DREAM DICTIONARY - Cope :Many dreams relate to our assessments of how well or how badly we are doing. Have you been thinking about how you are coping? Have you been thinking about how someone else is coping? Are you in a new job? A new relationship?
WORD ASSOCIATIONS: overwhelmed, drown, tornado, amidst, divorce, fiasco, misery, made redundant, new responsibility,work stress.
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A dream where the dreamer is having to look for ways of coping looking after lots of babies was caused by her worries about starting a training course in a nursery. She was worried how she would be able to cope. The dream was not a learning dream it was rather a dream about her emotions and it showed how she was relating to this fear.
Example dream : In one dream the dreamer feels unable to cope with a new baby. In real life she did not have a new baby but did feel overwhelmed with new responsibilities.
Example dream : In one dream the phase "they have to be able to cope with the sea" was emphasised. In real life the dreamer had been thinking about his lack of ability to cope due to his failing eyesight.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer wa not coping in an exam took place when the dreamer was noting a severe deterioration in his health. "Not coping" was a theme in his own life as the dreamer felt the following type of thought "I am not coping with my work. I was very unwell yesterday and cannot meet the standards required." Dreams will tend to focus on moments when we are very unwell or when our health improve. Yet our health can improve and deteriorate quickly. A dream about feeling old and tired maybe followed just days later with a dream about feeling young and enthusiastic.
Example dream : A dream about a teenager unable to cope was a simple metaphor for the dreamers own inability to cope. He was suffering from alcohol and mental health problems.
OTHER LINKS overwhelmed dreams drown dreams tornado dreams hide dreams spin dreams sunk dreams amidst dreams assessment dreams divorce dreams fiasco dreams misery dreams redundant dreams responsibility dreams stress dreams tame dreams work dreams
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