August 23 - September 22
Zodiac Element: Earth
Rulling Planet: Mercury
Compatible star signs: Taurus, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn
Virgo sign is characterized by sense of duty and responsibility. It is a real hard worker. The proper order is important for Virgos. They believe that everything should be rational and useful.
Virgos are able to find and analyze the smallest details. They are serious, practical, independent and punctual people. They can critically examine any problem with the help of their precise mind. By the nature they are rationalistic and sometimes even pedantic.
Virgos have all qualities to be successful. But there are negative aspects in their character, such as over-criticism and excessive reserve. Virgos aren't indifferent to the other people's problems, they always are ready to help someone with words and deeds. But sometimes it's better for them to restrain the wish to criticize their friends or colleagues. They should avoid harshness during the communication in order not to become cruel afterwards.
To be Virgo's ruling planet, Mercury endows these people with intelligence and ability to benefit from any situation. Virgos are able both to work intellectually and physically. However their attention to details is a real danger. Sometimes it can be useful, but it often makes them ignore really important things while paying too much attention to something insignificant.
Natural qualities help Virgos to find themselves in various spheres. They are excellent students. They are good at science, technology, philology and art. They can also make a great career of administrator, lawyer, teacher, doctor, mathematician, editor, proof-reader or secretary. Virgos can also be a good businessmen.
Virgos usually lack for emotions, they rare take care of their private life. They prefer reasons to feelings. Virgos don't really trust their intuition, they often rely on their developed intellect. They are inclined to analyze rather than believe. These people are rarely religious. But if they are, their faith is abiding.
It's very difficult for Virgos to remove rationalism from their love affairs. They suppose that reliability is the most significant quality in love and family.
There are usually a lot of favorites around them, but Virgo would prefer intellectual one. Virgos seldom show their feelings. Their partners should be ready for this. Moreover, Virgo's partner have to be successful and well-to-do.
Virgo strengths are diligence, analytical abilities, tidiness and cleanliness. Possible disadvantages are pettiness, nerdiness and fastidiousness.