Cancer is noted as being the fourth sign of the zodiac and for those born under this star sign it's all about home. People with this sign seem to take pleasure in all the comforts that comes with home and family. For women they tend to be very maternal and domestic and they tend to love to nurture. Often times they tend to have large families as well.
Those with this horoscope sign will be much happier if their home life tends to be serene and harmonious. They love to follow traditions and have a zeal for things that revolve around the household. They love family history and also enjoy communal type activities. Another key thing to note is that they tend to be patriotic as well.
They tend to be good story tellers because of possessing good memories and they base their stories on their memories and love to tell them during dinner time or other times when everyone is together all at once.
One of the reasons why the crab is their mascot is because of how quick they can be to retreat into their shells if it happens to suit their mood. This doesn't mind the one who is a Cancer because they find this as a place to hide when they may feel they've been hurt or slighted. For others though it may be difficult to get them to come out of their shelves.
A person born under this sign tends to be strong willed and tenacious and they do like to get their way especially if their kindness and gentleness doesn't seem to get the job done. They also are not above using emotional manipulation in order to make what they want happen. Then if this doesn't work then they more than likely will retreat back into their shell.
They say that they are ruled by the moon and this increases their maternal instincts and their deep desire to protect their home and family at nearly any cost. Sometimes they may even seem smothering to those around them, but that is just who they are. Often they can be overly sensitive, brooding and can be easily hurt but at the same time they are extremely sensitive, sympathetic and quick to show affection towards others.
One thing people born under this sign need to remember is to try and avoid the temptation to become selfish and feel sorry for themselves because this is not going to help any adverse situation they might be in.
They also very quick and willing to help others and they truly try to avoid confrontation because they prefer serenity over turmoil. When it comes to love, they will tend to be quite romantic and they have no problems with getting things rolling on their own. Their greatest strength however is their tenacity which is what helps them strongly protect anyone they love. They also don't ask for much in return they just want a home that is comfortable and some sense of peace in their lives.