Common Zodiac Stereotypes

Whether you’re a Scorpio, Libra or Capricorn; your zodiac strings a stereotype that may seem annoying or flat out relatable. With that in mind, don’t be surprised when your peers say, “Oh that is so Leo of you.” Why? Because like it or not, there’s some truth to your character and your zodiac. The following are the common stereotypes you probably didn’t know about.

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Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

They’re a bit of a walking contradiction as true Aquarius are known to be shy and quiet. It’s typical for people to call them introverts because when they’re with the right crowd, they can be energetic and eccentric. 

Common Stereotypes: Irrational, Humane, Chaotic, Refined, Undecided

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

It’s no surprise that Pisces is one of the most selfless signs out there. They’re characterized with a large emotional capacity and empathy. Typically, they’ll put others first instead of themselves as they want their loved ones happy and safe. 

Common Stereotypes: Dreamy, Abiding, Apologetic, Discreet, Promiscuous

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

They’re characterized by high dignity meaning you’ll rarely see them with unfinished tasks. They’re the workplace’s power machines so suggest them a break when they’ve skipped lunch. 

Common Stereotypes: Headstrong, Generous, Unsettled, Enterprising, Jealous

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

They’re one of the most grounded signs as they are realistic and practical. Don’t be surprised to see them succeed especially because they’re heavily committed to one project and won’t stop until they’re finished. 

Common Stereotypes: Stubborn, Trustworthy, Headstrong, Careful, Domineering

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

These are one of the most interesting signs out there as Geminis often feel like their other half is missing. Because of that, they’ll search. Often, you’ll see them looking for new colleagues, mentors and friends to fill the empty void. 

Common Stereotypes: Versatile, Expressive, Curious, Irritable, Manipulative

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

They tend to have a hard time finding a place in the world as their emotion and heart tends to lead them. Sometimes, their feelings can take hold of them which is difficult to control. On the other hand, they emphasize the most and often see people’s suffering and pain. 

Common Stereotype: Changeable, Domestic, Brooding, Sociable, Restless

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Call them free-spirited as the Leo is warmhearted and often “high” on life. The truest Leo always tries to find a way to have fun even when they face adversaries. 

Common Stereotypes: Arrogant, Creative, Self-Centered, Cheerful, Lazy

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Virgo tends to have things under control even when they’re in the midst of chaos. They strong-headed who often prefers a life full of organization and practicality in their everyday lives. Sometimes, you’ll see them worrying about the smallest details that they can’t control. When this happens, learn how to ground them. 

Common Stereotypes: Shy, Loyal, Over Critical, Hardworking, Analytical

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

They love beautiful things whether that’s art, music, food, etc. Often, you’ll see them surrounded by elements that can inspire them. Because of their passion to improve themselves, they’re often keen in mind and intellectual. 

Common Stereotypes: Elusive, Thoughtful, Shallow, Refined, Cowardly

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Scorpios love to express their emotions to the ones they love. But be careful because while they might have a soft interior, getting through their hard shell is not easy. Once, you’ve earned their trust, don’t be surprised to go through extreme situations as Scorpios are known to be intense.

Common Stereotypes: Stingy, Devoted, Pessimistic, Thoughtful, Vindictive

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Unlike other signs, Sagittarius are open to change. In fact, they embrace it. They’re enthusiastic, optimistic and often, extroverts. One of the greatest gifts they possess is they transform their plans into concrete actions meaning they can achieve just about anything they put their mind into. 

Common Stereotypes: Defiant, Frank, Secretive, Active, Calculating

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Capricorns are independent in anything they do. They seek no approval from others as they are masters in self-control. It’s rare to see them as followers because Capricorns are head-strong meaning they often lead the flock without even trying. 

Common Stereotypes: Dicontented, Diplomatic, Restless, Practical, Eccentric

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