Everything in life has two sides, the yin, and yang, that must be balanced to find perfect harmony. We see this everywhere in nature, from darkness to light, day to night, summer to winter, etc. The same can be said about your Astrological sign. Every Zodiac sign has both a dark side and a light side. In this article, we will be focusing on your more shadowy side.
Keen to find out what the dark archetype of your Astrological sign is and how to overcome this side? Then keep on reading:
Aries – The Tyrant
The dark side of Aries is that the need for success and recognition can become an unhealthy obsession and need for control. This can lead to a sense of entitlement and a lack of compassion and empathy for others. By understanding this dark side, Aries can find ways to channel their ambition into more meaningful pursuits, such as helping others and being grateful for what they have. To balance out their ambition and need for control, Aries must learn to be humble, to listen to others, and to accept that they cannot control everything. This can help them become more compassionate and understanding, and not let their ego get in the way of their relationships.
Taurus – The Fallen Demon
You may focus on the negative, thinking that it will protect you from getting hurt in the future. Taurus loves to control and think that people are things and in their possession. However, this can prevent you from living the life you want and having the relationships you desire. Learning to forgive yourself and others can help you to let go of the past and start fresh with a more positive outlook. When we cling to control, we don’t allow ourselves to be vulnerable, and vulnerability is a key element in establishing trust and connection with others. Learning to forgive can help you to move forward and open yourself to new experiences and opportunities.
Gemini – The Basilisk
Gemini is a sign that can be very sly, especially when the person gives into their dark side. They are the perfect manipulators. Someone might hurt you and you have the know-how to cause some havoc in their life. However, when you learn to forgive, you are no longer consumed by anger and resentment. This allows you to look at the situation objectively, with a clear head and heart, and make decisions that are beneficial to both yourself and the person you were angry with. It also helps you to learn from the situation and take responsibility for your own actions, rather than being stuck in the blame game.
Cancer – The Serpent
Cancers have the ability to be persuasive and can be very convincing when it comes to getting people to do what you want. You may be able to make people believe something that isn’t true, or make them feel guilty for not doing something you want them to do. You also have the ability to charm people and make them feel special and important. It’s essential to be aware of these strengths and use them wisely and for the benefit of others. For example, if someone is feeling down, you can use your charm to make them feel better and more motivated to tackle the task at hand. Similarly, if someone is feeling guilty, you can use your persuasive abilities to help them see things more clearly and come to a better understanding of the situation.
Leo – The Warmaiden
You may have felt like you had to create this persona of being strong and independent to be accepted and have a sense of purpose or belonging. Leo is known for their big, confident energy, but this might not always be authentic. It is possible you feel like you need to put up a show. However, by being your true self, you will discover that you had the power to be accepted and respected all along. You may also realize that you don’t have to depend on anyone else for approval and that you can be happy and fulfilled without having to manipulate or fool others.
Virgo – The Maelstrom
Virgo is known to be one of the most loyal signs in the zodiac, but when hurt, they can be incredibly destructive. Virgo has a tendency to become overwhelmed by emotions and can struggle to process them in a healthy way. This is because Virgos tend to internalize their emotions and take out their pain on themselves rather than on the person who wronged them. To prevent this from happening, it is vital for them to learn how to forgive and how to set healthy boundaries that will protect them from being hurt again. Learning how to accept forgiveness, practice self-care, and set boundaries can help them to cope with difficult emotions in a constructive way and prevent them from lashing out at others.
Libra – The Ravenous
Libra, you can be pretty hard on themselves and compare yourself to those around you. This is because you are used to believing that self-criticism is a necessary tool for self-improvement and growth, however, this can have an unhealthy effect on your self-esteem. This can lead to a lack of motivation and a negative attitude toward life, which can be detrimental to your well-being and success. Learning to recognize and appreciate your accomplishments can help to create a more positive outlook and will help to foster a healthier relationship with yourself.
Scorpio – The Poisoned Dart
Scorpios are known to have strong desires that they are determined to achieve, often at all costs. However, by channeling this energy in a positive direction, they can use their analytical skills to benefit the greater good. This also requires them to be mindful of how their words can affect others and to take a more diplomatic approach when dealing with others. While Scorpio is known for its passionate and intense traits, it is also important to remember that it is a sign of transformation and healing. Learn to use your analytical skills by being mindful of how your words affect others, you can allow your true power to shine through.
Sagittarius – The Tempest
As a Sagittarius, you are always looking for something new and exciting so you can feel free. Unfortunately, this can lead to you avoiding and running away from situations that require hard work and effort, even if those situations have the potential to bring you joy and fulfillment. It is essential to take the time to pause and reflect before jumping into a situation or running away from it. Taking the time to pause and reflect helps you to acknowledge that the short-term discomfort associated with difficult situations may be worth the long-term growth and rewards. It can also give you the courage to take risks and face challenges that could potentially lead to personal growth.
Capricorn – The Leviathan
Capricorn‘s strength is in being able to remain composed and in control even in the most difficult of situations. This ability allows them to remain focused and make calculated decisions that can have a huge impact. However, this strength can also be a weakness as they have a tendency to be too guarded and not show their true feelings, even to those closest to them. This can lead to misunderstandings and missed opportunities. People who are good at making calculated decisions can sometimes be too focused on the end result and not take into account the emotional aspects of a situation. This can lead to them not being as open as they should be, which can hinder relationships.
Aquarius – The Beast
As an Aquarius, you’re known for your strong sense of empathy, and you are often the one people turn to for solace and protection. Unfortunately, this can lead to a lot of emotional burdens as you take on more than you can handle – this is when you snap and find yourself wanting to distance yourself from everyone. Overcommitting can lead to feelings of guilt and resentment, as you feel like you have let yourself or your loved ones down. It’s important to set boundaries and express yourself in a clear, honest way so that you can find balance in your relationships and not become overwhelmed.
Pisces – The Sword
Their sense of intuition and empathy often guides Pisces, and they are in tune with their emotions. They understand that their beliefs can shape the way they interact with the world, and they strive to stand up for what they believe in, even if they do not always win. By letting go of situations that are not worth fighting for, they are able to find inner peace. They know that it is important to put their energy into things that matter and to stand up for their beliefs, even if it means that they have to face some opposition. At the same time, they also realize that it is important to know when it is time to move on and focus on the things that are worth fighting for.