Leo

Your Most Likable Trait: EXUBERANCE

Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac. The Sun is in this sign from 23 July until 22 August each year. The symbol for Leo is the Lion, and most Leo natives display many of regal traits of the king of beasts. In Leo, the Sun is magnetic, forceful, and dominate. You possess a good nature that is very generous, allowing you to attract many friends and followers. You can easily become a natural leader because of your demeanor and because you are ambitious, determined, and highly industrious. Self-assurance and dignity are very strong in your nature. Your magnetic personality lets you sell yourself or your ideas easily, and your persistence at doing so further enhances your leadership potential. You are at your best when placed in charge of a large scheme, for you are truly a fine organizer. You enjoy being in a position of authority because you know you were born to rule. Your sunny disposition allows you to be candid, outspoken, and very direct in all matters, without upsetting people. You possess natural leadership ability, and project such confidence and authority that you inspire others to follow you.

The typical Leo is a natural showman, and delights in having a full measure of recognition and admiration. Leo is the most expressive sign in the zodiac. You love to show off. You probably see your role in life as the starring role. Often the Leo personality chooses some artistic form through which to express talent. There is much drama associated with Leo, and the general approach to life is full of emotional exuberance. If you are not careful, these traits can result in too large an ego, which in turn can make you very susceptible to flattery. Though you have a high opinion of yourself, you still need the approbation and appreciation of your friends and followers. Your ego needs constant reinforcement. This helps keep the spotlight focused on your activities.

Naturally emotionally exuberant, you are not only a good actor, but you make a truly outstanding teacher, as well. The Leo association with the fifth house of the chart suggests a strong bond with children. You may consider your children to be expressions of your creativity. Typically, the Leo is very close to children, the loving benefactor and protector.

The lordly Leo sometimes feels there should be an automatic granting of power and authority. Because of this, you may be one of those Leo types who doesn’t feel the need to work your way to the top. Though in many ways you show that you are ambitious, you also can be lazy. You may only want to work at jobs that offer prestige, glamour, power or a good time. You exert yourself only in those situations were you can exhibit your star quality, and garner the attention and respect of others.

Your gift is surely the ability that you naturally possess to lead and to inspire. You are at home on the stage or at the podium. Your poorest showing comes when you are unable to control your ego, and you let an exaggerated sense of your own importance get the upper hand. In spite of your self-assurance and dignity, you may have a degree of concern about being laughed at or disgraced in some way. Again, ego is at the base of your nature and being.

THE INNER YOU

You have larger-than-life emotions; whether you’re experiencing joy, despair, excitement, or love, it might as well be playing on a giant movie screen. You feel you have an important role  to play in life and you are going to find it. You need to be involved in the world, in fact, you tend to think of any plan or project that you’re part of as an extension of who you are. You believe in taking action. Your immediate reaction to any problem is to something about it rather than sit around pondering it. But you’re extremely sensitive and you try to hide this fact under a lot of bravado. It is very important to you to get others approval. What makes you special, though, is that in spite of all your inner qualms, you jut out your chin and walk head-on into any challenge. You have a deep-seated need to prove your worth- not only to other but to yourself. You’ll tackle any job just so you can say, “I wasn’t afraid to try!”

HOW OTHERS SEE YOU

You have a regal quality, a way of standing out in a crowd. The unique combination of the excitement you project, your sense of style, your way of speaking, and your laugh is what draws others in. They’re also seduced by the fact that you think big, which feeds their own fantasies of success and power. They’re attracted to your energy and enthusiasm and your take-charge attitude. They assume you’ll take a leadership position. But some people dislike what they consider your king-sized ego. They think you hog the spotlight and that you’re preforming even when you’re perfectly serious and sincere; they question your sincerity. Others regard you as a showoff who merely talks a big game. And there are those who think you have a temperament of a demanding, spoiled child.

DUALITY Masculine

ELEMENT Fire

QUALITY Fixed

Leo is enthusiastic, powerful, expansive and creative, generous and extravagant, dogmatic and fixed in opinion

RULING PLANET The Sun: Center of our solar system, a star that burns with intense fire and supplies us with light, heat, and energy. In astrology, the Sun is the most powerful planetary influence, bestowing vitality and authority

SYMBOL The Lion: Regal, brave, domineering, sometimes indolent. Possessing nobility and pride

DOMINANT KEYWORD I WILL

POLARITY Aquarius

Leo is the sign that governs pleasure and creativity. Natives of Leo look for what they can get out of life for themselves, and tend to dominate others. Aquarius, Leo’s opposite sign, is the sign of hopes and wishes and the higher aspirations of mankind. Aquarian people are concerned with larger ideals, humanitarian concepts, and are more impersonal and aloof in their relationships.

PART OF THE BODY RULED BY LEO Back, spine, and the heart: Emotional strain and physical overexertion can cause back and spine ailments to Leo people.

LUCKY DAY Sunday LUCKY NUMBERS 8 and 9

MAGICAL BIRTHSTONE Ruby: Protects against physical injury and ensures faithfulness. It also brings the wearer serenity of mind.

SPECIAL COLOR Gold and orange: The magnetic colors of the Sun.

CITIES Rome, Prague, Damascus, Hollywood COUNTRIES France, Italy, Romania

FLOWERS Sunflower and Marigold TREES Orange and all citrus trees

METAL Gold

ANIMALS RULES BY LEO All felines

DANGER Leo people tend to be bombastic and challenging, often unknowingly provoke others into impulsive violence. They are also prone toward being victims of slander.

LEO DECANS

Each Star Sign of the Zodiac can be divided into three subsections called Decans. Each Decan roughly corresponds to 10 degrees or 10 days of the Star Signs time period. Decans can provide a more detailed account of an individual’s personality traits and character and reveal how people born under the same Star Sign can be very different. The Leo personality can differ according to which one of the Leo Decans an individual is born under:

If you were born between July 24 and August 4

This is the first of the Leo Decans and is ruled by the Sun. The first Decan Leo personality is characterised by an extroverted nature, independence and creativity. You are extremely extroverted and very gregarious. You love to loved, you love to be noticed and most of all you love to be praised. Your flamboyant and outgoing personality masks some of the inner insecurities you have. You do possess a very sensitive ego and can be hurt by the actions and words of others, although you’d never show this. You rely on nothing and no one and like to give off an air of total independence. Your self reliance is mainly based on your believe that you are the best person to get the job done – and usually you are right. You have many creative talents and could turn any one of them into a lucrative and highly successful career. You are a whole heated workaholic and cannot relax until the job is done. And even then you are immediately onto the next project, with full guns blazing. Sitting still and doing nothing is not for you. You need to be active and on the go all day long.

If you were born between August 5 and August 15

The second of the Leo Decans has Jupiter as its ruler. The second Decan Leo personality is characterised by a great sense of humour, optimism and inspiration. You like to be the centre of attention so that you can show off your brilliant wit and great sense of humour. You make for a perfect entertainer. The entire world’s a stage for you, in which you can perform outstandingly to rapturous applause. You can never look on the bleak side of life and find the positives in everybody and everything. Your optimism is sometimes unbelievable to others. You love to learn and will explore many different and diverse subjects. You crave knowledge, which gives you an opportunity to show off your intelligence. Travelling for you does really broaden your horizons and your mind. Your love of life and forever looking on the bright side is an inspiration to many. Lots of people admire you and are inspired by you. You tend to be a very lucky person and seem to be in the right place at the right time to take up opportunities offered. You are a very good advert for the Law of Attraction as your positive, upbeat and optimistic nature draws towards you incredible luck.

If you were born between August 16 and August 23

The third of the Leo Decans is ruled by the planet Mars. The third Decan Leo personality is characterised by ambition, honesty and dynamism. You are fiercely ambitious and driven to attain the goals you set yourself. Luckily you have the dynamic energy to make your ambitions a reality. You are an unstoppable force when you really want something. You are sometimes stubborn and won’t give in if you believe yourself to be in the right. And as you believe yourself never to be in the wrong, your stubbornness shows through often. You are completely honest, straightforward and expect others to be the same. What you see is what you get with you. You are not afraid to make your thoughts and feelings known and can be brutally honest in your criticisms of others. Your honesty can sometimes border on being blunt which others find hurtful. Your dynamism and drive will propel you to the top of any profession you want to put your full enthusiastic and positive energies into. You like to be the leader, the boss, the starring role and find it very difficult to be subordinate to others.

LEO LOVE COMPATIBILITY

Leo and Scorpio Love Compatibility

There will be an instant mutual sexual attraction, equal in force between them. But Leo finds it hard to cope with Scorpio’s jealousy and possessiveness. Intense, smoldering Scorpio is on a too short fuse, while Leo is much more buoyant. These two very strong willed individuals generally create some rather stormy moments. Generally in such relationships there will be no “romanticism”, but these two are capable of sensual loving and good, long partnership.

Leo and Virgo Love Compatibility

Here is a good chance for a happy partnership. Magnanimous Leo will overlook Virgo’s tendency to be critical, while Virgo will take pride in Leo’s accomplishments, good humor, and lovable nature. Virgo will bring in that couple’s sexual life large amount of emotional heat and understanding. Leo will respect Virgo’s clever and alert mentality. Virgo will try to excite and satisfy the partner. Leo is also persevering person, so the chances for mutual satisfaction are really big. This is one of those relationships that depends on the type of relationship it is. The connection is usually “nice” and a long union also is possible.

Leo and Gemini Love Compatibility

An affectionate pair who really enjoy each other. While Leo loves with his/her heart first, Gemini loves with his/her mind. Gemini seem to be romantic enough for Leo. The Gemini’s stability will not be fluctuated by the moody Leo. Leo’s self-confidence blinks at Gemini’s flirtations with others. Gemini’s penchant for ridicule can annoy regal Leo, though, and Leo will probably demand more adoration than Gemini is willing to give. It can be a problem but they have so much fun together that don’t tend to pay attention to such small problems. Both Leo and Gemini have strong desire to have a passionate, emotional life. Sexually, Leo loves whole-heartly and Geminis variable desires are a complete mystery to him/her. Leo is quite capable of warm-heartly breaking down any resentments that Gemini may harbor from the daytime thereby easing the tension in the bedroom. It will be an acceptable connection and, surely, safe marriage in the future.

Leo and Capricorn Love Compatibility

Ordered, organized Capricorn neither understands nor approves of Leo’s exuberant impulsiveness. Leo forgives and forgets; Capricorn being the one who is slow to anger and seldom forgets. The Leo supposes that the Capricorn is full of love and spends it too economically. The Capricorn for his/her turn is also not the best partner for the Leo because of his/her poor imagination. The Capricorn is much more passionate in bed. They not fit each other in the bedroom. They are both representatives of independent signs of the zodiac that inclined to dominate in everyday life. These two are almost complete opposites and in case of a love affair their distinctions can appear insignificant, but in case of marriage they will never be happy together.

Leo and Aries Love Compatibility

Both Aries and Leo have aggressive temperaments. Both have got egos to burn and both like to lead. Aggressive Aries wouldn’t dream of taking second place, and kingly Leo needs constant admiration. This is particularly true if Aries will allow Leo to hold the center of the floor on occasions. Sharing the limelight is important on Leo’s part however, as Aries will feel the need to be on stage once in a while as well. Aries should flatter the Leo on his/her physical fit. Being so much alike sexually can be one of the important things that will keep them true to their commitments. Between the two of them, if one is loving and tactful with the other, meeting that persons emotional needs they can create a steady and long term union.

Leo and Cancer Love Compatibility

Usually this is a good combination, since the Moon (Cancer) reflects the light of the Sun (Leo). The Leo has an ability to stabilize moody Cancer. Generous, openhearted, strong Leo is just what insecure Cancer is looking for and it creates a feeling of reliance for a changeable Cancer. On the other hand it is necessary to flatter and admire by the Leo’s advantages and especially in the field of sex, where he/she should dominate. If the Cancer is ready to let the Leo be the leader in bedroom the passionate connection and rather successful marriage can take place.

Leo and Libra Love Compatibility

Both signs satisfy needs and desires of each other. Leo is more interested in the strictly physical side of love than Libra, but Leo’s style and brio can win Libra over. Libra is indecisive and Leo will naturally take charge. While Leo is a sensitive person Libra is more emotional and they are both crazy about sex. All the time which will be spend in a bedroom, will be continuous celebratory salute for them. In case there is a collision of characters Libra should concede. It will not make any difficulty, because of the Libra’s ability to cooperate. The Libra’s best weapon is a correct strategy and tact. The hot connection can turn into in a rather warm matrimony.

Leo and Taurus Love Compatibility

Both are fixed signs, so neither will give an inch. Leo merely becomes angrier and Taurus more obstinate. Leo considers that it is natural for him/her to be a leader in the bedroom. Taurus will supply the attention that Leo requires but will expect it to be returned. Leo loves to dominate and eventually Taurus being strong willed but more patient, will raise the sword when their needs are not being met. Thrifty Taurus is also appalled at Leo’s careless spending habits. Taurus is cautious and deliberate; Leo expansive and extravagant. Taurus stubbornly refuses to give Leo constant worship, and Leo is too self-centered to give Taurus the devotion it needs. On the other hand excellent physical qualities and great sex appeal are there for both partners in this match. There is a strong physical and emotional attraction but too many obstacles to hurdle.

Leo and Leo Love Compatibility

This should prove to be a compatible combination, but it is not always true. In bedroom , as well as everywhere else Leo tends to think only of him/herself. A question is : Is it possible for two “I’m” to turn to one “we’re”? Both Lions are extremely romantic and sexually compatible. They enjoy a strong sex drive and these two will probably spend a lot of their time together in bed. This could develop into an overactive sex life that may branch off in perverse directions, totally without love, unless checked and kept within bounds. They should allow each other “to shine”, and to share the light in case they want to be together. Well , It is not always possible, but when it is so – long live king! Long live queen!

Leo and Sagittarius Love Compatibility

Together they share a liking for freedom, adventure, and meeting new people. They are both inclined to entertain themselves, and consider love as an amusement. Leo likes to make love as often as Sagittarius. Sagittarius stimulates and inspires Leo, and Leo in his/her turn makes Sagittarius to be more faithful. This connection is perfect, and the happy marriage is guaranteed.

Leo and Aquarius Love Compatibility

Leo can’t get the cooperation or the admiration it requires, and Aquarius resents Leo’s attempt to rule. They have different views of independence: to Aquarius it means freedom to explore new horizons; to Leo it means pursuing a glamorous, extravagant lifestyle. Aquarius is interested in the world; Leo is strictly interested in Leo. Their sexual life will be unsatisfactory for Leo as Aquarius can and will find others that capture their interests and this will frustrate Leo, causing Leo to think that his/her mate is inhuman and uncaring. While these two will be attracted to one another, they are zodiac opposite which means that it can be bad as well as good connection.

Leo and Pisces Love Compatibility

Leo is flamboyant, domineering; Pisces is unworldly and mystical. They intrigue each other because they are so different, but the differences don’t mesh well. An active Leo can not understand timid and quiet Pisces. Leo won’t not even try to understand the Pisces’ behavior in bedroom. Representatives of both signs are inclined to receive more than give. Leo needs public acclaim, while Pisces prefers the sheltered life. Leo can’t tolerate Pisces’s ultra-sensitivity, nor Pisces’s inclination toward exotic boudoir activity. When Pisces run into despondency the Leo’s pride doesn’t allow him to participate and help his/her partner to get a problem over. It will be rather difficult connection and unsuccessful marriage.

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