Polar opposites, Venus in Aries and Mars in Libra either reach a stalemate in love or experience a fiery chemistry that keeps things juicy. Usually their relationship alternates between these two extremes, as they chafe at their differences while simultaneously seeking wholeness through the experience of the “other.” Though their union may not necessarily be peaceful, it is lively and full of energy.
When Venus in Aries falls in love, she is bold and confident. Like a warrior, she focuses on just what she wants and then goes after it. Though she may scare off some, her passion and courage can also be invigorating. Not known for her tact or patience, this Venus may act without thinking and regret it later. She has a need for excitement and adventure in relationships, which may lead her towards a variety of unusual partners.
Mars in Libra is a gentleman, knowing exactly what it takes to make people feel appreciated and comfortable. His manners are impeccable and he has a lot of energy for relating to others. This Mars only gets himself in trouble when he tries too hard to keep the peace, making everyone else happy at his own expense. In relationships, he can be indirect, leaving his partner unsure of exactly what he wants. If he can make a decision and stick to it, clarity is sure to follow.
Venus in Aries is hot for the chase around Mars in Libra, finding him an enticing challenge that she can’t wait to pursue. Mars in Libra in turn is drawn to Venus in Aries’ straightforward passion for life. Frustration usually arises however, when Venus in Aries’ need for action and honesty bumps up against Mars in Libra’s need for calm and cooperation. But though this couple’s ride may be bumpy, the connection between them is hard to break.