If you were born in 2003, you were born under the mystical and quiet sign of the water sheep. The water sheep is a gentle, talented, hard-working, and inspirational soul. They give their all in every aspect of their life and are always looking to help others. Although, the sheep can sometimes be headstrong and vain, and this could get them into a bit of trouble in the year ahead.
So, if you’re ready to see what fate has in store for you, let’s begin.
2003 Year of the Chinese Zodiac Water Sheep Overview
- Lucky numbers: 3 and 6
- Colors: Brown and grey
- Element: Water
- Past sheep years: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, and 2015
- Next sheep year: 2027
The 2003 water sheep is a very quiet, gentle, and calm soul. They are always working hard on something in their life and are very respected by the people around them because of it. It’s likely that the sheep was a straight-A student in high school and very respectful and obedient to their parents. But perhaps the biggest strength of the water sheep is their ability to motivate themselves without the help of others. They also happen to be excellent at saving money.
On the other hand, the water sheep often gets a swollen head and can be very vain. They love compliments just as much as anybody, but sometimes they may think they’re better than those around them. The water sheep also tends to be a natural pessimist, so they tend to see the world for its problems rather than its blessings. For this reason, the sheep often struggle with anxiety and depression.
If these traits don’t sound like you, you may be a sheep sign under a different elemental influence. Read more about other types of sheep in our 1991 Year of the Chinese Zodiac article.
Water Sheep Careers
- Best career: Writer, musician, or artist
Next, because the water sheep are born under the element of water, they are naturally artistic, creative, and emotional. For this reason, the water sheep would be excel in a career where they can express themselves, such as an artist, musician, or writer. These jobs would allow the sheep to express itself in ways it never knew it could and help them to truly create a masterpiece. If the sheep are working a mundane job, they will become depressed in the workspace very quickly. Read more about other jobs suitable for the water sheep and those to avoid in TravelChinaGuide’s article.
The Water Sheep in Love
- Most compatible match: Rat, rabbit, horse, or pig
- Least compatible match: Ox, snake, dragon, rooster, or dog
In love, the water sheep is a hopeless romantic. They are shy, tender, gentle, sweet, and most of all, full of passion. When the water sheep falls in love, it is love just like the movies. They are happy and will give their all with little regard to their own well-being as long as their partner is happy.
However, the water sheep can be irresponsible, unpredictable, and overly emotional in a relationship. This sign is often blinded by love and makes rash choices as a result. And because they are a water sign, they are very fragile and can easily be hurt in a relationship. If the sheep argues with their partner, they will mentally shut down and will sulk until the issue is resolved. Thus, they need a partner that will reassure them in order for this sign to be truly happy.
In conclusion, the 2003 Year of the Chinese Zodiac sign, the water sheep, is a unique sign indeed. Full of drive, ambition, kindness, and purity, we know that no matter what you do in your life, you’re going to be successful. To learn more about other years of the water sheep sign and a deeper look into the enigma of the Chinese zodiac, be sure to check out one of our other articles about the 1943 water sheep.