DREAM DICTIONARY - Fence :Fences tend to link with the obstacles in the way of us in real life. Often we will not do something because it feels inappropriate to do so. Other times we wish to break out of such constraints. Think also of the barriers that we are placing in the path of others.
QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- What barriers and limitations are getting in your way?
- Do you feel particularly separated from someone right now?
- Is there some boundary that you have crossed? Some rule that should not be broken?
KEY WORDS : Territoriality, barriers, protecting, feeling separated, constraints(write down some quotes that capture your key feelings on issues that have been dominating your mind. Then see if any of these words could appear in those quotes)
KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "She sees that as her own territory and is jealous about anyone who oversteps the mark"
- "I feel we need protecting from him"
- "I am separated from my husband right now"
- "I really miss him"
- "There seems to be so many barriers in my way"
- "I wanted their help but it would have been inappropriate to ask "
- "I am aware of my own limitations"
- "I do not like people seeing that side of me"
- "She must feel terribly separated from the world"
- "I do not know if its something I am allowed to ask about"
- "I seriously want to break out of all the rules and constraints which are holding me back"
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A fence linked to the dreamers co-worker being very territorial about the main computer.
Example dream : A dream about a little girls who became very frightened and ran to hide behind this tall wooden fence was linked to the dreamer disliking a paedophile who had come into her work. The fence was symbolic of her wanting to prevent him coming in and protecting potential victims.
Example dream : Walking along a fence in a dream linked to the dreamer being separated from her husband who was deploying to Iraq. The fence was symbolic of them about to be separated.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer walks up to a fence linked to her thinking on the school bus how she didn't care about anyone else other than her boyfriend. The fence was symbolic of her separating herself off.
Example dream : A dream about a ball landing in another garden underneath the fence was linked to the dreamer wishing for help the day before. He wanted to ask but did not because he felt it was inappropriate. A fence was symbolic of the obstacles in the way of him asking for help.
Example dream : A dream about man jumping a barely controllable horse over a fence was linked to his need to take more risks and live life to the full. The fence was a symbol of the hurdles which he needed to overcome.
Example dream : A dream about a fenced off building was linked to the dreamer feeling very isolated and separated from the people around him. He constantly had to use allergy tablets and often lost his temper with clients.
Example dream : A dream of a woman on a cliff fence was linked to the dreamer thinking about his neighbour. He had not seen her sister for a long time and was beginning to assume that she was dead. The dreamer then started to think of the impact that this would have on her. She rarely met anyone and her sister was virtually the only person who she saw. The cliff fence was linked to the dreamer thinking that this would make her desperately depressed and unhappy.
Example dream : A dream about being fenced off linked to the dreamer not liking to have friends come over. He felt that people found his house boring. He was upset recently because his parents kept breaking little promises like buying a new computer which never happened. The fence was a symbol of him feeling isolated and unable to bring friends home.
Example dream : A dream about a man jumping a barely controllable horse linked to the dreamer needing to take fewer risks. He needed to be more aware of his own limitations and barriers.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer goes underneath fence linked to her meeting a guy that she had a serious crush on. She was overcoming some bad feelings towards him. The fence was symbolic of the obstacles in the way of her liking him.
Example dream : A dream about a pond enclosed by a fence linked to the dreamer inking about himself a lot recently. The enclosed pond was symbolic of his very introverted and introspective mood.
Example dream : A dream at the neighbours fence linked to the dreamer having started to get along with her neighbour. They had been having some good chats recently. The fence was symbolic of a real fence and with that her thoughts about her neighbour who she talked with there.
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