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Capricorn and Aquarius are not a match made in heaven when it comes to zodiac pairings. It’s interesting because they are quite alike in some ways. But even so, these traits of theirs will usually repel each other over time. Capricorn is an ear... Keeping reading

Capricorn & Aquarius Compatibility

Capricorn and Aquarius are not a match made in heaven when it comes to zodiac pairings. It’s interesting because they are quite alike in some ways. But even so, these traits of theirs will usually repel each other over time.

Capricorn is an earth sign, which makes them set in their ways and can make them slow and methodical in their lifelong goals. They are always looking to set long-lasting stability for themselves and their respective families. Aquarius is an air sign. They are highly logical and are mentally always going at miles per hour.

Capricorn gets annoyed at Aquarius’ chaotic nature, while Aquarius can be irate at what they perceive as Capricorn’s seemingly glacial slowness. They are also not nearly concerned about material things as Capricorn is.

Capricorn is a cardinal sign. It creates the boundaries and makes the rules in its world. This works concurrently with their Saturn-dominant nature. Saturn is a planetary influence that forces discipline and efficient skills with time management and long-term planning.

Aquarius is a fixed sign. When you pair this with their Uranus-ruled essence, these individuals are anarchic and not interested in having anyone dictate how to live their lives.

These signs can utilize their high levels of intellect and even use their strengths and weaknesses to some effect in the business realm. They are also somewhat decent at understanding each other in a communication sense. There’s an undercurrent of admiration here amongst these two zodiac signs in these situations, strangely enough. When it comes to less professional areas, such as friendships and romantic relationships, this pairing falls quite short of being ideal.

Now that you’ve got an overview of these two signs, let’s take a look and see how Capricorn and Aquarius pair up in many different key areas of life!

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Love & Intimacy Compatibility

In matters of the heart, Capricorn and Aquarius can potentially have some issues if both partners aren’t on the same page with each other. This is a pairing that can work in terms of a relationship, but it is certainly not a purely harmonious one. There can be love between these two zodiac signs. However, it would be a relationship composed of practicality at best, and a boring and unfulfilling one at worst.

Capricorn is a zodiac sign ruled by Saturn. This means that they are focused primarily on aspects such as discipline, promptness, and tradition. This can make them more conservative, especially when it comes to matters of the bedroom.

Aquarius can be impulsive and impatient when it comes to relationships and their air-dominant personalities can clash with the more solid-foundation essence of Earth that Capricorn individuals have. Capricorn signs desire stability and consistency in all aspects of life. This rings true for their romantic partners as well.

Aquarius is a zodiac sign ruled by Uranus. Interestingly enough, however, there was a time when Aquarius was considered to be under the auspices of Saturn as well. This can give them a dual and contradictory nature at times when it comes to how they express themselves outwardly.

They can go back and forth between conservatism in a sexual manner and suddenly turn towards licentiousness at the drop of a hat. This all depends on their partner, and it makes sense when you consider their elemental nature.

Air-dominant zodiac signs are not generally ruled by their hearts, but more by their minds. They are willing to rationally do what is needed in order to keep a relationship healthy and secure, but when paired with a predictable earth-sign partner, such as Capricorn, they will not likely be romantically fulfilled.

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Friendship Compatibility

When it comes to friendship, Capricorn and Aquarius could be cordial to one another. Their inherent elemental natures can have them come to blows at different times, however. Capricorn’s earthy and Saturn-dominant nature makes them quite conservative and more apt to focus on material-level affairs than the “bigger picture” mentality of the airy and Uranus-dominant Aquarius.

Capricorn is more than capable of having a great friendship base due to how reliable and stable they come across as. This will naturally attract people to them from all walks of life, which can be either a good or bad thing depending on the Capricorn in question. They desire loyalty in friendships and do not like individuals that are prone to gossiping about their business to others. Capricorns are not fond of people that wish to take advantage of their success without providing something back in return.

Aquarians can be extremely communication-driven and will be able to have a large and varied friend base for that reason alone. This is common amongst many air-dominant zodiac signs. Whether or not they will be able to keep said friends coming back for more, in the long run, is another story altogether, though.

Aquarians can be highly outspoken and difficult for more conservative zodiac signs, such as Capricorn, to relate to. Aquarius is ruled by Uranus, which is a planetary force that is forward-thinking.  Uranus likes to dispose of antiquated conventions if they do not serve the needs of the here and now.

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Emotional Compatibility

These signs are typically bereft of what would be personified as a wide range of emotional expressiveness. They are not automatons, but it is certainly not in their nature to express themselves as adeptly as water or fire signs. When it comes to dealing with each other in the emotional realm, both of these signs fall very short.

Capricorn isn’t the best at expressing emotions in any kind of outward manner. These are not individuals that participate in public displays of affection with their partners. They aren’t super talkative or friendly-acting with their pals much either, at least visibly on the outside.

They aren’t uncaring or unfeeling in the least, but the cold and earthy Saturn-dominant essence makes them seem as cold as the grave to many other zodiac signs. They can and do express love and other emotions, but it is very subliminal and can only really be picked up on by their closest comrades.

Aquarius is more invested in ideas, concepts, and things like logical understanding as opposed to feelings. This can make them seem like human computers at times. It’s mostly because they do not want their feelings to lead them astray in any such manner. They want to be honed and focused on what they do in life, and at times they think things like feelings and emotional tenderness can potentially get in the way of accomplishing their goals.

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Values Compatibility

When it comes to values, Capricorn and Aquarius couldn’t be any different. Capricorn is a very centralized zodiac sign in terms of how they perceive their world and spend their time. Many could see them as being almost self-centered at times.

Aquarius, on the other hand, very much values expansion and getting out in the world. These are individuals that want to make a big splash in the world, and perhaps beyond. They would, over time, see the Capricorn individual of the relationship as being too stagnant and not energetic enough. Meanwhile, Capricorn would soon tire of Aquarius’ seemingly tireless nature!

Capricorn is focused on discipline and keeping to a tight schedule. There’s no room for rampant chaos in these individuals’ lives. The goat can be perceived as a control freak quite easily to those unaware of their ways. This notion doesn’t concern them too much, however. They are all about doing (almost) whatever it takes to create long-lasting wealth and stability in their lives.

While Aquarius isn’t against the creation of wealth, it isn’t their main focus in life. They would prefer to accomplish wider-sweeping social change instead. Aquarius is spontaneous, chaotic, and a little bit crazy at times. This isn’t too surprising as a lot of air signs share these similar “wild child” traits. The Uranus-dominant Aquarian is naturally full of this anarchic kind of energy. These are the movers and shakers of the world and they are not satisfied sitting on the sidelines.

Capricorn, by comparison, usually keeps their business focused on themselves and their own family and friendship circles. They are not nearly as humanitarian-minded in comparison to Aquarius.

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Activities Compatibility

Capricorn and Aquarius are not very compatible when it comes to choosing shared activities with each other. Capricorn can be a shut-in a lot of the time due to their hectic work schedules. They greatly value their free time to get enough rest before they have to face another stressful week on the clock.

Aquarius is far more free-form with how they spend their time. Boredom is anathema to them, and they are game for lots of different activities. They despise routine, whereas Capricorn values theirs.

Capricorn is inclined to spend time working as opposed to wasting one’s time at rest. This can cause a lot of problems for them down the line, and lethargy from overwork is a definite possibility for them. Smart Capricorn individuals will make appropriate rest and vacation times accordingly in order to keep burnout from occurring. The bad news is, most of these activities probably won’t coincide very well with the more social Aquarian.

Aquarius is quite a high-energy zodiac sign that looks towards the eccentric when it comes to things they like to do in their spare time. While Capricorn is more of a quiet bar and cocktail kind of person, Aquarians would like to do bigger things that require more interaction than mere passivity. Things like various arts, music, and other more avant-garde pastimes interest and excite them.

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Communication Compatibility

Communication between a Capricorn and Aquarius will seem cold and distant on the outside to most other individuals. They aren’t necessarily spiteful towards one another, but it’s more of a matter of mutual respect they each have as intellectuals that keep them more on the neutral side of things. These two can communicate and can even respect each other, but it’s not going to be the warmest interaction possible for sure.

Capricorn sees the world as structured, orderly, and in dire need of attention to detail and hard work for prosperity to occur. This can make them seem cold and detached from the more upbeat side of life. They are also usually focused on strengthening their personal lives and aren’t as humanitarian-minded as Aquarius is. Aquarius is concerned with tearing down established barriers and invisible ceilings that constrict the human race. They don’t care too much about keeping a status quo just for the sake of universal stability like Capricorn would. This puts them in extreme opposition to the Saturnian goat.

These two signs would each benefit highly from learning how to tone down their more wide-reaching personal goals to be more communicative with each other. If not for their benefit, but the benefits of those around them!

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Trust Compatibility

Capricorn and Aquarius differ quite a bit. Can they come to a certain level of trust between each other? It mostly depends on how well they communicate with each other, ultimately. Each sign tends to be wary of the other at the outset of a relationship. This is due to the way they see wider philosophical things, such as the nature of personal responsibility and humanity’s overall progression.

Capricorn values trust quite a lot, especially out their friends, family, and peers. They can be highly outspoken against wrongs done to them and people close to them, but they will otherwise stick close to themselves and their own and rarely get involved with more macroscopic issues regarding society at large. They can be suspicious of Aquarians due to the Aquarian urge to want to make the world a better, more equitable place. This sometimes doesn’t translate well to Capricorn, who might be suspicious of more ulterior motives from such individuals due to their overwhelming sense of pragmatism.

Aquarians traditionally tend to be universally focused on elements of the human race and its progression towards something greater. The end goal of this can be spiritually, or even materially. Aquarius cares a lot about equality and making things better for the whole as opposed to just the individual.

This can put them in conflict at times with Capricorn due to the goat’s seemingly selfish nature. An Aquarian is less likely to trust a Capricorn because they might assume Capricorn isn’t as humanitarian-oriented as they might be. This is not always the case, of course, but only proper communication can satisfy such an assumption.

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Work Compatibility

Capricorn and Aquarius make a very odd couple in the workplace. This is certainly not the best compatibility in the zodiac for this particular subject. They can feasibly work together for a time without too much of an issue, but eventually, their personalities can clash.

Capricorn workers are highly self-motivated and extremely focused on doing the best job possible that they can. Their Saturn-dominant nature makes them punctual and able to keep on schedule to an almost frightening level. These are highly regimented individuals who will easily reach the top of the corporate ladder faster than others due to their deep need to be workaholics.

Aquarians are interested in new and exciting ways of doing things, even in more conservative outlets such as business and careers. They are less likely to want to listen to authority figures that espouse tried and true methods on how to do things. Aquarius is the consummate rebel. This isn’t to say that they do it out of anger or spite; it’s simply in their nature to challenge the status quo to figure out ways of doing things more effectively and to modernize with the times.

The best thing for Capricorn and Aquarius to do in the workplace is to find some compromise. This can be done through mutual respect and good communication skills. Capricorn would do well to loosen up a bit with tradition and try to be a bit more warm and conversational to the rest of their workplace.

Meanwhile, Aquarius should take a step back and realize that sometimes shaking up established practices that are reliable might be destructive to their bottom line in the long run.

Capricorn & Aquarius Compatibility Summary

This is certainly not the most auspicious pairing in the entirety of the Western zodiac, and it would most likely need a lot of work for most kinds of relationships to be prosperous. The only real aspect where they work well is in the realm of communication. But they can even come to intellectual blows from this subject. They can work together respectfully and earnestly, especially in professional business settings.

However, when it comes to interpersonal relationships, these two are like oil and water. These are two very different and very stubborn personalities that would sooner clash with each other more than they would be in harmony.

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