Your Sun Sign Shows How You 'Shine Your Light In The World,' So Yeah It's A Big Deal

Your Sun Sign Shows How You 'Shine Your Light In The World,' So Yeah It's A Big Deal

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ICYMI, the practice of astrology is as complex as the celestial bodies it’s about (well, almost). There is so much more to this field than the run-of-the-mill, brief-ish horoscopes you read on a monthly, weekly, or daily basis. Of course, the most fundamental aspects of astrology are still the 12 Sun signs (a.k.a. your main zodiac sign) and their veeery specific personalities that correspond to different dates.

Your individual Sun sign is based on where "the sun was in the moment you were born," says Narayana Montúfar, senior astrologer at and "This usually gets determined by the day, since the sun changes signs once a month. However, if a person was born on a day when the sun switches signs, their sun sign will be determined by the zodiac sign that the sun was in at the exact time of their birth." Noted! (And btw, that’s why “cusp signs,” a.k.a. zodiac signs on the cusp of two different signs, don’t really exist.)

But beyond Leo’s unwavering confidence and Aquarius’s penchant for conspiracy theories, there's tons of complexity to these signs, including how they've earned each of their traits.

"Astrology is an ancient art that was born from our ancestors following and studying the cycles of the planets and stars, and how these affect us here on Earth," explains Montúfar. So yeah, even though you may think that astrology is really some kind of "fortune-telling" practice that predicts you how your day's gonna go (thanks, CoStar!), it's actually all based on energies dictated by the quality of light you’re under at any given moment.

That said, knowing your sign and its respective personality traits is more than just a ~fun~, ancient practice. It can actually make you feel better about life. "Astrology’s popularity has always been up and down—but always thriving during periods of great uncertainty, like the one we are currently living in," explains Montúfar. When you think about all the chaos you've dealt with lately, having an increased reliance on astrology definitely makes sense RN.

Now that you've got the essentials down, time to get into the nitty gritty details of each and every sign. For starters, "the basic principles of the zodiac signs relate to the animal sign, myth, and archetype that each one correlates to," says Montúfar. Here's exactly what you should know about the 12 zodiac sign’s dates and corresponding personality traits, according to an expert astrologer:

Aries (March 21 - April 19)

Aries signs are symbolized by the ram, and yeah, they loooove being leader of the pack. "Because they're ruled by Mars and are the first fire and cardinal sign, Aries prefer to initiate rather than to complete," says Montúfar. Basically, if you've got a project you need to get done or a recipe you've been dying to try, call an Aries for a kick-start.

Oh, and PSA: Aries is joined by Leo and Sagittarius when it comes to identifying as signs of the fire element. An association with fire means the three of them are a passionate, energetic, and creative bunch.

If you share the same element with another zodiac sign, it indicates that you'll have a positive flow of these specific energies between one another.

Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

"Ruled by Venus, Taurus is the Bull, an earth, fixed sign whose mantra is 'slow steady wins the race,'" Montúfar says. If you're a Taurus, you're totally a pleasure seeker and genius when it comes to collecting material goods. (AKA, you're a money magnet and have the incredible skill of manifesting.)

Wanna know what being a 'fixed' sign means, specifically? There are things called quadruplicities in astrology. "The concept of quadruplicity refers to the other way the 12 zodiac signs are divided by modality, forming a tense square with each other." says Montúfar. The fixed modality includes Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius, all of whom are determined and stable, the signs that follow through on their goals.

Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

Gemini is represented as the Twins and ruled by planet Mercury. "Recognized as the sacred duality present in the universe, Gemini is an intellectual and versatile sign with an endless curiosity and a bright, quick-witted mind."

The mutable modality makes Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces versatile and resourceful, the ones to put the final touches on projects. Each quadruplicity grouping indicates obstacles and challenges between the Zodiac signs that will eventually lead to personal growth, Montúfar explains.

Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

ICYMI, Cancers are *very* loyal. "Intuitive and tenacious, natives from this sign are 'roots' kind of people who excel at getting what they want to protect their family and loved ones." And BTW? They're ruled by the Moon and their symbol is the Crab.

Leo (July 23 - August 22)

King of the jungle, the Leo is the Lion ruled by the Sun and making a good impression is their number one priority. "This sign’s creativity and fiery magnetism put natives from this sign at the center stage of life," Montúfar says.

Virgo (August 23 - September 22)

"Ruled by Mercury, Virgo is the Virgin, representing the ideal of wholeness and perfection," Montúfar explains. Virgos are literally *made* for being industrious, methodical, and efficient. They're able to get through pretty much any endeavor.

Also important to note: Virgo, Taurus, and Capricorn are all associated with the earth element, making them grounded, dependable, and hard-working.

Libra (September 23 - October 22)

You know those Scales of Justice symbols? Yeah, that represents Libra. Libra are an intellectual sign ruled by the planet Venus. They're basically the epitome of beauty, balance, harmony, and a sense of fair play. (Get it? Scales? Balance?)

Along with Aries, Cancer, and Capricorn, when it comes to quadruplicity, Libra is a part of the cardinal modality. This makes each of these signs super quick, ambitious, and the initiators of the zodiac.

Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpio is, yep, the Scorpion. "An emotional and resilient sign, Scorpios are coded to travel to the most mysterious realms to zero-in on essential questions, gleaning the secrets that lie within," says Montúfar. (Oh, and they're ruled by Mars and Pluto.)

Though Scorpions aren't necessarily an aquatic animal, Scorpio are actually associated with the water element, along with Cancer and Pisces. Water makes its signs eloquent, intellectual, and curious.

Saggittarius (November 22 - December 21)

Sagittarius is the Archer ruled by the mighty planet Jupiter. Sags are fiery, versatile, and (most importantly) truth-seekers. The best way for them to get answers this is to seek out tons of connections with others.

Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)

Ever heard of a Sea-Goat? Hint: It's a mythological water creature that represents the Capricorn. "Ruled by Saturn, Capricorns are ambitious and determined initiators," says Montúfar. If you're a Capricorn, you're definitely super tough. (Like, you're at your best when facing the biggest obstacles.)

Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarius is the Water Bearer. Ruled by Saturn and Uranus, people of this sign are often humanitarian-focused, visionaries, and progressive souls interested in making the world a much better place. (Can we blame them?)

You should also know that Aquarius, Gemini, and Libra all share a connection to the air element, which makes them an eloquent, intellectual, and curious zodiac grouping.

Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

Ruled by Jupiter and Neptune, Pisces is the Two Fishes (which makes sense, since it's a water sign!). "Dreamy and spiritual, this sign represents the end of the zodiacal journey. Pisces wraps up the qualities of all the previous eleven signs to bring the spirit into a perfect state of wholeness," Montúfar explains.

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If you spend any amount of time on astrology TikTok or get your daily horoscope via Co-Star, you’re probably aware of how essential it is to know the zodiac basics. After all, nowadays, getting asked, "What's your sign?" is as common of an icebreaker as someone inquiring about what you do for work. But whether you’re an astrology expert or novice, you’re most likely familiar with your Sun sign, a.k.a the sign associated with which zodiac constellation the sun was in when you were born. The 12 Sun signs of the zodiac correspond with the following birth dates:

  • Aries: March 21 - April 19

  • Taurus: April 20 - May 20

  • Gemini: May 21 - June 20

  • Cancer: June 21 - July 22

  • Leo: July 23 - August 22

  • Virgo: August 23 - September 22

  • Libra: September 23 - October 22

  • Scorpio: October 23 - November 21

  • Sagittarius: November 22 - December 21

  • Capricorn: December 22 - January 19

  • Aquarius: January 20 - February 18

  • Pisces: February 19 - March 20

“The sun symbolizes the core identity and ego needs of the individual that expresses itself through our fundamental character,” explains Los Angeles-based professional astrologer Angel Dawn. Your sun sign traits manifest in your sense of self and shows up in a way that’s distinct to those around you.

For example, say you have an Aries Sun sign. “The core identity or character [of an Aries] would be expressed in a headstrong, bold manner,” Dawn says. “These attributes would color all areas of life including choice of career, partner, interests and more.”

In relation to your birth chart—which is comprised of the planets and houses that rule certain aspects of your life and personality—think of your Sun sign as the baseline which the rest of your placements manifest, Dawn adds.

Essentially, your Sun sign is your core essence. It's worth noting, though, that this isn’t the only point in your astrological chart that determines your personality. Take your "Big Three," for example, a.k.a. your Sun sign, Moon sign, and rising sign. These two additional aspects reflect your emotional temperament and your self-expression, respectively.

Moreover, the way in which your planetary placements interact with one another also impact how certain personality traits manifest themselves. If your Moon sign, for instance, is a reflection of your emotional reactions and moods, then your Sun sign is the lens in which you understand your emotions, says Dawn.

These two signs may not always complement each other, says Dawn, as “some signs have various degrees of tension with others.” For example, if your Sun sign is Aquarius, but your moon sign is emotional Pisces, you might defy the Aquarius stereotype of being emotionally aloof. “This helps explain much of why everyone is different even if the Sun sign is shared with others,” Dawn says.

When it comes to astrological compatibility between two people, it requires examination of all of your planetary placements, specifically your moon, Venus, and Mars signs. But based purely on Sun sign personality traits, the same signs, or signs within the same natural element (fire, earth, air, or water) can be compatible, per Dawn. “But the naturally opposing sign, which is the sign opposite yours on a zodiac wheel, can also create an exciting complementary energy,” explains Dawn. In astrology, these opposites are called sister signs, and they are:

  • Aries — Libra

  • Taurus — Scorpio

  • Gemini — Sagittarius

  • Cancer — Capricorn

  • Leo — Aquarius

  • Virgo — Pisces

If you want to know even more about your sign’s characteristics, look no further than “triplicities” and “quadruplicities,” two important tenets of astrology. Each zodiac sign falls under one of four triplicities, better known as natural elements, and one of three quadruplicities, known as modalities (cardinal, fixed, and mutable).

What are the four elements of the Zodiac?

“Elements show essential overarching qualities and where the signs within each element are compatible and have similar traits,” says Ryan Marquardt, a professional astrologer based in West Hollywood, California.

  • Fire signs: Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius - They tend to be action-oriented and rely on their passion and creativity. “They gain and lose energy easily because fire is a motivating force,” Marquardt says.

  • Earth signs: Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn - These signs are pragmatic, hardworking, and down-to-earth. “They seek success through their ambitious nature and prefer to be sustainable in their approach,” explains Marquardt.

  • Water signs: Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces - They're known for their emotional awareness and intuitive approach to life, says Miami-based intuitive astrologer Valerie Mesa. This element is symbolic of emotion, dreams, healing, and intuition, as well as the cycles of death and rebirth, she explains. They also tend to have an affinity for spirituality and healing.

  • Air signs: Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius - These signs have earned the reputation of intellectual socialites, and as Marquardt puts it, use their communication skills and curiosity to gain new ideas. They all approach life from a logical standpoint, though at times can be indecisive and fickle, Mesa adds.

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What are the three modalities of the Zodiac?

Unlike the triplicities, the three quadruplicities explain how the signs express themselves as well as the challenges they might need to face in order to grow, says Narayana Montúfar, a professional astrologer and author of Moon Signs: Unlock Your Inner Luminary Power.

These three modalities consist of cardinal signs, fixed signs, and mutable signs. “Quadruplicities show how the signs approach the world and interact with it,” explains Marquardt. “These are action-oriented [traits].” They also coincide with the respective seasons where each zodiac sign occurs.

  • Cardinal signs: Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn - These signs kick off each season and are known to take charge.

  • Fixed signs: Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius - These signs denote the midpoint of a season and tend to be unwavering, loyal, and stable.

  • Mutable signs: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces - These signs end each season, making them flexible, versatile, and resourceful.

Now that you’ve got the gist of these astrology fundamentals, keep reading to gain a better understanding of your specific zodiac sign. Here’s everything to know about the 12 zodiac signs' dates, personality traits, ruling planets, symbols, and more, according to expert astrologers.

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Aries: March 21 - April 19

Element: Fire

Modality: Cardinal

Ruling Planet: Mars

Symbol: Ram

Aries signs are symbolized by the ram, and they loooove being the leader of the pack. “Because they’re ruled by Mars and are the first fire and cardinal sign, Aries prefer to initiate,” says Montúfar. Basically, if you’ve got a project you need to get done or a recipe you’ve been dying to try, call an Aries for a kick-start.

Their boldness is one of many strengths that has earned them their rebel reputation. “Aries zodiac signs are willing to try new things and take risks,” explains astrology expert Imani Quinn.

But the ram’s fearlessness can be a double-edged sword. “Their passion and fire energy can also make them very aggressive, with a hot head, which can wound others because of their hasty and impulsive actions,” explains Quinn.

Not to mention, they usually have to be entertained or they can get restless pretty quickly, says tarot reader Kerry Ward: “Aries see everything as a competition, and they can fight in an empty room.” Their over-competitiveness is a major downside as striving for first place puts a ton of pressure to win, adds Marquardt.

Aries is associated with the first house of self, which reflects identity, drive, and ego. Perhaps it's no surprise then that the fire sign is determined and eager to be the best version of themselves—no matter what it takes.

Read Aries sign’s full profile here.

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Taurus: April 20 - May 20

Element: Earth

Modality: Fixed

Ruling Planet: Venus

Symbol: Bull

Taurus is an earth sign whose mantra is “slow and steady wins the race,” says Montúfar. They’re naturally grounded, dependable, and hardworking. These qualities make Taurus built for stable, long-term relationships, adds Ward. Ruled by Venus, Taurus is also a big lover, pleasure seeker, and money magnet, thanks to their incredible manifesting skills.

But don't think a Taurus wears rose-colored glasses—this sign's strengths lie in their pragmatism and resiliency. “They’re able to bounce back in the face of challenges,” says Marquardt. No matter the weather, a Taurus' dutifulness and ability to rationalize helps them find a solution.

On the flip side, their unwavering loyalty can sometimes manifest as stubbornness. “It can be difficult to try and change a Taurus’ mind,” says Quinn. “Try to avoid arguments at all costs—you won’t win.”

Taurus is associated with the second house in astrology, which rules values and money. That likely explains why Tauruses gravitate toward the finer things in life.

Read Taurus sign’s full profile here.

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Gemini: May 21 - June 20

Element: Air

Modality: Mutable

Ruling Planet: Mercury

Symbol: Twins

Gemini’s curiosity, social charm, and ability to communicate are only a few of the air sign’s superpowers. Because the multitasking queen is a mutable sign, they’re multifaceted and live outside of the box, according to Quinn. “Recognized as the sacred duality present in the universe, Gemini is an intellectual and versatile sign with an endless curiosity and a bright, quick-witted mind,” says Montúfar.

While you most definitely want a Gemini on your trivia team, “Geminis change their minds frequently,” says Marquardt, which can make them flighty and unreliable at times. “It takes them a while to settle down because they’re so social and can’t bear to be restricted,” Ward adds. Not only that, but their quick wit can backfire during moments of conflict—rather than deal with confrontation, they prefer to go M.I.A.

Gemini is associated with the third house of communication and thought processes—totally on brand for the chatty and inquisitive air sign.

Read Gemini sign’s full profile here.

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Cancer: June 21 - July 22

Element: Water

Modality: Cardinal

Ruling Planet: The Moon

Symbol: Crab

One of Cancer’s strongest assets is their capacity for love—and the lengths they’ll go to for the people they care about. In other words, they’re very loyal. “Intuitive and tenacious, this sign sticks to their roots and excels at getting what it wants to protect their family and loved ones,” explains Montúfar. When a Cancer loves someone, they will protect them at all costs, Marquardt adds. In romantic relationships, a Cancer sign will give you the world, as long as you give it right back, Ward notes.

Because Cancers are water signs, they tend to be very well-spoken and in touch with their emotions. But being in tune with your feelings can have its downsides, too. “Because [Cancer signs] feel so deeply, they tend to have large mood swings,” Quinn explains. “And when they feel scared, they go into their shell.”

Cancer is associated with the fourth house, which rules over home, family, and origins. That makes sense, given their unconditional love and protectiveness.

Read Cancer sign’s full profile here.

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Leo: July 23 - August 22

Element: Fire

Modality: Fixed

Ruling Planet: The Sun

Symbol: Lion

King of the jungle, Leo’s lust for life and natural courageousness are one of the lion’s many superpowers. “Leo can be bold and fearless, allowing them to take risks and pursue their dreams with vigor,” says Marquardt. Oh, you can add charisma and confidence to their long catalog of strengths, too. If you know a Leo, then you probably also know that making a good impression is their number one priority. “This sign’s creativity and fiery magnetism puts them at the center stage of life,” Montúfar explains.

But even the sparkliest gem isn't perfect, and Leo is no different. For one, their self-assuredness can easily come off as cockiness. “They can place too much emphasis on material wealth and status, giving them a sense of entitlement and greed,” Marquardt says. They also tend to be the jealous type, adds Ward. But she notes this isn’t out of malice; it more so stems from their natural desire to be in the spotlight.

Leo is associated with the fifth house of pleasure, creativity, and children. So, that’s why they never take life too seriously!

Read Leo sign’s full profile here.

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Virgo: August 23 - September 22

Element: Earth

Modality: Mutable

Ruling Planet: Mercury

Symbol: The Maiden

In astrology, Virgo is “the maiden” or “virgin,” representing the ideal of wholeness and perfection, Montúfar says. This sign is literally designed to be industrious, methodical, and efficient.

You can count on a Virgo for anything from planning your birthday party to coaching you through your next presentation—and their resourcefulness is easily one of their many special strengths. “Virgo is capable of taking on high levels of responsibility, which fills them with a great sense of duty in the world,” says Marquardt. They’re used to wearing multiple hats at the same time and are often under the impression that they’re the best person to do it all. And if that belief gets challenged, they’ll push back and become stubborn (non-Virgos, you’ve been warned!).

On the other hand, striving for perfection can often wear this sign down. “Virgo is extra hard on themselves because they know how much they’re capable of accomplishing,” Marquardt says. If you misstep in front of a perfectionist Virgo, Quinn adds, you’ll never be able to live it down.

Virgos are associated with the sixth house of wellness and routine. (Ah, their detail-oriented nature and knack for scheduling makes sense now.)

Read Virgo sign’s full profile here.

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Libra: September 23 - October 22

Element: Air

Modality: Cardinal

Ruling Planet: Venus

Symbol: The Scales

Sure, Libras are experts at keeping the peace (they are represented by the scales of justice, after all), but there’s nothing stronger than Libra’s congeniality. This sign aims to make a positive and meaningful impression in the world “and seeks to be a source of joy for others,” Marquardt says. An intellectual sign ruled by the planet Venus, they’re basically the epitome of beauty, balance, harmony, and a sense of fair play.

However, being a people-pleaser can render Libras defenseless as they try to make everyone happy (pssst, you can’t). “They always want to play the devil’s advocate and sometimes need a nudge to choose a side,” says Quinn.

They’re also natural flirts and love to be loved, adds Ward. “Many people can get burned by thinking they were special to a Libra…only to discover they were one of several!” she says.

Libras are associated with the seventh house of partnerships—of course they are, given they’re the socialites of the Zodiac.

Read Libra sign’s full profile here.

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Scorpio: October 23 - November 21

Element: Water

Modality: Fixed

Ruling Planet: Mars (traditional astrology), Pluto (modern astrology)

Symbol: Scorpion

Scorpios are the femme fatale type, and their borderline psychic ability is one of their strongest assets. “They have a keen intuition as a water sign, and their intuition is highly focused,” explains Marquardt. They also have a knack for “zeroing in on essential questions and gleaning the secrets that lie within,” says Montúfar. Oh, and they’re ruled by Mars and Pluto (which might explain why they can be kinda hot and cold.)

And while Scorpios love unraveling mysteries, they tend to withhold sharing secrets of their own. Being mysterious and elusive comes with its own set of issues, however. Scorpio’s unwillingness to be vulnerable makes them prone to holding grudges, Marquardt says. “Scorpio knows how to trigger other people and push their buttons behind limits.” Yet, they also love hard, so you can expect a Scorpio to fight till the end for the people they care about.

As a water sign, Scorpios are eloquent, intellectual, and curious. Plus, as a fixed modality, they tend to be determined and stable. These qualities make Scorpios super independent. They won’t ask for help—mostly because of their pride—which can get them into trouble, explains Ward.

Scorpios are ruled by the eighth house of sex and taboo—totally appropriate for this sensual water sign.

Read Scorpio sign’s full profile here.

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Sagittarius: November 22 - December 21

Element: Fire

Modality: Mutable

Ruling Planet: Jupiter

Symbol: Archer

When it comes to strengths, Sagittarius is wise, open, and unfailingly optimistic. These thrill-seekers rely on their luck and natural positivity to move them from one adventure to the next “because they’re so focused on seeing the benefits of exploring new places and trying new experiences,” explains Marquardt. They’re also truth-seekers, and the best way for them to get answers is to seek out tons of connections with others.

However, the nomad life can have a few, ahem, detours of its own. Sagittarius is extremely noncommittal because of their need for freedom, says Quinn, which can clash with their other responsibilities. If you’re looking to tie down a Sag and get them to stick to certain plans, good luck! “But if you satiate their need for change and expansion, then they will take to you well,” Quinn notes.

Sagittarius is associated with the ninth house of travel and spirituality, which perfectly suits these adventurous optimists.

Read Sagittarius sign’s full profile here.

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Capricorn: December 22 - January 19

Element: Earth

Modality: Cardinal

Ruling Planet: Saturn

Symbol: Sea Goat

Ever heard of a “sea goat”? You have now—it’s a mythological water creature that represents the Capricorn sign. “Ruled by Saturn, Capricorns are ambitious and determined initiators,” says Montúfar. If you’re a Cap, you’re definitely super tough. (Like, you’re at your best when facing the biggest obstacles.)

If commanding a room with their authoritative presence alone isn’t Capricorn’s biggest strength, their self-discipline just might be. This diligent earth sign embodies responsibility, “which allows them to stay focused and achieve their goals over time,” Marquardt explains.

“They comfortably and successfully know how to delegate to others and with the vision to lead,” adds Quinn. But the caveat with a hardworking and overly-determined Capricorn is their ruthlessness on the way to the top. They have no issue throwing people under the bus to get what they want, according to Marquardt. While Caps enjoy surrounding themselves with people who are as ambitious as they are, their desire for success can get in the way of their personal relationships, so balance is a must.

Capricorns are ruled by the tenth house of career and reputation, so it totally makes sense why the hardworking earth sign would want to protect their public image at all costs.

Read your sign’s full profile here.

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Aquarius: January 20 - February 18

Element: Air

Modality: Fixed

Ruling Planet: Saturn (traditional astrology), Uranus (modern astrology)

Symbol: Water Bearer

Ruled by Saturn and Uranus, people born under this sign are often humanitarian-focused, visionaries, and progressive souls interested in making the world a much better place. (Can ya blame ‘em?)

Aquarius’ innovative mind and courage to be weird (and they can get really weird) are some of the water bearer’s major strong points. As Marquardt puts it, they don’t care about what’s socially acceptable—they’re all about squashing the norms and progressing forward.

On the other hand, these revolutionaries tend to be hyper-independent, creating a distance between themselves and others. In romantic relationships, they value their alone time and won’t tie their partner down, which can be frustrating for a QT-loving S.O. But “where they lack in one-on-one dynamics, they make up for in their passion for the larger global community,” explains Quinn.

Aquarius is also very honest—almost to a fault. “Aquarians don’t like conflict, but will speak their mind, often with powerful honesty,” says Ward. “They won’t hold back to spare others’ feelings.”

Aquarius is associated with the eleventh house of community and friendship. Suddenly, their rebel-with-a-cause energy makes so much sense!

Read Aquarius sign’s full profile here.

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Pisces: February 19 - March 20

Element: Water

Modality: Mutable

Ruling Planet: Jupiter (traditional astrology), Neptune (modern astrology)

Symbol: Fish

“Dreamy and spiritual, this sign represents the end of the zodiacal journey,” Montúfar says. “Pisces wraps up the qualities of all the previous 11 signs to bring the spirit into a perfect state of wholeness.” Not a bad sign to be, amiright?

Pisces is intuitive, empathetic, and an expert in daydreaming, says Quinn, but these qualities only scratch the surface of their strengths. “They feel not only their own feelings, but those of the people around them as well,” she explains. Pisces is the dream partner for their fellow signs due to their caring, loyal, and loving nature, adds Ward.

However, letting their imagination run wild can manifest in unrealistic expectations and extra scatter-brainedness, according to Marquardt. “Pisces is sometimes forgetful because their own fantastical thoughts can be distracting from their real-life obligations,” he explains.

Pisces is associated with the twelfth house of the subconscious and dreams—and yup, that totally checks out.

Read Pisces sign’s full profile here.

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Meet the Experts

Angel Dawn is a certified professional astrologer and modern mystic based in Los Angeles, California.

Ryan Marquardt is a professional astrologer and cosmic messenger based in West Hollywood, California.

Valerie Mesa is a Miami-based intuitive astrologer, writer, and visual storyteller.

Narayana Montúfar, is a senior astrologer at and, as well as author of Moon Signs: Unlock Your Inner Luminary Power.

Imani Quinn is a Quantum Mystic Oracle, speaker, and artist.

Kerry Ward is a tarot reader and columnist at Cosmopolitan.

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