Lover is the one who loves. The concept is
used to name the things in which love manifests itself. For
example: "I am a potato chip lover", "My brother is a true soccer
lover: he can watch three or four games in one day", "I appreciate the
invitation, but I am not a party lover".
the term of lover also refers to the man and woman who
love each other. However, the meaning usually applies to the informal or
clandestine couple, that is, that it is not socially recognized. If a man
maintains a parallel relationship with a woman who is not his wife, that second
woman is said to be his lover: "Luciano got divorced because his family
discovered he had a mistress", "In all the novels, a disgruntled
mistress appears", "A lawyer assures that she was a lover of the
writer for two decades".
Among the most famous lovers in the world are those known as Lovers of
Teruel. Halfway between History and Legend is the account of these two young
men: Juan Martínez de Marcilla and Isabel Segura, who were completely in love
and wanted to marry, but his humble origin and her wealthy family became its
That made him decide to leave the army to get honors and money with which to
marry his beloved, but not before warning him that if five years passed and he
had not returned, she would rebuild her life. After that time, and seeing that
Juan did not return, the girl agreed to marry another man.
But he returned and ran into this event, which made him drop dead. Suffering
from what happened, she approached him to kiss him on the deathbed and there she
also fell dead before the eyes of those present, who decided to bury them
In a monogamous relationship, therefore, lover is the person with
whom the first partner is cheated. The condition of lover usually refers to a
relationship of some stability and permanence, despite the fact that lovers do
not live together or show themselves in public. Therefore, a lover does not
have any legal status.
In the field of cinema and literature, considering that love and passion are
said to move the world, lovers have been inspired many times. Hence, works like
these have emerged:
• “Lovers”, a 1991 film by Vicente Aranda that narrates the life of a boy who is
between two women: his girlfriend and his lover.
• "The passing lovers". In 2013 the filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar released this film
that turns to the relationships established between the passengers of an
In the nautical world, lover is a thick rope that is
secured to the end of a stick or hanger and, provided on the other with a rig,
allows you to suspend something with little effort. Lovers have different
lengths according to the place where they are installed and the maneuvers for
which they are intended.