This Is What Your Chinese Zodiac Has In Store For You This Year

The 4,713th Chinese Year is here! As we enter the year of the ‘Red’ or ‘Fire’ Monkey, take a moment to see what this means for you. The Chinese Zodiac runs off a twelve year cycle with a year for each symbol. The system is based off the Chinese lunar calendar.

  • Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960
  • Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961
  • Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962
  • Rabbit: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963
  • Dragon: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964
  • Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965
  • Horse: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966
  • Goat: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967
  • Monkey: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968
  • Rooster: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969
  • Dog: 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970
  • Pig: 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971

While this year will favor anyone born under the monkey sign, there will also be benefits to everyones’ sign. The Chinese horoscope is based off the five elements and every animal has a different composition of elements.  By knowing the compositions of the animal signs, how they interact and the image of the I-Ching, spiritualists can project probabilities and influences of the signs. The Monkey is associated with metal and water, so this will be a year filled with money opportunities, wisdom and danger.

Rat

This looking like a great year for your love affairs. Those who are single will have a great many option to choose from. If you are in a relationship there will be opportunities to build on the foundation of what you two already share. Temptation will be present frequently so keep strong and have faith! Your career path will be on the up and up so be sure to keep an eye on opportunities.

Ox

Last year wasn’t the greatest for Oxen, but your trend is on the rise my friend. The perfect year for dreaming big, any mistakes this year will be quickly rectified. All aspects of your life (love, professional, and personal) will be recovering rapidly from last year’s issues. Use the momentum to your advantage.

Tiger

A word of caution, monkeys are the tiger’s natural enemies so avoid conflicts with them this year. Besides that its going to be a great year for your love life. Whether finding someone new or appreciating whoever is in your life, the universe smiles on your adventures. This year is going to be the perfect time for bug changes but you’ll need to keep your head on straight. Think before you act this year.

Rabbit

Rabbits will be the luckiest sign this year, so what ever goes will get better. Plant your seeds carefully, so you can enjoy the harvest for years to come. Let this year ignite your passions, desires and adventures this year.

Dragon

This won’t be the most romantic year for you, my fair dragon. The cosmic wisdom being imparted on all creatures will benefit you more than others. Use your powerful intuition to glean more opportunities and routes to success.

Snake

Longterm relationships are about to get more serious for snakes and they are advised to not be too fickle with new romances. This will be a lucky year but there will be financial hang ups if your not careful.

Horse

This year will be a struggle for your romantic affairs.  Single horses will have a hard time finding sustainable company and attached horses should try to be more understanding and compassionate this year. This will be a great year for your career though. Follow your instincts and the will help you flourish like never before.

Goat

As long as you let the little things slide this will be a great year for the romantic goat. This success will be felt with your intellectual pursuits so start creating something you’ve been putting off. The will be a rise in your productive energies so cut out bad habits or take up new interests.

Monkey

This is your year, the key will be to keep a sense of balance as each of aspect of your life will be on the rise. Make sure you spend time with those important to you. Make sure you take the time to rest and enjoy life outside of your work and hobbies. If something goes wrong for you realize it is opening unseen doors so keep an eye out.

Rooster

A great year for romance, dear rooster. Declare to the world how you feel and chase after your desires. Its going to be a grandiose year so try to keep your goals realistic and you wits about you.

Dog

A challenging year awaits dogs. Romantically the single members of this sign will have to keep their professional goals and personal growth for consuming all their time. Those in relationships will have lots of miscommunication and experience the feeling of abandonment. Keep trying and keep faith in your loved one. Trust your instincts this year because not all is as it seems.

Boar

The single boar will have an easier time than the attached boar. Single boars will have lots of opportunities and encouragement. Attached boars will have to actively work against misunderstandings and wild emotions on both sides. Keep you passions in check and you’ll get through it.