Personality and Characteristics of the 12 Astrological Signs – Leo:
The fifth sign of the zodiac and the second fire sign is Leo the lion. The sign is ruled by the Sun, giving Leos a sunny, optimistic, somewhat dramatic personality. Leos are natural leaders and can be very creative in any endeavor. They tend to have enormous pride as well and demand much attention from others. Leos can be very susceptible to flattery.
This sign is especially good with children. Leos also like to play games of all types, especially ones involving gambling. This is a fixed sign, giving its holders endurance and direction. Leos tend to love extravagant gestures and actions. A Leo will often be the life of the party. Many Leos are actors and politicians because of their desire to be on stage most of the time.
Leo signs also make for good salespeople, as they can be very charming and persuasive. They’re also found as project leaders and casino workers. Leos like to be in charge, but they will work well in a group setting as long as they feel indispensable and irreplaceable in what they do. A Leo likes to do everything on a grand scale, and that holds true in relationships and in sexual matters. Dramatic proclamations of love appeals to them.
A Leo woman often wears bright, attention-getting clothes. Geometrical cuts and eye-catching colors appeal to her. She usually prefers yellow gold jewelry, but white gold items will do for her as well. A Leo will often take great care of her hair, which she often will wear long and thick. The Leo woman will either apply heavy makeup or try to apply cosmetics to appear natural. The female Leo is often the CEO and/or owner of a start up company.
In her relationships and sex life, she will go all out. Leos will stalk and catch the objections of their affections, and shower them with gifts and attention. Leo women and men usually like to go out to public events, but they also are good at hosting and planning parties. Leo women will never settle for being in second place. It is important to her for her mate to return the lavish attention and praise, or the Leo woman will seek it elsewhere. This sign is very compatible with the other two fire signs, Aries and Sagittarius.
Leo men tend to have a large ego as well. They like flashy clothes and cars. They will spend a lot of money on a date, and they can be generous to a fault. Leo men usually have scores of male and female friends. They are passionate about sports and usually keep up with current events, including entertainment news. Leo men will not hesitate to say exactly how they feel, and are inherently trusting of other people.
A Leo will usually spend a lot on their surroundings at home, whether they live in a studio apartment or a mansion. They wear their hearts on their sleeves, and will only turn against someone when they feel neglected and under appreciated. As parents, Leo signs will be completely devoted to their children. Leo boys and girls will usually be very popular in school and thrive on all the attention they receive.
Leo Personality and Characteristics
Sign: The Lion
Ruling Planet: The Sun
Positive Personality Traits: Generous, Warmhearted, Creative, Enthusiastic, Broad-Minded, Expansive, Faithful, Loving
Negative Personality Traits: Pompous, Patronizing, Bossy, Interfering, Dogmatic, Intolerant
5, 14, 13, 32, 41, 50
Keywords: Creative, impressive, powerful
Duality or Gender: Masculine
Body Areas: Heart, Spine, Back
Countries: South of France, Sicily, Romania, Southern Iraq, Slovakia
Cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Rome, Madrid, Prague, Bombay, Damascus
Color: The color of the Sun, from dusk to dawn
Similarity to Chinese Sign: The Monkey