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Cancer Dominant



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Cancer Dominant

 Key Phrases:

Protective; Nurturing; Emotional; Intuitive; Empathetic; Home-loving.


Key Characteristics

Those with Cancer Dominant are nurturers, simply put. The Cancer motive is based on an intuitive response to emotional undercurrents.

Cancer Dominant individuals are highly empathetic and have a strong instinct to care for and protect others, often putting the needs of others before their own. They are drawn to creating a safe and comfortable home environment and are deeply connected to their loved ones.

Cancer dislikes instability, indifference, lack of emotional support, and being away from home. They enjoy caring for others, emotional exchange, security, and nurturing environments.

Cancer Dominant individuals have the ability to feel things deeply and are often very intuitive. However, they can also be overly sensitive and susceptible to mood swings. They are natural empaths who are able to sense the emotions and needs of those around them.


In relationships, they are caring, devoted and fiercely protective of their loved ones. They provide emotional support and nurturing, making them excellent partners and parents. Their highest priority is emotional stability and security in their relationships.


In their career, Cancer dominants often thrive in professions that allow them to care for others, such as healthcare, social work, or teaching. They are also attracted to roles that offer security and the ability to work from home.


Cancer is associated with the Moon and the element of water, symbolizing emotions, intuition, and the subconscious mind. They are most comfortable in familiar surroundings and are closely connected to home and family.

Potential Challenges

Their main challenges lie in managing their emotional sensitivity and avoiding the tendency to overly internalize feelings. They may need to work on setting boundaries and avoiding co-dependency in relationships.


Note: This description is intended for those who's Dominant Sign is vastly more powerful than their 2nd or 3rd most powerful Signs. A somewhat equally powerful Sign in one's chart can greatly negate most points made above.


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