People born under the sign of Leo (23rd July- 22rd August), represented by the lion, can be, as their sign indicates, leonine indeed. This fire sign falls in the northern hemisphere’s Summer and Leos certainly tend to get a glow and a warmth about them. Leo babies often grow up to be kings and queens of the social jungles and frequently enjoy a good game of cat and mouse with those to whom they are attracted. As well as being predators these lions can be like little kittens. They’ve an endearing, child like charm and excitement that can last long into old age and is positively infectious. On the other hand, these regal rulers can be limelight hoggers and attention seekers and will probably reveal their fiery side if things are not quite to their precise specifications.
Leo is ruled, unsurprisingly, by the sun. All sun signs who have the sun prominent in their birth chart are go-getters capable of tremendous concentration and full of vision. In a Leo, who’s ruled by sunlight, this can, at its worst turn into or be perceived as ruthlessness. If a Leo has you marked out as a potential mate there is often little hope of resisting them! The Leo lover can be very demanding and Leo men are known for a degree of selfishness when it comes to pleasures of the flesh. Leo fans are filled with energy and enthusiasm and, being the focus junkies that they are, can be prone to exhibitionism.
Leo – The Romantic Approach
When all is said and done a Leo spouse will be great fun. They are dynamic, spontaneous and die hard romantics. Flattery never fails. A Leo enjoys – create this needs – attention. Keep your eyes on your Leo alone and do not be shy of public displays of affection. Like all cats these lions like to indicate there land so expect tons of demonstrative displays in return when you’re out and about together. Leos can be fiercely jealous but it tends to be of those that they see as competition and these optimistic, sunny spirits can be too trusting. Loads of flattery will go done well and as much as they love to show off a lovely Leo will want you to show them off too. Introduce your Leo to your family and friends and this lion will adore you for it.
When it comes to love Leos can be a small traditional and even – dare I say it – a bit shallow. A Leo lover is likely to become bored if you can’t continue the romantic momentum. Cinema outings for two must be to find a love, Palm Bay Critter Control, costume drama or romantic comedy. You can see whatever you like with your friends but a date is a date and has to be romantic from start to finish.
Leos love to be spontaneous themselves but do not always appreciate surprises – they like to look their very best at all times as they know the entire world is looking right at them. Be prepared for a Leo to walk right out of a fabulous restaurant when he or she believes the lighting is unflattering. A Leo will love a surprise dinner date but only if you spring the surprise a few hours ahead of time. Leo people, just like the lions of the Savannah, can be very set in their ways. You may find that if you and you beautiful Leo find a watering hole or restaurant which meets with their approval (and by default, yours, according to the Leo in your life) you’ll not just become regulars but the waiter will place your lion or lioness’ order through the chef before you’ve even sat down.
What a Capricorn cutie might dismiss as cliché a Leo lovely will simply love, darling! A note on buying fragrances for a Leo. They will have their favorites and will be unlikely to deviate from them. Buy a Leo the wrong perfume or aftershave and the chances are you’ll be having a lovers’ tiff at the very least. Leos are drama kings and queens. It’s easy to learn what scent your partner prefers as Leos love talking all about themselves. Tell them how wonderful they always smell and then, just ask!
People born under the sign of Leo are not governed by the sun but they actively seek it. If you’re thinking of buying bath products for a Leo think tropical. Fruit and floral scents of the Summer will bring a smile and if they’re packaged beautifully will find an area on Leos perfectly ordered toilet shelf. Leos love display. If you feel like creating a spontaneous show of affection with a gift try a enormous bunch of sunflowers – a single stem will not cut it with a Leo whose motto could be, “more is more.” Chocolates infused with orange oil or jewelled with berries are another great option.
In actuality, jewellery is a great love of Leo girls though subtlety isn’t. Go for high quality statement piece with sparkle and/or intricate patterns. Leos like to put on a display and their look is hugely important to them. Purchase a Leo man a bright silk tie in summery colors and bright, beaded or embroidered Indian style scarves for ladies. Spoil your Leo partner, and yourself, with indulgent spa treatments that will make you both feel and look a million dollars.