On the Risk-Return Relationship of your Love Life

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Chinese astrology tells of certain animal signs that, because of their inherent characteristics, have varying love compatibilities with each other. By applying statistics to superstition, we can also determine - generally - how nice, and how rocky, your love life ought to be based on your ruling animal.

TJ Palanca https://www.twitter.com/tjpalanca
11-06-2013
The Chinese Zodiac predicts your love compatibility with people of other signs, but let's do more than that and bring statistics to the superstition.<br />(Photo: <a href='http://www.flickr.com/photos/veganfeast/4647978359/'>Janet Hudson/Flickr</a>, <a href='http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en' rel='nofollow'>CC BY-SA 2.0</a>)

Figure 1: The Chinese Zodiac predicts your love compatibility with people of other signs, but let’s do more than that and bring statistics to the superstition.
(Photo: Janet Hudson/Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

RETURNS ON LOVE - Chinese astrology tells of certain animal signs that, because of their inherent characteristics, have varying love compatibilities with each other. By applying statistics to superstition, we can also determine - generally - how nice, and how rocky, your love life ought to be based on your ruling animal. Also, we find that there is no positive risk-return relationship in Chinese astrology; that is, having a tumultuous love life doesn’t guarantee a reward.

Animal Instincts

In Chinese astrology, the year you were born is associated with one of twelve animals in a cycle. The anima is thought to influence your personality, tendencies, and character traits. One of the more interesting predictions that Chinese astrology makes is regarding a person’s love compatibility with people of other signs. They all have intricate explanations, but my mom is fond of using this summary chart to check our compatibility with other people:

To check your sign, visit this page and reference your birthday.