Developing connections can be hard, especially during a pandemic. Although building friendships is so important for our mental health, lifestyle choices and overall support. Friendships can be a good reflection on your personal character traits, represented by your birth chart. This chart explains where all the planets in the sky stood at your time of birth. Your placements can help you understand your strengths and weaknesses in various aspects of your life, including friendships. What sign will be your shoulder to cry on? What sign will help you in a dilemma? To answer these questions, read below to see how the signs act in friendships!
Aries can be a super supportive friend, but have difficulty actually listening to what others have to say. Aries’ independence could make it hard for others to feel important in their lives, but they make it up through adventures. This confident sign protects their friends and speaks up for others. Whether you asked them to fix your problems or not, Aries won’t hesitate to lend you a hand. You’ll really get to know an Aries when they express emotions, because sometimes they’ll forget to ask others how they feel. Aries have this sense of enthusiasm that carries into friendships. They will create the energy in the group and will make people feel welcome.
Compatible Friends: Aquarius, Leo, Sagittarius
Tauruses make reliable, loyal friends...until you do them wrong. A Taurus friend knows how to communicate emotions, but has a hard time seeing different perspectives. They also have trouble dealing with change, so be cautious when springing something new upon them. Tauruses value their friendships, and will go to the ends of the earth to bring you pleasure. They are the type of friend to help you get over an ex with a tub of ice cream. A Taurus friend will need constant validation, so they typically tend to prefer one-on-one connections. This sign really cares about quality time, but be aware of their self-care days!
Compatible Friends: Virgo, Capricorn, Pisces
Geminis are super talkative and always down for activities with friends! Geminis are always on the go, so making them commit is sometimes hard. They’ll always be curious about their friends' lives, but keeping them interested could be difficult! This sign also relies on one-on-one friendships for stronger, more genuine connections. Although, Geminis usually double dip in two sets of friends, a relaxed group and a deep group. A Gemini is the type of friend to remember every single detail about you. They thrive off new connections, new experiences and new ideas. Gemini’s are usually an open friend, which will make your life exciting! This sign often gets distracted, which leads to a failure to prioritize friendships and quality time. On the flip side, they will comfort you while distracting you with fun activities.
Compatible Friends: Libra, Aries, Leo
Cancers tend to be compassionate, especially when it comes to their friends. Cancers tend to be sensitive, but usually have a hard time expressing it. This sign is the type of friend to include everyone, because they know it hurts when being excluded. They want to make their friends feel loved and wanted. Tension can rise when a Cancer friend is overwhelmed, because their communication rapidly deteriorates. Cancers will make you feel like family, and are great hosts who know how to make friends feel comfortable.
Compatible Friends: Scorpio, Taurus, Capricorn
Leos tend to make other people feel good, as long as the energy is being reciprocated. They shine in the spotlight, which can make them dominant in the friendship. Leos usually go for creative friends, who know how to have fun. This fiery sign is not shy and can make friends easily, but usually don’t like to initiate. If they feel like someone is letting them down, they won’t hesitate to cut the friendship off. If they feel like you are worthy, they will fight for the friendship. Leos are the type of friend to entertain, because they want to show everybody what they’re good at. This sign will always stick up for real friends, even when drama is involved.
Compatible Friends: Aries, Sagittarius, Libra
Virgos are one of the most genuinely caring signs and will listen to all of your problems. Virgos are the sign to go to if you need clarity on a situation. They are always down for a deep conversation, even though they usually come off introverted. This sign likes a lot of downtime, so don’t be mad if they choose to not hangout with you every other day. As much as they like other people opening up to them, they have a hard time on their own. They would rather show up for others, than show up for themselves at times. Virgo’s can often be annoyed when a friend is making a “bad decision” or just not using the advice they gave them. They truthfully just want the best for their friends.
Compatible Friends: Taurus, Gemini, Cancer
Libras are chill friends, who are easy to maintain connections with. They can be hard to read, which may cloud your judgement of where you stand with them. Libras don’t like to let things slide, but they will for a friendship. They are an honest sign, but sometimes have difficulty opening up about tough topics. Libras will avoid conflict at all costs, which could make them seem superficial. Even so, Libras are the type of friend to make connections with everyone. A Libra friend may not see you often, but will be there for you whenever you need.
Compatible Friends: Aquarius, Gemini, Leo
Scorpios are passionate about their friendships, but can be paranoid when they feel like they’re being rejected. Scorpios usually develop deep connections in one-on-one friendships, but they have a lot of casual friends as well. They are known for isolating to recharge, so don’t take it personally. Scorpios are the type of friend to make sure all your needs are taken care of. These are the type of people you want around in an emergency, because they won’t get scared off. Scorpios are usually not fast to make close friends, because they want people to be real. Once you become close with a scorpio, you have them for life.
Compatible Friends: Taurus, Pisces, Virgo
Sagittarians are open-minded signs, welcoming all types of people in their circle. Sagittarians are enthusiastic and supportive of friends, but may be self-serving at times. This sign is bound to grow and change overtime, especially with their friends. They are full of creative ideas and are always looking for the next adventure. Sagittarius friends are not the best listeners, but they are the best at making everyone laugh. A lot of people don’t know this, but Sagittarians also have a serious side to them. They need friends who can go on late-night adventures, but also be able to talk about climate change.
Compatible Friends: Libra, Gemini, Aries
Capricorns often make friends with people who have similar lifestyles to them. Sometimes they can come off as judgemental, but it’s only because they know what they want out of a friendship. Friendships in this sign may be difficult for this reason. However, when you’re friends with a Capricorn ,you will see their lighthearted side. Capricorns are the type of friend to party with you on Saturday, then watch movies all Sunday. You can rely on this sign and they will maintain a steady friendship with you! Capricorns are known for having friends of different ages, because they love learning about all types of people.
Compatible Friends: Virgo, Taurus, Scorpio
Aquarians tend to be very social and often involved in many friend groups. Aquarians are eccentric and very warm to their friends. They are open-minded to new friendships, but sometimes can come across as unfriendly. Aquarians are simply trying to think through their thoughts and emotions. They can sometimes dive full-speed into friendships, before understanding what they're getting involved with. This sign can be full of surprises and thoughtful gifts. They are the type of friend to talk to you about everything under the sun.
Compatible Friends: Sagittarius, Libra, Gemini
Pisces are very compassionate, but are cautious to who they let in their circle. This sign is known for showing empathy towards others, especially if you’re friends. Pisces love being around friends, but will never admit to needing alone time. Pisces are the type of friend to listen to all your sob stories. They need friendships who will help them grow and expand their knowledge. Pisces can often get scammed by friends, because of their will to keep giving. This is when they can become bitter. Never get on a Pisces bad side!
Compatible Friends: Cancer, Scorpio, Capricorn
Written by: Chloe West