In a general Tarot reading Six of Swords reversed card describes feeling stuck, unable to move on, unable to let go of issues from the past, being constrained by your emotions, struggling to release things that are holding you back. It shows that you are avoiding learning a new language. In a love reading Six of Swords reversed can mean the seeker is holding on to emotional baggage. In a health reading Six of swords reversed can mean the Seeker is suffering from stress and anxiety.
Characteristics of Six of Swords Reversed
Positive: returning, reuniting, coming back, staying, resisting change, taking a break from work, escape, resisting leaving, being overlooked at work, not leaving, clinging to past, returning to family.
Negative: failure, feeling stuck, being trapped, can’t leave, struggle, lack of progress, no change, repeating a pattern.
General Meaning of Six of Swords Reversed
When Six of Swords reversed card appears in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position, it means that you are overcoming a challenging situation and moving forward on a brighter path. You have found your power or are emerging from the shadows of your past. As a result, you are forging your life into something better than what you had before. If this is not the case, beware as there may be something amiss. Six of Swords reversed calls attention to issues that might need to be addressed if the card is upside-down or not present at all.
Six of Swords reversed can denote feeling stuck in the past and a lack of progress. It might represent an ongoing issue that won’t allow you to move forward in your projects. The trouble is caused by your inability to see the situation objectively.
You may be giving up without really trying, and it can lead to feelings of helplessness, pessimism, and loss. Six of Swords reversed might also represent ongoing stress that has caused you to lose perspective. The reversed position of this card indicates that things really aren’t as dire as they initially seemed.
When pulled in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, Six of Swords reversed card calls you to remember that you have the power to create and overcome whatever is surrounding you. This card indicates that you are strong enough to get through the problem, no matter how bad it may seem. Now is a time to shift your attention toward optimism and faith. As you do so, the obstacles that appeared to be blocking you in the past will dissolve. Remember that every time you move forward, you are one step closer to making a fresh start.
Six of Swords Reversed in the Context of Love and Relationships
In love and relationships Tarot reading Six of Swords reversed card is all about making compromises in your life and finding the solution. Instead of being independent, you are now dependent on someone. Things will become more challenging for you in your relationship. If you are single, you may be facing rejection from your past lovers. Because of this, you are hesitant to move forward and make yourself vulnerable.
If you get a reversed Six of Swords (reversed) in your tarot reading, it is a sign that you are struggling to leave a toxic relationship, but instead of doing the right thing, you keep holding on to hope that things will change and the person will change. You think that you are losing something by leaving this relationship, and you never think you would gain anything by staying. But in reality, you are losing something by staying, and holding on to these toxic people who are always keeping you down will only bring you further misery. If you have been in a relationship for a long time, chances are that you and your partner have had arguments and disagreements.
Six of Swords Reversed in the Context of Career
If you’ve pulled Six of Swords reversed after asking your deck about career and work questions, maybe your career is getting worse, or you are becoming more unhappy at your current position. The reversed form of this card shows that you might be leaving your current workplace. We hope that this will help you land somewhere better; but if not, you will have to learn to cope with the current condition. Try to find your inner strength and learn to adapt to the situation as it is.
Six of Swords Reversed in the Context of Finances
Those who have money questions in a finance reading, Six of Swords reversed Tarot card indicates that you are not ready to face financial matters head on. You might be trying everything to avoid doing the math, or you might be faking it. If that’s the case, now is the time to face these issues that you have been trying to avoid. Perhaps the truth is not as bad as you believe it to be, there is some sort of solution that you can find.
Six of Swords (reversed) in a health reading is not a good omen because it denotes a deterioration of the patient’s health because of fear and worry. You might not be ready to face your health problems, or you might be faking them so you can avoid taking accountability for your actions. The Six of Swords reversed may indicate that something is worrying you about your finances and you want to escape from the stress. But you cannot and you have to face the problems or you may risk losing everything.
Six of Swords Reversed in the Context of Health
If you’ve pulled Six of Swords reversed in reading about your health, it means that you are dealing with a long-term illness right now or have to deal with past problems. This card is an indication that you need to learn how to let go and let God because you need to give yourself the treatment you need to get better. Don’t put off going to the doctor for fear of what the doctor will tell you. Sometimes, staying in denial is the main cause of a person’s illnesses. The reversed Six of Swords card suggests that you are having a difficult time letting go of the past and letting go of your illnesses.
You have to learn how to let go of your regrets and accept that what happened in the past had already shaped you and made you who you are. These feelings of sorrow will eventually leave you once you start dealing with your present situation with care and acceptance.
Six of Swords Card Reversed Through Spirituality and Self-Development
If you’ve pulled Six of Swords reversed in reading about your spirituality and self-development, it means that you can be heading in a direction that hasn’t given you much joy or comfort. This reversal might indicate that you are dragging yourself to bed every night, and every day, because you don’t want to give up or quit. Perhaps you have become exhausted from fighting feelings of guilt and anxiety, or perhaps you are afraid to stop pushing because you don’t want to face the challenges yet to come, and you do not yet trust the journey.
In the reversed position, the Six of Swords serves as a reminder that change is a part of life, and how we navigate and react to these changes is what defines us. This Minor Arcana card advises you to make room in your life for the changes that are occurring and to embrace the new opportunities as they come, rather than resisting them. If this doesn’t apply to you, the Six of Swords in reverse can signal that you are letting go of your current circumstances even as you are clinging to them.
Is Six of Swords Reversed Yes or No Card?
If you are seeking an answer about whether Six of Swords reversed card is a yes or no card, the answer is yes, as long as you’re ready for the sacrifices that will be needed. Although leaving what you are currently doing may be difficult, you will quickly feel like it has been worth it when you look back on the way you’ve changed.
In a yes or no Tarot reading Six of Swords reversed calls you to stay at home and recover from the loss you have suffered. This isn’t to say that you can’t take part in a charity event or raise money for a cause you believe in, it just means you can’t push yourself too far at this time. Six of Swords is a sign that you are healing from a recent loss or change and are in a position to move on to the next chapter in your life. You have come out of a dark period and are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Six of Swords Reversed as a Person
Those who have questions about card as a person, Six of Swords reversed Tarot card indicates an empathetic and caring person. They will reach out to those in their inner circle. They are very understanding, they love solitude, and they need to take deep inner and outer reflection. What do you want to achieve? You could be in the process of leaving something behind, but you might not be ready to let go. Stay alert and avoid taking any unnecessary risks in this period. Six of swords reversed can also indicate problems with authority.
Six of Swords Reversed as a Feeling
When you draw Six of Swords reversed as a feeling, a card reveals your feelings linked to a situation that you are facing in your life. These feelings may be from a fear, anxiety, disappointment, or resentment. You have a fear of being stuck. There may be a fear that something will happen to prevent you from reaching your next goal. There might be a fear that the future is not as good as you think. Or maybe you get disappointed because you think someone is playing you but are disappointed with yourself and your weaknesses. The Six of Swords (reversed) indicate that you have found time to think and are now prepared to move forward in life. You realize that whatever happened to you in the past has already happened, and you have a new chance. You have the power to move forward, but first, you have to overcome your emotions.
What Is Six of Swords Card Reversed as a Positive Card, Strength, and Advantage?
Six of Swords reversed can also appear as a positive Tarot card and advantageously symbolize overcoming obstacles in your life, especially in regards to family. When we face adversity, sometimes we need to escape to a safe, loving, and supportive environment away from the stress. This reversed card can indicate that you are feeling too constrained in your current living situation, so you need to leave for a while. The Six of Swords reversed may also represent the opposite of the upright version of this card. When the reversal comes, the tarot reader may be indicating that you need to make a strategic move in order to free up some breathing space and pursue your goals.
The Six of Swords reversed is neither good nor bad, it all depends on the situation. You will either overcome the obstacles that you have been facing in your life and re-establish strong foundations, or you will continue to be plagued by problems. Whatever the outcome, you will come out on top. Whatever you do, do not let go of your current surroundings to do so. It is important to maintain the safety you already have or are creating for yourself and your loved ones.
Six of Swords Reversed as an Obstacle
When pulled in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, Six of Swords reversed card calls you to be fierce. Instead of surrendering to the status quo and avoiding the discomfort that the future brings, you must take control of the wheel and steer your own destiny.
The Six of Swords reversed is similar to the upright meaning in that it represents moving forward and leaving a situation that has caused a great deal of distress. You may even accomplish a ‘U-turn’ and go back and correct the errors that you have made in the past. You no longer need to bury your head in the sand and continue down the same path of disappointment. You have the ability now to see what can be salvaged from the mistakes of the past.
A reversal meaning reversal might also be that you are being blocked from moving on, and you are now too far into a situation to back out. It may also be that you have difficulty leaving those you once cared about behind, or perhaps you are reluctant to let go of the past. This card may also be indicating a loss or the ending of a relationship.
Six of Swords Card Reversed as a Future Outcome
When Six of Swords reversed appears in a future or outcome Tarot spread position, it may represent moving backwards, relocating, returning, or walking away from hardship, turmoil, or strife. However, it occasionally hints at remaining in a bad situation. The Six of Swords reversed can suggest that you are unable to let go of the past and allow a situation or idea to end. You can feel trapped in the same old cycle of abuse or repeating the same mistakes. You might be hesitant to make the necessary changes since you fear everything will fall apart.
The reversed position of this Minor Arcana card may also represent attempting to flee from a tragedy by leaving the country. It might also represent being caught in a circumstance about which you’d rather not speak. Six of Swords reversed might mean that you are refusing to leave a toxic environment or a relationship even though you know you ought to. You can continue to put up with horrible behaviour from the person you’re in the relationship with because you are trying to save the relationship. If this is the case, it is suggested you cut your losses as soon as possible.
Six of Swords reversed card in in a future outcome Tarot spread position calls you to embrace your personal strength in order to face your life challenges. You may have recently experienced some difficulty and are now ready for the next step. Perhaps you are dealing with an old issue that once again has popped up and it is now your turn to walk away from it. If so, you will need to draw on your inner strength, knowing that you are a powerful person and will be able to handle anything that crosses your path.
The Six of Swords reversed is inviting you to allow yourself to move forward on your journey and not be held back by whatever is standing in your way. You are ready to move forward and be the person you were always meant to be. You have the inner strength and spiritual power to overcome any obstacle. So long as you keep moving forward, the obstacles that stand in your way can’t keep you from reaching your dreams.
The reversal meaning of the Six of Swords card may also indicate that you are still stuck in the past and unable to let go.
Six of Swords Reversed Card as a Prediction of When an Event Will Occur
If you’re asking Tarot when will someting happen, Six of Swords reversed card in the reading reveals that the time has come – the card reveals a moment of peace – this is a temporary pause that will lead to a new start. Perhaps you are fleeing persecution or going into seclusion to reflect and consider a different route. It could be that you prefer to fight this battle at home rather than on foreign ground. Don’t worry. This too shall pass.