The Lovers represent choice, relationships, conflicts.
The lovers have undoubtedly chosen one another, but while he looks at her (passion, pleasure), she looks to the archangel (conscience, wisdom).
The outcome of the choice is decision, followed by commitment. It demands an end to vacillation, but also emphasises the difficulty of making the correct decision.
- passion versus conscience
- wisdom versus pleasure
- success in love
- strange meetings and coincidences
- a difficult choice,
- failure to reach a decision
- a forbidden affair
- a predicament.