September 20, 2020

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Gemini Personality Traits – What Is the Personality of a Gemini?

You already know: Every sign of the zodiac has personality qualities and archetypal traits associated with it. Let’s get into some vibes we often associate with Gemini—the good, the bad, and the flirty—shall we?

Pause for a quick disclaimer: Before reading on, please remember the first astrological commandment—*thou shalt not astroprofile*—and know that literally any sign can have any personality quality. These are simply the ones most commonly associated with our Gemini friends. Also, the way that these qualities get expressed varies from person to person.

GEMINI AT THE OFFICE

Your Gemini officemate is everyone’s go-to idea person. As a mutable air sign, Geminis are famous for their lightning-fast minds and chatty vibes. As the old astro story goes, Gemini had so much to say that she had to split herself in two. (Hence, the twin thing.) Gemini is ruled by Mercury, which explains their quick wit, ability to multitask like a pro, and mad verbal skills. Whether you’re in need of a stellar email or an on-the-fly presentation, Gemini’s got you. Geminis can also be found at the office watercooler entertaining everyone with the latest gossip. Above all, Geminis level up every office conversation and serve up plenty of linguistic verve. Their sociability is both a superpower and a shadow, as your Gemini coworkers need to be constantly mentally stimulated in order to truly shine their brightest. Beware a bored Gemini!

GEMINI IN LOVE

Your Gemini lover will woo you with their witty texts, sexts, and flirtations and wants you to repay them in kind. Gentle teasing, playful banter, and hot takes on the latest Twitter drama are all in the Gemini bag of tricks. While Geminis can certainly thrive in monogamous relationships, their love of variety means they may be drawn to polyamory. Gemmys are simply curious about people. Like the small child who asks “Why?” after every answer, Gemini wants to know what’s going on. This means that your Gemini lover will want to know everything about you, giving you room to speak your truth as they speak theirs. Stimulating conversation and mutual curiosity is the quickest way to Gem’s heart.

GEMINI WITH FRIENDS

Mercury, ruler of Gemini, is named for the messenger god who moves between worlds delivering information. This means that most Geminis are perfectly happy flitting between friend groups, given that their divine duty is to deliver info to as many people as possible. Geminis are typically social butterflies, although they are often bookworms (what’s up, Natalie Portman?) and have also been known to go into hibernation with their library of source materials. Geminis are super adaptable and just as cozy at trivia night as they are at the club. As long as they get to chat and/or communicate via dance moves, they’re good to go. The shadow side of all this mental energy? Famously fickle, Geminis can change their mind with frequency or cancel plans last minute. No worries—Gems welcome feedback and will quickly adapt to any critiques.

GEMINI BEHIND THE SCENES

Gemini craves knowledge of all sorts. A Gemini behind the scenes is in a constant state of information gathering and dispersing. Gemini is your friend who emails you a piece of news and provides a witty snippet about why you specifically need to read this article. A Gemini home is overflowing with a variety of books and mags about art, politics, sexuality, color theory, world history—nothing is off the table. Home, for a Gemini, can look more like a crash pad, as they’re constantly flitting from one place to another—crashing on a friend’s couch, heading out for a weekend beach jaunt, or flying to a weeklong self-improvement seminar. Gemini rules short-term trips—so Gem is the sign most likely to feel at home while on the move. Likewise, Gemini does NOT fear change—and, in fact, might crave it. Their home decor reflects this urge, and it can feel more like an idea board than a clear style. Still, they’ve got an enviable collection of books and an eclectic home that’s open to all ideas and people, judgment-free.