We all know people who always say what you want to hear – otherwise known as “yes men”. Their intentions are usually not impure. Instead, they may simply want to energize you about a decision or make you feel better about a difficult situation. In some situations, you’ll want this – and in others, you won’t. To help you choose your loved ones wisely, read on to discover the six people-pleasing zodiac signs, from the moderately agreeable to the slightly cowardly.
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You probably know Leos for being the showmen of the zodiac, always vying for the spotlight and the opportunity to perform. But don’t let these charismatic qualities fool you – this sign is also a fiercely loyal friend and will make you feel like a million bucks every time you chat, even if you’ve come to them with a serious problem. “Your excellent intuition will help them with clues about the situation you are venting about – and it can help them read between the lines and make you feel understood,” says Jill Loftis, astrologer and founder of Nuit Astrology.
Occasionally, they will verbally agree with you, even if they don’t think you are correct. Fortunately, though, this is never done with bad intentions. “Their advice won’t get you wrong,” confirms author and astrologer Lisa Barretta.
This carefree sign is always planning his next boozy brunch, tapas tasting, and country vacation. But if you have a serious issue that you need advice about, you can ignore it — unless you’re looking for a distraction. “Saggies has an amazing sense of humor and will tell you what you want to hear so you can skip the trouble and have fun,” says Barretta. After all, who cares how you handled a difficult situation at work when there are cocktails to be had right now? Probably not a Sagittarius. You’re better off meeting this sign after sorting out your feelings.
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The mother of the zodiac, Cancers are affectionate, sensitive and emotional. Because of that, “[they] are very likely to say what you want to hear because they want to support you,” says Crescent, professional tarot reader and astrologer at Crescent Divination. Actions can lead you down a bad path. you want to hear, and if things don’t work out, they’ll be there to help you get back,” says Crescent. “They tell themselves you need to learn some lessons the hard way, and that’s how they do it. this.” If your best friend is a Cancer, you might want to get a second opinion.
Sensitive, imaginative and wise, your Pisces friend is probably one of the first people you turn to for advice. Because of their highly intuitive abilities, they can empathize with how you are feeling at any given moment. “They have a very comforting and touching way of calming you down and finding exactly the right words to use when saying what you want to hear,” says Barretta.
In this way, this sign turns people’s pleasure into something positive. “They will feel the energy around the situation and adapt your words of wisdom to whatever will bring them most comfort,” Andrea Scalisi, astrologer and owner of The Haven Shoppe. If you need confirmation that you’re right, they’ll give you that. If you need hard love, well, maybe you need to look elsewhere.
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Geminis have the gift of the gab. They are, of course, ruled by Mercury, the planet of communication. When talking to a twin, you will often find yourself revealing more and more, potentially because they repeatedly say exactly what you want to hear. “They love their tea and don’t want you to instantly interrupt them,” says Crescent. However, if they think you handled a situation poorly, they might try to steer you in a different direction. If that happens, though, they’ll do it so tactfully that you’ll believe it was their idea in the first place. “However, if you really messed up, they won’t be respectful about it,” says Crescent. In the end, they can be the signal you want in your corner when you’re faced with a challenging situation.
Libras are ruled by Venus, the planet of love and harmony, and are best known for being communicators, diplomats, and tactful charmers. This makes them the most pleasant zodiac sign for people. “Librians don’t like conflict and tend to be ‘yes’ people, even if they internally scream ‘no,'” says Loftis. “Not wanting to make waves or cause any distress, they will listen carefully, nodding and trying to make you feel heard and at ease.” You can also expect this trait to show up during networking events and in business situations. “Librians can be talkative and silly when they want to earn social points or please another person or group,” says Jetta Moon, astrologer and blogger at Astroligion.
When roles are reversed, Libras prefer you to falsify the truth to protect your feelings as well. “They are the most likely to get upset if you tell them something they don’t want to hear because they expect you to do the same,” says Crescent.
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