DREAM DICTIONARY - Expect :Try to think of things which are expected and things which are not expected. Life is about reading the behaviour of others and trying to avoid things which are not expected. Perhaps you have been wanting to behave in a way which may not be wanted. Do you want to make a sexual advance on someone who is more of a friend? Do you wish to behave in a way which is very friendly towards someone? Are you having difficulty reading what is expected?
Are people expecting you to behave in a certain way? Are they expecting that you will do something because that is the logical conclusion of what you are doing? Perhaps you are being pressured to follow a certain course of action and yet deep down your not going to do that? QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Where you thinking over the chances of something bad happening yesterday?
- Were you worrying over the consquences of doing something?
- Did you worry that someone is acting inconsistently?
KEY WORDS : Consequences,fear, inconsistent, chances of happening, uncertainty, logical move, pressure to behave in a certain way, doing what is expected of you
KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "The CONSEQUENCES of it happening"
- "It might happen"
- "He is so INCONSISTENT and UNPREDICTABLE"
- "not doing what is expected of you"
- "We are trying to get him to behave the proper way"
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A dream where the dreamer makes a sexual advance which was not expected represented the dreamers thoughts about a woman. He was trying to work out if she was interested sexually in him. He did not think she was attracted to him but then there were signals which confused him. Not expecting something in a dream linked to the dreamer trying to work out the nature of his relationship with a woman - was she expecting sexual advances or would these be completely unwanted.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer 'expects' a quick death was linked to a situation in real life. The dreamer had decided to cut off a friendship because she feared this new friend would clash with her husband. Expecting a quick and painless death by poison was symbolic of the dreamers hope for this friendship to be ended quickly and without hurting her friends feelings. The dream dealt with her expectations about how this would go.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamers ex was expecting a lifeguard to have saved rather than her ex was linked to her inability to realise that they had a good relationship and should get back together.
Example dream : Not expecting a time machine to change their life symbolised the dreamers need to stay realistic after he had been thinking about his childhood. He was thinking of moving back home but he needed to realise that home would not be the place he grew up in! He needed to pull back from those idealistic thoughts. He had got carried away after writing his blog the day before and now needed to be more realistic.
Example dream : In one dream the dreamer fell off a cliff and thoroughly expected to die. In real life he was training for the Territorial Army and this expecting to die dream linked to him knowing that in the army you will face difficult and dangerous situations and you must overcome any fears. (in the army you must learn to expect trouble)
Example dream : A dream where something is expected represented the dreamer own life where setting up a business was a logical progression (this was what was expected)for the dreamer after passing a college exam. his abilities were high yet his confidence low so for him this was not a logical step
Example dream : A dream where I am expected to take hold of a bridge linked to the dreamer thinking over a course that she had finished. She felt that the logical step would be to use the qualification that she had got. However, in many ways she lacked confidence. So she was not wanting to do what was expected of her.
Example dream : A wave that is not as big as expected linked to the dreamer thinking about a possible backlash if he complained about a woman at work. He really feared her and was worried that she would try to get back at him. The expected size of the wave was symbolic of the extent of the expected backlash.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer is having sex (which was not expected) with his sister was linked to him having sexual feelings for a woman who wanted to be just friends. She was in a relationship and she was aware of his feelings for her but really did not intend for the relationship to be sexual. There was therefore no expectations of sex.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer saves his ex girlfriend and she expected it to be a lifeguard was linked to his feelings about them. He felt that they were destined to be together and that they were soul mates. She just did not realise this. Expecting a lifeguard to have saved her symbolised her not really knowing her own feelings. She did not realise that they were so strong together.
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