Gemini profile

Everything about Gemini

Gemini birthdays

You're a Gemini if you were born between May 21st and June 21st (these dates can vary slightly each year)

Gemini personality

My complete guide to the Gemini man and Gemini woman with common questions and answers.

Articles describing Gemini compatibility with each of the other sun signs, with forums to share reader experiences.

Read about the common problems and challenges when starting a relationship on my Gemini seduction page, with forums to share reader experiences and advice.

What are the most common Gemini traits?

My list of the Top 400 Famous Gemini celebrities and historical figures.

Gemini lovers: What to expect from your Gemini in love

Common features of Gemini relationships

Share Gemini gift ideas on the Gemini man gifts and Gemini woman gifts pages.

Gemini zodiac

Gemini zodiac symbol: Gemini the Twins
Gemini zodiac: Gemini zodiac
Gemini tattoo: Gemini tattoo

Gemini astrology

Ruling planet: Mercury
Zodiac element: Air
Zodiac quality: Mutable
Rules: 3rd house
Polarity: Positive

Birthstone: Agate - Chrysoprase, Citrine, Moonstone, Pearl, White Sapphire (these birthstones really have nothing to do with astrology. They're established by jewelers, and competing jewelers sometimes use different systems)

Gemini is an Air sign

People of Air signs tend to be friendly, outgoing, and easy going. They love to socialize, talk, party, dream, meet new people and try new things. Typically they hate being bored or stuck in dull routines. When single they tend to be very good at flirting. When in a relationship they typically like a high level of independence and generally dislike to feel restricted.

The fire signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
The earth signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
The air signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
The water signs: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

Gemini is a Positive sign

People of positive signs tend to be extrovert, confident and optimistic (when compared to people of negative signs). They typically relate better to people of other positive signs (though their soulmates are typically of negative signs).

The positive signs: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, Aquarius
The negative signs: Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces

Gemini is a Mutable sign

People of mutable signs tend to be the most flexible and adaptable to change. They don't feel the urge to constantly create change (like cardinal signs do) or to constantly stick with a viewpoint (like fixed signs do). They're a healthy balance of the two extremes. On the negative side they can be seen as indecisive or flighty by those of fixed or cardinal signs.

The cardinal signs: Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn
The fixed signs: Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius
The mutable signs: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces

Gemini is ruled by Mercury

Mercury represents our thoughts (a key component of which is language) and perceptions. Mercury, the messenger of the Gods is the fastest moving planet, by nature it's restless and changeable. In astrology it represents intelligence, communication, language, expression, memory, curiosity, the rational mind, perception and rational thought.

Gemini is associated with the 3rd house

The third house symbolizes the desire to learn and to communicate. This is a process the steps of which include curiosity, perception, learning, verbalizing and sharing. Conceptually the third house represents short travels, relatives, observation, short stimulating exchanges (versus longer term relationships) and any form of mental stimulation.

Are you really a Gemini?

If you were born on the first or last day of Gemini then it's worth noting that the signs do not neatly correspond to calendar days. You may wish to check out the articles on the Taurus Gemini cusp or Gemini Cancer cusp.

Gemini compatibility

For details of the most common pros and cons of relationships with each of the other signs I have a separate index of articles on Gemini compatibility

Gemini and Aries compatibility
Gemini and Taurus compatibility
Gemini and Gemini compatibility
Gemini and Cancer compatibility
Gemini and Leo compatibility
Gemini and Virgo compatibility
Gemini and Libra compatibility
Gemini and Scorpio compatibility
Gemini and Sagittarius compatibility
Gemini and Capricorn compatibility
Gemini and Aquarius compatibility
Gemini and Pisces compatibility