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Chinese Zodiac Year of the Monkey

Updated on July 20, 2012

Versatility and fun are the symbol of Monkey, which is the first zodiac sign of the Chinese horoscope. People who are born under this zodiac sign are known to be charming, witty and very unpredictable when it comes to things. They are also known to make every person around them to feel positive and happy at all times.

There are also people who are born under the Monkey sign who are known to be very competent in different tasks that life throws them. They have a side that is very serious when it comes to the field of athletics and business. Some people may find people under this zodiac sign very playful, but once they get to know these people they will eventually know that there is a serious side behind that playfulness.

Another good thing about people under this astrological sign is the way they adapt to things and situations that suddenly changed. The reason behind this is because; they don't like to think too much about anything and everything.

They are also known to be clever when it comes to things because they are known to be curious in almost everything around them. That is why they have a wide knowledge about almost every subject available in their respective areas. The only downfall of the people under this zodiac sign is their instincts when it comes to gambling.

Monkey under Metal 1920 and 1980

People who are born under the zodiac sign of metal Monkey are known to be passionate and persuasive.

They are very warm to everyone that is why people tend to feel very welcome around them. They are also known to reach every goal that they have because the ambitious trait and determination that they have.

They have the tendency to work by themselves and without the help of others because they believe that climbing the peak to success can be achieved by themselves only.

If you have employees under this zodiac sign, you will be amazed by their answers that are tactful, especially when it comes to the management.

When it comes to love, they are very faithful to their partners. They are also known to be affectionate and loving, which is why they often sweep everyone's feet off.

Monkey under Water 1932 and 1992

People who are born under the water Monkey are known to be very sensitive. They can be hurt just by hearing words that are harsh, or just by looking at actions that are offensive. This is the reason why they tend to show up with a lightened face every time they are around with other people.

They are not always ready to show and share the feelings and the emotions that they have with the people around them. Typically they become successful in doing this especially if they focus on positive things. The downside of people who are born under the water Monkey is that, they can become easily distracted by activities such as being meddlesome and as well as gossiping which are of course not good.

Monkey under Wood 1944 and 2004

Witty and being sharp are traits that are known for people who are born under the wood Monkey. They are knowledgeable when it comes to certain things, and they believe that being practical will help them succeed in life.

People who are under this sign are usually successful when it comes to technology and languages, which is why they are good in communicating with different types of people. They can also deal with different people with grace and without having a hard time.

When it comes to work and business, they always make sure that they are practical and hard working for them to be able to achieve success in life.

Monkey under Fire 1956 and 2016

People under the zodiac sign of fire Monkey are known to be very determined in achieving the things that they like. They always have the durability, strength and the stamina to continue doing things because of the high determination that they have.

When it comes to relationships and business, they always want to be the hand on the upper side because they know that they can handle things perfectly. Choosing the particular person that they want to settle with can be risky because they are known to be very fickle minded.

The good thing is, when they decide that they want someone to be their partner, they will start to fall in love immediately. On the other hand, when it comes to business and work they are very determined to reach the peak of the ladder that is why people like their friends and co-workers always look up to them.

Monkey under Earth 1908 and 1968

Trustworthy and being honest are the two amazing traits of people under the sign of earth Monkey. They are also known to be motivated and diligent when it comes to things.

A lot of people love them because they are always concerned with every person around them. They are well collected and calm when it comes to different situation, which is why they don't often get into fights and other complicated situations.

They are also known to take things seriously when it comes to friendship and their jobs. Earth Monkey people are always there to stand for their loved ones no matter where they are. They don't keep a lot of ego because they want to be as genuine as possible to please everyone around them. They have a high demand when it comes to self-respect.

To Summarize

People who are born under the Chinese zodiac sign of the Monkey will surely bring happiness and joy to everyone they meet. Positivity will surround people who are often around with people under this zodiac sign because of the positive vibes that they possess.

Just always remember to give them the respect that they deserve because each and every one of them want this in their lives. You will eventually get the respect and love that you deserve from the Chinese zodiac sign Monkey, once they see that you are worth the love and respect that they have to give you.


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      carol stanley 

      6 years ago from Arizona

      Great hub and I am going to read all the signs. Thanks for sharing.

    • Uriel profile image


      6 years ago from Lebanon

      Wow reading about monkeys sounded really interesting. I read the legend of the Chinese Zodiac the story of Cat and Rat when i was young in school , this reminded me of lots of stuff the story stated :D

      This is a really interesting HUB :D glad to be born in 1992 :D thanks for sharing !!! This is a great hub, informative !


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