Meaning of Invading Dreams | Dream Interpretation

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Invading or intruding on others (such as invading their privacy or intruding into their personal space) can represent: Insensitivity.

Self-righteousness.

An intention to help or rescue.

A desire for more power or control.

A desire to retrieve something you’ve lost (such as your dignity).

Feelings of hostility.

A desire for revenge.

Consider also your motivation for invading, and others people’s reactions.

See also: Bothering; Interfering; Interrupting; Attacking; Privacy; Controlled, Being; Fight; Violence; Invaded, Being

The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary | Nancy Wagaman


Invading | Dream Interpretation

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Vagrant

To dream that you are a vagrant, portends poverty and misery.

To see vagrants is a sign of contagion invading your community.

To give to a vagrant, denotes that your generosity will be applauded.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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Invasion

1. If one is involved in an invasion, he/she is likely inter­fering in something.

2. If someone is invading the dreamer’s life, interference is involved.

3. Need to fight back and attack problems or other people.

4. Fear of the unknown.

5. Feeling of being unprepared. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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Elephant

(Arrogance) In a dream, an elephant represents a respected and feared enemy who is dull-witted, who carries heavy burdens or responsibilities and who is expert in war tactics.

An elephant in a dream also signifies arrogance. Riding an elephant or controlling it in a dream means establishing ties with a leader or a politician and profiteeringfrom one’s connection. It also means living a long and a prosperous life. Riding an elephant during the nighttime in a dream means rising in rank, and should one be suited for leadership, he will receive it then engage in a war which he will lose. Riding an elephant during the daylight hours in a dream means divorce, perfidy, betrayal or deceit. Milking an elephant or taking something out of its trunk in a dream means either extortion or receiving lawful money from a powerful person.

It is also said that an elephant in a dream represents a mighty king who is gracious and generous, patient and tender hearted.

If an elephant hits someone with his trunk in a dream, it means receiving benefits from such a person or inheriting something from him, receiving a political appointment, or becoming wealthy through high connections.

An elephant in a dream also represents righteous people, scholars and noble ones.

An elephant in a dream also denotes hardships, toiling, then relief from adversities. Seeing an elephant in a dream and failing to ride on it means lack of integrity or loss of business. Seeing a dead elephant in a dream means that the ruler or a great person from that land will die, or that a noble person will be killed. Seeing an elephant in a land other than its native land in a dream means adversities.

If one faces a threatening elephant in a dream, it means an illness. Ifone falls under the feet of an elephant in a dream, it means his death. Speaking to an elephant in a dream means receiving a precious gift from someone in authority. Running away in fear of an elephant in a dream means being persecuted by someone in authority. Riding an elephant during a war in a dream means defeat and subsequent destruction. Eating elephant’s meat in a dream means money. As for worldly people, seeing an elephant in a dream means benefits, but as for pious and religious people, it denotes adversities. Riding an elephant in a dream also may denote lies or oppression.

An elephant entering a land other than its natural habitat signifies an official visit of a king or a president to another country, or it could mean invading it.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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Enemy

(Adversary; Boy; Foe; Hidden treasure; Opponent; Power; Snake; Unjust ruler; Woman) To meet an enemy in a dream signifies honor, signing a treaty, rising above differences, receiving God’s help and victory. Facing one’s enemy in a dream also means befriending him.

If one is threatened by his enemy in a dream, it means that he will win the upper hand. Ifone is promised good things by his enemy in a dream, it means that he will fall into his trap and lose his fight to him. Ifone’s enemy advises him in a dream, it means that he will betray him.

If one sees an enemy invading a land in a dream, it means that a destructive flood will devastate that place. Ifone’s enemy confides to him or pleases him in a dream, it means that he will suffer distress and adversities. Ifone is captured for a ransom by his enemy in a dream, it means that he indulges in sins and that he is a hostage of his own sins.

(Also see Blessings; Enmity; Introduction p. xxui)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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Lice

Lice in a dream mean worldly success and prosperity.

If one finds lice in his shirt in a dream, they mean receiving an endowment, or renewal of a leadership position. In a dream, lice in one’s shirt also may represent something one does not care forit to last.lfone’s shirt is made of a rag, or ifit is tattered in the dream, it means indebtedness. Lice on the floor in a dream represent weak people.

If they surround the person in his dream, it mean that he mixes with such people.

If he hates them in the dream, then they represent his enemies, though they cannot cause him any harm. Ifthey bite him in the dream, then they represent people who slander him.

If a louse flies away from one’s chest in a dream, it means that one’s son or an employee has run away from his house or place of business. Ifa large louse comes out of one’s skin in a dream, it means losing one’s life.

A louse in a dream also represents a woman, a housekeeper, a son, an illness, an invading army, soldiers, depression, or distress.

For a ruler or a policeman, lice represent his helpers. As for a teacher, lice in a dream represent his students, and for merchants, they represent his envious competition, while for a craftsperson or tradesmen they mean taxes. As for sick people, lice in a dream represent what seems to be a lasting illness. Cutting a louse in half in a dream means being good toward one’s children. Eating a louse in a dream means backbiting someone.

A colony of lice in a dream represent punishment. Lice in a dream also represent one’s dependents or relatives who backbite, slander and divide the family.

An invasion oflice in a dream means blessings, wealth, relieffrom difficulties, dispelling all worries and sorrows. Killing a louse in a dream means the same in wakefulness.

If one wakes up from a dream in which lice were attacking him, it means that he will not escape from depression, difficulties or adversities. Picking up a louse from one’s shirt or garment in a dream means hearing lies.

If one becomes allergic to lice and starts itching in a dream, it means debts. Plant lice in a dream represent wrath, a calamity or a punishment.

(Also see Nit)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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River

In a dream, a river represents a noble and a great person. Walking into a river in a dream means befriending or encountering such a person. Drinking from a river in a dream means trials, but if the water is clear, it means enjoying prosperity and a happy life. Jumping from one bank of a river to the other in a dream means escaping from adversities, dispelling distress or anguish, and it means winning victory over one’s enemy. In a dream, a river also denotes travels. Swimming in a river in a dream means working in the government.

If the river runs through the streets and markets, and if one sees people bathing in it or taking their ritual ablution in it in one way or another it in a dream, such a river then represents the justice of a ruler.

If the river floods the streets, or runs through people’s homes and damages their properties and personal belongings in the dream, then the river represents an unjust ruler, or it could represent an invading army.

If a river flows from one’s house and causes no harm to anyone in a dream, it represents one’s good intentions or deeds.

If one becomes a river in a dream, it means his death. Murky waters in a dream signify worries and fearing a great man. Crossing from one side of a river into another in a dream means dispelling one’s fears or worries. It also could mean severing one’s association with such a man only to meet with another one. Jumping from the middle of a river to the riverbank in a dream means escaping from the wrath of a ruler. Losing something in a river means suffering harm and damages from a ruler.

A river flowing inside one’s house in a dream means prosperity. Ifone sees people drinking from it in the dream, it denotes his generosity and sharing of his wealth with needy people, or it could mean imparting knowledge to others.

If a poor person sees a river flowing inside his house in a dream, it means that he will drive a member of his household out of his house because of an abominable and a sinful act, or adultery.

A river in a dream also means a good deed or a regular income.

A river with murky and putrid waters in a dream represents hell-fire. Seeing one of the heavenly rivers of paradise in a dream means prosperity.

The heavenly river of milk in a dream represents God’s gift of the innate knowledge and criterion which is given to His creation, and it represents submission to His sovereignty and obedience to His commands. Seeing the heavenly river of non-intoxicating wine in a dream meanselation and intoxication from one’s love for God Almighty. Seeing the heavenly river of honey in a dream means knowledge or the Holy Qur’an. Drinking from Egypt’s Nile in a dream means receiving a great wealth, gold and power.

(Also see Euphrates; Kawthar; Walking on water; Water)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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Cactus

Dreaming of a cactus indicates you’re feeling crowded, that someone (or something) is invading your space. You’re feeling the need to establish boundaries and protect your privacy.

The dream could also be telling you to adapt to existing circumstances if you cannot change them; just as the cactus has adapted itself to the hot, dry circumstances of its desert environment.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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Phobias / Fears

Phobias and fears in dreams tend to signify feelings of inadequacy, uncertainty and lack of self-confidence in waking life. Every person will have their own unique fears but the list below contains the dream meanings of some common fears:

Accidents: Inability to focus on the here and now.

Aging: Lack of appreciation for the natural stages of life.

Alcohol: Doubts regarding your self-control.

Aloneness: Low self-esteem and the need for others to validate you.

Amnesia: Insecurity about your identity.

Animals: Basic instincts that are threatening to spill over into your waking life.

Ants: Inability to cooperate with others.

Bacteria: fear of being affected by others.

Baldness: fear of losing the ability to think clearly.

Beards: Suspicion over what someone is hiding.

Bedtime: Fear of dying before certain goals are accomplished.

Beggars: Fear of appearing helpless or difficult feelings when faced with another person’s neediness.

Birds: Fear of freedom or success.

Black/dark: Fear of what you do not understand.

Blindness: Dread of losing your perceptive skills.

Blood: Dread of losing your inner strength.

Blushing: Fear of embarrassment.

Body odor: Dread of offending others.

Books: Fear of the opinions or criticism of others.

Brain disease: Fear of losing your reason.

Buildings, high: Fear of being forced into a situation in which you feel you have no control.

Bullets: Fear of loss of self-control.

Burglars: Sense of vulnerability.

Buried alive: Fear that a pending plan will not have a chance to prove itself.

Cancer: Fear of negativity, poor health.

Cats: Fear of loss of independence.

Childbirth: Fear of change or new beginnings.

Children: Fear of the child within.

Clocks: Fear of falling behind in your schedule or commitments.

Clowns: Fear of letting your guard down.

Coitus/sex: Fear of getting close to another person.

Cold: Fear of becoming lazy or apathetic.

Color: Fear of standing out.

Computers: Fear of learning new things.

Confined spaces: Fear of getting into situations in which you feel trapped.

Constipation: Feeling unable to express yourself.

Cooking: Aversion to planning things.

Cross: Fear of being reminded of sacrifices you need to make or have made.

Dancing: Dislike of showing emotion.

Daylight: Fear of exposure.

Death/corpses: Refusal to accept reality.

Decisions: Fear of taking responsibility.

Demon/goblin: Fear of life’s negatives.

Dentists: Fear of someone changing your mind.

Disease: Fear of problems.

Doctor: Aversion to the opinions of others.

Dolls: Tendency to look at the motives of others with suspicion.

Electricity: Dislike of control from anyone but yourself.

Empty rooms: Suggests lack of vision.

Fat/gaining weight: Fear of loss of self-control.

Fire: Fear of emotional outbursts.

Fish: Revulsion towards anything associated with religion or spiritual growth.

Floods: Fear of being emotionally overwhelmed.

Flowers: Denial of your talents.

Flying: Fear of expressing your opinions.

Food: Fear of nourishing an aspect of yourself.

Gay/lesbian: Fear of human diversity or traits different to yourself.

Ghosts: Fear of your past returning to haunt you.

Gold: Inability to handle money.

Hallowe’en: Dread of discovering hidden aspects of another person’s character.

Heat: This suggests procrastination and the avoidance of challenge.

Heights: Reluctance to advance due to fear of failure.

Hell: Fear of depression.

Horses: Fear of others seeing your own wild nature.

Hospitals: Fear of change.

Houses: Fears about personal security.

Hurricanes/tornados: Aversion to fanaticism.

Injections: Fear of the new and different invading your personal space.

Insanity: Fear of losing grip on reality.

Insects: Inability to deal with life’s irritations.

Jumping: Fear of becoming impatient.

Lightning/thunder: Reluctance to experience new insights.

Machinery: desire to avoid assistance.

Medicine: Lack of trust.

Men: Distrust of men or problems accepting masculine traits within yourself.

Mice: Worry over something invading or upsetting your routine.

Mirrors: Apprehension over facing yourself or knowing yourself.

Money: Avoidance of responsibility.

Myths: Fear of hearing the truth about a situation.

Night: This implies someone with an overactive imagination.

Noise: Someone who is easily distracted.

Old people: Fear of aging or mortality.

Open spaces: Fear of exposure.

Opposite sex: Being out of touch with your opposite gender characteristics.

Outer space: Feeling helpless and weightless.

Pain: Fear of being hurt in waking life.

Performing: Panic about being watched or judged.

Plant: Fear of not using your natural talents and not measuring up to expectations.

Railways/trains: Fear of not being able to change direction.

Relatives: Fear of others knowing things about you.

Reptiles: Fear of what you do not understand.

Ridicule: Fear of being criticized.

School: Fear of the inability to reach your potential.

Shadows: Suspicions about all sorts of things.

Snakes: Fear of what you do not understand.

Speaking aloud: Fear of being criticized for speaking your mind.

Speed: The need to take things slower.

Spiders: Fear of being manipulated by others.

Stairs: Fear of moving forward.

Stuttering: Fear of not being able to express yourself.

Swallowing: Fear of being gullible.

Technology: Distrust over advancements.

Telephones: Aversion to communication without being able to read the other’s body language.

Tests: Trepidation about your ability or competence; fear of failure.

Tombstones: Fear of facing your mortality.

Ugliness: Inability to face reality.

Walking: Fear of being independent.

Wind: Fear of showing emotion.

Women: Fear of not being accepted by others or inability to accept feminine traits within yourself.... The Element Encyclopedia

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Cactus

Dreaming of a cactus is usually the indication that you are feeling crowded, or that someone is invading your space, and since the cactus has the prickly spines for defense this represents to the dreamer a wish to establish a boundary and protect your privacy.

A cactus also represents winning out over adversity as it is found in the desert and has adapted itself to hot, dry, growing conditions, thus the dream could be telling the dreamer to adapt to the existing circumstances if he/she cannot change them.... Encyclopedia of Dreams

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Invade / Invasion

Psychological / emotional perspective: When we are ourselves invading somewhere in a dream, this presupposes that a degree of force is necessary, particularly on an emotional level. Normally an invasion suggests that there are many aspects involved, which could be feelings, needs or ideas.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Invade / Invasion

Gives gender - specific: Dreams of an invading force in a woman’s dream suggest a violation of her personal space. In a man’s dream he is perhaps more likely to dream of himself as the invader, particularly if he is aware of his partner’s sensitivities, whatever their gender.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Alien

Dreaming of an alien or aliens means you think someone is invading your personal boundaries.

If you dream that you are an alien, it symbolizes the undiscovered part of yourself. Dreams of this nature also symbolizes your creative ideas and wild imagination. They may also be your way of “escaping” from reality.

To dream that you are being abducted by aliens indicates your fears that your surroundings are going to change, or your fear of losing your home and family. You might feel that your space and/or privacy is being invaded.... My Dream Interpretation

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Ants

When they are associated with pleasant oneiric images, ants are synonymous with difficult preparation work. But on many occasions, their multiplicity provokes an unfavorable meaning.

If you see them invading your house, it demonstrates stress you suffer from problems that worry you. The most serious is to dream that they cover your body: this could reflect certain mental disorders. To dream of ants can also be a sign of a cutaneous eruption.

Winged ants augur dangerous journeys. To squash them, destruction of your own fortune.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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Cobweb

Cobwebs spun by spiders could symbolize the trap in which you find yourself in real life. It also represents loneliness, lack of communication, and disputes. On the other hand, if the spider in your dream has woven a beautiful web that you admire upon contemplation, it is a sign that the forces of the universe are in your favor to help you in your projects. Lastly, dreaming that the cobwebs are invading your home reveals that the nostalgia frequently takes over your mind, which impedes you from enjoying the present. You are too worried about events of the past and your energy is dispersed in things that cannot be changed.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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Hole

By analogy, a hole is related to the vagina and fertility. Dreaming that you are falling into a hole indicates your attitude is not so positive. A feeling of emptiness may be invading you and bringing complete sadness. This could mean a period of regression and decline in your values. The message that this dream tries to convey is that you might plunge into a depression if you get carried away by these negative approaches.

It is recommended to seek new interests in order to recover with confidence.

If the holes appear on clothing, maybe you are too worried about your external image.

The omens of this dream are disadvantageous. You will establish friendship with seedy and unreliable people. Additionally, holes in the clothes denote debts.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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Humidity

In general, this is a negative dream that reflects discomfort and fear invading our vital space.

It is also related to painful emotions and feelings of sadness and abandonment.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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Bull

When bulls appear in dreams they might refer to powerful instinctual responses that can sweep us along or cause problems if we try to deny them. Such instinctual urges may be to do with lust and desire, anger at people invading our space, paternal or maternal love and protectiveness, or simply an aggressive bullish trait within ourselves or someone else. It can also suggest personal traits to do with being earthy, basic or sexual in our approach as well as strength, obstinacy and power.

If the bull is aggressive, this shows the frustration that can arise from basic drives being thwarted. For example, a person may have a high libido and feel frustrated with a partner who does not care for sex as much.

If the bull is wounded or killed, this suggests a killing of natural urges or drives for sex and procreation.

If the bull is sacrificed, this can suggest generosity and self giving. The ridden bull indicates harmony between instinct and decision making.

In many cultures or myths around the bull there is the theme of the Hero confronting and overcoming the bull; for instance Theseus and the Minotaur. Victory over the bull therefore represents the human struggle and victory over instinctual or reactive forces influencing consciousness. From this victory a new life or consciousness can be born.... The Element Encyclopedia

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Attacking

If you dream that you’re attacking someone (physically, emotionally, or mentally), consider your feelings during the dream: If you’re attacking because you’re angry at the person, you may be angry at them or something associated with them in real life.

If you’re attacking to defend yourself, you may feel threatened in real life by that person’s criticism, hostility, ambition, etc.

See also: Killing; Abuse; Enemy; Criminal; Crime; Violence; Bully; Invading; Fight; Terrorism; Weapon; Injured; Knife; Pushing; Bitten; Surprise; Attacked, Being... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Bothering

You bothering someone else could represent: A feeling or fear that you’re bothering or pestering someone in real life.

Wanting something from that person in real life (such as an object, information, approval, or feedback).

Feeling a need for something that person represents (for example, bothering a police officer represents a desire for protection).

Also consider the context and your feelings about and motivation for bothering the person.

See also: Interfering; Bothered, Being; Interrupting; Invading; Problem; Tormented... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Controlling

Trying to control or have power over a person or situation can represent: Compensating for a feeling of powerlessness, victimization, loss of personal power, or fear of losing control of a situation in your life.

A wish for more control due to a situation feeling out of control or overwhelming.

Anger or vengefulness toward the person or situation (indicating an opportunity to work through an underlying issue).

See also: Controlled, Being; Interfering; Interrupting; Invading; Stalking; Trickery; Bothering; Attacking; Privacy; Violence... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Crossing

Crossing a street, river, or other boundary can represent: Passing from one phase to another in your life.

A new beginning or fresh start.

Crossing a large area (such as a desert) can represent making progress through a phase or process.

An illegal or unpermitted crossing (such as a property line or international border) can represent a feeling or fear of doing something wrong, “crossing a line,” or getting caught.

See also: Road; Bridge; Crossroads; Entering; Invading; Crime... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Entering

Entering an area or structure (such as walking through a door) can represent: A transition from one space or time to another.

Change.

A new beginning, phase, project, or mode.

Making an agreement.

Entering into an area where you’re not allowed can represent: a fear or respect for authority; a feeling or fear of making a poor choice.

Entering someone else’s property or personal space can represent: compromising personal boundaries or integrity; disrespect, betrayal, anger, or an intent to harm.

Consider also your feelings, intent, and motivations for entering.

See also: Crossing; Edge, Coming to an; Limit or Boundary; Knocking; Door or Entrance; Doorknob; Opening; Traveling; Driving; Walking; Passageway; Bridge; Invading; Starting Over; Agreement; Joining... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Fight

A fight, battle, or war can represent: An opportunity to resolve a problem somewhere in your life.

A feeling or fear of (physical, emotional, or mental) aggression or needing to defend yourself.

A combative environment somewhere in your life (or in a movie, the media, or a video game).

Your own inner conflict.

An effort to understand two opposing arguments or points of view.

A real or imagined situation that triggers feelings of anger, againstness, or self-righteousness.

A one-sided perspective, taking a stance of “us vs.

them,” or feeling threatened by differences you perceive in someone else.

Desperation, perhaps due failure of diplomatic or social skills.

Compassionless action, bravado, or immaturity.

The idea of your immune system battling against an infection or something else.

See also: Arguing; Violence; Invading; Invaded, Being; Attacking; Attacked, Being; Surviving; Immune System; Allergy... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Illness

Vulnerability.

Feeling under the weather or not your usual self mentally, emotionally, or physically.

Someone else being sick can represent your feeling that they’re more vulnerable than usual, or that they could benefit from positive attention.

Also consider the symbolism of the particular illness (such as an infection representing something invading your personal space, or diabetes representing an inability to enjoy the sweetness of life).

See also the specific illness, symptoms, or the body part involved.

See also: Immune System; Virus; Infection; Pain; Ache; Vomiting; Diarrhea; Tired; Germs; Coughing; Heart Attack; Arthritis; Seizure; Tumor; Injured; Disabled; Health... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Infection

A feeling of intrusion or invasion somehow in your life.

A challenge.

An inner conflict.

An “infectious” thought or attitude (as in judgment, kindness, or hope).

An actual or imagined immune system battle against an infection or something else.

A perceived imbalance of some kind on the physical, emotional, or mental level.

See also: Invaded, Being; Immune System; Germs; Virus; Rash; Illness; Coughing; Health; Invading... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Injection

The idea of someone introducing something into your personal space or consciousness (such as animosity, criticism, or their own belief).

Direct or quick action (such as to correct a problem).

A particular health care experience, or receiving assistance in general.

Receiving a beneficial injection (with your permission) could represent strengthening or improving yourself, or protecting yourself from a future threat.

An injection against your will could be an indicator of a Toxic Dream, or it could represent a feeling or fear of someone forcing their opinions or expectations onto you, or “injecting” themselves into your life or consciousness somehow.

Consider the context and purpose of the injection, and your feelings about it.

See also: Vaccine; IV; Invading; Invaded, Being; Vein; Blood; Doctor; Sharp... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Interfering

A feeling or fear of interference in your real life (such as by a person, the weather, etc.).

Consider what process was interfered with, what the process represents (a relationship, project, communication, etc.), and the motivation behind the interfering.

See also: Interrupting; Bothered, Being; Invaded, Being; Sabotaged, Being; Betrayed, Being; Telling on Someone; Bothering; Invading; Sabotaging; Blockage or Obstacle; Gossiping; Privacy... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Iv

Being given an IV (intravenous drip) could represent: Feeling “not quite yourself” physically, emotionally, or mentally.

A feeling or fear of lack, deprivation, or needing help.

The idea of someone trying to affect you very directly, with or without your permission (as in “getting under your skin”).

Consider also the context and the contents of the IV.

See also: Injection; Skin; Liquid; Water; Sharp; Invading; Invaded, Being; Vein; Blood; Doctor... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Violence

Violence (or people who commit violence) can represent: A feeling or fear of threat, persecution, aggression, criticism, your boundaries being violated, or your integrity being compromised.

A fear of whatever is being attacked.

Perceiving that the attacker feels hostility or intolerance for whatever they’re attacking.

Feeling or perceiving a lack of compassion, understanding, reverence, or respect of others.

Focusing on the negativity in the world.

An indication that you were having a Toxic Dream.

See also: Crime; Fight; Killing; Attacking; Invading; Killed, Being; Attacked, Being; Invaded, Being; Bully; Threat; Menacing; Arguing; Revenge... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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A Dream Is Not A Mini-movie - It Is A Link To Your Life

A Dream Shines a Spotlight on Your Life. In step two about finding a dream’s story line, you extracted the dream’s meaning into a story line. In step three, you are checking out where the dream spotlight lands on your life’s stage. As we arrive at step three, it is time to realign the extracted story line back into your life. Since the dream is about you, the question becomes, “Where, in my life, or in me, does the story line fit?” Is the story about the inner part of you as a mirror about an attitude, an emotional state, a wish or a goal? Or does the story draw attention to an outer event such a relationship drama, a decision, or a concern about a loved one that tears your heart apart? Step three tells you how to follow the dream’s spotlight to re-fit the story line back into your actual life. Once you get that alignment and find where the story matches an area of your life—it often produces an “aha” of meaning. This step can be the most exciting and the most revealing part of the dream analysis! To do so, check out these hints.

STEP THREE: LINKING THE STORY LINE TO YOUR LIFE IS STEP THREE OF THE FIVE-STEP DREAM TECHNIQUE

1 TO LINK A DREAM TO YOUR LIFE: ASK THE RIGHT QUESTION ABOUT WHAT A DREAM MEANS. As mentioned previously, the question is never “What does this dream mean?” The question is always “To what in me or in my life does the dream refer?” Retaining that focus bears repeating. When you keep in mind that a dream speaks of your life and is not merely an amusing tale, you stay on the right track to finding its meaning. Match the story line to an actual life area or experience, and the meaning surfaces.

2 TO LINK A DREAM TO YOUR LIFE: THE IMPORTANCE OF MATCHING THE STORY LINE TO AN AREA OF YOUR LIFE. As if moving a puzzle piece around a board to see how it fits, scan your life to see where the story line coincides with an attitude, a relationship, activity, or an ongoing situation. For example, suppose you dream that you ran a race in the Olympics and won a gold medal. The story line says, “After much effort, someone succeeds brilliantly” or, “By persevering, someone achieves great things.” Which success in your life is highlighted by the dream, depends on your life; only you can know what that success is for you. To some it may refer to fitting into a glamorous outfit after losing weight; to others it might be completing a degree or sprinting up the corporate ladder.

3 TO LINK A DREAM TO YOUR LIFE: TURN THE STORY LINE INTO A QUESTION. If you have trouble fitting a story line to an area of your life, try turning it into a question.

DREAM EXAMPLE 1 OF TURNING A STORY LINE INTO QUESTIONS: INVADING MY SPACE. A man dreams of walking into his office and seeing the manager’s assistant at his desk pulling off pieces of Scotch tape for her own use. She has no right to be in his office or go through his belongings. He walks up to her and asks her in a quiet voice, “What are you doing?” She knows she has been caught doing something off limits but ignores him and blatantly defies him by continuing to rip off tape. The man stays quiet and does not challenge her further because he is not sure what to do. The story line is, “Someone watches another misuse their position but does not know how to stop them.” The story line calls to mind questions like: Where in your life is someone overstepping their boundaries? Are you letting someone take advantage of you? Is there a situation at work or elsewhere in your life, where you would like to speak up but feel unsafe to do so? As you answer the questions that the story line initiates, the life area that the dream relates to should become clear.

DREAM EXAMPLE 2 OF TURNING A STORY LINE INTO QUESTIONS: THE WOUND. A dreamer is shocked to see a large, gaping wound dripping with blood. The story line is, “Someone sees something that needs a lot of help.” This story line begs these questions: Where in your life do you feel wounded or in pain? Have you overlooked someone around you who may be hurting? Have you, or someone close to you, caused emotional damage by your actions or habits?

DREAM EXAMPLE 3 OF TURNING A STORY LINE INTO QUESTIONS: A BEAUTIFUL SCARF. A woman dreams that her work associates are frantic and scurrying to get things done. She ignores them and peacefully puts on a wide, red silk scarf, carefully tying a bow in an artistic arrangement. The story line is, “Instead of getting caught up in the frenzy and chaos around her, someone peacefully focuses on creating something beautiful.” The story line brings up questions like: In what area of your life are others frantic? Would concentrating on doing your best resolve an issue? Are there creative activities that would distract you from the anxieties in your life?

HINT 4 TO LINK A DREAM TO YOUR LIFE: THE STORY LINE MAY RELATE TO YOUR INNER OR OUTER LIFE. As you search for answers raised by story line questions, insights about a particular situation in your life may begin to pop up. When matching a story line to an area of your life, remember that you lead two lives: an inner one and an outer one. Sometimes the life event about which the dream is commenting is an attitude, an emotion, a set of thoughts, or a perspective that is going on within you. Your inner life is also subject to lots of episodes and events, so to speak. We tend to look at outside circumstances and events for the meaning of a dream, but just as often, a dream relates to your character, attitudes, or thoughts about potential decisions, hopes, fears, and wishes.... A Little Bit Of Dreams

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