To look back into the past can sometimes be detrimental, and at other times helpful. In dreams, to be looking or moving backwards may suggest that answers to our present dilemma lie in the past. Past behaviour patterns may not be appropriate.
When she looked backwards, despite being warned, lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt. To be looking back in dreams suggests that mentally we are not using our best faculties or are not looking to the future.
To dream of going or walking backwards indicates that we may be withdrawing from a situation, or slow to learn from it. We may need to recognize that to continue in a particular situation will, at worst, stop our progress and, at best, impede it.
Loneliness is a dream of contraries, that is to say, a dream whereas my old Mother always said to ‘take your dream backwards’. In other words your dream of loneliness shows you will have so much company that you may never be lonely again, (which is only a secret fear being exposed).
Moving forward suggests an acceptance of our abilities, while moving backwards signifies withdrawal from a situation. Moving sideways would suggest a deliberate act of avoidance.
Dream scenarios involving cars are often much to do with what we are doing to ourselves on a psychological or emotional level. Being alone in a vehicle indicates independence, while dreaming of the brakes shows our ability to be in control. The car engine indicates the essential drives with which we have to deal. A […]
Finding ourselves in any kind of a tunnel in dreams suggests some kind of constriction in our everyday lives. We may need to focus on an end result to the exclusion of everything else. Going backwards into a tunnel suggest we may have to review the past for answers while working ‘blind’.
If you are bending forwards, this suggests submission or adapting to new circumstances, whereas bending backwards would signify a need to please or accommodate others.
If you dream of moving backwards, you need to remember information from the past to solve a current problem.
At first glance a crab seems to be a very negative dream symbol. It could represent a “crabby” or unpleasant personality. The claws could be symbolic of a clinging and hurtful person, or a side of your own personality. There may be too much dependence, clinging and forcefulness in your life. The crab may also […]