If your Sun is on the Capricorn side, you can let your hair down and enjoy life.
You might seek a career that combines a solid future with fun.
You may choose to deny that you know uncomfortable things about the ones you love.
If your Sun is on the Scorpio side, your dark nature is mixed with idealism. If your Sun is on the Scorpio side, your depths are leavened with optimism. If your Sun is on the Sagittarian side, you have some understanding of emotional undercurrents and dark emotions. If your Sun is on the Sagittarius side, your expansive will to freedom is tempered with a sense of responsibility and ambition.
If your Sun is on the Virgo side, your Virgo goal of perfection is sidetracked by dreams of romance and love. If your Sun is on the Libra side, you are more critical of others, and your relationship standards are stricter. If your Sun is on the Libra side, you know more about others' dark motivations than you want to.
If you were born on the day the Sun moves from one zodiac sign to another, you won't know exactly which is your true sun sign without having your chart calculated.
If you came into the world when the Sun was transiting between signs, or when the ascendant is changing signs, you may have a foot in each of two different realities.
Due to slight shifts in the Earth's rotation, the cusp's date varies slightly from year to year; there is no consistent date and time to rely on.
To find out exactly where your natal Sun is located, there are a number of sites where you can have a chart calculated for free as long as you know your time of birth. The degree on the ascendant changes every four minutes so it is essential to have an accurate birth time to work from in order to determine your rising sign and whether it is on a cusp.