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Dream Interpretation Upset | Dream Meanings


To dream that you are upset, suggests that you need to learn from your disappointments and make yourself happy. Try not to dwell on the negative.

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Upset | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Upset

Ice Cream

To dream that you are eating ice cream, foretells you will have happy success in affairs already undertaken.

To see children eating it, denotes prosperity and happiness will attend you most favorably.

For a young woman to upset her ice cream in the presence of her lover or friend, denotes she will be flirted with because of her unkindness to others.

To see sour ice cream, denotes some unexpected trouble will interfere with your pleasures.

If it is melted, your anticipated pleasure will reach stagnation before it is realized. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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Weeding

To dream that you are weeding, foretells that you will have difficulty in proceeding with some work which will bring you distinction.

To see others weeding, you will be fearful that enemies will upset your plans. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Quake

Warning of an upset in the security of one’s spiritual foundation; see “foundation”... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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Ghost

1. Unspecified fear in waking life.

2. Unidentified but upset­ting memory.

3. Need for emotional sustenance of some sort. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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New American Dream Dictionary

Hourglass

1. Intense fears regarding time and its use.

2. Sense of impending doom (as in “time is running out”).

3. Frustration because of an upset routine, change of plans by outside forces (upside down). ... New American Dream Dictionary

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New American Dream Dictionary

Oil

1. Desire to be treated like a child (baby oil).

2. Emotional upset or crisis (oil spill).

3. Problems increasing uncontrollably (oil spill).

4. Need for things to run smoothly (oil as lubrication).

5. Wealth. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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New American Dream Dictionary

Rats

1. A sense of trickery afoot, deception of someone close.

2. Dif­ficulties are on the way (many rats).

3. Difficulties are on the way out (white rats).

4. Feelings of upset or disturbed state of being.

5. Smart and pervasive emotions or reactions are under­foot and just out of reach. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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New American Dream Dictionary

Accuse

To be aware of vague accusation is a warning to be on your guard against being used by unscrupulous people.

If the accusation was clearly defined and you were able to defend yourself or prove your innocence, it portends trouble which you can overcome.

If you were doing the accusing, it is a warning to reassess your personal relationships as you may be heading for trouble that respect.

To be accused by a woman suggests some upsetting news is on the way, but if the accuser was a man, you will have a business success beyond your expectations. **Accused: By a man means good news. By a woman means bad news. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Adrift

This is indicative of a problem you have been unable to solve, or unwilling to face up to, and is a straightforward obstacle dream.

If you reached land safely, you will overcome your dilemma, but if you fell out of the boat or were upset by rough weather, it is a warning of serious difficulty due to indecision.

If you were rescued in your dream, or managed to swim to safety, success will follow hardship. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Boat

As mentioned in all relevant dream symbols, bodies of water represent your unconscious, your emotions and your accumulated soul experiences. Depending on the content of the dream, several different interpretations could be made.

The boat in your dream could represent you and the manner you navigate through your emotions. It could symbolize the voyage of your life, an adventure and exploration of your unconscious, or a connection to the people in your dream by pointing out something that all of you have in common (in the same boat). When interpreting this dream, consider the kind of voyage and the type of boat. Superstition-based dream interpretation books say that if the voyage is calm, you should go forward with your plans. However, if it is a very stormy voyage, get ready for an emotional upset (or challenge). ...But O the ship, the immortal ship! O ship aboard the ship! Ship of the body, ship of the soul, voyaging, voyaging, voyaging.  -- Walt Whitman... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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Falling

Beating self up.Repatterning is needed. This is a common dream which usually represents underlying fears and feelings of inadequacy and helplessness. Interpret your dream by considering your primary fears, current difficulties, and situations in your life that seem to be on a downward spiral, especially those situations that seem outside of your control (financial, romantic,etc.). Some people believe that if you keep falling in your dream and don’t wake up that you will die at the point of impact. This is absolutely not true. In a falling dream you wake up out of fear and not because of danger of dying. Superstition based dream interpretations say that if you fall a long distance in your dream and get hurt, be prepared for really hard times ahead; but if you fall and are not injured your upsets will be minor and temporary.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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Hospital

Many people reported having dreams about hospitals and surgery. This appears to be a relatively common dream setting. Most of us are in some need of healing.

The healing may be physical, psychological, emotional or spiritual. By paying attention to this dream you may be able to identify the source of your pain, and where and how the healing needs to take place. Think about why you or someone else was in the hospital in the dream. You may ask yourself, “What is going on in the dream? What is the prognosis, and what is the cure?” Answering these questions in light of a situation or issue from your daily life could be very helpful and, at times, enlightening. Therefore, try not to get upset by your dream, but rather pay attention to its message. Superstition based dream interpretations suggest that if you are visiting a patient you will be receiving surprising news (good or bad), but if you are the patient, you may be currently overwhelmed by life and should ask others for help. See also: Pain... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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Infidelity

Dreaming about being unfaithful suggests that you take a better look at your current relationship. What was the person in your dream giving you (emotionally or otherwise) that your real life partner does not? Communicate effectively and begin to develop those areas of your relationship that need most improvement. Understanding this dream may assist you in understanding your relationship and the level of attachment to your partner. Many people write about “dreams of cheating.” Either they are cheating, or they believe that their boyfriends/girlfriends are cheating on them. In either case, they are upset and outraged by such dreams. It seems logical that these types of dreams are connected to feelings of inadequacy or dissatisfaction.

If the partner in your dream was a total stranger then the dream may be much more personal and profound. It could be telling you something about the relationship that you have with yourself by giving you clues about the nature of your unconscious.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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Sharks

Please remember that the water in your dreams may be a statement about your emotions and the unconscious. Sharks, water-dwelling animals, could represent unpleasant emotions or difficult and painful materials coming up from the unconscious. You may feel some emotional upset, and the shark could be the symbol of the perceived emotional danger. Old dream interpretation books say that sharks may represent dishonest friends or reflect financial troubles. See also: Animals... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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Ship

As mentioned in all relevant dream symbols, bodies of water represent your unconscious, your emotions, and your accumulated soul experiences.

The ship in your dream could represent you and the ways in which you navigate thought these parts of yourself. When interpreting this dream, consider the kind of voyage and the type of ship. Some dream interpretation books say that if the voyage is calm you should go forward with your plans. However, if it is a very stormy voyage, get ready for an emotional upset (or challenge). See also: Boat... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Teeth

Falling out; means that you may have an upsetting experience with someone or something. Or, simply put, unpleasant news.

To have your teeth cleaned or brushing your teeth; you have to fight for what is yours. Admiring; good news is coming. Toothless; Powerlessness over progressing.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Tornado

Tornado is a violent storm in nature, and it may represent violent emotional storms in your dreams.

If you have reoccurring tornado dreams consider the emotional changes in your life and also the amount of anger and rage that you may be currently experiencing. Tornadoes could also represent disruptions and upsets in you immediate environment and specific or current issues that may be overwhelming. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Rowing

A dream of success unless the boat upset, in which case it is bad (Raphael). ... The Fabric of Dream

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The Fabric of Dream

Ice Cream

Eating, making, selling, or serving ice cream suggests that you are feeling contentment and satisfaction in your life. Things are well and the best is yet to come.

If the ice cream has no taste, or you upset it in your dream, then it is an omen of sorrow and disillusionment.

If it is sour, a lover will betray you.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Tornado

Tornado is a violent storm in nature and it may represent violent emotional storms in your dreams.

If you continually dream about being in a tornado consider the emotional changes in your life and also the amount of anger and rage that you may be currently experiencing. Tornadoes could also represent disruptions and upsets in you immediate environment, and specific, current issues or problems that may be overwhelming.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Visitor

If the visitor is dressed in black and appears mournful, then beware of accidents that might befall you or someone you know.

If the visitor is tired and worn out from traveling, then you will feel displeasure at someone’s actions and this is a warning not to get upset over it.

If a friend visits you and everything seems normal, then you will soon hear some good news.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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Castrate

Example: ‘On looking at my son I see his penis has been completely cut off. I feel terribly upset, but notice that on each side of the remaining hole, special pieces of tissue have been implanted. These are budding, just like a plant, and I know, or am told, that a whole penis will grow’ (Edmond U). Edmond did in fact frequently ‘cut off’ his sexuality by absti­nence.

The dream graphically shows that sexual drives are like a living process.

Trauma and/or fear regarding sexual drive, possibly lead­ing to ‘cutting off’ full sexual flow; fear of the responsibility which develops with sexual maturity; the difficulty in facing the pains and adjustments which come with rejection by the opposite sex, competition for work and wealth, standing with­out parental support, making decisions, discriminating in the world of ideas and exercise of will.

Doing it to oneself: denying one’s own sexual drive, intro­verted anger at sexual drive; the conflict of choice between feminine and masculine. Done to one: trauma in sexual na­ture. Doing it to another: one’s own sexual pains or trauma may lead to the unconscious killing out of sexuality in one’s children or others. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Creativity And Problem Solving In Dreams

Few dreams are, by themselves, problem solving or creative.

The few excep­tions are usually very clear. Example: ‘My mother-in-law died of cancer. I had watched the whole progression of her illness, and was very upset by her death. Shortly after she died the relatives gathered and began to sort through her belongings to share them out. That was the climax of my upset and distress, and I didn’t want any part of this sorting and taking her things. That night I dreamt I was in a room with all the relatives. They were sorting her things, and I felt my waking distress. Then my mother-in-law came into the room. She was very real and seemed happy. She said for me not to be upset as she didn’t at all mind her relatives taking her things. When I woke from the dream all the anxiety and upset had disap­peared. It never returned (told to author dunng a talk given to the Housewives Register in Ilfracombe).

Although in any collection of dreams such clearcut prob­lem solving is fairly rare, nevertheless the basic function in dreams appears to be problem solving.

The proof of this lies in research done in dream withdrawal. As explained in the entry science, sleep and dreams, subjects are woken up as they begin to dream, therefore denying them dreams. This quickly leads to disorientation and breakdown of normal functioning, showing that a lot of problem solving occurs in dreams, even though it may not be as obvious as in the exam­ple. This feature of dreaming can be enhanced to a marked degree by processing dreams and arriving at insights into the information they contain. This enables old problems to be cleared up and new information and attitudes to be brought into use more quickly. Through such active work one be­comes aware of the self, which Carl Jung describes as a cen­tre, but which we might think of as a synthesis of all our experience and being. Gaining insight and allowing the self entrance into our waking affairs, as M L. Von Franz says in Man and His Symbols, gradually produces a wider and more mature personality’ which emerges, and by degrees becomes effective and even visible to others’.

The function of dreams may well be described as an effort on the part of our life process to support, augment and help mature waking consciousness.

A study of dreams suggests that the creative forces which are behind the growth of our body are also inextricably connected with psychological develop­ment. In fact, when the process of physical growth stops, the psychological growth continues.

If this is thwarted in any way, it leads to frustration, physical tension and psychosomatic and eventually physical illness.

The integration of experience.

which dreams are always attempting, if successful cannot help but lead to personal growth. But it is often frozen by the individual avoiding the growing pains’, or the discomfon of breaking through old concepts and beliefs.

Where there is any attempt on the pan of our conscious personality to co-operate with this, the creative aspect of dreaming emerges. In fact anything we are deeply involved in, challenged by or attempting, we will dream about in a creative way. Not only have communities like the American Indians used dreams in this manner—to find better hunting, solve community problems, find a sense of personal life direction— but scientists, writers, designers and thousands of lay people have found very real information in dreams After all, through dreams we have personal use of the greatest computer ever produced in the history of the world—the human brain.

1- In Genesis 41, the story of Pharaoh’s dream is told—the seven fat cows and the seven thin cows. This dream was creative in that, with Joseph’s interpretation, it resolved a national problem where famine followed years of plenty. It may very well be an example of gathered information on the history of Egypt being in the mind of Pharaoh, and the dream putting it together in a problem solving way. See dream process as computer.

2- William Blake dreamt his dead brother showed him a new way of engraving copper. Blake used the method success­fully.

3- Otto Leowi dreamt of how to prove that nervous impulses were chemical rather than electncal. This led to his Nobel prize.

4- Friedrich Kekule tned for years to define the structure of benzene. He dreamt of a snake with its tail in its mouth, and woke to realise this explained the molecular forma­tion of the benzene ring. He was so impressed he urged colleagues, ‘Gentlemen, leam to dream.’

5- Hilprecht had an amazing dream of the connection be­tween two pieces of agate which enabled him to translate an ancient Babylonian inscription.

6- Elias Howe faced the problem of how to produce an effec­tive sewing machine.

The major difficulty was the needle. He dreamt of natives shaking spears with holes in their points. This led to the invention of the Singer sewing ma­chine.

7- Robert Louis Stevenson claims to have dreamt the plot of many of his stories.

8- Albert Einstein said that during adolescence he dreamt he was riding a sledge. It went faster and faster until it reached the speed of light.

The stars began to change into amazing patterns and colours, dazzling and beautiful. His meditation on that dream throughout the years led to the theory of relativity.

To approach our dreams in order to discover their creativity, first decide what problematic or creative aspect of your life needs ‘dream power’. Define what you have already leamt or know about the problem. Write it down, and from this clarify what it is you want more insight into.

If this breaks down into several issues, choose one at a time. Think about the issue and pursue it as much as you can while awake. Read about it, ask people’s opinions, gather information. This is all data for the dream process.

If the question still needs further insight, be­fore going to sleep imagine you are putting the question to your internal store of wisdom, computer, power centre, or whatever image feels right.

For some people an old being who is neither exclusively man nor woman is a working image.

In the morning note down whatever dream you remember. It does not matter if the dream does not appear to deal with the question; Elias Howe’s native spears were an outlandish image, but nevertheless contained the information he needed. Investigate the dream using the techniques given in the entry dream processing. Some problems take time to define, so use the process until there is a resolution.

If it is a major problem, it may take a year or so; after all, some resolutions need re­structuring of the personality, because the problem cannot disappear while we still have the same attitudes and fears. See secret of the universe dreams; dream processing. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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Dreaming The Future

Just before his title fight in 1947, Sugar Ray Robinson dreamt he was in the ring with Doyle. ‘I hit him a few good punches and he was on his back, his blank eyes staring up at me.’ Doyle never moved and the crowd were shouting ‘He’s dead! He’s dead!’ He was so upset by the dream Robinson asked Adkins, his trainer and promoter, to call off the fight. Adkins told him ‘Dreams don’t come true.

If they did I’d be a millionaire.* In the eighth round Doyle went down from a left hook to the jaw. He never got up, and died the next day.

The problem is that many such dreams felt to be predictive never come true. Often dreamers want to believe they have precognitive dreams, perhaps to feel they will not be surprised by, and thereby anxious about, the future. When the baby son of Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped, and before it was known he was murdered, 1,300 people sent ‘precognitive’ dreams concerning his fate in response to newspaper head­lines. Only seven of these dreams included the three vital factors—that he was dead, naked and in a ditch.

Out of 8,000 dreams in his Registry for Prophetic Dreams,

Robert Nelson, who was sent dreams pnor to what was pre­dicted, has found only 48 which bear detailed and recognis­able connection with later events. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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Flying

Example: During childhood I leamt to fly in a long sequence of dreams. Each linked very clearly to the last. I would go to the nearby churchyard and in the beginning I would run along as fast as I could then jump and just manage to extend the jump by a great effon of will. In subsequent practices I managed gradually to extend the jump for many yards; and eventually I could skim along indefinitely.

The next stage though was to extend my height, and this took enor­mous effort of will and body. I made active swimming mo­tions and climbed, but only held altitude with great and con­stant concentration. With further practice still, this clumsy mode of flying was left behind as I leamt to use pure motiva­tion or will to lift me into the air and carry me easily and gracefully wherever I wished. At this stage my flying was swift, mobile and without struggle’ (Jason V).

The example illustrates how much will, effort and learning can be involved in flying in dreams. This aspect of flying connects with the gaining of independence and the expression of one’s poten­tial. We are all born into a certain paradigm or ‘reality’. At one time, part of the ‘reality’ for most Britons was that anyone without a white skin was a heathen or savage. At other times the reality’ has been that anything heavier than air could not fly. Meteors did not exist because theory discounted them. And so on.

To break free of such paradigms and from the gravity’ or hold our parental and social authority has on us to find a measure of emotional and intellectual freedom, takes the son of will, effort and learning depicted.

Flying expresses also the dealing with our internal influ­ences which hold us down, such as self doubt, anxiety, de­pression.

Example: ‘I was flying. I felt nervous at first that I would fall down, but not afraid. I soon became confident and felt very happy and wanted the sensation to continue. I was lying over a building, could have been a small church, crematorium or graveyard but did not feel afraid or upset. When I woke I lay in bed and tried very hard to keep the feelings with me and, for reasons unknown, I do not wish to forget it’ (Mrs SM). In flying, Mrs SM is finding a way to look at death—the graveyard—which gives her a different viewpoint, a different feeling reaction to it, and she doesn’t want to lose that pre­cious newly learnt view. In their maturing process some peo- pie learn to see their thoughts and emotions as things they expenence rather than things they are, and this brings the sort of new viewpoint seen in the example.

Example: ‘I was in a building with a group of people. I was being chased and suddenly flew up in the air to escape my pursuers’ (Michael O). Learning independence, and the abil­ity to make decisions despite what others feel, may be done by ignoring our own feelings. This may be achieved by always keeping busy; never having quiet moments alone; filling empty periods with entertainment or company; smoking, drinking alcohol, taking sedatives or tranquillisers; ngid posi­tive thinking. Then, as Michael does in his dream, we fly from issues we are pursued by instead of resolving them. This may lead us to the extremes of being either rigidly materialistic, or as rigidly ethereal. In either case we lose contact with every­day human issues, and may begin to have the escape-type flying dream, or an out of body experience.

Example: 41 knew I could fly. I picked up one of the young women I felt love for and flew with her.’ Laughingly I felt like superman, and flew easily’ (Simon W). Flying alone occurs most frequently, showing the independent aspect of flying. But because it often involves our positive feelings of pleasure, flying may depict our sexuality, as above, especially aspects of it expressing freedom from social norms and restraints.

Example: ‘I was floating atop a tree near houses and a rising walkway. I was saying to people around the tree that I had found something wonderful. Reaching out my hand I told them they could join me if they accepted this possibility in themselves. Some thought it was a publicity campaign, but were enjoying the spectacle.

A few reached out and were im­mediately with me, until there were about six of us, men and women. We joined hands, experiencing a most amazing sense of well-being. Then we slowly and effortlessly flew to a great height, leaving a trail of coloured smoke which could be seen for miles. It was to demonstrate the triumph of the human spirit. We then descended and were going somewhere else to show others’ (Margareta H). Transcendence is also depicted by flying.

The tree is Margareta’s personal life. She is at the growing tip, transcending, leaving behind her past. Being high in flight, on a hill or mountain also represents the action of seeing our life as a whole, having a sense of our overall direc­tion and destiny, our essential self. This frequently gives rise to the drive to give of one’s best to others, as Margareta does in leaving behind a sign—the spire of colour.

Some researchers believe flying dreams often precede lucid dreams. See lucid dreams; out of body experience. See also Hill; mountain. Idioms: fly by night, flying high; send flying.... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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Obstacle

Depicts something which causes uncertainty or withdrawal of enthusiasm, creativity or love. Such might be produced by someone’s criticism which evokes our own self doubts; indecision; our own inhibitions or anxieties; maybe even a hidden form of not wanting to succeed because it would confront us with the new—we might fail.

Example: ‘I have this recurring nightmare. I see my mother standing by my bedroom door, blocking it as if I am being trapped and stopped from getting out. I often call to her “Let me out Mum” but she just stands there staring with no ex­pression on her face at all. I end up getting out of bed and switching my bedroom light on and then she disappears. Sometimes I will see her standing by my wardrobe. It seems as if she is always standing by a door and trying to trap me’ (Natalie S). Natalie is 14 and the obstacle she faces in choos­ing her own clothes—the wardrobe—and making her own decisions—her mother—is her own dependence upon her mother, and the need to develop a new relationship with her.

Example: ‘As I was driving along I turned my car over. I wasn’t hurt but could not now get to my destination. I didn’t feel at all upset about the car being damaged’ (Tim K).

The example shows a subtle and self-made obstacle, the damaged car. In fact Tim admitted ruining his own work opportunities —the car—because he was frightened of failure.

The obstacle, obstruction, barner or interference can be a person, wall, river, animal—or it might be an internal thing like paralysis or a lump in the throat. Refer to the entry on the appropriate subject to define what it is acting as an obstacle. See first example in failure; fence; wall. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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Earthquake

Enormous event, severe emotional upset; often hinting at self-destructive energies. Sign of general insecurity.

According to Jung, always a blow to one’s point of view or convictions. Something confronting you can only be handled if you totally abandon your old convictions. In that sense, this dream symbol is always a sign of getting another chance and making a new beginning.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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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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Splinter

Are you feeling injured? Inconsequential things are getting you upset.

(In the Bible, one often sees a splinter in the eye of a neighbor, but not in one’s own.)... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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Flowers

1- Flowers in a dream usually give us the opportunity to link to feelings of pleasure and beauty. We are aware that something new, perhaps a feeling or ability is beginning to conic into being and that there is a freshness about what we are doing.

To be given a bouquet means that we are being rewarded for an action the colour of the flowers may be important (see Colours). In folklore, each individual flower had a meaning in dreams: Anenome Your present partner is untrustworthy. Arum Lily An unhappy marriage or the death of a relationship. Bluebell Your partner will get argumentative. Buttercup Your business will increase. Carnation A passionate love affair. Clover Someone who is in need of finance will try to get in touch.

Crocus A dark man around you is not to be trusted. Daffodil You have been unfair to a friend, look for reconciliation.

Forget-me-not Your chosen partner cannot give yon what you need. Forsythia You are glad to be alive. Geranium A recent quarrel is not as serious as you thought. Honeysuckle You will be upset by domestic quarrels. Iris Hopefully, you will receive good news. Lime/Linden This suggests feminine grace. Marigold There may be business difficulties. Mistletoe Be constant to your lover. Myrtle This gives joy; peace, tranquillity, happiness and constancy. Narcissus Don’t mistake shadow for substance. Peony Excessive self-restraint may cause you distress. Poppy A message will bring great disappointment. Primrose You will find happiness in a new friendship. Rose Indicates love, and perhaps a wedding, within a year. Snowdrop Confide in someone and do not hide your problems.

Violet You will marry someone younger than yourself.

2- The feminine principle is often represented in dreams by flowers, as is childhood.

The bud represents the potential available, while the opening flower indicates development.

3- Spiritually flowers signify love and compassion, both that which we may receive and that which we give to others.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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Violence

1- Any violence in dreams is a reflection of our own inner feeling, sometimes about ourselves, sometimes about the situations around us. Often the type of violence is worthy of notice if we are fully to understand ourselves.

2- When we arc unable because of social pressures or circumstance to express ourselves properly, we can find ourselves behaving violently in dreams.

If others are behaving violently towards us we may need to take care in waking life not to upset others.

3- A sense of spiritual injustice maybe represented by scenes or acts of violence in a dream.

The dreamer should equate this with recent spiritual events.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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Vomit

1- To dream of vomiting suggests a discharge of disagreeable feelings and emotions. It would be a clearing of something from within that makes us extremely uncomfortable.

To dream of watching someone else vomit indicates that we may have upset them and need to have compassion and understanding.

2- Intuitively, we can often be aware of problems around us and be affected by them. When we become overloaded, we may need to ‘throw up’ (or away) the distress it is causing us. I’o wake up feeling sick intimates that we have been affected on an emotional level by the release that occurred in the dreams that we have had.

3- Vomiting is a symbol of a discharge of evil. We may have held on to bad feeling for so long that it has caused our spiritual system some difficulty.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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Weapons

1- To dream of weapons usually suggests our desire to hurt someone or something. We have internalised our aggression and it is marginally more acceptable to dream of wreapons and of using them against people, than actually having to deal with such circumstances in everyday life. Depending on the weapon that we use we may get a fairly good idea of what the real problem is in the waking self.

An arrow indicates being pierced by some kind of powerful emotion, of being hurt by someone else through words or actions. We need to turn our attention inwards in order to make ourselves feci better, flic gun or pistol traditionally represents male sexuality and for a woman to dream of being shot often indicates her wish for, or fear of, sexual aggression.

If we are shooting the gun ourselves we may be using our masculine abilities in quite an aggressive way; in order to defend ourselves.

A knife represents the ability to cut through debris, to ‘cut into’ whatever is bothering us and to cut out the hypocrisy that perhaps is prevailing in a situation.

The sword has more than one meaning. Because of its hilt — which is a cross shape it often represents a system of belief which is used in a powerful way. Equally it can be used to suggest spiritual strength, creating an abilitv to cut awav the unneccssary more powerfully than the knife.

The sword when sheathed is the soul or the Self in the bodv.

2- To have a weapon used against us means that we have to look at how we are party to people being aggressive around us. It maybe that we have done something to upset the other person which results in aggression, or it may be that we have put ourselves in a position of becoming the victim of circumstance.

3- Various weapons can suggest varying degrees of spiritual power.

The dreamer should use this power with relevant caution.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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Canoe

A canoe may represent synchronized action, since it takes teamwork to move a canoe. It may signify the need to team up with others in order to fulfill a longtime wish. Losing your paddle may mean that the progress of a project you are developing with others has been upset.

A canoe may also signify that you feel like you have failed your team.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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Tidal Wave

A tidal wave can point to a huge emotional shock, the result of a trauma of childhood, which emerges out of the sea of the unconscious as a warning.

A tidal wave may also predict a serious illness or a huge emotional upset... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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Fleet

Seeing a fleet of battleships is an omen of upset business conditions.

A fleet of fishing schooners predicts a tragic happening to one of your friends.... The Complete Dream Book

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Heels

(See Soles). Wearing very high heels in a dream presages being considerably upset by the attentions of one of the opposite sex.

To have a heel come off while you are walking is an indication that you will have some excellent luck within a short time, particularly if the heel is not lost but is fastened on the shoe very shortly afterward.

To catch the heel in a hole or iron grating is a sign that you will be thwarted in some plan that you have made.

To dream that you wear shoes with very low heels is an indication that carelessness will be likely to cause you difficulties which you will find hard to overcome.... The Complete Dream Book

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Ice Cream

Enjoying ice cream in a dream is a propitious sign in all matters pertaining to the heart, but it is a forerunner of sorrow and disillusionment if you upset a dish of ice cream or if it is sour, salty or without flavor.

A dish of ice cream that is almost entirely melted foretells the frustration of one’s dearest hopes.... The Complete Dream Book

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Ladder

To dream of having difficulty in adjusting a ladder against a house indicates marital upsets.

If in a dream you walk under a ladder, you will be likely to have a slight accident.

Seeing a ladder in use by a fireman is an omen of business success.... The Complete Dream Book

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Mixing

Any form of mixing is an Indication of an upset condition regarding one’s relations with the opposite sex.

To dream of mixing cocktails, is a warning that one should use great discretion in any commitments that he or she may be on the point of making.... The Complete Dream Book

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Ropes

Love-making will be considerably upset if one dreams of tangled ropes.

Neatiy coiled rope indicates one’s ability to smooth out any difficulties that may arise.... The Complete Dream Book

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Wife

If a wife dreams that her husband pets her, it is a sign of unusually upset conditions in the home.

A man who dreams that his wife is more than ordinarily affable is likely to profit Largely from an Important commercial undertaking.... The Complete Dream Book

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Ink

Vision: Seeing ink suggests that you make peace with someone—no matter the cost. Don’t sign any written agreements right now, it is premature and the consequences could be serious. Writing something in ink: an important document is on its way. Spilling ink: an arrangement you have made recently turns into a problem.

Depth Psychology: Ink is often a symbol of things hidden in your unconscious; you are upset by recent events that have taken a turn for the worse.

An ink spot is a sign of feeling guilty or a bad conscience. See Writing.... Dreamers Dictionary

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Nakedness

Vision: Did you walk the streets naked or did other people see you are naked? Let go of your shame! The dream is a memory of the fun you had as a child—and that your parents considered being naked a taboo. Every now and then our psyche needs to relive the excitement of past feelings: like your father holding both your hands and swinging you through the air, or your early childhood feeling of freedom when free of clothes.

If you frequendy dream about walking the streets naked, this means feelings of inferiority have prevented you from achieving your personal goals in the past. Taking off your clothes: you want more independence and freedom. Seeing naked children in a dream: your family is about to have a new member (your own or the family of your friends). Seeing a person of the opposite sex naked: your secret or burning passion for someone will be reciprocated.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about being naked means you are afraid of being “found out”—you are emotionally upset right now and don’t want others to know.

The dream is a challenge to be emotionally vulnerable, to take a chance and admit your weaknesses.

The dream might also express erotic needs that are either being met right now or that you think arc foolish.... Dreamers Dictionary

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Sun

Symbol: The sun is the symbol of prophecy, revelation, and infinity. As the source of light, it gives warmth and makes things visible.

Vision: The sun is probably the most enduring dream symbol of human beings.

It is a symbol of vitality, strength, and optimism. Seeing a sunrise: your future is filled with promises. Seeing a sunset: a certain matter needs to be brought to its conclusion; or you can look forward to a quiet, happy old age. Reflection, peacefulness, and contemplation will enrich you on your journey through life.

A “golden” sun is a promise of happiness and good fortune.

A red sun means conflicts ahead.

The sun shining through a window: your happiness resides within your own four walls.

The sun hiding behind clouds: emotional upset and sorrow.

Depth Psychology: The sun is the brightest and most powerful dream symbol and often points to outside influences that affect your life.

It is a promise of happiness, success, and joy.

A sunset might indicate a serious impending crisis, or that a phase in your life is coming to an end. See Light.

An eclipse of the sun means you feel temporarily depleted (you are either uncertain or just tired).... Dreamers Dictionary

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Alligator

To see an alligator in your dream represents dishonesty, deception, and a false facade. It may indicate that you should step back and reevaluate your position or view of a certain matter. It may also represent your ability to move between the material world of waking life and the emotional, repressed world of the unconscious. In addition, the alligator can symbolize the ability and talent to cure or revitalize.

To dream that you are running away from the alligator denotes your refusal to face a distressing or upsetting matter. You may be harboring a negative feeling. There is some potentially destructive emotion that you don’t want to admit you possess. According to biblical interpretations, an alligator means that you will fall victim to the sin of arrogance and vanity.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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Ass

To see an ass in your dream indicates that there is an issue or situation in your life that you don’t fully comprehend. It may also mean that you will be experiencing frustrations and minor upsets in the near future.

To see an ass carrying a burden in your dream indicates that you will finally succeed in work as well as in relationships; but only after much time and effort.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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Ecstasy

To dream of ecstasy suggests pleasure and merriment with your companions and family.

To dream about ecstasy in the moments after an upsetting dream indicates that you will encounter sadness and regret. You heart may be trying to heal from a recent situation.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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Friend

To dream about friends suggests that certain hidden parts of your character are now ready and willing to reemerge. How you interact with people around you can be critical in understanding yourself.

To dream of your friends being happy and in good health suggests that your friends will wish you well or visit. In addition, your friends’ relatives may bring you some good news.

To dream that your friends are troubled and upset indicates that they may suffer from illness or stress.

To dream about your childhood friend indicates that you will stumble back into behaviors from an early and more carefree time. You could be feeling too much pressure and wishing to go back to a time when things were easier. Think about how you got along with this friend, the dynamics of the friendship, and what you learned through that friendship. This dream may also be indicating that you are acting immaturely.

To dream that your friends are dark-colored suggests that either you or they may have some difficulty or illness.

If your friends take the form of animals, it represents that someone will get between you and your closest friends.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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Ice Cube

To dream of an ice cube melting suggests a time limit on a current situation that you may be feeling pressure to complete.

A lone ice cube may suggest that you are not as interested in an idea as you once were but that you may feel shy in expressing your feeling in fear of upsetting another. Many ice cubes rattling around speaks of an irritating person trying to get your attention, keep your cool as they are likely to fade away fairly rapidly.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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