The Knight of Swords is the card of assertiveness, impatience, focus, daring, and ambition. This card shows a knight charging forward on his horse. His sword is flying through the air. This is a man who waits for no one. He is focused and he is fearless. He knows what he wants and he does what it takes to get it.
The Knight of Swords is a reminder that a take-charge attitude can be necessary to achieve our goals. As they say, you miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take. When it comes to the things we most desire in life, this card urges us to go for it. How will they know that you love them if you don’t tell them? Seize the day. You can do this.
If you are asking about someone’s intentions towards you, and you draw the Knight of Swords, that means this person intends on telling you how they feel. They have no second guesses when it comes to their intentions. They intend on getting what they want. They are determined, focused, and assertive. If you are the person on their mind, you will be theirs. They are extremely confident and no person can stop them from the person they desire.
The Knight of Swords as intentions means that they also intend to never slow down. This could lead to a relationship moving too fast. You may feel like they are a little aggressive when they talk with you. They intend to be in a relationship with the person they want, and they are restless to start it. This could be a great thing or a bad thing depending on your attraction to them and personality.
For singles and those embarking on new relationships, the Knight of Swords is a sign of them intending to quickly begin a relationship. You will notice extreme enthusiasm. It will be exciting for you because they know you are the one they want. This is the strongest card for predicting a future relationship in terms of intentions. You can be assured that this person intends on winning you over if you draw this card.
For existing relationships, the Knight of Swords represents an intention to make the relationship work no matter the consequences. They may cross boundaries or suffer from anger issues because of their impatience and utmost determination. They intend to be in a relationship with you even if it harms them. This person is a knight in shining armor for your love. They intend to go into battle just to obtain it.
If you are asking about an ex’s intentions, the Knight of Swords shows that they intend to win back control over you. They may do this in a rude and intrusive manner. They cannot stand the fact that they no longer have a place in your life. They want to reconcile, but it is your decision as to whether or not you want to give them another chance.
In the context of whether or not a relationship is headed for commitment, engagement, or marriage, the Knight of Swords means that this person’s intentions are focused on themselves. They care more about how marriage will benefit their life instead of yours. They intend to be an individual in marriage instead of a partnership. Whatever they want, they intend to achieve. If this is marriage, you can expect them to communicate this and possibly beg for it.
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If you are asking about someone’s intentions towards you, and you draw the Knight of Swords reversed, that means this person intends on being too aggressive. They go too far in getting what they want. This can transform into verbal abuse, overstepped boundaries, and lack of empathy. They intend to achieve their relationship goals even through the anger that they struggle with.
The Knight of Swords reversed as intentions means that they fail to understand and sympathize with you. They have no intention of improving this. They simply intend to conquer you, and they do not care about the things you need. They intend to be with you merely for their own self gain. This can lead to a very toxic relationship.
For singles and those embarking on new relationships, the Knight of Swords reversed is a sign of them intending to do things their way only. Intend to think about this person and imagine if there is any possibility where a relationship could work. Sometimes, the best thing to do is end communication with a person before an official relationship starts.
For existing relationships, the Knight of Swords reversed represents an intention to control everything. This person intends on being the controller of every aspect of the relationship. They intend to tell you what to do, demand things, and go about life their way. They have little respect for you or your wishes. Depending on how long the relationship has lasted, make it known that it cannot survive if this person acts this way.
If you are asking about an ex’s intentions, the Knight of Swords reversed shows that they intend to win back control and gaslight you. Similarly to the upright Knight of Swords, the reversed Knight of Swords indicates that they are extremely angry about the breakup and toxic towards you. They cannot live with knowing that you have ended the relationship and are back to living a happy life. They believe they did everything right and nothing wrong. They do not intend on accepting why they feel sad and angry about the breakup.
In the context of whether or not a relationship is headed for commitment, engagement, or marriage, the Knight of Swords reversed means that this person is on their own timeline. They are either not going to be very communicative about their intentions, or they are going to be overly blunt and hurtful. Their mindset is not ideal for marriage, which requires a partnership based on two people, rather than a single person’s needs.
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For relationships and feelings, the Knight of Swords represents assertiveness and confidence. Sometimes people get what they want just by being quick and bold. This card is a reminder to ask for what you need. Don’t hesitate to make a decision and be bold in your approach. You might just be surprised by what happens next.
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