In astrology, a positive, diurnal or masculine sign refers to any of the six odd-numbered signs of the zodiac: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius or Aquarius. The plus and minus signs ( + and &minus) are Mathematical symbols used to represent the notions of positive and negative as well as the operations Western astrology is the system of Astrology most popular in Western countries Zodiac denotes an annual cycle of twelve stations along the Ecliptic, the apparent path of the sun across the heavens through the Constellations that divide the ecliptic Aries, the ram, is the first Astrological sign in the Zodiac. Gemini is the third Astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini. Leo is the fifth Astrological sign of the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Leo. Libra is the seventh Astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Libra. Sagittarius is the ninth Astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Sagittarius. Aquarius is the eleventh Astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation Aquarius.
These signs constitute the fire and air triplicities. In astrology, a fire sign refers to any of the three signs Aries, Leo, or Sagittarius. In Astrology, the air signs consist of Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. In Astrology, a triplicity is a group of three signs belonging to the same element. They are termed "positive" because they tend to be more communicative, buoyant and sociable - broadly matching the extrovert personality, aiming for a large number of friends and to focusing on working with them rather than on their own resources. The trait of Extraversion-Introversion is a central dimension of human personality. However, positive polarity rarely displays the same senstivity or depth of understanding of emotional subtleties that is found in most negative signs. In astrology, a negative, receptive, nocturnal, passive or feminine sign refers to any of the six even-numbered signs of the Positive signs are sometimes referred to as "future-oriented" because they are seen as less conservative and resistant to change than negative signs. Whilst they are often less interested in preserving the status quo than negative signs, in the case of the fire signs at least this is often opposed by the desire for power and prestige that is part of the character attributed to fire signs (especially Aries and Leo).
In romantic relationships, positive signs tend to be compatible with positive signs and negative signs with negative signs, because of the similarities in their basic personalities and romantic needs. It is thought that the gregarious nature of the positive signs is likely to be unacceptable both emotionally and physically to negative signs, whilst negative signs are seen as too boring, cautious or shy by positive signs, so that in almost all cases a relationship between the two will lead to conflict that cannot be resolved.