Loving and protective – these are words that describe your Cancer man when he feels secure in a relationship. You are enjoying the connection you are building and want to keep him. Here are things to know to do so.
In dating, your Cancer man is loving, thoughtful, and a great protector. He is also very attractive and loves to be babied. He will also appreciate it if you stay at home while he provides. You should be consistent, authentic, and present all the time. Do not invalidate his feelings and do not give unsolicited advice.
Sounds good? Well, we’ve just scratched the surface…
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That said, let’s take a look at what your Cancer man is all about…
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About your Cancer Man
He is loving
One trait that a Cancer man is known for is his loving trait. He is very attentive to his family – his wife, his mother, and especially his children. He is somebody who is around his mother all the time. Know that he will be taking care of her no matter what.
If you were thinking of getting jealous of his mother, know that you are going to cause a lot of drama if you do.
He is the type to be a protector and a provider. He is someone you can rely on, and he is going to be there if you need him. You do not even need to worry about his whereabouts when he walks out when you get into an argument because he will come back home especially if he really loves you.
He will want you home
Because he is a good provider, he will expect his partner to stay at home, taking care of the kids and doing the household chores. Even if he is the type to go out and be with his friends, he will want his wife or husband to be at his home, waiting for him.
He is a very traditional type of man, and he may not even want you to work. However, he will make sure that you have everything you want and need. But the catch is you need to be someone he wants you to be, and that would be to be home all the time.
He is thoughtful
Although he expects you to be home all the time, he will be the type to always think of you no matter where he goes. He will not take you for granted especially if you are someone that does things around the house.
Be ready to be appreciated all the time because he sees you and what you do for him. He will be the one to give you flowers and will make you smile. He will be someone who will want to do things for you and surprise you.
If he notices that you want something, he will go ahead and bring it to you. However, he will expect the same to be done to him.
He is a great protector
There are times when you’re going to be stuck somewhere on the road, and you’re just going to be needing help from somebody. Your Cancer man will be the one to call! You can literally call him for anything especially if he is in love with you.
Whatever it is that you need, he is going to be making sure that he will provide it for you. Part of this is because of his ego, and that is actually the flip side of a Cancer man. Do not think just because he is emotional, there would not be a dark side to him. There is and that is it.
At some point in your relationship, he will not listen to you and would not hear anything you say.
He is very attractive
If you have not noticed yet, your Cancer man is a very attractive man, and this is because of the feminine and masculine energy he gives off.
Something in him allows him to be very suave and poised. He takes pride in his appearance, and rest assured that he will make sure that you look good too. He will definitely have a say on what you can wear when going out.
He likes to be babied
Just like an Aries man, he is the type to be nurtured like a baby. He likes being under his lover and will love it if you hold him very close. He likes to be the little spoon when you are cuddling. He loves to take care of people, so, it is only fitting that he needs to be nurtured as well.
What are your chances with your Cancer man?
Before I we get into the 6 things you must do when dating a Cancer man, it’s probably a good idea for you to check how compatible you are with him!
Here’s a fun quiz to determine your compatibility with your Cancer man. There are 9 easy questions! click here to start the compatibility quiz!
6 Things to Do When Dating a Cancer Man
As we have talked about earlier, your Cancer man is a very loving individual, and he is an incredible partner when he feels like he is secure in a relationship. He is pretty consistent when it comes to taking care of you. And so, he will be expecting the same from his partner.
One thing that you should not do is trigger his doubt. To do this, whatever standard you have set from the beginning of the relationship must be maintained up until now. He can be like a mirror, and whatever it is that you give him, he will be back.
The last thing that you want to be when in a relationship with a Cancer man is to be a fraud. He loves hard, and he will love you, even more, when you do not pretend to be someone you are not in a relationship with.
You should be someone he can trust and being yourself is one way to do that. You should be authentically you through and through, and if you did not do this at the beginning of your relationship, that is going to be a big problem in the end.
Your Cancer man loves to spend time with you, and he appreciates it if you give him your full attention when you are together. He hates it when you are on your phone, scrolling through Instagram or TikTok when you are together. You will definitely get a negative reaction.
He is not trying to control you, remember that, but if you are supposed to be spending time together, then do it with your full attention on him. When on a date, show up ready to be present and build a connection with him even more.
Do not invalidate his feelings
There will be instances wherein your Cancer man will change his mood but do not even dare to judge his feelings because he will not like it very much. If this happens, do not ever tell him that he is overreacting and that he is not acting the way he should be.
It is important for him to know that you care and that you want to be part of the solution to his problem. The best thing to do here is to ask him what he needs from you and tell him that you have the intention to solve it with him.
Do not put him on the witness stand
Not all days are happy days, not only for a Cancer man but also for you.
However, you may have different ways to express it. Your Cancer man may not be good enough at hiding how bad his day is and will remain still and quiet, and depending on the characteristic of your Cancer man, he can act a little differently that day.
What you cannot do is ask him what his problem is because you will never get a favorable response. It is important to remember to not misunderstand these kinds of moods from your Cancer man because he does not like to be interrogated like he is on the witness stand.
Do not give unsolicited advice
Your Cancer man is a cardinal sign, and he is born to be a leader. And just like other cardinal signs, he does not like advice that he did not ask. So, never give him advice he never asked. Because he might think that you think that he does not know what he is doing.
If you want to give him ideas on options he can consider, tell him to let you know. And then, give your advice. Give him a chance to do things in his own way first.
More details when dating a Cancer man
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- how to get a hot Cancer man to chase you
- how to know if he is the one
- what he is looking for in a woman
- how to overcome his tests…
- how to keep him interested long-term
- and much more…
If you haven’t done so already, also try her quiz… click here to take Anna’s relationship compatibility quiz for specific insights into your relationship compatibility with him “astrologically”.
Dating a Cancer man, the final word…
When dating, your Cancer man is:
- He is loving
- He will want you home
- He is thoughtful
- He is a great protector
- He is very attractive
- He likes to be babied
Here are some of the things to do when dating a Cancer man:
- Be consistent
- Be authentic
- Be present
- Do not invalidate his feelings
- Do not put him on the witness stand
- Do not give unsolicited advice
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