The Two of Cups card shows a man and a woman, each holding a cup, reaching towards each other. A winged lion floats in the sky above them.
Everyone LOVES the Two of Cups. This is the Love Card, after all. But it can mean more than romantic love, so I’ve gathered all my notes on this card, to help us read it when you see it in a tarot spread.
Keywords for the Two of Cups Card
- Love, romance, attraction
- Relationships, partnerships
- Shared understanding and support
- Engagement, marriage
Keywords for the Two of Cups Tarot Card Reversed
- Misunderstandings, arguments
- A breakup or separation
Reading reversed tarot cards is always optional, but if you’re interested in expanding your understanding of the tarot, click here to learn more.
The Two of Cups Card Explained
The Two of Cups is one of the “love cards.” It’s a very positive card when dealing with any relationship pairing.
It strongly indicates romance, attraction, and love, but it can also show up when dealing with a strong business partnership, friendship, or other relationship.
It’s a particularly good card when trying to build a shared understanding, or a working towards a common goal. This isn’t just a fun and sexy-times pairing – the Two of Cups represents a stronger, more solid relationship.
(Of course, it can also mean a strong attraction – so maybe fun and sexy-times will be a part of it)!
Patterns and Correspondences of the Two of Cups Card
- The Cups suit = rules the emotions
- Suit of cards = hearts
- Timeline = weeks to months
- Number 2 = balance and pairings
- Zodiac sign = Cancer
- Element = water
Two of Cups Tarot Card Meanings for Love
The Two of Cups is one of the very best cards for a solid long-term partnership. If you’re looking for a weekend fling, not so much.
But, it’s a great card for love, romance, attraction, and the whole shebang. A marriage proposal or similar declaration of commitment is quite the possibility!
It’s also a good card if you need to heal your relationship, or are looking to reconcile your differences and move on to something deeper.
Two of Cups Tarot Card Meanings for Work
This is a fantastic card for a business partnership. You are both on the same page and want the same things for this venture.
And if you haven’t found your perfect partner yet, it looks like they will be arriving into your life soon.
In the office, any partnership looks golden, so don’t be afraid to team up on a project to get the job done.
Two of Cups Tarot Card Meanings for Health
A very positive card for health and healing, the Two of Cups is represents the healing of old wounds, especially of the emotional kind.
If you are struggling with your health, you have (or soon will have) the support you need.
Two of Cups Tarot Card Meanings for Money and Finances
This card, although positive, doesn’t usually mean money will be coming into your life. Rather, it’s a card for sharing and working with a partner towards a common goal.
Do you need to get on the same page, financially-speaking, with someone in your life? If you two are working towards a common goal (like saving for a house, or paying off debt), it appears you have the solid partnership to make big things happen.
Two of Cups Tarot Card Meanings for Spiritual Guidance
No one walks this world alone. If you don’t now have someone to share your spiritual journey, you soon will.
Together, the two of you are soul-friends – true kindred spirits – who have a shared understanding of what being a spiritual person means.
Journal Prompts for the Two of Cups
I use my tarot journal to record all my spreads, meanings, and interpretations, and it really helps me remember things. Here’s a few prompts I’ve used in the past for the Two of Cups:
- “Do you feel supported in all of your relationships? What is missing?”
- “If you could show your love more actively, how would you do that?”
- “What does love look like to you? Is it words, gifts, actions, or something else?”