8 Three of Wands Tarot Meanings: Love, Outcomes, Feelings & More!

The meaning of the Three of Wands Tarot card is ‘teamwork.’ You have a chance at obtaining a successful relationship with someone you have your eyes on. However, it’s typical for the Three of Wands to symbolize work or business opportunities that may impact a partnership.

Three of Wands General Tarot Meaning

Most Wand cards deal with work, business, and creativity: the Three of Wands is no different. The Three of Wands is a card of trade and commerce. Trade will happen not just locally but on an international scale. You could be shipping your products off to faraway lands. Alternatively, you could find yourself traveling overseas for business.

The Three of Wands Tarot love and relationships
The Three of Wands is a very good card to receive if you’re single or looking for new career opportunities.

The Three of Wands advises that you look toward unfamiliar terrain for opportunities. Don’t go with the same-old-same-old you’re used to. Look toward places and cultures you’ve never experienced before. You may find a hidden gem.

Many readers struggle to separate the Three and Two of Wands because they can both predict a need for cooperation. Although similar, the Three of Wands advises you to work in teams (whereas the Two of Wand’s meaning is about a partnership, usually among only two people, and no more than three).  

Teamwork makes dreams work, and this is true when the Three of Wands makes an appearance. You could find yourself having to work on relationships – even ones that are a pain in the ass – to complete what you set out to achieve. Therefore, although the Three of Wands is usually a positive card, it can be negative if you have to work with people you don’t like.

Three of Wands Love Tarot Meaning

In a love Tarot reading, the Three of Wands can predict the unwanted insertion of someone else into your relationship. They may think they’re helping you or your partner, but you know what they say: two is company, three is a crowd.

Sometimes, the Three of Wands can mean that you and your partner work well as a team. However, be careful that everything doesn’t become too stale and routine. Remember to spice things up a bit from time to time.

(If you would like more detailed love and relationship Tarot meanings for the Three of Wands, be sure to check out my Love Tarot Meanings e-book.)

Three of Wands Feelings Tarot Meaning

If you’re unsure where you stand with your partner or what their feelings are toward you, don’t worry, as all will become clear soon. In this case, the Three of Wands symbolizes an opportunity for clarity. Obviously, this doesn’t tell you what will happen after you receive this newfound clarity, but all will be revealed soon enough (Wands are quick cards).

Three of Wands Career & Business Tarot Meaning

The meaning of the Three of Wands in a career context is pretty obvious and straightforward. Just like the Two of Wands, a Three of Wands in a career Tarot reading can mean that you have to work with team members. The Three of Wands will also pop up when you collaborate with many people on a project.

Another meaning for the Three of Wands is that you must trade either internationally or online. The demand in your local area may not be high enough to fund the lifestyle you’re craving. There are better opportunities for you overseas. In some cases, the Three of Wands can mean that you will take your business entirely online and live a laptop lifestyle.

Three of Wands Future Tarot Meaning

The Three of Wands predicts that you will have a chance for clarity in the future. If you’re currently unsure which direction you’ll be going in, all will become clear to you in the coming days, weeks, and months. The Tarot cards in the Wands suit are usually quite quick, so you shouldn’t have to wait long. 

When it lands in an outcome or future position, the Three of Wands predicts that you will get the opportunity to work in teams in the future. Socially, you may take up a hobby that will involve you cooperating with groups of people. 

In love Tarot spreads, the Three of Wands can mean that you’ll get the chance to plead your case to a potential lover in the future. There’s also the possibility that a friend or group of friends will put in a good word for you and assist you on the love front. 

Yes or No with Three of Wands Tarot Meaning

General – The Three of Wands is a neutral card meaning – whether or not it’s a yes or no depends on the specific question. 

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Do they like me? – Yes, your lover likes you. Are you concerned about why your lover or potential lover is acting distant? If this is the case, the Three of Wands means that they’re currently wrapped up in a hobby, but that they do have feelings for you.

Am I pregnant? – I would only interpret the Three of Wands as positive for pregnancy if you have other people who are close to you who may be pregnant. 

Is this relationship going to last? – Yes, this relationship is going to last for the foreseeable future. However, it’s not certain that your relationship is going to last a lifetime because the Three of Wands is not a traditional marriage card. 

Does the future of this look promising? – Yes, the future of this situation looks promising, but you will have to enlist the help of other people to achieve your goals. 

Am I going to reconcile with my ex? – If you’re curious whether or not an ex-lover is going to come back, the Three of Wands can predict that there’s going to be an opportunity for contact.

Three of Wands as a Negative, Weakness, or Obstacle

When the Three of Wands appears in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, this means you’re going to have to put up with people who you don’t like. There will be people in your social circle of whom you won’t be a fan. 

The Three of Wands can also pop up as an obstacle if you have to wait for clarity, especially if this information is coming from someone else. Sometimes you just can’t rush the process.

Three of Wands as a Positive, Strength, or Advantage

When the Three of Wands appears in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position, it means there’s a great opportunity out there for you. You must be brave enough to admit what you want and take it. 

The Three of Wands will also appear as an advantage in a Tarot spread if you’re going to achieve your goals with the help of other people. You must work well in a team, but it seems as though you’re capable. 

Sometimes, the Three of Wands will appear in career readings when you’re going to get the chance to travel with your work. For business readings, the Three of Wands can mean that you’re going to get the chance to trade internationally. 

The Three of Wands is especially positive for hobbies and interests. If you’re competing for a trophy, certificate, or medal, the Three of Wands is an excellent omen.

Closing Thoughts on The Three of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

The Three of Wands is a top work and career Tarot card. How do you feel about this card? Is it strictly a career or business card? Or do you interpret it differently? Feel free to share in the comment section. 

(Please note that I do not interpret other people’s readings for them. If you’re looking for help interpreting your Tarot readings, feel free to check out the Love Tarot Meanings e-book). 

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