DREAM DICTIONARY - Distress :Dreams will associate with real life in ways which are not immediately obvious. Distress in a dream may simply link to some way in which distress featured in your life yesterday. You maybe saw something distressing? Maybe you noted someone's distress and were trying to work out why they were so upset. Maybe you wanted to take not of someone's string opinions which were clearly not being heard?
QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Did you witness some very distressing incident yesterday?
- Was someone really upset by your actions yesterday?
KEY WORDS : Upset, something important to you
KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "It really was very distressing to watch that"
- "I think she was really upset about what I did"
- "I am not that upset about it but it is important to me" SYMBOLIC WORD ASSOCIATIONS: angry, forever, young, frowning, overhead, ignorance, illness, violently, mindless, against, suspicions, engagement, kidnapped, sensing, hammering, howling, head-cold, blind, ugly
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : Distress in a dream linked to the dreamers wish to end a relationship quickly and painlessly. She was worried that this split could cause a great deal of upset - the friend might find it difficult to understand why the friendship was ended.
Example dream : Feeling distressed in a dream linked to a Tv report the dreamer had seen the night before on Hurricane Katrina. It was extremely vivid and brought to life the life horror of the disaster.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer was not distressed but was concerned linked to her thinking about her life. She had moved to another country and was in the process of buying a house 'back home' because she was not really settling well. She was looking deeply at her priorities. Her husband did not want to move back so it was not an easy situation. Being concerned but not distressed in this dream was really just her assessment of her own state of mind.
Example dream : An extremely distressing dream was linked to the dreamer watching TV coverage of Hurricane Katrina. This was extremely disturbing especially as this was not some third world country - rather it was happening to Americans like herself.
Example dream : A dream where the girlfriend was in distress linked to him having a complicated relationship with his ex girlfriend. She got very angry with him when he got another girlfriend but she just went ahead and got a new boyfriend and never said anything. The girlfriend in distress symbolised his need to be sensitive towards his ex girlfriend.
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