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Bookmark to: StumbleUpon Bookmark to: Facebook DREAM DICTIONARY : This dream dictionary is based upon hundreds of real dreams and has been meticulously researched. However, the only person who can truly identify the cause of a dream is the dreamer. Use the questions and quotes on this page to help you find out what has triggered your dream.

STOPPING : . [KEY WORDS : Prevent, resist, complicated, thinking twice, reservations, hesitant,nearly happened ]

KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "I have really got to pause and think about the situation"
- "Feelings are heated at the moment but I need to step back"
- "Difficult and complicated"
- "I really did not want that to happen"
- "I want to but I have these reservations at the back of my mind "
- "I hate this change"
- "This is really getting in the way"
- "He is really resisting me "
- "I really do have strong views on that subject"
- "He seems to block me every time"
- "I know exactly why she is not achieving making progress"
- "I am having problems at work"
- "I was sleeping in an uncomfortable way and needed to stop it"
- "I really hope it does not spiral out of control"
- "I want to help but cannot"
- "It nearly happened yesterday"


SEE ALSO : Hiding : Frustration : Chasing : Intruder
METHODS : For a full explanation of the methods used in this dream study CLICK HERE
Below you will see a series of quotes. Each quote represents the meaning of a particular dream(these are all dreams where the meaning is understood totally). For instance one dream may have meant that the dreamer was having trouble at work. In that case the quote may simply be "There is a bad atmosphere at work". Some information is included about which dream symbols were included in the dream(within the squares brackets). Often a sample dream is included which shows you how the dream interpretation was reached.
ESSAY : What is the symbolic meaning of stopping in dreams?

Stopping may show that you are reassessing things and taking time out to think about thingsE.g.

"I am being pressured to follow my fathers career path but I want to something more creative" [Dream Dictionary - boy stops and looks at corpse]

"My girlfriend broke up with me last night and I went to back trying to find out what my feelings were" [Dream Dictionary - lifeguard stops me jumping into pool]

"I am in the middle of a divorce. I still car about him in many ways. Its difficult to get out of the habit of fighting" [Dream Dictionary - I stopped fighting when my husband changes into someone else]

"I have had bad lick recently with cancer and family deaths and a car crash." [Dream Dictionary - Aborigonal stops right in front of me]

Stopping in dreams may link to major obsticles preventing you from doing things . E.g.

"I am depressed at the moment so I am not looking after my children as well as I could" [Dream Dictionary - I watch knowing the danger but do nothing to stop them]

Stopping in dreams may show that something bad has just happened which you are resisting . E.g.

"There's this guy I met about a month and a half ago. I have lots of feelings for him but I have a boyfriend. we ended up in bed but later he told my boyfriend to stay with me" [Dream Dictionary - I tried running to him to stop him, but it didn't work]

"I know I need to get my health seen to yet I hate the intrusive nature of the treatment" [Dream Dictionary - I try to wedge chair to stop people coming in the door dream]

"My children are leaving home and its very unsettling i didn't know what to do with my self and it was very unsettling" [Dream Dictionary - I am trying to stop mice leaving a cage]

"Last night I was talking to my friend on the phone and she told me that her family is having a party and my soon Ex's band is playing at it." [Dream Dictionary - I am screaming for rape to stop]

"I cannot seem to get close to my friend any more. He has changed totally. I cannot talk to him about real issues as all he wants to talk about is politics and human rights" [Dream Dictionary - The guard circling him stopped right in front of him]

Stopping in dreams may show that something is difficult to control and quite complicated. E.g.

"I like this guy but my parents hate him because he is older than me. I am trying to just be his friend but its not easy" [Dream Dictionary - guy I fancy takes off his boxers and I tell him to stop]

"My son tends to be very excitable. He can injure himself. I think he should take a lot more care of himself" [Dream Dictionary - my son stops because he is pregnant]

Stopping in dreams may show that you have very strong views on something. E.g.

"I watched this film last night which really hit home how badly my father had treated my mom" [Dream Dictionary - I make my dads car stop in front of a policewoman]

"I broke up with my boyfriend because he kissed my best friend. I really ahte him and feel uncontrollable anger" [Dream Dictionary - I cannot stop stabbing my boyfriend]

Stopping in dreams may show that someone is trying to resist youor is causing you hassle . E.g.

"I got criticised by the new member at the club yesterday. It was very personal criticism. I do not think anyone seriously listened to him but still I want to appear less arrogant." [Dream Dictionary - I get stopped by the man who owns the hotel]

"I feel victimized by my boss. He always seems to block everything I do" [Dream Dictionary - I am unable to move in the undergrowth]

"I really want to be a model but my family are pressurizing me to do something more serious" [Dream Dictionary - suddenly stop outside model agency]

Stopping in dreams may link to problems,frustrations and delays in general. E.g.

"I had the flu two weeks ago, but still my body feels out of whack! I cant seem to get myself up to a hundred percent better " [Dream Dictionary - stopping for gas]

"I keep telling her that panicking is not good for her." [Dream Dictionary - we have stopped]

I made a small mistake at work yesterday and was blamed but it was no big deal"[Dream Dictionary - I was told I stopped the flow]

"I told my husband at marriage counselling that I felt that the good days during the previous week had been false. He took it in a bad way. He misinterpreted what I felt. Its pointless trying to bury issues. I think he was hurt because he felt that we had been doing so well." [Dream Dictionary - he stops moving ]

"My ex split up from me a few months ago and ever since then I have heard rumours that he is seeing someone else" [Dream Dictionary -something always stopped us from having sex]

Stopping in dreams may link to highly pressured situations. E.g.

"I am being pressurized by my boss. She never lets up on me" [Dream Dictionary - I run away without stopping]

"I'm having problems at work " [Dream Dictionary - something stops me from getting there]

"I was pretty much forced to move out all on my own and be totally independent with no financial or emotional help from my parents. " [Dream Dictionary - teeth do not stop falling out]

Stopping in dreams may link to external causes . E.g.

"I woke up needing to pee. I was trying to remember my dream in detail then realised that I really had to stop doing that and go to the toilet" [Dream Dictionary - A voice states to me - "you need to stop doing This."]

"I woke up with my teeth chattering" [Dream Dictionary - I open oven door until smoking stops]

Stopping in dreams may simply show you(or someone close to you) needs to stop doing something and change course. E.g.

"the night previous to this dream me and my boyfriend got into a huge fight and in my dream I was so eager to find him because it felt as if I was going to lose him" [Dream Dictionary - we stop at a bridge]

"I went to sleep tonight and wanted to pray for an answer. I want some guidance on how to deal with moving on from my ex girlfriend. I now know that whatever it was that is making me think about her that she is not worth it. I am best just moving on. I think now that I know what to do" [Dream Dictionary - I react by telling her that she needs to stop]

Stopping in dreams may show that you are not going to bother with something because there is too much hassle involved. E.g.

"I want to tell my dad to get a job to get himself out of his situation. Its really difficult trying to tell him" [Dream Dictionary - I told the cab to stop and let us out.]

Stopping in dreams may show that you are having to think twice about doing something and you are very hesitant. E.g.

"I have been accused of abusing my power. Its making me think twice about how I behave " [Dream Dictionary - Referee stop sending men off]

"There is this guy that I fancy. I have been trying to build up courage to talk to him" [Dream Dictionary - I told him to stop kissing me and he did. We just started talking about my birthday coming up.]

Stopping in dreams may show that in some way the facts have changed. E.g.

"I was pushed into doing something that I thought was really dangerous yesterday" [Dream Dictionary - he kept on driving until he got to the middle and then he stopped ]

"I have made up with my boyfriend" [Dream Dictionary - My boyfriend stops me walking away]

Stopping in dreams may show that some situation is currently playing itself out. That you fear something may happen.. E.g.

"I recently had a near death experience with a major health problem. I was evidently in a coma and on life support during this time. I evidently had a brief moment of consciousness and told someone at the hospital that I'd been to the top of a huge mountain and flew with birds which seemed to be angels." [Dream Dictionary -the four of us were free falling from the mountain top and stopped at some staging area for the night. ]

"Yesterday I had a horrible fight with my mom and sister, they accused me of stealing my brothers money when in reality they had actually lent it to me." [Dream Dictionary - I pick up some weed and give it back but he stops me ]

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