3 Zodiac Signs Leos Will Probably Regret Breaking Up With

"Aquarius is an air sign, which feeds Leo's fire.”

by Kristine Fellizar
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When you're the zodiac sign who's known for being the life of the party, do you have time to dwell on a failed relationship? Post-breakup, Leos are the type to post on Instagram about how much they're loving their new single life. But despite how the zodiac's lion may want to come off post-breakup, some relationships are just difficult to get over. And according to astrologers, there are three zodiac signs Leo will regret breaking up with.

"Leos are Fire signs, so they are extremely passionate and domineering," Michelle Welch and Ashlie Daniel, astrologers at SoulTopia, LLC, tells Bustle. "Although they look fierce, they are very sensitive and carry many insecurities. Overall, they are attentive, easy-going, protective, and loyal, until they don’t get the validation they're looking for in the relationship. Then they flip to the petulant side because their ego has been bruised."

Since it's important for Sun-ruled Leos to feel adored and appreciated by their partner, as astrologer Tara Redfield tells Bustle, they're likely to regret ending a relationship with someone who gave them a lot of attention. But this won't happen often.

As part of their fixed sign nature, Leos don't change their mind too frequently. So if they're missing an ex, it's likely that it was a relationship that has a special place in their heart. Here are the zodiac signs Leo will likely regret breaking up with.


Aries Zodiac Signs (March 21 — April 19)

One zodiac sign that will always linger in Leo's mind is Aries. In fact, Welch and Daniel say the ram is Leo's ultimate "one that got away." They're both Fire signs who love trying new things, so life will never get boring with these two. Both Aries and Leo zodiac signs are independent and strong-willed, so neither will smother the other. And even though they're similar, they'll challenge each other in ways that push them to grow individually.

One of the biggest sources of tension between these two is their tendency to be selfish. Aries rules the first house of the self, while Leo is ruled by the Sun. As astrologer Clarisse Monahan previously told Bustle, “two Fire signs can be quite combustible together.” These two, in particular, may get “stuck in a battle of wills.” At times, their individual needs will come before the relationship. Leo wants a partner who will put them first and give them a ton of attention, but Aries isn’t like that by nature. That’s not to say they never will put their partner’s needs before their own — they just can’t be forced to do so. Leo may decide they want a partner who’s much more attentive and will end things with the ram. But even so, astrologers say Leo may look back and miss the excitement of being with Aries.


Sagittarius (November 22 — December 21)

Like Aries, Sagittarius is another fiery match for Leo. "They have a great enthusiasm for life and a desire for adventure," Redfield says. "Sagittarius also keeps things interesting enough for Leo, and appreciates Leo's showmanship personality." Creative Leo always comes up with wild ideas to try, and adventurous Sagittarius is always down for the ride. They're true partners in crime and a couple that others love being around.

But like Aries, the archer may not give Leo zodiac signs the type of relationship they crave. Sagittarius' need for freedom and non-committal attitude may cause issues with fixed Leo. To be fair, Sagittarius isn’t known for being a sign that cheats. However, Leo isn’t the type to enjoy “seeing where it goes.” They’d feel much more secure about their partner’s feelings if they had labels. Plus, Leo may take offense to a partner who doesn’t want to commit to them after seeing each other for some time — their ego may take a hit.

Sagittarius' brutal honesty might also be a little too much for the secretly sensitive Leo to handle. Even if Leo knows Sagittarius isn't the best for them long-term, they'll still wonder about what could've been.


Aquarius (January 20 — February 18)

Aquarius is Leo's opposite in the zodiac wheel, which naturally makes them appealing to the lion, says Redfield. "Aquarius is an air sign, which feeds Leo's fire," she says. "These two are different as Aquarius is more serious than Leo, but they both enjoy being social and seen." Like Leo, Aquarius is a fixed sign who values stability and loyalty. The lion will love how open-minded and unique Aquarius is. They'll feel like they can truly be themselves without being judged.

But again, Aquarius is a highly independent sign. They even have a reputation for being on the cold side. This can cause a lot of uncertainty for Leo, who craves warmth and constant affection. They’re both fixed signs, so they tend to be set in their ways. These two may argue constantly over how much time is spent together, and Leo may be left questioning whether all this stress is even worth it. Regardless, Leo will have a hard time ending a relationship with their opposite sign, and may always consider going back.


Tara Redfield, astrologer

Michelle Welch and Ashlie Daniel, astrologers at SoulTopia, LLC

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