Mars in the 7th House: 5 Ways it Can Affect You

Mars in the 7th House

When Mars is in your 7th House, you are bold and driven when it comes to business. You can be a great entrepreneur and you are ready to take the risks others wouldn’t. In your relationships you may attract people with dominant personalities who prefer to have control over you.

To understand what it means when a planet lands in a house on your natal chart, you need to look at the meaning of the house, meaning of the planet, and how they interact:

  • The 7th House represents personal and professional relationships, contracts and business.
  • Mars is the planet of action, force, energy and sexuality.
  • When Mars is in the 7th House, you may experience very tumultuous relationships. You may attract people who are very assertive and courageous, but also very aggressive and competitive with you. Your relationships could be your source of motivation and the people in your life may inspire your actions.

Note that this is just one facet of your natal chart. Other elements of your natal chart can overpower or contradict with the below points. To get an accurate interpretation, get a holistic reading of your full natal chart from an astrologer.

Also note that astrology does not intend to be deterministic and acknowledges the power of factors like freewill, genetics, and life experiences in influencing your personality, making the below information broad brushes only that may or may not suit your personal situation.

What Does it Mean when Mars is in the 7th House?

7th House Meaning

The 7th house tells us about our relationships – how we act in both our personal and professional relationships, what kinds of people we attract in our life. It gives us an insight into any long-term commitments in our life.

We learn a lot about how we handle any committed relationships in both personal and professional settings by looking at the 7th house on our natal charts.

The 7th house also holds our businesses and any legal contracts. While the 10th house represents career and professional life, the 7th house represents any endeavors we start with the help of others.

To interpret what the house has in store for us, we need to take a look at our natal chart and explore how the signs and planets interact with the 7th House.

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The Meaning of Mars

Mars is one of the most important planets in a person’s Natal Chart. It is one of the personal planets and it represents an important part of a person’s life – how they take action, how they express their energy and anger.

Mars is the planet of force and destruction. It shows us how we react when we face unpleasant circumstances. It tells us how willing we are to fight our problems and overcome them. It signifies how we express our energy and where we put it into.

Mars can signify sexuality and passion. It can point to the way we express our passion, how protective and careful we are with the things we love.

Mars is the planet of violence, of lies and aggression. When it is too prominent in a person’s chart it can show a dominant character, a strong personality and a tendency for violence. It can show how competitive we are with others, how willing we are to complete the things we start. Mars can bring chaos and frustration.

Mars in the 7th house can indicate a person with a great sense for business. They can be very ambitious and are willing to do anything to get what they want from others. In their personal and professional relationships they can attract people who have a very dominant and controlling personality. Their relationships can be difficult and frustrating.

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5 Things Mars in the 7thHouse Signifies

1. You are good at business

When Mars the planet of action, determination and ambition is in the 7th house of business, it can indicate a very passionate nature with a good sense for business and entrepreneurship.

You are very bold and courageous and you are ready to make the moves other people may fear.

Finding a business partner can be hard and you are better at starting endeavors by yourself, but you have to learn to be more gracious and patient with others in order to create good connections and find support.

2. You have difficult relationships

Mars is the planet of force and aggression and in the 7th house of relationships it shows that you are likely to have very difficult personal and professional relationships.

You may lack patience with other people and there can be a lot of conflict between yourself and the people in your life.

You may attract people with dominant personalities who aren’t very considerate and lack tact. This can make your relationships very complex, so you have to find a proper way to deal with them so that both parties can be happy and satisfied.

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3. You attract bold people

When Mars the planet of action and force is in the 7th house of who we attract into our life it shows that we may draw in people who are very aggressive and bold in their approach to life. These people can have very strong and domineering personalities.

You could attract people who want to have control over you, people who are very bossy and stubborn. These people can be people who are protective and loving, but also hard to deal with.

4. You have enemies

Mars is the planet of violence and aggression and in the 7th house of open enemies it can show that you are likely to attract a lot of people who don’t always want the best for you.

You have competitive and bold enemies who don’t give up easily.

Try to be conscious of the people you attract into your life. In some situations, these people can bring in a lot of danger and difficulty in your life.

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5. You view others as competition

Mars in the 7th house shows that you are very competitive with others whether that’s in your personal or professional relationships.

You view others as your competition and you often lack trust in the people in your life.

You have difficulty forming close relationships as you find it hard to open up and show your vulnerability to others because of your fear of seeming weak and attract betrayals. Try to put those feelings aside and focus on forming close and meaningful relationships. Don’t be afraid to trust people, especially if they have already shown you their loyalty and dedication.


With Mars is in the 7th House of your natal chart, you can be quite controlling in your relationships. Your aggressive approach to others can lead to conflicts in your relationships. On the positive side, you are bold and fearless when it comes to business and you are always ready to take action. Remember that you need to look at the rest of your natal chart to make a better prediciton of your natural personality traits. Other elements on your natal chart may override some of these points (and I’ve tried to note that a few times in this article).