September 23 – October 22
The seventh sign of the astrological signs, Libra is symbolized by the scales, which is represented in their quality of balanced-ness, or their drive to achieve balance and harmony. They are naturally charming and tactful – making them great diplomats. They take responsibility seriously, taking everyone into account, wants what will benefit the greater good, ensuring they practice objectiveness in their decisions. They study every angle, carefully weighing their options – making them ideal strategists.
Ruled by Venus, and an Air sign, Libra is an individual who loves beautiful things and erudite talks. They crave for sophistication, with their affinity for art, fashion, and finer things. They communicate well and are graceful, and wouldn’t mind being in the middle of fine cocktail parties, dances, or appreciating performance arts. With their inclination for beauty and balance, they ensure that they live a life bereft of stress and resistance.
It is the same communication skills and finesse that make them seem diplomatic. Despite the restraint and refined demeanor, Libras are not afraid to speak their mind and use their charm to make their points sting a little less – and in true scales fashion, make the opposing viewpoint seem like they were well considered and instead of the argument tilting to one party, has arrived at a compromise
Their negotiating and constantly weighing characteristics, however, may seem like an annoying, unnecessary and time-consuming practice for some. Their refined taste may also seem strict and snobbish, lacking compassion and intimacy. Their constant need to have balance and harmony, and avoid stress at all costs may come off as lazy and lenient for others, especially those signs that have much passion and conviction.
Libra for Partners
Finding a partner that they envision to bring the balance into their life, is up there in Libra’s top priorities. With their attraction to exquisite things, they may come off as superficial, picky with their potential matches – and often on the grounds of external attractiveness.
Libras love deep and have always envisioned their relationship to end in marriage. Once they find that special person in their life, which they will just know and are fully aware of, they make it a point to maintain balance and harmony in the relationship. Libras being ruled by Venus love intimacy, sex and satisfaction – they would do whatever’s necessary to satisfy their partners and show their affection.
But their light obsession with physical appearances and people’s perception will still be on the forefront. Libras tend to want their relationship to be the “It Couple” material, dressed pristinely, camera ready, expressed physically and openly, and everyone’s envy. This characteristic can tick off carefree characters who just want to live authentically for themselves. Likewise, they are not the most reliable signs, with their long decision-making processes, some may find them fickle-minded and trying hard to please people.
When not in a relationship or are not being pursued, they will feel out of their element, causing them to feel small, undesired, and generally lonely.
Astrology Zodiac Signs reported that Libra men primarily are attracted and drawn by looks, so if you’re considering to catch one, better make sure you’re a head turner. Better dress up too as the dates ought to be fancy. They may seem a little vain, but that’s just how they are hardwired. But if you’re bending over backward trying to keep up with his taste for opulence, get out. Another obstacle that one may encounter trying to win the heart of the Libra man is their inherent indecisiveness – to be fair, it is the result of their desire to thoroughly assess all probabilities before coming up to a decision. Further, they go through all those woes as they see any potential partner as the one he will marry.
Once you’ve passed the Libra’s initial assessment and screening, you’ll find a man who might seem to be not as committed as you’ve expected. He will prefer keeping the first few months light. This guy loves balance, harmony, and peace – or the idea of it, so make sure to make those first few months smooth sailing and he will be in it for the long haul knowing balance can be achieved with you by their side.
Since a Libra man is a natural communicator, talking to him will be the answer to wishes, requests, and problems. A win-win solution, a good compromise, or major sexy time is nothing but a talk away for these diplomats. Speaking up also implies that you’re confident, something that Libra men find sexy. Ruled by Venus, he is a great lover.
Air signs tend to move swiftly, and showing that are confident and can communicate well to keep peace in a relationship can get your Libra man talking about marriage quite soon – which can excite and seem romantic for some, or just dreadful for others. His indecisiveness may be a little emasculating too, which can be a turn-off for the independent women types.
Libra women love to be treated like royalty, and the way to her heart is through good conversation and flattering compliments. As a queen, she expects that her potential match is a King – dressed to the nines, dapper, presentable and must be equally attractive as she is. She knows from the get-go if she’s dating for kicks or dating for love – and when she is in the latter mode, better be ready as there is no middle ground for her, all or nothing.
Loving, loyal and caring, maybe a bit too much that a Libra woman may seem too dependent, clingy, and needs to be constantly with her partner. Being affectionate is a good thing until said partner finds this suffocating and hindering their individual goals. Despite this, it is difficult to get mad at her with her charm and sweetness. Highly sexual, but with some self-esteem issues that will be fixed through a partner that will love and accept her for her quirks – even the sexual ones. Her communication skills will prove useful beneath the sheets as she will articulate all her fantasies and be open to experimenting.
Her fondness for nice things and comfort will make her seem controlling and a tad spoiled. She has tendencies to want to please others and be dependent on their opinions, amplifying her indecisive streak so much more. Though in the end, she’ll decide on something and stand by that decision. After all, the indecisiveness is rooted in responsibility and wanting to ensure a balanced life.
Libra Compatibility with Other Signs
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Compatibility of star signs is illustrated in an article at Metaphorical Platypus, where two studies were used to quantify the compatibility between signs. A study by Sachs (1998) and Castille (2000) was conducted in Switzerland and France to review significant results using marriage and divorce statistics as to which astrological signs are most compatible with each other.
Combined with information gathered from iZodiac, Astrology.com, Astrostyle, AstrologyZodiacSigns.com and Compatible Astrology, listed are the compatibility rankings of each sign as they scale with the Libra.
#1 Libra – Libra
It must be a match! Two charming and loving individuals who revere physical attractiveness when dealing with love. Both are intellectual, analytical and objective, allowing these two flighty air signs with cardinal qualities to be on the same page in their quest to achieve perpetual balance. Both enjoy social gatherings, from fancy restaurants to the most cultured art exhibits – two Libras will love showing each other off, which by prerequisite ought to be both highly attractive.
They’ll understand each other’s needs to think over decisions very thoroughly and in all possible angles. Their communication skills will be handy ensuring respect is maintained within the partners. While air signs are not deeply passionate or intimate, these two individuals will have no problems with what may seem like lukewarm sex life for others, but is just the perfect temperature for them. Given their relatively lower confidence levels, it will help if their communication is practiced in the bedroom to open up to new experiences and ignite the fire of their intimacy.
As long as these two constantly help each other to manage their weaknesses and practice respect, their relationship founded on shared values, interests and activities will be beautiful, magical and best of all – balanced.
#2 Libra – Leo
The lion will enjoy the company of the great balancer. An air and fire match-up, Libra will further strengthen Leo’s fieriness. Both are social, adventurous, and optimistic adrenaline junkies, ensuring there will be no dull moment in the relationship. Sex will be amazing between the two and there will be lots of experimenting beneath the sheets.
Leo will love Libra’s intelligence and sophistication and will love showing them off in social gatherings. Libra will admire on the other hand Leo’s passion and living large persona. Leo is a bit domineering and can get impulsive which will be balanced flawlessly by cooler and rational Libra. They are likely to be supportive of each other’s pursuits, acknowledging and respecting each other’s strengths, they will put an effort into understanding where differences lie. Both are ambitious and competitive signs, making them a power couple material.
Leo is fixed while Libra is cardinal, which only means lots of ideas, visions, and convictions. The difference will be where the passion and convictions are ignited – for Libra it is the brain, and for Leo, it’s the heart. This can lead disagreements with Leo feeling like Libra is being too cool and Libra thinking that the lion just needs to chill.
#3 Libra – Gemini
Two air signs, these two won’t have any problems keeping up with each other’s changing whims and needs. Both are on the extroverted side, this couple can be the life of the party or the host themselves. Their intellectual chemistry is in sync, as well as their sense of adventure. Libra is a cardinal sign, and the mutable Gemini is willing to follow Libra’s lead but flexible enough to adapt if there will be changes in the plan.
This relationship can make other couples jealous and experience a major FOMO case with both individual’s mental prowess, communication and social skills, and openness for adventure, fun, and spontaneity. Their social media feed will be envy-inducing full of travel and friends’ photos. Sex will be an intellectual pursuit – desiring a mental connection before doing any of the other relationship contact points like emotional and physical. Intimacy will be fun and unpredictable.
Challenges lie in both signs’ changeability. Both of flighty characteristics, nothing seems to be certain, even the relationship itself. Libra’s moodiness is brought about by its tendency to weigh the situation and analyze things, Gemini’s a product of the symbol’s dualism. If the scales sees beyond the twins impulsiveness and appreciate its good-naturedness, and the twins see how Libra can provide insights on both sides of the coin – the relationship will be successful.
#4 Libra – Virgo
Libra is an air sign interacting with earth, their energy moves at extremely different speed, one slow and through, one swift. Further, Libra is a cardinal sign relating with the mutable virgin.
Intellectually, these two can create a satisfying bond, with Virgo ready to adapt to Libra’s interests and activities. Libra seeks balance and allows Virgo to be themselves. They both manifest skills in communicating and the ability to make the relationship work.
Challenges present themselves in the area of trust and values. Intimacy might also be somewhat of a struggle as Virgo wants to traverse this front slowly, and Libra – as any air sign would want to do things with speed. Virgo will find the lack of connection in this match-up, thus driving dissatisfaction. Virgo the healer will try to find ways to make it work by compromising but might be taken advantage of Libra.
#5 Libra – Sagittarius
Libra is air, while Sagittarius is fire. Further, one is cardinal, the other mutable. What might seem like a clash of opposites, might actually work. Libra loves the fine things, Sagittarius the fun stuff. It could be the makings of an awesome relationship filled with good times.
Both charismatic and outgoing, the flirting phase will be electric and fun. Going out will be the on the agenda a lot of times. The bedroom will be full of experimentation, with Sag initiating these, and Libra following along, enjoying the lightness and stress-free nature of sex.
Commitment poses a threat though, as your shared interest may seem to be on the superficial and material side of life. Further, thorough and calculating Libra might seem like a bore for the always on the go and somewhat impulsive Archer. It is a matter of one toning it down a few notches and the other turning it up a few to meet in the middle and see eye-to-eye.
#6 Libra – Aquarius
This love match of two air signs connects intellectually, sharing a love of art, culture, progress, and humanitarian causes. Aquarius and Libra have a great teamwork and trust. Libra have natural leadership at diplomatic qualities that an Aquarian will admire as someone who values intelligence. As implied with the symbol of Libra, the scales, they will be consciously making the effort to ensure balance in the relationship.
The difference lies on how each perceives opinion, Libra are concerned about other people’s judgment, while Aquarius simply doesn’t care. The same may be said of the intimacy and values, where Libras tend to be a bit more traditional and square, which may concern an Aquarius who thrives on independence, freedom, and spontaneity.
#7 Libra – Taurus
Both are ruled by Venus – the planet of beauty and love -this match is characterized by harmony and can be quite fruitful – despite it not being apparent from the get go.
Libra is an air sign and can get pretty impatient and feisty for the thorough and deliberate bull. Libra may think Taurus is a bore, meanwhile, Taurus will find Libra’s flighty attitude unpredictable and even stressful. Libra who likes going out is sociable – which may be perceived as an untrustworthy characteristic by homebody and introverted Taurus and can put their possessive tendencies on overdrive.
Thankfully, there’s a good side to matching what might seem like opposites as the two can learn so much from each other. Conscientious Taurus have immovable convictions that flexible Libra can easily compromise with. Despite extroverted tendencies, Libra is loyal and highly committed. Libra is fun and spontaneous putting much-needed color to the otherwise vanilla days that Taurus spends at home. These two are often charming creatures and attraction won’t be much of fuss between the two making the sex sensual and fun at the same time.
#8 Libra – Aries
At first, this match may not click but eventually will find chemistry. Impulsive and impatient Aries might get into Libra’s nerves who wants to ensure things are carefully weighed and analyzed before coming up with a conclusion or action.
This tandem would want to do completely different activities – though if there’s one activity they both agree on sharing it is sex. Their level of attraction is high with Aries energizing the pursuit, allowing Libra to let go of inhibitions. Trust is an area where both signs struggle. Libra tend to lack self-confidence, while Aries prefer that their partners be feisty and can keep up with them. Aries can take on the role to boost their partner’s disposition and self-esteem, as Libra can help Aries who find it initiating things exciting, but need an extra hand to deal with messy middles and finishing to fulfill their plans.
It would definitely benefit both if they can find other shared interest other than sex – though this pairing is shown to be capable of overcoming obstacles and are in for the long haul. It is just a matter or both supporting each other and augmenting where the other is more challenged in.
#9 Libra – Scorpio
Libra is a cardinal Air sign, Scorpio is a fixed water sign, and just by those two details alone, you’ll get the vibe that the relationship may not be the best match out there. Libra is bright light, beauty, balance, and harmony. Scorpio is darkness, sex, extremes, and mystery.
Libra might fall for the mysterious and sensual nature of Scorpio, and Scorpio will be fascinated with the cultured and gorgeous Libra. Sex will be highly exciting with Scorpio igniting the heat through their primal nature and emotions, coaxing the analytical and slightly shy Libra. This relationship can get obsessive, a constant pull from each side, yet drawing the two together.
Troubles arise as the level of their emotions and intellect do not align., and their values likewise differing significantly. If there’s a saving grace to this match, it is the commitment and the red hot sex – which they need to develop and grow into the other facets of their relationship.
#10 Libra – Cancer
Cancer is water and Libra is air – both very fluid and flowy, one driven by feelings, the other by logic – tempers and moods may clash. Both signs are cardinal signs, not always willing to compromise or back out of their convictions. A classy couple that appreciates arts and different types of cuisine – this pairing will exude a sophistication where activities include high-end degustation and trips to art exhibits and museums. But the good times can only last so long.
Libra’s fine taste will at some point be questioned by Cancer who might love good food, art, and beauty but is grounded with practicalities. They know good food, art and beauty can be experienced without so much pomp. Trust will be an issue – as introverted Cancer will likely be jealous with the very social Libra. Sex will not be a disaster, but they will find a difference on how they want to express sensuality – Libra wants the physical connection before emotion comes, while it’s the other way around for the crab.
#11 Libra – Pisces
Both signs exhibit going above and beyond efforts when it comes to romance and exhibit dreamer qualities, though none of the two are pragmatic enough ensure that dreams materialize. Communication may suffer as Pisces is driven by heart, while Libra is driven by their minds. Libra is a lot more sociable and materialistic than often introverted and eccentric Pisces.
The two signs will view sex from different point of views too – Pisces wants a deep connection created through slow and sensual interaction, while Libra is the wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am sort. Libra tend to be the leader in the relationship, and Pisces the follower. Problems arise when Libra is not in the mood to take the reigns, meanwhile sensitive Pisces will take your unwillingness personally – a dynamic that may seem draining for Libra and can create trust issues between the two – at worst, create dishonesty.
If the two signs find their common ground of keeping their partner satisfied, and overcome their differences, and the resulting disrespect and unrealistic expectations, they might actually make the match work.
#12 Libra – Capricorn
A Libra-Capricorn relationship ought to be difficult. Capricorn is career-focused, hardworking and driven by ambition. Meanwhile, Libra can get lax, just wants balance and be in a relationship. From the get-go, the misaligned priorities will make these two signs crazy. One grounded in reality, and the other idealism and fantasy.
Capricorn as an earth sign is naturally utilitarian, and Libra’s expensive and fine taste a bit too frivolous for Capricorn’s. Despite being sexual signs, the match might experience lack of sexual activity further aggravating the shortage of shared values and interests. It will take lots of compromise, understanding and adjustments to make this relationship work.
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I hope this short guide helps you to filter from the many fishes out there, please remember that astrological signs are merely guides – and not an exact science. Even if your partner or potential is way down in the rankings, there are ways to make a relationship work through compromise and communication.
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