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Although you may not firmly believe that your zodiac sign is the only identifier of your personality, it is understandable that you can use astrology to better understand your character and that of those around you. There is no trait that every person in the same zodiac looks for in another, but the following can help you recognize different attributes and behaviors that you should be looking for or that you didn’t even realize you wanted from your friends.
If your birthday is between March 21 and April 19, you are Aries. You are a born and ambitious leader in different aspects of your life. Your green flag of friendship is someone who will appreciate your courage to dive headfirst into any challenge and someone who will make you feel valued.
Born between April 20 and May 20, as Taurus, you are grounded and serene. You welcome a peaceful, stable environment and seek friends who are dependable, supportive, and appreciate your hard work.
Geminis are born between May 21 and June 20 and are driven by endless curiosity. Your green flag comes in the form of a twin. This person matches your desire to learn and to be playful and quick-witted, without being confrontational.
June 21 to July 22 is the birthday that encompasses this zodiac. Cancers are intuitive, intellectual, and tend to emotionally shield themselves. What this sign looks for in good friends is attention, affection, and emotional security.
Did someone say faithful? You are a passionate and energetic Leo if you were born between July 23 and August 22. You see green flags all around when a friend makes you the center of attention and puts you in the spotlight.
If your birthday falls between August 23 and September 22, you are a Virgo. You are logical, a perfectionist and practice methodical and assiduous approaches to situations. Your green friendship flags include the need for kindness and someone to listen to you. Although you can easily juggle multiple things at once, you want your friends to reassure you that you’re the best.
Born between September 23 and October 22, you are the embodiment of balance and justice. Libras are known to be logical but indecisive. You like to be liked and desire friends who recognize and express this without needing to be explicitly told.
You are an emotional, mysterious, courageous and wise Scorpio if you were born between October 23 and November 21. You are proud, so your green flag of friendship is a loyal friend who supports you without you needing to ask for help.
If you were born between November 22 and December 21, you are a Sagittarius. You are adventurous, creative, and seek answers to your many philosophical questions by connecting with others. Your friends should be spontaneous and help you to be free and independent.
Capricorns are born between December 22 and January 19. You are tough in the face of obstacles, dependable, dedicated and hardworking. The green flags you see in friends are a good listener, someone mature but caring, and someone as ambitious and driven as you are.
January 20 to February 18 is the birthday period of an innovative and progressive Aquarius. You want to make the world a better place, so you value friends who match that goal. Although you need friends who will speak their mind and be honest, you don’t want them to cause conflict.
You are a Pisces if your birthday falls between February 19 and March 20. Your personality traits include being intuitive, empathetic, and curious. You welcome friends who make you feel loved and with whom you can be vulnerable.
While these personality traits aren’t what every person is looking for in a friendship, hopefully they’ve given some insight into what each zodiac sign may be looking for in another. It’s all about self-awareness, and maybe looking at the zodiac signs can help you get to know yourself better.