Personality and Characteristics of the 12 Astrological Signs – Cancer:
Cancer the crab is the fourth sign in the zodiac. The Moon is the ruling planet of this cardinal water sign. A person born under this sign will be both protective and complex. Gemini signs are the most imprecise of all, with most holders possessing a secretive and subtle nature. Emotionally, they are very much like a crab themselves with their tough exterior persona and soft interior.
They can be quite sensitive and love to stay home. Cancers like to collect objects like stamps, coins, or souvenirs. They often prefer to live near or on the water, particular the ocean. Cancers make excellent Navy servicemen and women and counselors. Most born under this sign have limitless depth to their personalities. They can be possessive to the point of being clingy.
Cancer women prefer flowing, romantic clothing. Their taste in jewelry usually consists of pieces made of silver. Women born under this sign are slow to fall in love, and deeply resent being pushed an inch farther than they are comfortable with. They can be especially shy and sensitive in love and sex. It is easy to hurt a Cancer’s feeling without even trying to, so much tact and empathy should be applied in dealing with her. The Cancer female also tends to have a tendency to blend in with the environment while still standing out from the crowd.
Cancer men tend to be just slightly less sensitive. Both sexes will brood and meditate for hours if they feel the least slighted. Cancer men are often very close to their mothers, or other female relatives. As with females born under the sign of Cancer, they will not rush into a relationship, but once they decide to commit, they are loyal and faithful. The Cancer male is quite intuitive and domesticated. Most Cancers enjoy staying home for the most part, but will go out, especially at night.
The other two water signs Scorpio and Pisces are very compatible with Cancer. The mood a Cancer happens to be in at the moment greatly affects their actions. A lot of people born under this sign have an interest or career in history. They are sentimental and appreciate intrinsic value. Cancers can be pack rats due to their love of collecting things. Many Cancers are night owls that sleep during the day time. They are often unable to verbally express their thoughts, as they tend to think subjectively and disjointedly. Cancer children usually act mature and wise beyond their years.
The Cancer makes for a good parent, and often they befriend their children as time passes. Cancer is a deep and complex sign, but there are usually patterns to their behavior. People born under this sign make good counselors and therapists because of their insight and understanding of others.
Cancer Personality and Characteristics
Sign: The Crab
Ruling Planet: The Moon
Positive Personality Traits: Emotional, Loving, Intuitive, Imaginative, Shrewd, Cautious, Protective, Sympathetic
Negative Personality Traits: Changeable, Moody, Overemotional, Touchy, Clinging, Unable To Let Go
4, 13, 22, 31, 40, 48, 57
Most Compatible Signs: Taurus Virgo Scorpio Pisces
Keywords: Sensitive, loving, imaginative
Duality or Gender: Feminine
Body Areas: Breasts
Countries: Holland, Scotland, West Africa, New Zealand, North Africa and Paraguay
Cities: Venice, Amsterdam, Milan, New York, Stockholm
Colors: Pale blues, Silver, Gray
Similarity to Chinese Sign: The Sheep