Mars will be going retrograde very soon and for those of us who are already aware, we know how interesting this is going to be. Mars retrograde begins on the 26th of this month and will end on August 27th so yes, Mars will be retrograding for quite awhile.
This retrograde will be in Aquarius partnering the power of this planet with the power of independence and so much more. Because Venus will be opposite Mars, we may notice an increase in sexual tension as well. This could bring forth relationship issues if your significant other already has wandering eyes or something of the sort. That being said, we should not obsess over it, we cannot change what will come from this retrograde.
This retrograde will be quite challenging for most of us but will benefit us all. During this time it is important to take the time to check on yourself and those around you. Make sure you keep things in order and go the extra mile as needed.
You may feel much more impatient as this retrograde commences. Do not be afraid to sit back and relax when you feel you need to. While these energies will be intense they should not be overwhelming you. If possible avoid initiating new projects and rework where you want the energies before you to go.
Mars represents passion and progress as it is moving in this manner or appearing to move in this manner you are given a chance to catch up and make changes to your life that will push you further. You might feel like seeking more information or you might become quite angry, this depends on where you are within.
While there will be no urgency during this retrograde, things will feel a little disconnected. As most retrogrades do, this one also invites us to reflect and reconsider our paths in life. Change will be abundant but it won’t be unnoticed. If you have been struggling with being direct now is your time to sort things out and find a sense of strength.
There is a lot we can expect from this retrograde and to be honest we should all be excited. Chances are you are feeling the energies surrounding it building even now.