Astrology in Relationships
Next to checking out the daily horoscope, finding out our compatibility with a potential mate is one of the most popular applications in astrology. However, as with the traditional star sign horoscopes, compatibility readings can only show a general understanding of the two signs interaction together - a full birth chart would need to be drawn up for each person to fully take into account all the elements of the match.
However, broadly speaking, sun signs situated in the same or a complementary element (triplicity) are generally the most compatible with one another. This means that Fire and Air signs (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini, Libra and Aquarius) are usually compatible with each other, as are the Water and Earth signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces, Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn).
The table below shows the general compatibility rating for each star sign combination - selecting any of the links within the table will take you to a more in-depth analysis.
However, it is important to bear in mind that having an incompatible rating with another person does not mean the relationship is doomed to failure. Any two people who are willing to work at their relationship and who love each other have the capacity to make a match work. The readings can help out though, by pointing out some of the strengths and weaknesses - what we can sit back and enjoy, and what we may need to work at ...