DREAM DICTIONARY - Bed :Dreams tap into your emotions and thoughts. Sometimes its easier just to translate dream symbols into certain words. Beds are associated with the words 'personally', 'intrusive', 'intimate', and 'sensitive'. So to understand a dream we try to see how those words appear in our thoughts. For instance, one dreamer in our studies had made a very personal appeal to someone. They had had a very friendly conversation and the bed in his dream seems to link to that friendly and personal alliance which had started to form.
In practice bed dreams link to all kinds of personal contexts. One dreamer in our studies had been thinking about someone she had really got to know - the dream symbolized her growing insight into him. Other bed dreams were triggered by people thinking along very personal lines - one was thinking about changes at work which would affect him personally. Others were thinking about their health - a very personal matter. Others had been thinking in detail about their personal likes and dislikes. Other dreams were more negative as the dreamers were focusing on their own sensitivity. One had been embarassed the day before and another felt intruded upon.
Beds also have sexual associations. So if you were attracted to someone yesterday or if you were thinking about your sexual feelings then that could easily have triggered your dream.
QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Have you been dwelling on some of your own very personal habits?
- Are you having to make a decision which personally is very important to you?
- Do you feel very personally targeted and affected by something?
- Did someone make a very personal appeal yesterday?
- Were you particularly embarassed or sensitive about something yesterday?
KEY WORDS : personal request, personally, emabarassing, intrusive, intimate, sensitive
KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "when you really GET TO KNOW him"
- "he made a very PERSONAL REQUEST yesterday", "making a very PERSONAL appeal"
- "its AFFECTING ME personally" , "what will it mean for ME PERSONALLY"
- "Its an important decision for me"
- "MY HEALTH"
- "personally I really DISLIKE THAT"
- "its just something that I do","PERSONAL HABITS"
- "I need to be more...","He needs to be a little less..."
- "its very IMPORTANT TO HER"
- "they tend to pick on me because they know WHAT I AM LIKE"
- "he is very SENSITIVE ABOUT that"
- "I find that EMBARASSING"
- "its very INTRUSIVE"
- "sexual attraction"
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A bed in a dream was symbolic of a close and very intimate talk between a young girl and an older member of staff.
Example dream : A hospital bed symbolised the dreamers emotional ill health over the weekend. She was wanting to be very private
Example dream : A dream about a family of mice in the dreamers bed took place whilst he actually had a mouse infestation. Why would the mice be in his bed? Well the dreamer maybe associated the mice with being in bed because he heard them whilst in bed during the night. They came out at night and he could hear them running about. The bed is also the dreamers own personal space. A family of mice in your own personal space crosses a boundary. This suggests that the dreamer knew now he had to do something about it. The day before they had eaten into his own loaf of bread which had to be thrown away.
Example dream : Attacked in your bedroom dream symbolised a real life attack from her pet cat during sleep. Her cat was probably trying to wake her up and its actions were translated into dream symbolism as the dreamer tried to work out what was going on whilst she slept.
Example dream : A pretty woman naked having sex on a bed was linked to some very vivid sexual fantasies. (beds are the obvious setting for sex)
Example dream : A bedroom dream linked to the dreamers thoughts about a female friend whom he had strong sexual feelings for. (bedrooms are the obvious place to have sex)
Example dream : A bedroom dream followed from the dreamer thinking about a woman he had sexual feelings for. There was lots of sexual tension on his part.
Example dream : A snake on a bed symbolised the dreamers ex boyfriend wanting to get back together with her. She did not want a return of all the previous relationship problems.
Example dream : A bedroom sex orgy linked to the dreamers thoughts before going to bed as she wondered about how to talk to a guy she liked. She thought she might talk about sex as he'd like that.
Example dream : In one dream the dreamer was worried that people might discover loads of porn photos in his bedroom. In real he was due to take some fashion photos the next day and was worried because he found the whole thing sexually exciting. What did the bedroom symbolise? The bedroom is your personal space where your secrets are hidden.
Example dream : A bed dream followed on from the start of a new sexual relationship.
Example dream : Watching a crocodile attack from her bedroom window symbolised the dreamers fear that's she was being treated badly at work because of her desire to leave her job
Example dream : Bed linked to the dreamers comfort. This was the first day that she had internet at home.
Example dream : A bedroom dream represented a very personal situation the next day
Example dream : A man in a hospital bed symbolised the dreamers help for a man who could not read. His illiteracy had damaged his self esteem. This was as bad as any physical illness.
Example dream : Breaking into a man's bedroom symbolised the dreamers thoughts the day before about a man she was attracted to. She wanted to know all the personal details about him. (a bedroom is a very personal place)
Example dream : A nice warm bed was symbolic of the dreamers wish to become much more settled and happy at home. He had become depressed and going to sleep was the worst time. A warm bed symbolised his focus on making things better then
Example dream : A bed dream was an obvious sex dream - with the bed symbolising his attraction to his girlfriends best friend.
Example dream : A bed dream was linked to the dreamer going into a clients house and seeing how poorly they lived. The bed symbolised a very private and personal area - revealing just how someone lives.
Example dream : A bed dream linked to a friend trying to persuade the dreamer into doing some work for the church. The bed symbolised this very personal appeal.
Example dream : A bed dream linked to the dreamer being asked to help - they had made a very personal appeal to the dreamer which was very annoying.
Example dream : A bed dream linked to the dreamer feeling uncomfortable about her son moving back in. She was used to her own personal space and felt a bit invaded living with him (or anyone else).
Example dream : A bedroom dream took place as the dreamer was thinking over some important career choices. The bedroom was symbolic of him making some very personal choices which would affect the whole of his life.
Example dream : A bed dream linked to the dreamer thinking over a very important decision. He had to decide some options for college. He decided that there was no rush and that he would sleep on it and think more in the morning.
Example dream : A holes in the bedroom walls dream linked to the dreamer feeling very tired recently and often run down. The bed dream symbolised his ill health at the time.
Example dream : A bed dream linked to the dreamer waking up with a bad wheezy cough. The bed dream was symbolic of her ill health at the time of the dream.
Example dream : A bed dream linked to the dreamer not being well enough to go to an interview. The bed dream symbolised his ill health - he was confined to his bed.
Example dream : Waking up in a foreign bedroom linked to the dreamer waking up on an extremely hot night when he was buring up. The bedroom dream symbolised his thoughts about this uncomfortably hot night.
Example dream : A bed dream linked to the dreamer thinking about his own personality. He realised that his lifestyle was flawed and that he lived too freely and promiscuously.
Example dream : A bedroom dream linked to the dreamers mother telling him to lighten up. He tended to be very serious and needed to allow people to make jokes at his expense without being too sensitive. The bedroom was symbolic of this very personal issue.
Example dream : A hotel bedroom dream linked to the dreamer feeling very hurt at some personal criticism.
Example dream : A bed dream linked to the dreamer being inadaquate at work. The bedroom could have been symbolic of this very personal issue - she seemed to be getting everything wrong and felt very inept.
Example dream : A bedroom dream seemed to link to the dreamer being taken advantage of by a builder. The bedroom was symbolic of this situation affecting her very personally as it left her house a mess.
Example dream : A bedroom dream took place after the dreamer had given her friend some very personal advice. Her friend constantly complained about her boyfriend but always went back to him. The dreamer was trying to help her understand that she needed to move on.
Example dream : A double bed dream linked to the dreamer thinking about work the previous day. It had an intimate feel about it. The dreamer got chatting with the customers and had a good joke at one moment. The bedroom was symbolic of this very personal and intimate feel to the atmosphere at work the previous day.
Example dream : A dream inside her mothers bedroom dream linked to the dreamer trying to help and understand her friend. The bedroom was symbolic of this very personal help.
Example dream : A bedroom dream seemed to link to the dreamer watching harrowing scenes of Hurricane Katrina. The bedroom was symbolic of this terrible disaster which had hit the dreamer very personally. The news reports had shown that ordinary Americans like herself could be affected in a terrible disaster.
Example dream : A bedroom dream linked to the dreamer having been thinking intensely about something. The dreamer was trying to describe exactly how a woman felt. He was painting a picture of what it meant to her. The bedroom was symbolic of this very personal description of how she felt.
Example dream : A bedroom dream took place as the dreamers friend had just left their band. They had grown really close and this was something that affected the dreamer very personally.
Example dream : A bed dream was linked to the dreamer being really upset about not getting a job. She was really putting every effort into it and it was an ideal job for her. The bedroom dream was symbolic of her taking this very personally.
Example dream : A bedroom dream was linked to the dreamers friend asking her about a man she fancied. The bedroom was symbolic of these very detailed and personal questions going into every aspect of the man's life.
Example dream : A bedroom dream was linked to the dreamer thinking about an issue the dreamer was a little guarded about. It was a very personal issue.
Example dream : A bedroom dream took place after the dreamer had had a miscarriage. The bedroom was symbolic of this very personal and distressing issue.
Example dream : A bedroom dream linked to the dreamer thinking about a gruelling interview. The bedroom was symbolic of this very gruelling personal situation.
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