Venus has returned to Aries
where it will travel for the next several weeks.
When Venus is in Aries, people are forward, assertive and uninhibited in their relationships. They use candor and initiative to attract love -- and show romantic feelings in bold, passionate gestures. They want to win their lover's attentions -- and eagerly pursue their beloved.
This is a competitive, rambunctious energy focused explicitly on love and money. With Venus in Aries, people are openly "looking for love" -- anywhere they can find it! And, frankly, they want it now.
They are into self-promotion and sexual conquest, vying to be "the best" for the ego food and reassurance ... that when it comes to love and sex they've "got what it takes" to get what they want. They're after money, too ... to massage their egos and gain a lover. (Elizabeth Taylor in her heyday was a clear and ridiculous example of how this placement acts when it has the freedom to do whatever it wants!!)
When Venus in Aries is stressed, the drive to be Number One and captivate a lover is almost obsessive, with an "anything goes" frame of mind, willing to take risks, cause trouble, and literally "fight for what it wants."
Personal needs are aggressively pushed. People will do almost anything to be noticed!! But relationships suffer from arrogant, bossy attitudes -- a striking change from the self-sacrificing, retiring "love from afar" that marked Venus' recent passage through Pisces. It is, indeed, hard to ignore!
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