The astrological symbol of the Sagittarius is that of the Archer. Half horse and half man, the centaur archer is a fire symbol- feisty and free willed. They love their freedom more than anything else; and are mostly ruled by their desire for freedom. Centaurs, according to Roman and Greek myth, are considered to be great intellectuals and scholars, but they are also aggressive and temperamental. Sagittarians are typically upfront and candid about their personality and in the manner in which they deal with people, even their partners. While some are likely to find their frankness attractive; some might not since they leave no mystic aura about themselves. They are very generous in nature; this is because they are incapable of showing their love for their partners. Instead, they veil their care and love in the gifts they make to their partners and they do like to splurge.
When it comes to committing to one person; Sagittarians are a little apprehensive. Categorized as flirtatious, Sagittarians have it difficult since they fear they would be missing out on something if they settled down with someone. They are, presumably, more comfortable with open relationships. As already mentioned, they love their freedom and can be viciously protective of it, even in terms of the relationship they have. More often than not, Sagittarians like to chase down a prospective partner, and is unlikely to hide their attractions towards another person. They unabashedly make their feeling known. This frankness continues in the relationship as well, which helps avoid unnecessary arguments and complications.
Also, Sagittarius being a fire sign sheds light on their need to express themselves through the physical. They seem to be able to get their point across better if they are able to articulate their emotions through their actions; and actions do in fact speak louder than words. Like the Aquarius, the Sagittarius is also believed to able to stray and refuse to accept being tied down. However, their fleeting nature does not result from a need to cheat. It lies in their desire to take risks and this risk-taking side of their personality can even challenge the foundations of their relationship with another person. However, through and through they are honest about their dealings with other people, to their partner.
A typical Sagittarian wishes to keep the freshness in his or her relationship alive; which is why their partners have to be very patient and thoughtful. They seem to be always on the need to discover something new. It, therefore, becomes necessary to grab their attention and once that is achieved, there is the more magnanimous task of keeping their attention. They are born to flirt and enjoy it, but they are not dishonest. They wear their hearts on their sleeves, and even though they take some time to open up, they are keepers provided the other individual is ready to make the effort.