1- In dreams, we often regress to a former state, and to dream of wetting the bed indicates anxieties over lack of control. In some cases it may also indicate a problem with sex or sexuality. 2- We may have worries about correct behaviour in society or of being condemned for improper behaviour. 3- Bed […]
Fire. Emotional purification. Psychological and physical energy (flame of life), will. Devastating dangers, destruction, depletion, and transformation. Sexual passion up to and including addiction (“my old flame”); or intense passion. Need for togetherness, or the power to consolidate or remove contradiction. Cremation is said to assist resurrection (See Ashes). According to the I Ching, fire […]
You want to wipe something away, as if it never happened. Or, when you throw in the towel, you are giving up (usually on yourself). A wet towel is a sign of something unsuitable and dysfunctional.
Food, comfort, closeness; in the case of women, often the desire for conception, pregnancy, and children. In the case of men, often the fear of the female and, specifically, motherliness (a nursing woman, because of the fear of her fertility, was once called a “milk-cow”).
Depends which skin colour one has. If white: one’s natural drives, feelings about coloured people; or if person is known, what you feel about them. If black or brown: one’s own cultural feelings; same as any person’ dream. Example: \ was in a cubicle or small toilet with a very black coloured woman. She told […]
Example: “I saw piles of French loaves. On picking one up I saw that although the crust was crisp, the inside was runny wet dough. I wondered if cooking would make them usable’ (Derek L). As in the example, ways we transform inedible’ or unpalatable’ aspects of our life. Also nourishing ourself; creativity; our ability […]
Sigmund Freud was the founder of modern therapeutic analysis of dreams. Freud encouraged clients to relax on a couch and allow free associations to arise in connection with aspects of their dream. In this way he helped the person move from the surface images (manifest content) of the dream to the underlying emotions, fantasies and […]
Example: I was in a cubicle or small toilet with a very black coloured woman. She told me there was something wrong with her vagina. She was undressed. I rubbed her vagina and we both felt enormous passion. I then woke but couldn’t at first remember the dream. I have refrained from sexual intercourse for […]
Many experiments have been done using hypnosis in connection with dreams. In the early pan of this century Carl Schroetter hypnotised Miss E, a pharmacist, in an attempt to test Freud’s theory of symbol formation. He suggested Miss E would dream of having homosexual intercourse with a female friend, L. The dream she subsequently reported […]