Fun fact: Retrograde March 2020 has started, and hoo boy, does it have any excitement (read: mayhem) in store.
Of course, given that Mars was named after the Roman god of war, it makes sense that the warrior planet – which rules passion, action, anger, war, assertion, ego and separation – from BDE (Big Disruptive Energy). Basically it’s the cosmic equivalent of season eight of The iron Throne, with this retrograde falling in the sign of Aries and spanning from September 9 to November 13. This includes the US elections. Amusing.
Occurring once every 26 months (the last one ended in August 2018), Mars retrograde, like all retrogrades, means that the planet’s orbit has slowed to the point that it gives the illusion of going backwards.
So what does all of this mean? Well, you are not going to like it.
“Low energy, lack of libido, simmering anger and suffocating passions are some of the classic themes during a Mars demotion,” she said. Refinery 29. “It doesn’t sound like fun, and it isn’t!”
Essentially, all of those areas we mentioned earlier that are ruled by Mars – sex, action, ambition, desire, passion, ego – tend to go a bit haywire during this time.
On a relationship level, you may also notice a lack of “follow-up”, whether it is projects with a friend who collapses at the last minute, an attempt to set up a virtual meeting with people around the world where no one can really commit to a time, or people taking longer than usual to answer texts or return calls.
As a result, expect to feel and notice a lot more frustration on all levels, leading to petty arguments, inappropriate anger, and unnecessary bickering. It will take a lot more effort, but pausing and thinking before you act will be key to avoid unnecessary conflicts during this period.
What is about eight weeks of retrograde Mars globally? Keen.com astrologer Leslie Hale said Refinery 29 to expect “major clashes”, especially around politics (here is your look, US elections of November 3).
“Unfortunately, we will see a lot of aggression and anger in the world during this cycle, and especially from the end of September to October, as Mars will bring major clashes,” she said.
“Politics will play a big role, and we will see political scandals and those who behave badly.”
What if you need a few insurance things will it’s still okay (we certainly do), Hale also said that after November 13th things will start to relax and we should be able to “implement whatever plans we have thought about and reconsidered over the years.” last months”.
We know we say it with every retrograde, but it’s really true: make self-care a priority.
And remember, that too will pass.