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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.

TOILETS : Toilets can often link to bad experiences we have just had, embarrassing problems, emotional situations, bad events and intense fears. There maybe a good clue in the dream. If you go to the toilet it will usually suggest you have just got over some bad experience. But if you have clogged up toilets or unflushed toilets it may suggest that you cannot get out of the bad experience or gain a sense of relief afterwards.

QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Were you very scared or embarassed the day before?
- Is there some really bad experience that you wish to get out of your system?
- In what ways have you been overwhelmed recently?
- Was the toilet clogged or dirty? If yes then what bad feelings can you simply not flush away?
- Do you feel your privacy has been invaded? That you are having to express difficult emotions in a rather uncomfortable setting?

KEY WORDS :Nervous, frustrations, shocked, scared, embarassed(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) :
- "that was so embarrassing"
- "overwhelming problems"
- "continuous bad feelings"
- "frustrations about something"
- "I am feeling nervous about it"
- "having my privacy invaded"
- "I was scared"
- "it was shocking"
- "all those bad times and frustrations"


SEE ALSO : Stairs :Houses :Kitchens : Basements : Bedrooms : Mansions : factories : Beautiful Houses : Hotels : Castles : Schools : Cafes : Churches : Shops
DREAM STUDIES : Toilets : Basements : Hospitals : Food and kitchens :Houses : Large buildings : Schools and Colleges : factories : Castles : Shops
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 the toilets in dreams?

Clogged up or toilets not flushed can show that you cannot get rid of bad feelings or gain a sense of relief. E.g.

"after years of being frustrated and dismissed by society he has started to release those tensions within him. He has almost total faith in me because I believe in him"[Dream Dictionary - covered in excrement][the dream on which this quote is based is featured in full at the end of this article]

"I know what is wrong with my relationship. I want to end split up with my boyfriend but don't really know how to go about doing it"[Dream dictionary - do not flush toilet dream]

"Its just awful. I cannot be expected to deal with her PROBLEMS as well as my own."[Dream Dictionary - Overflowing toilet dream]

"I have just got too many EMBARRASSING PROBLEMS to be starting a relationship just now"[Dream Dictionary - toilet problems dream]

"I know the ceremony made me quite EMOTIONAL"[Dream Dictionary - blood in toilet dream]

"my son was very angry at his friend who knocked over his toy house. He would not let go of the anger and they were still angry at each other at the end of the afternoon"[Dream Dictionary - locked in toilet]

We go to the toilet alone and so often toilets link to emotions and situations that we want keeping private E.g.

" My friend is deeply ill. we have been going through a lot recently. Its dragging up emotions that normally are kept private. He has been doing a lot of soul searching. I am just a normal guy and do not talk so openly about my emotions. "[Dream Dictionary - public toilet dream]

Some feelings have to be kept private as we may have no way of venting our own frustrations. E.g.

"My relationship is changing with my mom. Now we talk as equals and I have to start growing up a little. I let her talk about her problems now. Over the years she has had a lot to deal with. "[Dream Dictionary - changing a babies nappy]

Going to the toilet can represent moments when you feel your privacy being invaded. E.g.

"I was so relieved that all the buildings finished. Finally its over and I can start to get back to normal. Having builders inside the house is difficult. You feel like your privacy has been invaded."[Dream Dictionary - public toilet dream]

Going to the toilet can often link to your relief after getting past some annoying or bad experience. E.g.

"They really helped us deal with our WORRIES and problems when we first came. They made us feel so much at home"[Dream Dictionary - public cubicles dream]

"I thought he was going to touch on a really touchy subject but actually I felt relieved when he didn't as I would have felt EMBARRASSED"[Dream symbol - looking for toilet dream]

Toilets can often symbolise how you are dealing with recent bad events and bad feelings. E.g.

"I don't know what I would have done. She heard this scream as if someone was about to die. It was SCAREY"[Dream Dictionary - toilet paper dream]

"The dance classes have ended. I feel frustrated with this but I think I have to be grateful to the teacher for running them for as long as she did"[Dream symbol - mobile toilets]

"just recently I cannot seem to get any enthusiasm for the things that help me relieve tension"[Dream Dictionary - toilet in pub]

"Well work has helped me deal with all my recent PROBLEMS. It has helped me clear my head"[Dream Dictionary - toilet paper dream]

Toilets can express your fear or worry about something. E.g.

"I just wanted the whole thing to be safe. If the safety rules are not followed it can cause immense damage"[Dream Dictionary - toilet dream]

"It was shocking to hear he had been mugged. I mean it could so easily have been me. I walk past that area so much"[Dream Dictionary - public toilet dream]

Toilets can also be making basic points about how you deal with bad feelings in general. E.g.

"I am looking forward to all aspects of my future and want to put my failed marriage behind me"[Dream Dictionary - toilet in miniature house dream]

Of course if you wake up wanting to go to the toilet consider that this could be a literal dream. E.g.

"I woke up absolutely desperate to go to the toilet"[Dream dictionary - kicking a hole in the toilet door]
THE DREAM I was in a hospital room. I wasn't sick. I was just moving around cleaning, helping out. It seemed like I was a type of volunteer or something. There was a man in a bed. He was probably in his mid 30s. He looked healthy but was wearing a hospital gown. At the end of the room there were 3 people watching and crying. They were obviously his family. A nurse came into the room. The man started struggling and crying out that he didn't want to die. The nurse silently walked to him and injected a substance into his IV I stood there shocked watching this. I started yelling that they were putting him down like a dog. The nurse turned to me and said, very coldly, "he's only going to die anyway" I ran to him to stop her and tripped and fell. I fell at the end of the bed and the next thing I knew I was covered in a warm liquid. I looked up and saw I was completely covered in his excrement! His bowls and bladder had let go all over me at the end of the bed. I just kept screaming "you killed him. Why? Why did you kill him?" His family just sat in the corner and cried and cried. Then I woke up.

THE REALITY The dreamer is a volunteer who is teaching 42 year old illiterate man how to read. The lessons have been going so well that she has won an award for it. On the evening of the dream she had just finished an exhausting session with him. She had been thinking a lot about him recently about how he had put his faith in her.

DREAM ANALYSIS The dream features the dreamer as a volunteer so its a fair assumption to say that this dream may link to her voluntary work helping this man learn to read. So how can the symbols work.

The symbols include this dog which is being put down. Dreams may use direct word plays and this may capture the feeling how this man has been put down. He is casually dismissed by society. He is rejected as having no abilities and any resources devoted to him are wasted. So thats why his family are putting him down. It is because society puts him down.

In the dream she is covered in excrement. That symbolises a release within the man that the dreamer helps. He looks at her and all his frustrations built up over years are released. That is why she is covered in excrement.

So the dream then captures the dreamers thoughts about the man she is helping. She recognises his total faith in her and how she is the first person who has helped him. Up until this time society has put him down. Yet now all those frustrations have exploded out in one go. She is basically realising how important this help is.

Symbolic Meanings
BED : "a very personal relationship"
EXCREMENT : "the student releases years of frustration by putting his total faith in the dreamer"
HOSPITAL : "improving the health of something - in this case improving the mans self esteem"
PUTTING DOWN the DOG : "the dreamers student has for years been dismissed and put down by society"

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