What can we expect from Sagittarius and Leo compatibility? Clearly, when these two passionate, confident fire signs meet there will be a mutual attraction and a physical spark. This is a playful and enthusiastic match as a short term love affair, with lots of sexual compatibility and exuberance – but how does it fare as a long term relationship?
Both of these signs are open and sociable by nature, and although Sagittarius is the great Adventurer of the zodiac, Leo royalty isn’t one to shy away from excitement either. This couple will greet the world with open arms, and the world is likely to greet them likewise, with many friends being drawn to the warmth of their match. They’re a “fun” couple – you get the impression that nothing really gets these two down, and that any difficulties are taken in their stride with good humour and characteristic optimism from both parties. Sagittarius and Leo compatibility, it seems, is almost unbeatable, or so it would appear to the casual observer.
It is a strong relationship, no doubt about that. However, both of these fiery characters will need to compromise a little in order to ensure long term stability. The Royal likes to live in absolute comfort and luxury, and rows could ensue if this couple’s adventure takes them out of Leo’s (literal) comfort zone, or if Sagittarius’ devil-may-care attitude extends towards the joint finances. Perhaps a greater problem for Sagittarius and Leo compatibility, however, is that Leo needs to be adored, and needs to be told constantly that they are adored. Free and easy Sagittarius doesn’t really “do” this level of attention to a partner. The Adventurer will count upon physical ardour to show his or her love for Leo, but won’t stoop to the ego stroking Leo usually requires, which could spell trouble.
Leo is quite a possessive and jealous sign, and there could come a point in this relationship when Sagittarius’ requirement for freedom provokes the wrath of his or her Leo partner. Normally, however, Leo is big hearted and bright enough to understand the Adventurer, and will try hard not to take any platonic wanderings to heart too much. For Sagittarius and Leo compatibility, this balance between possession and freedom is a core issue to solve. It may have to be Sagittarius who budges in the end, because Leo is a fixed sign, whereas Sagittarius is a mutable, flexible one.
However, although Leo will tolerate Sagittarius wanting a wide circle of friends and acquaintances, when it comes to fidelity problems can arise. Leo is a highly faithful and loyal sign, whereas Sagittarius the Adventurer can be a little….reckless…in this area. If the Adventurer betrays the Royal, he or she can expect to be banished from the royal court for ever more – Leo has a very big heart, but cannot and will not forgive infidelity, if only because of personal pride. Straying to another partner is probably the one thing Leo and Sagittarius compatibility cannot survive.
This combination of fire and fire, when two fire signs meet, usually indicates a tempestuous, passionate relationship, with sexuality and temper in equal measure. Certainly the Royal Leo lion will roar when provoked, but for Sagittarius, temper is very short lived and almost never comes with malice, so for this couple, arguments could be dramatic but brief. And the making up afterwards will definitely be something to remember. The mutual attraction here is strongly felt by Sagittarius, and Leo compatibility depends upon that adoration, remember, so the link will become stronger as time goes on.
With never a dull moment between them, this couple can light up the lives of everyone they touch. Sagittarius and Leo compatibility stands an excellent chance of longevity if the Adventurer can stay faithful and if Leo can avoid being too bossy and too restrictive. They’ll burn hot and play hotter, but these are two zodiac signs which can definitely stand the heat. Do you have a question about Leo and Sagittarius compatibility? Ask our astrologer, or go for an Astromatcha star sign compatibility report to help you get to the bottom of your relationship.