Water Signs: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces; Learn About Your ElementThe 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.
The Water element is deep and emotive, just like a river. These signs are very tuned into other people’s feelings, however they can be moody and controlling. Here's everything you need to know about this elements' characteristics!
How do you know if you're a water sign?
If you are a native of one of the 3 signs below, you belong to this group:
Cancer - June 21 - July 21
Scorpio - October 23 - November 22
Pisces - February 20 - March 20
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What does it mean to be a water sign?
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. This element is elusive, it symbolizes life, purity and renewal. Plus, it is the element of feeling and sharpens your instinct.
What do natives of this group have in common?
1) Their strong emotions rule them
The water element represents life, purity and renewal. These signs personify sensitivity and really 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 often choose to express themselves through the means of art, designing and drawing for example. Being around them will definitely inspire you and get your creative juices flowing.
- Read about the other zodiac elements here -
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.
A lack of confidence unfortunately characterizes these three signs and the low self-esteem can prevent them from finding love and relationship satisfaction.
Horoscope compatibility is very important when it comes to finding love. Discover who this element is most compatible with in 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 off 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 as 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.
* 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