The Queen of Cups is caring, sensitive, compassionate and nurturing. She is emotionally secure and can connect on an emotional level with others. This is a woman who seems to know what is wrong before you open your mouth. She seems to have just the right solution to problems relating to emotions, feelings and relationships. Thus, her intuition is very strong and she has a unique talent to pick up on emotional energy.
As with the Court Cards, the Queen of Cups can manifest as a person in your life or as a part of yourself. She often appears as a mature female.
The Queen of Cups has the most powerful intuition. She is the pure force of Water. She acts like a mirror, she reflects the hidden part of others back to them, and so they can see their own mysteries. Hence, the Queen of Cups suggests you need to listen to your inner voice and to trust your intuition.
The Queen of Cups has the ability to sense the needs of others around her. Those who suffer or struggle are drawn towards her because of her sensitivity. Her greatest vulnerability is to lose her own sense of self.
The Queen of Cups tends to think with her heart, rather than her head. She might lack common sense and rationality but she is incredibly intuitive. If you find that the logical approach is not working for you, the Queen of Cups urges you to follow your heart instead of your mind. There are situations in which it might be better to turn inwards to find the solution.
The Queen of Cups symbolizes achievements made possible by the use of imagination and creativity. She enjoys good music, literature, art and things of beauty. Thus, you may be more inclined to undertake creative projects, particularly if it acts as a form of self-expression.