What happens when Mars is conjunct Chiron? Here, the fiery and aggressive energy of Mars is in contact with the deep pain of the Wounded Healer.
In the birth chart, a Mars conjunct Chiron natal aspect can indicate a violent event in your life that was traumatizing.
When it comes to relationships, Mars conjunct Chiron synastry aspects show that there is hidden aggression coming to the surface.
For this aspect to be particularly important in the chart, you should use a tight orb. Chiron moves relatively slowly, spending around a few years in every sign of the Zodiac. The tighter the orb, the stronger the effect of this aspect.
Keep reading to learn more about the Mars conjunct Chiron natal and Mars conjunct Chiron synastry aspects in astrology!
Mars Conjunct Chiron Synastry
What happens when someone’s Mars aspects someone’s Chiron?
In synastry, you compare the birth charts of two people, what shows you how they perceive each other, and what is the major focus of the connection. It is very important that no aspect is responsible for your relationship, it is always up to you what you make out of it.
The Mars conjunct Chiron synastry aspect can be challenging. Even though Chiron always brings the promise of healing, the process is rarely painless and easy. When such an aggressive and fiery planet as Mars touches someone’s deepest wound, you will feel this conjunction for sure.
If the chart as a whole supports it, the Mars conjunct Chiron synastry aspect can help you heal the wounds of the past. The assertiveness of the Mars person might bother the Chiron person in the beginning, but they can learn how to develop these qualities themselves.
There is a possibility that the Chiron person’s memory of their trauma becomes more vivid under the influence of the Mars person.
The Mars conjunct Chiron synastry aspect suggests that sex can have a healing dimension in the relationship. If you had any issues related to sex in the past, this relationship can help you overcome them.
Mars Conjunct Chiron Natal
Usually, Mars conjunct Chiron is not the most significant aspect in the birth chart. The orb should be not too wide for this aspect to really stand out, or it has to be placed in a prominent position.
This placement suggests that there is some pain related to the qualities of Mars. You often suppress your animal self represented by Mars. But this is not a viable option in the long run, as you cannot survive without this planet.
You struggle to be assertive. Mars is your drive and your instinctive part that helps you stand up for yourself. With Mars conjunct Chiron, this part of you is damaged.
People who have a Mars conjunct Chiron natal aspect often struggle with low self-esteem. Lack of will is also frequent. You don’t believe in yourself and you don’t have faith in your abilities.
Some people who have this aspect overcompensate their wounded Mars. They answer to the lightest distress with aggression. Sometimes there is a threatening, explosive aura around them. When triggered, they become impulsive and hit back really hard. The sign where the Mars conjunct Chiron natal aspect takes place reveals more information about how this aspect plays out in your chart.
Mars conjunct Chiron can make you get into a self-defensive mode quicker than most people do. It is hard to find balance with Mars-Chiron aspects in the natal chart.
Your relationship with your physical body is often damaged. Maybe you experienced being vulnerable and abused or you disassociated from your body because of some other reason. Mars-Chiron aspects in the birth chart can get better if you take up physical exercise and learn that you are strong and capable.
Mars is the most masculine planet in astrology. Chiron in aspect to Mars in the natal chart can be a sign that you have painful experiences related to men or being a men. There is an imbalance between the male and female energy with this aspect. Both are necessary to operate well in life, but here, this part of you is damaged.
The Mars conjunct Chiron natal aspect can also indicate some pain or trauma related to sexuality. Chiron often shows traumatic experiences, and when Mars, the planet of sexuality is involved, physical assaults or abuse cannot be excluded. Some people with this aspect sometimes avoid sexuality altogether.
This aspect in the birth chart can be quite challenging to come over.
Mars Conjunct Chiron Transit
Mars transits to Chiron are not pleasant.
These transit happen relatively often, as Mars has an orbital period of approximately 2 years.
During this time, the issues related to Chiron come to the surface. You have to deal again with problems you swept under the carpet. At the same time, transits that involve Chiron can help you let go. It is time to get rid of the painful thoughts and beliefs.
With Mars involved, action becomes especially important. You have to take action to put an end to your old problems. You can feel helpless and loose your motivation under the influence of the Mars conjunct Chiron transit. It is important not to feel defeated.
This transit can bring a feeling of fear related to conflicts, avoiding confrontation with others. You back up easily, but you should not give up on your goals. Your willpower can be weakened. There is a tendency for passive-aggressive behavior under the influence of the Mars conjunct Chiron transit.
Other Mars-Chiron transits evoke similar themes. The harmonious aspects, such as the Mars trine Chiron transit and Mars sextile Chiron transit can help you take action to heal the old wounds, while the challenging aspects can make the wounds ache again.
Mars-Chiron Aspects in the Birth Chart
Besides the Mars-Chiron conjunction, Mars and Chiron can form other aspects, both harmonious and challenging ones.
Mars Sextile Chiron Natal
This aspect can help you heal through your physical body. You can find relief in physical activity, martial arts, but also sex. The Mars sextile Chiron natal aspect suggests that you can confront your trauma.
Mars Trine Chiron Natal
The trine brings and easy flow of energy. You instinctively know which action to take to heal yourself.
Mars Square Chiron Natal
This aspect brings a lot of self-doubt and feelings of weakness. In some cases, this placement can indicate physical wounding, especially if the ascendant or the first house is involved. You can blame others if things go wrong. This aspect indicates a lot of internal conflict.
Mars Opposite Chiron Natal
With the Mars opposite Chiron natal aspect, you usually struggle to express your anger the right way. You tend to suppress your pain, but sometimes it comes to the surface in a violent way. Learn to be assertive by finding balance.
Mars in Astrology
Mars represents the archetype of the Warrior in astrology. It is associated with energy, drive, fire, victory, war, fighting, competition. Mars helps you protect yourself and go after what you want to achieve. Mars is your instincts, your libido, and your aggressive, violent self.
Mars is the planetary ruler of Aries, and it is in accidental dignity in the first house of the chart wheel. A strong Mars in the natal chart suggests a person who is not afraid to stand up for themselves and get what they want.
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Chiron in Astrology
You can learn more about Chiron in astrology here.
Chiron is an asteroid, the most frequently used asteroid in astrology. It was discovered only in 1970. Chiron got its name after a centaur in Greek mythology, Chiron. Chiron was a wise and smart centaur, born immortal. He was a teacher and healer of exceptional ability. He had lots of disciples and everyone respected him.
However, one day, one of his disciples shot him with an arrow by accident, wounding Chiron. His wound was so deep that it could not be healed. Chiron could heal everyone but himself. At the same time, Chiron not find escape from his pain in death, as he was immortal. In the end, Zeus allowed him to trade his immortality for saving Prometheus, and pass away.
In the natal chart, Chiron represents a deep wound, unhealable pain. This point is very sensitive in the birth chart. It cannot be healed fully. In addition to the pain of the trauma, the suffering of Chiron is made worse by the injustice. You didn’t do anything wrong: you just happened to be at the wrong time in the wrong place.
The most we can make out of Chiron is understand it and use our insight to help others going through the same or something similar.
In the Solar System, Chiron takes place between the planets Saturn and Uranus, the planets of old and new in astrology. Chiron counts as a generational asteroid, as it has an orbital period of approximately 50 years. Depending on the zodiac sign, it takes a few years for Chiron to change signs.
In the natal chart, the house of Chiron shows the life areas where you were wounded. Chiron is not equally prominent in all birth charts. If it is placed around the angles, or makes important aspects with personal planets, it suggests traumatic experience and more suffering than most people have to endure.
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