DREAM DICTIONARY - Little-boy :If dreams represent recent feelings then what do you think a little boy could represent. Maybe you realised that you were completely lost and in need of help yesterday? Where you playing happily like a child yesterday?
QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Has a little boy just come into your life?
- Was some male especially boisterous or enthusiastic or in a very bad tantrum yesterday?
KEY WORDS : Tantrum, upset, innocent, vulnerable, lost, childish enthusiasm, being treated like a little boy, immature, looking after a little boy, feeling powerless
KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "I had to comfort my son yesterday"
- "My baby boy has suddenly become a little boy and is running around"
- "I work as a social worker and these children depend on me"
- "He needs me to do it for him"
- "I feel lost right now and need help"
- "That is so innocent and cute"
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : Little boys were a symbol of how the dreamer was happily playing cards with a friend. They often played like little boys played - full of childish enthusiasm and really able to have a good time.
Example dream : A sad little boy dream took place as the dreamer was homeless and penniless. The little boy was symbolic of the dreamers vulnerability whilst homeless. (homeless people are as vulnerable and powerless as a little boy)
Example dream : The little boy represented a situation where the dreamer hoped a friend would come to the aid of the dreamer who felt like the lost little boy.
Example dream : A dream where a little boy is playing with his pet mouse was linked to the dreamer thinking about his poor circumstances. He realised he was attached to his poor lifestyle and was used to it. The little boy was symbolic of his naivety,immaturity and feelings of powerlessness in changing his world.
Example dream : A dream about a little boy was linked to the dreamers job as a social worker. Her responsibility for young children made her feel guilt. She was always wondering if she had done enough for these children in real life.
Example dream : A dream about a young boy linked to the dreamer feeling his age. He was feeling very worn down and old. Inside he wanted to keep going at the same pace he did when he was younger but could not. The young child was a symbol of contrast showing the way that the dreamer wished to be e.g. "much younger".
Example dream : A dream about a vulnerable young teenager took place whilst the dreamer was suffering from extreme alcohol problems. The vulnerable child in the dream was a symbol for his own childlike vulnerability, he was unable to cope with life.
Example dream : A little boy dream linked to the dreamers baby boy starting to walk more freely. The previous day he had got up and opened a door. This was a new phase in which he was now potentially much more of a danger to himself. The little boy was symbolic of her baby growing into a little boy and therefore needing more watching.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer is comforting a little boy linked to the dreamers son being ill the day before. This gave the dreamer a chance to mother her baby boy again. The little boy was therefore a symbol of her treating him more like a little boy again.
Example dream : A dream about a little boy linked to the dreamer being a social worker. She knew that all the decisions that she made were important to those people and would seriously affect them. A dream about a little boy who is ill linked to the dreamer having to run around various relatives due to their illnesses. The little boy was symbolic of their vulnerable and sorry state - illness can reduce an adult male to a little boy lost.
Example dream : A little boy and little girl with their parents linked to the dreamer being a real mess suffering from stress. The little boy was therefore a symbol of him being the little boy lost.
Example dream : A dream about two little boys sharing toys linked to the dreamer thinking about his friend. He was thinking how he might not have a camera the next day but was sure that his friend would help him out. The little boy was therefore a symbol of his childlike belief in his friendship.
Example dream : A touching a little boy dreamed to the dreamers thoughts about a guy she fancied. She thought that they would have become sex partners by now. The little boy was perhaps a symbol of his sexual innocence and nervousness.
Example dream : A little boy growing up and dying dream was linked to the dreamer wanting to follow his own career. .His own wishes were being ignored by his father - he was being treated like a little boy.
Example dream : A story of a little boy in a hula skirt linked to the dreamer thinking about her ex boyfriend. She had just found out that he was gay. The little boy was symbolic of her thinking about the development of his homosexuality during his early childhood.
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