Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac. They are the balanced scales that are an extension of the Virgo constellation. Libra a Cardinal and Air sign. They Start the fall equinox in the northern hemisphere and the time period is September 22 or 23 to October 22 or 23. Their ruling planet is Venus. They are the Masculine aspect of the planet. This sign is about initiating one on one contacts, for personal gain. Venus and Aphrodite are the Goddess of Libra. They govern love, sensuality, fortune, beauty, and relationships. Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of prostitutes because, with the Greeks, only the most beautiful women could be prostitutes. Aphrodite was born from the castrated scrotum of Uranus that was cast into the ocean making the white ocean foam she came out of. Libras take on the beauty, relationship, and fortune aspect of Venus.
They are flirty and usually try to keep a harmonious, beautiful existence, though they start as much mess as the peace they claim to hold. Many see Libra as superficial and unable to make up their mind on anything. Though that is not always the case. They keep their personal intentions and live to themselves giving everyone else a flowery version of who they are. Many Libras have to ability to gain financial success from others given that the second house of material gains for Libra is Scorpio. There is more to say with someone’s second house being Scorpio, but I’ll leave that for Libra 2.0. Emotionally, this sign stays on the practical side of things being Capricorn is found here. There has been a limit placed on them with their ability to express how they feel. There was a need to mature at a young age. Though, the emotional and home life over this balanced sign will get better with age.
In relationships, they are often dealing with a strong-willed partner. Usually, someone with strong Marian qualities, be it Scorpio or Aries. At first glance, the other person directs how the relationship goes. Libras would seem to go along with this and do what they want to do anyway. Or, use their diplomatic skill to indirectly manipulate how the relationship goes. As for a career, Libras will do well with things that Venus governs like beauty, relationships, one on one interactions, and luxury. Libra is the sign tenth from the tenth house of Capricorn they will do well in Saturnian rules, e.g., lawyers, judges, in the federal government, tax accountants, architectures, etc.. Lastly they could find careers in women industries like fashion, makeup, beauty, midwives. Libras can find themselves in the food industry as well.
The phrase for Libras is I balance.