The third house is associated with Gemini, the third sign of the zodiac and its ruling planet, Mercury. The third house has a mutable quality and is an air element. In numerology, the number 3 is associated with communication. Other key aspects of the third house include learning, memory, practical skills, siblings, neighbors, early education, and short trips. The third house symbolizes your communication, relationship with neighbors and siblings, and ability to collect and share information. In your birth chart, the third house is strongly influenced by the planet located in the third house.
Aries in the Third House
You are a straight shooter, speaking directly and plainly. You are adventurous, inquisitive, and curious. You like to try new things no matter how challenging they may be. Many friends know you very well, but the relationships may be strained due to competition and petty arguments. Close friends are a source of information, and you also rely on them for advice and support. New ideas always seem to capture your imagination with the risk of pursuing revolutionary or radical projects.
An income involving transportation, electronics, and communication will be ideal for you. A career in medicine, publishing, or law will appeal to you as well.
Taurus in the third house
You are very protective of your thoughts, so you always take care and deliberate before speaking. This may give the impression that you think slowly when this is not the case. You are a hard-working person and are capable of achieving many goals in life successfully. You are very strenuous about security and safety, but you never fail to help or support those who need it. Your close friends admire your sense of humor and wit, and you also enjoy the company of people who share intelligent conversations with you.
Gemini is the third house.
You are a keen problem solver with good listening skills. Your biggest strength is the ability to communicate well with others. You always take on multiple projects, and you handle them all with ease. Your creative and innovative thinking, along with your ability to bounce back from a setback, makes you unique in personality as well as appearance.
You are fond of entertaining guests at home but often end up hosting people who only want to use your home as an easy way to get free food and drinks. This may be a source of frustration for you sometimes.
You have a keen interest in learning new things but need to maintain a good rapport with old friends. A career involving computers, writing, or journalism will appeal to you as well.
Cancer in the third house
You're a fantastic judge of character. You're both perceptive and funny, but you sometimes keep your thoughts to yourself. You process information in a very detailed way, and this makes you an excellent advisor. You're passionate about your own world but also want to experience the things that excite others around you.
Your home is a sanctuary for friends as well as yourself. Your sense of humor is contagious and brightens up any situation. A career involving animals, writing, or the entertainment industry may be suitable for you.
Leo in the third house
You're very social and always have a story to share. You can easily make friends with anyone you meet, even if they're strangers. Your presence is commanding, and your power of expression makes you the center of attention all the time; however, your perception doesn't quite equate to your powerful personality.
You have a fantastic imagination, and your creative approach to life attracts many people. Others love being around someone so full of ideas. You're a very methodical person, preferring to organize things in a specific way, but the tendency to overdo it can sometimes leave things in chaos.
A career involving writing, art, or acting will appeal to you as well.
Virgo in the third house
You're formidably intelligent and an excellent analyst. You appear calm and collected on the outside, never showing any emotions that may be present. You live very much in your head, sometimes making it difficult to make a decision. You're incredibly self-conscious, making you an excellent teacher and a brilliant analyst with quite the knack for creative writing. Your attention to detail often makes others look up to you for tips and advice.
A career involving writing, art, or business will appeal to you as well.
Libra is the third house
You have a natural gift of gab when making and maintaining friendships. You're a social butterfly who's always in demand by those around you. You're very popular, and people love to be entertained by your presence. However, there may be occasions where you feel a little lonely even with all the friends that surround you.
Your approach to life is graceful and classy, which makes people think highly of you as an individual. You always try to see "the good in people," which is your biggest strength. Your analytical thinking makes decision-making much easier for you than it could be otherwise. You love having fun but prefer to be rational about it.
A career involving communication or media (film, radio, theater) will also appeal to you.
Scorpio is the third house
You're a master of social power and know how to use it to take control of situations. You prefer taking action behind the scenes rather than becoming public with your abilities. Your charm and wit are both fascinating and frustrating at times, but the way you go about things makes people admire you nevertheless.
You have a tendency to overdo things, especially in the case of getting work done. You're very much organized, but at times your methodical approach may be too strict for others. Your decision-making is sharp, and you often get things done faster than most people. A career involving art or music may appeal to you as well. Your relationship with your siblings is either very close or completely broken.
You tend to gravitate towards gritty, tough neighborhoods; You secretly prefer environments that are rawer. Extra income can be earned by repairing things or doing odd jobs for others. Your personal motto is that if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.
Sagittarius is the third house
You're incredibly social and charismatic people. You easily make friends, but you have quite a long list of acquaintances waiting to be added to your list of friends. You're an idea person who likes to take charge to put your ideas into action. Unlike Scorpio, you are more open and honest about your thoughts which makes people admire you. You like to make jokes and can be pretty funny at times. You're interested in sharing your knowledge with others but not necessarily gathering knowledge itself.
Your optimistic outlook on life makes it easy for you to maintain your ego, despite your desire to make a good impression around others. Your analytical mind makes decision-making more straightforward and less exhausting than it would be otherwise.
A career involving writing, art, or business will appeal to you as well. You may also be interested in politics.
Capricorn is the third house
You like to think before you speak, a similar trait shared among all the earth signs. You're someone who takes life seriously and strives to succeed by any means necessary. You want to make a name for yourself in an area that you feel is worth your time. You often come off as a bit cold sometimes because of this focused energy that you possess. Your methodical approach to everything gives you the ability to get things done with a sense of urgency.
You prefer communication serves a more practical purpose than just social interaction. You enjoy making and maintaining friendships, but sometimes you may feel that the friends around you are too needy for your taste. It's difficult for you to say no to them, so instead of giving them an answer, you tend to ignore them altogether.
You thrive when there are clear rules and boundaries set before you and direction from an authority figure telling you where to go next. You have a strong drive for making money, and it is common for you to work multiple jobs.
Aquarius in the third house
You're a social butterfly who is also very unique. You don't like to follow the crowd but are okay with making friends who have their own ideas and ways of doing things. Unlike most other air signs, you're someone who loves having a routine in your life; You tend to stick to it religiously rather than being rebellious or reckless. No one is quite sure what will come out of your mouth next, and so the only thing people can surely expect from you is that whatever it is will be worth hearing. Your creative wit is matched with your ability to make good judgments, making you a fascinating conversationalist.
You may not be the type of person everyone wants to hear from the most and can sometimes come off as very blunt or insensitive in conversations. Your siblings are your best friends, and your best friends always feel like siblings. You enjoy sharing opinions, and your logical approach to life adapts well to group activities that involve debate.
Pisces in the third house
You are imaginative and sensitive. You may even seem otherworldly and somewhat mysterious to others. You're highly intuitive and perceptive when social interactions with people and are often right about things that you cannot explain logically.
You have a creative mind but can lack confidence in your abilities at times which holds you back from exploring them further. You can be easily overwhelmed by talk and noise and prefer quiet environments. You're someone who likes to help and is most comfortable when you can fix something (or someone) that's not working properly.
You like to get involved in activities that allow you to contribute your imagination into the mix, such as writing or any form of artistry. You have a way with words but can also be quite distant to those you have little in common with since you can't (and prefer not to) relate to their drama.