Have you ever wondered what it is exactly that makes Gemini tick?
Those of us that are born under the Gemini sign can sometimes get a reputation for being a bit, well, all over the place. But there’s actually a lot more to the Gemini personality than many realize and they possess many unique traits and characteristics that often aren’t noticed at first glance.
So to give you an idea of what it really means to be a Gemini lets take a look at 21 of the most common traits and characteristics of the Gemini personality.
1. Gemini tries to avoid conflict and will walk away before things get too heated.
The Gemini tries to avoid pointless drama and conflict and when possible will simply walk away from a tense situation before things get too heated.
They’ve got more important things to focus on and they’d much rather just forget about it and get on with life.
2. But if you force Gemini into a corner they will not hesitate to retaliate.
Gemini tries to be a pacifist but if you back them into a corner and leave them no other option then they will not hesitate to retaliate and put you in your place.
They’re not afraid to stand up for themselves and can be quite cutting with their words when they are angry.
3. Gemini is a fiercely loyal friend, ally and lover.
Whether it’s friends, family or a lover the Gemini tends to be extremely loyal once they have committed to someone.
They can be picky about who they give their trust to but those who have earned it will have an ally in Gemini for life.
4. The Gemini mind is constantly racing with thoughts and ideas.
The mind of the Gemini is constantly racing and contemplating all sorts of thoughts, ideas and questions.
They are naturally curious about practically everything and can find it hard to stick to any one thing for too long because their passions and interests are so diverse.
5. Gemini is extremely independent and can’t be controlled.
Geminis tend to be extremely independent and self reliant and they like to forge their own path in life rather than live in someone else’s shadow.
They need the freedom to be able to live life on their own terms and if you are trying to control them or ‘box them in’ then they will be quick to distance themself from you.
6. Gemini is observant as hell and constantly soaking up knowledge.
The Gemini is a curious creature who is constantly observing their surroundings and soaking up knowledge everywhere that they go.
They are natural investigators with a knack for figuring out the truth… never underestimate their ability to get to the bottom of things!
7. Gemini can be an outrageous flirt at times.
Geminis have a habit of being massive flirts sometimes. They can’t help it though and half the time they don’t even realize they are doing it.
They’re just naturally friendly people who have a real way with words.
8. Gemini has no patience for overly critical people that do nothing but complain.
Gemini has little-to-no time for serial complainers who insist on poking holes in absolutely everything.
If you sound like a broken record just whining about same things over and over and over and over again… then they will get bored and find somebody else to hang out with.
9. Gemini is drawn to people who can stimulate their mind.
Gemini can’t get enough of people that can stimulate their mind and they find themselves drawn towards those that have witty banter, interesting stories and an ability to make them laugh.
They love it when they find someone that’s on their wavelength and that they can bounce ideas off of.
10. Gemini is NOT afraid to tell you exactly what they think.
The Gemini has got a lot of opinions and you better believe that they are going to share them with with the world.
They’re the kinds of people that will tell you exactly what is on their mind without any kind of filter… even if it’s not pretty.
11. Gemini is a supportive and encouraging friend.
When one of their friends or loved ones has problems the Gemini often picks up on it instinctively before a word is even said about it… and they will then go out of their way to make sure they are okay.
They always know exactly what to say to make someone feel better and are great at giving advice that is actually helpful.
12. Gemini can be a bit of a weirdo sometimes.
Gemini can be random, unpredictable and a downright weirdo at times leaving others perplexed and wondering just what the the hell it is that they’re going to do next.
They aren’t big fans of anything too dull and ordinary and prefer to constantly mix things up and go against the grain. One thing is for sure… with Gemini around you will never be bored.
13. Gemini knows how to smooth talk their way into just about anything.
Geminis are extremely articulate and surprisingly persuasive when they want to be.
They have an uncanny ability to talk someone into almost anything… and can even make them think that it was their own idea in the first place!
14. Gemini is restless and always on the go.
Gemini doesn’t like to stay in any one place for too long and they tend to be always on the go and on some mission or another.
They have a restless soul that craves new experiences and they can feel suffocated by too much repetition and routine.
15. Gemini is driven by curiosity and soaks up knowledge like a sponge.
The Gemini is an extremely curious creature who can’t help but be inquisitive about practically everything.
They tend to be constantly soaking up knowledge like a sponge and are they’re always looking to discover new things.
16. Gemini can experience EXTREME emotions.
The Gemini personality is prone to experiencing intense emotions… both good and bad.
These emotional traits and characteristics mean that their highs can be amazing but their lows can be just as extreme and leave them feeling emotionally exhausted.
17. Gemini can be guarded and reluctant to ‘open up’.
The Gemini loves to talk but if you bring up something that’s too personal they may just suddenly put up a wall and avoid the topic altogether.
Sometimes they get a bit defensive particularly if they aren’t sure if they can trust you yet.
18. Gemini can take their time to commit to a relationship but once they do they go ‘all in’.
The Gemini can be somewhat reluctant to commit to any one person but when they do finally take the plunge they they make sure to give the relationship everything that they’ve got.
They tend to be very ‘all or nothing’ kinds of lovers and once they’re in a relationship they are an incredibly loyal partner.
19. Gemini has a wild and adventurous spirit.
Whether it comes to their career, hobbies, love life or anything else… the Gemini likes to be adventurous in everything that they do.
They like to take the scenic route in life and are almost always up for doing something a bit crazy.
20. Gemini has a wickedly sarcastic sense of humor.
The Gemini has a sharp wit and they are well known for their extremely dry and sarcastic sense of humor.
Their jokes may fly right over people heads of some but those that can actually keep up with their train of thought often find them hilarious.
21. Gemini is adaptable and able to roll with the punches.
The Gemini is well know for being one of the most versatile and adaptable personalities in all of the zodiac and they can adjust to new surroundings and circumstances a lot faster than many of the other signs.
When the shit hits the fan they’re more than capable of rolling with the punches no matter what life throws their way!