Cancerians are ruled by the Moon and are essentially emotional creatures, intuitive, self-repressing and passive, yet with many enterprising qualities.
You can develop a defensive attitude and you are easily hurt. You have a need to protect and to nourish. You can be tenacious and display a crabby, shell like exterior with a soft and sensitive interior. You give the impression of impenetrable self assurance and toughness but you are extremely loyal to your family and security is essential to your mental well being.
You are sympathetic, imaginative, sentimental, romantic, moody and reserved. You like to collect things and can be a bit of a hoarder. You also have latent artistic tendencies.
Mentally you are shrewd, intuitive, receptive and retentive. You have an excellent memory and are sensitive to psychic influences and apt to let emotions colour your thoughts.
In love you can be the most tender and romantic partner when the conditions are right. Women tend to have strong maternal instincts, men are extremely protective. You can also be touchy and inclined to self pity. You are easily flattered and may have a problem with letting go of grudges.
You like water and would feel comfortable living near to the sea. You can become very introvert when upset and should avoid over indulgence in alcohol, drugs or extreme introspection.
Financially you are likely to put lots of money away for a rainy day but are reluctant to use it when the necessity raises her head. You are naturally cautious with your financial affairs.
Your ideal vocation would be one where you can look after others, such as nursing, hotelier, publican or nursery gardening.
Physiologically you are likely to be affected more by the reproductive, stomach and digestive systems and may also be prone to gastric troubles or breast or skin disorder.
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