When Gemini and Capricorn unite in a love affair, it can be difficult for them to remember why they are together, since the ways in which they interpret the world couldn't be more opposite.
If they are acting from a base of love and mutual respect, they will be able to overcome most obstacles, but they must work hard. Gemini must have the freedom to think outside the box, he must rely on his quick thinking, humor and intellectual prowess to move through life at a fast pace. Capricorn is concerned with progress and status, he relies on following the rules and finding established, tried and tested paths to move towards success, no matter how long it takes. Gemini likes to cut corners, Capricorn likes to be thorough. The challenge for these two signs as a couple is to learn to keep a similar pace so that they can get to the same place at the same time.
Capricorn is very modest and quiet, which stands out even more against Gemini's outgoing and noisy nature. Capricorns tend to be slow, firm and stubborn, while Geminis are flexible and tend to change their minds a lot. Gemini has a quick brain that sees loopholes in an instant, while Capricorn is hard to convince that taking a shortcut is a better idea than following the well-mapped course they know will guarantee their success. However, if these two can learn to understand and implement each other's approaches, they can achieve much more than they could on their own. These two signs can be much better business partners than lovers.
Gemini is ruled by the Planet Mercury (Communication), Capricorn by the Planet Saturn (Power). These planetary influences can oppose each other. Saturn has a cold masculine energy, is about perseverance and helps Capricorn to move forward through all kinds of difficulties. Mercury has an androgynous energy and lends Gemini its gift of intellect and communication. Neither sign will give up easily, but together they can cause each other to repress their natural emotions. Gemini already tends to skim the surface of emotions, choosing to take their love life as lightly as most things in life. Capricorn can dampen Gemini's enthusiastic spirit if both signs don't bother to maintain their boundaries and allow the other to do the same.
Gemini is an Air Sign and Capricorn is an Earth Sign. Capricorns are practical, stable and efficient. They see no need to take risks if they are not guaranteed to get it right. Gemini, on the other hand, is theoretical and analytical, they are always willing to take risks and try new things. While Capricorn wonders: 'What good will this do while I work towards my main plan in life?' Gemini simply moves with the flow.
Gemini is a Mutable Sign and Capricorn is a Cardinal Sign. Capricorn initiates things, they like to be in control. Gemini is more flexible, usually happy to follow Capricorn's lead as long as they are not forced into anything. They need to feel free to agree, disagree and choose at will, and if they start to feel coerced, they will respond by becoming indifferent and unapproachable. If these two value their relationship and want it to last, they need to learn to compromise and let each other off the hook from time to time, so to speak.
What is the best aspect of the Gemini-Capricorn relationship? Each brings their own particular qualities to the relationship. Once they allow the other to be themselves, they can blend well together to form a whole. Their relationship is challenging, but if they can learn from each other, it's definitely worth it!