Venus in Cancer is the ultimate 'Netflix and chill' placement.

Cancer is most concerned with safety and security—and shows love through nurturing and homey comforts like baked goods or crafts. That's not to say that Venus in Cancer doesn't have a sexy side—they know how to turn on the charm too! With its trademark outer shell, the sign of the Crab can be reluctant to let people in, but once a sense of trust is established, they'll shower you with affection. In that vein, this is placement known for sentimentality and nostalgia, so save those movie stubs and first date mementos.

Venus in Cancer: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Water & Cardinal

Positive keywords for Venus in Cancer:

  • Affectionate
  • Kind
  • Patient
  • Protective
  • Warm

Negative keywords for Venus in Cancer:

  • Crabby
  • Delicate
  • Restrictive
  • Smothering
  • Sulky

Venus in Cancer Personality

How deep is your love? Like their watery brethren, Venus in Cancer natives are not satisfied with shallow affections. Unlike Scorpio Venus', they don't quite want their beloved's soul, but instead their complete intimacy and security. These folks make their lovers their home. They can hardly live somewhere where they feel unsafe.

Positive Traits

Despite their nurturing inclinations, those with their Venus in Cancer don't jump into relationships. As traditionalists, love is no trifle for them. Their crab-like nature is such that they don't open up very quickly. Once out of their shells, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more doting and devoted lover.

Negative Traits

Due to a tendency towards nostalgia, Venus in Cancer sometimes suffers from the sense that nothing compares to a past moment or love. If these natives feel the scales of devotion are uneven—which isn't uncommon with their clingy tendencies—they become silently resentful and overtly moody.

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