Why Are Taurus and Capricorn Attracted to Each Other?

Updated on December 12, 2019
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Andrea loves to write about the zodiac and research astrological love compatibility. She's been an online writer for over five years.

Spring and winter meet when Taurus and Capricorn get together, creating an undeniable and indelible bond.
Spring and winter meet when Taurus and Capricorn get together, creating an undeniable and indelible bond. | Source

Taurus and Capricorn Compatibility

Capricorn and Taurus are naturally attracted to one another, as they are both earth signs. In Western astrology, when two people with similar signs come together, they tend to have automatic chemistry and an implicit understanding of one another. So while these two come from different perspectives with respect to where they are born in the year, Taurus and Capricorn have a lot in common right from the get-go.

Every sign has target areas they want to explore: Air focuses on the metaphorical and the mind; water focuses on emotions, feelings, and matters of the heart; fire focuses on passion, ambition, and manifestation; and earth focuses on present needs and their senses.

As earth signs, Taurus and Capricorn put a premium on physical needs like shelter, hygiene, and health. They focus on the same kind of world, but through different lenses.

Taurus
Capricorn
April 21–May 21
December 22–January 20
Earth
Earth
Bull
Goat
Fixed
Cardinal
Venus
Saturn
2nd Sign
10th Sign
Body, Senses
Body, Senses
Mid-Spring
Beginning of Winter
Gardener
Hermit

A Meeting of Spring and Winter

Taurus sees the world through the lens of life; they love to nourish, maintain, and keep gardens healthy. Your Taurus most likely wants to explore the outside world; they tend to love activities that engage their bodies, and they enjoy having practical needs met.

These Signs Share a Desire to Nurture Life

Taurus sees the world when everything blooms, when flowers are lush, when spring's storms pick up and we go through seasons of floods, tornadoes, and hail. Capricorn, on the other hand, sees the world as it shifts into winter. Capricorn, through hard work and understanding, hibernates for the year. They are resourceful, reserved, and usually particular about their needs.

Taurus wants to help manage and nurture life, and Capricorn wants to conserve energy so as to survive the harsh parts of life, so a relationship between these signs is likely to satisfy both partners' needs. (As a bonus, earth signs are typically financially sound, so money troubles shouldn't play much of a role in a Taurus-Capricorn relationship.)

They Represent the Full Circle of Life

Capricorn finds joy in knowing Taurus because Capricorn sees the fruits of its hibernation in the abundance of the Taurus season. Taurus finds Capricorn more mysterious because it has already been through so much on its journey—Capricorn will have witnessed the prior seasons of change, so it's like Taurus gets to see the end product of the crops it helped to create. This is delightful to both signs' souls—to see the cycle of how practicality, the present material world, and the senses all work together in tandem.

How Do These Signs Balance Each Other?

Earth signs focus on practicality, patience, long-term vision, and humility. When two earth signs come together, they can appreciate these gifts rather than take them for granted. Since Taurus and Capricorn are from different parts of the year, they will balance each other out.

Taurus Is Strong-Willed and Big-Hearted

Taurus is ruled by Venus⁠—a planet dominated by love, expressions, gifts, and nurturing. Earth signs are usually stubborn and pragmatic; as a fixed sign, Taurus gets a double dosage of this! It is the center of a season; therefore, it has a strong sense of life and what it should look like, no matter the time of year.

Taurus, as a fixed sign, has a strong ego, but with a Capricorn, they might not feel the need to prove themselves. Rather, they'd prefer to lay down a strong foundation, build up a family, and enjoy their partner's company rather than argue and compete. At its core, Taurus is an affectionate sign; this comes from being born during the passion of spring.

Taurus doesn't like to rush; Taurus is careful, steady, and true—in their relationships as well as their careers. In some ways, Earth signs like to take things slowly rather than run through relationships at the speed of a lion—like a fire-and-fire relationship. Taurus may push for more affection.

Capricorn Is Reliable and Driven

Capricorn is a cardinal sign; it functions as the forerunner to winter. This is why Capricorn is so interested in conservation⁠—it feels the call to be reliable and to persevere as life takes a rest in winter from all the hard work, toil, and splendor of the other seasons of the year.

Why Do These Signs Thrive Together?

In addition to balancing each other out, Taurus and Capricorn also share many traits that help them maintain a happy and healthy relationship.

Both Signs Are Pragmatic and Literal-Minded

Taurus, as one of the first signs of the zodiac, wants to prove itself. Those in the first half of the zodiac tend to have strong ambitions and a young energy. Capricorn, as one of the latter signs, has a touch more introspection and a more mature soul. Both earth signs struggle to see past their five senses. They are very present-minded souls and may struggle to understand air signs, who typically see and focus on metaphor.

Sometimes this relationship may need help seeing past literal aspects and digging deeper to see where their real issues lie. Fortunately, you both operate on similar planes of reality, so if you are digging into other more nuanced parts of the relationship, you will do so at the same pace.

They're Both Family-Oriented

Both of these signs enjoy traditions, family, and consistency. Capricorn is known for making a great parent and is drawn toward raising children. Taurus loves to be seen as having a strong, functioning family.

Taurus and Capricorn can work together to make beautiful homes. They'll learn a number of skills to improve their quality of life at home, from learning how to divide chores to repairing household objects and maintaining their cars, while also working with their children to help make sure all their needs are covered.

Taurus's Youth and Capricorn's Maturity Blend Well

It is nice when two elements of the same kind come together; it feels natural and whole and happens more organically. Taurus is like fresh ground with new budding grass, while Capricorn is like a hill starting to get its first taste of snow. Taurus can help Capricorn stay youthful and remember the purpose of life. Capricorn can help Taurus to better take care of their property, their domain, and their desires.

They Understand Each Other on a Deep, Intimate Level

The joy of same-element relationships is that you get to see more of your own dimension's cycle. An air-and-air relationship gets to further explore the mind, its imagination, and the surreal; water signs can further understand emotions and what makes the heart move; and fire signs get to further explore manifestation, the limitations of the will, and immediate passion.

Being in a relationship like this—where you get to further extend your understanding of your element—is reassuring and often valuable.

Though Taurus and Capricorn relationships are built on an inherently solid foundation, there are ways to make their bond even stronger.
Though Taurus and Capricorn relationships are built on an inherently solid foundation, there are ways to make their bond even stronger. | Source

Tips for Taurus-Capricorn Couples

While same-sign pairings have a lot of benefits, it isn't always a breeze (hey, what relationship is?). Here are some areas to focus on.

Find a Way to Share the Load

The problem with being in a relationship where you have the same element is that sometimes you extend the ground you cover, but some of the tasks you don't like exploring don't get accomplished at all. If this is the case, work to find a compromise; outline the tasks you don't like doing and split that work up.

Try New Activities Together

You may need to spend time doing activities that bring out your emotions, goals, and imagination. So it would be good for the two of you to take art classes together, go dancing, try yoga or meditation, and look for ways to express your minds.

Communicate Openly and Honestly

Be careful how you express your anger. Taurus, the bull, can get tunnel vision when they are ready to charge, and Capricorn can become sardonic as the goat, jumping cunningly and unpredictably from subject to subject.

Since you two are similar, you will likely have an advantage of not having many arguments to begin with. Neither of you feels a strong need to force a spark to keep things fresh and new. You are each other's comfort, and you both feel a sense of belonging to each other.

From Friendship to a Relationship

The two of you may share a long friendship before coming together as romantic partners. Once the two of you see how you fulfill each other's practical needs and innermost desires, it's likely you'll want to be together as more than just friends.

You'll enjoy a sense of familiarity as partners—in addition to already knowing each other well, you both like to strategize, plan, and take care of resources, so you'll probably be on the same page from the get-go.

Any combination of signs can work with the right will⁠—and any combination can also end in separation. No pairing has an intrinsic advantage over another; it is a matter of how much two individuals want to grow and maintain their romantic flame. People of all walks of life fall in love with each other, and every couple has their obstacles, regardless of astrology.

© 2017 Andrea Lawrence

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      Namira Rahaman 

      3 months ago

      I am Taurus, a girl. I am lesbian and i love someone who is girl , capricorn but she has a boyfriend from 3 or 4 years. Now i am stuck flr 2 years that should i move on to the straight forward or should i continue being as a lesbo

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      Karen 

      4 months ago

      This is accurate in many ways. But have you considered Capricorns attachment issues and Taurus', being under Venus, causing a problem, if attachment ends up being lopsided or one sided? Which can eventually cause a rift if Capricorn isn't ready to come out of hibernation. My capricorn is very wary of emotional attachment and falling in love though one of the most sensual lovers I have ever met to the point of romantic. Sexual compatibility isn't an issue either.

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      Cynthia Hernandez 

      4 months ago

      I am a aries and my partner is tauras we have been together for 19 years he was loving caring in everyway he showed me he cared.as years passed i would let him do what he wants. Not caring where he was. But i was a blind and of course i was fighting addiction. Which he was there never left me till i ended up doing a five year sentence i was out of his life and my kids my oldest is 14 my smallest is 9. I had a feeling that didnt sit well. I found condoms.i asked why he had them if i got operated.well he cheated with my sister. Know we dont even talk i aint begging and he aint either. He blames it on me and treats me like trash. He told me how he never loved me. How i have never pleased him in bed .he hurt me he goes out and wants me to be home he is not the man i used to know..he has made me hate him i can care less what he does he gets me mad when he says he dont have any money for my kids.but to go out and drink hes a big baller that u wont even believe

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      AMETHYST KURAIS 

      5 months ago

      Taurus and Taurus

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      Jenny N. Badong 

      6 months ago

      This is very accurate in terms of arguing and fighting. This gives me a guide that you can never win an argument to Taurus thus, they feel like they are always right and they have a very high ego.

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      laura 

      6 months ago

      so crazy how many things were bang on here! im a taurus & my fiance is a capricorn, we've been together 6yrs but we were also literally best friends for about a yr and a half before we started dating, I've never been big on astrology other than finding it interesting occasionally, but there was a lottt of accuracy here, almost eerie!

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      Yolanda Williams 

      7 months ago

      I just wanted to say that I have had the pleasure of meeting a couple of Taurus men out at a club (separate occasions) and what I loved about them was they were honest and would say "I am a happily married man and all I would like to do is have a few drinks, dance and have a good time, a total gentlemen."

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      Andrea Lawrence 

      9 months ago from Chicago

      Always a fan to know my writing is accurate.

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      Cindy 

      9 months ago

      This is beyond accurate for me and my man! Unbelievable!!

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