A retrograde Mars affects partnerships and commitments from the 9th until November 13. This encourages you to focus attention on any relationship issues that need to be acknowledged and addressed. You could feel that the last thing you want to do is summon the energy to give any matter or matters the necessary attention. But, regardless of your relationship status, the coming weeks provide a chance for you to assess the effort you invest in your love life and what you receive in return. Any changes or adjustments that need making could become crystal clear.