Watery Cancer Moon is like the rain that falls from the sky and nourishes the ground. Earthy Capricorn Moon is like the ageless mountain. The rain helps to shape the mountain and make it more hospitable to life. The mountain guides the rain into rivers. Normally, Moons in opposite signs don't get so high a rating, but here, they work, because they have what the other wants, and both actually embody conventional gender roles. Cancer Moon is the conventional female and Capricorn Moon is the conventional male. The gender doesn't matter as much when it comes to people, however: they just fall right in line in a modern society and thrive in it. Society is built to give them both what they want.
Cancer Moon wants to be married because it's the first step to having a home and family. Capricorn Moon wants to marry because it is the socially acceptable and stable thing to do. A person who marries them has proven commitment and will always be there for them. If you get to attend a wedding between these two, you would be surprised how traditional it is, perhaps even old fashioned. Cancer Moon wants to do every single custom. Capricorn Moon wants to put on a good show to demonstrate what a good spouse it will be.
The two of them set up home and work hard to have the nice things in life. Capricorn Moon works hard to give Cancer Moon a nice, beautiful home and beautiful children. Cancer Moon works hard to give Capricorn Moon a trophy-worthy family and an elegant place to retreat from the world. Together, they are a power couple.
These two meet with a long-term plan. Cancer Moon can weather the ups-and-downs that Capricorn Moon can bring. Capricorn Moon patiently survives every emotional tempest and temper tantrum that Cancer Moon inflicts. Capricorn Moon knows exactly what presents to buy Cancer Moon and when. Cancer Moon knows exactly how to cheer up insecure Capricorn Moon.
Cancer Moon will keep Capricorn Moon's fragile ego from falling apart with constant, consistent, motherly nurturing. Capricorn Moon feels safe with Cancer Moon, and laps up the ongoing, consistent care. Capricorn Moon, in turn, does it's best to show Cancer Moon it loves it. It may not say it often, and it may not be the most demonstrative or romantic lover, but Cancer Moon happily reads into everything Capricorn Moon does or says to glean the love. At least it gets the material things it needs.
The Capricorn Moon widow is a far more pathetic thing than the Cancer Moon widow. Cancer Moon would be devastated to see Capricorn Moon go, but it would learn to love again. Capricorn Moon, on the other hand, may survive the loss of its life-long companion, but it would do it alone, wearing black, and pining away for the moment it meets Cancer Moon again. And the very thought of this makes Cancer Moon swoon in romantic delight.
Cancer Moon loves to have sex to reinforce the emotional bond. Capricorn Moon likes to have sex because sex is naughty. Cancer Moon is an imaginative and romantic soul that needs to set the mood. Sex is a special, sacred thing. For Capricorn Moon, however, sex is a moment to let down its hair and indulge in a carnal pursuit. Capricorn Moon's big secret is that it is quite the pervert and sex maniac underneath it's emotional three-piece suit.
Cancer Moon isn't going to be game for all of Capricorn Moon's weird perversions at first. Capricorn Moon will be patient though. It actually likes to cuddle, kiss, spoon, and hold hands. Once Capricorn Moon feels loved and secure in the relationship, it lets the inner freak out. Cancer Moon wants to oblige, and soon, they're installing a Thai sex basket in the special sex dungeon they've built in the basement of their lovely suburban home.
Cancer Moon, oddly enough, is fine with this, so long as no one knows and they don't share this with anyone else. It loves having worlds of its own, and Capricorn Moon certainly knows how to create a very special, very unique, sexual world.
The main problem this relationship will have is that Cancer Moon will always be the more emotionally demonstrative of the two, and Capricorn Moon will always be more aloof and distant. It is less comfortable with affection than Cancer Moon is. Cancer Moon can accept gifts, money, status, and all those other things, but if starved of affection, it will get angry and lash out. Capricorn Moon needs to have it's dignity respected, and being called pet names or touched in public makes it feel violated.
This is really a small problem over all. Cancer Moon has to learn patience, and Capricorn Moon has to learn a little spontaneity. This is something they can each teach each other over the very long course of their relationship.
Sun sign compatibility will get you so far. Sure, you get along well, but will they make you feel secure? If you want to know if you are happy with Cancer Moon wanting your attention all the time, you must know if your Moon sign is compatible with this Moon sign. To determine if your Moon is in Cancer or Capricorn, put your birth date and birth time in our Natal Chart Calculator and do the same for your partner.