There are no two ways about it, having your heart broken hurts and if it wasn’t for your commitment to finding the love you probably wouldn’t ever throw yourself back in the dating game.
After a string of failed relationships you may well be feeling like real love is never going to happen, but don’t despair you might just be looking in the wrong place.
To save yourself from future heart breaks, it may be time for some deep soul searching. It’s time to take an honest look at what kind of person you are and why you keep falling for the wrong one. Your sun sign can play a huge role in this, as it will not only have an influence on your personality but how you act in relationships and your reactions to certain situations.
Here’s a low down on your biggest love weaknesses based on your sun sign.
1. Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Passionate, full of life and always on the lookout for the next challenge – Aries’ problem is that they never slow down long enough to give love a chance. Looking for energy and love of adventure that matches their own, they will completely devote themselves to a possible love. This rarely lasts though, because at the first sign of trouble they will be gone and will be left heartbroken by the fact they wasted so much time on someone unworthy.
If you’re an Aries, consider slowing down when it comes to your love life. You might feel that the romance is over but go against your instinct to drop a potential partner immediately and give them another chance. You never know, they could surprise you.
2. Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Stubborn and fixed, Taurus’ problem is that possessive streak that just seems to drive partners away. They might be cool at first, but it doesn’t take long for a Taurean’s strong personality to take over, and they can quickly turn into a clingy and overly obsessive lover, who demands constant attention.
This possessiveness only leads to heartbreak though as they cannot handle the object of their affection showing interest in anything else. In the end, their suffocated partner will walk away, leaving the Taurean devastated and distraught by the loss of someone they saw as their own.
While Taureans might think this behavior is just a sign of their deep affection, it isn’t. They need to accept they cannot control their partner and should just appreciate being in their life, rather than trying to rule it.
3. Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Geminis love freedom, fun, light-heartedness and living in the moment. While their boundless energy and love of self-expression might be good at attracting lovers, it can also be the cause of their heartbreak.
At times this love of change and reluctance to be tied down can make them seem uninterested in a partner, who can become insecure over whether a Gemini truly likes them. It doesn’t help that their nature makes them unreliable and undependable and they will constantly let their loved ones down without realizing it.
If Geminis want to hold onto someone they like, they need to properly commit and understand that they can be considerate to their partner, without losing any of their freedom.
4. Cancer (June 21- July 22)
Cancer’s tender side can be their undoing in a relationship. Their problem is they make their partner the center of their world and when they don’t get the same kind of deep devotion, become insecure and bewildered.
For a Cancerian, the most important thing in a relationship is to feel loved and wanted, and if they don’t get this, things can quickly unravel. They can even look elsewhere for the attention and love they so desperately need if they believe their partner is no longer interested.
If they want to avoid heartbreak in the future, a Cancerian needs to learn to communicate. They have a natural inability to speak openly about their true feelings, but it’s only when they do this that their partner will be able to satisfy and understand their needs.
5. Leo (July 23 – August 22)
The life and soul of the party, Leo’s self-confidence and love of the spotlight can be intoxicating at the beginning of a relationship, but with the wrong person, it can soon get old quickly.
A partner can become distant as they struggle to keep up with the whirlwind life of the Leo and opt to walk away rather than compete for attention, breaking Leos heart in the process.
While their confidence might make them seem indestructible, Leos are ruled by their heart and can take a break up harder than any other sign. Their biggest weakness is loyalty if they pick wrong and are betrayed by a lover their suffering can be monumental.
It might not come naturally to them, but if Leo wants to avoid heartbreak they need to take it slow with a new partner and only commit when they are sure, they’re the right person.
6. Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
Virgo’s perfectionism might make them high achievers in life, but when it comes to love, it’s often their downfall.
Their high standards can mean they are often too critical and judgemental of their partner and make them feel inadequate and unable to do anything right. People can only put up with the demanding Virgo for so long and end up breaking their heart when they walk away.
If Virgo wants to avoid repeating these mistakes in future, then they need to stop expecting their partner to live up to the person they think they should be and love who they are – warts and all.
7. Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Balance and harmony are essential for a Libra and heartbreak comes when they can’t find this in a relationship. They’re not going to be able to cope with someone who is too laid back, carefree or is reckless in their attitude to life.
Unfortunately, due to their delicate nature and the need for harmony, they won’t know how to tackle these problems head on and instead can become too focused on the negative. Wallowing in self-pity is never attractive, and it can often cause partners to walk away, leaving the Libran heartbroken.
If they want to avoid this from happening again, be very careful when it comes to picking a partner. You might fall head over heels with a free spirit, but can you cope with that kind of attitude in every aspect of life?
8. Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
The passionate Scorpio needs a wild, exciting and untameable love – or they’re just going to get their heart broken. It can take a lot for a Scorpio to trust someone with their heart and they never get into relationships unless they are head-over-heels in love, but unfortunately, other people do.
Not one for a slow burner, they can sometimes overpower their lovers with robust and intense feelings and end up suffocating them with raging jealousy and suspicion. They need action, drama, and love that is one for the ages, so anyone unable to tap into these extreme and fierce emotions is only going to end up breaking Scorpio’s, heart.
A Scorpio’s love is a lot to take, so before diving into another dramatic love affair, they should be sure that the other person not only feels the same but can handle what’s to come.
9. Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Opposites might attract, but when it comes to Sagittarius, it usually leads to heartbreak. The true thrill seeker, they need a travel buddy and another adventurous soul to journey through life with them – not a homebody, who won’t step outside the box.
The biggest nightmare for Sagittarius is falling into a predictable routine, which will only lead to frustration. When picking a partner, they need to be sure that their lover can match their zest for life otherwise it could all quickly fall apart.
Luckily for Sagittarians, their vibrant energy and active lives mean they will rarely spend time wallowing about the end of a relationship and will soon be on to their next adventure.
10. Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
The conservative Capricorn’s practical and determined nature doesn’t exactly leave them open to much chance of heartbreak, but it does still happen. While they might not be one who is going to be overcome with emotion when it comes to a relationship, they can end up driving a partner away with their in the ability to go with the flow.
A stickler for the details, they can sometimes become distracted by the small things everyone is guilty of doing in a relationship. Whether it’s forgetting to do the washing up or walking mud across a clean floor, they can be guilty of getting down on their partner and turning these little niggles into bigger issues.
Capricorns are ambitious and love setting and completing goals in life. They will need their partner to do the same. Otherwise, a relationship can end up being a huge disappointment.
To avoid heartbreak, Capricorns need to learn to relax and let romance take the lead rather than controlling it at every stage, otherwise no-one will be able to get close to them.
11. Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
While an Aquarius has a loving personality, they can be detached or fearful of their emotions making it hard for people to get close to them. This can sometimes give the impression they’re not interested and a partner can end up walking away, causing heartbreak for the Aquarius, who doesn’t understand the conventional view of love.
An Aquarius likes to play by their own rules in life, and while their unique approach can be attractive at first, not everyone is going to be able to stick it out long-term.
Before settling on a partner, Aquarius needs to make sure they understand them and their way of being. They only are left feeling betrayed and heartbroken when they discover they didn’t share their beliefs.
12. Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
The empathetic Pisces feels deeply and is more in touch with the spiritual, emotional and physical world than any other sign. This natural intuition can lead to heartbreak though as no-one understands Piscean or how intensely they feel.
Idealistic and optimistic about love, they spend their life seeking a profound connection with a partner that transcends the bounds of natural relationships. They will exhaust themselves when it comes to caring for others and feels heartbroken when it fails to live up to the fantasy.
While they’re seeking out this otherworldly connection, partners in their life can be made to feel inadequate, and they will eventually give up and move on.
To avoid future heartbreak, Pisceans need to come back down to earth and learn to take hold back when it comes to a romance and instead take things one step at a time.