Written in the Stars: Mars Signs

While everyone is cooped up at home, you may be searching for projects and tasks to do to pass the time. In your birth chart, your planet of action is Mars, so depending on where your sign placement is, it will dictate how you usually take on or avoid actions and goals. This also includes physical actions, such as how you act in bed with your partners. 

There’s no better time to talk about Mars signs than during Aries season (Happy Aries season everyone)! Aries season begins the new year of the zodiac. It is the perfect time to adopt better habits, start new hobbies, and dedicate yourself to personal and career goals. Aries are all about forward movement and positivity. They like to push forward during times of stress, which is what makes them a beacon of light for others. As a fire sign, they are passionate and energetic. 

Advice for this season: find a healthy balance between working hard and playing hard. You deserve it! For all the other signs during Aries season: find your inner child. Aries is the youngest in the zodiac and they know how to embrace it! Use this time to find a hobby you have forgotten and get back to it. You will revel in how amazing it feels to work on something only for yourself!

  1. 1. Aries

    If you have an Aries placement in Mars, you are deeply driven and considered a “go-getter.” You are unafraid of risks and tend to take chances, believing that the risk is worth the reward. This also blends into your romantic life. You can come on strong, but this is only because when you want something, you go after it. Rejection does not scare you and this confidence and intensity draws people towards you. However, it can be hard for people to keep up with you at times. Overall, you prefer dominance both in the bed and with your goals. 

  2. 2. Taurus

    For those with a Taurus placement, you’re considered tenacious and practical. Financial security is your priority because you want to spend more time focusing on the finer things in life, rather than worry about finances. You love treating yourself and will spare no expense when it comes to this. You hate to be rushed and get agitated when people delay you. You prefer to move at your own pace in terms of goals and with your partners. This can lead you to take fewer risks and play it safe. In bed, you find seduction to be an art form and you love to create a sensory experience, including candles and flowers.

  3. 3. Gemini

    If you have a Gemini in Mars, you thrive in fast-paced and constantly changing environments. You tend to get bored easily, which is why you seek out stimulating careers and people. Routine is something you dread and is the biggest turn off for you. You love intellectual conversations and any topics that get you to think. In bed, you love a good debate and challenge to heat things up. You require someone who is flexible to adapt and go with your ever-changing persona.

  4. 4. Cancer

    You thrive at home. This is where you feel most comfortable and safe, and if your office has a homey vibe, you will be satisfied. Family dominates your goals and you want to settle down with someone and start your family. You care deeply for your loved ones, and the biggest turn on for you is someone who will open up and share their childhood memories. You desire someone who will let their guard down and make you feel safe. Since Cancer is one of the more emotional signs, having this as a Mars placement means you can be moodier at times and can cause you to take things more personally.

  5. 5. Leo

    As an expressive sign, you consider the world to be your “stage.” At work and in social situations, you are looked at to bring passion and energy, creating a more fun environment. This can also be portrayed by you taking the lead at work, which can be seen as dominating. You can sometimes get too caught up in trying to receive praise from others, but don’t let this overtake you. When it comes to love, you can be a bit traditional and hate any cheap and unromantic dates. You prefer to dominate in bed and thrive in a playful environment. Your goal is to be seen as a power couple.

  6. 6. Virgo

    You are driven to make things better and like to focus on the details. When it comes to work and your career, you tend to look for service-oriented jobs that will allow you to give helpful advice. You are passionate about health and wellness and try to maintain an active routine, whether that be through eating healthy or doing yoga. In bed, you may require your relationship to be defined before you do anything. Well-groomed partners and clean sheets are your biggest turn-ons.

  7. 7. Libra

    With your Mars in Libra, you can be quite indecisive and procrastinate on making decisions, but it is only because you are weighing your options to make the right decision. You are very charming, but it can cause you to act passive-aggressive when it comes to dealing with an issue. You are good at conflict management and compromise, which can make you the perfect friend to calm a situation down and find a resolution. When it comes to romance and the bedroom, you can have a low sex drive. Romance is important to you as well as an environment that exhibits the perfect mood. 

  8. 8. Scorpio

    You may seem calm and collected, but underneath, you are stirring with emotions. Your lie detector is one of your many talents. You can always tell when someone is not genuine. It takes a lot to get you angry, but when you are, it may be hard to forgive and even harder to forget. When it comes to working, you are strong-willed and desire a strong purpose. Although you are private with your sex lives and partners, you're also extremely passionate and sensual people. You could enjoy exploring the darker and taboo aspects of sex with the right person.

  9. 9. Sagittarius

    With Mars in Sagittarius, you are restless and always seeking adventure. You are a lot of fun to be around, but you can confuse people with your easy-going but simultaneously intense personality. You enjoy friendly debates, but you can take it too seriously sometimes. At times, you can get personally offended when someone’s views don’t match up with yours. When working on projects, you are more excited to begin them and then stop halfway. It is more fun for you to start something new than finish something old. In love and relationships, you can get bored quickly when things are dull and routine. You are restless and need constant excitement, especially in the bedroom, in which you may explore sex in other unusual areas. 

  10. 10. Capricorn 

    Determined and ambitious, Mars in Capricorn's set their goals and achieve them. You want to be secure in your finances, career and romantic life. When it comes to anger, you have a strong sense of self-control and your anger expresses itself in a way that is cool and level-headed. You may tend towards being a workaholic, and it would be best for you to find a balance between work and play that benefits your mental and physical health. In the bedroom, Mars in Capricorn has a very strong libido and appreciates intimate moments, especially if it is with a long time partner.

  11. 11. Aquarius 

    Mars in Aquarius can be a bit tricky to figure out, but they like it that way because they love surprising people with their ideas and personality. If you have this placement, you are independent in all areas of your life. Your energy for projects appeases the intellectual parts of your personality. You can have a stubborn and detached temperament when issues arise, but that does not mean you do not feel deeply. Experimentation in the bedroom is important for you. You love to try new things because you crave excitement and variety. 

  12. 12. Pisces 

    Mars in Pisces can be attracted to the arts and creative careers. With this placement, you are ruled by your emotions and intuition. You are a go with the flow person, so dealing with practical challenges can be difficult for you. You can be very talented in careers associated with the arts or music. When it comes to sex, Mars in Pisces needs affection and emotional closeness. Without this, you may feel that sex is cold and meaningless. You crave a spiritual connection with your partner that leaves you both fulfilled emotionally.