Friendship Compatibility between Taurus and Gemini
Taurus and Gemini
- Friendship Compatibility Profile
When Taurus and Gemini form a friendship, they both need to give each other time to learn about the dynamic of their connection. Both friends have a great deal to give one another! Gemini's Symbol is the Twins, and this Sign can often be of two minds about things. If Taurus can let go and give one Twin the security it wants while allowing the other Twin its freedom, this can be a resilient and long-lasting friendship. Early on, Taurus may want too much for Gemini's taste, but, if Taurus is willing to wait awhile, Gemini will eventually settle into a dependable friendship that both will enjoy.
Taurus and Gemini have different approaches to life; Taurus is more sedate and practical, and Gemini is intellectual. It can be hard for Gemini to accept the down to earth approach of Taurus. It might be hard for Taurus to accept Gemini's flightiness and occasional lack of substance. Taurus can help Gemini to be more involved in life and to see the depth of ideas rather than simply the surface. Gemini can help Taurus add variety and fun, bringing new excitement into both lives.
Taurus is ruled by the Planet Venus, and Gemini is ruled by the Planet Mercury. Both of these Planets are close to the Sun, so they're always in the same neighborhood even though they are very different. Venus is physical; it's about romance and sensuality. Mercury is communication, and has both masculine and feminine energy -- Gemini will take on any form it chooses. Taurus doesn't need to be dazzled with Gemini's brilliance, but wants a dependable friend who is attuned to the more sensual aspects of life. Gemini has a more intellectual approach but is good at understanding other people. A Gemini is able to perceive and understand their Taurus friend's needs and create circumstances through which their friend is fulfilled.
Taurus is an Earth Sign, and Gemini is an Air Sign. Gemini makes decisions based on intellect, while Taurus is more practical. Taurus asks, 'how will this help me achieve my goals in life?' while Gemini simply finds what interests them at the moment without having a set plan in mind. Conflicts can arise in this friendship if Taurus is too possessive, or Gemini is too aloof or detached. Both need to learn they view the world in different ways. Taurus can be too set in their ways for Gemini's taste, but Gemini may be too unpredictable for their Taurus pal. As long as Taurus understands that, although Gemini may share their time and attention with many other friends, their friendship is still important to them, things will be fine! Gemini must use their flexibility to bend to their friend's will on occasion.
Taurus is a Fixed Sign, and Gemini is a Mutable Sign. Taurus tends to be down-to-earth and focused on one project at a time, but Gemini likes to move from pastime to pastime as the feeling takes them. It's easy for Gemini to become interested in thing to which Taurus is devoted. In turn, Taurus needs to give Gemini the independence the Twins crave. Taurus can help Gemini's ideas produce something even if Gemini has moved on; Gemini can show Taurus that versatility is sometimes better than a fixed determination to do things one's own way.
The best aspect of the Taurus-Gemini friendship is the security the two can give each other once Taurus allows Gemini to offer that security freely. Both can learn to look at the world through new eyes when they open themselves to each other. As long as they communicate with one another, theirs will be a stable and happy friendship.