As a Libra born on October 8th, your considerate and thoughtful nature are amongst your most appreciate qualities. You thrive for a social setting, where your understanding and sensitivity can emerge. You really do put the needs of others above your own, as it seems you would do just about anything for another human being. Likewise, you always are available to offer a non-judgmental ear or supportive words to those closest to you. Its very likely that someone has described you as the "perfect friend."