DREAM DICTIONARY - Man :A man in a dream may symbolise male emotions. If a male emotion such as arrogance, determination, confrontation or stubbornness was in your mind then its possible that this is related to the dream.
QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Was someone acting in a pushy or agressive way on the day before the dream?
- Did you have to face some delays or problems on the day before the dream?
- Have you or someone else been behaving territorially?
- Have you decided to force the pace in some way?
- Have you tried to show determination in some way?
KEY WORDS and PHRASES : This symbol translates into the following words : Pushy, aggressive, ignoring, forcing, controlling, determined, panic, territorial control, frustrations, unhappy, arrogant, busy:Try to write down some quotes that capture your feelings. Think especially of the thoughts and feelings in your mind on the day before and those about the day to come. E.g.
- "forcing me to make a choice"
- "pushy and aggressive manner"
- "he just walked in and took control!"
- "ignoring him"
- "I was simply not told!"
- "asserting himself"
- "forcing the pace"
- "busy day"
- "determined to make an effort"
- "I was panicking"
- "stop being arrogant"
- "not happy"
- "frustrating and delaying"
- "she's MY girlfriend!"
- "territorial control"
(Now write down some quotes that sum up your feelings about the previous day. Then add some thoughts about what you expected to happen on the day to come. Finally add some feelings about your life in general. Then see where the key words and phrases appear in your quotes)
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A dream with an unknown man in occurred the day after the dreamer was extremely frustrated at a bureaucratic delay. (men tend to get more frustrated and worked up)
Example dream : A man in a fight dream linked to a friend who was highly worked up about an argument he had just had. The man was therefore a symbol of confrontational emotions.
Example dream : A man setting about doing something symbolised the dreamers wish to get on with something. It represented his determination which is a very male characteristic.
Example dream : A man the dreamer did not know probably represented the dreamers distrust of her ex and men in general who she felt had already been cheating before they broke off
Example dream : A man dragging a woman who is crying linked to the dreamers frustration as she worked in a family violence until. Just recently two murders had taken place and the dreamer felt that no one cared. The man represented the dreamers thoughts about abusive men.
Example dream : A man stopping the dreamer linked to her feelings of being trapped as she was stuck in a problem.
Example dream : A man in a hospital bed symbolised the dreamers help for a man who could not read. His illiteracy had damaged his self esteem. This was as bad as any physical illness. Teaching him to read and write was a way of 'curing' him.
Example dream : A man pointing dream occurred whilst the dreamer was feeling depressed and paranoiac. A man often symbolises negative feelings - it captured the emotionally worked up mood inside the dreamer. A man in a dream can be linked to male type emotions and stereotypes such as "determination", "anger", "frustration" and in this case "confrontation."
Example dream : An unknown man kicking the dreamer linked to his ,./feelings that he was hard done by.,./ He felt that the world was against him. (Men tend to be more ruthless whilst women tend to represent a willingness to compromise and help those in need of help).
Example dream : A dream of a man linked to the dreamer having become unemployed. The man was symbolic of the very few choices available to him. Circumstances were being forced upon him.
Example dream : A man in a dream linked to the dreamer being propositioned. He had been pushy and aggressive in his manner.
Example dream : A dream of a man was symbolic of an inspector having come into the dreamers work and taken control.
Example dream : A dream about a man in a shop was linked to the dreamer being forced to change her whole schedule. It had wrecked his day.
Example dream : A dream about a man running into a shop window linked to the dreamer having ignored someone the day before. He had been distracted and did not mean to ignore the person. It was too late to make amends. This was a pity for the dreamer as this person was from a place where he had enjoyed working.
Example dream : A dream about two threatening men was symbolic of the dreamers worries about a meeting taking place the next day. He felt that he maybe pushed into accepting something he did not like.
Example dream : A man in a dream linked to the dreamer knowing a work project was difficult but was determined to make an effort.
Example dream : A dream about a man was symbolic of the dreamers great confidence at the time. He was showing an assertiveness and was making great progress.
Example dream : A dream of a man with a sword was linked to the dreamer starting his own business. The man symbolised his recognition that this would be a major struggle and would take a lot of effort.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer refuses to fight a man linked to him thinking about his work. He had been putting a lot of energy in and effort but felt that he needed to slow down and improve the quality of what he was doing. The man was symbolic of the energy and effort he was putting in.
Example dream : A dream about a man was symbolic of the dreamers thoughts about a woman he was attracted to. He felt that his life was messed up and it would be a major mistake to start a relationship. He was therefore avoiding and ignoring this woman.
Example dream : A dream of a man sitting on his sister was symbolic of the dreamers frustrations. He thoughts that his health was getting better but he had a relapse.
Example dream : A dream of a man was symbolic of annoying bureaucratic obstacles in the dreamers life on the day before the dream.
Example dream : A dream with the dreamers cousin being chased by a man on a motorbike was linked to the dreamers thoughts about her cousin. She had a tendency to panic too much. The man was symbolic of her making a big fuss about nothing.
Example dream : A dream about a guy with his ex girlfriend was symbolic of the dreamers jealousy. He had split up with his ex but did not want her dating other men.
Example dream : A dream about a man took place as the dreamer was thinking that he was perhaps too arrogant - he needed to hold back a little. His confidence could be mistaken.
Example dream : A dream of an annoying man took place as the dreamer was thinking about his endless self examination. Women can often be symbolic of inner peace and harmony. This is what the dreamer was in search of. However, he was going about it in such an aggressive way that it was disrupting his peace of mind.
Example dream : A dream about a man was linked to the dreamer thinking about someone who got very upset. The man was symbolic of this agitated and disrupted state.
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