In Chinese Astrology, the influence of the sturdy reliable Ox's character on people born in their year is strong. When it is combined with the Western astrological sign of Taurus the Bull it is believed to be even stronger. The Taurus Ox personality is an even mix of determined will and endurance, and destined to be headstrong, but also patient and dependable. They are fairly easygoing alongside their driven and unhesitating natures. They have a little of the Taurus composed characteristics mixed in with the Ox's determination. This makes a Taurus Ox well equalized emotionally, and they are able to get along with others famously.
The Taurus Ox is a pleasant, kind and considerate character, who is usually positive in his outlook and helpful to others. These people may be a bit stubborn in their mannerisms and views, but they are not forceful with it. A Taurus Ox is calm and collected, and can easily understand and sympathize with other people. Although they like to get their own way, they do not like to trample on other people's feelings. These personalities are ambitious and they like money, but they will rarely be ruthless in obtaining it. They will work hard to achieve their ambitions, but try not to let it dominate the other areas of their life.
A Taurus Ox is appreciative of his or her friends, and will show their appreciation by being extremely loyal. When you make friends with these particular Taurus personalities, you will often have a lifelong companion. These individuals also make excellent work colleagues, as they are honest, straightforward and supportive. The Taurus Ox enjoys most types of jobs, but especially those where they get the chance of working up to management level. They thrive on challenges, and are quickly adaptable to change and increases in responsibility. These characteristics are ideal for work and family life, and perfect for personal relationships and parenthood.
For soulmate relationships, the Taurus Ox looks for partners that will be able to charm their way around them. They will seek someone who can appeal to their cool exteriors and unearth their loving and sensitive sides. They like people who can make them laugh and help them relax. A Taurus Ox is very understanding, and he or she will be an affectionate and sensuous partner. They often seek happy and successful personal relationships as one of their main ambitions. So, they will put a lot into them, but also expect the other person to contribute the same amount of time and effort.
Weaknesses in the Taurus Ox personality are centered around their stubbornness and inflexibility. Their double strength of strong will can sometimes prevent them from seeing all sides of an argument. They may be normally calm and even-tempered, but occasionally this evades them, and they may become argumentative. This will initiate their stubborn perseverance and their resolute attitude. These weak spots in their personas can cloud their judgments and make them argue their point, and stick strongly to it, just for the sake of it.