How You Behave When Unhappy In A Relationship Based on Your Chinese Zodiac

The way you behave when you are unhappy in a relationship based on your Zodiac Sign

1. Rat(2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960)

They cheat.

Rats find it easy to start new relationships but find it very difficult to maintain them. They get very bored, very easily. And rather than just end relationships sometimes they like seeing how much they can get away with and for how long. When this pattern continues what they are failing to realize is it’s not the person who they are dating who is the issue, it’s them.

How You Behave When Unhappy In A Relationship Based on Your Chinese Zodiac

2. Ox(2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961)

They fake what’s really going on because they don’t want to believe it.

The ox is loyal and good at relationships. They gravitate towards relationships that last long and are healthy until the end. But sometimes people change and the relationship doesn’t evolve also. Instead of stating that an Ox will live in denial of what’s going on and continue to pretend the relationship was as good as it was when it began. It’s hard to let go but it hurts more holding onto something that’s not there anymore.


3. Tiger(2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962)

They overcompensate.

The tiger isn’t one who is too emotional or show affection well. But when their relationship suddenly isn’t what it used to be they think they have to try too hard. Suddenly something is off in this relationship and they don’t know how to fix it.


4. Rabbit(2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963)

They stay busy.

Probably the most likable of all signs, when their relationship begins to fall apart instead of ending it, they try not to think about it. They get themselves consumed in work or projects, charity groups or sports. They think out of sight out of mind but whenever they come home they are met with an awkward small talk where no one is actually saying anything or saying what they need to.


5. Dragon(2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964)

They turn to everyone else but their partner to talk about it.

A dragon tends to gossip and cause problems simply because they air their dirty laundry. Soon they find themselves in a relationship triangle because the person they turn to suddenly catches feels, their current partner gets jealous, they say it’s nothing and suddenly there is just so much going on the relationship ends. The problem whatever it might have been initially morphed into something else and that’s the recurring theme dragons have in the relationship is not being able to address the problem with the right person.


6. Snake(2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965)

They become workaholics.

When there are problems at home suddenly they spend more time in the office. They leave longer for trips. While they work hard and love what they do they don’t like coming to terms with the relationship probably failing because of them.


7. Horse(2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966)

They shut down.

The horse is used to being liked, thriving as they are the center of attention. Always the more dominant one in a relationship. So when their partner loses interest they don’t know how to really respond to someone not adoring them anymore. Their confidence comes from others. So when a relationship fails they lose a bit of confidence in themselves thinking they are to blame.


8. Goat(2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967)

They try to fix it.

The goat has a very good sense of being able to tell when something is even slightly off. They have calm and reserved personalities. They will never take out intense emotions on you or channel negativity in your direction. Instead, they just want to fix the problem. Sometimes the problem though isn’t something you can fix. It’s something you have to walk away from and that’s tough.


9. Monkey(2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968)

They take everything out on their partner.

As they fail to understand why the relationship is ending instead of realizing they are part of the problem, they project all of the blame onto their partner. They find themselves losing it for reasons that aren’t even related to the relationship. Pointing at someone else takes attention away from the fact they might be the problem.

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Kirsten Corley
My name is Kirsten Corley. Both writer by day, hopeless romantic by night live my life with a simple motto. 'What can I do for you' I believe our lives are only as good as the people who's lives you make better. I strive to help readers gain an understanding of intense emotions, like heartbreak and getting through it. I think together we have the ability to overcome the challenges life throws our way and even in those times you hit rock bottom, I see it as a wonderful platform to begin again.
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