January 19 – February 18
Welcome wandering Aquarius signs! If you were born in between the dates above, your Sun sign is an Aquarius. Most of you probably don’t know what a “Sun” sign is. Well the sign that we normally associate ourselves with is our Sun sign! You also have a moon sign and a rising sign, but I will get into all of that another time! Since we are entering the sign of Aquarius, I thought I’d do my first “different” blog post all about the Aquarian!
First off I will explain a little more about what a SUN sign is – that way you understand why you may or may not feel like you relate to your sign. The Sun sign represents the ego – your core, if you will. Think of it like our Solar System, everything revolves around the Sun. The Sun is at the core of our Solar System (but does not make up the entire Solar System). So this is why the majority of us can relate to our Sun signs – it’s the base foundation of who we are.
Okay, lets dive in!
Famous Aquarians: Justin Timberlake, Shakira, Harry Styles, Rosa Parks, Michael Jordan, Jennifer Aniston, The Weeknd, Christian Ronaldo, Ariel Winter, John Travolta, Ashton Kutcher, Abraham Lincoln, Ellen Degeneres, Evan Peters, and Oprah Winfrey.
Most Compatible: Aries, Libra, Gemini and Sagittarius.
Least Compatible: Taurus & Scorpio
Birthstones: Amethyst, Hematite, Garnet, Amber
Symbol: Water Bearer
So what are the characteristics of an Aquarius? Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Zodiac. They are an air sign which means they have a strong intellectual connection to the world. They are known for having a mind that can absorb information and understand what it all means. They are also a fixed sign which means that they are dependable and stability is a strong aspect.
Aquarians may be known for being moody or can change their moods with the flip of a switch. This can make it kind of frustrating to be friends with an Aquarius since they can be so back and forth so quickly. More than just abrupt mood changes, they are really known for being the paradoxical (self-contradictory) sign of the zodiac. They also have a reputation for being cold and insensitive, but this is just a defense mechanism since they prefer to run from any emotional expression. They strongly believe that their opinions are set in stone and aren’t persuaded easily by anyone or anything.
They are super friendly though, so don’t let the moody demeanor fool you. They are known to be the philanthropic, humanitarian sign, they love helping friends, the community… etc (Oprah and Ellen are Aquarians!!). They want to be there for friends with advice or to lend an ear. They seem to be a little more selective of who their friends are and prefer to have a smaller group of friends but are usually very well liked by everyone they meet. They also aren’t afraid of confrontation and can sometimes hold a grudge if you cross them. Even if you have made amends with them, they might still harbor some of those bad feelings in the back of their mind. Because they aren’t afraid of confrontation they are more upfront and honest to people, which can be good, but also can come off offensive at times for their brutal honesty.
They like to be more on the eccentric side compared to other signs. They are known for marching to the beat of their own drum and can be known for their unpredictability. Aquarians don’t like to be bored. Since they are an intellectual sign, they hate being in situations that don’t stimulate their minds. Though they don’t like boredom, they do like time to themselves to recharge their energy. Constantly trying to help others can be tiring!
The Ruling planet for an Aquarius is Uranus. Uranus is known for harboring rebellion and uncooperativeness, but it also gives a visionary quality. Meaning they have the ability to plan their future and know what they would like to be doing years down the road. Aquarians are known to be very future focused and oriented.
When it comes to love with an Aquarius, they are playful and flirtatious and prefer to date for the long term, but it may not seem like it to the partner of an Aquarius. Because of their instinct to hide from emotional expression, they don’t tend to display jealousy or any other emotions, which can make it difficult for an Aquarius partner to read them. On the other hand an Aquarius could be an ideal partner since they aren’t one to jump to emotional conclusions, slow to take defense, (usually) aren’t clingy or unreasonable.
And there you have a very short summary of the Aquarian!