Being a water sign, the Cancerian is usually in tune with their partner’s feelings, even whenthey are apart from one another. These people tend to worry about their financial security,their loved ones and the state of the world generally, so emotional turbulence in arelationship can be very debilitating for them.Owing to their romantic nature, Cancerians sometimes love their partner more intimatelywhen that person has left them or is unavailable. ‘Absence makes the heart grow fonder’aptly describes the Cancerian approach to relationships.
The sign of Cancer rules the stomach, the digestive system, the breasts and the lymphglands. A slow lymphatic system is characteristic of Cancerians.The Cancerian imagination is usually well developed, and it is important for these people torecognise that their minds can direct their imaginations towards creative things or towardsfearful events. When directed towards fearful events, Cancerians worry incessantly,stressing their already delicate stomachs and digestive systems, which can result in ulcers.
Negative Cancerians are worriers. Often crippled by fear of disastrous consequences, theyfail to seize the moment and succeed with their plans. Their vivid memories are clutteredwith past hurts, both real and imagined, preventing them from forgiving and living in thepresent. They tend to be martyrs who moan loud and long about life’s injustice. They can bequite selfish, stingy and loath to spend money.When negative, Cancerians are unable to give or receive nurturing, and they often retreatinto dreams when presented with problems. This hardening of their soft natures can be aresult of difficulties in childhood, which seem to affect Cancerian types more than any ofthe other signs. In many cases, they hold a grudge against their mother, blaming her forruining their life. Their lymphatic disposition means they retain wastes in their physicalbodies; in turn, they can experience emotional retention and an inability to forget or releasepast hurts. They are moody, often retreating into themselves without warning and provingunreachable to those around them.Being a water sign, the negative Cancerian can be an emotional and psychic sponge, drainingthose around them and casting a gloomy shadow over everything. Slovenly in habit, theyinvariably choose the path of least resistance while expecting the greatest success.Fearful of emotional and financial bankruptcy, negative Cancerians hoard all that they can,both physically and emotionally. These people are usually unsuccessful in their own business,as they worry too much. Negative Cancerians can also seem emotionally unavailable inrelationships, as they are still emotionally attached to some past partner. The Cancerian