The Sun in Cancer
The Sun and its place on your chart are the most important information astrology can provide you with. Your most powerful energies and force-of-will are denoted by the Sun's position.
Traits: Emotional, Loving, Intuitive, Imaginative, Shrewd, Cautious, Protective and Sympathetic
Dark Traits: Changeable, Moody, Overemotional, Touchy, Clinging and Unable To Let Go
You were born during a period when the Sun was in Cancer. The Cancer's first love is its home and family. They love to nurture those around them. No sacrifice is too large to ensure their home is secure and their loved ones are safe and happy. They are very kind and sharing. Cancers are also very moody, and often retreat into themselves to regenerate, or sometimes sulk. The quickest way for them to rebound from such moments is to do what they do best: nurture others.
Cancers can be very iron-willed and like to have things their way. They are very sensitive to slights and hurt easily. When pained Cancers will retreat into themselves and brood. Although generally they do not like confrontation, Cancers are not above seeking revenge against those that hurt them. Cancers are compassionate and freely show their affection for others. They will set their problems aside to assist others in solving theirs. Being extremely intuitive, they often know what is upsetting someone without being told. They are great communicators and can often help those in trouble with just a few words.
Overall, Cancers are quite gregarious. They love to socialize with their friends and family. Their need to care for those in their circle makes them an asset to any family.
Sun Sextile or Trine Saturn You have a pragmatic approach to life that is based on a clear vision of reality and your own abilities. You can be relied on to act responsibly and start what you finish.
Sun Conjunct Uranus Your need for personal freedom often puts you at odds with those around you, and possibly the authorities who govern your community. You are a rebel at heart and find it very difficult if not impossible to fit quietly into traditional social roles.
Moon In Taurus
The placement of the Moon on your chart denotes a region of life you travel through based upon your instincts. The Moon's placement often points to emotional issues we must address.
Emotionally you are truly an "easy goer". You thrive on peace, not conflict and move through life at a steady pace. You're not one to have emotional outbursts or panic when situations get tough.
You are a bit of a hedonist and need a good amount of sensuality in your intimate relationships. You are extremely loyal and will do whatever possible to create a secure, warm environment for you and your loved ones.
You are very stubborn and headstrong. These qualities make you resistant to change. Many around you will find your stability very comforting—a shelter from the chaos life sends their way.
Moon Sextile or Trine Venus You have a marvelous gift for letting those you love know how deeply you care for them. Your loved ones are very comfortable around you, because they know that while you ay not agree with them, you do accept them for who they are
Moon Opposition or Square Pluto Your romantic relationships are marked by such a large outpouring of emotion and passion that they may actually scare your partner. Love always has a sense of urgency for you. It is practically impossible for you to just let things happen and enjoy the ride.
Mercury In Gemini
The position of Mercury on your chart will give you insight into how you communicate with others and learn.
You are inherently curious about everything around you. You love anything that challenges you mentally. However, you are bit of an intellectual gypsy, and rarely stay with any one subject long enough to fully understand it. Subjects simply grow stale very fast for you, and the next subject is a lure you cannot resist.
You learn very quickly and have the ability to see why things are the way they are and sometimes where they are going in the future. Indeed your intellectual powers are so strong you may be a bit of a visionary.
Mercury Conjunct Mars Being both articulate and a bit outspoken makes you a perfect participant in almost any debate. A heated barrage of words does not intimidate you. Your analytical mind allows you to find the flaws in the thinking of others quickly. At times your candor can be a bit irritating or offensive to those exposed to it. Fields requiring an adept tongue and clear thinking are well suited to your abilities.
Mercury Sextile or Trine Neptune You are attracted to avenues of thought which defy the rational. When allowed your imagination takes you to places most people don’t know exist. The arts probably attract you as a form of personal expression.
Mercury Sextile or Trine Pluto You are enthralled by hidden truths. You love to "uncover" the truth. Your mind is strong enough to allow you to explore the inner-core of consciousness. You probably are attracted to the mysterious and occult.
Venus In Cancer Where Venus appears on your chart will provide you with information on how you relate to others on an emotional level.
There is nothing you won't do for your love partner. You physical expression of your love is both affectionate and passionate. You prefer sophisticated people who have a great depth of character and charm. You may also be attracted to more flamboyant types. Someone who always dresses well will impress you.
You are friendly and giving, which makes you very popular in your social circle. However, you do like to be at or near the center of attention at all times. Sometimes you may seem a little egotistical, but your need to please and express your affection quickly overpowers your need to be at the focus of things.
Mars In Gemini Mars is the planet of action. Its placement on your chart will indicate your level of aggression and competitiveness.
Your mind is always working! Your creativity makes you a well of ideas. You can contribute greatly to any project, but do not have the stamina to take on long term projects. You are best served by focusing on projects of short duration. One project or goal at a time may not be enough for you, so it would not be surprising if you are multi-tasking.
Your mind is sharp and in need of almost constant stimulation. You like mentally challenging games in which you compete against others. You rely on your mental skills to get things done. You are best suited for occupations that do not require much physical labor. Material gain is not the only thing that motivates you to work. In fact, if a project strikes your fancy you may take it on for fun.
Mars Sextile or Trine Neptune Although you are quite an idealist you do manage to apply your lofty ideas to the real world in a useful way. You will do best in the arts or some other occupation where you can beautify our world.
Jupiter In Aquarius Jupiter deals with where the Universe is definitely on your side.
You thrive on being on the cutting edge of things. You don't allow yourself to be anchored down by traditional thinking or behavior models. You have a genuine concern for the plight of humanity, and are perfectly suited for paving new roads down which the rest of us can find better lives.
Saturn In Virgo Saturn probes our sense of inadequacy. Where Saturn is on your chart will provide a key to where you feel your weakest.
Your need for perfection is so dominant that you discourage both yourself and those around you from completing tasks. To say you can be picky is an understatement.
Saturn Sextile or Trine Uranus You have the ability to bring innovation to projects. You understand that new ideas need to have practical applications to justify there use, so you waste little time with the superfluous.
Uranus In Cancer
Because of distance Uranus is from the Sun, its astrological influence is measured in increments of 7 years. What this means is that the effects of Uranus influence an entire generation. The placement of Uranus on your chart denotes an area where you can expect the unexpected from the Universe and yourself.
Because of distance Uranus is from the Sun, its astrological influence is measured in increments of 7 years. What this means is that the effects of Uranus influence and entire generation.
You are part of a generation who need freedom from traditional family ties, so they could develop new ways of interacting intimately with others. Deep relationships of a long duration are very difficult for you to maintain. For you conflict arises because you are also capable of deep emotions.
Neptune In Libra Because of distance Neptune is from the Sun, its astrological influence is generally measured in increments of 14 years. What this means is that the effects of Neptune will influence an entire generation in a like manner. Neptune is the Astrological Wildcard. The area in which Neptune appears on your chart is a place where there are no rules. Anything can happen.
Your generation’s spirituality reflects a need for all of us to care for one another. Collectively, your generation does feel they "are their brother's and sister's keeper." As a group you are very open-mined towards your belief system, and it is not uncommon for members of your generation to combine the teachings of many religions to create a spiritual doctrine they can believe in.
Neptune Trine Pluto You were born in a period when there was an underlying current of spiritual awareness prevailed. Collectively your generation has a desire to increase the depths of their spiritual self.
Pluto In Leo Because of the distance Pluto is from the Sun, its astrological influence is generally measured in increments ranging from 12 to 30 years. What this means is that the effects of Pluto will influence generations in a like manner. Pluto is noted as a harbinger of change. Where Pluto is placed on your chart will indicate what area of life your generation is most likely to effect change.
The Pluto/Leo collective includes people born within a 20 year time span. Your age group has a deep sense of the need for individuals to have the opportunity to truly "be all they can be." In this spirit they promote self-reliance and the rights of all individuals to pursue their goals as individuals. Your group is responsible for making great strides in the advancement of minority groups by ensuring that pathways to opportunity and success are open to them too.
With such a strong focus on the self it is no surprise that the Pluto/Leo generation find it difficult to work as a team. Because of this many of the advancements they are noted for will be linked to individuals. Still it must be remembered that the underlying influence that created the opportunity for these individuals to change the world runs through all of you.
More About Cancer
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Cancers are well-suited to be doctors, pharmacists, teachers, nutritionists, chefs, realtors -- any position in which they can feel truly useful.
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Cancers Are Usually Most Compatible With:
Scorpio or Pisces