Emotions tend to play a dominate role in the lives of people born under Cancer. Naturally defensive and sometimes afraid of being hurt, they tend to put their heart and soul into all their relationships, and are very faithful, loyal and loving partners.
Cancer people are extremely sensitive to matters of the heart. It is easy to hurt their feelings and become deeply emotionally wounded when wronged, and can take a long time getting over it.
Cancerians are very sensitive and emotional people, although they are naturally defensive and have a continuous fear of being hurt. They put everything that they are capable of into their relationship to make it work.
The Cancerian has a heart of emotion but will only expose their feelings gradually. When they feel their mate is trustworthy, they can find their long awaited security and only then commit themselves to anyone.
When Cancerians fall in love it is in totality. They have a special need for permanence in a relationship and are not interested in mere flirtations. Without love they lead unhappy and unfulfilled lives.
Cancer Personality Profile
Emotional sometimes, Cancer sun sign people tend to be some of the more caring people in our world. They are very loving and value family and friends over fame or fortune. You will always find this loving person with a dear pet of some sort.
Extremely intuitive and imaginative, these people make great artists and designers. You will find them where ever there is a need for creativity and flare. Never underestimate the scope of their imagination either.
Freedom loving, courageous and pioneering. Loves adventure, is self assertive and has as abundance of energy. Can be enterprising and will work from sun up to sun down, the Cancerian will run not walk. He is generally forceful by nature and very direct.
Not a risk taker, the astrological sign of cancer is not likely to be betting the farm on a not so well thought out venture. Rest assured this wise person will be checking all the angles before plunging in to anything.
A few negatives:
Can be seen as selfish, rash and quick tempered. Sometimes coming across as quarrelsome and aggressive. Often emotional and highly sensitive. May show impatience at times, while also having a devious side. Is self pitying with an unforgiving and possessive tendency.
Cancer is very protective.
Cancer people are very protective and sympathetic to those around them. They are very capable of "feeling your pain" whether it be physical, financial or emotional. They will help out to, as long as it is clear they are not being taken advantage of.
When they are shining Cancer is sensitive and caring, kind and sympathetic, they have an urge to care for and nurture people. This trait expresses itself particularly well with things concerning the family and home life. This can be considered the "softer" side of the Cancer personality. However lurking in the shadows is the hard side, which can be self-centered an enterprising.
The Cancerian person tends to be kind and caring individuals with a natural sense to nurture and care for others, especially their loved ones. They are very protective and can be quite defensive at times. They may be emotional and sentimental often seeming to be extremely touchy.
Often seen as having a keen sense of perception and observation and the ability to construct things in their imagination. Cancerians are meditative and have keen abilities to concentrate. They are creative and have a natural tendency to study and analyze things. Cancerians make some of the best students and can learn most anything that they set their minds to.
They are shrewd and intuitive, resourceful and imaginative and know when to reach out to others. They love adventure and have an abundant source of energy, always seeming to be full of self assurance . But, there is a hard shell to go along with their seemingly softer underside, which is very tough and hard to penetrate. At times their nurturing may suddenly turn defensive, accompanied by erratic mood swings and outbursts
The cancer zodiac sign can be extremely protective of a vulnerable underside. The hard shell appearance is outwardly tough and impenetrable, but deep inside cancer is highly caring and sensitive, even if they manage to hide it well from the rest of the world.
Cancer sun-sign is very imaginative.
When they are tuned in to their own natural rhythms, Cancerians are imaginative, intuitive and resourceful, often realizing when it's good to reach out to others and when to back off, withdrawing into their inner self.
When in sync with their life, Cancerians are resourceful, imaginative and have natural intuition. They seem to know when and how to reach out to others in need and also when to withdraw within themselves.
At the same time they have the dilemma of being ambitious and forceful while being sensitive and nurturing. This makes it practically impossible to understand the Cancerians contradictive nature and certainly how to deal with one.
Cancerians sometimes experience trouble deciding between the ambitious, tough and outgoing side of their nature and the somewhat sensitive, inward looking part of themselves. This can cause inner conflict and mood swings, making it almost impossible for others to assess how they will react to a given situation.
Cancerians can be possessive at times
Cancer has a complex inferiority problem sometimes, so that any hurt, imagined or real, is magnified. Cancer sometimes shows a tendency to look back at, and hold on to, things in the past. This is a sign of their inner possessiveness. It also highlights a natural conservative aspect of them. As a cardinal sign, they will often be the initiators of change.
Having a deep inferiority complex anything said or done to them may offend them, be it real or imagined, it is pondered upon. They may tend to hold on to the past, having an exceedingly hard time with letting go. Consequently, they will often initiate the changes if any are to come.
I found that the last paragraph to be very true. I always find myself to over react or magnify anything said or done to me. I often find myself hard to let go the past, ponder upon any hurt, be it real or imagined. And now, I know this is what they call inferiority complex. Oh gosh, I have inferiority complex, I must do something about it...