Libra Traits

Strengths: diplomatic, persuasive, easy-going, gracious, social, generous, polished, charming, suave

Weaknesses: indecisive, superficial, gullible, avoids confrontation, self-pity, extremist

Likes: harmony, sharing, facts, arguments, expensive jewelry, rich food, the outdoors, physical activity

Dislikes: violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity, falsehood, dull people, being pressured

Sign Characteristics

The sign of Libra belongs to the element of Air, along with Gemini and Aquarius, giving them deep intellect and a sharp mind. Libra are inspired by good long discussions and informative books. They have a strong sense of right and wrong modeled after the Scales of Justice. Libra are the foremost sign of the Zodiac to be focused on relating to others and do not like to see people treated harshly or unfairly. They work better when paired with another creating the balance and harmony that they desire. They can be thought of as the “diplomats” of the Zodiac, mediating and negotiating. Libra are great communicators and love to share their knowledge. They are good listeners, weighing both sides before making a decision, and have an innate sense of justice. They strive to keep peace and harmony surrounding them. Libra are level-headed and good forming practical solutions. They are energetic, magnetic, and attractive individuals. They love to talk and are very social.

Libra are fascinated by balance, are in constant pursuit of justice and equality, and will avoid conflict whenever possible. Their sense of purpose is to make and create connections, finding the truth for all. They prefer an active life with space to think over decisions, to improve the lives of others. Strong management and leadership skills aid Libra in their negotiations. Venus is the ruling planet of Libra giving them elegance, grace, and charm. Libra appreciate beauty and creativity, and care a lot about their appearance, paying great attention to detail. Their intimate connection to the concept of beauty may heighten their natural physical attributes. This can, however, manifest in shallowness when choosing friends and partners based too much on looks. Their sweetness and poise help negate this weakness.

It takes a lot to anger Libra. Normally assuming the best intentions of people, when disappointed they can be prone to suppress their anger, resulting in resentment. They can stir up controversy with their attitudes and behavior, and when upset can be annoying, quarrelsome, depressed, and stubborn. Energy may be depleted resulting in confusion and restlessness. They may have a hard time saying no to people, causing them to be overworked. They can be fickle but, rest assured, their decisions usually give the best results. Even so, Libra often have many friends and are great people to go to for advice. While it may be hard to get a yes or no to your questions, they are able to explore the vast pros and cons of possible answers. Libra can charm a smile to your face, and cause you to willingly change your mind. Compromise is the key to Libra and, they can make the most resolute see the other side. They have a knack for making everyone happy.

Friendships and Family

When Libra fall in love, they fall hard. Libra is the sign of marriage, and they make romantic and devoted partners. Like Venus, they are in love with love. They will strive to keep harmony in a relationship with friends and family members. They may be harsh with family members but are quick to apologize later. They are highly social and sometimes may choose friends that make them feel superior but have no problem helping those friends in a calm and caring manner. Libra make good role models and parents, ready to share everything they know to those who will listen.

ColorPink, green
Greatest Overall CompatibilityAries, Sagittarius
Lucky Numbers4, 6, 13, 15, 24
Date RangeSeptember 23 – October 22
Libra Astrological Traits