Five of Cups

Avoidance · Detachment · Loss · New hope · Regret

Five of Cups
Five of Cups Tarot card

Five of Cups's Meaning

This card is a dark omen. Like the rest of its suit, it is bound your emotions, and it brings with it a warning of loss and disappointment. Expect a setback in your life, almost certainly emotional. While this may be emotional, it may be a project or goal you are particularly invested in, emotionally. In certain positions it might also refer to events of the past which continue to cause regret or heartache. The only solution is optimism; this too shall pass.


The urge to try something new is a result of a disappointment or dissatisfaction you have experienced. Your current sadness is an expression of these failed expectations.


Explore any alternatives paths that you discover. But if you avoiding the truth, it will be difficult to create any sustainable satisfaction.


An error on your part will lead you to a regretful situation. Be ready to repair the damage you have caused and more importantly, to forgive yourself.

Yes / No Key Interpretation

The Five of Cups is a regretful card full of sadness, loss, and despondency. It could be a sign of not appreciating what you have in life or possibly avoidance of something yet to come. The disappointment and discontent associated with this card provide an answer of no to your question.

Key Dates, Timing, and Astrology.


Key dates: October 23 to November 2

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