What You Need in a Partner Based on Your Sign

It's not about what you want, it's what you need.

When looking for a relationship, we often focus on what we want in a potential partner. Great hair, a magnetic smile, dazzling eyes, etc. But in order to find love that lasts, what we really need to search for is what we need. What better way to get to the bottom of what we need than through the stars, as each sign needs something specific to have harmony in their love life. Take a look at the gallery below to discover what you need in a partner based on your sign, then let us know your thoughts on this story in the comments section on social media.

Aries

Aries are little balls of light and they need an energetic partner that can keep up with their every move. Couch potatoes, need not apply.

Best Matches: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

Worst Matches: Pisces, Cancer, Capricorn

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Taurus

Taurus’s are the zodiac’s fixed earth sign, which means they can be pretty set in the ways of this element. For a Taurus, they need someone who can bring stability to the relationship, as they’re perhaps the most grounded (but also stubborn) of all the signs on this list.

Best Matches: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn

Worst Matches: Aries, Gemini and Aquarius

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Gemini

Geminis are known for their bright personalities and can change their minds at the drop of a hat. In a relationship with a Gemini, the worst thing you can do is bore them and they thrive on spontaneity.

Best Matches: Gemini, Libra and Aquarius

Worst Matches: Virgo, Capricorn and Pisces

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Cancer

Like all water signs, Cancers are exceptionally emotional and need someone who’s compassionate. Whether they’re being dramatic or not, they need a good listener and a shoulder to cry on.

Best Matches: Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces

Worst Matches: Aries, Virgo and Libra

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Leo

Let’s face it Leos, you love attention. And to feel fulfilled, you need a partner that will show you affection in your love language—whether that be a good morning text or a surprise gift.

Best Matches: Aries, Leo and Sagittarius

Worst Matches: Taurus, Virgo and Scorpio

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Virgo

Virgos aren’t known for being the most open and they’re often the last sign to show their emotions. They need someone who can help pull them out of their shell and show them how to be loved.

Best Matches: Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn

Worst Matches: Gemini, Cancer and Sagittarius

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Libra

Libras are the sign of balance and they need someone who values harmony in their own life. They need a partner who sees things diplomatically, but is also willing to step up and make tough decisions when they’re being wishy-washy.

Best Matches: Gemini, Libra and Aquarius

Worst Matches: Aries, Cancer and Capricorn

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Scorpio

Scorpios have their stingers ready to strike and in a relationship, they need their partner to show them that they can be trusted. However, if that trust is broken, you better watch out!

Best Matches: Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces

Worst Matches: Leo, Libra and Aquarius

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Sagittarius

Sagittarians believe that life is one big adventure and they want a travel companion to join in on the journey. They need someone who’s up for the ride, but can also help bring them back down to earth when their dreams get too lofty.

Best Matches: Aries, Leo and Sagittarius

Worst Matches: Cancer, Virgo and Capricorn

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Capricorn

Capricorns are exceptionally hard workers and with this work ethic, they don’t have time to mess around. When it comes to a relationship, they’re not down for playing games and need someone who is reliable.

Best Matches: Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn

Worst Matches: Aries, Cancer and Libra

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Aquarius

Aquarians are free spirits and one of the biggest ways they connect with others is through deep, explorative conversations. In a relationship, they need someone who is open minded and up for going on an intellectual journey.

Best Matches: Gemini, Libra and Aquarius

Worst Matches: Taurus, Leo and Scorpio

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Pisces

Pisces are the ultimate romantics of the zodiac and being in a relationship with them is like living in a rom com. In a relationship, a Pisces needs someone who’s down for being as vulnerable as they are and ready to be loved fiercely.

Best Matches: Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces

Worst Matches: Gemini, Virgo and Libra

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