What Your Zodiac Says About the Way You Lie

Let’s be honest.

Lying is a part of human nature. It’s done to protect someone, for personal benefit or simply because we’re too lazy to face the consequences of our faults by telling the truth. Some feel terribly guilty about it so they refrain from it; others look you right in the eye and lie without feeling a thing, lying being an exaggerated form of storytelling to them. So let’s face it, lying is a part of all of us, no matter which Zodiac we are. The reasons and methods for throwing around those lies vary among different Zodiac signs, which is what we shall explore here and see what astrology has to say about how wildly each sign exaggerates or falsifies.

1. ARIES (March 21 April 19)

Potential to Lie – Medium

The Ram isn’t a compulsive liar even though they would exclaim Hmm, that makes sense without having a clue what you’re talking about, nodding in agreement to hide their ignorance shows Aries aren’t big liars. Their patience levels fluctuate a lot; they can’t bear the melodrama that follows after their lies are exposed. However, when they do lie, it isn’t a big deal to them they consider their reasons justified. You can also read our very famous articles on how to love an Aries and how you should be loved.

2. TAURUS (April 20 May 20)

Potential to Lie – High

Taurians have an inborn tendency to lie straight to your face with such confidence that they’ll make it seem like pure truth, fooling the listener into agreeing with it. Taurians are very stubborn, wanting things to go their way even if that means telling elaborate lies to accomplish that. You can also read our another piece on 7 things that make Taurus the most romantic partner ever.


3. GEMINI (May 21 June 20)

Potential to Lie – High

Gemini people are skillful at webbing lies, it becomes improbable to determine if there’s any grain of truth in it. Being charismatic and tactful, they know just the right thing to say to get what they want. These mischievous people love being under the spotlight; their imaginations run wild so they are amazing at making things up on a whim and being so good at it, you would want to believe them. Also read our separate article for Geminies: 5 Easy Ways to Love a Gemini.

4. CANCER (June 21 July 22)

Potential to Lie – Low

Cancerians are mammas and papas of the zodiac. They have an exceptionally protective nature remember that. They lie for your own betterment even though this doesn’t sound right, now does it? Your Cancerian partner may give you the innocent it’s not you, it’s me breakup line to dump you without hurting your feelings. Cancerians have a tendency to lie to themselves more often than to others. Also read 10 things you need to know about a Cancerian woman.

5. LEO (July 23 August 22)

Potential to Lie – High

Leos have an ego higher than the Eiffel tower; wanting to be under the limelight as much as possible is ingrained in their genes.Their stories may start off as factual, but then exaggerations blend in to amaze their audience. Especially when it comes to spreading scandals and rumors, they twist and bend the truth a lot. Due to their soaring ego, they might also exaggerate how great they are to make you quiver with envy. Here are some qualities of Leo women and how you should treat them the right way. 

6. VIRGO (August 23 September 22)

Potential to Lie – Low

Being analytical, Virgos rarely lie. Like Aries, it’s bothersome for them to face the consequences of lying. They make an exception when truth stands in their way of resolving a situation. Even then they consider their pros and cons, seeing if lying is really worth it. Virgos hate telling despicable lies.  Here are 13 things that you should know about loving a Virgo.

7. LIBRA (September 23 October 22)

Potential to Lie – Medium 

Being diplomatic, Librans lie if they deem it necessary for the greater good. They’re sweet-talkers; they might go as far as pretending to love you for selfish reasons. They believe ends justify means; if by the end of their falsifying account of something, their audience supports them, their lying’s justified and they go home feeling victorious. Also read Why are Libras considered as the best long term partners

8. SCORPIO (October 23 November 21)

Potential to Lie – Medium

Tactful Scorpios make sure their tracks are covered after telling a lie, so it’s difficult to catch them lying. They think things through based on their investigative nature, knowing better than to let their falsehood slip away without thinking about its consequences. Highly observant, they analyze situations from every side. Scorpios are the most revengeful, holding grudges for a long time. If something bad happens to you, they might offer consolatory words while on the inside they would be like Haha, it serves you right.  If you’re planning on dating a Scorpio then you should know the 15 Brutally Honest things about Scorpios.

9. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 December 21)

Potential to Lie – Low

Sagittarians are well-known for their brutally straightforward nature, though their lies deceive completely since this sign’s ruling planet is Jupiter, the planet of excess and expansion. They’re friendly people who value others too much to lie to them. If lying becomes a necessity, they won’t play around and their lies will be the biggest ones you’ll ever hear mostly for a handsome cost.  Also read, 10 Ways to Love a Sagittarius.

10. CAPRICORN (December 22 January 19):

Potential to Lie – Medium

Capricorns seldom lie, but might tell little white lies to stay obedient to someone, make loved ones feel good or to change someone’s perception for the better. Their lies don’t remain hidden for long because their honesty gets the best of them and they spill it all out. 10 Things to Remember While Loving a Capricorn and if you are in a relationship with a Capricorn read, 10 ways to make a strong relationship with a Capricorn!

11. AQUARIUS (January 20 February 18)

Potential to Lie – Low

Aquarians rarely make false claims. They’re either too forgetful to remember specific details or lazy to invent a new false story just for the sake of pleasing or convincing others. Like Geminis, Aquarians are creative storytellers. Even though their lies are too good to be true, they deliver them with such confidence that you end up falling for them. Aquarians tell harmless lies, if they do; never intended to hurt. Also read, 9 Things to Adopt For a Healthy Relationship with an Aquarius.

12. PISCES (February 19 March 20)

Potential to Lie Low

Pisceans are super nice people who find it useless to waste their energies on lying. They only lie for good cause. They’re sensitive and lying then having to face its harsh consequences isn’t their thing. They might rephrase their statements so the truth doesn’t hurt you, which would be viewed as lying to that person. Some other malicious lies they tell would be I enjoy your company, yes, mom loves you etc. Also read, 10 things you need to know about Loving a Pisces.

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