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Sagittarius and Cancer approach the world with a lot of differences, but through these differences they have the potential to learn a lot from each other. Cancers are known for being nurturing and having a strong tie to home (or what they think of as... Keeping reading

Cancer & Sagittarius Compatibility

Sagittarius and Cancer approach the world with a lot of differences, but through these differences they have the potential to learn a lot from each other.

Cancers are known for being nurturing and having a strong tie to home (or what they think of as their home). Sagittarians, on the other hand, favor wandering and traveling, and typically don’t like to think of themselves as tied down. There are places in which these dissimilarities can present challenges, but they can also be very eye-opening to each sign.

Sagittarians may learn to appreciate the place they come back to. Cancers may learn to get out of their comfort zones, or at least expand them.

Sagittarians tend to have an optimism about them that may not be present in other signs. Cancers have a reputation for brooding, but this also has its place in a balance with Sagittarians. Too much optimism can be just as counterproductive as not enough. Between the two signs, emotional balance has a lot of potential.

Cancers can be very deep and don’t always like revealing their feelings, which Sagittarians may find fascinating. Sagittarians are deeply interested in other perspectives and learning from people, so they may see Cancer’s shifting moods as delightfully mysterious.

While Cancers themselves are typically very nurturing, they need to feel this in return even more than other signs. Sagittarians can be hit or miss with showing affection like this. Cancer will need to be open about the things they need, especially in the beginning. Likewise, Sagittarians will need to make sure they follow through.

Sagittarians have a complicated approach to commitment that may present a challenge with Cancers. Cancers love to love hard, and typically seek to establish something serious with their romantic partners. Sagittarians are more likely to have many short-lived romances and enjoy what they perceive as their freedom. Like with any relationship, communication and patience will be the key in making it work.

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Love & Intimacy Compatibility

Both Cancers and Sagittarians are slow when it comes to falling for someone and committing, but their troubles stem from two different places. For Cancers, it’s more about their emotions and their worry that they’ll get hurt by someone else. Cancers feel like they need to be completely certain before taking that leap, and Sagittarius can relate.

For Sagittarians, not wanting to commit comes less because of their feelings and more because of their tendency to seek out new experiences. Their independence and freedom are very important, and they may see making a commitment to someone as a potential hindrance. They likely won’t rush Cancer into getting into a relationship, but that may be because they’re not ready for one themself.

In love, Sagittarians can be very passionate and share a lot of optimism. These are traits that will mesh very well with Cancerian sensibilities. Cancers tend to love very hard, and thrive when that love is being given in return. When they make that romantic commitment to each other, they’ll be thrilled to see this side in their partner.

Typically, when a Cancer does commit to someone, it’s with the intention of building a home and a life together. This is something that may clash with Sagittarian ideology (since they typically want to explore and wander). If they can reach a compromise, they’ll be able to go far together (maybe even literally).

The way that each of them is able to navigate emotions will be a big indicator on how well they’re able to connect. In some areas, this will come easily but in others, it may be more challenging–for a deeper analysis, be sure to read how this pair matches up emotionally.

Overall, while there can be some challenges when it comes to romance, they can each learn a lot from each other. With a lot of listening and good communication, this match has a good amount of potential to thrive in love.

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Friendship Compatibility

If they meet each other while traveling or during creative ventures, they have the potential to become fast friends. Sagittarians can easily draw people in with their sunny optimism, and Cancers gravitate towards people who seem trustworthy.

This is a friendship pairing that can be very enlightening to both of them. Sagittarians have the power to help Cancers fully experience the world around them, and Cancers can make Sagittarians more in tune with their feelings. Both of these things will give them each a lot of room for growth.

Sagittarians love to be on the move, which unfortunately means they’re frequently away from their friends. Cancers may be hurt by this even though it’s not their fault; it’s just Sagittarian nature. This may cause a strain in their friendship, especially if Sagittarius becomes someone that Cancer feels close to.

Finding activities to do together will help when it comes to strengthening their friendship bond. For tips on that, check out how this pair fails and succeeds in matters of activities.

If Cancers can understand that Sagittarian wanderlust isn’t intended as a slight, their friendship has the potential to go far. That’s something that can be hard to internalize, and talking about it together may help a lot.

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Emotional Compatibility

Cancers are known best for their emotional depths. They can sometimes come off as moody, which curious Sagittarians will likely be able to handle with ease.

Sagittarians tend to not feel comfortable being vulnerable or exploring their own feelings. This is something that Cancers may have a tough time with, especially at the beginning of the relationship.

Sagittarians will have to remember to be diligent about making Cancer feel appreciated. This goes especially if they have a hard time talking about their own feelings.

Cancers can be more sensitive than most and can sometimes get hurt very easily, especially from those that they love. Sagittarians can sometimes be so blunt that it’s abrasive, so Cancers will have to be very communicative about where their lines are. Conversations like that aren’t easy, so Sagittarians should anticipate exercising patience.

Another challenge can be presented when there are disagreements between the two signs. Sagittarians get over their anger very quickly, even when it burns bright. Cancers, on the other hand, tend to take a long time to forgive, and they’ll hardly ever forget when someone has hurt them. This is a product of their sensitive nature, and it’s something that may cause tension if Sagittarius unintentionally hurts Cancer. Sagittarius being clear about their intentions and listening when Cancer expresses those feelings will help with this.

The optimism that Sagittarians tend to bring will find a good balance with some of Cancer’s deeper emotions. If this balance can be maintained, they have a good chance of finding emotional harmony.

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Values Compatibility

Sagittarians have an insatiable curiosity that gives them the drive to explore. Frequently, they’re known for traveling to parts unknown to see what life is like. This is something they highly value in their lives, and they like having a partner who is also adventurous so they can share these experiences.

Cancers tend to place a very, very high value on their home. Their homes are usually cozy, and in a more intangible sense, having their home lives be secure makes it feel possible for them to achieve their goals. Sagittarians are quite the opposite; they don’t like to be held down to one specific area or set of ideals.

This is something that could cause challenges. Sagittarians may see Cancers as unwilling to see the world beyond their door. Cancers may think Sagittarians don’t value home enough for it to be worth it for them. However, there is also the potential for each of them to learn from each other and explore new ideas.

Cancers tend to have a small group of friends that they’re very loyal to. Sagittarians, on the other hand, typically have a large group of acquaintances, usually met while traveling. This exemplifies the differences they share in the value of loyalty. It’s something that may present challenges, especially if Cancer doesn’t feel that Sagittarius is being loyal enough. However, it can also be enlightening to both of them, and could be a learning opportunity.

While there are a lot of differences in their value set, overall, there can be strong compatibility if each sign is willing to be patient and learn from the other.

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Activities Compatibility

Finding things to do together can be tough because of the different ways each sign approaches life. Sagittarians thrive best when they can wander and explore the world. Cancers love making their home the coziest and most welcoming that it can be.

Sagittarians tend to enjoy crowds and getting to know lots of people. Cancers, because of their heightened sensitivity and empathy, may find that a lot of time spent in crowds is draining. Cancers are likely to compromise because they want to make their partner happy, but Sagittarians should be mindful of Cancer’s limits.

If Cancer enjoys traveling, they’ll be able to find more common ground when it comes to doing things together. Opting for bed and breakfasts instead of traditional hotels may help give Cancer a taste of home they don’t typically get while traveling.

Creativity is another potential avenue for finding things to do together. Both Cancers and Sagittarians tend to have creative streaks, and will enjoy learning from one another. If they enjoy using the same medium, they’re likely to bond over it. If they prefer different creative ventures, they’ll probably have conversations about them and be interested in learning from each other.

Doing creative things together can be a good compromise when Sagittarius feels like exploring but Cancer would rather stay home or local.

Even though finding shared activities may seem like a challenge, there’s still potential for Sagittarius and Cancer to enjoy time together. Compromise and creativity will be key components in their compatibility.

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Communication Compatibility

Cancers love to nurture and thrive best when they’re being nurtured in return. Sagittarians may see this as being clingy, and may have a hard time knowing what Cancer needs—especially if they’re not told directly. Cancers can have a hard time with being direct, so this is something they’ll need to watch.

Emotions and communication for this pairing tend to go hand in hand–feelings usually influence how they relate to and react to one another. Checking out their emotional compatibility may be helpful in navigating some of these conversations.

Sagittarians are sometimes honest to a fault, and this may hurt their more sensitive Cancerian counterpart. Even if they don’t mean for it to, they’ll likely have to watch what they say at least to a degree.

Cancers don’t always like to talk about their emotions, even if they run very deeply. This is something that Sagittarians share, which can work out very well just as much as it can lead to unhealthiness in the relationship. Feeling safe with each other is something that will only make communication stronger.

Many Cancers would rather sugarcoat something if it means not hurting someone, especially if it means that they’ll stay. This can present a challenge for a couple of reasons. Sagittarians tend to favor honesty. Sagittarians also don’t like to feel like they’re being held down, and would hate to find out someone was lying to them to get them to stay.

Keeping an open dialogue about needs as well as how to approach them will go a long way in each party feeling respected.

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Trust Compatibility

Cancers often trust people very quickly. Sagittarians take a while before they’ll let someone in emotionally, but they tend to be very social and personable. It’s not so much that Sagittarians trust very easily; they just tend to be open to sharing their experiences.

Talking about feelings for Sagittarians, however, usually takes a lot. This is a manifestation of trust, and in this sense, it takes a lot for Sagittarians to trust anyone.

Sagittarians need to be assured that being with Cancer will still mean that they can exercise independence and be the free spirit they always were. If Cancer pushes back too hard against this because they’re looking to build a home with someone, it may cause a rift. If they can come to a compromise, they have the potential to be together for a long time. Cancers can usually understand what their partner needs, so this likely won’t be an issue.

Cancers can be very empathetic, and this will work well when it comes to matters of trust and broaching conversations about feelings. Likely they’ll be patient and understanding when Sagittarians need the space to process a bigger commitment. This will help a lot when Sagittarians are trying to build trust with them.

Patience on both sides will help a lot in making matters around trust run smoothly.

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Work Compatibility

Both signs have a tendency to have an interesting resumé because of the way they float from job to job. This happens for different reasons, but will no doubt give them a lot to talk about. For Sagittarians, it comes from their nature to wander and try new things. Cancers, on the other hand, tend to be picky about their work environments, and are willing to leave over it.

Having a lot of experience in different things will likely be an asset to whatever venture they decide to start together.

Sagittarians tend to gravitate towards leadership. This is good, because Cancers have a tendency to shy away from it. Between the two of them, they’ll be able to find a good balance.

Cancers really thrive with creative ventures. In these fields especially, they tend to be very motivated and work very hard. This can be really good for Sagittarius, who also favors creativity but can easily become distracted. Having someone to help keep Sagittarians from getting their heads in the clouds too much will make them an even better worker. Cancer has a lot of potential to be that person for them.

Both signs work well independently as well as with a team. Cancers may have a harder time with team-oriented work, but if Sagittarius is a good team leader there shouldn’t be an issue.

Cancer & Sagittarius Compatibility Summary

The way that Cancers and Sagittarians balance each other will be what strengthens their relationship no matter what kind it is. With romance, it will take each of them a while to work up to commitment so neither will have to worry about feeling rushed. Both of them tend to have passion in their romantic endeavors, which will keep their relationship strong.

The things that make this duo balance out can also present challenges–sometimes they may seem like opposites. But with compromise and a willingness to learn from each other, they have the potential to go very far.

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