Two of Cups

Two of Cups

The Basic Meaning of the Card (Rider-Waite)

The Two of Cups represents love, partnership and emotional balance. It symbolizes a strong connection between two individuals, which can include friendship, romance or collaboration.

Upright Meaning

The upright meaning of the Two of Cups indicates a positive and harmonious relationship. It can signal the beginning of a new relationship, strengthening of an existing connection or that a conflict has been resolved in a happy manner.

Reversed Meaning

The reversed meaning of the Two of Cups suggests insecurity, imbalance or conflict in a relationship. It may signify that a relationship is going through a difficult time, there is lack of communication or that there is an overriding of self-interest.

Example Interpretation

If the Two of Cups appears in a love reading together with cards that symbolize stability and growth, it may indicate that the relationship will remain strong and develop positively. If the card appears reversed and surrounded by cards that represent conflict and insecurity, it may be a signal that it is time to work on communication and to focus more on each other’s needs to restore balance in the relationship.


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