Pisces is the twelfth Sign of the Zodiac, and it is also the final Sign in the Zodiacal cycle. Hence, this Sign brings together many of the characteristics of the eleven Signs that have come before it. Pisceans, however, are happiest keeping many of these qualities under wraps. These folks are selfless, spiritual and very focused on their inner journey. They also place great weight on what they are feeling. Yes, feelings define Pisceans, and it's not uncommon for them to feel their own burdens (and joys) as well as those of others. The intuition of the Pisces-born is highly-evolved. Many people associate Pisceans with dreams and secrets, and it's a fair association, since those born under this Sign feel comfortable in an illusory world.
It's a pair of Fish that represents Pisceans, a symbology which prompts others to suggest that these people "go with the flow" and "don't make waves." And both of these labels are true since Pisceans are fluid and easy-going, in keeping with the Mutable Quality assigned to this Sign. The fact that two fish (as opposed to one) represent the members of this Sign also speaks to the duality of Pisceans, their yin and yang sensibility. Pisceans alternate between reality and non-reality in keeping with their introspective natures; their voyage between consciousness and an unconscious dream state says much about their intuitive, almost psychic natures. For this reason, Pisceans can be hard to pin down, prompting some to call them the chameleons of the Zodiac. The Fish are happy to be considered hazy, since there's a certain sense of safety in that self-proclaimed netherworld. That said, they won't stay away for long, since one of their primary goals is to help others. Pisceans are compassionate and charitable and will quickly put the needs of others ahead of their own. It's this kind of self-sacrifice which keeps these folks going. The flip side to their giving natures is that oft-timid Fish are likely to be taken advantage of by less well-meaning souls.
Pisces is ruled by the Planets Jupiter and Neptune. In ancient Roman mythology, Jupiter (the original ruler of Pisces) was the king of the gods, while Neptune was the ruler of the seas. When Neptune was discovered in recent times, it was attached to this Sign. The pairing of these two heavenly bodies results in some unique energies being directed toward Pisceans here on Earth. Those born under this Sign are spiritually-oriented and charitable. They are compassionate, easily feeling another's pain. At times, however, Pisceans can have difficulty distinguishing fact from fantasy: they tend to get caught up in their dreams and views of how things should be. To say they wear rose-colored glasses isn't much of a stretch. Pisceans who fear that their pleas aren't being heard tend to lapse into melancholy and, worse, the kind of pessimism which leads to procrastination and lethargy. At times like this, Pisceans are well-served to take some time for themselves, the better to find their center once again. Many Pisceans also immerse themselves in the arts and other creative pursuits as a centering mechanism, and they are quite talented in these areas.
The Element associated with Pisces is Water. Those born under this Sign easily relate to the emotional and unpredictable nature of this liquid gold. Pisceans feel a great deal, and they also feel misunderstood much of the time. They're not quite pushovers, but they're certainly sensitive. And yes, they could cry you a river if the circumstances were right. Even so, they revel in their compassionate and imaginative natures and love to cater to others. They can also be quite romantic, dreaming up delicious treats for their lover. Hopefully, any kindnesses will be reciprocated, because the Fish can certainly turn blue if they're not. Pisceans are generally gentle, easy-going folk, who are on the shy and reticent side. They are modest to the point of impracticality, often stepping up only to show their talents in painting or music. Easiest for the Fish (and still great fun) is living in their lush dream world.
More relaxation for the Fish comes in the way of sports, specifically water sports. Pisceans love to swim, and it's this easy glide in a pool or the sea which serves to alleviate much of their stress. Once their mind is at ease, the Fish are well-advised to focus on their feet, a frequent source of discomfort. Soothing comfort does come in a world colored in purple and soft white. When it comes to the game of love, Pisceans are caring and romantic and a most creative mate.
The great strength of the Pisces-born is their compassionate and charitable nature. These folks love to help others and do so in the most imaginative of ways. It's their feeling sensibility that wins people over.
Romantic Profile : The sign of the Fish rules the House of the Unconscious, which says a lot about the world that Pisceans live in. A dreamy state is very attractive to these folks, one where some delicious secrets are hidden from their lover, only to be sprung upon them at the right moment. The Fish enjoys alternating between conscious and unconscious states, the better to develop a romance in their vivid minds. When it's back to earth, Pisceans are selfless and intuitive and love to serve their lover. Showering a partner with exquisite fantasies and other sweet things becomes a blissful state for both. The emotions of the Fish run deep and can be rather erotic if their lover knows how to release them. Those born under this Water sign can flow like a river and have a sensitive and spiritual nature which can be quite alluring.
Whoever coined the term "dream lover" must have been thinking of the Fish, for these folks often have their head in the clouds, playing with this fantasy or that. Truth be told, can there be a better place for romance? Once back to Earth, the shy Fish will pursue affairs of the heart slowly, carefully and prettily, their aesthetic sensibilities as finely tuned as any sign of the Zodiac. The magical mystery tour of romance with Pisces can be most unpredictable, with hearts and flowers one day and games with veils the next. Either way, they will definitely serve their lover, for this is something which brings them great joy. It's a seductive romance dance for the Fish, and a great one at that, for there is hardly anywhere else they'd rather be.
Relationships: Pisceans exhibit an easygoing, go-with-the-flow quality which is a boon to relationships. These folks would definitely rather make love and not war, the better to stay in their sybaritic, dreamlike state. The Fish's relationship with their lover is characterized by imagination, sensitivity and great emotions, and they'll sometimes wear their heart on their sleeve. Because of this, a lover who can protect them and make them feel safe (as opposed to the dreaded vulnerability) is ideal. Giving is also paramount in the Pisces mind, yet sometimes those born under this sign run the risk of giving too much, thanks to their selfless nature. The appropriate push-pull, or melding of the yin and the yang, will mean beautiful music for the Fish and their lover. The ideal Pisces soulmate is more grounded than they are but still loves to play.
Love: As with so much of Pisces' life, if love can be a dreamy state of fantasies and play, a magical tour of mind, body and soul, all the better. These spiritual folks like to combine the real and surreal, so that love with the Fish becomes a creative hyper-state where almost anything is possible. Conservatives need not apply! There is an electric quality to the Fish that makes them almost magnetic in love, although their lover may not be sure just quite what it is that is so attractive. This mysterious quality which Pisceans possess can be quite the aphrodisiac in the game of love. The Fish is an empathetic sort and loves to serve their lover. These folks also love completely, for this sacred state is about the best that life on Earth can bring. Love can be scary for the Fish, but when it's right, it's likely to transcend all limits and reach a brave new world.
Sexuality: Sex is an emotional affair for the Fish, as is the case with much of their lives. Pisces is a sensual and creative lover, adoring playful sex and romping through erotic fantasies. Shyness goes out the door if it's the bedroom door we're talking about! The Fish has a great appetite for sex and loves to keep things fluid and changeable. If their lover can indulge them in flights of fancy, they'll be primed all night long. For Pisceans, love and sex as a complete union is best, the better to feel safe, free and totally uninhibited. The Fish also loves to please their lover, so this union will definitely sizzle for two. As for the sexiest kind of play, it's in the water for the wet and wild Fish.
What Pisces Needs: The Fish adores that person who can help complete them, again a yin to their yang. That person who can draw them out and gently bring them down to a safe place on Earth is a keeper. Pisceans also crave a comfort level, a certain sense of security which says "hey, you're okay" and helps them to relax and trust. If their lover can protect them from the harsh realities of life and keep them from retreating to the safety of a dream world, all the better. Loving creative play as they do, a partner who can feed Pisces' muse will insure a serendipitous journey for both.
The Pisces lover is caring and compassionate, a sensitive and intuitive soul who brings a starry-eyed quality to the real world. The mystical and magical Fish can make playtime a lifetime of fun with the right person. Anyone primed for adventures into the unknown will find it here!
Love Compatibility: Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio, Capricorn & Pisces
Pisces Career Profile : The emotional, dreamy Fish are forever trying to balance their need for accomplishment with their desire to live inside their head. Surveying the dreamscape is great fun for the visionary of the Zodiac, a kind soul whose visits to mystical netherworlds provide valuable clues on how to help people here on Earth. Although sensible, Pisceans aren't as practical as other folks and much prefer the life of artist, writer or musician -- a "rolling stone," as Bob Dylan put it. Doing what feels good is of paramount importance to the Fish, and if this occurs in the context of feeling loved and needed, all the better.
Consumed with their pursuits, Pisceans tend to feel things more intensely than most, a quality which is aided by their keen intuition. Sometimes this can be a bit overwhelming, but the idealistic Fish wouldn't have it any other way. Serving and helping others is their raison d'etre, and they enjoy sharing their empathetic tendencies along the way. Pisceans tend to be artistically blessed as well and enjoy using the world as their muse.
A desire to assist both artistic and humanitarian causes is exactly what the Fish crave. Advocating for the National Endowment for the Arts while extolling the virtues of anti-land mine campaigns would be a dream life for many a Pisces. If they could play their guitar or recite poetry at rallies, even better. The Achilles heel of Pisceans may be their tendency to dally in a dream state much too long. A reality check every now and again can be helpful.
Pisceans are well suited as veterinarians, biologists, artists, doctors, musicians, psychologists and mediums.