Scorpio is perhaps the most complex and misunderstood zodiac sign. Scorpios are amazing people, strong-willed and never afraid to go for what’s theirs. Many people are intrigued by Scorpios but most will never know the inner turmoil they deal with on a daily basis. What’s problematic for them is that they are always battling between their heart and mind. They are definitely emotional people but they’re also heavily conscious of how those emotions can make they look. They want to be looked at as a soldier so they internalize a lot of their hurts and misfortunes. Below you will read a list of 13 problems only true Scorpios understand and relate to, you will also find out why Scorpios generally get seen as “evil”.

1. Scorpio independence makes it really hard to ask for help and is mistaken for arrogance.

Scorpios are fiercely independent. They like to forge their own path in life and don’t like to ride on the coat-tails of others. A Scorpio won’t ask you for anything unless they absolutely need you and don’t have any means of doing it without your help. They typically hate asking for help because they see it as a sign of weakness. Scorpios like to be the boss of their own life and live by the motto, “if you want it done right, you have to do it yourself.” And while many people might take this as a sign of arrogance, truth is, they’re not arrogant! They just like doing things on their own and for themselves. To Scorpio, Needing help with a thing = you’re a failure.

2. Scorpios have lost friends over a group project because they can’t deal with other peoples’ ideas.

Being a fixed sign, Scorpios are known to be extremely stubborn about their beliefs. Unlike certain other zodiac signs, they do not easily waiver in their nature. This may actually occur as a negative side of being determined. Scorpios spend a lot of effort and time coming to their point of view on a subject. Because they are so thorough and thoughtful, they feel their answers are correct and consider them to be the best possible view on the subject. They know they are right. They don’t see any reason to change that view. Naturally, it may not be easy to convince a Scorpios about something if they believe otherwise.

3. Whenever Scorpios’ friends talk about Hogwarts, they always sort Scorpios in Slytherin.

Well, Slytherin house has always been portrayed as cunning and underhanded, sometimes downright evil. All the other Slytherins are portrayed as either outright bad. But as long as it helps Scorpios on their way to greatness, they don’t care. Like so many famous Slytherins, Scorpios have an undeniable charm and magnetism that make them the ideal fit for the house of green and silver. Determined, smart, and passionate people, Scorpios would thrive around other ambitious and resourceful Slytherins who care about the same thing as they do: success.

4. Scorpio’s amazing memory ensures that every tiny failure, no matter how small or long ago, haunts them to this day.

Because of both the emotional depth of water and the fixed quality of Scorpio, they have the longest memory of all the signs. Success is Scorpio’s middle name. They don’t want failure and find this to be their biggest fear. People around them won’t notice this kind of trait from Scorpios because they are good at hiding their real feelings. Usually when a Scorpio fails, they will surely use their skills that are adapted to be able to move on and leave that certain situation behind them. But that doesn’t mean they can easily let go of that failure ( no matter how small it is). It keeps haunting them. It’s very hard for Scorpios to leave past failures behind. On the other hand, that same good memory also means they’ve pretended to forget things so people don’t think they’re weird.

5. Scorpio have felt the strain of pretending to be happy for someone when they succeed.

Scorpios are quite arguably jealous and they will do everything to hide it. They are very ambitious and will do whatever they need to attain their goal. They also have a strong competitive characteristic to their personality that pushes them to strive for greatness. So that they can be a bit envious and jealous of other people’s success. However, Scorpios can turn it into inspiration of their own and then success. There’s nothing a Scorpio can’t do!

6. Scorpio’s default is brutal honesty and that’s not always okay. Apparently.

Scorpios are loyalists. A Scorpio will say things that everyone else is too scared to say. They are loyal to a fault, Scorpios just like the rest of us have bad things to say about everyone. The difference is they would rather say it to your face then behind your back. If someone has something bad to say about you, your Scorpio friend will never immerse in the conversation but rather walk away or defend you until they can’t speak.
Scorpio has firm opinions and thoughts. As a result, they can criticize impartially and sometimes leave a person with hurt feelings after saying unintentionally rude comments. They feel no need to “sugar coat” anything to prevent hurting someone’s feelings; after all, honesty is the best policy, right? Be aware that when they say things that sting, They are only being honest, which is a respectable feature. Scorpios also command respect, which fits right along with their naturally blunt way of speaking. They’d often find themselves in situations where they would lose friends. Perhaps honest opinions were too much to handle. So if you can’t handle the truth, don’t get along with Scorpios.

7. Sometimes, Scorpio’s feelings don’t make a ton of sense.

Scorpio is complex and they are known to have extreme emotions and like the other water signs these deep feelings are often hard to verbalize. Scorpio is an exceptionally emotional sign, hitting both the highs and the lows of emotions with scary regularity or sometimes, they can even express feelings that don’t even make a sense. By this emotionally complex personality, Scorpios usually have had to dial down their excitement about something because no one else seems as pumped about it as them.

8. Scorpio have a shit list comprised of people who insulted them or pissed them off exactly once, apparently.

There may be no one else who can hold a grudge better than a Scorpio. Scorpios have powerful memory and tend to remember well people’s remarks and behaviors. Especially for pain, and they can’t stand to let go of anything. They will never forgive or forget when someone wrongs them, especially someone betrays them and since they have immense patience, they can wait a long, long time before striking in revenge. Scorpios remember betrayal forever!