The Five of Cups, Minor Arcana, card indicates a deep sorrow, a brush with tragedy or loss. It is also a sign of dissatisfaction about what you do not have or what you could have done. You need to move on from the past. Do not beat yourself up over what has taken place in the past. Although it is hard to let go of bitter memories, you need to let go. Have you forgotten that every cloud has a silver lining? That which has been lost, whether monetarily or emotionally, needs the utmost forgiveness from you. Forgiveness will set you free. Also, you have to look for any positives that have come out of any losses. When a door closes, a window opens.
This card can signify a reunion with someone you used to be emotionally involved with. There is the possibility of a renewed relationship. Tread carefully. Pain and hurt from broken relationships are coming to an end. You are at a stage in your life where you feel inspired and ready to start anew. It also signifies that the lessons from the past, no matter how painful they are, should be embraced in order for personal growth and your happiness. This will benefit you in the future when encountering any tough or painful situations. Ultimately, the card speaks to being hopeful.