2nd Sign of the Zodiac – 2nd House of the Horoscope – Element is Earth
Quality is Fixed (controlled) – Ruled by Planet Venus
TAURUS PERSONALITY TRAITS
- Taureans love their creature comforts, and they enjoy all forms of beauty whether natural or artistic.
- Taureans hate physical discomfort, feeling unsettled or being hurried. They don’t like having to get cross. Once they’re angry, it takes them a long time to regain their temper.
- Taureans come across as attractive, talented and charming. They have a calming effect and a natural ability to make others feel comfortable and secure.
- Taureans can place too much importance on familiar ways, patterns and habits which limits their ability to explore new ways of seeing the world.
- For Taurus, money provides security, comfort, enjoyment and beauty- surely the most important things life has to offer! They will work steadily to maintain a good standard of living.
- Taureans usually have strong constitutions and generally enjoy good health. They may have problems with the throat, and with the glandular system.
TAURUS IN RELATIONSHIPS
ROMANTIC: giving and receiving affection makes Taurus feel contented and secure.
FRIENDSHIP: Taureans make loyal companions so long as they can stay within their comfort zone and the atmosphere remains calm and easy-going.
FAMILY: Taurus is reassured by the continuity and permanence of family ties.
PROFESSIONAL: Taureans can be possessive so it’s best to clarify what belongs to whom and who’s getting paid to do what right from the outset.
KEY RELATIONSHIP: is the one Taureans have with their surroundings. If they do not feel comfortable where they are, they find it difficult to function.
THE FIXED EARTH ELEMENT OF TAURUS
The 3 earth signs Taurus, Virgo & Capricorn are practical, sensible, methodical, steady and they prefer to do things in their own time. They can be stubborn and overly materialistic. Earth signs tend to prioritise stability, status and physical comfort. The energy of the 4 Fixed signs Taurus, Leo, Scorpio & Aquarius energy is controlled, determined and can be stubborn.
The combination of Fixed quality with steady Earth element gives the 2nd zodiac sign energy that is calm, relaxed and resourceful. Taureans can become quite unsettled and defensive when they are faced with the prospect of change as they prefer permanence and predictability. They tend to stick with situations that keep them within their comfort zone.
Taurus with Fire Signs:
ARIES This combination is a bit Tortoise & Hare. Taurus prefers to take their time while Aries is raring to go If you understand this, you can both win.
LEO This couple share a love of luxury but Taurus needs money in the bank while Leo likes to splurge.
SAGITTARIUS This is the ideal fine dining combination. Taurus enjoys working their way through a gourmet menu and Sagittarius appreciates a stylish ambiance.
Taurus with fellow Earth Signs:
TAURUS is an irresistible force meeting an immovable object. But if they share a love of the same creature comforts it’s a cosy combination.
VIRGO There could be a pace problem with these two. Taurus likes to take it calm and slow whereas Virgo tends towards hyperactivity.
CAPRICORN This is a materialistic match but Taurus seeks the luxuries of life while Capricorn is aiming mainly for achievement
Taurus with Air Signs:
GEMINI This is a Mr & Mrs Jack Spratt (of the nursery rhyme) combo. Taurus can’t be rushed, and Gemini can’t be slowed down.
LIBRA Provided their tastes coincide, this relationship stands a good chance. Both these signs appreciate harmony and beauty and neither likes to be pushed outside their comfort zone.
AQUARIUS It’s difficult for these two to find common ground. Practical Taurus believes that charity begins at home whereas idealistic Aquarius wants to heal the world.
Taurus with Water Signs:
CANCER Sturdy Taurus can help shy Cancer to feel safe and secure and they encourage each other to express their creative and artistic talents.
SCORPIO In spite of a strong pull between them, peace-loving Taurus can be rattled by Scorpio’s constant need for confrontation.
PISCES These two can bring out the best in each other. Taurus calms the chaotic fish, while Pisces cajoles the complacent bull towards pastures new.
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.