Pig — Chinese Zodiac

Earthly Branch: hai

Heavenly Stem: WaterYin

Auspicious Directions: southeast, northeast

Lucky Colors: yellow, grey, brown, golden

Lucky Numbers: 2, 5, 8

Lucky Flowers: hydrangea, pitcher plant, marguerite

Pig Birthstones: Moonstone, Lapis-lazuli, Selenite

Associated Sun Sign: Scorpio ♏

Chinese Calendar: Pig Year, Pig Month, Pig Day, Pig Hour.

Elements: Wood Pig, Fire Pig, Earth Pig, Metal Pig, Water Pig.

Personality of the Pig

The pig is the last animal sign on the Chinese zodiac. They have such traits as diligence, sympathy, and generosity. With great concentration, once set a goal, they will devote all energy to achieve the goal. Though pigs rarely seek help from others, they will not refuse to give a hand to others. They never suspect someone else, so they are easily fooled by others. If one wants to have a long-term relationship with pigs, one should be honest with them and have a knowledge of their inner thoughts.

General speaking, pigs are relatively calm when facing trouble. No matter how difficult the problems are they encounter, they can handle things properly with carefulness. They have a great sense of responsibility to finish what they are engaged in.

Strengths of the Pig

People born in the Year of the Pig are honest and frank, chivalrous and gallant. They have a calm appearance and strong heart. They do whatever they want with their strength. They are tolerant and optimistic, but not until they become your friends can their virtue, advantages and fidelity to friendship be appreciated. They are quick tempered, but hate arguments and quarreling. They are kind to their loved ones. They are not afraid of difficulties and problems but try to work them out. They treat friend sincerely and they do not tell lies unless they have to. They are kind and light hearted and usually go to sleep easily.

Weaknesses of the Pig

They are trusting and sometimes naive, so they may easily fall in traps. Although they are loyal to friends, they do not have many friends. They are hot-tempered and impulsive. They are not good at communicating with others. If they play pranks on people, they will not know when to stop.


Health of the Pig

Pigs have a good health all through life. Frequent dinner parties and social activities are inevitable for pigs, so they should avoid excessive eating, drinking and smoking, which can cause sickness. In addition to adopting a balanced diet, proper exercise is badly needed for pigs to keep fit. As pigs have a free mind on everything, they rarely encounter stress trouble. Faced with overload work, they know how to relax themselves from tiredness. Sleep is a usual way for them to refresh themselves.

Career of the Pig

Pigs enjoy great fortune in their careers. Their work and cause develop in a relative smooth way. When encountering trouble and difficulties, they tend to receive help from others. With a great sense of responsibility, they are not afraid to try to do what they are interested in. They have rich creativity and imagination. They can take up such careers as entertainer, caterer, doctor, veterinarian, or interior decorator. Besides, some promising careers include transportation, entertainment, retail or hospitality. In social relationships, they should build up their own interpersonal network to help them achieve career success.

Relationships of the Pig

Pigs enjoy good social relationships. With traits of sincerity and integrity, they are popular friends. They are simply-minded and not preoccupied with minor things concerning other people. They value friendship highly and never betray friends unless in special circumstances.

In love relationships pigs are affectionate and sexual. They are faithful to their partners. Once they find the right partner, they’re typically committed for the long-term. However, due to lack of proper communicating skills, sometimes they can not handle problems in relationships.

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