4 Zodiac Signs Who Almost Always Avoid Confrontation In Relationships

How comfortable are you and your partner with confronting issues head on? Do you tend to address the problem right away, prefer to just brush it off, or hold onto it quietly until you finally can't hold back anymore? If either of the last two scenarios are resonating with you, there's a good chance you might be one of the zodiac signs who aren’t confrontational in relationships, because you just want to get along.

Honestly, there is nothing wrong with keeping the peace. Some signs seek to avoid conflict because they really want to pick and choose their battles carefully, while others might have a harder time feeling comfortable expressing negative emotions, and tend to hold them in until they can’t anymore. This is why, if you happen to be dating any of these signs, one way to help them feel seen and appreciated is to be on the lookout for more subtle clues that they have something on their mind, and offer them the opportunity to express themselves safely without it feeling like a big argument. Even if you don't like conflict, being open about issues with your partner is an important form of communication, and can lead to more emotional intimacy. With that in mind, here are the signs that avoid conflict whenever possible.

Cancer (June 21 — July 22)
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Despite being very sensitive, Cancer tends to struggle with speaking what’s on their mind. Chances are, they've been accused of being overly emotional in the past, and to avoid that, they hold onto their feelings until they can’t anymore. While their hearts are in the right place (they were just trying to keep the peace, after all) their partners can feel as though their anger "came out of nowhere" when they do, ultimately, burst. So, try to treat your Cancer partner with extra compassion and empathy, so they feel safe speaking up as soon as something's on their mind.

Libra (Sept. 23 — Oct. 22)

For Libra, peace and harmony are incredibly important in a relationship, which is why they tend to just brush things off as much as possible rather than fight over every little thing. Besides, their belief in fairness means they try and see everything from the other person's side. For the most part, this works for an easygoing sign like Libra, but small issues can accumulate over time. When the relationship feels as though it's getting further and further out of balance, Libra will eventually need to reset the scales by having it out with their partner.

Aquarius (Jan. 20 — Feb.18)
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Easygoing Aquarius just doesn’t really “do” confrontation. If they have something to say, they will speak up, but only if they think it's going to have a resolution. They aren’t going to argue for the sake of arguing. If anything, they are more likely to detach and remove themselves from the situation. This is a sign with a humanitarian heart whose worldview is more macro, so small sleights seem petty to Aquarius, who would rather brush them off than engage.

Pisces (Feb. 19 — March 20)

Pieces’ connection to Neptune gives this sign an almost-psychic ability to intuit the feelings of those around them. They know how others are feeling and can adjust their behavior to meet others’ needs, which makes them an incredible partner. The downside is that overt confrontation sounds very loud and uncomfortable to this sign, who is so skilled at picking up on more subtle signs of how their partner is feeling.

Listen, confrontation can be really uncomfortable for anyone, but it's especially uncomfortable for the signs who tend to play their feelings close to the vest. So, if you’re dating one of the above zodiac signs, be on the lookout for clues they have something on their mind. That way, you can help draw them out in a compassionate way that's most likely to produce the best result for you both.