Are Leo & Libra Compatible In A Relationship?

They’re two of the most romantic signs in the zodiac.

by Kristine Fellizar
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Leo and Libra zodiac compatibility shows they can make it as a couple in the long run.
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Individually, Leo and Libra are two signs that can walk into any room and immediately capture everyone’s attention. The fiery lion is confident, outgoing, sociable, and a little on the wild side, while Venus-ruled Libra is charming, graceful, and flirtatious. So you can imagine the kind of attention these two attract when they get together. On the outside, they seem to make the perfect zodiac pair. But what are they really like behind closed doors? Leo and Libra’s compatibility shows why this air and fire sign pair make a sweet match.

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“Leo and Libra’s relationship is one of admiration and appreciation,” astrologer Rachel Lang tells Bustle. “These two individuals make a gorgeous couple who are interested in having a shared social life. In fact, they’re often the center of attention among their friends, even if they don’t consciously choose this. They can even be a power couple, as Leo is a natural leader and Libra has a passion for fairness and justice.”

Besides being super social, Leo and Libra are also two of the most romantic signs in the zodiac. According to Lang, the loyal lion can be truly heart-centered, and Libra rules the Seventh House of Partnerships. “These two have the ingredients for lasting love, and they have a natural friendship, too,” Lang says.

Leo & Libra’s Sexual Compatibility

In general, fire and air signs tend to get along really well, and they make for a hot pair in bed. Fire signs tend to be driven by passion, and air signs help to fan their flames. So sexually, Leo and Libra’s compatibility is off the charts.

“They have enough heat and energy to keep the passion alive in a long-term relationship,” Lang says. “Both signs also enjoy drama. So, they’ll set the mood with candles, roses, and other elements that add to the experience.”

Slow, sensual, and romantic is what this couple is all about. As Stina Garbis, psychic and astrologer, tells Bustle, diplomatic Libra won’t disappoint passionate Leo. They can both be generous partners, and can spend hours worshipping each other in bed.

Leo & Libra’s Emotional Compatibility

Emotionally, these two make a good match. “Leo and Libra find themselves when they find each other,” Garbis says. “Once together, they realize they can’t do it alone, and they need to be together to be fully whole as individuals.” When they first start dating, they’ll be inseparable, and will be defining themselves as “we” opposed to “me” early on.

They both value love and romance, and are commitment-oriented signs. Communication-wise, this the type of couple that knows what the other is thinking, Garbis says. They tend to finish each other’s sentences, and their conversations are funny, lively, and stimulating. Neither partner enjoys conflict. But when they have it, Libra, who is represented by the scales, will likely be the one to keep the peace.

One of the biggest reasons these two work well together is they’re similar in the way they express themselves. According to Lang, fire and air signs are “diurnal” or yang signs, while water and earth signs are yin signs. “Diurnal signs seek external, outward expression for their emotions and are therefore less likely to hold things in,” Lang says. If they both feel safe and secure in the relationship, they’re able to express themselves freely.

Leo & Libra’s Dating Compatibility

Leo and Libra’s compatibility is high for dating because they have similar interests and their personalities match really well. As professional astrologer Frederic Hoffmann tells Bustle, these two signs make a fun and exciting pair. “Both signs are positive and highly social,” Hoffman says. “They love to enjoy the pleasures of life and have new experiences, which may give both partners a lot of joy to share these moments with each other.”

When they first meet, sparks are sure to fly. According to Hoffman, Libra will be drawn to the “fierce creativity” and “powerful aura” of the Leo, while Leo will attracted to Libra’s elegance and charm. Libras like playing hard to get, while fiery Leos are always up for a challenge. Both signs love being in love, so once they decide they’re interested in each other, they’ll have a relationship that moves pretty quickly.

Leo & Libra’s Friendship Compatibility

When it comes to friendship, Leo and Libra make a great combo. “Since Leo is a fire sign and Libra an air sign, these two signs are a natural fit and make a great team,” astrologer Amy Tripp tells Bustle. “Both signs are sociable and enjoy being out. They also both have a love for the arts and entertainment. You can be assured these two will never be bored together.”

Leo and Libra are both very generous snd supportive signs, so they’ll be the type of friends who uplift each other daily. If either of them are feeling down, the other will have no problem listing out all the wonderful things about them in order to make them feel better. “They’re not afraid to demonstrate their love and affection for each other and are able to boost each other’s self-esteem,” Tripp says. These two are each other’s biggest cheerleaders.

If they happened to get into an argument, it wouldn’t last too long. According to Tripp, both signs tend to forgive and forget. Once they talk things out, everything goes back to normal.

Leo & Libra’s Communication

Leo and Libra won’t have any real issues with communication, as both signs are highly communicative and need to be able to freely express themselves in their relationships. “Leos are the creative spirits of the zodiac with a deep need to express themselves, and Libras are a sign ruled by Venus, the planet which governs love and relationships,” Hoffman says. “This combination makes their communication highly creative, loving, and stimulating.”

All couples argue, and Leo and Libra are no exception. However, they have the ability to resolve issues in a way that satisfies both partners. According to Hoffman, Libra is the sign of justice and balance, and knows how to sort out relationship problems with grace and ease. Leos, on the other hand, are highly creative, kind, and generous. Although Leos do have a tendency to be a little dramatic, Libra understand them and will try to keep a level head. They have a very well balanced dynamic.

Potential Problems In A Leo & Libra Relationship

Leo is ruled by the Sun, which represents the self. Because of this, they tend to have big egos. In relationships, they want to feel completely adored by their significant other. Libra is a charming social butterfly whose friendliness can sometimes be misconstrued as flirtation. Naturally, this can cause a bit of tension between the two when Leo’s jealousy starts feeling suffocating for their air sign partner. According to Lang, “Libra can learn loyalty and boundaries from Leo, and Leo can learn the beauty of compromise from Libra.” If this can be done, it shouldn’t be a huge problem in the relationship.

Another potential issue with Leo and Libra’s compatibility is a lack of balance. Libras value harmony and have a tendency to let things slide in order to keep the peace. Leo, on the other hand, can be self-focused at times.

“Sometimes, it is easy for one partner to lose themselves in the love and adoration of the other,” Garbis says. “This can create an imbalance in the relationship as the focus is no longer on the ‘we,’ creating a weird dynamic where one partner gets worshipped while the other partner becomes a doormat.” But establishing healthy boundaries can help these two avoid that problem.

Are Leo & Libra A Good Match?

Despite the potential issues, Leo and Libra are a highly compatible zodiac match. They understand each other well, they have a lot of shared values, and they balance each other out. This is one zodiac couple that really has what it takes to last.


Stina Garbis, psychic and astrologer

Rachel Lang, astrologer

Frederic Hoffmann, professional astrologer

Amy Tripp, astrologer

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