Nine of Cups as Reconciliation Tarot Card Meaning Sibyl Tarot

The Nine of Cups is the card of wishes coming true, contentment, satisfaction, achievements, and success. This card depicts a man sitting with nine cups around him. He is smiling and looks very satisfied. He is content with what he has. The cups around him represent emotional fulfillment. 

The Nine of Cups reminds us that wishes do come true and that success will come your way. Emotional fulfillment exists, and you deserve it all. The Universe is a place of abundance, and this abundance was meant for you. The Nine of Cups reminds us to never settle for less than what we deserve. If you are still looking for emotional fulfillment, know that it is out there and waiting for you.

Upright Nine of Cups as Reconciliation

If you are asking about how your ex feels about reconciling with you, and you draw the Nine of Cups, it means your ex feels reconciliation would be a dream come true. They realize you were their wish all along. You emotionally fulfill them. This person thinks a relationship with you would be successful. They feel emotionally abundant with you, and they miss the emotional intimacy you had together. This person is trying to manifest or pray for your return.

Nine of Cups as reconciliation is a sign your ex is starting to appreciate what they took for granted. Your relationship is filled with contentment and joy. Both parties see the value of each other. You make each other happy. Your partner is grateful to have you back in their lives again. The reunion feels like a celebration to them. The number nine in the Tarot indicates being near completion, so expect an upgrade to a higher level of commitment.

When your ex thinks about reconciliation with you, they feel happy. They imagine themselves being content, peaceful, and just generally happy with their lives. This person wants to offer a higher level of commitment. This person realizes how special you are, and they recognize the value you add to their lives. If they took you for granted, they regret it. Your person would be very grateful to have you back in their life. They are proud of you.

If you’ve recently split up, Nine of Cups means your ex is replaying happy memories in their head. They are struggling to move on. They are thinking of all the ways you fulfilled them emotionally. You brought so much joy into their life. They’ve realized you were their heart’s desire. The Nine of Cups can signify pride, which could indicate being a “trophy” partner. Your ex enjoyed showing you off. Your ex regrets no longer being able to call you their partner.

If you’ve been in separation for a while, Nine of Cups means that even if your ex has moved on, they are proud to be able to say they were your ex. They are happy and content with their life right now. They have no hard feelings toward you. Your ex may still hold a torch for you, and they want to reconcile. They miss the fun, humor, and joy that your company brought into their lives.

If the two of you are still considering whether or not you should break up, Nine of Cups means this person does not want to break up with you. They see more pros than cons of being with you. They know other people would be proud to have you as a partner. Nobody else makes them as happy as you do. The Nine of Cups signifies pride, especially emotional pride and ego. This person is reluctant to show how much you mean to them. This card asks you to ask yourself if you are fulfilled in this relationship. Are your needs being met? Is ego an issue in this relationship?

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Reversed Nine of Cups as Reconciliation

If you are asking about how your ex feels about reconciling with you, and you draw the Nine of Cups reversed, it means they are unsure if reconciliation is best for the both of you. You fit their ideal of what a partner should be, but something is lacking. Your ex might find you attractive, but the spark is lost. Maybe you don’t connect emotionally or lack mutual understanding. The lack of chemistry and emotional compatibility is an issue.

Nine of Cups reversed as reconciliation is a sign of a relationship that looks ideal on paper. But in practice, there is no chemistry. One or both of you are only with the other for status. In the reverse position, the Nine of Cups may indicate dissatisfaction. They might be tempted by greener pastures. You no longer laugh or have a good time together. Being in this relationship is hard work, and it feels like a chore.

When your ex thinks about reconciliation with you, they feel dissatisfied with their lives and they feel unhappy without you. However, they’re unsure if reconciliation will cure the discontentment. This person needs some time to focus on themselves. The Nines in the Tarot symbolize independence. Give them some alone time to regroup and heal. Your person may get involved in rebound relationships to satisfy their ego. Their pride is getting in the way of a reconciliation.

If you’ve recently split up, Nine of Cups reversed means your person is unhappy without you. They are still hurting from the breakup, and they feel empty. Something is lacking, and they feel unfulfilled. Perhaps your ex has not done the shadow work necessary for healing. They are unhappy within themselves. A person who is unhappy alone cannot contribute to a happy relationship. They are not in a position to be working on repairing a relationship at this moment.

If you’ve been in separation for a while, Nine of Cups reversed means your person has not processed your break after all these years. This person applies “emotional bandages” to numb the pain at a surface level. They never did the intensive shadow work. They are in denial, and they may convince themselves that they are happy, when they’re not. This person has not fully healed and matured. They are in no position to reunite with you.

If the two of you are still considering whether or not you should break up, Nine of Cups reversed is a strong indicator of lack of contentment. Neither of you are happy in this relationship. They are insecure about their ability to satisfy you in some way. There’s a lack of fun and humor. The passion has fizzled out. You’re consumed by mundane day-to-day routines or work obligations. Drawing this card advises to restore what was lost in your relationship. Alternatively, this card advises you to avoid forcing the relationship out of pride.

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Conclusion

For relationships and reconciliation, the Nine of Cups represents emotional fulfillment and contentment. Wishes do come true, and dreams are realized. True happiness and emotional satisfaction is out there, and you should not settle for anything less than you deserve. Wholeness, harmony, belonging, and abundance were meant to be yours. 

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