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Type of Heart Line on the Palm, Which Do You Have?

forked heart line

Which is Your Type of Heart Line?

The type of heart line that you have on your palm can help you understand the personality’s emotional aspect. The heart line is the uppermost horizontal line on the palm; it represents how people express their feelings and attitudes towards relationships. The basics of reading this line are the same as the head and life lines by looking at its length, depth, and quality. Below I have chosen a type of heart line for four various shapes. Choose one that matches closest to your type of heart line.

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If you have one of the types of heart line below, click on the image that matches the closest to learn what it means for you.

Curved type of heart line.

curved heart line

The curved heart line shows a passionate nature. These people know what they want and they don’t hesitate to go after it. If it is the most prominent line on the hand, they are ruled by their heart. See here for more.

Straight type of heart line

straight crease on palm

A straight heart line that does not reach into the padded area beneath the index finger is a short line. These people tend to suppress their feelings or they simply love their freedom. See here for more.

Forked heart line

fork on palm crease

The meaning of a fork in the heart line depends on what type of fork it is. For instance, if the lower branch of the fork touches the head line below, it shows a tendency to think emotional thoughts logically. These people might hold back their feelings. If the branch reaches the start of the life line, there may be some issues from their early family life. A fork where both ends land on the Mount of Jupiter beneath the index finger, depicts a warm and romantic nature. They have a wide range of expressions emotionally. They are open-minded and level-headed. See here for more.

Heart line joins head line or dips downward

heart line joins head line, heart line dips to the head line

The dipping heart line can denote some insecurity or caution in the realm of emotions. This insecurity can manifest as a fear of loss, jealousy or inability to show compassion or emotional vulnerability. See here for more.

Other types of Heart Line

Chained looking line

chained heart line

A string of small islands throughout shows a moody, changeable and hypersensitive nature. Imagine a smooth line as showing even emotions, then a messy chained line is uneven emotions. Sometimes the chained look is brought about by mineral deficiencies in the diet. It can also show depression; look at the head line for breaks, islands or one that dips all the way down to the Mount of Moon. Either way, the subject should try to calm down if they are overly nervous.

If the chained appearance is only on the part of the line, it can represent a period of indecisiveness about their feelings. Some see the chained line as a sign of a fickle flirtatious or unfaithful lover. A heavily chained line can suggest actual heart or development problems.

A very long heart line

A very long heart line that crosses the entire palm is called a Suwon crease. It is a variation of the Simian line. Sometimes there is a second line that seems to be fused to the heart line. This type of line might depict a person who is quite demanding in matters of love and expect a lot from their partner. It depicts an obsessive and intelligent nature. Money is usually a significant factor in their purpose; hence they are liable to put work before relationships. It may also be the other way around where relationships come before work matters.

Broken heart line

broken heart line

A broken heart line is when the line stops and starts again. It can overlap or have a clean break. The main thing about the fractured heart line is that it can manifest in difficulties expressing feelings. The subject might have issues with mood swings or emotional stress. (Check type of head line). There may be a period in their life when there is a significant change, such as a broken relationship. (Check life and fate lines). These people might often feel like they are not emotionally connected and feel phases of unattachment.

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More about the heart line

The heart line is the uppermost horizontal line on the palm; it represents how a person expresses their feelings and their attitudes towards relationships. The basics of reading this line are the same as the head and life lines; that is by looking at its length, depth, and quality.  

Most heart lines are not flawless and regularly exhibit branches and markings. I imagine if there were a perfect one, it would show that the emotional experiences of the person’s life would not affect them much, possibly having an insensitive and unsympathetic nature. Where the heart line sits on the palm can add to the meaning of this line.

When the line sits high (closer to the base of the fingers) it suggests the person is open-minded, but experiences regarding the emotions can be somewhat unrealistic. This type may require constant support from his/her partner.

A heart line that sits closer to the head line, suggests an introspective personality showing caution about love but with the aid of reason and a realistic (but sometimes intolerant) approach to relationships. The emotions may lie more buried under the surface.

Marks on the line.

A star mark would suggest an emotional upset or shock. Barlines depict obstacles in unions or restlessness. A cross is also an obstacle but for a more extended period than the bar line.

Missing heart line?

The missing heart line suggests a rational and emotionally detached nature. In all matters, these people are objective, rational and almost ‘mechanical’ regarding emotions. Relationships might be difficult to sustain unless they can tap into those feelings without overthinking them. On the dominant hand, with strong Jupiter and thumb, they can be aggressive, judgemental and bad-tempered. A good heart line on the non-dominant hand helps to offset some of the cold characteristics.

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18 thoughts on “Type of Heart Line on the Palm, Which Do You Have?

  1. […] strongest, you need to look to the other major lines. Most palms have the major lines; a heart line, a line of the head (or Simian line) and the life line. Although some hand readers also like to […]

  2. […] Girdle of Venus is like an additional heart line in the sense that adds extra sensitivity and intensity to the personality. In some cases where the […]

  3. […] success line which begins at the heart line points to a gain, victory, happiness or even fame around age […]

  4. […] The heart line is long and curved, ending high on the Jupiter mount or all the way up to the index Jupiter finger. […]

  5. […] island on the heart line can suggest a problematic emotional period or worry over a relationship. The flow of energy is […]

  6. […] One important line is a rising line of Apollo. Apollo on the hand is the area of the ring finger and the mount just beneath it. A vertical line which begins low on the palm should clearly and distinctly rise into the mount of Apollo. It may also rise from the head line or the heart line. […]

  7. […] are many variations of the Simian line such as the Suwon crease. With a Suwon crease there is a heart line all the way across the palm or second section of a head line to the heart line. This type of line […]

  8. […] it begins on or near the heart line, there is a lot of emotional energy that goes into achieving goals. The person has found their […]

  9. […] I have learned that it is ‘not’ true. The low set pinkie can suggest difficult early years, prior to age 10. In most cases, one of the parents was not supportive or not there at all. The heart line also shows much about the love life in the palms. See some heart line types here. […]

  10. […] the break is at the heart line, the change is for something more in line with their life purpose., like what the person […]

  11. […] at the head and heart line to see which predominates for clues to emotional ideas or rational experiences.  For positive […]

  12. […] missing heart line suggests a logical and emotionally detached nature. Sometimes the head line lies where the heart […]

  13. […] occur (or has occurred). Most palms will have the lines that are classed as ‘the major’ lines; a heart line, a head line and the life […]

  14. […] A well-developed mount of Pluto can suggest negative thinking or over imagining. A straight heart line can mean a ‘cold’ […]

  15. […] Travel lines can be seen as branches, like offshoots from the life line and transverse lines on the ulnar edge. In other words, they are horizontal lines on the edge of the palm on the pinkie side. These do not always denote a permanent move aboard, especially if there are several lines present. Note that the uppermost lines are marriage lines and the start of the heart line. […]

  16. […] from the heart line shows success at a later age usually over fifty years. It is often something that the person enjoys […]

  17. […] shows ambition. The head line needs to be fairly straight with no breaks, bends or islands. The heart line should not be the most prominent line on the hand, because it shows an emotional […]

  18. […] A heart line in palmistry shows how we feel, or shows our emotions. It also depicts how sentimental we are (or aren’t). A smooth and long curved line would suggest effortless emotional thinking and someone sentimental. (See types of heart line here). […]

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