1980 – Metal Monkey Year
Those born between February 16, 1980 and February 4, 1981 are members of the Metal Monkey Chinese Zodiac sign. The MONKEYS are mischievous, vain, and clever. Their most prized traits are originality, creativity, and education. People adore Monkeys for their wit, high intelligence, and interest in world affairs. Older and wiser Monkeys are able to channel their energetic and rich imaginations into the solving of complex problems. Monkeys people can succeed in professions such as business, trade, law, stocks, industry and politics.
With a double dose of the Metal Element, the Metal Monkey becomes the most focused and determined of the Monkey signs. Those born under the Metal Monkey sign are known to display independence and a willpower in all of their pursuits, which is appropriate because the Metal Monkey has high aspirations. While the Metal Monkey shares in the clever mind of its sign, they have the added benefit of wisdom and practicality. In all matters of life, the Metal Monkey is passionate and uncompromising. In this sense, the they may be most concerned with their material standing.
With high financial goals and ambition, the Metal Monkey can do well in a variety of career paths. The Metal Monkey’s business sense can go a long way in sales, communications or finance. Similarly, the focused Metal Monkey can take their talents to demanding fields like law, science or writing. Members of the Metal Monkey sign have been known to find success in the entrepreneurial market. This can be seen in the successful ventures of Kim Kardashian and Venus Williams, who were both born in 1980.
While the determination and ambition of the Metal Monkey is definitely a strength, it also serves as one of the Metal Monkey’s most challenging weaknesses. The Metal Monkey often runs the risk of becoming self-absorbed and self-interested. These qualities make compassion and communication difficult for the Metal Monkey. In order to overcome these shortcomings, the Metal Monkey is encouraged to develop understanding, which would allow for a greater capacity to compromise.
Metal Monkey in Relationships
When it comes to relationships, Monkeys aren’t quick to settle down. In fact, they generally are promiscuous; a tendency that probably has to do with the fact that Monkeys are easily bored. Monkeys will end this type of behavior once they pair up with the perfect partner. In fact, more often than not, they’ll commit to that person in every way for life.
Metal Monkeys are determined and ambitious individuals and as a result, they’re often successful. Although they’re considered warm-hearted and very likeable, their preference in life is to be alone. Metal Monkeys are loyal to both their employers and their partners.