Two of Cups Tarot Card Description
This card shows an image of a man and a woman that are exchanging their cups in a ceremony. There is the symbol of Hermes’ caduceus in between which is often related to negotiation, trade, cosmic energy, protection, proper conduct, and duality. The Two of Cups refers to something quite positive, for it is one of the most auspicious cards in the tarot for relationships, whether romantic, business or otherwise. It suggests a new partnership is in the works, and it will be created with balance, respect, and honor. Above the caduceus is a chimera, which symbolizes fire and passion also governs this partnership.
Upright Two of Cups Meaning
To see the Two of Cups is an indication of a partnership that is built on the union of forces, a strong connection and a balanced and equal partnership. The exchange of cups suggest that each party's emotions are intertwined with the other's, and each participant's feelings have profound affects on the other. A strong pair is indicated here, the joy of two becoming one.
A strong pair is indicated here, the joy of two becoming one.
When it comes to work, you may notice that the people around you will start to appreciate you more. There is a mutual respect here, meaning you will also be more comfortable in your workplace. If you are looking for new job opportunities, this card may be a good sign. In terms of love, the card represents commitment, a balanced relationship, and love. But this does not simply mean that you will no longer need to nurture your love to make it last. The card only signifies that true love and affection is present.
In your finances, the Two of Cups is associated with fairness and balance. This means that you are currently financially capable and you have the right amount of money to deal with your obligations. In relation with your health, people who are currently facing some health issues need to look for a practitioner that they will be comfortable working with and whom they can trust. In spirituality, it is a call for you to be more endearing and loving towards the others. You are receiving positive energy from the universe, and you need to share that energy.
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Upright 2 of Cups Tarot Love Meaning
Attraction and coming together is signaled by the 2 of Cups tarot love meaning. This card encourages the beginnings of partnerships of any kind, and the harmony that arises when two people come together to work in unity. This card also suggest a relationship that is mutually beneficial, one where the partners encourage one another to do their very best. If you’re already in a relationship, you may find that this time brings better communication, balance and amicability. You may be able to better cooperate at this time. Try and be aware of your partners and your own talents; give each other trust to do things that are your strengths. The 2 of Cups is all about partnerships that build up each individual person, while being together.
Two of Cups Reversal Meaning
When reversed, the Two of Cups can mean that the balance that was once there is broken. This balance was an integral part of keeping the individuals together, but to break it is to create disconnection and discord. The negative energy of two forces is present, and instead of them joining or attracting, they seem to repel each other.
You may be finding that certain small details that were not problems before are coming into play, signaling that one party may have resentments. A line of communication that allowed you and the other party to openly talk about disagreements has been cut off, only worsening the cycle of resentment and imbalance.
Be the first to open up, and you may find the problem much easier to repair than you thought it would be.
Reversed 2 of Cups Tarot Love Meaning
Something isn’t quite right when the reversed 2 of Cups card shows up in a love tarot reading. Either the two of you are becoming too co-dependent on each other, unable to develop each person’s unique talents, or the balance between two partners can be upset with uneven power dynamics. If you’re in a relationship, always make sure to nurture your own and your partner’s individuality; the two of you are different people, with different interests and needs. Being who you are, on your own, will bring more to the relationship than if you were identical to your partner. Sometimes, this card can also point to the pursuit of love at the expense of all else.
Two of Cups Tarot Cheat Sheet