The Key to a Successful Family ReunionHaving your whole family over for a party is an exhausting event and no matter how well you get on with members of your family individually, put everyone in a room together and tensions are likely to rise. Don’t miss out on our advice for how to have a smooth family gathering…
Through looking into your star sign and your personality traits it is easy to determine what sort of things are likely to annoy you during a family gathering as well as what you might do that could annoy others. Click on your star sign to find out how to have a smooth ride during this reunion…
The Key to a Successful Family Reunion
During family gatherings an Aries can be a real troublemaker, constantly searching for ways to annoy those around them. To avoid confrontation, try and keep your distance from an Aries. If you have no choice but to spend time with them, think of doing something active such as games or sports this will keep them interested and out of trouble.
It’s impossible to lose sight of a Taurus, they’re always up to date on the latest fashions and will be found lounging in the corner of the terrace. It’s worth noting that Taurus’ are big eaters, they’ll need to be well fed! They’ll be taking a lot of pictures throughout the event. In order to avoid any confrontation, get out your best china and be on your best manners. Don’t forget: petites-fours and champagne are obligatory.
What you need to know about a Gemini is that they are incapable of holding their tongue. It’ll take them no time at all to reveal to the rest of the family the nightmare date you had the week before. Secrets? There are none. Think twice before you share something secret with a Gemini, they’re such an open book they find it hard to understand the idea of privacy.
The best way to make a Cancer feel awkward is to interrogate them with personal questions at the dinner table. But that’s not what you want to do, is it? In order to get closer to a Cancer, you need to make time to talk to them one on one, outside of prying ears. A little drink for the Cancer to help them relax and they’ll let their guard down little by little.
There’s nothing like a Leo who’s up for a good night to bring the party. Whether it’s your aunt or your cousin, you can count on a Leo to have a good time. Leo’s live life to the full and always are searching for a way to amuse themselves. They make excellent partners in games, be it monopoly or charades. Are you ready?
If you’ve got a Virgo coming to stay, make sure that your house is spotless. Everything must be clean, the dishes, the dusting, the laundry. A Virgo is very observant and a loves to nit-pick so in order to avoid confrontation, make sure there is nothing that they can comment on except for how lovely your house is looking.
Those who are Libra know how to avoid an argument. They are great company and know how to make those around them feel at ease. Leave a Libra in charge of organizing and hosting the family event. They’re by far the best hosts and have the natural gift of making everyone feel at home. If any conflict does arise, let the Libra step in and calm it down.
If your Scorpio family member can be a bit short with you this reunion it may be because they’re holding a grudge. It’s something you need to address and it’s worth doing it sooner rather than later. But be aware, with a Scorpio, you’ll be washing your dirty laundry in front of the whole family.
Stay close to your Sagittarius family members during reunions because they’ can be relied upon to be on great form! They good mood and high spirits will allow you to get through difficult moments with ease and a sense of humour. But be careful not to annoy others as the Sagittarius can have the tendency to ruffle some feathers with their constant jokes.
Don’t forget that a conversation that appears to be innocent with a Capricorn is often actually a test. If you’re inviting your Capricorn aunt or uncle on holiday with you, you can expect to be interrogated on your financial situation and your career. They’ll be looking out for lies so make sure you’re on the ball!
For a holiday that is filled with intelligence, spirituality and originality, go on holiday with an Aquarius! This water sign, the Aquarius will confide in you their latest inventions or their plans to change the world. However, in terms of deep feelings and falling in love, your Aquarius cousin may be lazy and offer no help.
Hesitant about being with the whole family at once, a Pisces can be persuaded to show up even if just for the food. If you come across your Pisces uncle in the middle of stuffing his face and drinking his body weight in rosé – it may be time to sit down and listen to him. A Pisces will reciprocate this behaviour as they can be very good listeners.