Intuitive and sentimental, Cancer can be one of the most challenging zodiac signs to understand. They are known to be both emotional and sensitive, and care deeply about anything relating to their family. They can be very sympathetic and become deeply attached to the people that surround them. Those born with their Sun in Cancer are extremely loyal and exactly who you want by your side if you are going through a period of pain and suffering.
Like Scorpio & Pisces, Cancer belongs to the element of Water. The end result is that they often are led by their emotions, and have a hard time blending into the world around them. In that they are ruled by the Moon, the various lunar phases deepen their feelings and cause them to, at times, spin out of control emotionally. For this reason, it is very important to be aware of these facts, when you are connecting with a child who is a Cancer. , as they have yet to learn how to deal with the emotions that are thrust upon them.
Later in life, the Cancer will often exhibit a lack of patience, mood swings and selfishness. They are always eager to lend a hand, and prefer to avoid conflict. When at peace, a Cancer will be most happy when surrounded by a loving family.