Libra: September 23 - October 22

About Libra

Want to know about Libra? What makes Libra special and sets them apart from the rest of the zodiac? Libra is the only sign in the Zodiac system not to be represented by a living creature.

Instead, Libra is symbolized by a set of scales.

When you first see it, it might seem that the scales are meant to symbolize justice. Or maybe that would only make sense to you if you'd seen a representation of Lady Justice, blindfolded, holding a set of scales in her hand. However, it's not justice that Libra's are searching for; it's harmony. So the scales represent their need for balance and harmony in all that they do.

Libra's can be idealistic. They know rationally that life isn't always fair but they can't help but think that it should be. They are great supporters of the underdog and will often join battles that they know they're going to lose. Just because they believe it's the right thing to do, the fair thing to do. They believe good should always triumph over evil and that a hero should always win. When this doesn't happen, they can become morose and despondent.

Depression can be a problem for some Libra's. Because they are always striving for balance in their own life, they look for balance in others. When life isn't fair, or they feel justice hasn't been served equally, they can have a hard time letting go and moving on. They need to be reminded that not everything will always balance out, and that it's not their job to police the whole world. Encouraging words will go a long way to helping them let go of their bad moods and move on to the next injustice.

Libra's are very social and are good communicators. This is an air sign, and they do like to talk. Differing points of view can make interesting conversation as long as it doesn't become too heated. Loud arguments are not tolerated well, and are to be avoided.

Libra's hate to be alone. They need to be needed and desire a permanent relationship more than other signs. They jump quickly into any relationship, just so they can have someone to love, who loves them.

Libra's are very straightforward in their actions and their words. They say what they mean and mean what they say. They expect the same honesty from their friends. They have a hard time recognizing that some people might view their direct approach as less than tactful.

Libra's are notoriously indecisive. They hate making almost any kind of decision. They also hate to be pressured to hurry up and decide. They take their time with each decision and hope that if they stall long enough, someone else will decide for them.

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