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A Love Match for Taurus and Sagittarius

Updated on May 1, 2017

Taurus + Sagittarius

This combination is wild nines. Taurus and Sagittarius operate in very different ways as leaders. Taurus has pride for taking care of life, being the season of new life, and being the season of beauty. Sagittarius is a wild and free horse, circulating around ideas, taking what it wants when it wants it. Taurus is in the beginning of the zodiac year, feels it has a lot to live up to after the birth of Aries, and can have tunnel-like vision when angry. Sagittarius could care less about the other fire elements, Aries and Leo. Sagittarius is all about freedom, trying on many different hats, and looking for entertainment. Taurus may find that Sagittarius is too elusive for it, and Sagittarius may find that Taurus is too rigid for it. Together this would make for a masterful couple, capable of doing whatever it wanted, delegating various different tasks in the relationship down the line, and getting access and opportunities to a number of things together. Sagittarius isn't as messy and prideful as Aries and Leo, making Taurus have more room to spread out its bigger-than-life ego.

Sagittarius purveys a number of ideas all at once -- but it has the power to focus on whatever goal it has and conquer it. Sagittarius has high ambition, but unlike Aries and Leo who make this an external focus, Sagittarius uses its willpower as a fire sign from within. Sagittarius is relentless with its goals, but on the outside it comes off as aloof, charismatic, and as a social game changer.

Cheat Sheet

Taurus
Sagittarius
2nd House
9th House
April 21 until about May 21
November 22 – December 21
The Bull
The Centaur
Earth
Fire
Mid-Spring
End of Autumn
Senses, the Body
Will
Yin
Yang
Throat
Thighs
Fixed
Mutable

Stabilizing the Relationship

Taurus needs stability, commitment, and expectations. Sagittarius needs fun, excitement, and flexibility. Taurus will bring practicality to the relationship. Taurus will appreciate Sagittarius for being authentic and real rather than try to fake its way through life. Sometimes Aries and Leo put on a front in order to get a job done, Sagittarius isn't as willing to do that. Taurus and Sagittarius may have issues with one wanting to settle (Taurus) and the other wanting to expand (Sagittarius). Together these two can make for a very productive relationship, they come with a lot of different perspectives, and they are so different that they won't step on each other's toes.

Taurus is influenced by spring. It cares greatly about tending to matters, making sure the garden is healthy, and allowing things to flourish. Sagittarius is influenced by the end of fall into winter -- which is the time of year for holidays. Sagittarius is all about having fun, getting together, spending time with one another, and also being real with each other. Sagittarius can be festive, loud, engaging, or just quiet and observant. Sagittarius doesn't put near as much pressure on commitment. It takes them time to mull over whether a relationship really will work or not.

Taurus will most likely be the one pushing for the relationship, so Taurus needs to be okay with this. This is where the dynamic is somewhat strange -- energy wise earth signs don't always like to pursue, and fire signs usually do. But Taurus is a fixed sign and the second of the zodiac, so they can be more stubborn and persuasive about what they want. Sagittarius, though a fire sign, is pretty chill and easy going. Partly because they are so close to the end of the astrological year, and most of those signs have a strong inner voice, are less about pushing their voice out externally, and are receptive. I consider Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces to all be of the softer kind. They are dynamic, but they don't feel the need to push out life and go after manifestation like Aries and Taurus do at the beginning of the cycle.

Taurus needs to be patient with Sagittarius, and Sagittarius needs to communicate what it can and not just leave Taurus in the dark.

Bridging the Gaps

Taurus and Sagittarius will first need to work on bridging the gaps between their differences. Once they have come to an agreement about how their relationship will function, they can truly take on the world. They essentially will be able to cover all ground in a relationship, but it probably won't be instantaneous since it will take a moment to digest how your partner operates. You'll feel a lot of opposites at first, and hopefully this is what attracts the two of you together. What you should find is that where one is weak, the other is strong. You can use each other as a strong support system, so that when one can't make it through life, the other can step up to offer support and loyalty.

You'll appreciate that the other person has different perspectives. You may need to open your minds more and listen to each other and not jump to conclusions. Taurus has one of the most naturally traditional and conservative voices in the whole zodiac. Taurus doesn't like to abandon tradition, because it sees it as the foundation for health. Taurus wants family, the perfect car, the white picket fence, and the stable job. On the other hand, Sagittarius is a connoisseur of variety. Sagittarius doesn't need to hold tightly to expectations or traditions. Sagittarius appreciates them, but the fire sign really wants to focus on the innovative. In a lot of ways, Sagittarius is most similar to Aquarius, except probably not as weird and baffling to the other signs. Sagittarius does have a natural interest in technology, science, and art -- things Aquarius also enjoys.

Taurus needs to compliment and show their affection to Sagittarius even when Sagittarius doesn't dote and gush all over them. Sagittarius operates with an internal voice, so you won't always see things on the surface -- like you would with Aries and Leo. Sagittarius as a mutable sign is free-flowing, constantly changing, constantly reconsidering. But don't cross the Sagittarius. I have seen many who can nurse a strong grudge. If they let you into their inner circle, don't take that for granted.

Note for Sagittarius: you can help your Taurus by expressing affection when possible. They are sensual creatures, and so they need your hugs, your affirmations, and your devotion. Your fun spirit is what attracted them to you in the first place.

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Final Thoughts

In the zodiac, we have seen any and every combination succeed. There isn't one perfect zodiac type, but it will be a matter of compromise, communication, and hard work. Long term relationships don't naturally just come together; it takes two people to commit. Neither is any combination immune from divorce. Everything under the sun has happened in every -- all 78 -- zodiac relationships. It's all a matter of understanding how each zodiac works individually, and then alongside another person. We actually need all 78 combinations in the real world. Different relationships bring out different qualities and concerns, bridging gaps in our understandings, and healing the world in unique ways. Instead of looking for a perfect combination, try to figure out a recipe that works for you and the person you have fallen in love with -- whether that is now or in the future.

Sagittarius and Taurus may seem like an unusual pairing on the surface, but it helps soften Taurus while also pulling out more of Sagittarius. The two in a way balance each other. They might not always understand each other -- but most people don't even understand themselves on an individual level. In order to have a healthy relationship, you need to focus on two things: kindness and generosity. Studies show couples who utilize kindness and generosity tend to make it longer than couples who do not. Consider your partner's feelings, bring in empathy, and remember to treat your neighbor as yourself. Let go of your ego, be humble, and use sound emotional intelligence. Arrogance does not breed well in a relationship. Use healthy methods to navigate through your relationship, not methods that burden you or your partner. Be conscious of your actions, and you'll better see how you are contributing to the puzzle.

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