Fire Ox Years: 1937, 1997, 2057
Active Element: Fire
Associated Sun Sign: Capricorn
The fire Ox is an influential and firm person who is a durable and thorough worker. They have very strong views and do not have much patience when things do not go the way they had planned. They can sometimes get a bit over excited and get carried away when there is a lot going on and will sometimes forget to take the views of the people around them into consideration. They have a great deal of leadership traits and will often achieve high wealth and power. They usually have a small, close group of dependable friends and are very dedicated to their family.
The Ox is a hard and detailed worker who performs all tasks in a determined and disciplined manner. The Ox is a great leader and gets recognition for his strong and hardnosed nature. The Ox has set their life goals and will not let any setbacks stop them from achieving this.
The Ox takes responsibility very serious and will take full advantage of any opportunity by being quick and decisive. The Ox is sincere and puts a lot of trust in their friends and colleagues, they are however a very quiet and private person who often keeps their thoughts to themselves. The Ox adores their independence and prefers to do things the way they want rather than to follow rules and regulations. The Ox usually has a calm and restful attitude, but if something stresses them or they feel that someone has let them down then they can have a frightening temper.
The Ox can be very stubborn at times; this can cause arguments with others. They will usually get their own way but if things don’t work out how they planned then the Ox will become a poor loser and take defeat very badly. The Ox is somewhat of a deep thinker and can be quite serious.They are not really known for their sense of humour and do not take kindly to new ideas or anything too pioneering, they are quite old fashioned and do not like change and new ideas.
The Ox appreciates their home very much and this often becomes their place of refuge. Their family is usually very close and functions extremely well together; the Ox will make sure that all of the family members pull their weight around the house. They tend to be a bit of an accumulator but will always be very organized. The Ox does not like to be kept waiting as they are extremely punctual themselves.
Once an Ox is settled into their home or job they will be happy to remain there for many years, this is due to the fact that they do not like change or travel. The Ox does enjoy gardening and other outdoor activities; they enjoy spending as much time outdoors as possible. They will perform well in an agricultural job or politics; this is providing they are given enough space to act on their own initiative.
The Ox is not as sociable as others and it takes them a long time to build friendships and feel comfortable in another’s company, their relationships usually last a long time, once they are settled they will be dedicated and faithful to their partner. They are extremely compatible with Rats, Rabbits, Snakes and Roosters. They can also build a good relationship with Monkeys, Dogs, Pigs and other Ox’s, but they will usually have little in common with the Goat. They will also find it hard to get along with Horses, Dragons and Tigers, the Ox prefers a quiet and peaceful life whilst the horse, Dragon and Tigers prefer to be more impulsive and lively which aggravates the Ox.
The Ox is an easy going person; they are genuine, faithful and modest. They can however be quite reserved and may appear isolated and detached. On the surface they have a quiet nature but underneath they are very strong-minded and ruthless. The Ox receives a lot of support from those around him and will always be prepared to stand up for what he believes in.
Fire Ox Chinese Zodiac
When you need a dependable, steady person who always fulfills his or her commitments, you need to find a person who was born under the sign of the Ox in the Chinese Zodiac. Oxen never lie, and do not understand people who do. They are sometimes the victims of liars and manipulators, because they do not suspect treachery since it never crosses their minds.
Oxen do not have much respect for lazy people or procrastinators. According to the Chinese horoscope, Oxen are most comfortable when they have a plan of action and are working steadily to accomplish it. Oxen never leave anything to the last minute, and projects are always completed on time and on budget. Oxen usually like to work alone, because few people are willing to stick to a plan or a schedule as well as Oxen do, and they hate to be dragged down by other members in a group.
Oxen are very smart, but they often get a reputation for being stupid. This is because an Ox takes a very long time to make a decision. People born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Ox are very methodical, and hate to be rushed into making a choice. In fact, you can try, but they simply will not be rushed. Although this means they sometimes miss out on opportunities, Oxen never make foolish decisions. Once of the reasons they can always keep their promises is because they never make them until they have examined every angle and are absolutely sure they will not have to default.
Oxen who have been tempered by the element of Fire are not people to mess around with. Fire Oxen have all the temper of an Ox, but without the Ox’s usually long fuse. In other words, Fire Oxen anger faster than other Oxen, and if you manage to enrage a Fire Ox, you should not stop running until you are far away!
An Ox who is impulsive in making decisions as Fire Oxen can be is a dangerous thing. Since Oxen are very stubborn and hate to change their minds, and Fire Oxen are more likely than most to make an unwise decision, Fire Oxen can bring disaster down upon themselves if they aren’t careful. Of course, a Fire Ox may also be able to seize an opportunity that others did not recognize.
People who are Fire Oxen in the Chinese Zodiac have more of a desire to lead and be recognized than other Oxen do. Since they are so loyal, honest, and hardworking, others tend to recognize their amazing leadership qualities and let them lead. You have not seen a hard worker until you have seen a Fire Ox; Fire Oxen have the dreams to pursue and the work ethic to make even the most impossible goals become reality.
Fire Oxen are just as dedicated to their friends and family as other Oxen are. Although you may suffer through more outbursts of temper, a Fire Ox is just as dependable as any other Ox.