Cancer Rising Sign

Cancer Rising Sign Meaning |

What Does Cancer Rising Sign Mean?

Are our Rising Sign and Ascendant Sign the same? What do astrologers mean when they refer to our Rising Sign? Our Rising Sign is another name for our Ascendant Sign and represents our external face, how we want others to see us and how we present ourselves to the outside world. Basically, it is the initial impression we create and is defined by the zodiac sign that was on the Eastern horizon at the time we were born. When astrologers say someone is a ‘Cancer Rising’ it means that Cancer was the zodiac sign rising in the eastern horizon at the moment of their birth.

What’s the Difference Between Cancer Sun Sign and Cancer Rising Sign?

What does our Rising Sign in Cancer refer to in our birth chart? While our sun sign determines our inner make-up, our ego and ambition. Our rising sign, or ascendant sign determines our outer self, the image we present to the world. This is sometimes referred to as our ‘facade’ and is the initial and sometimes frivolous impression we give when we first meet someone. This rising sign is ruled by The Moon and it’s element is water, making Cancer rising sensitive, moody and mysterious. Like their symbol The Crab, Cancer sun sign is more comfortable at home and in Cancer rising, this trait is emphasized even more. In the worst case scenario, they may reject reject the outside world to such an extent that they become isolated and lonely.

Cancer rising is ruled by The Moon which endows them with a vivid imagination. Used positively this is excellent and stimulates their creative side. Used negatively, it can cause them to be over-emotional, to worry excessively and they are in danger of becoming over-protective of their family, particularly their children.

What Is Cancer Rising Physical Appearance?

What sort of body shape and facial features are associated with someone who has Cancer Rising in their birth chart? To be perfectly honest, it is difficult to be definitive about the actual physical appearance of any of the zodiac signs, as they can vary widely. However, like their ruling planet The Moon, Cancer rising tends to have a round, soft face and beautiful eyes. Their body shape is likely to be curvaceous, with particularly pronounced breasts. Cancer rising never rushes, but instead moves at an elegant, graceful pace making them appear more dainty than they actually are.

Astrologers believe that Cancer rising is the zodiac sign most likely to resemble a parent or grandparents.

Cancer Rising In Love and Relationships

What sort of love life makes Cancer rising happy and fulfilled? Being a water sign, Cancer rising tends to be emotional, romantic and sentimental. When their partner responds with equal qualities, everything goes smoothly. However, this rising sign can be overly emotional and needy resulting in their partner feeling stifled. Warm and sensual, in the perfect setting, Cancer rising make great lovers and will make every effort to ensure their intimacy is pleasurable. Problems occur when their partner doesn’t acknowledge their efforts and they don’t feel appreciated. Very often underlying tensions blow-up in the bedroom.

Cancer rising has a great need for security and the Cancer rising woman thrives best when in a relationship with a serious man, maybe someone older, who is a good provider.

How do You Behave at Work?

What sort of jobs are the best for people who have Cancer rising in their zodiac chart? Those born under this rising sign are known for their nurturing and caring disposition, so clearly a career in the caring professions is a good choice. Anything that involves children should be considered, Montessori teacher, nanny, nursery nurse, pediatrician, child psychologist to name a but a few.

Cancer rising is associated with ancestry so it’s not surprising that anyone born under this sign has an interest in the past. Being highly intuitive and sensitive, this zodiac sign make excellent mediums, psychics and tarot readers. They may also enjoy working with antiques, collectors items or even in a museum.

How Does Cancer Rising Affect Family and Friends?

What sort of parents, siblings and friends are Cancer Rising? Cancer rising, both male and female, is the homebird, the centre of the family, the carer extraordinaire. Intensely nurturing and, provided they can avoid ‘smothering’ their loved one, they make wonderful parents. Born mothers, Cancer rising woman needs to guard against devoting themselves entirely to their family as this can ultimately lead to discontent and depression.

Any threat to Cancer rising’s environment can trigger insecurity and that always present, underlying, moodiness. Cancer tends to take a romantic view of the past and will hold on for dear life to anything that reminds them of happy times – try to guard against this as it can sometimes be annoying to family and friends who are more interested in the present and the future. In fact, astrologers say that Cancer is the ‘horder’ of the zodiac – so, practice letting go!

How can Cancer Rising Maintain a Healthy Balance?

What will help Cancer rising to relax and enjoy life more? There are just two words to say that will help this rising sign to get more out of every area of their life – STOP WORRYING! All they need to do is to take a step back, learn to chill and you will be amazed that nothing bad usually happens! Love and pamper your partner, your kids, for sure, but remember that they need their own space. This is not a rejection of you – it is simply that in order to grow and develop as a couple, as a family, everyone needs space to develop as individuals. Happy ‘individuals’ make for happy couples and happy families.

What Famous People were Born Under this Sign?

Celebrities born under Cancer Ascendant include:

Angelina Jolie, Meghan Markle, Adele, Julie Roberts, Elizabeth Moss, Bill Gates, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Kayne West, Jack Black, Gary Oldman, Michael Jordan, Kylie Minogue, Cameron Diaz, Cindy Crawford, Cher, Richard Gere, Kurt Russell, Judy Garland, Salvador Dali, Vincent van Gogh

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