The Signs: Scorpio
One Door closes…
- Birthday: October 22nd – November 21st
- Element: Water
- Symbol: Scorpion
- Quality: Fixed
- Opposite: Taurus
- Associated House: The 8th House
- Associated Numerology Number: 9
- Associated Tarot Card: Death
- Ruling Planet – Pluto
- Detriment – Venus
- Exaltation – Uranus
- Fall – Moon
…Another Door Opens.
Sun in Scorpio:
Private and mysterious, Scorpio sun likes to keep their lives and their personalities underneath their skin and out the public eye. Because they appear so well-contained and quiet, others tell them everything! As Scorpio is deep in thought, their peers will open up and spill entire lives worth of feelings out. Scorpio will listen, but their expressions still won’t reveal what they actually think and they may never tell you either. That isn’t to say they don’t have feelings, however! Quite the opposite is true. In fact, from my observations, I’d say on the rare occasion a Scorpio finally does open up, they’re as deep as the ocean and as complex as a 3-D puzzle.
Driven by passion, Scorpio may surprise their friends when those emotions finally fill them up completely and they end up spilling over too. Because of this, their actions are based on intense feelings and they may impulsively react before they think. When their piercing intuition is paired with their logical mind, they succeed in whatever they do, but only if they resist sudden, reckless actions of the heart. They’re intense individuals who possess terrifyingly, beautiful power and they seem to have no idea; Not easily intimidated by anyone, no matter the status, don’t be surprised if Scorpio gives you whiplash with their brutally honest opinions. Don’t worry! They’ll only give it to you if you ask them and they did pay close attention prior to responding.
They can certainly hold a grudge, but if you’re patient with them, they’ll move on and forgive you. Their hearts are full and their heads often battle what gnaws deep down; wrestling needs vs. desires. They can appear malevolent to some, but with darkness there is light. One cannot exist without the other. With their strong distastes also brings great loyalty and a genuine love, but you’ll get no in between! If help is needed and there’s nowhere to go, Scorpio has your back and they really do mean it when they say they don’t mind. Honestly, they’ll probably just get more irritated if they have to keep telling you they mean what they say and let you go on your own if you continue to argue. They’re not here to validate you and they’ll not hesitate to remind you of it.
(I recently had an experience like this with a Scorpio friend–You know who you are, JG).
Often mediums, psychics, occultists, witches, or into metaphysics, (like myself), Scorpio is sometimes known as ‘death’s angel’. With unmatched emotional energy, even if they’re more quiet than usual, they rarely go unnoticed. (They remind me of musky cologne and deep, red on velvet). They’re accidentally seductive and like the Scorpion, they pinch first as a warning. If you dare continue to push them, they’ll sting. A strong disliking to anything disingenuous, Scorpio is as real as they come and they can pretty much always be trusted by their friends and family. Wise, old souls, Scorpio is put here to be help other’s make it through their endings–heartbreak, loss, trauma–and reach out a guiding hand as others move through transformations.
So your life is drama and chaos right now? Scorpio isn’t even reacting. They’re basically caccoons.
They want to watch as people grow their wings and take flight.
Famous Sun Scorpio: Leonardo DiCaprio, Hilary Clinton, Jimmy Kimmel, Anne Hathaway, Pablo Picasso, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Julia Roberts, Bill Gates, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew McCaughey, Marie Antoinette, Drake, Shailene Woodley, Ryan Reynolds, Katy Perry, David Schwimmer, Winona Ryder, Caitlyn, Kris, and Kendall Jenner, P.Diddy, Lorde, and French Montana.
Moon in Scorpio:
A powerful gift with a heavy burden is the beauty and curse of Scorpio moon. My son is moon Scorpio and he’s a boy with a lot of hidden depth. Often, his emotions are a mystery, but once they’re released, they’re quite loaded. Not only is Scorpio moon filled with their own emotions, but they are hyper-aware of other’s emotions as well as knowing the words left unsaid in others. Sometimes, they seem almost as if they can read minds. As children, they accidentally blurt out things that may have been kept secret. While this can make some individuals rather upset at them, it can actually help prevent later devastation! Incredibly, they’re quite unaware of themselves. Extremely sensitive to criticism and verbal attacks, if they know you’re upset at them, this sign really beats themselves up and feels extreme guilt. They walk through the world seeing it much differently, I believe.
In their love lives, Scorpio moon falls extremely hard. They don’t like being vulnerable to begin with and they are also secretive and sometimes even introverted and shy; depending on their other signs. Experiencing a breakup for them can feel like life or death: if it was serious. They most definitely won’t let go easily. Somehow trapped in many crossfires by chance, Scorpio moon can often be found taking many risks in their lives. They’re familiar with the darks part of their minds and with that being said, they quite enjoy feeling the empowerment of facing their fears. They keep a lot of things inside of themselves and for some reason have a great fear of expressing themselves. It’s hard for these guys to overcome depression as long as they box themselves in.
Sensual, intuitive, and very intense, Scorpio moon has a knack for diving into someone else’s hidden world with a mere glance and understanding that we’re all human inside too. When provoked, they’re not opposed to going to great lengths to get revenge, but they don’t actually go through life wishing to hurt anyone at all. They’re imaginative, passionate, ambitious too, so they won’t quit until they’ve gotten whoever they’re chasing- whether it be for love, hate, or out of obsession.
Lastly, if Scorpio moon gets a stomach ache when you’re around, it’s because they’re picking up on your anxiety or sadness! They’re frighteningly in tune to others. Weird, huh?
Famous Moon in Scorpio People: Miley Cyrus, Bob Marley, Mariah Carey, Eric Clapton, Lady Gaga, Mark Wahlberg, Tracy Chapman, Margot Robbie, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Lopez, Patrick Stewart, Lisa Kudrow, Nelson Mandela, Kylie Jenner, Joe Rogan, Alanis Moriessette, Elijah Wood, Beyonce, James Dean, Avril Lavigne, Rupaul, Elizabeth Taylor, Johnny Cash, Scarlett Johansson, and Bruce Lee.
Rising Sign/Ascendant in Scorpio:
Pluto symbolizes: death, sex, blood, mystery, endings, emotional depth, hidden meanings, what is revealed to us underneath our masks of armor, and true love that you weren’t allowed to keep, but then you found one better for you. Loss, transformations, shadows, the underworld, insanity, obsessions, and power. Pluto is death and rebirth, transformations, and hard discoveries that later bring us wisdom.
*If you’re Scorpio rising, you are ruled by our dwarf planet, Pluto!*
If you’re a Scorpio rising, you are the most private of people and your mother hates it! You don’t like to share what you’ve made yours. Unfortunately, however, you can’t help but have a very strong presence and that shares a lot more than you know. Whether you speak a lot or none at all, you just can’t go by unnoticed. Many people in my life are Scorpio rising and all of them seem to be sorely mistunderstood. It’s as if their inner being–who they atually are inside, doesn’t match the way they outwardly appear. Although they come off rather cold, careless, and distant at times, they’re quite warm and empathetic below the surface. There’s truly something magical and beautifully tragic about this placement. With hyper-awareness, paranoia and obessive behavior can also present itself if anxiety and mental energy isn’t released properly.
*Warning: This placement can have life altering consquences with hard drug use; especially if your ascendant is near the 12th house or your pluto or moon is in the 12th house!*
Because they’re vibration is strong and thick with defenses, the world knows it would be quite a challange to push this one around. If anyone does, it’s that simple– it was for the challenge in the mystery of who and what you are. With a mere glance of seeing past any bulls*t of one’s persona, the sharpness of their eyes meeting yours is enough to greatly intrigue one or send them running to their mother. With an innate gift of reading between the lines, what is on the surface almost doesn’t even exist. If you’re genuine, they’ll gravitate toward you and give you every ounce of love they possess. And yes, they do like to possess. Don’t let the softness you earn, (when they finally let their walls down), fool you though, because they can still be quite cold and vindictive if they feel justified somehow.
Being ruled by Pluto, our slowest planet, means that this is a person who doesn’t see the point of rushing anything. They move rather slowly. You enjoy taking your time as you indulge yourself in every sense of the word, Scorpio Ascendant! You might even be into some darker aspects within your sexual life and if you haven’t actually acted on it, you’re probably keeping it to yourself out of fear. Pluto, being the planet of death can mean you experience some great losses during your life, in which you may even be directly, but accidentally involved. You will most likely go through some major ups and downs that break you down to nothing just to raise you up high again. Pluto is a planet that gives one extremes in nearly everything.
Rising Scorpio may enjoy wearing dark clothes, speaking very little about their private lives, keep their intimate dealings to themselves, hold many secrets, and obsess over their fears. They are also great at detective work if they’re feeling slighted. They’re great at uncovering other’s secrets and sometimes they do it for nothing more than a hobby. Generally, they are either short or slender, but somehow smaller than others. They have sharp eyes, dark(er) hair, light(er) skin, philosophical speech patterns, a dark, sarcastic sense of humor, and are prone to introversion and/or isolation.
Famous Rising Scorpio People: James Franco, Janet Jackson, Clint Eastwood, Nicole Kidman, Chris Pratt, Jessica Simpson, Vin Diesel, Naomi Watts, Robin Williams, Halsey, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Valdmir Putin, Katy Perry, Ozzy Osbourne, Caitlyn Jenner, Isaac Newton, Taylor Swift, Jim Carrey, Ashley Benson, Edgar Allan Poe, Ivana Trump, Thomas Edison, and Eva Longoria.
To learn more about the planet Pluto, click here.
From within the labyrinth,