What is the Meaning of The Lovers Tarot Card?
The 6th card of the Major Arcana, The Lovers, is a very positive card tied to one of the most desired human experiences: love.
In traditional tarot The Lovers is depicted as a man and a woman standing nude on the earth beneath an angel.
It is widely accepted that they are meant to be Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden.
The more obvious meaning of The Lovers is that it represents romantic relationships and the dynamic between man and woman.
The relationship it denotes is one that has had time to grow and mature well passed the infatuation period of a new love.
The less obvious meaning of The Lovers is its representation of being blessed and welcoming changes in your life that will bring you harmony and good fortune.
The Upright The Lovers Meaning
The Lovers is a card whose placement and surrounding cards in a reading are important to pay attention to in order to determine what it is telling you.
In a past position, The Lovers points to a solid relationship that has helped you to grow into the best version of yourself.
It is this foundation that is paving the way for the present and future position cards in the reading.
Regardless of what omens are showing themselves to you in this positions, you are backed by someone who will face the future with you instead of having to face it alone.
The Lovers in the present position means that your love life is in a position to help you grow.
If you are single, it is a sign that you may be rushing into love for the wrong reasons and it is a good time to figure out exactly what you’re looking to gain out of a relationship and make adjustments accordingly.
The cards in the future position to help to determine the outcome of your actions.
When this card falls into the future position it is a sign of harmony and peace as the overall outcome of the spread. If you’re single this means that you’re in a good position to keep your heart and mind open to love.
Work and The Lovers
The Lovers in a career oriented spread has less to do with romance and everything to do with your relationship with your job. If you’ve been considering a career change, this is your sign.
Now is the perfect time for seeking new opportunities in your chosen field or even starting your own business.
Love and The Lovers
To receive The Lovers in a relationship spread is a resounding “yes!” to having a happy and fulfilling love life. If you’ve been wondering if your relationship is headed for the long haul, this is your sign.
If you are unattached, The Lovers are telling you to keep your eyes, ears, and heart open because the one is much closer than you think.
The Lovers and Finances
The Lovers in a financial setting means that you are at a point where you need to make a financial decision that could affect your future.
Now is not the time to consider large purchases.
Take care of your financial security now because something bigger and better may come along and you’ll want to be prepared for it.
If you’ve been considering placing your house in the market, now is the best time for you to do so.
Meaning of The Lovers in Health
A reading about your personal health with The Lovers as a central focus has less to do with what physically ails you and more to do with recognizing the support system you have to pull through.
It is not uncommon for The Lovers to appear in a health related reading after suffering a loss. This is a good sign that time will heal all wounds.
The Lovers in Reversed Position
Irresponsibility is the overall tone of The Lovers in reverse. This could mean that you or your partner have entered the relationship for all the wrong reasons.
It could also be showcasing poor financial decisions. When this shows up in your reading it’s time to take a step back and work on bringing harmony and balance back into your life.
The Lovers Combinations
Should The Lovers appear with The Tower, this is a sign that the relationship is about to change in a way you’re not expecting. At this point, it’s likely the union will end in an abrupt way.
A pairing with the Two of Cups is an amplification of the positive aspects of your relationship and is a good omen for marriage in the near future.
The Devil and The Lovers appearing together is a red flag that you and your romantic partner are not going to work out regardless of how hard each of you try to work on the relationship. In this instance, it’s best to go your separate ways.