For Scorpio and Taurus, compatibility is desperately dramatic, hauntingly intense and poisonously potent. These two signs are opposite one another in the zodiac and in theory they fit very well together, like two halves of a heart. In practice, however, these powerful personalities – much as they are drawn to one another – find it difficult to cope with one another on a long term basis.
Taurus, the Lover, is down to earth, sensual, romantic and, crucially, open and honest with his or her feelings. The Scorpio Sorcerer is easily more than a match for Taurus sexually, but masks his or her whirlwind of emotions with a mysterious and inscrutable mask. For Taurus, love compatibility involves trust and transparency, but for Scorpio, secrecy is an inherent part of life. The mythical Sorcerer won’t want his or her mysteries offered up by Taurus for the world to see, so the archetypal Lover will have to learn to accept some element of emotional withholding from Scorpio. Scorpio and Taurus compatibility has to overcome this fundamental difference in approaches to life – and that’s only the fist hurdle.
To be sure, there is a tremendous attraction between these two individuals. Together, they can take one another to heaven, hell or (frequently) both. It’s a highly sexual partnership, and also a very private one – although Taurus believes in open communication, he or she will be as keen as Scorpio is to keep their bedroom activities away from the rest of the world (if only because the rest of the world will think they’re exaggerating anyway…). Scorpio and Taurus compatibility is about more than just sex, though. Both partners are exceedingly possessive and jealous – but here’s the thing: in this powerful and potentially destructive relationship, either partner may deliberately provoke the jealousy of the other, in order to reassure themselves how much they are loved. This is heady stuff and not always healthy for either partner psychologically.
Because both zodiac signs are fixed signs, both Scorpio and Taurus will hold onto their opinions for dear life, with neither willing to compromise or back down. When they clash on day to day issues, the fights can be epic and frightening in their intensity. Onlookers could be forgiven for wondering how on earth the relationship could ever be patched up again after what they’ve witnessed – but before you know it, with smouldering sex on the agenda, this couple will be back in one another’s arms. Don’t make the mistake of thinking they’ve forgiven each other, though. For Scorpio and Taurus, compatibility means never having to say you’re sorry….but never forgetting a grudge either.
Although the Taurus partner will often appear to win an argument, through sheer force of will, it’s actually the Sorcerer who pulls the strings in this relationship. Out-manoeuvred by Taurus intransigence, Scorpio will resort to clandestine manipulation, emotional blackmail or even petty spite behind the scenes. The Scorpio Sorcerer is not an enemy you want to have, but star sign compatibility pits the Taurean Lover against this powerful force. Taurus, more so than most signs, can win Scorpio over by helping Scorpio to trust and to believe. Scorpio and Taurus compatibility, held together always by that sexual chemistry, can also grow into a positive force for good once Scorpio realises that Taurus isn’t going anywhere. Once Scorpio understands the constancy of Taurus’ love, compatibility will deepen.
As an earth and water combination, this couple can be good for one another, in small doses. When the relationship is working well, earthy Taurus can help to calm the boiling whirlpool or Scorpio emotions, while Scorpio can help Taurus move past logic and common sense into a more ethereal world of emotional possibilities. It’s a complex dynamic, however, and all too often this more positive side of Scorpio and Taurus compatibility is lost amid the drama, the passion, the intensity and the pain.
Definitely a life changing relationship, this is a partnership which will leave its mark on both Scorpio and Taurus. They may rapidly learn to hate one another, almost as fast as they fell in love in the first place – but can they live without one another? Such is the magnetism, an almost fatal attraction, that this couple will emerge from this relationship as changed people, however brief its lifetime.