The Tiger is a symbol of strength, vitality, playfulness and good fortune in Chinese astrology. When these characteristics are blended with the Western sun sign traits of Scorpio. the resulting personality is usually a very passionate person. The typical confident and intuitively emotional Scorpio is a good mix with the Tiger's strong, fun-loving and naturally lucky persona. The Scorpio Tiger is usually a determined and ambitious personality who can play as hard as he works. They seem to have an optimistic view of life and are not often too shaken by disappointments. These types rarely suffer from depression or illnesses caused by stress.
A Scorpio Tiger has a charismatic and cheerful personality that can usually make friends fairly easily. These individuals delight in making others happy, and generally have a wonderful sense of humor and generous natures. Scorpio Tigers make reliable friends, but they are difficult to tie down when it comes to long-term personal one-on-one relationships. They like to live a little and see some of the world before setting down, but when they do settle they hope to do so with permanence. These impassioned people are very romantic and thoughtful, and it is rare for them to forget anniversaries important to the relationship.
Scorpio Tigers are outgoing and highly expressive, and their tastes are often reflected in their choices of stylish clothing and household decor. These individuals tend to enjoy socializing and being part of groups; they soon become bored and restless when on their own. The Scorpio Tiger is drawn toward professions that challenge them and people that stimulate their imaginations. These people are decisive and good with money, and they usually possess the ability to strike an equal balance between spending and saving. They will be unselfish with their finances, but only when they can afford to do so. If they want anything expensive they tend not to borrow if they can help it. They would rather wait and save up for it.
Health-wise, the Scorpio Tiger is believed to have a good constitution, but this can suffer if they do not get enough rest. These personalities are inclined to think that they are invincible. They usually enjoy sporty activities, as they quite competitive and like to keep their bodies trim. They are keen on traveling, and love to bring things back from memories of faraway places. Their homes are often filled with little mementos from their travels. The Scorpio Tiger also loves to give and receive gifts and unexpected surprises.
Weak spots in the Scorpio Tiger personality include over-possessiveness, jealousy and sometimes controlling behavior. When Scorpio Tigers are in some particular relationships their weaknesses will appear. This usually follows a suspicion that they are being deceived. They are normally jealous-natured, so any suspected additional doubts will activate the weak parts of their personalities. These types can deal with rejection if they find out first from the person concerned and not someone else. They hate hearing their business aired in public.