by Richi Who
Cancer - The Crab
Cancer - The Crab: June 22nd to July 22nd
The profile of someone born under the sign of the Crab is one of love, protectiveness and intuitiveness, but they may be prone to be over emotional and clingy. They are complex, fragile, unpredictable and temperamental and need constant support and encouragement. They have an uneasy, delicate temperament. They are easily offended and will sulk for a long time when they are hurt. Cancerians can make good business people. They can combine artistry, originality and drive with an understanding of financial matters.
Loyal – Dependable – Sympathetic – Prudent – Reserved – Imaginative – Conscientious – Protective – Maternal – Traditional - Romantic
Moody – Reactive – Insecure – Introverted – Emotional – Reserved - Tied to the past
Emotional and loving
Intuitive and imaginative
Shrewd and cautious
Protective and sympathetic
Changeable and moody
Overemotional and touchy
Clinging and unable to let go
The Sun, ruler of our inner nature, is somewhat dimmed in the Crab, the home of the Moon. Creative and romantic, with a strong love of home, family and tradition, they are good communicators and providers. The Crab is a creature with a very hard shell which protects a soft interior. The crab walks sideways, which is how the Cancerian skirts around a problem until forced to face it which it does with determination and flair. The crab's large claws hang on to its possessions for dear life, as well as collecting possessions to beautify the environment and put up a brave defense.
Generally, the qualities of the Crab are considered to be compatible with those of the other water signs: Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio and Pisces, and to a lesser extent with: Leo and Capricorn. The Crab has a Low Compatibility with: Aries, Gemini, Libra, Sagittarius and Aquarius. However, compatibility based on sun-sign alone is considered to be only a very general guideline.
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