When a relationship between a Sagittarius man and a Cancer woman survives, it’s a true testament to the power of love – because for this fire and water couple, compatibility is a struggle and far from instinctive.
Everything about the Sagittarius man screams a warning to the Cancer woman. He is reckless, restless and all about the latest risk and adrenaline rush. He has no desire to settle down or be responsible – and she’s very aware that he could essentially ruin all that she holds dear. Meanwhile, everything about the Cancer woman turns off the Sagittarius man, so you would think. She is clingy, emotional and determined to take care of him – a thought which fills him with horror, as he would much prefer to take are (or not) of himself. Sagittarius man and Cancer woman compatibility often fails at this first hurdle before the couple even get to know each other properly.
It’s a shame really, because the couple could teach each other a great deal. The Sagittarius man could bring light, optimism and a sense of freedom to the Cancer woman’s many worries and woes. The Cancer woman could teach the Sagittarius man once and for all the value of putting down roots and of staying close to those you love. Sadly for Sagittarius man and Cancer woman compatibility, neither partner is really ready to learn those lesson just yet.
If the couple do get together, they can create a very steamy match in terms of sexual compatibility, although the Sagittarius man’s brusque approach to romance isn’t exactly the romantic hero the Cancer woman had in mind. Outside of the bedroom, however, it’s exceptionally easy for the Sagittarius man to hurt the Cancer woman, either accidentally with his lack of tact, or deliberately with his bluntness. It’s also very easy for the Cancer woman to drive the Sagittarius man away with one too many demands on his time or his freedom. Although she only means to love him, her constant fussing over him drives him to distraction and will cause him to pull away. It’s tough for this couple. Sagittarius man Cancer woman compatibility just can’t seem to get it right.
Even a good row won’t clear the air. The Sagittarius man has the kind of temper you would expect from a fire sign – he will fly into a rage, but it’s quickly over and forgotten. The Cancer woman, however, never forgets. When she is upset, she will be withdrawn, sulky and moody, and quite passive aggressive too. This winds up the Sagittarius man no end as he finds this kind of manipulation dishonest. For the Sagittarius man and Cancer woman, compatibility can be elusive at every turn.
Both these individuals are kind hearted, however. The Cancer woman is genuinely loving and nurturing and doesn’t want to hurt her partner. The Sagittarius man has an innate sense of fair play which will stop him hurting the Cancer woman on purpose too. So with time, and with lots of tolerance on both parts, this couple can learn to put their differences aside. Unfortunately for Sagittarius man Cancer woman compatibility, the Sagittarius man isn’t big on patience. The Cancer woman too, if she senses a threat to her security or her loved ones, won’t hang around to be wounded. This is one relationship where the partners may find it simply too difficult to reconcile their very different goals in life.
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