Charismatic, charming, emotional, creative, intuitive, successful, moody, difficult to be around, unfaithful, anxious or depressed, hiding from reality, addiction, affairs, emotional overwhelmed, cultural activities, creative businesses, spiritual activities, secret societies.
The King of Cups is mysterious in nature. He can be detached, intense and deep. Emotionally, he is quite receptive but he can, at times, be explosive. He tends to draw people towards him as he has a natural charisma. As a king, the King of Cups often reflects our initiative and desire to get things done. He is a creative soul, always examining things from new perspectives. He is known for thinking outside of the box.
The deeply emotional and creative King of Cups is the most feminine of all the Kings. Regardless of career area, he is one of a kind and tends to be ruled by hunches rather than logic.
He can have an engaging personality but his intensity can make others uncomfortable (eg.= Tom Cruise).
When he has been slighted or insulted he never forgets and can be vengeful. His emotional openness can lead him to be exceptionally kind but also incredibly moody - it's a double edged sword. The King of Cups is never dull!
When this Tarot card is reversed, the King of Cups is transformed into someone who can't or won't deal with reality; drugs, alcohol and fantasies are used to forget. Unable to fully express his feelings, he may go through life convinced that no-one can really understand or accept him.
While the King of Cups reversed can indicate a man who is unfaithful in love, he generally will also be someone who can't decide which partner he wants to be with. Emotionally deep, there is the possibility that love will drown all parties.