The Lovers Tarot Card Meaning

The Lovers Tarot Card Meaning

The Lovers is the seventh card of the Major Arcana and represents our ability to connect with and love others. They embody our attitude towards our relationships and towards unity as a whole. They teach us to create harmony and balance in our relationships in order to live a happy and fulfilling life. They are the Lovers because they are united. They are a couple because they are capable of love and respect. They are here to remind us to be compassionate for others and ourselves on this journey that we are taking. Love as you would like to be loved.

The Lovers is the seventh card of the tarot deck and it's numerological value is six. Six is the number of inner peace. It suggests a time where you're finding solutions to your problems and overcoming obstacles that have been placed in your way. It is the light at the end of a very long tunnel.



Upright Keywords

  • Love, union, relationships, values, choices, friendship, harmony, passion, balance, decisions

Upright Meanings

The Lovers is a good card to draw in a relationship reading, or any reading for that matter. In a relationship reading, this card suggests that you and your partner have an amazing bond that will allow you to overcome any obstacle placed in your way. Your relationship is rich with strength, love and trust and these three elements are vital for a good working relationship. You have a special connection that goes above and beyond anything you’ve ever experienced before. Cherish this because it doesn’t happen very often.

In a general reading, The Lovers suggests that you are currently learning a great deal about yourself and you now have a deeper understanding of where your life is headed and what you want out of it. You also have a better understanding of what you stand for and your purpose in life. Now that you know who you are and what your working towards, stay true to your goals and your values and do everything in your power to succeed in life.

The Lovers also points towards major changes that need to take place in your life very soon. These changes will be life-changing and will require your patience and full attention. These changes wil be completely in your hands and you will have some big decisions to make that will be vital for your future. Choose wisely.


Reversed Keywords

  • Infidelity, imbalance, jealousy, arguments, indecision, confusion, bad choices, broken heart


Reversed Meanings

The Lovers in reverse suggests that you may be trying to avoid taking responsibility for your own actions, instead of facing the consequences, you are running in the other direction. Do you tend to rush into action instead of thinking them through properly?  You may not have wanted to put much work into it, but now it’s come back to bite you. Instead of accepting your mistakes, you are trying to pass blame onto others. Own up to your mistakes and make amends for the sake of your future.

In a relationship reading, the reversed lovers suggest that there is a lack of balance in the relationship. You may have once been bonded by your love for each other but now cracks have begun to show in your relationship and you’re now feeling vulnerable. You have begun to question the relationship and if you are really meant to be together. Listen to your heart and do what you feel is right for you.


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