1985 – Wood Ox Year
Those born between February 20, 1985 and February 8, 1986 are members of the Wood Ox Chinese Zodiac sign. The OX is quiet, steadfast, methodical and can tolerate difficulties. Ox people are hard working and down to earth. They are exceptionally clever and creative with their hands. In business, the ox often brings prosperity, not through entrepreneurial imagination and risk, but as a result of logical thought, resolute practicality, and honest endurance. Ox people should seek their fortune as a surgeon, dentist, architect, tailor, or technician.
The influence of the Wood Element makes the Wood Ox the most relaxed and open-minded of all the Ox signs. The Wood Ox enjoys the outside world and puts great interest in the well being of others. It is this empathy and understanding that gives the Wood Ox their signature warmth. Not without the usual drive of the Ox, the Wood Oxen is able to reach towards goals that are beyond selfish interests. Like other members of the Ox sign, the Wood Ox is a natural leader and are not above speaking up for themselves when the moment arises.
The empathy, determination and leadership capabilities of the Wood Ox create a variety of career opportunities to explore. Wood Oxen are known to do well in public service careers, such as teaching or law enforcement. In the entertainment world, Wood Oxen have been known to draw audiences with fun, relatable lyrics. This can be seen in the work of Ciara and T-Pain, who are both Wood Oxen born in 1985.
While the personality of the Wood Ox comes with many positives and great qualities, the most pressing challenge for the Wood Ox is probably their temper. At times, the Wood Ox has a very short fuse and can be angered at the seemingly slightest whim. It is important for the Wood Ox to develop their patience to try and counter this problem.
Wood Ox in Relationships
Oxen aren’t very sociable and rarely participate in group activities. They abhor small talk and won’t waste their time flirting. They will search long and hard for the perfect partner as change makes them uncomfortable. Whether due to an ox’s tendency to be overbearing or tendency to place blame on others, relationships with Oxen don’t always work out. When Oxen realize that partnerships involve two people and two points of view, satisfying matches are possible.
Fire Oxen are natural born leaders. In fact, they’ll often hold positions of importance at work and in the community. They have short fuses and tend to react impulsively instead of considering the opinion of others.