Your Love Horoscope For The 2018 Chinese New Year, Based On Your Zodiac Animal Sign

2018 Chinese New Year Of The Dog Chinese Zodiac Astrology Horoscope
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Here's to good fortune and love during the Year of the Dog!

Happy Chinese New Year! Your 2018 Chinese New Year love horoscope is here for each of the animal zodiac signs in astrology.

What does the Year of the Dog have in store for you? Good luck and fortune perhaps, and maybe even love.


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It's easy to get excited when a new year begins. Each new year is a time of reflection, whether or not you personally celebrate the Chinese New Year or honor an animal zodiac sign.

A new beginning gives you a chance to start over and learn something of value to be a better person. 

In Chinese astrology, each zodiac animal sign has a special inner strength, and part of those traits might even seem familiar to you if you've studied western astrology and or Vedic astrology, zodiac signs or horoscopes. 

In 2017, it was the Year of the Rooster. Strong and bold, colorful and brave, the Rooster brought good fortune for you if you were born in a year where this was your horoscope.


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This year is the Year of the Dog. Who doesn't love the loyalty and compassion of this animal? Dogs are loyal and kind, caring and compassionate. No matter what, you can depend on the goodness of this animal sign. 

Not only can you embrace the earthy element of what the Dog in Chinese astrology represents, but you can also invite these astrology personality traits into you life. 

Wishing you good fortune during 2018 and the Year of the Dog. To find your Chinese horoscope go to the sign associated with your birth year. 

Here's what you can expect in 2018 based on your zodiac animal sign using Chinese astrology.


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THE RAT — 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960

Nothing fazes the Rat zodiac; you are too busy working hard and playing harder! 

This year your determination and work ethic will skyrocket, clearing the path towards your bigger life goals. You already did the heavy lifting, now it is time to enjoy your well deserved rewards.

The sign of the Rat and the Dog are not always compatible, but this year you can use the loyalty and steadfast nature of the Dog to make your complete your romantic life in 2018. 

If you find yourself single and ready to mingle this year, keep the lunar eclipse of July 27 in mind as a perfect time to make your move on that special someone you have had your eye on.


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THE OX — 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961

The sign of the Ox is true to the real deal; strong and dependable. Just like the similarly loyal Dog you need to be needed and appreciated for how much effort you put into relationships.

This year your friends, family, and love interests show their appreciation in all the right ways, especially near the solar eclipse of July 12. Good fortune flows in 2018 when you surround yourself with the right people and start working on the right plans.

Never be afraid if these plans going askew, some of the best memories come from happy mistakes! In the Year of the Rooster your love life took off passionately. Single Oxes dated up a storm and relationships flourished.

Start 2018 off romantically sound by taking it slow, getting to know your dates and enjoying the process. If you already have a significant other, allow yourself to get lost in the moment, forgetting your analytical nature.


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THE TIGER — 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962

2018 may crawl by for the energetic Tiger. Do not let the slow motion fool you, this year is chock full of happiness and opportunities for growth. Let your hair down a little and start opening up to the new people in your life.

The Year of the Dog is the time to learn how to take the back seat even though you are a natural born leader. Let the energy of the Dog find your chill, cool your infamous temper, and remember to have some fun with life and the relationships that blossom this year.

You have never lacked personality and charm, making the dating game an easy one. Dating this year will take on the pace of your year; a little slower.

But the ones that you find yourself drawn to this year will be incredibly loyal — something right up a Tiger’s fiercely devoted alley.

Bonds forged this year are made to last, especially near the solar eclipse of August 11.


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THE RABBIT — 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963

Rabbit, this is your year! Your sign and that of the Dog get along better than anyone, and your life will see tremendous growth as a result. Use the solar eclipse of July 12 to jumpstart your dreams for this new year.

This is a year to lay a stable foundation from your work to your financial situation. Have some fun with this year, get out of your wallflower comfort zone and meet some exciting people.

For those single Rabbits out there, this is a great year to get in touch with your romantic side. Try out new dates and look past your normal scope of partners for that special someone.

You might feel more sensitive this year, but never fear as your internal strength is increasing ten fold every time you let yourself be vulnerable with others.

Set some goals for your relationships in 2018 and watch yourself fulfill them all with increased confidence and conviction. Remember, you deserve all the happiness in the world!


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THE DRAGON — 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964

Dragons do not always pair up well with the sign of the Dog, so this could be a difficult year for you. You want action and adventure and the slower vibes of the Dog are not always your speed.

But never fear, if you take advantage of your increased downtime to cultivate new self care skills, you will find yourself right on top where you belong.

Keep in touch with your health this year, especially around the solar eclipse of July 12. Burnout can be an issue with Dragons, so remember to balance work and play.

You do not tip toe around love, Dragons boldly take their shots and are not afraid to speak their minds. 2018 might be a change from your go to attitude about love as loyalty comes into play with all your relationships, especially romantic ones.

Give yourself time to build trust in relationships instead of rushing in, and know when to let go if you are not getting the treatment you deserve. Wait for the second half of the year for you relationships to really take off!  


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THE SNAKE — 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965

You have never lacked natural charm and this year your strong intentions and visualizations will only increase your magnetism. When you and the Dog are together, everybody wins.

Surround yourself with the loyalty you need and relationships will prosper, particularly around the solar eclipse of August 11. Pay attention to your sleep patterns this year as you develop new skills like courage and resilience.

When it comes to love, Snakes can be quite the player and 2018 will be no different. There may be less variety this year if you are looking, but the ones who do come your way will be more stable and loyal.

The slow pace and simplicity of the Year of the Dog forces you to be your authentic self in love.

That may not always be easy but honesty is always the best policy in romance. September and October promise some crazy romantic nights so buckle up!


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THE HORSE — 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966

The dependable and loyal Horse will do very well in the Year of the Dog, so watch out for great changes all across the board this year. If there is a friend taking advantage of your good nature, use the lunar eclipse of July 27 to set some firm boundaries.

It is always okay to be a helpful friend, but remember to take care of yourself as well. Your goals surrounding personal wellbeing will get a boost in the early spring, so apply some of that famous energy to your fitness and mental health.

Everyone loves you, Horse, and this year you may find some romantic interests competing for your heart. Let the solar eclipse of August 11 illuminate the right choice in your love life if you are dating around.

Married Horses can expect some good news by the end of the fall, but do not let that distract you from putting in the necessary work into your relationship.


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THE GOAT — 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967

Despite your best efforts and go with the flow attitude, the Goat and the Dog sign are not always compatible. This year may be one of adjustments, let your natural creativity guide you as you seek out new opportunities for yourself in and out of work.

A slow romantic start to the year will pick up in the middle of 2018 where you find yourself overcome with feelings that you cannot hold in. Do not try to! Let your inhibitions go and let friends and family in to help find the perfect match for you.

As you have grown as a person these last few years, your love life may have struggled. This year is the one to find someone serious and settle down.

This will be a good year to connect with others and find what you are looking for!


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THE MONKEY — 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968

Monkey signs are very used to the spotlight, but this year that takes a back seat and you may find yourself having to get comfortable being uncomfortable. Be a team player at work for the best results, and in love let other people in to better both of you.

The winter months allow your inner creativity to shine, providing some connections that could help boost your career. Friends and family are more important than ever, use them to make yourself happier and healthier in 2018.

You are no stranger to dating but this year you may be thinking about finally settling down. Do not psych yourself out, let yourself find someone you want to spend more time with and then use that artistic spirit to think of new ways to get to know them.

Those Monkeys already with a significant other should use this year to get closer to your partner and build loyalty and trust.

During spring and summer make some goals for how you want your relationship to look, and get there in the classically flamboyant Monkey style.


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THE ROOSTER — 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969

The Year of the Dog will be a little of an adjustment period for you Roosters. You are used to being the center of attention, but the slower style of the Dog demands your attention be focused inwards.

This will be a year of great success with work and money, but be wary of uncomfortable situations with some people you may not like. Being a team player at work means snagging your bosses’ attention and getting some good opportunities down the line.

Wait for the end of the summer to see some major improvements in your love life, use that opportunity to show how much you can bring to relationships.

Love may be rocky this year as your energy crashes with that of the Dog. The summer months will be perfect for getting out there and mingling.

Roosters in relationships should get ready for some important new steps, whether that is wedding bells or a new apartment. July 12 is a good time for friends and family to help celebrate your romantic relationships.


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THE DOG — 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970

Alright Dog signs, time to make this year your best yet! Take advantage of your amazing energy this year and build some great relationships.

The solar eclipse of February 15th starts your year off right, focusing on your most important relationships of friends and family.

Get everyone back together for a fun reunion or schedule a brunch with some close friends. It will be hard to make a wrong move this year, so trust your instincts!

Romance has never been difficult for the lovable Dog sign, but this year will be even better than before. Fall to late winter will bring new possibilities for settling down, so do not be afraid to put yourself out there.

Those in relationships are set up to take some major life steps, so get your Pinterest page ready for some great events!


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THE PIG — 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971

Boars like you are the reliable ones and 2018 is no different. You bring groups together and are always ready with a box of tissues and a shoulder to cry on.

Expect calm in 2018, use the relaxed time to focus on taking care of yourself first instead of others.

While love and money will improve, its your friends and family that really hold you up this year. Let them take care of you and watch how much you benefit!

Boars are pros when it comes to love. You are charming and sweet and know how to be polite. Use the solar eclipse of August 21 to see if that relationship you have been struggling with is really worth the strife.

Try and focus on building communication with your romantic partners, it will make a world of difference.

Single Boars, this is the time that you may find something deeper. Forget your walls and have fun with new relationships!


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