Aries profile

Everything about Aries in love and relationships:

Aries birthdates

You're an Aries if you were born between March 21st and April 19th (these dates can vary slightly each year)

Aries personality

Our complete guide to the Aries man and Aries woman with reader submitted questions and answers.

Articles describing Aries compatibility with each of the other sun signs, with message boards to share reader experiences.

Read about the common problems and challenges when starting a relationship on our Aries seduction page, with message boards to share reader experiences and advice.

What are the most common Aries traits?

Our list of the Top 400 Famous Aries celebrities and historical figures.

Aries lovers: What to expect from your Aries in love

Common features of Aries relationships

Share Aries gift ideas on our Aries man gifts and Aries woman gifts pages.

Aries profile: Aries zodiac

Aries zodiac symbol: Aries the Ram
Aries zodiac: Aries zodiac
Aries tattoo: Aries tattoo

Aries profile: Aries astrology

Ruling planet: Mars
Zodiac element: Fire
Zodiac quality: Cardinal
Rules: 1st house
Polarity: Positive

Birthstone: Bloodstone - Diamond (these birthstones really have nothing to do with astrology. They're established by jewelers, and competing jewelers sometimes use different systems)

Aries profile: Aries is a Fire sign

People of Fire signs tend to be outgoing, energetic, passionate, adventurous, direct and ambitious. They typically don't mind taking the occasional risk to get ahead. They usually enjoy living for the moment and prefer romance to be fun and exciting. Compared to other elements they tend to be slightly more aggressive and confrontational.

The fire signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
The earth signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
The air signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
The water signs: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

Aries profile: Aries is a Positive sign

People of positive signs tend to be extrovert, confident and optimistic (when compared to people of negative signs). They typically relate better to people of other positive signs (though their soulmates are typically of negative signs).

The positive signs: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, Aquarius
The negative signs: Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces

Aries profile: Aries is a Cardinal sign

People of cardinal signs tend to be initiators and leaders, and are typically forceful and dynamic. On the negative side they can be seen as demanding, inconsiderate or controlling. Two cardinal signs together can have control issues.

The cardinal signs: Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn
The fixed signs: Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius
The mutable signs: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces

Aries profile: Aries is ruled by Mars

The God of war, Mars represents the desire to move forward, improve and change. A primal and powerful force which demands change and progress. Conceptually Mars represents ambition, passion, drive, initiation, impulse, assertiveness and the courage needed to start something.

Aries profile: Aries is associated with the 1st house

The first house symbolizes how others see us. A combination of our physical body, style, image, behavior, mannerisms, grooming habits. Conceptually the first house also represents the beginning of an activity, first impressions, what we bring to a situation, early childhood.

Are you really an Aries?

If you were born on the first or last day of Aries then it's worth noting that the signs do not neatly correspond to calendar days. You may wish to check out the articles on the Aries Taurus cusp or Pisces Aries cusp.

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