Signs of the Zodiac: Pisces in Astrology

Pisces people are very sensitive, intuitive and gentle souls. They are compassionate and want to make the world a better place. Ruled by the planet Neptune, many of them are musical or have some artistic talents.
Pisces is the last sign of the twelve signs of the Zodiac. Pisces is the plural for fish in Latin. Its glyph represents two fish that try to swim in different directions but they are bond together. Duality is present in this sign in a great amount. It is a challenge for natives who have Pisces strong in their charts to cope with this inner tension.
(It might be the reason why so many of them feel lost from time to time.)
The Pisces season of the year ranges between the 19th of February and 20th March. The time when the Sun is in Pisces aligns with the end of winter and darkness. Pisces rules the twelfth house in the natural chart. This sign is associated with Neptune. Before the discovery of Neptune, Pisces was ruled by the planet Jupiter.

Pisces Element and Quality in Astrology

Pisces is a mutable water sign. Water signs are easy to memorize because the animals they got their names after all live in water: Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces. Water sign natives swim in the ocean of emotions and intuition. They are creative, sensitive and usually have high emotional intelligence. 
By modality, Pisces is a mutable sign. Mutable signs mark the end of seasons. Pisces and twelfth house as the last sign and house of the chart wheel are related to all endings. They are about the transition between two worlds.
Pisces has passive or female energy.

When Is Pisces Strong in Your Chart

If you were born between February 19th and March 20th, your Sun is in Pisces and this sign is very important in your natal chart. The same is true if you are a Pisces rising or you have your Moon in Pisces.
A prominent Neptune in the birth chart gives the native many Piscean qualities. A stellium in Pisces or in the twelfth house emphasizes Pisces in the chart. A twelfth house Sun is in some amount similar to having your Sun is Pisces.

Positive Traits of Pisces in Astrology

Pisces people are full of love, they are generous and caring. They want to share it with everyone and they can love unconditionally. Pisces selflessly helps others (but they need to make sure that they take care of their own needs first). They are often wise and old souls.
Pisces is a water sign. Water signs are associated with emotions. Their feelings run deep and it is part of the reason why they are so sensitive. Pisces is a compassionate sign, these people are gentle and forgiving. They don’t like to judge others. Pisces people have a very soft heart and try to avoid to harm anyone at all costs.
The twelfth house rules the subconscious and people with important placements in Pisces find it easy to tap into these hidden sources. They are often very intuitive, sometimes even they find it hard to understand this seemingly irrational connection. Their gut feelings are their inner compass.
Neptune, the ruling planet of Pisces is connected with dreams and fantasy. Many artists have important placements in Pisces. This sign knows where to go for inspiration. A prominent Neptune or Pisces often gives artistic talents, Neptune being the higher octave of Venus. Music and performing arts are all part of Neptune and Pisces.
Signs of the Zodiac: Pisces in Astrology
Pisces Strengths and Weaknesses

Negative Traits of Pisces in Astrology 

This sign is dreamy and has high emotional intelligence. These natives have strong emotions that can sometimes block their rational thinking and this can be a weakness of Pisces. For example, you need to learn money management skills to be financially stable. This can be a challenge for Pisces people because they often make decisions based on their emotions instead of rational arguments.
Pisces are very sensitive. They are very very sensitive. It’s hard for them to identify where they start and where the world around them ends. These natives are oversensitive both on a physical and an emotional level. Pisces are empaths and they feel the energies and vibrations of their surroundings very deeply. If a Pisces is stuck in a toxic environment, it hurts them badly.
Pisces people find it hard sometimes to cope with reality. They can have escapist tendencies, choosing to forget about their problems and the challenges of the real world. These natives are drawn to the fantasy world and often want to go there when the sky gets cloudy. Don’t forget that Pisces is the sign of addiction, alcohol and drugs. Of course, not all Pisces become addicts of some kind, but in general, running away is one of their coping mechanisms.
If you have Pisces strong in your natal chart, make sure to spend enough time alone. Solitude is necessary for you to recharge and refresh your energies. It’s crucial to make people around you respect your boundaries. Be aware of it that not all people have good intentions and not all of them are as compassionate and gentle as you.

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