• The Debater

Mercury Opposition Mars

Mercury Aspects

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 have a keen intellect and strong ambitions. You can be curious and critical, but a nervous and impulsive energy often drives you to leap 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 to the trigger when it comes to your verbal reactions to others, and you are not always courteous or tactful when it comes to expressing your opinions.
Try to not take things personally and to be more objective in your dealings with others. You want to be the center of attention and to make sure everyone has heard your voice and point of view. This is not a bad trait in itself, but the problems come when you get pushy and try to convince others that you are right. Everyone has their own point of view and it would benefit you greatly to try to 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 to others, although you are hypersensitive when others cause you offense. If you have some other challenging aspects to Mercury or Mars, you could be prone to lying.
You love a good debate, but sometimes turn conversations that needn’t be at all 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 withhold judgement can cause you to miss out on some good life 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 Education, Marketing or Law.