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DREAM DICTIONARY - Defeat :

Read through the keywords below and try to see how they link to feelings in your mind right now. Think especially of your moods, feelings about relationships and also thoughts about specific issues from yesterday.

KEY WORDS AND PHRASES:
- sulking about something
- a need to accept something
- suffering terrible conditions
- feeling beaten
- a new determination. Fighting back
- disappointment
- a sense of loss
- feelings of responsibility
- blaming yourself or others. Apportioning blame.
- wondering why? Inquiring into the causes of defeat.
- where next? What's the next step?
- dealing with a relationship break up
- feeling like a failure
- cannot meet someone's high standards

Try to think how these keywords and phrases might have relevance in describing your current feelings e.g. "I know I have to accept that the relationship is over"

Dreams make associations which can connect in any way with your thoughts. They may portray any scenario or emotion that you might connect with a symbol. For instance if you "win" at something then you feel good about yourself. So a dream about winning may be a symbol for you "feeling good".

EXAMPLE DREAMS

Example dream : A defeated army retreating in a cold was linked to the dreamer working the day before in the terrible cold for a long time. The conditions were too much to endure. It had already been a long and hard winter and it was now getting worse. The army being defeated symbolised the terrible conditions which had overcome the dreamer - the cold and snow had got to him. (Symbolism - the dreamer had been "defeated" by the wheather the day before) The dreamer simply tried to think of ways in which he might use the word "defeated" to describe his feelings.
Example dream : Defeat in a dream linked to the dreamer who was feeling frozen out by a group of friends. He felt sulky and was beginning to accept he had lost these friends. He felt defeated and disappointed as this was a real loss. Feeling "defeated" is a strong emotion linked to feelings like "I am utterly devastated" and "I simply cannot do anything to reverse this." Think of ways in which these associated feelings describe your emotions.


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