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 symbol which prompts others to suggest that these people ‘go with the flow’ and ‘don’t make waves.’ 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, 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. 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 kindness 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.
Pisces Man Personality: Positive Traits
The Piscean can often understand the problems of others quite easily. He has a sympathetic nature. Kindly, he is often dedicated in the way he goes about helping others. The sick and the troubled often turn to him for advice and assistance. He is very broadminded and does not criticize others for their faults. He knows how to accept people for what they are. On the whole, he is a trustworthy and earnest person. He is loyal to his friends and will do what he can to help them in time of need. Generous and good-natured, he is a lover of peace; he is often willing to help others solve their differences. People who have taken a wrong turn in life often interest him and he will do what he can to persuade them to rehabilitate themselves. He has a strong intuitive sense and most of the time he knows how to make it work for him; the Pisccean is unusually perceptive and often knows what is bothering someone before that person, himself, is aware of it. The Pisces man or woman is an idealistic person, basically, and is interested in making the world a better person, basically, and is interested in making the world a better place in which to live. The Piscean believes that everyone should help each other. He is willing to do more than his share in order to achieve cooperation with others. The person born under this sign often is talented in music or art. He is a receptive person; he is able to take the ups and downs of life with philosophic calm.
Pisces Man Personality: Negative Traits
Some Pisceans are often depressed; their outlook on life is rather glum. They may feel that they have been given a bad deal in life and that others are always taking unfair advantage of them. The Piscean sometimes feel that the world is a cold and cruel place. He is easily discouraged. He may even withdraw from the harshness of reality into a secret shell of his own where he dreams and idles away a good deal of his time. The Piscean can be rather lazy. He lets things happen without giving the least bit of resistance. He drifts along, whether on the high road or on the low. He is rather short on will power. Some Pisces people seek escape through drugs or alcohol. When temptation comes along they find it hard to resist. In matters of sex, they can be rather permissive.
Pisces Man in Relationship : Boyfriend
If you’ve ever gone fishing out at sea, on the glimmering darkling patches of the ocean where the water is black and the bottom of the sea runs deeper than the height of the tallest mountain, then you’ll know exactly what a Pisces Man is like to catch. Often you have to climb into that diving bell, and take a powerful torch to locate him. Sometimes he’ll emerge only to escape from life into fiction and fantasy. He’ll often prefer to drown in anything, as long as it’s drowning.
Pisceans are charmingly romantic and awfully attractive because they are such dreamers: a very different challenge from the passion of Fire signs, the mental agility and lightness of Air or the solid practicality and sensuality of Earth men.
Piscean men are drawn to very beautiful and very female women. They are easily besotted by physical beauty. Being in love is a good escape from real life, whether it’s with a beautiful day, a beautiful drink, or beautiful women. Sexually he is uniquely gifted. He doesn’t need words or books, passion and emotion flow easily and love grows quickly in his deep cave of feelings. But Piscean men are often too far away in their own fantasy, and if you’re not open with him you’ll get left behind on the shore while he’s diving back down into the deepest part of the ocean for the water spirits.
Pisces Man in Love
The most idealistic, romantic and highly-strung sign, Pisceans are only too happy to lose themselves in their relationship. Being loved is central to their well-being. They are very caring, and make compassionate partners.
Deeply sensitive and soft-hearted, Pisceans revel in highly-charged relationship. Unfortunately, they are so easily hurt that they often emerge battle-scared from a relationship with their dreams shattered. Many Pisceans also view their loved ones through rose-coloured spectacles, refusing to admit that their idealized lover is only human after all.
As a result, they sometimes turn a blind eye to transgressions that would provoke some of the more down-to-earth signs. Some Pisceans become willing victims in destructive relationships, without realizing it.
However, if Pisceans become involved with those who are too realistic and unable to stimulate a vivid imagination, they may well start to stray to pastures new through sheer boredom.
Love affairs are the essence of romance for Pisceans. They like nothing better than to escape from their everyday routine into a dream-world. Probably the only occasion on which they will be unfaithful is in their imaginations, for they may fantasize about dramatic love affairs that in reality do not exist.
When in love, Pisceans are filled with aspirations. Often seeking a spiritual life with their partner, they are probably the most romantic sign of the zodiac and can be very caring and sensitive. But the fact that they are dreamers can cause problems since expectations may be too high.
Pisces Man Friendship
Pisces people love friendship, and frequently seek friends with more enthusiasm than good sense. They desire warmth and love and deep human contact so intensely that their will often urges them on to give and confide where a little investigation, or just plain clear sightedness, would save many heartaches. The Pisces person is apt to treat friendship rather too much like love.
These people give themselves quite freely, but they do not study the friend with realism. They expect impossible perfections often not within human range, or refuse to bear with ordinary human failings. They become disillusioned and despondent as soon as the friendship fails to be an affair of the gods. Pisceans suffer deeply because of their own inability to be satisfied with the range of human beings. The Neptune influence in the life of these people adds great confusion to their reactions. They are often blind to their own failings, which are legion, and see themselves as suffering martyrs, even when surrounded by every material comfort. Naturally, a friendship founded upon illusion and delusion is a doubtful joy.
Pisces Man in Career
The Piscean is the ideal silent partner. When actively engaged in a partnership, he is apt to be too indecisive, and either too suspicious or too trusting. His emotions invade everything and they are not clear-sighted. The Neptunian pall of delusion hangs over his reactions, and all of his judgments are apt to be clouded.
These are talented people, and their work in the several lines into which they fit has grace and charm. But they are too often unwilling to conform to accepted standards, always questioning, and weighing values in terms of the unknown.
This spiritual responsiveness can be very beautiful, but even in the most artistic business, where the values are among the arts, the commercial system prevails. Unless the Pisces nature is strengthened by other planetary combinations, they will make rather weak partners in a business venture.
Is must be remembered that these summaries are general, based on solar and lunar characteristics, which in the individual horoscopes are often altered by other planetary forces. Many people follow the general characteristics of their sign, and will in most ways conform to the sign-character. Where the differences are very great, the individual birth chart must be erected.
Pisces Man as Husband
The Pisces husband is full of doubtful benefits to the home and wife. He is one of the most loving and attentive of men, considerate, thoughtful, the eternal escort, showering his wife with courtesy.
He spends more time in the home than any other type, save perhaps the Cancer husband, but he is not a good provider, and although he goes through the motions of giving to his wife, he often has nothing material to give. And what is worse, it is impossible to arouse him to a sense of reality. This sense of reality, overdone with several of the other signs, is entirely lacking in the Piscean. His notions, dreams and misconceptions are more real to him than the difficulties of living, which are almost impossible to conquer, and therefore immediately substituted by him for a phantom world.
These qualities in a husband are most distressing, especially with the struggle for existence staring the household in the face. Naturally every Piscean husband is not incompetent, as other aspects in the birth figure help to build up the personal energy. The main fault with this configuration for the husband is that it lacks stability, strength, and realism, all of those qualities so necessary for the family provider. If this type of man happens to have sufficient direction in his nature to guide him to the kind of work for which he is best suited, and he has the fight to persist until the softer qualities are so dominant in his nature.
The Pisces husband is very sensual, and seeks a sympathetic response to his physical nature. The call of his senses can be dangerously perverted by self-indulgence; or he may be just highly sexed, according to other figures in the birth scheme. In any case, he is the type of man to whom sexual satisfaction is important, and he seeks it persistently all of his life.