The Year of Rat

The Years of Rat

Rats have many superiorities in personality. Were you born in the year of Rat? The year of Rat: 1912,1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020…

Feb.18,1912-Feb.5,1913

Feb.05,1924–Jan,2.3,1925

Jan.24,1936–Feb.10,1937

Feb.10,1948–Jan.28,1949

Jan.28,1960–Feb.14,1961

Feb.15,1972–Feb.02,1973

Feb.02,1984–Feb.19,1985

Feb.19,1996–Feb.06,1997

Feb.07,2008–Jan.25,2009

Jan.25,2020- Feb.11,2021

Feb.11,2032- Jan.30,2033

Jan.30,2044- Feb.16,2045

Rat Year Lucky Things VS Unlucky Things

Lucky Numbers:2,3  VS  Unlucky Numbers: 5,9
Lucky Colors: gold, blue, green  VS  Unlucky Colors: yellow, brown
Lucky Directions: southeast, northeast  VS  Unlucky Direction: west
Lucky Flowers: lily, African violet

rat lucky and unlucky things
 

The Year of Rat—Characteristics/Personalities

Rat is the first in the 12-year-cycle of Chinese zodiac signs. People who are born in the year of rat are generally born with the zodiac rat characteristics. They are believed to be very industrious and thrifty, diligent and positive. They love to enshrine and collect. They have a keen intuition and can foretell the danger. They can deal with the money carefully and have a good financial luck.


See the personality advantages and shortages of the zodiac rat here and check if they fit you.

Rat’s Positive Personality Traits

Rat’s Negative Personality Traits

① have a positive attitude, smart mind, logical way of 

thinking and skillful hands; hard-working

① a little timid

② gracious and considerate, good at making friends

② suspicious and conservative

③ have a good adaptability and ability of self-discipline

③ be short-sighted on some problems

④ be a little introverted in character but active

and enthusiastic in action

④ have no persistence

Rat Man Characteristics

The rat man always has a lot of communication skills and always tries to get information about someone he wants to know. He will make some changes in clothing according to your preferences, and he will become a great match for you in the way of doing things. It's these little details that make you regard him as your friend and open your heart.
The man born in the year of rat has a good memory and is very fond of asking questions. He can see what others can’t. If you're working on a project or a script, asking him for help will be a wise choice. He can provide you with more than one method and inspiration.


Most of the rat men are gentle and not impulsive, so when you find he becomes irritable or rash one day, it's time to guess what he's worried about. In his mind, he prefers to the gentle and elegant girl, expecting to meet a girl who is considerate, educated and reasonable. The rat man is a diligent and energetic. He is unable to tolerate other people's loose and casual attitude.

 
He who is good at planning and has a flexible mind, always keeps his day in apple-pie order. The natural calm traits and intuitive instinct make the rat man have the presence of mind in the face of disasters. His clear thinking will guide him out of trouble.

Rat Woman Characteristics

The rat woman is very frugal, and she always manages to save every penny on basic necessities of life. She is strict with herself and her family on economy and her split hairs may make the family unacceptable. But at the critical moment of money, she will be sensible and considerate.
The woman born in the year of rat is a typical clever wife and wise mother. She can take care of the whole family without troubling her husband. She would drive the children to play the piano, dance ballet or play the violin. She is also absolutely capable of being socially responsible.
Whether to the elder or the child, the rat woman is emotionally dependent. As a mother, she wants to be taken care of by her children. As a child, she trusts her parents deeply and respects them.

The Year of Rat Love and Marriage


 

The Love and Marriage of a Rat Man

Although the rat man is an opportunist, his inner feelings are very plentiful. Most of the rats are merciful to the people they like as well as to everyone. When he has a quarrel with his lover, he is always polite and gives precedence to her. The beneficence of kindness and tolerance makes him very popular with the opposite sex. 
As the sayings goes, being principled about important things, and being muddled about trivial matters. The male rat is almost perfect as a husband in the family life. Although advocates ideal, he will sacrifice ego for the family and make himself to be a good husband and an amiable father.

The Love and Marriage of a Rat Woman

Woman of the year of rat loves to daydream and pursues ethereal love. For herself, she wants to be the best lover in the eyes of others, including appearance and inner being. She is a willful person who wants to be free and equal to her partner. She would have an admirable heart for her lover, so the man who is able to get her heart and soul must be excellent enough. Unfortunately, once she feels the partner's abilities are not as high as she thought, she will lose confidence in this love relationship.

Skills of Getting Along with Rat People After Marriage

To the people born in the year of rat, people from all corners of the country are friends, they always put their friends in the first place which makes their partners jealous. An effective way to keep a peaceful and happy marriage is to ask him/her to put his/her friends in different classes and do not go out for all invitations of all friends without any consideration of the partner's feelings. Of course, you'd better keep a little bit of space for him and his friends, so that your emotions can be warmer.
 

The Year of Rat Compatibility

Rat Year

Zodiac Matches

Compatibility Overview

the year of rat 

best matches

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Dragon, monkey, ox

Can have mutual affinity, gain wealth and happiness, enjoy life, all things easy to succeed,

the year of rat 

worst matches

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Horses, rabbits, sheep

Can't be rich with disasters come along, life cannot be peaceful and may even suffer from the pain of family separation

How Do Zodiac Rat People Improve Popularity with the Opposite Sex?


The rat man is born to be a kind of clever feeling. They are able to bring happiness to their lovers in the process of love. To make the opposite sex like themselves more, the rat people can wear some ornamentals such as a big red flower, Chinese knot or red string.

In addition, the love fortune for both rat man and woman are all in the southwest. Therefore, the southwest should be used correctly and do not arrange items randomly. Putting the bed in a right direction and planting a vibrant green leaf plant are helpful.
 

Woman in the Year of Rat Zodiac Love Compatibility

Female

Male

Zodiac Love Compatibility

Rat

Rat

Quite happy, because both sides are willing to contribute to each other.

Rat

Ox

A bit difficult since there are differences in the opinions of both sides.

Rat

Tiger

Can get along well and strive together because of the common ideals.

Rat

Rabbit

You will appreciate the man's faithfulness and make peace.

Rat

Dragon

It is easier for you to find the man's truly heart, but the man who is too proud makes you unhappy.

Rat

Snake

An appropriate match. The man is strong in self-reliance, and you will feel comfortable with such a person.

Rat

Horse

Can live together, but don't pay too much attention to your ideal and ignore your partner.

Rat

Sheep

It is not far from happiness. It requires understanding and efforts from both sides

Rat

Monkey

A good marriage, but there are sometimes disagreeable conversations between you, and this often makes you uneasy.

Rat

Rooster

Full of grievance, need to be patient and tolerant.

Rat

Dog

A perfect match, because both sides can complement each other in both character and potential.

Rat

Pig

A happy couple because they can understand trust each other.

Man in the Year of Rat Zodiac Love Compatibility

Male

Female

Zodiac Love Compatibility

Rat

Rat

Good choice. Living together can produce sweet love and can truly appreciate the feeling as tender as water.

Rat

Ox

Perfect match. She can be loyal to you and maintain a close relationship, which makes your passion and romantic psychology have a dependence.

Rat

Tiger

If the tiger can be realistic and let your heart be at ease, the result can be just smooth

Rat

Rabbit

Unharmonious, the rabbit intentionally or unintentionally to disobey the mouse's will, and the mouse may not be able to tolerate.

Rat

Dragon

Ideal match. The husband is considerate and knows how to respect his wife and can satisfy her vanity.

Rat

Snake

Can be good or bad. The mouse's tenderness and thoughtfulness can make his wife very happy, but his wife may still develop her feelings to others which make the rat husband frustrated.

Rat

Horse

Make another better choice since both sides are impulsive, blind and have less tolerance of each other

Rat

Sheep

Marriage is utilitarian. Sheep are fond of the rat's wealth, and want to try every means to dominate the life of rats.

Rat

Monkey

Can be happy. The monkey may cheat the mouse and cause the mouse misunderstanding and sad, but eventually will get the mouse's understanding in short time.

Rat

Rooster

Life is happy. Virtues of a chicken are enough to keep the rats in control of their profligate life.

Rat

Dog

An interesting match. The dog is happy that the rat can often go out, or she will be more bored.

Rat

Pig

Couples can have a better relationship and can share happiness with each other.

Rat Year Zodiac Prediction 2021

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The Year of Rat Fortune Prediction Overview in 2021

The rat people will step into the year of the rat in 2021, and there will be a significant improvement in all aspects, especially for in terms of career and study. Helpful persons and strong backers from different business will appears around the rat man. It will be easy to be promoted and appreciated, but it can also cause the mouse suppressed, which can lead to a poor spirit and make the rat can’t show the talent well. There may be a mass annihilation as well, therefore the mouse should be particularly careful on the issues of going-out and health. Different kinds of bad luck and bad man may come around and it is hard to avoid a financial lost, even serious enough to lawsuit.

 
But overall, the mouse will be more successful in the whole year of 2018. It will be a good year in recent years!

 
Special tips: Rat man born in 1972 and 2008 should pay special attention to safety while those born in 1948 and 1984 should pay more attention to protecting their health.
 

Zodiac Rat's Wealth Prospect in 2021

It will be easier for the rat to make money in 2021 than in 2020. A rise in wages or flourish in business can be achieved. A lot of fast money can be made, such as the income by investment, stock or card playing. But these revenues are easy to come in and out, and are likely to trigger a trouble.

To business people, it will take you a lot of effort to earn a return in 2018, and it is recommended that you lay a solid foundation in this year. In the second half of the year, there may be some tempting opportunities. You must think carefully, if you are not sure about the risks.

Zodiac Rat's Career Prospect in 2021

For the working rats, the progress of 2021 is very encouraging. The career pattern will gradually improve, the power in the hands will become bigger, the helpful people will appear, the promotion and salary raising have been already in the plan. But bad people will try to find your fault because of the envy and jealousness. Rats should be careful about this. 


For the rat friends who do business and run companies, 2021 will be relatively weak. Most of the income will be used for investment or regular consumption, which often leads to a need of money. The business looks good, but in fact a serious problem is under covered. It is easy to break the law when doing business, thus bringing the lawsuit, please be careful.

Zodiac Rat's Love Prospect in 2021

For single mouse, whether male or female, can meet a satisfying mate.

For those who married or in love, there will be some frustrations which need to be cautious about in 2021. 

Female rats are stressed out whether in marriage or in love relationship. The spouse seems unkind and the relationship feels cold. All these may easily lead to a quarrel and contradiction. 

For male rats, the opposite sex will appear around. If you are not vigilant enough, it will lead to a bad result. If there is an affair, it is easy to cause a great scandal and make you thoroughly discredited. Separation, divorce may also occurred if serious.

Zodiac Rat's Health Prospect in 2021

The luck for safety and health for zodiac rat is much bad in 2021. Remember not to do high-risk activities this year, avoid dangerous and remote places, and avoid the north direction as much as possible. Rat people should be careful not to eat fatty foods, exercise more, and keep a good daily routine so as to avoid the illness of urinary tract, excretion and reproduction.


For children born in 2008, it is likely that there will be weight gain, whether boy or girl, the parents must control their pocket money and food, do not pamper them to eat and drink.


For the elder rat, bad spirit, memory loss, cold hands and feet, rigid joints and other problems should be brought to the forefront.

For people away from home or driving should be seriously careful about traffic safety and should not be greedy for the joy of driving overspeed. Once an accident happened, will do harm to others and yourselves eventually.

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