XII — The Hanged Man


Element: Water
Planet: Neptune
Yes/No: Maybe


Step back and go with the flow. Try to look at things from a different perspective.

The Hanged Man Upright

deep insight, change, release, sacrifice, waiting, uncertainty, lack of direction, perspective, contemplation, martyrdom, walking a spiritual path (especially alone), suspending certain actions, disengaging, challenges, crisis/delays, suspension, metamorphosis, letting go, breaking patterns, spiritual detachment/detachment from material, waiting on a decision or changes to occur, avoiding romantic pressure/not rushing love, sacrificing for love, uncertainty about career, forced career break, thinking of next steps in career, work projects on pause, change in perspective about finances

The Hanged Man Reversed

standstill, sacrifice/avoiding sacrifice, lack of control, stalling, disinterest, stagnation, apathy, sacificing while getting nothing in return, indecision, being closed, involved, in limbo, being narrow minded, re-emergence, coming back to life, not letting go, false motives, holding back/holding on to the material, time for action, needless sacrifice, fear of sacrifice, new perspectives on love, changes in romantic life, new career move not working, procrastination/stalling for time at work, financial indecision, failed investment, wasted financial sacrifice