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How to Charm a Capricorn Man

by Emma Wells

The Capricorn man you want to impress may have caught your eye because of his serious nature and financial success. He may own a business or he may have just earned a promotion at the company where you both work. Capricorn rules the 10th house of career and reputation, and people born under this sign are determined, responsible leaders with ambitious goals. Charm this Capricorn by showing him that you understand and share his values.

Be Direct

Capricorns appreciate direct communication, so don’t beat around the bush or expect him to understand when you’re flirting. Let him know that you’re interested in no uncertain terms. You might want to wait and see if he asks you out, since Capricorns tend to be traditional, but if you don’t think you’re getting through to him, go ahead and ask him on a date. Be sure to have specific plans laid out ahead of time; Capricorn is not a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants type. He will want to know that you’re capable of planning ahead and, most importantly, that you know exactly what you want. If you can show him directly that what you want is him, he’s likely to be charmed.

Be Discreet

There’s nothing that Capricorn hates more than loud, showy public displays of affection. Flirt with him privately when you’re both alone, and don’t gossip about your relationship with others. He will value your discretion, especially if you two know each other through work. Capricorn men are not as affectionate in public as natives of Gemini or Leo, but in private they may feel more like they can be themselves. Love affairs fall in the private sphere for Capricorn, so show him that you respect his boundaries by maintaining the intimacy of your relationship.

Display Ambition

Power and ambition are true turn-ons for Capricorn men, so show him that you can keep up with his success. Share your goals and ambitions with him, and ask about his as well. Take him on a date to a more upscale restaurant to show him that you can afford what you want. His traditional values may lead him to want to pay for dates, so allow him to do so as well. Capricorns take care of the people they love through financial giving and material things. The relationship will work best when you show him that you can both be powerful and ambitious, encouraging each other to succeed.

Show Him You Care

Capricorns have a bad rap for being cold and calculating, caring more about money than people: the Mr. Scrooge’s of the world. While this is a negative stereotype, it comes from the Capricornian value on material wealth. For a Capricorn man, the best way to care for people is to make sure they have more than enough food, shelter, and clothing. Capricorn’s complementary sign, Cancer, is the sign of emotional nurturing. Capricorn needs his complement to be complete, so the way to a Capricorn heart is often through Cancerian actions. Show him you care through your words, through physical displays of affection, or by making him his favorite foods. Though sharing his values is likely to charm him, giving him the things he doesn’t have is likely to charm him even more.

About the Author

Emma Wells has been writing professionally since 2004. She is also a writing instructor, editor and former elementary school teacher. She has a Master's degree in writing and a Bachelor of Arts in English and anthropology. Her creative work has been published in several small literary magazines.

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