The Truth About Libra Women, According To Astrology

A Libra woman's love must be earned.

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If you were born between September 23 to October 22, you have a Libra Sun sign! This Air sign is the seventh in the Zodiac, following Earth sign Virgo and preceding Water sign Scorpio.

Libra is all about romance and love because they are ruled by Venus, the planet of love, beauty and art. Libra is also a Cardinal sign, possessing strong leadership qualities and welcoming change.

Libra Woman: Overview

The Libra woman is one of the most fun, social, and loving people. She will charm you right off the bat with just her smile alone and has the tendency to make new friends wherever she goes. It can feel like the whole world is in this one person, but that's the kind of effect Libra ladies have on you.


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With such an amazing personality and optimistic outlook on life, it might seem hard to imagine a woman like this getting angry, but Libra women are perfectly capable of holding their own in an argument. That is, if they don’t completely diffuse the situation first. They avoid confrontation if they can, preferring to maintain peace and harmony.


This woman loves to be loved, but they want someone who will be patient with them when it comes to opening up. It can be difficult for her to truly know what she wants and to vocalize it, which is why she struggles with making decisions.

But rest assured, if you’re lucky enough to have a Libra woman in your life, you’ll know just how appreciated you are.

Libra Woman In Love and Relationships

Libra ladies aren’t quick to settle down and prefer to get a taste of the dating pool before choosing a mate. It’s only when she wants a commitment that she will search for her ideal partner.

Dating a Libra woman means getting to know one another with deep conversation, shared interests, and trying new things. Once she finds someone she’s highly compatible with, it’s likely she will want to make the relationship serious fairly quickly.


When she starts to fall in love, she may struggle to come to terms with the object of her affection, meaning she vacillates between deciding if she actually wants to commit, or if she wants to continue living independently.

She will look for any reason to leave a relationship and move onto something better with someone who lives up to her standards. But she’s also wholeheartedly committed and devoted to the person she loves, and Libra’s partner will never have to ask for appreciation.

In a relationship, Libra needs a partner who will call her out when she’s being selfish, indecisive, or is trying to skirt around an issue. She seeks a relationship that is balanced and stable, and there won’t be too much fighting due to her understanding of her partner’s views.

But though she’s doting and caring, she can be needy, moody, and resistant to showing her deeply passionate nature.


When it comes to Libra compatibility, this woman is a great match with Fire signs Leo and Sagittarius, and fellow Air signs Gemini and Aquarius.

Leo is positive and committed, which Libra needs for balance; Sagittarius always wants to explore, is understanding of differences, and enjoys their independence; Gemini actively seeks adventure and is sociable; Aquarius values justice and intellectual conversation.

Libra Woman Sexuality

Sex for Libra is more intellectually stimulating than it is emotionally or sensually. While she wants to please her partner, she herself also wants satisfaction. She’s more than willing to please and enjoys trying new things in the bedroom.

However, there’s another side to Libra; if she’s not openly expressing her sexuality, she’s feeling self-conscious. This can occur if she isn’t too connected with her sexual partner on a cerebral level. Still, the right partner is someone she can take out of their comfort zone, and show what she desires most.


Libra Woman Personality Traits

While Libra women are charming, intellectual, driven towards justice for all, and are passionate leaders, they also tend to be selfish, unreliable, vain, and indecisive.

People are naturally drawn to Libra because of their beauty, and meeting new people is never a chore; they easily strike up intellectual conversations on any topic, love learning information, and tend to solve problems effortlessly.

They are the peacemaker in situations, wanting to know all sides of the argument and maintaining harmony. They are objective but will defend their position powerfully. And that’s especially true with humanitarian issues; they tend to have causes they support, know right from wrong and are usually social activists. They fight for the underdog, keep a passionate and positive outlook on life, and are sensitive to the feelings of others.

Unfortunately, Libra women tend to be a bit hedonistic, put their own personal pleasures above the needs of others, and have a taste for the finer things in life. So, while they will dedicate their time to a worthy cause, they have no problem putting themselves first.


And because they are only interested in things they enjoy, they tend to detach from situations so they don’t have to face reality. In addition, their indecisiveness is agonizing to those who have to wait around while they think about their choice.

They want to see the situation from all sides, and will weigh the consequences of their choices before going in one direction or the other. Sometimes, they will even doubt that the decision they chose was the right one to make.

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Libra Woman: Career

Libra is a steady worker and is so versatile that she excels in multiple careers. It may take her a little time to decide which career path she wants to pursue, but it’s because she can’t make up her mind! She’s great at so many things, so why choose?


Careers for Libra women can really be anything under the sun, but they prefer jobs where they do work that stimulates their brain, lets them solve problems, or is something meaningful that changes lives. She would thrive as a lawyer, actress, TV personality, designer, artist, musician, or educator.

Libra Woman: Family Life

While Libras make wonderful mothers, they struggle to discipline their children, preferring to avoid any type of issue or argument. She wants to stay neutral, but this lets her kids walk all over her. It’s important that she has a partner who can be the disciplinarian and provide some kind of stability.

As moms, Libras instill respect, wonder, and independence into her kids. She wants them to grow up confident and ready to take on the world, being impartial and accepting the views of others.

Libra Woman: Friendships

Libra women get along with practically everyone they meet, so they have no problem surrounding themselves with company and friends. But to the friends she considers most loyal, she will devote her time and energy to helping them.


She’s always looking for ways to improve their lives, along with their friendship, and can easily solve problems and maintain harmony.

This woman is always up for an adventure and will drag her besties along for the ride. She wants to push people out of their comfort zone, have a good time, and share her knowledge and love.

However, her friends may become irritated with her inability to face confrontation or make decisions quickly. If there’s an issue with Libra, she doesn’t want to talk about it and would rather pretend it doesn’t exist.

7 Fun Facts About Libra Women

1. Libra women need sensitivity.

Libras can sometimes be easily affected by other people's emotions and tend to be empathetic toward others; in fact, she cries when you're crying, just because she feels emotions so strongly.


When Libra is in a relationship, she wants to know that her feelings are cherished and respected. If she tells you how she feels, good or bad, listen up, because she doesn't open her heart up to anybody.

2. This zodiac sign needs someone to listen when she’s upset.

Libra women swallow their feelings in a sacrificial way to please others and make sure everyone around them is happy. This isn't necessarily because she’s a push-over or worried about other people's happiness over her own; rather, it's because simply making others happy makes her happy.

This isn't always her default attitude, though. If she's openly tearful or speaking passionately about a topic, you should know that she isn't happy. It's incredibly important that you listen to her and actually hear what she's trying to say.

3. Libra avoids conflict at all costs.

Libras hate conflict, so this woman would rather walk over coals or give a cat a bath than be around any kind of discord. She wants everyone in her life to respect one another and treat each other like equals.


If Libra is passionately sounding off to you, it's important and would be in your best interest to help her work it out. The thoughts she's expounding have likely been cooped up in her mind for some time, and she's finally ready to share them with you.

4. She doesn’t want to be thought of as needy.

Libra is the sign of partnership. She's consistently looking for her soulmate and will take her time finding the perfect person. It's not because she's co-dependent, she just wants to feel understood.

She wears her feelings close to her chest because she doesn't want to get hurt. She will reveal them to someone when she's ready, but don't push her to speak her mind when she's not in the right mindset.

5. You’ll never have to doubt her commitment.

It can take time for a Libra woman to get to that point where she's self-sacrificial in a relationship. You must prove your love to her before she can open up wholeheartedly. She also needs to feel safe. But once she feels like you are 100 percent committed to her, she will fly to the moon for you.


6. Libra needs to see that you love her — with actions, not words.

Remember the famous quote in "Jerry Maguire," "Show me the money"? That was written with Libra women in mind. No, she's not a greedy gold digger, but she does need to see that you love her through and through.

Just saying "I love you" isn't enough for her. Take her to her favorite restaurant for dinner or buy her a present that's totally her. Actions over words are just the sort of thing she loves.

7. These women require their alone time.

Libras love to tell stories about their lives. Allowing you to hear these anecdotes makes her feel loved and valued. But she also loves her alone time to feel like she has absolute freedom and peace to work through personal issues. Remember to let her have alone time to decompress.

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Famous Libra Women

These famous Libra women are social, multi-talented, and stand out from the rest.

Halsey: September 29, 1994

Serena Williams: September 26, 1981

Cardi B: October 11, 1992


Barbara Walters: September 25, 1929

Julie Andrews: October 1, 1935

Kim Kardashian: October 21, 1980

Gwyneth Paltrow: September 27, 1972

Hilary Duff: September 28, 1987

Kate Winslet: October 5, 1975

Gwen Stefani: October 3, 1969

Naomi Watts: September 28, 1968

Doja Cat: October 21, 1995

What is a Libra woman like?

Libra women are intellectual creatures who are driven by the need to keep the peace. She’s a symbol of femininity (Venus is her ruling planet, after all), and is an idealist, imagining a more perfect world for everyone. She’s accepting and understanding of differences and is very charismatic.

Can you trust a Libra woman?

While Libra is committed to someone she loves, it’s hard to tell if she’s being truthful or just trying to keep the peace. She struggles to come to terms with her deep emotions and prefers to save face for the greater good. The only way to truly understand her and know that you can trust her is if you, too, feel emotions the way she does, and show empathy.


What is a Libra woman’s weakness?

Not only do Libras take their sweet time making decisions, but they often dwell on those choices, wondering if they could have done something differently. And because she values harmony and peace so much, she also avoids conflict at any cost and will do what she can to sweep issues under the rug.

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Sarah Fader is an author and blogger who has been featured in Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, HuffPost Live, and Good Day New York.