Earth Tiger 1938 and 1998
Earth Tigers are realists and often get caught up in their own enthusiasm and excitement. Unlike the other Tigers they have a strong and sincere sense of responsibility. Not easily distracted Earth Tigers take life a little easier and have the ability to focus for longer periods of time. As a result they usually find success through continued and sustained effort. Earth Tigers need to relax and enjoy life.
They must remember to keep a sense of humor and never ignore the needs and feelings of others.
No doubt about it Tigers are incredibly sexy people, beautiful and sensually romantic. Creative and spontaneous lovers they never lose their creative spark or flare for an evening of passion. Their partner is always exposed to a hint of danger and the curiosity of the unknown.
A Tiger once committed will want to dominate and lead you. This natural nurturing mechanism if left unchecked will lead to complete control. This is one controlling and negative effect a Tiger can have on their partner, as opposed to the myriad of positive elements they bring to a relationship, trust, passion, politeness and spontaneity to name only a few.
Tigers love excitement and require a partner who can keep up with all they want to see and do. The potential partner for a Tiger must be able to stand the random mood swings, the ups and downs, the good with the bad.
Earth will absorb Water signs and be nourished. Earth will bear Metal signs. Fire signs create Earth, and Wood signs part Earth.
With just these few simple concepts the Earth Tiger can seek the partner of their greatest compatibility
In matters of love Earth Tigers fare best with the Horse, Dog and Pig.. Avoid the Monkey, Snake and Ox..
In short marry a Water Horse and avoid the Wood Ox.
To the Chinese the Tiger is said to be lucky, vivid, lively and engaging. Renowned for their incredible bravery and willingness to engage in battle it is often wondered if a Tiger is so brave because he is so lucky. It is said that having a Tiger in the house is the very best protection against the evils of fire and burglary.
The Year of the Tiger is the third in the Chinese astrological cycle following the Year of the Ox and recurs every twelfth year. Though the starting day of the year may vary the majority of people born in the years 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986 and 1998 are Tigers
Tigers do not find worth in power or money. Completely honest about what they feel they expect the same of you. They seek approval from peers and family. Because of their charming personalities Tigers are usually well liked.
Failing at a given task or being unproductive in personal or professional life can cause a Tiger to experience a depression. Even more damaging is criticism from loved ones. Lke all felines, Tigers land on their feet, ready for their next act in life, pursuing it with unyielding energy and hunting to perfection.
Tigers are relentlessly competitive – they cannot pass up a challenge, particularly if honor is at stake, or if protecting those they love. Tigers are unpredictable and it is fatal to underestimate their reactions. Even when appearing calm they may pounce without a moment’s warning.
Always natural leaders, they have a strong sense of their own dignity, and when finding themselves members of the rank and file they can be stubborn and obstinate. In positions of power they are difficult though stimulating bosses.
Tigers are intelligent, alert, and farsighted. Formidable enemies they are good strategists and tacticians always with a hidden agenda. Their only apparent weakness is they can risk their luck too often, and have great difficulty keeping their restless nature under control. More often than not their tactics pay off in life.
The Chinese name for the Tiger is HU, the sign of courage. February is the month of the Tiger and as such the Western astrological counterpart is Aquarius.
Tigers are known for courage, vehemence, self-Reliance, friendliness, hopefulness and resilience. Their weakness is vanity and a disregard for others.