Love Tarot and the Knight of Swords

Understanding the Knight of Swords in a Love Tarot Reading

In a love tarot reading, the Knight of Swords represents a quick minded and action oriented individual. In fact, his mind moves so fast that he can hardly manage to stay in one place long enough to maintain a long lasting relationship. He can be hasty, inpatient and can become frustrated quite easily.  The Knight of Swords is ruled by his mind. He is a seeker of truth and tends to become obsessed with supporting a cause. Because he tends to live within the world of intellect, the Knight of Swords can have difficulty in developing emotional attachments. He can enter your live with great fervor but leave as quickly as he came. He struggles with commitment and can talk a good talk. When he appears in a love tarot reading, it usually suggests that you keep an eye on your love interest actions. Remember that actions speak louder than words.

If the Knight of Swords tarot card represents a particular love situation or issue, you may be required to stand up for your values. A conflict in your relationship may force you to count on your mind for a solution and not necessarily your feelings. This is the time to listen to your mind and not your heart. Analytic thinking will help you and your partner work through difficult challenges.

If you are already in a committed relationship and pull the Knight of Swords in a love tarot reading, you may find yourself in a relationship with a constant crusader, always out in the world fighting for what he believes in, but never managing to put the time into the relationship. Sometimes the Knight of Swords tarot card can represent a fear of intimacy. If you are having difficulty in getting your partner to connect with you on an emotional level, you may have to device new methods of reaching him. Usually, this is through the intellect. Your connection may be more based on mutual beliefs and not necessarily on a deep attachment.

If you are single and draw the Knight of Swords in a love tarot reading, you may be forced to take a good look at what type of person you are attracted to. You may have to let go of your old ideas about what you deem attractive. Instead of focusing on looks or material security, it’s time to start appreciating someone for their mind.

©2011 All Rights Reserved. Images of individual tarot cards are from the Aquatic Tarot Deck created by Andreas Schröter and are used with his permission. They are for example purposes only.


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