“To you Cancer I give the task of letting men know the nature of emotions. My idea will make you laugh and cry, so that everything they see and think will gradually develop in them a sense of inner fullness. For this purpose I will make you a gift of the Family, so that your fullness can thus multiply ".
Cancer is a Cardinal Sign - with Yin energy
1° sign of the water element
Primary domicile of the Moon - (nourishment - emotional containment - sensitivity - premonition - tenderness - satisfaction of needs - feminine - principle of primary relationship)
Exaltation of Venus - ( pleasure principle - capacity for affective exchange - adult relationship - personal value - self-esteem - evaluation - desire – choice).
It is the second sign that appears on the cross of cardinal signs; the man born in the first cardinal sign, it is here that you have to learn to perceive your own and others' emotions and begin to understand that, the same, they can bring information beyond the person. It is the first phase of "feeling", or rather of noticing what the other feels and feels from oneself. Cancer is a strongly empathic sign, but not yet able to differentiate the emotions for which what he feels is often spoiled by his own emotional tonality and his own vision of the world.
Often hypersensitive e, for this, too vulnerable. It confuses what belongs to what does not belong. He is afraid of losing contact and, for this, can easily manage and manipulate the emotions of others in order to maintain this contact.
Everything that happened in the previous sign on the plane of thought, here it must take place on an emotional level. It is as if the natives had to find "home", find out what feeds them from within in order to find emotional roots.