The Three of Pentacles is the card of teamwork, collaboration, and working towards shared goals. This card shows a young apprentice working on the construction of a cathedral. He is discussing his work with two others, a priest and a nobleman. They are all working together to achieve their mutual goal of building the cathedral.
The Three of Pentacles reminds us of that quote, “If you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together.” It takes more than just ourselves to build something great. This is true in relationships as well, because it takes two to tango.
If you are asking about how someone feels about you and you draw the Three of Pentacles, it means that this person is feeling collaborative. They are excited to see where your relationship can go, and how you can build your future together. They feel supported by you in your relationship, and they feel like they deeply trust you.
They also feel that the two of you each bring great qualities to the table, which makes your relationship better as a whole. For example, they may be shy while you are more outgoing. They love that you are not the exact same person, because what fun would that be? They love how different you are from them.
For singles and those embarking on new relationships, the Three of Pentacles means that this person is feeling great about you. They feel like the two of you have good chemistry and can make a great team. They see all the practical ways in which two of you work together as a couple. They are excited to collaborate with you to see where your relationship can go. This is a great sign for budding relationships.
For existing relationships, the Three of Pentacles indicates that this person feels that your relationship is at a very happy place right now. They feel like the two of you are truly greater together as a couple than you are as separate individuals. They feel listened to, and they feel heard. They feel supported by you, and they feel like the two of you can do anything together.
If you are asking about an old flame or an ex’s feelings about you, the Three of Pentacles indicates that they have come to the realization that the two of you were great together as a team. They miss how you always had their back. They miss how you were really on their side. If you are wondering about reconciliation or getting back together, this is a great first sign.
In the context of whether or not a relationship is headed for commitment, engagement, or marriage, the Three of Pentacles is an excellent sign. Your partner feels like you work really well together as a team. They can see you succeeding in marriage together, and they are enthusiastic about taking your relationship to the next level. This is a great time to talk to them about it to discuss what it would entail.
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When the Three of Pentacles is reversed, it means that this person is feeling like it’s been difficult to collaborate with you. You both are communicating, but you are talking past each other. It’s been hard for the two of you to work together as a team. While the emotions might be there, it somehow feels like it’s not translating into action.
This person may also be feeling like you are taking them for granted. They feel like they have been working hard in the relationship, but they’re not feeling like their efforts are being appreciated. Make sure that you see all of their contributions, not just the ones that you are laser focused on.
For singles and those in new relationships, the Three of Pentacles reversed is a sign of feeling like there’s been a lot of talk, but not a lot of action in terms of moving this relationship forward. They may be feeling frustrated and wondering if the two of you can truly collaborate together as a team. This is something that you will want to find out sooner rather than later, because it’s an essential part of any long-term, healthy relationship.
For those in committed relationships, the Three of Pentacles reversed is a sign of feeling like the two of you are not putting in equal effort in the relationship. Your partner may be feeling like you are taking them for granted. There may be some resentment here. They want to work hard, and they feel like they have been working hard. But they feel like their efforts are not being seen. Take some time to reassure them that you love them and that you see and appreciate their efforts.
If you are asking about an ex’s feelings about you, the Three of Pentacles reversed means that they are feeling like it was hard for the two of you to work together as a team. Though the breakup has been difficult for them, they are starting to see the ways in which you were incompatible with each other. They are not in the mood for reconciliation right now. If you want to change their mind, they would need to be convinced that the two of you could truly work together and succeed.
In the context of whether or not a relationship is headed for commitment, engagement, or marriage, the Three of Pentacles reversed means that they are feeling like there are still gaps for the two of you to overcome before making a larger commitment. They want to make sure that the two of you can work together as a team. They are realistic about the challenges of marriage, and they want to make sure that both of you are up to the task. This is a great time to talk to each other about this.
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For relationships and feelings, the Three of Pentacles represents hard work and collaboration. A relationship cannot be held up by one person. The two of you have to work well together as a team. Together, you can achieve anything, as long as you both have your eyes on the same goal and both put in the effort to achieve it.
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