The Seven of Cups symbolizes imagination, choice, wishful thinking, illusion and fantasy. … There are many fantasies that are appearing from the cups, which represent the many visions that one sees while dreaming. The Seven of Cups may imply that you have several options to choose from.
The Seven of Cups, in a love context, tells us that a new love interest may appear in your life. If you’re already in a relationship, this will cause problems or make you question your current relationship. You will need to take a step back and evaluate what you are looking to get out of a partnership.
Reversed. A period of clarity after a time of confusion. It can also tell long-held dreams or ambitions are being overturned, either for good or ill.
Seven of Cups Reversed
Reality, clarity, sobriety, poor choices, lack of choice, opportunities or options, lack of spiritual growth, feeling trapped, avoiding issues, decisiveness, reality check, missed opportunities, focusing on the superficial/materialistic
General meaning and interpretation (Reversed)
In a general context, the Seven of Cups Tarot card reversed can show that you are finding clarity and getting back to reality after a period of indulging in fantasies or living in a dream world. You may be finally starting to act decisively and to see the correct path for you clearly, having previously felt indecisive or lost. It represents getting a reality check. Alternately, when this Minor Arcana appears reversed in your Tarot spread it can indicate that you may have a lack of options, choices or opportunities or you may be feeling restricted or trapped in some way.
Love & Relationships (Reversed)
In a love Tarot reading, if you are in a relationship, the Seven of Cups reversed indicates that you are starting to get a reality check about where your relationship is after a period of avoiding reality. You need to use this clarity to take stock of the relationship and take action to fix any issues that need to be resolved. Ignoring issues will not make them go away. If you are single, the Seven of Cups reversed indicates that you may be limiting the possibilities for romance by sticking too rigidly to an unrealistic or idealised notion of your perfect partner. Try to loosen up and date people you might not normally date.
Money & Career (Reversed)
In a career context, the Seven of Cups reversed can indicate that you may be feeling trapped in your career or that your opportunities for advancement are restricted. Perhaps you feel that you’ve missed out on the perfect job, as you weren’t focused enough on your goals in the past. Don’t dwell on what you’ve missed rather take proactive steps to create opportunities for yourself now. In a financial context, you should be feeling more decisive about financial matters.
In a health Tarot reading, the Seven of Cups reversed can represent poor lifestyle choices having a negative effect on health. If you have been overindulging or binging on food, alcohol or drugs, for instance, the Seven of Cups reversed tells you it’s time to get back your control. If you are finding it difficult to stop your negative indulgences, get help from a professional or speak to your doctor. Alternatively, you might be getting so into health and fitness that you could overdo it. It’s great to look after your health, but give yourself a break from time to time. It’s important to allow yourself time to relax.
In a spiritual context, the Seven of Cups reversed shows you are neglecting your spiritual side and are overly focused on the superficial or materialistic elements of life. Materialistic pursuits will not bring you true contentment. Try to develop your spiritual side to find contentment and enlightenment. Don’t limit yourself. You are capable of so much more than you realise!
Beginnings follow ends, so cheer on what’s learned and to be learned. We will cross paths again. Next time on an elevator or standing in line to board a plane, look around. A familiar face may be nearby. Pivot, say hello. Take the time to embrace, reminisce, and enjoy the moment catching up.
WE&P by: EZorrilla.