Chinese Monkey and Ox Compatibility
Chinese Monkey and Ox can make a success of a relationship as long as the tolerate some of each others' more irritating characteristics. They both have a great sense of humor, which goes a long way towards getting along. Monkey can encourage Ox to explore life a bit, while Ox can get Monkey to settle down once in awhile. Ox tries to keep peace in the relationship, no matter what it takes. Monkey does need to learn how to cut back on the flirting. Infidelity will end the relationship in Ox's eyes.
Monkey and Ox also make excellent friends. In the bedroom, things can get complicated. Each partner needs the space to be themselves, and they may not always agree with each other. Ox tends to hold everyone around them up to their own exacting standards and Monkey may not measure up. Monkey, on the other hand, likes to have fun all the time, which tries Ox's patience.
When this pairing consists of a Monkey man and an Ox woman, he is against everything she believes in: stability, routine, discipline and security. He prefers adventure and freedom. She will tend to nag him to get him to conform to her ideas. Their sense of humor is usually what saves the day.
When this pairing consists of an Ox man and a Monkey woman, he considers her shallow and she thinks he's a fussbudget. They rarely reach the point of breaking up, though.