Want to know which zodiac sign according to Chinese horoscope will be in 2021? It is the Year of Metal Ox. Let's take a look at what it will bring us and how other zodiac signs are going to benefit from it.

The Chinese New Year will start on February 12th and will last up until January 31st of 2022 and 2021 is the Year of the Ox. The Ox is the second out of twelve zodiac signs: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.

These are the years of the Ox in Chinese Horoscope: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, and 2021.  The 2021 isn't just the Year of the Ox it is the Year of the Metal Ox.

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The Metal Ox is also associated with the Earthly Branch (地支 / dì zhī) Chǒu (丑) and the hours 1–3 in the morning. In the terms of yin and yang (阴阳 / yīn yáng), the Metal Ox is Yang.

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Based on Chinese astrology, the Metal Ox is a sign of righteousness, ethics, and good habits, as well as respect for others, hard work, and determination. It is believed that for Metal Ox the spirit prevails over the heart. Metal Ox is very goal oriented and there is nothing that can get in a way of meeting goals that are set.

The Metal Ox is a naturally born leader and disciplinarian who never backs down. There is no way for other people to underestimate the Metal Ox leadership position and whatever is required to ensure this will be implemented. Despite being hard workers and leaders they are not demanding praise.

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What should we expect from 2021?

We should expect to be overall more lucky, also 2021 is perfect to focus on relationships whether it is about friendship or love. Since the Metal Ox is a hardworking zodiac sign you can expect that your hard work will be rewarded. Also we will feel the weight of our responsibilities and make sure we don't ignore them. So if you are a hardworking individual with respect to your responsibilities, this is going to be a great year for you!

Keep in mind that in 2021 the yearly energies of Feng Shui and Wu Xing promote stability, balance, and prosperity for short term projects that you indulge in. It is essential to plan carefully before beginning any project in 2021 so as to ensure that you do not ruin all your efforts with the first step.

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The personality of people born under the Ox sign

They are more of a low key and never look to be the center of attention. This often hides their talent, but they will gain recognition through their hard work. Honest and hardworking Ox is able to achieve considerable success in the professional field.

Oxen believe that everyone should do what’s asked for them and stay within their bounds. Rarely losing their temper, they think logically and make great leaders. People of this sign love to be in the company of creative people, but they will never adapt to the surrounding people in order to receive any benefit.

Thanks to their confidence and stability Oxen will make good lawyers and managers of small and large enterprises.

It is hard to imagine a romantic Ox doing crazy things for the sake of love. But deep down there is a storm of emotions. People of this sign prefer to say little and to the point, they show their love in actions not words. The right partner will never betray you and will do everything to make life without unnecessary worries and problems. So if you look for the perfect family men and you are ready not to put too much pressure on them when it comes to expression of their feelings, they are a great match.

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The weakest side of any Ox is their communication skills. Put it simply they are not great when it comes to communicating or even sharing ideas with others.

Men born in the Ox year are reliable and trustworthy. They put their entire heart into everything they do. They feel great responsibility towards their family. On the other hand due to their confidence they won't allow anyone to go against their rules. They have high expectations from children even though it might be unrealistic.

Women born in the Ox year are calm and gentle. They will never surrender to fate and rarely think of choosing an alternative. Despite being stubborn they think and react quickly, but once they make their choice they will hold to it no matter what. They are traditional, faithful wives and put a lot of effort into children education.

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Children born in 2021

Every Ox child is born with an inner compass that will guide them in their life. You definitely need to establish whats right and wrong as soon as possible and remember that these children will follow your example even if it falls outside of right thing to do.

Another thing to remember is that Ox kids naturally shield their feelings and won't easily share what's on their mind let alone to show their emotions. They are naive in many ways and fully rely on your moral support even if they don't ask for it.  

There is a very good chance this kid will be a great source of pride for his parents thanks to its character and accomplishments.

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Lucky things for Oxen

  • Lucky numbers: 1, 4, and numbers containing 1 and 4 (like 14 and 41)
  • Lucky colors: white, yellow, and green
  • Lucky flowers: tulip, morning glory, and peach blossom
  • Lucky direction: north and south
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Chinese horoscope for 2021 is telling you to ensure that you are adequately exposed to fresh air and clean water so that you can maintain good health. The Yin metal symbolizes the lungs, so make your best not to contract respiratory infections.

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As per the 2021 Chinese Horoscope, the colors of favor this year are green and red. These colors balance the energy flows of the five elements in Chinese Cosmology and Feng Shui. Green represents the wood element, while red represents the fire element. In order to attract more luck in 2021 use accessories containing these two colors.

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Finance and Career in the Year 2021

If you are a hard working and goal oriented individual 2021 will pay its dividends in business and personal projects. The lazy ones however will stand a chance of ripping any rewards, since nothing produces nothing. Be creative yet practical with your gifts and talents.

For the career oriented individuals 2021 will bring advancement, prosperity and wellness for all zodiac signs. Just don't let negative thinking and anxiety to distract you from your goals. Also when it comes to reaching your goals determination and some level of stubbornness is very welcome, but be prepared to be flexible to get what you want.

In order to avoid bad luck in 2021 remember to compromise and avoid hostile interactions with your colleagues. Patience and hard work will substitute luck in many ways in 2021.

Chinese Zodiac Birth Year (Ben Ming Nian) will cause volatility in the Ox’s fortunes, and Oxen should therefore establish a stronger budget management system to prepare for rainy days. Avoid luxury purchases during this period, and stay thrifty to prevent financial turmoil. If you haven't figured out your budget management yet, we strongly suggest to get it right.

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Love and Relationships in 2021

If you think of starting a family with the person you have by your side, 2021 is the ideal year. All the marriages started in the Metal Ox year are durable and happy!

In case you are still single, get ready to meet your best half. Learn to be more romantic and involved in relationships with your partner. Use words to appreciate and small gifts to indulge your partner and it will make a big difference.

The Ox zodiac sign appreciates that family is essential in the life of someone, so make sure you spend more time with your family. So family comes first is the way you need to looks at 2021.  

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It looks like 2021 is going to be a lot better than 2020 as we all wish for and we are for sure very interested to see how it will all turn out to be. But whatever the 2021 will bring us, we know for sure that taking care of the ones we love and not blindly accepting fate is the way to move forward regardless of obstacles.

Gift ideas for 2021

If you are looking for great gifts that symbolise 2021 we have found plenty of options for you to choose from. Let it bring more luck and make 2021 as great as it can be!

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