These 4 zodiac signs make their friends the most jealous

Certain zodiac signs are born cheerleaders. It doesn't matter if you get engaged, get a promotion, or just announce that you've made it through Thanksgiving dinner without rolling your eyes at your pickiest aunt - they'll all have a huge, happy reaction, and then they'll give You shower and offer praise and congratulations.

On the other hand, people of the zodiac sign are more likely to react jealously to good news. According to astrologer Stina Garbis, everyone experiences envy and jealousy to some degree, but the placement of certain signs really doesn't hide their acrimonious reactions.

As your friend, they may feel genuine joy at your success, but you can also tell they're doing mental arithmetic to see how they're doing. At the same time, they might make a snarky comment or two.

For other signs, their jealous side comes out when you steal their spotlight. For example, if you are telling a funny story and getting a lot of laughs, they may try to compliment you to regain their attention.

It's not fun when friends are jealous, but considering how astrology plays a role can help you understand their reactions. Here, an astrologer shares four zodiac signs that are always a little jealous.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

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Aries tops the list as one of the most jealous zodiac signs, and that's because they're secretly in competition with everyone—even their closest lifelong friends.

"Their ruler Mars makes them want to run faster, be smarter, and be more successful than all their friends," Garbis says. Deep down, they want to be happy for you, but their instinctive reaction is Take everything personally.

For this fire sign, it's easy to maintain some success with deep learning until you know how to reveal the news gently, but sometimes it's best to reveal the secret. Once they understand what you're saying and realize it doesn't mean they lose, they'll run over and give you a big hug.

Gemini (May 21 to June 20)

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As an air sign ruled by the twins, Gemini can't help but feel mixed emotions when a friend announces good news. If you text them asking about a promotion or a new partnership, don’t be surprised if they just give you a cool thumbs up.

According to Garbis, deep down Geminis will be happy for you, but at the same time they'll be comparing themselves to you. Life is one big competition for this sign, and if they don't come in first, they're likely to fail.

The ruler of Gemini is Mercury, and they are also the kind of people who talk about their friends behind their backs. They see it as fun gossip, but it's really a way for them to gather more information about someone's level of happiness or success so that they can figure out how jealous they really need to be.

Leo (July 23-August 22)

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As a sign ruled by the Sun, Leo likes the world to revolve around them. When they're out with friends, fire signs talk the loudest, laugh the longest, share the craziest stories, and revel in all the attention.

If there's another Leo in the group, or someone else is getting more attention, they may start making snarky comments as a way to "win" the conversation and stand out.

According to Garbis, this is why Leo would be the worst substitute in the drama. "They secretly hope the protagonist will fail so they can tap dance their way back to center stage." The same jealousy applies to real life. "If someone tries to steal a Leo's thunder, they will immediately fire them or talk about them."

From a Leo's perspective, they're just being their usual exuberant selves, but their closest friends can see through the trick and know that they're actually green with jealousy.

Capricorn (December 22-January 19)

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If you tell a Capricorn about a career win, they're bound to feel a twinge of jealousy, even if you're their closest friend in the world. This hard-working sign prides itself on being the best, so they'll immediately want to know what your new title is and how much money you make now, just to see how they fare.

According to Gabis, this earth sign is known to their friends in other ways, too. If you talk about a recent vacation, they'll chime in with a story about their month-long cruise to Bali. If you mention a new match on Hinge, they will go on about how they just met the love of their life. But they also like winning when suffering is involved.

"If you tell them you're depressed, they'll say they've been crying all day, or if you say you don't feel well, they'll tell you they just had COVID-19," Garbis said. Thanks to their ruler Saturn, who loves to overthrow people, Capricorns have to be the biggest and the best.


Stina Garbis, astrologer