Capricorns are hard workers and very goal oriented, whose desire for success is matched by their determined approach to every project they undertake. This single-mindedness, which makes Capricorns excellent employees and co-workers, can also express itself as stubbornness or a lack of empathy, especially when they perceive someone else as not being as dedicated as them. Their desire to “win”, though, can also make them attentive partners, willing to put in the hard work required to make a relationship work.
The Capricorn ego archetype, as represented by the Sun, can be reflected back to them through the elements of some of the other Sun Signs better than others as a general rule. Surely, the Sun Signs are not the only astrological indications of love compatibility for Capricorn — but looking at the elements of those Sun archetypes is a great place to start. Also, remember, as a unique soul with free will, it is possible to make things work with any other Sun Sign.
Fire Signs (Aries, Sagittarius, Leo)
Capricorn can be a good, steadying influence on the more feisty Fire signs, while Capricorn’s desire to achieve success is matched by the Fire Sign’s zest for charging full steam ahead. While Capricorn may find the Fire Sign’s leadership inspiring, and the Fire sign may be comforted by Capricorn’s stability, there is the potential for the Fire sign to grow weary of Capricorn’s slower pace and lack of desire to take risks if they can’t be calculated, while Capricorn may be stung by the Fire Sign’s criticism. A good pairing, as long as mutual understanding is fostered.
Air Signs (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius)
Capricorn will likely delight in the Air sign’s conversation and wit, while the Air Sign’s more flighty side can be complimented well by Capricorn’s steady ways. This duo is a good one, so long as Capricorn practices understanding and accepts the Air Sign’s more lighthearted approach to life, and the Air Sign appreciates Capricorn’s slow dedication.
Water Signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces)
Water signs can be nourishing partners for Capricorn, with Water’s intuitive, introspective nature inspiring Capricorn and pushing them to grow outside their usual all-work-no-play mindset. Alternatively, the Water sign will find Capricorn’s work ethic and stability comforting and balancing. A good pairing, that benefits both parties, so long as Capricorn respects the sensitivity of their Water sign partner.
Earth Signs (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn)
Capricorn may find a relationship with a fellow Earth sign a comfortable proposition, since they share a more methodical, grounded approach to life. The biggest risk in this pairing is that two Earth signs will find their stubborn streaks clashing, or that they might be so comfortable with one another, they’re never challenged to try new things. This can be a very nurturing pairing, though, so long as both sides of the equation are willing to do the work to keep things interesting.