Honestly, there are as many turn-offs in the bedroom as there are Zodiac signs — and then some. If you're thinking that turn-offs are about what you do or don't do in bed alone, then you're going about it all wrong. Whether your lover is an air, water, fire, or earth sign will have a major influence on what has the biggest influence over their attraction. While air signs are cerebral and require a lot of intellectual stimulation, water signs are more about emotional connection. If you're dating an earth sign, tend to their physical needs: Feed them, give them a massage, and make sure they're tucked in all warm and cozy. If you're with a fire sign, stoke their flaming thirst through their ego.
As you read through the following list, keep in mind that how you have sex and fall in love is not only governed by your sun sign, but by where your Mars and Venus fall in your birth chart. Venus is the planet of romance and connection, and Mars dictates how people take action. If something doesn't resonate, double check your birth chart. You might find that you have more elements influencing your love life than you realize.
Aries (March 19 To April 19)
Turn-off: lack of humor
If you want to woo this goofy fire sign, you better start practicing your stand up routine. Aries love a good belly laugh, and since they love to tell jokes themselves, you should be prepared to chuckle — even if they make a corny dad joke. Because Aries not only wants to make you laugh, but they also want to be complimented. So let them know how funny you think they are, even if they happen to screw up the punch line.
Taurus (April 21 To May 21)
As the fixed earth sign, Taurus likes to feel grounded in a relationship. Good food, comfortable evenings at home, and solid, intimate, one-on-one conversations are what makes a Taurus feel content within a relationship. A Taurus won't stand one second of discomfort, so if you tell a Taurus you are coming over to hook up, you had better show up or they'll hold it against you forever.
Gemini (May 21 To June 21)
Turn-off: stealing the spotlight
Gemini is a swirly and communicative air sign, who thrives on being the life of the party and the center of attention. They are constantly thinking about their image within a relationship and will never settle for someone who has less social capital than they have or risk feeling threatened by a more popular partner. What Gemini really wants in a relationship is a true twin who reflects their own spirit back at them. Instead of overextending themselves for a relationship, Gemini would rather wait to meet their match.
Cancer (June 22 To July 22)
Turn-off: going out
Cancers love three things: naps, hydration, and being at home. If you are someone who likes to go out on a date before having sex, you better make it an early matinee. Sensitive Cancer feels best when they get plenty of rest, and if they don't get a solid seven to eight hours, they'll be a complete crybaby the next day. If you do convince your Cancer to go out on the town, don't plan on meeting up for cocktails. Cancers are sad drunks and will end up sobbing into their light beer.
Leo (July 23 To August 22)
A Leo turned off by someone's lack of humility might sound counterintuitive, as Leo is fueled by the center of the solar system: the sun. Even though this sign does have an ego, an evolved Leo is never a narcissist. Instead, they have learned how to tame their fire. That's why a Leo will look down on a lover who is too braggy or egotistical in the bedroom: If they've learned how to channel their self-image, they'll wonder why can't you?
Virgo (August 23 To September 22)
Turn-off: being late
Got ~sexy time~ set with a Virgo for Friday? Plan to be on time. If you cut into the hour and 30 minutes a Virgo has specifically set aside for you, then that will set them back on their big plans to dust the blades of their living room ceiling fan and study for the GRE exam. Never keep a Virgo waiting unless you want to ruin their life.
Libra (September 23 To October 22)
Turn-off: routine sex
Even though Libra is a calming air sign, they are still an air sign — and that means they need a lot of mental stimulation. Libra looks for sexual partners who will challenge them and open them up to new experiences. While they are understanding of partners who take a bit of warming up, Libras will lose interest if their partner is too closed off or only ever wants to have missionary sex.
Scorpio (October 23 To November 21)
Turn-off: coming on too strong
Despite their hard exoskeleton, Scorpios are extremely sensitive and will scuttle away if you show them too much affection too fast. If you bring a Scorpio a bouquet on the first date, they might shut the door in your face. Even though they have a reputation as the most sexual of the Zodiac signs, that's only partly true. Scorpios know that their power lies in their genitals, so even though they might talk like they have sex with everybody, in reality, they choose their partners very carefully. If you want to get in bed with a Scorpio, wait until they signal that they're ready for you to make the first move.
Sagittarius (November 22 To December 21)
Sagittarius is the wandering sign of the zodiac, which means they need a lot of adventure in the bedroom. A Sagittarius will be turned off by a partner who is unwilling to try new things or who expects to always play the same role in the bedroom. If you're trying to seduce a Sagittarius, come prepared to switch it up. Otherwise, they will quickly move on to someone else who is more willing to try out a new kink.
Capricorn (December 21 To January 19)
Capricorns are highly ambitious. Their sign is the sea goat, meaning that they ascend throughout their life to the highest mountain peak. They value stability and having firm ground beneath their feet. When a Capricorn decides to be with you, they won't change their mind unless you're insecure about the relationship. The minute that happens, the last you'll see of Capricorn will be their tail on their way out your door.
Aquarius (January 20 To February 18)
Avril Lavigne was probably singing about an Aquarius when she asked, "Why do you have to go and make things so complicated?" As the water bearers, Aquarians are actually incredibly sensitive: They just contain all of their feelings in their metaphorical jar. Before an Aquarius lets you drink from their water, they're going to want to be challenged first. Aquarius likes to read between the lines and pick up on subtle signals, so don't come on too strong. If you want to seduce an Aquarius, pretend like you care even less than they do. Playing games sucks, but Aquarians love when love makes them feel nuts.
Pisces (February 19 To March 20)
Pisces likes to go with the flow, so whatever you do, don't dam up their stream. If your Pisces feels like going out and you want to stay in, encourage them to meet up with their friends. Pisces are loyal and sensitive lovers, so they'll always come back to you if you let them swim away for a bit. Too much routine, and their pool will go stagnant, and their psychic energy will be drained. Before that happens, encourage Pisces to have their own fun. They'll thank you.
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