Deal with negativity of a capricorn man
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Im struggling now with myself, and try to be stronger, but is so hard to deal with him when he get into his bad or negative moods, he doesnt do it on purpose, but maybe that day im really positive and feeling great, when he suddenly make a negative or moody comment and it affect me (not a comment about me, just about random stuff). i guess i should leave him alone for a few hours until he change it.
|Do you respond by putting a more positive spin on what he says?|
|Just leave him be. |
It really does come with the package though. If it affects you to where it sours you mood/day then I think you should either talk to him about it or rethink the relationship.
|Sometimes we need some alone time. It's necessary to our sanity, and yours. When we don't get it, our pessimistic side comes out to play.|
|It affect me cause im a moody person too, and even the small incident can affect my mood. but at same time i try to stay positive even when im not feeling it, and dont try to make the other person to feel bad too.|
and yeah, sometimes i try to respond with some positive comment, but it doesnt affect him.
|Caps are simply natural pessimists. And they wear it like a badge, and expect you to be alright with that. They're the glass-half-empty type. When they're depressed, they wear it like a comfy old shoe. They have a natural heaviness of spirit which might seem that way to others, but it's just their own brand of happy. You either "get" that or you don't. |
However, try to convince them that the glass really is half full after all, and they'll look at you like you fell outta the crazy tree and caught every branch on the way down. They need to come around on their own. You need to remember that they are *Saturn-ruled*, after all. Take it or leave it.
|It's not always going to be all rainbows and sunshine with us Caps. We definitely have our mood swings. If you want to be with him for the long haul then you need to accept that part of him because that's just who he is. When he gets into a bad mood just give him his space, we really need a certain amount of distance from everyone from time to time for our own sanity. Other people might see us as being negative or pessimistic people and yes while I agree we can be fatalistic at times especially when we're depressed, we aren't overall negative people we're just realists. Hopefully you can come to terms with his dark moods because they'll surface pretty often.|
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|When he get in THOSE moods i will think about the grumpy cat, and im sure it will make me smile! |
and yes, definitely i found out that is something i have to learn to deal with, almost everyday at some point or leave him. there is not other way, he is not going to change.
i loved the suggestion about trying to focus in something else when he get in those moods, so i dont get stuck with it.
Posted by ellessque
Elle is correct. Take care of yourself. Don't take it personal. Don't react. Those are his feelings. Wait it out and the mood will change. Remember it doesn't have anything to do with you.
Posted by seraph
See... it's like this: Not only is that glass half empty, it's evaporating slowly as well even if you try to drink slow. It's also probably getting warm and flat if it's a beer. If it's water, you know what's in that stuff today? Speaking of which if it's beer or soda, it's got water and therefor all the crap in the water in it too! Meanwhile once the damned glass is done I have to wash it by hand because the dishwasher isnt working. Virgals just aren't as reliable as they used to be.
BUT... a pessimist rarely has an unpleasant surprise.
Posted by cowpuncherPosted by seraph
I knew you'd turn up. Always a pleasure, CP. Now you're the sort of Cap on whose coat-rack I can hang my Solar hat (!), in that you *don't* seem to be dealing with horrific insecurities 24/7. I think I can deal with a salt-of-the-earth Cap like you with more than a bit of success. I think (for you) it comes from being comfortable with your environment and working with it, and with all the creatures that are a part of it. I think anyone, signs be damned, will feel too apart from themselves if they don't or can't commune with nature.
"Grounding" is a term that is typically used only superficially, in that a lot of folks think it begins and ends with going out for a run or "burning off" energy on a treadmill. It really *should* (and does in my world) mean that you're to go outside and away from all the concrete, so you can be around things that come from "inside" the earth - and grow upward from it - rather than the stuff that's built on top of it. And the longer the better. Fears, insecurities, and a litany of everyday worries can melt away an