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venus in aries

In the sign of Aries, Venus is in its detriment. A lot of the sweetness and attentiveness towards others can get lost in translation with Venus in Aries. Such individuals are not coy or very shy about making their affections known. The beginning of a new romance typically progresses very quickly but can burn out just as fast.

Venus in Aries can bring about a greater degree of self-love and a tendency to use romantic conquest to validate their own powers of attraction and lovability. Selfishness can be a problem with a penchant for trying to satisfy their own desires without considering their partner’s wants. Here is a look at Venus in Aries and how it manifests in the birth chart and as a transit.

Natal Venus in Aries

Individuals who have Venus, the planet of love in Aries, will be excited and energetic in love. Always wanting to keep things fresh, and interesting, Venus in Aries will work to keep the spark alive. They can develop a wandering eye if they are not getting enough action from their partner.

Thus, long term commitments can be tough,  and a stable, dull and lifeless romance does not do it for them. They need the flame of love to be constantly stoked and fanned. Being a Cardinal sign, they are prone to staying on the lookout for newer, better prospects that come along. When bored in a relationship, infidelity can become hard to resist. These people want to experience the excitement of life through love. If their lover does not keep them satisfied, they will quickly lose interest.

Romantically Bold

Venus in Aries natives are usually the one to send the first text and make the first move. They possess strong initiating energy, and they do not hold back if they know it is what they want. Female Venus in Aries natives can have a very direct, masculine approach when it comes to love. These girls do not shy away from setting up the first date. They may even be the one to pick up their date or initiate the first kiss. It is common for these natives to go through many heartbreaks. They tend to be up front and candid about who they are and some people can’t handle the realness.

They have a strong sense of what they want and what they deserve, and refuse to settle less. At times, these individuals can be rather selfish and demanding in love. They are sometimes too eager to have their needs to be met and require constant stimulation and consideration. This is mainly due to some romantic narcissism on their part. They can have a blind spot when it comes to paying attention and recognizing what their partners need.

Competitive in Love

Additionally, Venus in Aries can display a rather competitive approach to love. They can be prone to jealousy with a low tolerance for any sign of emotional betrayal. They however, enjoy a bit of a challenge and an element of danger with their romantic exploits. The only problem is that Venus in Aries can sometimes over step boundaries or come on too strong and too fast. Despite often bravely subjecting themselves to the risk of rejection, getting turned down can deeply bruise their ego. Their desirability is something they seek to prove to themselves and others through the amount of romantic successes they can attain.

Mars rules over Aries  and when Venus is in Aries, it can yield some romantic aggression. Mars is a forceful, fiery planet, and it represents libidinous drive, aggression, and anger. It is a masculine planet, and when paired with feminine Venus, it creates a native who can be extremely aggressive in their pursuit of love. They will seek to be incredibly bold in romance and may be among the most chivalrous and valiant romantics. There is no mountain high enough to keep them from getting to their true love.

They know how to make an impact and lasting impression on any potential lover they aim to woo. When it comes to friendships, it is also important for them to feel like they are extremely valued. Venus in Aries makes a native extremely boisterous when it comes to showing off for their friends. They can be impulsive spenders, only focused on the short term rewards and benefits. Saving money and prudence with finances is a skill they may need to develop with time and maturity.

Venus in Aries Compatibility

Bold and outrageous partners are the best for them. When Venus is in fire, the fire needs to be fed to keep burning! The best way to fan the flames, is through earth, air, or more fire! Water usually extinguishes the fire, and a partner with too much water placements in their natal chart can drown them in a sea of tears!

Compatibility with Earth & Water

Earth Venus signs are a hit or miss with a Venus in Aries. They can sometimes be too practical and repetitive for the constant excitement and thrill-seeking Venus in Aries. However in some cases, the practical sensuality of the earth Venus lover can be soothing to the Aries Venus. The earth sign in Venus will be more attentive to the details and take their time to make their partner happy.

They may not always be up for what the Venus in Aries wants to do, but can offer plenty of physical affection. The earth Venus person can enjoy the thrills and excitement that the Aries Venus brings to their life. If this pairing goes off well, it can create a very well balanced combination.

Water Venus lovers can be a challenge for an Aries Venus native. The water Venus might find their forceful, pushy attitude too overbearing. Aries Venus is romantically social and extroverted and needs a partner that can tango with them. These natives are so energetic, that their energy can be contagious to those around them. However, Fire Venus signs can be very creative and spontaneous lovers. Their emotional sanguinity can do a lot to lift the spirits of a Venus water sign person. Emotionally, water and fire can be unstable and in many ways cancel each other out.

Compatibility with Fire & Air

Fire Venus and Sun natives are the best matches for Aries in Venus. They both love and desire big, dramatic displays of love and affection. A combination like this leads to two highly energetic fiery individuals that feed off each others energy. Although this duo creates an unstoppable force, it can get out of control like wildfire spreading through a forest. Love is an urgency for these two, and they will share a mutual passion for their feisty romance together.

Furthermore, Air signs have fun and interesting ideas that will always keep the Venus in Aries on their toes. Aries Venus likes to take action, and an air Venus will provide the oxygen to let them thrive. A Venus Air sign can feed the Aries Venus with exciting ideas they can act on. They can really hype each other up to start new projects or do crazy things together! The air Venus will be the chief idea generator while the Aries Venus will be the one who initiates.

Venus in Aries Transit

When Venus Transits through Aries our love style becomes animated and more direct. We take things into our own hands, getting down and dirty, becoming relentless in pursuit of what we want. Aries represents new beginnings, and romance is easily initiated during this time if you’re not in a committed relationship.

This is also the ideal time to rekindle a flame that has lost its heat and vigor. We will be more impatient, wanting things to materialize instantly. Be careful not to be too pushy when it comes to love and money during this time. During this transit we can become slightly desensitized and combative towards the weaknesses of others. Therefore it is important to remain aware and sensitive to the needs of those around us during this time.

We become more vocal and expressive about matters of the heart, and can be inclined to dramatize things. It will be important to avoid adopting a “me first” mentality. Aries is all about focus on the self. The opposite sign of Aries is Libra, which focuses on relationships and partnerships.

Selfish Lover

When Venus is in Aries, we tend to ignore the needs of those close to us due to the hyper-awareness of our own needs. Our focus is more on what WE want, as opposed to what our partner wants. It is important that they be aware of this and try to be mindful and receptive to loved ones needs.

Additionally, we can be impulsive to our physical need for touch and love during this transit. Aries represents the baby, and a baby needs constant love and care. We adopt a similar approach toward our need for love. If we do not get it, we can seek it out carelessly and aggressively. During this transit, you may seek to surround yourself with people who give you loving affirmations. Be leery of emotional manipulators who will butter you up just to take advantage of you. Don’t get too overzealous about making people fall in love with you. It can seem like desperation to some.

Moreover, the romantic fighter in us will become ignited, and we will be motivated to duke it out with romantic rivals. At this time, you will feel more bold and flirtatious. The Venus in Aries transit also makes us very protective and territorial over our loved ones. Romantic prospects will be pursued with much less hesitation and trepidation than what is usual for you.


In conclusion, having an Aries Venus sign signifies a lusty and passionate libido. You can be very competitive and determined to outshine your romantic rivals. You’re attracted to confident people who can stand up to you and keep you on your toes. Venus in Aries people themselves can be a handful with jealousy and lack of consideration being among the top issues. Although you can be rough around the edges, you bring a lot of passion and excitement to your romances.

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