Find out What a Pisces Man Wants

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The Pisces guy is like an endangered species that requires special protections. It's tough, first of all, being so sensitive, and male.

Some Pisces' guys deal with the harsh reality of life with escapism and addictions, being the son of Neptune (ruler). This sign has the rep of being loose with the truth, though they might argue that "reality is fluid." 

Luckily, he's often wise and sees beyond the usual social patterns and judgments.

A Pisces man comfortable in his own (thin) skin is a beautiful thing and wonderful to be around.

For compatibility with other Zodiac signs, read more about Pisces in Love. He gets on best with other water signs, but also make surprising matches since his is the last sign and the one sign that contains them all. 

He seeks a beloved who values these traits of empathy and compassion, and his own very creative ways. His Sun's planetary ruler is Neptune, the orb of fantasy, high romance, and escapism. In love, he gravitates to the otherworldly -- he wants a love to save him from the crass, materialistic world "out there." Love is a cloister to hide in, and a vibe to find faith in. 

Are his insights like ephemeral gold? Is there an unspoken rapport between you? The Pisces guy is tuned into waves, thoughts, physical moves -- he will be reading you body and soul.

What intrigues? Someone with a special way of seeing the world -- an artist and dreamer like him.

He's looking for a friend who will respect his ever-changing rhythms, and need for solitude. If there is a psychic space cushion between you -- a sense of guarding over the other's private inner world -- this is a good foundation to build upon.

Real life doesn't happen that way though! If there's an attraction, so often we merge and mind meld, and then see what happens.

And with the mutable Pisces man, he absorbs the moods (and realities) of others. If he gets too bogged down in your drama, too soon, this is a point when the fish swims away. Less is more at the start.

Beyond the Ordinary

Create wonderful memories in those first dates, by going to unusual places with a magical atmosphere. The one-off diner is better than a chain, a quiet cafe is preferred over a raucous "popular" establishment. Come up with enchanting day trips or activities, and be sure to bring a camera.

I once dated a Pisces man briefly, just after the loss of a special cat I'd had for ten years. It was the only time I tried online dating, and he was a real catch. He was the assistant to a famous photographer in New York City where I lived then. One date was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art after hours, for an evening of champagne. I'll never forget his big kind eyes, and his offers to stay in his house in the country, "to heal." I could've really taken advantage of his kindness!

But the rapport wasn't there, and I knew I wasn't in the right state of mind for something new. He was a good guy! On one of our first dates, he witnessed me tearing up, and I felt vulnerable showing him how down I was.

This must've brought out his natural compassion because he really wanted to help bring me out of it. In the end, I felt I had to do that on my own. I hope he found someone special.

Big Fish

One challenge for water sign Pisces is boundaries, and a young male in the sign of the Fishes can often be overwhelmed. He may be wary of getting too close, knowing he "takes on" the psychic soul material of others. It can be maddening to carefully build a rapport, only to see him flee if it's too much. He'll need a lover who understands that he's tuned into everything. If he appears to take his time, it's because he's moving in many worlds.

It's often said that you'll have to make the first move with a Pisces. Keep in mind, it can be as subtle as a glance or some well-timed innuendo. Perhaps he'd respond to a gift that is spiritual in some way, that adds to his sanctuary -- like a candle, music, book of mystical poetry.

What does a Pisces man want? Let's see if he will speak up, and share his wish list of traits!