You are a Cancer if you were born between 22 June and 22 July. Cancer is lovable, emotional and caring, but also shy and introverted. Cancerians are full of empathy, romanticism and affection. Their ruling planet is the Moon, which makes them dreamy and nostalgic for their childhood. Find out more about Cancer’s character traits and compatibility with other signs.
Cancer is a cardinal sign because it enters a season, in this case summer. The other cardinal signs are: Aries, Libra and Capricorn. Because of its nature (cardinal), Cancer is full of energy and drive. It’s also very generous, although it can be defensive. It is also associated with the classic element of water.
Cancer is particularly fond of pale colours and shimmering whites. Their metal is silver and their flower is the blue lotus. Their birthstones are mainly white opal, pearl, moonstone and selenite.
Cancer’s strengths and qualities
Pacifists, people born under the sign of Cancer have diplomatic qualities and are attentive to their surroundings. They have human values and are very sensitive. They are sensitive to the pain of others, helpful and always ready to help. They are also very affectionate, sentimental, protective, understanding, tender and romantic. Cancerians are also faithful in their relationships and friendships and have a family spirit.
Cancerians have a highly developed intuition and often act on their feelings. They know how to observe, seize opportunities and anticipate difficult situations. They are easy to get along with and generally have no trouble getting along with anyone. They’re also creative, with an overflowing imagination. Honest, sincere and upright, they are trustworthy.
Cancer’s weaknesses and faults
Cancers have some negative sides, such as their high vulnerability, which comes out when people say bad things about them. They feel belittled as soon as a negative word is spoken to them. Another weakness is his hypersensitivity, which comes from being very emotional. If they are rushed, they can become brooding and depressed. What’s more, they’re moody and can quickly switch from a cheerful mood to a withdrawn one. They are also stubborn, always trying to be right.
Cancerians are capricious, especially emotionally. They often need to be pampered and can easily sulk or whine if they don’t get what they want. On the other hand, they are indecisive: they don’t seem to know what they want. Finally, Cancerians are particularly suspicious, which prevents them from making friends.
Cancer compatibility with other signs
People born under the lunar sign of Cancer have a strong love compatibility with the following signs: Taurus, Virgo, Libra and Capricorn. If Cancer wants to form a solid couple, Taurus will be the perfect partner. For a harmonious couple, Virgo is perfect. For a gentle, quiet relationship, they can choose Libra. Finally, they’ll form the classic couple with Capricorn.
Signs that are compatible with Cancer on a friendly level include Leo, who will give him a lot of support, and Scorpio, who will make him feel intense emotions. Cancerians can also befriend another Cancer to create a solid relationship. They also have an affinity with Aquarius. On the other hand, Cancer is not very compatible with Aries, Gemini, Sagittarius and Pisces.