Sagittarius Traits in Males: Strengths, Weaknesses & Love

Updated January 25, 2022
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Sagittarian men are the "sunshine and rainbows" men of the zodiac, whose ability to attract friends and lovers often seems magic. They are optimistic, carefree, dancing souls who are blessed with the joy of life and want to spread that joy around. Yes, there's plenty to love about the archer!

Sagittarius Male Traits

Sagittarius, the mutable fire sign ruled by Jupiter, is the supremely confident, extraverted, literary, philosophical, and fun-loving zodiac sign. In one way or another, the traits of a Sagittarius male exemplify the adventurer, seeker, philosopher, and storyteller.

Sagittarius Male Strengths

When Sagittarian males play their strengths, they're generally well-liked and have a lot of friends.

Sagittarius Men Are Philosophical

Sagittarius men are lovers of Universal truth and wisdom. They're interested in the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence. Sagittarius men also remain calm and optimistic in the face of trouble, defeat, or loss. Sagittarians believe that both the good and bad experiences in life have a greater meaning.

Sagittarius Men Have a Wild Sense of Humor

These friendly and open guys are social, happy, and full of smiles. A Sagittarius man is benevolent and likes to bestow his goodwill and happiness on others. He's like a big, wild, happy, and playful child. He loves to tell jokes and often intentionally makes himself the butt of his jokes. Sagittarius men are gifted at capturing attention with dramatic stories and hilarious jokes. These guys want to be at the social epicenter. And there's no better way to do this than to make people laugh. Keeping things fun and playful is part of a Sagittarian man's charisma.

Sagittarius Men Are Lucky

More often than not, things just seem to go well for a Sagittarian man. Why? Jupiter, the ruler of Sagittarius, is the planet of luck and expansion. Even when things don't go as planned, destiny blesses him with a new opportunity that expands his horizons, and he optimistically moves on. For a Sagittarian, even bad luck can manifest good luck.

Sagittarian Men Seek Adventure

Sagittarius is the most adventurous sign of the zodiac. A Sagittarian man's adventurous spirit and childlike curiosity always lead him to fun and new opportunities. These guys are physical and love all sorts of sports and outdoor adventures. They are also very intelligent and love to read. They are wonderers and wanderers who want to explore the expanses of the human mind and the breadth of human experiences. To feel alive, Sagittarian men need to be fueled by new adventures.

Sagittarian Men Are Purposeful

Due to their fiery nature, Sagittarius men are growth-oriented. They want to spread the word and conquer the world around them. They dream big, aim for the stars, and detest anything mundane and boring. They push through and push forward. A Sagittarian man has a plan of action and has no problem openly sharing it with others.

Sagittarius Men Stay Busy

Sagittarian men seem to be happier and more successful the busier they are. These guys always have several irons in the fire. They don't like to sit around and do nothing. If he does find himself idle, he's liable to become mopey and downtrodden. Sagittarian men need activity and the thrill of the pursuit. He might grumble and complain when he's got so much to do that he seems to be running around like a chicken with its head cut off - but he's really enjoying it.

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Sagittarian Weaknesses

Of course, Sagittarian men have weaknesses that can be off-putting to others.

Sagittarius Men Are Opinionated

Sagittarian men are born teachers who love to pontificate. They are philosophical, have opinions on every topic imaginable, and share their views with everyone around them. Their challenge is finding an agreeable audience because they can often be preachy, argumentative, hyperbolic, and boastful "know-it-alls" who dispense advice, whether it's wanted or not.

They Are Outspoken and Blunt

A Sagittarius man is a lover of the truth and always speaks "his truth." His mind and mouth have no filter, and he can sometimes be overly blunt, offensive, inconsiderate, or wrong. He can lay hurtful comments on friends, family, or lovers without meaning to. For example, if you're a brunette, he might randomly remark that he's most attracted to redheads. It's not intended to be hurtful or malicious; he's just saying what's on his mind. It's in a Sagittarian man's nature to be outspoken and voice any and all of his opinions.

Sagittarius Men Are Bored Easily

Sagittarius is a mutable sign, meaning a Sagittarius man gets bored quickly. These guys always want to find something new, experience it, and move on to the next thing. Sagittarius men are constantly shifting and changing; this makes them tough to figure out. They can be excited, cocky, and confident one day and bored, restless, and angry the next.

They May Have Anger Issues

Sagittarius is the most dramatic fire sign of the zodiac. A Sagittarius man can blow up in a very grandiose and dramatic fashion. Yes, when a Sagittarian man gets angry, it can get long-winded and messy.

Sagittarian Men Can Be Childlike and Pouty

As lucky and philosophical as a Sagittarian man is, he can also get pouty and childlike when things don't go his way. He might get short and not listen to those around him--but he'll get over it. A Sagittarian man bounces back quickly and gets on with pursuing something else of interest.

Sagittarius Men and Love

Sagittarius men are great to date; they're flirty, fun, funny, sexy, disarming, and inspiring. However, as with most things in his life, a Sagittarian man believes love should be an exciting adventure. They can be playboys who have several relationships simultaneously or have many short-term monogamous relationships. These guys keep their options open because they want to understand what love is before they can fall in love.

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Sagittarian Men Are Commitment Phobic

There's good a good reason for Sagittarian men to be called the bachelors of the zodiac. They're commitment-phobic. They see life as not fully being lived if they don't try out many varied intimate experiences. They are highly sexual and enjoy bouncing from one love affair to another. He's a "don't tie me down" kind of guy who is wary of exclusive commitments.

They Idealize Love

Deep down, Sagittarian men are romantic idealists who believe that the perfect person is somewhere out there. Though a Sagittarian man will have many love affairs, it's a beautiful sight when he falls in love. He opens his heart and wears it on his sleeve. Still, he doesn't hold on too tightly. He understands that he needs to let you go if you need to go. A Sagittarian man may feel down and be broken-hearted for a while, but it won't be long before he'll pick himself up and start all over again. However, gone is not forgotten. When a Sagittarian man does fall in love, it touches his entire existence, and he'll remember this lover forever.

Sagittarian Men and Marriage

Many Sagittarian men are entirely capable of faithful commitment. Understanding their entire birth chart is particularly important when it comes to love. For example, a Sagittarian man who has Venus and/or Mars in air signs is likely to exhibit a more romantically adventurous side. While a Sagittarian with Venus and/or Mars placed in earth or water will seek out more solid relationships.

Always the Optimist

Every day is a new adventure for a Sagittarius man. He sees the world through optimistic eyes and looks forward to what each day holds for him. Whether it's travel, work, play, or love, he's a man whose central purpose and joy in living is in exploring and expanding his human experience and having a good time while doing it.

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