Which tarot queen do you identify with? The feisty, sexy Queen of Wands? The cool, detached Queen of Swords, the loving, intuitive Queen of Cups or perhaps you are the ever-practical, no-nonsense Queen of Pentacles? Of course, like most of us, you are probably a mixture of two or more. Let’s take a look at the fascinating tarot queens in love.
Just a quick note about elements. Queens are assigned the element of water (empathic, intuitive, emotional, passive) which reacts with the element of their sign. This has a bearing on their characters and behavior.
The Queen of Wands – General Characteristics
Element: Water of Fire
The Queen of Wands is dominated by the element of fire, which makes her extrovert, unpredictable, energetic and impulsive. However, the Queen element of water, tempers her more extreme characteristics, causing her to be considerate and caring toward other people. The Queen of Wands is outgoing, busy, ambitious and a bit of a party animal. She’s generally attractive, not just in looks, but in all ways. She’s sexy and fun, never bland or boring.
How to Attract a Queen of Wands
The Queen of Wands needs a strong personality in order to feel that the partnership is on an equal basis. An ‘average Joe’ stands no chance with this woman. To be attractive to a Queen of Wands, you need to demonstrate confidence and perhaps a little quirkiness as she is drawn to unusual people.
The Queen of Wands in a Relationship
The Queen of Wands may take a while to settle. Her relationship is a top priority. However, it is vital to understand that her career and any children she might have are all treated as equally important depending on her current life phase. She is passionate and easy-going. Her lover will be her best friend and she will treat them with warmth and compassion. Yet she is all-or-nothing – if any aspect of her life is displeasing, she is likely to tear it down.
The Queen of Cups – General Characteristics
Element: Water of Water
The Queen of Cups is pure water. There is no competing or supporting element in her make-up. This means she is dominated by her feelings and emotions. She is spiritual, empathic and intuitive. Yet she is also passionate beneath her calm surface as water can be affected by storms. She easily connects with others on an emotional level and, as a friend, lover or parent, she knows exactly how you feel.
How to Attract a Queen of Cups
The Queen of Cups can be attracted to any type of personality as long as they are genuine and considerate. She is turned off by any show of temper or authority, but is happy to accept that her partner will have qualities that she might lack.
The Queen of Cups in a Relationship
A relationship with a Queen of Cups is like a calm and loving sanctuary from the madness of the world. She soothes and nurtures, and when you are with her your worries slip away. As this relationship is feeling-based, be prepared to open up to her, you cannot hide anything from this deeply sensitive woman.
The Queen of Swords – General Characteristics
Element: Water of Air
The Queen of Swords is intellectual, witty and very honest. She doesn’t try to hide what she thinks. She can be impatient and a little nit-pickity and she likes things done her way. Despite all that, the water component of her personality means that she is sensitive and emotional underneath her prickly exterior. If she is ambitious, and she usually is, she’s not above a little scheming to get what she wants.
How to Attract a Queen of Swords
The Queen of Swords appreciates honesty and loyalty above all other qualities. She can see right through you, so don’t bother trying to present yourself as something you are not. She’s not into flattery or falseness, but she likes a little flirtation and is quite happy to interact with someone who is up-front about their intentions.
The Queen of Swords in a Relationship
The Queen of Swords is demanding in a relationship. She despises weak people, so you need to be able to stand up to her at times. She respects someone who can take the lead. Once she has chosen her partner, she is likely to stick with them through thick and thin. She’s not the sort to give up easily.
The Queen of Pentacles – General Characteristics
Element: Water of Earth
The Queen of Pentacles, may be career oriented, or a homebody, or both. Wherever she is focused she makes it her own. Her practical nature means she is reliable, punctual and completely dependable. She relates to people from all walks of life, and is particularly keen on animals.
How to Attract a Queen of Pentacles
Own a dog. Seriously, the Queen of Pentacles feels an affinity with anyone who is prepared to get their hands dirty. She’s not impressed by airs and graces, neither is a sharp intellect important to her. She’d prefer someone who plants trees to a high-flying financier.
The Queen of Pentacles in a Relationship
The Queen of Pentacles is usually an excellent home-maker, though if she is involved in a career, she is capable of prioritizing, therefore, making the beds may fall to the bottom of her to-do list. Be prepared to help out, to take on your share of the domestic chores, and make passionate love to her when required. The Queen of Pentacles is keenly aware that sex makes the world go round and she is happy to make the most of it. Her loyalty is legendary and, as long as you don’t let her down, you will have a partner for life.
So those are our tarot Queens. Can you relate to any of them? Could you love one of them?
Images from Tarot of the Renaissance by Giorgio Trevisan, published by Lo Scarabeo.