The Saddest Zodiac Signs (Top 3)

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This article will take a look at those zodiac signs that tend to get depressed the most. It will also discuss what traits or characteristics these signs have which makes them more prone to the blues. The article will introduce each of these zodiac signs in detail as well to the audience.

The Saddest Zodiac Signs – Top 5

Here are the 5 zodiac signs that are mostly likely to fall into depression:

  • Cancer
  • Capricorn
  • Pisces
  • Scorpio
  • Libra

Before we take a look at why they get the blues so easily, we will introduce them in detail to the audience!

The Zodiac Signs – Who Are They?

In this section we will take a look at 5 zodiac signs!


Cancer is the fourth astrological sign in the zodiac represented by the symbol of the ‘Crab’. It is assigned to those people who are born from June 20 to July 22. People born with this star are often considered as caring, sensitive and protective but their habits of repressing their feelings and thoughts will surprise you when they experience strong mood swings and extreme anger. Their focus is not on their own self but on others and their well being.

The birthstone of Cancer is Ruby but goes well with Moonstone, Pearl and Emerald as well! 

The Moon is the ruling planet of Cancer and represents the unconscious, one’s feelings and the self as it takes light from the Sun which focuses on the person itself. The Moon represents the feminine side which is associated with nurturing others and caring for their needs. It inculcates the instincts of caring for loved ones and those in need. 

The element of Cancer is water hence they have a deep relationship with the realm of emotions; they feel strongly and are also quick to note how others are feeling. They allow themselves to get in touch with their emotional side more compared to others so they feel and express strongly too.


This is the tenth astrological sign in the zodiac which is assigned to people born between and including December 21 to January 19. It is symbolized using the animal ‘goat’ and describes those people who are built for hard work. They are very disciplined and are good managers, especially themselves. However, they are likely to tire themselves out at some point and they can also be rigid and sometimes view the world with a negative lens.

The birthstone of this sign is Garnet but it is also associated with other stones such as Blue Topaz, Ruby, Onyx and Turquoise. 

The element of Capricorn is earth which gives it a sense of practicality and an urge to accept that which is relevant to the five senses. Capricorns focus on sensation which means they will give value to that which can be seen or experienced with their five senses and hence tested and proven. They do not rely much on what goes on in their mind or what intuitions they may receive. Also, being earthly, they value practical steps. They will aim high but not unrealistically; they do not like idealism but prefer to be practical.


Pisces is the twelfth zodiac sign that is represented by the symbol of the fish and extends from the period of February 19 to March 20. People born under this star are usually described as friendly people who are kind and compassionate and have a knack for wild imagination and creativity. However, they sometimes get overwhelmed by their emotions and have fears. They are also likely to become victims due to their naive nature.

The birthstone of Pisces is Aquamarine and is also associated with others such as Bloodstone, Jet and Rock Crystal.

Pisces like Scorpio possesses the element of water in its nature. They are people who allow their emotions to flow and are in touch with a deeper level of themselves as compared to others. Their emotions range from negative ones to ones that accept the world and the creatures in it. For them security is very important and they are known to have intense dreams. Words like ultra sensitive and strong intuition are used to describe stars that possess the element of water.


The Scorpio is the 8th astrological sign which emerges from the constellation of scorpius that resembles a scorpio in the attacking position with it’s sting bared. It has the element of water and it’s ruling planets are Pluto and Mars. People who are born from the 23rd of October to the 21st of November fall under this zodiac sign and possess it’s characteristics.

Generally, people who are born under this sign are considered very mysterious. Also, they are natural leaders who are mature and quite determined hence they may look a bit older than their age. This is considered to be one of the most sensual signs and they look very forward to physical intimacy with their partner in an attempt to not only gain the love they have been craving for but express themselves emotionally to someone they trust. They look for honest and intelligent partners who value long term commitment. 

Scorpios like Cancer and Pisces are water signs hence they are very intuitive and emotional. However, they can be easily hurt and are highly suspicious. They feel passionately and intensely about both good and bad experiences and they are guaranteed to keep your secrets no matter where they are.


The Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac which is represented by the symbol of scales. People who are born between September 22 to October 22 fall into this category and are assigned the star of Libra. The birthstone of this zodiac sign is the Opal, Peridot, Tourmaline and Sapphire.

Generally, Libras are people who are peace loving and avoid conflict. They have good people skills and are gentle beings to be with; they will listen to you and understand your experiences, problems and situations and won’t really judge you for it. They want good things to happen to people hence they value fairness and justice. 

Not only Libra but also Gemini and Aquarius possess the element of Air. This signifies them as individuals who are thinkers, communicators and doers. They breeze through life in a very smooth flow analyzing, synthesizing and probing various elements and things of interest. They are intelligent which also helps them make decisions.

Zodiacs & The Blues – Why Do They Get Depressed

In this section, we will take a closer look at the zodiacs who are more prone to the blues and why!


Cancers are very emotional and they can change moods very quickly!

  • Sensitive
  • Moody
  • Great Carers
  • Emotionally Fragile

These zodiacs are very sensitive. The smallest thing can trigger a very large mood shift; one minute they will be laughing and the very second they will start crying! You may not even realize what went wrong!

What is dangerous is that they are emotionally fragile hence not only do they give much importance to their emotions but allow them to affect their state. This is why they often break down and are not able to work or get their tasks done when they are sad. 

Nonetheless, these zodiacs are great caretakers – if they receive the love they need, they will bloom into flowers.


Although they are great at keeping composure, this is another zodiac that falls prey to depression!

  • Repress Emotions
  • No Outlet
  • Emotions Build Up

The major reason why this zodiac falls into depression is because they keep their emotions inside. They are so focused on keeping their own selves together in front of others that they have no outlet and keep everything inside. This eventually takes the toll on them and they fall apart.


There are a number of reasons why this star is more likely to get the blues – that too often!

  • Lack Of Emotional Control
  • Put Others First
  • Self Pity

The first thing that causes them to become so sad is that they have a lack of emotional control – they jump at the smallest of things and will become extremely upset. They tend to take things negatively. Also, they put others first and sacrifice their own selves to keep others happy – unfortunately, too much of this leads them to neglect their own selves. Thirdly, they have the habit of self pity which throws them into a cloud of depression.


Although they should be the ones that are most stable, they are quite prone to suffering from depression and this is because of the influence their negative thoughts have over them. 

  • Negative thoughts
  • Bouncing Back

They can turn into a wreck and the cycle of thoughts can make them seek revenge. However, what keeps these zodiacs going is their ability to bounce back from setbacks – emotional and personal ones.


Balance is what matters for this sign!

  • Imbalance In Life
  • Learn To Accept Reality

When Libras are not able to control what is going on around them, they become upset. This is what causes them to become sad although they are quite emotionally stable. They just need to learn to accept some things in life.


This article took a look at the signs that are most likely to fall into depression and why. The article also took a look at these signs in quite some detail.

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