Amongst the 12 signs of the Chinese calendar, the second sign of the Chinese zodiac is definitely the most conservative and the most attached to his family and to traditional values. Hardworking and persevering, the Ox is also jealous, likely to be carried away by one of his legendary tantrums. In 2018 the year of dog, the patience of the Ox is put to strain. Yet, the year is rather good overall.
Within the home, the lack of discernment and understanding in the couple can be the cause of transient disputes. The unfair sharing of an important property in the eyes of the Ox also risks to put him out of his mind. However, the Ox must learn to master his anger, and be careful not to exceed the limits with his relatives and loved ones. During the Year of the Dog, the Ox has the opportunity to learn that everyone does not have the same strength and dedication as he has the worries and anxieties that sometimes obsess him shall disappear overnight when the Ox becomes conscious of their superficiality.
In 2018, the ox must not lose sight of his goals and always keep faith in his abilities. The patience that the Ox will be able to display during this turbulent period should later bear unexpected and beneficial fruits. The experiences undergone during the year 2018 can only solidify the resistance of the Ox, whose robustness is already legendary. In the worst scenario, the Ox will be ready to make a clean sweep of the past in order to rebuild healthier relationships in love, friendship and especially at work.
Love, Romance and Marriage
The surprise visit of a relative can disturb the Ox in his habits as much as the harmony of his home, especially if this visit extends beyond the limit of what one would consider appropriate. The sharing of a property or the discussion about an inheritance are also a potential source of tension with other family members. However, the Ox must remain calm and not hesitate to postpone any heated conversations when they occur. The birth in 2018 of a baby of the sign of the Dog is not ideal for the Ox, especially if he wishes to get along with his child. Its actually better that he waits until 2020, the Year of the Rat. Indeed, the Rat is the secret friend of the Ox.
Work and Social Life
In 2018 in the year of dog and on several occasions, the entrepreneurial Ox should be tempted to question his board of directors or to ask a formerly valuable collaborator to leave his company. During these moments of doubt and crisis, the Ox must work on himself to try to understand whether the problem comes from others or rather from his chronic intolerance and inability to accept in others the faults which he does not possess.
In 2018, the Ox is also forced to make several trips in the country or abroad, to settle pressing affairs that do not particularly delight him. Questions of principle or ethics are then on the agenda. The presence of a new person in his direct working environment could disrupt his daily life, as would the eventual betrayal of a long-time ally. In spite of an environment in which he feels fragile and in which he believes he can only rely on himself, against all expectations, the Ox should on the contrary receive a very valuable help from former acquaintances and faithful friends.
Career and Competitive Exam
During the year of dog in 2018 the students will feel lethargic and would not concentrate in their studies which may hamper their progress leading to the failure in competitive exams. They are suggested to follow some routine exercises and meditations to feel dynamic and energetic.
Travel and Transfer
This dog year 2018 is likely to inculcate difficulties in the professional arena and ox person may have to undertake tiresome responsibilities requiring frequent travels. He might feel this appointed due to the rigorous task involving the movement from one place to the other. There is all likelihood that the ox person may have to face unwanted transfer. To a destination which is not of his liking.
Luck and Wellbeing for the Ox in 2018
Most favourable periods to the Ox in 2018:
- Month of the Snake (May 2018)
- Month of the Rooster (September 2018)
- Month of the Rat (December 2018)
- Month of the Ox (March 2018)
Least Favourable Period:
- Month of the Goat (July 2018)