People born in the year of the rabbit are the luckiest among "the twelve animals." The rabbit is a symbol for mercy, elegance, amiability and worship of beauty. People born in this year are kind, speak gently, peaceful, quiet and loving persons. They like to live easy lives. They are reserved persons, love arts and have a strong sense of justice. Whatever they do, they will start well and end well. This feature can make them learned scholars. They are also well adapted to work in government departments, and to be active on the political stage.
It seems that they will turn a deaf ear to other people's advice.In fact, they may be unable to recover after other people criticize them. To those they love, they are gentle and kind, while to some other people they may be perfunctory and halfhearted, even cool and merciless. Since they are refined and cultivated and self indulgent at the same time, they enjoy their lives, and think their own desires as the most important. They stubbornly believe that-it is easy for people to get along with each other. They are always polite and civil even to their enemies. They are disgusted by quarreling and any hostile act.
People born in the year of the rabbit give others an impression of being frail-looking because of their gentle appearance. But, in fact, they are strong minded and have strong wills. They pursue their ideals all their lives in a precise and orderly way.
It is also easy for people to get the impression that people born in the year of the rabbit will never do harm to other people. It is true that they seldom use harsh words or say anything rude. They can hide their real features by their decent appearance when they face opponents, and then hurt them. By the time one discovers this, they will have tricked you.
Sometimes people born in the year of the rabbit do things slowly and deliberately. They handle everything in a circumspect way. This is because of their cautious characters. They make certain that they get lots of information before they sign any contract. So they have the ability to evaluate well, and are capable of making clear-headed appraisals of the situation. And they are very proud of this.
A woman born in the year of the rabbit will be serious and considerate. She can forgive the mistakes of her friends. Generally speaking, she will be someone you can get along well. She will be good company with whom to go shopping or to talk. She is smart and warm-hearted. Staying with her will be a happy experience. She will do things she likes energetically, but when she feels tired, she will put aside the work at hand and go quietly away.
A woman born in the year of the rabbit is beautiful and elegant, and she will prefer to be married to a kind, conservative millionaire than to a handsome, penniless man. Her husband must be a person who can provide her favorable material conditions, who can protect her and support her luxurious life style, and who can walk away whenever she is in low spirits.
If she is able to choose her own way of living, she will choose the most comfortable life she can. She will always wear large and comfortable clothing, made of good material. She appreciates harmony and balance, while detesting boasting and dazzling designs.
A man born in the year of the rabbit is solicitous, refined and courteous. He will have a gentle manner and carry himself like a gentleman. People admire his amiability and his resourcefulness, and they will be willing to follow his wise advice. His shortcomings are: unrealistic thinking, high sensitivity, biting, and not being willing to withstand misery.
Since such a person is self-confident, and he will consider himself second to none. In times of urgency, he will discard anything or abandon anyone who dares to disturb his quiet life. He is well known for his flexible and changeable beliefs, and his high skill at maintaining a sense of security.
There is no need to worry about the lives of such people. They are nimble, clever and good at avoiding harm to themselves. They have no lofty ideals to seek. Their main purpose in life is to preserve themselves.
People born in the year of the rabbit are very hospitable, good hosts and warm-hearted companions. Their words make everyone feel happy, but you shouldn't let such words go to your head. They will remember your mistakes, as well as your good points. They know more than they will tell. If your missteps are not serious, they will forgive you. That is why people like them. This philosophy of life keeps them free from troubles, because people will forgive them as they forgive others.
Generally speaking, people born in the year of the rabbit really understand what life means. They make full allowance for other's weal and woe. They know when they should show their forbearance. They never embrace others in public places. They know the art of saving face and giving consideration to the interests of both sides.
Source: The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes by Theodora Lau Published by arrow Books Limited