8th Sign of the Zodiac – 8th House of the Horoscope – Element is Water
Quality is Fixed (controlled) – Ruled by Planet Pluto
SCORPIO PERSONALITY TRAITS
- Scorpios are natural-born detectives – they don’t miss a single clue. They are strong personalities and they enjoy feeling powerful.
- Scorpios HATE hypocrisy and power abuse
- Scorpios become depressed when they’re bored or their life lacks challenge.
- Scorpios come across as powerful and complex personalities. They are difficult to get close to but they are someone to look up to.
- Scorpios have great integrity but they can be judgemental, vengeful, spiteful and overly pessimistic.
- For Scorpios, money is a power source – it makes the world go around!
- The colon, bowel and bladder tend to be health problem areas for Scorpio.
SCORPIO IN RELATIONSHIPS
ROMANTIC: Scorpios find it difficult to trust their partners. However, once their feelings are engaged they form very deep attachments.
FRIENDSHIP: Scorpios make loyal and honest companions. Just don’t lie to them or bore them – they’ll never forgive you!
FAMILY: The Scorpio child is the one who susses out all the hidden secrets within the family. Their main roles are family scapegoat and family therapist.
PROFESSIONAL: Scorpios have a natural aptitude for management but their tendency to be controlling and overly intense can make them difficult to deal with.
KEY RELATIONSHIP: Scorpios are lost without a sense of purpose in their lives so their key relationship is with their own effectiveness.
THE FIXED WATER ELEMENT OF SCORPIO
The 3 water signs Cancer, Scorpio & Pisces are imaginative, emotional, nurturing, wise and they are very good listeners! They can be moody and unpredictable. Although they find it easy to experience strong emotions, it’s hard for them to communicate their feelings clearly. The energy of the 4 Fixed signs Taurus, Leo, Scorpio & Aquarius energy is controlled, determined and can be stubborn.
A combination of Fixity with the element of deep Water gives the 8th zodiac sign an intense, passionate and penetrating quality. Scorpios tend to go from one extreme to another and become either over-involved or completely detached in their attempt to stay in control of their circumstances.
Scorpio with Fire Signs:
ARIES This dynamic duo energise each other with regular sparring matches. But Aries forgive and forget far quicker than brooding Scorpio.
LEO This dramatic pair are locked in a constant power struggle. Leo loves to be in charge but Scorpio hates taking orders.
SAGITTARIUS These two share a high-minded respect for courage and integrity but straightforward Sagittarius can’t understand Scorpio’s clandestine methods.
Scorpio with Earth Signs:
TAURUS In spite of a strong pull between them, Scorpio’s constant need for confrontation can rattle peace-loving Taurus.
VIRGO This precision pair have a lot in common although Scorpio’s high standards can make self-critical Virgo feel inadequate.
CAPRICORN These two just get each other. Capricorn’s ambitious nature appreciates Scorpio’s need for control.
Scorpio with Air Signs:
GEMINI This is a co-counselling combination. Scorpio enables flighty Gemini to explore hidden depths and Gemini helps heavy Scorpio to lighten up.
LIBRA This is an intelligent pairing if Scorpio can work with Libra’s tendency to procrastinate and Libra can cope with Scorpio’s strong opinions.
AQUARIUS This opinionated pair can argue till the cows come home but they learn a lot from listening to each others’ points of views.
Scorpio with fellow Water Signs:
CANCER These two admire each other. Cancer’s creativity impresses Scorpio. Scorpio’s courage inspires Cancer.
SCORPIO This is a double bluff Double-0-7 spy thriller.
PISCES There’s plenty of empathy but Scorpio loses patience if Pisces starts to wallow in self pity.
Note: Your Zodiac Sign refers to which astrological constellation the Sun appeared to be in on the date of your birth. Each sign lasts for about 30 days, starting from around the 21st of each calendar month. If you were born close to the cusp of one sign and the next, you will need to check your year of birth for which date and at what time on that date, the Sun moved signs.