Birthdays: Aug 23 – Sep 22
Planetary Ruler: Mercury
Keywords: Worker, Improver, Server, Cleaner and Student
Profile & Characteristics — Ancient Egyptians associated Virgo with the goddess Au Set (later known as Isis), who, among other things, taught women to grind corn. The Virgin, often holds an ear of grain, alluding to the harvest of late summer. They understand the harvest of hard work, which entails observation, measuring differences, tabulating details, memorizing data, systematizing and organizing methods of operation. Their love for order and harmony is revealed in the way they approach life. They function on a cerebral level, but because they are an earth sign, their mental approach is pragmatic. Virgos want to see results, their own personal harvest.
It’s what they use to resolve the various conflicts they’re faced with on a daily basis. Not much gets by Virgos without questioning it, because they need to allocate a place and system for everything. They’re perpetually in the assessment and preparation stages of making adjustments. They prefer to make their own decisions. Their process of judgment involves analyzing everything down to the last detail before taking action. Virgos can be fault-finding and very sarcastic, but they are not naturally aggressive. Their poised, cool or retiring exterior is an indication of their need for inner peace.
Love & Feelings — Virgos forte is small talk. They are playfully sarcastic, helpful and generous with advice, and they’re at their best when they’re tolerant, sympathetic and easygoing. However, with their need for privacy, they can be somewhat loners.
They’re prudent about love and approach it with their head. They want it to fit into a schedule or program and to be orderly, emphasizing stability and security. Their ideal in a romantic relationship is someone who’s mature, conservative, responsible, well established, practical and organized.
Virgos are likely to meet their mate among corporative executives, architects, builders, contractors, farmers, government officials, land owners, entrepreneurs, politicians, ranchers and real estate agents.
Sexual Behaviors & Performance — Sexually, Virgos tend to be versatile.
They are shy to make a proposal. They will most likely bring pajamas and a toothbrush. They like to talk about how their partners like it and having talked about it, they will key in on the right erotic response. Top Virgos are not the most imaginative in sex, but they are hard workers and always open to suggestions. Their secret live can be obsessed with pornography and their erogenous zone is their butts.
They have no illusions about sex and wish everyone would stop magnifying its importance. They prefer a partner who will wait for the relationship to develop to the point where sex is inevitable. They love mutual masturbation and enjoy a little punishment. Their partners grace and modesty is a great turn on. Bottom Virgos become artists at pleasing their sexual partners. Their favorite kink: can’t truly enjoy it unless it’s a threesome.
Health Characteristics — The Virgin often holds food in her hand, implying the importance of diet. The symbol usually holds corn, which suggests that Virgos should eat what grows from the ground rather than what walks on it. The digestive system is the body’s vulnerable area and, if afflicted, could adversely affect the nervous system and mental outlook.
Virgos should eat their meals on schedule and in a relaxed state, and seriously consider the quality of food intakes. They should avoid fat and greasy foods and emphasize cereals or gluten-free grains if they suffer digestive disorders. Virgos should exercise on a treadmill or stationary bicycle at home. They should also wear proper shoes to protect ankles and lower legs, which are also sensitive areas. Investigate new approaches to health and modern remedies including medicinal herbs, subliminal tapes and hypnotherapy.
In The Work Place — Virgos are ideal workers, because of their ability to be responsible, thorough, efficient, detail-oriented and well organized. They approach in original ways. Virgos work well on their own, but the more sociable and club-like their work atmosphere, the better.
There will often be a humanitarian motive in choosing their field of work. They lean toward social services, medicine, psychiatry, education, consulting or science. With their eye for order and balance, they would do well in design, gardening, landscaping or engineering. Ultimately, they could excel as communications specialists in computers, radio, television and newspapers, or as speakers or writers. Occupations involving travel could also appeal to Virgos.