Want to punch someone? It might be your star sign

Well, it could have something to do with your zodiac sign. Some people break plates when they are upset, others retreat into silence whereas others hurt you with their words.

The outcome of our anger varies a lot and as much as we wish we could change how we react, sometimes we have little control especially if our behaviour is affected by the stars.

So read on to find out how you respond general response to unpleasant situations, according to your star sign.

You are noble and kind and dislike losing control over your emotions. It is very rare for you to get angry. You are also the pacifier in situations that involve arguments. Confrontation is not your thing  but if aggravated it is possible that you will shout and scream and then walk away from the scene.

You cannot easily forget a situation and will be bitter about it for a long time.

Click here to read more on Aquarius temper.

Those of you who have been on the receiving end of the Aries temper know that if not calmed down they can even get violent. But one thing is certain, if the opponent remains calm and does not react to their outburst, Arians cool down very fast.

They aren’t afraid to apologize when they feel that they were in the wrong but if you put up a challenge expect Aries to accept it.

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Most of you are gentle and have full control over your emotions but those of you given to temper tantrums can certainly get violent. When filled with rage, you yell and shout and tend to break things close at hand. You can even harm yourself by banging your hands on a glass top table or wall.

You should never get into any argument, for you are a sore loser. Your anger will end up hurting you ( physically and emotionally) more than the person you’re upset at.

Click here to read more on Virgo's temper.

It takes a lot to upset a Taurus for they are usually calm and subdued. A Taurus can brush of their feelings of anger quite easily but when that patience runs out oh boy you better run for it.

Taurus’s temper is like that of a raging bull, and anyone trying to pacify you will be the first one to get a verbal bashing. You generally get upset when you are cornered or when people accuse you of doing something wrong.

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Your tongue-lashing (attack) is generally in a soft hissing tone for when you scream, your voice tends to get shrill and loud and you do hate drawing attention to yourself! When upset, you are angrier with yourself for having shown weakness, for the last thing that Scorpio wants to show is being out of control. 

So when Scorpio gets upset with you, know that you have done something seriously wrong and prepare yourself to hear some hurtful words.

Click here to read more on Scorpio's temper.

Short fused Sagittarius gets into something as quickly as they get out of it. You're also likely to totally sever ties with someone when you're upset with them. You get tongue-tied when angry and you will remove your anger by waiting for the other person to calm down.

Then you will reason with your opponent and convince the other person in a very gentle manner that the whole thing was just his mistake.

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Pisces goes big or goes home in an argument. You will use harsh words and aren’t afraid to get physical with your opponent. When upset, you refuse to listen to reason and wish to be left alone. But once you calm down, you repent your tantrums and seek forgiveness.

So nobody can be upset with you for too long.

Click here to read more on Pisces temper.

The silent assassin, Libra doesn’t get mad she gets even when you least expect it.  She can bring you back down to Earth by saying one word. You are very conscious of your image, and you believe that anger distorts your face and personality. You also think you are above things like anger. But wait before you get into self-congratulatory mood.

Your family or those very close to you know you better.

You have an unmatched temper amongst all the zodiac signs, and what makes it worse is your capacity to justify it.

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If anyone has total control over their emotions, it is you. But then, you can be described as stiff, cold and uncaring. You are known to lack spontaneity but you really don't care about opinions. When angry you can use critical language.

A dressing down can humiliate your opponent, causing strain between both of you forever.

Click here to read more on Leo's temper.

You are known as the communicator in the Zodiac but strangely enough you don’t verbalize their feelings of anger. When your hands begin to tremble and your words begin to cut your opponent down to size, then you’ve pissed them off. You are recognised by your cheerful disposition, and your jovial nature is easily susceptible to anger.

In fact, you are the best person to have around when there is an ugly scene at a party. But when you lose cool, you yell and scream and will not listen to reason.

Click here to read more on Gemini's temper.

Few will believe that a hardcore practical and materialistic person like you is capable of sensitivity and genuine emotions. You project a hard exterior but are actually very sensitive, a trait you successfully hide from others.

You can be seething with anger, but will not betray your feelings. But then, there are times that even you cannot control your temper. Your outbursts can shock others and can make them feel guilty too.

Click here to read more on Capricorn's temper.


Being a water sign, you become very emotional when angry. You try to hide these emotions but fail dismally.

When angry, in your effort to control your emotions, you tremble, your hands get sweaty and sometimes you fumble for words. Tears roll down your eyes easily - your opponent will be touched by your innocence and will offer an apology immediately.

Click here to read more on Cancer's temper.

To read more on each zodiac signs temper, click here.

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Written by Thembakuye Madlala, originally compiled by Petru Du Preez.

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