Water/air sign matches can be tricky because of the differences in emotional depth between the two partners – and for the Cancer man and Gemini woman, compatibility does indeed stumble over this very important issue. They have little in common and it’s not easy to imagine this relationship standing the test of time.
There’s plenty of mutual attraction here to begin with. The Cancer man is drawn to the Gemini woman’s liveliness, friendliness and her ability to be a great listener. The Gemini woman is entranced by the Cancer man’s romantic persona and the way he wants to nurture her and look after her. So far, so good – so they start dating.
After a very short while, however, Cancer man Gemini woman compatibility will start to falter. Not in the bedroom, where they can create an interesting mix of steam and imagination – but sex alone won’t keep this couple together. The Cancer man will start to feel horrified by the Gemini woman’s flightiness. Doesn’t she ever stick to anything? How come she changes her mind eighteen times a day? What if she changes her mind about him? The Gemini woman, for her part, will start to tire of the Cancer man’s moods. What’s up with him today? He was fine earlier, why is he sulking now? And why can’t he just tell her what the problem is?
In fact, both partners are moody in their own ways. For the Gemini woman, it’s intellectual moods, and whether she’s interested or not in what you have to say depends on whether she can think of anything more fascinating to do. For the Cancer man, it’s emotional moods, ranging from despair to elation and back again in a scarily short time. Since neither partner can really be sure what they’re going to get from the other at any given time, Cancer man Gemini woman compatibility has many hurdles to cross.
As well as the lack of an emotional connection, there are practical concerns for this relationship too. The Cancer man, more than anything in the world, wants to settle down and put his family first. He will find the Gemini woman to be reckless and irresponsible in her approach to family life, while she will find him too staid and boring. Being a cardinal sign, the Cancer man can be impulsive and fun loving, but not in the same way that the Gemini woman demands. Cancer man Gemini woman compatibility in the family home is doubtful.
Money can be an issue too, tied up with issues of emotional security. It’s very important to the Cancer man that he knows where the next penny is coming from. Not so for the Gemini woman, who will happily rely on her wits and charm, confident that she’ll get by even if she doesn’t quite know how right now. The Cancer man and Gemini woman will have many disputes over finances, and the Gemini woman will quickly start to feel that her freedom is being clipped.
Perhaps one of the biggest issues facing Cancer man Gemini woman compatibility, however, is the Gemini woman’s flirtatious nature. The Cancer man is extremely possessive and will not tolerate his woman seeking attention from other men. His moods and anger over this have to be seen to be believed, which will be very hurtful for the Gemini woman who is, after all, just being her natural gregarious self.
Unless all of these issues can be overcome, it seems that long term Cancer man Gemini woman compatibility is doomed. However, on a more positive note, Gemini is a mutable, flexible sign, and the Gemini woman may be willing to change and adapt to suit her romantic Cancer man. Or not.
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