1962 – Water Tiger Year
Those born between February 5, 1962 and January 24, 1963 are members of the Water Tiger Chinese Zodiac sign. The TIGER is a born leader, fiercely competitive, and never afraid to fight. Tigers often get into difficult and hazardous situations because they live dangerously. Narrow-mindedness and suspiciousness are their greatest faults. Their careers exemplifies them as deep thinkers and careful planners. Tigers are likely to succeed in sales, personnel management. They can be a good military leader, supervisors, teachers, firemen, or police officers.
The calming influence of the Water Element gives the Water Tiger a unique burst of empathy and social perceptiveness that other members of the Tiger sign do not share. While those born under the Tiger sign usually have a close-minded disposition, the Water Tiger exchanges understanding for close-mindedness. Similarly, the Water Tiger has a very strong concern for the well-being of others. Out of all the Tiger signs, the Water Tiger shows the greatest concern for family members and friends, which in turn may make them the most well received.
The understanding Water Tiger has a firm interest in helping others and subsequently may take to a humanitarian career. In this sense, the Water Tiger would do well in teaching or counseling. The Water Tiger could also be a good fit for politics or public policy. Water Tigers are known to find great joy from entertaining others, which can be seen in the careers of Jim Carrey and Paula Abdul, who are both Water Tigers born in 1962.
While the empathy of the Water Tiger is a strength, in some sense it may be their greatest weakness as well. In times when the Water Tiger is too considerate of others, they can become indecisive. The Water Tiger’s greatest challenge in life will be overcoming their procrastination and tendency to follow instead of lead.
Water Tiger in Relationships
Creative in their passion, Tigers will never bore their partners. They’re expressive, polite and trustworthy, but watch out. Tigers tend to dominate their relationships. This tendency is instinctive and when monitored closely, such behavior can be kept under control. Partners need to be equally active to keep up with the Tiger’s sense of adventure.
Water Tigers are sensitive and tranquil. They realize that other people have worthy opinions too. They’re very intuitive which makes them good at accurately judging different situations.