The Eight of Pentacles is the card of commitment, hard work, high standards, dedication, and accomplishment. This card shows a man who is hard at work. He is working diligently on one of his pentacles. Above him hang many finished pentacles in a line. He is working on them one by one, and he will not stop until they are all done.
The Eight of Pentacles reminds us that putting in consistent and diligent effort is just as important to the success of a relationship as having passionate feelings. Though putting in the work may not feel as sexy or as exciting, it’s part of the glue that holds a relationship together in the day-to-day. The Eight of Pentacles is a reminder to show our love through consistent actions over time.
If you are asking about someone’s intentions towards you, and you draw the Eight of Pentacles, that means this person intends to work hard for your relationship. They understand that relationships are not fun and happy by default, but that they require lots of work. They intend to put in this work so that their love can be completely transparent to you. They intend to do the heavy lifting if needed.
The Eight of Pentacles as intentions means that they intend to commit to you. They do not intend to pursue or give anyone else attention. They want you, and they intend to work for your commitment. This person’s intentions show that they are a great person to start a relationship with. They intend to dedicate themselves to you and never falter.
For singles and those embarking on new relationships, the Eight of Pentacles is a sign of them intending to reserve themselves for you. Unlike a lot of people in the dating phase, they do not intend to stray away from you. They intend on starting a relationship with you only. They intend to put in the effort and work even if you decide to date someone else. Their emotions and intentions are strong, and they do not intend on getting sad if you reject them. You are lucky to have someone as hardworking as this interested in you.
For existing relationships, the Eight of Pentacles represents an intention to continue commitment. They love you as much as they did when they met you. This person is perfect for a long-lasting relationship. They intend on a long-term relationship with you. They put in extra effort to make you happy. They intend to continue making you happy indefinitely, even if it severely tires them.
If you are asking about an ex’s intentions, the Eight of Pentacles shows that they intend to work for reunion. They still intend on a relationship with you. Your breakup did not hurt them, and they are still determined. They worked to fix everything about themselves that caused division. They intend and are willing to change their whole life for you.
In the context of whether or not a relationship is headed for commitment, engagement, or marriage, the Eight of Pentacles means that this person’s intentions are amazing. They certainly intend to commit and marry you. The Eight of Pentacles is the best sign to receive in terms of intentions relating to marriage. They intend to make this relationship work long-term no matter the sacrifice.
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If you are asking about someone’s intentions towards you, and you draw the Eight of Pentacles reversed, that means this person intends to stop putting in the effort. They intend this because they feel they carry the relationship. Their intentions may be irrational, but that is how they feel. They intend to withhold effort and love until their needs are met from your effort.
The Eight of Pentacles reversed as intentions means that they alternatively intend to be lazy. They could intend to take advantage of what they get from you and not return it. This is an unhealthy practice in a relationship. Intend to be honest with your partner if you feel disconnected or you have negative intentions.
For singles and those embarking on new relationships, the Eight of Pentacles reversed is a sign of them intending to wander romantically. They do not intend to commit to you yet. They may be lazy or interested in someone else. A healthy foundation for a relationship is not yet possible, but this does not mean it will never be possible. Intend on being honest, kind, and respectful to this person’s decisions.
For existing relationships, the Eight of Pentacles reversed represents an intention to express their exhaustion. The relationship has taken a lot out of them. They intend on making you keep the relationship together moving forward. They feel they did their part, and they do intend on doing more. This can be a scary phase of the relationship, but overcoming it is certainly possible.
If you are asking about an ex’s intentions, the Eight of Pentacles reversed shows that they intend to move on. The breakup drained them, and they have no energy to get back with you. They do not intend on stressing themself out for a relationship they only wanted situationally. Intend on fixing your problems if you still want to reunite with this person.
In the context of whether or not a relationship is headed for commitment, engagement, or marriage, the Eight of Pentacles reversed means that this person’s intentions are to drift from commitment. Marriage in the current state of the relationship scares them. They intend to deeply consider the relationship before committing. They imagine feeling abandoned in marriage because they feel they put in all of the effort with no reciprocation.
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For relationships and feelings, the Eight of Pentacles represents hard work and commitment. It is a reminder that the best relationships are the ones that we invest in. When we put in consistent and diligent effort into a relationship, it will thrive and grow. Never underestimate the power of putting in the work.
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