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 Opposition or Square Mars You sometimes display a devil-may-care attitude that borders on being out of control. Much energy and aggression emanates from you, which can if left unmanaged bellicose and difficult to be around.
Moon In Aquarius
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.
Emotions simply don't impress you. Often you will appear emotionally shutdown to those around you. You seem to have complete control over your emotional self, so you control what and when and whom you develop feelings for.
Your need for friendships may be more important to you than having close family ties. Indeed you may avoid your family as much as possible. You develop numerous friendships with all sorts of people and cannot tolerate jealousy or anyone threatening your freedom to create a social circle composed of whomever you chose.
Moon Opposition or Square Neptune You are a passive soul who does your best to avoid confrontation. Much of your cerebral life is devoted to your dreams and fantasies which provide you with shelter for reality's crueler moments. You have a sensitive side that is moved by the arts.
Mercury In Cancer
The position of Mercury on your chart will give you insight into how you communicate with others and learn.
Often your decisions and opinions are based on your feelings and not the facts, which makes you somewhat dogmatic. Sometimes it is difficult for you to think rationally because your emotions have such a free rein.
You tend to over-romanticize the past. You long for a kinder, gentler time when everything was as it should be. Unfortunately that time never really existed. You tend to be so nostalgic that you often fail to see all that is good about the here and now.
You are not comfortable in a crowd and dread the thought of being the center of attention. While you do have opinions on everything you rarely express them for fear of being attacked. Your emotional self cannot take much rough handling. When you do express your views and find that others hold opinions different than yours, you are likely to retreat into yourself for fear of being verbally attacked.
Mercury Sextile or Trine Venus You have a love of the arts and innate sense of style. Your creativity makes you a natural to pursue a career in the arts. Unlike many with a talent for the arts you do well in social settings. Your charm and sense of humor make you attractive to a wide variety of people.
Mercury Opposition or Square Saturn Because your thought process is concentrated and thorough you are well suited to solving intellectual problems others can barely get started on. You can be obsessive about exploring every facet of a problem. It is important for you to understand how something works down to the minutest detail.
Venus In Virgo Where Venus appears on your chart will provide you with information on how you relate to others on an emotional level.
While you are truly a loving person who is both caring and deeply romantic, you can be a bit too reliant on your loved ones. They can no more sate your every need than you can theirs. You are not one to create conflict in a relationship. You will do whatever you can to keep things peaceful and harmonious.
In matters of the heart you tend to take the plunge before taking the time to see if you and your partner are really right for each other. This approach can lead to some gigantic let-downs for you. Still your need to love and be loved is so strong that any false starts will only slow you down for a short time.
You are an aesthete. Art in almost any form moves you.
Mars In Scorpio Mars is the planet of action. Its placement on your chart will indicate your level of aggression and competitiveness.
You tend to be obsessive about your goals. Being determined, passionate and able to stay focused allows you to bring a tremendous amount of constructive energy towards attaining your objectives.
You are not one to share you goals or plans with others. This quality makes you an excellent team leader for projects run on a "need to know" basis. At times you can be very forceful in subtle ways. You usually prefer manipulation over confrontation to get your way. You are not afraid to break new ground or challenge the traditional.
Jupiter In Leo Jupiter deals with where the Universe is definitely on your side.
Nothing irritates you more than petty bickering and banal, small-minded prejudices. You think big and don’t have time for trite, gossipy people. You need to express your bravado and love of adventure for all to see. You want to be seen as someone of substance and value—a star. Your flair for drama is so well developed that you have to be careful not to become histrionic. You are extremely good-natured and love a good laugh.
Jupiter Sextile or Trine Saturn While you are definitely and idealist in need of impacting the future, your realism provide you with a solid of sense of "what's possible." It is likely you enjoy a great deal of success. Your optimism and friendliness make it easy for you to enlist people to help you realize your ambitions.
Saturn In Aries Saturn probes our sense of inadequacy. Where Saturn is on your chart will provide a key to where you feel your weakest.
You tend to keep both your frustrations and your hopes to yourself. At times you lack confidence and the courage to take action. You need to develop self-assurance.
Uranus In Virgo
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 belong to a generation who focused their creativity and analytical talents on reforming outmoded social institutions. Your generation is truly a mixed bag of characters. There are conservatives, rebels, people of exceedingly high morality and liberal scholars. Somehow this diverse group managed to make a more just world for all.
Uranus Sextile or Trine Neptune You were born in a period when there was an underlying current of creativity and sensitivity to the plight of mankind. As a group you make a move towards improving social institutions by infusing them with new concepts that are more sensitive to the human condition.
Uranus Conjunct Pluto You were born in a period when there was an underlying current of restlessness and need for extreme personal freedom prevailed. You are totally intolerant of restrictions on your right to go your own way.
Neptune In Scorpio 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 is blessed with an acute psychic awareness. They tend to enjoy, even thrive on exploring the unexplained. Many of your generation are attracted to non-western religions.
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 Virgo
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 influence an entire generations.
The Pluto/Leo collective includes people born within a 15 year time span. The underlying focus of people effected by this astrological influence is the creating of a well defined, unbiased sense of right and wrong. They are intensely aware of the cruelties suffered by others and desire to see them cease. In that vein, much of their energy is spent righting wrongs and promoting a basic social ethic that protects all from malice.
While you do make a difference in the war against injustice, your inability to compromise does hamper the progress you strive for. Your group has an all or nothing attitude, and sometimes the end result of your efforts is nothing.
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