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Virgo Dominant

 Key Phrases:

Analytical; Organized; Practical; Detail-oriented; Humble; Critical.


Key Characteristics

A desire for perfection, both in themselves and in their environment are the prime Virgo motivators.

Those with Virgo Dominance are meticulous and analytical. Their primary instinct is to produce order out of chaos and disarray, and they do this by dividing and classifying objects in an effort to figure out what factors contribute to deviations from perfection.  When a Virgo Dominant person walks into a room, they notice all of the details, from the dust on the lampshades, to the couch that should be moved 5 inches to the left.

Waste, extravagance, immodesty, the limelight, theories, assumptions, loose ends, sloppiness, a cluttered working environment, and being pressed or hurried by others are things that bother them.

Subdued effects, collection and preservation of little things, punctuality, tidiness, and common sense approaches all appeal to them.

They are hardworking and always aim to be useful. Dominant Sign Virgos are particularly capable of facing and coping with reality by adapting and adjusting to circumstances and situations.

They can be highly critical and expect high standards from others. However, they are even more critical of themselves and constantly strive to improve and perfect their skills.


In relationships, they are loyal and dedicated. They often show their love through acts of service. They need a partner who appreciates their practicality and their desire for a well-organized life.


They are happiest when they are employed in occupations that require careful attention to minute details, and they are willing to grind away in relative privacy. They often thrive in areas such as research, analysis, healthcare, or any field where their organizational skills can be put to good use.

They like work requiring classification, tabulation, collation of data, concentration, and research. They enjoy taking a complex job and making it simpler and more effective/efficient. 


Virgo is associated with the element of earth, symbolizing stability and practicality. Virgo rules over the digestive system, including the intestines and the stomach. Individuals born under this sign may be more prone to digestive issues such as indigestion, food sensitivities, and irritable bowel syndrome. Virgo is also associated with the nervous system.  As Virgo Dominant people tend to worry excessively and overthink, stress management techniques and relaxation exercises can be beneficial for them.

Potential Challenges

Their main challenges lie in learning to let go of their tendency towards perfectionism and their critical nature. They may need to learn to be more forgiving of themselves and others, and understand that not everything needs to be perfect.


Note: This description is intended for those who's Dominant Sign is vastly more powerful than their 2nd or 3rd most powerful Signs. A somewhat equally powerful Sign in one's chart can greatly negate most points made above.


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