Capricorns are annoying because they’re stingy, pessimistic, and they take life too seriously. They’re overly skeptical and big time know-it-alls.
Did you ever get the feeling that you are talking to a guy too old for his age? He’s probably a Capricorn.
Symbolized by the half-goat and half-fish creature, Capricorn navigates the emotional and material realms with ease. The tenth zodiac sign is Intelligent, ambitious, and dependable. But like every sign in the zodiac, there’s a dark side to the sea goat that cannot be ignored.
This earth sign is often stereotyped as materialistic but in the same breath is accused of being cheap.
There is actually a sliver of truth in these accusations. Capricorns are ambitious and persevering so the successful ones are more likely to amass wealth or live in luxury.
At the same time, they are modest and have a conservative attitude toward money. They won’t spend excessively just to impress you. Don’t you know it’s the thought that counts?
The thing is, their ambitious nature is driven by their obsession with financial security. Why else do you think they refuse to ditch their painfully outdated brick phone?
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Capricorns are the most hardworking sign hands down! They are laser-focused on attaining their goals to the point of obsession.
But even with success, some are compelled to want more. To slackers, their work ethics are absurd.
Far too many Capricorns are emotionally aloof. These intensely serious people care so much about their reputation that they’d keep up appearances.
When they try to be funny, their humor is either dry or over-the-top. Here’s looking at you, Jim Carrey, Betty White, and Rowan Atkinson.
Capricorns are known for their pessimistic tendencies. While they can be the most faithful companion one could ever ask for, you will sometimes find them in a somber mood.
When success eludes them, they always have something to blame: bad parenting, unsupportive spouse, and bureaucracy in the workplace.
Ask them how they are, and they’ll tell you everything that is wrong in the world. Capricorns who grew up shy and awkward may shun relationships or marriage. But when they get into a relationship, they do everything to make it work.
Skepticism is part of Capricorn’s psyche. Their research skills are mad and they take pleasure in proving you wrong.
Capricorns are logical and practical. The goat won’t believe in something just because half of its friends say it’s legit. Evidence is key, people!
The problem with skeptics is that they often miss too many opportunities. Sometimes they end up being the victim of their own biases, rejecting facts just because the evidence presented does not work for them.
Wiser beyond their years, it can be exhausting to chat with a Capricorn native who has a finger in every pie.
Money matters are their forte, so if you want to learn about stocks, forex trading, or even crypto—ask a Capricorn friend.
At work, they tend to micromanage. Capricorns believe they can do no wrong. For someone who analyzes every move, and every choice available to them with military precision, they expect everyone to follow their thought process.
Questioning the goat’s decision is never a good idea.
Gemini is the first air sign in the zodiac, and air signs are generally incompatible with earth signs. Capricorn takes offense over every little thing, which doesn’t match the playful and reckless side of Gemini.
This partnership can go either way, as some Capricorns can be adventurous, seeking fresh experiences just like the carefree Gemini. If the goat would be more open to trying new ideas and being a good communicator, it would have a chance to win the heart of the social butterfly.
Just like the sun, Leo prefers people to revolve around them, something that could perplex the stern Capricorn. As a lover, the goat seems aloof and cold, while the charismatic lion charms everyone with its beauty and wit.
As the saying “opposites attract” goes, this union has some potential. That is if both try to understand what makes the other tick. If they are encouraged to relax, Capricorns love to travel and be close to nature. The adventurous Leo can guide them out of their shells.
Both Capricorn and Sagittarius are deep thinkers, despite the latter’s freewheeling attitude.
Their differences may be too extreme, but they also make for an intriguing match.
The goat admires the archer’s enthusiasm and jovial approach to life, while the archer is intrigued with the goat’s reserved nature. When Capricorn tries to unleash their controlling streak, it could spell trouble for this match.
Capricorns are rule-abiding and a little set in their ways. Aquarius natives are provocative and are always looking for ways to push the envelope.
Unlike the Capricorn archetype, the water-bearer doesn’t have a lot of interest in power or money. In the workplace, a Capricorn boss is the ultimate boss. They are not the talkative sort. So, don’t ask too many questions. Never try to outshine them.
If you know Aquarius well, these aren’t something they can tolerate without a hitch. It’s safe to say that an Aquarius and Capricorn pairing is challenging if not catastrophic.
The Capricorn-Pisces love affair may appear glum and unexciting at the surface. But the strong connection between the two is nothing short of magical.
Both are in touch with their emotional needs, although the horned goat doesn’t wear its heart on its sleeves.
Capricorn likes to take things slowly. Pisces plays for keeps. To Capricorn, Pisces is a reprieve from the trappings of modern life. Together they form a deep, lifelong bond that makes for a beautiful relationship.
If the Scorpio and Capricorn match is a fiction book, it’s a slow-burn romance trope. They lack the combustible chemistry of two fire signs, but the romantic build-up and sexual tension between the two are captivating.
Scorpio is the most complex of all zodiac signs and can be too complicated for the practical Capricorn. However, they bring out the best in each other. The methodical approach of Capricorn is balanced by the emotional intensity of Scorpio.
Home is sacred for these two signs. Even to the highly ambitious Capricorn, family is never cast aside for business. In the zodiac wheel, Cancer and Capricorn sit directly opposite each other. But in real life, they vibrate at the same frequency.
Opposing zodiac signs usually get along well. Cancers are naturally perceptive without even trying and understand the practical and pragmatic attitudes of Capricorns. The goat may lack the warmth and passion that the crab requires, but it satisfies the Crab’s lust for secure and stable family life.
It’s rare for a Capricorn to connect to a person on a deeper level, and romance is not on the top of their priority list. But when they do find their “person,” they want to keep that person for life.
Taurus prefers life at a set pace and appreciates the slow and steady approach of Capricorn. As two earth signs, Capricorn and Taurus value tradition and security. Both love to indulge in the finer things in life: antique furniture, designer clothes, and other luxuries.
But they also understand the value of hard work in achieving their financial goals. This is a pairing that will most likely succeed despite all the hurdles.
A Capricorn’s self-esteem is tied strongly to their perceived success in life. The more successful they are, the more they feel good about themselves. Since their idea of success revolves around money, status, and career, they appear superficial to many people. However, this earth sign is also guided by love, respect, and compassion. Capricorns need a partner who will introduce a fresh dynamic into their lives.
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