Cancer

by Richi Who

Cancer - The Crab

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.

Strengths
Loyal – Dependable – Sympathetic – Prudent – Reserved – Imaginative – Conscientious – Protective – Maternal – Traditional - Romantic

Weaknesses
Moody – Reactive – Insecure – Introverted – Emotional – Reserved - Tied to the past

Associations
Element: Water
Quality: Cardinal
Polarity: Negative
Planet: Moon

Positive Traits
Emotional and loving
Intuitive and imaginative
Shrewd and cautious
Protective and sympathetic

Negative Traits
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.

Compatibilities
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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I am a master Gemini/Cancer Astrologer
by: Ann

Cancer folks are beautiful, curvaceous and well proportioned. They are moon like and while some do have a propensity to find comfort in food, most maintain very healthy lifestyles and eating patterns because they do have sensitive digestive systems. And as the sensitives of the zodiac this makes complete sense.

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Sun In Cancer
by: AstroKid of Sedona

The Sun Shines On Cancer

Cancer is the fourth sign and is ruled by the Moon, hence, the Sun in Cancer is a mixture of the Sun, Moon and fourth House influences.

In the natural horoscope (where Aries is on the Ascendant) Cancer is at the nadir, and with the Sun here, vitality is at its lowest ebb; therefore with this position one is apt to be indolent even when not sickly at all.

Being harmless and avoiding quarrels you are found to be harmonious and agreeable as long as you are not asked to work too hard.

This position of the Sun makes the first part of your life barren of fruit but your success will come in your later years.

Cancer is a psychic sign and therefore the Sun in Cancer gives a tendency toward the occult, often with psychic experiences.

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Cancer/Gemini Cusper!
by: Anonymous

I am tall, slender with long limbs and yes strong hands. I have light brown,hazel eyes and a smaller mouth and I have a broader back.

I am on the Gemini cusp (2 hours earlier I would have been Gemini) so do talk more than others in social situations but I cannot sustain this, preferring to have time to myself. Depending on the situation I can totally hold grudges and will brood and plot revenge.

I have been on the wrong side of the law and its true what they say about criminals and cancers! I find it hard to let go of the past. I'm drawn to the underdog and stories of suffering.

I am emotional and sensitive and I don't have much vitality, it is true :( But I look tanned, fit and healthy :)

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