Personality and Characteristics of the 12 Astrological Signs – Taurus:
Taurus the bull is the second sign of the zodiac and is the first earth sign. People born under this sign tend to be loyal, hardworking, and often stubborn. A love of home and family is one of the major traits of those born under the sign of Taurus. They often possess both an inner and an outer strength. They are calm and patient and introspective. Taurus, being a fixed earth sign, is grounded and often predictable. They are slow to anger, but when provoked beyond reasonable limits, they will show a fierce temper.
People born under the sign of Taurus often exhibit an interest in home and outdoor pursuits. Taurus signs make quite good housekeepers and interior decorators, and many excel at cooking, professionally or otherwise. This astrological sign is ruled by the planet Venus, which is the Roman goddess of love. In nature, and elsewhere, they seek beauty and serenity. Taurus gives them a flair for gardening and music. They often have several pets, as they are especially good dealing with all animals.
The sign of Taurus makes its holders good with money as well. Many people born under this sign are landlords, financial planners, stockbrokers, or accountants. They will think before they jump. Taurus often combine business with pleasure in their choice of occupations. They have a knack for working with what they enjoy the most.
Women born under this sign are loyal and possessive. Taurus will give them a tendency to always choose quality over quantity, whether if it’s over a man or anything else. They tend to dress in an elegant, classic style and often have a love for jewelry, particularly for emeralds. Green, black, and neutral colors are often selected by them. They tend to make their homes as comfortable as possible and favor a large kitchen to cook in.
Women in this sign do not like fickle men, or men that are reluctant to commit. She loves to give and receive gifts and, like her male counterparts that are born under the sign of Taurus craves security and stability. The female Taurus will persist in getting whatever she wants, but will not waste her time on a relationship she perceives as hopeless. Usually, a Taurus will never be the instigator of a divorce unless the circumstances are unusual.
Other earth signs are the most compatible with Taurus. A Capricorn man will appeal to her financial ambitions, and a Virgo man has her similar pursuit for perfection and beauty. A relationship with another Taurus will more than amplify all of the traits of this sign.
Taurus men are often physically strong and athletic. They often prefer muscle cars and pick up trucks as their choice in vehicles. They make considerate and thoughtful partners, as do women born under this sign. Many professional athletes are Taurus, as they like both sports and money and have the patience to accomplish any pursuit they desire to. Neither the male nor the female is particularly chatty, but they invariably mean what they say and say wheat they mean. Both Aries sexes make nurturing, if not overprotective, parents.
Taurus Personality and Characteristics
Sign: The Bull
Ruling Planet: Venus
Positive Personality Traits: Patient, Reliable, Warmhearted, Loving, Persistent, Determined, Placid, Security Loving
Negative Personality Traits: Jealous, Possessive, Resentful, Inflexible, Self-Indulgent, Greedy
2, 11, 29, 37, 56
Keywords: Warm hearted, possessive, charming
Duality or Gender: Feminine
Body Areas: Neck and throat; thyroid gland
Countries: Egypt, Cyprus, Ireland, Iran, Switzerland, Greek Islands, Capri
Cities: Dublin, St Louis, Bologna, Eastbourne, Hastings and Lucerne
Colors: Pale Blue, Pink, Green
Similarity to Chinese Sign: The Snake