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3 Signs That Are Totally Compatible With Geminis—And 3 That Most Definitely Aren’t

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Often referred to as “the twins” for its dual personality, Gemini is an air sign ruled by Mercury. One side of Gemini is loud, approachable, and perhaps the social butterfly in their circle of friends, while the other side might be more introverted and private with a need for alone time.

“Geminis are self-assured and bright, and they have a high level of competence and can rapidly persuade others to embrace their ideas and views,” says astrologer, psychic reader, spiritual healer, and counselor Emily Newman. They are often eager to try new things and can be passionate and witty, with an adventurous spirit and curiosity.

There is a dark side, though. “Gemini is sometimes manipulative, irresponsible, and unreliable for others, and you'll never know what they're thinking,” she says.

And you may never really know what’s on their mind or what they might fear or desire most. “They almost never express their deepest fears,” Newman says.

Gemini Personality Traits

Gemini is not a fixed sign, like Aquarius, for example, so Gemini happens to be quite adaptable and is often more comfortable during life transitions and open to change than other signs are.

“They are also extremely impressionable signs, and they tend to absorb the traits of the individuals with whom they spend the most of their time and are not judgmental,” says Newman.

Yet, because Geminis aren't very judgmental and seldom loses their temper, their genuine nature isn’t fully revealed and there’s a layer of inevitable mystery (which may never actually go away!).

“You can never truly understand a Gemini, and they may be sweet and caring one minute and unfriendly and disconnected the next,” she explains. They can also be indecisive, anxious, inconsistent, and inattentive, which makes that sense of uncertainty and mystery even greater.

In general, Gemini seems to be most compatible with air signs, perhaps for their more lax nature and openness. And contrarily, they’re typically less compatible with earth signs, which tend to be more rigid and conservative in their lifestyle and ways of thinking.

Of course, if you’re a Gemini and you are dating an earth sign, it doesn’t mean to break up or that your relationship will fail. Every relationship is unique, so don’t let such predictions and universal compatibility influence an otherwise healthy, enjoyable relationship.

Who Are Geminis Most Compatible With?

1. Gemini with Libra

According to Newman, Gemini is most compatible with Libra. So, if you’re still looking for “the one,” keep your eyes especially peeled for a Libra lover and remain especially hopeful.

“Gemini and Libra are a fantastic match, as both air signs assist each other in growing and remaining together, and as spouses, they strive to make everything ideal for one other,” she says.

Both are similar emotionally and like trying new things, and that mutual sense of adventure can make it easier to spend quality time together, make decisions and build a life together.

The relationship might take some effort, as do all relationships, and there will be inevitable obstacles; however, Gemini and Libra tend to have the same thought processes and understanding when it comes to figuring out how best to improve and maintain a happy relationship.

2. Gemini with Aquarius

Aquarius is the second most compatible sign with Gemini. “Like all couples, they will have their share of potential problems, but their shared values, need for freedom, and love of new experiences will help them bond,” she says.

And they'll also work well together in learning how to grow as well as respect and provide space to do their own thing as individuals, apart from as a team and couple. “Both signs have a passion for knowledge and like trying new things and they both value their spouse's freedom and remain involved with each other,” she says.

Such mutual understanding and imagination, as well as openness with regard to lifestyle and dynamic, will be helpful in progressing and strengthening the relationship. Aquarius is also a fixed sign, so it’s a good reason that Gemini is not, since two fixed signs battling it out might be more challenging, in general.

3. Gemini with Aries

“Both are quite compatible, much like best friends, and both are also sexually, emotionally, and intellectually compatible,” she says.

“However, Aries is somewhat overpowering and enjoys being in the spotlight,” she says, which may resonate with one Gemini side, but not the other, so reaction and compatibility may change more frequently with Gemini’s mood.

Likewise, another difference is degree of independence. Gemini enjoys independence, while Aries can be more dependent and clingy in a relationship, and that intensity may be too vast for Gemini.

As a couple, they’ll need to improve their communication style and give it some effort in order for the relationship to be harmonious. “Nevertheless, Gemini and Aries will be excellent lovers, friends, and partners if they ease each other,” she says.

Who Are Geminis Least Compatible With?

1. Gemini and Scorpio

The pairing of Gemini and Scorpio might be the worst with regard to Gemini compatibility. “Both are unable to comprehend one another, as Scorpios are ambitious workaholics, and may be a little dramatic, and they want to go deep, while Geminis on the other hand enjoy shallow,” she says.

As a result, Scorpio might never consider Gemini to be serious and instead to be more immature or casual, as more of a “fling.” And Gemini may find Scorpio to be overly passionate and lack in sense of humor.

Or Gemini might just not understand Scorpio’s humor, which is often dry, dark and sarcastic, too, and can be too ominous and negative for lighthearted, fun-loving Gemini.

And unfortunately, communication may not help, here. “When both attempt to clear up misunderstandings, the situation escalates into an argument, and Scorpio retains grudges from the past whereas Gemini tries to forget and forgive,” she says.

2. Gemini and Taurus

Taurus is extremely loyal, and they want others to be the same. Geminis are naturally social butterflies and less serious about life and partnerships, at least initially. “Taurus is more stubborn than Gemini, yet Taurus cannot appreciate Gemini's honesty, which leads to misunderstandings,” she says.

Plus, Taurus may not be open-minded enough, as they are generally afraid of new experiences and go out of their way to avoid them, while Gemini thrives on them. And communication and comprehensibility may differ and be too incompatible for there to be resolution.

Taurus is stubborn, so it’s hard to get them to give in and see their partner’s perspective in an argument, especially when it’s of a sign with an imaginative, curious mind, and is more likely to think out-of-the-box or in strange, new ways. “Taurus will believe that Gemini does not care about them,” she says, since Gemini typically has a more casual, relaxed attitude, in general.

Gemini also might prefer a more flexible, adaptable lifestyle that’s open to change and might stray from the norm, whereas Taurus is typically more traditional in lifestyle and stern in thought.

Taurus is also pretty judgmental (to be honest), and that won’t work well with Gemini, who is incredibly accepting, instead.

Lastly, financial differences could cause strife. “Gemini is also more willing to spend, whereas Taurus is more conservative with their money and even materialistic,” she says.

3. Gemini and Cancer

Gemini and Cancer is a difficult pairing, as Gemini favors thinking as an approach to relationships, whereas Cancer favors feelings. “Cancer is too sensitive for Gemini, therefore Cancer is too soft for Gemini, and Gemini can be too fake and insensitive for Cancer,” she says.

Plus, while Gemini does have two sides, that extroverted and friendly side might not handle Cancer’s introverted attitude so well. “Gemini prefers to be an extrovert and needs a spouse who will take them out to enjoy new experiences, while Cancer, on the other hand, prefers a companion willing to stay at home,” she says.

A lack of agreeableness in how to spend nights as a couple, whether alone together, separate, or together but in the company of others, can cause the relationship to suffer.

It’ll be a struggle to find a balanced, happy life together because they think in different ways and may have different desires or time lines, so it’s hard to get on the same page and work together as a team.

 

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