How long does it take for a Capricorn man to come back?

One day you suddenly meet a Capricorn man and you are drawn to him like a magnet. You’re tired of dealing with indecisive, flighty men, and this guy… is far from it.

Mr. Capricorn has a plan for his life and he wants you to be in it. He is grounded, practical, and always follows through on his commitments. Everything is great until you have a big fight and he decides to break up with you.

You’re heartbroken and want him back, so you ask – how long does it take for a Capricorn man to come back?

The truth about Capricorn men

To be honest, it doesn’t look too good at the moment.

Here’s why – two stand-out characteristics of a Capricorn man are his being careful and dependable.

He takes his time in making decisions which means his decision to break up with you did not happen overnight.

Not to mention, Capricorn is a very stubborn zodiac sign; individuals born under this sign stick to their decisions.

Taking all of those aspects into consideration, it might take some time for a Capricorn man to be back in your arms (we don’t have a crystal ball so we can’t say the number of minutes, hours, or days), but rest assured it’s ain’t a done deal.

One of their other attractive traits is their drive and determination to succeed, so if you want your Capricorn man back, you need to show you are willing to return their energy.

Are you ready to do that? If yes. Read on!

In the next sections we’ll go into further depth on the specific things you can do to try to get a Capricorn man back.

So, let’s go!

How to get a Capricorn man to come back

1) Properly apologize and sincerely ask for forgiveness

This is a must. You need to show you’re genuinely sorry for what you’ve done, if you don’t, he will know!

Capricorns are extremely insightful and can recognize individuals for who they truly are.

A Capricorn will notice if you are not telling the truth. Capricorns do not respond well to deception and will not tolerate it.

Capricorn men don’t deal well with gray areas, and it will be tough for them to move forward if some issues remain unsolved.

Write him a letter if you want, he will appreciate that for sure. Capricorn males find it easier to compartmentalize and move forward when things are made official.

Say you’ll promise to change, and be specific about it. But take note – you will need to keep that promise, or you will find yourself in an argument that’ll be worse than the first.

2) Give him space

While it is important to be persistent and consistent in your efforts to reclaim his heart, it is also important not to push too hard. Don’t make him feel like you’re forcing him to get back together with you.

But at the same time, you need to show him how much you care and how devoted you are to making things work between the two of you. How to do so without smothering him?

Maybe it’s time for some outside help.

When I was in that predicament, a counselor from Psychic Source helped me balance the situation.

The woman I spoke to was a great listener, she helped me understand my Capricorn ex-boyfriend through the use of an astrological natal chart.

The counselor helped me reflect on what was happening to me and process the emotions I held deep inside, feelings of hurt and rejection.

She gave me advice on how to handle conflict in a relationship, and how my ex was not the only one at fault.

We all need to have room to grow, more so for Capricorn men. The more she said it, the more I realized that she was right.

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3) Surprise him with small but sweet gestures

It’s the little things in life that make Capricorn men smile, such as a simple act of kindness or a small but sincere display of affection.

Even if you’ve got the money for it, when it comes to winning back a Capricorn man’s love, grand gestures may not be the way to go

Though they may have some effect, when it all comes down to it, a Capricorn man is more likely to enjoy a surprise delivery of their favorite food, a random hug, or a surprise smooch on the lips rather than an expensive item or a luxury trip abroad.

Thinking of other actions to make your Capricorn ex fall for you again?

This free quiz can help. All you need to do is answer a few questions, and famous astrologer Anna Kovach will do a deep dive into your Capricorn man’s psyche.

She’ll provide you with advice on how to make a Capricorn smile, as well as strategies on how to woo him back. She’ll also help you manage conflict with a Capricorn.

4) Be close to his family

The Capricorn man will consider you not getting along with his family as a significant problem.

This might have been the cause of several of his previous breakups. He’ll never marry a woman who doesn’t get along with his family.

Therefore, after you kiss and makeup, make an effort to please his relatives and be sure he knows how happy you are to see them. If you find yourself disagreeing about his loved ones, try not to prolong the argument.

Respect their opinion, be patient, and be diplomatic. It’ll be worth it in the long run, we promise!

In addition, when you and your Capricorn man are alone, avoid saying nasty things about his family as this will only make him resent you. It might even lead to another break-up!

5) Show him you only have eyes for him

For a Capricorn man to truly feel loved and appreciated, he must understand that you want him and only him and are not interested in anybody else. This includes getting rid of any distractions, such as old habits and vices.

In addition, make it a point to stay away from people in constant need of your undivided attention.

But also, don’t try to play mind games or mislead him into getting back together as it will only push him away.

Be honest with him. Don’t hold back. Tell him how much you appreciate him and how important he is to you. Developing a strong bond with him and making him feel important should be at the top of your priorities list.

This leads me to my next point…

6) Be vulnerable

While opening your heart might be tough and frightening, being upfront and honest with your Capricorn man about how important he is to you can go a long way toward healing your broken relationship.

Don’t expect him to be as vulnerable, too, though.

After a heartbreak, a Capricorn guy will not want to express how upset he is. Even if he’s more upset than usual, he’ll try not to show it.

If your Capricorn man appears cold and disinterested after you break up with him, you can bet he isn’t actually unconcerned. He just doesn’t want to be vulnerable in front of you, especially after you crushed his heart.

Though he may be hurting badly, you won’t see him in a rebound relationship. 

Capricorn men rarely rebound from a breakup, especially if they are hurt. When their hearts are broken, dating or casually hooking up with people will not make them feel better.

After a breakup, a Capricorn male is more prone to spend time alone. He might want to think about what went wrong in the relationship. He will also need time to mend his damaged heart.

As I’ve previously mentioned, Capricorn men are private, reserved, and quite resistant to change.

They aren’t into sharing their feelings, they tend to keep their emotions bottled up and would rather focus on the other things that are happening in their lives.

This used to frustrate me to no end, but after a few sessions at Psychic Source, I learned to value this trait and all the other traits of Capricorn men.

I used to be impulsive and would always wear my heart on my sleeve.

My counselor made me realize the influence of my ex in my life, and how he taught me how to share my feelings at the right time.

After some thinking, I realized that though they may appear emotionally restrained in romance at first glance, they will show their warmth and loyalty once you break through their hard exterior.

In fact, Capricorns will not hesitate to express themselves when the time comes.

7) Show him you’ve changed

If you want to win back your man, you must do more than just apologize. Capricorn is an action-oriented sign, which means a Capricorn man will want to see proof that you have changed.

He’s far too smart to get back into a relationship only to face the same issues that caused you to split up in the first place.

If you want to rekindle the romance you once had, you need to make sure your words and actions are in alignment, and that your relationship will be different this time.

Pinpoint what exactly went wrong from your perspective and show him the steps you took to resolve the issue.

For example, if he dumped you because you were still talking to your ex, tell him you’ve unfriended your ex on Facebook and deleted his number from your phone book.

If you ended your relationship because he was working too much and not spending enough time with you, tell him you value his work ethic and have begun taking on more assignments at work as well.

8) Be as dependable as a Capricorn

According to astrology, each of the 12 zodiac signs is related to one of four elements: water, air, fire, and earth.

When we talk about zodiac signs, we must also consider the elements, because some traits of the elements are seen in the zodiac signs.

For instance, Capricorn is an earth sign, and earth signs are recognized for their steadiness, dependability, and down-to-earth nature. You can always count on a Capricorn friend.

A Capricorn man values trust and loyalty tremendously. Therefore, you will only be able to win him back if you show him that you’re dependable.

Even after you break up, you must always reply to his text messages, answer his calls, and be there for him when he needs you.

Show him that you’re willing to help him, you love to help him, and you can keep your promises. This will make him more willing to take you back.

9) Make him miss the good old days

Just because you shouldn’t appear desperate or needy doesn’t mean you can’t think of ways to make your Capricorn ex think about you. One of the best ways to make him miss you would be to remind him of the good times you had together.

Wait until you’re on speaking terms again, then slowly mention some of the best dates you had. Send him photos from a concert you attended together, or ask him to recall the name of the restaurant where he took you on your first date.

A Capricorn man is more likely to want you back if he misses you and remembers all the wonderful times you had together.

10) Look good when you’re around him

Even if you’re still hurting inside, don’t let your Capricorn ex see you in dirty sweats and a messy ponytail. Capricorn men gravitate toward put-together, well-groomed women.

Also, when you look nice, you feel better, too. Your confidence and upbeat vibe will make you more appealing to him as well.

In terms of how you should dress, most Capricorn men like a more classic look.

Put on a little black dress, do your hair and makeup, and walk into every room as if you own it. Your Capricorn ex won’t be able to take his eyes off of you and soon, you’ll have him in the palm of your hand.


One of the biggest things you should learn about Capricorn men is this – they crave stability and security in all aspects of their life.

They want to know you’ll be there for them all the way, ride or die. BUT, they won’t tell it to your face.

With that in mind, to sum it all up, at the end of the day, if the Capricorn man sees value in your relationship, he will come back. As simple as that.

If a Capricorn man doesn’t want to be in a relationship with you, he doesn’t have much incentive to come back. But as long as you have both put some effort into the relationship and are generally on the same page, coming back is a very real possibility, so don’t lose hope. You just need to work hard at it.

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