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Venus in Aries: Romantic Conquest

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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 is a placement that can make for a passionate and fiery personality when it comes to love and romance. People with this placement tend to be bold and assertive, taking the lead in relationships and expressing their desires confidently. They value their independence and freedom, and are not likely to become too dependent on their partners.

These individuals are often driven by their passions and can be impulsive when it comes to matters of the heart. 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. In this article, we will explore the various personality traits associated with Venus in Aries in more detail. Here is a look at Venus in Aries and how it manifests in the birth chart and as a transit.

Natal Venus in Aries

The position of Venus in one’s birth chart can provide insight into how an individual approaches relationships and expresses their emotions. Individuals who have Venus, the planet of love in the sign of Aries, will be excited and energetic in the realm of love and romance. 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.

In addition to their passionate nature, Venus in Aries individuals are often highly creative and expressive. They may have a strong artistic streak, or be drawn to creative pursuits such as music or writing. They are not afraid to express themselves in bold and unconventional ways, which can make for a dynamic and exciting partner in relationships.

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

The sign of Aries is known for its energetic and assertive qualities, and when Venus is placed in this sign, these traits are often amplified in matters of the heart. Venus in Aries individuals tend to be bold and fearless when it comes to pursuing their romantic interests. They are not afraid to take risks and make the first move, which can be attractive to potential partners. This placement can also make for a highly competitive nature, with individuals often driven to win the affection of their desired partner.

Additionally, Venus in Aries can display proneness 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.

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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.

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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.

Positive Traits of Venus in Aries:

1. Passion: Aries is a passionate sign, and when Venus is in Aries, it fosters intense feelings of attraction. These individuals want to possess that which they desire and find beautiful. They enjoy the chase and challenge of seducing or wooing the object of their lust. Additionally, they are likely to be attracted to strength and individuals with impressive skills and capabilities. This Venus placement can bring a fiery and intense energy to matters of love and relationships. This can lead to a strong attraction and enthusiasm for romantic pursuits.

2. Courage: Aries is known for its bravery and courage, and so when Venus is placed in this sign, it proffers an affinity for romantic partners who possess some of this trait. Cowardess and people who don’t know what they want are a turn off. As for them, they display boldness in their willingness to put themselves out there at the risk of rejection  The strength of their desire will often overshadow any reservations they have about pursuing what they want. Moreover, these individuals show courage in their honesty about who they are and what they think. When Venus is in Aries, it can give the individual the courage to pursue their desires and take risks in matters of love and relationships.

3. Confidence: Aries is a confident sign, and when Venus is in Aries, it can bring a sense of self-assuredness to the individual’s approach to love and relationships. This confidence can allow them to charm others who might otherwise be out of their league romantically. They seem to know who they are and what they want and this can often give them a special appeal. Venus in Aries people can also come across as cocky and full of themselves although this often just a front as part of their desire to impress. This can lead to a bold and assertive approach that is attractive to others.

4. Independence: Aries is an independent sign, and when Venus is in Aries, it signifies an individual who is not prone to being codependent or clingy. They pride themselves on their ability to attract mates and will make it clear that they always have options apart from the person they are with. They maintain a life outside of their relationships but sometimes fail to include their partners as much as they probably should. However, relationship partners can appreciate that the Venus in Aries person is low maintenance and doesn’t a whole lot  from them. This placement can bring a sense of self-sufficiency to the individual’s approach to love and relationships. This can lead to a desire for a partner who is also independent and self-sufficient.

5. Directness: Aries is a sign known for its candor and bluntness. With Venus in Aries, this directness means that there will be little room for misunderstandings or confusion about where they stand or what they want from another person. Venus in Aries men and women tend to communicate their needs and wants in an unambiguous fashion. They prefer to skip out on the innuendos and subtle hints and prefer to cut to the chase with blunt force flirtation. This Venus placement can bring a straightforward and honest approach to matters of love and relationships. This can lead to clear communication and a lack of confusion or ambiguity in romantic pursuits

Negative Traits of Venus in Aries:

1. Impulsiveness: Aries is known for its impulsive nature, and so when Venus is in Aries, it can manifest as impulsiveness in matters of love and relationships. This person is prone to quickly falling in and out of love. When they see something they like, they pursue it with an almost minded resolve. This can lead to hasty decisions, which may not always be in the best interest of the individual.

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2. Self-centeredness: Aries is a sign that can be self-centered and focused on its own needs and desires. When Venus is in Aries, it can signify vanity and a high degree of self love. Such a person may have a strong preoccupation with enhancing their appearance to make themselves stand out as desirable and undeniable. They may feel they are in competition with others and this fuels their desire to prove and demonstrate their romantic value and worth. This can also cause the individual to become overly focused on themselves and their own wants, leading to neglecting the needs of others.

3. Impatience: Aries is known for its lack of patience, and when Venus is in Aries, it can cause the individual to become impatient in matters of love and relationships. The polite and accommodating qualities of Venus are weakened when placed in Aries. Frustrations and disappointments, especially within the realm of romance and dating, can trigger their temper. When they desire to have something or someone, they kind of want it right away. This can lead to rushing into things too quickly, or becoming frustrated when things don’t happen as quickly as they would like.

4. Aggressiveness: Aries is a sign that can be forceful and combative, and when Venus is in Aries, it can cause the individual to become more aggressive in matters of love and relationships. These individuals love hard and can be highly competitive romantics. They can be territorial and willing to fight off romantic rivals or those who stand in between them and what they desire. At the same time, they can get into passionate arguments with their loved ones. Their anger often stems from their passion. This can lead to conflicts and arguments, and may cause the individual to come across as confrontational.

5. Lack of sensitivity: Aries is not a particularly sensitive sign, and when Venus is in Aries, it indicates a not so soft and sensitive nature. This placement creates a slightly inconsiderate manner that is less attune to the feelings of others. They are prone to overlooking this factor because they are more focused on their own feelings and motivations. This can lead to unintentionally hurting others with their words or actions, and may cause the individual to come across as insensitive or uncaring.


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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