Upside: Honesty; mover and shaker couple; strategists; passion and sensuality; strong libidos; confident duo.
Downside Capricorn smothers flames (inspiration) of Ram; competitive behavior; Aries grows impatient with conservative Capricorn; optimist vs. a pessimist (or realist).
Aries and Capricorn bring full engagement to love, but have very different natures. There could be immediate clashing, since astrologically, the Ram and Goat are at odds (square each other). They lock horns!
The tension could be enlivening to Aries, who loves the chase. But it makes the more wary Capricorn add more stones to the wall that protects them. Both are ambitious cardinal signs that take charge, and if the kinks are worked out, you're looking at a power couple.
It takes trust and each knowing themselves pretty well. One good thing that could come out of this, even if it goes pear-shaped, is to know who you are, and what you need in relationships.
Rush and Reactions
Aries rushes out of the starting gate full of passion, while the more outwardly serious Capricorn takes a reserved approach. Capricorn will want to suss out the long-term potential, while Aries lives in the moment.
The Aries fire gets smothered by the heavy outlook of the Goat, and soon looks elsewhere for entertainment. Capricorn is alarmed by the pell mell Aries lifestyle, preferring things to be more settled, planned out.
While these two may sense something very valuable in the other, there is also the hint of danger. This brings two strong-willed people together, each determined to be numero uno. It might work as a long-time friendship that blossoms into romance when both are able to handle the friction.
Capricorn can be a reserved lover, and retreat further into themselves, if there's too much, too soon.
With Aries as the innovator and Capricorn the tycoon, this pairing makes a great business partnership, and a sense of building a family dynasty. A formidable team, once each understands and respects the very different ways of the other.
Read about the Dark Side of Aries.
Aries and Capricorn Love Stories
Reader Eternity writes: "I work with a capricorn and every time we talk he always makes unflattery comments. While I like him, I fear he will try to control my nature. As it is I have "calmed down", to accomodate him, but it is becoming boring. I crave exitement. You can feel the attraction between us, but I want him to want me and just take me..lol."
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