Airy Libra is like the breeze that blows and bends the reeds, or it is the gust of wind that pushes everything. Earthy Capricorn Moon is like the mountain that has been there for eons. When air hits the side of a mountain, nothing happens. The mountain stops it. Libra Moon wants to move about, trying this or that, happily ruling nothing out, but Capricorn Moon wants it to make a decision and stick with it. Make no mistake: Capricorn Moon is attracted to Libra Moon. Libra Moon is everything it is not: comfortable with people, socially engaging, fashionable, and outgoing. Libra Moon is attracted to Capricorn Moon's field marshal aura. Libra Moon feels secure with stoic Capricorn Moon, who can make decisions, stick with things, and be alone if it has to be alone.
At first everything is fine, but as they get to know each other, they get on each other's nerves. They try to change each other. Capricorn Moon wants to teach Libra Moon to be more mature. Libra Moon wants Capricorn Moon to learn to lighten up. The problem is that they can't teach each other because they don't really understand each other well enough. Then, they try to change each other. If they do marry, at least part of the motivation is to make the other one different. It will be a beautiful wedding. All the right people will be there, and the décor will be the finest money can buy. The problem is that all the pomp and glamor can cover up a real problem of a lack of intimacy, as it is difficult to be intimate and open with someone who wishes you were different.
This couple could actually stay married until death. Whether they stay in love is an entirely different matter. They would stay together to keep things looking good. Libra Moon hates to rock the boat, and Capricorn Moon hates the idea of causing scandal. The likelihood is that they get busy with their own, separate lives. Libra Moon focuses on relationships, and Capricorn Moon focuses on status and social standing. Capricorn Moon needs a partner who makes them look good; Libra Moon looks good. In the beginning, this works out well.
Then, Libra Moon gets tired of waiting for Capricorn Moon to come around, to stop focusing on work, to relax and simply be. Capricorn Moon gets tired of waiting for Libra Moon to become more serious and driven. Neither is willing to compromise. It seems as if Libra Moon lets Capricorn Moon have what it wants. It seems that way, doesn't it? In reality, Libra Moon is getting what it wants by some other means. Capricorn Moon probably gets what it wants by some other means. If you could imagine a long-married, affluent couple who secretly hate each other, cheat on each other, and silently wait for the other to die while having affairs with the pool boy and the au pair.
But not a very good manual. More like one of those illustrations that come with assembly furniture, where the few written instructions are poorly translated and the pictures are unclear and ask you to use parts that didn't actually come in the kit. Libra Moon likes sex because it likes being with a partner and feeling attractive. Capricorn Moon likes sex because it gives it a place to actually be completely naughty and enjoy carnal pleasures. Libra Moon doesn't want to be the object of anyone's perversions. Love and lust yes, but perversions? Libra Moon simply can't handle that responsibility. Outside the bedroom, Capricorn Moon is Dr. Jekyll, but when Capricorn Moon closes the bedroom door, it becomes Mr. Hyde, and that's what Libra Moon wants to do - hide.
Libra Moon needs sex to be friendly and soft. It wants satin sheets, rose petals, bubble baths, and champagne and strawberries. Capricorn Moon wants to take things to the very limits of the senses, which could include pleasure and pain. [Yes, you do. No, you won't admit it, but this is your thing.] It wants to try all the kinky things. It wants to do all the things that would make mother blush and father disown it...so long as no one ever finds out. The problem with that is that Libra Moon can't keep a secret that juicy to itself. So, Capricorn Moon finds someone who will be discreet, and Libra Moon finds someone who will be loving and attentive.
This is probably best as a marriage of convenience, unless there are other astrological factors to help make it work. Capricorn Moon needs a partner who is willing to make sacrifices for greatness, but Libra Moon thinks that is a waste of a life. Libra Moon needs a partner who wants to spend more time with Libra Moon than in the office. Capricorn Moon can deal with the loneliness, but Libra Moon can't.
There is one way to make this work. These two must be absolutely committed to sitting down and talking to each other about what they think and feel. They must do this on a regular basis, and neither should beat around the bush or hide things from the other. There must be absolutely, complete discretion when it comes to this. No friends or family should enter this private world, nor should they know what happens. If this can happen, Capricorn Moon can blossom into a loving, gentle lover, and Libra Moon can understand why Capricorn Moon makes the sacrifices it does.
Sun sign compatibility will get you so far. Sure, they make great arm candy, but what else is there? If you want to know if you are happy with Libra Moon's charm and complacency, you must know if your Moon sign is compatible with this Moon sign. To determine if your Moon is in Libra or Capricorn, put your birth date and birth time in our Natal Chart Calculator and do the same for your partner.