If you’re lucky enough to be in love with a Leo, you’ll almost certainly want to hold onto this magnificent relationship and ensure your future compatibility. Leo is a larger than life, gregarious, generous sign, and generally pretty easy to love. Our free star sign compatibility articles will give you the low down on Leo paired with every other zodiac sign, but once you’re together here are some pointers towards enhancing and maintaining your relationship.
1 – Sing Leo’s Praises
In order to love a Leo, you have to understand their need for adoration and praise. It’s not that Leo is self-centred, as such, but they do suffer from a surprising level of self doubt. Having the constant loving and devoted attention of an admirer is crucial for them – so when it comes to compatibility, Leo needs to be the star of the show. Don’t be insincere in your praise of your Leo lover, but do layer on the genuine compliments at every opportunity. Consider it a small price to pay to keep your shining star happy!
2 – Appreciate Leo’s Theatrical Gestures
Anything Leo does is done on a big scale, so your birthday surprises and romantic treats certainly won’t be low key. Grand, exotic gestures might not be your cup of tea, but you’ve got to admire Leo for trying – and it is flattering, no? Showing appreciation of the gifts and experiences Leo organises for you will help to cement your compatibility. Leo needs to know that they’ve done the right thing, so again, be extravagant in your praise and thanks, even if you have to do it through gritted teeth. You can always send out subtle hints about the type of surprise you’d prefer next time.
3 – Be Constructive with Criticism
None of us like to be criticised, but to Leo criticism can be devastating to their oddly fragile but huge ego. Compatibility Leo style means having to be careful about how you criticise. Be gentle, be kind and be constructive. Rather than staying “I hate the way you….”, try “I’d love it if you….” – rephrase everything into a positive in order to get and keep your Leo’s attention without damaging their self esteem. The more you criticise in a negative way, the more stubborn Leo will dig in his or her heels, and before you know it you’ll have a power struggle on your hands.
4 – Embrace your Inner Exhibitionist
Leo’s love sex, but they want the whole world to know it. Your Leo lover won’t want to keep their hands to themselves in public, and would rather like to be watched in any case. This might not be your cup of tea, but in order to boost your compatibility, Leo would love it if you could at least compromise in this area. After all, he or she just wants to show off how much they love you. To everyone. As you do.
5 – See Through the Arrogance
Leo people can come across as arrogant and domineering. It’s true that your Leo lover does like to be in charge, but that’s just his or her nature. It’s not arrogance in a bad way, and they certainly don’t mean to demean you in the process. If you’re the type who wants to be in equal charge, say so tactfully, or better yet find a good way of dividing up your skills, so that each of you is in charge of different areas of life.
With a little understanding and effort, most star signs can learn to love Leo and can enjoy compatibility. Leo is more than just a Sun sign alone, however. Here at Astromatcha, you can enter to win a free star sign compatibility report which will take an indepth look at both of your full birth charts, reporting on your love compatibility to a much deeper degree.
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