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Two of Cups
Upright Meaning Guide
Two of Cups Upright Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Partnership, unity, love, compatibility, happy couples, potential soulmates, relationships, harmony, balance, equality, attraction, connection, proposals, engagements, marriage, mutual respect
General Meaning and Interpretation (Upright)
In a general context, when the Two of Cups Tarot card appears things should be going well for you and life should be very harmonious. The Two of Cups is a very positive card. While it normally relates to unity and love in romantic relationships it can signify harmony and mutual respect and appreciation in friendships and partnerships. This Minor Arcana card can also signify equality and balance when it appears in your tarot spread. As this is an attraction card, you may find you are popular or sought after in many areas on your life!
Love & Relationships (Upright)
In a love Tarot reading, the Two of Cups is a great card to get! If you are single it represents a blossoming romance or the offer of a relationship with a person who you will share a strong connection with and who will be mutually attracted to you. It can also indicate a reunion with someone from the past. If you are in a relationship, the Two of Cups represents a perfect union, proposals, engagements and marriage. It a great omen as it indicates that your relationship is harmonious, loving, balanced and mutually supportive and that you are both feeling very content. You should soon find yourself taking your relationship to the next level of commitment or finding a deeper level of connection with your partner when this card appears. Although the Two of Cups is less intense than similar cards in the Major Arcana, it is an indicator that the relationship this card relates to is potentially with your soulmate.
In a career context, the Two of Cups can represent a strong and successful business partnership. If you are considering entering into a business partnership with someone when this card appears, it is a good omen that indicates that you and your business partner will work well together and will have similar goals and mutual respect for each other. If you are not in or entering into a partnership, the Two of Cups is still a good sign, representing harmony and balance in the workplace. You should find that things are going well and that your working relationships with colleagues should be going well. Financially, things should be balanced at the moment. You may not have an excessive amount of money but you will have enough to cover your bills and not worry.
Money & Career (Upright)
In a health context, if you have been suffering from health problems, the Two of Cups is a good omen indicating that things should be coming back into balance very soon. If you are pregnant, the Two of Cups can sometimes indicate a twin pregnancy, look to the supporting cards to confirm this.
In a spiritual context, the Two of Cups indicates that your connection to spirit should be strong at this time and you will be finding balance and harmony on your spiritual path. You will be very open to the love and positive energy the universe is sending you.
Reversed Meaning Guide
Two of Cups Reversed Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Disharmony, disconnection, imbalance, inequality, incompatibility, unhappy couples, arguments, breakups, separation, divorce, ending partnerships, losing friendships, abuse, dominance, bullying
General meaning and interpretation (Reversed)
In a general context, the Two of Cups Tarot card reversed can indicate a lack of harmony or balance in your life. It can signify that you may fall victim to some form of inequality, abuse or bullying. Again, while this Minor Arcana card in a reversed position usually relates to a romantic relationship, it can also signify falling out with a friend or being in a friendship that is imbalanced or one-sided in some way. It can indicate a partnership breaking down or a lack of equality or mutual respect in a partnership. It can also be a sign of arguments with friends, family, partners, business partners or colleagues.
Love & Relationships (Reversed)
In a love Tarot reading, if you are single, the Two of Cups Tarot card reversed can signify a romance with someone who you are incompatible with. It can indicate that someone you are dating may blow hot and cold on you. You may find that they can’t get enough of you one minute and disappear or give you the cold shoulder the next. If you are in a relationship, the Two of Cups reversed is not a great omen as it can signify arguments, broken engagements, separation or divorce. It can signify that you and/or your partner have been taking the relationship for granted and not putting the work in. You may find yourself drawn to someone other than your partner. Alternately, you may find that you and your partner have become so co-dependent that it is creating resentment or arguments in your relationship. Whatever the issue, if you want your relationship to survive, this card tells you that you need to re-balance the relationship. Or you may need to rebalance yourself by getting your own emotions, issues or ego in check, which may naturally balance out the relationship. The Two of Cups reversed can, in some Tarot readings, signify abuse, dominance or controlling behaviour. Look to the supporting cards for confirmation of this.
Money & Career (Reversed)
In a career context, the Two of Cups reversed can signify dissolving a business partnership that has turned sour. You and your business partner may no longer have the same goals or respect for each other that you once did. If you are not in a business partnership, you may find yourself butting heads with your colleagues or falling victim to some sort of inequality, harassment or bullying in the workplace. Your finances may be lacking balance with this Minor Arcana card in reverse so watch your spending when it appears.
In a health context, the Two of Cups reversed can suggest that disharmony, stress or tension may be causing a knock-on effect on your health. You see a lack of balance within you manifesting itself in physical symptoms such as headaches or migraines, high blood pressure or chronic fatigue. Try to resolve the imbalances in other areas of your life and see if your health issues subside.
In a spiritual context, the Two of Cups reversed can indicate that you are disconnected from the love and positive energy the universe is sending you. You may find it difficult to connect to spirit and find that you powers are very off balance at the moment. Try some meditation or energy work to bring yourself back into alignment with your spiritual path.
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