(Chinese Horoscope Compatibility):
About Chinese Horoscope Compatibility
Have you ever wondered why you seem to get along effortlessly with some people, and you simply struggle to achieve a meeting of the minds with others? The answers lie within your zodiac sign.
According to the year of our birth, each of us is affiliated with a particular Chinese zodiac sign represented by one of twelve animals. Each sign has an inherent combination of characteristics that influence our personality traits, although we still remain individuals and are further shaped by our personal experiences. Keeping this in mind, let's find out which signs are most and least compatible.
As we look compare Chinese Horoscope signs compatibility, we actually find sets of signs that offer the greatest chance for compatible relationships. This is either because they share similar qualities and therefore find it easier to see eye-to-eye, or because their individual qualities compliment each other, strengthening areas where the other is weak.
Compatible Chinese Zodiac Signs:
Set One: Rat, Dragon and Monkey
Set Two: Ox, Snake and Rooster
Set Three: Tiger, Horse and Dog
Set Four: Rabbit, Sheep and Pig
Set Five: Dragon, Monkey and Rat
Set Six: Snake, Rooster and Ox
The following signs are opposites according to the Chinese zodiac. While opposites certainly do attract each other, relationships between these signs can be quite explosive and are difficult to maintain in the long run. Still, if you thrive on a challenge, you can give it your best shot.
Incompatible Chinese Zodiac Pairs:
Rat and Horse
Ox and Sheep
Tiger and Monkey
Rabbit and Rooster
Dragon and Dog
Snake and Pig
After you consider who you are most and least compatible with, the signs leftover offer a moderate chance for compatibility if you both are willing to work to overcome the challenges that stand between you.
Although your basic zodiac sign plays a large role in compatibility issues, there are other factors that further affect the degree of compatibility in every relationship.
Yin and Yang
According to Chinese tradition, everything in the universe has a basic nature that is either masculine (Yang) or feminine (Yin), and each zodiac sign fall into one of these categories. Signs that occur in even years are naturally Yang, while signs that fall in odd years are naturally Yang. Together, Yin and Yang bring balance and harmony to the universe.
Chinese tradition also holds that there are five natural elements that also bring a certain influence to the characteristics of each zodiac sign. So as the year of your birth determines your zodiac sign and Yin or Yang nature, groups of signs also are divided by the elements they are associated with. This aspect also relies on your year of birth. Note that the Dragon, Rat and Ox belong to more than one element, however, earth's influences are minimal.
Chinese Horoscope Compatibility and Fortune Telling associated Elements and Chinese Zodiac Signs:
Element: Associated Signs
Water: Pig, Rat and Ox
Wood: Tiger, Rabbit and Dragon
Fire: Snake, Horse and Sheep
Metal: Monkey, Rooster and Dog
Earth: Rat, Ox and Dragon
Regardless of whether you are compatible, indifferent or incompatible with a particular sign, the elements also contribute certain energies to every pairing. The interplay of elements can create even greater harmony in a relation or add a bit of spice to the pairing. In some instances, the affect of one element upon another threatens to tear a relationship apart.