Here’s how the sentimental and sweet – and, OK, occasionally moody – water sign matches with each of the 12 signs of the zodiac.
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If you believe everything you read on social media, you’re probably convinced that all Capricorns are snoozefest workaholics, Sagittarians are soapboxy zealots, and Scorpios are scary as hell. Every sign is subject to overgeneralized, often negative stereotypes in the world of quippy tweets and speedily scrolled-through memes. While they might not be as polarizing as, say, tough-to-pin-down Geminis, those born under the cardinal water sign Cancer are often pegged as overly sentimental crybabies and stage five clingers for life.
The truth is far more nuanced. Every sign has its strengths and weaknesses and will hit it off with some signs more than others. Continue reading