Congratulations, you were born on August 23rd, and that makes you a Virgo. You are particular and specific on what you want in life, and you have the ambition to get out there and get it. You are not afraid to stomp on the people who get in your way, but you are just as quick to pick them up and forgive them.
Your love is pure, and enjoyment of people is real. Virgos are kind and peaceful in life, and they always have the interests of everyone in mind. It is essential to keep your perspective in check when you are with other people because you could come off as a little intense for some people.
Continue reading for a full report on everything from love to careers below.
Overview of August 23 Zodiac
Your sign is one that focuses on the details of life, and everything is essential. No little detail is left uncovered when you are on the job, and this applies to relationships as well. You think it is important to focus on everything and you cannot understand people who do not think that way.
You think it is important to be diplomatic and honest and you are always seeking out the best in people. You tend to believe that everyone is honest, and no one is out to get you so you can sometimes see the world through “rose-colored” glasses and it is a major downfall for you.
Because you see only the good in situations, it leads to you being taken advantage of a lot of the time and people often know that you are naive.
Since you are incredibly detail oriented you pick yourself apart too much, and it results in low self-esteem and a poor self-image. You are prone to self-loathing when things are not going right because you hold yourself to a high and strict standard.
It is good to realize that if you are losing you are learning. If things are not going right for you in your life currently think of it as lessons in your life and that they are necessary for your further development.
Positive Virgo Traits
You possess many amazing traits that drive you far ahead of the competition in life. From your incredible motivation and endless energy to your meticulous attention to detail there are many great things to be said about you and your sign.
- Attention to detail
- Long-term focus and mentality
- Ability to pay attention to a single task
- High standards
- Honest and trustworthy
Negative Virgo Traits
With every positive trait comes a negative and the downsides of being a Virgo are real. You hold yourself to such a high standard that it often results in you feeling bad about yourself. Since you see yourself as always having the right answer to any situation you are a close-minded person who does not recognize multiple ways to approach a task.
- Difficult to work with
- High standards could result in poor self-image
Your Opposite Sign is Pisces
You tend to look inside for your guidance, and you do not like to listen to other people’s opinions or viewpoints. This leads people to think that you are introverted when you are not.
When compared to the group leader Pisces who always seems to be the leader of the pack and the one that brings cooperation between all parties. Although you are opposites, you work incredibly well together.
If you thought of this as a business, the Pisces would be the CEO; the person who everyone goes to for major decisions and the one who holds the initial burden on their back. The Virgo would be the CFO; the person who analyzes the numbers and makes sure the company is operating at maximum efficiency.
As CFO you do not need to answer questions or deal with anyone, it’s primarily you against the numbers.
When paired together on a task the two of you work in perfect harmony.
Careers and Ambition of the August 23 Zodiac
You have so much incredibly powerful energy that you need to let it out somewhere. Your attention to detail makes you a perfect candidate for analyst jobs in finance and banking because you do not miss a beat and you do not stop working until the entire job is complete.
You always see things through to the end and are not the type of person to leave anything undone even to take a break. Some people might say you are obsessed with your work and think it might be boring, but you are entirely in love with the things you do because you take a lot of pride in your work.
This makes you a perfect choice for banking, finance, accounting, stock trading, and other similar career paths. You are not the type of person to enjoy working with the public or having to deal with people on a daily basis. You like to analyze things, and you do not take criticism or advice well.
You may be best cut out for an advanced college degree like a Master’s or Doctorate because this would give you an extra advantage over the competition. You do not want to have to work underneath anybody so climbing the corporate ladder could prove to be tough for you.
The primary issue of being so attached to your work and goals in life is that you can get pretty upset when you are interrupted or “bothered” by people. This leads to you lashing out on the people you love in your life.
You often find yourself staying late at work or going in early, and you get upset when people give you a hard time about that. You cannot understand why they would not want you to work more. For you it is not even about the money it is about putting your energy towards your work, and it’s about the accomplishments of success.
While you may have all the success in the world, you need to realize the value of slowing down and paying attention to people in your life. Everyone around you cares about you and needs your attention just as much as your work does if not more. You are the type of person that gives up their vacation time to others, but maybe this year you take it.
Do not be so obsessed with your work and goals that it makes you appear selfish. Slow down and give some time to the people in your life that love you before they disappear.
Love and Compatibility for the August 23 Zodiac
You are not the partying type, and you are not the kind of person that will want to hop around from relationship to relationship. You are very grounded in all aspects of your life, and this also applies to your love life. You enjoy the company of a significant other, and you want to spend time with them, but it is easy for you to feel smothered.
It is incredibly essential for the person you choose to understand that you may want to have your own space sometimes. It would be best to find a mate that also values their alone time just as much as you.
You are attractive, and you have incredible charm. Your charm can win over most people easily, and once they decide to have a relationship with you, you are reliable and dependable. You are the kind of lover that you can count on when you are needed the most, and that is indeed the best kind.
You might not have that flair and excitement that the Leo has, but you are the one that will be there for a cozy Sunday morning and also when your significant other needs help.
One reality for you is that you are a control freak. You always feel the need to be in control of everything in your life, and when things start happening that are out of your control, it makes you nervous. This can prove to be an issue in your relationship because you need to realize that your partner will want to do things their way and you need to deal with that.
You always think things are the best when they are your way, so you tend to belittle other people when their opinions and beliefs do not line up with yours. This is an issue for relationships because it will push your partner away from you when you try to make them feel bad about themselves.
You Are Most Compatible With the Other Earth Signs
Your best compatibility partners are Taurus and Capricorn. These signs share a strong vision in life, and they always want to make the most out of life. As a Virgo, your ultimate goal is to achieve a good life and whatever might come along with that.
Having a Taurus or Capricorn could bring a lot of balance into your life because they do not share as much of a drive as you but they also provide a bit more of a laid back attitude that is incredibly useful to you.
You are least compatible with Leo. Anyone with the sign Leo is overpowering and difficult to deal with. They want to do things their way, and the Leo always wants to be in control of the situation, this conflicts with you in so many ways and while you may share a lot of similarities to Leo that does not mean you will make a strong relationship with him/her.
What Does Your August 23 Zodiac Mean For Your Life
It means you are the very essence of organization and control and you should use that to your advantage. You love the feeling of success, and it drives you in such a good direction if you know how to use it.
You were truly given a gift when you were born on this day because you can do so much with your skills in time management, analyzing, organization, mathematics, and computing.
The fact that you always want to be in control means you should work towards finding a career path that allows you to have that. You might not be cut out for the business administration because you do not deal well with other people telling you what to do and you do not value the opinion of others.
Based on your Zodiac sign paired with Virgo this means you are an analytical numbers person. Find a way to use this in your life to make you a better person.
You are a perfectionist at your deepest core, and everything has the be right. You never send out a job unfinished, and you never miss anything when you are on the task. The skills you possess make you a workhorse, but it is essential to slow down now and then and take a look at the people around you.
If you are married or have children slow down and make sure you are giving them all of the mental and emotional support they need. You might be an excellent provider of finances, but people need more than that.
You should also take the time to open up your mind to differences of opinion in life. Even though you do like being right and you usually are there are some fantastic people out there with a lot to contribute to your life. If you do not open your ears and listen to them, you may miss out on some incredible information.