Water Signs Of The Zodiac: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces; Learn About Your Element

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The Water element encompasses Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces and these signs are known for their sensitivity, intuition, and pure sensuality. This flowy element group has an intense influence on the emotional and nurturing sides of its natives' personalities, which explains why they pick up on things that others don't notice. Astrologist Susan Taylor talks us through the characteristics, compatibility, and ruling planets of the Water signs.

Water Signs Of The Zodiac: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces; Learn About Your Element
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The Water element is deep and emotive, just like a river. These signs are very tuned in to other people’s feelings, however, they can be moody and controlling. Here's everything you need to know about this element's characteristics!

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How do you know if you're a water sign of the zodiac?

If you are a native of one of the 3 signs below, you belong to this group:
Cancer - Born between: June 21 - July 21
Scorpio - Born between: October 23 - November 22
Pisces - Born between: February 20 - March 20

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What does it mean to be a water sign zodiac?

Water is the last of the four elements on which western astrology relies to classify the signs according to their psychological profile. It's a feminine element and corresponds to people who are more introverted, dreamy, and imaginative. Natives of this group have a deeper 'inner world' and a more cerebral nature. They are charitable beings, capable of great empathy and deep kindness. Although, be careful not to hurt them because they can become unpredictable. Like its element, natives of this group react according to the environment that stimulates them.

How are Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces' personalities influenced by water?

The rhythm of water can be calm or on the contrary agitated, just like the water signs according to the emotions that govern them. Indeed, the hypersensitivity that water signs show is such that they have difficulty managing their emotions. Often, they let themselves be submerged by these emotions like a flood coming straight at them and against which they are powerless. Plus, it is the element of feeling and sharpens your instinct.

What personality is a water sign?

1) These natives are emotional

The water element represents life, purity, and renewal. These signs personify sensitivity and do let their emotions rule the decision-making process. Staying in control of their emotions isn’t always an easy feat for the zodiac signs ruled by this group, because being expressive comes naturally to them.

2) Their creativity is always bold

The truth is, natives of this element love thinking outside the box and really do have unique visions. They frequently choose to express themselves through the means of art, designing, and drawing, for example. Being around them will inspire you and get your creative juices flowing.

- Read about the other zodiac elements here -

Water signs and love: They make for attentive lovers

Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces are very romantic zodiac signs and love showering their partners with love and affection. They are each very comfortable with their sexuality and aren’t afraid to express how they feel. Their intuition and great sensitivity make them sensual people who are often very comfortable in the bedroom. As for love relationships, the natives of this group can sometimes lack self-confidence, yet when they are in a stable relationship, they are then able to give the best of themselves.

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A lack of confidence, unfortunately, characterizes these three signs, and low self-esteem can prevent them from finding love and relationship satisfaction.  

Water signs and compatibility: What zodiac elements go together?

Horoscope compatibility is very important when it comes to finding love. Discover who this element is most compatible within love. Water signs are compatible with Earth signs. In this case; Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn will respect and love them just as they are.

These folks need magic and dreams in their love affairs. They are capable of love without limits, and they sometimes risk losing themselves if people take advantage of their kindness.

Who are the best love matches for water?

Who has what it takes to steal their heart?

Chemistry between Water and Fire: It's average!

The water sign can be completely devoured by a more dominant fire sign.

Compatibility of Water and Air: Starts well, but…

They get along at the beginning, however, the more sociable Air sign knows how to put the Water sign at ease, but doesn't have enough tact to deal with their sensitivity.

Do Water signs match with Earth signs? - Yes!

They are complementary because Earth brings the pragmatic side that the Water sign lacks. Thus, the Earth sign can help the Water sign to realize their dreams.

Will two Water signs get along? - They eventually fuse into one person

They quickly live an intense, deep, sincere relationship but are too dependent on each other, which means their passion quickly evaporates.

Which planets rule over these signs?

Astrological signs are influenced by their ruling planets. Discover the influence on their personalities here:

Cancer is ruled by the Moon

Along with the Sun, the Moon is considered the most important star. The rich emotional universe of Cancer makes it a fragile and touchy sign. Their imagination knows no bounds!

Scorpio is ruled by Mars and Pluto

Although darkness is part of Scorpio's personality, they are also passionate and live life with great intensity. Although, be careful not to annoy this sign too much…

Pisces is ruled by Neptune

Neptune rules the mind and intuition. It therefore gives Pisces its overflowing creativity and gift for music.

Susan Taylor’s insights: Bright futures

Water signs are deeply emotional and intuitive people. Their vulnerability and acute sensitivity lead them to connect quite easily with those around them. However, by being overly compassionate, they can be accused of lacking logic in their decisions and actions. They can also sometimes become prickly if they don't like something. Water signs are very good speakers, doctors, psychologists, and spiritual guides. 

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>>> Your element also impacts your future, so consult your 2023 horoscope here and discover the symbolism of water.

* Literature Source: The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need, Author; Joanna Martine Woolfolk, Published in 2012 and available here: Amazon - The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need

Article presented by Susan Taylor

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world of Astrology and horoscopes. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are my main passions.

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