Life Archetype: The Lovers

The Lovers Archetype is the Homemaker.

The Lovers Archetype is the Homemaker.


LIFE ARCHETYPE: THE Lovers

THE HOMEMAKER

OVERVIEW:
The Lovers is the homemaker and strives for union within themselves. Making powerful choices swiftly...without falling into the either/or trap...while riding the waves of polarity...is what gets things done.
Attention: Say goodbye to perfectionism.

COMPASS QUESTION:
This is the one question The Lovers must ask when making a decision in order to remain balanced.
Am I passionate about this?

ASPECTS:
Also known as sub-archetypes.
Romantic; Homemaker; Decision maker; Producer; Nurturer; Hedonist; Union / Marriage Archetype

NATURAL LANGUAGE:
Love

CORE DESIRE:
To love and be loved without compromise.

MOTTO:
Love your life.

MANTRA:
I can have, do, be both this AND that as long as I love it.

ELEMENT:
Fire

POWER SYMBOLS:
#6, heart, ying and yang symbol, couples, swan, hands

COLOR:
red and pink

CHAKRA:
1st and 4th chakra

GODS/GODDESSES:
Venus, Aphrodite, Hestia, Vesta, Hera, Kali

VALUES:
Passion, romance, love, choice, communion, intimacy, connection, soul, exchange, home, belonging, beauty, purpose, meaning, feelings, loyalty, production, devotion, relationship, intimacy

STRENGTHS:
Romancing life and seeing the beauty in all things.
Homemaking and creating sanctuary wherever they go.
Quick decision making.
Curating relationships.
Can quickly adapt to both feminine and masculine circumstances and ways of thinking.
Reconciliation of opposites: a natural understanding of the Law of Polarity.

MOTIVATORS:
The need to love and be loved.
The need to belong.
The need for choice.
The need for beauty.
Potential of union.

CHALLENGES:
Intimacy issues.
People pleaser.
Either/or trap, not seeing the choices.
Determining your true values.
Trusting ones decision making process.
Isolating oneself after a heartbreak.
Seeing the world as it is vs. through rose-coloured glasses.
Union with the feminine and masculine within to equal parts.
Understanding that true giving comes from the overflow and not from what’s within the vessel.

SHADOW:
False loyalty.
Commitment issues.
Hardening the heart.
Mistrusting inherent guidance.
Self-sacrifice in the name of love.
Compromising integrity in order to belong.

PRIMARY LIFE LESSONS:
You are whole.
Mastering and balancing the duality of the physical world.
Union of the masculine and the feminine.

PRIMARY FEAR:
Being abandoned.

PRIMARY WOUND:
The Lovers is born with this primary wound. It’s often unconscious and hard to spot.
I am not lovable and I don’t belong.

KRYPTONITE:
This is the achilles heel The Lovers must watch out for.
Indecision

NON-NEGOTIABLES:
These are the things The Lovers must have in both life & home in order to have balance.
Choice
Sanctuary
Passion
Self-care
Intimacy
Union with the self
Movement of energy

TABOOS:
These are the things The Lovers must absolutely avoid in order to have balance in both life & home.
Isolation
Exclusiveness
Separation
Drama
Stagnation
Self-sacrifice

CHALLENGE ARCHETYPE:
The Devil: Overcoming the illusion of being without choice and taking powerful action.

DOING STYLE:
Do with great passion and union. Make a choice and make it real. Fill up on passion and practicality. Read more about the bigger context of Doing Styles.

SELF-LOVE STYLE:
Let your passion lead the way and stop second guessing your choices. Be committed to your own union. Read more about the bigger context of Self-love Styles.

SELF-LOVE PROMPT:
Romance yourself & life through union of logic and intuition.

HARVEST STYLE:
Harvest the fruit of some of the choices you have made to balance your life and environment. Read more about the bigger context of Harvest Styles.

FAMOUS PEOPLE WITH THIS LIFE ARCHETYPE:
Elizabeth von Arnim, Lewis Caroll, Jacinda Ardern, Stephen King, Meryl Streep, Albert Einstein, Jeff Bezos, Victoria Beckham, Goldie Hawn, George W. Busch, John Lennon, Eleanor Roosevelt, Britney Spears, Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, Thomas Edison, Margaret Atwood, Kofi Annan


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