Aquarius In Love: Zodiac Compatibility & How They Show Affection

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7 Ways Aquarius Shows You Love, According To Astrology
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An Aquarius in love isn't the most affectionate zodiac sign, but there is one thing a lot of people tend to forget: Aquarius is no stranger to love. In fact, this zodiac sign can love deeply, but only with the right people.

Aquarius is a little non-traditional when it comes to showing love, but they do love you, they just tend to approach it differently. Aquarius in love is unconventional and different; no two dates will be the same, and they won't stand for a cookie-cutter night out.

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Does an Aquarius fall in love easily?

Probably not, but that’s only because they’re worth the wait. 

Love to Aquarius is like getting into the school of your dreams or finally being able to pay for that new makeup palette you've been eyeing up. In other words, it's a big deal. They don’t need these things to be 100 percent happy, so when they’re pursuing them they have to be sure it’s worth their while. 

Aquarius is much more focused on wider community needs than their own personal connections. There’s no time for dating when there’s great social change to be made in our flawed society!

Aquarius often focuses their attention outward, connecting with communities and different cultures, leaving little time for individual relationships. 

How do you know when an Aquarius is in love?

Often, their romantic connections start as friendships with people who share their interests and passions. Then, as time goes on, they slowly realize this friendship is something more.

They aren't the type to blurt out, "I love you" without weighing the pros and cons, but even if the words don't come easily, that doesn't mean Aquarius doesn't love you. It just means they show their love in a different way.

Though they are often considered an aloof, detached sign, when you want to know if an Aquarius is in love, you’ll just know.

Are Aquarius loyal in love?

Aquarius is a loyal lover, though they do need to be constantly stimulated in order to stick around. They aren't interested in deliberately hurting someone, so you don’t need to worry about a wandering eye.

That said, they do need independence. If you try to control or possess them, it’s likely to have the opposite of your desired effect.

How do Aquarius show affection?

This communicative, social sign will probably tell you themselves. They tend to turn all their affections towards the ones they care about, putting in work to care for their partners. It can be almost overwhelming at times, especially coming from someone who is usually away with the clouds. 

Aquarius shows love through grandiose actions like a rose petal trail throw the house, flowers delivered to your office, or spontaneous weekends away. 

Loving an Aquarius is exciting and different, and totally worth putting up with their intermittent craziness. Why? Because their love is better than anyone else's. Aquarius wouldn't be Aquarius if they didn't change the rules just for themselves, right?

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Signs Most Compatible with Aquarius

Out of all the love possibilities, Aquarius is most compatible with Gemini, Libra, and Sagittarius. Here's why.

Aquarius and Gemini Compatibility

These two Air signs love to socialize and have fun.

They know how to give each other space and keep things fresh in their relationship. They’re both smart and can challenge each other to be the best versions of themselves.

Aquarius and Libra Compatibility

Another equally sociable and compatible sign is Libra. Libra loves to chat and will be endlessly enthralled by Aquarius’ passions and interests, adapting themselves expertly to create a harmonious relationship.

Libra might need a bit more emotion than Aquarius is willing to give at times but, so long as they’re both willing to communicate, this can be a sold bond.

Aquarius and Sagittarius Compatibility

No sign matches Aquarius quite like Sagittarius. They are like two halves of one whole.

These signs are both eternal optimists and are passionate about making the world a better place. They can explore the world together and bond over their adventures.

Signs Least Compatible with Aquarius

Unfortunately, love is not so sweet with Taurus, Virgo, and Scorpio.

Aquarius and Taurus Compatibility

Taurus is traditional and a lover of order. They reject change and won’t respond well to most of what free-thinking Aquarius has to say about society.

Compromise is not a strong suit for either of these signs. This stubborn pair will lock horns easily and never agree. 

Aquarius and Virgo Compatibility

Aquarius will find Virgo too uptight and narrow-minded, while Virgo will see Aquarius as careless and too liberal. Virgo wants control and order, while Aquarius loves to let loose and have fun. 

Aquarius and Scorpio Compatibility

Scorpio can be too moody and brooding for optimistic Aquarius.

They love intensity and passion, which can make Aquarius feel trapped and claustrophobic. When Aquarius wants to be free, Scorpio will likely be jealous and possessive. 

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Date Ideas For Aquarius 

Aquarius can be somewhat radical, which means they need constant stimulation and entertainment that really pushes the boat out. If you’re whisking an Aquarius away on a date, make it spontaneous, creative, and fun with one of these date ideas

1. Take a trip to the planetarium.

Aquarius is out of this world, so why not go for a date that is too? They can also be pretty spacey, so this date should be right up their alley. 

2. Volunteer together.

Aquarians are humanitarians and love devoting themselves to the greater good of society. Volunteer at a local soup kitchen, animal shelter or attend a community clean-up. 

3. Go stargazing.

As an expansive Air sign, Aquarius always wants the bigger picture. This date will allow them to reflect on the vastness of the world. 

4. Explore new cultures.

Aquarius loves all things travel. Whether it’s a weekend away or a trip to an exotic restaurant, they’ll be game. 

5. Fight for justice.

Show that you care about the same things as your Aquarius partner by organizing a political debate to attend, a march to participate in, or just go picket your local town hall if you’re stuck for ideas!

How to Make an Aquarius Feel Loved

Loving an Aquarius is a constant balancing act. You need to be supportive and there for them, but you also need to know when to back off and give them space. 

Be open to change and flexible with your schedules; you may not always be able to have a date night at the same time each week. Aquarius is likely to find a cause they need to champion and will have to cancel last minute. 

Be honest and serious about your values; Aquarius has a strong moral compass and will appreciate if you do, too. 

Be spontaneous and full of surprises, never afraid to try new things. Aquarius wants someone who isn’t afraid to let go and be crazy. 

Don’t ever be judgemental, of them or of others. Aquarius needs someone who is accepting of their quirks and is open-minded to the world. 

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