What is it about that hard to get Capricorn man that makes him come off as mysterious? While he can often seem warm and inviting, he also has a side of him that is something that you may want to be aware of if you’re getting involved with him. Take a look below to find out what the Capricorn man’s negative traits are.
Mood Swings Are Intense
The Capricorn man is mostly stable but he can have a tendency to be in a bad mood from time to time. This is especially true if something is going on in his life that causes him distress.
When he has this type of mood, he becomes negative, pessimistic, grumpy, and could say things he doesn’t really mean. He may pick an argument or is set off easily by small things.
This type of mood is best avoided if at all possible. If you talk to him on the phone or see him in person and can tell he’s in a not so nice mood, it might be best to just leave him alone so he can work things out with himself.
He will let you know if he wants to talk to you or vent out his frustrations but much of the time he’d rather be alone with his thoughts. When he’s feeling better, he’ll come back around to his normal self.
I do also want to point out that he can be rather unpredictable with his moods. I say he’s stable much of the time but the thing is, you never really know when these bad moods will come on so just be aware his temper is much like the planet Uranus, impossible to predict.
Arrogant or Narcissistic
Some Capricorn men can swing to the extremes when it comes to feeling that they know what is best for themselves and everyone else around them. They know it all and won’t easily accept anyone else’s ideas.
He may come off as someone who cares more about what he likes or what he’s doing than what anyone else wants. He’s self aware and he very much feels that he has a handle on most things.
He knows he’s intelligent but he makes himself seem very cocky when he’s being assertive. Being assertive is alright if you’re going to use it for something positive. He on the other hand, uses it for other things that are more pessimistic.
His thoughts or ideas are always better than anyone else’s. At least, that’s what he believes anyway. This is what gives him the arrogance that people see. He seems like a “know it all” that you really just want to walk away from.
He knows he looks good too so don’t ever try to tell him different or he will shun you after he puts you in your place. While he is very handsome, his attitude can make him start to look ugly.
Demanding In His Way
The Capricorn man has his own set of morals and standards. He expects most people to live up to it and when they do not, he is ready to boot them out of his life for good.
That being said, if you’re in a relationship with a Capricorn man, you need to know that he’s going to be demanding of you. He’s going to have high expectation of what you should be and how you should treat him.
This can develop into him expecting too much and demanding you to be a way that goes against your grain. Be careful and be sure to stand up for yourself. While he’s demanding, he doesn’t like door mat type of women.
He wants a strong woman who will not be afraid to tell him what is what and how she’s not going to allow him to control her. He will try though and if you allow it, he’ll think it’s alright to always do it.
Put him in his place and tell him you’ll be who you are and nothing less, he will have to accept it and love you “as is” or he’ll have to realize that he can’t have it his way which may make him flee.
If he does flee then you aren’t missing out on much. A man who wants to give you up because you’re not living up to his standards probably doesn’t deserve you anyway.
Jealous and Untrusting
The Capricorn man is jealous by nature. He figures what is his, is his. He doesn’t want to share and he surely doesn’t trust anyone. He has to learn how to trust someone with time.
If you’ve just begun to date a Capricorn man, it’s going to take time before he feels he can trust you. While he may come off as into you and happy, he has reservations in the back of his mind he won’t share with you.
With time and patience, you might start to see signs of trust like how much he is willing to open up to you and be honest. The more he talks and the more time he spends with you, the more he will trust.
Keep an eye on how much you two talk. Also keep an eye on the jealousy. Once he starts acting jealous, that’s a sign he sees you as someone very special to him and also means he may be falling for you.
On the other hand, he may be jealous later on where he shouldn’t be. If he trusts you then he shouldn’t worry about other men. However, he will worry about them regardless because that’s who he is.
He will always be suspicious of other men around you no matter how much you stress to him they are only your friend. He will always worry that they will cross the line and want to be more.
He will probably want to know where you are, what time you will return, and will ask you to call or text when you arrive safely to your destination or home. These are all traits the Capricorn man doesn’t want you to know but you’ll see them anyway because he’s not good at hiding any of these things.
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Wishing you all the luck of the universe
Your friend and Relationship Astrologer,