Aquarius is one of the zodiac's most puzzling sign because nearly no two Aquarians are anything alike. Aquarians are ruled by innovative and non-conformist Uranus making them march to the beat of their own drum. They appear to live on a different plane as they are sympathetic, friendly, sensitive, yet distant. Aquarius people are very conscious and they value their personal space which projects a certain sense of loneliness about them, in spite of having many friends who hold them in high regard. This zodiac sign falls into two major types: one shy, sensitive, gentle and patient; the other cheerful, vivacious and exhibitionist, sometimes hiding the extensive depths of their character under a veil of frivolity. Aquarius pair up well with many of the free spirited signs in the Zodiac such as Gemini and libra who share similar traits. zodiac compatibility states they also match up with Sagittarius and Aries.
The eleventh sign of the zodiac, Aquarius is symbolized by the pitcher having overflowing visions on which these progressive souls dream to improve the world and make it a better place in a collaborative effort. Aquarians are patient truth seekers of the zodiac with philosophical interests and strong intuitive powers who believe in progress and change but hold strong beliefs. They have a breadth of vision and are tolerant and unprejudiced. They are unconventional and like to be original resulting in unpredictability. They firmly believe in the idea of universal brotherhood and are drawn towards scientific pursuits.
Aquarians are humane, forthright, serious minded, gracious, cultured, and ethereal. They are quick, active and persevering without being self-assertive, and can express themselves with reason and moderation. They are intelligent, concise and logical and are creative and intuitive making them mediate on abstractions sometimes irrelevant to life.
An Aquarian's personality is a strange mixture of caring, concern and cool detachment and sometimes appear to condescend to others. They do not give themselves easily - perhaps their judgment of human nature is too good for that - and are sometimes accounted cold. Once they decide that someone is worthy of their friendship or love, they exert a mesmerizing and enticing mental attraction on them and themselves become tenacious friends or lovers, prepared to sacrifice everything and be faithful throughout life. But they can be disappointed emotionally as their own high personal ideals make them demand more of others, which isn't realistic. If deceived, their anger is terrible. If disillusioned, they do not forgive.
In spite of having an independent streak, Aquarians work best in group projects. They have a feeling of unity with nature and a desire for knowledge and truth that makes them admirable scientists. They may excel in radio industries, aviation and anything technical. Their progressive predispositions can also be expressed in writing, broadcasting or as welfare workers and teachers. The more psychic among them possess healing gifts for curing the mentally sick.
Aquarius have a wayward self-centredness about them, excessive aloofness and a proclivity to retreat from life and society, and they seem to be extremely dogmatic in their opinions. But whether it is a relationship, career or cause - Aquarians are happiest when they have "something" to believe in and nurture.
Author Credit: Jason Mason studies astrology as a hobby and like to pair up friends who have compatible zodiac signs.