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.
Moon In Capricorn
Your extremely sober attitude towards life makes you see all problems as yours to solve alone. You view your emotional needs as a weakness and very rarely reveal them to others for fear of appearing needy. It is very important to you to appear autonomous.
While you make a wonderful friend, your need to conceal the depth of your feelings makes you appear insensitive. Fortunately the true depth of your feelings and concern for others is evident by your actions.
Moon Opposition or Square Mercury You are a sponge for information focused on mankind. When interested in the subject, learning comes easily for you. A substantial portion of your success as a student is due to your exceptional ability to listen and your talent for pulling more information out of people than they originally planned to cover.
You are a bit of a sentimentalist and love to hear first-hand stories of days long past. It is the eyewitness account that most attracts you, because you love folklore.
Moon Opposition or Square Mars You are aggressive and full of energy, which if not used may vent itself by expressions of anger. Because you are more than a bit volatile you may be a hard person to live with, or even associate with on a regular basis.
Moon Sextile or Trine Uranus Your lack of inhibitions and innate humor make you the life of any party. You can be counted on to do the unexpected. To be at your best you must have a tremendous amount of personal freedom. You are always in pursuit of both emotional and physical stimulation.
Moon Sextile or Trine Neptune Chaos and confusion upset you terribly. Where others might see opportunity in upheaval you see despair. You have a need to live in a peaceful setting insulated from the harsher elements of our world.
Moon Sextile or Trine Pluto You thrive on intense emotional situations and unrestrained passion. The world's many mysteries enthrall you. Although deeply emotional, you are very good at keeping your feelings in check when events call for a cool head and clear thinking.
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 Opposition or Square Mars For you conversation is essentially debate or even an argument. While your powers of speech may make you a worthy attorney or advocate for anything, they can sometimes irritate people when you are interacting on a personal level.
Mercury Sextile or Trine Uranus You are not one to take orders. Your thought processes are keen, but they need absolute freedom to be at their strongest. Chaos and confusion provide opportunity for you to be creative. While you have a keen analytical mind, your true powers lie in your mind’s ability to think serendipitously. You are always searching for problems to feed to your mind.
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 Leo Where Venus appears on your chart will provide you with information on how you relate to others on an emotional level.
You are a bit reserved when it comes to relationships. Being a bit self-conscious makes it difficult for you to "make your move". Your reticence stems from the fact that you don't realize how attractive you are to those around you.
You're probably too much of a realist to ever experience the full force of a love that knows no bounds. Your need for friendship and intellectual stimulation from your partner is equal to, or may even outweigh your need for romantic love.
You also have doubts about the validity of "true love." These misgivings lead you to set down rules of engagement that may be so unrealistic and oppressive they make potential partners flee. You might do well trying to see the good in those around you instead of keeping an inventory of their faults.
Venus Sextile or Trine Mars Your romanticism is well balanced between giving and taking. You are instinctively warm and truly appreciate your mate. Generally you're sense of love is too sophisticated for anything vulgar. You're very sensitive to your mates needs.
Venus Sextile or Trine Saturn You are not one to just fall in love at first site. Before you fall for someone they must prove to have substantial character. You take love very seriously. Flings and pointless flirtation do not appeal to you. What you want and will wait for is a love that has the potential to strengthen over time.
Venus Opposition or Square Neptune You are the consummate romantic, and have a mental model of the perfect lover. Unfortunately there are no people in the real world who can match your dream mate, and this can cause problems. There are no perfect lovers—not even you!
Mars In Libra Mars is the planet of action. Its placement on your chart will indicate your level of aggression and competitiveness.
You strive for balance between taking the role as leader and role as worker. You want to do things your way, but also want to have someone to answer to. This dichotomy can cause you tremendous mental friction. In any given situation you must decide what role you want to take before you act. For you questions like do you want to work independently or as a team member, or do you want to be a leader or a follower are ever-present. While this polarity does effect the quality of your work, it also keeps your output balanced and at least acceptable if not above average. The biggest problem your approach causes is the internal tension it creates.
Mars Opposition or Square Saturn You are capable of taking long term projects to a successful end. Setbacks do not deter you from moving forward. You are not reluctant to sacrifice to bring a project to a successful end. While you usually exhibit a good deal of self-control, constant setbacks may make you display your temper. Generally it is best you work alone.
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