by Tarotcom Staff
Calm, cool and collected Capricorn is an Earth sign represented by the Mountain Goat, powerful and determined to push ahead until they reach the top. No obstacle will get in the way of Capricorn's success, but this drive to succeed can also sometimes alienate family and friends.
Make no mistake, Capricorn is quite caring, but the way they show their love is more forceful than fanciful. Cap must provide for the people they care about, so the need to succeed is non-negotiable. Slow and steady, cool and calculating, Capricorn is all about status and ambition, and their happiness lies is earning much respect for their accomplishments.
Check out how a Capricorn acts in real life with this article by Maria DeSimone!
Yes, Capricorn is conservative, reserved and rigid. But their tenacity makes them great leaders, generous providers and loyal friends and lovers.
What we love about Capricorn
Capricorn is a caring provider and staunch protector of those they love. If there's a Cap in your life, your material needs will be well taken care of -- if not your emotional needs.
Why Capricorn drives us nuts
Capricorn can be so hardworking and driven to succeed that they neglect their loved ones. They also can be too rigid, and tend to frown even when they're happy.
Try to be more flexible and appreciate what you have. Don't forget to value your friends, family and personal relationships as much as you do your career success.
Most compatible matches
Sincere Capricorn is most compatible with sweet Cancer, stable Taurus and equally hardworking Virgo.
Least compatible matches
Slow, steady and hardworking Capricorn is least compatible with fast Fire signs Aries and Leo, and all-too-playful Gemini.
There's more to compatibility than just your Sun sign! Check to see if you're matched up with the best sign by trying our Free Love Compatibility Meter.
Born on the cusp
People born on the cusp share common traits from two different zodiac signs. Check to see if you're a cusper!
Capricorn at a glance
Colors: Brown and green
Ruling Planet: Saturn
Ruling House: 10th House of Career
Tarot Card: The Devil