Personality Traits Of The Cancer Zodiac Sign That Make It The Sweetest Sign In Astrology

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The ULTIMATE Guide To The Cancer Zodiac Sign
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Cancers have the biggest heart.

If there's one zodiac sign who will take care of you, it's the Cancer.

Cancer's horoscope dates are from June 21 - July 22. Those born under this sign are the most nurturing in astrology. They're caring and sensitive, but that doesn't mean they'll let you walk all over them. Their emotional strength is amazing and they're always supportive — the Cancer is a zodiac sign that will always have your back. 

What is a Cancer Zodiac Sign Like?

Cancer is a Water sign, meaning they are emotionally intelligent and aware of other peoples feelings. Water signs have lots of positive personality traits. For one, Cancers are cool-headed. In any situation, she can keep her composure. A lot of other people see this and have great respect for her. Even though they hate fighting they will stand up for a friend or family member in a heartbeat. Ruled by Moon, Cancer can be moody and value their home life above all eles.

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Dates and Details About Cancer: 

  • Horoscope Dates: June 21 - July 22
  • Element: Water
  • Ruling Planet: Moon
  • Color: Violet
  • Day: Monday
  • Strengths: Nurturing, Hardworking
  • Weakness: Overly sensitive, moody
  • Birthstone: Ruby

Cancer personality traits:

Cancers are most well-known for being tender-hearted. It's a great trait that's misunderstood by most zodiac signs. Their tender heartedness means that they will be understanding and sympathetic towards everyone, making them the most understanding friends. A Cancer will go to great lengths to make sure their family and friends are taken care of.

On the downside, A Cancer mood can be random. She can be an upbeat entertainer one day and withdrawn the next day. Her emotions are always changing which makes her an incredibly interesting woman to get to know. But sometimes their loved ones feel that they're walking on eggshells because of the unpredictability of their mood swings. 

Cancers awareness of their own emotions and knowledge of how easily they are hurt make them more considerate.They express their concern in a motherly way.

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What does the Cancer zodiac symbol mean in astrology?

The Cancer zodiac symbol resembles the letter Y when you connect the stars while its image resembles a crab. Cancer is the Latin word meaning crab. The symbol is associated with the river and sea and signals Cancer's ever-changing emotions.

Best Cancer compatibility:

Other signs may find the Cancer to be too sensitive or even emotionally immature because of how easily upset they can get, but there's another sign that completely understands. Cancer has the best zodiac compatibility with Pisces, another Water sign. These two see a kindred spirit in one another and likely to get along quickly. Cancer gives Pisces some structure, and Pisces offers Cancer their emotional support. These signs understand how great a kind word can be. And how painful thoughtless actions can affect other people.

Although these two seem like a match made in heaven, they do have their problems. When life gets hard, these two may not face their issues. If life gets the better of them, they can be stuck in depression, and even resort to more dangerous means of escaping from reality. 

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Best career for a Cancer:

Any career that lets Cancer work hard and deals with home life is ideal for them. Cancers are naturally family-oriented — they can be great nutritionists and realtors, and basically any position that lets them use their people skills while improving other peoples lives. Their management, organization, and listening skills make them excellent caterers and domestic agency owners.

Famous Cancer celebrities:

  • Ariana Grande — June 26
  • Tom Cruise — July 3
  • Kevin Hart — July 6
  • Robin Williams — July 21
  • Selena Gomez — July 22

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Jamille Jones is a freelance writer who taught English in Hiroshima, Japan for 2 years. She's an Asian culture enthusiast, chocolate addict, video gamer, and loves to teach for the heck of it.