Friendships between Cancer and Pisces can feel like they are written in the stars since they work from day one. Both sun signs are more than just “people persons”, they are community builders that genuinely put others first. Sharing this charactistic makes them highly compatible.
Almost sat opposite each other on the astrological chart, they can see each other in the zodiac mirror. Both water signs, their images are able to mix, rather than clash.
Here is a Cancer and Pisces friendship compatibility overview:
|Fun & Excitement||★★★★★|
|Likelihood to last||★★★★★|
Are Cancer and Pisces Compatible as Friends?
Cancer and Pisces make great friends for anyone, but especially each other. Both are truly genuine souls that care deeply about other people. Put them together and you have an incredibly strong connection based on trust, loyalty, and love.
While some similar signs can struggle to form lasting friendships as they compete for the same space, neither Cancer or Pisces has this problem. Both believe that you are defined by your pack, the people you choose to surround yourself with, and so they enjoy being close to a kindred spirit.
Cancer and Pisces are both primarily interested in other people and what makes them tick. They also enjoy being part of a community and tend to fall into the role of the glue that keeps people together. But while Cancer is happiest when they are with their nearest and dearest, Pisces is in the new element when it comes to meeting new people.
These two zodiac signs are very social and like to spend time with other people. They are much more likely to sign up for a group workout class than go for long runs alone.
Pisces do find themselves drawn to artistic pursuits, in particular art and music. Though this is the type of thing that they will do for themselves. They don’t tend to dream of being rich or famous. But they won’t find a more appreciating and satisfying friend than Cancer.
Cancer and Pisces will both find a genuinely loyal friend in the other person. Both are incredibly generous and love to help other people. They are always the first person to offer to lend a hand. And since they are both good at reading people, they usually know that someone needs help before they do.
The biggest challenge for this friendship is that they keep trying to outdo one another with their generosity. Both friends subconsciously like to on top when it comes to the favor hierarchy.
It can take a little while for these two to realize that they don’t have to try quite so hard with one another. But if they do, things will settle down nicely. But you can still expect the most thoughtful and timely birthday surprises from these two.
Fun & Excitement
For both Cancer and Pisces, their idea of fun and excitement is passing time with people. But while Cancer likes to be the one who organizes the entertainment and goes out of their way to ensure that everyone is having a good time, Pisces is more spontaneous.
As a result, Cancer and Pisces friends might start the night together, they very often don’t finish it together. Cancer will prefer to stay with the group, while Pisces may well be drawn off by an exciting new stranger, who will soon be a new friend.
Both of them don’t mind this because they are very socially aware and recognize their different roles in the group. There is no need to do everything together. The two will enjoy getting together and sharing their different thoughts on the evening the next day.
Likelihood to Last
The incredible loyalty displayed by these two means that theirs is a friendship that is very likely to last the test of time. There are also few people that will like chatting with into the wee hours.
Cancer is very good at reading people, so rarely go anything that might push someone else away. However, they are incredibly sensitive so their feelings can be easily hurt. They can cut themselves off from someone that they do not trust.
But Pisces is so open and generous that they rarely give Cancer anything to worry about. They are also very good at reading people, so they know how to speak to Cancer in just the right way. Both also hate conflict, so there are unlikely to be many arguments between these two.
Cancer and Pisces have everything that they need to form a close bond. They both love talking about all their mutual acquaintances, which means that they always have something to talk about it. The conversation easily slides from their friends and acquaintances to their personal thoughts and feeling.
Pisces tends to be open with everyone and doesn’t always discern who they can and can’t trust, despite being good at reading people. Cancer tends to play their cards closer to the chest, but Pisces engenders such trust that they are likely to open up before long.
These two are very likely to become one another’s go-to person when they need someone to talk.
Can Cancer and Pisces be More Than Just Friends?
The close bond that forms between Cancer and Pisces means that they can often fall into a love connection. But their closeness can also act as a barrier. If they get there too fast, it is easy for them to be in the “friend zone”, which makes a relationship unthinkable.
If they do get together, their relationship is likely to be a happy one. They are both generous and loving and give one another the care and attention that they need. They also fit nicely into each other’s worlds as they value the same things – the community of people that they have around themselves.
A Cancer-Pisces friendship couple can struggle in terms of material success. Neither tend to be ambitious when it comes to traditional ideas of success. This can through challenges their way, but they generally have enough love to get through.
Their other big challenge is that they can be so busy trying to make the other person happy, that they forget about their own needs. Luckily both are generous enough that they would never take advantage of this. But if they do need to work on an area of their relationship, it is talking up about what they want.