Have you ever had a conversation with someone who was such an attentive listener, that it seemed as if your opinions immediately became their opinions, and that your troubles became their troubles?
The Queen of Cups represents just such an individual, the spiritual, reflective essence of water made flesh. The perfect social chameleon, this person seems to perpetually exude patience, kindness, and understanding no matter who they are interacting with.
However, their innate empathy makes it exceedingly difficult to ascertain their true nature. Like the personality (or lack thereof) it represents, the interpretation of this card depends heavily upon the company (i.e. other cards) that surround it.