Venus type (4)

Definition: The Languorous Lover

  • Sensuous – believes Love is all-important, will sacrifice anything for love
  • Slow-moving – likes to take time to work things through
  • Physical – aware of beauty, likes to dream, lie around in the sun, take baths and have beauty treatments
  • One-to-one – very good with relationships.  Loves to talk about emotions, explore feelings
  • Subtle – works indirectly.  Great manipulators.
  • One of the two earth types (Mars type (5) is the other)
  • Main limitation: lack of movement.  Gets left behind at work because they do things slowly.
  • Solution: Learn to speed up to efficient, organised, Mercury type.

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