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Leo Dominant

 Key Phrases:

Ambitious; Confident; Generous; Loyal; Encouraging; Pretentious.


Key Characteristics

Those with Leo Dominant are natural leaders. The Leo motive is based on the desire for recognition and respect from others; to live in and through others as they occupy center stage and radiate their self-confidence.

Leos are strong willed and people of action, relying entirely upon their instinctive judgment in making decisions, leaving others inspired.

They tend to explain life and its situations in dramatically heroic terms. Their kindness invokes respect, and often love, from others.

Leo very much dislikes taking orders, compromising, being corrected or criticized, being confined to a subordinate position, and most importantly, being ignored. They reject self-analysis and disloyalty and refuse to accept the opinions of others.  The quickest way to lose a Leo Dominant friend is to insult them or their judgement.

Opportunities to show their magnanimous spirit and to use diplomacy in managing people pleases them. They like leading, taking action to get attention, and entertaining before a group. They function best in positions of authority.

They are fiercely loyal and expect loyalty in return. Their ambitious nature can lead them to great success, but they may also become pretentious and arrogant.


In relationships, they are loyal and generous. They desire a partner who respects them and treats them like royalty. Their warm, loving nature makes them a devoted partner, but they also crave attention and admiration in return.


In their career, Leo dominants are natural leaders who excel in positions of authority. They can be found in careers that allow them to shine and be recognized for their talents, such as acting, leading a team, or running their own business.


Leo is associated with the Sun and the element of fire, symbolizing warmth, passion, and energy. They are most comfortable when they are in the spotlight and can express their creativity.

Potential Challenges

Their main challenges lie in managing their need for constant admiration and attention, and overcoming their tendency towards arrogance. They may need to work on being humble and recognizing the worth of others.


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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