Friendship Compatibility between Cancer and Virgo
Cancer and Virgo
- Friendship Compatibility Profile
When Cancer and Virgo form a friendship, it creates a strong and down-to-earth intimacy and connection that will only grow stronger with time. Both Signs are goal-oriented and disciplined. Cancer and Virgo are sincere and devoted to their goals and to one another. Both have a strong sense of purpose. They admire each other: Virgo respects Cancer's quiet strength and dedication, while Cancer appreciates Virgo's adaptability.
This is a friendship that may take time to develop, but it will get stronger. The Cancer-Virgo pair is based on common sense and strong principles. These friends can be materialistic, as they both enjoy comfort, but they are willing to work hard for the things they enjoy. Difficulties can arise if Virgo is too critical for Cancer's easily-bruised feelings; Cancer needs to understand that this is Virgo's nature and not a personal attack. Virgo might dislike Cancer's stubborn streak but can learn to be patient and understanding of the Crab's nature. Additionally, Virgo enjoys indulging Cancer -- the Virgo's commitment to service combines well with Cancer's love of nurturing, thus pleasing both.
Cancer is ruled by the Moon, and Virgo is ruled by Mercury. Both of these Planets are close to the Sun, so they're always in the same neighborhood even though they are very different. The Moon is matriarchal; it's about cultivation and nurturing, both of which are important to Cancer. Mercury is about communication, and it's androgynous -- Virgo will take on the form that it chooses. Virgo has a more intellectual approach, but they are adept at reading other people. Because of this, Virgo can quickly understand and become the devoted and perceptive friend that Cancer needs, and they won't argue about whether one is being more attentive than the other.
Cancer is a Water Sign, and Virgo is an Earth Sign. Earth Signs are about possessions, and the Cancer-Virgo friends usually like to be surrounded by comfortable, well-crafted possessions. The Water Sign relies on emotion and intuition, making Cancer the fueling force behind the friendship in a quiet way. They share aspirations to prosperity and a love of a fancy home life. Additionally, they are a practical pair, and they rarely have problems caused by one partner's lack of control.
Cancer is a Cardinal Sign, and Virgo is a Mutable Sign. While Cancer tends to propose new ideas, Virgo likes to move from one thing to another as the feeling takes them. Because of their ubiquitous nature, it's easy for Virgo to find a place in Cancer's plans. Virgo can remember Cancer's plans and eventually will make them produce something even if Cancer has moved on.
The best aspect of the Cancer-Virgo friendship is their dedication to their shared goals and interests. Both enjoy stability and nice things, and Virgo likes helping Cancer achieve their goals. Their mutual interests make theirs a highly compatible friendship.