GEMINI - CAPRICORN LOVE COMPATIBILITY
What are the chances of success of a Gemini-Capricorn love match? How compatible are Gemini and Capricorn emotionally and sexually – and what are their relationship strengths and challenges?
As far as love compatibility is concerned, some people see this as one of the more challenging Sun Sign combinations, with one sign – Gemini – ruled by the element of Air and the other – Capricorn – ruled by the conflicting element of Earth. In reality though, things aren’t necessarily as difficult as they might initially appear!
True, a fundamentally different approach to life – sociable, restless and light-hearted in the case of Gemini – self-contained, steady and purposeful in the case of Capricorn – can give rise to disagreements and some mutual criticism. In a long-term relationship, the Goat's relentless work ethic can clash uncomfortably with Gemini's compulsive need to party, while to the intensely ambitious Goat, butterfly Gemini can seem too light-weight and scattered.
But if each accepts they have much to gain and benefit from the other, they can actually cooperate quite successfully at a worldly level. Gemini – a great networker and schmoozer – can help Capricorn towards the material achievement it so longs for by teaching it to communicate more effectively and introducing it to the right people. In turn Capricorn can enable Gemini to be more focused and develop greater sticking power.
GEMINI-CAPRICORN EMOTIONAL COMPATIBILITY
Neither Gemini nor Capricorn are very keen on gushing displays of raw emotion – Air Sign Gemini’s responses being governed purely by logic and reasoning, while Capricorn, ruled by Saturn, the planet of self-control, is far too emotionally uptight to openly display its feelings. So far, so good, and in this respect Gemini and Capricorn have quite a bit in common. But there are also some major emotional differences between these star signs.
Basically, Capricorn thrives on security and predictability. This is a sign that likes to know exactly where it is headed and then faithfully follow its chosen path step by step. In contrast, without sufficient flexibility and variety in their life, Gemini people very quickly get bored and restless. While most Geminis really love surprises, your average Capricorn finds it hard to cope with anything unexpected they haven’t carefully prepared for in advance.
At the end of the day, it could be that Gemini’s emotional pace is simply too fast and erratic for the slow, plodding Goat. But if this couple can meet somewhere in the middle and settle for a happy medium, they could make an emotionally well balanced team.
GEMINI-CAPRICORN SEXUAL COMPATIBILITY
Sexually, Gemini and Capricorn may be somewhat mis-matched initially. To excitement-seeking Gemini, the cautious Goat can seem too sexually slow off the mark, too serious and too boring – while to Capricorn, flirty Gemini can appear rather shallow and non-committal. The Earth sign will rarely enter into a full-on sexual relationship unless it feels at least some sense of ongoing involvement. Freedom-loving Gemini tends to be a lot more relaxed about no-strings one-night-stands.
For things to work between these two sexually, Gemini has to be prepared to grow up a bit, while Capricorn needs to shake off its oversized sense of responsibility and laugh away some of its cares.
GEMINI-CAPRICORN COMPATIBILITY CHALLENGES
In this relationship the Capricorn will instinctively assume the role of the mature, dependable ‘adult’, while the Gemini plays the care-free child or adolescent, irrespective of the two people’s actual ages. Problems will arise, however, if Capricorn tires of having to carry all the responsibilities – or Gemini comes to resent constantly being scolded and told what to do by its Capricorn partner.
Maintaining an equal balance of obligations and duties is probably the main compatibility challenge in any Gemini-Capricorn relationship. Capricorn must be very careful not to allow itself to be lumbered with all the tiresome burdens. Happy-go-lucky Gemini must avoid the temptation to take unreasonable advantage of its more conscientious partner.
Establishing an equitable work-play balance - which is equally fair for both people - right from the start will be critical for the long-term viability of this love match.
GEMINI-CAPRICORN COMPATIBILITY SCORE: 6/10
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