RAT | OX | TIGER | RABBIT | DRAGON | SNAKE | HORSE | SHEEP | MONKEY | ROOSTER | DOG | BOAR
Marriage Combinations - The Rabbit HusbandRabbit Husband and Rat Wife
The Rat is sociable, active and crafty. The Rabbit has a mild disposition and is not inclined to strenuous activity and involvement like his gregarious and entertaining wife. But both love home life and are realistic about their goals. She can be devoted and outgoing enough to brighten up his moods. A responsible and good match.
The Rabbit is gentle, sagacious, receptive to ideas and the feelings of others. The Ox wife may be lacking the emotion and sensitivity to understand his refined personality. He can be acquisitive, indulgent and selfish. She can be pragmatic, but virtuous and well-disciplined. Both could supply each other with missing attributes if they sincerely care enough to cooperate.
The Rabbit is imaginative and docile, inclined toward mental and creative endeavors. The lady Tiger is dramatic, sensuous and electric. She may be too strong and colorful for the quiet and impeccable Rabbit. On the other hand, she finds him impersonal and lacking in emotions. He could help her solve her problems but she may be too inattentive to listen. She could build up his confidence and assertiveness but he is not too keen on her method of teaching. They tend not to mix well together as, in the final analysis, what one likes, the other shuns.
Will cohabite peacefully and quietly. Both are calm and intelligent enough to do whatever is practical and necessary. However, they can only gratify each other to a point, as they tend to perform what is essential and not much more. This is because the Rabbit is basically not selfless and serving. Matrimony for them will have to be a well-thought-out affair with equal sharing of responsibilities. There will be some snags when either one starts to think he is bearing a little more of the weight than he should. They are both gifted and intuitive but may neglect to encourage each other.
She is independent, vivacious and cheerful. He is capable but introverted and calculating. She could lift his spirits and make him more ambitious in his objectives. He could teach her a think or two about diplomacy and fine manners. He doesn't mind her assuming the dominant role because he knows in the end she will seek his excellent advice. He is competent and kind and she has a backbone strong enough for both of them. A realistic and positive combination in marriage.
They are compatible to a good degree if they can enhance each other's stronger points. He has great potential, vision and tact. She is always determined to succeed and approves of his materialistic aims. Although they will both have the same refined tastes and inherent love for ease and beauty, the Snake could be too ardent and demanding for the Rabbit's superficial type of involvement. On the dark side, both are philosophical and meditative and all lines of communication could be severed should they decide to be negative.
They may find it difficult and apt to consider things very carefully before passing judgment. She is governed by her emotions and intuitions. They are both too practical or too self-absorbed to make any great effort at adjusting to each other. She is bored by his deliberation and sensitivity; he finds her thoughtless, inconstant and mercenary. One prefers rest and solitude; the other is constantly on the go. This union could never work at such different paces.
Each is receptive to the vibrations of the other partner. The Rabbit appreciates her compassionate and sensitive ways and she finds him kind, astute and sagacious enough to make their decisions. Her dependence could make him feel more important and purposeful. He is a good listener and she needs sympathy and advice more than action. Both are romantic and affectionate and will enjoy domestic bliss.
Some hostilities may develop in this sort of a marriage. She is gay, self-assured and proud of her accomplished wit. He may feel humbled by her and she will hate his anxiety and brooding. Both have the ability to see through others and when they look into one another, they may not find anything that fascinating. These two realistic individuals will not cooperate unless both have something substantial to gain from such a commitment.
He would like to be catered to and served rather than serve. She is too straightforward, meticulous and efficient to put up with his whimsical requests Both are knowledgeable but eccentric. He broods in dark silence while she will make up a long list of his faults and publish it. They could make life very uncomfortable for each other.
A beneficial and very agreeable combination. Both parties will only make reasonable demands on each other and come out feeling satisfied and fulfilled. The Dog will be loyal and affectionate to the Rabbit even when he is indifferent and moody. She admires his suave and diplomatic ways and he can rely on her support and logical assessment of situations. She is the more positive of the two and will encourage and pep him up when he is depressed. On the other hand, he is always considerate and sensitive enough to know what is bothering her.
These two will be interesting and sympathetic to each other. He is talented and astute and ca negotiate his way out of trouble. She admires him for his aplomb and refined ways and will meet him more than halfway. She is dependable, generous and obedient and he will find her devotion very touching and will be drawn to her unselfishness. Neither of them is given to faultfinding; rather they will be content to count their blessings, especially in such a rewarding union.
Marriage Combinations - The Dragon
Dragon Husband and Rat Wife
The Dragon will find his wife's loyalty and optimism endearing. The lady Rat will follow her hero to the ends of the earth. He is magnanimous while she is thrifty and resourcefulness. He could make a lot of money and blow it but she is likely to have stored some of it away for a rainy day. She is talkative and lively but always agreeable to letting him play the boss. A fruitful and lasting union.
Both are dutiful but stubborn. This factor could could make or break the marriage. He works for glory and recognition while she has to see the material benefits. If his ventures do not turn up hard cash, she could be harsh and unsympathetic. He is exciting and extroverted while she can be too conforming and conservative. He needs love and admiration; she can be cold and undemonstrative. A good deal of compromising needed. But if both parties try hard and succeed, they will be immensely proud of and dedicated to each other.
Not a quiet, conventional and uneventful marriage at all. Both partners are progressive, pioneering and active. They could provide each other stimulating company if they understand their basic individual need for freedom and expression. The Tiger wife may respect and adore her Dragon spouse but will never give her own identity. He will be in trouble if he tries to give her obedience training. Both are quick-tempered and will resist being dominated. An adventurous marriage if they can maintain a workable balance.
She needs his strength and daring while he relies on her competence and companionship. He is forceful and outspoken; she is indulgent but tactful. She will manage an artistic and restful home for him. She is adaptable but moody and defenseless; he serves as her warrior and protector. A good marriage if they strive for their common welfare, not allowing petty or calculating concerns to interfere.
Not a very peaceful arrangement unless they first agree on their goals. Both are individualistic, strong-willed and aggressive. Mrs. Dragon will not like to be overshadowed; in fact, she may be more assertive than he. Mr. Dragon is masterful and expects to have control, but in this case he may have to surrender some of his rights. Both partners will be wise to maintain their own careers to avoid suppressing each other.
A fulfilling and stimulating relationship if these two diverse personalities can adjust to each other. He is active, impulsive and domineering. She is sensual, unhurried and lover of ease. As he is always geared to work and success, she can impart to him some of her tenacity and common sense. She may have a finer business acumen than he or will at least handle the family finances well. They can both build a sound foundation for their home.
The Horse lady will be clever and resourceful enough to stretch whatever income Mr. Dragon brings home. But the serious Dragon may find her restless and not too crazy about a steady diet of housework. Life will be more fruitful and delightful for both if they live in the city and Mrs. Horse keeps a job as well as manages her home. Actually, both parties perform better when given variety and freedom. The constantly aspiring Dragon will find his wife's practicality very profitable, while she finds him strong and reliable.
May not turn out to be such an appealing pair. They will live harmoniously only after much effort. He is adventurous and independent while she is ruled by emotions and her moods. She loves home and family but he may not care to be so domesticated. She cries easily and he finds it hard to express the sympathy and gentleness she craves. He is ambitious and decisive where she is artistic and intuitive. He is the knight in shining armor who will love helping a lady in distress, but not if she is going to make habit of it.
An ideal match romantically and mentally. He is drawn to her magnetism and she admires his leadership. They are both ambitious and above-average performers. They will shine together beautifully. Combined, these two will look for new worlds to conquer and explore. Both are socially inclined and will probably maintain a beautiful home and entertain a lot.
Could achieve a great deal of togetherness but will have to smooth out some rough edges first. Her discriminating and at times callous remarks could often deflate his super ego. He is dynamic and full of energy while she is efficient, economical and critical. Both will be happier if they agree on what areas each should control. Mentally they are on equal intellectual levels but they should not try to overpower each other with their accomplishments.
Many disputes because of the wide gap in basic temperaments. They are both aggressive and forceful but in different ways. He loves freedom and will act independently while she demands cooperation and unflagging loyalty. Subconsciously each may be trying to attain the attributes of the other that he or she lacks. However, they don't have the basic understanding of how to go about it. Both signs are proud and willful when challenged. Neither will want to give in easily or lose face. A great many modifications needed for this marriage to work; perhaps too many.
A successful and stable union. The Boar wife will always encourage and support her ambitious Dragon mate. He is impulsive while she is patient and enduring. He is fighter and she loves to be the peacemaker. They will have no trouble cooperating for the same goals. She will devote all her energy to whatever he undertakes. He can have the limelight so long as he makes her feel needed. He is the daredevil and she will uncomplainingly help him up every time he falls. Both will be intensely romantic.
Marriage Combinations - The Snake HusbandSnake Husband and Rat Wife
An aspiring and covetous pair who will never stop moving upward. This could be a profitable union if they have the right attitude and agree on fixed priorities. The Rat girl is sociable and very charming and will dote on her ambitious but introverted spouse, although she craves more togetherness than he is prepared to give. Both are resourceful and shrewd enough to make their marriage a big success provided they do not let their petty jealousies get in the way. They should not keep secrets from each other.
Both parties here are cautious and selective and will find that they made a good decision in choosing each other. They are both down to earth and dignified and share the same beliefs and driving ambition. He is tenacious and scheming; she is disciplined, orderly and protective of family and home. They can both rely on each other in a crisis. In a marriage such as this one, the Snake will elearnto confide in the tight-lipped Ox and she will stand by him against all adversities. They can look forward to a happy life together.
A difficult and upsetting relationship for both side. They cannot understand or overlook each other's frailties. Both signs are passionate and deeply suspicious. They cannot ever really trust each other. The Snake is refined, intellectual and constant. The Tiger wife is altruistic, lively and idealistic. The self-contained Snake finds her to unconventional, stimulating and outspoken. She, on the other hand, is resentful of his secretiveness, aloof behavior and intense ambition. They speak entirely different languages and cannot communicate.
The Snake is forceful and dominant and the well-bred Rabbit will be receptive to his way of thinking. Both share the same exclusive and refined preferences and these two can strike a harmonious chord mentally and romantically. However, these signs are also basically not so obliging. They may neglect each other in their search for self-expression and gratification of their desires. However, the Rabbit is not as possessive as the Snake and will not mind very much if he gets wrapped up in his work or cannot pay her too much attention. She will be content so long as he provides her with a lovely home and pays all the bills. A relatively peaceful combination.
He is loving but possessive and complicated. She is generous, open and excitable. He is careful and deliberate in his actions. She may have to struggle with him to put across her views. Some friction is bound to develop in the marriage but secretly the Dragon female longs for someone wiser and more dominating than herself. The Snake will not only provide a stabilizing force for the union but he will admire the ambition and enthusiasm of his Dragon wife. Together they could surge forward with greater determination. A helpful and constructive alliance.
Both will be on the same wavelength and communicate well together especially when they are involved with the same project. They won't cling to each other too much, as they are both independent thinkers. In their search for power and success, they can be relentless and enduring. Usually their mutual ambitions seal them together. If jealousy does not get in the way, they could accomplish a great deal.
Each has a different approach to life. He is cautious, tenacious and strong-willed -- his goals are long-term. She is adventurous, mercurial and impatient. She cares more for the joys of the moment. He is consistent in his endeavors; she is impulsive, quick-witted but consistent. He finds her irresponsible and hard to keep up with, while she dislikes his serious, calm and deliberate mental deductions. Not a very satisfying union for either.
Companionable only to a certain extent. The lusty Snake may like to get wrapped around the object of his affections but he won't like it when the Sheep clings to him indefinitely. He will feel trapped. The realistic and efficient Snake is basically an achiever. the Sheep is sensitive, sentimental and docile. He will sacrifice a great deal to realize his ambitions. She is self-indulgent and may be easily discouraged when the going gets rough. He is highly intelligent and she is highly emotional. They may find it hard to bridge the gaps in their relationship in times of difficulty.
Will not go well together at all. A battle of wills and wits. Both are scheming and competitive. The Monkey could easily incite the Snake to anger and he on the other hand is not forgiving and will retaliate swiftly. She is opportunistic, insensitive and competent enough to challenge him; he is equally ambitious, conniving and set on having his way. A tug of war might occur to determine who is smarter. They seem to bring out the worst in each other and in this alliance neither may emerge with any benefits in the end.
There are two brainy, calculating and very performance-oriented signs who will prefer power and money in the bank to holding hands romantically in rags and poverty. She is the efficient and perfect housekeeper. He is the brains behind each financial deal. They will share the same dreams for prestige and material security. The Snake is philosophical enough to put up with the Rooster's rambling and eccentric ways. In the end, he will still rely on his innate wisdom to make the decision. On the other hand, she is happy that he understands her and allows her to let off steam and run his life to a certain extent. In this combination each will be able to expend energy productively; they will have a strong spiritual and mental affinity for each other.
The Snake is power-hungry, cool and deliberate in his actions. The Dog is affectionate, loyal and fair. They may have mutual admiration for each other. But she will support him only to the extent her principles allow. He expects total commitment and adheres to the belief that the end will justify the means. Both have strong convictions. They may clash if she finds him straying from the righteous path. He must make hay while the sun shines and cannot understand why her conscience is so easily offended. She is not materialistic and cannot comprehend his fascination with wealth and power. Their disapproval of some of each other's ways may prevent a close relationship.
The Snake has unfailing determination and willpower. The Boar is easygoing and community spirited. He feels that she will not be able to understand him or further his career because of her indulgent and compromising attitude toward others. He is mystical, sophisticated and deep She is simple, trusting and naive. He finds her scruples unappealing and has no use for her goodwill unless there is a special motive behind it. She is incapable of figuring out his complex and doubting mind. The Snake could be aloof and uncaring for the Boar's sweetness and sincerity and the Boar's feelings will be hurt. Their diametrically opposed personalities cannot provide either with much happiness.