Have you ever wondered what it is exactly that makes those of us born under the Capricorn sign such… well… Capricorns!?
Sometimes Capricorn can cop a lot of flack for being an ‘obsessive control freak’ type but the truth is there is a whole lot more to this zodiac sign than often meets the eye.
So today lets dive right into this often misunderstood sign and take a look at some of the distinct personality traits and characteristics that make Capricorn so unique.
1. Capricorn is incredibly practical and resourceful.
Capricorn has a practical mind that allows them to tackle and solve complex problems that leave others completely stumped.
They have a talent for finding ‘real world’ solutions that actually work even when they have little help and few resources at their disposal.
2. Capricorn is patient and disciplined as hell.
Capricorn knows that nothing truly great comes easily or quickly and their traits and characteristics of patience and discipline allow them to stick things out for the long run.
When others get bored and start to slack off the Capricorn will keep pushing forward until they reach success.
3. Capricorn can often get a read on a person within a matter of seconds.
Capricorns have incredible instincts about people and their ability to read a persons thoughts can be almost unreal sometimes.
They’re able to instinctively pick up on a person’s true motivations and intentions within moments of meeting them… and more often than not they turn out to be right on the money.
4. When Capricorn get mad they can be brutal with their words.
For the most part Capricorn is calm and level-headed but if you really push their buttons and make them mad they can become extremely vicious with their words.
They don’t need to resort to physical violence to put someone in their place. They just use their extensive vocabulary.
5. Capricorn is fiercely ambitious and deeply driven to succeed.
Very few can match the hustle and determination that the Capricorn possesses and they’re always working in one way or another towards a better and more prosperous future.
They don’t like to just sit around all day merely talking about their dreams… they prefer to go out and make shit happen.
6. Capricorn is dependable and good for their word.
There aren’t many people in the world that are quite as reliable and dependable as the Capricorn and when they say that they are going to do you can bet your ass that they will do it.
They often do well in the business world due to their determination to make good on every deal.
7. Capricorn looks for facts and evidence before rushing to conclusions.
The Capricorn is a born skeptic who is notoriously hard to fool.
They prefer facts over hearsay and if you’re trying to convince them of something that sounds totally crazy… well you better have some actual evidence to back it up.
They have no interest in rumors and care only about the truth.
8. Capricorn doesn’t like to be kept waiting!
Capricorn is incredibly efficient and extremely organized. They have no time to sit around waiting for your butt all day just because you can’t get your shit together.
They’ve got places to go and people to see and can get quite irritated when people constantly waste their time.
9. When Capricorn is betrayed they are not quick to forgive or forget.
The Capricorn isn’t generally the type of person to just let gross acts of betrayal ‘slide’.
They tend to have long memories and when someone abuses their trust or screws them over in a serious way they may even expel them from their life altogether and never look back.
10. Capricorn has high standards… for everything.
Sometimes Capricorn can be called ‘fussy’ or ‘picky’ but to the Capricorn it’s simply a matter of having high standards.
Whether it’s their career, love life or pretty much anything else for that matter… they will settle for nothing but the very best.
11. Capricorn is clever and extremely calculated.
Never underestimate the intelligence of a Capricorn… they’re extremely ‘switched on’ and always thinking several steps ahead of their competition.
They tend to be extremely calculated when making important life decisions and they prefer to weigh up every pro and con rather than making a stupid decision that they will later regret.
12. Capricorn gives seriously good advice.
The Capricorn is constantly finding themself dispensing advice to friends and loved ones and they’re pretty damn good at doing it too.
Their practical and problem solving nature allows them to assess a situation objectively and give out ridiculously useful advice about what should (and shouldn’t) be done about it.
13. When Capricorn gets knocked down they just get the hell back up and keep going.
When the Capricorn encounters turbulence in life they don’t allow it to keep them down for very long. Instead of whining and complaining about it they just get the hell back up and keep moving forward.
The traits and characteristics of resilience downright determination are extremely strong in the Capricorn personality and as a result they will wont allow a few measly setbacks to get in the way of what they want.
14. When Capricorn is hurting they can bottle things up and refuse to talk about it.
Sometimes Capricorn can be such a strong willed and independent creature that they have a hard time opening up when they are down or in trouble.
They can be so stubborn and determined to be self-reliant that they allow themselves to struggle in silence rather than reaching out for help.
15. Capricorn can be reserved and takes time to open up to new people.
Capricorn can be cautious about who they allow into their circle and can take time before they feel comfortable enough around someone to truly open up.
Once their trust and friendship has been earned however they can be quite outspoken and they make for extremely loyal friends.
16. Capricorn is fluent in the language of sarcasm.
The Capricorn sense of humor tends to be extremely dry and brutally sarcastic.
Some can find their jokes a bit weird but those who ‘get’ their sense of humor often find them to be downright hilarious.
17. Capricorn is an extremely loyal lover.
When Capricorn commits to someone they take that commitment seriously as a result they are some of the most faithful and loyal lovers in all of the zodiac.
They are willing to fight through the tough times of a relationship and wont just give up on someone at the first sight of trouble.
18. Capricorn has a baaaad habit of overthinking things.
Sometimes Capricorn can find themselves overthinking and overanalyzing things that are totally out of their control and to the point of driving themself nuts with stress.
They can put a lot of pressure on themselves to always perform at their best and can second guess their decisions worrying that they’ve made some kind of big mistake.
19. Capricorn has a crazy and fun side that comes out around friends.
Sometimes people may label Capricorn as boring but those people probably don’t know them very well because around friends they can get quite crazy and wild indeed.
Just because Capricorn has their shit together… doesn’t mean they don’t know how to let their hair down and have a good time.
20. Capricorn is attracted to confidence and assertiveness.
If there’s one trait that Capricorn finds hard to resist in a potential partner it’s someone with some confidence who is willing to go after what they want in life.
If you want to really attract their attention then you shouldn’t be a pushover!
21. Capricorn has no problem being alone… in fact they kind of love it.
Capricorn has got a lot of love for their friends and family but they also have a loner quality to them that loves to be by themself.
Sometimes they just need to get away from everyone and everything to take a break from the hecticness of life.