Cancer in 5th House: Contradictory Expectations


People born with Cancer in 5th House are highly emotional beings and put their partner on a pedestal. Their loved ones are being given many of their emotions, so they’re careful with all of their interpersonal connections.

In love with every pleasure that this life has to offer, these natives eat a lot and are prone to excesses. Friendly almost to the extreme, others may think they’re only like this because they’re trying to obtain something. When it comes to their courage, they’d rather not take any risk or gamble.

Cancer on the Fifth House Cusp:

  • Positives: Ambitious, enthusiastic and flexible;
  • Negatives: Pompous and inconsiderate;
  • Advice: Don’t be afraid to change your mind when a situation doesn’t suit you anymore;
  • Celebrities: Khloe Kardashian, Adriana Lima, Isabelle Adjani, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Fallon.

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Inconsistent with some of their emotions

Natives born with Cancer in the Fifth House are looking at their loved ones to be their protectors. When it comes to the roles they’re playing in society, these can very much reveal who they are: reserved and less energetic personalities.

When it comes to their appearance, they’re moderately manifesting anything, but this doesn’t mean they don’t want to attract attention to them.

These natives find pleasure and are happy when doing something recreational or when people in their surroundings are asking them to do what they did when they were children.

More than this, they want their emotions to be nurtured because they prefer a life in which others are taking care of them. Preferring to spend their time with those they’ve known for a lifetime, they don’t like to focus on activities as these just are because they want to feel important while doing something.

When it comes to their children, these natives hold on tight to their little ones, being unwilling to let them go away from home.

More than this, the women with Cancer in Fifth House are known to mother their lovers, so they’re the ones men are looking to be taken care of. All natives having this position in their birth chart don’t like being criticized.

Usually developed harmoniously, their “I” is all about being warm and sensitive. Empathetic with others, they also want to be seen as someone positive, so they can be manipulative when wanting to appear as someone else. However, it’s also easy for them to be manipulated by others.

Spiritual and the ones always present in church, Fifth House Cancers usually experience life most profoundly.

It’s true though, that they can be inconsistent with their emotions and always in need of change. However, when loving someone, they’re becoming the warmest and most special people anyone could find.

Giving a lot of importance to family

Having a creative mind, they love to dream. This is why many musicians have been born while Cancer was in the 5th House. When creating something, they like being alone and for nothing to distract them.

Their family is sure to receive all of their attention because they’re the most caring people in the Zodiac. Soft in character, these natives want to spoil their loved ones however they can. They feel at their best when resting at home with their friends and family.

Some of them love to study their family tree and to do what their ancestors did because this is making them happier, not to mention it allows more room for self-expression and a higher consciousness.

What’s important to be noticed here is that their higher responsibilities can make them feel free and that their tenderness is being shown in the emotions they’re feeling when following their most personal direction in life.

Individuals born with Cancer in Fifth House give a lot of importance to their family because people at home make them happy. For this reason, they don’t need to have an agitated lifestyle.

If their Moon is strong, they can feel empowered by it, as well they can tenderly display their personality, by loving and offering their compassion, no matter what aspect of life they may be dealing with.

Different relationship expectations

On the high plan of existence and when it comes to creativity, people born with Cancer in 5th House are compassionate and can understand everything about the big picture. Their imagination needs to be merged with their emotions.

While some artists are reproducing what they see in the world, these natives can transmit new feelings through their creations, including feelings of compassion.

However, for this to happen, they need to function on the high octave and to feel free. Obviously, by the direct reaction to the House opposing the 5th, matters of how relationships develop are being addressed.

A 5th House Cancer individual needs to be careful not to gamble his or her emotions, also to not take any unnecessary risks. More than this, natives with this placement need to be objective and to control their emotions, if they want to be efficient and productive.

It’s only normal for them to attach emotions to sex, so they’re not the type to go for something casual, in which no feeling is involved. They’re not having sex without loving because this can make them weak.

When with a partner, these people are like mothers who only need to nurture their other half. This is in their instinct and no one can change it. It’s very likely for them to fall in love with someone who knows of the same traditions as them, also with those who as well want a family.

If it is for them to feel emotionally safe with someone, they need to just enjoy sex and dating. As said before, these natives don’t go for the easy affairs because they’re looking for something more profound.

Looking for those who make them feel secure

When it comes to their hobbies, they don’t want to move that much or to be far away from home. Their creative side can be hidden, but there are ways for them to express what their imagination has spawned.

As far as love goes, they have strong emotions that need to be managed for them to be in a healthy couple. When parents, individuals born with Cancer in Fifth House are nurturing, supportive and very protective. Most of the time, their creativity comes from their intuition.

Therefore, they need to live their life as their gut is dictating them to. Their instincts are almost all the time right. As children, these people have been very sensitive and probably bullied, which means that as adults, they’re doing their best to protect their little ones from all this.

Their offspring may have Cancer present a lot in his or her birth chart. Because the 5th House is the home of Leo, the person born with Cancer in Fifth House can have his or her emotions positively influenced by the optimism of the Leo. Therefore, there is a possibility of relaxation.

When it comes to creativity, these same natives are more relying on their intuition, no matter what they may be talented in.

Usually shy when meeting new people, these natives are romantic and turned on by those who can make them feel secure, meaning they’re often falling for those who are as well in Cancer. When opening up, they can have amazing sex and incredible moments of intimacy. However, it’s easy for them to get bored with a partner.

Natives born with Cancer in Fifth House are sensitive and artistic. As far as love goes, they’re being ruled by their emotions. Protecting their family more than anything else, these natives are good parents.

Talented at writing and being good in theater, they love to express themselves and to see their children being the same. Before seeing how things are with their relationships, they can go through many painful moments.

The sensitive side and intuition of individuals born with Cancer in 5th House come to the surface when they’re expressing themselves creatively. These people always understand works of art.

They don’t like to judge how a painting has spoken to the soul of the painter because they want to just admire. If they’re themselves, artists, it’s their wish for others to admire their work in the same manner.

Sensitive and protective, they’re as well dangerous when someone is picking up on their loved ones. As far as their romantic relationships are going, these natives are looking for security. Therefore, they need someone who will support them from an emotional point of view.

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