The Zodiac sign, Capricorn, is the 10th sign of the zodiac and is ruled by Saturn. Generally, people born under this sign are composed, efficient and hardworking. They are also very cautious in their dealings.

This sign stands for balance, stability and wisdom. Those who fall under the sign are popularly known as Goats. They are usually sensible, secure and sensitive. Impulsive decisions are a rarity for them but can be aggressive when they want something. However, all is not rosy as they also have their shortcomings. Below we look at some qualities of Capricorn men, both negative and positive as well as what romance is like with Capricorn man. 

Positive Capricorn Man Traits



A typical Capricorn man will take into account all facts and then apply their intelligence before they make a decision. This is one of their strongest traits.


Go Getters

Capricorns or Goats are self-assured, set big goals and do all they can to achieve them. They are usually driven by the fact that they want to secure their future and that of their family.



Capricorn men are unlikely to get carried away by fantasies. They are practical and sensible. Their friends more often than not seek advice from them and they usually have confidence in their judgment.



Due to their single-minded and no nonsense approach to their goals, Capricorns are very disciplined. They prioritize important matters and get serious when they are dealing with them. You are unlikely to find a Capricorn dealing with serious matters casually.



Though they are hell bent on achieving their goals, Capricorns will put in the work required for as long as it takes. They understand it takes time to build something worthwhile.



Capricorns are unlikely to do anything on impulse. They are always measured and seek stability over conquest. Anything that sounds unreasonably risky will be dismissed. 

Negative Capricorn Man Traits



Due to their goal-oriented nature, Capricorn men are also very pessimistic especially towards their achievements. They never feel like they have achieved enough. Since they are also very cautious, they tend to be skeptical about new opportunities.



Capricorns have the perception that their way is the right way. They have no room to accommodate opinions once their minds are made up. You either tow the line or hit the road.



Though Capricorns are good communicators, they tend to be somewhat shy. They take time to open up to strangers. 



When assessing a situation, they always put themselves first. How will it affect them? Will it be of benefit to them? This preoccupation with their welfare may seem somewhat selfish to others.



They take a long time before they get emotionally attached to someone. Usually, they will avoid opening up to people beyond a certain point.



Capricorns can be very unpredictable. One moment they might be the most endearing people and the other very grumpy. These erratic moods can make them somewhat difficult to be around.

Capricorn Man and Friendship

Capricorns are generally strong. They will always give a shoulder to cry on and some advice. They are always willing to formulate a plan of action to get someone back on their feet. For all this, they don’t expect anything in return. Friendship with a Capricorn is riddled with mystery and intrigue as they always have something cooking in their minds.

Capricorn Man and Business

Goats are predisposed to leadership and achievement. They are always looking to climb the corporate ladder and be the best. They are also good time managers and organizers. They are also good at laying down a good plan of action and executing. For this reasons, they tend to make great investment decisions and are always looking at the long term. They can make excellent entrepreneurs and managers.

Romance with Capricorn Man

Winning the Heart of a Capricorn Man

The key to winning the heart of a Capricorn man is for you to be perfect for them. You have to be a good housewife, mother and faithful spouse. The image you portray to others is very important to him. He is very sensitive to what those around him think about you. Your appearance, body and face will be the last consideration. Capricorn men are very shy and indecisive when dealing with women. You will have to be the initiator in order to win his heart. However, you need to be cautious in your approach. If you are too aggressive you will push them away, so you need to be tactful in your approach.

  • When communicating with a Capricorn man, you should avoid being arrogant and pushy. They prefer laid back and modest women. Revealing all your feelings and emotions will only push them away making your work even more difficult.

  • Be calm around him and throw in some compliments now and then. Capricorns love compliments though they are unlikely to admit it.

  • One way to really get them to take to you is to make them laugh since they are normally glum.

  • You can talk about anything but steer clear of prying into their emotions. Do not pry into their lives. They will let you in gradually.

  • You should also avoid controversial topics as they tend to be very conservative. Keep conversations intellectual.

  • If you want to buy them a gift, go with something practical and useful. Avoid anything that may seem extravagant and flashy. However, keep it classy. They always go for the best. 

Dating a Capricorn Man

If you are dating a Capricorn man, you can expect a lot of physicality and passion. They rarely show emotion, but yearn for love deep down. Goats are slow to trust, but you can earn their trust over time by showing them that you admire and care about them. Capricorns are faithful, almost to a fault. They are the most faithful zodiac sign. They are also very romantic and sensual. However, you will have to unlock this side of them as it is hidden. You must be very patient with them. On dates, they are likely to take offense if you are late. As for the venue, they would much rather go to an upscale theatre, art gallery or classy restaurant.


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