Water Signs in Love: Ways to the Heart of the Water Element (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces)

What’s the way to the heart of a Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces? Your guide to the Water signs in love.

The Water element signs in love, quick facts:

Water Signs: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Romantic Style: Intimate, devoted, intense
Win Them Over: Listen without judging, support their dreams, care about family
Drive Them Away: Forget special occasions, leave them out of plans, tell them they’re overreacting
What They Love: Creating a home, cuddling, enjoying music and the arts
What They Hate: Being pressured to go out, talk or share your attention 

What are Water signs like in relationships?

Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are the Water signs of the zodiac. Water signs in love are emotional, sensitive and intuitive. They need a partner who can understand their deep feelings and provide them with the support they need.

Here’s what you need to know about loving a Water sign

Water signs in love need someone who is compassionate and understanding. A partner who is too independent or insensitive can be a challenge for these signs. Water signs are also very loyal and devoted partners. If you are in a relationship with a Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces, you can be sure that they will always be there for you.

Water signs in love need a partner who can understand their deep emotions. They also need someone who is willing to listen and offer support. A partner who is insensitive or impatient will not be able to provide the understanding and support these signs need.

Water element signs are very loyal and devoted partners. They will always be there for you, no matter what. If you are in a relationship with one of these signs, you can be sure that they will never leave your side.

Water signs need a partner who is compassionate and empathizes with them. A partner who is too independent or self-centered will not be able to provide the compassion and empathy these signs need.

If you are in a relationship with a Water sign, make sure that you understand their needs. Give them the support and understanding they need. Be loyal and devoted to them. Show them compassion and empathy. If you do these things, your relationship will surely thrive.

How Water signs love to be loved

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Cancer is the sign of family and children, ruler of the heart and all its matters, which they take rather seriously. This water sign yearns for someone they can nurture, bond with and above all, trust with their tender hearts. While friends are playing the field or ordering their first legal cocktails, Cancers will be busy picking names for their future children or mentally decorating their nurseries.

Read all about Cancer Love, Sex and Dating

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Scorpio is the sign of intense bonding, and when in love, they play for keeps. There’s no middle ground for this extreme sign. They’re either in or they’re out. This sultry sign has quite a reputation. They’re known as the “sex” sign, jealous, controlling, irresistible, obsessive…whew!

Read all about Scorpio Love, Sex and Dating

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Romantic Pisces love to be in love—at least, in theory. Ruled by Neptune, planet of fantasy, they want to be swept away by romance. Glamorous Pisces rules the imagination, and have a way of making everything feel tinged with magic and fantasy. Gentle, nurturing and sensitive, their mates rely on them to soften the rough edges.

Read all about Pisces Love, Sex and Dating

Now that you know about Water signs in love, learn about Air, Fire and Earth signs in love:

Air signs in love (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius)

Fire signs in love (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius)

Earth signs in love (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn)

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