Your ability to cut something or someone out of your life. Is there a bad habit or behavior you need to cut out? A person that is not good for you that you need to cut out? Do you need to cut spending? Cut something out of your diet?
If the scissors are being used as a weapon, then it may mean you have been threatening to cut ties with someone and may be time to do it already. If they are being used against you, ask yourself is someone is causing you emotional pain by threatening to cut you out of their life.
The condition of the scissors and how well they are working will reflect how successful you are being at cutting out what is no longer necessary in your life.