The Sagittarius Woman: Personality Traits & Characteristics

The Sagittarius sign is known for its larger than life personality, which is both fun and friendly. The Sagittarius woman always makes things an adventure, whether it’s literally traveling to the farthest reaches of unknown parts of the world or just going around the corner to the convenience store.

To understand a Sagittarius woman, keep in mind her ruling planet is the planet of luck and fortune, Jupiter. This means all she touches turns to gold metaphorically. Her positive energy seems to bless her life and those she keeps close to her.

A burning passion for human happiness greatly influences the Sagittarius woman traits because she is a Fire sign and has a certain sense of wisdom regarding her perception of life. Symbolized by the archer, she sets her sights on big ideals and fearlessly aims to live a life that will inspire society to create harmony with each other and the environment.

She also has a soft spot for animals, although she may not be home to care for them because she has major wanderlust.

The magnetic and bohemian Sagittarius woman is a Mutable sign. This means that she is inclined to change her mind like the weather changes. You can rely on her for her upbeat attitude, but when it comes to following through with plans, her inspiration may not strike twice in the same place, and she may feel pulled by the winds of change before your event happens!

Her goals are always focused on understanding the deeper truths of human nature so forgive her when she forgets to follow through or finds something else that piques her interest.

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Personality Characteristics of the Sagittarius Woman

A Sagittarius woman’s personality is complex because she bonds with people and quickly builds rapport, but her focus can also quickly shift away.

Her need for steady companionship is not as strong as other signs because her independent nature finds meaning in exploring new viewpoints and understanding the world. She feels good about herself when she can see how different cultures find meaning without attaching herself to one set way of living.

The Sagittarius woman’s negative traits include her less than organized budget, her shockingly spontaneous way of operating, and her blunt way of speaking. Although, those same traits give her an allure because she has a free spirit that seems to run on fairy dust and always find things work out in her favor.

She is like a wild horse that will always look to jump the fence so she can run on the mountain tops. She excels in careers dealing with travel, journalism, anthropology, and conservation. But her moods can change, so to truly know a Sagittarius woman, you’ll find it easier to keep up with her changing energy by reading the Sagittarius woman horoscope.

It’s a good idea to bookmark the Sagittarius daily horoscope for more insights.

The Sagittarius Woman in Love


A Sagittarius woman in love is not one to be told how to behave, when to have dinner ready, or how to dress. She is a free spirit and more likely to chase after what she wants than to wait around for Prince Charming to sweep her off her feet.

It’s important to know how to attract a Sagittarius woman because she is wired differently than other women.

Compliment her on her integrity, her willpower, and her intelligence. A Sagittarius woman doesn’t hold back when it comes to expressing affection so if you’re in a relationship with her, expect it to be “hot and heavy,” as they say. She may not ask for your affection, but she will notice your good deeds for society and fall even deeper in love with you because of them.

Dating a Sagittarius woman can feel like a roller-coaster because as quickly as she falls in love can also be as fast as she loses interest.

You won’t have to look for signs a Sagittarius woman is in love because she has a straightforward nature, and she will tell you. Don’t despair. Sagittarius women can be great lovers if you only understand what a Sagittarius woman is like in a relationship.

She wants a partnership that is exciting, constantly pushing boundaries, with shared learning, and constantly finding new uplifting experiences. She is more focused on how your soul and hers fit together to help the world than on you being the one person that makes her happy. She makes herself happy, and you can either accept a place by her side or no place at all.

Keep up on love with the Sagittarius love horoscope whether you are a Sagittarius or are dating a Sagittarius!

Sagittarius Compatibility & Communication

When talking to a Sagittarius woman, you need to realize that she has no ill intentions but will push you to see beyond limited viewpoints, which can make you a bit uneasy because it challenges your comfort zone. The Sagittarius woman communicates with vivid language to awaken your senses and help you come alive again.

This is why she is such a fun and addicting person to be around. She always manages to help you feel uplifted and see a silver lining!

She is chronically positive and will ask you not to sugarcoat your feelings because she appreciates openness. A Sagittarius will help you see through your own limiting beliefs because they study how people think and see how our culture affects our minds. The wisdom they will share with you in a conversation should be highly regarded. They aren’t called the sage of the zodiac for nothing!

Even if you’re not falling in love with a Sagittarius woman, you will come across some in your life, whether it’s a coworker, a family member, a roommate, or your neighbor’s giant cat. Knowing their fun personality can help you forge strong bonds through playful experiences or even exotic and interesting gifts when there’s something to celebrate.

If you’re a Fire sign or an Air sign, you’ll find it easier to get along with a Sagittarius woman than if you’re an Earth sign or a Water sign, even though she tends to befriend just about everyone with her charm. The best match for a Sagittarius woman is an Aries, Libra, or Aquarius, while the biggest challenge will be found with Virgo and Pisces.

That being said, Sagittarius compatibility only goes as far as comparing Sun signs, and true compatibility is about looking at the entire birth chart. Check out the love compatibility page to see where on the spectrum your signs align.

Learn More About the Sagittarius Woman

Ultimately the wild, endearing, uplifting energy of this adventurous soul will take you on a wild ride you will never forget. She is endlessly seeking ways to make others happy, and her energy is selfless and generous. The Sagittarius woman will always bring life to any event she attends with her many stories of other worlds, real or imagined.

If you’re feeling down in the dumps, call a Sagittarius and go have an adventure.

If you’re trying to find a gift for a Sagittarius woman, make sure it’s something with a crazy story behind it or something that is from a faraway land. She loves art, philosophy, decorations that mean something, and anything you put your heart and soul into.

The next time you hang out with a Sagittarius, notice what stands out about them and see how their Sun sign shows up in the core of their personality. The more you learn about the big picture Sagittarius, the easier it will be to know their sign without them even telling you.

Now that is a cool party trick!

Related article: 10 Affirmations for Adventurous Sagittarius Season

About The Author

Shannon Yrizarry

Shannon Yrizarry has taught metaphysical subjects since 2013 including the deeply esoteric lineage of kundalini yoga. She has worked as a healer, clairvoyant and card reader and been featured as a dream interpreter on Viceland’s Nuts + Bolts show as well as for Mercedes Benz and Refinery29. She has read Tarot for The Zoe Report, done readings for stars and aims to bring the empowering wisdom of astrology mainstream.With a bold voice, she wants to uplift consciousness to help us evolve to a healthier more spiritual society. Her classes can be found online at www.HOI.TV/authors/shannon and you can follow her daily inspirations on Instagram @shannonyrizarry. She also teaches kundalini yoga in Portland, Oregon. What gets her out of bed is helping people align with their soul purpose.Shannon is the author of two books published by Llewellyn Worldwide, Psychic Yoga and Modern Guide to Meditation Beads.
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