What is a cusp you may ask?
Some people are born on either the end or very beginning of their zodiac sign, this is called the cusp.Here are some dates for reference.17 Jan - 21 Jan: Capricorn-Aquarius 17 Feb - 20 Feb: Aquarius-Pisces 18 March - 22 March: Pisces-Aries 17 April - 21 April: Aries-Taurus 18 May - 22 May: Taurus-Gemini 19 June - 23 June: Gemini-Cancer 20 July - 24 July: Cancer-Leo 20 Aug - 24 Aug: Leo-Virgo 20 Sep - 24 Sep: Virgo-Libra 21 Oct - 25 Oct: Libra-Scorpio 20 Nov - 24 Nov: Scorpio-Sagittarius 19 Dec - 23 Dec: Sagittarius-Capricorn
People born on a cusp have traits that merge, blend and collide. There is ambivalence in a cusp sign. You may find that some of the facets of your personality are directly related to the sign that has just past or is just beginning. The lesser qualities of one sign can be offset by the strength of the other that bears on the same personality or pending events. When you are born on a Cusp it is easier to adjust yourself if you realize there are more influences at work in your life than just a single Zodiac sign. This could be some of the trouble you may have had adjusting to life and events.Capricorn/Aquarians: The Cusp of Mystery & Imagination (17 Jan - 21 Jan)
Are among the responsible and traditional sign combinations. They are generally reserved, careful and stable. Sometimes they may be overly critical, even bossy, but this is because they have a strong desire to achieve their goals, not because they are rude. In fact, they are generally polite because they understand that making enemies will not help them achieve anything in life. They tend to be multitalented, both in scientific and creative endeavors. They are unique and rebellious, driven to change the world. Their freedom is important to them, and they are often driven to help others become free as well.
The great strength of the Capricorn/Aquarius is in their ability to set goals and keep working until they achieve them. Their ambition is inexhaustible, and they are not easily deterred when their goals are in sight. Their visionary nature makes them people who take the world to the next level; they make others see things in a new light. Their ability to break the rules and move beyond what others think is possible makes them one of the most innovative and hard working characters of the zodiac.
Those born on this cusp are both unpredictable and unconventional, while being interested in upholding tradition and conservative belief systems. Aquarius/Pisces: The Cusp of Sensitivity (17 Feb - 20 Feb)
Are often multitalented, both in scientific and creative endeavors. They are unique and rebellious people who are driven to change the world. However, they can be shy, quiet and sometimes elusive, refusing to show their true selves. They are modest and thoughtful, sometimes displaying remarkable musical talent. Their freedom is important to them, and they are often driven to help others become free, as well.
The great strength of the Aquarius/Pisces is in their visionary nature and their compassion. They are the people who take the world to the next level; they make others see things in a new light. In love relationships, Aquarius/Pisces is flirtatious, caring and romantic. Their ability to break the rules and help others reach their fullest potential makes them one of the most understanding characters of the zodiac.
Those born on the Aquarius/Pisces cusp may become timid if their emotions are abused too often. Pisces/Aries: The Cusp of Rebirth (18 March - 22 March)
Are sometimes elusive, refusing to show their real selves. They are thoughtful, sometimes displaying remarkable musical talent. Yet, they also tend to want what they want, when they want it. The ego that can manifest itself in Aries causes some Rams and Ram cusps to feel that they are the center of the universe. Pisces/Aries are compassionate, sensitive and imaginative; they are sympathetic to the feelings of others. When presented with a new project or idea, their innate enthusiasm and need for challenge cause them to jump in immediately, leading the way. One of their great skills is reaching beyond normal limitations.
The great strength of the Pisces/Aries-born is in their compassion, energy, initiative and courage. They reach out to others more skillfully than most other signs, and they especially enjoy helping others reach their fullest potential. They tend to be romantic and sentimental, but they may give in to escapism. Their natural sensitivity makes them one of the most understanding characters of the zodiac.
Those born under the Pisces/Aries cusp may be fascinated with dreams and dream interpretation. The Aries/Taurus: The Cusp of Power (17 April - 21 April)
Tends to want what they want, when they want it. The Aries side of their character needs to accept that this isn't always possible and stop butting their heads, ram-like, into the nearest wall. Aries/Taurus people can also be extremely patient and dependable. Their ambition ensures that they are hardworking and helpful to others. The blending of their elements, earth and fire, gives them a general focus on building things and seeing their ideas through to completion. However, the fixed opinions of the Aries/Taurus can be surprisingly unchangeable, even when they have discovered a flaw in their logic.
The great strength of the Aries/Taurus-born is in their energy, initiative and courage. Their ability to take a project and go with it is unparalleled. Their more earthy side brings out their stability and perseverance. They enjoy partnership and marriage, and use their charm -- as well as their focused perseverance -- to work toward harmony and personal security. Methodical determination enables them to be productive when others have long since given up. With the combination of fire and earth, they are one of the most dynamic, stable and passionate characters of the zodiac.
An individual born on the Aries/Taurus cusp has the potential for great satisfaction in life, thanks to the balance of great action and great will. Taurus/Geminis: The Cusp of Energy (18 May - 22 May)
Often remain youthful and lighthearted their entire lives, but their need for physical pleasure can lead to an overemphasis on money and accumulation of possessions. They may often invest in fast cars and other material means of stimulation. They are tolerant, gentle and dependable, but they may appear to be scattered and high-strung. Their many interests make them entertaining and loyal friends with a carefree and unpredictable twist.
The great strengths of the Taurus/Gemini-born are their stability, perseverance, and their intellectual and conversational skills. They can analyze difficult ideas and communicate them clearly to others. Their methodical determination enables them to be productive when others have long since given up.
Those born on the cusp of Taurus/Geminis display great imagination and tend to be very expressive, both physically and verbally. Gemini/Cancers: The Cusp of Magic (19 June - 23 June)
Have close family ties with their brothers and sisters. They often remain youthful and lighthearted their whole lives. These people have a strong association with food and a willingness to always try something new; they often make excellent cooks. Their many interests make them entertaining and stimulating conversationalists who really love people.
The great strength of the Gemini/Cancer-born is in their blending of intellectual and conversational skills. In love relationships, Gemini/Cancers are caring, flirtatious, playful and romantic. They have the ability to understand the difficulties their loved ones must work through. Their affectionate nature makes them among the most caring characters of the zodiac.
Those born on the Gemini/Cancer cusp display great imagination and tend to be very expressive. Cancer/Leos: The Cusp of Oscillation (20 July - 24 July)
Have a strong association with food. They are very imaginative and sensitive, making them excellent amateur chefs. Some go on to make a career out of cooking. Pleasure is important to those born on the Cancer/Leo cusp, and they like to spend money to feel good. Cancer/Leos tend to enjoy physical exercise, finding that sweat helps them counter the stress inherent in their emotional nature. They prefer to play in groups, rather than solo. They are too sociable to enjoy solitary running or weight lifting, and they much prefer team sports or group exercise.
The great strength of the Cancer/Leo is in their creativity and generosity with others. In love relationships, Cancer/Leos top the charts in almost every area, from devotion to romance. Sometimes these qualities combine, resulting in thoughtful gifts or unique solutions to problems. Cancer/Leos emotional orientation to life help them understand the difficulties their loved ones must work through.
Those born on the Cancer/Leo cusp have the vitality and ambition to be successful in their creative endeavors.Leo/Virgos: The Cusp of Exposure (20 Aug - 24 Aug)
Are decisive and direct, optimistic that they will succeed. Sometimes they exaggerate problems and overreact to stumbling blocks, but generally they are positive and their natural pride and stubborn streak keeps them from giving up. The Leo/Virgo is a curious mixture of introverted and extroverted tendencies, modesty and flamboyance, and a capacity to see both the largest and the smallest picture in every situation. They are practical and logical, and extremely creative.
The great strength of Leo/Virgos is in their creativity and attention to detail, and their desire to be of service. They pick up on the little things that most miss. In love relationships, Leo/Virgo is devoted and sometimes jealous, but not especially flirtatious. Thoughtful gifts or unique solutions to problems are second nature to those with this astrological placement. Their commitment to helping others makes them one of the most giving characters of the zodiac.
Those born on the Leo/Virgo cusp have the vitality and ambition to be successful in their creative endeavors and are industrious and efficient when working for a good cause.Virgo/Librans: The Cusp of Beauty (20 Sep - 24 Sep)
Are happiest when they're in a relationship. They are seductive and attractive, and their cultural awareness and talkative nature help them shine in the social situations they so enjoy. They tend to explore subjects deeply and are very good at understanding the deeper meaning of what others say. Many Virgo/Libras have an excellent head for business, relying on logic rather than ego or emotion to make their deals. They are reliable, practical, diligent, controlled and rational.
The great strength of the Virgo/Libra-born is in their attention to detail and their desire to be of service. In love relationships, Virgo/Libras are playful, romantic and devoted. They pick up on the little things that most others miss. Their drive for peace and harmony and their ability to obtain balance and cooperation from a disparate group is unparalleled. Their skill at seeing all sides of a situation makes them one of the most just characters of the zodiac.
Despite their inherent modesty, those born on the Virgo/Libra cusp are industrious and efficient when working for a good cause. Libra/Scorpios: The Cusp of Drama & Criticism (21 Oct - 25 Oct)
Are seductive and attractive, commanding and intense. Cultural awareness and a talkative nature help them shine in the social situations they so enjoy. Libra/Scorpios are both mystical and scientific, a combination that makes them very aware of what is happening around them; they are a sign of great depth. If they aren't careful, though, their passionate nature may lead them into self-indulgence or compulsion.
The great strength of the Libra/Scorpio-born is in their drive for peace and harmony and their determination to see things through to the end. In love relationships, Libra is playful, romantic and devoted. Their skill at seeing all sides of a situation with great passion and strength makes them one of the most powerful characters of the zodiac.
Those born on the Libra/Scorpios cusp strive to create balance and harmony between self and other through investigation and probing.Scorpio/Sagittarians: The Cusp of Revolution (20 Nov - 24 Nov)
Aspire to be the phoenix or eagle, rising above the ordinary world and into something extraordinary. Their suspicion and jealousy can pull them down, but their passion and awareness can help them rise above this. They also love to have a good time and are outgoing and friendly. Many are natural comedians, sometimes exaggerating their adventures to entertain others. Their innate self-confidence may make them argumentative or blunt, but their intention is to learn, not to offend. They are high-spirited and enthusiastic, often flirtatious, and they tend to enjoy social life immensely.
The great strength of the Scorpio/Sagittarius-born is in their determination to see things through to the end. In love relationships, Scorpio/Sagittarians are flirtatious, playful, caring and possessive. They refuse to allow boredom to turn them away from projects, and they are committed to accomplishing what they set out to do. Their philosophical and exploratory nature makes it important to live life to the fullest, experiencing everything they can. Their great love of knowledge and exploration makes them one of the most learned characters of the zodiac.
Those born on the Scorpio/Sagittarius cusp seek the truth and the meaning of life, and they love to explore through knowledge. Sagittarius/Capricorns: The Cusp of Prophecy (19 Dec - 23 Dec)
Are natural comedians, sometimes exaggerating their adventures to entertain others. Their innate self-confidence may make them argumentative or blunt, but their intention is to learn, not to offend. They are high-spirited and enthusiastic, often flirtatious, and they tend to enjoy social life immensely.
The great strength of the Sagittarius/Capricorn-born is in their philosophical and exploratory nature. In love relationships, Sagittarius/Capricorns are flirtatious, devoted and playful. It is important to them that they live life to the fullest, experiencing everything they can. Their ambition is inexhaustible, and they are not easily deterred when their goals are in sight. Their hard work makes them one of the most successful characters of the Zodiac.
Those born on this cusp are both ambitious and disciplined, determined and dedicated to achieving their goals.http://www.astrology.com/allaboutyou/cusps/