Cancer (June 22 - July 22) is one of the most emotional of all zodiac signs. They are shy, reserved, timid, withdrawn and very emotional. They are very homely people, who find ultimate happiness and comfort at the four walls of their home. They are not very outgoing or extroverted. They like the security of their home and will confine themselves to their house to prevent themselves from being hurt by the outside world. They are very sensitive and can get hurt easily. They are very afraid of getting hurt, especially emotionally, so they built up a wall around them and do not let anyone come too close to them, for fear of being hurt. If they are hurt, then they will withdraw themselves, just like a crab does, from the outside world. They are also very sensitive and sympathetic to the needs of others. They have multiple dual characteristic in them like they are tough and tender, emotional and romantic, possessive and loyal etc. They have a very good memory and will hardly forget how people treat them or behave with them. If you have ever hurt them they won't forgive and forget easily. They are highly opinionated and will never let you forget your mistake. With their critical nature, they can either be great friends or worst enemies. However if you are their friend, they will not pretend to do something to keep your friendship. They will value your friendship and will genuinely make an effort and play their part well to keep the friendship alive. Even though they are tough and appear cold from outside, they are very emotional and sensitive on the inside. They are very compassionate and love to be cared and loved for. They hold on to their past too strongly and will hardly let it go. They are wise and philosophical but sometimes tend to fantasize too much. They are creative, good in drama and artistic pursuits and possess a good literary talent. They are very good in absorbing and processing information. Some of their negative characteristics are that, they can be sulky, moody, and have too much of self pity. They give a lot of importance to their feelings and take great pain to protect them. Sometimes they even go through inferiority complex; however they also believe that their opinion, ideas and suggestions are superior to the others. They are very giving and selfless and will never return anyone empty handed who come to them for help. They are usually contented with what they have will never run after something that is too superficial or materialistic. They are highly committed to their family and will always be encouraging people to do good deeds. They make people feel wanted and loved, because that is what they want from other people. They are trustworthy and reliable. They will make you feel very comfortable and relaxed in their company. They believe in being cared and caring for others.
A brief glance at the multi-dimensional aspect of Cancer horoscope personality traits.
||Monday and Thursday
||2, 7, 11, 16, 20, 25
||Pearl, moonstone and rubies
||Orange and white
||Daisies and Wallflowers
||Sensitive, reserved, homely, inquisitive, imaginative, shrewd, protective
||Changeable and moody, overemotional and touchy, clinging and indecisive
There will be some amount of differences in the characteristics of a man and a woman belonging to Cancer astrology sign.
A Cancerian man is the perfect family man. His loves his family, his children and his home. If he stays out of home for too long he tends to become homesick. He is very emotional and sympathetic towards the needs of others. He goes through a lot of mood changes, which can be good as well as bad at the same time. They tend to worry a lot about unnecessary things. When it comes to helping other they will never back out. They have very good memories and will hardly forget any incident or information. For him there is nothing as more important as his home and family and he will give more than 100 percent to take care of them. Unlike other typical males, he will be happy to help with the household chores. He will always be working in and around the house, fixing small things, making changes, beautifying and other general work. If ever he needs to be a single father, he will never let the kids feel the absence of their mother. He will go for grocery shopping, cook, clean the house, and can do everything that is usually done by women in house. He can also be very romantic and naughty at times, especially when it comes to love making. If you are his partner he will make you feel one of the most precious human on earth with his selfless love and undivided attention. Even though he may act tough from outside, he is very emotional and sensitive inside.
A cancer woman is very elegant, feminine and extremely homely. Again, for her also, just like a cancer man, home and family is the ultimate things in life. She will sacrifice her career, her dreams and passions just to be at home and take care of her family. She is very protective about them and will guard it fiercely from any trouble or harm. She is the most nurturing and protective of all women. Being too emotional and sensitive, she will not commit to relationships easily and will take time before deciding on her partner. Her fear of being hurt prevents her from readily committing herself to anybody. But once she chooses to commit, it will be for a lifetime. She will give her 100 percent to the relationship. It will be difficult to figure out her moods as it changes quite often and it is also equally hard to figure out what she thinks about you. As a wife and mother she is the best ever. Everything else comes second to her home and family, even her own needs or rather it would be appropriate to say that her greatest need is the well being of her family. She worries a lot and needs constant reassurance. She is gentle and sensitive. She will get hurt easily thus it is very important to exercise extreme caution while dealing with her. She is fragile and emotionally weak. If you keep her happy, she will make you the happiest person on earth.
Due to their extreme giving and caring nature, cancerians are best suited for the service and care giving industry like nursing, social service, hospitality etc. They give a lot of importance to security, thus they will choose professions that will give them enough security, both financial and of job. They are good in dealing with people, but sometimes tend to be shy; still they can make very good use of their nurturing qualities, especially while dealing with children or animals. They can be very intelligent, which will make them make important improvements in their career. They are hardworking, dedicated and will never shy away from their duties and responsibilities. Some of the popular career choices for them are antique dealers, archaeologists, caretaker, bartender, charity worker, social worker, cook, chef, fisherman, furniture restorer, gardener, historian, home care worker, air hostess or steward, nanny, nurse, musician, teacher, waiter, entrepreneur, manager etc. Their shrewd nature can make them good businessman. They like variety in their careers. They are good in following orders and religiously complete their task on time. They do not like to be disturbed while working and will never boast about their achievements, even though they achieve a lot. They have very good imaginative powers which they will put to use in their jobs. They like to make a lot of money and will save enough for a secured future. They are some of the best workers one can have as they will always do their work on time without any complains or demands.
The sign of Cancer horoscope rules the chest, breast, elbows, stomach, womb and female reproductive parts. Thus they are more vulnerable to diseases related to these parts of the body like breast cancer, dropsy, piles etc. They will also suffer from problems like weak digestion, gastric and other stomach related illness. Problems like cough and weak vision are also common in them. They also suffer from problems like depression, hypochondria and hysteria. Cancer women tend to be more fragile than cancer men, especially with their reproductive parts. However as they age, they will become stronger and stronger. They will also face problems due to excessive drinking of alcohol or bad food habits. They use food and alcohol as a means to escape their problems, thus they might suffer from obesity and heart diseases. Since they are too emotional they will also suffer from mental stress and fear complexes. Physically they are not so strong. Other parts of the body that they rule are bladder, blood serum, albumen, stomach, liver, elbows etc. They can maintain good health by keeping their mind free from the entire mental trauma that they subject themselves to. A healthy mind gives way to a healthy body, thus they need to take less stress. They need to check their food and drinking habits in order to maintain a healthy body and mind.
Cancer in love
At the outset cancerians are afraid to fall in love, because they are too scared to be left heartbroken. They are very sensitive and gets hurt with small things. So in order to protect themselves from being hurt they build up a wall around them and hardly let anyone get too close to them. They are not the ones to make the first move in love. They keep their distance and take time to analyze if the person would be the right one to fall in love with. They do not want to jump into relationships and get hurt later, so they take plenty of time before they finally decide to commit. For them relationships need to be meaningful not just for fun. Even if someone approaches them, they will not immediately give a favourable response, and will reserve it for later. So they can keep you guessing. Their first reaction will always be defensive. However they will melt down after sometime and will start responding. But once they fall in love, they will be extremely caring and pleasing. They are the most sensual and excellent lovers. They know how to make their partners feel special and wanted. They will make love the most memorable experience in their partner's life. They value loyalty and sincerity in relationships, and once it's is broken, they will never forgive.
Different ways to attract Cancer
Cancerians are very sensitive people. It is easy for them to get hurt, thus one needs to be careful while dealing with them. Deal with them in the gentlest way possible. They don't like advices, whether good or bad, so don't try to lecture them on anything. Be direct with them, they do not like people beating around the bush. Don't wait for them to initiate or take the first step, instead approach them first. Even though they might hesitate the first time, they will eventually give in. Rejection is their biggest fear, so make them feel wanted and cared. Trust means a lot to them, so never try to play with their trust. They will appreciate honesty, even if it's about anything negative, so be frank with them. When complimenting them make sure it is genuine because they can sense it if it is not. Ask them for advice but never give them one. Ask for their help, they will be happy to oblige. Don't be too pushy or try too hard to get close to them. They are very cautious people who will take their own time to decide about things. Do not force them to rush into things.