Virgo and Leo have a relationship that evolves over time, each partner gradually understanding and appreciating the other. Leo is extroverted, dominant, and charismatic, and often has a short fuse. Virgo is studious and withdrawn, possessed of more versatility than Leo. Early in the relationship, Leo may seem tyrannical, and Virgo may seem too judgmental. But when they stop looking solely at one another’s flaws, they’ll discover an attraction. Leo shows Virgo good times and fun, and introduces the spontaneity that is often missing in Virgo’s life. Virgo teaches Leo patience and focuses their intellectual energy. Leo may feel Virgo is watching with too keen of an eye, but will inspire their partner to ease up.
Virgo may consider Leo selfish and foreboding, but can teach them to be sensitive to others’ needs. Leo can teach Virgo to be less critical and more spontaneous while the Lion gains stability from Virgo’s even keel. Leo starts in on new projects without stopping to consider their motivation, while Virgo takes a more practical approach. Virgo is concerned with the outcome of their efforts while Leo simply pursues what they want with no mind for the consequences. Virgo likes to spend time working hard and spreading themselves over many different areas. Leo, on the other hand, enjoys taking charge or managing a project and assigns roles to the other participants. The absence of conflict over who’s who in the relationship helps Leo and Virgo avoid unpleasant character evaluations, making them a highly complementary and effective couple..