If you have your natal Venus in Aries, this article is for you. In astrology, Venus represents everything that makes life worthy of living. This planet governs love, joy, pleasure, beauty. Without the energy of Venus, life would be dull.
That being said, what does it mean if you have your Venus in Aries in your natal chart?
People with this placement have a strong urge to immediately get what attracts them. They are passionate, fiery, impulsive. They enjoy being active. Venus here suggests an unapologetic, strong personality. Others can even perceive this energy as a bit aggressive. This placement suggests that you are strong and you want a partner who is strong too.
The sign of your Venus is one of the most important planetary signs in your birth chart. It describes how you express affection and how you accept it. Your Venus sign tells what you find attractive and it also influences your personal style. Understanding your Venus is very helpful if you want to understand your relationship dynamics better (among other things).
Aries is the sign of Venus’s detriment. When placed in Aries, Venus is under the influence of Mars. Venus and Mars are polar opposites: Venus is the planet of feminine energy, while Mars is the planet of masculine energy. When placed in the sign ruled by Mars, Venus is detached from its feminine quality.
Keep reading to learn more about the meaning of Venus in Aries in the natal chart!
Venus in Aries Natal Meaning
Venus in Aries suggests that the inner fire burns brightly in your soul. You are enthusiastic and passionate. These traits make you attractive in the eyes of other people.
Venus in Aries loves the spotlight. You want to be a leader. You enjoy attention and you are quite social. At the same time, you are competitive too, and the love of others boosts your ego. Sometimes people with this placement draw their self-confidence from conquering others.
Aries is the sign of beginnings. Venus here loves to take initiative. You often find that good things come to you if you just make the first step. You prefer to approach people who you are interested in instead of passively waiting for them to come to you.
Venus in the sign of the Ram suggests that you are courageous, even a daredevil. Danger excites you. You sometimes partake in things that are not good for you (or for anyone), just for the sake of the thrill you get out of it. You are drawn to risky situations, they make you feel alive. If this gets out of control, this can be a form of self-destruction.
The Aries Venus is incredibly impatient. When something catches your eye, you want to get it immediately. However, after you get it, you get bored of it quickly and you need new excitement. It is hard to be content with what you have with an Aries Venus in the natal chart.
The impulsiveness of Aries is not always easy to deal with. For example, if you see something nice, you might feel an urge to buy it immediately even if you cannot afford it.
In the birth chart, Venus has to do with your self-esteem as well. Venus in Aries can suggest that the native has many lessons to learn in this life area. Your self-confidence is often high, but your self-esteem can be quite low. You have to learn how to love yourself in a healthy way.
If your Venus in Aries is retrograde, maintaining a healthy self-image is even more challenging. You can feel that you are worthless if you don’t accomplish a lot and don’t get what you want.
Finding balance is not easy for people with this placement. Unless they learn this, Venus in Aries people can be egoistic and arrogant. In their relationships, they can be selfish and impulsive, disregarding the needs of others.
You can view relationships as a competition where you have to conquer and dominate. Venus is in fall in Aries, and this placement suggests that learning how to cooperate and ensure giving and taking in an equal measure is hard.
In the natal chart, Venus describes how you attract people. When it is placed in Aries, you can make people come to you by being your own person. Others find you the most attractive when you are enthusiastic and have fun. People with this placement can be incredibly inspiring. They are good leaders too.
Venus in Aries likes self-confident people who have a strong sense of self. It can also manifest as being attracted to assertive, ambitious, successful, popular people. Venus in Aries is a winner and it wants to be in the company of other winners. It likes to surround itself with people who are fiery and passionate.
It is important for you that you have a lot of fun with your partner or friends. You get bored quickly. Ideally, your relationships are exciting and stimulative. Venus here likes to spend time in an active way. It enjoys sports and it needs a lot of physical exercise to function properly.
People with this placement can be both childlike and childish. There is some innocent aura around them, they are playful and spontaneous. But if they don’t get what they want, they are very upset and they do not hesitate to express their frustration.
The house where your Venus is placed reveals in which life area you experience its energy. Planets in aspect to it modify how it manifests. For example, Venus conjunct Saturn in Aries becomes more reserved and rational about relationships, while the same planet in aspect to Uranus plays out in an erratic way and it is harder to control. The condition of Mars (the dispositor of Venus in Aries) is a must to analyze too.
Read more: Venus through the houses.
Venus in Aries Love Style
What is this Venus sign like when it comes to love?
Venus in the sign of the Ram suggest that your love life can be summed up as fast and furious.
You want love really badly. It is infused with the carnal desire and energy of Mars. One of the greatest weaknesses of this placement is mistaking desire and lust for love. Venus here lacks the romance and sophistication this planet is supposed to have. People with this placement are annoyed by corny, theatrical gestures.
If you have an Aries Venus in your natal chart, you are extremely direct about your intentions. You believe in love at first sight. If you are into someone, you walk up to them and let them know. This placement wants to be in control and it takes initiative. It often rushes into relationships (and sometimes rushes out just as quickly).
If your Venus sign is Aries, you love the chase. You want to conquer and compete. You enjoy fighting for the attention of your love interest. People with this placement sometimes become interested in people who are unavailable or hard to get. The challenge fuels them.
To the Aries Venus, love is war (or at least it can be). If you upset a person with this Venus sign, they will not suck it up. Venus here can be quite argumentative and it is not afraid of conflicts. Venus is the planet of diplomacy and tact, but in Aries it is rather combative.
If a Venus in Aries doesn’t get the attention it needs, or if its partner flirts with others, it becomes very jealous. Aries wants to be the number one no matter what. If it feels that they are not their partner’s top priority, fiery arguments are guaranteed.
When in a relationship, it is important to keep the passion alive. If you feel that you have learned everything about your partner and you can take them for granted, you get bored. For a long-term relationship to work well, you have to stay exited about your partner. Your ideal partner is a strong personality like you.
In a relationship, you are independent and you never submit. Quarrels are frequent as this placement reacts in a fiery and intense way. Relationships can be of short duration. After a breakup, you move on quickly (unless your Moon is in a more sensitive sign that gets emotionally attached).
It can be hard to make your relationships last for an Aries Venus. There is a lot of energy that must find a constructive outlet. Depending on the rest of the chart, this placement can be followed by commitment issues. But other factors in the chart are important too. Your Moon sign also has a say in your love life, especially in your long-term relationships.
Who Is an Aries Venus Compatible With?
Which signs are the best for Venus in Aries compatibility?
Aries is a fire sign by element. Venus here is the best understood by other fire Venuses. Air Venus signs can be a great fit too.
The best match for Venus in Aries compatibility:
- Venus in Leo
- Venus in Sagittarius
- Venus in Gemini
- Venus in Aquarius
Venus in Aries Woman
In the chart of a woman, Venus describes her as a young girl (even when she grows old). The Venus in Aries woman is direct, strong, straightforward. As Venus here is in a very masculine sign, women with this placement can be tomboys, especially when young. They are involved in activities traditionally considered masculine, and they have many male friends.
The Venus in Aries woman very intense and energetic. She is not for everyone. She is passionate, direct, bold, upfront, and softer partners are not able to handle this. But this is usually not an issue, as she is not attracted to passive men at all.
Venus also has to do with your sense of fashion. The Venus in Aries woman is not particularly into makeup, beauty, fashion, and the like. She prefers a sporty style. Comfort is her main priority and her outfit should let her be active all day.
Passion is very important for the Venus in Aries woman. In a relationship, she needs a lot of sex and physical touch. Ideally, her partner respects her enormous need for action and doesn’t expect her to sit at home all day.
Venus in Aries Man
In the horoscope of a man, Venus describes what kind of women he is attracted to. It is important that Venus represents the women he falls in love with but not necessarily his wife.
The Venus in Aries man is attracted to independent women who never become his fully. He loves to chase her and wants to feel that he has to work for the woman’s attention. If he gets what he wants immediately, he loses interest.
The Venus in Aries man is very passionate and he wants the same in his partner too. His ideal partner is ambitious, has a lot of energy, likes to work out, and challenges him. He is attracted to somewhat masculine women who he can even perceive as a competitor.
Meaning of Venus in Astrology
What does Venus represent in astrology?
Inner planets are key ‘building blocks’ of the birth chart and they represent important parts of your personality. Venus has to do with our need for socializing and relating to other people. It also governs aesthetic taste and shows what brings your joy in life
Venus is the third brightest object in the night sky, almost of the same size as the Earth. Venus is one of the planets that have been known to human is the earliest days. It is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty, the Roman equivalent of the Greek Aphrodite.
In the Zodiac, Venus rules two signs. It is the planetary ruler of both Taurus and Libra. These two signs represent the two main areas governed by Venus. Through Taurus, Venus rules beauty, art, pleasure, sensuality, hedonism, money, abundance. Through Libra, Venus governs interpersonal relationships, love, romance, unions and partnerships, peace.
Venus is never more away than 47 degrees from the Sun in the chart.
Venus in Aries Celebrities
Some famous people who have this Venus sign:
- Marilyn Monroe
- Elizabeth Taylor
- Abraham Lincoln
- Bob Marley
- George Clooney
- Albert Einstein
- Audrey Hepburn
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