The Chinese zodiac sign of the Goat is artistic, moody, and kind. You have a lot of friendships because people are drawn to your free spirit (and outspoken honesty!). In romance, you look for more traditional relationships -- but beware of your own tendency toward criticism and impossible ideals, because no one is perfect.
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Goat and Rat
The Goat and Rat can find love, but the road to romance won’t be smooth. The sweet-natured Goat is touched by the Rat’s devotion to family. Similarly, the skillful Rat admires the Goat’s artistic abilities. Although they enjoy each other, their different needs can get in the way of their relationship. The Goat is a homebody who prefers peace and quiet to large crowds. These solitary ways may not sit well with the sociable Rat. Fortunately, the Goat is willing to make sacrifices for the sake of love. If this sign agrees to attend an occasional get-together, the Rat should make more time for domestic pursuits like cooking meals and snuggling by firelight.
As friends, the Goat and Rat hit it off quite well. The sympathetic Goat understands the Rat’s desire for financial security. Meanwhile, the resourceful Rat recognizes what a hidden treasure the Goat’s imagination is. Granted, the Goat can tire of the Rat’s cynical view of the world, while the Rat may complain about the Goat’s incessant daydreaming. For the most part, though, these two signs enjoy each other’s differences. With regard to sex, the Goat and Rat are a good match. The sensual Goat has fun showing the Rat new lovemaking techniques. The Rat is happy to follow the Goat’s lead. With fantastic sex like this as an enticement, the Goat should have no trouble luring the Rat home. The Rat’s fabled stamina wins big points with the Goat, who loves the prospect of going all night long.
Goat and Ox
This is a challenging romance that requires lots of patience. Initially, the timid Goat is thrilled to find a protector in the strong Ox. The Ox, meanwhile, is happy to guard the Goat from enemies. The longer their affair continues, though, the more the imaginative Goat tires of the Ox’s practical methods. While the Goat’s dissatisfaction grows, the Ox starts to complain of this sign’s illogical behavior. If these two can accept the fact that one is ruled by their emotions and the other is governed by their intellect, they can conceivably salvage their relationship.
With regard to friendship, the Goat and Ox make an unusual pair. The Goat is a little wary of the Ox’s orthodox beliefs, while the Ox is bewildered by the Goat’s offbeat behavior. Still, these two can’t help but feel that they balance each other. When Goats are confronted with a financial or legal problem, they can rely on the Ox for good advice. In exchange, the Ox can depend on the Goat to provide insight to romance and family matters. Sexually, the Goat and Ox experience lots of challenges. The Goat considers the bedroom to be a realm of fantasy, and wants to indulge in role-playing and other sexual games. The Ox, on the other hand, just wants to fulfill their physical desires, and feels silly playing dress-up or going through the Kama Sutra. If the Goat is able to tune into their earthier desires, the Ox will reciprocate by loosening up a bit.
Goat and Tiger
The Goat and Tiger form an uncomfortable union. At first, the Goat is drawn to the Tiger’s undeniable sex appeal, while the Tiger is excited by the Goat’s vivid imagination. The two could jump into bed for an exciting night of passion, only to wake up and wonder, "What have we done?" The sensitive Goat is scared to state their needs to the self-involved Tiger. Meanwhile, the independent Tiger is daunted by the Goat’s clinging. If these two are going to continue their romance, they’ll have to accentuate each other’s positive traits and downplay the negative ones.
Platonically, the Goat and Tiger fare slightly better. The Goat is emboldened by the Tiger’s bravery, and may feel more confident about their artistic abilities as a result of this friend’s influence. Similarly, Tigers are impressed by the Goat’s flair for fashion, and could become a better dresser with guidance from their pal. These two should steer clear of business ventures, as the Goat isn’t particularly diligent about paying bills, and the Tiger doesn’t want to be tied down to a long-term financial commitment. With regard to sex, the Goat and Tiger aren’t an ideal match. Granted, they are both attracted to each other, but the Goat wants to be wined and dined, while the Tiger prefers to devour their lover. On the plus side, the Tiger’s affectionate nature could really bolster the Goat’s fragile ego. If the Goat lets the Tiger’s words of devotion sink in, the two could enjoy a satisfying sex life.
Goat and Rabbit
The Goat and Rabbit are made for romance. Both signs are sensitive and imaginative. They enjoy building castles in the air together. The Goat admires the Rabbit’s graceful discretion, and the Rabbit loves the Goat’s easygoing ways. Neither one of them feels like they have to explain their motives to the other, and that’s a real relief. Granted, the Goat’s desire to be the Rabbit’s sole focus can be a little daunting, but so can the Rabbit’s insistence on keeping up appearances. Compared to all the happiness this relationship affords, these problems seem quite minor.
If the Goat and Rabbit form a friendship, they’ll have lots of fun. Often, they’ll get together to paint, write, or perform some other artistic activity. When one feels uncertain of the merits of their work, the other will reassure them with heart-warming praise. Many times, these projects will be left unfinished, as neither the Goat nor the Rabbit are particularly ambitious. As far as they’re concerned, the point of any exercise is to have fun in the moment. Sexually, this union is pure bliss. The compassionate Goat senses the Rabbit’s reserve, and works to break it down. The newly liberated Rabbit responds with tender cuddles, kisses, and caresses. If they could, these two would spend all day in bed together. Both the Goat and Rabbit are pretty self-conscious, and will work to keep themselves in top condition. Consequently, a great deal of their foreplay will be showing off for each other. Talk about a bowlful of eye candy!
Goat and Dragon
In terms of romance, Goat and Dragons hit it off extremely well. The timid Goat feels safe in the Dragon’s masterful presence. Meanwhile, the dominant Dragon feels gratified by the Goat’s adoring behavior. Although both signs like to control matters, the Goat and Dragon find it easy to divide spheres of influence down the middle. The Goat likes to rule the household, while the Dragon prefers to take the leadership position in public matters. When all is said and done, these two make a very happy couple.
Platonically, the Goat and Dragon work well, too. The artistic Goat finds a loyal fan in the Dragon, who champions their pal’s work at every turn. In exchange, the Goat always looks for little ways to make the Dragon’s life more pleasant, like knitting a gorgeous sweater in their pal’s signature color (red), or painting a flattering portrait for the Dragon’s office. Although the Goat’s indecision drives the Dragon crazy and the Dragon’s egotism makes the Goat cringe, these two are mostly able to overlook their bad points for the sake of friendship. Sexually, the Goat and Dragon find great bliss. The Goat loves the Dragon’s forceful approach, and the Dragon enjoys the Goat’s enthusiastic response. Both signs are very sentimental, and won’t take each other for granted. When the Goat and Dragon begin a sexual relationship, it’s with the understanding that they’ve embarked on a long-term romance. Casual sex just doesn’t appeal to either one of them. Talk about fairy tale endings!
Goat and Snake
The Goat and Snake can find romantic happiness, if not financial stability. Both of these signs are incredibly sentimental, and love sharing candlelit dinners, walks on the beach, and cozy evenings in front of the fire. The Goat finds the Snake’s brand of sexuality virtually irresistible, while the Snake admires the Goat’s artistic talents. Unfortunately, both love spending money, but don’t really enjoy working for it. With any luck, the Snake will work its magic and turn a handsome profit through investments and games of chance, while the Goat earns a living by selling their creative efforts. When the money runs low, though, these two could start to snap at each other. Unless they develop strategies for financial success, the Goat and Snake could hit rocky ground.
As friends, the Goat and Snake have a natural affinity for each other. These two love eating out and shopping for clothes. Granted, the Goat’s incessant worrying mystifies the Snake, whereas the Snake’s jealous obsessions bewilder the Goat. Fortunately, these two are able to humor each other for the sake of maintaining their easy rapport. With regard to sex, the Goat is exhilarated by the Snake’s skillful technique. Similarly, the Snake is turned on by the Goat’s enthusiastic response. Trouble could set in when the possessive Snake starts making unrealistic demands of the Goat. Hopefully the sensitive Goat will understand that the Snake is really expressing self-doubt, and will move to reassure their insecure lover. Compassion is the secret to this relationship’s success.
Goat and Horse
The Goat and Horse are surprisingly well suited in the romantic arena. The laid-back Goat benefits from the Horse’s hard work, while the proud Horse enjoys the Goat’s extravagant compliments. Neither sign is predictable, which adds a welcome dash of spice to the relationship. The Goat never knows when the Horse is going to bring home two tickets to a tropical island, and the Horse can’t expect that the kitchen will be the same color in the evening as it was in the morning.
As friends, the Goat and Horse balance each other nicely. The sensitive Goat helps the Horse to express their feelings, while the Horse provides the Goat with practical advice. Both agree that each fills a void in the other’s life. Of course, there are pitfalls to this friendship. The Goat thinks the Horse’s optimism is misguided and the Horse feels that the Goat is passive-aggressive. Happily, the Goat and Horse are forgiving enough to overlook the flaws in this bond. Sexually, this relationship faces some challenges. The devoted Goat may not understand the Horse’s desire to explore new horizons. If infidelity rears its ugly head in this relationship, it will be up to the Goat to forgive and forget. This is possible, given the many positives the Horse brings to this union, including a very passionate lovemaking style. Lovers like the Horse don’t grow on trees. In return for the Goat’s compassionate stance, the Horse will work overtime to ensure that this partner is protected from financial worry and other harsh realities.
Goat and Goat
When two Goats get together, the chemistry is palatable. This sign is famous for its good looks, so it is no wonder that Goats feel an instant attraction to each other. Normally, a Goat has trouble in romance because of their trusting nature. That won’t be a problem in this union, since Goats rarely take advantage of others, much less one of their own. Since Goats are extremely artistic, these two could form a creative partnership. If this duo decides to sell their work, they could live together in luxury, as their talents may be in great demand.
Goats are highly suited as friends, too. They’re very affectionate people who enjoy celebrating each other’s birthdays and accomplishments. When times get tough, these pals are right there for each other. One of the few problems two Goats face is their inability to deliver harsh news. If one is doing something stupid, the other will be reluctant to speak up. Consequently, the Goats could enable each other’s bad behavior. Great care should be taken to avoid this trap. If one Goat must hear the truth, it should be from another compassionate member of their own sign. Sexually, the Goats appreciate each other’s tender approach. In this relationship, foreplay is more important than the act itself. Trouble can set in if infidelity occurs. Goats aren’t particularly known for their loyalty in love. Fortunately, this sign is fairly forgiving, and can manage to overlook past transgressions. Denial isn’t just a river in Egypt -- it’s a virtual safe haven for this couple!
Goat and Monkey
The Goat and Monkey can succeed in love, provided they avoid a few pitfalls. The anxious Goat can put a damper on the freewheeling Monkey. Conversely, the intellectual Monkey has a hard time relating to the Goat’s deep emotions. Still, these two can become romantically linked if they work to support each other. The Goat can benefit from learning to laugh at their fears, while the Monkey can stand to get in touch with their feelings. Happily, these two are extremely sociable, and will have fun making the rounds of various parties together.
Platonically, the Goat and Monkey can find happiness, but it will take work. The artistic Goat never fails to impress the Monkey, while the clever Monkey finds new ways to showcase the Goat’s talent. Of course, the Goat’s clinginess will get on the Monkey’s nerves. Similarly, the Monkey’s inability to take any subject seriously will irritate the Goat. For the most part, though, these buddies are able to laugh off their differences. With regard to sex, the Goat and Monkey aren’t natural mates. The soulful Goat wants to be kissed, cuddled, and caressed, while the mental Monkey desires complicated positions. If the artist can meet the acrobat halfway, they have a chance of enjoying themselves in the bedroom. If not, they’d better part as friends. Neither one of these signs is particularly faithful in love, so there’s a good chance the Goat and Monkey will drift to other partners if they get bored with each other. Fortunately, both possess vivid imaginations, and can spice up their lovemaking if they are determined to make this bond work.
Goat and Rooster
Once the Goat and Rooster work out which one will take the lead in their relationship, they can enjoy a fulfilling romance. The truth is, these two had better take turns. The Goat is better suited to preside over domestic matters, while the Rooster focuses on public affairs. The creative Goat is a master at creating a beautiful, comfortable home, while the hard-working Rooster is gifted at earning the money for their daily bread. If each honors the other’s area of expertise, they’ll get along very well indeed.
As friends, the Goat and Rooster also balance each other nicely. The Goat is able to smooth the Rooster’s wrinkled brow with a cool drink and sage advice. Roosters, on the other hand, can help the Goat get their financial affairs in order. One plays yin to the other’s yang. Yes, the Goat will cringe at the Rooster’s criticisms, and the Rooster will shudder at the Goat’s vagaries. Still, these two can learn how to work around each other’s weak points. They’re both quite cunning. Sexually, the Goat and Rooster aren’t particularly well suited. The Goat has a wandering eye, but the Rooster is as true as steel. Infidelity can be avoided if the Goat remembers to praise the Rooster at every opportunity. The more appreciated the Rooster feels, the harder this lover will work to hold the Goat’s interest. Lavishing the Goat with warmth and affection may be all the Rooster needs to keep this relationship on the straight and narrow. Goats know a good thing when they see it.
Goat and Dog
The Goat and Dog aren’t naturally suited, but that doesn’t mean they are doomed to fail as a couple. Actually, both signs are sensitive enough to make accommodations for the other. The Goat empathizes with the Dog’s quest for justice, and will take great pains to forge an equitable relationship. Similarly, the Dog understands the Goat’s need for creative expression, and will make allowances for flights of fancy. Both signs are dreamers and can sympathize with each other’s desire to escape to an imaginary place where everything is beautiful (Goat) and fair (Dog).
Platonically, the Goat and Dog can fall into a fairly relaxed friendship. The Goat will cook as a way of comforting the anxious Dog. Meanwhile, the Dog will stand up to anybody who takes advantage of the Goat’s generous nature. Granted, the Goat hates it when the Dog gets on a moral superiority kick. It’s also true that the Dog can’t stand it when the Goat plays the victim. For the most part, however, these pals just grin and bear their idiosyncrasies. With regard to sex, the Goat and Dog need to be careful. The Goat doesn’t place a lot of importance on fidelity, whereas the Dog finds commitment essential. If the Goat wanders into somebody else’s bed, it’s unlikely that the Dog will maintain their relationship. If the Goat manages to stay faithful, this couple will lead an enjoyable but predictable sex life. That is, unless, the Dog decides to develop more creative lovemaking techniques as a means to captivate the Goat.
Goat and Pig
One of the happiest couples in the world is comprised of the Goat and the Pig. Laid-back Goats appreciate the Pig’s luck with money, for it allows them to develop their creative talents in relative peace. Meanwhile, the luxury-loving Pig adores the tasteful home that the Goat creates for them both. The sensitive Goat always keeps the Pig’s love of comfort in mind, and takes care to include lots of plush chairs and plump sofas on which to recline. This couple treats their bedroom as a sanctuary from the outside world, and enjoys spending hours together in their safe haven.
The Goat and Pig make great friends, too. The insecure Goat treats the Pig like an emotional anchor. In exchange, the Pig goes to the Goat for advice on everything from fashion to landscaping to interior design. Their mutual love of beauty could take these pals to a variety of museums, concerts, and theaters. The Goat should guard against telling white lies to the ultra-honest Pig. This friendship is too valuable to wreck over a thing like dishonesty. Besides, the Pig isn’t afraid to hear the truth, no matter how unpleasant it is. As far as sex goes, the Goat and Pig find absolute bliss together. Both view lovemaking as a means to express devotion. Granted, the Goat has a reputation for being unfaithful, but it’s unlikely that this sign will stray from this relationship. That’s because the Goat finds deep contentment in the Pig’s arms. Sex is never boring with these two, either. They’re always coming up with new ways to thrill each other.