Facts to Know about Gemini Characteristics
If you are born between May 21st and June 21st and your ruling planet is Mercury, chances are that you are a Gemini, bearing the symbol of The Twins and standing for qualities such as duality, adaptability, restlessness and great communication skills. The sign is regarded as the child of the zodiac and Geminis are eternally youthful in their minds.
As with the other signs of the zodiac, the Gemini temperament can be seen in part in the symbol used to represent it — that of the twins. Gemini people are said to possess something of a dual nature, and are said to be very flexible and adaptable because of it. The duality of the twins is also a fitting representation for how communicative and talkative Gemini can also be. Gemini natives are social, witty, and curious almost to a fault.
They adore intellectual conversations. However, sun in Gemini people can also be prone to flightiness, nervousness, and a short attention span. Geminis are people who prefer the lighter side of life, making them exceptionally fun to be around. However, this side of their personalities can mean they have trouble when it comes to offering intimacy and more serious support where needed.
Curiosity or an unquenchable thirst for knowledge is the middle name of a Gemini personality and as a result they love to explore new places or collect tit-bits of information about people surrounding them to satisfy their curiosity. A highly developed faculty of imagination complements their intellect.
They can easily become the cynosure of all eyes thanks to their charming, witty, bright and outgoing personality. Their life of is guided by the motto of a rolling stone gathers no mossa. To argue with one for a considerable period of time is almost a near impossible feat.
Among the many strengths of a Gemini are personality traits such as liveliness, youthfulness, eloquence, intellect, wit, communication skills, versatility and adaptability. Geminis can be the champions of light hearted social intercourse and cocktail party chatter.
The duality in their personality enables them to be born multitaskers, which comes in handy for them because of their wide ranging and varied interests. They make attentive listeners. They can always make positive contributions to any project by virtue of their creativity and ability to think clearly.
Geminis can also be quick learners if they can channelise their intelligence, logic, curiosity and energy in the right direction.
But on the flip side Geminis are inquisitive, cunning, inconsistent, superficial, possess a nervous disposition and tend to worry a lot. At times it becomes difficult to deal with a Gemini because they suffer from dual or double personality and many Geminis can be accused of being double-faced.
A Gemini is a very confused personality. People often find them susceptible to strange whims as well as flighty and fickle-minded. They cannot dwell on one topic for very long because of their changeable and shallow nature. The result is that Geminis find it very difficult to finish their tasks. They are lacking in leadership qualities and concede the position of a leader to other members in a group. Geminis are always chirping away gaily like sparrows and are pretty garrulous.
They love to gossip and indulge in small talk, especially in younger years. They can be pretty exasperating at times, especially when they indulge in bitching and backbiting. Their light spirit may be attributed to the influence of the element air. People often derogatorily remark that Geminis grow up to be perfect social butterflies.
Lack of sincerity, selfishness, lack of punctuality, a multiple personality, voluntarily getting distracted from what is most important at the moment, lack of patience; ambivalence and tendency to deceive with words are some of the other deplorable drawbacks that we come across in a Gemini person.