The Fool Yes Or No Tarot Meaning

Does mean The Fool a yes or no in a Tarot reading? What other guidance does it give to help you get what you want?

The Fool is the symbol of new beginnings and growth and overall it means yes. There might be some turbulence getting in the way however and this major arcana also offers advice on how to get your way.

The Fool is often misunderstood as an idiot or a bad decision. This is the Hollywood version of the card but the truth is much further from that than you might think. The Fool is actually incredibly wise (if a little naive) and just isn’t constrained to things that no longer serve him. I always like to see a major arcana in a yes or no Tarot reading and this is one of my personal favorite cards.

This is your chance to start fresh and grow in new directions. Embracing The Fool’s message will help you move forward with confidence.

Does The Fool Mean Yes or No?

Overall it usually means yes but (as with most of the deck) whether it’s upright or reversed and the focus of your question, can change things.

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Upright The Fool as Yes or No Question


When The Fool is upright, it is telling us that a new beginning, a time of innocence and adventure is at hand. This is a time to be fearless, to take risks and to enjoy life to the fullest. This is a sign that you should take risks for what you want. Something big is about to happen.

Reversed The Fool as Yes or No Question

No – be careful!

When your card is reversed it means that you have been too reckless and fearless in your actions. You have taken unnecessary risks and haven’t heeded warnings or advice. Your lack of caution has now caught up with you, and you are likely experiencing the consequences of your choices. It’s time to slow down and reassess your situation, before making any more rash decisions. Ask yourself if the potential reward is worth the risk involved. Be sensible and prudent in your actions going forward. It might be better to be safe rather than sorry.

Upright The Fool as Yes or No for Love

The Fool as Yes or No for Love


For relationships, the upright Fool card is telling us that there are new beginnings, innocence, and adventure. This could be a new relationship that is just starting or something fresh and new in an existing relationship. The Fool is telling us to enjoy the moment and not take things too seriously. There may be some bumps in the road ahead but don’t worry, everything will work out as long as we stick to our true north.

Reversed The Fool as Yes or No for Love

Maybe, take it slow.

The reversed Food card for love is telling you that you are being reckless and need to be more aware of the consequences of your actions. If you want to find love, you need to learn how to trust yourself and others again. The Fool reversed can also indicate that a new relationship is starting out with too much risk involved. cautiously approach new relationships and give them time to develop before you commit.

It’s a sign that there’s maybe a yes here as long as you’re able to play it slow. Don’t rush into anything.

Upright The Fool as Yes or No for Advice

The Fool as Yes or No for Advice

Yes! Go for it!

For Advice, the card upright, tells us that new beginnings and innocence are around the corner. Be adventurous and open to all the possibilities that come your way. Especially if you’ve been stuck in a rut the answer is yes and you should get out there and make some changes.

The Fool doesn’t give a yes so much as a shove forward.

Reversed The Fool as Yes or No for Advice

Maybe, take it slow.

As Advice, this card reversed tells you that you are taking unnecessary risks and being reckless. You need to be more careful and fearful in your actions. It’s a maybe but this isn’t the time to dash ahead and hope for the best.

However, as a Message from the Universe, the Fool reversed can indicate that you are finally ready to take risks in your life. You have reached a point where you are no longer afraid of failure and are ready to go for what you want. Just be careful with how you choose to do this. Look to people you can rely on who have maybe been there before and seek their advice.

Upright The Fool as Yes or No for Career and Finance

The Fool as Yes or No for Career and Finance


As career and finance, the card upright means new beginnings and adventure. This might be for a new job or undertaking but some big things are before you. This is a time of opportunity and growth.

It’s a good sign for financial abundance but likely is going to take some change and it won’t just happen if you sit still and wait.

Reversed The Fool as Yes or No for Career and Finance

No – hold back for now!

As career and finance, The Fool reversed tells you not to be reckless with your finances. Fearlessness and risk can lead to ruin if not taken with caution. This is the time to be prudent and think things through before making any rash decisions. In terms of career, this may mean that it’s time to start being more careful in your professional dealings. Don’t take unnecessary risks – they could come back to bite you.

Proceed with caution, and you’ll fare better in the long run.

The Fool for Trust: Should You Trust Them?

Upright: Yes

Reversed: No

For whether you should trust someone, the Fool is telling us that we should have faith in ourselves and not be swayed by what others say. If the card is upright, then they are trustworthy. However, if the card is reversed, it could mean that they are not to be trusted.

The Fool is a symbol of a wise person who can sometimes be a little naive and trust too easily. This can lead you to connect easily and form strong relationships with others but sometimes it allows people to try and take advantage of you. Be careful who you trust with important things and don’t give too much energy to those unwilling to give it back.

What Is The Fool Trying to Tell You?

Aside from a limited yes or no spread, the card holds a deeper meaning for those who are willing to look. The fool is often seen as a symbol of wanderlust and times changing for the better. He represents the part of us that is ready to take risks and experience life to the fullest. His appearance in a reading can indicate that it is time for a new beginning, or that you are about to embark on an exciting new adventure.

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When The Fool appears in your reading, it means that there is an opportunity for new beginnings and change. For a yes or no question it’s generally a yes but sometimes offers some reservations if you’re taking risks too far. Pay attention to the signs around you and trust your intuition; the answers you seek will come to you when you’re ready.