The Year of the Pig
1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007
People born in the Year of the Pig are chivalrous and gallant. Whatever they do, they do with all their strength. For Boar Year people, there is no left or right and there is no retreat. They have tremendous fortitude and great honesty. They don’t make many friends but they make them for life, and anyone having a Boar Year friend is fortunate for they are extremely loyal. They don’t talk much but have a great thirst for knowledge. They study a great deal and are generally well informed. Boar people are quick tempered; yet they hate arguments and quarreling. They are kind to their loved ones. No matter how bad problems seem to be, Boar people try to work them out, honestly if sometimes impulsively.
They are most compatible with Rabbits and Sheep.
Chinese Zodiac - Pig
Occupying the last position in the Chinese Zodiac, the 12th, the Pig symbolizes such character traits as diligence, compassion, and generosity. Pigs enjoy life and because they are entertaining, others enjoy their company. Pigs are giving souls and reap much enjoyment when they’re helping others, but sometimes they give too much. Honesty is what Pigs give and it’s what they expect to receive in return.
Pigs seek peace and will do what is necessary to maintain it. This trait, while admirable, sometimes makes it easy for others to take advantage of Pigs. Pigs are always doing for others, helping anyway they can, but rarely will they ask others for help. This can overwhelm and stress them, but Pigs don’t mind.
When it comes to money, Pigs enjoy spending more than saving. They gravitate towards name brand items. Thriftiness happens only occasionally, but Pigs do know how to find great deals.
Always seeking fun, Pigs often indulge more than they should. Excessive eating, drinking and smoking can cause sickness. Pigs aren’t very active and, combined with their excessive behaviors, cause them to gain weight. Pigs are social and being alone makes them unhappy. Pigs would benefit from adopting a healthier lifestyle.
Pigs enjoy helping at work and can always be counted on. They enjoy opportunities that allow them to express their creativity. Pigs are detail-oriented, a trait admired by management. Pigs aren’t afraid to take on responsibility. Some good career choices for Pigs include: entertainer, caterer, doctor, veterinarian, or interior decorator. They’d do well in retail or hospitality.
Supportive and giving, Pigs make great partners. They’re affectionate and sexual and prefer staying home to going out. They enjoy what they have, especially their home and family. Once they find the right partner, they’re typically committed for the long-term.
Pigs and the 5 elements Metal Pigs – Years 1911 and 1971
Metal Pigs have a tough exterior, and this strength can be seen in all areas of life. They work diligently and love with all they have. They’re outspoken and trust others right away.
Water Pigs – Years 1923 and 1983
Water Pigs are trustworthy almost to a fault. Others can easily influence Water Pigs, but Water Pigs are also good at influencing others to get what they want. They’re extremely social and enjoy having a good time.
Wood Pigs – Years 1935 and 1995
Wood Pigs are the most helpful and are always seeking ways to work with others. In fact, they’ll help others even when others say help isn’t necessary. Big hearts and strong minds characterize Wood Pigs.
Fire Pigs – Years 1947 and 2007
The fire in Fire Pigs comes through in everything they do. They’re gutless risk-takers and once they put their minds to something, it’s all or nothing. That applies to work, romance and goals. Fire Pigs make excellent leaders and bosses.
Earth Pigs – Years 1959 and 2015
Earth Pigs are most content at home, with family. They never approach a task without first formulating a plan. Earth Pigs are better at being led than being a leader.
Pigs are most compatible with a Rabbit or Goat and incompatible with the Monkey and Snake.
THE PIG (Boar)
Pig people are friends for life. Their relationships are very deep, devoted, and rich beyond measure. The Pig people are noble and give and receive lots of hugs. They are gallant and extend old-fashioned chivalries towards people they meet. Pig People are quiet, studious, and thorough. On the other hand, they have a quick temper and sometimes have to pay for their rash impulsiveness. However, no one can overcome their inner strength; they have such tremendous fortitude and jump the goal post very time. The Pig will have an abundance of good fortune and an abundance of years. The Pig will know a life filled with serenity and riches.
METAL PIG Horoscope
Jan 30, 1911 to Feb 17, 1912 Jan 27, 1971 to Feb 15, 1972
The Metal Pig enjoys great abundance, in health, career, friendship, love, and finance. This kind and warmhearted Pig is a true altruist, always wanting to help people. Because of an open minded laissez-faire attitude towards others, the Metal Pig lends an open hand to those who are not quite as fortunate and stays clear of intolerant narrow-minded individuals. These Pigs are often organizers of great heroic causes. Anyone who has the Metal Pig for a friend is truly lucky because this is a loyal, honest and trustworthy friend for life. Metal Pig Friends are always put on diamond-based pedestals. Career-wise, the ambitious Pig has inexhaustible energy and always strives to improve their performance by studying and working hard to get ahead. Good fortune is their reward. They approach their love relationships with sizzling passion mixed with the tenderness of gentility and kindness. They seem to have their own secret weapon for attracting the opposite sex.
WATER PIG Horoscope
Feb 16, 1923 to Feb 23, 1924 Feb 13, 1983 to Feb 1, 1984
Some days Water Pigs throw caution to the wind, playing life “by ear” going wherever tumbleweeds go, hither, thither, never resting. Other times, Water Pigs exert every energetic atom of their being into Big Causes, making life beautiful for others with lots of delightful surprises. Career-wise, the older Water Pig has achieved great success because of sheer hard work and sense of responsibility. The younger Water Pig is successful in school, scoring high on achievement tests and holding leadership roles in student government. A bright future awaits them down the road! Because of innate frugality, the older Water Pig is totally secure financially and the younger ones already know how important it is to save their money. Wben it comes to love, the Water Pig carries a Good Luck Charm which never lets them down, whether it’s a serious commitment or going steady in high school, they are lucky in love and when the time is right, fall deeply in love. They shouldn’t be in a hurry, it’s worth waiting for!
WOOD PIG Horoscope
Feb 4, 1935 to Jan 23, 1936 Jan 31, 1995 to Feb 18, 1996
Hey, big spender! The Wood Pig’s generosity knows no bounds. They shower wonderful little packages tied up in ribbon to friends and family and they are left eating casseroles, night after night—nope, not good in finances! But they always get by, nevertheless. Life works for them! Except for finances, they hold high standards and once they set up their goals, they will do anything to achieve them no matter how difficult. In the love arena, despite back burner emotions, they manage to have flourishing romantic and love affairs. Their most important secret is knowing the art of compromise without losing the individuality that attracted their mates to begin with. Their relationships truly provide a sense of lasting peace.
FIRE PIG Horoscope
Jan 22, 1947 to Feb 9, 1948 Feb 18, 2007 to Feb 6, 2008
Bold and adventurous, the captivating Fire Pig makes a big splash in living Technicolor. This Pig is a Big Time Operator who makes things happen through his clever wit and well-rounded talents. They never rest on their laurels because they have an insatiable thirst for power. They know that once they sit still, someone will pass them by. Like the ultimate agricultural expert, Fire Pigs plan, plant the seeds, cultivate, and reap a big harvest, no matter what projects they pursue. They have every right to be proud as punch at having such a successful career and financial status. They can tumble, too—also big time, but they get right back up and try again. In the Hugs and Kisses Department, let’s just say that the Fire Pigs are really quite lucky! It’s true that they have to work pretty hard to get something in return, but oh my, don’t they receive big dividends. Lucky in love. Lucky in life.
EARTH PIG Horoscope
Feb 8, 1959 to Jan 27, 1960
The heart of the Earth Pig is something to behold, beating sweetly to the rhythm of love, and true friendship. So gentle and caring in their ways, they melt even the toughest of hearts, and have no trouble winning someone over into their web of love. This web is very enticing because it also promises financial security and a smooth sailing future without catastrophe. The Earth Pig, you see, is highly career minded. From early childhood days of lemonade stands and newspaper routes to holding high executive office, they have always had a strong sense of responsibility to get the work done, without complaining, without tiring. A strong work ethic always sees the Earth Pig through situations that might seem daunting to the weak in spirit.
My own Notes:
They have most in common with the Rabbit and Sheep.
They have the least in common with the Snake.