1983 Chinese Zodiac

Those born between February 13, 1983 and February 1, 1984 are members of the Water Pig Chinese Zodiac sign. If you were born before February 13th, please consult the 1982 Chinese Zodiac, which is The Year of the Water Dog.

Subject to a double dose of the Water Element, the Water Pig is the most perceptive and sentimental of the Pig types. With amazing gifts for social intelligence, the Water Pig is known to be sympathetic, compassionate and understanding of others. Luckily, the Water Pig takes great enjoyment from supporting others and they are amongst the most passionate and loving of all the signs. The Water Pig is also known for masterful use of communication. When their gift for words is paired with their understanding, the Water Pig can become a natural negotiator and counselor. The Water Pig is widely optimistic and can often see the best in people and situations.

The intelligent and understanding Water Pig has a variety of career options to choose from. People-based careers such as social work, teaching, human relations or public relations could all be great fits for the Water Pig. Additionally, the more expressive Water Pig could do well in art, design, or writing. Members of the Water Pig sign have been known to find success as entertainers and actors. This can be seen in the careers of Mila Kunis and Chris Hemsworth, who were both born in 1983.

The sensitive and perceptive Water Pig has many strengths, but the sign also has its fair share of challenges. At times, others can take advantage the Water Pig's good-hearted nature, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation. Additionally, the Water Pig may have the least confident of all the Pig types. In order to increase their confidence and security, the Water Pig can benefit from close, trusting relationships. With the right partner, the Water Pig's potential for success can be limitless.

The organs of the Water Pig are the kidneys. As these organs play a key role in overall health, the Water Pig is encouraged to limit their intake of excess alcohol and fatty food to protect the kidneys.