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Daily Horoscope for Cancer

You may be yearning for bliss, beauty and wonderful relationships or indeed a financial windfall to end all your problems. Try to understand that you need to be more realistic and practical. Neptune around at the moment lives in a dream world which is really where you want to be. Your emotions will be on a roller coaster ride and you will definitely want constant change in your intimate relationships. Just be understanding of the needs of those close. The ups and downs of your moods, may confuse partners who had got used to the old ways.
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Cancer Horoscope- The Crab

June 22nd To July 23rd

cancer horoscopeThe horoscope Cancer is the Fourth Sign of the zodiac and is symbolized by the crab, a creature with a hard shell that protects a soft interior. In Greek Mythology when Hercules was fighting the nine headed monster Hydra, Hera sent a little crab to attack Hercules. When the little crab bit Hercules toes he crushed it. Hera paid tribute to the little crab’s bravery by placing him up in the sky giving him immortality.

Cancer is the first of the Water Signs making them emotional, sensitive and giving them intuitive and psychic powers. Cancer is also one of the Cardinal Signs which means they take the initiative and never wait around for someone else to start things up. This sign is ruled by the Fourth House, which is the House of Home and Family. This House describes our parental home and what influenced us growing up and describes how we relate to our family. The relationship to the Father is found in this House.

Cancer Traits and Cancer Personality

The Moon rules Cancer and it symbolizes our feelings, emotions, dreams, subconscious, our inner selves, our moods and even our sexuality; how we handle relationships and our emotional responses to given situations. It gives us our sensitivity, making our family and home of primary importance. The Moon reflects our Sun’s inner light projecting to the world our personality, and also symbolizes our domestic environment, babies, small children, our mother and other important women in our lives. Feelings are what motivates Cancers and any situation that overwhelms them they will retreat into their protective shells.

People born under this sign are called Moon Children because the many changes of the Moon affect these people. Their moodiness is well known even if they’re a bit hard to understand. One time they will be the life of the party, laughing and joking around and no one loves a practical joke more than a Cancer.

Then they can go completely south with their melancholy and depression. If they bite your head off for asking for walking in front of them you’ll know they’re going through their crabby stage. Fortunately these moods don’t last long.

They love to collect things, especially historical or antique mementos, and even after collecting so much stuff they could open their own second hand shop, they will outright refuse to part with any of it. They are just too sentimental over anything that belongs to them.

Cancers are compassionate and caring people whose deepest need is a stable and harmonious home. To them it is a respite from the harsh world. While they are romantic they can also be very insecure causing them to be jealous and possessive. Like Aquarians, Cancers need time for solitude and need their time to be alone. They love their homes and Cancer women are the most maternal women of the zodiac. With their sensuality heightened, Cancer men can be prone to having affairs but yet remain steadfastly loyal to their spouses. Both sexes are very unselfish of giving their love. Like Taureans, Cancers need relationships that are committed and well defined. They are very family oriented and are close with family members, especially their mothers. They love children and make wonderful parents.

They also make very loyal friends as well. Once a Cancer decides to love you, they will not let you go. It is almost impossible to lose the friendship of a Cancer.

They are great organizers, have an innate sense of value and are dependable. With their imaginations in over drive they have an affinity towards anything artistic and literary. You would think drama was their middle name the way they always seem to have it in their lives. They are usually great money managers but must be careful not to get swayed by the moment in financial matters.

Famous Cancer Men/ Famous Cancer Women

Pamela Anderson (b. July 1, 1967) ~ Gisele Bundchen (b. Jul 20, 1980) ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman (b. July 23, 1967) ~ Jessica Simpson (b. Jul 10, 1980) ~ Liv Tyler (b. July 1, 1977) ~ Jerry Hall (b. July 2, 1956) ~ Tom Cruise (b. July 3, 1962) ~ Sylvester Stallone (b. July 6, 1946) ~ Tom Hanks (b. July 7, 1956) ~ Harrison Ford (b. Jul 13, 1942) ~ George Michael (b. June 25, 1963) ~ Vin Diesel (b. July 18, 1967) ~ Forest Whitaker (b. July 15, 1961) ~ Ricky Gervais (b. Jun25, 1961) ~ Will Ferrell (b. July 16, 1967) ~ Vincent D’Onofrio (b. June 30, 1959) ~ Robin Williams (b. July 21, 1951)

Cancer characteristics

Duality, Triplicity, Quadruplicity Feminine, Water, Cardinal
Gemstones Moonstone, Pearl, Alexandrite
Flowers White Rose, Larkspur
Ruling Planet The Moon, Which Governs Intuitions
Cities and Countries New York, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Venice, Berne, Scotland, Holland, New Zealand, North and West Africa, Algeria
Colors Silver, Sea Green
Animals All Those With Shells
Trees All Trees, Especially Those Rich in Sap
Part of the Body The Breasts, Stomach
Polarity Capricorn
Lucky Day Monday
Lucky Numbers 3, 7
Dominate Phrase “I Feel”
Symbol The Crab
Herbs Tarragon, Verbena
Metal Silver
Tarot Cups
Vedic Sign and Symbol Karkata, The Crab/Circle

Cancer Birthstone / July Birthstone

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Cancer Sun folks will enjoy domestic activities, home life, and family are major priorities in their lives. They identify with those they love, and anyone loved by a Cancer Sun will know that they will always be there for them. These are very complex folks, with a great deal of fear for emotional and mental instability. A Cancer Sun will most often use their Moon or rising sign to express themselves, as they tend to put a protective wall around how they really think and feel. This is a self-defense mechanism, as the person with Sun in Cancer feels so much that they have an instinctive need to protect themselves from hurt.

Once a Cancer Sun gets a project going, just move out of the way. Not only are they great at handling a project or task from beginning to end, they dislike interference in their work. If you are kind to this person, they will let you have whatever you want, but be careful. If you have not won the love and respect of these people, you may never know what they feel about you on the inside. A person completely out of the graces of a Cancer Sun will know it, however, as the Cancer will snub, ignore, and if pushed, will find any other non-combative way of letting you know you aren’t welcome, plain as day. Cancer Suns are non-combative by nature, you see. Like the symbol the crab, chances are they will side step an uncomfortable issue rather than have to face it head on. Confrontation might lift the veil from their hidden sensitivity, which is something they will attempt to avoid at just about any cost.

An important thing for folks with Cancer Sun to watch for is the tendency to love too much. Cancer Suns can unintentionally smother and strangle those they love. Cancer Sun Moms can be very overly protective of their children. There is also a proclivity toward moodiness as well. While the Cancer Sun is often intuitive and sensitive, this may show outwardly as mood swings and inconsistency.

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libra rose

You know that guy you dated? That one with mommy issues? Go check his birthday. Ditto for any girl you dated with daddy issues, but this is really most pronounced in men. Either his mother’s perfect – and nobody will ever. possibly. be able to live up to her – or she’s a complete loser who’ll be lucky if he makes it to her funeral.

No, seriously. Get past the issues and these are some of the sweetest people you’ll ever meet. They’re the kind who tear up at commercials, the kind that will come over with Indian food even when you didn’t ask for it, the kind who stare soulfully into your eyes.

Sometimes they’ll also hug you so hard you think you’re going to vomit. Watch out for that.

Biggest Insult: You really hurt my feelings.

Quickest Way to Get Cancer into Bed: Make big eyes. Bigger. Like a Hummel doll. Act slightly domineering – dare I say, parental?

Most Likely to: cook you a fancy dinner. Make you gag talking about their families.

Should Have Been Born: in medieval times. One village, where you know everybody and everybody’s at home? And Mom lives next door? Who could ask for anything more?

To Make Cancer Forgive You: Get his mother on your side. Make big eyes again. Cancers really go for those big eyes.

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Astrobabe

People born under the sign of Cancer are quite curious and certainly the most complex creatures of the Zodiac. Their main concerns are for emotional security and tranquility, and they tend to be deeply sensitive people. In matters of personal safety, a Cancer will almost unendingly battle towards achieving their security. They are very conscientious people, and have a great sense of responsibility towards others. When they are able to focus their efforts, they will almost always achieve their goals.

Typically, people born under the sign of Cancer will be extremely difficult to understand. Others will view Cancer as shy and evasive in public, but this is merely the image a Cancer will sometimes portray. Often, Cancers are open, loyal and protective to those close friends and family whom they trust. They can also be temperamental, however, and will be subject to fits of sulking and self-pity. They have the greatest love for life, and can be quite pleasant and cheerful, but can also wield a double-edged sword in that they sometimes display themselves as being egotistical and vain.

A Cancer may often also display the awkward trait of being passive-aggressive, which may lead to a great deal of stubbornness on their part. A Cancer will almost always pay a great deal of attention to detail, and usually is a very punctual, exact, and efficient person. They are also of their own mind, and will seldom be talked into a situation in which they do not wish to partake.

Cancers are notorious for being good listeners and are emotionally sensitive. When they encounter problems, they are more apt to brood over the situation than seek solace or a solution to their problem. Deep down, all Cancer wants is to feel safe, secure, and loved, and Cancers usually bear a strong domestic urge, making them quite apt to settle down and create a loving family. A Cancer often does well in relationships because of their diplomatic sense – stepping back at the opportune times to avoid confrontation, yet always handling the situation adeptly. They tend to have a solid memory in this regard, never forgetting that which has occurred.

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