Aries Dates: March 21 - April 19
Ruling Planet: Mars
Birthstone: Bloodstone, diamonds, red jasper, and topaz
Lucky Numbers: 1, 9, 19, 91
Most Compatible With: Gemini and Aquarius
Aries characteristics reflect this sun sign's fiery and passionate nature. The Aries sign often behaves like its ruling fire element with a quick temper that flares then dies down. This element imbues you with a passion for life while whole-heartedly pursuing each interest with vigor and enthusiasm.
What Is Aries' Personality?
Even as a child, the Aries personality is bold and brave. The fire element causes children to be impulsive and impatient. If trained at an early age to curb some of these fiery tendencies, Aries can learn to use these fiery attributes to their benefit. Additional positive personality traits include:
- Mental toughness
What Are Aries' Weaknesses?
The Aries zodiac sign is highly competitive. In fact, it is one of the most prominent Aries personality traits and can drive you to compete with everyone. However, an evolved Aries learns to channel this natural characteristic into some form of competitive sport. Other weaknesses associated with Aries include:
Of course, all of these traits can be tempered by an aware Aries and turned into strengths instead of weaknesses.
The Aries symbol is the glyph for its ruling animal, the ram. The easily identifiable curled horns remind that this zodiac animal often rams through all obstacles in order to obtain goals.
Aries Love and Compatibility
It takes a special zodiac sign to fulfill the intellectual, playful and adventurous criteria for Aries compatibility. In romantic pairings, Aries is passionate and intense with an attentive romantic finesse. Aries is flirty and relishes the excitement of the chase. A love affair with Aries is all-consuming and exhilarating.
The Aries constellation doesn't resemble a ram or even the sign's glyph. It is a northern hemisphere constellation yet can be seen in much of the southern hemisphere. It is situated between the constellations of Taurus and Pisces.
Aries Zodiac Sign
Aries exerts its powerful dynamic energies when it shows up in a natal chart featured as an Aries stellium. Each year, Aries influences the other zodiac signs during the Aries season, often causing these signs to act out of character.