MARS IN THE HOUSES OF YOUR BIRTH CHART
Mars in 1st House
With Mars in the First House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative into personal affairs and self-expression by developing a capacity for action and personal leadership. Self-confidence and courage are gained by active participation in rugged, physical and competitive sport or other similar activity. This position of Mars tremendously increases will-power and you are likely to be motivated by the need to win and to be first in your particular field. You have the capacity to achieve much and generate enthusiasm in others, though you must be careful not to burn yourself out through over-activity. You are, in a general sense, actively searching for a strong social self-image.
Mars in 2nd House
With Mars in the Second House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative into business enterprises or other financial dealings in an active search for personal wealth. Capital is acquired through careful investment, sheer hard work and clever financial dealing. Strong-willed, determined and resourceful you enjoy a challenge and thrive on opposition. You may become a financial genius, or a mere spendthrift.
Mars in 3rd House
With Mars in the Third House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative in building mental resourcefulness and an aggressive active intellect. There will be a liking for competitive mental pastimes that present an intellectual challenge – such as chess, crosswords, etc. You enjoy learning, argument, debate and discussion and you are likely to do well in school. The need for mental stimulation will ensure further education and eventual mature student status.
Mars in 4th House
With Mars in the Fourth House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative within the home and family. The desire for home and roots is strong – your very nature demands a secure home, children and devoted spouse. Much work will be carried out constantly to improve the home environment. At some stage you are likely to experience an inner restlessness that is difficult to describe: if not controlled, this will cause domestic unpleasantness, misunderstanding and disharmony in your home life.
Mars in 5th House
With Mars in the Fifth House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative in actively pursuing a rewarding love-life, social amusement and pleasure in general. You have a likeable, competitive and flamboyant temperament. There is a desire for creative endeavour, strenuous sports, athletics, risk-taking pursuits and other forms of muscular exercise – gambling may be a feature. Your children will probably be an important factor in your life and much pleasure will be derived from their spontaneous affection, companionship and development.
Mars in 6th House
With Mars in the Sixth House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative through hard, energetic physical work or by representing other workers in a fight for improved conditions within the work environment. Your will to action is applied in putting your own house into order, health and work matters generally.
Mars in 7th House
With Mars in the Seventh House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative in active co-operation with others as associates or in partnerships of some kind. You can be aggressive and forceful in intimate relationships, or you may marry someone with this natural temperament. An early marriage is possible and your energy and passion will ensure a happy, demonstrative and rewarding sex-life. You are likely to gain popularity, social success, money or property through your marriage partner. With this placing of Mars it is important to be restrained in all dealings with associates, business partners and the opposite sex. If your aggressive nature becomes dominant there is danger of trouble and loss through public opposition, unpopularity, damaged relationships, female hostility or litigation.
Mars in 8th House
With Mars in the Eighth House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative into the quest for personal success, self-knowledge and emotional security. Your energy is channelled through powerful, deep-seated but easily aroused emotions and a powerful sex-drive. There is a desire for leadership within your social and business sphere – involvement with metaphysical or occult groups is a possibility. Your deep interest in finance, big business and a keen, positive attitude to investment ensures success. You possess an intuitive sense that is well tuned when it comes to assessing prospective partners and financial opportunities.
Mars in 9th House
With Mars in the Ninth House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative through self-development, travel, exploration, sports, religion, philosophy or higher education, in order to gain a broad experience of life. You enjoy any form of intellectual challenge and should do well in gaining academic qualifications. Having a crusading spirit, breadth of vision and strong religious or philosophical convictions are likely. You will aggressively crusade for worthwhile causes and actively support higher social groups in service to mankind.
Mars in 10th House
With Mars in the Tenth House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative by actively pursuing fame and social status. Courage, ambition, energy, enterprise, force, emotional involvement, business acumen and a strong compulsive drive for success may lead to public achievement or professional recognition. You like to see practical results for your efforts and take pride in doing a job correctly. You may become a force to be reckoned with in career and professional life, however your argumentative, aggressive and quarrelsome nature may create difficulties on occasion. Patience, tolerance and a less-hasty attitude to events should be cultivated.
Mars in 11th House
With Mars in the Eleventh House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative into friendships, social life and group activities. Friendship is of above-average importance, but this is a sphere of life where you will experience some rocky periods since the aggressive, argumentative side of Mars will tend to cause upsets between yourself and your friends. This will be especially so when others challenge your reasons or motives for certain actions. Leadership qualities are present and a strongly independent personality needs to be developed in order effectively to initiate social or group reform.
Mars in 12th House
With Mars in the Twelfth House you are likely to exert your energy and initiative in secret or secluded work or some form of social or humanitarian activities. You have an inherent sympathy for, and empathy with, other people and a desire to work for the good of others. Your refined and sensitive nature is well-suited to artistic, creative and imaginative endeavour – such as religious and spiritual work, music, romantic literature or cultural projects. Energy levels can fluctuate day-to-day, much depends on your emotional state of mind. Frequent periods of quite and solitude are necessary in order to recharge your energies. On occasion you can be devious, escapist, evasive, gloomy, indolent, changeable, irresolute, indecisive and inclined towards self-deception.