The Seven of Swords is a card of mental challenges and rites of passage. This card shows that you are finding it difficult to take the first step in a new direction.
The Seven of Swords reversed suggests that you need to release yourself from old habits and ways of thinking in order to overcome the current blockage. You need to accept what is happening to you and act on it, rather than trying to escape. Expand your horizon of possibilities.
If you are involved in an affair, the reversed Seven of Swords shows a growing reluctance to keep up the farse of having this type of relationship. You or your partner may be feeling increasingly uncomfortable with this relationship and would much rather come out in the open about what is happening.