A choice. A difficult decision. Having to decide from several options. An ultimatum. Love and relationships. Peace and Perfect Harmony.
As is the case with all the cards, sometimes the meaning is literal and sometimes there is a deeper meaning. In a literal sense, the Lovers card is what is says on the package – this is about love, lovers and all things romantic. Here, hovering over the Lovers is the white bird that presents loyalty, representing a love affair that has the ability to stand the test of time. Yet the Lovers card also has a deeper meaning in that it represents a choice, often in love but not always. Your heart might be torn between two lovers, not sure who to pledge your heart to or it could be a choice about whether to begin or end a relationship. Outside a relationship, this can represent having reached a point of crisis in a job or any situation where the time has come where a choice has to be made one way or the other. Often, when you are in this situation the choice is often made harder because there is no clear choice, yet a choice must be made.
Reversed or with challenging cards around the Lovers, this could indicate infidelity or it could indicate that you are facing the consequences of choices made in the past. In a situation where you are unhappy in a relationship, a job or any situation you are in, it could indicate that there isn’t the right amount of give and take.