Quantcast

The Personality & Love Compatibility Of A Libra, Explained.

This charming, beauty queen is known for stealing hearts and captivating minds. Get to know more about the enchanting Libra.

Horoscopes

Just like Taurus, Libra is also ruled by Venus—planet of love, beauty, and harmony. In Taurus, the energy is embodied in a more physical way with the intent of indulging the senses. In Libra, the energy is expressed through communication with the intent of stimulating the mind. As a Cardinal Air sign, these natural socialites often find themselves amongst the creme-de-la-creme of an eclectic group of friends. Their natural curiosity of others makes them easy-going and engaging in conversation.


Even though the gift of gab gets them into some opulent spaces rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous, they would much rather prefer more intimate exchanges where they can really connect with someone minus the distractions of a big crowd.

As the 7th house ruler, Libra is associated with one-on-one connections which often makes this diplomatic zodiac sign a compromising companion

Physiologically, Libra is associated with the lower back. Given their selfless nature (unlike their more self-centered opposite Aries), this region of the body can be a hot spot for pain that manifests due to their tendency to carry most (if not all) of the weight within their relationships. Often overly responsible for others, Librans need to give others the room to make their own mistakes and to fix them as well!

In addition to the back, this beauty queen also governs the biggest organ of our body—the skin. Underneath their soft glam beat lies their flawless, dewy skin that they've spent literally no time perfecting but, hey, that's just the blessing of having Venus as your ruling planet. *In my best Kim K. voice—"Jealous?"* Well, you should be.

The Libra Zodiac Sign: An Overview

Born between September 23rd and October 22nd, these social chameleons have a knack for charming their way into the hearts (and pockets) of others. Represented by the scales, Librans find balance through their partnerships which sometimes runs the risk of them becoming codependent or staying in relationships long past their expiration date.

Their innate desire to find their match—whether in romance, friendship, or business—can sometimes delude them in thinking they've lucked up when in actuality the relationship may be all smoke and mirrors.

It's important for these (compromising) sweethearts to be more discerning and not so willing to settle for just any ol' body just to have somebody there. Speaking up for their needs can prove to be difficult as Librans tend to be conflict-avoidant. However, learning how to advocate for themselves will be a feat worth conquering that will ultimately improve the quality of their connections.

Libra Best & Worst Personality Traits

Best Libra Personality Traits:

  • Sociable
  • Charming
  • Diplomatic
  • Fair

Worst Libra Personality Traits:

  • Indecisive
  • Codependent
  • Self-Pitying

The Libra In Career 

Given their Venusian influences, Librans are often found working in the beauty or fashion industry. Their eye for design makes them exceptional wardrobe stylists, personal shoppers, or retail associates. Typically indecisive in every other area of life, they tend to be very clear about what looks good and what doesn't.

Even if they don't work within a field that allows them to exercise their creative skills, you'll likely see their artistry portrayed in their home which is often a place of luxury, beauty, and comfort.

Due to their social butterfly nature, they are work well within social media and communications. Librans have an uncanny ability to smooth over even the most scandalous scenarios, making them your go-to PR. As much as they value fairness, these ethical individuals can often be found working in the justice system advocating for the rights of others. Their mental astute and eloquent style of communication make them suitable for work as public defenders, attorneys, and judges.

The Libra In Love

With Venus as their planetary ruler, it's rare that you ever find the lovebirds alone. Their natural affinity for being in partnership typically makes them an easy person to be with. However, be equipped to read in between the lines if you're getting romantically involved with a Libra. They have a hard time speaking up even regarding the most annoying, and sometimes even disrespectful, behaviors. This isn't to say that they're naive and willing to put up with being mistreated for too long. Just like with anyone, they have their breaking point, too.

As accommodating as they can be, it's important that Libra have a thoughtful lover that is willing to give their personal helper a little assistance as well. Even though they are self-sufficient when it comes to their work, it doesn't hurt to offer some assistance which can be as simple as figuring out where the two of you will eat for dinner.

Known for being ridiculously indecisive, a simple decision can turn into a day-long affair. Although their inability to make a quick decision can get annoying after while, you'll equally find appreciation in their ability to see both sides of a story.

Ruled by the air element, the way to capture a Libran's attention is through conversation about anything. Given their wide scope of interests, there's something you're bound to connect with them on. Music, the arts, and entertainment could be topics to initiated if you're starstruck by their natural beauty and sex appeal. As attractive as they know they are, it's important that you affirm the value of their thoughts and opinions. By doing so, you'll make them feel safe enough to speak up for their needs and you'll have a much happier Libra which means a happier relationship as well.

Generally, other air signs (Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius), Leo, and Sagittarius are compatible matches for this love child.

Famous Libra Celebrities

Noel Vasquez/Getty Images

  • Serena Williams
  • Kamala Harris
  • Will Smith
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Lil Wayne
  • Ashanti
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Usher

For a more in-depth look into what is in store for your zodiac sign each month, read our monthly horoscopes.

Featured image by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images

Y'all know we love a multi-hyphenate. Adrienne Bailon is that and then some. Over the years, our favorite Cheetah Girl has remained relevant with evolving identities from singer to actress to entrepreneur. Despite her first dream job of being an obstetrician, Adrienne's emergence as a superstar back in 1999 has proven that she is unafraid to experiment. Most importantly, The Real co-host's mission is centered around authenticity and transparency.

Keep reading... Show less
The daily empowerment fix you need.
Make things inbox official.

Girls just wanna have lewks and this week's Instagram style roundup is giving just that. More than anything, our feeds are proving that, while fall is officially here, you can still rock some of your favorite summer staples with a creative twist. If you look at the glass half full, you'll find that this is the perfect time to play around in your closet and truly be innovative.

Keep reading... Show less

You know what? Sometimes, you've got to push a few coins aside and determine in your mind that you're going to invest into your sex life (if you had a sex jar, this would be easier to do, by the way. You can read more about what that is all about here). If you're someone who is totally down to do that, but you don't have a clue where to begin, boy have you come to the right place! Between the joy of being a writer who sometimes gets samples sent to me, the constant research that I do for the couples I work with and having folks shout-out certain items semi-often, I've compiled a list of 12 sex-related items that may seem random AF (a pun is kind of intended there) and, at the same time, can make sex so much better between you and your partner. Where's your pad at? You're definitely gonna wanna take note.

Keep reading... Show less

Recently, I was talking to a friend of mine about someone who once told me that they had an annual week-long summer rendezvous that lasted for over 15 years with someone else. Yep — this individual would meet up with another person who lived in a different state, solely to have sex for a week straight, and then return to their city as if nothing ever happened. According to them, the only reason why this ritual romp eventually came to an end is because the other person decided to get serious about someone else; however, it wasn't until it ended that the person who told me the story realized how attached they actually had become to their sex partner (a cautionary tale). After I completed my lil' tale, my friend simply said, "Oh, I do that s — t every cuffing season. There are some people who I only talk to around this time of year, we f — k around and then that's that until the season comes around again."

Keep reading... Show less

How We Met is a series where xoNecole talks about love and relationships with real-life couples. We learn how they met, how like turned into love, and how they make their love work.

When it comes to sexuality, there have always been societal limitations centered on what is "acceptable." However, with more honest conversations about how fluid sexuality and sexual expression can be, now there are so many more opportunities for self-exploration and taking back ownership of our identities again. One couple that is living their truth and being sexual beings unapologetically while living and loving their lives are Jasmine Johnson and King Noire.

Keep reading... Show less
Exclusive Interviews

Jill Scott Talks Balance, 'Highway To Heaven' & Not Burning Herself Out To Produce

In this exclusive, the actress dishes on executive producing the reboot, and balancing business and motherhood.

Latest Posts