Venus in Aries: Fast Love!
Love planet Venus moves into fast and furious Aries on 7 February 2020. Venus rules relationships, love and pleasure and when it’s in Aries things can happen pretty quickly. You could fall in love hard and fast, fall out of love at the click of two fingers or look for a bit of instant gratification without any of the boring in between bits. Love is all about the thrill of the chase and the excitement of the new with Venus in Aries: spontaneous, passionate and full of bravado! It’s got an “I want it and I want it now” attitude with little or no regard for intricacies and diplomacy. Watch out for any signs that a relationship is becoming tenuous. If so, get ready for changes! And with Aries, it could all happen very fast! Relationships progress fast, one way or another! Venus rules money too and you could find yourself acting more impulsively with your cash.
Venus in Aries lives for the moment. The downside? A search for instant gratification could cause you to spend carelessly, jump into a relationship without thinking, fight or have a series of one night stands… The upside? Venus in Aries brings you passion and excitement in the here and now! This can help you re-light the spark with your sweetie, stand up for what you want and experience total renewal in your love-life!
What does Venus symbolize in astrology?
Venus represents art and beauty but today we associate Venus most closely with love. She rules all kinds of love, physical love, love of humanity, love and devotion. In modern times we have an idealistic perspective on love and everyone thinks Venus represents love as in fidelity and romance. The true picture, however, gives a different story and traditionally Venus embodied love, sex and power.
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Venus’ predecessors in the mythology line-up were Inanna and Ishtar, around whom cults developed worshipping both goddesses. Part of the Sumerian pantheon of Gods and Goddesses in ancient Mesopotamia, they ruled sexual love, fertility, prosperity and warfare. Ishtar in particular was known for being “cruel and wayward”.
Move forward to Roman mythology and Venus was Goddess of prostitutes, although she could turn the hearts of men and women from sexual vice to virtue. In other words, Venus ruled all aspects of love (think of the term venereal disease which derivates from the word, Venus).
In Greek mythology, Venus was Aphrodite who ruled sexual love, desire, beauty and fertility. She was forced into an arranged marriage with “ugly” Haphaestus but was vehemently independent and constantly in search of a new lover. One of her more familiar lovers was Ares, God of War, whom she later married. But she had many affairs and many children, Eros, Rhodos, Hermaphroditus and Aneas, to name but a few.
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Whilst Venus is in Aries, it’s a chance to readdress the balance of viewing Venus as being only receptive, meek and charming and remind ourselves that the female Goddess was traditionally strong and powerful.
How will Venus' transit in Aries in February 2020 affect my zodiac sign?
Where can you expect the excitement to go up a few notches in your life? Where does Venus in Aries bring a sense of newness and wonder into your relationships? Read your star-sign or Ascendant sign and find out! If your relationship has hit the rocks why not fire it up again? Talk to our expert love psychics on 0207 111 6304!
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Simply irresistible! That’s how the song goes and with Venus in your sign, your hot-factor is off the charts! You can seduce most anyone and get your way, no matter how outrageous the thing you want. You’re passionate at the best of times and now more than ever! Tend to your looks but don’t do anything drastic…yet!
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You are attracted to all things strange and wonderful - metaphysics and psychology, secrets and whispers and all things that are hidden from plain sight. You gain more pleasure from being alone, whether in yoga and meditation, painting or composing, or enjoying a passionate clandestine affair. This is not a time to socialise. A relationship may end or you may finally gain closure.
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Bring on the parties! Socialising is especially enjoyable right now, especially when you are sharing your space with truly likeminded people. A friendship could turn into something more or you could start having feelings for someone in your circle of friends. You are popular right now and can rally others to your cause or act as a mediator and peacemaker in the group.
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Your charming manner can help you get ahead in your career now. Bosses and VIPs like you and bestow favour on you, especially as you’re able to project a capable yet non-threatening image to the world. You’re attracted to high achievers and feel really motivated to reach your own goals too. Professional relationships fare well and you could have many opportunities to socialise at work.
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Does speaking in foreign tongues turn you on? Now it does! Exotic places and faces draw you in and you could get really passionate about that holiday, a learning programme or moving abroad. Or you could form a relationship with someone from a totally different culture. Your popularity soars and you can use this to promote pretty much anything.
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This is not a time to socialise with a whole lot of people. It’s the private intimate encounters that give you the most pleasure now. Anything that allows you to get to know someone truly or bond more deeply with a loved one. You’re a soothing influence to have around during a crisis too. Others may want to help you financially and it’s a good time to work on the relationship with your bank.
Certain people seem irresistible right now and relationships are heating up - whether you are trying to get together with a mate, form a business partnership or beat the competition! Are you easily flattered? Or maybe you get jealous? Use your diplomatic skills to smooth things over. You’re graceful with others and enjoy spending one on one time with someone special. The public loves you!
Work is about to get that much more enjoyable. This could be down to increased business-socialising, a work romance or you becoming the office favourite. You want peace and harmony at work now - from pleasant working relationships to a nice looking desk. This is also a good time to address minor health problems and restore your body to balance.
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You’re a real charmer, now more than ever! You’re feeling good and up for a bit of fun and this draws people to you like a magnet. You can use your soaring popularity to attract and enjoy a new romance, perform on stage, draw people to a creative project or gain favour with your kids. Love is spontaneous and passionate!
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Home and family is where it’s at and you may want to spend money to enhance your living space. Romance blossoms at home too, whether you’re inviting someone over for dinner, rekindling the romance with your childhood sweetheart or welcoming a hot new flatmate. You can defuse tensions in the family and could find joy in antiques and family heirlooms.
You’re stimulating company to be around and others are drawn to you. Invitations, phone calls, meetings and talks are full of intensity and bring you much pleasure. It’s a great time to network and exchange ideas, smooth things over with siblings, classmates, neighbours and colleagues or enjoy a budding romance. A short trip brings lots to get passionate about!
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Your spending could go right up now but you’ll enjoy it - especially if you’re putting your money and energy into something you consider important. That thing (or person) you want becomes that much more irresistible and you won’t let anything stand in the way of you getting it! Hot new bod? Now’s the time to dress it up and show it off!
Where's transiting Venus in your natal chart?
Whilst Venus is in Aries, it will give one sector of your own chart a welcome boost and here’s a quick guide to let you know where you can make things happen with love, compassion and a bit of oomph. Check your free birth chart and If you are:
Sun Aries: Venus is in your 1st house ruling your self, your image and appearance
Sun Taurus: Venus is in your 12th house ruling quiet pursuits, meditation and self-care
Sun Gemini: Venus is in your 11th house ruling friendships, groups and social concerns
Sun Cancer: Venus is in your 10th house ruling your career, your vocation and status
Sun Leo: Venus is in your 9th house ruling travel, study and wherever you find meaning in life
Sun Virgo: Venus is in your 8th house ruling joint finances, life’s mysteries and sex
Sun Libra: Venus is in your 7th house ruling all your 1-to-1’s, personal and professional
Sun Scorpio: Venus is in your 6th house ruling your routine, service to others and health
Sun Sagittarius: Venus is in your 5th house ruling children, creativity, entertainment and love affairs
Sun Capricorn: Venus is in your 4th house ruling home, family and where you come from
Sun Aquarius: Venus is in your 3rd house ruling communication, neighbours and siblings
Sun Pisces: Venus is in your 2nd house ruling money, personal possessions and values
Power Girls with Venus in Aries
Venus in Aries represents girl (Venus) power (Aries) so it’s not surprising that many female performers have Venus in Aries. Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, a competitive sign and when you have a planet in Aries, there’s a part of you that wants to win and come first. Venus in Aries is a particularly powerful placing for women and whether singing power ballads or strutting their stuff on stage, there are some feisty and strong female performers with this placing:
Lady Gaga (b. March 28 1986) Sun Aries, Venus Aries
Rihanna (b. February 20 1988) Sun Pisces, Venus Aries
Shakira (b. February 2 1977) Sun Aquarius, Venus Aries
Leona Lewis (b. April 3 1985) Sun Aries, Venus Aries
Mariah Carey (b. March 27 1970) Sun Aries, Venus Aries
If you have Venus in Aries, typically you have an independent outlook on life and relationships and some Venus in Aries types are happy to be single, at least for part of their lives. Jennifer Aniston (b. February 11 1969) Sun Aquarius, Venus Aries, was most famous for being one of the ‘Friends’ in the popular TV series. Sarah Jessica Parker (b. March 25 1965) Sun Aries, Venus Aries, was famously happy to be single in the hit series, ‘Sex and the City’ until she met Mr Big and one of film’s most popular single girls was Bridget Jones played superbly by Renee Zellweger (b. April 25 1969) Sun Taurus, Venus Aries in ‘Bridget Jones’ Diary’.
Venus in Aries represents a tough cookie, a woman with a sassy attitude who’s not afraid to compete in a man’s world. Two Sun Aries celebrities who both have Venus in Aries and became famous for playing strong women were Sarah Michelle Gellar (b. April 14 1977) who played Buffy in ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ and Keira Knightley (b. March 26 1985) who was Elizabeth Swann in the hugely popular first three films in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise.