With your natal Venus in Cancer, this summer water sign will blend with the planet of affection, giving to it a lot of emotional characteristics and making it overly feminine. Venus is generally governing pleasure and what attracts us, attachment to material things and subconscious urges to claim and make something our possession. It rules what we appreciate and brings us comfort, and of course feelings that can be described under the category “love”. Cancer energy will make the native a shy and reserved house, adoring nurturing and being nurtured, while also everything connected with food and its preparation. Romanticism and security is a necessary ingredient for them to get attracted to a person.
Venus in Cancer further intensifies the maternal side of the relationship, the side of constant nurturing. Those who have this position are generally affectionate with their children, love relationships, relatives and friends in general. The desire is to care for everyone, welcome and meet their needs. They tend to be more of a homebody, like to take care of the home and family, and probably enjoy cooking for friends. They have a greater potential to keep the house comfortable, beautiful and ready to receive visitors.
Since they love comfortable places, they often prefer to have fun at home instead of going out.
People with Venus in Cancer tend to be more sensitive in their love relationships, so they can easily feel hurt. However, in general, women with this position may insist on not showing that they are vulnerable. Men let their partner figure it out somehow. When bored and lonely, natives in this position may even take the initiative to show what they feel. However, they usually do everything very discreetly.
They are people who, in order to feel more secure and loved, need to receive frequent displays of affection. When Venus in Cancer is under stress, there can be a tendency for unpredictable emotional reactions, over-sentimentality, and moodiness.
They value financial and domestic security and when they decide to get married, they seek a stable life, greatly enjoying spending time at home and in the nuclear family.
Each planets have a different effect on you, depending on which house and sign they reside in. In order to find out where they are located in your natal chart, you can use our free birth chart generator. Also, examine the aspects that they form with other planets in your chart. You will understand a lot more about the detailed role that they have in your horoscope.