Scorpio and Cancer Compatibility:
Love, Sex, Trust and Life
The problems that arise in a Scorpio-Cancer relationship is primarily because of a sense of over possessiveness by both, a desire to maintain an upper hand in the relationship and have most of the attention all the time. This is simply not possible. Scorpio is frequently irritated by the wavering Cancer. In turn the overtly suspicious nature of the Scorpio can cut Cancer to the quick. Both need to follow a slower pace with each other. Their comfort level with each other is such that their shortcomings can also easily be shared and a solution found without too much difficulty. Secrets are shared with each other which is impossible to do with anybody else and that makes for an even in depth bonding.
Scorpio and Cancer are not only deep, but both are also water signs and the depths can never be quite gauged. There might be a prolonged period of withdrawal and then both return to the fore with a vengeance. A desire for safety of emotions makes loyalty a very valuable commodity for them. Scorpio focuses on the different shades of meaning life can have and the secrets and undercurrents of others. On the other hand it is emotional energy in the family and at home that the Cancer focuses on. Cancer can be taken on a sojourn by Scorpio beyond what apparently appears on the surface; the Cancerian generosity can also help Scorpio to open and fear nothing at all. Scorpio is fully appreciative of the Cancerian practicality, but also savours the Scorpion jealousy. They take it as proof that the Scorpio genuinely loves and treasures them.
Some characteristics of a Cancer are that they not only a very brainy lot, but well-mannered and empathic with an infectious sense of humour. They are adept not only at making, but also at saving money; however extravagance does not appeal to them. It is remarkable how they can laugh at themselves in situations that are highly irritating. The element of cynicism is a little disconcerting, but normally it is kept in check. Cancers tend to be careful before making any kind of move. In the role of a lover or friend a Cancer can be lots of fun. They have a streak of savoir faire that is impressive and, their capacity of endurance leaves an indelible impression on people.
When Scorpio and Cancer fall in love, this bonding mingles the intensity of both the signs. They act as a perfect foil for each other and balance each other’s strength and weakness. The irresistible sexual attraction both have for each other can heat the atmosphere all around. Both Scorpio and Cancer have so much to share that their bonding can be very physically strong.
By and large Scorpio and Cancer have a smooth flowing relationship in every aspect. Their wants and feelings of possessiveness make for stability and dependability. There can be patches where Cancer is moody and Scorpio emotionless and taciturn, but for the most part they are very close with and responsive to each other.
Mars signifying passion and Pluto symbolic of power rule Scorpio; Cancer is rules by the Moon, which is the overlord of emotions. The combination of the planets makes it a very intense one, but at the same time there is a very good balance of feminine and masculine energy. It is the most fundamental basis of human relationships when both these signs come together in a union. Mars has the motivation and the thirst, while the Moon nurtures and is empathic. Romance and the sheer passion it induces is in tandem with growth and re-birth which is typical of the Moon. Martian energy affects smouldering Scorpio and is very attractive to the emotional Cancer. As a kind of reciprocal, Scorpio savours the adulation that is deeply embedded in Cancer ruled by the Moon.
The relationship shared by Scorpio and Cancer is sustainable all through life. No matter what the relationship, they always stand by each other whether in rough times or good weather. If some business venture is planned with Scorpio and Cancer, it usually is a success; this is primarily because of both their acumen in financial analysis. A love relationship between both of them usually turns out to be a winner – and even more so when the man is Scorpio and the woman Cancer. Parenthood and childhood are cherished by them and thoroughly enjoyed too.
Scorpio and Cancer and Fixed and Cardinal signs respectively. A common wish normally comes true. However, in the course of a difference of opinion, Cancer is usually the one to instigate and Scorpio of course has to have the last word. Though it might appear that Cancer is taking the lead and also having the last word, the actual situation is very different. What can happen is that Scorpio will not even disagree, but just pretend to give in. Both Scorpio and Cancer are very good at emotional manipulation to get their own way. Instead of permitting bad blood to get in the way. Cancer and Scorpion could always try bringing out all their differences in the open and sort out what is most important to them and thus reach a solution or compromise. Should the trust factor be strengthened, practically anything can be achieved through sheer willpower. The only contingency in which this relationship can fail is if both remain obdurate and dig in their heels.
There just has to be a harmonious and attraction in the Scorpio-Cancer relationship. Since both these signs are usually sensitive and mature, they usually have a thoroughly good time together. Their times together are replete with childish fun. There are various stages of creativity through which their relationship flourishes. It might even happen that though both do not exactly verbalize their emotions, an unspoken communication exists. Their positive and negative qualities are amazingly similar. The mistakes that are committed are easily visible to the other because both have the same kind of faults. Thanks to the empathy they share, the support system between them is very good. The basic nature of Scorpio allows Cancer to very easily to have faith in them.
Shopping together is a past-time both enjoy because it leads to creating a comfortable ambience to live in. Scorpio desires power above all and security is what Cancer hankers after. Financial possibilities through stocks, bonds and inheritances occupy both their thoughts. Cancer and Scorpio both have the home at the core of their heart and are loyalty with every iota of their being – this is yet another factor that they have in common. They are both emotionally connected and deeply appreciative of that as well.
Cancer is by nature not a vengeful kind, though they might have been injured. They are absolutely unlike the Scorpions who will seek revenge at any cost if they have been hurt or upset in any way. The Cancer will nurse a grudge, but will not do anything about it. Money is the central point of both these signs – the loss of it in different ways. When they get together, there is a genuine feeling of security. However, at some points of time Scorpio tends to ignore what the Cancer is trying to put across and that upsets them immensely. These are just some of the minor problems that could arise, but which gets settled very easily because both tend to easily forgive each other.
Scorpios have a certain magnetism that is virtually impossible to ignore. Thanks to an indomitable will they end up achieving most of what they have planned for success. Any step is taken only when it is almost sure that the opportunity is right. It is usually patience that pulls them through each time. Though the Scorpio might appear to be soft-spoken both personally and professionally, it belies the turbulent inner emotions. This is a cover-up for the passionate desire to achieve success at any cost. They have a whole-hearted love for comforts and luxury. However, they are as suspicious as much as they expect.
The most admirable trait of Scorpio-Cancer relationship is the excellent team work that both put in once the goal has been decided on. Once Cancer has the confidence that the Scorpios is a permanent fixture and there is emotional stability any romance between them blossoms very fast. Their shared determination make them a daunting pair to challenge.