by Richi Who
Leo - The Lion
Leo - The Lion: July 23 to August 22
The people under this sign are considered to be natural leaders. They are also considered outgoing, proud, warm-hearted, loyal, and wish to excel in all they do. The Lion is known to love those they are close with and they wish to protect and defend all those that need it. They are people that enjoy flattery and attention from others but when not loved or when they are not reciprocated they become depressed, self-pitying and self-destructive.
Loyal – Ambitious – Optimistic – Outgoing – Honest – Direct – Confident
Conceited – Arrogant – Egotistical - Vain
Generous and warm-hearted
Creative and enthusiastic
Broad-minded and expansive
Faithful and loving
Pompous and patronizing
Bossy and interfering
Dogmatic and intolerant
Individuals in this sign need love and recognition from others in order to fully evolve. However people are attracted to the Lion's zest for life and their warm spirit. They have a tendency to indulge themselves or their loved ones in luxury, as they often set high value on aesthetic beauty. They pamper their friends and treat them well. A Lion is the ultimate friend. They do not hold a grudge and they are very forgiving. They have respect and understanding of others differences.
Generally, the qualities of the Lion are considered to be compatible with those of the other Fire signs: Aries, Sagittarius, Capricorn and Aquarius, and to a lesser extent with: Gemini, Libra and Scorpio. The Lion has a Low Compatibility with: Cancer, Virgo, Pisces and Taurus. However, compatibility based on sun-sign alone is considered to be only a very general guideline. Each combination of sun signs with Leo has different strong and weak areas, and nearly every combination has its own unique features.
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