October 23 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Born on the cusp of Libra and Scorpio, you are determined and receptive, with deep awareness. Impressionable and enterprising, you judge experiences by the way you feel and usually benefit from an extensive range of emotions. These go from being disciplined, with strong willpower, to being charming and charismatic. Hardworking and a networker, with a strong sixth sense, you constantly seek ways to interact with other people. Although you can be enthusiastic by nature, a pragmatic side to your character frequently suggests that you can rise above crises.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Scorpio, implies that you possess great inner strength. Idealistic and understanding, you can be affectionate and perceptive. Your direct approach and sharp comments indicate that you are fearless and persistent. When challenged, you can show your opponent a daring and bold front. Your true tenacious spirit will usually rise if you feel threatened or insecure.
When you find an area of interest, you can become ambitious and determined to find out all you can about the subject. Although you can be impetuous or restless, you also possess a tender heart and can be kind and generous. You are usually well informed, and your quest for knowledge and a desire for self-expression indicate that you need to develop your fine mind.
Before the age of twenty-nine, you are likely to be concerned with issues regarding your emotional sensitivity and personal power. At the age of thirty, when your progressed Sun moves into Sagittarius, there is a turning point that highlights a growing need for freedom and expanding your horizons, whether through travel, education, or your philosophy of life. Another turning point occurs at the age of sixty, when your progressed Sun moves into Capricorn. This is likely to bring a more pragmatic, orderly, and security-conscious approach to life.
SUN: SCORPIO/LIBRA CUSP
DEGREE: 29°30’ LIBRA-0°30’ SCORPIO
Although your Sun’s degree is not linked to a fixed star, some of your other planets’ degrees certainly will be. By having an astrological chart calculated, you can find the exact position of the planets on your date of birth. This will tell you which of the fixed stars listed in this book are relevant to you.
Your Secret Self
You possess a marvelous imagination and dynamic emotions but may sometimes experience frustration or disappointment that can cause you to become impatient or discontented. By exercising positive thinking, you will find it easier to let go of difficulties and summon up the self-discipline needed to live up to your great potential. Usually friendly, sensitive, and broad-minded in your acceptance of others, by developing your universal approach to life you increase your generosity and compassion.
With a desire to always progress and advance in life, you can accrue special opportunities for success. Ambitious and competitive, with a quick intelligence, you are usually willing to work hard to accomplish your objectives. If you avoid the responsibility needed to fulfill your destiny, however, you may not be able to satisfy your strong need to build something of permanent value.
Work & Vocation
You possess the power to be very successful in people-related activities. If you fulfill your high calling and leadership potential, you are likely to be at the forefront of your career, particularly in the field of law, education, or business. Dramatic and expressive, you may enjoy occupations that allow you to be creative, such as in the world of art or entertainment. Alternatively, a strong sense of duty and a sensitive and caring nature suggest that you may be drawn to occupations that involve helping others, such as in public service, medicine, or the healing world generally. Having a strong imagination and sense of vision, you may wish to use this in careers in film or advertising.
Famous people who share your birthday include TV personality Johnny Carson, composer Albert Lortzing, Brazilian soccer player Pele, writers Robert Seymour Bridges and Michael Crichton, and football player Doug Flutie.
Emotional sensitivity and creativity are two of the attributes of a number 23 birthday. Usually you are versatile and a quick thinker, with a professional attitude and a mind full of inventive ideas. With the number 23 influence, you can learn new subjects easily but may prefer practice to theory. You are fond of travel, adventure, and meeting new people; the restlessness implied by the number 23 urges you to try many different kinds of experience and helps you adapt to make the best of any situation. The subinfluence of the number 10 month indicates that you possess inner strength and great depth and are fiercely loyal. These qualities enable you to be brave and rise above difficulties. Self-reliant and purposeful, you prefer to be in control. Although you hide your feelings, your idealistic and truthful nature indicates that when you speak out, you can be brutally frank. Although at times you can be fearless, watch out that your sharp criticism does not offend others.
• Positive: loyal, responsible, travel, communicative, intuitive, fame, creative, versatile, trustworthy
• Negative: selfish, insecure, stubborn, fault-finding, dull, withdrawn, prejudiced
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find emotional fulfillment and that special someone among those born on the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 3, 19, 22, 25, 29, 30, Feb. 1, 17, 20, 23, 27, 28, Mar. 18, 21, 25, 26, Apr. 16, 19, 23, 24, 28, May 14, 17, 21, 22, 26, 31, June 9, 12, 15, 19, 20, 24, 29, July 10, 13, 18, 22, Aug. 8, 11, 15, 16, 20, 27, 29, 30, Sept. 6, 9, 13, 14, 18, 23, 27, 28, Oct. 4, 7, 11, 12, 16, 21, 25, 26, Nov. 2, 5, 9, 10, 14, 19, 23, 24, Dec. 3, 7, 8, 12, 17, 21, 22
Beneficial: Jan. 17, Feb. 15, Mar. 13, Apr. 11, May 9, 29, June 7, 27, July 5, 25, Aug. 3, 23, Sept. 1, 21, Oct. 19, 29, Nov. 17, 27, 30, Dec. 15, 25, 28
Fatal attractions: Apr. 19, 20, 21, 22, May 31, June 29, July 27, Aug. 25, 30, Sept. 23, 28, Oct. 21, 26, Nov. 19, 24, Dec. 17, 22
Challenging: Jan. 20, 23, Feb, 18, 21, Mar. 16, 19, Apr. 14, 17, May 12, 15, June 10, 13, July 8; 11, Aug. 6, 9, Sept. 4, 7, Oct. 2, 5, Nov. 2, Dec. 1
Soul mates: Jan. 4, 31, Feb. 2, 29, Mar. 27, Apr. 25, May 23, June 21, July 19, Aug. 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 11, Dec. 9
Love & Relationships
Sensitive and emotional, you can be an audacious and romantic idealist. Drawn toward forceful individuals, you make use of your powerful feelings by expressing your love dramatically. On occasion, however, your personal relationships may suffer from your contrasting moods or your excessive materialism. With your strong emotions, you can be caring, with a compassionate and demonstrative nature. Devotion and faithfulness are very important to you, but avoid an inclination to be commanding and forceful.