When Cancer and Sagittarius come together, they both need to give the relationship time to grow and mature. As it matures, each partner will find more to offer to the other. While Sagittarius is a thrill seeker and enjoys an occasional adrenaline rush, Cancer derives much more satisfaction from emotional security. Early in the relationship, Cancer may want more of a commitment than Sagittarius is willing to give. As time goes by, Sagittarius will learn to appreciate the strong emotional support which Cancer offers.
Cancer and Sagittarius have different approaches to life; Cancer is more emotional and more traditional, while Sagittarius is the restless wanderer. It can be hard for Sagittarius to accept the emotional tidal wave of Cancer. It might be difficult for Cancer to accept the Sagittarian restlessness and craving for external activities. Cancer can offer Sagittarius a secure base and keep their dreams and ambitions on track. Sagittarius can help Cancer add diversity to daily life and learn to appreciate excitement.
Cancer is ruled by the Moon and Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter. The Moon is about love, nurturing and maternal instinct. Jupiter focuses on expansion, optimism, luck and travel. Together this combination of growth and expansion, masculine and feminine energy, is why the two admire and can sustain each other. When working on a common cause these two can achieve just about anything to which they set their minds.
Cancer is a Water Sign and Sagittarius is a Fire Sign. Sagittarius wants freedom, while Cancer longs for emotional security and stability. Sagittarius initiates projects from action, while Cancer is more emotional. Although these partners may find it difficult to understand where the other is coming from, when they work together they make an excellent business team because of their complementary approaches. They will not always see things the same way. As long as they both see the value in the relationship, their conflicts can usually be resolved.
Cancer is a Cardinal Sign and Sagittarius is a Mutable Sign. Sagittarius likes to move from one arena to the next as the feeling takes them, while Cancer is the instigator of new plans. Cancer needs to give Sagittarius the freedom to explore their own space and interests external to the relationship. Cancer can make Sagittarius' ideas come to fruition, even if Sagittarius has lost interest and moved on. Sagittarius can teach Cancer that broadmindedness is sometimes better than an inflexible determination.
The best aspect of the Cancer-Sagittarius relationship is the security they can give each other (once Cancer gives Sagittarius the freedom to offer that security freely). They make a wonderful business team and a compatible couple once they learn to look at the world through each other's different philosophies and open themselves up to each other. As long as they communicate and celebrate their differences, theirs will be a stable and happy relationship.