Two of Cups Tarot Card Meanings

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Two of Cups Tarot Card
Meanings and Keywords:


Your other half. Deep love between two people.

Making a connection with someone. Intimacy.

Spiritual love. 

A unique and special friendship.

Giving and receiving love and support.


Spending quality time with your partner.




Communication hiccup.

Two of cups tarot card meanings upright

Two of cups in a general reading

Two of cups is the tarot card for being in love and being in a close relationship. There is real intimacy in the relationship, and you know and understand each other on a deep level.

Two of cups in the vision quest

In the context of the vision quest, there is union between the masculine and feminine inside the Seeker. Their kundalini is rising towards divinity.

Two of cups in a love reading

In a love reading, Two of cups denotes a deep friendship within the relationship, where the relationship has center stage in the Seeker’s life. The relationship is their number 1 priority.

Two of cups in a career reading

In a career reading, Two of cups tarot card signifies work in hospitality, wine taster, therapist, and healer. Two of cups can also mean you will find love at work. This card can also speak of the work you do because you love someone.

Two of cups as Feelings

Two of cups as how someone is feeling speaks of love that runs deep, both in friendships and in romance. This is love that puts the other person first. The Seeker could see the other person as part of themselves.

Two of Cups as Personality types

Two of cups as a person indicates someone who has a very friendly personality. They are great listeners and make great friends. They love deeply. They tend to have someone they love unconditionally in their life, and this motivates them in all other areas of their life. Two of cups speaks of someone balanced.

Two of cups tarot card meanings reversed

Two of Cups tarot card reversed indicates being afraid of love and relationships. The seeker might be dreaming of love, but when it comes down to actually having one, the fear of rejection and abandonment gets in the way. This card sometimes shows up reversed when there is a separation and break in a relationship or a communication hiccup that causes conflict or distance between couples.

Two of Cups Reversed as Personality types

The reversed meanings of the tarot cards often speaks of the Seeker acting out due to being under a lot of stress. This can bring out the shadow aspect of the person. 

Two of cups reversed as a person can speak of someone who feels it is safer to dream about love than actually having it. They dream about the perfect partner but feel deep down that this is unachievable to attain. Two of cups reversed people are often afraid of losing themselves in relationships. They need to take a step back and enter into the energy of Ace of cups until they are connected to themselves. They need to love themselves more.

Two of cups tarot card meanings summary

While the Ace of cups tarot card spoke about the potential for love to enter your life if you are open to receive, the two of cups tarot card speaks of love already blossoming. It is true love and a real connection. It is wonderful and scary, and most definitely worth it. Life without love can be harsh. We all have so much potential and it is often hidden until someone special sheds their loving light on us. Love makes us better people. Love makes us ask the big questions. Love makes everything worthwhile.

Two of cups Tarot Card Combinations

Some important tarot card combinations including Two of cups:

2 of cups + The Fool: Love at first sight. Unexpected love.

2 of cups + The Magician: Being swept off your feet. 

2 of cups + Strength: Gaining confidence in the relationship. 

2 of cups + The Sun: A new relationship. 

2 of cups + Four of wands: Celebrating your relationship. 

2 of cups + Five of wands: Friends fighting. Falling out. 

2 of cups + Nine of wands: Defending your relationship. 

2 of cups + Knight of wands: Adventurous love. 

2 of cups + Ace of swords: Strong communication in a relationship. A mental connection. 

2 of cups + Two of swords: Afraid to fall in love. Holding back. 

2 of cups + Three of swords: Long distance relationship. A break in the relationship.

2 of cups + Queen of swords: Turning your back on someone. 

2 of cups + Ace of pentacles: Joint bank account. A joint investment. 

2 of cups + Four of pentacles: Stable love. The relationship brings financial abundance. 

2 of cups + Page of pentacles: Physical attraction. 

2 of cups + Three of cups: Engagement. Wedding. 

2 of cups + Six of cups: Past love returning. Creating memories. 

2 of cups + Ten of cups: Perfect love. Spiritual love. 

Learn the Meanings of the Suit of Cups Tarot Cards Here.

Learn the Meanings of Two of Wands, Two of Pentacles, and Two of Swords

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