It’s often said that you can’t make a Gemini man jealous. But many people who have dated Geminis will tell you different. Here’s how to make a Gemini man jealous, and what you’re risking if you do.
Are Gemini Men the Jealous Types?
If you look this up, you’ll find a lot of definitive answers online. Many are a resounding “No” while some suggest that it’s possible to make a Gemini man jealous—it’s just really, really hard.
Most likely, the reason for the various answers is that Geminis are hard to pin down. The motivations and reactions of the astrological Twins, with their dual natures, are often surprising to the rest of the zodiac signs to say the least.
We want a black-and-white answer to the question, but the reality is that it’s in the gray area. *Some* Gemini men are jealous and possessive. Others aren’t.
Can you push any man to a state of uncontrollable jealousy? Sure, but not every man is going to react the same way. It’s not going to go the way you think it will if you’re just trying to spice up the mood. That’s why it’s not advised to actively try to stir a Gemini’s jealousy.
How Does a Gemini Man Act When Jealous?
If you want to know how to make a Gemini man jealous, first you should know some of the ways he’s likely to react.
Since the sign of Gemini is inherently unpredictable, this can be tough. If he’s never displayed jealous traits before, you won’t know exactly how your Gemini guy will take it until it happens.
But it probably won’t be pleasant.
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He’ll get mad at you.
Something you need to understand about Geminis is that they have a hard time dealing with “negative” emotions. If something makes them feel bad, their go-to method is to push it aside and disconnect from it. If they can’t do that, Geminis tend to struggle to cope with their feelings and get more and more upset.
A jealous Gemini won’t handle it gracefully. It’ll anger him, and he might act out and make hurtful comments. Or he might verbally lash out at you in a random, seemingly unrelated way.
He might cut ties with you.
One of the famous moves a Gemini will make if he feels you have crossed the line is to cut you out of his life. If he can’t trust you, or if you’ve hurt him deeply, this is how he’ll try to protect himself. He’ll do with you exactly what he does with those troublesome feelings—turn his back on you.
This could happen without any warning or explanation. It depends on how serious your relationship is. But in order to avoid the confrontation that might stir up drama (which he avoids like the plague), he’s liable to just walk away.
He might turn the tables.
Probably the opposite of what you want is for a Gemini to start mimicking your actions when you’re trying to dangle the threat of another man swooping in. He might not show any jealousy whatsoever on the outside. But be prepared for him to make you jealous instead.
Geminis mirror you in a lot of ways. It’s not a conscious effort necessarily, though a Gemini man who thinks that you’re trying to explore different romantic avenues might think that it’s justifiable for him to do the same. So you see, trying to make him jealous can backfire in some spectacular ways.
If you want the full rundown on attracting and keeping the affection of a Gemini man, you’ll find that and a ton of good advice in relationship astrologer Anna Kovach’s guide Gemini Man Secrets.
How to Make a Gemini Man Jealous
At this point you probably aren’t seeing the value of trying to make your Gem jealous (if you’re trying to keep a healthy relationship going). But you can still use these tips to know what NOT to do so you can avoid the situations described above.
Flirt with people he’d consider a threat, in front of him.
Some Gemini men start acting jealous right out of the gate with you. There are those who will get upset the minute they think you’re getting too friendly with someone else.
But for those who just aren’t fussed, you would have to flirt with someone they’d be truly intimidated by. Wherever his feelings of inadequacy lie, if this new guy has what the Gemini thinks he lacks, it could be a trigger. It just has to be something the Gemini truly cares about, which might be challenging to pinpoint as he doesn’t like to let things bother him in general. But it can be done.
Text other people a lot around him.
A Gemini that you’re seeing wants your attention. If you’re giving it to other people and ignoring him while you’re having lunch together, it’s going to bug him.
His curiosity will get the better of him and he’ll want to know who you’re texting and why they’re so much more interesting than he is.
Say you’re going out with an ex-boyfriend friend tonight.
A quick way to get your Gemini beau’s attention is to say, “I’m grabbing a drink with this guy I used to date tonight. Be back later!”
This is only likely to work if you’re in a monogamous relationship with the Gemini. If you’re just casually dating, he’s probably not emotionally invested enough to take offense. He’ll just do the same and dial the number of another dating prospect while you’re out.
That’s the thing to realize here—Geminis only get jealous when they really care about you. Otherwise, in their minds, why should they care?
Put him in the background.
Generally making no time for him is likely to bum him out, but it might also make him a tad jealous if you’re always doing fun things with other people. Just not with him.
He does absolutely want you to have a life of your own, that’s for sure. But if he feels like you never choose his company over anyone else’s, it can get to him. Especially if you’re choosing one particular person’s company over his.
Overall, Geminis can be a wild card. At least to everyone who isn’t the Gemini.
If you’re just starting to scratch the surface of how the mind of a Gemini man works, or even if you’re trying to improve your relationship with your Gem, I’d suggest checking out Gemini Man Secrets for the straightforward details.