11 Love Tarot Reading Blunders You Will Want to Avoid

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Have you ever wondered why it is so hard to read for yourself about love and relationships? Maybe you have even had the experience of going to a couple of different Tarot readers with the same question and received wildly varying predictions? It’s pretty bad when you have a reading or two and end up more confused than you were to begin with!

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11 Keys – An Advanced Love Tarot Spread

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  This advanced Tarot spread is inspired by years of reading the 9 Square intuitively, observing patterns and listening to the whispers of the cards themselves. In the past few months, I have felt a need to add two cards to the square when doing love Tarot readings… and then one day the penny dropped: each of the card positions correspond to Major Arcana 1-11, with the Hierophant as the central card and Justice as the outcome. In other words – perfection in terms of looking at long term potential with the Hierophant and Justice being two of the main marriage cards. Roughly then you get the following positional meanings: 1. House of the Magician – Expression of masculine energy in the relationship. Point of initiation. The beginning. Ability to give love. Communication. 2. House of the High Priestess – Receptivity. Intuitive guidance. What your gut is telling you about the relationship. Ability to receive love. 3. House of the Empress – The quality of nurturing inherent or lacking in this relationship. The chaos element. Mother issues (his or hers). 4. House of the Emperor – Leadership ability. Organisation. Protection. Father issues (his or hers). 5. House of the Hierophant – Long term potential is seen is this central card. How one or both feel about commitment. 6. House of the Lovers – How you connect at the level of the heart. 7. House of the Chariot – Potential power struggles. 8. House of Strength – Lust, sexual attraction and also your ability to ‘play’ together. 9. House of the Hermit – Need for (and ability to give) space/alone time 10. House of the Wheel of Fortune – The fated element. What the next turn of the Wheel is likely to bring. If one of the karmic cards are found here (Wheel, Moon, Justice, Judgement, Devil, Tower & The World), what happens next is predestined and cannot be avoided. 11. House of Justice – Most likely long term outcome for the relationship. Read together with the card in the House of the Hierophant to see if marriage/settling down together is a likely outcome. Each card becomes a key that unlocks the full meaning of the house in the context of the relationship you are reading on. SAMPLE READING A few sample interpretations from this reading: Temperance in the House of the Empress is a good sign that the relationship brings healing with regards to mother issues for one or both people in this relationship. 3 of Swords in the House of the Emperor indicates that one of the main challenges in this relationship is father issues, which seems to interfere and bring an element of emotional distance to these lovers. However, the awareness of this can bring healing. The Chariot in the House of the Hierophant together with the 9 of Cups in the House of Justice tells us...

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Why your ex gets in touch just when you’ve found someone new and how to know what he is after

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This post was inspired by a question from a reader. She wanted to know why her ex’s always seemed to get back in touch every time she had found someone new. My reply was: Oh, it is simple. They feel the energetic connection fading and they want to know why – on a subconscious level of course… but they’ll still act on it! If you stayed emotionally attached to your ex and found it hard to let go after the break-up, it is likely you had a push-you-pull-me relationship varying from slightly to highly co-dependent where he was in an avoidance pattern (expressed as commitment phobia) and you were in pattern of neediness (often based on abandonment issues). Energetically, the push-you-pull-me pattern would continue after the break-up until both of you consciously decided to move on or cut the cords. But it’s not always as simple as your ex being curious about what is going on with you when the energetic pull/grip is lessened: He may still have genuine feelings of love for you, he could be ‘fishing’ or it could be about ownership (testosterone is funny that way!)… Very little in love (and life) is black or white. So how can you know what he’s after when he gets in touch? This is where the Tarot comes in handy. 1. Get your cards out. Ground and centre. 2. Shuffle and cut as usual. 3. Keep pulling cards off the top until you get to the first Major Arcana card look for the main (subconscious) motivating factor for him getting back in touch in the list below. 4. Pull the next four cards off the top of the remaining cards and placed them around the Major Arcana card according to the  layout in the picture below: Central Major Arcana card – a subconscious, archetypal energy magnetising him toward you 1. What is currently on his mind about his connection with you 2. How he is currently fixed relationship-wise (Is he seeing someone new?) 3. How things ended between you (From his point of view) 4. His most likely course of action (or lack of action) LIST OF MAJOR ARCANA MEANINGS FOR THIS PARTICULAR SPREAD The Fool – He has no clue why he’s getting in touch but will have sensed the energy flow being cut off abruptly. The Magician – He wants to see you really badly… but beware! This trickster may have an agenda. He’s used to getting his own way. The High Priestess – You are his ideal woman and a living representation of his anima. Because he has idealised you something rotten in the past, you may now suffer the consequences of his madonna/whore complex. He’s not likely to be emotionally stable. The Empress – He misses being looked after. Did you mother him by any chance? The Emperor – You’re still one of his possessions...

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