The Empress

The Empress is the epitome of female beauty, fertility, and feminine wiles. She enjoys flirting with and teasing those she finds attractive. She’s a sensual creature who loves and appreciates her own body.  This card is associated with being overtly feminine, with voluptuousness. The Empress is all woman with breasts and hips and curves. She revels in her feminine nature. Want to know about The Empress Tarot Love? Scroll further down.

Abundance is another theme. There is also a correlation with luxury and wealth, living the “good life” and the power to do anything you please. The Empress is clearly living her best life.

The Empress: Description

She is in a garden, lying on a chaise lounge. At her back, is a comfortable pillow. Next to her, we see a heart emblazoned with the female symbol. Her robes are luscious and ornate.  Peeking out from beneath them, we see a pair of red slippers. She’s wearing a starry crown upon her head and holds a scepter.

The Empress: Yes or No

If the question is about romance and love, then the answer is “yes.”  For everything else it’s a “no.”


This card has a strong association with the act of creation. This could literally mean pregnancy. Perhaps you are pregnant or looking to conceive. Or maybe you are involved in an artistic project like writing a novel and “giving birth” to your ideas. There’s a reason why novelists call their current project a “book baby.”

This could also mean you are working on yourself. Maybe you are trying out a new morning routine, or you are trying to lose weight. Whatever it is, you are striving to create something meaningful and special. It could even be a new relationship, forming a bond with someone important.


The Empress Tarot Love


When this card is reversed, perhaps you aren’t taking care of yourself. Have you been putting everyone’s needs in front of your own? It’s helpful to remember you can’t be there for anyone else if you don’t take time for yourself.

This might mean getting enough sleep, eating more fruits or vegetables, or going for an evening walk.

This card also might mean you’ve been overindulging in something. Have you been doing some “retail therapy” and buying yourself nice things you don’t need as a pick-me-up?

The Empress Tarot Love

When it comes to love, this card is all about romance. Have you ever started dating someone new and you feel good, both inside and out? This card captures the excited energy of a new romance when all your senses are heightened.  Because this card is all about femininity, there is a strong sexual vibe as well. You are probably having a passionate romance.

When it comes to feelings, your love interest sees you as being very womanly. You are viewed as being a nurturer, feminine, and the ultimate female. If you are a man, you might have a very developed feminine side and your love interest can picture you as a father.

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