Strength Reversed

card meanings

Strength reversed is a card of stubbornness, obstinacy, and rigidity. It doesn’t represent anything particularly positive. The Strength tarot card reversed represents someone who is strong-minded, even a bully or a criminal, and there are some indications that this is the result of too few experiences and not enough reflection. Instead of thinking about ways to resolve the situation, they choose to do the same thing over and over again, which leads to boredom and lack of motivation.

Reversed Strength stands for someone who is both controlling and manipulative, and are unable to express compassion or kindness. They use their power and control to intimidate others into submission. Reversed Strength indicates someone with low self-esteem and fears appearing weak in front of others. They are either bullies or the victims of bullies, and they cannot see beyond their own ego. They are extremely selfish, and they are easily led astray. Their goals are unclear, and they lack direction. They are easily distracted and lose focus. Their lives lack passion and they don’t care about anything, even though everybody around them is suffering.

Characteristics of Strength Reversed

Positive: self-care, self-love, kindness, vulnerability, compassion, restraint, self-worth, assertiveness, shyness.

Negative: dependence, weakness, inner turmoil, self-doubt, fear of abandonment, self-sabotaging, self-criticism, inner negativity, introverted, repressed, guilt, shame, codependency, jealousy, inner strength lacking, insecurity or arrogance, weakness in relationships, lack of courage, lack of faith in oneself, lack of confidence, lack of self-discipline.

General Meaning of Strength Reversed

In a general Tarot reading Strength reversed card is all about powerlessness. You are unable to resist the call of negativity in your life and are getting taken to the low places easily. You are being hurtful to others with your words and actions. The Strength card reversed is also an indication of lack of self-control and temper. You might get really angry at the smallest thing and lose your cool in front of others. Now this card says that you are letting your emotions run your life and getting out of hand every time you feel hurt, angry, or jealous.

Strength Reversed can also mean that you are getting swept away with all the positive emotions and are forgetting all about your responsibilities and obligations. This is taking you away from your true life, your inner strength, and your abilities. You might find yourself in some situations where you are required to do something, but you end up saying ‘no’ to it without even trying, which hurts your character and reputation. This card reversed states that you are letting the negativity around you take over your life and don’t see the positive side of things anymore.

Strength reversed card in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position calls you to draw from your inner resource and power. You have learned from past experiences that you can’t control other people and their actions and you no longer try to. It is time to assert your confidence, self-esteem, and inner courage. Do you have a tendency to be too needy, wanting the world to adore and cater to you? This is how some people make others feel inadequate and unimportant. You are no longer allowing or participating in this behavior. Instead, trust your inner guidance and intuition, and draw on your strength, strength, and inner grace.

When Strength reversed card appears in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, it means that you have lost the inner energy. It is possible that you are stressed or feeling upset. You need to concentrate on yourself and strengthen yourself to get by. It could also indicate that someone has been putting on a brave face but is struggling with issues and problems. This card can suggest that you lack self-confidence, or you are keeping everything behind your chest. You are probably experiencing grief, loss of inner strength, or the lack of a strong support system. You may feel as though you lack the power to change your situation, and you might be inclined to give up. However, you can still muster up the inner resource to save yourself. Be aware of your strengths and abilities and learn to use them to get through this period.

The reversed Strength tarot card might signify an imbalance in life between your desires and fears. You are attempting to suppress your wants and desires but without much success. You are unable to let go of your insecurities and fears, and it is preventing you from allowing yourself to be happy and trusting in others.

Strength Reversed in the Context of Love and Relationships

If you’ve pulled Strength reversed card in a love and relationships Tarot reading, you may need to gain more strength to accomplish your relationship goals. You are giving in to your fears or insecurities or past mistakes, which are frustrating your partner. Insecurity is something that may both attract as well as repel a partner, but excessive insecurity is one of the major relationship killers. If you are not ready to let go of your insecurities, you need to think about what issues are holding you back from a happy relationship. Examine yourself and your relationship thoroughly and make adjustments where you see fit.

A stronger person than you has been through a great deal of heartache, and your partner has seen all the things you’ve gone through. Although this is a benefit, it can also be a hindrance since it might make them wary of you. Alternatively, you may come across this card in a reading for a person who you believe is too strong for you. They may come across as harsh, unorganized, and uncaring towards you.

Love feelings through Strength reversed card in love Tarot reading are described as too dependent or insecure. The Strength card also shows up reversed when in love there are signs of insecurity and fear. It can be seen as an indication that the strength of your relationship’s base may be too fragile. However, if this card shows up reversed, it can be interpreted as that the strength of a relationship has overcome all of the initial troubles and has become firm and mature.

Strength Reversed in the Context of Career

In a Tarot career reading, Strength reversed can predict a decline in your job or business’s performance. It can mean you lack the courage to approach a more fulfilling role. It may also be time to switch to a different profession. Additionally, it might indicate an intense ego or an inability to get along with others at work. You can think you’re stronger than everyone else and may find yourself the centre of attention while others avoid you. This may be creating hostility and making it difficult for you to advance. To break out of this, examine yourself and your feelings of self-worth. Are you willing to alter your perspective? Reversed Strength can also mean that someone in your work environment has an inferiority complex and is constantly criticizing you or others. As a result, you are feeling powerless and unable to do much in retaliation. Avoid getting caught up in their negativity; instead, focus on being strong on your own.

On the other hand, if you’ve been feeling particularly drained at work or your job environment has become suffocating, you may need to find another outlet that will allow you to recharge.

Strength reversed card in a career reading describes a person with great potential but who often falters because they lack faith and belief in the things they do. This card can also indicate that you lack the qualities needed to be a star in your field. The people around you can also be tiring of your attitude and behavior. You may not seem to care much about your work, or you may even be showing arrogance and haughtiness towards your coworkers. The best course of action would be to seek career counseling or seek the help of a friend or family member to understand better the kind of changes that need to be made.

Strength Reversed in the Context of Finances

In a Tarot finance reading, Strength reversed can predict that you must confront a difficult situation. Regardless of how you handle the financial part of your life, the problem won’t cease; you must confront it. Strength card reversed also suggests that you require assistance from a friend or a supporter. If you are in debt, you must be courageous and do the necessary work to pay off your debts. In the end, you will be able to recover your finances and be financially secure again.

When reversed, the Strength Tarot card may indicate that you are attempting to escape responsibility or accountability for your expenses. You might avoid doing the necessary work to address your financial issues by blaming others or by becoming overly defensive. Avoid becoming confrontational and work towards finding a solution that benefits everyone involved. However, if the reversed strength card shows up, be careful not to let your pride get the best of you. There are instances when it is appropriate to ask for help.

In a finance Tarot reading Strength reversed calls you to embrace your inner strength when it comes to your finances. You have the capacity to make wise choices, and you are now ready to take advantage of this to get you the results you desire. The situation you find yourself in now may be very frustrating, but you won’t allow your emotions to rule your actions. Do not be hasty or impulsive; examine the whole situation objectively, and decide whether you should spend the money on something or not.

Reversed Strength can also symbolize excess spending or overspending, and while you have the inner resources to make these choices, you are instead letting your desires or fears about money get the better. Be careful that your fears and anxieties don’t steer you down an impulsive shopping spree or a risky venture you know will backfire on you. You can find solutions that will satisfy your need for financial security without selling out your values; look for creative solutions that will allow you to maintain your financial independence while remaining true to your personal identity.

Strength Reversed in the Context of Health

If your question is about what should you focus on regarding health, Strength reversed card in a reading exposes that you need to focus on other things more than spiritual practices. You might be struggling with a sickness for a long time, which is frustrating and tiring. Take time out for you to recharge emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. The card also implies that you need to take care of your mental health. For instance, if you are suffering from depression, take care of yourself and focus on yourself only.

If you have questions about health, Strength reversed Tarot card advises you to start some activity such as exercise. If you see Strength reversed indicating you, or anyone in your close environment, Strength reversed, you should consult a physician. If you don’t have any health issues, you can ponder about taking a vacation or going on a journey to unwind yourself.

If your question is about what should be your focus when overcoming an illness, Strength card reversed in a reading exposes you to be a victim of illness. Instead of focusing on yourself, help other people or things in your life that bring you peace. Try to be the source of strength and positivity in every area of your life. Your positivity will bring calmness and joy to your life.

Strength Card Reversed Through Spirituality and Self-Development

When you’re asking Tarot about finding your purpose, and you’ve pulled Strength reversed, you may be feeling stuck. What are you trying to accomplish? Do you know how to move forward? Are you just going through the motions each day? Strength Reversed suggests that you look within first to ask yourself which one of these scenarios best fits you. What are your deepest fears and insecurities? What are you resisting? What is giving you the blocks instead of moving you forward? By identifying your limiting beliefs, you can begin to take steps toward overcoming them. You might need to surround yourself with loving support for now to work through these problems. You might also look to your spirituality to guide you. What are you afraid of? How can you connect with your inner consciousness?

Strength reversed card in spirituality and self-development reading describes someone who needs to learn assertiveness and self-respect. The person is lacking in self-confidence, and in turn, this is affecting the way he relates to others. Strength tarot card reversed indicates someone who is passive and manipulative in relationships, and might even be in the game for selfish reasons rather than genuinely for the benefit of others.

Strength reversed is the tarot card for people who have self-imposed blockages, often in the shape of a codependent relationship. The person is reliant on others to provide him with stability which leaves him a victim to anyone who can make him feel bad. On the positive side, Strength reversal often represents a female figure who is ready to take action. There is a release of the bonds of codependency and self-sacrifice, and a desire to stand up for herself.

When you’re asking Tarot about finding your purpose, and you’ve pulled Strength reversed, it often means that you’re lacking in self-confidence and self-belief. If you’re just starting out with healing, consider learning something about meditation or energy. This will help you build the self confidence and belief that you need to bring yourself to a place of wholeness. You’ll also need to make sure that you’re not giving in too easy to the negative forces that you’re facing. Don’t let anyone have power over you or try to control you! Instead, go on the offensive and find out who is behind this attack so you can put a stop to it.

Is Strength Reversed Yes or No Card?

If you’ve pulled Strength reversed in a yes or no reading, it means that it is time to take a breather. Take some time to sit and reevaluate your life. The reversed strength tarot card can also mean ‘yes’ but only if you’re willing to take some chances. It warns of impulsive choices and urges you to be cautious with any decisions that you make.

In a yes or no reading, some would interpret Strength reversed card as a negative reply to your question. It is a powerful card that urges you to find other ways to achieve your goals. Try to get outside yourself and connect with your spiritual energy. Let your intuition lead the way.

Strength Reversed as a Person

When drawing Strength reversed as a person, a card describes a person who is full of fears and has little self-confidence. Some Strength tarot card reversed people have issues with trusting others. They often avoid being alone, preferring social interaction that might be stimulating and entertaining in the short term, but leaves them feeling empty and alone in the long term. They often lack a strong sense of self and have difficulties communicating and communicating themselves. They also lack the drive to see through tasks to completion. Strength in reverse might suggest that you are avoiding tasks and responsibilities because you are too scared of what might happen. You probably know what is going on, but you just wish to avoid it.

Strength reversed is someone who is afraid of authority and often lacks focus and determination. They are usually very nice, sympathetic, and forgiving people, but in the end, they lack any real backbone. They often depend on others to pick up the pieces when they fall apart. Because they lack self-confidence and a solid sense of self, they are often very submissive and meek and often feel inadequate sexually.

When reading physical description of a person Strength reversed card indicates that the person might be unstable on one hand. They are likely to overreact, give up way too easily, lack in confidence and might even lack in bravery, which all indicates their fear and lack of self-worth. They might be lacking in their emotional intelligence. They will go to any lengths to get their way. They are lacking in their physical strength and might be weak physically. They might lack the qualities of a winner. They are lacking in determination and might have to rely on some external help to get what they want. They lack in energy and might be suffering from depression. They might lack the qualities required to be a leader. Strength reversed indicates that you might be lacking in self-esteem and confidence to face the challenges life throws at you.

If you’ve pulled Strength reversed card, a card describes a person who is too hard on themselves and overthinking. This card suggests that this person might not be facing their inner strength. They are trying to overcome a feeling of fear, low self-esteem, and inner weakness. Strength is about facing your fears and challenges with courage. Strength is the willingness to embrace your emotions and live a life that has inner strength rather than relying on the outer shell. Strength Reversed indicates that the person has low self-esteem and may have issues with controlling their emotions. This card suggests that this person must develop their own inner strength before achieving outer strength. They must learn to trust their inner self and themselves before achieving greatness.

Strength Reversed as a Feeling

In a Tarot Reading Strength reversed as feelings can represent feeling powerless or out of control. Your own inner power can have a negative effect on the outside world. The reversed Strength card can also represent a time in which you need to rely on yourself instead of relying on others. You might find that your voice is not being heard as much as you might like. Others may not be paying attention to your views, opinions, or suggestions. Take time to find your own inner strength and self-confidence.

Strength reversed as a person can mean a person in your life is suffering from low self-esteem and insecurity. They have low confidence and have lost touch with their own inner power. Strength is also reversed when there is a person who has a dominating, controlling nature. They often try to force themselves on others and end up suffocating the other person. They don’t let others get their opinions and point of views. This is someone who needs to learn how to communicate more effectively.

Strength reversed is someone who is lacking in courage or determination. There is a lack of inner power and you are not able to get up and be of service.

If you are seeking an answer about Strength reversed card as a feeling, it feels like you have been the victim of your own actions. Because of this, something might be stopping you from seeking to understand this situation. This can turn into negativity and self-punishment. You have to feel pain. Feel your tears. Feel how much pain you have inflicted to yourself and how you are suffering from it. This feeling will help you understand the situation more clearly. Then, you will be able to see the opportunities in front of you to change your situation.

What Is Strength Card Reversed as a Positive Card, Strength, and Advantage?

When Strength reversed card appears in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position, it means that you are working on overcoming intense emotions and have a strong focus on pushing past those emotions. You may be feeling emotionally drained or tired of dealing with the repercussions of a particular event. You have or will soon face a significant test of your resilience and courage. You have the ability to hold your own, overcome any obstacle, and continue on. Don’t lose the desire to overcome because of fear, self-doubt, or weakness. You are all-powerful. No one can take away your power if you allow them to. Don’t allow them to.

When Strength reversed card appears in a positive position that is about advantages or strength in a Tarot reading, the message the card sends is to consider the consequences of one’s actions. You might not be aware of the level of impact your behaviour has on other people or you might be so busy focusing on yourself that you have ignored what is best for you or others.

When Strength is reversed, the card indicates that you are trying too hard to prove yourself and show off your abilities, even if you know it comes at the cost of everyone else and creates an aura of selfishness and competitiveness. As you try hard to reach the pinnacle of your potential, you tend to ignore your inner Strength as well as the natural tendencies and abilities of others to be vulnerable, caring, and emotionally present. This can be done either consciously or unconsciously. You may think you want everyone to like you, but this can create drama and resentment. Or, you may try to fit in with the crowd and create a facade that you are living the life that you want, when in reality, it is an elaborate lie.

Strength Reversed as an Obstacle

When pulled in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, Strength reversed card calls you to dig into your inner power sources to turn things around. Have you been feeling ‘tired’ or ‘worn out’? Time for a much needed vacation! But a spiritual one. You will need to focus on your inner spirit to be able to tackle the everyday challenges that you are about to face. And you’ll need to do it alone. Ask yourself these three questions to find the center of your power: What do I want? What do I need? What can I do? Look within and find the answers.

Strength reversed card in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position tells you that you need to connect your innermost self-being in order to be in control of external events. It’s time to start taking a good, honest assessment of the qualities, abilities, and values that make you who you are. You can then use these as a basis for setting goals for your future and establishing a vision for your life that you’re truly proud of. You’ll need to focus on strengthening your inner resources before moving forward with any major decisions or actions.

This might mean finding a mentor or someone you can confide in to help you see your life from a new perspective. Strength Reversed suggests that you’ll need to put your ‘big girl/ guy pants on’ and get a grip of your emotions and your core values to become the person you want to be. You’ll need to gain more control over, and strengthen, your inner being in order to be in control of your external circumstances. You’d do well to focus on personal development.

Strength reversed can also appear as a weakness if the querent already has all of the traits listed in Strength. If you are lacking in one or more aspects, Strength reversed encourages you to focus on whatever it is that you do not have rather than trying to fix what you already have.

In other cases, Strength reversed can indicate the querent’s insecurities and lack of confidence. He/she may feel as if they are ‘not good enough’, that no one will find them attractive or find them worthy of loving. They lack the inner confidence and self-assurance that is necessary to move forward in life.

The issue lies within the querent, not in the situation and environment. The reversed Strength card comes as a sign that it is time to face your insecurities and find your inner confidence. You need to have your own personal growth and development, where you can ‘connect’ with your soul, so that your confidence and self-assurance are back again.

Strength Card Reversed as a Future Outcome

When Strength reversed appears in a future or outcome Tarot spread position, you can find yourself lacking the inner fortitude needed to get through a specific situation. This card in reverse might indicate that you have low self-esteem or lack control, which negatively impacts the way that you handle life’s difficulties. It can also warn you of being a little too tough and abusive with yourself, pushing yourself beyond your limit and driving yourself to exhaustion and frustration. Strength reversed is a sign that you should pay more attention to how you are feeling internally and work on boosting self-esteem if you have suffered a recent setback.

Reversed Strength might indicate that you are experiencing intense emotions that you don’t know how to manage. If you have been experiencing a lot of stress, anxiety, depression, rage, or grief, you must find some way to cope with these emotions or you risk pushing them to the point where they get out of control. This card in reverse can also suggest that you are being too self-assured or self-confident. To be a role model, you must set a good example for your loved ones.

Strength reversed card in a future outcome Tarot spread position tells you that you need to gain greater control or you will lose your mental stability. You might experience inner turmoil as a result of a lack of self-respect, lack of self-compassion, being overconfident, and being too stubborn. This could make you vulnerable to getting into dangerous or unimportant relationships or taking on too many responsibilities. It also suggests that you lack the self-control required to handle life’s problems. It could also mean that you are pushing your limits and breaking down from exhaustion. Additionally, it can be a sign that you are suffering from severe stress and anxiety.

Reversed Strength suggests that you are exhibiting all the traits that the upright Strength tarot card embodies but are doing so to the detriment of yourself and your loved ones. You aren’t able to maintain control of your actions and emotions, which could make you come across as erratic, bitter, vengeful, or even dangerous.

When Strength reversed card appears in a future outcome position in a Tarot reading, it means that you are in the process of healing a trauma from your childhood in a way that you didn’t expect or welcome. You are now coming to terms with your old patterns, behaviors and beliefs that no longer serve you, no matter how much you might ‘need’ to indulge them in a certain situation. You are discovering a creative or spiritual way out of your limiting beliefs so that you can lead a happier, healthier and more fulfilling existence. You are stepping into your personal power, and your life is going to get better as a result.

Sometimes, reversed Strength can indicate a lack of self-control when it comes to anger issues, behaviors, or impulsiveness. You may find yourself getting easily irritated or irritated by little things and then becoming very angry as a result. Or, you may find yourself acting recklessly, making poor decisions and then regretting them the next morning. You may also be lacking in your determination, focus or willpower. You may be easily distracted and unable to decide.

Strength Reversed Card as a Prediction of When an Event Will Occur

If you’re asking Tarot when will something happen, Strength reversed card in the reading reveals the time is not in the near future, it is somewhere further. If on the other hand you are looking for the Strength’s reversed meaning, then understand that this Major Arcana reversed card represents the shadow within the psyche. It also means that you might be lacking inner strength and courage and that’s why you are acting all weak and useless. So make sure to build up your inner strength instead of waiting for external resources to come to your rescue.

When in a Tarot reading Strength reversed card describes a time frame, the card reveals that the person is being hindered by fear and paranoia. The fears that are stopping the person from doing what would otherwise be straightforward actions. This card implies that the fear is preventing a person from living in their life fully. If the person is able to open themselves up to possibilities, chances are you will find yourself freed from these shackles. The reversed Strength tarot card is a clear signal that you must learn to release your fear-based self-limiting beliefs before you can discover your true potential.

The reversed Strength tarot card suggests that you have grown weak from your inner strength. To get things done, you have to push through the fear that is holding you back. A deeper look into yourself will give you the strength to overcome this. You may need to get out of the comfort zone to find this strength within you. The reversed Strength tarot card is here to remind you to find the courage to move forward and do what needs to be done. Once you have overcome your inner fears, life will be more joyful.

When you get Strength in reversed position, you might need more support. Your inner strength is weak at this moment, and you might need some external motivation to hold it together. If you are in a challenging situation, you might feel afraid and in need of a boost of confidence. You might need to look for a deeper meaning or believe that everything will work out in your favor. You should avoid being too stubborn and making rash decisions. In the end, you’ll suffer more for it.