Chinese Astrology Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Year of the Goat
Space and Astrology 1/25/12
By: Yona Williams
The Goat is the eighth animal of the 12 Chinese zodiac signs. When compared to Western astrology, it is seen as the equivalent of Cancer. In this article, you will learn more about the personality traits often linked to someone born under the sign of the Goat.
When you meet an individual born under the sign of the Goat, you may find that the people are charming, artistic, elegant, and gifted. They are fond of nature and tend to be full of creativity. With good manners and charm, they tend to attract many friends and admirers.
Other traits associated with the Goat include:
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Goats tend to be insecure, and need to feel loved and protected.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Full of dreams, Goat people also have a pessimistic side that makes them hesitant to move forward. Sometimes, they worry to the point of anxiousness that hinders their progress.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ At times, people born under the sign of the Goat appear lazy and are perfectly content sitting back for the rest of their lives, if given the opportunity.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ It is not uncommon to find a Goat person obsessed with the way that they look. If they do not look their best, they have a tendency to avoid going out in public.
Traditional associations of the Goat zodiac sign include the south-southwest direction, the summertime, the month of July, the fixed element of Earth, the gemstone emerald, and the colors of pink and purple.
Are You a Goat?
You are born under the Year of the Goat if your birthday falls within these dates in relation to your birth year:
1907: 13 Feb 1907 - 01 Feb 1908 (Fire)
1919: 01 Feb 1919 - 19 Feb 1920 (Earth)
1931: 17 Feb 1931 - 05 Feb 1932 (Metal)
1943: 05 Feb 1943 - 24 Jan 1944 (Water)
1955: 24 Jan 1955 - 11 Feb 1956 (Wood)
1967: 09 Feb 1967 - 29 Jan 1968 (Fire)
1979: 28 Jan 1979 - 15 Feb 1980 (Earth)
1991: 15 Feb 1991 - 03 Feb 1992 (Metal)
2003: 01 Feb 2003 - 21 Jan 2004 (Water)
2015: 19 Feb 2015 - 07 Feb 2016 (Wood)
Compatibility with the Goat
One of the best unions for a Goat is to meet up with a Pig, who is believed the sign that make this zodiac sign the happiest. Rabbits make good mates and produce a happy relationship with a Goat. Horses possess personality traits that make a good relationship with a Goat Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the couple will not get tired of one another. A relationship with a Dragon can bring stability. Sometimes, creating a decent relationship with a Snake is possible, as well as with a Monkey.
Dogs and Goats find difficulties with one another, but building a loving union is possible. However, it is best to avoid getting close to Rats and other Goats. When it comes to love, it is better to be friends with an Ox. A relationship between a Rooster and a Goat is often unhappy, even if they pretend they are doing fine. However, one of the worst love matches for a Goat is the Tiger.