September 23 to October 23
Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac. It is the sign of the scales and is a positive, cardinal, air sign. Cardinal signs are the leaders of the zodiac and include Aries, Cancer and Capricorn. Libra’s ruling plant is Venus, the Goddess of beauty and love.
Libras have the ability to see both sides of an issue and are often found in the role of mediator. It is important to them that they enjoy a harmonious and peaceful existence. Therefore, they are always trying to achieve a perfect balance in their life. Libras spends so much time balancing both sides of an issue that they often appear indecisive.
Libras are highly intelligent individuals who live in their heads. They are good listeners and equally good communicators, who have the ability to draw out others. Libras can be easygoing, charming and calm. On the other hand, they can be restless, stubborn, irritating and hard to get along with. Libras have a great sense of humor. They also have a strong sense of justice, hence the scales of justice that is their symbol.
Libra is the sign of partnerships. If you meet a Libra who is unmarried, most likely they are simply between relationships. Libras need a partner who can be an equal. They are romantic, yet they can be possessive. Libras, like those of the Cancer sign, tend to be secretive and will suffer in silence if they feel they have been slighted in some way.
Physically, Libras usually have fair hair and eyes. Their faces are pleasant and symmetrically correct. Often there is exquisiteness about their appearance. They like to eat, especially sweets, thus explaining their often-plump physique. However, they are one of the healthiest signs of the zodiac. Libras would rather stay home and play board games than participate or watch sports. Frequently, Libras suffer from lower back strain and they are prone to kidney disease.
Libras are not attention seekers. They hate scenes and outward displays of emotion, although they enjoy praise and flattery from those close to them. Libras tend to be closer to their fathers. They have a love of luxury and like to surround themselves with beautiful things. They love books and reading, as it feeds their analytical mind. Loyalty is of the utmost importance to the Libra. They can be stubborn. Don’t try to control a Libra. They need their freedom.
Positive qualities: social, peace-loving, diplomatic, communicator, and creative.
Negative qualities: indecisiveness, possessiveness, apathy, flighty, and lacking in focus.
Lucky day: Friday.
Most compatible sign for marriage: Aries.
Famous Libras include: Barbara Walters, Jesse Jackson, Ray Charles, John Lennon, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, and Christopher Reeve.