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Geminis are easily misunderstood.
We all know that one friend who’s always been a total chatterbox. It seems like they never get tired of talking! Or maybe you’re the one who can talk and talk all night long without even realizing how many hours you’ve been chatting away.
If this sounds familiar, you’re probably dealing with a Gemini.
The Gemini zodiac sign falls between the dates of May 21 – June 20. If one of these days is your birthday, embrace that Gemini spirit!
What is the Gemini zodiac sign like?
Yes, Geminis are a talkative squad — but it isn’t all just small talk. A true Gemini absolutely loves having deep conversations that engage their minds. Geminis are an intellectual people who try to gather as much information about everything and everyone they’re interested in. So if you’re usually inclined to ask more than a few questions, it’s all part of the naturally inquisitive Gemini nature!
The Gemini is an Air sign, meaning that they value intellect more than anything. Geminis are serious thinkers through and through. Intellect is regarded as the solution to everything for a Gemini. A clear head will never fail the Gemini!
Geminis can be so logical sometimes that others start to see them as being too stiff in their ways. They can’t help this. It’s simply how they’re wired. It’s not that Geminis aren’t social — they’re only doing things their own way. Individualism is their thing!
The agile mind of the Gemini has many benefits that go far beyond their intelligence. It keeps them forever young! At heart, Geminis are really just big kids.
Dates & Details about Gemini:
- Element: Air
- Ruling Planet: Mercury
- Colors: Green, Yellow
- Day: Wednesday
- Strengths: Clever, Imaginative
- Weakness: Restless
- Birthstone: Pearl
Gemini personality traits:
Geminis are curious. They question everything and won’t stop until they get an answer. A Gemini will never have enough to talk about whether they’re in a meeting or at a party.
Geminis are social creatures that can’t sit still for even a minute and love to be out on the town all the time. It isn’t all for fun and games though. Most of their time out in the world is spent learning new things and gaining knowledge from their experiences and conversations with other people.
If you plan on conversing with a Gemini, be warned that sometimes you may not be able to get a word in edgewise. Their minds and their wit are quick and they aren’t very good at containing their excitement over a topic that intrigues them. Prepare to do more listening than talking when you enter into conversation with a Gemini!
What does the Gemini symbol mean in astrology?
The Gemini is ruled by the dual symbol of the Twins. This symbol fits the Gemini perfectly as they are considered to be an extremely adaptable bunch. In fact, Geminis are so versatile that they can almost come off as being two completely different personalities.
The Twins symbol is also strongly tied to a Gemini’s communication skills. The exchange of words and new, fresh ideas is symbolized by the duality of this sign’s nature. The Gemini’s desire for human interaction and knowledgeable discussions where thoughts are passed around is unmatched in the zodiac.
Best Gemini astrological compatibility:
When it comes to love, Gemini is a lucky sign. Being the air signs that they are, Geminis need a partner who is communicative and intellectual, but also someone who likes to have some fun!
With all this being said, there is no better zodiac compatibility for the Geminithan with a Libra. The Libra is also an Air sign, meaning it hits all of a Gemini’s sweet spots and checks all their relationship requirement boxes.
These two Air signs will make sure that their relationship is always kept alive and changing. Neither sign will ever be afraid to try new things, whether out on a date or during more private times when they’re alone. They will constantly take turns sweeping each other off their feet and won’t tire of finding new ways to surprise their partner and keep the spark going strong.
If there’s one relationship in all of astrology that defines a whirlwind romance, it’s this one!
Another reason why the Gemini and the Libra are such a perfect pairing is they both enjoy communication and love to engage in deep conversation about their passions, which are also very similar. These Air signs love art and culture and have no problem having long discussions with each other about these subjects — probably over a nice glass of red wine.
With this always open line of communication, this pair knows that they can come to each other with absolutely anything. This makes for a healthy relationship that will survive and thrive in the long-term. Don’t worry. We really can’t blame you for feeling a little jealous of the Gemini-Libra relationship right now.
Best career for a Gemini:
It’s critical for a Gemini to be in an occupation that stimulates their mind. The wheels in a Gemini’s head are always turning and coming up with new ideas, so jobs that foster and challenge their bright imagination are best.
Geminis can have a prosperous career in the writing field. They have the imagination and creativity needed to be a successful writer.
And it should be no surprise that a Gemini will be well-suited for any career that gives them the opportunity to talk! Anything requiring public speaking or something in the teaching profession would be a perfect choice for this chatty sign. Geminis would also excel in the sales or marketing professions. This would allow them to put their communication skills on full display.
Since a Gemini is practical, yet flexible, they do fine when it comes to money. Although they may not put in the time to completely manage their finances, they’ll still never have to worry about when they’ll get their next paycheck and if their funds will run out. This won’t ever happen to Geminis because they are able to think quickly on their feet and are versatile enough to be able to change careers if the need arises.
Famous Gemini celebrities (and their birthdays):
- Model Naomi Campbell – May 22
- Actress Angelina Jolie – June 4
- Rapper/Songwriter Kanye West – June 8
- Actor Johnny Depp – June 9
- Tennis Player Venus Williams – June 17
This was originally published by YourTango.