Cancers are sensitive and complicated people. They need someone who not only understands their ever-changing moods and complexities but also someone who will not be overwhelmed by them. They love to be nurturers and shower the ones they love with love, so finding someone who will not look at their giving nature as overbearing and rather as something to appreciate, is key.
Cancers are driven by their hearts. Aquarius are driven by their minds. They are opposites on the surface, but both are deeply passionate people. When a Cancer might retreat into its shell, Aquarians do everything to be out in the open and is often the party animal. These two can have fun together but they’re so drastically different that a romantic relationship would be difficult.
Aries is very strong-willed, independent, and fun. Cancers are attracted to their high energy. The problem here though is that Aries loves to start new things, but don’t really see them through all the time. Cancers are the opposite, they have a tough time letting go and moving on, whether that’s from a project, a hobby, or a person. Aries has a freedom-seeking lifestyle which is vastly opposite of the family driven, commitment seeking Cancer. Not to mention that where Cancers are calming and want peace, Aries is rash and brash.
Geminis are notorious for being free-spirited, go with the flow type of people. Cancers, on the other hand, want commitment. They want to build a future, whereas Geminis want to keep moving and trying out new things…sometimes new people. They’re not ones to easily settle down. These two can have fun together because Geminis are funny, enthusiastic, and charismatic, but Cancers crave a long-term, future-building relationship, which isn’t something that comes easily to the Gemini.
A Sagittarius/Cancer pairing is already dangerous because we all know fire and water don’t mix well. One literally washes the other away. However, both of these signs are fiercely loyal to their families and put their loved ones high up on their priority lists. These two can bond over this and their shared love of food but will have to be careful about their opposite core personalities.
Leos are fiery and a little intense. They’re bosses, but also very bossy. In Leo’s mind, it’s their world and everyone else is just living in it. This is problematic for a Cancer. They want to be someone’s number one. While Cancers can love just about anyone, they also need to be loved just as fiercely in return. And let’s be honest, Leo’s love themselves before anyone else. Lions aren’t known as the king of the jungle for no reason.
Capricorns are hard-working and they uphold this trait in all aspects of their life, including relationships. Cancers and Capricorns can build a stable bond because they both understand and are willing to put in the effort in a relationship. These two are serious about their future. Capricorn and Cancer are opposite star signs, this type of yin-and-yang match is like two halves of a whole.
Libras are the life of the party. There’s a reason Libra is symbolized by the scales, they give their attention to everyone equally. Cancers are attracted to their outgoing personalities but will struggle in this relationship because they aren’t getting the attention they desire from the Libra. If the Libra can understand how the Cancer works and assure their Cancer partner that while their attention may be separated, their loyalty is in one place, then this will be a romance straight out of a fairy-tale.
A Virgo/Cancer match is two nurturers and givers. Cancers are the most giving of signs and Virgos are not far behind them. These two will have a relationship all about doting on and showing love and affection to the other person, something they are both good at. This match has the potential to be strong because they admire and respect each other’s strengths.
The only reason this isn’t a perfect pairing is because Cancers understand how sensitive and complex they are. This can be exhausting to anyone, but put two Cancers together and you’re in for a highly emotional relationship. However, if these two can learn to talk through their feelings together, they’ll be good for each other. No one gets a Cancer like another Cancer.
Both Cancers and Taurus value money. While Taurus is great at handling finances, Cancer is focused on building a stable future for their families (i.e. future kids!). These are two people who love classic romance. Confident Taurus can even help introverted Cancer get out of their shell. Issues can come up with determined Taurus demands on things being their way and Cancer might get moody about this.
Scorpios are insanely confident and possessive. These are two qualities they can use to prove to the commitment seeking Cancer that they are in it for the long haul, not just for a casual fling. This tenacity in love is something Cancer wishes they saw in everyone. Plus, these two water signs get along well together because they are both emotionally intense.
Cancer wants to be with someone they can take care of and someone who is okay with all of this nurturing. Pisces is a beautiful match for the Cancer’s giving nature because they give back with devotion and deep love. These are again two water signs who are both profoundly deep and connect on an emotional, mental, and even spiritual level. This is a pairing that is most common to experience ‘love at first sight’ and they have the potential to build a strong, down to earth, and loving relationship.