The Moon in the Sign Cancer
Did you know the zodiac sign that the Moon was in on the day you were born is as important to your personality and view on the world as your Sun Sign? The attributes of your Sun Sign will be seen by those around you, but the attributes of the Moon Sign will be felt within you. Your Moon's Sign is the internal You affecting the way that you feel, the way you react and even your instinctive behaviors. These all become recognized as your emotional life. The sign that the moon was in when you were born helps to define how you will relate to yourself and your emotional needs. Some Moon Signs may be so strongly felt that they may even overshadow the traits of the Sun Sign!
If you do not know what sign the moon was transiting on your birthday, visit the easy moon calculator
to enter your date and time of birth to obtain your sign. So, just how does your particular Moon Sign influence who you are?
If the Moon at birth was in the Sign of Cancer.
Your feelings typically run very deep, especially with family ties. Through your sensitive nature, you may appear to be psychic to others who cannot feel the emotions like you do. This sensitivity may lead to depression unless you protect your own emotions. Don't forget to allow others to nurture you, too! You like to work, but prefer the creative rather than the physical demands of work.
Symbol: The Crab
Ruling Planet: Moon
Element (Triplicity): Water
Primary Tendency: Sensitive response, empathy & rich emotion
Qualities: Cardinal - Initiative, ambition & focus
Cancer's sign glyph
Basic Characteristics of the Cancer Moon
Each sign has strengths and weaknesses that the individual should be aware of and learn to find a balance between. Too much of a positive trait can be as detrimental to the individual as a negative trait. Establishing a balance between the traits helps to build healthy emotional foundations for a positive life and stable relationships.