You might be one of the most independent zodiac signs in all of astrology if you have strong opinions and want to do things your own way.
If you try not to rely on others and have a life outside of what their horoscope says, then chances are you’re more independent than most.
Some zodiac signs are born independent and have always thought for themselves.
They stand by their actions, their thoughts, and their beliefs and don’t feel the need to adapt or change just to please other people.
When someone has an independent spirit, they love traveling, seeing new places, and meeting new people.
These zodiac signs travel the world but on their own terms. They don’t want to be forced to stick to someone else’s itinerary, so they often travel alone.
Of course, there are two sides to every coin, and where the most independent zodiac signs struggle is trust.
The only person these zodiac signs know they can count on for sure is themselves, and extending that trust to others is complicated.
That said, all the struggles that independent people go through add to their self-respect, confidence, and strength. It’s a powerful trait to have and is something that no one can ever have too much of.
Most independent zodiac signs
1. Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Aquarius are free-thinkers and what they believe, do, or say isn’t influenced by others.
Aquarius is so independent that they don’t feel compelled to like something just because it’s popular or because other people recommend it.
Aquarians need to find out for themselves, and if they’re the only ones championing something, that’s fine. The only approval that they’re looking for is their own.
Aquarius individuals never go along with the crowd or do the thing that’s expected of them. They’re all about doing their own thing in the most creative and unique way possible.
2. Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Sagittarians as so independent that they need to be free enough to go where they want and do what they want. They don’t want to have to ask for permission from others.
Sagittarians are skilled at adapting which is why they never worry about going somewhere they’ve never been before and don’t speak the language.
They’re able to take risks and challenges in their stride without panicking as they believe in their own skills and abilities.
Sagittarians don’t want to be tied down in any way, physically or emotionally.
3. Aries (March 21 – April 19)
One of the things that makes Aries so independent is their faith in themselves.
They may take risks or make the wrong decisions, but they know that, ultimately, they’re going to get to where they need to be and learn what they need to know. They trust their intuition.
Aries won’t be held back and they’re always going to go for it, even when other people try to talk them out of it.
Aries individuals try to focus on the positive in a situation and strive toward feeling good. They are generally upbeat and have an optimistic attitude.
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4. Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Geminis tend not to covet what other people have and they don’t begrudge them for having it.
They don’t envy, they make it happen for themselves. Geminis don’t live for praise, and they don’t take criticisms to heart. They to take what’s helpful to them from someone else’s critique, but they don’t let it affect them in what they do.
The only person that Gemini needs to impress is themselves, and they don’t lean on others to help them out.
Geminis are extremely intelligent and know how to get what they want without being in debt to another person.
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