Astrology holds enlightenment for many people. It is defined as the study, “that assumes and attempts to interpret the influence of the heavenly bodies on human affairs.” Sun signs hold influence over many facets of our lives, from relationship compatibility to your weekly outlook, and everywhere in between.
The sun sign Capricorn belongs to those whose birthday falls between December 21-January 19. Sun signs have many facets in common for both men and women, but your gender can sway the way your astrological sign presents in your day to day life.
Traits of a Capricorn
If you crave structure and live for rules, you are the quintessential Capricorn. The sign of the Capricorn is the goat, which is fitting since the Capricorn is very stubborn. The Capricorn element is Earth, which puts you in touch with the physical world and makes you tend to be more conservative.
Capricorns are consummate professionals in anything and everything that they do. Everything they touch needs to have:
They love organization and order. Careful planning is their best friend and provides them with the comfort and structure that they crave. Capricorns are complicated with hard to penetrate walls.
As a Capricorn, you are ruled by Saturn, which is known as the planet of Karma. It brings discipline and responsibility to the sign as well as a sense of urgency, as Saturn is also timely.
Saturn has a masculine energy that it brings to the table, along with reminding Capricorns to be aware of their past experiences and the lessons they may have learned.
Capricorn is one of the four Cardinal signs. As a Cardinal sign, there is a flow of impressive productivity and accomplishment mixed with epic proportions of stress. Change is a fact of life for Capricorns. Crisis and success go hand in hand, which can culminate in exponential growth.
A typical Capricorn male always has a direction, a goal, a plan. Capricorns know precisely what they want and have a roadmap of how to get there. They know exactly what they want in a partner and will strive to find the exact person who fulfills their vision as nothing outside of the outlined list will do. They are traditional and conservative in all facets of their lives, including relationships making them very committed to their partners.
They have a propensity for shying away from those who may have more significant successes than they do. They are devoted to their partners and are unlikely to stray. However, they do not like anything that gets between them and their goals. Since they are a cardinal sign, they will always put their needs and goals before anything else.
They are very self-controlled and have a lot of discipline. However, they can be very controlling in every aspect of their lives, including relationships. They do not like the feeling of not being in control of every aspect of their lives and do not want to have their plans derailed.
They want acknowledgment for everything that they do, whether it be a tiny accomplishment or the completion of a significant endeavor. If this does not happen, it will make Capricorn feel like their hard work has been ignored.
Capricorn males are not impulsive as they like to prepare for every scenario. Plans need to progress on their terms, not anyone else’s. Their goal is to be hugely successful, so if they are in a professional setting, they will be extra dedicated to their career and spend the vast majority of their time in their office or working on activities that will advance their career.
Traits of Venus
When planets influence sun signs, they enhance traits that are already present in that sign and bring some influences of their own.
In astrology, Venus is the symbol of beauty. When Venus comes into play, it brings sensitivity, affection, and love, perfectly defining what we see as beautiful and loving.
It is also known for ruling specific body parts such as:
Venus is friendly with Mercury and Saturn, which makes it a non-volatile combination when it meets with Capricorn.
How Venus Influences Male Capricorns
Though known for beauty, Venus’ influence can present in a nontraditional sense. You can find beauty in something as simple as an accomplishment. According to Total Horoscope: Capricorn, it can be the “gentle drawing in of energy and the need for satisfaction and completion.”
Capricorns already need to see their tasks through to completion with the utmost care. Venus brings an added influence of extra attention and finesse. They are thus producing a finished product without any loose ends or rough edges.
Venus adds coolness to Capricorn’s personality. Venus has the most significant effect on Capricorns relationships, romantic and friendly. However, it influences money too.
Venus affects how the Capricorn male looks for their partner. Its influence has them looking for a partner who is graceful and reserved. This person will take an interest in their career and will have a complete and utter devotion to them.
They will also lean towards picking someone who is accomplished and in a specific social or financial bracket that fits in with their goals. Someone who wants the same things they do in the relationship and in life—a partner who is equally driven.
The planet Venus’ influence on Capricorn males will make them even more loyal and dependable in a relationship. With Venus influencing Capricorn males, they will be looking for a relationship that is long-term with traits that go above and beyond their standard partner checklist.
This planet enhances their need to find the person who will naturally compliment them, but they will be looking for someone who is essentially just like them. They have a certain rigidity that isn’t relaxed, even for the love planet. Capricorn males will go for what they know they like and will not be adventurous in their hunt.
For those already in a relationship, they will be hyper-focused on the relationship as a whole and its goals. This focus will be the time where they look at taking their relationship to the next level, whatever that may be for them and their partner. This “next level” will need to fit in with the overall plan and goals for the Capricorn male.
Venus in Capricorn enhances their driven personalities and dislike for aspects of life that they feel are not worth their time. Things like small gatherings, casual dating, and fleeting friendships. They are only interested in long-term, traditional values.
At work, Venus will bring a new focus. A new love for what you do and a desire for a deeper understanding. Venus in Capricorn will allow Capricorn men to progress in their careers more than they thought possible. Jobs will be along the lines of:
- Television stars
These positions allow them to shape the world with their charm, quick wit, and wisdom. Positions of leadership are natural for Capricorn since they strive to be the best in everything they do. Venus’ influence brings out the necessary focus to move beyond their norm.
It enhances their thinking and draws them into a world where innumerate wealth is available. Capricorns crave the tangible earthly things and will not hesitate to create a partnership with someone who they deem equally successful or capable of bringing them greater success.
Venus in Retrograde
According to astrologer Linda Joyce, when a planet is in retrograde, it is actually moving backward. For Venus, this happens once every 18 months. This is positive for Capricorn.
While the planet may be moving backward, they do not have to. It can be an opportunity to finish tasks, tie up loose ends, and solve any problems that may be keeping them from moving on to their next goal.
This time can be used as a launching point to the next phase of their ascent, whether it be in their personal or professional lives. According to astrologers, the next time Venus will be in retrograde is May 13th, 2020- June 25th, 2020. The perfect time to face the music on anything they have been avoiding, since avoidance is never the answer for a Capricorn.
Overall Take Away
When Venus is in Capricorn, it enhances men’s capacity for love and natural beauty. But they will still crave the stability of a relationship with a firm foundation. He will want someone intelligent and conversational, however not wholly his equal.
He will want a partner devoted to his every need and whim. In return, he will use his energy to show his appreciation in the form of gifts and other lavish treats.
Venus in Capricorn men will be focused and devoted to their work and goals. They will strive to make everything perfect and efficient. Overall, Venus in Capricorn enhances Capricorn’s natural tendencies making him even more focused, driven, and successful, especially since it brings about the drive towards beauty in life, career, and love.