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Mars in Scorpio

When Mars in Scorpio, the sexual nature can be quite complex. These lovers generally share a common intensity and depth in their sexual desires, but they vary in expression depending on their level of development. Some enjoy power and are attracted to breaking taboos. These lovers are willing to do almost anything, and they enjoy full-body pleasures. Others express their need for control by being unavailable and abstaining for long periods of time, giving in only when they feel their partner is deserving. Whatever their nature, they have a way that promises commitment and intensity in bed. They are provocative but private. Most will never kiss and tell. Sex is intimate and personal for Scorpio, but their fantasies are full-ranging. Mars in Scorpio can bring a lot of emotional intensity to personal actions. Those who have this positioning in their chart can be more fearless, to the point of not being afraid of almost anything. In difficult situations, such people seek this extreme courage to face occasional challenges. In defence of their principles (and of people they consider dear), they can fight with drive and determination. They also tend to be more obstinate in the pursuit of their goals and desires, indeed making this passionate dedication. They tend to be more concentrated and disciplined in their actions, and it is quite difficult for others to influence them when they make a decision. When they really want something, they are usually quite one-sided and almost obsessed.

Mars in Scorpio

A characteristic of Mars in Scorpio positioning is that it makes these people careful and meticulous when they are going to carry out something they want. Depending on their type of motivation and level of wisdom, people with Mars in Scorpio may reach the peak of spiritual realization or may become attached to habits that are far too mundane or morally questionable. They be more at ease in acting to discover some secret, bring out what is hidden, that is challenging to discover or that needs investigative action. It is a positioning that provokes a powerful and intense desire, as Scorpio's sensuality tends to be heightened under the influence of Mars. However, if it is not properly channelled, this strong impulse can result in possessiveness or jealousy. People with this influence can go so far as to take an all-or-nothing attitude, as it becomes more difficult for them to remain neutral or indifferent in their decisions.

Under stress from some aspect, Mars in Scorpio can bring on feelings like anger and resentment. When hurt, the person usually does not forget easily. A grudge can fuel anger, and this negative feeling can have unharmonious consequences. In addition to being a dense energy (Scorpio is a Fixed Water sign), it can make these people become eternal enemies of those who hurt them. The tendency of Mars in Scorpio is to keep friends and enemies in the group with which they maintain constant contact. A saying that can fit perfectly is "keep your friends close to you, and your enemies even closer". If the tension is too great, the person may want to dominate others emotionally, forcing them into submission or servitude. This tendency to want to control and manipulate is courtesy of Scorpio and is further augmented by the energetic and impulsive characteristics of Mars under tension in this sign.

They are generally more reserved in their actions and only reveal their plans and actions if there is a good reason to do so. Their great willpower, coupled with Scorpio's self-control and focus, can make relationships long lasting and the completion of goals more in-depth and ongoing. The motivations of someone with Mars in Scorpio are so strong that it is often impossible to divert them to a previously marked course of action, strength, courage, audacity, extreme passions. In the bedroom, Mars in Scorpio are turned on by exploration, secrecy and a partner who yearns to enmesh themselves with uninhibited abandon. By far, Mars in Scorpio win the prize for the most erotically charged version of Mars in Astrology. In relationship, you seek the deepest form of intimacy both physically and emotionally. You are turned on by intense conversation exploring topics of the psyche, mysteries of life, crime, finance and the hidden realms.  Whilst attracted to powerful mates, you do have an extremely sensitive side. Whoever dares to break your trust is doomed, as you will cut them off from your life to ensure they can never cross your path again. Mars in Scorpio natives may employ their abundant internal energy to secretly analyse everything about the object of their desire; while waiting patiently for their perfect moment to pounce. Capable of chasing, albeit stealthily, they may have the natural water-sign-like instinctive tools for capturing their prey and they are known to ooze at least some sex appeal whether beautiful or not; tending to emanate a ‘physically attractive’ energy. Mars in Scorpio natives are often attracted to powerful, mysterious types who have a high level of emotional intelligence and are either unafraid of or in-tune with the darker side of nature and psychology. They may also be attracted to danger. Lovers of possession and domination, they may be turned on by many things unusual and taboo, BDSM, foreplay and mind games. Through deep connections, they want to explore sex both physically and emotionally. In the bedroom, Mars in Scorpio can be very sensual and intense, seeking to control and sedate their partner with pleasure. They generally aren’t the types to ‘kiss and tell’ and can prove to be very intimate and loyal partners once they find what they are looking for.

Mars in Scorpio natives love to challenge themselves to do the impossible

Mars in Scorpio natives love to challenge themselves to do the impossible. They throw themselves into what they decide to do with concentrated energy and awesome willpower. These people make formidable opponents, although often quietly so. They keep their cool and their equilibrium on the surface. Below the surface may be another story, and they are unlikely to easily let you in. Mars in Scorpio has the potential to exploit others, they see through others and rely heavily on their gut feelings. These people have a provocative quality to them. This quality is usually most evident in youth, though it is often carried over into adulthood in more subtle, controlled ways. Mars in Scorpio natives who have low self-esteem can become mighty twisted. Instead of beating themselves up, they turn self-loathing outward and end up manipulating others and feeling resentful. In stark contrast to other Mars positions, those born with Mars in Scorpio has a black-or-white philosophy of life. These are the people who say, “Just choose!” Real living, for a person with Mars in Scorpio, is all about accepting challenges and making changes. These people constantly test themselves, and, often, others. They make all kinds of rules and goals, just for the personal satisfaction that comes from achieving or mastering them. Their survival instincts are strong, and they embrace their own animal nature when they are all alone with themselves, without guilt.

The sexual stamina of Mars in Scorpio position is thought to be the strongest of all the positions of Mars. Sometimes, Mars in Scorpio people are attracted to taboos, and their fantasies may involve blowing the taboos to smithereens. They enjoy scenarios in which the “other” is giving in to them, wants them completely, and will do absolutely anything for them. And, their sexual appeal is strong enough that they generally do get what they want. They find it difficult to share their partners, though they will likely never admit this. Mars in Scorpio need to regularly release their sexual intensity, for health, and overall well-being. You're likely to be sexually possessive and do better with partners that are as all-or-nothing as you are. You're turned on by fights, especially when followed by make-up sex. Some aggressive handling and primal moves are mixed with the tender embrace, as you want to experience it all.

As someone with Mars in Scorpio, you’re a powerhouse of passion, radiating a sensuality that draws others into you almost immediately. You are loyal in love, and crave a deep connection with a partner you can trust. The line between sex and power is thin for those with their Mars in Scorpio, causing you to struggle with obsessive or possessive thoughts when it comes to your significant other. By channelling these strong feelings into another outlet -- your career, for example -- you could end up accomplishing more than you ever imagined ... and saving your relationship in the process. Scorpio isn’t afraid of what others typically shy away from, so as someone with Mars in Scorpio, you don’t mind diving head-first into subjects others may consider too dangerous, forbidden, or taboo. You’re also inclined to explore the depths of your own emotions, seeking to understand yourself in ways you didn’t before. This is what makes Mars in Scorpio an incredible placement for growth and transformation, your willingness to "just go there."

In MA excesses of all kinds, self-destruction, abrupt, violent, aggressive


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