Read Five of Swords meaning and description including upright and reverse tarot interpretation.
Five of Swords shows a man holding the swords, who is smiling and looking like he is the victor, while the other men walk away from him. This shows conflict in the relationships between the men, due to someone's actions.
This card represents the realization that you cannot run away from your problems, that you have to take a stand and fight and deal with them.
The Five of Swords asks you to remember that we are all of one soul. If you are winning at someone else's expense, this is not really winning, but an illusion of success. Whatever your involvement, you are paying a price on some level - so try always to remember that win-win solutions are the only solutions that work. Selfishness is ultimately a destructive emotion. Real self-interest lies in generosity.
Upright, this card has the following meanings:
Reversed, this card has the following meanings:
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