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Scorpio Symbolism

The symbol for Scorpio is the Scorpion.


Scorpio Season

The Sun will be in Scorpio from around October 23rd to November 22nd.


Scorpio Key Phrase

The key phrase is “I desire” and strong Scorpio types will use this expression.


Scorpio Polarity, Element and Mode

Scorpio is of the element of water which means you are emotional, and of the fixed mode indicating you are a bit set in your ways. Scorpios are of the passive polarity suggesting you are receptive to others and may take things in for consideration before responding.


Scorpio’s Ruling Planets

If you are a Scorpio you have two ruling planets the traditional planet of Mars the warrior and the modern planet of Pluto the transformer.


Scorpio Sign Keywords

Scorpios are intensely passionate, survivors.

You have self-control and are penetrating. You like to delve to the bottom of things.

You are sexy, deep but also suspicious.

You can be unforgiving.

You fare well in a crisis.

You are potent and can be jealous.

Others think you are intimidating and if you are betrayed you will get revenge.

Understanding Scorpio

If you are born between October 21st and November 22nd you are known as a Scorpio.

What this really means is that the Sun was in the tropical zodiac sign of Scorpio when you were born.

The symbol is a scorpion which is a small arachnid which can hide in plain sight and often has a deadly sting.


Scorpio Characteristics

Scorpios really want to get the bottom of things. They will keep probing until they get the truth. You may find it hard to keep your secrets from a Scorpio.

They are passionate and this brings in the part where they really are considered the sexiest sign because of their passions. So if a Scorpio is interested in you they will want to plunder the depths of intimacy and explore your deep motivations.

Scorpios will support you in secret and will champion you from the wings. They will provide their votes for people and causes they believe in.


Scorpio’s Affinities

The Scorpio ruling planet is Pluto the lord of the underworld.

The Scorpio colour is cyan from the sign placement in the colour wheel and maroon or dried blood red from its connection with Pluto

Scorpio is associated with two body systems:

  • The reproductive system
  • The eliminatory system

The reproductive systems in both sexes are under the rulership of Scorpio. This includes the eggs, ovaries, womb and vagina in women and the sperm, penis and testicles in men.

The eliminatory systems which encompass the bowel, bladder and sweat glands. Scorpio also rules the vomiting reflex to purge unwanted things from the body.

Scorpio Compatibility

Passionate for Taurus.

Loves Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces.

Friends with Virgo and Capricorn.

Stretches with Leo and Aquarius.

Grinds with Aries and Gemini.

Ignores Libra and Sagittarius.

Planets in Scorpio

Here are some planets in Scorpio. as I write more I’ll add them here.

Scorpio Extras

Here are some more posts about Scorpio.

The Other Signs

Explore some more astrology and read about the other signs.

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