Each Sign Has A Slightly Creepy Habit — Here’s Yours

Are you the FBI agent of your friend group? Or maybe the one who loves true crime podcasts?

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If you’re into astrology, then you likely embrace the glowing aspects of your zodiac sign, like how you always plan the best girls’ trips or give the best wedding speeches. But each zodiac sign also has a creepy little gremlin side to their personality, and that’s equally as important to shed light on.

Whether it’s your love for all things paranormal, the trivia you know as a diehard horror movie fan, or the fact you get a little too nosy on Zillow, you’ll know you’ve found a good group of friends when you can talk about these interests over drinks without anyone batting an eye.

In fact, these hobbies and traits aren’t so much “creepy” as they are interesting and esoteric, and it’s often what makes you unique. According to astrologer Stina Garbis, each zodiac sign’s creepiest quality stems from the interests and quirks associated with its ruling planet.

Again, this could be a hobby you like to do in your spare time or a personality trait that sets you apart from the pack. While there’s nothing wrong with having quirky energy — especially since it’s often what makes you so unique — it’s interesting to know more about the shadowy, and possibly unevolved parts of your birth chart.

Read on for the creepiest thing about your zodiac sign, according to an astrologer.


Aries (March 21 - April 19)

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Aries has been a true crime fan for decades. According to Garbis, it’s because of their Mars ruling planet, which piques their interest in gruesome details. They want to know everything there is to know about the world’s most famous crimes, as well as the events that aren’t getting as much news or attention.

This fire sign likes to work like a detective to help solve a case and they often post on forums when they spot a clue. To know an Aries is to know they’ve listened to every true crime podcast, seen every documentary, and that they can rattle off the names of every serial killer.



Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

To put it bluntly, Taurus is a total stalker when it comes to other peoples’ houses. As a sign ruled by Venus, the planet of aesthetics, they’ll peek in your windows when they pass by at night — but only because they want to see your decor.

They also love to zoom in on all the details of homes listed on Zillow. This earth sign wants to see what’s on a bedside table or bookshelf, and they might even show up at an open house to do a casual walk-through, even though they have no intention of buying.


Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

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Gemini can’t stop themselves from digging up dirt on social media. At any given time, you can bet thousands of Geminis are 15 scrolls deep into someone’s Instagram, Venmo history, or defunct blog from 2016.

Their goal? To learn more about you and see who you’re connected to. This air sign is ruled by Mercury, the planet of communication, so they have a deep need to gather info, says Garbis. They might even create an alternative account so they can creep in stealth mode.

If you need someone to dig up dirt on your date or see what an ex is up to, Gemini’s got your back.


Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

According to Garbis, this water sign has been known to go through people’s phones. If given the chance, a Cancer will take a quick look at your texts, photos, and the websites you’ve visited, partially out of curiosity and partially out of insecurity.

As a sign ruled by the moon, Cancers tend to worry about stability, which means they’ll often cross boundaries to ensure they aren’t being lied to. If they suspect a partner is fibbing, they’ll figure out their password so they can double-check.

Sometimes, though, they’ll snoop just for fun. “They would 100% read your diary,” says Garbis, so make sure you lock it up.


Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22)

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Since Leo is ruled by the sun they naturally like to be the center of attention, and that often means they’ll do anything for the spotlight — including talking behind your back. They love to be the bearer of bad news and the giver of gossip, especially if it’s getting a laugh.

It’s creepy because you can never be too sure if a Leo will keep your secrets. They’ve been known to risk friendships in favor of telling a juicy little story at brunch. Eventually, many Leos realize they need to be a little more careful with their words, but others will continue to gossip for the plot.


Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)

You’d be appalled if you ever looked at a Virgo’s internet search history. There’s nothing dark, but they definitely delve into the most niche corners of the internet, as it’s so easy for them to fall down a rabbit hole.

As another sign ruled by Mercury, they often become obsessed with a certain topic, and once they do, they’ll stay up until 4 a.m. doing research. According to Garbis, there’s nothing wrong with looking things up, but it’s often what they look up that raises some eyebrows.


Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)

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Libra tends to copy other’s ideas without even realizing it. They might steal your style, copy your haircut, or share your ideas at work as if they’re their own.

As a sign ruled by Venus, the planet of love, they might steal your style or copy your ideas because they admire or look up to you, but it can also be something sneaky they’re doing on purpose to get ahead.

Because they’re such a sociable air sign, it’s easy for them to laugh it off if they get caught, and just like that, they’ll win everyone over again. But there’s often one or two friends or coworkers who see what’s really going on, and they don’t like it one bit.


Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)

As a sign ruled by Pluto, Scorpio loves horror movies almost a little too much. While other signs can be found watching cute romcoms and interesting documentaries, this water sign will turn off all the lights, choose the creepiest film imaginable, and watch it to feel as scared as possible.

Creepy things are right up their alley, and it often makes their friends a little worried. Scorpio’s interest in horror extends to their love of Halloween, which they take way too seriously, as well as graveyards and all things paranormal.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)

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Sagittarius has no rules when it comes to living life, and to some people, it can make them seem a bit creepy, chaotic, or unpredictable. Ruled by fun-loving Jupiter, this fire sign will do things like sleep in their car in a Walmart parking lot or hop on the back of a motorcycle driven by a perfect stranger.

They often make odd choices, but it’s because they like to get wrapped up in adventure. If they go too long without having an original experience, they’ll find a way to create a problem for themselves just for the rush of adrenaline.


Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)

Capricorn has the weirdest dreams. While they can’t help what plays in their head at night, it’s not uncommon for them to have gruesome nightmares and midnight musings that would make your blood run cold.

Many times, they’ll wake up, text the dream to the group chat, and accidentally ruin everyone’s day.

As a sign ruled by Saturn, the planet of responsibility, it’s almost as if their brain wants to let loose at night after a day spent following all the rules, and it does so by dreaming up the weirdest, most twisted visions.


Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)

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Aquarius looks for little ways to be rebellious throughout the day. As an air sign ruled by cheeky Uranus, they might write on the wall in the bathroom, steal a snack from the grocery store, or scratch their initials on a table.

“They’d also put their handprint in wet cement just to leave a little trace of themselves behind, especially when they’ve been drinking,” says Garbis. This habit often means they’re the life of the party, but it might also get them into trouble.


Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20)

If you leave a Pisces alone in your house, be warned that they will go through your stuff. “They’ll look inside your medicine cabinet and sneak a beer out of your fridge,” says Garbis, and they’ll have no qualms about it.

If you ask this water sign to house-sit, for example, they won’t just take out the trash or bring in the mail. They’ll sleep in your bed, try on your clothes, and try a spritz of your perfume.

As a sign ruled by dreamy Neptune, they feel comfortable enough to make themselves at home, but it also means they might cross a boundary or two.

Additional reporting by Brandi Neal


Stina Garbis, astrologer

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