Aquarius Man & Taurus Woman Compatibility – Can it work?

Loren E. Elara

Loren E. Elara

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  • Sign: Aquarius
  • Dates: January 21 – February 19
  • Ruling planets: Uranus & Saturn
  • Planetary principle: Truth
  • Element: Air
  • Mode: Fixed
  • Qualities: Masculine, positive
  • Sign: Taurus
  • Dates: April 21 – May 21
  • Ruling planet: Venus
  • Planetary principle: Production
  • Element: Earth
  • Mode: Fixed
  • Quality: Feminine

Mental Compatibility:

Unfortunately, these are two signs that will struggle to find much in the way of common ground, meaning that a long-term partnership is unlikely. The Taurus woman wants all the old chestnuts of stability, security, and practicality, whereas Aquarius is something of a maverick who doesn’t like to live by anybody’s rules. Taurus is an Earth sign, while Aquarius is a head-in-the-clouds Air sign, and as you would expect, there is a natural disconnect between the two. In brief, oddball Aquarius seems to float around on a wing and a prayer whereas nothing could be more unattractive to a Taurus woman who wants to stay grounded at all costs. Initially, this clash of approaches to life may work well, and the old adage that opposites attract may ring true for this pair for a while, until of course the magic wears off and the Taurus woman just wants a bit of normality while the Aquarius man wants to head off on another nomadic quest into the great unknown.

Emotional Compatibility:

Emotionally the Taurus woman and Aquarius man are miles apart, one wants financial security and a stable home life, and one who cares little for the trappings of the material world as long as they have a cause to further. A Taurus woman is, for all intents and purposes, a conservative and someone who has strongly held views and set routines, whereas the Aquarius man is out in the world on his own, forging his own path and dedicating his life to his own set of values. Neither is more worthy than the other, but together this can often be a recipe for strife.

Sexual Compatibility:

Where some couples may be able to escape to the bedroom to work out their issues, even when it comes to sex the Taurus woman and Aquarius man are hardly on the same page. Sex is simple for the Taurus woman, a pleasure to be enjoyed with little intellectual posturing needed. To the Aquarius man, sex is about deep connections and the meeting of mind and body, which a Taurus woman will find irritating and perhaps even inauthentic, leaving her looking elsewhere for someone to satisfy her properly.


What to expect on a first date:

The Aquarius Man:

Know this, an Aquarius man is not interested in romance, which he regards as fluffy and a waste of his valuable time. As such, don’t expect flowers, chocolates, or public displays of affection. It’s never going to happen. On a first date however you can expect the Aquarius man to fill you in on all his charitable works or projects, and to talk to you about all his lofty ideals and life lessons. If you can show interest or at least ask questions, he will consider you worthy of his time.

Taurus Woman:

A Taurus woman is not one who is going to be hurried, and an Aquarius man is a human dynamo who wants to pack as much into his life as possible. On a first date, therefore, this can naturally lead to friction, as the Taurus woman wants a slow, sensual, and unhurried meal as the wine and conversation flows, and the Aquarius man is more likely to be the kind of guy who says, “walk with me” as he shows you around his municipal gardening project. Don’t try and rush a Taurus woman on a first date and you will be in much better shape to get to go on a second!

Relationship Pros:

For all their obvious differences, these two are both known for their laser-like focus, so when they join forces they are capable of moving mountains together or would be if they could only agree on what common goal they are working towards. For the Taurus woman, hard work is justified if it is compensated with material rewards, so she will work hard to enjoy the fruits of her labor later. For the Aquarius man, he is only interested in dedicating his life to something meaningful, caring little for the financial compensation this may bring. If both can learn to be interested in the other one?s life, then this does stand a chance of working.

Relationship Cons:

Pretty quickly in the union, the blundering Bull will upset the free-spirited Water Carrier and all hell will break loose. An Aquarius man hates to be tied down whereas a Taurus woman loves stability, so her naturally possessive nature will cause him all kinds of anxiety as he feels more and more suffocated by the minute. In turn, the Aquarius man will come across as unfocused and flighty to the Taurus woman, which will not raise his profile in her eyes. Above all, Taurus wants an easy life and the Aquarius man’s ability to pick up all manner of peripheral characters along the way will annoy the Taurus woman no end, especially when the Aquarius man invites his motley crew of friends round for the evening to disrupt the serene atmosphere of chateau Taurus. For this to ever stand a chance of working there needs to be a massive compromise on both parts, begging the question of whether either of them can be truly happy.

Likely to last?

Interestingly and perhaps surprisingly, this is one pairing that may actually last for quite a long time, although much of it is likely to be mired in misery. Despite their differences, both the Taurus woman and Aquarius man are notoriously stubborn, and neither will want to be the one to say that they got it wrong. One area that sees a little more hope of success, however, is if these two agree to lead separate lives in which they pursue their own activities, only to come together when times are good. Not exactly a recipe for lasting happiness, but as good as it is likely to get with this astrological pairing.

How to attract a Taurus woman as an Aquarius man:

As an Aquarius man?s life is pretty much the polar opposite of a Taurus woman’s, the best recipe for success is to play to this natural difference and regale her with tales if your wanderlust induced escapades in the hope that she will be impressed. The Taurus woman can commonly be found at home pursuing low key activities and pottering around in her own world, so a glimpse of a more exciting way of life may spark her interest, initially at least.

How to attract an Aquarius man as a Taurus woman:

It may sound strange, but try to keep the personal out of it, and instead discuss causes and issues close to the Aquarius man’s heart. Just try to temper your forceful politic opinions and world views slightly if possible. An Aquarius man?s entire identity is mixed up in whatever organization, charity, or foundation he is working for, and most likely this will be one with a deep humanitarian cause at the center of it, so make sure that you acknowledge his work in the community and show an interest in what he is doing.

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