When Leo and Aquarius come together for love or any kind of relationship, it’s lighthearted and fun! These two party animals crave excitement and adventure, which can also lead to dramatic emotional outbursts. A Leo-Aquarius relationship is incredibly stimulating, since you both understand each other’s carefree and childlike ways.
Leo and Aquarius: Your compatibility clicks and clashes
Where you click:
A wild ride! You’re both big kids at heart and game playing is something you never tire of. How about paintball? Skydiving? Heck, even joining a local co-ed softball team is better than toying with each other’s minds! You definitely need activities to keep you focused on the positive aspects of being a couple. If you can funnel your passionate natures toward elaborate adventures, you might just become lifelong playmates.
Where you clash:
It’s a somewhat dangerous game when you two opposites attract. At first, it’s unbridled passion and a 24-hour party that never stops. Then, Leo drops the R-bomb: relationship…a little too soon to be justified by commitment shy Aquarius. Hotheaded Leo and rebellious Aquarius can revert to childish and destructive behavior when your animal instincts are ignited. As the Water Bearer strings the Lion along in an elaborate courtship dance, tempers flare, emotional outbursts ignite, and you both wonder how you “lost it” so quickly. When Aquarius finally surrenders to Leo’s desires for monogamy, the script may flip with Leo pulling away as Aquarius stalks in frustration.
Leo is fire and Aquarius is air
Let the good times roll! Fire and air signs have a lot of similarities—both are adventurous, expressive and full of grand schemes and plans. In this astrology love match there should be no shortage of fun dates and plans. You’re both game to try anything once! Beyond being lovers, you are also simpatico friends who “get” each other in many ways. In fact, this relationship may develop organically from a platonic bond that develops first. In some cases, it may cool down to a more buddy or sibling vibe after the honeymoon period ends, as both fire and air signs are excited by novelty and grow bored when things become too familiar. This may not be the most sensual match in the bedroom, but the lively conversations, hilarious jokes and spontaneous adventures you share can keep you satisfied in other ways.
If the two of you share an agenda, you can be an indomitable duo.
The key difference between your elements is that air signs tend to be more cool, detached and cerebral, while fire signs are more impulsive, emotional and expressive. In essence, air signs are more “head” while fire signs are more “heart.” When a disagreement erupts, the air sign will want to discuss it objectively, which can seem cold and uncaring to the worked-up and reactive fire sign partner, who may talk in circles or get defensive, frustrating the solution-oriented air sign. At times, the fire sign may feel exhausting—too much energy! And when the air sign gets stuck in analysis paralysis, the fire sign will lose patience. (“Just do something already!” says fire.) In nature, air can feed a fire, helping it spread—just as an air sign partner fans the flames of the fire sign’s passion. Fire heats up the chilly air, and fire signs help air signs warm up and take chances. But another fire-air scenario is blowing out a match—one gust of wind from the wrong direction and the flame goes out.
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.
Leo and Aquarius are both fixed signs
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? As fixed signs, you are guardians of your “turf.” You like to plant a flag and set up your base, building an empire from there. If the two of you share an agenda, you can be an indomitable duo. Hello, power couple! But if you’re fighting for different causes, things can get ugly fast. You’ll both dig in your heels and stubbornly defend your territory. When you turn on each other, it can be an endless war, with blame and judgment, defending your point of view just to protect your ego. Your best bet is to channel this urge into creating a shared legacy—running a business together, starting a family, hosting all the holidays. Since fixed signs have a traditional side, you might both enjoy having everyone gather at your stately home for summer barbecues or New Year’s Eve parties. Just be careful not to get SO set in your ways that you insist on doing the same things year in and year out. Fixed signs can be allergic to change, so as a duo, you’ll need to actively invite new experiences into your world to prevent from getting stagnant.
Leo and Aquarius are both yang, or masculine signs
In astrology, every sign has a “polarity”: you’re either yin (feminine) or yang (masculine). You are both yang signs: aggressive, action-oriented and driven. In this astrology love match, you can motivate each other…or you can find yourself in a power struggle. Two yang signs must be careful not to bulldoze or tread on each other’s turf. Sharing the power and taking turns having the upper hand will be the key to your happiness.
Leo and Aquarius are opposite signs (six signs apart)
In astrology love matches, we also measure compatibility by the aspect, or distance, between the two signs. Your signs are opposite, or six signs apart. Your opposite sign lives directly across the zodiac wheel from you. However, you’ve got more in common than the name suggests. This sign can be highly compatible, even a soul twin match. You each have a distinct role, but you’re a tag team, too. With an opposite sign, you’re challenged to grow as a person and take responsibility for your part of the relationship. It’s like taking a big step back to get a clear perspective of your life. We tend to view things from a close-up, missing the whole picture by hyper-focusing on a detail or two. With an opposite sign, your life appears in full relief, like a finished painting. Suddenly, it all makes sense. This can be a little uncomfortable, but if you’ve manifested an opposite sign partnership, it means you’re ready to grow up.