In western astrology, the signs are divided into three groups which is called forces. These groups are known as "cardinal", "fixed" and "mutable". In each group there are four signs. Cardinal signs are Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. Fixed signs are Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius. Mutable signs are Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces. You must read your Ascending sign. If you read this section after checking which element you are, you will understand yourself and your friends more and get more information.
Cardinal Signs: Cardinal signs begin each season and for this reason they are mobile. Aries (Spring), Cancer (Summer), Libra (Autumn), Capricorn (Winter). This group have the ability to begin action. They make movement in everywhere.
Fixed Signs: These signs make the event happen, which initiated by the cardinal signs. They control the second month of season and support continuity of seasons. Taurus (Spring), Leo (Summer), Scorpio (Autumn), Aquarius (Winter). They are unbelievably resistant to change, and don't change their mind easily.
Mutable Signs: The signs in this group controls last months of seasons. Thus they control preparation and change for new season. Gemini (Late Spring), Virgo (Late Summer), Sagittarius (Late autumn), Pisces (Late winter). Signs in transition period make adaptation to almost every situation.