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If you’re into astrology chances are you’ve spent a ton of time researching your zodiac sign and all of the others. Our star signs are actually very useful when it comes to explaining things about ourselves to others.

Now, whether you are aware or not all of our zodiac signs have a dark side. This dark side often includes our fears. The more aware of these things we become the easier it is to face them, what are you secretly afraid of based on your zodiac sign?

Aries: (March 21-April 19)

Fear of Losing Those You Care For

When it comes to losing a friend or lover you can hardly handle it. You are someone who tends to throw yourself into battles that should not be fought, because of your drive to win you often damage relationships with others. Sometimes those you love stop fighting back and leave, this is something that terrifies you and makes you very insecure.

Taurus: (April 20-May 20)

Fear of Being Financially Unstable

You love being comfortable and are someone who cares highly about material things. These things make you happy and when you cannot have them you do not feel content. You are someone who guards money well and is almost never in debt. If you notice your account dwindling you will do whatever you need to in order to get it built back up.

Gemini: (May 21- June 20)

Fear of Leaving

You see your home as your safe zone so when it comes to moving or going someone where unfamiliar you would rather stay home or in the same place. This is something that creates a state of isolation and is not good for you. While new places and people can be terrifying you handle the situations well. Explore the unfamiliar.

Cancer: (June 21-July 22)

Fear of Making Big Decisions

You are very indecisive and are afraid of making important decisions. You change your mind so often that you can’t often commit to one answer. Overthinking contributes to this greatly.

Leo (July 23-August 22)

Fear of Being Forgotten

You are someone who needs attention and validation. you often do whatever you can to prevent people from ignoring you. You often feel that if something is not seen by others it is not as important, this is not correct. You are important no matter who notices you and who does not.

Virgo: (August 23-September 22)

Fear of Being Seen as Incomplete

You do your best to make sure everything in your personal life and the physical world stays organized and looks as it should. It does not take much at all to send you into a terrible spiral of negativity. Staying organized is a means of keeping one’s emotions locked inside. Their one true fear is being incomplete on the inside and having that reflect on the outside.

Libra: (September 23-October 22)

Fear of Loneliness

You imagine spending your life alone day in and day out, it frightens you. While you are loving, passionate, and a great romantic partner you still are terrified. You have no trouble in relationships but do not handle breakups well at all, you should rely on yourself more for happiness than others. There is nothing wrong with you, you will not end up alone, relax.

Scorpio: (October 23-November 21)

Fear of Being Intimate With Others

You are extremely sensitive and give full expression to your feelings. You are terrified of being with others because of your fear of abandonment as well as engulfment. You are terrified of losing the relationship altogether so you keep things as they are. You tend to draw people in only to turn them away, stop pushing people out of your life.

Sagittarius: (November 22-December 21)

Fear of Closed Off-Spaces

While you are a natural explorer you are only interested in doing it as you would prefer, on your terms and no one else’s. You do not like confined spaces whether it be in the physical world or emotional. Nothing makes you more afraid than something constricting your freedom.

Capricorn: (December 22-January 19)

Fear of Failing

You are a workaholic, to say the least, you are not going to allow yourself to be a failure. You desire success much more than most people. This can be both a good and bad thing, you are often far too hard on yourself. Slow down a bit from time to time.

Aquarius: (January 20-February 18)

Fear of Institutionalization

You are not happy being in school, at work, married, or even in the hospital. The idea of these things makes you feel trapped, to say the least. When you think of anything regarding institutionalization it makes you think of being intellectually imprisoned and you cannot handle that. You are much happier being able to rely solely on yourself.

Pisces: (February 19-March 20)

Fear of Having to Take On Responsibility For Things

You are someone who tries your best to live in a fantasy world. You do what you want and are completely against growing up, this is a big problem. You should not be avoiding the responsibilities that come with being a grownup.