This is the third and airy sign of the Zodiac, which is
influenced by the planet Mercury. People born in this sign are tall, upright
and have long hands and thin legs, sharp and long nose. Generally they have
wheatish complexion. They are known for their quick wit and intelligence. They
are carefree and jovial by nature. They are highly enthusiastic and
enterprising. They have a commendable memory and grasping power.
They are active and cheerful, but at times may lose many
good opportunities because of their reluctant and fussy nature. They are very
diplomatic people. They have a great sense of timing and can avoid adverse
situations. They think that they are always right and never change their mind
until the next time the argument begins, when they will take a stand
diametrically opposite to their earlier one and even deny ever having given
vent to their earlier opinions. This will baffle and infuriate their opponents
Sometimes, their behavior is very difficult to
understand. People born in this sign are excellent communicators and are known
for their writings and oratorical skills. They have an insistent urge to
communicate with others and reach out to people. The more intellectual
Gemini's, in their quest to impress people with their views and opinions on
various issues, will be constantly writing to the press, lecturing, appearing
on TV discussions, addressing meetings.
Gemini being a dual sign, duality is an important part of
their nature, and it would be unwise to make any attempt to hide it. They need
variety and change, as they get easily bored with monotony. For them,
consistency is not a virtue.
They should be careful not to overstrain their sensitive
and highly-strung nervous system, which can break down under pressure. People
whose sign or Mercury is afflicted in the birth chart develop negative traits.
Lies, deceit, inconsistency, superficiality and unreliability mark their
personalities. If they can curb their negative traits like restlessness,
impatience, inconsistency and dual nature then their success in life would be