Five of Wands
The Five of Wands indicates disagreements, competitions, tensions and conflicts. The figures on the Five of Wands Card wear outfits of varying color and style. This is very significant as it symbolizes their different mindsets and personalities. There is no uniform or team color, and no common ground either. Whatever the situation, argument or challenges all appear to have different approaches to how it should be sorted. In your relationship, something has happened resulting in a change in the dynamics of the relationship. This may be from an external source. There is a disturbance in the force with the possibility of a third party trespassing on your territory.
Five of Wands (Reversed)
In the Five of Wands a battle has already broken out. When it Reverses, sides have been taken, the attack scaled up, or calmed down. Whatever way you look at it, there is change and upheaval in your life that cannot be escaped. Brushing issues under the carpet or attempting to look the other way will not work as the issue is already upon you. Action is required, staying with the old and familiar may offer comfort, but it does little to excite or encourage personal growth. When the Five of Wands Reverses, it can suggest a once volatile or erratic relationship has now settled down and developed into something more stable.