Hobbies Astrology Will These Zodiac Signs Separate? Dating Tips Based on Astrology Share PINTEREST Email Print pixelfit / Getty Images Astrology Love & Compatibility Basics 12 Signs of the Zodiac Trends & Horoscopes The Sun & Sun Signs The Moon & Moon Signs The Houses By Molly Hall Molly Hall is an astrologer, tarot reader, and author of "Astrology: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Zodiac." our editorial process Molly Hall Updated January 16, 2019 Some zodiac signs have more love chemistry than others. Here are the 12 zodiac signs, along with a breakdown of which other zodiac signs to keep an eye out for to find a love match. Aries Jutta Kuss / Getty Images Aries is aroused by other Fire signs (Leo and Sagittarius). When it comes to relationships, Aries are passionate, daring, and sometimes selfish. If egos don't go supernova, the Aries-Leo match grows into mutual adoration. The Aries-Sagittarius couple hits the ground running and thrives with common goals. Aries stays inspired with the uplifting currents of air signs (Libra, Aquarius, Gemini) Aries men are ruled by Mars, hence the masculine and often sparring persona. When it comes to finding a significant other, Aries men want a counterpart that can hold their own when it comes to an argument. Similarly, Aries women are risk takers and physical. Drawn to confident alphas, she loves a partner who can draw out her more feminine side. If you're taking an Aries out on a first date, make sure it's not boring. Aries love a challenge and newness excites them. Taurus Jutta Kuss / Getty Images The bull sign, Taurus takes it slow and easy with other Earth signs (Capricorn and Virgo). But Capricorn would be wise not to get bossy with the bull. Same goes for Virgo, who has the tendency to critique. Taurus feels at home with water signs, which help to bring out the bull's cuddly nature. Other fixed signs (Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius) attract Taurus and can lead to pairings of love and "divine" struggle together. Taurus men are prone to routine and enjoy thoughts of settling down. While this can mean he is stubborn, it also means he is a provider. Again, Taurus is a fixed sign, so Taurus women will want stability in their life and relationships. Taurus women are affiliated with Venus, so they enjoy sensory experiences and being in the moment. Good first date ideas for Taurus women might be going to a place with strong colors and smells, like a garden in bloom. Gemini Jutta Kuss / Getty Image Gemini is the sign of twins. When it comes to love and relationships, Gemini finds the mental stimulation it craves from other air signs (Libra and Aquarius). The fire signs (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius) keep Gemini from becoming bored and promise a lifetime of spontaneity. Gemini men are ruled by Mercury, the god of messengers. That's why he enjoys being on the move, being a part of a network, and consistently checking his phone or email for messages. If you're looking to date a Gemini man, you may have to overlook his flirtatious side and tendency to date multiple people at once. To impress him on a first date, consider doing something in constant motion, like taking a walk or a bike ride. If you are about to start dating a Gemini woman, she will want someone who will adore her as well as keep her on her toes. Gemini women can be nervous, so you may experience random chit chat to fill the silence or less eye contact than normal. Cancer Jutta Kuss / Getty Images The crab sign, Cancer feels emotionally understood with the other water signs (Scorpio and Pisces). Earth signs live at a slower rhythm, which appeals to Cancer, who is often just as security-oriented. Cancer men are more on the sensitive side and need someone who can nurture them. He often has many female friends for that reason. Cancer women are shy at first and can be hard to crack. A first date that she may feel more comfortable with could be a movie or a concert. That way there is constantly another activity to focus on rather than just having her being the center of your attention. Here are other tips for dating a Cancer. Leo Jutta Kuss / Getty Images The lion sign, a Leo has feline characteristics. They indulge in lounging around leisurely for long periods of time, but when they are inspired or excited they will quickly move to action. A Leo in love rises to the challenge of burning with other Fire signs (Aries and Sagittarius). But the Leo pride could be deflated if Aries loses interest and Sagittarius takes a too casual approach. A Leo-Aquarius match makes sense and throws the door wide open to a lifetime of growth. Leo-Taurus has friction, but this combo can thrive, as there is a shared sensuality and enjoyment of the finer things in life. Leo men are showy and care more about how their counterpart looks and if they have a style. Leo women tend to have big personalities and are loyal. She will be able to see through you immediately if you are being insincere. Virgo Jutta Kuss / Getty Images As a virgin sign, Virgos focus on devotion and daily rhythm. Other Earth signs (Capricorn and Taurus) support these earnest traits. Virgo doesn't mind playing helpmate to Capricorn or building beauty alongside Taurus. But Virgo needs to keep from being weighed down, a danger of being with another earth sign. The Virgo-Cancer combo brings two worriers together, but both cherish the little habits in lifestyle. Many a Virgo ends up with Pisces for a match that draws them into the emotional depths. When it comes to dating a Virgo man, don't expect an instantaneous click. Virgo men are wary of love and can exercise a lot of emotional self-restraint. If you need some ideas, here are some tips on attracting a Virgo man. Dating a Virgo woman similarly requires a deal of patience, as they are totally happy with living a solo life. Libra Jutta Kuss / Getty Images When it comes to love, Libra veers toward other bright minds like Gemini and Aquarius. As the scales sign, Libra values justice, the arts, intellect, and inner balance. But Libra may think a Gemini frivolous or too talkative, and Aquarius might be too rigid in their own views. When a Libra meets the other cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, and Capricorn), they'll be faced with frictions that make them giddy with relationship challenges. For these pairs to work, you'll have to understand the different ways you take charge. There are Libra-Libra pairs in abundance, since both love Love. When a Libra man finds a partner he adores, he will devote himself to the relationship spending every waking moment with his significant other. You can read more about what a Libra man wants. A Libra woman loves romance and elegance. Keep that in mind when planning dates. Scorpio Jutta Kuss / Getty Images The scorpion sign, Scorpio merges swimmingly with other water signs (Cancer and Pisces). But actually, Scorpios love match with each Zodiac sign. Scorpios in love will need to trust enough for true emotional revelation in order to experience the intimacy they crave. The Scorpio-Taurus match creates a duo with the power to build an empire. The Scorpio-Scorpio couple has to fight (literally) to keep from imploding, but they can work out most things in the bedroom. When it comes to winning the Scorpio man, he is drawn to a femme fatale type. Being in a relationship with a Scorpio man can be filled with a lot of drama. Scorpio women love with intensity, maybe to the extent of being possessive. When starting a relationship, she will dive deep in uncovering who you are and your desires and regrets. Sagittarius Jutta Kuss / Getty Images Sagittarius is the archer sign, which means they are a wandering soul and are always in search of a goal to focus on. A traveler, Sagittarius can find friendship and love anywhere they go. In terms of relationships, Sagittarius admires the spark of other fire signs (Aries and Leo). The Sagittarius-Gemini couple star in their own action adventures and are best friends, as well as lovers. Aquarius understands Sagittarius' independence. The Sagittarius can find an unspoken understanding with any of the Earth signs (Capricorn, Virgo, or Taurus). With all these compatible relations, Sagittarius is known as the “friend of the Zodiac” in more ways than one. To win over a Sagittarius man, be playful and funny to match his naturally happy and spirited disposition. In wooing the restless Sagittarius woman, share your adventure stories and be authentic. First date ideas for a Sagittarius should involve a lot of movement, especially as Sagittariuses tend to be athletes. Maybe go on a hike or a mini-adventure out of town. Capricorn Jutta Kuss / Getty Images As the goat sign, Capricorn is drawn to the other Earth signs (Virgo and Taurus). But a Capricorn in love could get restless with these two and seek out relationships with more edge. Like in life, Capricorn is an achiever when it comes to romance. Other cardinal signs (Cancer, Libra, and Aries) offer that coveted brass ring. The Capricorn-Aquarius match has a cool dignity that gives each plenty of emotional space. The Capricorn man is natural about sex and in tune with physical attraction. Capricorn women are initiators and confident when it comes to love. When dating a Capricorn, the first few dates can be like mini-tests. Aquarius Jutta Kuss / Getty Images Aquarius, the water bearer, wants both love and freedom, and the other air signs (Gemini and Libra) are good prospects. An Aquarius in love can have unpredictable behavior, which makes the dating game that much trickier. The rebel Aquarius balks at Libra's people-pleasing ways, and they might find Gemini too all over the place. The Aquarius-Leo match foretells many interesting puzzles to unravel over time. A Virgo or Capricorn can bring the Aquarius down to earth, but without forcing too much togetherness. True to form, Aquarians will likely surprise everyone with the mate they choose. Affiliated with Uranus, the Aquarius man is drawn to the unexpected and loves quirks and spontaneity. When it comes to making conversation, avoid personal questions at first. An Aquarius woman is open when it comes to relationships and is not too concerned with labels. Here are some more Aquarius love tips. Pisces Jutta Kuss / Getty Images The fish sign, Pisces is cherished as an enigma with the other water signs (Cancer and Scorpio). The Pisces-Virgo pair allows the drifter to find a piece of land to settle on and lifts Virgo up from the mundane to see life from a more lofty perspective. A Pisces-Pisces affair could lead to total oneness, but they should make sure they have a separate life, too. With the air of an artist, Pisces men tend to be sentimental and quiet. Similarly, Pisces women are all mystery at first. To win her over, don't come on too strong and be flexible. When it comes to a Pisces in love, here are more tips on dating and first impressions. Love Chemistry and the Elements Some sign combinations are naturally harmonious. One traditional rule is that there's an easy rapport between sun signs of the same element. The four elements are: Fire (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius)Earth (Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo)Air (Libra, Aquarius, Gemini)Water (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces) There are also natural love connections between sun signs of harmonious elements. These are fire-air and earth-water. But harmony is not what it's all about. It's also about compelling forces that attract, with tensions that work their magic on us in mysterious ways. That's why as love (or entanglement) takes hold, it's wise to suss out the whole birth chart.