An Aquarius man and a Capricorn woman might seem like an unlikely combination, but they can do very well together. These signs are next to each other in the zodiac, and in most cases, adjacent signs do not make very good matches by zodiac sign. There are some exceptions to this general rule, and this pair constitutes one of them.

Traditionally, both Aquarius and Capricorn are ruled by Saturn. In the Thema Mundi, which is the mythical birth chart for the universe, Aquarius and Capricorn are the furthest planets from the domain of the Luminaries.

Aquarius is the opposite sign of Leo, which is ruled by the Sun, and Capricorn is the opposite sign of Cancer, which is ruled by the Moon. In the Northern Hemisphere, Capricorn is the sign at the beginning of winter and Aquarius is the sign in the middle of winter.

On a practical level, this means that these signs have a strong connection with each other. Saturn is not an easy planet, but it does bind people together.

As we show in our zodiac sign compatibility chart, Saturn contacts are the biggest indicator that a couple has the ability to stay together through thick and thin, through good times and bad.

Compatibility
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Sex
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Communication
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Important traits of an Aquarius man in relation to a Capricorn woman

Aquarius can be one of the most difficult signs to predict in terms of his actual personality. He is filled with contradictions. It is not uncommon to read articles about Aquarius which says that they are progressive and forward thinking. It is true that there are some Aquarius men who fit that description.

On the other hand, there are just as many Aquarius men who are quite conservative, sometimes to the point of being reactionary. The only thing that one can count on with an Aquarius man is that his ideas and opinions are unusual in some way. Aquarius has no interest in fitting in. Indeed, he often makes a point of not fitting in.

The independent nature of an Aquarius man can make relationships challenging. He can also be quite set in his ways, which makes it difficult to adjust to having another person in his life. On the other hand, he does like companionship, and when he does find a partner, he can be remarkably stable.

Important traits of a Capricorn woman in relation to an Aquarius man

Like an Aquarius man, it can be hard to predict a Capricorn woman. Capricorn tends to be rather conservative, but a Capricorn woman does not fit into the traditional model of a wife and mother.

She is much happier in the workplace, and she has a strong desire to climb the corporate ladder. This means that in order to fully express her nature, a Capricorn woman may have had to defy expectations, especially if she is older.

She may avoid entering into relationships if they would get in the way of her career. While she can and does fall in love, she rarely marries only for love.

On the other hand, when a Capricorn woman does enter into a relationship, she is loving and devoted. She will work just as hard for her family as she will for herself. A Capricorn woman is not necessarily all that demonstrative or affectionate. Instead, she shows her love by taking care of the practical needs of those that she cares about.

Aquarius man, Capricorn woman: Dating and early stages of the relationship

There is not much natural sexual chemistry between an Aquarius man and a Capricorn woman, at least not at first. Also, neither of these signs tend to make the first move. This could make it hard for them to get together in the first place.

On the other hand, they may end up finding themselves in a conversation. If so, they will truly enjoy each other’s company.

Despite their differences, both of these signs have a common sense of detachment, which allows them to see the world from a unique perspective. They are both well aware of the rules and boundaries of society.

A Capricorn woman is aware of them so that she can stay inside of them and rise within them. An Aquarius man is aware of them as well, except that he chooses to stand outside of them. While these zodiac signs make different choices, their mutual awareness gives them a lot to talk about. Both of these signs also have a similar dry sense of humor.

Over time, they may become friends, and they may become more than friends. If they do, they will slowly get accustomed to each other, which could lead to a more permanent relationship.

Aquarius man, Capricorn woman: Sexual compatibility

It may take a while for an Aquarius man and a Capricorn woman to develop a mutually satisfying sex life. He is rather intellectual, even in bed, and she is very sensual. They will need to talk and negotiate quite a bit to find common ground.

Yet, both of these signs are steadfast, and neither of them will give up easily. Over time, if they choose to, they will find a way to be together that will make both of them happy.

Aquarius man, Capricorn woman: Marriage and family life

It will take an Aquarius man and a Capricorn woman a long time to get to the point where they are ready to get married. Neither of them will take such an important decision lightly. Also, neither of them are overly sentimental or ruled by their emotions. Because of this, if they do marry, their marriage is very likely to be successful and long-lasting.

By the time they marry, both of them will be well aware of each other’s personalities, strengths, weaknesses, and idiosyncrasies. They will know what each other is looking for in a relationship, and they will have decided to accommodate each other. He will accept her career, and she will accept his eccentricities.

Just like the decision about marriage, an Aquarius man and a Capricorn woman will think carefully before they have children. She will want to be sure that children will fit in with her career goals, and he will want to be sure that he can adjust to the changes in his life that children will bring.

This means that if they do decide to be parents, they will be good ones. They may not be the most demonstrative parents, but they will be able to offer their children structure and stability.

Aquarius man, Capricorn woman: Working together

An Aquarius man can have some difficulty in working with others. He has a particular way that he likes to do things, and he is not generally open to the suggestions and opinions of people that he works with.

As we mention in our guide on how to attract an Aquarius man, he is happiest when he can work by himself. Not only does he not like to work as a team, but he does not want to have to take orders, nor is he all that interested in giving them.

A Capricorn woman generally believes in the principle of hierarchy, but she is adaptable and pragmatic. She will be able to adjust to an Aquarius man and work with him without making him change anything for her sake. The fact that an Aquarius man is set in his ways makes him very consistent. This consistency will allow her to know what to expect so she can plan around him.

Typical fights between an Aquarius man and a Capricorn woman and how to resolve them

Fights between an Aquarius man and a Capricorn woman will be rare. One of the signs an Aquarius man likes you is that he will rarely argue or disagree with you.

If he decides to do something, there is nothing that will stop him, and if he decides not to do something, there is nothing that will force him. A Capricorn woman will learn this early on, and she is far too practical to even try to push him.

Any problems that these two have will come out early in the relationship. Neither of these signs is prone to disguise their thoughts or feelings to please another so both of them will know exactly what they are getting into if they form a relationship. This means that if they are not able to live with each other, their relationship will end early.

Although Capricorn is considered one of the better matches for Aquarius, the longer they are together, the more likely it is that they will stay together.

Conclusion

An Aquarius man and a Capricorn woman are a surprisingly good match. On the surface, they seem very different from each other, but they have a common way of looking at the world.

They may not be the most demonstrative or romantic couple, but they are both stable and steadfast. It will take a long time for them to enter into a commitment with each other, but once they do, nothing will be able to shake it.

These two have the fortitude to weather whatever storms come their way and to handle whatever life will throw at them. This will enable them to stay together for life.