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Breaking a Curse or Hex

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How to Break a Hex or Curse
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One of the most popular articles on this site is one about magical self-defense and protection. In this piece, we discuss how to know if you are curse or hexed, and ways of protecting yourself to keep such things from taking place from the get-go. However, we also receive, on a pretty regular basis, emails from people who are positive they’re under magical attack already, and want to know how to break or lift the curse, hex, or spell that is causing them harm. Although the Magical Self-Defense article touches on this briefly, we’re going to expand on the techniques mentioned, since it’s such a popular topic.

Be sure to read the Magical Self-Defense article before you continue on this one, because it does detail ways to determine if you are, in fact, under magical attack. In general, though, you should be able to answer ALL THREE of the following questions with a yes:

  • Is there someone in your life that you have angered or offended in some way?
  • Is that person someone who has the magical knowledge to place a harmful spell on you?
  • Is a hex or curse the only possible explanation for what is happening to you?

If the answer to all three is "yes", then it's possible you've been cursed or hexed. If that's the case, then you may need to take protective measures.

There are a number of different ways to break a spell that is causing you harm, and those will vary depending on the guidelines and tenets of your tradition. However, the following methods are some of the most popular means of breaking a curse or hex.

 

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