Mars in partner’s 1st house:
Mars, as a naturally dominant and fiery energy entering in partner’s 1st house can truly energize the 1st house person. Mars person can be a nudge that they need in order to take care of themselves more, pay attention to their body and gain more confidence. 1st house generally feels more alive and courageous around the Mars.
In synastry, Mars in partner’s 1st house can be a very passionate and sexual experience, especially when Mars sits close to the ASC.
On the other hand, if Mars energy is not handled well in the rest of the synastry or natal chart, this house overlay could lead to bullying or physical aggression. Mars may be sticking their nose too much in 1st house matters, or provoking them.
Mars in partner’s 2nd house:
Mars generally wants to be involved in 2nd house person’s money, values and possessions. This could mean that they want to personally take charge of these matters, or just encourage 2nd house person to be on top of their finances. As a result, house person may earn OR spend more money with the Mars energy entering in their 2nd house.
If Mars energy is not received well in 2nd house, things could get really irritating for the house person, especially sex. Mars may see them as their possession, intimidate them or create aggression/conflicts around money.
Mars in partner’s 3rd house:
3rd house of communication is ruled by Gemini, which has a very versatile energy. Therefore an active planet such as Mars can be received well here.
Mars can encourage 3rd house person to be more assertive and confident in their communication. Mars also rules sexual libido, so there might be a lot of dirty talk or experimenting in bed.
If the Mars has a lot of negative aspects to it in the natal or synastry chart, communication issues may arise instead- leading to bickering, verbal aggressiveness, bullying, etc. Mars may also conflict with 3rd house person’s siblings.
Mars in partner’s 4th house:
There are a few positive interactions here. Mars has a desire to activate and get involved in 4th house person’s home life. They may spend a lot of time in bed together, or work in the house, decorate, etc. Mars can also really push 4th house out of their comfort zone and encourage them to act on the issues around their home and family, especially if sits close to the IC.
But if the Mars energy is not handled well, there may be aggression in the home. Mars may also have conflicts with 4th house person’s family. Alternatively, sex life with an afflicted Mars can be too aggressive or intimidating for the 4th house person.
Mars in partner’s 5th house:
Mars energy in the 5th house of pleasure, fun and love is usually received well. With this house overlay, Mars person energizes 5th house matters, which could mean a lot of sexual pleasure, outdoor activities and spontaneous adventures together. Mars is like a fire that ignites the carnal desires and creativity inside the 5th house person. Since 5th house also deals with the topic of children, they may ignite a desire to have children as well.
On the other hand, an afflicted Mars in partner’s 5th house could represent jealousy, competition, or sexual aggressiveness.
Mars in partner’s 6th house:
With this synastry house overlay, Mars wants to bring energy and action to 6th house person’s daily life. They can encourage the house person to lead a more active lifestyle, implement healthier habits, achieve their work goals, etc. Mars person may also represent someone from work, like a boss.
If Mars is afflicted in the natal or synastry chart, this can represent tension in 6th house matters. Instead of encouraging and supporting, Mars may try to dominate this area of the house person’s life.
Mars in partner’s 7th house:
Mars desires to partner up with 7th house person. The context of this partnership depends on other factors in the synastry chart, such as the Mars sign, how it is aspected, etc.
Generally speaking, 7th house sees Mars as an ideal sexual partner. The relationship tends to be stimulating and fun.
If Mars energy is not handled well, its presence in 7th house can feel quarrelsome and hostile, riddled with commitment issues.
7th house also represents open enemies, so an afflicted Mars might represent a love-hate relationship.
Mars in partner’s 8th house:
8th house in synastry is everyone’s favorite house to talk about. Ruled by Scorpio- It is dark, seductive and mysterious. So a partner’s Mars in there can really stir things up.
On a positive note, Mars partner can influence 8th house person to delve into their shadow personality, their traumas, fears and desires. This way, 8th house can take necessary actions towards their inner healing.
Mars in partner’s 8th house brings an energy of explosive passion, they can form a deep bond through sex.
Problem is, Mars can really get under the skin of 8th house person. They can coerce 8th house to do darker things, manipulate them with sex, use their fears and secrets against them, etc. Overall, an afflicted Mars energy in 8th house tends to be belligerent, jealous, and sometimes dangerous.
Mars in partner’s 9th house:
Mars can be a positive push towards expansion and growth in the house of philosophy and spirituality. 9th house person may feel more energized and lucky around them. There is also a desire to see new things and travel together, or they may meet through travel or education.
Since Mars represents one’s sexual libido, this could mean that they want to achieve spiritual contact through intimacy with the 9th house person, with practices such as tantric sex.
Afflicted Mars in partner’s 9th house could bring aggression, competitiveness and conflict in these 9th house matters. In this case, Mars may try to push their religious beliefs on the 9th house person, or constantly criticise their opinions.
Mars in partner’s 10th house:
Partner’s Mars energy in the house of career can be a beneficial thing, especially if the house person is more career focused. 10th house person can feel more energetic and goal oriented around Mars, they may even collaborate or work together- if the rest of the synastry chart supports it. Mars person may also represent a business partner, a boss or a mentor.
On the other hand, when Mars energy is not being handled well, it may feel more like an annoying dictator. In worst case scenario, they may try to ruin 10th house person’s reputation, aggressively compete with them, or take charge of their professional life decisions.
Mars in partner’s 11th house:
With this house overlay, 11th house person may feel more enthusiastic and active in their social life. Especially if they need a nudge to come out of their shell and socialize more, Mars person can really help with that by introducing them to new friendships.
When Mars is in partner’s 11th house, the connection could start off as a friendship first, or an open relationship.
If Mars has a lot of negative aspects in the synastry or natal chart, it can bring tension and aggression with 11th house person’s friends.
Mars in partner’s 12th house:
When Mars person brings their fire energy into subconscious mind of 12th house, it can really stir things up psychologically.
Problem here is, 12th house is hidden and unseen- and Mars wants to explore and to be seen. Because of this, 12th house person can really get confused when Mars is angry, passionate, expressive.
Sexual attraction is felt on a subconscious level for the 12th house person. They may not be quite sure why they are attracted to Mars person.
Mars person will try to bring out 12th house matters to the surface, this can be a good or a bad thing for the house person. With Martian influence, they may become more spiritual or self aware, or afraid and anxious, depending on how well Mars is aspected.
An afflicted Mars in 12th house can be a passive aggressive, hostile force, or a secret enemy.
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