The path to finding your soulmate isn't an easy one. It's quite challenging. Perhanps, astrology could help you on that journey.
Editor’s note: This article was originally published on September 4, 2019. It has since been updated.
Knowing about your astrological sign can help you understand yourself. In turn, it can tell you who you are most compatible with. Finding the soulmate or The One can be a hit or miss for many people. Many wait for years, dating attractive people who are not really compatible with them. All analyses of those relationships happen retrospectively, but having these extra insights into your ideal mate might make it easier.
A partner who can keep up with your high-energy life is the ideal mate. You're a driven individual who wants a partner who can understand your ambition. Your soulmate is someone confident, who is ready to take risks with you. Life is an adventure for you and your ideal mate is one who can love the journey as much as the destination. You burn bright and only someone with an equally high flame can sustain themselves in your life.
Your ideal mate is someone loyal and romantic. Taureans have a strong sense of commitment and want someone equally devoted to them. So, your ideal mate is also someone who can handle your Taurean stubbornness by either learning to compromise or by being of the same mind as you (not as easy, true). Your ideal mate is someone who loves to explore their sensual side as much as you do. They need to love physical affection like holding hands, cuddling, and sex as much as you do, otherwise you'd be too high a bar for them to reach.
A Gemini's soulmate is someone who can make them feel understood. So, your person is someone you can have endless and hilarious conversations with. You need your partner to be your intellectual match, otherwise, you'd be easily bored. Someone who knows how to be playful and energetic is best suited for you. Given how easily bored you can be, your ideal mate is someone with a wide variety of knowledge or life-experience, to keep you tickled deep into the night.
You are a storehouse of love and compassion. You want an intelligent, affectionate, and sensual partner. If that makes you an individual with sky-high standards, then so be it. A Cancerian would rather stay single until they meet someone who fulfills all their criteria than commit to just about anyone. Your ideal mate is someone emotionally open and who values honesty above all else. Naturally, your partner is someone who - like you - wants a long-term commitment.
A Leo is very often a hopeless romantic. So, you want someone who keeps things interesting. You want to be seen and appreciated for the efforts you make for your partner, which more often than not, tends to be larger than life. Your soulmate should be able to make you feel desired because you love to be loved just as you love to love. Leos are optimistic people looking for nurturing relationships, so a Debbie Downer is not their type.
The ideal mate of a Virgo is someone with intelligence and practical sense. They should be good at picking stocks and doing their taxes. Your ideal partner has an attention for detail and can handle being scrutinized. You will bring your best foot forward in everything that you do; so, naturally, you want a partner who can match your high standards too.
Librans are all about finding the balance, so you want someone who is comfortable with your swinging introverted and extroverted phases. You are gentle and want someone to complement this trait of yours. So, someone with a strong personality, good looks, and intelligence is your ideal mate as you'd like to be associated with such an individual when you're socializing. You are sophisticated, so your perfect partner would also be someone with a refined taste.
Scorpios are drawn to those who have inner depth and imagination. A person who can challenge you and offer unconditional love is the one for you. You can see through just about anyone, so honesty is an absolute must in the person hoping to have a relationship with you. Your ideal partner needs to be independent and empathetic as well.
You have an exciting life and you value freedom and independence that keep the excitement unbound and ongoing. So, you prefer someone who is equally free-spirited and adventurous. Your ideal mate would be someone who is open to new experiences and is spontaneous. They'd also have to be ambitious, playful, and creative. They'd need to be someone who'd never try to tie you down and is willing to give you plenty of space.
Capricorns are practical, grounded and hard-working people. So, you want someone who values your skills, and mastery over your professional life. People who have natural intelligence, class, and are family-oriented would be the ideal match for you. One thing that is truly important for Capricorns is loyalty. So, your soulmate would be someone who values long-term relationships and is devoted to their family.
Creativity, imagination, and wit are what people of this zodiac sign are about. You value intellect, humor, and independence. Your ideal mate is someone who's open to your spontaneous plans. However, your need to be activity-oriented might come off as a lack of emotional intimacy. So, you need someone who understands this about you and wouldn't be easily hurt when you're not focused on them or the relationship.
Pisceans want someone to understand their soft souls. You have a rich inner world and don't want a partner, who tells you to "grow up". Your soulmate is someone who's confident and knows how to give you just enough space for you to live in your internal world every now and then. Because while Pisceans are emotional and very romantic, spending too much time with people can make you cranky. But having said that, you're all for deep connection with your partner, and wouldn't settle for anything less.