Pluto in Cancer is mostly concerned with domestic matters, often highlighting childhood traumas and deep-seated memories.

If you're a parent, this placement gives you the opportunity to notice how your childhood experiences can be reflected in your parenting skills and what you're passing on to your own children. If not, your job here is to dissect how your childhood fears hold you back today. This placement pushes us to redefine our sense of security and what feels like "home." This can bring up some degree of trauma but letting go of the past is the only way of moving into the future.

Pluto in Cancer: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Water & Cardinal

Positive keywords for Pluto in Cancer:

  • Communitarian
  • Dutiful
  • Giving
  • Healing
  • Warm

Negative keywords for Pluto in Cancer:

  • Insecure
  • Insular
  • Possessive
  • Suspicious
  • Uneasy

Pluto in Cancer Personality

Imagine the fury of a mother bear upon some risk to her cubs. This is the core of Pluto in Cancer energy. The Crab's claws are supersized with Pluto, creating a fiercely protective individual. Cancer Pluto loves hard. These individuals feel that it's one of the few things worth doing in the world.

Positive Traits

Pluto in Cancer possesses a surprising amount of drive. Because Cancer Pluto is so intensely stability-motivated, they're willing to work an inordinate number of hours to reach that goal. Though they're just as or even more sensitive than the average Cancer placement, Pluto grants Cancer a little more shelter from their emotional storms.

Negative Traits

Pluto in Cancer fears (and perhaps experiences) threats to their security. They're apt to hold on so tightly that they crush the object of their affection or concern. Fueled by Pluto, Cancer's softer manipulation tactics harden, resulting in a veritable control freak.

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