The Devil reversed is a card of release. Instead of clinging to your desire and taking on someone else’s dark persona, now is the time to let it go. You may find yourself more in touch with your authentic self, your original power, and your full potential, and you are reclaiming your power right here, right now. Your light shines brighter by the day, and you are embracing your greatness.
When the Devil is reversed, a powerful life-changing event lies ahead. But, instead of the chains of negative influences holding you back, you are finding your way out of them and into your power. You have woken up to the truth that you have the power to create whatever you want in your life. So, you are ready to let go of those chains and reclaim your power. What did you previously think you didn’t have the power to change, but now you see that you do?
Characteristics of The Devil Reversed
Positive: release from addiction, freedom from unhealthy relationships, self-care, independence, renewal, overcoming obstacles, regaining control, self-worth, financial independence, overcoming bad habits, self-discipline, finding love, overcoming obstacles in love, overcoming obstacles at work.
Negative: lack of progress, feeling restricted, negative beliefs, lack of willpower, bad habits, lack of resources, lack of success, excesses, bad habits, addiction, compulsive, recklessness, lack of structure or discipline, lack of discipline, lack of progress, self-loathing, unable to break unhealthy lifestyle.
General Meaning of The Devil Reversed
Reversing the Devil takes a lot of anxiety and fear to the next level. Rather than being anchored to anxiety and worry, you are now free to let go of them once and for all.
In a general Tarot reading The Devil reversed card can also signal that you are giving into temptations, addictions, or unhealthy desires. You have gained weight, you are feeling low or down, and you do not take care of yourself. You must say no to these negative influences and be strong. Avoid situations or individuals who lead you down bad paths. If you have been struggling with low self-esteem or a lack of worth, you must remember that you are beautiful, intelligent, and worthy. Allow yourself the time to work on your self-esteem so that you can regain the strength you need. You have a lot to offer the world.
The reversed Devil card suggests that you need to put the brakes on your negative traits or habits so that you can be a better person and a better parent. You realize that your unhealthy behaviours are not working for you. You are not happy when you are constantly hungover, you always give in to your children’s demands, and you frequently binge on chocolate. You realize that you cannot keep this up much longer and it is time to change.
When The Devil reversed card appears in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position, it means that you are gaining control over your actions and your willpower is becoming stronger. You are learning to channel your inner rage towards more positive energies. You may learn to better cope with anxiety and negative thoughts. You’re taking responsibility for your own actions and making the adjustments you need to make to your life to be more comfortable. If you’ve been having self-doubts about whether you’re worthy of happiness or success, now is the time to let go of that belief and take care of your life so you can focus on the good things!
The Devil card reversed indicates that you are ready to break those patterns you had previously stuck in and start your journey toward a better way of living. You have begun to free yourself from the chains that bind you. You’re reevaluating your priorities and letting go of what can’t serve you anymore. Although there are still areas of turbulence, you’re feeling empowered and ready to take action. You’re ready to live your life to the fullest and do what you need to make the most powerful changes.
If you’ve pulled The Devil reversed card in a negative, weakness, or obstacle position in a general Tarot reading, you have placed yourself at risk of danger. There is a powerful current, like a flood or fire, that has the potential to overcome you if you do not take appropriate precautions. In this position, the Devil is not merely capping his horns or cowering in fear. He’s warning you of a possible impending danger. You must find a way not to allow the current to get to you.
The reversed Devil tarot card denotes your awareness that you have been in bondage for some time as well as your efforts to escape. You have grown to the point where you can see the consequences of making poor decisions in life and are now prepared to cut the cord and start again. You have a newfound confidence and can accept the responsibilities that your new outlook has brought along with it. You are prepared to see the flaws in your old behaviour and are now ready to release yourself from its chains.
When The Devil is reversed, you can also be trying to leave behind a significant or long-lasting element of your life.
The Devil Reversed in the Context of Love and Relationships
If you’ve pulled The Devil reversed after asking your deck about love one meaning, it may suggest that your relationship may not be doing well, but you can’t find out clearly why. You’re probably having some sort of incompatibility, or one partner may be feeling neglected or underappreciated. Are you and your spouse truly happy in your relationship? Are you both working on improving your connection? If so, all these issues can be resolved, but they must be. One partner’s demands can’t be more important than the other’s. Instead, work on your connection, and talk about what you need going forward. There might be disagreements about this, but the two of you can come to an agreement.
The Devil reversed through feelings in a love Tarot reading indicates that you might feel tempted to act in a manner contrary to your moral principles, which might make you uncomfortable but can also have disastrous consequences. You might discover that you are no longer compatible and should attempt to reevaluate the relationship. The connection might be so uneasy because one of you is trying to sabotage it. If you are single, The Devil reversed can signify that you could be in a relationship but are not open to the actual connection. There might be a lot of obstacles in the connection that could make it difficult for you to see the relationship for what it is. For instance, you are refusing to accept that you do not share enough in common for the two of you to be compatible.
You might attempt to cling on to the relationship even though it is clearly not working out. You could be trying to make the partnership work for the sake of your ego, but it is becoming more and more apparent to everyone else that you are only deceiving yourself.
Those who have love questions and relationship, The Devil reversed Tarot card exposes that you should understand that. It is up to you to bring the love in your life back to you. If you are single, now is the time to realize what you have to offer your partner. What are the things that you want in a partner? Now is the time to get focused and clear about those things. You must be ready to love yourself fully to love someone else. If your past relationships have left you hurt or bruised, The Devil reversed shows that now is the time to understand them and forgive yourself for the past. To make a new beginning in your love life, make sure that this time is fruitful.
The Devil Reversed in the Context of Career
If you’ve pulled The Devil reversed after asking your deck about career and work questions, you might be feeling like you have a job you’re not happy with. If you’ve been feeling the desire to move to something else, think about what you can do to bring about that change. If you’ve been waiting for a promotion or raise, this card can mean that all that hard work could be in vain and that you’re not progressing because all of the right people are missing. Now is the time to evaluate your current situation and make a clear plan on how to move forward. On the other hand, this card can signal that you’ve learned that all you ever wanted was to be your authentic self and cut all ties with the organisations or partnerships that stood in your way.
In a career Tarot reading The Devil reversed card signals that you may not be feeling motivated or inspired at work right now. It could mean your work environment has become toxic or overly competitive. You might feel that the stress and pressure you are under at work is taking a toll on you physically. Consider changing your line of work if you have the choice, or consider switching to a company that has less pressure. It might be simpler to handle this issue if you switch the problem to one that you have more control over.
The Devil card reversed may occasionally also be a sign that you are feeling constrained by your finances or your material assets right now. This might be hindering your ability to accomplish your professional objectives. If that is the case, you need to get a handle on your situation as soon as you can so you can go on to the next stage of your life prepared for new opportunities.
The Devil Reversed in the Context of Finances
If you’ve pulled The Devil reversed in a finance reading then you may be finding yourself in a time where your desire for wealth has caused you to overspend on unnecessary things. Take a step back, and see where your true values lie. Perhaps the best thing you can do for yourself right now is to put yourself on a budget. Look at what you can comfortably spend, and only spend that much. You may need to take a break from work or a hobby to allow yourself the time to make this happen. The Devil in reverse also suggests that you may be able to see how reckless spending has negatively affected your financial state in the past, and take more careful steps in the future.
In a finance Tarot reading The Devil reversed card signals that you are putting yourself in danger by taking chances with your money. To avoid being overspending or under spending, you will need to pay extra close attention to your finances. As a result, you could have to be extra careful about money matters. You might have to make some adjustments, like saving more or spending less, if this card comes up. However, you are now beginning to see that these adjustments are necessary and will help you get through this scenario.
Be a little more cautious, as you might discover more about your expenses. You might have to change your current method of earning a living, which will be challenging and might also affect your current financial situation. You need to learn the skills to earn and manage money, and you need to get creative regarding your current finances. The Devil (reversed) card is typically a poor financial omen because it might portend failure, bankruptcy, lack, or scams. If this has happened to you, don’t gamble, invest in high-risk enterprises, or make large purchases.
The Devil Reversed in the Context of Health
If you’ve pulled The Devil reversed in reading about your health, it means that you’re either recovering from an illness or that your current lifestyle is negatively impacting your health. You can be pushing yourself too far and ignoring your physical and mental needs for the sake of your goals or career. This will not work forever. Your health is more important than anything else, so you must care for your body and make time for exercise and relaxation. If you are not prepared to make sacrifices, your plans may fail.
The Devil reversed is not a favourable omen in a health Tarot spread because it might signify a relapse or an occurrence of an illness such as cancer, pneumonia, or a heart condition. It might also stand for drug addiction or excessive alcohol use. When The Devil reversed occurs in a health tarot card reading, it can imply that you need to do something about a chronic health condition like a digestive issue, high blood pressure, or diabetes. It can also mean that your excessive exercise or other unhealthy behaviours are causing harm to your health.
The Devil Card Reversed Through Spirituality and Self-Development
When you’re asking Tarot about finding your purpose, and you’ve pulled The Devil reversed, it might mean that you’re feeling trapped or you have a tendency to go against the grain in your life. It may be challenging for you to know exactly what you ought to do or just give in to the suggestions of another. It might be tricky to remain faithful and loyal when you don’t want to be. Because the Devil card represents the force behind your desire, be confident that you’re the master of your desires. You are in control! It could be challenging for you to know what you ought to do, or just take the advice of another.
It may be challenging for you to be faithful and loyal while you don’t want to. You might occasionally feel compelled to go against the stream in your life. It could be tough to remain faithful and loyal when you don’t want to do so. Because the Devil card represents the force behind your desire, be confident that you are the master of your desires. You are in control!
In spirituality and self-development reading The Devil reversed card reveals that the reversed Devil tarot card can be a sign of personal improvement. If you have been struggling with making consistent changes in your life, The Devil reversed invites you to embrace your true self. As you follow your own journey, watch out for addictions, vices, and compulsions to try and entrap you. Are you afraid of the changes that you are making? Are you allowing yourself to become more of who you are? When we are our authentic selves (our negative and our positive) we are whole. If we embrace our whole selves, we are more connected to our Divine.
In a relationship reading, The Devil reversed shows someone who is being led by their emotions. They are seeking a relationship that is intense and passionate, but the nature of the relationship is unhealthy, to an extent that it may even be abusive. Please take time to reflect on whether or not this is the type of relationship that you want. Make sure you are making an informed decision.
When you’re asking Tarot about finding your purpose, and you’ve pulled The Devil reversed, it could mean that you feel lost in the world, unsure of what you’re supposed to be doing and why you’re here. You may not be particularly excited about your current situation, wondering if you made the right decision. The Devil reversal meaning can also mean that you believe that you can’t escape the situation that you’re in and that you may even be trapped in a web of circumstance that you can’t unwind.
On the other hand, The Devil reversed can indicate that you’re on the road to self-discovery, you’ve accepted that you’ve made the wrong decisions in the past and are ready to make the necessary changes to ensure that you don’t repeat the same mistakes again. You’re looking for a way out of your current situation and you believe that you do have a choice. When The Devil reversed shows up in your reading, you’ll soon come to terms with whether the choice you made was the best decision for you.
Is The Devil Reversed Yes or No Card?
If you are seeking an answer about whether The Devil reversed card is a yes or no card, the answer to your question is a certain yes. The Devil still stands for ‘yes’ but instead of being forced to say yes, the Devil encourages you to actually find a way to make it happen. This might mean making the right choices or finding creative solutions. For example: maybe you’ve been procrastinating on doing something, but if The Devil Tarot card showed up in your reading, you’ll quickly realize that you need to do something to get this over with. Alternatively, maybe you’ve been considering jumping into a long-distance relationship, but you’re worried that it might not work out. Maybe you think you don’t have the funds to make this happen or that you won’t have a great time away from friends and family. Again, the reversed Devil card wants you to find another answer if you can say no. It emphasizes the importance of having a real and tangible plan. However, the Devil warns you against making decisions based on emotions, especially when it comes to love. Instead, focus on the facts and only go with what you know to be true.
The Devil Reversed as a Person
When drawing The Devil reversed as a person, a card describes a person who is very selfish and self-centered. This card also describes someone who is very ambitious and never lets himself fail. This is someone who is very arrogant and sometimes behaves quite arrogantly. Because of his overconfidence, he is unable to see his own mistakes. This card can also mean someone who has been led astray through others. Because of the Devil’s reversed tarot, it can be a forewarning against a dangerous and dark side you are about to manifest.
Sometimes this card may point out to one of your own habits. The reversed Devil can mean you are stuck in a habit to which you are unable to break free. You feel that you are powerless over your bad habits, that you cannot change and that you are very trapped in these habits. On the other hand, the reversed Devil tarot card can be telling you to look inside yourself in order to find out what triggers your habits and why you feel powerless over them. Because doing so will help you to break free of the old ways and start over again with a new attitude and mindset.
When you draw The Devil reversed as a person, a physical characteristcs of a card as a person can be indicated. It could mean that a person is struggling with their addictions, they are overwhelmed by work, or they have become too reliant on technology. Additionally, it advises that somebody has an attitude of abuse, abuse of power or deceit. This sort of person is a selfish, demanding, and greedy one. They can be the worst sort of people. However, if one is in possession of this card, it may also suggest that they are being overcome by lust, jealousy, or envy.
If your question is about a The Devil reversed card as a emotional description of person, he is manipulative, and might try to be close to you at first to destroy you. He might also try to take advantage of your generosity. This card does not change the meaning of the Tarot in any way, but it serves as a reminder of the devil in you, which might try to take control. It shows that this person is not ready to take responsibility of him or herself. They try to live their life in someone else’s rules, instead of putting a plan together to make their vision a reality. You must break the cycle of destruction and try to find the courage to start again, even if it is hard. It’s a difficult world to be in, but you’re strong enough to finish this part. Don’t give up.
The Devil Reversed as a Feeling
When you draw The Devil reversed as a feeling, a card reveals your consciousness about a specific circumstance in your life. It’s time to explore your inner self to seek the meaning of your existence. You are not the body but the souls that travel in the body. The souls have not left the body, they have just drifted away. With this understanding, the universe will provide something for you. You have to learn how to use this energy to build your life. A reversed Devil card also alerts you that you need some time to get away from the hectic lifestyle and take some time for yourself. Give yourself some self-love and appreciation. Spend time with your family, children and loved ones. You need to care for yourself first before taking up any more responsibilities or obligations. Be away from all those things that make you miserable and focus on giving yourself some personal space. This card urges you to control the negative thoughts that affect your life by learning to say no to those things that are not good for you.
If your question is about The Devil reversed card as a feeling, a reading exposes that your feeling might be blocked. You must find a way to get rid of the blocking forces. You will feel frustrated and desperate if you are unable to access your inner self. Therefore, you must take your time and move slowly. This will help you figure out the cause of your disturbance and solve the problem. If your question is about the things in your life, you must confront the truth, and understand the situation better. Acknowledge the facts, and let them go.
What Is The Devil Card Reversed as a Positive Card, Strength, and Advantage?
When The Devil reversed appears in a positive Tarot position, or as strength and advantage, it symbolizes success. You’re achieving what you set out to do. You are a winner, and you know you have what it takes to triumph. This card also shows up when you are putting yourself first. You are making the self-care and respect you need to be your top priority. You can’t afford not to do this. As you make yourself your number one priority, take into consideration that the Devil reversed is also related to feeling that you are over-committed, or are a victim of your own limiting beliefs and fears. You must take a break and restore. Now that The Devil is reversed, it is time to let go of any limiting beliefs or negative thoughts that keep you from accomplishing your goals. If you’ve been struggling with an addiction, The Devil reversed is a good indication as it symbolizes the desire to take back your life when it comes to these issues. The reversal of The Devil is also a sign that you must control your desires and not let them take control of you.
The Devil reversed card in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position tells you that if you have been dealing with an addiction to anything, such as work, sex, drugs, or shopping, it is time to get active and take control. You have worked terribly hard to get where you are, and you are now being tested and challenged. However, if you can summon the strength within you to say no and push past your fears, you can defeat the obstacles in your life and complete your goal.
The Devil card reversed denotes overcoming obstacles or traps or being duped, manipulated, or taken advantage of. It also means releasing yourself from your dependencies on something or someone in order to allow your power to shine. In a reversed position, the Devil shows that you have a strong sense of self-determination and refuse to be taken advantage of or used as a pawn in someone else’s game.
Reversed The Devil might occasionally indicate that something is getting on your nerves or that you are having more outbursts than usual. You need to rein in your emotions.
The Devil Reversed as an Obstacle
If you’ve pulled The Devil reversed card in a negative, weakness, or obstacle position in a reading, there is a strong possibility that the problem that has been troubling you will soon be resolved. The key is to stay persistent and continue to move forward. As long as you keep moving, the road will clear, and the Devil reversed will be a welcome card to see. The same goes for the Devil tarot card in general. This card’s overall message is that it is time to leave the past in the past and move forward. No matter what has happened in the past or how it has limited you, it’s time to stop allowing yourself to get stuck in negative thinking. Take a hard look at the events that have gotten you here and move forward with a positive outlook. If you do this, you will never go backward.
When The Devil reversed card appears in a negative position that is about weakness, or obstacle in a Tarot reading, the message the card sends is one of overcoming. The obstacle or weakness might be mental, and not any kind physical strength. It can be that you are dealing with feelings related to abuse or trauma, and need to find a way to eliminate them. The Devil reversed suggests that the obstacle can either be something within you, or something about you. As you are overcoming this obstacle, you are gaining a sense of freedom, strength, and independence.
When the Devil reversed card enters your reading, it means that you have made it to the other side. Even if you were not ready to admit defeat, you have come to terms with the fact that no matter how bad things may get, you can always get back up again without losing hope. You know that to achieve something, you have had to face several challenges and trials. These trials are there to teach you something about yourself. By overcoming all the challenges, you are gaining strength; strength to stand up and say ‘no thanks’ to those who doubt and criticize.
The Devil reversed can also appear as a weakness if you are being controlled by a bad habit. You can have addictions to substances, unhealthy relationships, or even addictions to hedonism. You know these addictions are not serving your highest good, but you are unwilling to let them go. The process of letting go and changing your habits can be challenging, but it is imperative for your long-term well-being. If you are stuck on a path with no way forward, consider asking for help from a third party that has not been involved in your habits. They can offer a fresh perspective that will help you move forward.
When the reversed Devil tarot card shows up, you can be feeling stuck. Instead of getting out of the situation you are in, you are being pulled deeper into it. Your fear, guilt, anxiety, and a sense of lack are what is causing you to have a lack of control. You need to get clear on your own life and what you want before you can move forward. If you are feeling a lack of control, you do not have to wait for a card to tell you.
The Devil Card Reversed as a Future Outcome
When The Devil reversed appears in a future or outcome Tarot spread position, it shows that you are struggling to move forward because you are holding on to a negative pattern. This is a choice; you can let it go and release its hold on you or you can hang onto it, making it even tighter. Whatever it is, you need to let it go and stop thinking about its negative connotations. Otherwise, your present will only get tighter, compounding the problem.
The Devil reversed might represent the release of negative, harmful, or dark energy that you previously had difficulty putting out of your mind. For instance, a woman you know may have been harbouring some serious resentment for your ex because of some unfulfilled emotional needs. You might now be getting over the trauma of the break-up and letting go of all your negative emotions. When you let go of this negative energy, you eliminate its hold on you and allow yourself to be happier and more lighthearted. It’s possible that you’re becoming more open to life’s pleasures and experiences.
The Devil reversed card in in a future outcome Tarot spread position calls you to re-evaluate your relationship with the material world. There is something that is causing you to feel that you must control your external environment. Your efforts seem to be causing more issues than they are resolving. You may be working so hard to keep up with all the demands being placed on you that your body and your spirit are starting to suffer. To give your inner and outer forces what they need, you will need to give yourself a much needed break.
At times you may be so busy trying to manage your external world that you are not looking after your own health and well-being. The reversed Devil tarot card is a warning that you could have an intense need to control or manipulate your environment and people around you. You could be driven by a fear of not being in control or having no power at all and may end up sacrificing your own independence and your own values to satisfy this need. This could manifest outwardly in unhealthy addictions (to substances including food, sex, work, etc.), as well as in unhealthy lifestyle and behaviours.
When in a Tarot reading The Devil reversed card appears in a future outcome position, it has an inescapable feeling attached to it. You might have to work with a devil of your own, perhaps one that shares traits with the original version of The Devil. Consider what you can change? Are there things that you can compromise on, or are you completely in ruder? Doing these things may not be the greatest idea for you right now. The Devil reversed may mean that it is time to go inward and find the way to overcome this obstacle.
In a reversed position, The Devil might indicate an awakening to the possibility to achieve what you have set out to do. You will come to the recognition that your goals can be reached, but you will need to change your mindset. The reversed Devil tarot card may represent a situation in which you feel trapped. You can feel trapped in a bad relationship, a demanding job, or a general lifestyle that you do not want to be a part of. It is possible that you have tried everything to escape, but you are unable to do so without upsetting your conscience.
The Devil Reversed Card as a Prediction of When an Event Will Occur
If you’re asking about possible time frame of an event, The Devil reversed card signals soon. But the exact time is unpredictable. But the card is a sign that whatever you think will happen next will probably not arrive when you expect it to arrive and that you’ll have to keep your eyes wide open. Because if you close your eyes, you could miss the chance. When reversed, the Devil also shows how we try to control every aspect of life and make everything work. We try to force ourselves to do what needs to be done to get things done. But this is not the correct approach. This approach will only result in failure in the end. The Devil reversed also shows that you are losing your power because you are limiting yourself from doing the best thing possible and letting go of the rest.
Drawing The Devil reversed when asking Tarot when will a certain event take place, reveals that whatever you are inquiring about will happen, but it is not clear when the event will happen. It will come when it is supposed to come, and you will not have to worry about a delay. Nevertheless, regardless of the time, The Devil reversed cautions you against making the wrong decisions because they may backfire. If you do, you may have to deal with the consequences which include being a prisoner or having your body parts tied and thrown into a lake.