They are attracted by their autonomy, honesty, energy, intensity, resourcefulness, reliability, honor and camaraderie. They both attach great importance to loyalty and can be very loyal, protective, and loving towards each other. Once trust is established between them, they can be very relaxed one beside the other and support each other in their goals.
8s are not the simplests with the relationships, and especially when they cross each other. Both want to be in control, and fear being controlled. They will test each other before they can trust each other and lower their guard. Both can see themselves as overbearing, suspicious, insensitive and excessive.