Rising Signs: Libra Rising

Here are your horoscope and personality traits

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A Libra has an instinct for making peace, and sometimes that drive for justice gets self-righteous. This is the first sign in the public hemisphere (above the horizon) and has a lot to do with public engagement. It's a cardinal rising sign, which means it pushes out and makes its presence known. 

Characteristics of Libra Rising

Libra rising people are actively involved in either creating harmony or in upsetting the equilibrium. There are quite a few contentious Libra rising people who bring a particular charge to the pursuit of either war or peace in relationships. 

With Libra rising, you are socially active and find it natural to engage one-on-one. This makes it easy for you to meet new people, though you’ll keep many as acquaintances and few as close friends. You’re sensitive to chaos and disruption, which is why you’re choosy about companions. You’ll slip away from a bad scene gracefully by keeping things light from the outset.

Your Libra love traits might propel you into love, and you might lose and find yourself through heartbreaking times. But this is part of your path of discovering the self in the mirror of the other.

You are articulate and have an instinct for balance. Your easy rapport makes you pleasant to be with, and you may enjoy entertaining as a career. You quickly home in on the many sides of an issue, weighing the pros and cons until you reach the right decision. It’s hard for you to speak definitively until you’ve gone through this process, which is why you’re seen as indecisive. You gain confidence when you hone this process and stand behind your decisions.

Rising signs refer to the bundle of traits that others see when they meet you for the first time. It's also how you engage with the world.

Libra Edge

The instinct for balance can make you provocative since you’re always prodding to set things right. At times, this comes across as bossiness or relentless dissatisfaction. You may have to learn to accept those closest to you. If others become your pet projects, you can drive them crazy with your "mirroring." Not everyone is motivated by that kind of constant reflection.

But your instinct for being a mirror makes you a significant person in other people's lives. You might be the one who brings out the best in a friend or who reflects back disapproval. You have to learn to give people space and to take time for yourself, as well. 

You can be a people person and find it hard to be alone. That's not always a character defect; it's a major trait in your personality. You'll grow to have more balance and not be dependent on others, and then you'll have more to bring to relationships.

You have an artful eye as well as a built-in sense of justice. These gifts may lead you into the arts, decorating, fashion, entertainment media, law, social advocacy, or politics. You make an impact on those you meet and know how to work your connections. For you, life can be a win-win situation, and this attitude earns the trust of others.

Libra Rising Personality Traits

  • Vivacious
  • Breezy
  • Sophisticated
  • Fair-minded
  • Talkative
  • Leisure-loving

Libra Rising Body and Style

  • Attractive
  • Graceful
  • Label-conscious
  • Flowing hair
  • Light on your feet