Pluto transits conjunct your natal Mars: This transit indicates a time in which you are assertive and focused on achieving your goals. In fact, you may even be obsessed in your desire to accomplish a great deal. During this time, your self-sufficiency is at an all-time high, and you are satisfied working on your own. Indeed, you are not willing to compromise at this time, so working alone is probably for the best! Even if you choose to work with others, they may be taken aback by your single-mindedness, which may lead them to believe you are selfish. You are fearless at this time, and unafraid of competition. Your energy levels are high, as is your determination and stamina. This is a great time to engage in physical activity. The danger of this transit is pushing yourself too far, so be careful not to overdo things. Another major part of this transit is dealing with repressed anger and aggression. You may be prone to temper tantrums and fits of anger during this transit, which seem to come out of nowhere. In your mind, the anger may seem “justified,” while to others, you appear out of line. It is important that you find an outlet for this anger, since they can prove to be self-destructive if left alone. Finally, your sexuality is heightened during this transit! Your sexual feelings and desires may even become all-consuming during this period. You may become more selfish in bed, as you are obsessed with satisfying your own desires, and want to make love in the way you want.
Pluto trine or sextile your Mars: This transit indicates a time of increased energy and ambition. Your persistence and resolve to achieve your goals can bring you a lot of success during this transit. You put your 100% into everything you do, and are much less passive than usual. This is an indicator of good health, and even increased physical strength. Physical activity is thus favored at this time, as are competitive sports. This is a time when you take charge of your life and focus your energies on what is important to you. The activities you begin now are likely to end in success. If you have been suffering from and injury or illness, this is the time when you will likely begin to feel better. In addition, your sexual drive increases. Sex is intense, satisfying, and passionate during this time. Ever heard of the song, “Sexual Healing”? It could be the theme song for this transit! Indeed, sex is regenerative at this time, so have fun!
Pluto square or opposite Mars: During this cycle, you are likely to encounter pressure to take action and achieve your goals. You may find yourself in the middle of extreme situation, which will test your self-control and anger. Any form of constraint will be met by intense reactions on your part. You are far more assertive and persistent during this time, which will give you the strength to deal with any demands you face. You are far more impulsive and decisive at this time, and the likelihood of violence, on your part or on the part of others, is increased. Differentiating between the essential and non-essential is key now, as worthwhile activities will be met with success, while non-essential activities will be met with frustration and obstacles. During this transit, you are most likely to take on activities on your own, as other people’s interests are likely to run counter to your own. You may stand up for something unpopular, but at the same time, you are unwilling to compromise. Particularly in the case of the opposition, you may experience intense anger and/or violence from others. Your sexuality is increased at this time. Indeed, powerful urges that have been long dormant surface during this time.
Check which house your natal Mars is located in, as well as which houses Mars rules in your chart, in order to get an idea of how this transit will affect you.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 1st house, your are more outwardly aggressive and physically energetic. During hard transits, you may push yourself too hard, and may appear overbearing to others. You may attract aggressive people.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 2nd house, a transformation of your personal values, as well as your finances, is likely to occur. You may radically transform your financial situation and spending habits.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 3rd house, your communication and mental focus are stronger. You will enjoy deep study and penetrating beneath the root of subjects during this time. Your communication style may be more aggressive than usual. Siblings and neighbors may be violent or aggressive towards you.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 4th house, a change in residence is possible. Your relationship with your parents may become conflictual during this time.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 5th house, your approach to love and romance are transformed. You may encounter power struggles, obsession and jealousy in your relationships. This transit can also indicate pregnancy. If you already have children, you may encounter power struggles with them at this time.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 6th house, your desire to get ahead in your career is stimulated. This transit indicates you will work very hard at this time. Health problems may pop up during this cycle. A complete transformation of your eating and exercise routines may take place.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 7th house, a separation from your partner may take place, especially in the case of hard transits. Otherwise, this transit can indicate intensified relationships. You and your partner may experience power struggles. This transit can also bring someone new into your life, with whom you have an intense and transformative relationship.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 8th house, a death of someone close to you may take place. You may be drawn to sexual taboos at this time. Issues surrounding joint resources are likely to transform during this transit. You may experience an invasion of your privacy.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 9th house, a transformation of your beliefs and/or religious system may take place. Your worldview is likely to change. You may travel somewhere, and discover something new about yourself. You may become interested in philosophy and higher education during this time.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 10th house, your desire to get ahead in your career takes on utmost importance in your life. You may be placed in a position of power. Power struggles with superiors may take place during hard transits.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 11th house, your circle of friends is likely to undergo significant change. A transformation of your long-term goals may also occur during this cycle.
If Mars rules, or is situated in your 12th house, you may have to deal with issues from your past. Repressed anger may surface during this transit.