiritual and charming dates.
When a Gemini is focused on you, they are intense and attractive, but they are also often fleeting because they quickly lose interest when they are chasing after something new.
All of this greener grass has the potential to leave Gemini feeling perpetually alone. Gemini, resist the urge to constantly search for something new and shiny and focus on building a connection with one person at a time.
Cancer is wholehearted, which is one of the reasons they are so adorable. When they really care about someone, that sign of water loves every ounce of them.
But with this open heart comes a lot of sensitivity and emotion, and often, a story of sorrow. While there is nothing wrong with that, it can be a lot to share on a first date. Cancer, don’t overshare too soon.
Leo loves to be the star of the show, all eyes on them. They are so charismatic, it is not difficult to attract a worshiping crowd.
The only problem is that sometimes Leo forgets that dates are meant to be a two-person experience, not a one-person show. Leo, ask questions and try to be a good listener on dates.
Virgo cannot help but be a bit in their heads. They are overthinkers who expect a lot from themselves and those around them. For this reason, the first date with a Virgo can sometimes resemble a job interview, where everything you say is examined and evaluated.
It comes from a good place of Virgo not wanting to waste anyone’s time, but it can also be a real love killer. Virgi, don’t think too much about everything your date says and be in the moment.
Libra is governed by Venus, the planet associated with love and beauty, so they have a fairly intense romantic streak. They also have a deep desire to always be fair.
As a result, Libra tends to easily offer second and third chances, often to those who have proven they don’t deserve them. Libra, when someone treats you badly, cut them off for good.
Scorpio is known to be a mysterious sign. This water sign likes to play things very close to the chest because it makes them feel like they are in control.
They have a huge and vulnerable heart, so they have a lot to protect. But while this may work initially, they can come off as playing games that wear thin quickly. Scorpio, don’t be afraid to open up a bit more.
Going out with a Sagittarius is always a lot of fun. They are light, adventurous, charming, and always have a smile on their lips. But it can be difficult to take them seriously, as this notoriously fickle sign tends to come and go in your life, disappearing as quickly after they just came.
Although Sagittarius is very independent, they ultimately want to settle down, and doing this will take some effort. Sagittarius, take the time to get to know the person you’re dating better. When making a connection, don’t take it for granted.
Capricorn is a highly motivated sign. They set goals, determine a path to reach them, and then execute. Unfortunately, romance doesn’t work that way, which can make dating frustrating and feel like a waste of time for them.
What they need is just a different approach that embraces dating for all its unpredictability and enthusiasm. Capricorn, let go a little. Relax and let yourself be entertained.
Aquarians are rarely in a hurry to get into a relationship, mainly because they are honestly fairly happy with their own business and have no shortage of friends. In addition, relationships come with all the mushy emotions that are not the Aquarian thing.
But deep down, Aquarius is also afraid of never finding someone who really gets them, without realizing that people are lining up for the chance. Aquarius, be yourself. No, seriously, be your amazing, unique, and original self. The right person for you will love you exactly for who you are.
Pisces is an unconditional romantic, so when they start dating someone new, they can’t help but dream about what could be. The problem is, Pisces sometimes can’t see exactly what that is and end up selling themselves short of what they really want and deserve. Pisces, it’s okay to be picky. Not all dates are supposed to have a fairytale ending.
While all of the zodiac signs have their unique way of being great dates and partners, they also all have areas where they’re struggling. Understanding these areas is the first step to avoiding the associated behaviors that sabotage your love life. In the meantime, don’t be discouraged. You can do it.