Learn the meaning of the Six of Cups Tarot card
The Six of Cups belonging to the Suit of Cups in Tarot represents a city with Five Cups with flowers set in the middle of it. They symbolize general pleasure and happiness of its inhabitants. You can also see two children on the card: a boy and a girl. They are facing each other and are clearly happy. The boy is offering the girl one of the cups also filled with flowers (Ace of Cups), which indicates feelings such as joy and contentment. The whole tone of the card is bright yellow and blue, which further emphasizes the positive tone of the card. In fact, the Six of Cups always points to events related to our past. For example, it could be meeting a person from your past, or it could be a situation that relates to past events. The Six of Cups is very delicate and in its meaning positive both in the upright and reversed position. As the Tarot has assigned the number six to this card, it alludes to a kind of mastery and emotional balance. It is all kinds of memories and a return to moments and thoughts from long ago, especially childhood.
The upright Six of Cups always speaks of the past like no other card, so it will prove especially good for questions related specifically to people or events that have already occurred in your life. It's a desire to return to the past, especially dreams and memories from your younger years. The Six of Cups in an upright position also very often refers to the good atmosphere in your family and in some situations also to the birth of a new member. The upright Six of Cups indicates that you are experiencing certain situations again, which may indicate the rebuilding of a relationship that ended some time ago. Additionally, this card indicates longing, the need for closeness, and childish but genuine feelings towards the other person. In some circumstances, however, the Six of Cups may indicate that certain events will not happen again, and you will be left with only memories. This is a sign of all kinds of meetings, especially with people close to you, as well as an ability to reconcile with the past and forgive yourself and others. In relationships the Six of Cups can speak about friendship and a desire to help the other person.
In an upright position, the Six of Cups speaks of tender and positive feelings towards another person in relationship matters. It usually refers to some kind of sentiment, so it usually indicates relationships with people from very long ago, or even from your youth. The Six of Cups in upright position is a gesture, and sometimes also a gift, that you are giving to someone who is very close to you. The card predicts a reunion or even a continuation of events from long ago, which may bring you joy and contentment. In an ongoing relationship the Six of Cups in an upright position may indicate that you and your partner are eternal children, which can have both a positive and negative effect on his or her future. It can also mean that the current relationship is blocked by an over attachment to one partner's past especially when it involves a third party. For people who are single, the upright Six of Cups heralds the renewal of old relationships, and sometimes also the finding of a soul mate with whom you will connect with a deep feeling like you've always dreamed of. It's very possible that this person will come from the time and place of your adolescence. The Six of Cups represent fulfillment, happiness and satisfaction in the emotional field.
The reversed Six of Cups can tell you that you are revisiting past events too often, and perhaps worrying too much about the past. The reversed Six of Cups is a card that can speak to the fact that you revisit past events too often, and perhaps worry too much about it. If you see the Six of Cups in your Tarot reading, you know that part of you still wants to remain a child, but you're avoiding taking responsibility for your adult life. This can also apply to the emotional realm, which can cause problems around your loved ones and family. In particular, the card indicates that certain events that happened in the past may begin to negatively affect your current situation. With the Six of Cups, bad memories and people from the past, especially from your childhood, may appear in your life. Although this reversed card indicates a certain fear of life and a lack of self-confidence, it is still very subtle in its message and does not in itself herald any major crises.
The reversed Six of Cups in an ongoing relationship is usually indicative of long-standing problems and emotional immaturity that may prevent your relationship from developing further. It may be that you are no longer satisfied with your current situation, and the negative events of the past are adding to the dissatisfaction and difficulty in looking to the future, but the affection that still blossoms within you can make a difference. Of particular importance is the reversed Six of Cups for family matters, where it indicates a lack of authority or over-dependence on parents. This can lead to difficulties in making independent decisions and building mature relationships. In certain circumstances the reversed Six of Cups may indicate your readiness to finally move on and leave the past behind. However, if it's the other way around, the card encourages you to look for your other half with a fresh mindset and a new confidence. Don't let the past haunt you or prevent you from meeting new people. You may find that current problems in your emotional life are connected to the time of your youth. Try to face it once and for all and find in it the answer to your questions.
6 of Cups, Six of Goblets, 6 of Goblets, Six of Chalices, 6 of Chalices
Time of peace, melancholy, tranquility
Childhood memories, the joy of meeting someone from the past, faith, a willingness to forgive, a friendship relationship, a longing for family and childhood
The desire to remain an eternal child, the symbiotic relationship with parents, the dependence on authority figures, the fear of life, the lack of self-confidence