Characteristics of the Wood Monkey: 1944, 2004
The Monkey is a creative and inquiring person that loves to observe everything that is going on around them. They love to help others and are extremely sensible and reliable. The monkey is intelligent and is always eager to learn. They have an extremely good memory and there are many Monkeys who have made good linguists. They are very convincing talkers and often enjoy taking part in discussions and debates. They are very successful in politics, PR work, teaching and any jobs that involve selling because of their persuasive manner. They can sometimes be crafty, cunning and dishonest and will grasp any opportunity to make a quick profit or outsmart their opponents.
They have so much confidence in themselves that they sometimes forget to take other peoples advice. With so many diverse talents the Monkey is able to make a lot of money in life, they will sometimes splash out on exotic holidays and are always happy to spend the money as soon as they get it.
The Monkey has to have freedom in their life to act as they want and can become unhappy if they are held back by rules and restrictions. They soon lose interest in something if they think it has become boring and will move on. They lack persistence which can slow down their progress, if they concentrate on one thing at a time they will achieve a lot more in the log run. They are good organizers and will always have a plan of action in their head for themselves. They are happy to put their failures down to experience when they do not work out. They like to impress people and will always have admirers around them because of their sense of humour and confidence.
Monkeys usually marry young and for it to be a success their partners needs to allow them time to pursue their many interests and love of travel. The Monkey is suited to Rats, Dragons, Pigs and Goats. He Ox, Rabbit, Snake and Dog will also be enchanted by the Monkeys resourceful nature. They are likely to infuriate the Rooster and Horse, and the Tiger will have little patience with their tricks.
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