Horoscope Characteristics

What your horoscope says about you

Kari Eickholdt, Photo and Design Editor

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Are you interested in what your horoscope might mean for your personality? The Talon rounded up each sign’s major characteristics. Read on to find out what your horoscope might say about you.

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

  • Strengths: Progressive, original, independent, humanitarian
  • Weaknesses: Runs from emotional expression, temperamental, uncompromising, aloof
  • Aquarius likes: Fun with friends, helping others, fighting for causes, intellectual conversation, a good listener
  • Aquarius dislikes: Limitations, broken promises, being lonely, dull or boring situations, people who disagree with them

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

  • Strengths: Compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise, musical
  • Weaknesses: Fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyr
  • Pisces likes: Being alone, sleeping, music, romance, visual media, swimming, spiritual themes
  • Pisces dislikes: Know-it-all, being criticized, the past coming back to haunt, cruelty of any kind

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

  • Strengths: Courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate
  • Weaknesses: Impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive, aggressive
  • Aries likes: Comfortable clothes, taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports
  • Aries dislikes: Inactivity, delays, work that does not use one’s talents

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

  • Strengths: Reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable
  • Weaknesses: Stubborn, possessive, uncompromising
  • Taurus likes: Gardening, cooking, music, romance, high quality clothes, working with hands
  • Taurus dislikes: Sudden changes, complications, insecurity of any kind, synthetic fabrics

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

  • Strengths: Gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, ability to learn quickly and exchange ideas
  • Weaknesses: Nervous, inconsistent, indecisive
  • Gemini likes: Music, books, magazines, chats with nearly anyone, short trips around the town
  • Gemini dislikes: Being alone, being confined, repetition and routine

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

  • Strengths: Tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive
  • Weaknesses: Moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative, insecure
  • Cancer likes: Art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, a good meal with friends
  • Cancer dislikes: Strangers, any criticism of Mom, revealing of personal life

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

  • Strengths: Creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous
  • Weaknesses: Arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy, inflexible
  • Leo likes: Theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors, fun with friends
  • Leo dislikes: Being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being treated like a king or queen

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

  • Strengths: Loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical
  • Weaknesses: Shyness, worry, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play
  • Virgo likes: Animals, healthy food, books, nature, cleanliness
  • Virgo dislikes: Rudeness, asking for help, taking center stage

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

  • Strengths: Cooperative,diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social
  • Weaknesses: Indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge, self-pity
  • Libra likes: Harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors
  • Libra dislikes: Violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

  • Strengths: Resourceful, brave, passionate, stubborn, a true friend
  • Weaknesses: Distrusting, jealous, secretive, violent
  • Scorpio likes: Truth, facts, being right, longtime friends, teasing, a grand passion
  • Scorpio dislikes: Dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

  • Strengths: Generous, idealistic, great sense of humor
  • Weaknesses: Promises more than can deliver, very impatient, will say anything no matter how undiplomatic
  • Sagittarius likes: Freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors
  • Sagittarius dislikes: Clingy people, being constrained, off-the-wall theories, details

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

  • Strengths: Responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managers
  • Weaknesses: Know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending, expecting the worst
  • Capricorn likes: Family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanship
  • Capricorn dislikes: Almost everything at some point