The Temperance Tarot card tells us to take a pause and balance out our energy to build something bigger than we can possibly imagine. Maybe you are so busy doing things to the point of overload that you are unable to enjoy the small moments of life.
When you are working hard for the betterment of a group of people, you risk losing your personal connection with the people you love the most. The Temperance reversed card is a sign that you have to strike a balance in your life and show restraint. This doesn’t mean that you have to stop the progress you have been working on. The Temperance (reversed) suggests that you can continue working towards your long-term goals, but you need to take a break from time to time and appreciate the small things in life. It is a call for moderation.
You and your friends may be fighting constantly, and this can be a sign that you need to work on your tolerance and understanding with one another. You may be forcing your desires on your friends without listening to their requirements and demands. This might not be going in the way you want. It would do you good to just listen and understand the requirements of your friend and make adjustments within yourself to balance your friend’s needs.
Temperance reversed through the perspective of feelings means that singles will have to take the matter into their own hands. The person you should expect to meet is already part of your life. Temperance Reversed could mean that you need to find a better balance if you are single. You may be trying to have too many romantic connections, or you may not be able to truly find your identity and purpose in life.
Your actions may be a source of irritation to your partner, and sometimes make things more complicated because you or your partner are being unreasonable. You may feel that you can change your partner’s nature and become more sentimental, but your partner’s mood can be unpredictable sometimes. Take some time to understand your partner.
Sometimes, Temperance reversed can point to a lack of balance in your relationship, which is making your partnership difficult for both of you. This card may also indicate that one of you will leave the relationship because they feel that it no longer suits them, and the other person will have to make adjustments to keep them.
Temperance reversed as feelings for those who are in a relationship signals recklessness. This can indicate one of two things. The first, which is more positive, is that one of you is not sharing how they actually feel in order to keep things from falling apart. The problem with this approach is that those feelings are getting more and more suppressed over time, which can lead to resentment later on. Alternatively, you could be trying to keep a relationship together in a way that is harmful. You might be doing things like pressuring your partner to make choices, or not allowing yourself to have your own feelings or needs. If this is the case, it is necessary to reevaluate your relationship.
With Temperance reversed something is out of balance. There may be too much emotional stimulation, which is having an effect on your relationship. This imbalance could be either one-way or two-way, and may manifest as intense jealousy, possessiveness, or a general inability to appreciate your partner for their individuality. Sometimes, this card can also point to a desire for more solitude instead of connecting with others.
Temperance (reversed) in a love Tarot spread denotes that you and your spouse are drifting apart, or you are becoming too stressed out by one another. Alternatively, you might be dating someone who may not match with you completely, or you need to establish a better connection with your spouse. The relationship is becoming too hectic for you.
If you pull the Temperance reversed and you are wondering, if your relationship is progressing into more serious commitment, such as marriage or engagement, the card reveals that you may not be ready emotionally. You might have been in a period of instability in your relationship, which has created this imbalance. It also advises against making any drastic changes in your relationship’s future, unless you also wish to make them permanent or are ready from the inside. Right now, you two need to take a break and reevaluate things to ensure that your connection is still worth it. It is up to each of you to decide how you’re ready for marriage in light of the other factors, but at this time, you could only be delaying the inevitable. Another reading is that there may be an imbalance between your romantic and your professional relationships. You can have a great life, but it could be that your relationship is preventing you from achieving these goals. It can be that you are putting your career before your partner, or that your partner is putting your relationship above his or her work.
When you pull the Temperance reversed on feelings position and you want to know what your ex partner feels about you, the card signals that you need to be cautious and most of all balanced and calm in your actions. With this card reversed, you may face emotional outbursts or fits, which can affect your current relationships, that’s why you need to work hard to balance them. This imbalance in the relationships can be either by you or your ex’s actions or behavior. Both you and your partner need to understand each other and give equal attention and time.