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Five of swords reversed represents the end of conflict, moving on. You desperately want this situation to be over now, you’ve been fighting for too long and you realized that you can’t win this one. Winning is not everything. You’ll be able to move forward with your life and restore your energy.

Reversed Five of Swords Description

The five of swords shows a man picking up three swords from the ground, a sign of victory and closure. Far from him are two men that express a look of sadness, loss, and surrender, meaning that the man with the swords conquered them and they lost the battle. The remaining two swords are lying on the floor, suggesting that the man also lost something, sacrifices had to be done for the situation to end. The sky is full of clouds, which means that even though the battle is over, not everything is in the right place yet.

Reversed Five of Swords main Meaning

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The five of swords reversed is the card of conflict and disagreement. On the bright side, this card suggests that there’s a fight you’ve been carrying for quite some time and it’s finally coming to an end. It’s time to let go of revenge and resentment and move on. Perhaps you wanted to win this argument so much that you risked everything as the five of swords reversed also talks about doing major sacrifices. All the pain and suffering are left behind so you now can forgive and heal.

On the other hand, the five of swords reversed can indicate that the situation you’re fighting for is getting worse, a huge amount of stress and anxiety is coming your way. You haven’t been listening to the warning signs around you. This is not a fight you can win so it’s best to surrender, this situation is draining too much energy out of you. There might be an argument that happened in the past that is annoying you up to this day, an old wound is making you feel hurt again. You have to become the person you used to be, soulful, caring and optimistic. This is just another challenge of life, don’t let it consume you.

What does Five of Swords Reversed Mean for Love?

When it comes to love, the five of swords reversed means that there is a conflict between the two of you that has damaged the relationship. You both are deciding to let go and overcome this challenge together, it’s simply pointless to keep fighting about the same thing over and over again. However, even if it means your relationship is healing, you have to maintain the new behavior you’re adopting. If you go back to your old patterns the relationship will not survive this time. It’s important to establish better communication and not sabotage the progress you’ve made.

Reversed Five of Swords Love Advice for Single People.

If you’re single, the reversed five of swords suggests that you might have unrealistic high standards for the person you’d like as a partner. By no means am I saying that you should lower your standards, you should settle with no less than what you deserve. But, remember that perfection doesn’t exist. You might have been too critical with a potential partner and that’s the reason why things couldn’t blossom.

Alternatively, the five of sword reversed can mean you finally realized that a relationship with this potential partner is not going to end well, he or she is not the right one for you. Therefore, you’re letting them go.

Reversed Five of Swords as Feelings

Five of Swords Reversed as Someone’s Feelings for You

The five of swords reversed represents confrontation and disagreement, but also means moving on. This person is almost emotionless to you, it’s possible that you’ve gone through long fights with this person and he or she is just tired to keep fighting. They’re arrogant, this is a person that cares more about their pride than your feelings. At the same time, this person feels that by behaving that way he or she can get your attention, they’re behaving rather childish about the whole situation with you. This someone’s probably coming to a breaking point soon, they’re exhausted of the battles. They might be thinking it’s better to end things.

Five of Swords Reversed as Your Feeling’s for Someone

You don’t feel the need to win when it comes to this person, you’re not feeling very connected to them either. You learned a lot from this person but you’re tired of how things are going. It’s possible you’ve thought about leaving this someone because why give them your 100% when they don’t even give you a 10%? You definitely don’t want to play this game anymore. You know you deserve something better, in fact, you don’t even feel bad or sorry about thinking that way, that’s how intense your feelings of resentment are towards this person.

Reversed Five of Swords as Advice

These are some of the most common questions people like to ask tarot readers for advice when the five of swords comes out reversed.

Is He Cheating On Me?

There is not a universal answer to this question as everyone is facing a different situation. However, if you truly want to know if your partner is cheating on you, you really don’t have to worry too much about it as you’ll get your answers very soon. The five of swords reversed means being held accountable for their actions, the discovery of a crime, and public humiliation. So, if he’s being unfaithful to you, the truth will be discovered sooner than you expect. Don’t let the situation get the best of you and more importantly, don’t be paranoid. Trust your intuition, it may have told you the answer already.

Should I Stay In This Relationship?

Things seem to not be going well in this relationship. The five of swords reversed represents escalating violence, you might be in a toxic relationship because you feel this is what you deserve, that’s the furthest thing from the truth. If you believe this situation is bad already, it’s going to get worse. This is the time for you to leave, you’re in danger and you’ve probably ignored all the signs your guides have been sending your way.

You’re tired of fighting, tired of everything. You are the only one who can stop this toxic cycle, and you will. You might have felt powerless before but now you’re fully aware of how much potential you truly have.

Reversed Five of Swords Meaning for Job and Career

The reversed five of swords means that a conflict is coming to an end at work, things are finally going to get better. After going through this difficult and tedious period full of stress, a peaceful resolution appears like the light at the end of the tunnel. A resolution is possible since people decided to stop fighting and lower their swords. You might’ve also been facing some big challenges at work, you’ve given your all. Your effort is being recognized and you will overcome these challenges.

Alternatively, the five of swords reversed could mean that conflicts are getting worse. Nobody wants to give in first, you’re trapped in a battlefield where everyone is too proud to let their guard down and come to a closure together.

Is This The Right Job For Me?

You’ve probably have been wondering about this for a couple of weeks now. Your intuition is telling you there’s something wrong but you can’t figure it out yet. This might not be the case for everyone, however, the five of swords could indicate that someone at work might try to sabotage you in any way they can. You did nothing wrong to this person, they’re dealing with their own demons and decided to take their anger to someone else.

Reversed Five of Swords Meaning for Money and Finance

The five of swords reversed means that all the fights and struggles about money are going to dissipate soon. If you’ve been struggling to manage your money, this card is bringing you a solution to end that problem. Five of swords reversed also means that someone could’ve manipulated you to get or steal some money, you might know who this is or you might’ve not discovered it yet.

There is no need to get suspicious without evidence, so don’t go and point fingers, stay hidden until you have all the evidence you need to expose this person. Five of swords reversed represents being held accountable for your actions, so, it’s probable that everything this person did to you will surface in front of everyone very soon.

Should I Lend Money To A Friend?

Five of swords reversed suggests that there might be someone in your life that wants to take advantage of you financially, that doesn’t mean this person is that someone. With that being said, there’s nothing wrong with helping a friend in need, just make sure you think about how much you trust this person. Money sometimes can turn people into a different version of themselves. Be careful.

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