Aquarius Information for February 17

You should embrace: Self-satisfaction, dependability, practice

You should avoid: Derision, dependence, losing faith

Aquarians born on February 17 subscribe to a "grand design." They are stable and intense, with strong views. And yet they prefer to express themselves nonverbally. They need to keep their emotions in check, because they fear the intensity of their feelings. They give the impression of being strong and capable, yet there are times when they feel on the edge.

Friends and Lovers

Men and women born on February 17 cultivate friendships only when the relationships promise emotional rewards. Where romance is concerned, they may experience unusual circumstances. Periods of intense sexual activity may be followed by periods of abstinence. Many avoid marriage for fear that it will not live up to expectations.

Children and Family

There is a natural dignity about people born on February 17 that marks them, even as children, as special. They are precocious emotionally and intellectually. These people have a lot to offer as parents. Even though they adopt an authoritarian attitude at times, they also know how to be compassionate and loving.

Health

People born on February 17 are often careful about their health, especially if a family-related condition has them feeling vulnerable. It's important they engage in weight-bearing exercise to keep their joints limber and to avoid loss of bone mass as they age. Diet can provide even more help.

Career and Finances

When men and women born on February 17 have a forum for their true personality, they can impress people with their charm and good manners. They do well in any work that allows them to serve as a public spokesperson or work with the public. If these folks are blessed with considerable financial resources, they exhibit great generosity to others. While they do like to spend money on luxury items, they also like to invest in art, antiques, and other objects with the potential to increase in value.

Dreams and Goals

February 17 men and women want to succeed even as they play by the rules. These straight-arrow individuals often start laying career plans in childhood. While financial security and career success are high on their list of goals, they are even more concerned with maintaining the meaning and integrity of their personal relationships.

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