Aries Compatibility - your Love Match Guide
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Aries compatibility with other signs? Perhaps you are in a love relationship and you want to know what your prospects are for lifelong harmony. Comparison of your sun signs may give a significant clue, but is far from being the only consideration. Your sun sign is an indication of your ultimate goal or purpose in life, so if you consider it important that your lover shares that with you, or can at least support you, then compatibility between your sun signs will help. But what about your temperament? Ascendant and moon signs are much more important in assessing whether there is a good match between your temperaments than sun signs are. For you, lasting love and attraction may depend more on compatible temperament than it does on shared purpose. Your birth chart will indicate whether shared goals or compatible temperaments are more important to you.
These notes about the twelve possible combinations are an indication of the kinds of experiences which may arise for you if Aries is prominent in your horoscope. But do bear in mind that you and your lover will have planets in other signs, and these may indicate compatibility where possible causes of conflict are described here, or they may suggest tension where harmony is shown here. If you want a thorough astrological analysis of a relationship I offer a
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If you and your partner share the Sun in this sign you have a unity of purpose which may serve you well provided you can handle your mutual competitiveness. Constant battles may hinder the fulfilment of your aims. Inspiration and initiative need the qualities of other signs in order to bring lasting benefits.
If you both have the Moon or Ascendant here then a clash of temperaments is a strong probability. You are likely to battle for dominance in your relationship. If either of you surrenders to the other, this will not lead to lasting bliss. See if you can compromise - a means by which each of you can retain the values that mean a lot to you without demanding that the other gives way to you. Both of you need a lot of freedom, so try not to restrain each other if you seek commitment. If either of you is prone to emotional complexes the other may find this frustrating and find it difficult to offer support.
This Sun sign combination can be fruitful provided you each allow the other to have differing goals, or find a way of working together towards a single aim that uses the different qualities of each. You may find it frustrating that Taurus has difficulty discussing your vision and inspiration with you, but do you know how to apply your ideas in practice? Taurus has the determination and persistence needed to manifest your inspired ideas in the real world.
If this is your Moon or Ascendant combination then this match is an attraction of opposites. The spark of Aries fire can ignite Taurus earth and both can find that exciting provided you accept a temperamental clash from time to time. Allow your Taurus lover to temper any impatience you may have, and to teach you to take time to enjoy sensual pleasures. If this is your Mars sign combination then very likely Mars in Aries will want to be on top in bed, and Mars in Taurus will be content with that!
This Sun sign combination is normally helpful for working towards a common purpose. The fire of Aries needs air in order to burn, which Gemini provides. Air is also the interpreter of fire. Inspiration is fine, but it needs a medium through which its ideas can be channelled and air provides that, while earth is needed for practical realisation.
If this is a Moon or Ascendant combination there is likely to be plenty of witty and light-hearted conversation between you. Aries will wish to dominate but will lose to Gemini when it comes to who cracks the best jokes. Unless other chart factors assist you will want to keep clear of emotional complications, but you have to learn to face these, otherwise your relationship will not grow the roots needed for survival. A surprise birthday gift may help to keep romance alive.
If this is your Sun sign combination and you work in the same business it may be best if you work entirely separately. You are both likely to be ambitious, but your method of achieving your aims is much more direct than that of your Cancer partner. Cancer likes to meander towards its goal, gathering emotional support and ensuring as far as possible that everyone involved is comfortable. The process is slower but the end may be better. If speed is of the essence then your method may be better.
If you have Aries and your lover Cancer Moon or Ascendant you are likely to feel challenged by what you perceive as his or her emotional demands. Cancer can cling without realising it, and you may find the emotional reassurance sought hard to give. He or she may have to learn that your loyalty is more likely to be retained if you are allowed as much freedom as you want. If you feel trapped try to express honestly how you feel without blaming your lover. Do this soon, as the longer you leave it the harder it will be to do it without losing your temper.
If this is your Sun sign combination you are likely to work well together, each inspiring the other with new ideas. You will both want freedom of action, but Leo will be the better manager. You will need others round you to work on the practical details as these may bore you.
If you have Aries and your lover Leo Moon or Ascendant there will be plenty of excitement, maybe a mutual enjoyment of sport. Your Leo lover will enjoy plenty of appreciation, preferably expressed in the form of gifts of flowers or a romantic dinner. Both of you will want the freedom to explore your own interests. Leo is instinctively loyal, but do not take his or her commitment for granted. If you share a home shopping may seem like a tedious chore unless you can find a way of making an adventure out of it. Impulse buying can soon lead to poverty!
As with Taurus (above) this Sun sign combination can be fruitful provided you each allow the other to have differing goals, or find a way of working together towards a single aim that uses the different qualities of each. The inspiration for any project will come from you. Feed your ideas to your Virgo partner and he/she will chew over the details and find a way of making it work. You may find such matters horribly tedious and have to remind your Virgo partner of the overall picture within which the smaller details have to fit, but don't denigrate the process.
If this is your Moon or Ascendant combination then this match is an attraction of opposites. The spark of Aries fire can ignite Virgo earth and both can find that exciting provided you accept a temperamental clash from time to time. The clash will arise when your impetuosity encounters Virgo's natural modesty and self-effacing qualities. When you have an argument Virgo will think through the issues more thoroughly than you are inclined to do, and may come to a conclusion which, while logically correct, is still not the best for your relationship.
However strong the vigour with which you pursue you aims, there is often the problem of other people who, if they do not stand in the way, may still not be in tune with your direction in life and delay your achievements. Libra can devise a strategy whereby you can achieve your aims and keep other people with you. You may have to keep your Libra partner focussed on what those aims are, and you may have to be prepared to adapt your intentions.
If this is your Moon or Ascendant combination then you may be frustrated at your Libra lover's reluctance to make up his or her mind about a course of action you wish to take. For you it's simple - you decide and off you go. For Libra there are always 'ifs' and 'buts' and some of these may be worth your attention. In the end Libra may be quite happy to be relieved of the responsibility of making the final decision, but only after you have listened. Your relationship may be a roller coaster ride emotionally. Learn to accept responsibility for your own emotional discomfort while sharing it, rather than blame it on your lover, otherwise your relationship will not grow the roots needed for survival. A surprise birthday gift may help to keep romance alive.
If this is your Sun sign combination you will both be very determined to achieve your aims, but your methods may be quite different, and you may not easily see how complimentary those methods can be. You may not see the obstacles to your path as clearly as Scorpio can. Scorpio can lift the lid that covers surface appearances, especially when it come to motivations, both yours and other people's.
If this is your Moon or Ascendant combination your Scorpio lover may long for you to be emotionally as well as sexually committed. Scorpio's sultry demeanour can be very enticing at the same time as it is challenges your comfort level. Taking the trouble to explore your discomfort without blaming your lover for it can be very attractive to him or her and can help deepen your relationship.
If this is your Sun sign combination you are likely to work well together, each inspiring the other with new ideas, but you may find that your Sagittarius partner is not as focussed on results as you are. If your partner wants to travel, that could be a distraction, but it could also be a means to increase your options in ways you had not thought of. You will need others round you to work on practical details as these may bore you.
If you have Aries and your lover Sagittarius Moon or Ascendant there will be plenty of excitement, maybe a mutual enjoyment of sport. Romantic dinners and surprise gifts will mean a lot to both of you. If you set off for the day with one plan in mind do not be surprised if you lover gets diverted by lots of other ideas as the day proceeds. If you share a home shopping may seem like a tedious chore unless you can find a way of making an adventure out of it. Impulse buying can soon lead to poverty!
If you can agree about what you are aiming for you will find your Capricorn partner shares your ambition to succeed and your willingness to work hard towards that end. For Capricorn success is more about making a contribution to society and gaining a social standing, whereas for you it is more simply a sense of personal achievement, and you may be less patient than your partner is. If you are full of ideas you may find they are not all well received. You may be told they are impractical!
If this is your Moon or Ascendant combination then the key to harmony may lie in how well you handle your disagreements. Aries and Capricorn have a fondness for Mars in common. Both can be determined to have their own way, but bear in mind that your lover may be more reticent about expressing his or her views than you are. A Capricorn Moon in particular can be easily hurt. The association of Mars with sex may suggest the bedroom is a good place to resolve arguments, but don't assume it!
This Sun sign combination is normally helpful for working towards a common purpose. The fire of Aries needs air in order to burn, which Aquarius provides. Air is also the interpreter of fire. Inspiration is fine, but it needs a medium through which its ideas can be channelled and air provides that, while earth is needed for practical realisation. What you may find is that Aquarius diverts your ideas into projects that bear no relation to what you had in mind and is very resistant to any suggestion from you that those projects won't work.
If this is your Moon or Ascendant combination bear in mind that your partner will wish to be as much a friend as a lover. Romantic gestures that mean a lot to you may be lost on an Aquarian partner. He or she may prefer spending an evening with an environmental campaign group than having an intimate dinner just with you. Your relationship may be a roller coaster ride emotionally. Learn to accept responsibility for your own emotional discomfort while sharing it rather than blame it on your lover, otherwise your relationship will not grow the roots needed for survival.
If this is your Sun sign combination you need to remember that for Pisces, success does not mean the same as it does for you. It's simple for you - inspired idea, push it through, overcome all obstacles, success, next idea, etc. Pisces wants to make sure no-one gets hurt along the way and that the project will go some way towards meeting the aspirations of a wider mass of people than you had in mind (if you had any in mind at all). Perhaps the best contribution that Pisces can make for you is to be a fertile matrix from which your ideas can emerge, making them more fruitful than they would otherwise be.
If you have Aries and your lover Pisces Moon or Ascendant you are likely to feel challenged in this match by what you perceive as his or her emotional sensitivity. Anything that seems straightforward to you may have many subtle implications for your lover, for whom nothing is as simple as it seems. When you have an idea about something you could do together, Pisces is looking for your emotional commitment to it. If uncomfortable feelings arise within you, taking the trouble to explore your discomfort without blaming your lover for it can be very attractive to him or her and can help deepen your relationship.
© Richard Hills
Read more about how horoscope analysis can help individuals and couples with compatibility issues in their relationships: Horoscope Compatibility and about which star signs are likely to match with each other: Star Sign Compatibility Match
Read more about Aries Traits
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