Mars House 11

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Mars in the 11th House

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Assertive, Ambitious, Influential, Social, Competitive, Activism, Friendships, Networking, Collaboration, Goals

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The Basics

In Astrology, Mars represents action, energy, and drive. It symbolizes passion, assertiveness, energy, courage, motivation, aggression, willpower, determination, and the physical vitality necessary for taking decisive action.

The 11th House represents "Friendships and Social Groups." It signifies your social connections, group activities, friendships, aspirations, and the impact you have on collective causes.

When Mars is positioned in your 11th House, you possess a dynamic and assertive energy within your social circles and group affiliations. You are highly motivated to pursue your aspirations and make a significant impact through your connections and involvement with others.

Mars in the 11th House indicates that you are driven by a strong sense of camaraderie and a desire to work collaboratively towards shared goals. You thrive in group settings and excel at inspiring others to take action. Your assertiveness and passion make you a natural leader within your community or social network.

You possess a competitive spirit when it comes to achieving your aspirations and fulfilling your dreams. You actively seek out like-minded individuals who share your ambitions and can help you move forward. Your ability to rally others behind a cause or idea is one of your greatest strengths.

With Mars in this house, you are not afraid to challenge the status quo and push boundaries within your social circles. You have a natural inclination to take risks and pursue innovative ideas. Your assertiveness and fearlessness inspire others to think outside the box and explore new possibilities.

However, it's important to be mindful of potential conflicts or power struggles that may arise within group dynamics. Your assertiveness and strong opinions may sometimes clash with those of others. It's important to find a balance between assertiveness and diplomacy, ensuring that your actions align with the greater good of the collective.

In relationships, your Mars in the 11th House brings a passionate and energetic approach to your friendships and social connections. You are drawn to individuals who share your drive and passion for making a difference in the world. Your ability to inspire and motivate others often attracts a loyal and supportive circle of friends.

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*Look at your Cosmodyne scores to see whether your Mars is Harmonious or Discordant.

While everyone has good and bad days, your Cosmodynes reveal where you lean toward on average.

(As we age, we learn to deal with all of our placements, and hopefully, we evolve into more harmonious beings than our Natal charts suggest.)

Transits to your Mars, especially from the outer planets, can greatly affect its expression as well.

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A Harmonious Mars in the 11th House

  • Your assertiveness and ambition contribute to your influence and leadership within your social circles.
  • You are proactive in social and group activities, inspiring and motivating others to take action.
  • Your competitive spirit drives you to excel in collective endeavors and achieve shared goals.
  • You actively seek out like-minded individuals and build strong friendships based on mutual growth and inspiration.
  • Your assertiveness and networking skills open doors for professional collaborations and opportunities.

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A Discordant Mars in the 11th House

  • You may experience conflicts and power struggles within your social groups or friendships.
  • Your assertiveness can turn into aggression, creating challenges in your collaborative efforts.
  • You might struggle with dominating group dynamics or disregarding the input of others.
  • Your competitive nature may lead to friction or jealousy within your social circles.


Remember, everyone's charts are unique and complex. Describing a single element of a chart (like Mars in the 11th House) doesn't account for other influences that would provide more details.

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Ben has practiced Astrology for over 35 years and is a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (CBT) Practitioner. Ben holds 11 patents for the core functions that all dating sites now use today.  See Ben's Bio for more info.