Overview

Your sign of the Tiger is a natural leader, and likes to take charge. During the Year of the Rooster, your natural inclination to lead may be challenged, or just frustrated as other less qualified people are considered.

Rather than losing your famously short temper, try killing them with kindness. Your playful manner is always appreciated, whether in love, work, or family matters. You may actually win more people to your side this way.

Though things don't always go your way this year, people begin to respect you more and more for what you bring to the table. Learn to work with authority figures this year, rather than resisting them.

Love

You're known as a natural-born charm machine, and tend to have a bunch of potential suitors around all the time. This year, someone new and surprising crosses your path, who causes you to question everything you may have thought about love and romance.

The Lunar Eclipse of August 7th reveals deeper feelings you have for someone who's a little maddening to you. The funny thing is, you'd make a fantastic couple if you could only just admit it. Give things a chance and you may be pleasantly surprised by how much you have in common.

Those in relationships find the most success through compromise this year.

Family & Friends

You love a good night out with friends, talking about all kinds of cool subjects, and getting to know new folks as well. This year, some of your views may be challenged as new friends don't always see eye-to-eye. No need to lose your temper, Tiger.

During the Year of the Rooster, you discover a diplomatic side you didn't know you had. Not only do you make and keep a lot more friends this way, you also avoid some of the moodiness your natural sensitivity carries.

People learn to respect you when you listen without commenting sometimes, and this builds stronger alliances.

Work

You like to be in charge as a Tiger native, and can find it hard to submit to authority figures. This year, this may be even truer for you, as you decide to branch out into new venues.

Whether you're considering starting your own business or just want more flexibility, you need a break from the grind of the 9 to 5 (or whatever hours you work).

Staying put will only test your patience, so why not take a class, or begin to figure out what you need to do to make it (whatever IT is) happen? Your inner smarts can make this a reality, with a little help from your friends.

Money

The knock on your sign can sometimes be your inability to come to a decision in your financial life. But the way you see it, you're just considering all the options.

This year, the challenge will be in making a final decision about how much to save and invest versus how much to spend on necessities and fun. Sure, it's great to splash out on fabulous trips and other items, but the Rooster challenges you to think about the future, too.

Don't leave this until the last minute. Use your courage and power to make a better future for yourself.

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