Cancer/ Leo Cusp (July 23 through July 27)
Those born on this cusp are Leo with Cancer tendencies. They have high aspirations and tend to be creative, and at the same time are methodical and studious. They want to make the ‘right’ decisions and hate to be caught unprepared or off-guard. Mental work stimulates them. They have good powers of concentration and an ability to express self. They are headstrong and possessive in love.
Cancer and Leo are two very different zodiac signs. Cancer is very sensitive and ruled by the emotional Moon, while Leo is proud, brave and ruled by the fiery Sun. The Cancer/ Leo Cusp is also known as the ‘Cusp of Oscillation’. This makes them a lover and a leader. Their natural empathy and genuine interest for others allows them to connect with people easily.
• Positively, they are ambitious, inspiring, intense, witty, courageous, sociable, loyal, creative, thinker and practical.
• Negatively, they are dependent, insensitive, hypersensitive, moody, unscrupulous, self-centred, dramatic, intolerant and proud.
Leo/ Virgo Cusp (August 18 through August 22)
Those born on this cusp are Leo with Virgo tendencies. They gain attention because of their strong personality and sense of style. Determination is one of their dominant qualities. They climb over obstacles to reach a goal or get something their heart is set on. They have a taste for elegance. They are basi¬cally an emotional person. They make decisions first with their heart and then rationalize with their head.
The Leo/ Virgo Cusp is also known as the ‘Cusp of Exposure’. Born on this Cusp, they are influenced by the Sun; the ruling planet of Leo and Mercury; the ruling planet of Virgo. Each of these planets is simultaneously familiar and unknowable. The Leo-Virgo cusp is one of the most ambitious and relentless astrological combinations. In fact, these natives are extremely determined to achieve their goals. These people are passionate about their interests and confident in their abilities.
• Positively, they have the zest and ambition to be successful in life, especially in their creative endeavours.
• Negatively, they are self-centred, egoist, stubborn, quarrelsome and cold, which often gives a wrong impression about them to others, overshadowing their positive aspects.