1998 – Earth Tiger Year
Those born between January 28, 1998 and February 15, 1999 are members of the Earth 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 influence of the Earth Element allows the Earth Tiger to be the most grounded of all the Tiger types. Although the Tiger is normally dominated by impulse, the Earth Tiger is more reasonable and prudent in their affairs. It is also through their practical nature and sensibility that the Earth Tiger becomes the most nurturing of all the Tigers. The Earth Tiger puts great value in how they are perceived and subsequently is less likely to take risks. The Earth Tiger is defined by their inner strength and can meet challenges with patience and perseverance.
Slightly more calculated than other Tigers, the Earth Tiger will do well in a career that rewards practical thinking. In this sense, the Earth Tiger would do well in finance, law enforcement or the military. If they develop an interest in entertainment, Earth Tigers have been very successful in the acting world. This can be seen in the budding careers of Earth Tigers Jaden Smith and Amandla Stenberg.
The patience of the Earth Tiger is a great strength, but it can become a weakness if they allow their consideration to turn into indecisiveness. In this sense, the Earth Tiger would benefit from avoiding their tendency to over think situations. By moving at a comfortable, slow pace, the Earth Tiger can find great success.
Earth 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.
More grounded in reality, Earth Tigers don’t get carried away by the circumstances of their situations. Instead, they sit back and evaluate all angles before jumping in. They’re able to stay focused on their tasks; a trait that helps ensure success.