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Western Star Signs
There can be an unusually warm loving bond between you, though your temperaments are quite different. Leo is very proud and wants recognition, appreciation, respect, and love. Cancer wants to be needed and desires sympathy, tenderness, and emotional support. Leo has difficulty accepting and expressing needs, sadness, or weakness, and is uncomfortable when Cancer expresses doubts, insecurities, weaknesses, or moodiness, but appreciates Cancer's warmth and support.
Leo is the more dominant of the two of you and is likely to take the lead in your relationship - which is fine with Cancer, who has no need to be on top.
Cancer is naturally inclined to be touchy about some, but not all relatives and needs to work on the family tree and make some sense of it all. To win points, Cancer can treat Leo to a most excellent piece of gold jewelry. Leo also appreciates Cancer's undivided attention.
By developing willpower, Leo can find creative ways to get you into the spotlight and shine. Leo may be playing the game of life stakes higher than Cancer may realize.
Cancer is not necessarily the most direct individual. Security is something Cancer is always aware of. Usually it's a top priority. Cancer is definitely strong and protective of turf.
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Chinese Star Signs
This is a mating of opposites. The Rat is bright, gregarious, witty and fun, the Ox is shy, serious, and set in their ways. As lovers fireworks can be expected. They will test each other's endurance over and over again. Their overall compatibility rating is 60%.
While in the Western World the Rat is looked upon with disgust and revulsion, he is admired and honored in much of the East for his cleverness and aptitude for acquiring things of value. In China and Japan Rats are signs of good luck and prosperity.
The Rat is a charming creature capable of captivating almost anyone. Rats are connoisseurs who take pleasure in flaunting their style. They also possess a great sense of humor. Rats can be very protective and generous to those who are loyal to them.
Rats are also quite self-serving. They have their own goals and ambitions and will not hesitate to advance them. Those outside a Rat's social circle may find them easily riled and verbally abusive. Rats do not often pass up the opportunity to debate.
Rats are very curious about everything, and are always on the hunt for new information - anything that may be of use to them in the present or future.
The Rat's biggest problem is they find it difficult to see beyond themselves. If they can find room for others they will be well on the way to true happiness.
Note that Chinese star signs are determined by your exact date of birth, and not just your birth year. For more information, read about the Chinese Zodiac »