is so easy to say, “This is just how I am. Take it or leave it.” And
eventually, empowered people will leave it. Therefore, the question
emerges whether you should change any of those patterns of thought or
behavior that repel a significant other.
may need to complete what it starts, stop being bossy and stop expecting
others to carry its anger.
cannot outwardly order its life while leaving its deepest, inner needs
unmet. The beauty of a kind, nurturing heart will ultimately nourish
Taurus more than wealth and beautiful form combined.
wants to talk but may insist on keeping the conversation safe and
superficial. A chameleon, it may tell others what they want to hear but
not back it up with appropriate action.
may live its adult life as a nurtured, dependent child, negating its own
potential to be self-sustaining. It may also be its children’s enabler,
keeping them from growing up to be responsible for themselves.
should regulate its ego so that the
partner is not its satellite. Recreational interests should not be the
priority over responsiveness to the partner.
may be a workaholic, appearing to devalue the emotional investment of its
partner, coming across as inaccessible, contracted or cold.
needs to feel complete without a partner prior to creating a relationship
with someone else. It must not degrade itself or its mate with
is so emotionally deep that others may not be able to get that real.
Inclined to privacy or secrecy, its partner may feel left out.
exalts in finding its spiritual path, but should have respect for
others’ unique experience of the divine. It may unconsciously promote
its freedom, inadvertently appearing to reject its partner.
needs to control itself, not its mate. If a relationship is obsolete, then
“graduate,” but Capricorn shouldn’t use a good friend as a stepping
stone in its social climb to attain higher ranks, devaluing supportive
values causes and social activism more than personal relationships,
therefore coming across as detached and unavailable.
can make inappropriate sacrifices, feeling victimized, compensating by
indulging itself in behavior that isolates it from others. Lacking
boundaries, it may try to be the savior of self-destructive people,
neglecting quality connections.
Jade Emory holds degrees in
psychology and education, has taught internationally at the university
level and has been a counselor since 1970. Jade Emory can be reached by