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by Richard Pellard
English translation by Julien Rouger

All persons born with a strong Cancer influence are not alike, even if they have some common points. We therefore offer you eight different portraits of this Sign: it’s up to you to see if you match one, two or three of these categories. To find out more and ascertain which Signs are dominant in your natal chart, do not hesitate to visit our website and build your free astrological mini-portrait using our software Astrosoft.

Cancer ‘R’ family — Sun-Venus-Mercury: spontaneous sociability — extensive Representation

Sociable-communicative Cancer

▶ Your strengths : you never express your taste for encounters, varied exchanges as well as when you feel secure, protected. When you have an audience acquired in advance, attentive to your way of expressing yourself full of charm, interest and fantasy, then you give the full measure of your talents as a communicator or seducer. While being very open to others, you have your modesty, your shyness, as if you fear disturbing, going beyond the role assigned to you. You know how to delimit the territory of your curiosities so as not to disperse yourself. Tenacious and patient in your human relationships, you like to be the center of a universe closed in on yourself but rich in many different attractions.

▶ Your weaknesses : nourishing secret self-esteem problems, you have an excessive tendency to withdraw into yourself when you do not feel immediately understood, accepted, recognized. At the slightest signal of incomprehension or hostility from others, you panic, you retract and you then take refuge in the circle of your familiars, on known ground where you do not have to prove yourself. Isolated in your capricious subjectivity, you too often take your wishes for realities, do not go to the end of your curiosities for fear of finding yourself overwhelmed. Your main problem is probably never to precisely locate the boundaries between yourself and others, between your naïve expectations and the possible.

Cancer ‘E’ family — Jupiter-Mars-Saturn: sense of concrete — extensive Existence

Active-pragmatic Cancer

▶ Your strengths : you know how to delimit your field of action to make your efforts more effective. Patient, tenacious, cautious, organized, you do nothing before having carefully surveyed your territory to protect yourself from chance and correctly assessed your real capacities to manage the situations with which you are confronted. Your realism is both enterprising and defensive : you only launch into new actions when you are sure you can master the circumstances. Pragmatic and combative, you are nevertheless extremely thoughtful, master your taste for concrete activities and your material ambitions and tirelessly strengthen your achievements against the outside world.

▶ Your weaknesses : you tend to refuse to open up to anything that is not your own experience, your personal field of experience, your distrustful pragmatism, which no doubt makes it difficult to communicate easily with people who are very different from yourself. Everything that is not solid, tangible, measurable, acts on you like a repellent : you cook yourself in an anxious and defensive activism as if you never accumulated enough concrete securities to feel protected against the blows of fate. You spend so much time protecting the fruit of your efforts that you neglect many interesting opportunities. And since you would never want to miss anything, you are perpetually unsatisfied.

Cancer ‘T’ family — Uranus-Neptune-Pluto: prospective imagination — extensive Transcendence

Imaginative-inspired Cancer

▶ Your strengths : you live in your own universe, your inner cosmos which you protect against any intrusion from the outside world. Very autonomous and independent, imaginative and inspired, you hate that people try to unravel your mysteries, your complexities, your labyrinths. Original and refractory, you only trust your own laws, your inspiration or your visions to decide what your destiny will be. Your intuitions guide you with tenacity and perseverance ; you want to master your own universe without worrying about others, impress your mark on beings and things without departing from a reserve, a caution which nevertheless shatters as soon as you decide to embark on the adventure.

▶ Your weaknesses : you protect yourself from an outside world that you consider hostile and foreign by walling yourself in your extravagances, your unrealizable dreams, your wild imagination. You behave like a bear in your den, a strange bear that is both wild and unpredictable, resistant to any cooperation, any listening, any understanding. The fear that someone might attempt on your independence provokes flight reactions in you that are as rapid as they are irrational : you withdraw into your world of chimeras, crazy projects, unreasonable intuitions, as if it were the only way to prove to yourself that your own world is more real than the real world.

Cancer ‘r’ family — Sun-Jupiter-Uranus: power of decision — intensive representation

Ambitious-resolute Cancer

▶ Your strengths : to know what you want, you know what you want ! You have a powerful, tenacious, methodical, controlled, organized will, the limits of which you know exactly. Being of duty, responsibilities and principles, you exercise a protective and regulatory authority over the world around you, and you forge strong convictions to protect yourself from chaos. If your conquering ambitions are clearly displayed and your objectives carefully planned, you nevertheless remain cautious, advancing only gradually, in stages in order to consolidate your positions as you go. Your spirit of order and synthesis makes you capable of mastering and controlling vast ensembles.

▶ Your weaknesses : the risk for you is to fall into the rigid, dogmatic and preachy authoritarianism of someone who is convinced that he knows everything and has understood everything once and for all. You fear so strongly the questioning that others could impose on you that you tense up on your acquired positions, anxious to be unbolted or criticized. Armored with certainties, armored with definitive opinions, your narrow parochialism imposes your tutelage on those who do not think like you without even bothering to ask them their opinion. You identify so closely with the patterns you believe in that you become unable to communicate with others.

Cancer ‘e’ family — Venus-Mars-Neptune: affective sensoriality — intensive existence

Affective-sensorial Cancer

▶ Your strengths : you have a sensitive, affectionate, sentimental, introverted nature, which you seek to control and protect from the outside world. Within you are stirred rich multitudes of emotions, sensations, desires that you explore with rapture. Faithful and tenacious in your affections, your powerful, tender, delicate and sometimes violent emotivity dictates the path to follow. When you love and are loved, when you attach yourself, and god knows if you need to attach yourself, you need to feel very secure. For you, nothing is true except what you feel, perceive, experience, both on your skin and in the secret of your quivering, throbbing and compassionate heart.

▶ Your weaknesses : your intense and delicate affectivity tends too much to isolate you from the outside world. So do you live too often in your personal cosmos crossed by changing moods, whims, desires, desires that you find it difficult to share with those who do not have the same subjective sensitivity as you. You are constantly on the alert, anxious to know if your feelings or those that are brought to you are true or not, reacting strongly and sometimes aggressively to the slightest sentimental injury. Nothing else matters to you than the dense meanderings of your heart, than the narcissistic exploration of your own perceptions and feelings, which you idealize to excess.

Cancer ‘t’ family — Mercury-Saturn-Pluto: critical mind — intensive transcendence

Critical-aloof Cancer

▶ Your strengths : you are characterized by a cautious and thoughtful skepticism which encourages you to distrust evidence, appearances and accepted speeches. Doubt protects you against illusions. Armored against too commonly accepted truths, you tenaciously and relentlessly pursue your research to understand the why of things. The unknown, the multiple, the complex, the uncertain are your domain of choice, territories that you strive to master. Refractory and independent-minded, you are not afraid of the isolation that your banter or your disturbing questions can bring you : on the contrary, these are so many cactus thorns that protect you from others.

▶ Your weaknesses : worried, anxious and perpetually dissatisfied, you tend to withdraw into your shell where you are assailed by a thousand thoughts and problems that confuse you and prevent you from opening up to the world. Inquisitive, always on the defensive, you often get lost in your inner labyrinths where you self-analyze to excess. Deeply allergic to others whom you always suspect of wanting to invade you, you are only too good at frustrating any attempt at cooperation with acerbic remarks and paradoxical reasoning that confuse your interlocutors as much as they lead you astray.

Cancer ‘P’ family — Sun-Mars-Pluto: retention of power — extensive Power

Deciding-commanding Cancer

▶ Your strengths : you are distinguished by an abrupt character equipped with solid defensive barriers and a very great stubbornness in the pursuit of your objectives. Imperative, active and coldly determined, you know how to establish your power over beings and things thanks to your qualities of constancy, patience and endurance. Being of order, concrete efficiency and justice, you reign over your environment by highlighting your combative pragmatism while being capable of subtle behind-the-scenes maneuvers. Above all, you manifest your dominating tendencies by playing the role of reassuring and protective regulatory authority, ensuring the permanence of a stable and total order of which you present yourself as the shrewd guarantor and the solid keystone.

▶ Your weaknesses : the excessively authoritarian and intolerant tutelary domination that you too often exercise over your environment is the other side of your coin. Uncertain of the durability of your domination over beings and things, which seems to you to be constantly threatened by the sly forces of disintegration and anarchy, you react to these real or imaginary dangers, which you overestimate, by taking refuge in an anxious alertness and aggressively defending your prerogatives that you would like to be immutable. In short, you fear above all that disorder will settle in the closed world that you claim to govern without sharing and within which you isolate yourself to the detriment of your openness to others and to the outside universe.

Cancer ‘p’ family — Moon: homogeneous wholeness — intensive power

Flexible-receptive Cancer

▶ Your strengths : it is in a closed and protected world that you can fulfill your needs for well-being, peace and quiet. The concepts of “bubble”, family and “cocoon” seem to have been invented expressly for you : outside the circle of close friends and family, there is no salvation ! Within the borders of this reassuring cell to which you feel you totally belong, you show yourself to be friendly, malleable, kind, living in deep communion and fusion with what and those around you and have no equal in defending your small world against the intruders and disruptors of all kinds. Peaceful, coherent, reassuring, you make others benefit from your feeling of intense plenitude.

▶ Your weaknesses : homebody, indolent, nonchalant, you are a little too prisoner of the cozy cocoon of your homebody habits. Outside of your little world where you passively daydream, nothing excites you, nothing interests you. Lacking initiative and autonomy, you tend to let yourself be governed and mothered by wills stronger than your own. Locked in your inner shambles, confusing, rehashing your nostalgic memories, your vague impressions, your confused aspirations, you surrender to laziness and indifferent slackness, hoping that others will ensure your safety in your place and panicking at the idea of being left to your own devices.

This article was brought to you by Richard Pellard
English translation by Julien Rouger

See also:

▶ Cancer in natural astrology
▶ The Cancer on video

▶ Aries-Cancer : similarities and differences
▶ Taurus-Cancer : similarities and differences
▶ Gemini-Cancer : similarities and differences
▶ Cancer-Leo : similarities and differences
▶ Cancer-Virgo : similarities and differences
▶ Cancer-Libra : similarities and differences
▶ Cancer-Scorpio : similarities and differences
▶ Cancer-Sagittarius : similarities and differences
▶ Cancer-Capricorn : similarities and differences
▶ Cancer-Aquarius : similarities and differences
▶ Cancer-Pisces : similarities and differences

Le petit livre du Cancer

par Richard Pellard

49 pages. Illustrations en couleur.

Ce livre présente et explique les trois zodiaques : celui du décor des constellations, celui de l’astrologie traditionnelle basé sur les Quatre Éléments symboliques (Feu, Terre, Air & Eau) et celui de l’astrologie naturelle basé sur les phénomènes astronomiques objectifs.

Interprétation du Cancer selon la symbolique classique et selon ses réflexes dans le zodiaque naturel (force, vitesse, équilibre) ; interprétation du Cancer en fonction des planètes dominantes ; le Signe solaire & le Signe Ascendant.

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