Learn the Tarot card meanings with Tarot Card by Card. Fresh, modern tarot interpretations. A sucka-free approach with affirmations, journaling prompts, theme songs, and reversals. Explore the Tarot card meanings in a hip, irreverent, fun way!
King of Cups
Keywords: love, compassion, mastery of emotions, capacity for giving, generosity, creativity, paternal
General meaning: I often refer to this card as the “King of Love” when he comes up in a reading. The King of Cups is the ultimate romantic ideal – caring, nurturing, patient and loving. He’s the type of guy who makes great husband and father material. You can also bet that he’ll be giving you his whole heart, ‘cause he’s a lover, not a fighter. This guy is a real softie. This card can also indicate that you adapt the qualities of this card: be sensitive, loving and nurturing. Like a “love boss”.
Reversed: Mr. Sulky is in da house. Love turns cold or whiny and your King of Love becomes a pouty, dishonest jerk. Big time drama, amplified. Emotional vampire – or emotionally unavailable. This can be a signal of addiction issues, especially when combined with the Devil. Emotionally abusive. A wussy.
Affirmation: I nurture and guide those who need it.
Theme song: “King of Love” by Dave Edmunds
Journaling prompt: In what way do you care for the needs of others? Journal about a time when you put others first.
© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2013
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