Aries, the first sign of the zodiac can actually be the infant who cannot see anything beyond themselves. To them they came first and since they did that, the world should revolve around them. Aries Zodiac sign which is symbolized by Rams are extremely egoistic, adventurous, ambitious yet concerned and loyal people. They are absolute path-breakers and pioneers by their thought and action.


They are the ones who can be safely called Born Leaders. But much as they lead from the front and are loyal, there would be some incident through which it would become very difficult to know the Aries as they truly are, in their true light. They are people who are nothing but not straight forward, and that is why the charging Ram is what they are symbolized by.

Being brutally blunt and inborn leaders, they often land into problems also, having lunged into something without having taken the pros and cons in question. The weakness of the Aries is also often their strength; and that is their spontaneous reaction.

The Sign of Fire – Aries

Aries belongs to the Fire sign and also has the warmth of fire. It is also their unpredictability which makes them appear impulsive and fiery.

The Characteristics that Aries possess –

  • Courageous
  • Energetic
  • Optimistic
  • Enterprising
  • Independent
  • Impatient
  • Egoistic
  • Vain
  • Jealous
  • Impulsive


Zodiac Signs
Aries Taurus Gemini
Cancer Leo Virgo
Libra Scorpio Sagittarius
Capricorn Aquarius Pisces
Aries Traits
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The Positive Traits of Aries

There is almost an impossible energy about the Aries. They are perpetually looking for speed and action.  This is actually one of the most active of all zodiac signs because of the ruler planet that they have – Mars.  Because of their innate desire to come first or excel in things, Aries people are often found to be ambitious too.  These are also people who know how to appreciate others and they will also always fight for the underdogs should they believe that somebody is being wronged; often even at one’s own cost.

The Negative Traits of Aries

The very same positive traits of the Aries turn negative when things get out of hand. For example, due to their Fire sign and fetish for speed, sometimes they rush in where fools will fear to tread and it affects their otherwise organizational acumen. They try to take up too many things and are perpetually running around and the matters worse when they are impatient, and vent their frustration on others. Their dominating characteristics often work against them. Their possessiveness acts as a deterrent to lot many things.

Aries Personality Traits Redefined

    • Courageous – Aries people are always found out to be extremely courageous. They will tread in even where lot many others will fear to tread in. it is their ruler Mars which makes them so.


    • Energetic – The Fire in them does not let them sit still. They are one of the most energetic people amongst the zodiac and their energy and vitality is boundless.


    • Optimistic – They possess an impossible pioneering spirit and with a childlike candor believes that all their plans will come to fruition. They are impossibly optimistic and will try and see the brighter side of everything, of every rainbow.


    • Enterprising – Aries have a natural and sharp wit and they are also extremely intelligent people. Coupled with this is their drive for energy and speed; and you end up having an Aries who is enterprising. Because they do not take to orders well, they will always rather do something on their own.


    • Independent – Aries are fiercely independent. They will guard their freedom or what they believe to be freedom with their life. Not the ones to subjugate illogically, this is what they will teach to their offspring too.


    • Impatient – This will mar the Aries in whatever they do. Being of extremely volatile and energetic disposition, the Aries are extremely impatient people. They want to do everything at the same time and delay or sluggishness brings the worst out in them.


    • Egoistic – The first sign of the zodiac is also the selfish sign. They, like new born children are always looking at me syndrome. It is only important to them to know what they want and what they can do to get it. These are egoistic people.


    • Vain – Aries have a strong feeling that they are the best and anything that anyone else is trying to do they can do better. It is one of the reasons of their downfall.


    • Jealous -Jealousy is what the Aries should be ashamed of. But it is their possessiveness which sparks off jealousy and particular in matters of the heart. They are jealous of their significant others should they believe that they are being wronged.


    • Impulsive – Aries always rule with their head and thus rams into things headlong without considering the pros and cons of any endeavor. Their extreme impulsiveness can sometimes bring their downfall too.


The Strengths and Weaknesses that Aries Possess

In Human Resource, there is a term called SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis, where apart from other things a strength and weakness is considered. Let us also see what are the five strength and weaknesses that Aries possess.

The Strength Analysis –

Apart from the ones discussed, there are certain characteristics that show the steely strength of the Aries character. These are what sets them apart and makes them different from other sun signs.

They are renowned for the strength and courage of their characters and those are what really sets them apart as the mars ruled zodiac.

The inborn leadership potential in them makes them the natural leaders and more often than not they become the natural and obvious choice for leadership. It is also their impulsiveness, possessiveness and courage that makes them the protector of the underdogs. In fact Aries mothers are so much protective that they could probably lay their lives for their children.  They are the innate fighters of the underdogs. May be they later realize that it was not worth it, nut as long as they see somebody being subjugated or something being done to them; they will rise up and protest. Following can be the first five strength that is at the top of mind while talking about Aries . these are as follows –

  • Independence
  • Generosity
  • Enthusiasm
  • Optimism
  • Courage

The Weakness Analysis-

Despite having numerous strength areas, it is the presence of some of those strengths that make the Aries vulnerable to terrible weaknesses.

Being dogged at times, Aries are often not open to anybody else’s views and shut their minds to suggestions, even if it is good for them.

Their boundless energy can also often cause their downfall, as they do not really stop to think about consequences or probable pitfalls and jump from one adventure to the others without pausing. Thus the following can safely be listed as the weakness of the Aries .

  • Temperamental
  • Impatient
  • Egoistic
  • Short tempered
  • Judgmental

The Aries Nature

The Aries born people are fiercely independent in nature.  They do not react well in taking orders from others and thus often end up in being the one doing things by their own.  More often than not their trail blazing activities are held in great esteem as leadership qualities, but it can bring their doom also.

The Aries people hate sluggishness and slowness in anything. They would rather take down any obstacle that may come their way and clear it to make their own way.  Aries being somewhat self-obsessed also do not take nicely to people who criticize them, even if it is constructive criticism. There I -will-do-it attitude and supreme self confidence makes them somewhat egocentric and difficult to get along with.

The Aries have quite a strong sense of business and entrepreneurial skills; which make them good entrepreneurs. But in that domain too they have set patterns and values which make partnerships or enterprises difficult.  Their strong ideological values can often lead to bitter acrimonies in their workplaces. Their nature has little middle path between push or being pushed, making the situation difficult at times.

However, Aries are some of the most generous of people that you will come across.  They, if befriended can give up their lives for you. In matters of love, what is there, stay theirs and as they demand allegiance, they too are if committed remain extremely dedicated.

They are frank and direct people who do not mince words.  They also possess a high sex drive and make excellent lovers and possessive partners.

Basically they are the infants of the zodiac, and often a little of their charms yield more results than their pushing and prodding. They need to realize what they can take on and what needs to be let go.

Aries Career Graph

Aries can excel in any career that they choose to put their minds on, due to their extreme energy and leadership abilities.  The working environ is probably the best place where the Aries can bring a display of their innate ability of entrepreneurship and creativity. Being intuitive they can almost see the bigger picture and predict things. They rise like the proverbial phoenix when faced with a challenge. They can and will excel as owners, senior managers, dealers or creative personas.

However, their partnerships may be full of conflicts, thus it will be a difficult for them to tread.

Because of their creative aspect of characters, Aries also excel in creative pursuits and do well in the field of fine arts and crafts.

Many of the famous people who have left an indelible mark In the history of the world have been trail blazing Aries leaders.

Aries Finance Graph

Aries being the most aggressive sign of the zodiac will go all out for making money. They will be extremely aggressive when it comes to money making schemes and entrepreneurial skills. They are not interested in pursuing fame, rather money will come handy to them. They are not the biggest savers of the world, but will ensure that they are covered for the rainy days.

Aries Friends and Family Graph

Aries boast of friends from different genres and realms. The mantra for them is that the diverse friends are the better for them. They win over lot of friends and a whole number of acquaintances. But make no mistake. An Aries have that much limited number of people who they can truly call a friend. Being gregarious they may attract people, but not all are friends.

There are times when an Aries may not be in touch with their families, but they will keep coming back to it. Their independence does not let them remain indebted to them for anything, but deep down they remain rooted.

Aries Love/ Marriage Graph

Aries being extremely impulsive and straight forward makes wonderful lovers and partners. They have an almost unending and unrealistic craving for romanticism and thus romance never goes out of a relationship while with them.

Because they have a high sex drive, the Aries people make excellent lovers. The adventurous spirits add to their allure and charm.

As they themselves are fiercely independent they believe in giving a relationship space and time of their own. Thus relationships do not suffocate. However they also have possessive instincts marking their territory.

Behind their independent façade, Aries are small children and continuously seek support from their partners or lovers. They seek tenderness, love and affection. Being extremely diligent and dedicated, they do not take acts of betrayal well. More often than not relationships of Aries break apart due to acts of faithlessness.

Aries Health Graph

Being the first sign of the zodiac, driven by fire sign and the reflection of sun, the Aries have a tremendous mental drive to prove themselves. Since the head rules thinking powers and perceptions, Aries, thus are often subjected to headaches, migraines or sinus. They are also known for their sexual drives. They should have a balanced diet to keep up their vitality and should avoid salt and alcohol.

Quick Facts Aries
Lucky Numbers 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 81, 90 and any multiples of 9
Birthstone /Lucky Stone Diamond or Zircon
Lucky Color Orange, Red, Burgundy, Vermillion, White, Chocolate, Yellow
Ruling Planet Mars
Lucky Day Tuesday
Favorable Months January, February, March, April, May, July, October
Unfavorable Months June, August, September, November, December
Most compatible signs Leo, Sagittarius, Taurus, Aquarius
Special Qualities Entrepreneurship charming Personality, greatly Adventurous
Weaknesses Impulsive, Egoistic
Suitable Profession Politics, Entrepreneurial Traits, Creative endeavors
Energy Signs Yang
Health Problems Headaches, Migraines or Depression
Incompatible with Gemini, Scorpio, Cancer, Pisces
Represented by Ram
Some Famous Aries Ravi Shankar, Charlie Chaplin, Al Gore, Ramanathan Krishnan, David Frost, Thomas Jefferson, Maya Angelou, Gregory Peck, Francis Ford Coppola

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