Astrology : All you need to know about the zodiac sign of Aries

The first sign of the zodiac, Aries is bold, determined, fiery and ambitious. They are born leaders with many qualities, but they also have their faults. Aries are born between 21 March and 19 April in tropical astrology. They are associated with the classic element of fire, which makes them people full of energy and enthusiasm. Mars (1st decan) and Venus (2nd decan) are the planets that rule the sign of Aries. The Sun rules the 3rd decan of this sign. Discover the strengths and weaknesses of Aries and the signs with which it is compatible.

Aries zodiac sign overview

Aries is a cardinal sign because it is at the beginning of a season (spring). As such it is dynamic, passionate and full of drive, spirit and joie de vivre. With fire as its element, it is represented by metals such as iron and steel. Its flowers are hawthorn and star jasmine, and its ruling planet is Mars. The birthstones for this fire sign are diamonds and rubies. Aries are also particularly fond of the colour red. They also appreciate contrasts and shimmering oranges, as well as white for its sobriety.

Under the aegis of the Moon, Aries is a lunar sign, like all astrological signs. It’s important to remember that each lunar sign is an element of the birth chart, reflecting the position of the Moon at the time of a person’s birth. This means that under the influence of the Moon, Aries can be impulsive. They need independence and freedom. On the other hand, Aries know how to take the initiative, especially if they are original. They will develop many projects for the benefit of all.

The strengths and qualities of Aries

People born under the sign of Aries are serious. They possess the values of the planet Mars, so they are courageous and spontaneous. They have a fighting spirit that makes them tenacious and full of vitality. Aries love to lead, create and innovate on a daily basis. They like to tackle things head on and don’t like to pretend because they are honest and direct. In fact, Aries is considered to be the most honest of the signs. This sign has other character traits such as honour, leadership and loyalty.

Aries has a strong will and tends to defend the oppressed. It is a discreet sign that is intelligent, very lucid, confident and cultured. What’s more, Aries are go-getters and incredible competitors. They love a challenge and know how to push themselves to the limit.

Aries’ weaknesses and faults

One of the negative traits of Aries is impulsiveness. Aries can be impatient to the point of acting without thinking. They can also be particularly dangerous and out of control. They can also be driven by excessive ambition. They can also be overbearing, especially in relationships, if they can’t control themselves.

People born under the sign of Aries have other negative traits such as individualism, pride and self-centredness. They can be violent, aggressive and angry. They are generally tactless and can hurt those close to them by always speaking their mind.

Compatibility of signs with Aries

Aries has great affinities with the other fire signs. In love, they are particularly compatible with the following signs: Leo, Libra, Scorpio and Sagittarius. Signs compatible with Aries in friendship are: Gemini, Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.