The Adventurer Archetype

Upright Meanings: abundance, positivity, celebrating, physical well-being, acclaim, joy, satisfaction, hopes, pleasure, optimism, wishes coming true, recognition, fulfilment, entertaining, security, cheerfulness, rewards, high self-esteem, achievements, fame, realising dreams, success, happiness, sex, sensuality, confidence, triumph, prosperity

After a long journey, The Adventurer symbolizes the finding of self-satisfaction. The emotional journey of the cups is starting to come to a close after the volatile ups and downs you faced in the earlier numbers of this suit. You have struggled to find purpose and joy after loss, you have tasted the different things that life offers and you have left comfort in order to find greater heights. Here, you have found them and you are indulging yourself as you celebrate this new stage of your life.

Reversed Meanings: illness, eating disorders, unrewarding, arrogance, self-hatred, disappointment, misery, lack of success/accomplishment, lack of fulfilment, failure, disadvantage, nightmares, unhappiness, pessimism, addictions, devastation, overindulgence, negativity, shattered dreams, underachieving, low self-esteem

When The Adventurer is reversed, you need to think more carefully about the things that you really want in your life. The Adventurer reversed can signify that you are looking for a more authentic feeling of fulfillment.