By Alexandria “Wisteria” Prejido, Staff Writer
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2011 is the year of the rabbit. The rabbit is the fourth sign of the Chinese zodiac and can also be referred to as the hare. This sign is associated with longevity and the moon, and some astrologers identify this sign as the cat instead of the rabbit. People born under this sign are more introverted and would rather work behind the scenes instead of being the center of attention. However, it does not mean the rabbit is reclusive; this sign is a friendly individual and enjoys the company of friends no matter the occasion.
Some of the rabbits’ positive traits are they are diplomatic, intuitive, expressive, peaceful and refined. Some of the negative traits are they are indecisive, egotistical, conservative, gossipy, superficial and pedantic. The behavior of the rabbit can be often predictable, for it varies according to the situation. During tranquil times, rabbit people are at ease and calm. However, during times of sudden change and unforeseen events, rabbits become irritable, confused and sometimes aggressive. Rabbit people will not be pleasant until they are back in control of the situation.
Some of the rabbits’ likes are privacy, mysteries, going out, routines and conversation. Some of their dislikes are arguments, complicated plans, being forced to making a decision, drastic changes and saying anything unpleasant. Signs that would make good friends with rabbit individuals are the ox, snake, the ram/sheep, rat, dog and pig.
In love, rabbits are often wary of commitment, for it requires changes and decision. This does not mean they are fickle; but rather they are picky about choosing a partner. Rabbits would rather be single than be in an unsatisfactory relationship because they value peace. Though, once committed, this sign places a lot of effort into their relationship. They are always willing to listen and dislike arguing with their partner. Rabbits make attentive, tender and loving partners. However, sometimes it is difficult to know what rabbit partners are feeling or thinking because they prize their privacy. Rabbit partners listen more than they confide, which may prove to be a struggle to some unless they learn how to read the subtle signs. The signs most compatible with the rabbit are the pig, sheep and dog.