The Ace Of Swords As Feelings: What It Really Means

The Ace of Swords and what it means for feelings

When trying to interpret the Ace of Swords as it pertains to feelings, there are a few things you need to know. While this card can indicate very positive signs, it does require a bit of interpretation in order to understand the context.

This guide will teach you everything you need to know about drawing the Ace of Swords during a tarot reading about feelings.

Ace Of Swords As Feelings

The Ace of Swords is an interesting card to get in a tarot reading about feelings. While the suit of Swords generally doesn’t really deal with the emotions, this card is still a very positive sign.

As the first cards in the Minor Arcana’s numerical cycles, Aces represent new beginnings. They are associated with feelings of anticipation, optimism, and enthusiasm. Aces are a time to look forward to the future and start planting the seeds of things to come.

The suit of Swords is associated with the element of Air. This element governs the conscious mind, including logic, intellect, communication, and clear thinking. It typically comes up in situations that involve the need for analysis, deep thought, or cleverness.

When you put these concepts together, the Ace of Swords indicates feelings of newness, enthusiasm, and eagerness, especially relating to an intellectual connection of some sort. Since the suit of Swords is connected to communication, it also represents a desire for witty conversation.

For feelings, the Ace of Swords indicates that the person in question likely has very positive emotions toward you. They look forward to talking to you, especially when you both connect over shared intellectual pursuits. They seem to feel that you both have a lot of interests in common, and that’s important to them. This person feels that you’re very compatible with each other.

They may also view your conversations as a stimulating challenge. This person is likely to be great at banter or flirtation, so you may find that your conversations operate almost like a fencing match. Your talks could even be difficult to keep up with at times, but they’re well worth the effort.

It’s likely that you’ve earned a great deal of this person’s respect, and that’s important to them. They need to have mutual respect in order to have a relationship with someone, no matter whether that’s a close friendship, fruitful working relationship, or a romantic partnership.

This person may see you as a kind of muse. The Aces can also represent inspiration, so it’s likely that you inspire them in some way. People represented by the suit of Swords are typically clever problem solvers, so you may be a wellspring of innovative ideas to them. Part of the reason they enjoy interacting with you is that they always seem to come away with something to think about.

The Ace of Swords as feelings someone has for you can indicate that they consider your relationship to be at its beginning stages. They want to spend more time with you in order to get to know you better and forge a deeper connection.

You and this person are likely to get along very well together. While you will inevitably have differences, it appears that you can reason with each other and talk things through. Their feelings toward you are sincere, and they’re very clear about their opinion of you. They’re willing to talk through disagreements in order to preserve your relationship.

All of that aside, don’t forget that fresh starts generally come after difficult endings. You’re not likely to be this person’s first close friend, work partner, or lover. Bear in mind that they may carry some emotional baggage that they need to deal with and remember that you make them feel hopeful and optimistic despite all of this.

If you want to pursue a friendship or romantic relationship with this person, invest more energy in your mutual interests. Pay close attention to the things you encounter each day and try to remember any interesting tidbits that you can talk to this person about later. Think of it as a way for you to show them that you think of them often.

Since this tarot card represents a relationship in its infancy, there’s tremendous potential here. Together, the two of you can go anywhere. If you have similar feelings for this person, don’t be afraid to make them known.

Reversed Ace Of Swords As Feelings

Reversed, the Ace of Swords is a neutral or negative sign when it comes to feelings.

You can tell just by a quick glance at the imagery. While the upright Ace of Swords almost seems like a “thumbs up,” the reversal is a “thumbs down.” To go a bit deeper than that, the upright sword is drawn and ready for battle. Reversed, it’s uselessly pointed downward.

If you delve into the meaning of the upright Ace of Swords, you can deduce that the reversed Ace represents its opposite. This isn’t true of all tarot cards, but it is here. Where the upright Ace of Swords is communication and clarity of thought, a reversal turns this into miscommunication and confusion.

In a feelings reading, all of this means one of two things: This person either doesn’t know how they feel about you at this time, or doesn’t feel the kind of intellectual connection with you that they want from a friend or partner.

The Ace of Swords is newness, but a newness that brings optimism and enthusiasm. The reversed Ace of Swords is a new beginning that brings confusion and discomfort instead. This person likely doesn’t really know how they feel about you right now.

Since the suit of Swords focuses on the logical mind rather than the emotional mind, it often comes up in readings when feelings take a back seat. It’s possible that this person has too much going on in other areas of their life, so they haven’t yet put much thought into their feelings for you.

The Ace of Swords is also all about conversation. When it appears reversed in a reading about feelings, it can indicate that conversations tend to fall flat. This person may feel like you haven’t made much of an impression on them.

When it comes to the intellectual aspect of the suit of Swords, the reversed Ace of Swords can represent the lack of a mental connection. This person may desire a strong intellectual connection with their friends and partners, and it’s possible that they just don’t feel that with you yet.

Another possibility is that they aren’t in a position to communicate their feelings with you right now.

While this can all feel like bad news, it’s important to note that nothing is static. This tarot card is just a snapshot of a brief moment in time. This person may get to know you better, discover some shared interests, and decide that they enjoy your company in the future.

If you want to try to improve this person’s feelings for you, be there to support them while they sort themselves out. Avoid pressuring them to reveal their feelings. Invest more energy in any interests that you both share, so you have more to talk about.

Ace Of Swords As Feelings During A Love Reading

The Ace of Swords is a neutral-to-positive sign when it comes to feelings of love. If you’re wondering how your partner (or potential partner) feels about you, rest assured that they love spending time with you.

However, these feelings come with a caveat.

The suit of Swords doesn’t really deal with love. When you draw the Ace of Swords while inquiring about feelings of love, it usually points to feelings of respect and admiration, but not necessarily romance. This is a card of clarity and “cutting through the fog,” while strong feelings of love and lust tend to cloud the mind instead.

On the other hand, the good news is that this person feels like they can communicate easily with you. While your relationship is likely to have a few rocky spots here and there, you’re both able to talk through any challenges that you might face. This is a great sign when it comes to building healthy, long-lasting relationships.

Aces also embody eagerness and the desire to get things started. This can be a great sign for people seeking to form new relationships or deepen their existing ones. This person may want to start a romantic relationship with you, or, if you’re already dating, even propose to you.

With that in mind, this person’s feelings for you are likely to stem from an intellectual connection, inspiration, shared interests, and mutual admiration. Their vision of a relationship may not be the kind of romance depicted by the suit of Cups, or the passion hinted at by the suit of Wands. While it appears that you’re both very compatible mentally, it’s important to make sure that you meet each other’s physical and emotional needs as well.

When you add this all up, the Ace of Swords can indicate that the feelings this person has are true and run deep. They’re even likely to want to take things further with you. As long as you can both compromise on what you want from a relationship, you could be very happy together.             

Closing Thoughts

The Ace of Swords has a number of clear and interesting meanings when it comes to feelings someone has about you. And as long as you’re able to interpret this card correctly, it can be incredibly instructive!

If you’ve recently been presented with this card and need some help interpreting it, let us know!

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