As the sign of the Scales, Libra seeks balance and harmony at every turn.

Naturally, Mars is not the most organic match for a sign so concerned with keeping the peace. In signs like Leo and Aries, Mars can be a useful catalyst to get things done. In Libra, however, that sense of momentum is often slowed down by a need to weigh all your options and make the most equitable decision. When used wisely, this placement can be a time of significant change and activism, as Libra's nature is to defend and find justice for everyone.

Mars in Libra: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Air & Cardinal

Positive keywords for Mars in Libra:

  • Classy
  • Equitable
  • Impartial
  • Pacifistic
  • Suave

Negative keywords for Mars in Libra:

  • Avoidant
  • Hesitant
  • Irresolute
  • Phony
  • Underhanded

Mars in Libra Personality

Libra Mars moves away from a focus on individual achievement to one on collective fairness. As a cardinal sign, this placement does have ambition, though it's more often channeled into socially-oriented undertakings. While they're not typically associated with sports, Mars in Libra natives like Kobe Bryant, for example, may succeed in team sports.

Positive Traits

Though Libra isn't the most comfortable position for dynamic Mars, those with this placement are experts at keeping the peace. However, they do enjoy a spirited debate every now and then. Overall, Libra Mars' know how to expend what energy they have in an efficient and balanced manner.

Negative Traits

Lacking the boldness of other Mars placement, Libra Mars can err on the side of passive aggression. When confronted with this tendency, they may retreat further into passivity with assurances that "it's okay" or not to "worry." Because Mars in Libra prefers to contemplate all sides of a problem, procrastination isn't uncommon with this placement.

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