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Opposites Attract: Gemini + Sagittarius
Polar opposites Gemini and Sagittarius have just the right amount of push and pull. They have a great connection because they are both mutable signs. According to Western astrology, air and fire signs have higher compatibility with each other than either do with earth or water signs.
Both Gemini and Sagittarius are closing signs. Gemini beckons with the final rush of spring and hands it off to Cancer, while Sagittarius welcomes the final days of fall and hands it off to Capricorn.
Gemini Cares Deeply About Others
Gemini is a master of communication. They love words, they’re highly interested in how language works, and they’re good at networking. They are a highly egalitarian sign, but they can run into problems with their own duality: they want everyone to be treated fairly, equally, and reasonably, but they sometimes forget to check in with themselves to see who they really are.
Gemini season is a wonderful time of year. It comes right after the frenetic life-giving energy of Aries and Taurus. Gemini sees the flowers, bees, and trees for what they are rather than the process that goes into nurturing them. Sometimes Gemini can take beauty for granted, but that’s also a big part of their genius.
Gemini weather varies, but it isn’t as variable as Aries and Taurus. Those two spring signs deal with a mix of cold and hot weather patterns that produce strong winds, tornadoes, rain, hail, snow, and the like. By the time Gemini season comes around, the snow has stopped and people are in celebration mode. They want to graduate from school, get married, and take vacations. As Gemini progresses, it gets warmer and warmer until it reaches the summer solstice, which brings in Cancer and all its emotions.
Sagittarius Is a Strong Romantic
Sagittarius is a warm and complex personality. They can seem both youthful and sagacious—like your grandpa. They can be the teacher, the guru, and the guide, but they also have the spirit of the horse and want to run wild and free.
Sagittarius comes after the sexually-charged and mysterious Scorpio. Unlike Scorpio, Sagittarius has a more relaxed energy, and they have a desire to bring people together to celebrate. Their season blends with the holiday season and the buildup to Christmas. This is when you celebrate Thanksgiving and go to Christmas parties, as well as other social gatherings. This time of year comes with a mix of genuine connections and fake, artificial, and commercial-induced connections.
Sagittarius, as you can see, can be pulled in several different directions at once, but they have the ability to wade through the mire and focus on their target. This sign wants people to feel accomplished. They are ardent, playful, and paradoxical in nature. They are a fire sign but are so close to the end of the year that they don’t have as much power and ego dominance as Aries or Leo. Sagittarius appreciates both spontaneity and ambition. They want to grow with a partner while also having plenty of room to be free.
Sagittarius & Gemini Cheat Sheet
Mindful, cerebral, genius
Firey, clever, wild
End of Spring
End of Fall
House of nerves
House of celebration
Gemini & Sagittarius Are Opposite Signs With Complementary Perspectives
In many ways, these two signs will get each other. They both come from times of celebration—they both celebrate positivity and welcome change. They want to be around people who are excitable.
They also have similar fears. Sagittarius doesn't want to feel trapped and Gemini has imposter syndrome. Neither of these signs want a lot of validation or like feeling caged. They don't want to be bored—they don't want to be with someone who has no brains.
These two have reverse energies. Over time, a Gemini heats up more and more until it explodes. Over time, Sagittarius grows colder and colder until it gets too dark outside. Gemini comes from a youthful place of celebration — a time when people graduate, get married, or get a new job. Sagittarius is a celebration of family, accomplishments, and traditions. Gemini is forward-thinking, whereas Sagittarius is retrospective.
Both are notorious when it comes to commitment issues. This is partly because their seasons are about freedom rather than having a fixed identity. They both love ideas and people. Sagittarius tries to see the big picture; they have that fire-sign ego that makes them ambitious, while Gemini focuses on humility. That guidance is what gives the air sign their genius.
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If the two can actually commit to each other, the world will become their oyster. The two of them naturally like each other, but they each have so many focuses that they’re hard to pin down. They both like leaving their future open; they’re naturally indecisive and inquisitive.
An Unpredictable but Satisfying Match
These two will constantly be shifting. They'll be unpredictable yet emotionally satisfying. Together they have the composite energy of Libra, which helps them foster harmony, fairness, and warmth. This can help them be more romantic with each other while achieving their goals. Gemini needs humility; Sagittarius needs freedom. These two will open doors for each other. They know and respect that the other needs space.
In a way, polar opposite zodiac signs can feel like soul mates. You find what you’ve been missing all along. It fills up your void. But you also find something in this person that reminds you of yourself.
Gemini and Sagittarius are quick talkers and thinkers; they’ll enjoy their exchange of energies. Together they’re full of revelations and riddles. Gemini’s youthful energy makes them easily excitable. Sagittarius has an older soul, but they want to be the life of the party. Sagittarius has no problem coming off old and young at the same time. (Sagittarius will enjoy that Gemini brings out their youthful side.)
Gemini is a master at mirroring others to better understand them. Tapping into Sagittarius’ energy will help them see the world with more freedom-loving eyes. A partner gives Gemini momentum, so it can be fascinating to talk to others and see what realizations this inspires.
Gemini and Sagittarius in the Bedroom
Anything goes. These two want to have fun, and they'll do whatever it takes to have fun. There will be some hilarious conversations while getting more physically close. These two are not afraid to experiment and try new things.
They like for things to happen spontaneously. They want there to be some jokes. They like for things to be light-hearted and not too serious. They're not the most emotional people. They crave satisfaction, not a heartfelt testimony or confession.
These two are a battle of wits. They may kiss passionately and then play an intense game of chess. Or they may want to see who can do a handstand for the longest time. They enjoy a little bit of wildness. They may change into their partner's clothes.
Whatever they do, it's probably going to be memorable and considered a good time. Neither is very strict and neither really likes to be contained.
These Two Make a Natural Match
Both Gemini and Sagittarius want to feel intellectually satisfied. They can talk, listen, and think for hours on end, each drawing different conclusions and experiences.
In this case, air’s curiosity gets fulfilled by fire’s manifestation. Sometimes these energies are not developed enough to feel a resonance. The energies can also be too powerful or too complex to maintain a healthy relationship, especially as it grows and changes over time.
The nice thing about dating an opposite sign is you’ll both feel a strong sense of connection, and you’ll cover different ground. The two of you will focus on different tasks and fewer things will get neglected. Gemini and Sagittarius will be able to give each other the space they crave while also satisfying each other romantically.
For all their knowledge and open-mindedness, Gemini and Sagittarius need to be careful not to project their opinions onto each other. Sagittarius can get addicted to their religious beliefs, thinking they have figured it all out. Gemini needs to focus on humility rather than highfalutin ideas. Love and kindness will help. Make sure you are not limiting yourself by thinking you are always right. Be flexible, malleable, and considerate.
Gemini is pretty good overall about limiting their bias in order to open communication. Sagittarius wants to honor different perspectives. Without proper education, Sagittarius can become dogmatic. Together, these two can bring out the best in each other and relax their perspectives. Together, they can come to understand more profound things.
Sagittarius is meant to inspire others, and Gemini is able to spot patterns, articulate new discoveries, and help start projects. Gemini wants to help Sagittarius discover their inner child. Sagittarius can often feel clogged, so it’s nice to be around Gemini who can help them relax. Gemini can feel cold and disconnected, and Sagittarius can help them overcome their rut; otherwise, Gemini will run into obstacles that they have trouble overcoming alone. These two naturally accept and complement each other.
When Gemini gets too tangled in their thoughts, Sagittarius can give them guidance. When Sagittarius gets too wild, Gemini can help reign them in.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2017 Andrea Lawrence