Traits – Capricorn Ascendant

Strengths: Responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managers

Weaknesses: Know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending, expecting the worst

Capricorn likes: Family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanship

Capricorn dislikes: Almost everything at some point

Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

While the seriousness in Taurus natives is unassuming, in Capricorn Ascendants, it’s unmistakable. Your sense of humor is dry. You can tell a wildly amusing joke without giggling a little, while people around you roll on the floor laughing. At times, your jokes end up falling flat, either due to the underlying gravity or due to others’ inability to understand. Only the serious comedy fanatics or people who are close to you get your humor.

Along with a serious nature, Capricorn rising are all about ambition, competency, hard work, and status. You are conscious of how you are perceived by others. Your clothing style and manner is quite professional. You want to look and feel successful and you often do, even if later in life. Your hard work pays off.

You almost keep emotions out of the equation. This sense of practicality, professionalism and seriousness makes you appear unapproachable. You were termed as a responsible kid in your childhood, the big brother, the wise one. Your family conditions may have forced upon you the seriousness that you have carried on to adulthood. You began associating yourself with family ties, traditions, dependability, and responsibilities, at quite an early age.

Capricorn natives have higher than average sense of accountability. They feel responsible towards their family and do everything to provide them with security, which is often financial and materialistic in nature. When it comes to providing emotional support, they keep themselves aloof. There is a strong drive to make things better, to achieve a better position, to work hard and create a better tomorrow.  You constantly ask yourself, am I working hard enough? Is my future secure? How can I make it better?

Capricorn – the hardworking practical people

There is always a bigger picture in the mind of the Capricorn rising. And to realize that picture, they do not mind compromising the transient comforts of life. Even if they have to do shifts or work extra hours, they do not mind as long as it contributes to the realization of their end goal. They keep themselves away from frivolity and frailty, but at the same time pay a lot of attention to their social status. The labels they wear, the car they own are important to them because they are a symbol of their status. They are not showy though, their possessions speak for themselves and this success is often a result of efforts than luck.

Quite often, Capricorn Ascendant natives are the protagonists of the rags to riches stories. While their childhood may not be as easy as others, they turn the tables eventually.

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