Scorpio and Pisces Love Compatibility

pisces and scorpio are both water signs
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Both Scorpio and Pisces swim in the emotional deep end of life.

Conversation flows easily, as they share the impressions, and recreate the very mood, of what they've each experienced. A first date can feel like discovering a kindred spirit.

Pisces and Scorpio Compatibility: An Ocean of Love

Secretive Scorpio doesn't give anything away, especially their interest level! Keep in mind that Scorpio is naturally wary. But the big accepting Piscean eyes are soothing to Scorpio, causing them to go soft, and be disarmed. Pisces is granted rare access to Scorpio's well of intensity, and the door opens to a love bond.

A love match between Scorpio and Pisces can quickly go pear-shaped if one of the following is true:

  • The Pisces is floundering with low self-esteem and is susceptible to control.
  • The Scorpio sees Pisces as easy prey and becomes a kind of Svengali.
  • Either or both are addicted to drugs, alcohol or sex.

Scorpio in love is intense, hot and cold, and sometimes obsessive. 

Pisces in Love is impressionable, escapist and sometimes a martyr. 

There is no such thing as a superficial dalliance for these lovers. The potential dramas above can be the ordeals that they overcome, and grow stronger through. Both are water signs, giving them elemental compatibility.

Once deeply involved, Pisces and Scorpio never truly let go -- reappearing in dreams for years to come.

Circle and the Square

Pisces is like a circle with no corners, while Scorpio's emotional life is full of sharp edges. Speaking generally, Scorpio is intense and self-controlled, loyal and soulful.

Pisces is the last sign of the Zodiac, and the most "spiritual." When Scorpio is blinded by their own extremes, Pisces can talk them into a graceful, more nuanced landing.

Scorpio's passionate nature can bring things to a boil, sparking the go-with-the-flow Pisces into action. Pisces shows Scorpio the way through any stuck situation, with patience and the magic of surrendering it to the divine. Scorpio is the forceful wave that flushes out toxins and gets the emotional waters moving. Scorpio brings urgency to the drifting Pisces, a sense of carpe diem, to fulfill their life purpose.

It's a mutually beneficial relationship since they guide the other away from each sign's pitfalls. Scorpio and Pisces are well-matched creative collaborators. These emotionally intense signs find the catharsis and soul expression they crave in art. As absorbers of culture or active creators, they move in worlds of the imagination together.

Scorpio and Pisces: Two Swimmers

A Scorpio that holds on too tightly finds that the Fish can wiggle free. And a willful, controlling Scorpio is also too much for the mutable (changeable) Pisces nature. Pisces has to guard against negativity, being so quick to 'take on' the moods of others.

The Scorpion full of toxicity draws the impressionable Pisces into those states, too. Both need periods of solitude to keep those personal boundaries intact. The relationship also thrives when each keeps up with outside interests and friendships.

Scorpio and Pisces crave deep intimacy, but also have a need to escape from time to time. Scorpio is wary and keeps its own counsel. Being near a Scorpio, you sense that palpable fullness of all they're keeping close to the chest.

Some Pisces are escape artists and will flee the scene if they sense danger. Pisces is more accepting of darkness than other signs, understanding its a mask worn lightly or a phase of the eternal soul. And yet, Pisces might fear being pulled under, if the Scorpio gives in to shadow traits of obsession, psychic and sexual control.

As love opens previously unlocked doors, there's a chance to grow in self-awareness. But love can turn toxic and destructive. Even that experience, though, can be meaningful, in the lifelong journey to loving more fully.

Cozy at Home

This pairing has a cozy intimacy that's hard to beat. At home, they know the importance of "atmosphere" for domestic bliss. Together they experiment with color, music, decor and lighting to evoke the right mood. Two magicians, Scorpio and Pisces are conjuring moods and memories -- their love can be that enchanting.

This sense of surroundings is important, and influences where they venture together outside the home, too. Both are more at home in calm, intimate gatherings than in large groups.

The bond they create lasts a lifetime, even if they go their separate ways. Each returns in dreams, though they may never see each other physically again. It's just too deeply embedded in the heart and soul to ever forget.

Scorpio's confidence rubs off on Pisces, who then feels emboldened to follow their own dreams. The Pisces compassion shows Scorpio the way past vengeance, and a doorway to something higher. A compatible match that holds the promise of sexual intimacy, empathic understanding, profound growth and trust.

Upside: subtle innuendo --body language, a look; soul-to-soul; deeply intimate; imaginative trips together; mood and atmosphere; standing guard over solitude of other; strong libido.

Downside: loss of objectivity; quagmire; stagnation; toxic control or jealousy; demanding (Scorpio) meets elusive (Pisces).

Quality and Element: Fixed Water (Scorpio) and Mutable Water (Pisces)

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