Gemini and Taurus Friendship: Do They Get Along Well?
Gemini (air) and Taurus (earth) have an interesting approach to life which has the potential to make their friendship last a very long time, if not forever. How compatible is the friendship between a Gemini and Taurus? Can Taurus and Gemini become good friends, best friends or even soulmates? Do Taurus and Gemini hate each other? Can their friendship stand the test of time?
Here is what astrology tells us about the friendship compatibility between a Taurus and a Gemini:
Are Taurus and Gemini good friends?
This is a friendship that is quite unconventional as their interests could be different but they share a deep admiration for the diversity of beliefs they bring to the table. They trust each other's unique qualities and usually enjoy each other's company. Taurus is stiff on the outside but equally gentle on the inside and loves being the provider while Gemini is witty and an excellent communicator. Cultural events and activities lie at the heart of these signs and it is likely they will often find ways to participate and have a good time together. While Gemini is the ideator, Taurus is practical and finishes well.
Together they can accomplish a lot as Gemini trusts the Bull's stability and action-oriented approach to life while Taurus loves Gemini's child-like playfulness and ability to blend in all kinds of situations. They will always learn something when they are together despite the fact that Taurus may get frustrated with Gemini's lack of focus and Gemini abhors Taurus' slow decision-making skills and dislike for change. However, despite their differences these signs seated next to each other in the zodiac wheel can easily resolve their conflicts, if any as they get used to each other over time.
What does Gemini like about Taurus?
Of all the earth signs, Taurus is better able to cope with changes and can adapt despite the initial reluctance. Gemini adores Taurus' grace and humility. Taurus is a generous sign, indulgent but loves taking care of their friends and family. They are protective and usually territorial about those that are dear to them.
Taurus is picky and their appreciation for the finer things in life makes them indulgent in luxuries. However, this is not a selfish indulgence rather one where they bring along their friends and loved ones to have a good time and have fun. Gemini has a different approach to fun activities but they would still appreciate the Bull's generosity and kindness.
The men and women born under the Taurus Zodiac sign are down-to-earth, humble and grounded. They usually mull over their actions before they execute them. No matter the odds against them, they will take time to judge the situation and act intelligently to avoid much damage. Gemini has a lot to learn about patience and with Taurus they can take time to observe, analyze and grow. While Taurus does hate changes, as long as there is good logic to support it, they are understanding enough to adapt.
What does Taurus like about Gemini?
Gemini is represented by the twins which speaks about the duality in their personality and the power to merge and blend. This quality enables them to be friends with many and accept people as they are. An open-minded and curious nature bestows a sharp mind that can use logic to study people and draw life experiences that many would fail to accomplish. Gemini is playful and fun-loving.
They do not sit idle for they have an extremely active mind that loves learning something new. With great communication skills, the easy-going Gemini can easily strike a conversation on a wide range of issues which makes them quite intriguing to Taurus. Gemini will easily share their stories and speak about their experiences which makes them a great friend to Taurus who can learn without feeling inferior or less aware around a Gemini friend.
The friendly Gemini native is a quick learner and a loyal supporter of friends who are genuine and trustworthy. Despite being a social butterfly, the mercurial mind of Gemini enables them to see through people's minds and skim true friends from fake ones. Geminis are multitaskers and are usually quick at executing their ideas as they love new challenges and boredom can kill their interest.
Gemini and Taurus differences
The friendship can turn sour between a Gemini and a Taurus if they do not exercise caution in letting their dominating traits from wreaking havoc in the bond. The unpredictability of Gemini can become a nuisance that the non-nonsense Taurus will refuse to handle. Gemini can also appear superficial and never stable to form an emotional connection that the Taurus native seeks with those they build friendships with.
Gemini is forever chasing adventures, never at a single place and desires new company if they do not find growth in old places. Geminis may have a propensity to lie. They can manipulate stories to bend realities which can often lead to trust issues in their friendship. The frequently changeable characteristic trait can disappoint the steady Taurus who needs a reliable friend and a connection that's built to last a lifetime.
Gemini will dislike the bull's slow pace. The destructive temper of a Taurus and unforgiving nature can also miff the high-spirited Gemini native. They may think of Taurus as dull and unexciting. Also, Taurus' desire to hoard can make them appear too materialistic to Geminis who give away and hate to handle the pressure or burden of wealth and assets. To a Gemini, Taurus may seem boastful and stubborn, taking forever to learn and evolve. Also, the possessive tendencies of Taurus can suffocate the adventure seeking Geminis who refuse to bear heavy responsibilities that stifle their growth.
Taurus needs to be comfortable with Gemini's need for freedom while Gemini has to be greatly accepting of Taurus' patience or the friendship could easily turn bitter.
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For nearly 15 years now, I have been writing about the mysteries of the zodiac signs, their characteristics and personality traits, their compatibility, their relationships and their passionate loves, with all the beauty but also all the complexity this can entail.