Taurus

Your Most Likable Trait: DEPENDABILITY

Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac, and the Sun resides in this sign from 21 April until 20 May each year. The symbol of Taurus is the Bull, for reasons that will be developed in the next few paragraphs. As a Taurus, you are likely to be very patient, a hard worker, and one of those people who constantly puts forth much sustained effort. Your demeanor is slow and deliberate, and attempts by others to hurry you rarely succeed. You need time to adjust to new ideas and changes. You can be stubborn to the point of becoming rigid, but you are practical and constructive in nearly everything you do. You carefully consider options before starting any action or coming to any conclusion. You function best under conditions where there is predictability, and where you can exercise a degree of control.

Good-natured and friendly, your placid demeanor rarely shows upset or anger. When you are aroused, as suggested by the symbol of the sign, your reactions are very much like those of the angered bull. This anger can be reckless, and often lingers. There is a certain reluctance in the Taurus nature to try anything new or different. You don’t take many chances, and you believe in sticking with the familiar and comfortable. There is not much adventure in your soul, and it is probably fair to label you a conservative individual. The danger with Taurus is the tendency to become too narrow-minded, and to dismiss anything that can’t be seen, touched, smelled or tasted.

You are not usually the first to learn a lesson, but when it is mastered, you are not likely ever to forget. Retentive and steadfast, you don’t scatter your energies. You may be lazy at times, perhaps not spending any energy at all for extended periods. Yet long term, you are very willing to assume responsibility and shoulder more than your fair share of the load.

You may be materialistic, often showing interests in money, security, and comforts in life. To those you love, you often show your feelings in a material way, and you appreciate the same in return. The Taurus personality is sometimes too concerned with money and possessions. Perhaps a little indulgent and luxury-loving, you relish creature comforts and appreciate beautiful possessions. Because of these interests, you have good taste in clothing and furnishings. You also may have a talent for landscaping and working with plants and flowers to make your surrounding more pleasant and appealing.

You may excel as a cook, but even if you don’t have the inclination to prepare it, you certainly enjoy food; perhaps too much. Because of this, you may have a battle with your weight. A slow metabolism and lack of interest in exercise often compound this problem. A natural interest in art and music often leads to careers or hobby pursuits in some form of art. Taurus is the sign that rules the throat, so you may have a fine singing and speaking voice.

Love relationships are very important to you. Since you don’t like being alone, you may settle for a partnership that is less than ideal, instead of accepting loneliness. Once settled in a relationship, you are very steadfast and dependable. You are exceedingly loyal, and make a very faithful friend. The most appealing aspect of Taurus, that sweet and loving temperament, is the often present when the Sun appears in Taurus.

THE INNER YOU

You need order in your life. You get anxious when things are out of control. And because the unfamiliar makes you insecure, you tend to cut yourself off from fresh experiences. You need to be more open to change. Having beautiful things is important to you, and your instinct for collecting even spills over into relationships. You hold fast to those you care about. You have few close friends rather than many casual acquaintances. In love, you’re happiest when involved in a caring, committed relationship. You’re deeply sensitive- a rebuff or harsh word is very upsetting to you- and with strangers, you often feel self- conscious.

HOW OTHERS SEE YOU

You’re thought of as a serene influence, someone to depend on and you’re admired for your organized mind. Not many people realize that you’re sensitive and easily wounded. You are trusted as a taste-maker, and your artistic and esthetic opinion is welcomed. Because you have sound instinct about money, your financial advice is often sought. On the other hand, people resent your tendency to be dogmatic. Even if you’re right, others don’t understand why you have to be so unyielding.

DUALITY Feminine

ELEMENT Earth

QUALITY Fixed

Taurus is quiet, affectionate, patient, stable, determined and practical, stubborn, and resistant to change

RULING PLANET Venus: Roman goddess of beauty and the arts, pleasure, emotions. In astrology, Venus’ influence inclines toward a love of luxury and exceptional creative ability.

SYMBOL The Bull: Strong, stubborn, plodding, can be both fierce and gentle

DOMINANT KEYWORD I HAVE

POLARITY Scorpio:

Taurus is the sign on property and money. It’s natives put a high regard on collecting possessions and are known to cling to what is theirs. Scorpio, Taurus’s opposite sign, is the signs of legacies and shared wealth. The wealth of Scorpio people tends to be spiritual rather than material, which they give to others in the form of healing, teaching and writing.

PART OF THE BODY RULED BY TAURUS Neck and throat: Many Taurus people have beautiful speaking and singing voices. But they are vulnerable to colds, laryngitis, sore throats, and thyroid problems.

LUCKY DAY Friday    LUCKY NUMBERS 6 and 4

MAGICAL BIRTHSTONE Emerald: Protects against infidelity and deceit, ensures loyalty, and improves memory.

SPECIAL COLORS Light blue and mauve: The soft colors of refinement and gentleness.

CITIES Dublin, Lucerne, Leipzig, St. Louis     COUNTRIES Ireland, Switzerland, Cyprus, Greece

FLOWERS Violet and Poppy TREES Cypress and Apple

METAL Copper

ANIMALS RULED BY TAURUS Cattle

DANGER Taurus people have a tendency to get involved in violent situations that have to do with love or money. They often antagonize others and incite their passions because of their stubbornness and possessiveness.

TAURUS 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 Taurus personality can differ according to which one of the Taurus Decans an individual is born under:

If you were born between April 21 and May 1

This is the first of the Taurus Decans and is ruled by the planet Venus. The first Decan Taurus personality is characterised by determination, stability and sensuality. You are determined to get the things you want form life and will do everything in your power to achieve the goals you set for yourself. Material wealth is very important to you and the acquisition of beautiful yet practical things fuels your desire to do well for yourself. As a Taurean born in the first Decan you seek stability in all aspects of your life including career, relationships and family life. In love relationships you are loyal and loving and forever faithful. In your career too, you set your mind to your career path and seldom waiver from it, working your way to the top. Home life is very important to you and you strive to make your home as comfortable and comforting as possible Because you are from the element of earth the sense of touch is very important to you. This makes you want to touch and be touched. And as you are ruled by the planet Venus this makes you very sensual. You love to love and love to be loved.

If you were born between May 2 and May 11

The second of the Taurus Decans has the planet Mercury as its ruler. The second Decan Taurus personality is characterised by tactfulness, charm and practicality. Tact and diplomacy are desirable attributes possessed by if you were born in the second Decan of Taurus. You take care to gather all the facts before taking action or speaking your mind. You sense the feelings of others and take care not to unwittingly hurt anyone. You possess a lot of charm and charisma and have a brilliant way of communicating your ideas and points of view to others. People find you pleasant to be around. Although you connect well with many people you have few friends. But the ones you do have are true and loyal friends. You set great store in being open and honest with friends and lovers. You have a very practical approach to life and rather than thinking or dreaming about what you want from life, you go out and get it. If something needs doing you just do it. And you are happy to work behind the scenes without fanfares or applause so long as the job gets done. For you too, if a job is worth doing its worth doing well.

If you were born between May 12 and May 21

The third of the Taurus Decans is ruled by the planet Saturn. The third Decan Taurus personality is characterised by loyalty, discipline and patience. You are fiercely loyal to all those you hold dear and will protect and defend them to the death. Your sense of duty, loyalty and faithfulness is very strong. Your home and family life means so much to you and you will do your utmost to provide material wealth to make your home life secure and stable. You are ordered and disciplined and always finish any task you set for you – on time and perfectly too. Being from the element of earth you are very hard working and strive for financial security. Your steadfastness in acquiring success is not for accolades, praise or applause but instead is for the material wealth you can create. You have the patience of a saint and make for an excellent parent, teacher or mentor. Your patience can be tested, though by people who have fanciful ideas, flighty ways and don’t take anything seriously. These people will invariably come from the element of air – Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. You just don’t ‘get’ them. Most people would consider you to be very serious, but underneath your stern exterior you have a heat of gold, are very humorous and sensuous too.

TAURUS LOVE COMPATIBILITY

Taurus and Aries Love Compatibility

Both are highly sensual, but Aries may be annoyed by the deliberate pace and unimaginative lovemaking of Taurus. Aries is a fun seeking person and will be trying to entertain him/herself constantly. The thrift of Taurus, who seldom makes anything spontaneously, will irritate. Taurus is good at making money but Aries is even better at spending it. The long haul can be hard going, though if they hang on long enough Aries will come to appreciate Taurus’s steadiness and dependability. If Taurus allows Aries to take a lead role, they will find out the new opportunities of sensual pleasure. Otherwise it will be difficult to get a desirable balance. The relationships are usually short term.

Taurus and Cancer Love Compatibility

Usually this makes a good combination. Both need security and a sense of permanence, and both are loving, affectionate, and passionate as well. The Cancer adds to this union more sensuality and imagination. Both are passionate and do not need any extraneous help to be pleased with each other. The Taurus is capable to understand changes in the mood of the Cancer, and can help smooth the problems if any appears. The Taurus is usually an attentive person. The Cancer is responsive. This relationship can and will improve with age and hard work, as these are such different personalities, and in many ways ones strength supports the others weakness. Cancers sex life is affected by the way they are getting along in the evening and if there is arguing or other unpleasantness Cancer will not make love to Taurus and too much of this could build a wall between them. The understanding of each other problems will help the existence of pleasant connection. A successful marriage is possible if case these two are willing to give rather than get.

Taurus and Libra Love Compatibility

This couple shares a love of music and art, but hasn’t much else in common. Taurus is the proprietor by nature and not romantic enough for Libra. Taurus likes to plan life but Libra will make no such commitment and this can lead to some violent abuse on both sides. Libra dislikes Taurus’s dictatorial ways and quickly loses patience with Taurus’s stodgy attitudes. To boot, Taurus is jealous of Libra’s romantic and fickle nature. They are sexually in tune, so a lot of pleasant games are possible but not a sound union.

Taurus and Capricorn Love Compatibility

Both partners having mutual understanding of each other’s personalities. Both the Capricorn and the Taurus like money, and sure that the safety is really important. While the Taurus is a patient person the Capricorn is ready to work for both of them. Taurus can get through to aloof, cautious Capricorn and give the encouragement and responsiveness needed. Both have earthy, passionate natures, and sensual Taurus can tap the deep well of romanticism that lies under Capricorn’s reserve. This couple can conceive everything in the field of sex – every idea will come truth. Capricorn’s sexual appetite can be either over indulgent, or he/she may abstain altogether if affected by outside pressures. Taurus will need to be sensitive to Capricorns tension and be willing to discus it and ease his burden of guilt he/she may feel because of it. There are perfect prospects for that couple and it can turn out to be a very compatible marriage.

Taurus and Taurus Love Compatibility

This isn’t the most exciting union ever, for both are domestic creatures who prefer safety to adventure. They are also not always sexually compatible. The woman is more sentimental in love, the man on the contrary is more terrestrial nature. The Taurus- man would rather prefer an other men’s company. The Taurus- woman can’t bear a deceit or inattention. On the other hand both share a fondness for money, are hardworking, loyal, and affectionate. The perfect solution is for each to develop some outside hobbles and friends without raising the possessive hackles of the other. The connection can and be pleasant, but marriage is under the question.

Taurus and Gemini Love Compatibility

An unpromising match, though at the beginning Taurus responds to Gemini’s sparkle and Gemini is intrigued by Taurus’s uncomplicated directness. The Gemini’s representatives are usually double-faced ,changeable people. The Taurus’ representatives are tend to a constancy. Taurus is attracted by an artistry and riches of imagination of the Gemini. However The Gemini are irritated by the Taurus’ slow reaction. Taurus with the innate need to possess will never be able to hang on to the unsettled Gemini. Gemini loves change and Taurus resists it. Their sex life is gradually affected by the Gemini moods which are very changeable. Gemini behaves as the playful, mischievous little kid one minute and the next minute he/she will turn basic and animalistic in his/her sexual appetites. The typical Taurus reaction to this action will probably drive him/her into someone elses bed. This is a tasteless connection and there are not the best prospect for a marriage.

Taurus and Leo 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.

Taurus and Virgo Love Compatibility

There will be love at first sight- Both are homebodies and they share the same intellectual pursuits. Virgo, while making love prefers simple ways/positions. The Taurus is not against simplicity, but his/her style in sex can be disturbing for Virgo. But in the other aspects of life they don’t have many problems. Taurus’s tenacity and Virgo’s sharp mind are a good combination for success as a team. And Taurus keeps a careful eye on expenditures, which pleases thrifty Virgo. A good connection is possible, but it demands to be more patient from the representatives of the both signs.

Taurus and Scorpio Love Compatibility

With a strong sexual urge both will find much in common. They are both equally active in sexual affairs. None of them needs to cheat on each other. On the other hand both are very jealous and stubborn. Being opposite signs, their chemistry is powerful and magnetic, never dull or boring.The difference between these two is that Taurus wants to own a lover, like a valuable object, and Scorpio tries to possess in an emotional sense. Taurus can be obstinate in his irritation and Scorpio can be dangerous if he/she is angry. So, this affair is complete of the problems, and marriage is possible only if both of them are very tolerant and intelligent people.

Taurus and Sagittarius Love Compatibility

They are two very different personality types, but also very alike in some way. Extremely sexual Taurus will be pleased with the Sagittarius, but also angry with his/her aspiration to search for love wherever it is only possible. When Taurus refuses to join in with the Sagittarians sporting ways, he/she will find someone who will. There are few, if any natural domestic talents in Sagittarius (unless the stars are well placed) and the Taurus domestic abilities are not given a second thought. Sagittarius hardly notices the Taurus’ ability to keep or provide a comfortable home for him/her. They may feel happy together, but there is a short future for this pair.

Taurus and Aquarius Love Compatibility

Aquarius’s careless attitude toward love will baffle and finally enrage highly passionate Taurus, who doesn’t want someone just to play with. The Aquarius is inclined to analyze everything and not very interested in getting pleasure from making love. The Aquarius would rather prefer to talk, but the sensual Taurus will not be satisfied with such type of love. Taurus will seem to be too requiring for the Aquarius. These two are stubborn in very different ways: Aquarius refuses to be conventional, while Taurus rigidly adheres to the values of family and security. Aquarius is interested in humane concerns; Taurus is single minded about itself and its possessions. Aquarius puts a low emphasis on sex and places it far down on the list of necessities. This attitude could cause Taurus some major upsets as he/she will not be able to accept the problems of the whole world sharing his/her bed, which could cause Taurus to become over demanding in Aquarius’ eyes.

Taurus and Pisces Love Compatibility

This usually is a very happy combination. Taurus is a strong, authoritative figure who can provide security and stability for vacillating Pisces. Trying to help Pisces make all of their dreams come true, tactfully and reliably encouraging them, a persevering Taurus can achieve all what he wants from these relationships. Success of their sexual harmony depends on the Taurus. These two can share a great deal of their appreciation for beauty, art, sensuality and just about any of the finer things in life. Pisces is easily clouded by emotion but can be brought to reality by Taurus’ down to earth nature. Taurus can be helped to dream by the Pisces personality. There are good prospects for interesting affair as well as for healthy marriage.

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