Taurus Personality: Insights Into The Most Reliable Zodiac SignBorn between April 20 - May 20, Taurus; the second zodiac sign is known for being reliable, practical and trustworthy. Natives of this sign are at one with nature and can adapt to all sorts of environments. They aspire above all to live a quiet lives with their families, surrounded by comforting material elements. Taurus is faithful, conservative, devoted and at times a little egocentric. Are you ready to learn more about the traits, compatibility, likes and dislikes of this stable personality?
Taurus zodiac dates:
April 20 - May 20
Simple and natural, Taurus aspires to a quiet and comfortable life. This sign enjoys the pleasures of life and constantly runs away from complications and disputes.
Taurus zodiac sign meaning
Taurus is one of the 3 Earth signs, along with Capricorn and Virgo. Their personalities are grounded, realistic, hands-on and practical. This sign is represented by the wandering Bull who betrayed the Goddess Hera. Following his betrayal of Hera, the Bull consequently had to roam the Earth alone to seek his freedom.
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Taurus is the Latin word for Bull and its constellation traverses the zodiac from 30° to 60°. Their stable and studious characters mean this is a fixed sign. There are only 4 fixed signs in astrology, and each of them belongs to a different element. The signs associated with this modality are; Leo (Fire), Scorpio (Water) and Aquarius (Air).
What are Taurus folks like?
Taurus likes to take their time and savor life's moments, much to the annoyance of their family and friends. They are unable to make a decision quickly, because they need to analyze everything. This sign needs a certain financial comfort because money reassures them.
Don't talk to this sign about unforeseen events, as these natives hates the thought of change! They like routine and stability, if not, they soon get anxious. This sign is also well known for their stubbornness... When they have an idea in mind, they doesn't change it and no matter what happens!
Their personalities are deeply caring, smart and wise; especially when it comes to money. The second zodiac sign has a clear plan for earning, saving, and investing. These people would do anything for their friends and family. This explains why they work so hard for them to be able to lead a good life without financial worries.
These folks are known for being stubborn and determined; they will never give up. They have huge professional potentials, and they won’t hesitate to work late to finish a job.
What are their positive traits?
Taurus is a very well-liked sign because of their beautiful qualities. First of all, we like their reliability and loyalty, if these natives make you a promise, they will keep it at all costs. They make for a faithful and trustworthy friend, who you can confide your secrets to without shame or fear. These natives don't judge either; as ideal listeners, they see it as their role to guide you with their wisdom!
Persevering and hard-working, these folks will not stop until they have reached their goal. Their sincerity means they hate lies, betrayals and always say what they think. Of course, sometimes their words can hurt, but we can only admire their honesty.
Taurus is known for their fixed and calm character. Their realistic tendencies include a solid spirit and their material concern is much more present than the imaginary or the unconscious.
What about the negative ones?
As nobody is perfect, here are some ways for Taurus to improve... First of all, they ought to work on their 'dogged' character because being determined is good but digging their heels in for no reason is pointless. They should try to listen to what those around them have to say, or at least pretend to.
Their distrust is also annoying and so is their unwillingness to accept loss. The thought of losing could scare them into becoming sneaky and underhand. Whenever these folks get offended, they slam the door when it comes to communication and can be extremely resentful. If someone close to them has the misfortune of betraying them, it's over because they'll never forgive, as letting go is impossible for them.
Whether it's with with coworkers or their loved ones, the second sign is also very possessive, what's theirs is theirs! Admittedly, it's adorable, we love their protective side, but it can quickly become stifling. They need to find the right balance in love without locking themselves in and then their relationships will improve.
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Taurus is ruled by Venus; the planet of love, beauty and attraction. Venus ensures their natural charm and strong desire to develop harmonious and peaceful relationships. These personalities crave tranquility and really do appreciate the little things in life. They love the simple things and hate complicating life.
Thanks to Venus, this Earth element sign will often develop artistic and culinary talents. The planet of love also makes them one of the most loyal zodiac signs!
Astrologist Susan Taylor's insights:
This is a down-to-earth sign with masses of common sense. They take their well-being seriously and enjoy the healthy and simple pleasures of life. Although, sweetness and gluttony sometimes make the person born under this sign passive and lazy.
What makes a Taurus happy?
They guys find their happiness in the simplicity and tranquility of life. One of their favorite things to do is get their friends and family together for a good meal. Naptime is one of their preferred moments of the day and really allows them to resource themselves. Living an easygoing and straightforward life is what they dream of. Their recipe for happiness is a peaceful and serene life with a few good restaurants and movies along the way.
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What should I know about Taurus?
Here are a selection of facts you must know about them.
- Strong points: Endurance, prudence, solidity
- Season: Spring
- Negative traits: Laziness, stubbornness
- Gems: Emerald, Aquamarine
- Ruling planet: Venus
- Element: Earth
- Color: Green
- Metal: Copper
- Corresponding body parts: Neck, vocal cords
Who is the best match for a Taurus?
In love, this sign has certain requirements and doesn't match well with everyone! Taurus is compatible with Capricorn and Virgo. These two Earth signs have every chance to make Taurus happy, although they are both possessive, yet this could reassure them. Aries could also be a good partner for these natives, and their two very different characters could complement each other wonderfully.
Dating a the second zodiac sign isn't always easy because take it from us because they can become a very jealous zodiac sign and possessive. They hate seeing other people check their partners out and become tense when they feel threatened.
In love, they are calm and stable influences and make for very supportive partners. They adore being in long term relationships and dream of settling down and starting a family. Taking their time is essential for them and they will never rush into relationships.
Who is the worst match for this sign?
Some people are toxic for these folks because essentially they suffocate them and make them unnecessarily anxious. Taurus, keep your distance from Leo, in both relationships and your professional sphere. Leos will want to change your habits, your opinions, and will not hesitate to impose suprises on you. They will shake you up in all directions and there's nothing worse for a Taurus! You won't be able to stand it for too long, so beware of your anger!
Which Tarot card matches Taurus? - It's The Pope
The Pope represents one of the wisest cards in the whole game. The Pope shows us the best way forward, he is pragmatic, like this sign, and extremely scrupulous. The Pope is a reassuring, comforting but also an authoritarian figure, he embodies the role of the father: he protects and shows the way forward. This card symbolizes wisdom, reflection, but also instability, boredom and selfishness.
What is the significance of the pope in a tarot spread?
Positive aspects: Serenity, security, strength, happiness.
Negative aspects: Nervousness, hysteria and professional and financial instability.
What does it mean to have Taurus as your rising sign?
To have Taurus rising sign in your natal chart allows you above all to better relativize, manage and structure your daily life than anyone else. It reinforces the idea of giving you the opportunity to keep control and to better exploit your possibilities. Taurus rising will show you how to tackle situations with objectivity and logic. Folks with this ascendant like the concrete and can't stand for vagueness because it makes them anxious.
Your sun sign + Taurus rising:
|Main traits described:|
Aries sun Taurus rising
Dynamic and bossy
Taurus sun Taurus rising
Confident and organized
Gemini sun Taurus rising
Focused and smart
Cancer sun Taurus rising
Sensitive and devoted
Leo sun Taurus rising
Emotional and charming
Virgo sun Taurus rising
|Prudent and analytical|
Libra sun Taurus rising
|Soulful and loving|
Scorpio sun Taurus rising
|Confused and headstrong|
Sagittarius sun Taurus rising
|Optimistic and bubbly|
Capricorn sun Taurus rising
|Strong and stubborn|
Aquarius sun Taurus rising
|Flexible and fun|
Pisces sun Taurus rising
|Sociable and attentive|
'These folks are good listeners and always try to see both sides of the story'.
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* 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