By Keen Editorial Staff

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The Gemini man and Cancer woman finding happiness and solace with each other’s presence is a rare and wondrous occurrence. As a powerful, mentally driven sign, he can struggle to be the partner or friend that the emotionally guided Cancer woman needs. In truth, the potential for compatibility will all boil down to her needs as the master of tricks and adaptation rarely remains a constant as far as desires are concerned. Any Cancer-born are right to be wary around such a character when security is what their hearts long for the most. As in most pairings involving the Gemini man, much can be thrown on his shoulders with regards to how it all ultimately plays out. His ability and desire to learn and adjust to his partner can pave the way for a wonderful relationship or a total disaster zone. Communication and a basic understanding of the traits that help define your partner’s star sign can be the cheat sheet you need for success.

Basic Compatibility

Cancer women are ruled by their emotions, often much more so than men of the same sign. While this is often seen as a weakness, it can also be a strength as it brings forth a genuinely empathetic and sympathetic nature. A crab still on the prowl for a partner, and therefore security, can suffer from significant emotional instability problems that spell danger for the easily disturbed. Gemini men are rather robust and impervious to such things and do not abandon their interest in a partner or friend solely because difficulty presents itself. Instead, he craves to explore the interesting Cancerian woman and will not budge until his curiosity is settled. The best thing they have going for them is Gemini’s hatred of being alone. Cancer’s notorious clinginess finally finds its match and provides the emotional attachment the Gemini man longs to experience. Gemini men are diehard intellectuals who thrive off of intelligent conversation. Luckily, this is something Cancer women can provide.

The risk of incompatibility is high, mostly due to differing core values and needs. Cancer women crave loyalty, security, and stability and are at their happiest when they can count on someone and something at the end of the day. Unfortunately, Gemini men loathe routine, exist in an ever-changing state, and are known as the least trustworthy of all star signs. Two volatile substances are prone to have poor reactions when mixed and it is never more true than with this pair. For Cancer women, everything is experienced seriously and at the deepest level. For Gemini, life is about fun and the only deep things about them are their conversations. He thrives off of verbal communication, but the crab needs a man who can master her emotional cues and emotional needs. It isn’t impossible to make this partnership work, but the challenges may seem insurmountable with such base conflicts.

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Love And Relationships

Cancer women have a relatively easy time making friends, even if most friendships don’t progress to close ones. The crab loves to make others feel better, after keying in on their struggles and feeling empathy. This means many friendships are built off of gratitude and loyalty, two things all Cancers both display in abundance and treasure in others. Her inherent insecurity means close friendships are harder to come by and it takes a long time and consistent reassurance of trustworthiness before she is ready to take the plunge. As trust is so integral to her happiness and loyalty integral to her character, you can always depend on her to never let you down. Gemini men are exceedingly social, miles more than the rather introverted Cancer woman. They flock to new and exciting people and draw them in with their charm. Their friendly natures mean many friends of various levels at any given time but the trouble lies with permanence. Once boredom settles in, or an exciting friendship loses its luster, it can be hard to keep his attention and, therefore, his loyalty.

Intimate relationships take the already existing challenges for both signs and multiply them by 10. Cancer women are far too insecure to trust that if she devotes all her energy to remaining exciting, her Gemini man will stay. In all honesty, it is a risky gamble for any sign as sensitive as the crab. He lives in the moment and is vibrant, loving, and endlessly devoted up until the second he is not – with little to no warning. Their social desires are different, as are their loved activities, with Cancerians enjoying time at home while Gemini prefer endless adventure. In the bedroom, it is more of the same as Cancer women need a long buildup and emotional connection for sexual activity, while the twins crave variety, exploration and sex for the fun and experience. Trying to balance the needs and desires of both partners into an agreeable compromise is best approached with one facet at a time. Attempting to address social conflicts, communication problems, and intimacy issues all in one go is destined to result in failure or frustration.

Working Together

Gemini men are, and will always be, the masters of adapting to any situation. Work is often where they hone their craft to perfection, performing well whether alone or in a group. As long as silence isn’t part of the job description, expect them to tackle everything vigorously and excel due to their stunning intellectual capabilities. Cancer women have great work ethic and are truly at their best in a profession that involves caring for people, animals, or even gardens. Outside of those, her emotional needs and expression can sometimes interfere with work, especially if it is her only source of interaction. As such, tackling work alone is usually in her best interest and allows her to focus on living up to her dependability. As a team, a Gemini man and Cancer women should function smoothly together. A working relationship between the two is bound to be devoid of frustration and both signs have no trouble getting work done correctly and on time.

Cancerian women have a lot to be gained from Gemini men and could use the burst of excitement and fun they bring to relationships of all types. Regrettably, it can be difficult for her to gain what she needs most, a stable, dependable rock to calm her insecurities. Gemini men are the jack of all trades, able to seamlessly excel in most situations but it will take true effort to make this work out. All in all, common traits play only a small role in the chance of friendship or relationship success between star signs. A sensitive Cancer woman or fun-loving Gemini man may be just what your life needs. Remember, you will never know unless you try.

Talk to a love and relationship psychic for additional insights about the pairing of a Gemini man and Cancer woman.

Keen Editorial Staff
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