Cancer and Scorpio
– Friendship Compatibility Profile :
When Cancer and Scorpio form a friendship, two signs of great depth are brought together. Signs such as these often combine well, each friend’s strengths balancing the other’s weaknesses. These two have a strong affinity for one another, and when their ideas and ambitions meld, the temperature in the room tends to rise! Cancer and Scorpio have a great deal in common that will keep their connection strong.
Cancer and Scorpio enjoy spending time together creating a comfortable environment: Cancer wants comfort, and Scorpio wants power. Both of these Signs are about goods and resources, including stocks, bonds and inheritances. They are both passionate and deeply emotionally touched by all aspects of their life. They complement each other because Cancer and Scorpio are both concerned with the home, and both have fierce loyalty to the family group.
Cancer is ruled by the Moon, and Scorpio is ruled by Mars and Pluto. This combination is very intense, thanks to Pluto’s influence, but it’s a good balance of masculine and feminine energy. These friends coming together form the basic foundation of most relationships — The Moon’s nurturing love and Mars’ passion. The Moon and Mars go well together; the Moon is about growth and rebirth, and Mars is about passion, which can be applied to making a platonic friendship deeper and more substantial. Scorpio is intense, and Cancer is stimulated by this; in turn, Scorpio enjoys the admiration inherent in Moon-ruled Cancer.
Cancer and Scorpio are both Water Signs. Both are very deep Signs, and, like the ocean, you can never really see to the bottom. Scorpio and Cancer emotionally draw further and further into themselves, then suddenly roar back with intimidating force. Cancer and Scorpio are strongly loyal to one another, a product of their mutual desire for emotional and familial security. While Cancer is fixated on the family and home, Scorpio is more focused on the motivations below the surface of things. Scorpio can show Cancer beyond the literal surface, while Cancer can teach Scorpio not to fear their emotional instincts. Additionally, Scorpio appreciates the Cancerian practicality, and Cancer enjoys Scorpio’s possessiveness — it proves that Scorpio really needs them and values their friendship.
Cancer is a Cardinal Sign, and Scorpio is a Fixed Sign. Once they have a common goal, it will be realized thanks to their concentrated efforts. However, if their opinions clash, look out! Cancer will be the first to instigate an argument and Scorpio the last to finish it. It often appears that Cancer will get their way and be the dominant of the pair, but that isn’t always what happens. Sometimes Scorpio won’t even agree to disagree, although they might pretend to give in. Neither friend is beyond using emotional manipulation to exact revenge. It’s important for these two to discuss what is truly vital to them both so they can reach an equitable compromise. Once Scorpio and Cancer learn to trust one another and believe in each other, they can achieve almost anything through sheer determination. The friendship will only fail if the the two of them truly cannot overcome their opinionated, stubborn sides.
The best aspect of the Cancer-Scorpio friendship is their shared emotional intensity and need for security. When Cancer realizes that Scorpio is there for the long haul, and that the friendship is nurturing and healthy, this two can flourish together. Their mutual determination makes theirs a friendship of formidable strength and intensity.