Libra Sun, Cancer Moon
By Keen Editorial Staff

If you’re wondering what the combination of a sun and moon sign means in astrology, their positions can fuse together to shape the way you present yourself to the outside world and how you reflect on yourself and others. Your sun sign forms your outward identity, and your moon sign concerns your innermost thoughts.

Having a Libra Sun, Cancer Moon pairing is a delicate balance between your emotional body and rational mind. 

Libra Sun, Cancer Moon Traits

The diplomatic aspect of the air sign Libra paired with the empathetic energy of the water sign Cancer fuses together to create a personality that is balanced in both logic and emotions. If you are fortunate to have this pairing in your natal chart, you may know you tend to be a very good communicator, are idealistic, and can handle difficult situations with grace.  

You present yourself as bubbly and outgoing, but the soft, sensitive side makes you able to connect with others on a deeper level.

You would find success in fields of communication such as media, writing, law, and mediation as you are able to see both sides of any story and understand the reasons behind peoples’ actions.

Libra Sun, Cancer Moon Strengths

The sun in Libra with the moon in Cancer is sentient and caring. They are supportive and loyal to their loved ones with an innate ability to know when they are upset and why without even asking. 

This ability to sense the needs of others is the reason many come to them for advice. They offer a sympathetic ear with wisdom others crave. The Libra Sun, Cancer Moon needs to be wary of not being taken advantage of for this skill. They may find they expend a lot of their energy on helping others – people can use them as an emotional crutch and deplete them of their energy. 

The overall demeanor of a Libra Sun, Cancer Moon is serene. Their strengths are that they will always try to avoid arguments and can make great mediators. They would do well in careers that involve conflict resolution. 

They’re adaptable. The social Libra side makes them great at talking to people from all different walks of life. They will engage, listen, and offer solid advice that builds trust with others. Their diplomacy will see them never be dogmatic or impose their opinions on others, rather take an empathetic standpoint to see all sides of the situation.

Libra Sun, Cancer Moon Struggles

The Libra Sun, Cancer Moon has a tendency toward melodrama. While they are diplomatic, they can be moody and too emotional at times due to their cancer moon placement.

Difficulty making decisions: Pulled by both their head and their heart, the Libra Sun, Cancer Moon can find it difficult to make decisions at times. They have an idealistic nature, making it particularly problematic for them to distinguish reality from fantasy.

Criticizing: They have a tendency toward being overly critical sometimes. The Cancer moon can read people well and paired with their Libra side who is quick with their words, they can use this to hurt others when they are feeling emotional. They may lash out with just the right words to cut their loved ones.

Jealousy: The dark side of Cancer can be jealous in romantic relationships. This may be the side of them they try to keep hidden. The Libra Sun, Cancer Moon tends to keep their feelings to themselves until they feel safe to express them.

They can rush relationships: The social and flirty Libra can get excited by the prospect of a new lover and their idealistic nature can see them fall in love easily. They may end up disappointed because their expectations don’t always add up to reality. Older Libra Sun, Cancer Moons can become bitter and jaded in love if they haven’t learned to let go of their expectations and love what is in front of them.

When it comes to romantic partners, the ideal person for them is someone who is also emotionally in tune with themselves and grounded in reality. This can help them when they have their head in the clouds. They would thrive in a relationship with someone who doesn’t drain them with their problems but instead calls them out when they are overexerting themselves in other connections to give advice.

It’s not your job to fix others, Libra Sun, Cancer Moon. Make peace with people having to figure life out on their own.

Keen Editorial Staff
Keen's Editorial Staff is made up of world-class writers, astrologers, psychics, and advisors with diverse experience and spiritual sensitivity. 

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