The obsession with astrology and zodiac signs is something I’ll never understand. The premise is that everyone born in a given range of days will share similar personality traits. If you really think about it, the concept is completely absurd. It’s impossible to say that everyone with an August birthday will automatically be confident and charismatic just because of the way the stars were aligned when they were born. 

Still, women everywhere swear by their horoscopes. They are convinced that relationships and romantic compatibilities are deeply rooted in the stars. So it’s about time we use this to our advantage. A new survey by The Black Tux released romantic preferences of each zodiac sign, and this could be a real relationship game changer. If we’re going to hear about what this week means for us because it’s Leo season, we might as well use astrology to our benefit. 

I’m not saying we have to actually believe everything horoscopes claim to explain, but it doesn’t hurt to be a little knowledged in girl world. If there’s one thing I’ve learned over my years of failed relationships, it’s that girls love when we show that we care. We may not care about astrology, but we do care about our ladies – so here’s how to show it. 

Learn their Sign. 

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As if it wasn’t enough to keep track of your own horoscope profile, the first step to impressing your woman is showing off your knowledge. If you can’t remember which sign your girl was ranting about last week (Scorpio, Sagittarius, they all sound the same),  look it up based on their birthday. Then, look up that sign’s profile to learn the basics of what the internet claims to reveal about them. Start casually dropping references in your conversations or sending her horoscope memes, this is a fast track to get her to fall in love with you. 

Understand What Traits They Care About. 

Generically, all signs care about communication, trust, love, and respect in a relationship. But figure out which aspect is most important to your significant other and go the extra mile to improve that quality in yourself. Horoscopes aside, this is a great way to take matters into your own hands and improve your relationships. Try subtly mentioning how you’re working on yourself and your girlfriend is sure to be impressed by your commitment. 

Plan the Perfect Dates. 

Knowing what each zodiac sign likes can take a lot of guesswork out of planning a date that your girlfriend will love. Skip the generic dinner and a movie and go for something extra romantic that relates to her zodiac sign’s ideal first date. It might be a date that anyone would love, but mentioning that you picked it because of her zodiac sign will make her feel extra special. It shows that you really put thought into making everything perfect. 

Astrology is not rocket science – it’s just a bunch of overbroad generalizations about people. But girls love horoscopes, which means that guys can too. There’s no shame in reading a little Cosmopolitan to educate yourself. They may mock you at first, but soon enough your friends will come running for advice when your relationship is stronger than ever.

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