When Aries and Capricorn come together, they must work hard to ensure that their strengths are geared toward the same purposes. They are the tortoise and hare of the Zodiac; they are inextricably linked, but they don't always realize it. Aries is out there in the world, moving fast, risking it all. Capricorn dislikes risks and moves at a slower pace, but works inexhaustibly toward well-defined goals. Both partners are sure to get where they're going, only in different ways!
Capricorn is very unassuming and quiet, while Aries is more flashy. Both partners are stubborn, so when they're on the same team, they need to have different and well-defined roles to ensure that they don't cross each other's boundaries. Their philosophies are very different: Aries is always looking for the shortcut, while Capricorn would rather do things the hard way if it means that the undertaking will be successful. Once the partners understand each other's style, their different methods may help them to achieve together what they could not achieve alone.
Aries is ruled by the Planet Mars, and Capricorn is ruled by the Planet Saturn. These Planets often work at cross-purposes, so it's important for Aries and Capricorn to acknowledge and overcome their differences. Saturn perseveres and keeps moving ahead through all kinds of difficulties; Mars has the energy to take projects forward, despite obstacles. Both partners tend to be resolute, and neither gives up easily. If their energies are not channeled in positive ways, these Planets together may indicate cruelty, even violence, or they may signify repressed emotion. Capricorn must be careful not to dampen Aries' spirit, and Aries must not work at cross-purposes with Capricorn.
Aries is a Fire Sign and Capricorn is an Earth Sign. Aries is dynamic, while Capricorn is more practical. Capricorn ask themselves, 'What good will this do as I work toward my main plan in life?' Aries simply sees what is desirable at the moment and goes after it, without having a set plan in mind. Although these partners may find it difficult to understand where the other is coming from, when they work together they make an excellent business team because of their complementary approaches.
Aries and Capricorn are both Cardinal Signs. Both partners are initiators, but they have such widely varying work styles that they work better when they each have a particular, well-defined role. On the surface, Aries is the leader, rushing out to overcome any barrier, but Capricorn will also be indirectly in charge because they are always working steadily toward their goals. It's important for both partners to understand that compromise is they key to success.
The best aspect of the Aries-Capricorn relationship is that they each bring unique qualities to the partnership. Once they allow each other to be themselves -- rather than raising an idealized image -- they can blend well to make a whole. Theirs is a challenging relationship, but if they can learn from each other, it's worth it!