There are some people who just do not fit in friendship / relationship, despite trying to try to establish a good relationship with. This might be caused by the element of birth or shio (zodiac in china). Indeed, for some people this is nonsense but for others this may be a guide or input. Whatever it is, there is no harm if we know it. I found it in some article about this, and thought maybe someone need it or want to know about it. Enjoy 🙂

12 shio by the year of birth :

  1. Rat
  2. Ox/Buffalo
  3. Tiger
  4. Rabbit
  5. Dragon
  6. Snake
  7. Horse
  8. Sheep/Goat
  9. Monkey
  10. Rooster/Chicken
  11. Dog
  12. Pig

4 groups of matches shio (4 different years/multiples):
1. rat~ dragon~ monkey
2. buffalo~ snake~ chicken
3. tiger~ horse~ dog
4. rabbit~ goat~ pig

3 groups of clashes shio (3 different years/multiples):
1. rat x rabbit x horse x chicken
2. buffalo x dragon x goat x dog
3. tiger x snake x monkey x pig


Besides shio, there’s an elements that affected to the human relation. There are 5 elements.

  1. metal (color is red, south)
  2. water (color is blue/black, north)
  3. wood (color is green, east)
  4. fire (color is white/gold, west)
  5. earth (color is yellow, central)

5 groups of elements that produces / benefits:
1. earth produces metal
2. metal produces water
3. water produces wood
4. wood produces fire
5. fire produces earth

5 groups of elements that harm / destroy:
1. earth destroys water
2. metal destroys wood
3. water destroys fire
4. wood destroys earth
5. fire destroys metal