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These Zodiac Signs Are Too Clingy When They're in Love

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By Augustine Mbam - - 5 Mins Read
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Have you ever wondered why your ex still uses heart emojis in response to your TikTox? Or how your new colleague turned from a mere acquaintance to your closest friend in no time?


The connection to their zodiac signs may be significant. Although a straightforward "It's not you, it's me" suffices for some, specific signs require extensive and profound discussions to move on. While specific indicators enjoy their personal space and limits, others need continuous reassurance to confirm their positive relationship with you.


Are you concerned that you could be a stage-five clinger, or do you know someone who fits this description? This article ranks the top clingiest signs in the zodiac to help you identify the signs.


1. Cancer (Jun 21 - July 22)


Cancers have a reputation for nurturing and tend to overcompensate when they sense you distancing yourself. When you're going through a tough time, they'll be the ideal companions to have by your side - preparing meals for you, taking care of the cleaning, and lending a sympathetic ear until you're feeling better. Nonetheless, they can be challenging to eliminate when you require room to recover.


According to Hayes, specific Cancer individuals may appear irritating, excessively dependent, and occasionally possessive. However, this is not a universal trait among all Cancer individuals. Hayes clarifies that emotionally stable and self-controlled Cancer individuals will transform their clinginess into caring behavior.


2. Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)


The bull is topping the list, as Tauruses possess a dual approach: they go all-in or all-out. Once they focus their attention on someone, it becomes evident why they refuse to let go. Additionally, Taurus is governed by Venus, the planet of beauty and love, which makes it challenging to detach from a Taurus in love.


According to Hayes, Taurus individuals are more dependent and tenacious than others. They display certain traits that would easily let you identify their sign. However, she points out that they do not necessarily have high demands. Due to their intense emotional connection, they tend to remain composed. If you are in a romantic relationship with a Taurus, brace yourself for their clinginess which can lead to passionate and intimate moments, as sex is their way of expressing love.


3. Leo (July 23 - Aug 22)


If you readily affirm others, you might find yourself being sought after by a Leo who craves praise and appreciation. They cling on tightly to those who provide it. Leos are reputed for their prideful nature; thus, they may cling on to safeguard their self-esteem.


Leos desires to be treated with the utmost respect as royalty. Therefore, they anticipate receiving your undivided attention constantly, as it gives them a sense of authority. "Occasionally, this expectation may be relevant to critical matters, but usually, they merely desire your company," explains Hayes. Once you grant them the attention they crave, they will relax and appear less clingy.


4. Virgo (Aug 23 - Sept 22)


According to Hayes, Virgos strongly desire love and affection, making them one of the most dependent zodiac signs. She explains that their insecurity is the root cause of their neediness. In wanting a relationship, they will probably shower their partner with affection. Nonetheless, Virgos possess excellent listening skills; hence, if you inform them of feeling overwhelmed, they will retreat.


The meticulous Virgo desires to scrutinize every aspect of a problem you might face, regardless of whether you need a moment to catch your breath. As the most dynamic sign in the zodiac, it's essential to exercise caution before seeking assistance from a Virgo, as they will see any project through to completion once it's underway.


5. Libra (Sept 23 - Oct 22)


Libras cherish their own pace of movement. Therefore they may hold on to avoid being outdone by you. Additionally, even if you're not parting ways, these extroverted individuals will desire to accompany you, be it to a social gathering or merely meeting another friend for coffee. May we have a party of three, please?


According to Alice Alta, the resident astrologer for the Futurio app, Libras may come across as clingy because they rely on a partner to define themselves. She further explains that having a partner is crucial for Libras, and as a result, they may go to great lengths to hold onto them, even after the relationship has ended. However, their clinginess is not limited to just romantic relationships. They may also display this behavior towards their friends. 


According to Maria Hayes, an astrologer at Trusted Astrology, they view life as a vast social network, and forming connections with others is a fundamental aspect of their innermost desires. At times, they struggle to recognize when to draw the line.


6. Pisces (Feb 19 - March 20)


Pisces, renowned for their vivid imaginations, may desire an extensive and profound conversation to uncover the root cause of a relationship's breakdown. Alternatively, prepare for a flurry of texts at unsociable hours, questioning, "Did I do something wrong?" or "What can I do to fix this?"


Pisces are not typically recognized for their partying skills. Therefore, if you're an extrovert (addressing Sagittarius here), you may feel confined and overwhelmed by the affection of a Pisces. Even when you desire to spend time with your buddies and explore new experiences, they will still yearn for exclusive moments with you.



Some individuals struggle to maintain distance from their significant other and constantly seek closeness, which can be classified as clingy. This behavior disregards their partner's need for personal space and shows little regard for their partner's feelings towards their clinginess. When confronted, they may justify their actions as being romantic and charming when in fact, they are simply being clingy. It is essential to be cautious of the zodiac signs mentioned above, as they are prone to exhibiting clingy behavior in their relationships.