Aries and Taurus
– Friendship Compatibility Profile :
When Aries and Taurus form a friendship, theirs is a natural union of amicability, represented by Taurus, and ambition, represented by Aries. This relationship represents balance. Aries wants to jump into the friendship, and Taurus will be much more cautious. An Aries-Taurus connection can be a great learning experience for both Signs. Taurus can help rein in some of Aries’ more overthe- top impulses, and Aries can help Taurus be more spontaneous and adventurous.
Taurus is patient and gentle. Aries is attracted to their Taurus friend’s tactile approach to life, and Taurus can be Aries’ rock, stable and loyal. From Aries, Taurus can gain a willingness to take the risks that lead to true success. Taurus is more reserved and practical, while Aries is impulsive and assertive. These Signs are a good balance for each other — both can teach one another much about getting the most from life. Sometimes Aries might try to push Taurus into making hasty decisions, but the Bull can usually calm Aries and convince them to slow down a bit. Aries brings excitement to the pair, while Taurus brings security. When Aries wants instant gratification, Taurus can show the importance of deliberate consideration.
Aries is ruled by the Planet Mars, and Taurus is ruled by the Planet Venus. Venus and Mars go well together. The symbols are universally recognized as masculine and feminine, so this friendship is a good balance of masculine and feminine energy.
Aries is a Fire Sign, and Taurus is an Earth Sign. Aries wants to take charge of their own destiny, while Taurus needs to be assured of stability. Sometimes Taurus can be possessive, which can chafe on the more independent Aries friend. When Taurus understands that their connection is strong, they will be more accepting of the Aries need for freedom; Aries needs to reassure Taurus that they are a loved, valued and important part of the Aries friend’s life.
Aries is a Cardinal Sign, and Taurus is a Fixed Sign. In this friendship, Aries is not going to get their way no matter how hard they try. Taurus is a Fixed Sign, and this friend will not budge. Aries needs to understand this trait in their Taurus companion. Both Signs want to lead, so once again compromise is important. Instead of feeling confined, Aries can learn to have better judgment and to think things through before acting; Taurus can learn to be more spontaneous and discover greater excitement in their life.
The best aspect of the Aries-Taurus friendship is the enthusiastic nature of their shared energy. This is an excellent balance of energy between masculine and feminine, impulsive and deliberate. Their contrasting personalities and ability to learn from one another make theirs a mutually beneficial friendship.