taurus and gemini compatibility

Taurus and Gemini: Love and Friendship Compatibility

A Taurus and Gemini relationship will come with a lot of miscommunication and complications and little to no love or tenderness. In fact, they work better as friends than as lovers, and even then, they could be walking on eggshells around each other. Taurus and Gemini are quite different and will have a hard time making it work. Let’s get to know their personalities a little more:

Taurus and Gemini Compatibility


The Taurus Zodiac

  • Taurus is ruled by Venus, the planet of love and beauty. They are known to be grounded and patient, especially in a relationship.
  • The Taurus star sign is represented by a bull, the epitome of stubbornness, determination, and strength.
  • As a fixed sign, a Taurean is nurturing, stable, and patient. They like to wait for things to bloom naturally.
  • As an earth sign, they are stable, hardworking, and like to stick to a routine. They like to live comfortably, and so they’ll most likely care about materialistic things.

Personality traits of Taurus: 

  • Patient, understanding
  • Stubborn, determined, committed
  • Possessive
  • Generous, nurturing, kind
  • Easy-going but don’t like to be pushed out of their comfort zone. They’re terrified of change!

Taurus man personality:

  • Strong, yet tender
  • Loyal and will expect loyalty in return
  • Will show his emotional side when he trusts someone
  • He won’t really be spontaneous or sexually adventurous.

Taurus woman personality: 

  • Stubborn
  • Appreciates the finer things in life.
  • Patient and okay with a slower, naturally unfolding relationship.
  • Sensual and will want to be seduced in the bedroom!

In astrology, we each have a sign in the moon and rising (or ascendant) placements of our zodiac charts. Our moon sign represents our emotions and how we express them. Our rising sign is how people perceive us when they first meet us.

  • If your moon sign is in Taurus, you are strong and stable in relationships. However, you have a tendency to be stubborn and not looking for a change in any way shape, or form.
  • If your rising sign is in Taurus, you strive for stability, security, and the best things that life has to offer.

Taurus are creatures of habit. They stick to their routine. Taurus aren’t interested in partying every weekend or traveling the world. They are happy exactly where they are. Although they would like to find their soulmate, they are cautious when it comes to love. They want to take relationships slowly because they are terrified of change. Taurus would rather become friends first and gradually develop a romantic relationship over time than skipping straight to sex. They need some time to adjust to the changes in their life.

Taurus is also incredibly stubborn. Once they make a decision, no one can change their mind. They aren’t going to budge or listen to reason. Taurus are going to stick to their beliefs, no matter what happens. This can cause trouble in their friendships and relationships because they won’t want to compromise with their partner. They want to have things their way. They won’t change in order to make someone else happy.

The Gemini Zodiac

  • Gemini’s ruling planet is Mercury, the ruler of communication.
  • The Gemini constellation is two pillars, representing the Greek mythology twins Castor and Pollux. This zodiac sign is often identified as “the twins.” They are often referred to as two-faced or having a split personality.
  • As an air sign, Geminis are intellectual, curious, and cooperative. They are pretty good at putting themselves in others’ shoes.
  • As a mutable sign, the Gemini sun sign is very adaptable, and sometimes they have a hard time connecting with/to earth.

Personality traits of the Gemini:

  • Inconsistent and indecisive
  • Can get bored easily in a romantic relationship
  • Adaptable and likes to go with the flow
  • Good at communicating (written and verbal)
  • A social butterfly but likes alone time every once in a while
  • They like to talk, think, listen, develop ideas, and don’t like to focus on a single thought for very long.

Gemini man personality:

  • Talkative
  • Enthusiastic
  • He is open to new experiences and ideas
  • Love won’t last because he tends to get bored easily
  • If his partner doesn’t want to explore in the bedroom or isn’t overly excited about being with him, he’ll lose interest in the relationship.

Gemini woman personality: 

  • Fickle in love
  • Open-minded and likes to try new things
  • Gentle one moment and distant the next
  • She wants to be excited about a relationship. She won’t stay in one if it doesn’t mentally or physically stimulate her.

In astrology, we each have a sign in the moon and rising (or ascendant) placements of our zodiac charts. Our moon sign represents our emotions and how we express them. Our rising sign is how people perceive us when they first meet us.

  • If your moon sign is in Gemini, it’s hard for you to feel your feelings, accept them, and move on. You won’t sit in emotion for too long or else you’ll get restless, and you’ll act out in two-faced behavior.
  • If your rising sign is in Gemini, you are a social, fun friend. You’ll introduce yourself to anyone and everyone.

Geminis are hard to read. They will act like your best friend one minute and will ignore your texts the next. Geminis lose interest in people and activities easily. They are always moving from place to place and jumping from idea to idea. It’s rare for them to get into a serious relationship because they have a hard time staying faithful. They are fickle in love. Geminis change their mind every two seconds. They might be madly in love with someone today and want nothing to do with them tomorrow. That’s why they mainly get involved in short-term, meaningless relationships.

Geminis are social butterflies. They make friends everywhere they go because they are always up for trying new things. Geminis aren’t going to turn down the opportunity to have fun. They are spontaneous, adventurous, and carefree. Geminis are also great conversationalists. They can talk about any subject – but not for long. They are going to keep switching topics because their mind can’t stay focused on one subject for long. It’s hard to have a serious conversation with them because their mind wanders.

Taurus and Gemini: Cusp Personality Traits

Taurus and Gemini are next to each other on the zodiac wheel. In astrology, if you were born within the middle of these two signs, you were born on “cusp.” If you were born between April 21 and May 21, you are a Taurus. If you were born between May 21 and June 21, you are a Gemini. However, if you were born between May 17 and May 23, that means you were born on a Taurus-Gemini cusp.

With that being said, if you were born on the cusp of Taurus and Gemini, these are most likely your personality traits:

  • Hardworking and ambitious, but still grounded and humble.
  • Great communicators.
  • Independent.
  • Youthful energy.

Anyone born on the cusp is a hard worker. They put effort into every single activity they tackle. When they set a goal for themselves, they aren’t going to rest until it’s accomplished. They never give up halfway. These people never doubt their own potential. They believe they are capable of great things, and they don’t let anyone tell them otherwise. They ignore their critics, follow their hearts, and chase after their dreams. Nothing will get in their way.

People born on the cusp are also skilled communicators. They know how to get their point across in an intelligent, efficient manner. They make the best teammates because they thrive in stressful work environments. Of course, their communication skills also help them in their friendships and relationships. No one has to guess what is running through their mind. They will freely admit their opinions. They won’t hold back their thoughts.

Taurus and Gemini: Friendship Compatibility

  • Taurus and Gemini will need a lot of time and patience in order for a healthy friendship to develop.
  • The Gemini friend will be playful and sociable while the Taurus friend will be practical and grounded.
  • Gemini’s wit will keep Taurus entertained, while Taurus’ advice will be inspiring and motivational.
  • This is a pair that works better as friends than as lovers.

These signs can only make friendship work if they acknowledge their differences. Taurus has to be okay with the fact that their Gemini friend isn’t going to answer the phone whenever they call. Sometimes, a Gemini is going to fall off the face of the planet. They are going to embark on a new adventure and get distracted by their new friends while forgetting about their old friends. However, eventually, they will always return. A Taurus simply has to be patient and keep their expectations low.

Meanwhile, a Gemini needs to understand that a Taurus isn’t going to be okay with last-minute plans. A Taurus isn’t going to agree to come over in the middle of the night. They won’t be okay with getting an unexpected knock on their door either. If a Gemini wants to see their Taurus friend, they need to plan ahead for a change. They need to be considerate of the other person’s schedule. Otherwise, they are never going to hang out.

Taurus and Gemini: Sex and Love Compatibility

  • A Taurus Gemini relationship isn’t very promising. If by chance, they accept each other and their flaws completely, then there’s a possibility it could work…but not for very long.
  • Their sex life could become the source of their problems, with a sensual, committed Taurus partner and an easily-bored, inconsistent Gemini lover.
  • They won’t have similar interests or values in life. Taurus values material things and stability. Gemini values a rational mind and a world of ideas.
  • Trust will be a serious complication in this relationship because the Taurus lover will have a hard time putting faith into their Gemini lover.

These signs are going to clash in the bedroom. Taurus isn’t going to feel comfortable moving quickly. They will want to take their time getting to know each other before entering the bedroom. Even once they’re ready for sex, they won’t want to do anything wild and crazy. They prefer vanilla sex. Meanwhile, Gemini will want to jump into the bedroom early – and they won’t want to experience the same sex twice. They will want to try new things every time.

These signs aren’t going to get along any better outside of the bedroom. Geminis are restless. They want to experience new places and activities as often as humanly possible. Meanwhile, Taurus would rather stick to a practiced routine. They aren’t spontaneous. They won’t want to pack their bags and embark on a trip they haven’t prepared for ahead of time. Taurus will be intimidated by Gemini – and Gemini will be bored by Taurus.

Zodiac Compatibility With Taurus or Gemini

Taurus Compatibility:

  • If you’re a Taurus, love with a Virgo will be pretty strong and consistent. When you take two signs with the earth element, you’ll get a grounded and tender relationship. Sex can be quite touching and relaxed, as long as they communicate, trust, and open up. They’re on the same page emotionally. Though they might hit some roadblocks when it comes to shared values in life, this can be a strong pair.
  • If you’re a Taurus, expect that a relationship with an air sign, like a Libra or an Aquarius, will be bad. With stubborn Taurus and distant Aquarius, these two will struggle with loyalty and shared interests and values. With possessive Taurus and flirty Libra, these two will drive each other nuts and will struggle to communicate.

Gemini Compatibility:

  • If you’re a Gemini, you’ll find that you’re compatible with fire signs Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. Gemini and Leo will have so much fun together, especially in the bedroom, and it will make others jealous. Overall, Gemini and Sagittarius are nearly a perfect match in love. They’re on the same page in terms of intellect, sex, and communication. Gemini and Aries are both harsh with words sometimes, but neither of them is too sensitive to take it. They make it work!
  • If you’re a Gemini, you’ll have a hard time getting along with a water sign, like Cancer. When it comes to emotional and physical intimacy, these two are quite incompatible. Gemini will hardly ever change their inconsistent ways and Cancer will be too emotional and moody to handle. Cancer will want to settle down in love. They won’t find it easy to trust a Gemini partner because of their curious, flirty nature.

A Taurus belongs to a Virgo. Both signs are looking for a serious relationship with someone they can also consider a friend. Plus, both signs are comforted by routine. They don’t have a desire to go out on crazy adventures every weekend. They will be perfectly happy cuddling in bed together. Their sex life might not be the most exciting, but this won’t be a dealbreaker for either one of them. They care more about the emotional aspects of a relationship than the physical ones.

Meanwhile, the Gemini sign match much better with fire signs. If they aren’t interested in a serious relationship, a fire sign will be up for a fling. They will give Gemini the greatest sex of their life. Best of all, there won’t be any hard feelings when they part ways. Even if a Gemini wants a real commitment, fire signs will be a perfect match. They can be honest with each other without worrying about hurting each other’s feelings. Gemini don’t have to tiptoe around each other. They can handle some tough love.

Taurus and Gemini: Compatibility with Taurus or Gemini

Taurus Gemini Relationship (Taurus man + Gemini woman)

Although this isn’t the most compatible pair in love, these two have an interesting bond. The Taurus man prefers peace while the Gemini woman thrives in chaos. He is typically quite possessive, and she is quite inconsistent. However, once he trusts her, he’ll give her the space she needs to be her own person in the relationship. And then, over time, she will realize how much she enjoys being stable with him.

Taurus Gemini Relationship (Taurus woman + Gemini man)

A Taurus Gemini compatibility could either be fruitful or messy. If it starts to get toxic in the slightest, they should avoid the love and their inevitable problems. While he is emotionally timid, she is patient and reliable in love. They have chances to flourish, despite his untrustworthiness and her possessive nature–they’ll just have to work at the relationship.

Taurus Gemini Relationship (Taurus man + Gemini man)

When a Taurus and Gemini come together, there are bound to be arguments. These signs have completely different sexual, emotional, and practical desires. Although they’re both intelligent and will have interesting debates, their differences may push them apart over time.

Taurus Gemini Relationship (Taurus woman + Gemini woman)

Air signs and earth signs aren’t always the best match. Taurus love to stick to a steady routine. However, Gemini love unpredictability. Taurus may feel uncomfortable with the type of life a Gemini lives, and vice versa. These two signs are simply searching for different things in a relationship.

Taurus compatibility with a Taurus:

No matter if it’s a Taurus woman and woman, man and man, or man and woman, a Taurus-Taurus relationship will be strong. With a sensual nature, these two can make for a great pair in the bedroom. Although they might struggle with communication sometimes, they are on the same page with values and emotions. Overall, Taurus match Taurus much better than a Gemini.

Gemini’s compatibility with a Gemini:

A Gemini-Gemini relationship will sometimes be a headache and sometimes be interesting–it’s a strong pairing no matter what. The Gemini sign likes to explore in the bedroom just as much as they like intellectual conversations. They won’t trust each other in the slightest but they both won’t care enough to try.

Two Taurus are going to get along well. They are both creatures of habit. Taurus won’t have any problem with staying inside on weekends or eating at the same restaurant every anniversary. They won’t get bored with each other easily. The repetition will actually help them feel more comfortable around each other. The only downside to this pairing is that they are going to take a while to open up to each other. Their relationship will move incredibly slow. They will take their time building a connection that is strong and long-lasting.

Meanwhile, two Geminis are going to have a hard time staying together. They are fickle, so there’s a chance one of them is going to become restless and stray. Even if they manage to stay together, they will never fully open up to each other. They will keep themselves closed-off. They will hide important facets of their personality. There won’t be enough trust between them to make the relationship last. They will always be ready to leave at a moment’s notice.

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January Nelson

January Nelson

January Nelson is a writer, editor, and dreamer. She writes about astrology, games, love, relationships, and entertainment. January graduated with an English and Literature degree from Columbia University.