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The Year of the Metal Rat means new opportunities for finding true love no matter what your sign is. Since the Rat is the first sign in the 12-animal cycle of Chinese astrology, 2020 is considered a year of renewals and new beginnings, making it a lucky year for almost all of the Chinese zodiac signs. Here’s what 2020 will be like according to your sign.

The Rat

The years of the Rat are 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020, and 2032.

Compatibility: Rabbit, Rooster, Pig

If you’re single:
You may have experienced loneliness or a lack of understanding in the past, but things will improve this year. You will be more spontaneous this year, giving you more opportunities to meet someone – which you will – in the most unexpected way. However, learn how to filter out the good from the bad.

If you’re taken:
You and your partner will understand each other better this year, but be sure to be gentler with your words and more attentive to your relationship to make this work. Marriage or a new baby are also in the stars.

The Ox

The years of the Ox are 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, and 2021.

Compatibility: Rat, Rooster, Snake

If you’re single:
This year is a great year to start a new relationship with someone. You will attract a lot of attention from the opposite sex, so expect romantic and passionate periods that could very well change your life.

If you’re taken:
You will feel more expressive this year and will want to improve your relationship. Fortunately, you will be given many recreational chances to do so. Avoid emotional storms this year, and you will find a sense of peace and balance together. This is also a good year for marriage or kids!

The Tiger

The years of the Tiger are 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, and 2022.

Compatibility: Dog, Horse

If you’re single:
Love is in the air, so always keep your eyes open. Circumstances are in your favour for an unforgettable and outstanding encounter. Just be yourself and you will find somebody who shares the same values and personality traits as you.

If you’re taken:
Things will get more exciting for you this year. You will be very satisfied in your current relationship, particularly sensually and intellectually. Your passion and attention for each other will improve greatly – something that could lead to marriage or kids. However, you might face competition with your lover, as well, so don’t let your bad mood affect your relationship.

The Rabbit

The years of the Rabbit are 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, and 2023.

Compatibility: Pig, Dragon

If you’re single:
Your charisma will be at an all-time high this 2020. You will find yourself attracted to someone new – and quite easily, at that. There are chances that you will find your new love in a professional atmosphere. However, don’t forget to just live in the moment and don’t think too much ahead to avoid getting hurt.

If you’re taken:
The stars are in your favour this 2020. You will find yourself in a period of passion with your current lover. Now would be a good time to start new projects together and to shake things up a little. Try new things, visit new places, and explore new ways to add more excitement to your relationship.

The Dragon

The years of the Dragon are 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, and 2024.

Compatibility: Sheep, Snake, Monkey

If you’re single:
You will be more spontaneous and flirt a lot this year, but probably won’t be ready for commitment just yet. Expect intense encounters if you can put your shyness aside. You will meet a lot of interesting people if you try new things, but stay focused on your studies or your career more than on your love life.

If you’re taken:
This will be a happy and relaxing year for you. Despite difficulties in communication, your love will blossom like a flower. Keep your lover on their toes and find ways to keep the excitement alive. You will be tender and sensual, and your sex life will benefit from it the most. Although it isn’t a good year for the Dragon to get married, it is a good year to start a family.

The Snake

The years of the Snake are 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, and 2025.

Compatibility: Ox, Dragon

If you’re single:
Expect changes in your love life this year. You will meet somebody new, but are at risk of shunning partners because you aren’t ready to give up your freedom just yet. While there is a chance for someone charming to capture your heart, your priority should lie in improving yourself first.

If you’re taken:
You will find it easier to be open in your relationship this year, in turn making it more meaningful. It is highly recommended to combine different projects and add activity and dynamism this 2020 to avoid boredom. If you’re engaged, you will get married very soon. A new baby could also ward off evil stars.

The Horse

The years of the Horse are 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, and 2026.

Compatibility: Tiger

If you’re single:
Your love life will be passionate this year, but you will only be interested in serious encounters. That’s not a bad thing, though, as it could result in you finding a long-term relationship. True love is closer than you think!

If you’re taken:
The planetary climate is in your favour for a harmonious relationship this 2020. This is a warm period for you – one where you should consider growing your family or embark on an exciting new project. If you want something out of your relationship, it is up to you to tell your partner directly.

The Goat

The years of the Goat are 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, and 2027.

Compatibility: Horse, Rabbit, Pig

If you’re single:
Don’t jump into a relationship that could cause trouble in the long run just because you’re lonely. You won’t want to waste your time this year if your main goal is to find your soulmate. Live one day at a time and savour all of the little moments in order to find contentment by the end of the year.

If you’re taken:
Your biggest enemy this year will be routine. As much as you love your habits as a couple, you will want to make some changes in your love life. Try taking a romantic trip to revive the passion in your relationship. Fortunately, your seduction and charm can help you out in this department.

The Monkey

The years of the Monkey are 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, and 2016.

Compatibility: Rat, Dragon

If you’re single:
You will feel more confident in your love life this year, so take that opportunity to focus on more than one person. This way, you are sure to meet somebody who will truly interest you. Just remember to work on your communication skills and don’t be a pushover if you want to be taken seriously. Steer clear of bad company, as well.

If you’re taken:
You won’t experience a lot of drama with your partner this year and will have more control. In fact, you will have nothing but agreeable periods. However, you need to remember to be patient at all times. That is the only way to get what you want out of your relationship. If you already have a family, this will be the most solid foundation for you two.

The Rooster

The years of the Rooster are 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, and 2029.

Compatibility: Ox, Snake

If you’re single:
Your wishes will come true this 2020 as you will find exclusive romantic love. Although life may seem boring right now, you will soon find the spice that will make you feel complete again. Just make sure you shower that person with attention to keep them happy.

If you’re taken:
You will feel more emotional this year, but try to keep things creative and fun with your lover. Create a positive and warm atmosphere, and don’t let your daily routine ruin what you have. Rekindle the passion in your relationship to stop it from crashing down, and take care of each other’s needs at all times.

The Dog

The years of the Dog are 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, and 2042.

Compatibility: Rabbit, Rat, Ox

If you’re single:
This year is in your favour for amorous encounters to happen. Your love life could heat up and you might just find someone who will make your heart skip a beat. Always keep your eyes open, but don’t fall in love too quickly with someone you meet on the Internet as that person might end up deceiving you.

If you’re taken:
This is a happy year for the Dog. The stars promise sensuality and tenderness in love; so even if your relationship will feel simple, it will also be genuinely happy. Just make sure you always talk to your partner about your needs and genuinely listen to what they have to say. This is a good year for marriage and a good time to have a baby, as well.

The Pig

The years of the Pig are 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, and 2031.

Compatibility: Rat, Rabbit, Goat

If you’re single:
You will feel more sociable this year and might therefore experience a love affair that will turn your world upside down. Keep things casual, though, as this is not the year to find your soulmate. Despite the many suitors that are sure to come, be careful choosing you want to be with.

If you’re taken:
Add more passion and intensity into your relationship to show how much you love your partner. This will strengthen your ties and result in fewer arguments. Things will run smoothly for you in love in 2020. It is also a good time to start thinking about marriage or a baby.

Regardless of what kind of love life the stars might have in store for you this 2020, don’t forget to love yourself first and foremost! Happy New Year!