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Born on the Cancer-Leo Cusp

Swinging along with the Cusp of Oscillation

Are you up for a special challenge? Good! Because when sensitive Cancer energy hooks up with dramatic Leo in your birth chart, the result is a wildly swinging pendulum of extreme ups and extreme downs.

This doesn't have to be a bad thing, of course, but if you were born between about July 19 to July 25, you were born on the Cancer-Leo Cusp -- and you have some contrary elements in your birth chart that may take some extra discipline to overcome.

Born of a conflicting mix of water and fire, Cancer-Leo cuspers can be shy and sensitive one moment and gregarious drama queens the next. The danger here is that you might be either so sensitive or so insensitive that you'll come across as self-absorbed either way.

Life's greatest challenge for those born on the Cancer-Leo Cusp, then, is to find a comfortable middle ground between these extremes. To do so will take hard work and self-discipline, but it's doable with meditative activities like yoga or volunteering to help others so you don't become too focused on yourself.

The brighter side of this cosmic combination is that both Cancer and Leo are deeply loving and devoted horoscope signs, so Cancer-Leo cuspers will often form lasting relationships and have great big loving family lives.

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6 Comments to "Born on the Cancer-Leo Cusp"
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Karen A Kay says:
Tue, 07/23/2013 - 17:08

True that, Marie! Here's a great article about the Royal Baby and his birth chart on the Cancer/Leo cusp by our expert Astrologer Maria DeSimone! http://www.tarot.com/astrology/royal-baby

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Marie Kerr says:
Tue, 07/23/2013 - 05:47

Our new-born prince in the UK is slapbangwallop on the Cancer/Leo cusp - let's all wish him well!

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Suresh says:
Thu, 07/18/2013 - 14:17

I was born on Gemini Cancer cusp. Any comments, please. Thank you.

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sushma says:
Tue, 09/04/2012 - 08:53

i was born on july 23rd at 12 :00 am...I am very calm and sensitive at one side, on the other side i get very angry so quickly and cant handle bad ppl or bad things around me.

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Mileen Coulter says:
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 00:50

I was also born on July 24th. There is a bit of difference in your Horroscope and your personology. I learned I can be shy one minute, and then very dramatic the next. This is your personality. What may happen today or tomorrow, doesn't have much dwelling on your personality. The year you were born in concerns the Chinese Zodiac. This is the true you. I found out that True Love and jealousy can bring out the shyness and drama. Never felt the extreems, until I felt true Love.

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Brandon says:
Thu, 09/08/2011 - 22:35

im born on july 24th i have always been a dead on Leo but i as well share sighns of the Cancer... does this change my daily horoscope??

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