VENUS OPPOSING MARS
This aspect depicts conflict which, when resolved, results in growth. Oppositions show a tug of war between opposing forces. If they are resolved, then the oppositions become the backbone and strength of the chart.
It is important to understand that the Venus rules Love, beauty and relationships. Venus is aesthetic and artistic. There is an attachment or response to beauty. Mars is busy, hyper and action-oriented. Mars is assertive, aggressive and competitive. Keep in mind that Venus and the Moon are the estrogen (female energy) in the chart, while Mars and the Sun is the testosterone (male energy) in the chart. So you can see from the get-go, this is a tug-of-war or a struggle to find balance between these two opposing energies.
Those with this aspect in their natal chart were born with relationship issues the minute they exited the womb. The problem is emotional in nature and usually has something to do with sex. Sex could bring two people together and sex can tear two people apart with this aspect. The female energy of this aspect is extremely sensitive and easily hurt by others. The male energy of this aspect can be domineering and thoughtless as to the needs of others.
It is possible that Venus could be stronger during this aspect depending on the Moon and other planetary influences surrounding it. When Venus is stronger, this can result in abusive relationships. When Mars is the stronger of the two, sex is typically involved to satisfy oneself without regard for the partner. This placement reveals selfish sex and it will take sex when it wants it without consideration for the other person. Needless to say, this aspect does not signify a happy marriage for the person with this aspect in their chart. As a transit in the chart, this could signify problems in the marriage. The strength and health of the relationship will determine just much of an issue Mars really is. Remember, this aspect is a tug-of-war, which signifies imbalance and incompatibility natures.
This aspect is responsible for unhappy relationships, marriages and sexual incompatibility. This will make it hard for the individual with this placement to find happiness in Love. This is also one of those placements that keeps people together because the sex is Good but otherwise they can't stand each other. This aspect represents 'The Bickersons' only to have great make-up sex later.
This placement whether in the natal chart or as a transit can bring about sexual incompatibility and also financial disagreements. This is because Venus naturally rules the personal finances, while Mars rules other people's money including the spouse's money. Mars is the ancient ruler of Scorpio, which rules other people's money including the spouse or partner's money.
There is a struggle to balance one's own needs and the needs of the partners in relationships. There is a see-saw between wanting closeness and freedom. You want to be together but separate. You want want intimacy but seek adventure on your own. Still you want to be close to your partner. As usual, the ideal is a balance.
This aspect has the potential to cause separations in marriage or committed relationships. It's a tough aspect. This aspect is typical of a relationship where one person is gone a lot, while the other person is home a lot creating discontent, loneliness and frustration. Now click the graphic for your Sun Sign below and go read today's Daily Horoscope, plus your Monthly, Yearly and Generational Horoscope.
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