Are you a Leo man or a Libra woman? Does your partner fall into the other category? This fire-air combo could become a lifelong commitment if you play your (tarot) cards right. However, it’s just as likely to inspire lifelong memories of short but sweet hookups. Libra-Leo pairings aren’t the most charmed in the Zodiac, but they’re not doomed for disaster either. And no matter what the outcome, a Leo man and Libra woman are compatible and will usually enjoy an intense physical and emotional connection along the way.
Before you dive into commitment – or leave because of communication problems – make sure you understand the astrological forces that make your personalities tick. Each star sign comes with a unique set of dominant traits, and if you understand yours and theirs, it will be a lot easier to get along.
Getting to Know Lady Justice & the King of the Jungle
Both Libra (September 23-October 22) and Leo (July 23-August 22) are signs associated with charisma and popularity, so it’s only natural that the two would find each other. After all, they find everyone! But the reasons for their popularity are very different, and when they leave the party and go home with as partners, they should be prepared for the new side that comes out.
Before either partner can understand your connection, they have to understand each other independently. Here’s a brief breakdown of the Libra and Leo star signs, and what they mean about individuals.
Meet the Libra Woman: Laidback, Affectionate & Indecisive
The Libra woman craves peace and balance above all else, so she wants the people around her to be happy. However, she doesn’t always use the right means to achieve it. Libra is the sign of the scales, so she’s excellent at seeing both sides of an argument and adapting her communication style for the person she’s with. This makes her a laid back but frustrating friend, because she changes moods and opinions like hats, and it’s not always easy to tell if you’re getting the “real” Libra lady. It’s important to remember that she’s indecisive and inconsistent because she values your needs so much – even if she doesn’t know what they are.
For an air sign, Libra is actually very rational, and she will bring flightier air signs down to Earth with her carefully weighed logic. Perhaps because of her constant quest for justice, the Libra woman is not afraid to clash with people who appear unreasonable or unfair in any way. However, she isn’t as straightforward as she seems, and she will bottle up her emotions and desires for a very long time, obsessing over her behaviors while neglecting her feelings. The Libra woman wants to be a people-pleaser, but sometimes it comes at the cost of pleasing herself, so she needs a partner who will pay attention instead of allowing the cycle to continue.
Meet the Leo Man: Passionate, Romantic & Stubborn
Leo loves a challenge, but if you’d rather take the path of least resistance, it’s time to learn how his mind works. The lion is a warm, romantic soul who works hard and plays even harder, using pure instinct and emotion to dictate his decisions. The typical Leo man uses a lot of energy during the day, charming people left and right and getting enthusiastic about his favorite causes and hobbies. While all this passion and self-confidence can be thrilling to witness, it means he needs time to rest and recharge when he’s alone. Quiet time with his partner counts as “alone time” if he’s truly committed.
Speaking of partners, Leo truly takes pride in his family and friends (no pun intended). He will protect and appreciate those he loves, whether that means showering them with thoughtful gifts or stalking down their enemies. If he doesn’t feel confident about himself, however, this need to lead and protect could come out as a jealous or angry streak. The lion likes to feel helpful and powerful, so he responds to sincere praise, but he hates inconsistency and inauthenticity. If you love his lust for life, make sure you show it as honestly as possible.
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The Lion, the Scales, and the Sexual Chemistry
The Libra woman is indecisive, patient, and rational, with a strong need to please. The Leo man is decisive, impatient, and emotional, with a strong need for compliments. Together, these two may look like a case of “opposites attract”, but they actually have similar personalities when it comes to sexual and romantic interactions. Libra is receptive to Leo’s passion, and it comes naturally to her to fulfill his need for affection and praise. Meanwhile, Leo is a charming and protective lover who shares his Libra partner’s perspective of the relationship as a single unit.
Loving a Leo Man
So, how does a Leo man measure up on the Libra woman’s scales? Leo wants a nurturing partner who knows how to back off and let him recharge when necessary, and Libra is an old pro at catering to her partner’s needs. However, Leo tends to be jealous, especially if he doesn’t know exactly what his partner is thinking, and Libra is great at concealing her true thoughts. To make sure this isn’t a recipe for disaster, she should give the Leo man what he wants: complete honesty and openness, especially if praising him or making promises about the future.
If you’ve decided Leo’s the man for you, good news! A Leo partner tends to be a serial monogamist, and when he commits to someone, he views her as an extension of himself. His lady’s accomplishments are his accomplishments too, and he will go out of his way to make her feel special and appreciated. However, he has a tendency to get lost in his own needs, so she may have to work to bring out his generous side again.
Loving a Libra Woman
Meanwhile, the Libra woman is a good listener who wants balance in the world and in the bedroom. That means she gives as well – and as often – as she receives, and she will accommodate her partner’s needs even if he doesn’t always accommodate hers. She’ll listen to him talk for hours on end, just to spend time with together, but she’s just as willing to dance all night in a crowded club. And she’ll tolerate his unpredictable moods again and again, just because she knows they don’t last. However, to hold on to this valuable partner, it’s important to make sure to take an interest in her needs too.
The Libra woman isn’t used to opening up and examining her own feelings, but relationships are difficult enough when everyone’s honest about their moods. If she keeps bottling up little slights and disappointments, she may get the urge to wander, so check in with her emotionally and give her a safe place to be imperfect. Her Leo man may need to step in and make decisions on her behalf, because she gets overwhelmed about everything from meals to major milestones. Of course, as a natural-born leader of a Leo, that probably sounds just fine to him!
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