The Air element is the third of the four elements on which astrology is based to classify astrological signs according to their similarity. It is a masculine element (like Fire) and it echoes action and impulse. It gifts its signs with brilliant communication skills and immense academic abilities. Our Astrologer, Susan Taylor, explains the influence of this group on Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius.
Which signs are Air signs? - What are their birthdates?:
Gemini - May 21 - June 21
Libra - September 23 - October 22
Aquarius - January 21 - February 19
What are Air signs known for?
Like the element that characterizes them, air signs are people who adapt with great ease to the world around them, and who like to be surrounded and exchange with others. Their development is mainly in the social field, where they excel. Thoughtful and intelligent, these natives like to communicate, by whatever means. Adept par excellence of reasoning and intellect, these personalities are characterized by their flawless logic. However, that being said, they have one main flaw which often holds them back; they do in fact have trouble setting themselves goals and sticking to them, meaning their dreams often go unaccomplished… Air signs are leaders in society. They have the ability to see situations from an intellectual point of view without being disturbed by emotion.
Two important Air sign traits:
1. They have an exalted spirit
These folks are born with sharp minds. They are thoughtful and intelligent, and can quickly feel threatened if their opinions or intellectual qualities are questioned. They like to be surrounded with outgoing people and love the idea of exchanging with others. They flourish more than anyone else in the social sphere.
2. Likewise, they enjoy an astonishing lightness
Although they take an interest in many things, these personalities are sometimes said to be a little too superficial and volatile. Air is after all the very symbol of freedom, and while this is the primary quality of these signs, they can also be indecisive, unfocused, and unstable.
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What is this element like in love?: They overthink EVERYTHING
The Air signs are not exclusive when it comes to love and are often tempted to be unfaithful. Love is important to them, however these personalities don’t like to be tied down in any aspect of life. They are deep thinkers, yet they have trouble letting their feelings do the talking. Their thoughts govern them, and they analyze every situation, even to the point of questioning people's motivations. This suspicious behavior means they can therefore let opportunities slip away, especially when it comes to relationships and sex.
With their exacerbated cerebral side, they tend to ask a lot of questions rather than give free rein to desire and feelings, and many people view this as a turn-off. The good news is that these natives are, however, willing to learn in the area of relationships and are not necessarily against commitment. Their partners appreciate their excellent communication skills, humor, and willingness to share.
Missing out on pleasure and love opportunities means these signs struggle to make commitments. Even though love is an area where these three signs want to learn more, they may unfortunately be confronted with a partner who is unable to handle their indecision.
Who has what it takes to seduce an Air sign?
In order to seduce someone born under this element, you have to respect for their need for freedom and let them breathe. Their suitors need to be able to dialogue clearly because Air natives hate cryptic situations. They prefer extraverted people, but especially those who do not complicate life and who focus on the positive side of things.
Who are the best love matches for Air?
Horoscope compatibility is very important when it comes to finding love. Who has what it takes to steal their heart?
Air and Fire signs compatibility: They get along wonderfully
They share a sociable and extraverted side. They have fun and know how to they energize each other. If the Fire sign tries to command, Air knows how to put them in their place with tact…
Can two Air signs be together?: They understand and appreciate each other
They understand and appreciate each other and when they have something to say, they do it diplomatically. Thus, they can go
far, thanks to their sense of dialogue, however, they both need to lighten things up…
Air and Earth signs compatibility - They match!
The Air sign has a lot of ideas, they talk, they are light, airy, funny, and they appreciate the Earth sign, who helps them to concretize their dreams and ideas.
Air and Water signs compatibility - This is an unpredictable match
This pair will get on at first, although, over time, the emotional and sensitive side of the Water will annoy Air and could bring them down…
What are Air signs attracted to?
Air signs are attracted to people with lively intelligence and a constant curiosity to discover new things. Silence disturbs them, they compensate by opening up the debate, even if it means tackling superficial subjects. Despite their need to be surrounded, they claim their right to remain independent. They are attracted by all that relates to human beings, they take their social role to heart and are available to their fellow human beings. On the emotional side, Air signs play with their feelings and those of those around them. Plus, on the love front, they fear break-ups and hate conflicts and are drawn to people who are loyal and trustworthy. Although, crossing paths with an attractive person can lead them to change their trajectory, or even go back on the step; on the arm of the chosen one of their heart.
Air signs and their ruling planets
The influence of the planets in astrology is significant. Your planet determines a big part of your personality, so which one governs this group of signs?
Gemini is ruled by Mercury
Sociable and eager for multiple encounters, Gemini under the influence of Mercury is both mobile and elusive, not wanting to be tied to anything or anyone.
Libra is ruled by Venus
Thanks to Venus, Libra knows how to naturally express their emotions and passions. Friendly and sociable, Libra knows how to find the good in everyone.
Aquarius is ruled by Uranus
Aquarius biggest priority is their freedom. Original and independent, this sign has new, avant-garde ideas, which often makes them misunderstood, but the Uranus is free of all prejudices!
What are air signs like professionally and socially?
Air signs have a visceral need for social interaction. They require contact with others and intense communication because their social life is paramount for them. At work, they are more adaptable and enjoy working in a team and cooperating with other people. They never forget their individual and personal aspirations, but they don't get lost in the crowd, and they have the art of evolving in work groups. They are gifted when it comes to public speaking and whatever their background, they need to express themselves as well as learn on a daily basis in order to enrich themselves intellectually. Air signs frequently adapt themselves to keep with the times and certainly aren't afraid of change.
* Literature Source: The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need, Author; Joanna Martine Woolfolk, Published in 2012 and available here: Amazon - The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need