When a restless Gemini woman encounters a possessive Scorpio man there may be fireworks at first but the differences between these two signs do not signal a long and happy relationship without great effort from both of you. So, how compatible are Scorpio man and Gemini woman?
Scorpio Man and Gemini Woman Chemistry
Gemini needs her independence and Scorpio is driven to dominate and possess, and where Scorpio likes time alone, or with his love, Gemini needs to be the center of attention at social events and surrounds herself with many friends.
Whereas water sign Scorpio’s emotional style is to become intensely involved with one person, airy Gemini keeps attachments light and breezy. This makes a Scorpio think Gemini is superficial or childish and not ready for a serious commitment. Gemini, in turn, is put off by Scorpio’s relentless demands and finds a Scorpio man too heavy-handed, complicated and insatiable.
Yes, opposites do attract, and these two signs fascinate each other when flirting starts up, mostly because you are so very different. Scorpio loves intensive and direct experiences while Gemini is more cerebral and varied. A Gemini woman needs multiple sources of stimulation and gets quickly bored when expected to stare into just one pair of passionate eyes.
You make a good team if you apply these differences outside of romance, as Scorpio’s deep insight complements Gemini’s flexibility, but this same lightness of touch and need for variety in a Gemini woman is what eventually drives a Scorpio man into destructive jealousy and suspicion.
The Gemini Woman
Curious and restless Gemini is ruled by Mercury, the planet of intellect and communication. Other signs can accuse you of being superficial, even shallow because you know a little about many things and not much about anything, but that doesn’t stop you having strong opinions about everything under the sun.
You are easily bored and always looking for new things to discover and new friends to dazzle with your wit and charm. Deep emotional connections are not really your thing, even though you long to be understood and loved, you find emotional responses embarrassing and prefer to feel with your mind, and think with your heart.
When you do feel something strongly, you are likely to turn it into a joke, and this quality doesn’t sit well with Scorpio who feels everything intensely and takes his feelings very seriously indeed.
A Scorpio man will struggle to deal with your multiple personalities and your light approach to life, and he won’t cope at all with your relentless quest for freedom or your habit of flirting with everyone you encounter.
The Scorpio Man
A mystery-loving Scorpio man may seem serious and humorless to a light-hearted Gemini woman. His sign is ruled by Pluto, the planet of death and regeneration and that makes him slightly fanatical in matters of the heart. Scorpio men are obsessed with control and if they feel that their authority is challenged they can become cold and very difficult.
This sign will rather do anything than admit that they are wrong, and if they feel wronged they can take their feelings of resentment to the grave while punishing their lovers with silence and black brooding mood swings that know no end. A Scorpio man doesn’t do light or shallow and he is prone to suspicion and jealousy.
He wants the kind of relationship that is “us against the world” and that approach is opposite to the airy and casual approach of a Gemini woman. You may need to constantly reassure him of your love and devotion to keep him on your side, because when he fights he does so as intensely as he loves, and no one wins when he goes to war.
What Works Between a Scorpio Man and Gemini Woman
A Scorpio man and a Gemini woman will be intriguing to each other at first glance. Scorpio finds Gemini’s curiosity and airy charm delightful and Gemini is transfixed by the complex and passionate nature of a Scorpio man’s attention.
When this air and water combination works, and that requires a lot of hard work, they can form a deep and very loyal bond that is marked by many ups and downs.
What To Watch For
Besides the obvious differences between water sign Scorpio and air sign Gemini, the biggest problem in this combination is always Gemini’s need for freedom versus Scorpio’s need for emotional loyalty and devotion. When Scorpio’s naturally suspicious nature collides with Gemini’s naturally evasive attitude, sparks will fly.
Where Scorpio is a loner who loves one on one interaction, Gemini is a social butterfly who needs to interact widely and lightly. Gemini needs approval and doesn’t care where she gets it, whereas Scorpio wants deep emotional interaction with one person.
The other big stumbling block for this coupling is when the legendary sexual appetite of a Scorpio man becomes too much for the lighter side of Gemini’s sexual style. Scorpio is all about rough and raw physicality while Gemini is all about caresses and tickles, so the problem here is an obvious one.
This relationship can work but there are many odds stacked against it working out between changeable Gemini and profound Scorpio.
The best option is for both parties to spend time apart so that Gemini can spend time with her friends and Scorpio can brood alone. If these lovers meet up when they miss one another, their bond could sweeten and deepen over time.
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