May 12 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Your birthday reveals you to be a hardworking yet charming, sincere, and sociable individual. Although you can be warm and spontaneous, you also possess an ability to be tough and dutiful. At times this can cause a conflict between your work and your heart’s desires. You are likely to have many friends and, with your stoic strength, can be a loyal and faithful friend yourself.

With the added influence of Capricorn, your decanate ruler, you are usually responsible and place importance on prestige and status. Material security is important to you, and generally you like to make long-term plans. This practical influence also suggests good concentration and an ability to be focused and precise about what you want to achieve. A touch of the perfectionist in you implies that if you undertake a job, you would want to do it properly. Although this suggests that you are strong-willed, industrious, and strongly self-controlled, you may have to be careful that this control does not degenerate into stubbornness.

The sociable quality of your birthday suggests that you enjoy sharing with others and are generous and gregarious. You can be a staunch ally, an excellent parent, and very protective of your family members. Because you have a love of beauty and luxury and possess good taste, your home is liable to be warm and attractive.

After the age of nine, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, there is an increased desire to interrelate more with others in your immediate surroundings. Over the next thirty years this influence may encourage you to study or develop your communication skills in some way, and this continues until around the age of thirty-nine, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer. As a turning point, this is likely to highlight the growing importance of home and needing to emotionally care both for yourself and for others. After the age of sixty-nine, when your progressed Sun enters Leo, you develop your confidence and self-expression.

Work & Vocation

A sense of responsibility earns you respect from employers; if you are self-employed, it ensures that you fulfill your commitments. Usually you are better when working with people, and with your natural charm, you have an ability to combine business and pleasure. An innate caring side to your nature may draw you to a career that involves service, such as counseling or teaching, and you generally make a protective employer. Often good in the healing world, you are likely to take a firm approach to health rather than being too sentimental. Since you possess a good business sense, you are usually able to turn talents into material rewards. A strong appreciation of beauty, nature, and form may attract you to a creative career, such as an artist, designer, musician, or landscape gardener. People of this birthdate may also often become involved in charity work.

Famous people born on your birthday include actress Katharine Hepburn, pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, baseball player and manager Yogi Berra, entertainer George Carlin, and nurse Florence Nightingale.

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Usually you are intuitive and friendly and possess good reasoning power. A desire to establish true individuality is often suggested by the number 12 birthday. Innovative and sensitive, you know how to use tact and cooperative methods to achieve your aims and objectives. To others you often appear confident, although self-doubt and suspicion can undermine your usual easygoing personality and positive outlook. When you achieve the balance between your need to define yourself and an inclination to be supportive of others, you can find emotional satisfaction and personal fulfillment. The subinfluence of the number 5 month indicates that you benefit from having a realistic perspective. A need to be organized and responsible often suggests that you can pay attention to detail. Ambitious and hardworking, you learn through observation or by developing your existing skills. With perseverance, determination, and hard work, you can achieve success. You need time alone to reflect, gather your thoughts, and recoup your energies.

Positive: creativity, attractiveness, initiative, disciplinarian attitude, promotion of self or others

Negative: reclusiveness, eccentricity, uncooperative behavior, oversensitivity, lack of self-esteem

Love & Relationships

Idealistic and romantic, you usually want serious relationships. You are naturally charming and drawn to sensitive or attractive people. Often you are willing to sacrifice a great deal for love. However, you may need to be careful not to martyr yourself to someone before you know their true worth. Your kindness and understanding draw people toward you for advice and comfort, but if you get hurt, you may withdraw and become uncommunicative. On occasion people of this birthdate find close relationships with someone from a different age group.


You might find a partner who will understand your sensitivity and need for love among those born on the following dates.

Love & friendship: Jan. 4, 8, 18, 19, 22, 23, Feb. 2, 6, 16, 17, 21, Mar. 4, 14, 15, 19, 28, 30, Apr. 2, 12, 13, 17, 26, 28, 30, May 10, 11, 15, 24, 26, 28, June 8, 9, 13, 22, 24, 26, July 6, 7, 10, 11, 20, 22, 24, 30, Aug. 4, 5, 9, 18, 20, 22, 28, Sept. 2, 3, 6, 7, 16, 18, 20, 26, Oct. 1, 5, 14, 16, 18, 24, Nov. 3, 12, 14, 16, 22, Dec. 1, 10, 12, 14, 20

Beneficial: Jan. 5, 16, 27, Feb. 3, 14, 25, Mar. 1, 12, 23, Apr. 10, 21, May 8, 19, June 6, 17, July 4, 15, Aug. 2, 13, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, 30, Nov. 7, 28, Dec. 5, 26, 30

Challenging: Jan. 1, 10, 15, Feb. 8, 13, Mar. 6, 11, Apr. 4, 9, May 2, 7, June 5, July 3, 29, Aug. 1, 27, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 29

Soul mates: Aug. 30, Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 24, Dec. 22