In numerology, the number 18 is composed of 5 main themes which consist of:
The numerology of number 18 deals with humanitarianism, independence, and building something of lasting benefit. The underlying idea is the welfare of humanity.
A person with a birthdate of 18 is accepting and kindhearted, and works well with others. When working on a project they will save the task they feel is the most important for themselves, rather than trusting another to complete it.
They mostly decide on which goals they wish to aspire to, and will work toward those goals independently. They will, however, often consider ideas from others for reaching their goals.
Basic or Core Essence of 18
The basic meaning of the number 18 is found by reducing the number 18 to a single digit:
1 + 8 = 9
So the basic essence of the number 18 is similar to the number 9. The number 18 also contains the core of its individual digits, 1 and 8.
The core value of the number 18 is a combination of the intrinsic meaning of the digit 18 reduces to, the number 9, and the numbers 1 and 8.
An 18 is likely to focus on events or circumstances that present the opportunity to significantly benefit humanity. They desire peace and happiness for all, and continually strive toward reaching that goal. Most of the plans they make, professionally and personally, will have this idea at the forefront.
What 18 Means Personally
You are a born leader and an efficient manager, capable of organizing and inspiring others. You excel in the areas of politics, religion, art and law. Your particular forte is the ability to understand people and recognize their individual talents and abilities.
You tend to be very tolerant of others and have the gift of individualization. You enjoy learning about people all over the world, taking particular interest in their way of life and their well-being. You want to improve the conditions of people, whether they are in your community, state, country, or the world at large. Here is where your heart is most content – in the service of others.
You are very in-tune with your personal feelings and are able to express them well. You have a quiet and even superior demeanor.
With your observance of the misfortunes of others, you have a tendency toward dissatisfaction with your own perceived entitlement. As a result, you sometimes blame others for what you have or haven’t received.
It’s important that you recognize your own faults, but that you do not become too critical of yourself. Forgiveness is a virtue that you will need to work on, for yourself and for others. You have to utilize your spiritual and philosophical viewpoint in all matters in which you feel you have been treated unfairly.