Chinese Rabbit Sign
The Chinese Rabbit is popular and shy. Rabbits are compassionate and protective of their inner circle of family and friends. They are rather delicate, and in order to thrive they need a supportive base behind them. Without sufficient support, they tend to fall apart during times of conflict. Emotional disruptions can actually cause them to become physically ill. They don't like arguments and conflict. They may become pessimistic and depressed.
Chinese Rabbits tend to move through life at their own pace, no matter what anyone else thinks. They are lucky and have long lives. They are very sensitive and gracious. They are natural diplomats. While they enjoy the quiet life and artistic pursuits, they are also very cunning. You'd never guess that they were strong willed. They tend to get their way through kindness. They are friendly and easy to get along with. They rarely get into serious trouble. They are discreet and usually land on their feet. Rabbits may appear detached, but it is their way of protecting themselves from harm. They can be rather moody at times. They can be rather opportunistic, but are easy to take advantage of.
Those born in the year of the Chinese Rabbit tend to stifle their feelings inside. When they get too upset or distressed, they can cause disease. Exercise and other ways to reduce stress help them out a great deal.
The Chinese Rabbit is very loving and giving in relationships. Rabbits may have unrealistic views of how a relationship should be, and when one ends they can be devastated. It takes them a long time to recover. The need a partner who won't take advantage of them. When they find the right partner, the relationship is very strong. They love company and love having someone special even more. They feel vulnerable when others know too much about their private life. They are romantic, and prefer to act in more indirect methods.
Articulate and persuasive, Rabbits are good at communicating. They make excellent writers, performers, therapists, healers and teachers. Their diplomatic skills come in handy in any number of professions.
Rabbits are most compatible with Pigs and Dogs. They are least compatible with Rats and Roosters.
Different years are assigned different elements, which can affect each sign. The five elements are metal, water, wood, fire and earth.
Metal Rabbits (1951, 2011, 2071) are strong and resilient. Their determination is intense. They do well at meeting their goals in relationships and in their careers.
Water Rabbits (1903, 1963, 2023) prefer to go with the flow and avoid conflict, even if it causes them inconveniences. They are very easy to take advantage of. They are very supportive as a friend or family member.
Wood Rabbits (1915, 1975, 2035) like to help others. They feel a need to make others happy. They are generous to a fault and are easy to take advantage of.
Fire Rabbits (1927, 1987, 2047) like to seek adventures. They may be prone to throwing temper tantrums, though they prefer to avoid conflict if possible.
Earth Rabbits (1939, 1999, 2059) live in reality. They may give harsh criticism, but they are honest. It is important to them to have a strong home life. Financial security and material possessions are important to them.