Things To Know About The Capricorn Zodiac Sign

 

Most of us have interacted with a Capricorn many times in our lives. They are always talking about hard work. They aren't the lazy type. The Capricorn is represented by the sea-goat of the zodiac and is known as the tenth sign. The individuals under this sign will gladly spend a full day in the office without feeling bothered. If you are a Capricorn, you believe that you have to work hard for you to achieve anything substantial in life. That is why you will put in a lot of hours in your workplace, and this will come naturally. You consider life a big project which has to be handled with caution. You also have a way of tapping into your inner fortitude to beat whatever is standing between you and your life goals. Because of your focus to achieve your goals, you don't allow yourself to get easily distracted. Most people will perceive you as cold and boring because you mostly focus on things that will add value. Capricorns are ruled by Saturn, the stoic planet which governs time and restrictions. Since Saturn's transit teaches us hard lessons, individuals under the Capricorn sign will persevere pain and grow through it. Read on to learn more about the Capricorn sign.


Traits


Ambitious

Most times, Capricorn individuals are referred to as workaholics. You will find that you always strive to perform tasks to the optimal level. You don't leave any room for inefficiencies because you want to achieve a particular level of success. These individuals are determined to show the world what they are made of, which is why they will work extra hard. The good thing is that with ambition, you can reach any level of success you desire. Besides, we have to agree that these individuals are obsessed with status and success. They cannot sit and watch themselves remain poor. This is why Capricorns represent hard work and accomplishment. If you are always determined to work hard in a bid to achieve a particular status in society, there is a chance that you are a Capricorn.


Dependable

The other great trait about Capricorns is that they are dependable, and they stick to their word. You won't have to follow them. If a Capricorn tells you that they will get something done, trust me, they will. Because of their dependability, a Capricorn will do well in the business world. This trait, coupled with ambition and hard work, makes them progress in their careers.


Elegance

Have you ever seen a Capricorn flaunting their success? In most cases, you will not find a Capricorn basking in their glory. Instead, they tend to be classy. If you are observant around a successful Capricorn, you will notice this. They tend to remain modest and display their authority through their actions, not their words. If there is a word that can describe a Capricorn, it is classy. Not only will a Capricorn look chic, but they will also act classy. In case there is a new trend going around, Capricorns will not follow, not unless they have a way to make it classy.


Persistent And Realistic

We have to concur that not many people are realistic and persistent at the same time. If you are a Capricorn, you understand that talent alone will not take you far. You put a lot of importance on hard work and being persistent. Giving up is never an option for you because you believe in pushing things until you get what you want. Besides, you are also a realist, and sometimes you focus too much on the negatives rather than the positives.


Sensitive And Practical

Capricorns are very sensitive. You cannot just mock them or undermine their efforts and expect them to brush it off. They will hunt you down and confront you for mocking them. They are also practical in that they like to engage in activities to get the hang of how things work. You won't find them seated after reading or watching something. Their intuition causes them to try things out. Besides, they don't believe in fantasy. They believe in being realistic and doing what they can to make the world a better place.

 

Capricorn Friendships And Family

As much as Capricorns tend to be too serious because their energy is directed towards work or career, they also value a social life. Let us discuss the friendship and family when it comes to Capricorn individuals. Capricorns are considered trustworthy and loyal friends. You might think that their stubborn exterior makes them difficult to deal with, but that is just an illusion. These individuals are caring, generous, and very loyal. When you earn their trust, they will go out of their way to reciprocate the loyalty. They will do anything to make you smile. There is never a dull moment when you are with them because they have a cheerful spirit. You will always laugh when you are with them because they have an excellent sense of humor. Since they are masters of self-control, you don't have to worry when you are with them. They will help you stick to your diet and support you to achieve your set goals. In case you need their opinion, they will openly share their genuine thoughts without hiding things from you. If you want someone who will support your dreams and projects, look for a Capricorn friend. When it comes to family, a Capricorn will have a complete understanding of family traditions. They will always have a strong connection to most things from their childhood and will try to bring out these memories in their present life. When you get a Capricorn partner and decide to start a family, you won't have to worry about their level of responsibility because they are always ready and willing to take on the responsibilities that come with a child. Most Capricorns tend to be fair as parents but will exhibit some strictness when raising their children.


Love Life Of A Capricorn

Loving a Capricorn can be tricky because they are specific about who gets their attention and where they direct their energy. They also take their time before they open up to you. To them, commitment is a big deal, and thus, they will only invest in a relationship if you mean a lot to them. Below are important tips when you choose a Capricorn partner. Since Capricorn tends to feel a lot of weight on their shoulders, they don't like wasting their time. They recognize what needs to be done and choose to do it without being told. This is why they are intense workaholics. They like it when you are responsible and willingly choose to take on tasks that need to be done. Don't play with a Capricorn because they will just leave and focus on other things that matter to them. Since they tend to be serious, a Capricorn will love it when you make them laugh and help to lift the weight off their shoulder. Capricorns have a unique way of showing their love. They will not be all over buying you flowers or sending letters; instead, you will find them expressing their love through actions. Most of us think love needs to be expressed in a certain way, and that is where we go wrong. Capricorns will only say what they mean and show you with actions, not words. Don't make the mistake of saying they don't love you enough because they do not buy you flowers or material things. Understand that people express their love in different ways. Since Capricorns are serious and practical people, it takes a lot of time to open up to people. Therefore, you have to understand them, so you know how to make them open up to you. A Capricorn will only open up if they are sure they can depend on you to work with them in building the relationship. They tend to have specific goals for the relationship and will not just fall in love with anyone. If you want a Capricorn partner to open up, you need to show them that your intentions for the relationship are genuine. Also, be a serious and reliable partner. Since Capricorns will prefer to stay silent about their insecurities and weaknesses, you need to continually curb their doubts and fears and assure them that you support them. Capricorns value spirituality. They use it to relax and recharge their bodies and soul. Usually, when a Capricorn has a partner who doesn't communicate with them on a spiritual level, they tend to feel empty. It helps to listen to them if and when they want to talk about spiritual topics. They will relate with you better when they feel that you also indulge in the spiritual aspect of life. If you are not so spiritual, researching will help you understand the whole aspect. Be patient enough to allow them to express whatever they feel. You will be surprised at how easy it will be to win their heart.


Career And Money

Since Capricorns have great ambition and are willing to work hard, they tend to excel a lot in their careers. They don't have the time to get distracted, not unless whatever is distracting them is worth their time. At the workplace, a Capricorn will prefer to work with people who share the same values as them. Some of these values include honesty, diligence, commitment, and perseverance. If you don't possess any of this, you might make them feel uncomfortable because they value these characteristics in a person. Capricorns can manage resources well, and this is what makes them valuable even at the workplace. When making purchases, they tend to be practical with what they purchase with their hard-earned money. However, once in a while, you will find them spending money to treat themselves for all their hard work. During other times, Capricorns will prefer to purchase multi-functional items to save some coins. Hiring a Capricorn is a big win for any organization because they know how to get things done. They always have a practical approach to solving problems in the workplace. Besides, they are never afraid to start from the bottom as they make their way to the top. They have persistence, which is vital in life. Capricorns will do well in real estate, finance, teaching, or management. When it comes to Capricorns, there is a lot to learn. If you get to understand how they operate, you will have an easy time interacting with them. The reason some of us may find them annoying and difficult because we have not taken the time to understand why they act the way they do.

 
 

Capricorn Dates: December 21 – January 20

Symbol: The Sea-Goat

Mode + Element: Cardinal Earth

Ruling Planet: Saturn

House: Tenth

Mantra: I Use

Body Parts: The Knees

Colors: Brown & Khaki

Tarot Card: The Devil