Mars - Planet of Sex and Energy

Dec 13 22:00 2001 Lynda Filer Print This Article

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Mars named for the Roman God of war shows how we express our energy,Guest Posting our ambition, assertiveness and sex drive. As Mars is so indicative of our ambition and our drive to succeed it is often a useful indicator of how someone will react in a working environment.

It is said that woman are strongly attracted to a partner whose Sun sign matches the sign that resides in Mars in her chart. For men it is said that they are drawn to women whose Sun sign matches the sign that resides in Venus in his chart. It could be argued that Venus represents the more feminine side of sexuality and Mars the more masculine side.

Mars in Aires

Mars in Aires brings an impulsive, highly energetic and at times head strong attitude with it. Aires revels in being first and their enthusiasm to get projects up and running will inspire all around them. However, Aires can have trouble seeing projects through to completion, as there are so many other new and exciting things to start, innovate and investigate.

Aires in Mars brings an independent and headstrong nature to the fore. While people with this placement usually make excellent leaders, often they work best alone as team work is not usually their forte. Quick tempered and reluctant to accept advice, they can and often do lock horns with others over what they see as interference.

Highly energetic these people often throw themselves into life and this includes their love life. They are often highly sexed and are impulsive in affairs of the heart.

Mars in Taurus

Mars in Taurus shows itself in a steady reliable and determined personality. There may not be a whirlwind of activity surrounding someone with this chart position but such activity would probably make them feel uncomfortable in any case. Slow and steady is their motto. They may take their time to decide upon a course of action but once started upon not much is likely to dissuade or deter them.

Taurus has a natural affinity for the finer things in life and this includes their romantic life. They are sensual lovers and are willing and able to indulge both themselves and their partners. Much of their time is spent on working towards attaining the luxuries and lifestyle they desire.

Mars in Gemini

Mars in Gemini produces people who are quick and agile thinkers. Gemini rules the mind and this is how they will channel their energy. They have a need for change and constant stimulation and it is not unusual to find them holding down several jobs at once. This placement tends to attract people to jobs where an inquiring mind and good communication skills are necessary. They may find themselves working as journalists, critics, teachers or as an authority on their pet subject.

You have no trouble attracting favorable attention from others and are likely to be an incurable flirt. You may come across as rather fickle to others as you are looking for a rather idealized version of a partner. For people with this chart position, sexually they are imaginative lovers as sex to them is very much tied in with their brain as their body.

Mars in Cancer

People with this placement in their chart are not overly aggressive and are likely to be more crab like in their dealings. They take their time to commit to things and at times can be seen almost to be going two steps forward, one step back. You may need to find a way to vent the aggression that we all feel at times so that you do not end up with nervous disorders and ulcers.

Work wise you are a loyal and hard-working employee, you are ambitious and are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get the job done. As with most things, at work you want to feel secure in the knowledge that you are appreciated and that the security you need is there.

As a lover you are sensual and emotional. You demand a lot from your lover but more than give back to the relationship what you receive. You are loyal and faithful to your partner and expect the same in return.

Mars in Leo

Mars in Leo exhibits itself in a personality that is dramatic and exudes confidence. You are in your element when you are the center of attention and are a natural leader. For all your showmanship you are dedicated and determined in matters relating to your career. You may need to watch for pride and make sure that you do not alienate others with what they may see as egotism.

Sexually you are a demonstrative and affectionate lover. Although you love the adoration of others, you are happy to settle down into a one on one relationship when it presents itself. You may have problems dealing with feelings of jealousy and possessiveness. Although usually very gregarious and outgoing you can show intense emotional fury when romantic matters are not going your way.

Mars in Virgo

Mars in Virgo is exacting and methodical. You are a tireless and dedicated employee. You put a lot of effort into planning things out in advance, making sure that all contingencies are taken into account. This mars position is often in the chart of doctors, surgeons, nurses and social workers. You have a strong desire to help others and enjoy feeling needed and that you are making a difference in others lives.

Sexually speaking you may possess deep passions but are reluctant to allow these to show. You fear that you may lose control if you give in to your passions and this would leave you feeling nervous and uncomfortable.

Mars in Libra

Mars in Libra can have a difficult time asserting itself as Libra is a sign that needs peace and harmony. You may tend to coast along in your employment as the driving ambitions of some of the other signs in Mars is just not as powerful in Libra. However, you do become quite agitated and will fight for what you see as injustice. With your natural grace and charm you would make be suited to any position that requires a diplomatic approach.

Sexually you are seeking a relationship that gives you emotional security and satisfaction more than one based on physical chemistry. You are likely to select a partner that is able to motivate you and give you the loving push you sometimes need to help you keep from falling into a rut. You seek harmony and peace in all your relationships but most especially in your romantic ones.

Mars in Scorpio

Mars in Scorpio is controlled, powerful and magnetic. You are self sufficient, determined and efficient. Mars in this position is extremely persuasive of others and is a take charge personality. You are able to inspire and lead others, positions in management are naturally suited to you.

Sexually you are extremely passionate and sensual. You may be possessive and jealous when you feel that your love is threatened but make an extremely loyal partner yourself. You never forget a slight; however, you never forget a kindness either. You have a personal magnetism that seems to draw others to you.

Mars in Sagittarius

Mars in Sagittarius is optimistic and energetic. You are patriotic and idealistic and more than willing to fight for any cause you see as being just. You may have a tendency to take on too many projects and scatter your energies however. You are at times undiplomatic but your enthusiasm and genuine interest in helping others usually ensures that others are indulgent of this trait in you. Physically you are often in excellent shape and are likely to be a natural athlete.

Romantically you don't like to be tied down and are most likely to avoid any intimate relationship that you find too confining. Mars in this position values its freedom very highly and you are likely to have lots of friends with your outgoing manner but can come across as being fickle in more romantic situations.

Mars in Capricorn

Mars in Capricorn is ambitious and determined. Your work is important to you and you will work tirelessly to achieve the position and status that you desire. You are a natural manager being able to focus on details and with a good sense of judgment. Your only real concern is that you may be reluctant to take a gamble on things at times and therefore miss out on opportunities.

Sexually you have a deep and warm passion underneath your conservative exterior. Only very few see just how passionate and earthy you are really capable of being. Capricorn is an unusual sign in that it is said that it does tend to age backwards. It is possible that the older you get the more secure within your own skin you get and you are able to enjoy and revel in your senses more.

Mars in Aquarius

Mars in Aquarius is intellectual and original. You do not work well in environments that are restrictive and narrow minded. You are an innovator and are always interested in improving the lot of humanity as a whole. Although you consider yourself open-minded you can on occasions be rather dismissive of others whose views you consider to be not as enlightened and far-seeing as yours. With your original and sometimes "out there" approach you may be considered a little odd at times.

Sexually you are interested in anything that is unusual and you like to push the boundaries at times. You resent being bound by convention and this extends to your romantic life as well. However, once you find a mate that you are contented with you are loyal and loving.

Mars in Pisces

Mars in Pisces is emotional and intuitive. You have no problem empathizing with others and are likely to be attracted to fields that allow you to help others less fortunate. You are likely to have trouble asserting yourself at times as you are likely to be rather sensitive and shy. You make a good behind the scenes planner, as this allows you to make good use of your abilities without having to be in the spotlight.

Pisces is not an overly sexual sign and is more likely to look for a close emotional involvement when seeking out a partner. You have a very idealized view of affairs of the heart and may have a tendency to put the ones you love on a pedestal.

Pisces in this placement often indicates an artistic temperament and appreciation of all things beautiful. You are likely to be rather talented yourself.

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