Is Gemini Compatible With Pisces In Relationships?

”Pisces needs emotional availability and Gemini struggles with that.”

by Kristine Fellizar
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A Gemini and Pisces relationship may be a bumpy ride.
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Gemini and Pisces is that couple who doesn’t seem to make any sense when you first meet them. For instance, Gemini is outgoing, energetic, and loud, while Pisces is shy, sensitive, and calm. When it comes to love, Pisces are romantic dreamers who believe in the idea of soulmates and being with that one perfect person for them. Gemini, on the other hand, tends to find the concept of soulmates illogical. And yet, despite their obvious differences, a Gemini-Pisces relationship can work. It definitely won’t be easy, so Gemini and Pisces’ zodiac compatibility has all the info you need to know about this Air and Water sign couple.

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“This can be a tricky match,” astrologer Clarisse Monahan tells Bustle. “In love, Gemini needs a lot of personal freedom and space. They never want to be too emotionally dependent on someone, so they’ll still cultivate their own interests outside of the partnership. They like having healthy boundaries set out at all times, unlike Pisces who wants to jump headfirst into boundless love and completely merge with their partner.”

On the plus side, both Gemini and Pisces are mutable signs. This means they’re adaptable, optimistic, and don’t fear change. According to Monahan, this similarity will help to bridge a number of differences between the two. They’ll be able to work through any obstacles that come their way. Since they’re both flexible, they’ll be willing to change or give in to the other on certain issues. Read on to learn more about a Gemini and Pisces relationship.

Gemini & Pisces’ Sexual Compatibility

When it comes to physical intimacy, Gemini and Pisces have different tastes and ideas. As astrologer Michelle Welch tells Bustle, Gemini zodiac signs are lighthearted and crave variety in bed. Expect playfulness, laughter, many different positions, and lots of pillow talk. Pisces, on the other hand, are passionate romantics that love to be wooed. They want to take things slow and sensual, with a lot of attention and affection. While Geminis view physical intimacy as a way to have a fun time, Pisces view it as a way to emotionally connect with their significant other.

Pisces wants nothing more than to satisfy their partner, and they’re always happy to fulfill their significant other’s sexual fantasies. To them, it’s one way to strengthen their bond with their partner. But Pisces may have a hard time keeping up with Gemini’s constant need to switch things up. “Although they’ll appreciate the playfulness, Pisces needs emotional availability and Gemini struggles with that,” Welch says.

Gemini & Pisces’ Emotional Compatibility

Emotional compatibility is an area of a Gemini-Pisces relationship that will cause the most problems. “Gemini is extremely cerebral and Pisces is extremely emotionally sensitive,” Duval says. “This can lead to misunderstandings and may create a lot of unwanted drama.”

As a Water sign, Pisces is naturally in tune with their emotions. They like to explore their feelings in-depth, and they tend to follow their heart. When Pisces falls in love, they feel it deep in their soul and form strong emotional attachments to their loved one.

As an Air sign, Gemini is logical. They don’t spend time wondering how deep their feelings for someone go. Like Pisces, Geminis are prone to falling in love at first sight. But their feelings tend to stay on the shallow end. Because of this, it’s easier for them to cut ties with someone and move on fast.

“Gemini and Pisces will be loving and supportive of each other in all aspects, but they speak a very different language sexually, emotionally, and intellectually, so this union won’t be an easy one,” Duval says. “Pisces will feel undervalued and emotionally dissatisfied with Gemini. Jealousy is likely to be an issue here as well, as Pisces doesn't feel like they’re getting the attention and emotional support they crave.”

Gemini & Pisces’ Communication

When it comes to communication, Gemini and Pisces may have trouble seeing eye-to-eye. They both have a tendency to be a little chaotic. With Pisces, Gemini may struggle with their ever-changing moods, while Pisces may have trouble keeping up with which personality Gemini wants to go with on a given day. They also both love drama. If there’s a problem in the relationship, they’re more likely to prolong the issue by being passive-aggressive or avoidant than find a solution right away.

The good news is, it isn’t all that bad. As KJ Atlas, consulting astrologer and lead content creator for Jan Spiller Astrology, tells Bustle, they have a foundation that’s likely built on curiosity and deep understanding. This is the type of foundation that can lead to a strong bond. If they haven’t spoken for a while, they’re the type of people who brush it off and pick up right where they left off. Pisces goes with the flow, and so does Gemini. Although Pisces do take things personally, they’re forgiving. If there’s a strong foundation of friendship, Gemini and Pisces can get through any miscommunication issues.

Gemini & Pisces’ Friendship Compatibility

Since Gemini and Pisces are both mutable signs, they’re open to different sides of a situation and may be more inclined to try new things. According to Atlas, “A friendship between Gemini and Pisces would be uninhibited and exciting, feeding off of one another to explore interesting ideas together.”

Pisces are deep thinkers and Gemini loves hearing people’s thoughts and opinions about the world, so they could spend hours talking about anything. Gemini will be fascinated by Pisces’ way of looking at the world, and Pisces will appreciate having a friend who’s non-judgmental and is always willing to listen to them.

“A friendship between these two can go deep and they can understand one another as individuals in a vast world of magic and mystery that can never be explained,” Atlas says.

Both signs are notoriously flakey. On the plus side, this means they understand each other. Again, they have that type of dynamic where they can go months without speaking and get together as if no time has passed. But Gemini is a Mercury-ruled sign who appreciates communication, and as Atlas says, they may get annoyed with Pisces’ inability to respond to a simple text.

Are Gemini & Pisces A Good Match?

Overall, a Gemini and Pisces relationship is considered to be an incompatible zodiac match. But because they’re both mutable signs, they do have what it takes to work through many of the ups and downs in their relationship. As long as they’re mature, focused, and committed to each other, these two can make it work long-term. It just may be a bumpy ride.


Clarisse Monahan, astrologer

Jeanine Duval, astrologer and co-founder at Edwlwyn

Michelle Welch, astrologer and owner of SoulTopia, LLC

KJ Atlas, consulting astrologer and lead content creator for Jan Spiller Astrology

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