Leo and Pisces: Compatibility in Love, Sex and Life


When Leo and Pisces come together for love or any kind of relationship, it’s dramatic and dynamic! These two creative ingenues love romance and spirituality, which could also lead to emotional outbursts. A Leo-Pisces relationship is limitless, since you both understand each other’s desire for success and stardom.

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Leo and Pisces: Your compatibility clicks and clashes

Where you click:
A dramatic duo! Leo is an aggressive, dynamic fire sign who loves to bask in the limelight. Pisces is a pensive, private water sign who prefers to create magic from behind-the-scenes. You’ll fall naturally into step with each other as partners, but you’re both incredibly bossy. Make sure you have your own realms to rule—Leo is the director, Pisces is the producer, but you’re equal partners here…capiche? You’re both creative, romantic, and wildly imaginative. This works well for you as a couple, provided you find a constructive outlet to funnel your combined energy toward. Think big: building empires, creating large families, traveling the world on charitable missions. 

Where you clash:
If the relationship becomes the lightning rod for your emotional tornadoes this matchup can send you both running to the psych ward. Some spiritual evolution is a pre-requisite to success, so go do that inner work before you walk down the aisle. Once you’ve both read that stack of self-help books (and maybe even done a little time with a great therapist), the relationship could flow into a dreamy Love Boat cruise that docks permanently in paradise.

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Love and compatibility by element

Leo is fire and Pisces is water

Too close for comfort? As an astrology love match, fire and water signs can have wildly different needs. To succeed as a couple, compromise is essential. Water signs are soothing and nurturing, prone to fluctuating moods. They deeply crave security and comfort. By contrast, Fire signs can be aggressive, independent and often seek discomfort in the name of adventure. While water signs are nostalgic and tend to live in the rosy-hued (or overly maligned) past, fire signs are pioneers who get most excited about sculpting a future of their own creation.

So, how can the traditionalist water sign and the risk-taking fire sign happily coexist? The fire sign will have to enter the water sign’s world of family visits, downtime at home, returning to the same vacation spots and hanging with a small crew of lifelong friends…even if that feels limiting or stagnant. In return, the water sign will have to embrace adventure, travel, meeting new people (and being social when they do!), risk and changing up their comfortable routines from time to time. Parents can be a big sticking point, as the water sign partner is often dutifully close to theirs while the fire sign may have left home at 18 and never looked back. In nature, water can put out a fire, which can either control a raging wildfire (good) or douse a vibrant flame (not so good). Fire can warm up cold water, but it can also make it boiling and steaming mad! Too much fire can even cause water to evaporate, just as an overly dominant fire sign can cause the less aggressive water sign to “disappear” in the relationship.

This is a fascinating, complex combination that defies explanation—the original odd couple.

There are four elements in astrology: fire, earth, air and water. Each one plays an important role in the greater whole of humankind. A love match with someone from of a different astrological element can be challenging, but also a beautiful opportunity to evolve. After all, differences push you both to grow and step outside of your own experience.

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Leo is fixed and Pisces is mutable

In astrology, the “qualities” or “triplicities” reveal the role you play in a relationship or collaboration. Are you a starter, a doer or a finisher? Do you like to take charge and have a plan, or do you prefer to go with the flow? In this love match, it can be hard to get in sync. Can we make a plan around here? Fixed signs crave stability and mutable signs love change. Compromise is key so you don’t drive each other crazy! The fixed sign in this relationship likes to make a decision or plan and stick with it. By contrast, the ever-changing mutable sign is always changing things—adding one more guest, jamming one more coffee date into their day, starting another project before they finish the 50 they already have going. When a mutable-fixed duo plays to their strength, the fixed sign can create a solid structure that upholds the mutable sign’s creative plans. Adaptable mutable signs help the fixed sign to be less rigid—to loosen up and go with the flow. For long-term success, the mutable mate will have to work harder at keeping their word, showing up on time and being consistent. Some plans are simply non-negotiable! In exchange the fixed sign will have to give an inch and be willing to try new things.

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Leo is yang Pisces is yin

In astrology, every sign has a “polarity”: you’re either yin (feminine) or yang (masculine).  In your sign match, Pisces is a receptive yin sign and Leo is an assertive yang sign. When you play to your strengths, you balance each other out, each on contributing a different but complementary skill set. When things are off, you can become polarized. The yin sign can be too passive (or passive-aggressive) and sacrificing, while the yang sign may act domineering, aggressive and selfish. To rebalance, the yin sign needs to work on being more open, direct and confident, while the yang sign should cultivate more patience, tolerance and sensitivity.

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Leo and Pisces are quincunx (five signs apart)

In astrology love matches, we also measure compatibility by the aspect, or distance, between the two signs. Your signs are quincunx, or five signs apart. This is a fascinating, complex combination that defies explanation—the original odd couple. You’ll either feel like you’re with your soulmate or the devil incarnate…or at least, some kind of strange alien who does everything in a wildly different way than you ever would.  “How did those two end up together?” people will wonder. Your bond is intense, unspoken, almost secretive in a way. The person five signs away from your sign has nothing in common with you astrologically. You’ll need to adapt to your differences, which could take a great deal of adjustment, even discarding a former lifestyle. For one of you, the relationship will be about sex and intimacy; for the other, duty and service. If you’ve both done the requisite self-awareness work, you can make a formidable team when you pool your strengths. You might also come together for karmic purposes—for example, to have a child or heal old wounds, perhaps even from past lives.

MORE LOVE HOROSCOPES:

Love Matcher: See all compatibility matches
Leo Love Horoscope
Pisces Love Horoscope

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