Many people know their Sun sign but have been told that romantic compatibility in astrology is more complex than Sun signs. Another important piece of information contained in your astrological chart is your Venus sign, because Venus rules your values and your approach to love.
If the planet Venus was located in Gemini on the day of your birth, then who are you compatible with?
When the planet Venus is located in Gemini at the time of your birth, then your best compatibility matches are partners who have Venus in Aries or Venus in Leo. Looking at the characteristics of the sign of Gemini reveals additional possibilities.
Before we delve into Venus in Gemini Compatibility, I recommend that you pull out your own chart. Or, you can use this tool to generate your natal chart for free!
Table of Contents
- 1 Gemini Basics
- 2 Venus Basics
- 3 Best Match: Venus in Gemini with partner’s Venus in Aries or Leo
- 4 Second Best Match: Venus in Gemini with partner’s Venus in air signs
- 5 Third Best Match: Venus in Gemini with partner’s Venus in other Mutable signs
- 6 All The Rest
- 7 Free Online Tarot Reading
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Remember that each Zodiac sign is associated with a season, a mode (is it in the beginning, middle, or end of a season?), and an element. Each Zodiac sign is also ruled by at least one planet or luminary.
- Gemini Season: Spring
- Gemini Mode: Mutable (end sign in its season)
- Gemini Element: Air
- Gemini Ruler: Mercury
Venus stays within two signs of the Sun in terms of relative position to Earth. That means people who have Venus in Gemini can have the Sun in only the following signs: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, or Leo.
Best Match: Venus in Gemini with partner’s Venus in Aries or Leo
Aries and Leo are the two fire signs on either side of Gemini. The fire element plays well with the air element because both are outwardly focused and willing to take risks.
Many older astrology books refer to fire and air signs as masculine and earth and water signs as feminine. Today hopefully there is more understanding that people of all genders can have a variety of personality traits and interests. There is a split between fire/air and earth/water that needs to be acknowledged, though, even if masculine and feminine are awkward words for it.
Perhaps a more expansive terminology would be closer to the idea of Yin and Yang in Chinese medicine. Yang is energy that is focused outward, while Yin is energy that is focused inward. As the Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation points out, we need both.
Think of all the tasks that need to be done to run a large society such as a country. The country needs farmers to reliably grow the food and bankers to reliably keep track of the money and healthcare workers to take care of the illnesses that reliably happen in the course of human life. These would be Yin tasks, regardless of the gender of the person doing them.
The country also needs inventors to make new products and explorers to find more resources. It needs commentators to brainstorm new solutions to the country’s problems. These would be Yang tasks, again regardless of the gender of the person doing them.
A farmer and an explorer married to each other would be pretty miserable, though. The farmer would never have help with the farm tasks because the explorer would always be away, and the explorer would always be traveling alone because the farmer would have to take care of the farm.
Putting two people on the Yang end of the spectrum together, like a Venus in Gemini person with a Venus in Leo or Venus in Aries partner, is therefore not being out of balance.
It’s looking at a big enough picture to realize that, yes, the world needs all kinds, and the world has all kinds, but when you pick one partner to settle down with, you are going to be happier if you have some things in common with that partner.
Fire signs and air signs are not quite identical, though, so there is enough variety to keep the relationship exciting. The main difference is that air signs are dreamers and fire signs are doers.
Venus in Gemini comes up with many ideas, but Venus in Aries or Leo gets bored with sitting around talking and wants to do something.
Being pushed to act once in a while by a Venus in Aries or Leo partner would be good for Venus in Gemini. Finally making an idea concrete could inspire more ideas, and then the cycle would begin again!
Venus in Aries is impulsive and could get wild with Venus in Gemini quickly. Venus in Leo would work more slowly and inspire the Venus in Gemini person to refine their thoughts.
As noted, Venus can be no more than two signs away from the Sun in either direction in an astrological chart. Both Venus in Aries and Venus in Leo could have the Sun in Gemini, and Venus in Gemini could have the Sun in Aries or Leo.
A Sun sign match of this sort could make the Venus sign compatibility even more exciting.
Second Best Match: Venus in Gemini with partner’s Venus in air signs
Venus in Gemini blends well with Venus in the other two air signs, Libra and Aquarius. All three tend to like the idea of things and prioritize intellectual connection in their romance.
Two Venus in Gemini people together are chatty and entertaining. Their relationship may incorporate a large circle of mutual friends or family. They may have trouble addressing deeper conflicts – or they may be able to look at those conflicts in such a way that the conflicts don’t seem like such a big deal.
The other two air signs are heavier. Venus in Libra can be excessively idealistic, and Venus in Aquarius people can be downright dogmatic about their ideas of how a love relationship should run.
A Venus in Gemini person may therefore help calm down someone with Venus in Libra or Aquarius. The Venus in Gemini person could validate that yes, ideas are important, and then be able to convince them that they are taking it way too far.
Meanwhile, a partner with Venus in Libra or Aquarius could add some seriousness to the Venus in Gemini person.
Third Best Match: Venus in Gemini with partner’s Venus in other Mutable signs
The other mutable signs besides Gemini are Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces. All four mutable signs live on the transition from one season to another.
Gemini marks the transition from spring to summer – from a time of potential to a time of abundance. Venus in Gemini is therefore a tough match for Venus in Virgo, as Virgo marks the transition from the abundance of summer to fall.
The resulting gulf between Venus in Gemini’s mindset of generosity and Venus in Virgo’s mindset of scarcity can cause a lot of trouble in the relationship. However, both Gemini and Virgo are ruled by Mercury, which facilitates communication, so maybe Venus in Gemini and Venus in Virgo would at least have the ability to talk through their problems.
Sagittarius is the opposite sign from Gemini, and so they have a lot in common. Sagittarius is also a fire sign, so a Venus in Sagittarius partner would have many of the same advantages for Venus in Gemini as a partner with Venus in Aries or Leo.
However, Sagittarius tends to act like an older Gemini, so there would be a power differential in the relationship with Venus in Sagittarius always the teacher and Venus in Gemini always the student. Venus in Aries or Leo is more evenly matched with Venus in Gemini.
Pisces marks the transition from winter to spring, so Venus in Pisces has an optimism that matches Venus in Gemini’s abundant outlook. The challenge for these two is that Venus in Pisces may have an emotional intensity that overwhelms Venus in Gemini.
All The Rest
The signs that have not been covered yet are Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio, and Capricorn.
Taurus and Cancer are the signs on either side of Gemini. As noted previously, Venus can be no more than two signs apart from the Sun. There are therefore many Venus in Gemini people with the Sun in Cancer or Taurus. There are also many people with Venus in Taurus or Cancer who have the Sun in Gemini.
If at least one of these situations applies to a couple where one has Venus in Gemini and the other has Venus in Taurus or Cancer, incompatibility is not a huge concern.
The hardest matches for Venus in Gemini are Venus in Scorpio and Venus in Capricorn. Both Scorpio and Capricorn crave more stability and structure than Venus in Gemini is really capable of. Scorpio is a water sign, and Capricorn is an earth sign.
As would follow from the earlier discussion of fire/air signs as Yang energy and earth/water signs as Yin energy, Scorpio and Capricorn would both be on the Yin side of that divide. The same is true of water sign Cancer and earth sign Taurus.
Venus in Gemini wants a lot of freedom, while Venus in Capricorn wants structure and predictability as an end in itself. For Venus in Scorpio, structure seems to be a side effect of their single-minded focus toward whatever they have decided their goal is.
Single-minded is about the last description that would ever apply to Venus in Gemini!
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