UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Dating a Cancer man — not the shadowy character from The X-Files, but a potential mate born between June 21 and July 22 — is perfect for ladies who are looking for a man who’s in touch with his feelings.
Learn to know when it’s safe to kind of chip away at the wall you’ve erected around yourself.
The most common configuration of the Cancer personality, Cancer women included, is of a person who seems to have her head on straight, who has the right goals, who seems to be making the right plans and the right progress through life, but deep down, she is a mess.
She is just basically emotionally needy, uncertain of herself and has really low self-esteem. When you crack a crab open, you notice that the outside shell of the crab is very tough.
By being defensive, it means that you are putting up a wall.
By being defensive, you’re trying to protect yourself emotionally.