When the Western sun sign of Cancer combines with the Chinese astrological Dragon it is said to create very intuitive individuals. This is due to the presence of the strong perceptive traits mentioned in both translations of personality predictions. The Cancerian when born in the Year of the Dragon is believed to capture an enhanced amount of these intuition assets. It coats him with a highly observant nature that is very connected to the thoughts and feelings of others. These people think and feel in depth and because of the Dragon in the mix they keep their emotions in check. They seem to have the balance just right being neither over nor under emotional.
Cancer Dragon Traits
The Cancerian Dragon personality is idealistic but able to delve into their imaginations at the drop of a hat. They are versatile characters who love to please and assist others with their problems. They are sharp and compassionate of mind and enjoy putting their skillful foresight to good use. Having a Cancerian Dragon as a friend you will never be short of meaningful sensitive advice or a shoulder to cry on. The Cancerian Dragon as a lover is just as supportive but their devoted support of others too much of the time can cause issues. These personalities rarely commit to a mate early in life as their quests to help others leave them little free time.
In Chinese mythology the appearance of the Dragon was known to also signify the arrival of good fortune. A Cancerian Dragon person with his extra perception is well equipped to take advantage of this luck aspect. Their ability to sense lucky opportunities is excellent and these particular Cancerian’s also have the confidence to grasp them. These characters are honest, responsive, attentive and direct and they have high tolerance levels. When they do enter into a close relationship or parenthood they take great pride in their responsibilities. They will be good providers who will be extremely protective of their partners, families and homes.
If a Cancerian Dragon decides he or she wants something then they will utilize their charming personality into action. These personalities use all their bodies to communicate sometimes needing no words at all. Their magnetic persona is often felt as soon as they enter a room and they never have a shortage of admirers. They are quite ambitious but do not like to be tied to only one life path. The Cancerian Dragon favors variety and soon becomes bored with not enough stimulation. Any potential close companion will need to be spontaneous in nature and still allow these Dragon’s their free spiritedness.
Such a colorful and adaptable personality as the Cancerian Dragon has few weaknesses to his temperament. He may be unnecessarily stubborn, impatient or tactless sometimes but is soon forgiven as these are always behaviors of short duration. It is just the Cancerian Dragon’s way of letting off steam to avoid burn out. These personalities need to learn to pace themselves better. If they achieve this they frequently are more successful in life.
Cancer Dragon Compatibility (Love & Friendship)
Among friends and family Cancerian Dragons are protective, loving, and supportive, but not unconditionally - for a relationship to work these traits have to be returned in equal proportion. Those born under this sign are deeply connected to the concept of loyalty. Close friends and family members are of maximum importance to their lives. Friendships are fairly simple. Cancer Dragon like those who like and appreciate their company (and don’t irritate them on a regular basis). Cancerian Dragons are also impressed by wealth, power, and status, though they would never admit it to even their closest friends.
Love will not be any more complicated for Cancer Dragons than it is for anyone else. A certain amount of appreciation goes a long way here. Members of this sign simply cannot be in a relationship where they are not appreciated or respected. They don’t need to be revered, just given some recognition for their contributions to a partnership. In return, their partner will be loved, protected, and given as much of the world as their Cancerian Dragon has to give them.
Cancer Dragon Business (Career & Goals)
Though some people consider Cancerian Dragons overly self-involved, members of this sign quite enjoy providing for the needs of others, regardless of how important those needs are viewed by society. Whether the need is food, shelter, civil rights, emotional support, it makes no difference to the Cancerian Dragon. To a friend in need, they are a friend indeed. At the same time, they don’t want to just volunteer for a charity, they want to do it on a grander scale - and do it their own way.
In the realm of careers, this could very well translate into a form of leadership. Cancerian Dragons make excellent builders, architects, landlords, and chefs to name a few. More adventurous types should consider careers such as photojournalist, historian, or war correspondent. While not true for some other signs, it would be no surprise to find a Cancerian Dragon leading a non-profit charity in a third-world country.
Some Cancerian Dragons have other causes which can vary from historical preservation to making people laugh or think. Cancer Dragons are often gifted in some particular way and will likely be drawn to using that talent to achieve great things. Members of this sign should be less careful about which career they chase and more careful about why they are chasing a particular career. Some will choose wealth, fame, power, or control over their own passion in hopes of being respected by others. This is almost always the wrong move.