1965 – Wood Snake Year
Those born between February 2, 1965 and January 20, 1966 are members of the Wood Snake Chinese Zodiac sign. Those born under the sign of the SNAKE are romantic, passionate, charming and well informed. Snakes are intellectuals, philosophers, and deep thinkers. They strive to succeed in all that they do. The are extremely self-critical. Snake personalities often make their way to the top. They ensure that they are in the right place at the right time, which means when the right people are there as well. Snake people should seek their fortunes as professors, writers, philosophers, or psychiatrists.
Under the influence of the Wood Element, the Wood Snake becomes the most cooperative and creative of the Snake types. The Wood Snake has the special ability to see in a perspective beyond their personal gain, which it pairs nicely with an innovative spirit. The Wood Snake may also be the most socially apt of the Snake signs with their warm and kind personality. While most members of the Snake sign are focused on achieving positions of power, the Wood Snake displays a greater concern for humanity and the well being of others. The Wood Snakes uses this interest to pursue meaningful interest, where they can use their public speaking ability to win over others. The creative side of the Wood Snake often manifests in an appreciation for the arts, which may explain why the Wood Snake is the most inclined to surround themselves with the "finer things" in life.
With humanitarian interests and innate creativity, there are a variety of career paths for the Wood Snake to explore. By embracing their need to help others, the Wood Snake can do well in politics, law or as an advocate for the non-profit sector. Similarly, the Wood Snake can take their skills for understanding into law enforcement or psychiatry. Those born under the Wood Snake sign have been known to use their creative skills to capture large fan bases. This can be seen in the wide arching success of J.K. Rowling and guitarist Slash, who were both born in 1965.
While full of strength, the influence of the Wood Snake also has its own challenges. At times, the Wood Snake can have trouble letting go of the past, which manifest in the stubborn holding of grudges. Another struggle for the Wood Snake is the tendency to put too much value on what other people think. The Wood Snake can structure their interests and material desires around perceived symbols of success, instead of their genuine tastes. In this sense, the Wood Snake is encouraged to focus on being independent in their thinking.
Wood Snake in Relationships
Snakes are excellent seducers so they never have trouble attracting others. However, they’ll be the ones to decide when a relationship has potential and when it does not. Once they’ve chosen a partner, a Snake’s insecure side will begin to show through. Snakes guards their chosen partners much like a prized possessions, becoming jealous and even obsessive. Snakes prefer to keep their feelings to themselves. It’s important to never betray a Snake’s trust as a betrayed snake will make it a goal to get even some day!
Kind and genuine, these Snakes enjoy building a solid foundation of friends and family whom they love deeply and whose company they enjoy immensely. But even with all this support, Wood Snakes rarely seek the advice of others.