When upright, the Five of Wands suggests that the user is up against competition or hardships that have slowed their progress to a crawl. Something is impeding your ability to move forward, and most likely, this tension comes from other people who are working towards goals similar to yours. There are opinions that aren’t being heard that may just provide the answers to the questions you seek. Strive to be the force that pulls instead of pushes. People are always stronger together than apart, and there’s no limit to what you might accomplish should you stop fighting against everyone else’s current.