Libra profile

Everything about Libra

Libra birthdays

You're a Libra if you were born between September 23rd and October 22nd (these dates can vary slightly each year)

Libra personality

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

Articles describing Libra 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 Libra seduction page, with forums to share reader experiences and advice.

What are the most common Libra traits?

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

Libra lovers: What to expect from your Libra in love

Common features of Libra relationships

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

Libra zodiac

Libra zodiac symbol: Libra the Scales
Libra zodiac: Libra zodiac
Libra tattoo: Libra tattoo

Libra astrology

Ruling planet: Venus
Zodiac element: Air
Zodiac quality: Cardinal
Rules: 7th house
Polarity: Positive

Birthstone: Peridot - Lapis Lazuli, Opal, Peridot (these birthstones really have nothing to do with astrology. They're established by jewelers, and competing jewelers sometimes use different systems)

Libra 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

Libra 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

Libra is a Cardinal sign

People of cardinal signs tend to be initiators and leaders, and are typically forceful and dynamic. On the negative side they can be seen as demanding, inconsiderate or controlling. Two cardinal signs together can have control issues.

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

Libra is ruled by Venus

Venus represents how you find and appreciate beauty in life. What qualities you are drawn to. Venus rules love, desire, romance and beauty. It's a simple and sensual attraction and desire to own. Conceptually it represents romance, attraction, harmony, friendships, beauty, art.

Libra is associated with the 7th house

The 7th house represents how you relate to others (the opposite of the first house which is self). This includes spouses, friends, business partners etc. Conceptually it includes fairness, give and take, teamwork, seeing the other persons viewpoint etc.

Are you really a Libra?

If you were born on the first or last day of Libra 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 Virgo Libra cusp or Libra Scorpio cusp.

Libra 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 Libra compatibility

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