Mars into Cancer coincides with Venus’ Taurus ingress, continuing the (separating) sextile between them. Mars in Cancer is nurturing, moody, protective actions with a domestic edge - family first, even if you’re not fully aware of how family motivates you. As Mars continues to harmonize with Venus (until May 18th) nurturing actions can net you solid evidence (Taurus) of what you want.
Mars in Cancer acts instinctively - emotion trumps logic and motivations are passionate and somewhat childlike. Cancer takes everything personally, so this transit can be quite volatile. If someone loses their temper you can bet it’s because they feel they’ve been attacked on a personal level.
Anger, arousal or initiative are based on primary needs, or the fear that those needs are being denied. Never forget that Cancer is a Cardinal sign, so there can be outbursts of anger or strength when you least expect it. There can also be assertiveness based on the need to remain safe. This is the grip that tightens when you try to pull away - the ferocious hug or the aggressive mother/child.
During this transit, consider the most personal trigger for your motivations. It’s ok if you act on something because of how it makes you feel (comfortable or uncomfortable). You don’t need to explain this to anyone, but self-awareness is helpful (so you don’t become the rampaging child).
Here are the aspects Mars in Cancer will make:
May 18th: trine Black Moon Lilith in Pisces (1 deg)
May 22nd: sextile Uranus in Taurus (4 deg)
May 23rd: square Chiron in Aries (5 deg)
May 27th: inconjunct Ceres in Sagittarius (7 deg)
Jun 1st: square Pallas in Libra (10 deg)
Jun 12th: conjunct North Node (17 deg)
Jun 14th: trine Neptune in Pisces (18 deg)
Jun 14th: opposite Saturn Rx in Capricorn (18 deg)
Jun 14th: inconjunct Jupiter Rx in Sagittarius (18 deg)
Jun 18th: conjunct Mercury (21 deg)
Jun 19th: opposite Pluto Rx in Capricorn (22 deg)
Jul 1st: Leo ingress