You are walking through a quagmire: you are working extremely hard, but the rewards for your efforts are small.
See Mud, Swamp.
Depth Psychology: Emotional barriers interfere with your independence and self-development. Take this dream very seriously and find out how you can get out of the swamp.
The source of the quagmire is often either emotional confusion or your relationship!
To dream of yourself bogged down in a quagmire denotes that you are getting in a rut and bogged down by too much day to day and not enough go to it energetic ideas and your business is at risk. This dream sometimes denotes illness of yourself or others and must be ascertained through meditation on the dream as a whole and not just one symbol, as you do all the dreams.
Something one is involved in is complex and difﬁcult to solve.
To dream of being in a quagmire, implies your inability to meet obligations.
To see others thus situated, denotes that the failures of others will be felt by you. Illness is sometimes indicated by this dream.
To dream one is fallen into a quagmire shows the party dreaming shall meet with such obstructions in his affairs as shall be very difficult to overcome.
To fall into one augurs impassable barriers (Artemidorus).
To dream of yourself bogged down in a quagmire denotes that you are getting in a rut. You’re bogged down by too much of the day to day routine, and there’s not enough energy to devote to new ideas and plans; therefore, your business is likely to suffer. At times, this dream may presage ill health for you or someone close to you.
To see yourself bogged down in a quagmire signifies your inability to meet obligations and your feeling that you are stuck in a boring routine. To see others bogged down in a quagmire denotes that you are being affected by the moods of others. To see a swamp in your dream symbolizes aspects of yourself that are repressed and dark; it also represents feelings that undermine your confidence and well-being. Perhaps you feel overwhelmed by a feeling or an emotion.... quagmire / swamp dream meaning