Is Your Relationship Incompatible Due to Astrology Signs?

article-migration-image-astronomical-clock-647x300_0.jpg

Is Your Relationship Incompatible Due to Astrology Signs?

I’ve been fascinated with my Sun sign ever since I realized what they were. The idea that the planets have influence over our lives sounds ridiculous, yet for anyone who believes in the science of Astrology and follows their horoscope faithfully, it’s hard not to see the correlations.

I remember getting excited once because my horoscope said I would have a good doctor’s appointment, and by coincidence (or was it?) I had an appointment the next day. My co-worker pointed out that of all the people in the world who read that same horoscope, one of us was bound to have a doctor’s appointment. True enough, but there are a lot of people like myself who put stock in the theory of Sun signs and how they hold sway over our lives.

What Do You Do With Opposing Sun Signs?

So what happens when someone close to us appears to have an incompatible Sun sign? Do we ignore the lack of compatibility? End the relationship? What if it’s not that easy?

It can be almost heartbreaking, but even if his/her Sun sign isn’t one that plays well with yours, it’s just a small part of your overall astrology chart. It could be something that may prove more positive than negative and lead to personal growth for both people involved in the relationship.

How does the stable, secure Taurus find love with the freedom loving Gemini?

How can the lucky Leo stay in a relationship with the picky Virgo?

How does a passionate Aries keep the passion going with the laid-back Libra?

Astrology Charts

There is more to astrology than just the Sun Signs. An astrology chart, sometimes referred to as a natal chart, is a complete workup of where the planets were located the moment you were born. It’s a detailed analysis that can help you navigate certain aspects of your life, including your compatibility with your partner’s Sun sign.

A person’s Sun sign is simply a starting point. Our personality is compiled of more than one or two traits, and so is your compatibility with others on your astrological chart. It’s a map of your life that consists of where the planets stood at the time of your birth, along with their location in relevance to the twelve astrological houses and the nodal axis. The nodal axis is a mathematical reference that is based on where the Sun, moon, and earth were as well; all of this is taken into consideration.

When two signs might not be compatible in one house (he is more social, she is more introverted), they might be compatible in another house (both enjoy a good meal with friends in an expensive restaurant).

Along with a Sun sign, each person has a Moon sign, a Mercury sign and so on. Each planet represents a certain aspect of oneself, and these planets’ positions within the hemisphere are an intricate part of a natal chart.

Want to know what kind of a lover you are? Find out in what house Venus was at the time of your birth. All these different reference points can give you a better understanding of not only yourself but of your relationship to those in your life.

Unfortunately, it’s not going to be all good news. Yes, you will find that there are some conflicting signs. This is normal. Human relationships and interactions are complex, and the areas of incompatibility can range from slight to extreme. However, if you focus on the houses that are more compatible, the incompatibilities between your sign and your partner’s might be easier to work through.

The freedom-loving Gemini might appreciate a comfortable, relaxing home with a Taurus.

The picky Virgo might enjoy the fun and excitement of hanging around with a Leo.

As for the laid-back Libra and passionate Aries? Well, we’ve been married over 20 years with no signs of quitting any time soon.

If you are curious, learn more about your natal chart.

Astrology 101 – Free Series

Discover the 17 essential astrology concepts you must know – right here on Gaia Join Master Astrologer Rick Levine for this fascinating journey through planets, signs, and horoscopes.



Next Article

How to Heal a Broken Heart in 17 Different Ways

Losses and pivotal life changes can make us feel as if our world of familiarity and comfort is crumbling away beneath us, leaving us with a sense of emptiness and shaken emotional instability. However awful these times may seem, they can also offer us the gift of intimately knowing ourselves, and the opportunity to grow and learn. 

We are at our most vulnerable, our most creative, and in a sense, our most awake and alive during times of emotional pain. Our sensitivity is heightened, and although many of these feelings are extremely painful, our ability to experience this pain also leaves us open to the possibility of truly feeling everything the world has to offer. Excruciating suffering but also the promise of immense joy.

When we think of healing we often think of taking medications, receiving treatments, or long courses of therapy. We often overlook the importance of the little, comforting things we can do to help nurture ourselves through hard times. Like when an important relationship ends or a loved one passes away. These rituals and small comforts are powerful healing facilitators; we only need the courage to turn to them and to trust that we are on the right path.

Try These 17 Ways to Heal Heartbreak

  1. Journaling
  2. Talk to a professional
  3. Write a letter
  4. Confide in a family member or loved one
  5. Read a book or watch a movie
  6. Get artsy
  7. Treat yourself
  8. Self-care
  9. Letting go
  10. Try something new
  11. Get into nature
  12. Meditate
  13. Make plans
  14. Spend time with a pet
  15. Go with the flow
  16. Avoid social media
  17. Trust yourself
Read Article

Related Articles

More In Personal Development

Our unique blend of yoga, meditation, personal transformation, and alternative healing content is designed for those seeking to not just enhance their physical, spiritual, and intellectual capabilities, but to fuse them in the knowledge that the whole is always greater than the sum of its parts.


Desktop, laptop, tablet, phone devices with Gaia content on screens

Discover what Gaia has to offer.

Get instant access to free videos, helpful articles, and exclusive offers.