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Though Cancer and Libra are not known for being the most compatible Zodiac pairing, they can achieve a harmonious relationship if they focus on traits that they do share, rather than the ones that make them so opposite. Much of the conflict between t... Keeping reading

Cancer & Libra Compatibility

Though Cancer and Libra are not known for being the most compatible Zodiac pairing, they can achieve a harmonious relationship if they focus on traits that they do share, rather than the ones that make them so opposite.

Much of the conflict between these two signs arises from the fact that they each see the world so differently. For example, Libra, a free and change-loving Air sign, enjoys staying active in their relationships and filling their time with exciting activities, while the more introverted, slow-moving Water sign Cancer can find this behavior exhausting, placing a rift between the two.

This difference in worldview isn’t the only thing that can hold back a Cancer and Libra pairing. Both of these signs are sensitive and lack the assertiveness needed to address issues head-on.

This can lead to growing resentment, unhappy feelings, and a negative mood cycle in which both fail to understand the other’s motivations and intentions. Building a strong, open line of communication is essential if this pairing is to succeed at staying romantic partners or friends.

On the other hand, Cancer and Libra both value a relationship that is full of happy sentiment and emotional attraction. If these two signs take time to build up their emotional bond and understand the other more deeply, a wonderfully harmonious relationship can occur; Libra will keep it patient and balanced, and Cancer will provide them with all the emotional, nostalgic gestures they could ever need.

Additionally, the devotion that these signs will share for the other can be remarkable. Both Cancer and Libra enjoy being in relationships, and this is sure to show in how they treat each other on a daily basis. These signs will be no stranger to gestures of affection, spoken romantic words, or daily dedication that demonstrates to the other their exact value.

When Cancer and Libra put their minds to it, they can overcome their other conflicts or mismatched personalities to create an exceptionally caring friendship or romance.

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Love & Intimacy Compatibility

A lack of assertiveness and the presence of shy and overly sensitive feelings are the main obstacles to a Cancer and Libra’s love life. In addition to the fact that neither of these signs have a strong Mars influence, which is needed for a strong, healthy love life, there might be a serious mismatch of ideals when it comes to intimate matters.

Libra, for all their patience, may be frustrated at the fact that Cancer doesn’t take them up on their ideas in the bedroom, and Cancer may be frustrated by the pace with which Air sign Libra moves to initiating intimate matters.

Another point of contention is the way in which both these signs view sex. Cancer is more prone to seeing it as an emotional activity and one that should only be performed when there is a strong, loving bond; Libra has a need for the close, physical contact that sex and intimacy brings so that they can build the foundation of their emotional relationship.

It is easy to see where the mismatch in this scenario lies – with both signs approaching intimacy in a different way, it can be hard for them to find themselves on the same page with a healthy relationship.

This being said, Cancer and Libra can succeed at having a healthy sex and love life if they make a significant effort to get to know the other first. This process is helped along by the fact that Saturn, Cancer’s ruler, is exalted in Libra, indicating the potential for these signs to complement each other in matters of love.

In order for a relationship to work between the two, Libra needs to slow the speed with which they first approach intimacy, working on building emotional bonds in other ways besides sex, and Cancer needs to take initiative and realize that sometimes they can just relax and have fun during intimate moments, without needing to attribute some great emotional meaning to it.

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Friendship Compatibility

There is a definite difference in the way that Cancer and Libra approach friendships. Cancer is more prone to having a few close, lifelong friends that they will treat as family.

Libra, on the other hand, is more likely to have many casual friends that often come and go out of their lives. For a Libra and Cancer to become friends, the relationship will likely move slowly as both signs get a sense for the other and come to appreciate the other’s qualities.

Once these signs do become friends though, they can have a strong, supportive relationship. Libra will love the fact that Cancer treats their friends with such care and closeness, as they also value a deeper connection when it comes to long-term relationships. Cancer will enjoy Libra’s charm and socialness, and may even be inspired to come out of their shells a little bit as Libra shows them the benefits of being socially engaged.

Together, Cancer and Libra friends will bond over their love for travel and the arts. Sensitive emotions may get in the way on both sides as these signs progress through life together, but these conflicts are able to be overcome as long as Cancer and Libra have a strong emotional bond with the other, dedicating themselves to fully and accurately communicating their problems to one another.

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Emotional Compatibility

A Cancer and Libra pairing is a highly emotional one that may easily become unbalanced due to the way each sign deals with, and displays, their emotions.

Cancer is influenced by the moon while Venus rules over Libra; these make both signs emotionally driven, but make Cancer’s pursuit of love more grounded, while Libra searches for a more spiritual, idealistic type of romance.

This creates conflicts in compatibility when these signs attempt to settle down in a long-term relationship, because each one will have different emotional expectations and intentions.

Additionally, Cancer and Libra are both cardinal signs, which means that while they dream big, they may not ever be able to complete their ideas. This can lead to prolonged incompatibility as each sign waits for the other to take charge or create a movement in their relationship that inspires change.

In order for these signs to become more compatible emotionally, they need to understand the other’s view of emotions and work to build up their individual appreciation of it, creating a flow of balanced emotions that meet each sign’s expectations. This will lead to harmony in the pairing as each sign will feel more fulfilled.

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Values Compatibility

Cancer and Libra both value relationships, and most of their lives revolve around building and maintaining them, whether they be friendships, romances, or workplace partnerships.

However, while Cancer values care and emotional dedication above all in their relationships, Libra tends to value responsibility and be more guarded when it comes to their emotions, at least at first. This can create tension between the two as each one struggles to understand the reasoning behind the other’s approach to their shared values.

This high regard for commitment can also be a good thing though, as it keeps Cancer and Libra together through many conflicts and potentially difficult life events.

Both signs value hard work and putting in their full effort, so it will take a lot to break these two apart; they can recover from most conflicts with time and a deep conversation, and may be able to move in and out of each other’s lives with relative ease.

However, this is ability is dependent on the two first possessing a strong emotional bond that allows them to recognize the positive traits and shared values of the other.

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Activities Compatibility

There is a potential for Cancer and Libra to happily share many activities together, but the main obstacle stopping them is compromise.

Like with many other things, these two signs have different approaches when it comes to their preferred activities; Cancer prefers to travel the world with a planned-out schedule and to return back home in a reasonable fashion, while Libra prefers to book the first flight out of the country and see where life takes them.

With these two different expectations of how activities should be completed, it may be hard for Cancer and Libra to decide on an activity in the first place.

Fortunately, with compromise on both sides, these signs can find it in them to combine their approach to activities. Libra can learn to live some of their life by a plan, and Cancer can learn to let up a little and enjoy the spontaneous side of life.

Both of these signs have an appreciation for art, beauty, and nostalgic things, so you may find them in museums, theatres, or simply sitting at a café sharing their favorite memories with each other.

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Communication Compatibility

Communication between these two signs does have a chance of working out, as Libra is ruled by Venus and Cancer by the Moon, making for a fairly complementary pairing.

This means that these two signs have some of the same values and are able to communicate with each other with ease, though there is a chance that the small differences between these personalities of the two signs will create roadblocks when it comes to finding shared interests to bond over, leading to a decrease in communication quality.

Furthermore, with both signs being Cardinal, it can be hard for this pairing to settle on an initiator among them. Cancer and Libra are both passive and would choose to keep their silence forever, if it meant avoiding conflict and not hurting sensitive feelings, but all this does is make open, honest communication between the two hard to obtain.

Both signs need to understand that hurt feelings aren’t the end of the world, and in order to strengthen their communication, they will both need to learn how to discuss their true feelings.

As an Air sign, Libra typically looks for a partner that has more force and assertive sentimentalities than they have in order to balance their nature out. Water sign Cancer is much more mellow and tempered than Libra’s perfect partner, which can cause issues as Libra looks for someone to tone down their flighty attitude and be confident with their feelings, as this is what makes Libra feel more comfortable opening communication about themselves.

It is possible for Cancer to become this as they emerge more from their shells, but Libra should be careful about pushing all the responsibility for communication onto their Cancer partner.

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Trust Compatibility

Cancer is one of the most trusting Zodiac signs and has the special ability to find patience and tolerance in themselves for most other signs.

However, Libra’s core personality traits can make it hard for Cancer to feel calm and trusting around them; where Cancer wants a peaceful home life and is mostly happy with introversion, Libra has a need to constantly be around people and stay socializing. This creates mistrust, as Cancer can’t understand Libra’s behavior and feels like there might be something more sinister behind it.

Additionally, these signs tend to struggle with their communication, as neither one wants to be the first to bring up hurt feelings or create a conflict. This leads to harbored feelings of resentment and misunderstanding, which can seriously break down the trust bond in this relationship.

For Libra especially, who values balanced and loyal relationships above all else, this may be the breaking point in the relationship that creates a rift between the two that is extremely difficult to repair.

Both of these signs will have to increase their tolerance of the other’s main personality traits if they are to have a loyal, trusting relationship. For Cancer, this means understanding that Libra is a social sign and needs to interact with people outside the home. For Libra, this means understanding that the solution to hurt feelings and resentment isn’t to immediately abandon ship, but to address the situation with communication and an open mind.

Once they work on these skills, Cancer and Libra can have a relationship that is full of trust and dedication to the other.

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Work Compatibility

A workplace relationship between Cancer and Libra can be rocky, but does have a chance of success. As partners, these two signs are likely to experience disagreements due to the fact that they need more time to understand where the other is coming from than a workplace would allow.

Libra prefers to be involved in groups and is the social center of the office, constantly brainstorming ideas, while Cancer is more practical and ambitious when it comes to their work and will prefer to work alone. This can create tension between the two as they will need to balance out their working styles when put together as equal partners.

As a result of this dynamic, however, the work compatibility between the two can significantly improve if one is promoted to a higher level over the other. This allows each sign to complete their work in their individual style, with a decreased potential for constant conflict and disagreement, leading to an increase of productivity and positive idea generating.

The most preferable pairing is if career-ambitious Cancer is in charge of the office and Libra has a role underneath them, rallying the rest of the workers, but there is still a good chance for computability if Libra is in charge and Cancer is allowed to complete their work independently before discussing new ideas and possibilities with Libra.

Cancer & Libra Compatibility Summary

Expectations and their personal worldview are the biggest conflicts standing in the way of a harmonious Cancer and Libra relationship. Both signs have very different expectations in the other sign and may have trouble communicating these needs due to their mutual lack of assertiveness.

However, once Cancer and Libra take the time to sit down and have a heart to heart regarding their personal relationship goals, they will often be able to find similarities in their compassionate, caring natures and can work to set themselves up for a lasting, peaceful relationship.

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