Aquarius: The one who needs an epiphany
You can be a bit aloof so you're not completely aware of the fact that your soulmate is standing before your very eyes until it just hits you like a WRECKING BALL. Maybe it's after months or even years of dating, but once you make that connection and open yourself up for love, you're totally smitten.
Pisces: The one who knows at first sight
You can't explain your intuitive nature to anyone, but you just know. Your non-Pisces friends might assume you're being idealistic, but you know yourself better than anyone. Something just clicks for you and when the universe aligns everything so perfectly for you to get that jolt of "Wow, this could really be something," you trust it. Don't let anyone make you second-guess yourself!
Aries: The one who knows after the first date
You're so strong-headed you'll know right away when you've met your soulmate and you're not afraid to let them know either. Life's too short to play games and you aren't about to waste your precious time dancing around your feelings. You know you've got a strong personality, so when you find someone who can not only match that, but push you to be a better version of yourself every day, you want to let them know how much you appreciate that.
Taurus: The one who needs time to realize it
You're practical and thoughtful so you need time to ruminate on a relationship before you can make any definitive calls. For you, it might be more of a slow-building fire, but it's definitely there. The more time you spend with this person, it becomes exponentially clearer that you've met your perfect match.
Gemini: The one who settles into a routine
You've always been an adventurous, on-the-go person, and your spontaneity is one of the best things about you. You're shocked to discover that your new routine of staying in and Netflixing with your boo has not only not made you stir-crazy, but that you actually like it? When you're with someone that makes you appreciate the moment and not worry about the future, that's when you've found a keeper.
Cancer: The one who'll text a million friends
You're sensitive and don't make emotional decisions brashly, so it makes sense that you'd need your trusted council of close friends to weigh in on someone before you can really decide how you feel. It's sensible and fair in a very Cancer way when you think about it. You want to vet your new boo with as much wisdom as possible, lest you start falling for the wrong person. Which, let's be honest: if you think you're about to start falling, you've already fallen.
Leo: The one who starts putting their partner's needs before their own
I say this with love and as a fellow Leo, but Leos have a tendency to get very wrapped up in their own drama without taking a step back. It's not your fault really. It's this selfishness that drives so much passion and ambition, and you just wouldn't be you without it. When you start putting your partner's needs before your own as a default though, that's a sure sign you're head over heels. Just be careful not to let them get too spoiled with the affection—Leos are famous for being extra and you don't wanna lavish the wrong person with all that love.
Virgo: The one who sees it when it's almost too late
You tend to be hard on yourself and shut down your own ideas so you don't realize it until it's almost too late. Thank god you're analytical AF though, because after running the scenarios in your head over and over again, it finally hits you beyond a reasonable doubt that you are in lurv and this is it. Now go and run to that airport to let them know!
Libra: The one who won't admit it until they do
You value harmony and don't want to cause a stir, so you'll wait to really ~fall in~ until your partner has given you some indication they also feel the same way. It's not because you're afraid of your feelings—on the contrary, you're actually very in tune with your feelings—you just don't want to overcomplicate things if it can be avoided.
Scorpio: The one who pretends not to see it
You're strong-willed and truth-driven but also a secret softie, which is why it makes sense that despite ALL evidence pointing to yes, you'll deny your feelings to yourself until the last possible second. I don't blame you! When you've got such a demeanor of mystery and being too cool for school, it's hard to wanna open up and lay all your vulnerabilities out for someone like that.
Sagittarius: The one who starts enjoying the little things together
You've always valued your independence and never felt like commitment vibed too well with your personality prior to this relationship. Yet, when you start LIVING for little things like running errands together or picking a movie together, that's when you realize this person is your ride-or-die. You don't have to censor yourself at all around this person or act a certain way to please them, and that freedom feels way better than you'd ever think.
Capricorn: The one who starts planning for the future and doesn't think twice about it
As someone who normally expects the worst in things (not to say you're a negative person, you just find it's easier to plan this way), when you find yourself making plans for six months down the line without any fear of "Will we still be together then?" you know it's something real.
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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.