2021is the year of the Ox. But what does that actually mean? There are 12 different Chinese Zodiacs, which includes rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. There are many stories about the Ox and why the Ox is the second animal. Some stories say it is because an emperor said that the order would be decided by the order in which the animals came to the party. First came the Ox but then there was a rat that tricked the Ox into giving him a ride to the party. Right before the arrival the rat jumped down and beat the Ox to be the first.
There are different types of Ox, metal, wood, fire and water. This year is the year of the Metal Ox. The Ox is seen as an important animal as it was a crucial part of agriculture. The sign is honest, diligent, persistent. People born in the year of the Ox are seen as faithful friends, good contributors to society, they are happy to offer help, cautious, industrious and are true to their faith.
There are differences between a woman ox and a male ox.
Women: They are known for being stubborn, calm and gentle. It is said that they make faithful wifes and are traditional in their ways. They also struggle to make decisions between alternatives, which could make them struggle in life. Even though they struggle to decide, they think and react quickly. They are ethical and don't like to break rules.
Males: Similar to females, the males are traditional, reliable and trustworthy. They value their family and see it as a huge responsibility. They are hard working and have a logical mind. Pateorism, strong ideas and ambitions is also something that describes the males.
Strengths: Loyale, honest, responsible, hard-working, logical
Weaknesses: Less-talkative, conservative, stubborn, overcautious
Lucky things for the Ox:
lucky numbers : 1 and 4
Lucky flowers: peach blossoms and tulip
Lucky directions: north and south
Lucky colors: blue, yellow, green
Unlucky colors: red and brown
Unlucky numbers: 3, 6
Unlucky directions: southwest
Predictions of 2021 for the Ox
Turbulent year for the Ox. The Ox should expect to meet many challenges in 2021 as it is the “birth” year. The Ox should find help from people that are born under Rooster and Rat to get through the difficult times. When it comes to relationships, Oxes should not spend too much time and energy on worthless feelings. It will be better for the Ox to focus on self improvement which will benefit the long run. it is also predicted that the Ox would want to spend more money, but instead should buy as little as possible. Staying away from extreme sports is also important for the Ox this year, and the second half of the year the Ox may experience insomnia caused by negative emotions.
What Chinese Zodiac are you?