At first, this seems like a nice combination. Loving, gentle Cancer Moon is smitten with dreamy, kind Libra Moon. Cancer Moon wants Libra Moon. Cancer Moon can't have Libra Moon. Watery Cancer Moon is like the rain that nourishes the fields. Airy Libra Moon is like a gust of wind. Put them together and you have a storm, or clouds simply blowing over.
Libra Moon likes to be chased, and Cancer Moon will chase. The problem is that no one every really gets to keep Libra Moon. Sure, it stays around, but it never quite settles down. It has to be wooed over and over again. Just in little ways, but it needs to be seduced. Cancer Moon wants to win Libra Moon, carry it over the threshold, and live happily ever after. Libra Moon, on the other hand, doesn't want to simply become a husband or wife. It lives for beauty, for socializing, for indulgence. Cooking dinner and cleaning floors just isn't its thing, and the harder Cancer Moon tries to keep it at home, the more evasive Libra Moon is.
The chances that these two will grow old together and be happy are pretty slim. If they do stay together, it's because they just never got divorced. Libra Moon can make everything look alright while it runs around behind Cancer Moon's back, while Cancer Moon will throw itself a pity party. Libra Moon will tell it to calm down. Why be so glum? After all, Cancer Moon got a ring on Libra Moon's finger. What else could it possibly want?
It wants more, and Libra Moon just doesn't want to give it. Truth be told, Cancer Moon is just too clingy and too needy. Libra Moon needs to be out with people, to have friends, to go to shows and restaurants and be part of the scene. Cancer Moon is perfectly happy to spend every night curled up on the sofa with a book.
The problem here is that Libra Moon isn't confrontational. Cancer Moon is all up in your face. Libra Moon runs away and Cancer Moon chases it with a rolling pin. Eventually, Libra Moon doesn't come back.
This is a mismatch, too. Libra Moon likes to have sex to feel desirable and to be with someone. Cancer Moon likes to have sex to reinforce the emotional bond. Yes, each Moon is very good at being with a partner here. At first, this is going to work out well. Libra Moon feels adored by attentive, gentle Cancer Moon. Cancer Moon feels close to Libra Moon. This may be the glue that binds the relationship. It may keep them together for quite a while.
Then... Libra Moon starts to get distant. Cancer Moon takes sex more seriously. It needs more loving, more touching, more cuddles, more kisses, more reassurance. Libra Moon is happy to have sex, linger for just a little while, get up, clean off, make a sandwich, and watch television. For Cancer Moon, sex goes on all night, even when the actual act has ended, but for Libra Moon, when the act is over, its time to do something else together, like have a sandwich.
Cancer Moon feels abandoned alone in bed, and Libra Moon feels abandoned, alone in the kitchen.
One way they can make this work is to either go into this as a fling, or to go into it with no expectations that it will be anything more than a fling. Cancer Moon has a tendency to nest, but Libra Moon can teach it to live in the moment and enjoy the beauty of the relationship as it is and not what it will be in the future.
Libra Moon, on the other hand, needs to learn to be forthright. If it doesn't want to do what Cancer Moon wants to do, it just has to say so. It fears Cancer Moon's temper, and it can't stand the idea of anyone being angry with them. Libra Moon has to learn to live with the fact that it can't please everyone, and that it has to take care of it's own emotions. This is what Cancer Moon can teach them.
Sun sign compatibility will get you so far. Sure, you get along well, but will they smother you to death? If you want to know if you are happy with Cancer Moon wanting you all to themselves, you must know if your Moon sign is compatible with this Moon sign. To determine if your Moon is in Cancer or Libra, put your birth date and birth time in our Natal Chart Calculator and do the same for your partner.