In a world fascinated by astrology, the question of the best zodiac sign continues to captivate individuals seeking guidance, insight, and even a sense of validation. With twelve distinct signs, each representing unique characteristics and personalities, it can be a daunting task to determine which zodiac sign reigns supreme. From the intuitive Pisces to the fiery Aries, the practical Virgo to the passionate Scorpio, and all those in between, a journey into the realm of astrology invites us to compare, debate, and ultimately explore how our zodiac signs shape our lives. So, let us delve into the intriguing world of astrology and see if we can unravel the mystery of the best zodiac sign.
Regrettably, Pisces is the most unfavorable sign in this examination. There are numerous advantages and disadvantages to being with a Pisces, unfortunately, certain drawbacks outweigh the benefits.
Their most significant flaw? Pisces lovers have an excessive sensitivity and often take things personally (via Self). We're not implying that sensitivity is negative, but when it reaches the point of constantly being on the verge of tears, it becomes excessive. This sensitivity may also manifest as excessive nurturing. Female Pisces, according to Pisces Macy Daniela Martin, is described as "extremely nurturing, bordering on excessive, solely driven by her desire to take care of you" (via Your Tango).
So, if Pisces women are overly sensitive and nurturing, what does that mean for Pisces men? Pisces men can be loyal and committed, but they can also be pessimistic and indecisive (via Romance Scams). Dealing with an indecisive man can be quite challenging.
Next on the list are Virgos. Like Pisces, Virgos can also be overly sensitive. Furthermore, like Pisces, they tend to take things personally and seriously. Do you notice a pattern here? This is because Virgos and Pisces are sister signs. "Sister signs are opposing signs or six signs apart," explained astrologer Astrodim in an interview with PopSugar.
Virgos are known for their analytical nature, but at times it comes across as judgmental or nitpicky, which are not desirable qualities in a long-term commitment (via Bustle). These earth signs tend to suppress their emotions, but eventually, they reach a breaking point, and seeking help becomes inevitable (via Elite Daily).
All these traits can create a recipe for disaster, and they require a specific kind of person who can handle them. Luckily, there is someone for everyone.
When it comes to commitment, Sagittarius individuals are infamous for being commitment-phobes. Although, to be fair, this is something that many fire signs struggle with.
Do you really want a partner with commitment issues for the long run? Probably not. After all, the main point of having a long-term partner is to have someone who is willing to stick around, someone with whom you can settle down. It's the most important aspect, right?
Their commitment issues may stem from easily getting bored, which means they can lose interest in you as well (via Bustle). They thrive on new experiences and fun, often feeling that committed relationships prevent them from enjoying those things to the fullest.
To provide some perspective on their personalities, it's worth mentioning that Miley Cyrus is a Sagittarius (via Allure). Her song "Can't Be Tamed" could easily be the national anthem for Sagittarius individuals.
Two words that sum up Cancers: mood swings. If no one else has said it, we'll say it. Being involved with someone who is constantly upset can be challenging and draining.
Unfortunately, that's not the worst trait of Cancers. If you thought Taurus signs were stubborn, Cancers are on a whole new level. They have a "hill I'm willing to die on" mentality, even when they're wrong (via Your Tango). This trait resonates with the Virgo motto of "I'm always right, and you're wrong."
Did we mention how clingy they can be? It's the kind of clinginess that demands constant reassurance, and that's not something people have time for (via TheTalko). Affection is great, but feeling suffocated is not. They may even manipulate the situation to make you think that you're the clingy one in the relationship, which can be disorienting and unsettling (via Pink Villa).
Speaking of stubborn signs, Taurus signs are infamous for their stubbornness. That's probably why they often need time to recharge emotionally, as their stubbornness can be exhausting.
Interestingly, this trait differs between genders. Taurus women often appear more tolerant than Taurus men, but this can vary from person to person. Taurus men have a reputation for being jealous and possessive, which most people try to avoid (via Medium). Feeling like you can't do or see anything without your partner becoming suspicious is suffocating.
On the other hand, Taurus women, like most earth signs, are practical and analytical (via Saga). Commitments hold great significance to them, so they won't rush into anything without careful consideration. If a Taurus woman gives you her time, consider yourself special.
(Getty Images)October 23 – November 21
Ah, Scorpio, the goth sign. The alluring, mysterious sign associated with darkness. Even if it weren't my star sign, I would still place it at the top because I'm a predictably spooky goth individual. It may become tiresome to always be typecast as a seductive figure with murderous tendencies, but having a star sign that is perfect for tattoos makes it worthwhile. Plus, Scorpio is a water sign, and water is the most compelling element. Apparently, we possess Machiavellian intelligence, an obsession with truth, and even psychic powers. It sounds like the beginning of a character's biography for a new Marvel anti-hero, and it's undeniably cool. Who wouldn't want a fiercely loyal and intimidating bad-ass to intimidate their enemies and possibly crush them underfoot? Although I find the birthstone of yellow topaz slightly underwhelming, overall, the Scorpio aesthetic gets a perfect score of 10/10. I would willingly choose to be born under this sign again.
When you think of a sign that is often criticized, Gemini is likely one of the first to come to mind. You probably expected them to rank lower on this list, didn't you? The main reason is that with Geminis, what you see is what you get. No hidden agenda when everyone knows your typical behavior.
While Geminis may sometimes deserve the negative reputation they have, they aren't as terrible as some others on this list. Yes, Geminis are known for being labeled as "two-faced," but they can wield this duality for both good and evil. Stirring up drama out of sheer boredom doesn't exactly fall into the "good" category (via Bustle).
Having the ability to be flexible and pursue various interests isn't inherently bad (via Metro). Perhaps that's why many find them to be hot and cold.
When it comes to relationships, Libras fall in the mid-tier category. They aren't the best, nor the worst. The inherent weakness of Libras lies in their difficulty with commitment. As a sign ruled by Venus, Libras are almost addicted to romance and tend to engage with multiple individuals simultaneously (via Vogue).
On the flip side, once they do commit, they commit completely (via Vice). Equality is of utmost importance to them, evident from their symbol being a scale (via Elite Daily). Whether it's in the bedroom, where equal pleasure is sought (who would say no to that?), or in everyday life, Libras will never settle for a one-sided relationship.
If a relationship starts becoming one-sided, Libras have a tendency to stay even when they know it's not working. We don't quite understand it either. On one hand, you'll get unwavering loyalty, but it may go to extremes.
Aquarians aren't the type to make grand romantic gestures, but perhaps that suits your preferences— who are we to judge? "Don't expect to be swept off your feet if you're dating a water bearer," explained astrologer Clarisse Monahan in an interview with Bustle.
What they lack in romance, they make up for in physical touch. Once an Aquarius opens up to you, you'll notice that physical touch dominates their concept of love language (via Paired Life). So, if being showered with hugs and kisses doesn't appeal to you, it's best to avoid an Aquarius partner.
On the bright side, they are known for being monogamous. "Aquarians need to be seen, so maintaining multiple partnerships may be challenging for them," said astrologer Tess Lee (via Nylon). When most people think of long-term relationships, monogamy tends to come to mind, so they have that going for them.
AriesIt's quite evident that the majority of individuals have a complex relationship characterized by both affection and aversion towards those born under fire signs. However, if you happen to be one of them, your adoration for yourself knows no bounds. Confidence is undoubtedly a positive attribute, but when it transforms into excessive self-obsession, it becomes an entirely different matter.
Allow us to illustrate this scenario. Imagine encountering an Aries, believing that you have stumbled upon your ideal partner, and perhaps you have. Nonetheless, one day everything crumbles when you gradually realize that they possess an excessive desire to win, exhibit an inflated sense of self-importance, and occasionally succumb to fits of anger (via Elite Daily).
Fortunately, they manage to redeem themselves due to their passionate nature and highly extroverted personality. Rumor has it that they excel in the realm of intimacy as well (via Metro). Discarding an Aries without thought would be unwise; it is simply a matter of assessing the advantages and disadvantages while recognizing your own desires in a relationship.
Leo(Getty Images)July 23 – August 22
Lions are truly remarkable creatures. That is the essence of Leo.
Alright, fine. Leo individuals embody boundless creativity and an overwhelming passion that burns intensely. This is expected, as they are governed by the sun and belong to the fire element—an inherently powerful combination. Ruled by the fifth house, which symbolizes joy, creation, and romance, Leos personify the archetype of the untamed poet and artist. With their captivating charisma and ever-flowing stream of innovative ideas, Leos dominate any space they enter, leaving everyone awestruck and captivated in their presence. Furthermore, their lion-hearted courage and exceptional determination to see every endeavor through to completion make them capable of achieving virtually anything they set their minds to. Remarkably, they also dedicate themselves to supporting their friends in their pursuit of personal triumphs, ensuring that their loved ones reach their own aspirations as well.
In conclusion, while each zodiac sign has its unique strengths and weaknesses, it is impossible to determine definitively which is the best. The diversity and complexity of human personalities cannot be confined to a single zodiac sign. Instead of focusing on superiority, let us appreciate the beauty in the rich tapestry of zodiac signs, recognizing that every individual, regardless of their sun sign, has the capacity for greatness and personal growth. Embrace the qualities of your own zodiac sign, while also celebrating the differences that make each sign special. After all, it is the combination and interplay of these signs that create the colorful mosaic of humanity.