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The Cancer Zodiac Sign in Astrology
Cancer, the Crab, is the fourth sign of the Zodiac. The Cancer horoscope sign belongs to the element water and has the cardinal quality. That makes it a Zodiac sign of emotions, the strong and protective ones. So, Cancer is said to be the motherly character of the horoscope, the benefactor, taking care of everyone else.
Maternal instincts are typical of the Cancer horoscope character, although certainly people born in other Zodiac signs also can have them. The ruler of the Cancer Zodiac sign is the moon, which is also all about feelings and longings, the needs of the soul. In the horoscope, the moon also represents the mother.
It must be understood that the Cancer Zodiac sign benefactor of the horoscope is a kind of ruler, insisting on what's best for everybody else. That's why Cancer is a cardinal sign. The protector demands obedience, claiming that it's the best for everybody. Maybe so.
To the Cancer horoscope sign, the important aspect of living is how we feel, how our sentiments are fed and rewarded. Nothing else compares to it, whatever other people might think. So, Cancer in the horoscope is out to make everyone feel good, even when they don't know they need it. It's tempting for others to just accept what Cancer dictates, because it certainly leads to well-being. But they might also find that other things are important, as well. Cancer does, too, if noticing that they need it to feel good.
Those with the Cancer Zodiac sign are born with the sun in it, between June 21 and July 22. For more about the Cancer influence in the horoscope, see the links in the menu to the left and below.
Cancer Horoscope TraitsThe Cancer star sign, starting at Midsummer, is the kind benefactor, bringing warmth and fruition. In the horoscope, Cancer is regarded as the maternal character of the Zodiac, its traits being protective with the power of a ruler, but indeed a benevolent one. The Cancer horoscope sign is all about feelings and wants everyone to feel good.
More about the Cancer horoscope traits here:
Cancer CompatibilityThe Cancer horoscope sign, the benevolent, belongs to the element water, which is that of emotions. So do Scorpio and Pisces, but that doesn't necessarily mean Cancer is particularly compatible with them - they need to feel mutual attraction, which is something elusive at times. Nor for that matter is the Cancer Zodiac sign always incompatible with, say, the horoscope fire signs Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius, although they are quite different.
All the astrological traits of each Zodiac sign have to be considered when examining their compatibility. Read more about what it means to the Cancer horoscope sign here:
Cancer 2013 Horoscope ForecastBy reading the 2013 New Year Horoscope, astrology can reveal certain things about what will happen to Cancer during the year - at least some of the most significant and life-changing events. Here's the 2013 astrological forecast for the Cancer Zodiac sign (and 2012, if you're still curious about it):
Cancer Sex HoroscopeThe horoscope also reveals what your sex life is like. That's not only done by the Zodiac sign, but also by the planets, astrological Houses, and aspects. I've made a whole section about how to track sexuality in the complete horoscope on my general astrology site:
Still, why not start with an introduction to the subject, by reading what the horoscope has to say about the sexuality and sexual preferences of those born in the Cancer Zodiac sign:
The HoroscopeAstrology is much more than the Zodiac sign of the sun in your horoscope. The complete horoscope chart shows all the planets in their celestial positions at the time of birth. It also contains the twelve astrological Houses and certain significant angles (aspects) between the planets. For more about the components of the horoscope and their meanings in astrology, go to my website on general astrology:
I'm a Swedish writer and astrologer. I've written several books about astrology. I'm also a historian of ideas, researching the thought patterns in creation myths. Google Profile. Here's my personal website: stenudd.com
By authentic Zodiac sign astrology I mean what can be astrologically deduced from only your star sign (where the sun was at your birth), which is but one of the many components in your birth chart horoscope. For a presentation of complete astrology, please visit: Horoscoper.