The Three of Swords stands for heartbreak, loneliness, and betrayal. For the querent, the appearance of the Three of Swords card is a warning. This is a warning about betrayal, abandonment, rejection, or a reversal of fortune. The Three of Swords card is a reminder of the banana peel life throws in your path. The appearance of this card tells you to beware - your world is about to turn upside down. The Three of Swords card is about your partner/spouse cheating on you, your best friend making snide remarks about you behind your back, or your business partner cheating you. This is about heartbreak, about betrayal.
You feel just as the image on the Three of Swords card – three swords drawn through your heart.
If you draw this card during a reading, know that something is amiss in your life. If you have been unaware, then the hurt is more, as you have not been expecting it. This is the time to examine your life and try to locate the problem. Take nothing for granted, and listen to your gut feeling, your inner voice.
There is every chance that you are thinking of hurting or betraying someone. This is the time to head off the trouble.