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Date ~ September 24 - October 23

Motto ~ I balance

Symbol ~ The Scales
Ruling Planet ~ Venus

View The Ruling Planet ~ Venus

Star Constellation ~ View your sign

Element ~ Air

Quality ~ Cardinal, Masculine

Fist Desire ~ Union

Day ~ Friday

Body Part ~ Kidneys

Foods ~ Wheats and cereals, berries,

      apples, pears, grapes

Animals ~ Reptiles

Color ~ Blue

Jewels ~ Diamond, opal white

Metal ~ Copper

Plants ~ Poplar tree, ash tree

Flower ~ Rose, cosmos

Magical Number ~ 3

Key Words ~ Fair, charming, diplomatic

      and aggressive

 

 

You Know you're an Libra When.........

 

  • setting on the Fence is more comfortable than anywhere else.

 

  • you will fight to the death for Justice, fairness, and glamour.

 

  • you spend more than you can afford on less than you Need

 

Famous Libras That Share Your Sign

Your Symbol in the Stars

 

 

 
The Sun is in this seventh sign of the zodiac, from September 23 until October 22 each year. The symbol for Libra is the Scales. In Libra the Sun is tolerant, affectionate, and well balanced. You are a courteous and agreeable person who is considerate of other people's feelings. You have a personal charisma attracting friends. Functioning well when working in harmony with other people, you are an excellent team player. You like being on the winning team.
 
You prefer working in a pleasant and very orderly atmosphere, with people who don't put undue pressure on you. You like to see your role as that of peacemaker. Peace and tranquillity are so important. The least sign of hostility or discord is very upsetting to you. You refrain from speaking your mind if you fear your thoughts would alienate or start an argument. Always ready to compromise or mediate, you need to be careful not to appear wishy-washy or less than reliable.
 
In many ways, you are dependent upon the approval of others. Libra is the sign of relationships. You think of yourself as half a partnership rather than an individual. Because of this feeling of dependence, you put your mate's needs and desires ahead of your own. You may become confused as to what you want at any particular time, versus what your partner wants. Your partner's goals and ambitions become your goals and ambitions. You are the true helpmate. Because of this attitude, Libra is very stable and dependent in a relationship, even a bad one.
 
As attached as you are to your partner, you may not really show it much. In your quest for balance and harmony, you rarely have or express strong emotions of any kind. Yours is a very dispassionate demeanor that is detached. You don't invest much passion or feeling in your relationships, loving with your head instead of your heart.
 
When cast in a supervisory role you may have some difficulties. This is because you weigh each decision before choosing your direction. You can experience problems if you are called on to make frequent snap decisions for the group. You are an excellent go-between, and not as good at being the leader or boss. Unfortunately, such a balanced view of situations sometimes makes decisive action more difficult. You have a hard time making everyday decisions of little or no consequence. On the big issues, you may vacillate indefinitely.
 
One of your main personality traits is a love of justice. You are insistent on fair play. In this too, you have a very balanced and unbiased way of looking at everything in your world. Accordingly, you are often called on to be mediator in family disputes or in disagreements at work. Your impartial judgment can always see both sides of a matter. You can be very cool and detached, keeping your feelings well under control in pursuit of fairness.
 
Your love of balance and harmony allows you to appreciate music and the arts. Libra is ruled by Venus, the planet closely associated with artistic endeavors. If you don't have talent yourself, you probably to do have an interest and excellent taste in these matters.
 
Courteous and refined, good manners are important to you. You exhibit them and you expect them. You are especially repelled by vulgarity and coarseness. Tactful, diplomatic, refined and socially successful, you strive to say and do the right thing. It is always so important for you to make the right impression.
In Libra, Mercury produces a mind that is well balanced, rational, and very judicial. You hate arguments and prefer to discuss issues or to reason together. You are polished in your expression, and this helps make you appear very diplomatic always. You may be very deeply concerned with human relations and psychology. You have a curiosity about people and the way they think. Getting along well with others is very central to your interests. You are easy to talk to because you listen with interest and you're honest in your response.

Although you are friendly and broad-minded, you can be stern when your principles are involved. Justice and balance are strong in your nature. You don't handle conflict all that well, and when people talk to you in a crude or uncouth manner, you back away and reject any contact, if you can.

You are really not readily adaptable to rapidly changing situations, because you have such a tendency to study issues so carefully before committing yourself. You must concentrate ever to attain a sense of expediency or decisiveness. Yet you can be counted on to relate fully both sides of any issue. Making a decision between two good options can be very difficult for you sometimes.

If Venus is in Libra in your chart it may give you an innate ability to understand the feelings of others. Venus is at its best in Libra because this its natural sign. Aesthetic perceptions are at their best. You are a romantic in thought and action, sometimes leaving practical common sense behind. A romantic setting such as a candlelight dinner can really get to you.
 
You fall in love easily under such circumstances, and not always with the right person. You tend to fall in love early and often. You want to be surrounded by beauty and harmony. You are very refined and quite sociable, and you try to avoid any form of disagreement or discord.
You have the ability to put people at ease and make them feel comfortable and at home. You are truly a charming person, a trait that attracts many admirers. Indeed, the Libra Venus is the most seductive in the zodiac. This seductiveness is expressed in most subtle ways; you're never overtly sexual or physical, but usually close to perfect in appearance and manners.
 
You don't handle conflict situations very well. When you're exposed to conflicts, you may even get nervously upset. Your feeling are easily hurt, but you don't hold a grudge or try to get even. Close harmonious relationships are very important for you. To secure these, you go out of your way being considerate, always trying to please.
 
A happy marriage is a number one priority. You truly enjoy companionship, and you like to please others. You have the ability to understand the feeling of the other person, especially your partner, and react in a perfect fashion. You are willing to make nearly any sacrifice for the sake of love and for your relationship. You are particularly concerned with your personal appearance, and how you partner perceives you physically. You are totally devoted to your partner, and ever interested in filling every romantic desire.
A Libra Moon gives a sense of understanding, tolerance, and gentleness. You are ambitious, but at the same time, so very dependent on others. The symbol of Libra is the scales, signifying the innate symmetry the influence provides. This is the position of the diplomat, broad-minded and open, social, and friendly.

The adaptability of this Moon sign is considerable; you don't like disputes and disorder, and you do what you can to maintain a well-oiled social and business life. Balance, harmony and domestic tranquility are very important to you. Even-tempered, well-mannered and congenial, you display all those attributes that assures many friends and an active social life. You are truly a thoughtful and good-natured person who goes out of the way to be nice to people. You are very fond of people and don't enjoy being alone for very long. You have a need to have everyone like you, and your emotional well-being depends on the approval others. Thus, you are over-anxious to please. This is the sign of the consummate peacemaker and diplomat.

Your nature is affectionate and easily swayed, often exhibiting a tendency towards indolence. Sometimes you tend to have too much reliance on others and you may delay making important decisions. At many times, you seem to be facing life's problems and decisions on more or less a trial and error basis. Too willing to compromise, you frequently allow others to take advantage of you. You freely sacrifice your own wishes for someone else's. It is very hard for you to be assertive and stand up for yourself. Since you don't like conflict situations, you may refrain from expressing the dissatisfactions you have in your relationships, often waiting until it is too late to rectify the situation.

Relationships are important to your and you don't like being alone. A stable partner, you tend to settle with one special person rather than playing the field. Devoted and faithful, you spend a great deal of your time catering to the needs and desires of your mate. Stability rather than passion or excitement is your goal in a partner. It is usually thought that Libra love affairs are of the head rather than the heart. Concern with what others think and doing what is correct makes you rather conventional and conservative in all your romantic and social activities.

You are refined and you have a definite love of the refined; art, music, etc. You may have some natural artistic or musical talent. At the very least you appreciate all the finer things in life and you are apt to be a patron of the arts if your means permit.

You are a good planner, but often it is hard for you to get your plans into action and to see them through to completion. The Libra mind is more contemplative, building great ideas, but sometimes failing carry them out. Decisiveness is not usually a strong quality with Moon in Libra; the mind may be building great ideas, but you are not always ready to act on them. Decision-making can be tough, because you can usually see both sides of every issue. For you, judgment is more important than execution.

In Libra, Mars is curtailed by the rules of social behavior and the need for the cooperation and approval. Energies are very controlled and overwhelmingly favor the mental. A reasonable degree of physical energies may also be present, but this is not what this placement is noted for. Emotional and practical energies are usually rather low, if noticeable at all.
 
You are charming, generous, amiable, and cooperative owing to the persuasiveness of Mars in Libra. The normal assertive behavior of Mars is tamed down in Libra, and passions are never allowed to rule thinking. Yet you can become upset when your perception of justice is not served. You aren't one to push matters to extremes, but you do become very assertive when you experience injustice. You are ready to take up arms against anything that would destroy harmony, or that appears wrong or unfair. Your objective, unemotional approach could enable you to be a good judge, manager, or diplomat.
 
You are likely and wise to select a very assertive and energetic partner. You may need someone to push you along, as Mars can be somewhat lazy in Libra. You often need motivation. Though you are never pushy or very forceful, you do exert gentle and continuous efforts toward a solid relationship. Although you are very affectionate and romantic, your sex drive is somewhat low, and you expect more emotional satisfaction than physical passion.
 
You are not the type of person who goes after what you want with much conviction. You have difficulty asserting yourself at times, and it can be hard for you to be decisive. Aggression in any form threatens you, and you don't deal well with confrontations, arguments, or physical combativeness. You want to make friends, not adversaries.
Jupiter is in Libra in your chart. This placement denotes an especially strong sense of justice and moral principles. You are attracted to individuals sharing your idealistic views. These persons enhance your opportunities in life. You are very considerate of others and understand the principle of cooperation for solving problems and making progress. You are effective serving as a diplomat, a peace-maker, or in any assignment dealing with public relations. You are able to sway public opinion, winning others over to your way of thinking with your power of persuasion.
Saturn in Libra gives a sense of justice and fairness. This placement give refined approach to intellectual pursuits. Diplomacy and tact come out owing to this Saturn position, and you can work well with people because of a natural trait to cooperate rather than compete. Since Libra is associated with relationships, Saturn here may delay marriage and place obstacles in the path of romantic affairs. A successful marriage will require much patience and hard work. You may have an inferiority complex in forming relationships. Feeling unlovable, you may run off prospective partners. This same fear of rejection can cause problems in your dealing with the outside world in general. Avoid a tendency to shut yourself off socially from people.

Uranus
Many of your peers born during the years when Uranus was in Libra will find more difficult than most to hang on to partnerships and relationships. The urge for change within this group may disrupt cooperative endeavors.

Neptune

Pluto

Planets Michael McClain 1996-2003.