Relationships and Astrology—Well, we all have a relationship style, an approach to how we build and manage our relationships, especially our romantic relationships. Your Sun Sign can tell you a lot about your default approach to relationship, what works for you, who you are likely to be compatible with, and where you need to be careful not to self-sabotage.
Below is some general information about your likely relationship style based on your Sun Sign, but remember, your Sun Sign is only one part of your astrology birth chart, and for more personalized information you should consider investing in a full natal chart.
Your Relationship Style according to Astrology
Aries (March 21-April 19)
You prefer to take the initiative when it comes to romance and fall in love fast. You are honest and upfront about your feelings, and expect the same openness from your partner. You can be frustrated if your significant other plays games. You tend to focus on your own feelings, which means that you can sometimes miss important signals that the other person is sending you.
Improve your relationships by focussing on really listening to the other person and hearing what they are trying to say, rather than what you want to hear.
You are most compatible with Leo or Libra. Leo will find your energy inspiring and will be able to keep up with you. Libra can balance out some of your more challenging character traits.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
You take a while to warm up to people and feel comfortable in a relationship, which can make meeting new people challenging. While caution is smart, make sure you don’t move so slowly that the right person passes you by.
Once you have developed a close relationship you expect to be able to share every part of yourself with that person, and want to support your partner in every aspect of their life. This can sometimes make you appear needy and lead you to lose sight of your own needs while supporting your partner’s.
Remember to always take time for yourself because the happier you are, the happier you will be able to make your partner.
You are most compatible with Scorpio or Cancer. While you may seem very different on the outside, both can challenge you in ways that others can’t, leading to a fruitful relationship of self-growth.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Your outgoing personality means that you meet new potential lovers quickly, but your changeable nature means that it can be hard for you to settle down as you are constantly looking for new experiences, and partners.
When you do form a strong relationship, your mood swings can be challenging for your partner. You also need a partner with a strong sense of self to counterbalance your changeability.
Be wary of partners that try and mould you into who they want you to be, rather than supporting you in discovering and expressing your true self.
Most compatible with Aquarius or Sagittarius. Like you, Aquarius also like to form deep connections and do everything together, while Sagittarius will be a truly dynamic partner, taking you to a new level of creativity and ensuring that life is always fun.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
You wear your heart on your sleeve and throw yourself into love without worrying about the consequences. You are sometimes prone to making unhealthy compromises in order to make a relationship work, and can suffer in silence to keep other people happy. You will benefit from a partner that is able to read your unspoken signals and build a trusting environment.
You can improve your relationships by working on your self-awareness of when you are sacrificing something important to you for someone else. Your dissatisfaction with this can sometimes manifest as selfishness or self-pity.
Most compatible with Capricorn or Taurus. Capricorn’s tendency to want to nest can build the safe space you crave, while Taurus is sensitive enough to understand the feelings you don’t express.
Leo (July 23-August 22)
You share your feelings easily, and therefore build new relationships quickly. When you are in a relationship you are fun, loyal and generous, but very much feel the need to control the relationship and make sure it functions on your terms. You need a partner who boosts your ego, and this can be draining for individuals that don’t have the confidence or energy to occupy this space.
Work on being able to share, both control and the limelight, letting your partner have a chance to shine as well. The brighter they shine, the more they can energise you.
Most compatible with Aquarius or Gemini. Aquarius have the temperament to stroke your ego without losing themselves in the process, while Gemini will feed of your energy.
Virgo (August 23-September 22)
You can struggle to form new bonds as you are reluctant to put yourself forward as you may feel like you are not good enough or not yet ready. Nevertheless, your charm will often win hearts where you haven’t invested your own. When you do build a relationship, you allow yourself to open up and share your emotions, which can be intense since you share them so rarely.
This can be challenging for the unprepared partner. You need a partner that can constantly shows you that you are valued and loved. Work on your self-critical nature and invest in self-love. Only when you accept that you are worthy as you are, incomplete and imperfect, will you feel truly confident in your relationships.
Most compatible with Pisces of Cancer. Both are intuitive and will build the kind of supporting and affirming relationship that you crave.
Libra (September 23-October 22)
You crave companionship and can be a little too focussed on finding a romantic partner, sometimes trying to make couplings that don’t really fit work. Once you are in a relationship, maintaining peace, harmony and happiness is your primary concern, often sacrificing your own happiness for that of your partner, leading to inner turmoil.
You often look for a partner that will protect you from some of the harsher realities of the world. You need someone who is sensitive to your feelings, but also helps you find the strength to step up and take the bull by the horns.
Work on knowing what you want in life and saying no when something isn’t right for you.
Most compatible with Aries or Sagittarius. Both will bring new challenges, experiences and people into your life that build your confidence. Visit Numerology Sign to read on how to make an Aries man miss you.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21)
When you are looking for love, you like to be pursued. You will send clear signals that you are interested, but will rarely make the first move. When you fall in love, you fall fast, but will wait to open up emotionally because you fear being judged. When you do open up you expect to be able to share everything with your partner, and offer strong support in return. But you also have a vengeful streak and can be unforgiving when crossed.
Work on putting yourself in other people’s shoes. Just like you, they too like to be pursued, and just like you, they make mistakes.
Most compatible with Cancer or Taurus. Cancer will match your emotional intelligence, leading to the mature and fulfilling relationship. Taurus will pursue you the way you want and can be trusted.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)
You love meeting new people, and often find new opportunities for love, but your tendency to be tactless and superficial can derail relationships early. You need a partner that shares your appetite for adventure and your comfort with instability, plus can call you out when you are being insensitive or disingenuous. You thrive with a partner that challenges you.
Work on your commitment issues, and remember that just because something is long term doesn’t mean it isn’t an adventure.
Most compatible with Aries or Gemini. Aries will compliment your fiery disposition, and Gemini will share your belief in living life to the fullest and expand your horizons with their different perspective.
Capricorn (December 22-January 19)
It is not easy for another person to catch your attention, or break down your walls, but when you do find a partner you are incredibly committed and loving, and easily built a nurturing relationship with the right partner.
However, you find it difficult to compromise or make significant sacrifices to support the needs of another person. You need a partner who is sufficiently flexible and independent to adapt to your world.
Practice giving, not just to your partner, but to your community, you may find that the high you get is addictive and will make you more open in your relationships.
Most compatible with Taurus or Cancer. Taurus also believes in building solid foundations, and Cancer will share your traditional view of romance and help you build domestic bliss.
Aquarius (January 20-February 18)
Intellectual stimulation is your aphrodisiac and your often find that friendship connections develop into romance. You are open in your communications and willing to take risks when it comes to sharing your feelings. You expect the same kind of openness from your partner and are not great at reading unspoken signals. You value integrity and trust in a long-term relationship, but also independence, something that you also allow your partner.
Work on reading your partner’s unspoken signals, as not everyone can be as open with their emotions as you. They aren’t hiding anything, they are just different.
Most compatible with Leo or Sagittarius. You will likely find yourself dawn to fiery Leo as they ignite your own fire, and you will thrive of Sagittarius’ adventurous and free spirit.
Pisces (February 19-March 20)
You may sometimes find it hard when it comes to finding love as you crave companionship and can be a little over the top when it comes to pursuing someone. When you form a connection, your love is unconditional.
You will never try to change the person to fit some mould. You can sometimes be too forgiving and give second chances where they aren’t deserved. This is a positive trait when it comes to working through the tough times that all relationships endure.
Remember that walking away from someone doesn’t mean that you don’t love them, just that it isn’t working. Make sure you know when to walk away.
Most compatible with Virgo or Taurus. Virgo will match your generous nature, while Taurus’ openness will earn your unconditional devotion.
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1. What have you accepted within your life, physically and/or mentally? Additionally, what are you still working on accepting? Now, we’re not talking about resignation, rather stepping into, embraced, and owned.
I have accepted that one only I am in control of my fate. Why have we been given the power of free will, if we cannot control our destiny?
2. Appreciation is everything. What have you learned to appreciate about yourself and/or within your life, physically and mentally? On the other hand OR in contrast, are there elements of who you are that you’re still working on appreciating?
For all my imperfections or those perceived by society, there’s little I can do about them, and I can’t change who I am. I can either be sad about my imperfections and still be imperfect, or embrace them and be happy.
3. Share with us one of your most rewarding achievements in life? Tell us not only what makes YOU most proud but also share the goals and dreams that you still have.
Its cliché, but seeing my son grow up and knowing he is happy. As a human, our most primal instinct is to ensure our children thrive and survive. For me, this is the one task (if you have children) you look back on and have the most pride in achieving.
4. Of course, we all have imperfections, or so we think. In truth, we are all perfectly imperfect. What are your not-so-perfect ways? Likewise, what imperfections and quirks create who you are—your Identity?
I worry too much. It’s something I’ve decided to focus on, but it’s always been a part of me since an early age. Worrying is natural but reducing this to a small amount can lead to the happiness we all want.
5. “I Love My…” is an outlet for you to appreciate and express all the positive traits that make you…well…YOU! In fact, sharing what you love about yourself will make you smile, feel empowered, and uplift your spirit and soul. (We assure you!) Therefore, Identity challenges you to complete the phrase “I Love My…?”
I love my determination and drive not to waste what little time we have.