The Eight of Cups is the card of walking away, searching for truth, and letting go. The card shows a man walking away from eight cups in the foreground. The man has turned his back on these cups with a sense of loss and disappointment. He is leaving what he knows behind him. He is escaping at night, which suggests that there is an element of avoidance in his energy.
The Eight of Cups reminds us that it is okay to let go and walk away when what is around you is no longer serving you or your needs. You do not have to stay out of duty or obligation. You have to do what is right for yourself. The Eight of Cups reminds us that there is no shame in walking away.
If you are asking about how someone sees you, and you draw the Eight of Cups, that means this person sees you as someone they might need to let go of. They have so many questions in their mind right now. Are you going to help them grow? Can you make them happy in the long run? Do they really love you, or are they just feeling lonely?
The Eight of Cups means that they see you as someone who will abandon them in the long run. This person is struggling with attachment issues. They don’t see your feelings for them at face value. They think that you are not really sincere. They are afraid that you might leave them soon.
For singles and those embarking on new relationships, the Eight of Cups is a sign that they see you as someone they cannot deeply connect with. They don’t know if your intentions are genuine or if you will abandon them soon. They are also trying to figure out how you would fit into their life. Are you someone who will help them become better?
For existing relationships, the Eight of Cups means that they see you as a partner who neglects their needs. If this resonates with you, you should do some self-reflection; what did you do to contribute to the current issues? Talk to your partner about what’s going on in their mind. No problem cannot be solved with honest and open communication.
If you are asking about an ex’s intentions, the Eight of Cups shows that they see you as someone they have finally moved on from. They have already accepted your relationship’s fate. It doesn’t necessarily mean that they are completely healed. There is a high chance they are running away from their own feelings. Regardless, they come from a place of acceptance.
Whether a relationship is headed for commitment, engagement, or marriage, the Eight of Cups means that they see you as a partner with whom they are hesitating to have a future. They are afraid of the future. They are not yet ready to enter a larger commitment. They have the tendency to run away at the first hint of it. It could be that your partner has unresolved abandonment trauma that they need to deal with first before they can move forward. You need to discuss these problems before irreparable damage befalls your relationship.
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If you are asking about how someone sees you, and you draw the Eight of Cups reversed, that means this person sees you as someone who will make a decision for them. Your relationship is at a standstill. This person doesn’t know if they should leave, fix their issues, or do nothing. They are afraid to make a decision. They want you to do it for them even though they have had their share of mistakes leading to where the relationship is.
The Eight of Cups reversed means that they see you as someone who triggers their fears of accepting their feelings. They don’t want to deal with the discomfort of confronting what they want. As a result, they are unable to move forward or backward. They couldn’t make a decision.
For singles and those embarking on new relationships, the Eight of Cups reversed is a sign that they see you as a likable person. However, they are too reluctant to offer you a new beginning. They are still determining what the future holds for the two of you. This person could be struggling to let go of past wounds. They are not yet ready to fully commit.
For existing relationships, the Eight of Cups reversed means that they see you as an enemy. Your relationship initially started with passion and romance, but now it’s as if you clash with one another any chance you get. They are thinking of leaving the relationship, but fear prevents them from doing so. What if they cannot bear the responsibility for their decision? A part of them resents you, while another part wants to keep you. You must get to the bottom of the problem to save the relationship from entering a point of no return. Because now, your connection is on the brink of collapsing.
If you are asking about an ex’s intentions, the Eight of Cups reversed shows that they see you as someone they cannot move on from. They constantly think about you, about what could have been. But they are too scared to face the depth of their feelings. They are unable to make a decision. If you want to reconcile with this person, keep in mind that they need to work on their problems before they can fulfill the role of a genuine partner who loves you. Otherwise, you will only reopen past wounds.
In the context of whether or not a relationship is headed for commitment, engagement, or marriage, the Eight of Cups reversed means that they see you as someone they don’t want to commit with. Your partner feels stuck. They are considering leaving the relationship but are too afraid of experiencing a world without you. For some of you, your partner doesn’t want to leave you, but they are also too scared to take the relationship to the next level. But the problem is, they prefer not doing anything about this dilemma. Confront your partner about these issues and talk about your needs and expectations.
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For relationships and feelings, the Eight of Cups represents walking away and letting go of the past. Sometimes it is necessary for us to move on from what no longer serves us, in order to find our greater good. What may seem like a curse now may prove to be a blessing in disguise. The Eight of Cups reminds us that it is okay for you to let go of what is no longer serving you. You are not beholden to obligation and duty if it is not right for you.
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