Being born in the Chinese Year of the Rooster is an indication of the inheritance of a warm, cheery and friendly personality. Astrologists in ancient times considered this creature to be an extrovert with an entertaining warmth and a good word for everyone. A Cancer Rooster is believed in inherit some of the Rooster’s magnetism resulting in them being one of the most sociable of all Cancerian’s. Shyness is lessened and confidence is increased resulting in individuals that are less complicated and not as easily upset by the thoughts and comments of others. This makes the Cancerian Rooster happier and less anxious in the company of others.
Cancer Rooster Traits
The Rooster’s influence creates Cancerian’s that are much more easygoing than their typical Western sun sign suggests. The Cancer Rooster combined traits are responsible for these people’s increase in sociability skills. The Rooster’s presence livens up the usually overly serious Cancer characteristics with a touch of confidence, motivation and the gift of better communication. The Cancerian Rooster makes a good companions in life as they are very understanding and able to easily and quickly convey their compassion. This is a big bonus in the character of any friend or partner. It enables them to see opinions from all sides and not just their own. This naturally unselfish attitude is an asset in any kind of relationship.
A Cancer Rooster likes to look good and often has a rather exceptional eye for detail. They enjoy mixing and matching things and their home is often full of bright colorful decor and coordinating items. These personalities like to express themselves in both their surroundings and their attire. If you want to know the latest styles a Cancer Rooster will usually be able to tell you as they like nothing more than to keep up to date with new trends. They also like to know everything that is going on in the world and often take an avid interest in the news and current affairs.
In a long term adult relationship the Cancerian Rooster is an incredibly private person. They crave immensely close partners who will share their desire to share everything intimately. They prefer to keep their personal life separate from all other areas of their life and expect their partners to adopt the same attitude. They are deeply hurt by hearing shared confidences have been broken. They put a lot of trust in their partner to maintain privacy and not discuss their joint relationship with anyone else.
On the down side the Cancer Rooster can be obstinate, bossy and highly critical when upset. If their usual balance of cheeriness is disturbed their soft natures become awkward, irritable and blunt. It does take a lot to unbalance the Rooster’s sprightly temperament so this weakness is not seen often. If an incident upsets and alters the Cancerian Rooster’s mood they will sometimes need another shock to snap them out of it. This does not have to be dramatic it can just be as simple as reminding them of their responsibilities or giving them a cuddle.
Cancer Rooster Compatibility (Love & Friendship)
Loyalty is a key trait of Cancer Rooster relationships. Members of this sign highly value their close relationships and would never think about betraying a loved one. Because of this Cancer Roosters expect the same from those close to them, and if betrayed it is unlikely that they will ever forgive the betrayer. They can be very dramatic about this, and are prone to overreacting to situations where they feel they have been done wrong. Friends who are close to them know how trustworthy and reliable they are. They will always listen to your problems, just don’t expect them to express their feelings back. You can tell an Cancer Rooster any secret and be certain it will never be shared. Traits like this make Cancer Roosters great friends to have around.
This loyalty and trustworthiness carry over well into the love department. They are simultaneously family oriented and long for true love. Marry an Cancer Rooster and they will take “Til Death Do Us Part” literally. That doesn’t mean they won’t look around a little. Male Cancer Roosters especially enjoy looking at potential mates even after they are committed, but you can be certain that they will never act on this. Because they don’t express themselves a lot, they also don’t enjoy criticism at all, so those thinking about pairing up with an Cancer Rooster will have to take the good with the bad. Luckily there tends to be more good when it comes to this sign.
Cancer Rooster Business (Career & Goals)
Cancer Roosters are surprisingly hard workers and though they care a lot about appearances, they don’t actually need a fancy job to feel good about their work. This sign is happiest when they are busiest, so they don’t mind getting their hands dirty if it means that they get to feel proud of a hard day’s work. In rural settings, many Cancer Roosters enjoy careers as farmers. While some might see this as thankless work, Cancer Roosters see themselves as caretakers of their communities. Nothing is more important to an Cancer Rooster than feeling good about themselves and their lives, so finding work that feeds the soul should be one of this sign’s biggest goals in life.
Not all Cancer Roosters want to work on a farm, though. Some want to travel the world or make a difference in a more urban setting. It’s not unusual for an Cancer Rooster to join the military, usually a naval-based arm, and travel the world while serving their country. This sign often ends up with somewhat unusual jobs such as war journalists, wildlife photographers, or community historians. Whatever their role, it is always best for an Cancer Rooster to choose meaningful work over money. This sign is very capable of doing whatever they choose, but they should always seek personal fulfillment over what others say they should do.