4 Most Misunderstood Zodiac Signs: Who are They?

Danelle Ferreira our astrologer queen is here to tell you about 4 zodiac signs who are misunderstood by everyone. Could yours be one of them? Only one way to find out. So, let's begin.

When it comes to astrology, it’s easy to make judgments about people based on their sun sign alone. But the reality is always more complex.

In truth, several signs tend to be more often misunderstood. These signs have reputations that don’t always align with what they are actually like. Their unique strengths and challenges make them far more multi-dimensional than their surface-level descriptions would lead you to believe.

So who exactly are the most misunderstood signs in astrology? In this article, I will explore the 4 zodiac signs most prone to false assumptions and overgeneralizations. I will uncover who these signs are beneath the label, and reveal the hidden gifts and obstacles connected to their energy blueprint. By the end, you may just view certain signs you had previously written off in a whole new light!

These are the most misunderstood zodiac signs

1. Scorpio

Scorpio tends to perplex the other signs of the zodiac. As Maria Monrovia from Collective World observes, Scorpios are highly guarded people who “don’t like wearing their hearts on their sleeves and have a tendency to hold their cards close.”

This secretive nature causes people to draw some wild conclusions that just aren’t accurate. They get labeled as dark and mysterious. Even vengeful, when in truth there are profound sensitive souls underneath longing to unveil themselves without fear of judgment.

The key to understanding a Scorpio is recognizing that they have a core need for emotional safety and deep trust before opening up. Getting to know a Scorpio is a gradual process, like climbing a mountain. It requires tremendous patience, and you need to dissolve your self-protective shell.

But for those special few willing to take the time, a uniquely insightful and sensitive person emerges from behind the dark mystery. Scorpios transform wholly when they finally feel safe enough to engage without armor. And witnessing the unveiling of their passionate inner realm is an exceptionally rewarding experience.

2. Pisces

So many write Pisces off as total space cadets drifting through fantasyland without a clue. Even though Pisces gives off major fairy dust vibes, Christine Schoenwald from YourTango drops some truth: “They have a very strong inner core and they’re not going to do anything they really don’t want to do.” In other words, they can set some solid boundaries when needed.

Just because Pisces appear to be floating on cloud 9 a lot of the time doesn’t mean they’re oblivious airheads. These intuitive spirits actually pick up on way more subtle intel than the rest of us, tapping into insights from alternate dimensions. They see and sense what most signs miss or ignore.

So next time you catch Pisces with that dreamy far-off look, don’t assume they’re helpless drifters! Fishies march to the beat of their own inner rhythms and know exactly where it’s taking them. They’re out here navigating the waters of life by cues we can’t even fathom. 

3. Aquarius

Our Aquarius friends often have us scratching our heads. One minute they’re zoned out to the world, lost in their own inner universe. The next they’re babbling excitedly about quantum theories or civilization on exoplanets or futurist visions that no one else seems to grasp.

We chuck them into the category of “total oddballs” and move on. But hey, maybe it’s time we cut Aquarians a little slack! It’s gotta be lonely for Aquarians flying solo on an observational level way up there while the rest of us are grounded. As astrologer Maria Monrovia so perfectly summed it up: their thoughts and intentions are just “hard to follow and murky” to us mere earthlings. 

It’s not that Aquarius wants to confuse folks with their tin foil hat idealism, it’s just that we just can’t seem to catch their frequency, you know? Over time I bet it’s gotta feel isolating, like no matter how clearly Aquarius communicates, us earthlings just hear alien gibberish. Eventually, Aquarius stops trying because what’s the point? 

But I also bet their lonely alien hearts would love to finally be “heard” by some open-minded weirdos willing to tune in. Who knows the revelations you would unlock if we lifted our perception high enough!

4. Gemini

Gemini does not exactly have the best rep. One minute they’re dazzling you with visions of dream vacations, the next they’re distracted by a hummingbird or spirited debate on particle physics. I have a friend who calls them “two-faced charmers.”

As flighty as Geminis may seem, they don’t enter relationships lightly or dish out sweet words without substance behind them. As Schoenwald shares, “Geminis rarely lie, unless it’s a white lie, and are very honest not only with their words but their character.” 

Sure, tracking their train of thought can be tricky. But they’re not trying to dupe or manipulate anyone, their minds are just filled with so many curiosities that they jump from musing to musing like a bee gathering mental pollen! They’re just eager to put their wild ideas into action to uplift the world around them.

Geminis make playful co-conspirators in dreaming up inspiring visions and inventive solutions. Their loyalty and follow-through might surprise you once you embrace their conversational style.


  1. No One Truly Understands These 4 Zodiac Signs, Collective World, Written by Maria Monrovia
  2. 5 Misunderstood Zodiac Signs Who Are Desperate For Some Compassion, Written by Christine Shoenwald