Gemini and Leo Love Compatibility

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 There's an undeniable spark between Gemini and Leo -- arguably the two most playful signs in the Zodiac. They're both very social and like to be seen in all the right places.

With the world as their stage, they'll be super aware of how they appear together, and may experiment with costumes, personae, etc. They love to date big, go to theme parties, going to nice restaurants, or planning unusual outings.

Both are theatrical, and experiment with their look.  Gemini is a bit more changeable, being the chameleon of the Zodiac.  When Leo finds her unique style -- a total expression of her personality -- she keeps what works, and builds on it. 

Novelty is a big draw for both, who grab the spontaneous moment, and have a childlike love of holidays.  They share an instinct for knowing how to avoid boredum, and keep each other entertained. 

But Gemini is detached and Leo is an all-or-nothing lover.  This is where the love gap begins, and could grow into an insurmountable challenge.  What Gemini takes to be a casual thing, could be deadly serious to security-seeking Leo.   

At first, Gemini and Leo are both light, and have no problem making new friends.  Gemini keeps the conversation going and both are known for their sense of humor. 

Leo might not like it though, if Gemini's humor has too much of an edge and is dismissive of others.

  The Lion prides itself on being above all that (even if it's not entirely true 100% of the time!) 

Gemini in Love is clever, socially light and naturally curious.

Leo in Love is proud, adventurous and loyal.

In Love with Love

Both love the new and novel, and their time of dating can be memorable. But Leo wants to be won over, and Gemini is a notoriously distracted air sign.

A more charitable way to say it is that they're very bright, and have multi-directional vision! 

The naturally light in love Gemini may not show enough focused devotion at the outset for proud Leo. Gemini's flirty nature makes jealous Leo roar. Leo wants to be pursued, and may consider Gemini's seductive net more about quantity than quality. There's also the passion factor -- fire sign Leo wants ardor, intensity, an epic affair! Gemini is more likely to star in a rom-com, than a sweeping romance.

Wandering Eyes

For a longterm relationship to work, Gemini will have to curb the tendency to cultivate side dishes, alongside the main meal. Often they're just flirtations and nothing more. Gemini is a friend to many, and craves social variety.

Leo can also look on love as a competition, and vie for the title of "adored by the largest number." When Leo has that deep commitment, then this relationship has a chance. Gemini's fun, unpredictable outlook brings out the kid in Leo. Leo's solid sense of self is attractive to the more unsettled Gemini. Together they create a vast network of contacts, making it a pairing that could be beneficial in so many ways.

Upside: Friends first; childlike and adventurous; naturally enthusiastic; socially curious; colorful, drawn to trends; creatively self-expressive.

Downside: Jealousy and manipulation; putting on a show to get a certain reaction; large friend networks; drama!

Element and Quality

Mutable Air and Fixed Fire

Gemini and Leo Love Story

Reader Gemini Gal writes, "This is my first experience dating a Leo, and I must say it's been a fiery torrid affair. He is bright, and fun, and imaginative and one of the few men Ive met that can intellectually keep up. Not to mention lessons in sensuality and romance. To have a man write me poetry, sing songs, send roses and to sweep me off my feet is a a new experience and one that I am completely enjoying. In turn I make him laugh, act like a kid again and experience new things. Together we are a bonfire."

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