Mercury represents our rational mind and is the planet of everyday expression and communication. It signifies our curiosity and what areas of life we find mentally appealing and stimulating. It analyzes and organises and defines the way we interact with others. Mercury in your chart reveals how you get your point across and in what style.
Mercury Opposition Mars
With Mercury Opposition your Natal Mars you will have a keen intellect and strong ambitions. You can be curious, opinionated, critical, nervous, hypersensitive and overly impulsive, often leaping to conclusions prematurely. You are able to learn quite rapidly as long as you can maintain your determination to not lose focus on what you are doing. This aspect adds to your impatience and impacts your ability to communicate effectively. You can be quick on the trigger when it comes to verbal reactions to others, and you are not always courteous or tactful when it comes to expressing your opinions. Try not to take things personally and be more objective with your dealings with others. You want to be the center of attention and make sure everyone has heard your voice and point of view. This is not a bad trait in itself; the problem may come if you become pushy or try to convince others that you are right. Everyone has their own point of view and you must realize that. It’s good to try and understand different perspectives. You are very witty, and often sarcastic. You are quick to offer an opinion and express your thoughts, often without much sensitivity. Some with this aspect in their charts are prone to lying, especially if you have some other challenging aspects to Mercury or Mars. You love a good debate, but sometimes turn conversations that needn’t be stressful into arguments. This is one of the biggest problems with this aspect, even though you are a good communicator, your inability to compromise, listen and not judge others can cause you to miss out on some good opportunities. Try to be more diplomatic and graceful with your interactions and speech, tone down any Mars aggressiveness to avoid making people feel uncomfortable or defensive. Because of your alert and sharp mind, you are able to be successful in many possible career paths, especially those where your communicative talents can be utilized such as Teaching, Education, Marketing or Law.