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How to Understand Your Zodiac Sign's Personality: Cancer

Even if you're an astrology buff who reads your horoscope daily, you may not realize how big of an influence your sign can be. See how many of Cancer's dominant traits describe you.


  • Step 1: Understand your basic nature Understand your basic nature: Compassionate, nurturing, emotional, sensitive, and intense.
  • Step 2: Be aware of your shortcomings Understand the weaknesses that come with your strengths: your passionate nature means you're often moody, and your desire to care for loved ones can turn into possessiveness.
  • Step 3: Embrace your strengths Embrace your strong points: your ability to feel emotions deeply makes you empathetic to others.
  • Step 4: Know your love profile Know your love profile: you fall in love easily and love deeply, which makes you vulnerable to jealousy.
  • TIP: Your ideal partners are Scorpio, Pisces, Taurus, and Virgo.
  • Step 5: Work on self-improvement Be the best Cancer you can be by realizing that even though the moon influences your moods, you have the power to keep them in check.
  • FACT: Henry David Thoreau, Helen Keller, and Ingmar Bergman were all Cancers.

You Will Need

  • Self-awareness

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