Gemini

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Positive Traits: Sociable, outgoing, fun-loving, witty, charming, adaptable, creative, energetic, intelligent, optimistic, vivacious, eco-conscious, multidimensional, dualistic, communicative, friendly, spontaneous, compassionate, inventive, approachable, amiable

Negative Traits: Over-analytical, indecisive, inconsistent, wavering, flighty, irresponsible, over-exaggerative, unpredictable, easily misunderstood, emotionally unavailable

A double-edged sword with a rounded point, those born under Gemini stir confusion with every swipe they make. They love to stir crowds and reactions; meanwhile, they are often peaceful and friendly. It’s like we know exactly what we’re going to get with them… but then again, we don’t. Geminis are multidimensional beings with great intellectual and creative depth. Their multidimensionality makes them difficult to read and keep up with. These people are born with a dire need for intellectual stimulation which, for them, can only be achieved through experimental change. The world is their playground, so expect them to have friends across the map.

People born under this sign refuse to be ordinary but strive to be extraordinary. Geminis are typically brilliant, humorous, and have a way of captivating attention by the numbers. They’re often socialites by nature regardless if they’re on the more reserved or outgoing side. More reserved Geminis are often mysterious as they keep their fascinating life low-key. After all, Geminis rarely have a boring life and will find any way to entertain themselves– even if that exciting life is their social media pages where they are constantly starting up conversations and meeting new people. One won’t ever be disappointed with Gemini when it comes to providing good times, vibes, advice, and witty little phrases their friends slowly adopt into their conversational language. Gemini is the “connector” friend who loves connecting people to one another and allowing a channel of ideas to pass through. Which is why they’re inclined towards technology, communication, and language. Likewise, humor, wit, and the art of digitalization is a second language for them in itself.

No matter how scatterbrained or all over the place Gemini may seem, it’s because they aren’t afraid to dabble outside of their comfort zone. They have so many ideas and a strong enthusiasm to where it can be frustrating to personalities preferring structure and organization. Frankly, most Geminis don’t even have a comfort zone. If anything, they do what they can to make others feel comfortable. Their adaptability is mistaken at times as the whole “multiple personalities disorder” people ignorantly proclaim about them.

In some cases, Gemini may have resonated with multiple things they experimented with in terms of their identity. Likewise, people misconstrue this behavior as fake and inconsistent [because our society doesn’t value the gift of multidimensionality]. When people give Gemini a hard time, they feel a dire need to play devil’s advocate to keep the world guessing on what’s to come next. Part of it is a defense mechanism to protect the being they’ve envisioned and are trying to create. Another part is a strategy to deflect their negative past-doings and make people question their judgments about Gemini.

Ruled by Mercury, they are high-energy people that can positively or negatively manifest. On one hand, Geminis are exceptionally intelligent and learn quite easily. Many are effortlessly honors students or in a mentally strenuous career or hobby— as this only satisfies the need for mental stimulation. Nevertheless, it’s common to see them in sports requiring hands and high body tempos. For others, they get the needed physical stimulation through music— whether it be singing or playing an instrument.

On the other hand, their Mercurian minds are more susceptible to over-analyzation and overthinking– which often leads to impulsive decision making. Thankfully, their air sign element pushes them to be more expressive which allows them to reason and think through the ideas in their heads. After all, Geminis are notorious for the ideas that “sounded so much better in their heads”. On the other hand, a negative manifestation of their personality can involve gossip, easy disclosure of others’ personal information, and reciprocating the bad-mouthing other people cast onto Gemini. However, this is usually with underdeveloped Geminis. Those who are more developed learn the concept of speaking their words into existence and attempt to use positive language– even if they may not necessarily have a “nice message”, so to speak.

Geminis also catch a lot of heat because they are among one of the most misunderstood signs. They are the ones everyone hates to love yet loves to hate. Part of this comes with their knack for socialization and getting what they want, but another part has to do with people assuming they are often written off as fake, shallow, and inconsistent– which does a lot of injustice to these amazing beings. Granted they may love the natural environment and animals more than people themselves, at least they are reputation conscious and are often culturally and socially aware. Their consistency lies in their multiple personalities– you just have to find the interconnections. One just needs to be around long enough to figure out which one is present at that moment. Love or hate Gemini, we can at least admit we admire how they get by without being managed or managing themselves.

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