Do Gemini and Cancer Get Along?
Find out if Cancer traits are the best match for Gemini.
Dating and love, Gemini and Cancer style
Hi Gemini! As an extroverted sign, your first instinct is usually to befriend others. The Twins love tossing out a joke, and then checking to see who volleys it back. It makes sense that your sign’s ruling planet is Mercury. In Roman mythology, this deity was a messenger and a trickster. Whether romance can flourish between Gemini and Cancer depends on many things—the circumstances surrounding the two of you, the type of choices you make, and the unique characteristics of your Cancer.
“Getting to know a Cancer requires some patience. It takes a while for the Crab to reveal what lies beneath their armored surface.”
If you’re accustomed to relationships that move quickly from first meeting to flirtation to sexual intimacy, you may become frustrated. If you’re persistent enough, your Crab will finally reveal themselves to you. How you respond to their revelation is up to you. Cancer will play along with your social, jovial nature most of the time. However, they’re prone to changing moods. After all, Cancer is ruled by the Moon. Think about how the Moon is related to the changing tides and phases. You may find this behavior mysterious and intriguing, especially if you’ve encountered a particularly attractive Crab.
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Are Gemini and Cancer a Good Match?
You love to communicate on many levels, Gemini. You feel a sense of connection and excitement when others pick on your verbal and nonverbal cues. If you’ve ever had a far-ranging conversation take a turn into the depths of emotions and metaphysical meanings, then you’ve arrived at the border of Cancer territory.
“Many people—including your Cancer partner—find you fascinating and charming. You’ve grown so accustomed to drawing on this talent that your charm may become a bit lazy and glib.”
To interact with the Crab, you’ll have to go outside your comfort zone. As a lofty air sign, you’ll have to learn how deep water signs prefer to communicate. Your feelings about your chosen Cancer will determine whether you find this challenge worthwhile or not. To have a relationship with Cancer, you need to learn to appreciate the Crab’s vulnerability—and be able to reveal your own. To sustain a relationship with your Cancer partner, be ready for at least some portion of your discussions to return to this domain. As you get to know your partner, observe whether they help you become stronger through this process of self-revelation, or if they seek to control you. Depending on what type of Cancer you’ve picked, your relationship with this zodiac sign can transform you into a deeper version of yourself, or drown your self-esteem.
Gemini and Cancer Compatibility: The key to a successful relationship
Geminis often lead high stress lives without even realizing it. The speed at which your mercurial thoughts move can leave you feeling exhausted. Luckily, spending time with Cancer can give you a feeling of peace.
“As your sign’s symbol implies, Gemini is built to be part of interpersonal relationships. You want to share your observations about the world with someone.”
You want to talk, communicate, discuss, and text with another person. Like you, Cancer isn’t built for a life of solitude. Cancers want a partner they can wrap themselves around (or vice versa). Yet to sustain a Gemini and Cancer match, Gemini must learn to communicate these deep yearnings. Opening yourself up to emotional, intimate experiences can help. For example, taking a couples’ massage course together can help nurture your relationship. After all, Cancers respond deeply to the language of touch.
Your relationship or marriage with your Cancer partner can feel confusing at times given your different communication styles. But there’s a chance you’re both saying the same thing to each other, only in different languages. An Everclear astrology advisor can look at your complete birth charts and help the two of you understand each other better. A zodiac compatibility reading can provide insight into the potential pitfalls of your union. After your horoscope compatibility reading, you’ll experience a sense of clarity about what Gemini and Cancer can learn from each other.