Mars is the planet that describes our physical energy, how we take action, our sexuality, how we move, fight, dance, and assert ourselves in the world.
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Mars in Aries bring some serious energy! These hotties are completely connected to their animal nature. They're comfortable in their bodies, and their physical energy is expressed in an impulsive, enthusiastic, and passionate way. This true warrior is competitive and aggressive, and know what it takes to win. They love a good challenge, especially if it involves some kind of chase. They are on Team Passion.
They are natural hunters and thrive on excitement and passion. Once they have captured their prey, they're not likely to settle down. They’re on to the next mission impossible. These feisty animals are bold, courageous, pioneering, and always get right to the point. They don’t like beating around the bush, and will expect you to be the same way. They throw themselves into relationships head first and can be totally swept away by passion. They are action oriented and when asked to slow down for any reason can be quite restless and impatient. If you have fallen for this wild animal, all you need to do is express yourself with fierce confidence, and then turn and run away, because they will love to run after you!
Mars in Taurus truly appreciates the earthly pleasures of the world, and will work hard to create and maintain a stable nest. These confident souls have the patience, focus, and perseverance to achieve the security they desire. They take action towards grounding and providing the stuff of life. They take the steps necessary to provide the bowl for the water, the space for the people, the earth that life grows in or The Sugar Daddy or Mama. They are on Team Practical.
These sensual beings are loyal and steady partners and will demand the same from their partner. They can sometimes be possessive or controlling, but only when they feel insecure in a relationship. If you have fallen for one, make sure you can hold your own when they turn into that stubborn and obstinate bull.
Mars in Gemini, I use the word player in the most loving way. Sometimes you can be the typical "player", but at your root, is just very playful physical energy. This charismatic smartypants is the ultimate smooth talker with the moves to follow too. They should give lessons in flirting. They know just what to say to have you melting into putty in their hands. This irresistible smart aleck is super curious, and needs a lot of variety to keep his interest….in anything. They are on Team Freedom.
Mars in air signs have the ability to turn off their sex drives, even for prolonged periods of time. It's really all in their heads with these ones. They need to constantly keep moving, which gives them that adorable, slightly nervous energy that is such a big part of their charm. They love a good debate, and can be quite a master at mental fencing. If you have fallen for this intellectual cutie, just keep it interesting and fun, and make sure you give them plenty of freedom. And definitely avoid getting too heavy, emotional, clingy, or boring.
Mars in Cancer always knows just what you need. They are so lovable, super affectionate and adoring. They are cuddle bears. This teddy bear takes action straight from the heart. They are totally tuned into you, always knowing exactly how you’re feeling, and just how to take care of you. They are on Team Heart.
Their actions have such a strong connection to their feelings, which is only a problem if they're taking things personally. They are physically sensitive and protective. They love to feel needed, and will do everything in their power to make sure you’re totally addicted to them. They are just so sweet, thoughtful and considerate. If you have fallen for this sweetheart just make sure you appreciate all the little things they do for you, and do all that you can not to activate their intense defensiveness! Sometimes they may be in a mood, and may just need to pout a little. If you can be patient and sensitive to them, they always come back around to cover you with kisses. You just need to prove to them that you are worth all that love and affection, and once they feels safe with you, they're all yours!
Mars in Leo is a super hero. They bring their heroic energy to everything they do. They even take out the trash with flair. They are super charismatic, fiercely loyal and lead with their heart. These passionate souls demand every drop of your attention, and can get jealous if they sense your affections headed anywhere else. They are on Team Passion.
They assert themselves with warmth and exuberance and love to lead. They can be domineering when the ego is not in check, but a healthy Mars in Leo will be playful, warm, enthusiastic and courageous. They love to give and receive praise, and lavish their sweetheart with dramatic displays of affection. They don’t care if anyone is watching, because they love being the star anyway. They are fiery and dramatic, strong willed and self assured. If you want this one to be your hero, you need to be confident yourself and know that you’re spectacular. Open your heart and tell them how you feel and you will light up the fireworks!
Mars in Virgo is always totally put together and polished all while being humble and down to earth. They like to express their love by doing practical things for their sweetheart. They are the ones everyone wants to take home to meet their parents. They are on Team Practical.
They love to be productive, have a strong work ethic and spend their money wisely. They have a no frills way of asserting theselves. They are logical, disciplined, organized and reserved. They can see the tiny, missing screw that the whole system needs to run. They like to help and are usually liked by all. They have an easy and laid back approach to relationships and are looking for that same down to earth quality in a partner. This devoted partner is looking for a real and stable relationship and is turned off by drama and extreme emotions. Their appreciation for excellent personal hygiene should not go unnoticed either. Their style is simple, clean and functional. These grounded folks are super low maintenaince, and they always smell good.
Mars in Libra is such a romantic. They have the dreamiest eyes, that you could just get lost in. This hot prince likes to set the stage for his romance, and he knows all the tricks. They are on Team Freedom, even though it's hard to see because they love to partner up. They love romantic, candle-lit evenings, and really appreciate the atmosphere more than most. They love to buy their sweetheart gifts and surprise them right at the perfect moment. They can be a little or a lot indecisive sometimes which can lead to a temporary paralysis, but they just need their love to smile and say,”go for it”, and they're in.
They want to be so nice that they can have a hard time knowing how to deal with their own anger sometimes. Their intentions are always the best and they can sometimes defend their motives so passionately that they can take it to the point of a fight. They want peace and harmony so desperately in their relationships, that they can actually end up trying to force it to be there. But all this drama can be so harmless if you don't fight them and just let them ride you off into the sunset.
Mars in Scorpio is so magnetic. You never know what’s going on behind their hypnotic eyes, but you know it’s deep and totally seductive. They maintain a calm and collected exterior to hold the internal avalanche in check. They are masters of self control. When they finally let their love consume them, relationships can be a transcendent and transforming experience for him. They express their physical energy from the intuitive depths of thier psyche. They are on Team Heart.
This magic weaver is a powerhouse of will and self discipline. When they set their laser focus on something, nothing can stop them. In love, they are loyal to the end, passionate, sensual and devoted. If they are insecure they could be a bit jealous and possessive of their partner. Their emotions are deep, intense and complex yet they express themselves in a completely controlled way. They assert their masculinity in a subtle but powerful way. They want to dominate, but they will do it in a way that no one notices. They have never ending physical energy that is always focused, exacting and driven. They are a force to be reckoned with and are looking for the same intensity in a partner.
Mars in Sagittarius is a wild horse who loves to run….and fast. Their best attributes are their playful enthusiasm, passionate sense of purpose, and the speed that they can accomplish it all in...or at least try to. These wild ones are half animal and half human, so they can be completely overpowered by their passion. Their impulsive nature has probably gotten them into some pretty wild situations. They are always racing towards their next goal, and in all of their excitement they are often tripping over their own feet. They have a fly by the seat of your pants aproach through life. They are on Team Passion.
This animal has a wild and adventurous spirit. They have boundless energy, love to travel, to keep moving, walking, driving, or riding anything. As long as they're moving, having fun and following their passion they are happy horses. Without goals or giggles, the fire that’s driving this free spirit can be easily extinguished. They love to play, so if someone is too intense, emotional, suffocating, or tries to fence them in, they will eventually run to be free again. If you’ve fallen for this passionate and playful soul just keep laughing with them and you can ride off into the sunset together.
Mars in Capricorns rule, literally. They appear cool, calm, collected and in control and that's how they like it. They keep their passionate, animal drives protected beneath the surface and always maintain self control. These tough cookies will sometimes do all they can to avoid being vulnerable. They can get caught up in power struggles in relationships becasue what they're really looking for from others is respect. An acknowledgement of each other's inner strength. An acknowledgement of Who's The Boss. They are on Team Practical.
These disciplined and determined souls move slowly and deliberately towards their well defined goals. They need security and stability first and foremost in life and are willing to work hard to get it. They want to get ahead in the world, and they will. Capricorn is the matriarch, so they take action to build structure, heirarchy and tradition from a feminine, nurturing perspective. They express their warrior spirit by creating a stable and secure nest and by building and maintaining a respectable place in society. Under their cool exterior, they actually are quite sensitive. They benefit from a reliable and stable partner who they can feel safe with to surrender to their animal side. When they can finally let the blockade down they are totally overtaken by the animal inside.
Mars in Aquarius is a quirky, social soul who can relate to everyone. They can be a total social butterfly or a complete lone wolf. This eccentric alien is often a curious blend of enthusiastic social engagement coupled with a healthy dose of independence and aloof detachment. They love to do things in their own unique, inventive way. No one can tell this rebel what to do. Sometimes they can even be predictable in their unpredictability. If you want them to do something, just tell them to do the opposite. They are on Team Freedom.
This original thinker usually has a fair amount of nervous energy. They operate best when they can channel their electric energy into some kind of mental or social outlet. Their physical responses are strongly linked to their mind and they assert themsleves with their words. In relationships they need mental stimulation first and foremost and like an open minded, quirky and unpredictable partner too. This independent soul needs freedom and autonomy in their relationships, so if you’ve fallen for this one, make sure not to fence them in.