Being a Scorpio born on November 16th, your personality is defined by your strong will, sensitivity and ability to nurture. You take a great amount of determination into all life's challenges. When there is a goal that you wish to achieve, you will work tirelessly until it is accomplished. You exhibit the same dedication with your loved ones, who you would easily do anything for. There have been many times where you put the needs of others before your own without question.

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Water is your sign's paired element and as a Scorpio, you are the only zodiac sign to maintain a fixed relationship with the element. Water's influence makes you as determined as a strong river, which explains for your stubborn nature at times. Similarly, water's influence is easily witnessed in your familiarity with the deep, uneasy seas of emotion. As you continue to learn from your emotional experiences, your compassion will grow, but take care to avoid water's negative influences, which include moodiness.

Pluto is the ruling planet of the Scorpio, but as you were born in the third Decan, or part, of the sign, you also receive a dose of the Moon's planetary powers. It is Pluto that is linked with your strong will and power, but it is the Moon's influence that is linked to the depth of your sensitivity and compassion. Your unique planetary influences combine to make you more self-sacrificing and caring than the other Scorpio Decans. You genuinely enjoy caring for others and have a natural parent mentality that you take into all your close friendships. In love, you easily dedicate yourself to your partner and always seems to do what is right for the relationship. With such a big heart, your feelings can easily be hurt by others, which explains why you often try to keep your negative emotions to yourself.

Your natural abilities make you a great fit for numerous careers, so your biggest challenge may by narrowing your options down to one. Your natural sociability and caring nature would translate well into fields like education, management or social work. Similarly, your determined attitude would do well in demanding careers like law, business or research. The entertainment world may also be appealing, which was the case for Maggie Gyllenhaal, who was also born on November 16th. In whichever career you choose, Your creativity may lead you to be a pioneer in the field, which was the case for Shigeru Miyamoto, another of your celebrity birthday twins.

The Sabian Symbol for your birthday is crowds returning home, after hearing an inspired sermon on the mountain. You must be challenged daily, on an intellectual and spiritual level. Actively seek out new ways to be inspired and gain understanding in every day living.

Here are a few Scorpio celebrities born on November 16th and their romantic connections and associated sign:

Lisa Bonet (Scorpio) and Lenny Kravitz (Gemini)
Maggie Gyllenhaal (Scorpio) and Peter Sarsgaard (Pisces)

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November 16 is associated with Birthday Number 9
November 16 is associated with Tarot Card 7 of Cups

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