Zodiac

How A Man 'Tests' A Woman's Compatibility, Based On His Zodiac Sign

Photo: Getty Images
woman leaning in to kiss a man

Sadly, sometimes men test women in many ways to see if they are compatible.

It can get very annoying, especially when you feel like the whole relationship is turning into one big mind game.

Maybe he wants to see if you are confident, or maybe he wants to see how well you handle being under pressure. Regardless of the intention, a man may test you to see just how willing you are to be with him.

When it comes down to it, there are some men who need some sort of control when in a relationship. They try to find a position of power to see how a woman will act on a first date or the first time meeting his friends.

RELATED: Best Zodiac Matches Ranked From Most To Least Compatible Couples

Passing these tests sets the tone for the entire relationship. Failing it may mean there won't be a second date, or third, depending on his intention for you.

Women shouldn't feel like they need to be tested, and if a man feels the need to test a woman, maybe she just isn't the right one for him.

If she doesn't seem like 'The One,' then he shouldn't play with her emotions and put her through any sort of test. It isn't fair to either person in the relationship.

Yet it happens, and here is how a man will test you, by zodiac sign.

How Each Zodiac Sign Man Tests A Woman's Compatibility

How does an Aries man test a woman?

Aries men test you by seeing just how far you'll go to prove your loyalty. They may see if you will cancel plans last minute or ask around to see if you're dating other people.

They have a way of making it seem like you aren't doing enough; when this happens, tell them right away that you are as loyal as they come and if they can't see that, they should walk away right then and there.

If someone is pushing you too hard to be someone you are not, it is time to let them go. No test is worth your sanity.

RELATED: 10 Brutal Truths About An Aries Man, For Better Or Worse

How does a Taurus man test a woman?

Taurus men will test you by poking around at your weaknesses. They tend to be uncompromising, so to test this they make dates that may not be your cup of tea.

Maybe they make reservations at a restaurant that has food you've never tried or they plan a movie night with only scary movies (and you hate scary movies).

Either way, they will wait and see if you pull a Britney Spears circa 2007 and shave off all of your hair and break their car windows because you don't get things your way.

RELATED: How To Make A Taurus Man Obsessed With You

How does a Gemini man test a woman?

Geminis aren't one for a routine. They like to be wild and spontaneous, which makes dating and settling down hard at times.

Gemini men will test you by changing things up last minute to see if you can keep up with their spontaneity.

RELATED: 7 Truths About Gemini Men: Personality Traits & Characteristics Explained

How does a Cancer man test a woman?

Cancer men will test you by introducing you to their parents on the first date. He knows his mom is kind of judgemental and wants to see how you handle his crazy family.

Sure, he should have prepared you or waited a little longer to take you to meet the family, but at least you can now officially say an ex-boyfriend took you to meet his parents on the first date and you can laugh with your friends at that statement.

RELATED: What You Should Know About Cancer Men, For Better Or For Worse

How does a Leo man test a woman?

Leo men will test you by seeing if you can handle his big friend group and big personality to match.

Leos are known for being very confident and outgoing beings with no room for self-doubt or self-pity. He'll want to see that you can hold your own in a crowd and keep up with his busy lifestyle.

RELATED: What It Means To Be A Leo Man, According To Astrology

Advertisement Love might be calling your name. Get an Accurate Prediction today from trusted Keen psychic advisors. Click here to get 10 mins for $1.99!

How does a Virgo man test a woman?

Virgos tend to have an all-work-and-no-play attitude. Virgo men will test you by seeing if you're ready to settle down and build a life with him instead of living life on the edge.

RELATED: The Virgo Man Explained: Love, Characteristics & More

How does a Libra man test a woman?

Libra men will test you by seeing just how long you can carry that grudge of yours. He wants to see how long you'll stay mad at him after an argument, knowing that he's one to hold onto that anger even after a week has passed.

Before getting serious, he wants to see if you're able to let go of your frustrations and hug it out. If you really have feelings for him, try to push past that anger and be the bigger person (you can always get payback later).

RELATED: The Libra Man: 10 Truths About Libra Men In Love, Relationships & More

How does a Scorpio man test a woman?

Scorpio men will test you by trying to prove you wrong. Scorpios are known for always wanting to be right in every situation.

In order to see if you can admit when you're wrong, Scorpio men will try and get you to trip on your words and say something untruthful.

Men really suck sometimes, but if you like a guy and know something you said wasn't truthful, tell him instead of proving his theory right.

RELATED: 10 Truths About Scorpio Men In Love, Relationships & More

How does a Sagittarius man test a woman?

Sagittarius can be a tad on the impatient side. Sag men will test your patience by trying to annoy you and push your buttons.

Don't let them get under your skin, but also try and be patient when it comes to situations where you really can't control what happens.

RELATED: 10 Truths About Sagittarius Men: Personality Traits & Characteristics Explained

How does a Capricorn man test a woman?

Capricorn men will test you with their pessimism. They have a tendency to expect the worst and see the glass half empty.

Capricorn men will want to see if you are capable of seeing the positives in life to balance out their pessimism without being too optimistic — a Capricorn's best match is a realist.

RELATED: Capricorn Man: Love & Personality Traits, Per Astrology

How does an Aquarius man test a woman?

Aquarius men will test you by seeing how far your anxious mind will go. Men know you'll do anything to support a cause you believe in, but would you do anything for him?

You don't have time for mind games and tests, but you do try and push yourself when you're with a guy you truly like.

He wants to make you confront your feelings instead of hiding from your emotional expressions.

Whether he sits you down and demands you tell him about your deepest darkest secrets or asks you about your ex, don't say anything you aren't necessarily comfortable with.

RELATED: 7 Ways To TRULY Love An Aquarius Man

How does a Pisces man test a woman?

Pisces are kind souls and don't want to step on anyone's toes. Pisces men will test you by seeing if you can keep the peace.

Maybe they will put you in a situation where you feel uncomfortable and don't believe in the viewpoints others are expressing or maybe they will simply ask you what bothers you in this world. Either way, they want to know you have empathy and grace when it comes to dealing with tough situations.

RELATED: What It Means To Be A Pisces Man, According To Astrology

Carlie Fox is a writer interested in astrology, pop culture, and relationships.

Get your horoscope delivered free to your inbox daily!