What Virgo men find sexy about Cancer women


Which pie will turn on a Virgo man?

  1. Vegan apple pie made with wheat-free crust, unsaturated oil and agave nectar.
  2. The kind of pie you’d get at Applebee’s.

Who’s gonna cook it?

  1. A Cancer woman.
  2. Virgo’s Mama.

OK, part 2 was a trick question.

A Virgo man values purity, so if a Cancer woman wants to appeal to him, she’s gotta live out the perfect mother archetype to a T. Although nothing turns a woman on like watching her husband vacuum, this will work for a Virgo man as well.

Caution: Virgo men are more self-critical than they are critical of others, and it’s likely that Mom harped on him as a youth. It can be a challenge for a Cancer woman to do the cooking-and-cleaning bit without also, well, being a Cancer. The Virgo man may take her moodiness personally, and sometimes she just might be crabby enough to pinch him. Then he will criticize her cooking and point out the creases in the shirts she pressed for him, and before you know it she’ll be sulking and he’ll be harping, and, as the formula goes:

WATER (Cancer) + EARTH (Virgo) = MUD.

Comment below: Are you a Virgo man? What about Cancer women turns you on?

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Jeffrey Kishner is founder and publisher of Sasstrology. He is a licensed mental health counselor and has been doing astrological counseling since 2001. Jeffrey has been published in print magazines including The Mountain Astrologer and Dell Horoscope, and has written online for sites including AOL, Tarot.com and StarIQ. Jeffrey has also been heavily involved in the astrology blogger community. Read his personal blog at JeffreyKishner.com.


  1. Gemini/Cancer says:

    My lovely Virgo and Cancer combo! I must say, being with my Virgo has been one intense journey. From both of us putting one another through our mental trust tests, arguing and then coming to solid conclusions to having our son a few months back. My Virgo is quite a character. We both love to help others, so we both share an equal amount of curiosity and jealousy when it comes to trying to lend a hand to those in need. We’re a fun pair that love to have out at home or make plans to go somewhere exciting! The only downside for me is that I’ve been feeling like sex is more important to me than it is to him. I enjoy sex, I love to explore, but we rarely have sex and is always been that way. He never makes a move because he says that he’s not used to being the one to make a move and it’s annoying to be the one that always has to get things going. I also don’t know if he’s even in to me physically, which is confusing as I know I’m a catch. As a Cancer, we love excitement and we love to feel wanted by the one that we share our life with, so this has been rough on me. Any Virgo men have any advice on how to get my man to understand that I want to have fun with him? I’m getting to the point where I might just find a girlfriend to mess around with on the side, because I don’t want another man but I am in dire need of affection.

  2. JordanGemini says:

    This is a reply to ZAR’s comment above:

    I’m a Gemini w Virgo rising, so a fellow mercurial, and I was in a relationship with a Cancer man who was, for lack of a more gentle phrase, terrible in bed. Terrible. Absolutely. Frickin’. Terrible. Extremely inhibited, incurious, unadventurous. It makes me angry and depressed thinking about it still, many, many years later. Some Cancers, it seems, are like this, especially if there is a lot of Cancer in their chart beyond their sun (this guy had Mercury, Mars and a couple asteroids in Cancer). I have Juno and Psyche in cancer, so I attract cancerian types like crazy, but i love sex, I love to laugh and be at ease with sex, it’s playtime for me (My gem Sun is conjunct Eros!), so being with someone very repressed sexually is very difficult for me. And no one does sexual repression like Cancer. It’s how they crawl into their shells when they are asked to be open and vulnerable and refuse to come back out, and some are worse about than others. Sorry, Cancers.

  3. Charles richie says:

    I’m a Virgo all you been to do is sit down with him and tell him how you feel .

    Also tell what your needs are for he can understand you more.

    If i had a girlfriend that what i want for to tell me for i can get a more understandimg .

    There are a lots of man’s dont evening ask they girlfriend or wife what on your mine ..

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