Party on, party people!
You may consider yourself socially awkward, an introvert, or someone who is shy, but you probably have at least one or two positive social skills. You might have a way of putting the right people together, perhaps you’re good at breaking the ice, or maybe you’re a genius at knowing the exact right thing to say when there’s an uncomfortable silence.
We’ve all got some kind of social skill. It’s good to be aware of what that might be if you find yourself unprepared in a social situation.
It can be difficult to decipher one’s talents, especially when you’re not feeling especially self-confident or self-assured. You need that backup knowledge that can jump start your social ease.
You may be quiet but that doesn’t mean you can’t navigate a conversation with a stranger. You know if you ask questions about them, it will draw them out and they will probably be happy to take on the focus of the conversation.
Maybe your social skill is that you’re an amazing listener, which is probably the best social attribute of them all. Most people like to talk about themselves and it can make you feel completely at ease and engaged if all you have to do is sit back and listen.
One valuable talent is a great sense of humor. How many people through the ages had their lives spared because they were able to make others laugh? Another great trait to have is the ability to be an appreciative audience. People need other people to validate their wise words, funny jokes, and unique observations.
Everybody has some characteristic that’s special and helpful in social situations, and if you’re not familiar with what yours is, astrology can help. Get ready to impress with your social skills.
Here’s your special social talent, based on your zodiac sign.
ARIES (March 21 – April 19)
You’re the party ringer because you can turn a dull party into a party to end all parties. You have a talent for making things fun and since you’re willing to try anything, there’s a good chance that you’ll make a huge fool of yourself. You don’t care if you do something foolish or silly if it helps the other guests to loosen up and have a good time.
TAURUS (April 20 – May 20)
You’re a really good friend and will do whatever the hosts need you to do. If they just need you to attend, you’re there, or maybe they’ll ask you to bring some food or help decorate — anything they need, you’re happy to oblige. Knowing that you’ve got their back allows the host to relax a little and gives them a little breathing room so they can actually enjoy their own party.
GEMINI (May 21 – June 20)
You’re the perfect guest at any social occasion because you have the best stories, the best ice-breaker jokes, and you ask the kind of questions that draw people out. You really enjoy socializing and it shows in the way that you remember not only people’s names but interesting things about them. You can have a conversation with anyone and they’ll walk away feeling as if you really get them.
CANCER (June 21 – July 22)
No matter how smoothly a social event goes, there’s almost always some kind of drama or incident — people get wasted and lose their inhibitions and the next thing you know, they’re sobbing uncontrollably… and that’s where you come in. You’re there to listen, to make things better, and to help get the party and the guest back on track. You have an instinct for knowing what it is that a person needs right now and you deliver it.
LEO (July 23 – August 22)
You might not be famous but you have the charm and charisma of a star, and your glittering presence makes any social situation an event. You shine and people naturally gravitate to you. You’re the consummate host and you make your guests feel welcome and comfortable at your party or gathering.
VIRGO (August 23 – September 22)
LIBRA (September 23 – October 22)
You kill it at parties — you throw amazing parties and gatherings, you add something wonderful to every event that you attend, and you make people feel special. You have amazing social skills and you’re very good at diffusing potentially troubling situations. No party pooper is going to ruin an event on your watch.
SCORPIO (October 23 – November 21)
SAGITTARIUS (November 22 – December 21)
You’re hilarious and can talk to anyone, so you and social events are a natural match. You enjoy meeting new people and trying new things, and you’ve be en g ifted when it comes to having incredible social skills. You use your humor as a natural ice-breaker.
CAPRICORN (December 22 – January 19)
At first, you may come off as a little uptight, but once you start to relax in a social situation you find your groove and it’s usually giving great advice. However, you do have a wicked sense of humor and a wild side, so if you really loosen up, your party animal persona is released and that’s nothing short of incredible.
AQUARIUS (January 20 – February 18)
You’re very accepting of people and they seem to sense that you won’t judge them for their peculiarities. Because you’re such an innovative and creative person, you’ll able to come up with new and unique ways of doing things and having fun like unusual drinking games or fun finger foods.
PISCES (February 19 – March 20)
It’s easy for people to trust you as you’re very kind. They feel comfortable in confiding in you and, in return, you’re very good at helping them. You add creativity to any social event whether it’s playing music or creating a fantastic them for a party. As long as your mind doesn’t wander too much, you’re an engaging presence. You do better with smaller groups of people and would not enjoy partying in a packed club.