Choices, illusions, opportunity, fairy gold, wait and see, emotional choices, deceptions, seeing only what you want to see, losing touch with reality, drugs, alcohol, self-creating fantasies.
When the Seven of Cups comes up in a Tarot reading, it is often an indicator that you may be faced with numerous opportunities, yet you are unsure as to which direction you should take. You may feel confused and uncertain. You may feel overwhelmed and unable to focus.
When the Seven of Cups appears, it seems like you have many wonderful possibilities in your life.
Now is not the time to act or try to pin them down. What you are seeing are beautiful illusions that need time and effort to become more concrete (or merely disappear).
Sometimes, the excitement of these choices can divide your energy and commitment - after all, why choose one when you can try to have them all. Without that commitment and choice, it's hard for anything to pan out.
Whether for relationship or career choices, look at all the options and wait a little longer.
A dreamy and hazy fantasy world exists within the Seven of Cups reversed. Reality is something you don't want to connect with - living in your dreams or clouding your thoughts with drugs or alcohol is much nicer.
You may be deceiving yourself with your relationships and need to search for reality rather than deluding yourself. Sometimes what is real is not as pleasant as your fantasies, but reality is what grounds you.