“It’s important to take into account the moon sign, Venus, and Mars positions,” says astrologer Diana Brownstone.“A full natal chart is most helpful, since generalizing just by sun sign really waters down the power of astrology to give you accurate information.” She adds that it can be helpful to take note of what type of sign your partner is.
Cancers are excellent at letting their partner know how much they value them by helping them to identify, share, and express emotion." Weaknesses: "Cancers are emotionally fine-tuned, which means they have the ability to acknowledge all of their feelings all the time.
This can translate to moodiness, and also cause them to expect their partners to be able to communicate their feelings just as well and easily.
"They aren’t always able to roll with it if their partner deviates from the plan.
Additionally, they're learning to open up emotionally and not always make decisions from a practical standpoint, but from their heart." Advice for Dating One: "Spoil them.
Compatible with: Leo, Sagittarius, Libra, and some Aries Incompatible with: Capricorn, Cancer, some Aries, some Pisces Strengths: "Aries are passionate and good at physically expressing their love.
They're natural motivators and can help encourage their partners to take action towards their goals," says Shea.
Don’t be afraid to let your guard down and be genuine." Compatible with: Aries, Sagittarius, Aquarius, and some other Leos Incompatible with: Scorpio, Taurus, some Cancers, some Leos Strengths: "Leos are all heart," says Shea.
"They will love their partners unabashedly and can be extremely generous with their time, resources, and affection. Put the focus on them and ask about their work, passions, and dreams.
Weaknesses: "Aries often like to go it alone and do it their way, so compromise and coordinating with others can take practice." Advice for Dating One: "When dating an Aries, don’t plan a sedentary date," says Shea.
"If you’re going to dinner, walk somewhere or go dancing.
Geminis hate to be bored, so plan multiple activities to keep the date moving along. Go with it and turn a difference of opinion into a lively, flirtatious exchange." Compatible with: Pisces, Scorpio, Taurus, Capricorn, and some other Cancers Incompatible with: Aries, Libra, some Gemini, some Cancers Strengths: "Cancers are loving, affectionate partners who will do just about anything for someone they love," says Shea.