Sun in Cancer gives you empathy, sensitivity and strong intuition. You have a strong sense of business and are a shrewd business person. You desire for security and ability to manage finances and resources is reinforced by Moon in Virgo.
You are both emotional and practical. When your feelings are triggered, you try to find ways to fix or change whatever has upset you. It makes no sense, to you, to ruminate over hurt feelings or waddle in emotion. Instead, you would rather analyze what went wrong and find productive ways to trouble shoot solutions.
You can be empathic but also detached. This is because you are highly intellectual and can rationalize feelings. You are intuitively aware of the many problems that can cause you to lose footing and security. Your high sensitivity to these problems that are or could impact your stability can cause you to become anxious.
Your anxiety, if unchecked, can manifest in health issues. You may have nervous reactions to food and indigestion, for example. You also worry a great deal about your loved ones. In an effort to be protective and to be of service, you look for ways to intervene on behalf of others.
This can lead others to see you as helpful or to perceive you as critical. Your intentions are to help others avoid pain, injury and illness but you can also seem detached to others.
You are detail oriented and can save yourself and others a lot of grief by catching problems before they escalate. You can also cause yourself a lot of grief obsessing over small details that have not yet escalated. You try to maintain emotional security by always having a plan.
Though you are deeply empathic you are also able to channel this energy into practical ways of being of service to others. Though you are involved in helping others solve problems you also tend to be humble about your efforts, not seeking praise.
Sun in Cancer sextile Moon in Virgo makes it easy for you to draw on your sensitive, nurturing personality and your practical instincts. You are able to empathize with others without getting lost in emotion based biases.
You are also able to find ways to be genuinely helpful. You understand the emotional needs of others and can relate to their desires and insecurities. At the same time, however, you are also able to maintain enough distance to evaluate, analyze and intervene in helpful ways.
You can be direct and also sensitive when communicating with others. You are dependable and detail oriented.
Rarity of this aspect: Average
Sun in Cancer square Moon in Virgo creates friction between your practical nature and your intuitive and emotional senses.
You are detail oriented and practical but can become frustrated with others who do not share your perspective or priorities. You are highly sensitive to criticism from others yet don’t always realize when you are coming across as critical to others.
You can get lost in the details and become unyielding and inflexible. If you work through your insecurities and need for control and security, however, you can balance your intuitive and emotional nature with practical sensibility.
Rarity of this aspect: Rare
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