Virgo zodiac sign: Personality traits, compatibility

Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign / Star Sign: Virgo

  • Aug 24 – Sep 22
  • Lucky Colours: Blue, Beige
  • Lucky Numbers: 9, 12, 24, 34, 37, 40
  • Virgo Celebrities: Agatha Christie, Mother Theresa, Michael Jackson, Sean Connery, Sophia Loren, Stephen King.


Virgo is the only sign of the Zodiac represented by a female- the Virgin. The dates of this sign are from August 23 to September 22 and the planet Mercury rules it. Those born under this sign are usually modest and shy, reliable, practical and intelligent. They can also be overcritical and worry a lot. They tend to lean towards being conservative and wanting to preserve the status quo. Outwardly, a Virgo may seem to be emotionally cold and sometimes this prevents them from committing to friendships, which are often superficial in nature.

More about Virgo…

The outward lack of emotion could cause problems for some people under the sign of Virgo because they suppress their feelings, keeping them suppressed inside. They are not very trusting of others and often lack self-confidence in their judgements. Yet, they can be very good speakers, sensible and wise, often with a good understanding of the problems of others.

Males under this sign may appear to be effeminate when they are very masculine. Both males and females make good partners in a marriage and good parents. They are very studious and intellectual, and often their realist nature slows down their projects because they tend to be too meticulous. They get easily discourages when things go wrong because they also tend to be perfectionists.

They make better followers than leaders because of they do not like to have responsibility. They use precise language and grammatical errors in writing are something that really irks them. Sometimes they are so prudent that it hampers their relationships because they are so modest and reticent.

Many Virgoans have problems with the reproductive system, but they are also susceptible to colds and coughs, as well as illnesses of the nervous system. They are also vulnerable to illness of the stomach and bowels and need to be careful about the foods they eat.

Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac and symbolized by the virgin. The ruling planet is Mercury and the element is the earth. Virgos are very sensitive by nature and take time to settle down with anything new. This is especially true when they meet new people but once they get familiar with them, they can whip up a storm! By nature, they are polite, soft-spoken and exhibit a mastery over words.

Virgo and Careers

They are intelligent and analytical. They are diligent and conscientious workers which will endear them to their bosses. They are good at handling money and make fabulous book-keepers or accountants. Travel is another passion with them and they will fare well in careers that take them away from their home land.Virgos can be perfectionists and so even a little error can make them feel disheartened. They are meticulous with details but in many cases they fail to see the larger picture. They have a compelling need to infuse structure and order into everything they do. They prefer to make small scale plans rather than plan grand strategies.Virgos are fitness conscious and most of them have well-toned bodies that are the envy of many. They follow a regular diet and exercise regimen. Most Virgos love sport and they adore those who share this interest.

Virgos tend to worry a lot and some of them can end up hypochondriacs. They prefer to keep their relationships at a superficial level. They can be conservative. They are harsh and over critical at times. They are pretty materialistic and keep acquiring possessions. They can be extremely pessimistic and depressed at times. Virgos make great spouses.

Virgos Compatibility

They are compatible with Gemini, Pisces and Taurus. Virgos tend to be shy and modest, however beneath this exterior lies a deep sensuality. They tend to fall in love slowly and sweetly. They enjoy making their partner feel special and know how to go about it perfectly. The right partner can tap into Virgo’s sensual side which is a wild fantasy. They need a partner who can take the initiative and go right ahead in communicating sexual feelings.This astrology sign rules the hands, abdomen, intestines, spleen and central nervous system. Virgos have a tendency to suffer from illnesses like cold, coughs, pneumonia and nervous instabilities. They will also have stomach and bowel problems.

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