Sun in Cancer makes you sensitive, nurturing and empathic. You are family oriented and tend to be a homebody. Moon in Capricorn adds to your sentimentality and desire for security and stability. You have a traditional view of family and are moved by your values.
You may feel instinctively connected to your heritage and traditions as well. Security is your top priority. You may channel your emotions into your work and use business and financial matters to cope with emotional ups and downs. As much as this can be a productive outlet for you, it can also be a convenient distraction.
Throwing yourself in to work to avoid dealing with deeper feelings can cause you to become isolated from others and work against your priorities when it comes to nurturing family relationships.
You can be deeply sensitive but hide this behind an objective exterior. You try to keep order and discipline as a way to maintain control and avoid crises. You can be empathic but will try to stifle your deeper feelings.
Your intuition is strong though you tend to be most trusting of physical senses. You appreciate discipline, order, rules and structure.
You may feel like your emotions are being tested or that you have had a more difficult path but rather than feeling bad about this, you wear it as a badge of honor. You believe hardship contributes to your strength and expect others to feel this way as well.
Though you are compassionate, your practical way of dealing with emotions can make you appear detached to those around you. It may come across as if you are harsh but this is because you believe that some times tough love and difficult experiences are necessary teachers. You emphasize the practical and look for productive ways to deal with emotions.
Sun in Cancer opposite Moon in Capricorn can draw out the contrast between your nurturing and practical sides. You can succeed in business and family by harmonizing these energies.
Your cautious nature and preference to hesitate until you can assure perfection and success can lead you to awkward timing. You are likely to wait too long to try to take advantage of opportunities and feel like life is always passing you by. You may try to create a safe cocoon but then become over cautious.
You can become lost in the past and have difficulty relating to others or embracing new ideas.
Rarity of this aspect: Average
Sun in Cancer quincunx Moon in Capricorn brings you on a zig-zagging journey to find the right balance between being productive and practical and also sentimental and intuitive.
You may miss opportunities because you were waiting for the ‘perfect timing’ only to regret lost love or breaks in your career.
You are also likely to let fears and insecurities rule your decision making and hold yourself back from living your dreams. As life goes on, you can either resent those who succeeded where you didn’t try, or just push yourself beyond your safe nest.
You can learn to create security without sacrificing new opportunities. You can also learn to nurture yourself and others and appreciate growth because of the experience of hardship.
Rarity of this aspect: Very rare
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