The Lovers

Love is in the air! Can you feel it? The Lovers is very straightforward. It’s about romance, connection, and following one’s heart. Looking for The Lovers (Tarot Love) in a relationship? Scroll down.


A beautiful winged angel is in heaven, illuminated by a blazing sun, looking down upon two mortal lovers. They are naked, like Adam and Eve in the garden. The Two of Cups is an echo of this card. This card is also echoed by The Devil. 

Despite this nudity, there is an innocence about the pair. Their union is about purity, love, and devotion. It’s clear they are soul mates, and destined to be together.

The Lovers Yes or No

This card is a great big “yes” in any reading.

The Lovers: Meaning

This card is about love, of course, but love has many forms. It could mean a romantic relationship, friendship, or loving yourself. It might mean a close partnership at work. You’ve found “the one” and your relationship, whatever that is, is on track.

If you haven’t asked about a pairing, this could be about making a decision or choosing a path forward. Sometimes our head and heart are pushing us in two different direction. If you’ve asked for guidance, whatever your situation, going with your heart is the answer.

The Lovers Tarot Love
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When this card is reversed, the relationship is centered on sexual chemistry, rather than a deeper connection. This can be a wonderful thing, or troubling, depending on what you’re seeking. One thing is clear. If you’re looking for a soul mate , you haven’t found one. If you want a fun fling, you won’t be disjointedness. Does The Fool also show up in this reading? Then your love interest is playing the field. However, if you see The Devil, run. this person has bad intentions.

Conversely, this card might be about unrequited love. In this case, it’s important to love oneself, rather than pining after someone who can’t or won’t appreciate what you have to offer. Look for the Three of Swords or the Ten of Swords.

If this reading is about an issue,rather than a relationship, it could mean you’ve made a poor choice, or are about to make one. Reevaluate the situation and listen to your intuition on this one. When it comes to The Lovers, you should always follow your heart, not your head.


If you’ve asked about a relationship and the card is in the upright position, you’ve met your match. Let your guard down and enjoy the romance. There is a strong sexual vibe to this card as well, and you might be compatible both in and out of the bedroom.


When it comes to love, this person is probably your soulmate. This isn’t just a regular romance.  You have a very deep connection. This card also implies commitment, whether that is marriage, an engagement, living together. This relationship will move to the next level.


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