Harry Potter, Hogwarts, and Hormones: Ravenclaw Compatibility

Ravenclaw Compatibility

I have a controversial opinion most Harry Potter lovers will not like. Hermione Granger, Harry Potter’s sidekick and best friend, should not have been in Gryffindor. Why, you ask? Because she’s easily the brightest witch in the series. Yes, I know she’s brave, too, but if houses really boil down to pointing out someone’s dominant traits, then Hermione belonged in the most intelligent house in all of Hogwarts: Ravenclaw.  

Ravenclaw: The House of the Eagle, Luna Lovegood, and Astronomy

Ravenclaws are known for their wit, intelligence, and love of learning. Like their symbol, the eagle, they’re sharp and love to soar. They value logic, reason, and creativity, and they are always seeking to expand their knowledge and understanding of the world. They excel at complex subjects like astronomy or anything that requires serious problem-solving.

When it comes to dating, Ravenclaw’s tend to approach things with a cerebral and analytical mindset. They are not easily swayed by superficial or frivolous things and are looking for depth and substance in a relationship. They skip the small talk and get right into the rawness of life. They value intellectual stimulation and conversation and are always eager to learn more about their partner and explore new ideas and experiences together.

Ravenclaws are independent and self-sufficient, which can be both a strength and a challenge in a relationship. While they value their alone time, they’ll need to learn how to make space for a partner; otherwise, a relationship just won’t work.

Ideal Date

Love Potion or a Game of Quidditch?

As a Ravenclaw, your ideal date would be focused on intellectual stimulation and exploration, anything that challenges your preconceived notions about the world and allows you to expand your knowledge base. You may like a trip to an art museum, visiting a book fair, taking a cooking class, or trying to get out of an escape room. You are competitive, but mainly against yourself. 

You’re not one for frivolous or superficial dates, and you value substance and depth in your relationships, and you’ll know upon the first conversation if this is someone who can hold your interest. However, just because you like engaging in discussions, that doesn’t mean you’re opposed to some fun and excitement. If you’re into sports, you’re probably pretty good at them, and you like a challenge wherever you can find it. If your partner isn’t stimulating mentally, they will need to challenge you physically. You might enjoy rock climbing, hiking, or kayaking, something to force you to sharpen your focus. If your partner can keep up with this, you know you’ve found a keeper.

Communication Style

Send a Howler or Disapparate?

As a Ravenclaw, you value clear and concise communication, and you’re always eager to exchange ideas and information with others. You’re not one to shy away from a healthy debate or intellectual challenge, but you prefer to keep things civil and respectful. Because you’re logical and analytical, you approach disagreements like a problem that needs solving. This is great for partners who like closure to their fights, but it’s not ideal for those who are super emotional. You care about your loved ones, but you’re more likely to break down your feelings like an instruction manual instead of a romance story. 

Preferred Love Language

A Gift from Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes or Scourgify the House before Dinner?

Because you’re logical, Ravenclaw, you appreciate and seek partners who show their affection with acts of service. Coming home to a clean house or having someone help you with a project around the house goes a lot further than flashy gifts or outfits you may never wear again. Thoughtful gestures make you feel heard and ease some of the tension you may put on your plate. When you’re smart like you, you really are your own worst enemy, and connecting with a partner who will give you your space and help you with their actions, is everything to you.


The Snake, Lion, Eagle, or Badger?

You’d enjoy the company of adventurous Gryffindors, someone whose passion lights your intellectual side. You two will share a love of learning and exploration that will make your time engaging together; however, Gryffindors can also be impulsive and stubborn, which can be a challenge for Ravenclaws, who value logic and reason.

Hufflepuffs tend to be patient and kind, which can create a warm and supportive environment for Ravenclaws, but because they’re more emotional and less rational, you will probably end up not getting along, especially when you, Ravenclaw, prioritize intellectualism.

Slytherin’s ambitious and cunning side will align well with Ravenclaw’s strategic thinking and analytical abilities. However, Slytherins can also be manipulative and untrustworthy, which can be a challenge for Ravenclaws, who value honesty and integrity.

Ravenclaws have a strong intellectual connection, so a relationship with another Ravenclaws can be highly stimulating and fulfilling. Both partners can engage in deep and meaningful conversations, share their love of learning, and challenge each other’s perspectives.

However, regardless of who you date, you need to balance your intellectual pursuits with emotional connection and understanding. In other words: it’s okay to say how you feel and be vulnerable, even if it goes against logic. You can work on expressing your emotions so you and your partner can connect on a deeper level rather than solely focusing on intellectual debates and discussions.

Abigail Langton
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