How to Make a Capricorn Woman Happy

Is a Capricorn woman right for you? How do you make a Capricorn woman happy?

If you follow astrology, you may hear some misleading match-up advice. Maybe you’ve heard that you should “never” date a Capricorn. The truth is you can make it work with any zodiac sign. Your so-called imperfect match could become your life partner if you take a chance.

Astrology is a helpful tool for “decoding” people. No matter what you believe, isn’t it helpful to have another tool in your romantic arsenal?

Knowledge is power. So if you’re interested in a Capricorn, how do you make a Capricorn woman happy? And, yourself?

The Capricorn woman

Capricorn is ruled by Saturn, the planet of tough lessons and wisdom. As a result, many Capricorns are “old souls” who play by the rules and follow tradition.

This zodiac sign can see life as an uphill battle, thanks to Saturn’s influence, with the ultimate reward arriving only through suffering and sacrifice. Ambitious Capricorn is symbolized by a mountain goat climbing up a rocky hill, taking one cautious step at a time. And that’s exactly how patient Caps like to approach everything, including relationships.

Hardworking Capricorn women are devoted to their friends and families, and people count on them for support. They always keep their word.

Is the Capricorn woman your “dream girl?”

Capricorn is the tenth of the 12 zodiac signs, which begins its cycle newly every winter during Capricorn season—which falls around December 22-January 19.

Capricorn energy is willful and determined, focused on the loftiest goals. The Capricorn woman helps us set our minds on an outcome, and reach the finish line. She has steely grit and unparalleled resilience.

Taking the road less traveled isn’t how this traditional sign rolls. The Capricorn woman maps out the straightest and simplest route, then sticks to its plan. Even if it takes a little more time to get there without shortcuts, ambitious Capricorn will make the trek. The essence of Capricorn energy is loyal, structured, family-minded, hardworking, devoted, honest, and paternal. Negative expressions of Capricorn energy can be pessimistic, unforgiving, cold, materialistic, snobbish, elitist and overly serious.

This stoic sign may repress a lot to be the “rock” for others, which can lead to a heavy or burdened energy.

The Capricorn woman is a leader. She’s the “idea person” of the zodiac. She prizes originality and likes to be first in everything she does. She’s the trendsetter and trend-spotter, the ones who get the party started and the crowd hyped. Count on her to be the one to initiate a winning idea or plan.

How to spot a Capricorn woman

You can find Capricorns enjoying quality time with family, working obsessively on a large-scale project, or running for a prestigious role. Capricorn women like to mix business with pleasure. They often develop tight bonds with people they meet on the job or through a team project. They are the “popular” people of the zodiac, so partners who can help increase their status are viewed as valuable assets.

Capricorn women were born with their eyes on the prize. Once they set their sights on something, they begin to climb slowly and steadily toward that goal. Often they become so fixed on reaching the finish line that they fail to enjoy the journey. Most Capricorn women are in a lifelong pursuit of learning to be more flexible and to listen more to their heart than their heads if they want to feel fulfilled inside and out.

Ambitious as they may be, not all Capricorn women have relentless drive. When they slip into lounge mode, they can relax with the best of ’em, becoming practically immobile! Work hard, play hard is the mantra of this zodiac sign.

The “natural habitat” for a Capricorn woman

Commanding a board meeting, mountain climbing or hiking, winning a competitive game, starting a successful business, practicing a hobby, craft or obsession, sleeping till 4 p.m. on a weekend day, entertaining, dominating a room, ducking out of an exclusive club, serving in the military, traveling alone, taking care of her family.

What a Capricorn woman does for a living

Capricorn women are good at setting long-term goals, being structured and organized. They have powerful stamina. As an employer or entrepreneur or manager, they are deft at prioritization and streamlining tasks. The Capricorn woman makes a responsible and capable leader in almost any arena.

Some common career choices for a Capricorn woman include: CEO, human resources manager, business analyst, financial planner, architect, copywriter, creative director, foreign affairs specialist, intelligence analyst, commission.

She might also be drawn to work in the political arena, as a media personality, a photographer, musician, graphic designer, actor, screenwriter, novelist, military officer or professional athlete.

What a Capricorn woman wants in a partner

The Capricorn woman cherishes the days of old and she can be very close to her family and childhood friends. A partner who integrates into her life with have the easiest go with her. Otherwise, you may have to compete with her parents, siblings and friends for attention.

She’s not one to change her lifestyle or make a huge effort to be part of your world. She’s rather you just show up on her doorstep and say “what are you doing.” In other words, if you wait for her to make moves, you may be waiting a long time for something that might never happen.

Once you’re there, she’ll expect you to wait your turn if she’s finishing work or something she’s engrossed in. She’s not a multi-tasker when blending business and pleasure. She needs a thick-skinned supportive partner who either patiently waits for her or happily does their own thing in the meantime. Capricorn is the other sign, so she loves to provide for herself and won’t want to feel she “owes” you anything if your generosity outshines her own.

Flirting with a Capricorn woman, “romantic stuff”

Love: yeah, it’s great, but it doesn’t conquer all. The Capricorn woman might be the most complicated simple person you’ll ever meet. But as buttoned up as she may be by day, she can be a wild child at night. The trick is getting her to let her hair down a little!

Flirting & dating and your first date

The Capricorn woman loves to flirt, but rarely comfortable to initiate it. For her, setting is important. She will want to be somewhere comfortable. She might be the woman checking you out from across the room but you may want to send the first drink or walk by and say hello.

The Capricorn woman has a great appetite for life’s pleasures. Will she let herself indulge? Because her ruling planet is Saturn, she is often ruled by restriction and discipline. Try not to be offended if she isn’t enthusiastic about that fancy restaurant you had in mind for a first date. But the place with the best burger in a nondescript facade? Bingo!

Lowkey convo is a great ice breaker with the Carpricorn woman. Topics that OK include family, friends, pets, career (current work and dreams). Finding common interest and shared passions will keep the conversation flowing. She’s not keen on games, so don’t play them (or risk getting the boot early on). Time is important to a Capricorn woman but if you’re worth sharing it with, she will give your relationship all the time it needs to blossom.

Sex with a Capricorn woman

Don’t judge a book by its cover, at least not sexually. It may take her time to open up and feel comfortable, and sex can actually help that along. Once the ice is broken, the chemistry can spill physically and mentally.

For career-oriented Capricorn women, the boardroom and bedroom can blur. And as hard as she works, sex can be a favorite way for her to blow off some steam.

Because Saturn rules this sign and it is the planet of regression, she may have some bottled-up issues surface. For some Capricorns this can manifest in fetish or S&M. If you’re open to exploring this type of sexual intimacy, she might be, too.

A Capricorn woman’s turn-ons and turn-offs

If you want to keep a Capricorn woman happy, it is helpful to know here turn-ons and turn-offs!

Sagittarius woman turn-ons: sharing vulnerability, making her feel like a hero, being a little quirky, balancing your need for her with an independent spirit, being successful in your own field (different from hers), sleeping in with her, fitting in neatly with her friends and surroundings, work at her office so romance is convenient, be well read, have a slightly edgy past, be ready to travel when wanderlust strikes

Sagittarius woman turn-offs: refusing to let her be your rock, calling her in the middle or work and expecting her to drop everything to talk to you, being too busy to accompany her on excursions, interrupting her while she’s in the middle of something, criticizing her family or friends, being an impediment to her daily routine, inviting yourself along to her Girls Night Out or trying to stop her from having one

Dating a Capricorn long-term

When you link up with a Capricorn for the long haul, it’s not just to live happily ever after. It’s to raise a family, make her ancestors proud, create a legacy and pass on wisdom to the next generation. (No pressure!)

If she…

Gets quiet, she is probably thinking about work or her personal goals. Just chill and enjoy the silence or ask what’s on her mind. She may appreciate the chance to talk things through.

Doesn’t call, she’s working on hanging out with family or friends. Wait until after work hours to text and limit yourself to one. She will feel harassed if you keep reaching out and she can only focus on one priority at a time!

Calls a lot, it means she likes you. Pick up or text back!

Doesn’t make a move after a couple of dates, it means nothing. She doesn’t like to be rushed. Be patient.

Doesn’t make a move after a few weeks, she’s either scared you don’t like her or she’s involved with someone else (or she’s taking it that slow). Make your move and ask her if she sees things going anywhere. You’ll at least know where you stand!

Moves fast, she’s tipsy or drunk and doesn’t see you as a serious prospect. Go for the no-strings fling if you want it, or step back if you want to see under sober circumstances where the relationship can go.

Buys you gifts, she likes you and wants to impress you with her provider abilities. She’s definitely wooing you.

Introduces you to her family and/or friends, it means you’re in the running for long-term mate status.

Compatibility with a Capricorn woman, by zodiac sign

If you’re an… your common language is:

Aries: ambition, goals, a desire for world domination

Taurus: money, status, tradition, and long-term stability; you’re both big on taking things slowly

Gemini: kinky sex, supporting each other’s career goals

Cancer: a clique-ish approach to family and friends, the desire for status and security

Leo: bossing each other around, domination and power struggles that end in the bedroom

Virgo: travel, outdoor activity, hobbies, sharing daily routines; friends and family

Libra: wining and dining and sex

Scorpio: control, one-upping, competition and a touch of S&M

Sagittarius: a quest for spiritual truth and wisdom and ambition

Capricorn: work, goals, tradition, the desire for a picture-perfect life

Aquarius: travel, philosophy, broad-minded world views

Pisces: the arts, photography and mutual friends

Famous Capricorn women and female celebrities

Kate Middleton, Dove Cameron, Michelle Obama, Gabby Douglas, Nina Dobrev, Miss Mulatto, Ellie Goulding, Betty White, Kate Spade, Diane von Fürstenburg, Mads Lewis, Dolly Parton, Zooey Deschanel, Aaliyah, Greta Thunberg, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kate McKinnon, Diane Keaton, Joan of Arc, Janis Joplin, Maggie Smith, Katey Sagal, January Jones, Kate Bosworth, Ava Gardner, Grace VanderWaal, Wengie, Kirstie Alley, Sui Waterhouse, Annie Lennox, Kate Moss, Shonda Rhimes, Mary Tyler Moore, Mary J. Blige, Drea de Matteo, Laila Ali, Helena Christensen, Alyssa Edwards, Katie Couric, Blue Ivy Carter

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