Two of Swords
The basic meaning of the card (Rider-Waite)
The basic meaning of the Two of Swords (Rider-Waite) is that it represents a situation where you are faced with a difficult decision and are at a loss, often feeling caught between two options. The card depicts a woman sitting with crossed arms holding two swords. She is blindfolded, which symbolizes that she cannot see clearly or that she is unwilling to see the truth in her situation.
When the Two of Swords is reversed, it indicates that you are in a situation where you need to make a decision but feel uncertain as to which path to choose. It can also mean that you are unwilling to see the truth or that you are avoiding taking a stance. This card urges you to consider all the facts, listen to your intuition, and choose the path that feels best for you.
When the Two of Swords is reversed, it can indicate that you have broken an impasse and are ready to move forward with a decision. Alternatively, it may indicate that you are still confused and unsure and need additional information or advice in order to make an informed decision. Reversed, the card can also warn that you are ignoring your intuition or avoiding confronting a situation that needs your attention.
If the Two of Swords appears in a reading about your relationships, it could mean that you are faced with a difficult choice between two people or that you are unwilling to see the truth in a situation. The card urges you to consider all the facts and listen to your intuition to determine which path is best for you. If you have been feeling stuck or unsure, the card may be a reminder that you need further information or advice in order to make an informed decision and move forward.