Scorpio Profile and Character

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Scorpio profiles often discuss the negative sting of this sun sign. While this is certainly a sign characteristic, Scorpio also has many redeeming qualities.

Scorpio Traits

Scorpio has many traits. One of the most prominent is his sixth sense, one that is highly developed, and he uses this intuitive ability to read others and gauge their moods. You'll find it uncanny the way Scorpio is able to understand your deepest motivations and unspoken intentions. You may even think that he's reading your mind, and that might be a possibility with this zodiac water sign.

This trait can make Scorpio very compassionate to the suffering of others. On the negative side of this characteristic, he'll use this ability to strike you where you're most vulnerable and where it will hurt you the most if you're his enemy. This is the stinging side of the sign that most people think of when referring to a Scorpio profile.

The Confessor

Many times you'll find this sign donning the role of confidant to others. Scorpio tends to be rather mysterious and very secretive about his own thoughts and feelings. This trait draws people to believe that he can be a confidant to their deepest secrets. This is good as long as Scorpio remains your friend and never becomes your foe. This compassion doesn't mean Scorpio is going to suffers fools for immature behavior, especially if you're whining about how cruel fate is; he has experienced his own share of life's harsh blows and won't have much compassion for fist-shaking at the gods.

Mindful Problem Solver

A Scorpio profile will reveal a finely honed intellect, and very little will ever get past this shrewd problem solver. He sees minute details that others might miss. Scorpio is able to see beyond the surface expression of what's going on inside you. It's easy to see that he is delving deeper into your personal convictions and beliefs than most lovers. This is because he has an innate desire to understand you, but he's also seeking answers to his own questions about the meaning of life.

Brave or Foolhardy?

Some of the things that Scorpio does may appear to be extremely brave and daring, when in truth they may turn out to be rather foolhardy. Scorpio isn't afraid of much in life and embraces challenges, so what appears to be a crazy risk to more conservative signs is just a normal day for the brave-hearted Scorpio. You'll probably watch with held breath as your Scorpio scales the side of a mountain and then repels down the cliff so he can get back to you quicker.

Life will never be dull with this intense water sign. Many times, Scorpio can become obsessed over certain activities or ideologies. This can lead him to act on impulse without forethought or contemplation of the possible consequences. This type of immature Scorpio can end up injuring himself and others. He will need to be guided very carefully to develop personal insight and curb this natural tendency of leaping before he looks.

Adverse Consequences

Scorpio's innate nature to react without thinking the situation through often leaves him in rather precarious and difficult circumstances. The good news is that his resilience is remarkable. He can suffer physical, mental and emotional hardships and come through victorious. It's his ability to remain persistent in the staunch face of adversity that makes this sign such a consistent winner over life's blows.

Before you begin to feel too sorry for this sign, know that the eighth zodiac sign doesn't regard life as a cruel master; Scorpio is usually rewarded for his determination to avoid defeat.

Powerful Winner

These traits of persistence and a refusal to accept defeat make Scorpio a formidable opponent. Life's training ground has conditioned him into a force with which to be reckoned. When other people are falling apart over a stressful situation, Scorpio simply grits his teeth, rolls up his sleeves and goes to work solving the problem that created the issue in the first place.

Forming Scorpio Character

As you might imagine with a Scorpio profile, all of these traits of strength, courage and power serve him well in life. These characteristics equip him for some very dangerous careers, such as:

  • Professional soldier
  • Government agent
  • Rescue worker
  • SWAT team member
  • Bomb squad member
  • Explosives expert

Any job that requires a cool intellect is a good fit for Scorpio.

Scorpio Lover

As a lover, the Scorpio profile reveals a very virile and seductive individual. His gaze alone will make you melt into a puddle of desire. This is just the beginning of his magnetism and sexual power. He's bigger than life, but you don't realize that at first glance. Once you begin to know Scorpio, you'll realize that almost everything about him is seductive.

He's also a very mysterious man, because he won't open up to you right off. He's more interested in hearing about you and will manage to break down any walls you might have with little effort. You'll have to prove yourself before he grants you access to his innermost secrets and thoughts. Once he does, you'll discover a truly exciting and outrageous individual who has an insatiable thirst for life. It's a life he'll share with you if you can keep up.

Using a Scorpio Profile

One of the best uses you might have for a Scorpio profile is to better understand the Scorpio you love. If you gain greater insight into what makes him tick, you may be able to appreciate just how powerful and strong this sign's determination is. Even if you are a water sign too, you may still find yourself overwhelmed by Scorpio. However, if you're an earth sign, you may just be the one to help contain Scorpio and give him some much needed structure in his life.

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Scorpio Profile and Character