The Dragon and Goat make up one of the most compatible love matches in the Chinese zodiac. And this time the reason for success is not so much a sharing of common traits but rather an ability to complement each other with their individual personalities. However like all couples, the Dragon and Goat may also need to negotiate a few rough patches along the way.
High points of a Dragon-Goat love match
The Dragon-Goat pair is one of those rare ones in the zodiac system where the differences in personality traits actually end up complementing each other in a relationship. Even though not as reserved as the Rooster or mysterious as the Snake, a Goat is far from being an extroverted personality. They are content being on the sidelines and taking on the supporting and nurturing role in the relationship. The Dragon on the other hand is happiest when basking in the limelight, whether at the workplace, at home or at on a social occasion. While this would have rankled other equally egoistic signs like the Monkey or distressed low-key signs like the Ox, the Goat partner is unlikely to be irked since they don’t seek the spotlight for themselves.
Even more importantly each finds in the relationship what he/she needs to feel happy and content. Most of the times, the Goat is looking for a partner who is strong and protective or on whom he/she can lavish their nurturing tendencies. The female Goat particularly, likes nothing more than to be looked after and cared for, which is why the male Dragon with his expansive and generous heart will make the ideal mate. She will evoke the fierce protective instincts in him with her sweet feminity and light seductiveness and in return ensure that he is well looked after at home. The female Dragon on the other hand will be pleased to find a man who is highly caring and affectionate instead of hankering for attention himself. There are a few things a Dragon woman loves more than being pampered with affection and the solicitous nature of the Goat man will see that she has plenty of it. Sex between the two will again probably be a highly fulfilling experience; the Dragon will bring into it fire and passion while the Goat will lend it a deeper emotional connection.
Despite basic differences in personality, the reason why Dragon and Goat make a compatible pair is because both are deeply attached to their homes and families. The Goat loves to be surrounded by homely comforts and their family members. And even though the Dragon might seem to revel as the center of attention at gatherings and parties, in the end their heart lies where the hearth is. Dragon men and women make some of the most generous hosts even though they cannot be bothered with the mundane concerns of running a household. And the perception of any danger to their loved ones, is enough to rouse fiercest instincts in a Dragon.
Challenges of a Dragon-Goat love match
However what could pose a problem for the Goat-Dragon pairing is the difference in temperaments. The Goat being a water sign is extremely emotional and thus likely to be hurt by perceived harsh words or actions from others. The Dragon on the other hand possesses a huge ego and often cannot see beyond their own needs and expectations. An impatient word or a dismissive gesture from the latter would be enough to send the sensitive Goat in the blackest of moods. Thus while the Dragon partner would have to be careful to tone down his/her impulsive expressions, at the same time the Goat will also have to shed some of his/her touchiness if they both wish for a lasting relationship.
Then again Dragons are highly prone to extravagant spending while Goat males are usually quite careful with their money. So if the two share a household their radically different spending habits might become a problem.
As long as partners of opposing personalities make their relationship a top priority, they are able to complement each other with their differences. But when no longer united in love and trust, the same differences become a source of conflict. In case the differing social dispositions of the Dragon and Goat may bring its own troubles. While the Dragon likes being surrounded by friends and admirers, the Goat would much rather spend an evening quietly at home. In such a situation, the Goat might end up resenting his/her partner’s socializing while the Dragon might be irritated by his/her partner’s reluctance to go out.
In the end however a Goat woman can trust the Dragon’s deep attachment to his home and family to bring him back to where his heart lies. Both signs enjoy having their families and friends over at their place and ensuring that everyone has a good time; this in fact can act as a great binding factor between the Goat and Dragon partners. Finally this is a match who is exceedingly likely to result in a marriage as well as a family with a large home and a brood of happy children.