Does Your Sign Match Your Personality?


Leeat Elkayam

Staff Writer

Horoscopes are 12 different sun signs that generalize human traits based on your date of birth. It is a way to connect to what is happening to you and what to expect from life. By looking at these explanations, does your personality really match your Zodiac sign?

Aries: March 21- April 19

People born between March 21 and April 19 can be very strong willed, spontaneous, and tend to over-achieve. Aries is a fire sign, which mean that it bleeds into personalities by enforcing a sense of drive, creativity and insightfulness. You may get angry easily, but it is just your fiery passion. You tend to keep busy because of your restless energy. You have a great sense of humor and get along with anyone you meet. You tend to sometimes be impatient and hard to keep up with, but are very loyal and act as a good friend to have.

Taurus: April 20- May 20

Tauruses are the type of people who are all about strength, stamina, and will. If you are a Taurus, you will often stand behind your beliefs very firmly, even irrationally so at times. But you can also be a very practical and loving person, which leads to many opportunities. You are patient and practical and you are able to see things for what they really are.

Gemini: May 21- June 20

Geminis are the type to be able to quickly adapt to any situation. You are able to understand the meaning of a situation, and act on it pretty positively. Sometimes there is a type of duality to your nature, so you are sometimes unpredictable. Geminis are incredible self-motivators, which tends to motivate others around them as well. You have wonderfully stimulating conversations and are great at bargaining, including being excellent at sales and promoting.

Cancer: June 21- July 22

Cancers are usually home bodies who are down-to-earth and loving people. You like to take things apart on a fundamental level. You love learning history and the beginnings of different cultures and ancestries. Occasionally, Cancers can be a little moody, but know how to hide emotion very well. You are very loyal and sympathetic friends. Cancers also need alone time, so when they do, try to leave them to their business.

Leo: July 23- August 22

If you are a Leo, you have an overwhelming sense of pride. You stand your ground and do not change your ideas and beliefs for anyone, which at times can come across as being stubborn. You speak your mind, and your statements tend to be correct and truthful. Leos are brave, willful, and intuitive, qualities that resemble a leader. You are a little bit bossy, and maybe even sassy, but this comes from a very loving and generous place. You are sensitive and a good friend to be around.

Virgo: August 23- September 22

Virgos are very easy to talk to. You are very trusting an understanding, which helps you gather information and become very intuitive. You have a very keen memory and charm, which gives you a great analytical personality. Sometimes you can be short tempered and impatient, which balances your life out. Virgos tend to steer clear of the limelight and put others before them. You are a great team player and freely express your opinions, even if it can be a bit much at times.

Libra: September 22- October 22

The Libra sign is all about balance, simplicity, and stability. You surround yourself with beauty and harmony, but will sometimes go to unhealthy measures to get there. You are comfortable with having people help you achieve your goals and many people like you for being able to share your success. Nevertheless, confrontation is something Libras struggle with at times, and it can hold you back from speaking their mind.

Scorpio: October 23- November 21

Scorpios hold on to many emotional attachments, but are sometimes misunderstood because of this. You are able to execute things in a calm, cool, and confident manner. Scorpios can overcome any obstacle when they put their minds to it, and have great focus when they need it. You do not simply forgive and forget, which is something you need to work on because it is a form of self-destruction. You definitely carry a powerful sting, but that is simply because you go to any situation with a sense of determination and opposition.

Sagittarius: November 22- December 21

Like Scorpios, Sagittariuses have great focus. But, this focus can sometimes go to waste when they put their minds towards too many tasks. You can sometimes be impatient and look for quick answers. You have an abundance of energy, so you are constantly moving around. When dealt with failure, Sagittarius’ makes a full comeback against great odds. You are a great friend, but have some prominent commitment issues and refuse to be tied down.

Capricorn: December 22- January 19

Capricorns are philosophical and have great intelligence. You apply your skills in a practical way, and strive for stability and equality. With this said, you may get stressed more easily. You are not the best with confrontation, but whatever negativity you get, you put towards your character. You like taking on a lot of tasks and helping out your friends, but you rarely share your problems or make them someone else’s problem.

Aquarius: January 20- February 18

Aquariuses tend to be quiet people who go about other’s business. Sometimes this may be in an unorthodox manner, but they always get their work done. They are intelligent, loyal, and very liked among their friends. Sometimes they can be lazy, and they certainly know this about themselves, so they try to motivate themselves to take action. You can be pretty artistic and poetic and have great qualities in a person.

Pisces: February 19- March 20

Pisces signs are very shy and quiet people. You can acquire large amounts of knowledge and are able to adapt to many different situations by imitating the people around you. You are honest, not selfish, and a trustworthy person. Sometimes this can lead to being taken advantage of because you are sometimes very gullible. This may lead to being in some adverse situations, but Pisces people pull through and rise above any situation.