Very often, what you see is what you get with Aries. And that makes them good leaders and the friend that tells you the truth, not only what you want to hear. The irksome traits of Aries are being pushy, lacking any subtlety, willful, arrogant and often spoiling for a fight.
The Ram can use people without meaning to and be on to the next big thing without a second glance. The Aries dark side is that the tendency to rage against everything, and ruthlessly crush competitors. Over time, Aries picks up the nuances, and with that wisdom, is able to be an even more powerful character. Flowers are tiger lily, forsynthia, gentian, honeysuckle, red poppy, geraniums, hollyhocks, anemone, red clover, crocus, narcissus, cuckoo flower, bachelor's buttons, stonecrop.
Animals are the stinging insects wasps, hornets , the swift ostrich, and prey animals like the fox, badger and shark. Aries is an actor on the stage of life, vivacious or virile, inventive, a dynamo leader-type, the first to rush in, self-motivated, ambitious, ardent in love.
Aries Horoscope ♈ Aries Zodiac Sign Dates Compatibility, Traits and Personality
Aries comes on strong and overwhelms more timid types. The Ram comes alive with a lover that can stand his or her ground and is also animated by friction. The fight of Aries is a thrill, and what drives this passionate character. But to those that crave peace and compromise , it's a total drain and not fun.
The Ram is loyal in a match that's always made new. They're not wanting to analyze or dissect patterns of relating.
The instinctual fire of Aries gets to the heart of the matter quickly but doesn't want to linger long in states of reflecting on love. Aries is an action sign, and they seek friends who will join them at that edge. Read more about Aries with other Zodiac signs in love. At the extreme edges, Aries is selfish, ruthless, easily bored, intimidating, harsh in behavior and speech, blinded by ego, careless, unaware of nuances, trampling of sensitivities. A restless Aries is tough to be around, as they're seeking intensity and could provoke everyone around them to create that atmosphere. When Aries gets depression , very often it comes through as big anger.
Aries develops a high degree of initiative, enterprise, and is a pioneering and adventurous spirit. Aries seems naturally courageous and fearless, the attitude being me first rather than being naturally individualistic.
Aries is frank, direct, a go-getter and a freedom-lover. Aries may sometimes find it difficult to control its highly impulsive nature. If the courageous and self-assertive traits are over-emphasized, or expressed without integration to the whole person, then the Aries expression may become more reckless, impatient, brusque or rude; then there can be a danger of Aries becoming selfish, argumentative, quick-tempered and aggressive, without heeding the feelings of others.
Aries must beware that a leadership quality doesnt turn into bullying, and that bravery isnt foolhardiness. Aries has to keep a watch over its forward-projecting expression, lest it becomes over-impulsive, thoughtless, over-optimistic and too quick to be properly thorough.
Aries can conceive the start and finish of an enterprise, but often overlooks the details or possible snags that lie between. Physically, Aries rules the head as a whole symbolic of the desire to be at the head of things first. Aries can have a tendency for headaches, neuralgia, sunstroke, inflammations and head injuries, and the impulsive nature can bring about a risk of accidents. Aries has a kinship with fellow fire signs Leo and Sagittarius.
The first thing that leaps out at you is the straight lines that go upward and then curve outward representing the skull and horns of the mighty ram. This symbolizes the forceful nature of these dynamic people. They represent the classic leap before you look approach. It also rules the head of the human body symbolizing that these people tend to be prone to injuries to the face or head in some way. When they are sick, they usually tend to get high fevers also. Since the horns of the ram are so clearly depicted in the Aries zodiac symbol, they symbolize the competitive nature of Arian people.
Instead of patiently deliberating over their options, many Arians tend to drive straight ahead with much force and vigor. Much like the ram, they tend to fearlessly bash through obstacles in a very direct manner. In fact, the highest truth of Aries is to fearlessly confront their challenges and fears in life and courageously battle their way to the top of the mountain much like the actual ram battles its way up the mountain for survival. They are on to other projects that have captured their attention. Aries are born leaders and with their natural charm and charisma they inspire others with their honesty and outgoing and cheerful manner.
Aries are not known for having patience and can be abrupt with a show of arrogance.
They forget that others have their own opinions that can differ from theirs and when this happens they can become stubborn and intolerant. In love they are passionate and expect their mate to be the same way so their best bet would be to be with another fire sign. While Geminis and Virgos will analyze and think a problem through before acting on it, Aries wants to do something about it now.
They are quick decision makers and are not afraid of confrontations. In fact they expect them. They have a lot of energy and are very independent. Aries will insist upon being the leader in their home. Arians are never depressed or down for long.