Sarah Regan

mbg Spirituality & Relationships Editor

By Sarah Regan

mbg Spirituality & Relationships Editor

Sarah Regan is a Spirituality & Relationships Editor, and a registered yoga instructor. She received her bachelor’s in broadcasting and mass communication from SUNY Oswego, and lives in Buffalo, New York.

May 1, 2023

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From 111 to 999, certain number sequences have particular meanings, acting as messengers from our guides and the universe. In the case of angel number 1222, if you keep seeing it, you’ll want to pay attention. Here’s what it means, plus what to do when you see it.


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What are angel numbers?

Angel numbers are sequences of repeating numbers, typically in sets of three or four (i.e., 222 or 2222), though they can also show up as split numbers (i.e., 3433 or 717). According to professional intuitive and creator of the Awakening Intuition Oracle DeckTanya Carroll Richardson, these numbers are a synchronicity, or a meaningful coincidence—”divine guidance from angels and the universe.”

Each digit also has a different meaning, with the number 1, for example, relating to beginnings, while the number 5 relates to change, and the number 9 relates to endings.

As Richardson explains, when it comes to seeing angel numbers, you want to get clear on what was happening or what you were thinking about when you noticed them. For example, she says, you might notice it’s 1:11 just as you were thinking about expanding your business, which would be an indication that your angels support that idea.

Synchronicities can be subtle or very over the top when trying to get your attention,” she explains, adding, “People do love when these numbers appear, even if they don’t understand them, because they sense there’s something magical at play.”

The numbers 1 and 2 in numerology

While the ancient system of numerology and modern-day angel numbers are not inherently connected, traditionally speaking, there are some parallels worth noting. To understand 1222 as an angel number, it can help to understand what these two digits mean in numerology individually.

As medium and angel number expert Megan Michaela Firester (aka Mystic Michaela) previously told mindbodygreen, she thinks of the number 1 as the “Architect” number.

“It essentially means that you have the ability to create. When you see this number, it’s a strong sign from the universe that you are being supported with powerful forces to manifest in your life,” she explains, adding, “Whether this is love, career, health, or a courageous pursuit, you are being reminded that you create your own reality.”

And according to Richardson, in terms of the number two, it often has a soft, gentle energy signature. “It’s a number that represents harmony, cooperation, and presence in the here and now.”

As numerologist Michelle Buchanan previously explained to mbg, life path two’s are also known as the peacekeepers. “They’re detail-oriented, nurturing, intuitive, creative, and supportive—however, they must learn to love and believe in themselves and learn to say no,” she says.


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1222 angel number meanings

You’re on the right track.

When you put the number 1 in front of 222, it’s essentially amplifying or kickstarting the energy of angel number 222, which is all about harmony, balance, and sticking to your goals. If 1 represents a new portal opening or beginning, and 222 is encouraging you to stay on track, put them together and they mean you’re in a position to make big strides right now.


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What to do about it:

Consider angel number 1222 a reminder to keep working towards your goals. It may appear when an opportunity is presented to you, or you have a great idea about how to move forward, signifying that it’s an idea worth following.

Be open to new ways of doing things.

Sometimes, 222 speaks to starting a healthy new habit or changing your way of doing things in a more balanced way, according to Richardson. And because 1 represents a new beginning (or trying something new), angel number 1222 reminds you that sometimes a new way of thinking or doing things is necessary to accomplish what you’re after.


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What to do about it:

If you’ve been coming up against roadblocks in your manifestations and 1222 appears, it’s likely nudging you in a moment when you could do something differently to get a better outcome. This new way of doing things may relate to your own wellness practices, but can also speak to how you’re showing up in your work, relationships, or home life.

Seek balance in your life.

The angel number 222 speaks to seeking balance, and with 1 in front of it, it’s essentially doubling down on the need to take a balanced approach. Don’t be surprised if you see it when you’re feeling impatient, self-critical, or pushing yourself too hard, as it reminds you that good things take time, and there’s no need to rush.


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What to do about it:

Ease up on anywhere you’re feeling resistance and/or pressure in your life by seeking a more balanced approach. Whether you’re trying to force an outcome, rush a particular change, or being way too hard on yourself, know that you are divinely supported and trust in the natural unfolding of your path.

1222 angel number meaning for love

If you’re single…

If you’re single and angel number 1222 appears when you’re thinking about dating, it can indicate you may want to reframe your approach or mindset around dating to help attract the kind of partner you’re looking for, especially if you’ve been hung up on the fact that you’re single.

It can also remind you that good things take time, and sometimes the best way to attract a new love interest is to actually focus on yourself and create more balance in your own life.

What to do about it:

Focus on yourself and creating balance in your own life, trusting that you will never miss the things in your life that are meant to you—including relationships.

If you’re in a relationship…

If you’re in a relationship and see angel number 1222 when you’re with your partner or thinking about them, it suggests that a new phase of your relationship may be beginning or opening up to you.

if things haven’t been going well between you and your partner, it can also mean that a new way of doing things is necessary for the relationship to grow and evolve in a healthy, balanced way.

What to do about it:

If you and your partner are happy, keep doing what you’re doing as things may progress in a positive way soon (i.e. a new phase of your relationship). If not, angel number 1222 reminds you to be open to making necessary changes for the relationship to find more harmony and cooperation.

1222 meaning for twin flames

In case you’re unfamiliar with twin flames, the concept is that one soul can be split into two bodies, resulting in two people having a deep soul connection. Twin flame relationships are known to accelerate spiritual awakenings, intense growth, and major healing—but they’re also far from easy.

As such, twin flame relationships can become all consuming, and quickly lead to toxic patterns. So if 1222 appears to you after you meet your twin flame, it can be a reminder not to lose yourself in the relationship. Codependency and enmeshment are not signs of a balanced relationship, and 1222 reminds you to approach your twin flame relationship with the same balance and care as you do for other aspects of your life.


What does angel number 1222 mean in love?

In love, angel number 1222 reminds you to seek healthy and balanced relationships, whether the relationship itself needs more balance, or you need to focus on balancing your own life to show up for your partner in a healthy way.

Can 1222 be a warning?

In a sense, yes, angel number 1222 can warn that you’re trying to force something that isn’t going to work. Lean into trust and creating more balance in your life to avoid unneccsary strain.

What does 1212 mean spiritually?

Spiritually, angel number 1212 reminds you to remain open to opportunities and trust that you are supported by your angels.

The takeaway

Whether you see 1222 on a clock, a license plate, or a phone number, pay attention to what happened at that moment. In most cases, this angel number reminds you to seek balance and be open to new ways of doing things to get better results.