With the planet of action in this fiery zodiac sign, everything we do will be geared towards self expression and the search of pleasure. In this position, Leo is keen to take charge, and bring their bright and bold personality into everything they do, filling life with vitality, energy and creativity.
Leo is a proud and generous zodiac sign that is all about self-expression, play and enjoying life’s greatest pleasures. When Mars , the planet of action, motivation and sexuality joins with this sign, we find ourselves filled with a burst of creativity.
Mars in Leo gives us an insatiable need to do something great and chase our grandest ambitions. Gifted with a strong sense of vision, Leo doesn’t worry too much about details — those can always be hammered out later. However, one has to make sure that you have as much work ethic as vision during this transit. Mars in Leo can talk up a storm, but also has to follow through instead of merely posture.
Equipped with a vision, the Mars in Leo transit also gives us a kind of confidence and self-assuredness so we can advocate for what we want, and go after our passions with honesty and openness. There is a simplicity in this approach, but with Mars in Leo, it’s likely to yield impressive results.
When it comes to things that can make us angry during this Mars in Leo transit, it’s likely that hurt egos can make situations volatile. With Leo’s flair for the dramatic, try and be aware that you’re not stirring the pot without reason. This transit gives us all a desire to be the star of the show, and we can quickly feel neglected if we don’t get what we want. Conflict can more easily push us during this transit to need to always be “right”, versus doing what is best for all parties. Walking a fine line between confidence and egoism will be the challenge of this transit.
With natal Mars in Leo, you have an innate desire to achieve great things. In order for something to be exciting and motivating for you, you’ll need a feeling of purpose. You know how to dream big, and you have the courage and tenaciousness to chase those dreams. Leo is a fixed sign, meaning that they can be quite committed once they’ve decided on what they want.
In addition, many with this placement seek to not just fulfill their purpose, but to do so in a way that makes them stand out over others. They enjoy distinguishing themselves from others, so that their projects are usually done with a standard of excellence.
When it comes to getting angry, Mars in Leo can often be set off when their pride is hurt. They do not respond well to humiliation or criticism. Because Leo is oftentimes very proud and attached to their achievements, they can feel personally attacked even when the other party offers constructive criticism.
Natal Mars in Leo also has extremely strong values, meaning that one can find them aggressively defending their principles when they are violated.
In return for their dedication, they expect loyalty, and they can be very unforgiving when this is not returned. This holds true when it comes to relationships and sex as well. Mars in Leo requires the utmost devotion from their partners. Because they place so much emphasis in loyalty, their hearts can be quite fragile when they don’t get it, and can become easily jealous as a result.