It’s getting hot in here.
Virgos are called “the virgins” of the astrological chart, but that has no bearing on how experienced they actually are in the bedroom. Ruled by Mercury, AKA the planet of communication, Virgos are very in tune to the needs of their partner, picking up on all those little hints that let you know you’re doing a good job. If you’ve been lucky enough to have an intimate moment with a Virgo woman or have experienced what it’s like to have a Virgo man in bed, you already know that they’re incredible lovers. But why are Virgos so good in bed? Let’s map it out.
Virgo Personality Traits In Bed
Virgos (August 22 - September 22) tend to be attentive, perceptive, and reliable — three important qualities to have between the sheets. Long story short, this sign is very devoted to giving their partner all the Os —here’s why.
They’re Hardworking Perfectionists
This zodiac is also a perfectionist to the extreme. Detail-oriented with impeccably high standards, Virgos won’t settle for anything less than the best. “[Earth signs are] the overachievers of the zodiac, and won’t quit until the job is done,” astrology writers Emily Anne and Chelsea Jackson previously wrote for Elite Daily... so yeah, you can count on them to leave a memorable impression.
For Virgos, it’s all about give and take, which bodes well for their partners. Folks who fall under this sign are typically hardworking and eager to prove themselves. So if you want a partner committed to your pleasure, hooking up with a Virgo is a good bet.
Virgos Are Experimental
It’s rare to find a partner that is truly up for anything in the bedroom, but it’s a lot more likely if the person you’re seeing is a Virgo. Virgos are known for being practical and down-to-earth, so they rarely get high and mighty about sex and intimacy. That being said, they’ll probably be willing to try pretty much everything at least once. TL;DR: You’ll never have a boring sex life with a Virgo.
Whether it’s some role play, BDSM, or a tricky new position, Virgos are naturally curious and generally interested in experimenting
Virgos Are Honest To A Fault
This earth sign tends to be blunt — and occasionally a little too honest. Their words may come across as harsh, but there are benefits to this trait, too. You’ll never have to wonder where you stand with a Virgo, and they’ll be sure to tell you exactly what they want in bed.
You want your hookup to be great for everyone involved, and the best way to accomplish that is through clear communication. Luckily, Virgos have no problem on that front. Just try your best to return the favor. Sex is always better when honesty goes both ways. Clear communication FTW.
Earth Signs Are Very Physical
In general, earth signs (Virgo, Taurus, and Capricorn) are grounded and naturally sensual, making them great at sex. And Virgos are no exception. They’re very in touch with the physical world, a major reason why there are A+ lovers.
Virgo Sexual Compatibility
OK, so clearly Virgos have the personality it takes for a toe-curling sexual encounter, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be a match made in astrological heaven for everyone. There are some zodiac signs that have particularly hot chemistry with the Virgin.
Virgo And Taurus
Virgo and Taurus’ compatibility is truly one of a kind. This duo might be the most grounded pair of the zodiac. They’re a very balanced pair, in and out of the bedroom. “Virgo enjoys submission and Taurus will totally be into it,” astrologer Valerie Mesa previously told Elite Daily. “Taurus wants to sexually claim [or] possess their lover, [while] Virgo wants to submit to them and please them.” (Ahem, remember what I said about people-pleasing?)
These two signs are naturally on the same wavelength, but even when they falter, their mutual emphasis on communication helps right things. For these two, chatty sex is good sex!
Virgo And Gemini
Since Virgo and Gemini are both ruled by Mercury, these signs are seriously compatible — especially when it comes to sex. They’re both very communicative, which goes a long way in hookups.
But that’s not to say that they’re on the same page about everything. Virgos tend to overthink things (perfectionists tend to do that), whereas Geminis tend to speak their mind more freely. This disconnect can lead to some trouble for Virgo-Gemini couples, especially considering both signs are stubborn and sure they’re right.
“Although Virgo and Gemini are very different in their approach to life, they tend to work out their differences through sex,” astrologer Clarisse Monahan previously told Bustle. The result? Serious heat.
Virgo and Virgo
Virgo-Virgo compatibility should never be underestimated. As an extremely service-oriented sign, Virgos love to be a giver — and they won’t stop ‘til everyone is satisfied. And when these couples get intimate, they won’t settle for any less than perfection.
The only potential issue? Neither will want to dominate. “This mutable earth sign is typically submissive, given their insatiable desire to be of service,” Mesa previously explained to Elite Daily. So even with that slight hiccup in mind, it’s official: Two Virgos are better than one.
Virgos In Relationships
If you’re just looking for a FWB situation, Virgos are (probably) going to be cool with that. Earth signs value practicality, so you don’t have to worry about things getting too emotional too fast if that’s not your speed. Just communicate your expectations ahead of time!
That said, if you’re searching for something steamy and serious, Virgos are all-around great in relationships, too, assuming you can tie them down. Astrology writer Nina Kahn explained for Bustle, “Virgos don’t give into love quickly, but once they do, they take their commitment seriously.” And that commitment typically shows up as acts of service (most Virgos’ love language) — in other words, commitment could lead to even better sex.
Although astrological signs might not be the first thing you check for when it comes to vetting potential hookups, there’s a good chance that some of your best times in the bedroom were with a Virgo partner. Now’s as good a time as any to make more of those memories. 👀
Nina Kahn, writer, astrologer, and social media mystic
Emily Anne, astrology writer
Chelsea Jackson, astrologer
Valerie Mesa, astrologer
Clarisse Monahan, astrologer
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