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Aries Personality Traits: Know the Sign's Strengths

Patricia Lantz C.Ht.
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The strength of the Aries personality comes from its placement as the first sign of the zodiac. In fact, Aries' placement as number one is the reason for Aries's strongest personality traits.

Aries Traits and Personality

Those with an Aries Sun were born between approximately March 21st and April 19th. They are generally strong individuals emotionally, mentally, and often physically. Aries's strongest traits and characteristics give them the ability to move forward, face new challenges, and go where others dare not go. They are motivators who have a natural self-confidence that can attract and inspire others. However, if these strong Aries traits are taken to the extreme, they can become Aries's weaknesses.

Courage and Independence Are Aries Characteristics

An Aries is not one to pause to consider what others are doing. Courage and the willingness to go it alone and be a pioneer is the very essence of an Aries Sun. An Aries is not born to build or maintain, they are born to begin something and inspire others, and then to begin and inspire again and again.

Overcoming Challenges Is an Aries Personality Trait

An Aries is the fighter of the zodiac and for good reason. An Aries never gives up, in fact, they are determined to face any challenges that come their way. No matter how difficult or dire a situation, they remain confident and optimistic that any challenge can be overcome.

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Honesty Is a Trait of the Aries Personality

An Aries is honest and straightforward and can be counted on tell it like it is. An Aries will be straightforward even if it's not in their best interest and if you want to know the truth about something, an Aries will give it to you straight.

The Aries Personality Has a Strong Sense of Justice

An Aries has a strong sense of justice. In their mind, right is right and wrong is wrong, and they have no problem voicing their opinions or becoming passionately defensive. This is especially true if they are defending a friend or loved one.

Charm Is an Aries Personality Trait

An Aries never really grows up or loses their boyish and girlish charm. Much of their innocence comes from the fact that every day is a new day and a fresh start for them. Whether they're seven or seventy, they greet each day with unbridled excitement. In fact, one of Aries's strongest traits is that they rarely become jaded.

Passion and Enthusiasm Are Aries Traits

It's almost impossible not to smile in the face of an Aries' optimistic and passionate outlook on life. An Aries is passionate and enthusiastic about life and up for just about anything.

Romance Is a Strong Aries Characteristic

It may seem strange in the face of all their feistiness, but an Aries is a romantic. In fact, they love being in love and they're not averse to partnering up with someone for a lifetime. If it was up to an Aries, people would always meet their one true love and ride off with them into the sunset.

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What Are the Characteristics of an Aries in Relationships?

An Aries is warm and loving with their loved ones and always adds a spark of life to any of their relationships.

Aries Traits as a Friend

Aries make great friends and are fun people to hang out with; they have all the of positive traits that anyone can ever wish for in a friend and a companion. They love to travel, and they love parties and are always up for something new. Plus, when the chips are down, they are the heroes that come to your rescue.

Aries Traits as in Love Relationships

When it comes to love, Aries' greatest strength is their passion and confidence. Their specialty is whirlwind romances. However, when an Aries falls in love and the relationship maintains the passion, fun, and excitement of a love affair, their relationships are long lasting.

Aries Traits as a Parent

An Aries as a mom or dad is a playful, hands-on parent who will challenge and encourage their children to be independent, courageous, follow their dreams, and be the best they can be in everything they do.

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Aries Traits in Career

Aries are leaders and love to be in leadership positions. They often move up the career ladder fast and thrive in careers that encourage and reward their strongest personality traits.

Don't Have Typical Aries Personality Traits?

If these Aries traits don't ring true for you or for an Aries you know, keep in mind there are other planetary placement in a birth chart. Each planet in the astrological chart holds sway over the various areas of life, and if a planet in another sign is strongly aspecting an Aries Sun or if Aries ruler Mars is in a less assertive sign, these typical Aries traits might not show themselves as readily. Even so, all Aries show these generic Aries' traits to a greater or lesser degree.

Aries Personality Traits: Know the Sign's Strengths