Your Strongest Zodiac Love Compatibility, Based On Your Venus Sign

Your Venus sign is the key to romantic compatibility.

Last updated on Aug 04, 2022

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What’s known as your zodiac sign — that is, the one you look at for your horoscope — is actually your Sun sign. But you have other sign placements in your birth chart as well that contribute to your overall personality, likes and dislikes, and zodiac compatibility.

The most impactful signs when it comes to your personality, aside from your Sun sign, are your Moon and Ascending signs.

In terms of zodiac compatibility, however, your Venus sign is the most important.


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This makes sense, as Venus is the planet of love. As such, your Venus sign determines how you love. It can be completely different than your Sun sign, so if you’re looking for love, you’ll definitely want to look at your Venus sign for some guidance.


You can find out your Venus sign by calculating your birth chart using your date, time, and place of birth.

Best Venus sign compatibility

Venus in Aries

The Ram is a go-getter; when it comes to love, you often fall quick and hard. You may know exactly what you want, but that might not be what you need.

The Aries Venus is most compatible with signs that won’t bore you, are independent and recognize when you need space to recharge.

Best matches: Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini

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Venus in Taurus

As an earth sign, Venus in Taurus is especially centered on touch. They like to take their time settling into a relationship, as they need to be able to build up trust.


People with their love sign in Taurus need a partner who is as dependable and loyal as they are. They require partners who are patient, sensual and ready for the long haul, as Taurus is not one for hook-ups.

Best matches: Virgo, Capricorn, Cancer

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Venus in Gemini

It can be easy to tell if someone has the Venus sign in Gemini since they are the most talkative of the signs. They can easily talk their way into a relationship — and talk their way out, as well.

The perfect relationship for this sign in Venus includes a partner who is equally dynamic and will give them space for people and activities outside of their relationship.


Best matches: Libra, Aquarius, Leo

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Venus in Cancer

Cancer is known as the caretaker of the zodiac; when someone’s Venus sign is in Cancer, the way they show their love is by taking care of their partner. They are highly attuned to feelings, so emotionally, they can be very good lovers.

Any potential partner needs to be open to expressing their devotion, as people with their love sign in Cancer are afraid of being abandoned. They also need someone who can help them out of their isolated Cancer crab shell from time to time.

Best matches: Scorpio, Pisces, Virgo

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Venus in Leo

A Venus sign in Leo in love can transform a person whose sun and moon signs are completely different. Love is of the utmost importance to Leos: romance is a must in their lives.

This sign is most compatible with other Venus signs who will keep the relationship interesting; that is, they keep Leo’s fire burning. Hence, they need a lot of attention. It may sound like a lot of work, but a relationship with someone whose Venus sign is in Leo can be most rewarding.

Best matches: Aries, Sagittarius, Libra

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Venus in Virgo

Those with Venus in Virgo may appear like low-key lovers, as they are not into showing grand gestures of love. They show their love in the most understated ways. That does not mean, however, that they love less than other signs. People with their Venus signs in Virgo tend to be the deepest, most devoted lovers.


The best matches for this sign are ones who understand Virgo’s calm and quiet manner; they tend to be quiet as well. They should be supportive as well.

Best matches: Taurus, Capricorn, Scorpio

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Venus in Libra

People with their Sun sign in Libra are known as being fair and just in life; Venus signs in Libra are fair and just in love, and want what’s best for them, their partner, and their relationship.

Venus in Libra values tradition when it comes to love. They need partners who are equally communicative and empathetic. It’s also important for this sign to have a partner who won’t disappoint them, nor take advantage of them.


Best matches: Gemini, Aquarius, Sagittarius

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Venus in Scorpio

A Scorpio sun may be the most mysterious of the signs, but Venus in Scorpio is quite clear. They might be discreet in showing their initial interest, but someone with their Venus sign in Scorpio is not to be toyed with.

This sign is extremely loyal and doesn’t do one-night stands. They need the real deal. An ideal partner needs to be able to handle intensity. They should also appreciate and reciprocate the courage it takes this sign to be intimate.

Best matches: Cancer, Pisces, Capricorn

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Venus in Sagittarius

Loving someone with Venus in Sagittarius can be an adventure. This is reflective of the sign itself: they can be full of contradictions, but overall, a long-term relationship with this sign needs time and space to grow. Their partner is bound to be transformed.

Their partner needs to be resilient and willing to go on journeys. They also need to provide an anchor for this Venus sign, as they can get stuck in the clouds and try to run the second reality hits hard.

Best matches: Aries, Leo, Aquarius

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Venus in Capricorn

The Capricorn Venus sign is chill, but future-oriented. They are not overly expressive with their love, but if they let you know they want you in their life, the right partner can pick this up as a rather romantic gesture.


An ideal partner should also have plenty of goals and self-motivation to achieve them. They should not try to rush things, though perhaps they can bring some more warmth to the relationship.

Best matches: Taurus, Virgo, Pisces

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Venus in Aquarius

People with their Venus sign in Aquarius can be surprising, even rebellious when it comes to their love life. They want something unique and unexpected. Venus in Aquarius is liberal-minded in the traditional sense of the phrase; they will give anything and everything a chance, breaking most to all rules along the way.

This sign is most compatible with another who understands their lack of emotional display. This air sign also needs space to breathe at times.


Best matches: Gemini, Libra, Aries

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Venus in Pisces

Love from someone with their Venus in Pisces is special: their love is unconditional. That is, when they’re able to commit. They are the romantic type and can be sensitive lovers.

The best matches for this sign are others who appreciate romance and can give them those grand gestures through poetry and such Venus and Pisces desires. They should also be open to spontaneity.

Best matches: Cancer, Scorpio, Taurus

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Alison Cerri is a writer covering entertainment, news, and lifestyle topics.