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Your Complete Guide to Libra Zodiac: 3 Defining Traits All Libras Share

Libra, ruled by the element of air, seeks balance in all aspects of their lives. They’re social and easygoing, but selectively choose their company. With the charming Libra sign, you may talk about Renaissance art one moment and extravagant ideas for the future the next.

With their interesting and complex nature, you’ll find Libra on once-in-a-lifetime adventures, like a jaunt through the Parisian catacombs. They’re generally unconcerned with activities they deem trivial, like amusement parks and carnivals.

What does all of this mean for the zodiac sign represented by scales? Libra loves high art and has a deep appreciation for the arts and beauty. And also money. 🙂 Libra is known to be sophisticated and diplomatic. This sign can also be prone to impatience, indecisiveness, or self-indulgence.

This article explores the Libra zodiac sign. In it, you will learn about Libra’s ruling planet, body parts, birthstones, colors and more. And you will gain insight into what makes Libra such a charming and adventurous astrological sign.

Whether you’re a Libra sun, Libra moon, or Libra rising, or if you have a special Libra zodiac in your life, this article will shed more light on certain aspects of a Libra’s personality, compatibility, and overall details.

There’s much more to know about this interesting air sign, so read on!


The Libra Zodiac Sign at a Glance

Dates: September 23 – October 22
Duality: Masculine
Element: Air
Quality (Cardinal, Fixed, Mutable): Cardinal
Ruling Planet: Venus
Zodiac Symbol: The Scales
Dominant Keyword: I Balance
Polarity: Aries
Body Part: Kidneys, skin, lumbar region, endocrine system and buttocks
Birthstone: Diamond, quartz, marble
Color: Pastel green, pink
Most Compatible With: Aries, Sagittarius

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Here Are the 3 Main Characteristics of a Libra:

This article explores characteristics that define a Libra zodiac sign. Whether this sign belongs to you or not, this information will help you understand and relate to this air sign a little better.

1. Conversationalists

Due to their insatiable hunger for knowledge, Libras are well read on a variety of subjects. They tend to drive conversations with their unique and dynamic perspective. Libra will leave you speechless . . . in a good way!

While the Libra sign prefers to avoid conflict, they will stun their opponent with a few witty, cutting words when needed.

Libras are experts at creating bonds between strangers. How? Their charming personalities and exquisite tastes dazzle crowds into feeling they’ve known each other forever.


2. Balanced and Extremely Passionate

Libras are meticulous by default, and driven by passion. They do everything at 110%, so a task must be meaningful for them to even show a glimmer of interest. This astrological sign notices the little things, and makes a point to express gratitude to those they deem deserving.

Ruled by Venus, this zodiac sign could discuss music, art, film, politics and religion in a single conversation, and only begin to scratch the surface. That being said, Libra will never use their wit to make anyone feel inferior (unless provoked, of course).

Their genuine, friendly personality makes Libra extremely likeable, and they are even known to sacrifice their own happiness for the sake of others. All this and more makes it exciting to have Libra as a friend.

3. Libra Loves Taking Care of People They Love

This zodiac sign takes the time to truly get to know you. They’re the type to surprise you with a gift you casually mentioned you were interested in two summers ago. They love decadence and going over-the-top for the people they care about, and they’re completely genuine about it. They find your faults endearing, and truly accept you for who you are.

Romantically, Libra wants to know if a relationship is going somewhere right away . . . before they invest their time. If they see the potential for a long-term relationship, a budding romance will slowly, meaningfully blossom into a relationship. When planning a date with this astrological air sign, opt to go somewhere low key where you both can talk at a normal volume.

Celebrate Libra, the Charming and Balanced Air Sign

This alluring zodiac sign is all about the balance, from its symbol of the scales to its “I Balance” affirmation.

Libra is known as the aesthetically-inclined sign in astrology. They love and have a deep appreciation for beauty and the arts – all thanks to being governed by Venus, which also dictates money and finances. Sociable, charming, and romantic, this zodiac sign certainly packs a punch.

Libra, we adore the sense of ease you bring to everyone around you, and admire the unique perspective you bring to the table. We could all use a little more of that balance that seems so effortless to you!

Did you know that we have an article for each sign of the zodiac? Next up is Scorpio, which begins October 23.

Are you a sun, moon, or rising Libra? Or do you know one in your inner circle? Which details from this article most resonated with you? Any further traits or tendencies to share for this fun sign? Please tell us in the comments below – we love hearing from you!

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Melody Beuzelin

Writer and editor for YouAligned, Melody Beuzelin is also a 300-hour RYT and certified personal trainer. When she's not diving into YouAligned articles, she’s determined to become a citizen of the world and disrupt the concept of "business as usual."

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