Wood Rat 1924 and 1984
Wood Rats have a remarkable facade of self-confidence, however in reality they are the least sure of themselves compared to other Rats.
Wood Rats strive constantly to ensure they never show this side of their personality to anyone. Occasionally someone very close to a Wood Rat will suspect that he or she has such self-doubt. Despite their ability to find success Wood Rats are constantly worried about failure. Wood Rats are well-liked, proficient, and often good leaders. Wood Rats will be happiest and function best when they are surrounded by family and friends. Cordial, delicate and devoted they are usually well loved by family, friends and peers
Being a rat has its advantages. For one talent, but the down side is characteristics that may not be so commendable. Rats are very lively and need mental and physical stimulation. Despite being calm and perceptive, their brains can cause a mental restlessness, often tempting them to take on too much, later to discover they are unable to meet their commitments. Blessed with one of the best intellects going, the Rat needs a life filled with intelligence, curiosity and imagination. To all others they will seem as sharp as a needle.
The Rat’s greatest asset can be their charm. Rats can melt a heart with only a smile. Their coquettish personalities can easily conquer the hearts of others. Rats love to socialize, and as such they have plenty of chances to meet potential suitors or future partners. Rats have a difficult time severing ties with former lovers. As would be expected this creates many conflicts for the Rat and his new lover and hampers the ability to develop new relationships. Rats like to be in charge, they need partners who can maintain active lifestyles. When the Rat finally settles down with Mr. or Ms. Right, he will usually find a sincere satisfaction in the intimacy of the relationship.
Wood signs are nourished by Water Signs, consumed by Fire signs, chopped by Metal Signs. Earth will be pushed aside by Wood Signs
With just these few simple concepts the Wood Rat can seek the partner of their greatest compatibility
In matters of love Wood Rats fare best with Monkeys, Dragons and Roosters. Avoid the Snake, Dog and Sheep,
In short marry a Water Monkey and avoid the Metal Snake.
The sign of the Rat is the first sign in the Chinese astrological cycle giving Rat people great leadership qualities. They will almost always take the lead in any given situation. They seek responsibility and demonstrate a strong presence other people respect. For the Rat, status and monetary satisfaction are the greatest motivation.
Though the starting day of the year may vary the majority of people born in the years 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996 and 2008 are Rats. December is the month of the Rat and the Western astrological counterpart is Sagittarius.
The Rat is smart, magnetic, well-liked, affable, quick-witted, but also surreptitious, selfish, protective and calculating.