The Lovers Tarot Card – Major Arcana Card Meaning

The Lovers Tarot Card

In this post, we’re looking at the Lovers.

 

Lovers Tarot Card

The Lovers tarot card upright

The Lovers upright represents healthy relationships, union, the coming together of complementary opposites. It can indicate marriage or the healthy parting of ways. This represents a decision requiring all elements to be an agreement and harmony, a deep understanding of people and their motivations, relationships reflecting your personal values.  Experiencing freedom and the self, free of restrictions and the opinions of others.

The Lovers Tarot Card

Relationships and marrying the sense of your own self-worth, balance the integration of opposite or diverse elements – the feminine and masculine. Being open about your love, embracing all aspects of the self (the feminine the masculine) the gentle, muscular, vulnerable and ambitious – all elements serve the whole. The Lovers represents a healthy decision, fruitful encounters, the coming together of opposites to form a complementary whole.

 

The best course of action with the Lover tarot card

Love! Love freely, love with an open heart, love yourself and love others. If you have a decision to make you will be able to grasp all the elements and make a healthy and productive decision. Choose healthy relationships which make you feel bigger. Love all aspects of yourself and understand the human psyche so that you can release fear or guilt. Allow yourself to grow and expand. Engage in loving relationships. Mary or accept a proposal! This might be calling for a healthy parting of ways if you’re both in agreement, but overall, this is a great card of melody and harmony, coming together to create something greater

 

The Lover tarot card reversed

This primarily represents a toxic or hurtful situation like an ending of a relationship or the parting of ways, especially if it’s painful. It represents a relationship potentially out of balance, something where there the give-and-take and the negotiations and the agreements that are in all relationships are no longer serving both parties. This can represent teenager infantile fantasy instead of mature love and understanding.

The Lovers Tarot Card Reversed

Fear of deep mature love. Hurtful actions in the name of love like stalking, obsessing or passive aggression. This can represent simply disappointment and some kind of breakup or divorce, perhaps sexual problems or fear of intimacy. It can also mean lashing out to another where there’s an imbalance, not accepting having to make a big decision for which you’re not ready. If you get this in a position for yourself, you need to be honest with yourself and look at your actions. Are you engaging in any unhealthy Behaviour?

 

Best course of action would the Lover tarot card reversed

First and foremost this can represent the ending of a relationship and it might be time to end a relationship that is no longer fruitful for you, healthy for you or both parties involved. Look at relationships and the agreements in them that you have made and see if there’s anything toxic, out of balance or inappropriate and look closely at that. It might be time to do the work to repair and renegotiate, take responsibility for your mistakes, accept that things are in flux and you may not be able to do it right alone – It will take effort on everyone’s part. Withdraw or if you use sex as misdirection for intimacy step back from that behavior. Do not accept a proposal or wait to have a better grasp on the terms. Remember, you don’t have to love everyone. It’s okay not to be in a relationship. It’s okay to be alone.

 

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