Absolutely everything you need to know about Gemini

Kerry Ward
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From Cosmopolitan

Geminis are born between May 22 and June 22, and belong to the Air element of the zodiac (along with Libra and Aquarius). Air signs are smart, sharp and speedy; they THINK more than they feel, or do.

Geminis are the liveliest of the Air sign gang - versatile, youthful, curious and fun. They make great company, but they are hard to pin down in any way, so they’re notoriously easier to connect with as friends than partners.

Gemini is ruled by the planet Mercury, which makes them fast, witty and super into communications. Words are their weapon of choice.

To get an idea of the classic Gemini personality traits and types, we need only to look to some of the most famous twins (the star sign’s symbol): Kanye West, Kylie Minogue, Tupac, Marilyn Monroe, Angelina Jolie, Donald Trump (sorry), and Johnny Depp (sorry again) to name a few. These guys ALL have big personalities.

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Typical Gemini personality traits

VERSATILE (read: superficial)

If the phrase "Jack of all trades, master of none" applied to any sign then it’s Gemini. You will, at first, think your Gemmy friend is super clever, like, how do they fucking KNOW ALL OF THIS STUFF? Well, it’s not as clever as it looks. They skim-read and acquire titbits of knowledge, like the Mercurial magpie they are, BUT it only ever reaches skin-deep. Their interest rarely lingers long enough for them to truly delve into any one subject. A bit of knowledge… and they’re off to the next shiny gem.

SMART (read: ruthless)

Feelings = ugh. Geminis are not known for being sentimental or emotional, they are the kind of friend who will disappear if you start crying (unless you’re also simultaneously revealing some really juicy gossip). Their leaning on the analytical, mental, cerebral side of life makes it easier for them to disconnect and see situations dispassionately. They adore dissecting thorny issues but they’re likely to come up with some pretty, quite frankly, psychopathic-sounding solutions.

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YOUTHFUL (read: immature)

Happily for them, they tend to be the Peter Pan of the zodiac - both physically and mentally. They are still into the latest trends long after everyone else has “settled down” (Geminis hate the idea of “settling down”, sounds dangerously like “dying” to them).
The flip side of looking young and being so perky can mean they are also flaky, childish and silly at times. They also party WAY too much.

FAST (read: erratic)

Mercury is a planet which is associated with speed, and Geminis think fast, eat fast, move fast, talk fast, “get” stuff fast, change their mind fast… so much so that they can even meet themselves coming back round the other way! This can make them seem erratic, even duplicitous, because they don’t stick to their opinions or commitments. Tough shit.

CURIOUS (read: two-faced gossip hound)

Gemini wants to KNOW IT ALL. And they are particularly turned ALL THE WAY on by salacious, scandalous and sexually-inflammatory gossip and intrigue. They have no problem spreading shit around- surely that’s what everyone is doing anyway, right? Their moral compass can waiver like a sock in a shitstorm when they’re tempted to tell you the VERY LATEST UPDATE. And, yet, people STILL tell them shit. WHY??

What are Geminis into?

Reading and writing. Words are their catnip, they HAVE to communicate and they HAVE to know. If humanity ever reaches a Matrix-style scenario, where we’re all hooked up to some damned psychic/mind sharing machine… you can bet the first person plugging themselves in will be a curious Gemmy.

Travel. Travelling is like an instant mood/life/scene change so Gemmys queue up, year-round, to take a trip and see the world. They truly come alive when they’re immersing in other cultures… albeit probably only for, like, a weekend. Then they’re ready for the next scene-change.

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Fucking partying. There is literally no “off” button. Bear in mind, older Gemmys may move from the night club into day drinking or dinner parties. The key is that whatever equates to partying in their mind is what they’ll prioritise above almost everything else on the schedule.

Making a gazillion friends (then not speaking to any of them). People = information, so Gemini likes to procure a large garden of contacts they can call upon. That said, the emotional requirements of maintaining relationships can swiftly overwhelm them and then, honestly, they just cut the (now) dead wood away. Brutal. I think a Gemini invented ghosting.

Chatting shit and drinking wine. Blah blah blah, fucking hate her, blah blah blah, did you know what happened? NO?? You didn’t know??? Let me update you, my friend, ohmigod, but first, REFRESHMENTS - go get me a drink … NOW … right, you won’t BELIEVE this….




Who gets on best with Gemini?

Many people fleetingly fancy the Gemmys because of their youthful, fun, partying exterior… but not THAT many can get past their actual chilly nature and need to be free and untethered. Relationships are sometimes difficult for them. Just one person for forever and forever? Mmm…

Other Air signs respect that need for space, though, because they feel it too, and are entertaining and clever enough to keep things stimulating. So, Libra, Gemini and Aquarius ALL get on well.

The hot tip for hot sex for Gemini is Sagittarius (indeed, there isn’t a sign alive that a red-hot Saggie can’t warm up, even chilly Gemmys). Gemmy and Saggie are like two naughty, daredevil, party-hard freaks who will dare each other on and on to greater height of sexual adventures… it’s exciting (but probably not long-lasting)!

I am a Gemini, I love all my fellow Gemmys. High five and here’s to our birthday season.
Right. Let’s fucking party!

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