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What Triggers Dreams About Being Attacked?

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What Triggers Dreams About Being Attacked?

Q.

Can you explain what triggers dreams/nightmares about being attacked (and also mess and clutter)?

I am 78 yrs old and have had recurring dreams such as these for over 20 years and am now seeking some clarification.

(IW, 13 February 2009)

A.

Dreaming of being attacked is actually quite common. In some cases, people who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder or some other type of anxiety ailment due to an actual physical attack may dream of being attacked as their psyche still tries to deal with the incident.

More than likely though, a dream of being attacked is generally triggered by the suppression or fear of something going on in your life. While in your dream, you may be attacked by any number of things – a man, a monster, or a wild animal – but, what is actually attacking you is some disturbing area in your life that you may not notice or may think you have under control during waking hours. When we don’t openly acknowledge our fears, they show up in our dreams, where our minds are much freer and open to feelings.

Look at all aspects of your life and try to pinpoint the area of stress. You say you have had this dream off and on for 20 years. Go back 20 years and see what was going on in your life. Did you retire when you were 58? If you did, was it of your own free will or were you forced to due to an illness? Or, had you ever worked outside the home? Maybe you felt guilty and less than useful being a homemaker. It may be that at 58, you were re-examining your youth and realized you missed out on something – getting married, having children, having a career.

And, it may be that at 58, you began to realize that your body was getting older and time was no longer on your side. Many of us think when we are young that we will never get old, but in your forties and fifties, you really begin to notice physical and mental changes and realize that age is creeping up on you.

If the anxiety that goes with aging is not dealt with, but only suppressed, what is “attacking” you in your dreams is the fear of getting older and eventually death. The dreams of clutter and mess could be that you feel if you died today, there would be areas that would be left in chaos, where it is something physical like the clutter in your home or mental like having a will or telling people you love them.

If that is the case, you may want to seek counseling. Twenty years is a long time to have reoccurring dreams and it may take a professional to help you deal with the issues. If you cannot afford counseling, talk to family and friends about this anxiety and try to come to terms with it. Meditate on seeking peace with this problem each night before you go to sleep. Recognize the anxiety, but concentrate on not allowing it to creep into your dreams anymore.

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Princess - Your Question:
Hello. I had a dream that my second to youngest (16) sister and big sister (25) were getting beat on by a man my sister was dating and the first night me (19) and my youngest sister (12) hid from the attacker. The next day all of us were packing to leave the house until it was safe to come back when in the process, I spotted three men at the door trying to break in. I asked my second to youngest (16) if that’s who the boy was and she said yes. So immediately me and my youngest run to the back to get bats and call the cops and as we’re running back my two sisters are already getting beat on. I handed them bats and we all started to beat them until they couldn’t move. And somehow The guy that my second to youngest sister was dating Who is also the attacker’s has a child that my big sister is holding. I’m not sure what a baby had to do with the dream but now I am holding the mans arms up asking my sister if she wants to kill him or wait for the cops and just in case he was to come back from jail and harm her she killed him then I woke up once the cops arrive. Me and my youngest sister didn’t get hurt during the two encounters with this man but my second to youngest and oldest sister did and I don’t understand why. Nor why a baby was in there can you explain?

Our Response:
I can only assume you have quite a bit of anger or resentment bubbling under the surface at the moment. It could be regarding an incident or happenings that are not connected to your dream or the people in your dream. It could be a school, college, job, family, friend or general situation. Or it may be that you are stressed and need a bit of a break or rest.
AnalyseDreams - 16-Aug-18 @ 11:29 AM
Hello. I had a dream that my second to youngest (16) sister and big sister (25) were getting beat on by a man my sister was dating and the first night me (19) and my youngest sister (12) hid from the attacker. The next day all of us were packing to leave the house until it was safe to come back when in the process, I spotted three men at the door trying to break in. I asked my second to youngest (16) if that’s who the boy was and she said yes. So immediately me and my youngest run to the back to get bats and call the cops and as we’re running back my two sisters are already getting beat on. I handed them bats and we all started to beat them until they couldn’t move. And somehow The guy that my second to youngest sister was dating Who is also the attacker’s has a child that my big sister is holding. I’m not sure what a baby had to do with the dream but now I am holding the mans arms up asking my sister if she wants to kill him or wait for the cops and just in case he was to come back from jail and harm her she killed him then I woke up once the cops arrive. Me and my youngest sister didn’t get hurt during the two encounters with this man but my second to youngest and oldest sister did and I don’t understand why. Nor why a baby was in there can you explain?
Princess - 15-Aug-18 @ 2:00 PM
Rastababy - Your Question:
Hi I just woke up with this horrible dream,In my dream I woke up with noise of my youngest son friends he's 10 and it was about 10.30pm with them jumping windows in out my house I called everyone in next thing had 1male and 1 female aswell in my living room I asked the kids what they were doing there so late the male man a forener that I never meet say was not my bussines and I reply but ye all in my house and he reply back they just came out movies and it was not my business again, I strart shouting yes it's my problem cause all this kids are here was about 15of them and the parents could be looking for them so if was not happy I say that the door go way,next thing the door opens it was one of my oldest son friend screaming I ran out I see a bunch of is friends been held by others with knives and I scream were was my son and I saw him been held by another with hammer some kids were bleading, one of them grabe me and my son said let it go she's my mum, soon the boy let me go I woke up and pray to rebuke my dream. I'm still shaking written this is 2.10 am now I'm frightened by this.Any meaning ?tank you

Our Response:
I am sorry to hear you have a horrible dream and I hope you have recovered. It may purely be that your life is a little chaotic currently, or it may just be a nightmare that has no specific meaning. The dreams that have symbolic meanings are usually the dreams that resonate deeply in some way long after the dream has ended, perhaps the next day or the day after. As the article states, it may also be because you have a level of stress and/or anxiety in your life.
AnalyseDreams - 10-Aug-18 @ 9:36 AM
Hi I just woke up with this horrible dream,In my dream I woke up with noise of my youngest son friends he's 10 and it was about 10.30pmwith them jumping windows in out my house I called everyone in next thing had 1male and 1 female aswell in my living room I asked the kids what they were doing there so late the male mana forener that i never meet say was not my bussines and i reply but ye all in my house and he reply back they just came out movies and it was not my business again, I strart shouting yes it's my problem cause all this kids are here was about 15of them and the parents could be looking for them so if was not happy I say that the door go way,next thing the door opens it was one of my oldest son friend screaming I ran out I see a bunch of is friends been held by others with knives and I scream were was my son and I saw him been held by another with hammer some kids were bleading, one of them grabe me and my son said let it go she's my mum,soon the boy let me go I woke up and pray to rebuke my dream. I'm still shaking written this is 2.10 am now I'm frightened by this..Any meaning ?tank you
Rastababy - 10-Aug-18 @ 2:10 AM
Me - Your Question:
I'm just wondering what my dream could have meant I had a dream I was at a party with all my family and my children an my abusive ex from nearly 7 years ago came in told everyone he had my kids an to get out and leave me there. Next thing be was attacking me beating me up felt like my bones where getting broken It felt so real I woke up shaking. I don't understand why after all this time I am having a nightmare about him he has been out mine and my children's lives for 6 years now an I have been with my current partner for 5 years. This dream really scared me and I'm not sure what it could mean. Please try an explain

Our Response:
The may be no reason for this dream other than something in your day-to-day life has triggered flashback to your past and it has come through in your dream.
AnalyseDreams - 30-Jul-18 @ 10:54 AM
FatheadBob - Your Question:
I worked a job I liked for 8 years. That was about 24 years ago. I was planning on leaving to move to LA but before I quit I got pissed about something and yelled at a coworker. (I have since been diagnosed as bipolar.) So I got fired just a week before I was going to give notice. I moved to LA, and quickly got a job working freelance, then a job for a company I where I wanted to work full-time. On the third day I was on an errand and was hit while riding my motorcycle. I had to leave LA and return back east, and though I was able to go back to school, I haven’t worked for any body else since. I did start a business but I struggled and decided I couldn’t handle it. Anyway, for the past few years I have had dreams of working at the kon I had before moving to LA. I relive the good parts and the bad parts. But the weird thing is I keep wondering if I punched in, or if I called in sick for the years I wasn’t there, or even for that day or recent days. Then I wonder why Im not getting paid. ( I was making pretty good money) It’s just really weird! Not sure what it means, I have a serious problem with time. I often feel like it’s just after my accident. Like time isn’t passing. So that period must have aggected me more than I thought. I had a helmet on but had a slight concussion. Any ideas?

Our Response:
I couldn't really interpret your dream from a 'dream' perspective, apart from to say you may in your day-to-day life have anxieties about this lapse of time or not being on time. Or that something is amiss with your thought processes and this concern is creeping in to your subconscious. I think this might be something you may wish to chat to your GP about in case you may have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury. It's certainly worth getting yourself checked out if you recognise you may have an issue.
AnalyseDreams - 30-Jul-18 @ 10:08 AM
I worked a job I liked for 8 years. That was about 24 years ago. I was planning on leaving to move to LA but before I quit I got pissed about something and yelled at a coworker. (I have since been diagnosed as bipolar.) So I got fired just a week before I was going to give notice. I moved to LA, and quickly got a job working freelance, then a job for a company I where I wanted to work full-time. On the third day I was on an errand and was hit while riding my motorcycle. I had to leave LA and return back east, and though I was able to go back to school, I haven’t worked for any body else since. I did start a business but I struggled and decided I couldn’t handle it. Anyway, for the past few years I have had dreams of working at the kon I had before moving to LA. I relive the good parts and the bad parts. But the weird thing is I keep wondering if I punched in, or if I called in sick for the years I wasn’t there, or even for that day or recent days. Then I wonder why Im not getting paid. ( I was making pretty good money) It’s just really weird! Not sure what it means, I have a serious problem with time. I often feel like it’s just after my accident. Like time isn’t passing. So that period must have aggected me more than I thought. I had a helmet on but had a slight concussion. Any ideas?
FatheadBob - 28-Jul-18 @ 8:01 PM
I'm just wondering what my dream could have meant I had a dream I was at a party with all my family and my children an my abusive ex from nearly 7 years ago came in told everyone he had my kids an to get out and leave me there. Next thing be was attacking me beating me up felt like my bones where getting broken It felt so real I woke up shaking. I don't understand why after all this time I am having a nightmare about him he has been out mine and my children's lives for 6 years now an I have been with my current partner for 5 years. This dream really scared me and I'm not sure what it could mean. Please try an explain
Me - 28-Jul-18 @ 11:20 AM
Mike - Your Question:
Hello I just litterally had a dream where im laying down on my bed in my room just like right now and some man rushed into my room and was comin at me to grab me really fast and right before he grabbed or he did grabbed me I woke up to my own noise from screaming. My heart beat was at max like I just sprinted and my whole body was shaking. Man was tall with a bald head but I coundt see his face because lights were off but I saw him comin towards me. I've never been that scared in my life,now im sleeping with lights on. What this possibly can mean?

Our Response:
It may not mean anything. It may purely be a nightmare, they do happen.
AnalyseDreams - 27-Jul-18 @ 11:28 AM
Raven - Your Question:
I had a dream of a girl whom I recently broke up. In that dream we apologies to each other and then suddenly an unknown person begin to attack her by holding her head. Then I helped her and moved her away and after that she was somewhat happy. Now I am not sure what it means as it is very confusing to me as she has become so cold towards me lately.

Our Response:
Perhaps it is purely wishful thinking on your part (i.e you can play the knight in shining armour). However, the fact you moved away from her means you are conscious of whatever the situation your ex is happier where you keep your distance. Or you feel that your ex is a person that you have to keep your distance from. This could be seen as symbolic of you needing to step back and keep out of her life.
AnalyseDreams - 27-Jul-18 @ 11:19 AM
Hello I just litterally had a dream where im laying down on my bed in my room just like right now and some man rushed into my room and was comin at me to grab me really fast and right before he grabbed or he did grabbed me i woke up to my own noise from screaming. My heart beat was at max like i just sprinted and my whole body was shaking. Man was tall with a bald head but i coundt see his face because lights were off but i saw him comin towards me. I've never been that scared in my life,now im sleeping with lights on. What this possibly can mean?
Mike - 26-Jul-18 @ 10:34 AM
I had a dream of a girl whom I recently broke up. In that dream we apologies to each other and then suddenly an unknown person begin to attack her by holding her head. Then I helped her and moved her away and after that she was somewhat happy. Now I am not sure what it means as it is very confusing to me as she has become so cold towards me lately..
Raven - 26-Jul-18 @ 9:12 AM
Sally - Your Question:
I had this dream of my ex's partner sending guys to attack me and they injured me during that dream it's was abit confusing and they are not together why would she want to attack me.

Our Response:
It may be some simple underlying feeling you have about your ex's partner and her general feelings towards you. Often feelings can become heightened during your dream state.
AnalyseDreams - 23-Jul-18 @ 2:36 PM
I had this dream of my ex's partner sending guys to attack me and they injured me during that dream it's was abit confusing and they are not together why would she want to attack me.
Sally - 21-Jul-18 @ 1:24 PM
Arm - Your Question:
I had a dream that I was in my current boyfriends house but my dad was living here with me instead. One of my ex’s brothers from 11 years ago was trying to break into the house and rang the doorbell. For some reason my dad knew we needed to hide so we went upstairs but somehow my ex’s brother came up a laundry shoot that was connected to the bathroom in the upstairs bedroom where I was actually sleeping in but in my dream my dad walked into the room and the brother tackeled my dad onto the ground and gave him a shot to sedate him. In my dream I stayed outside the door and saw this through the crack and began to call cops and then I woke up from the dream. What does this mean?

Our Response:
It seems in some way you feel threatened by elements of your past and your ex. It is a place that you do not wish to go back to. You see you father as a protector and your current boyfriend as where you want to be. You do not want the past to infringe on the present in any way.
AnalyseDreams - 17-Jul-18 @ 3:05 PM
I had a dream that I was in my current boyfriends house but my dad was living here with me instead. One of my ex’s brothers from 11 years ago was trying to break into the house and rang the doorbell. For some reason my dad knew we needed to hide so we went upstairs but somehow my ex’s brother came up a laundry shoot that was connected to the bathroom in the upstairs bedroom where I was actually sleeping in but in my dream my dad walked into the room and the brother tackeled my dad onto the ground and gave him a shot to sedate him. In my dream I stayed outside the door and saw this through the crack and began to call cops and then I woke up from the dream. What does this mean?
Arm - 17-Jul-18 @ 5:25 AM
Anne - Your Question:
So I had this dream last night that my mentally disabled son and I are walking through this apartment building when we come to an area where construction is obviously being done. I peek in one door that has been left open and it’s a kitchen with nicely arranged yet aged cabinets. I turn to notice my son isn’t with me and backtrack to find him. The next apartment is like the corner of a the hallway yet two walls are missing, one for a bathroom and one for a living room. I notice a guy on the sofa in the living room and my son is in the bathroom so I wait on the other side of an actual wall hoping my son comes back out the missing wall side. He finishes and walks into the living room where the guy jumps up saying he needs to finish getting the walls put up. My son bolts the opposite direction as I enter the living room apologizing and explaining that my son has disabilities and he mistook their bathroom as public therefore not meaning any harm. The man seems to understand and shows compassion so we head the way my son went to get him so we can leave. We enter the kitchen where a guy has a hammer and is striking my son on top of the head in slow motion yet my son is frozen against the counter with terror in his eyes. Me and the other guy try to tell the one attacking my son what is really happening yet he won’t stop hitting my son so I move forward to stop him. He then turns the hammer on my head. It doesn’t hurt me and it is in slow motion as the entire fight scene yet I’m fighting the slow motion to protect my son. With each hammer hit, I can only move slower then the hammer is gone and he’s putting his fingers in my mouth around my front teeth and I start trying to bite his finger landing a couple of successful blows with no effect to him at all. I pull his hair to yank his head back and he doesn’t move at all. Then I wake up. Usually I don’t remember dreams yet this one is vivid and clear. Two other people in the kitchen other than me, son, and the attacker that don’t move to help nor hinder. Living room guy was understanding of the situation yet the guy in the kitchen was calculated and such with his hits and where they landed. Top of my and son’s head and touching my lower front teeth of mouth. Never have seen any of the three men before in my waking life. Please help cause I’m really confused over this dream.

Our Response:
This must have been a very disturbing dream. There are two parts to it that have meaning. Firstly, the part where the apartment has no walls. This may mean there is either some lack of privacy in your son's life, or you feel you have no privacy due to your son's condition. A house is usually representative of your own mind. So, it seems perhaps there are people in your son's life have no real meaning and yet they are part of your son's life and you feel like either you are always intruding or they are. In other words, there is little privacy for him or you on occasions. The fact both your son and you were being hit may mean that you feel you are both being attacked from all sides and you feel powerless to protect your son. It seems this is a dream about privacy, intrusion and you feeling that you are fighting a losing battle in terms of your son and his welfare.
AnalyseDreams - 16-Jul-18 @ 11:43 AM
So I had this dream last night that my mentally disabled son and I are walking through this apartment building when we come to an area where construction is obviously being done. I peek in one door that has been left open and it’s a kitchen with nicely arranged yet aged cabinets. I turn to notice my son isn’t with me and backtrack to find him. The next apartment is like the corner of a the hallway yet two walls are missing, one for a bathroom and one for a living room. I notice a guy on the sofa in the living room and my son is in the bathroom so I wait on the other side of an actual wall hoping my son comes back out the missing wall side. He finishes and walks into the living room where the guy jumps up saying he needs to finish getting the walls put up. My son bolts the opposite direction as I enter the living room apologizing and explaining that my son has disabilities and he mistook their bathroom as public therefore not meaning any harm. The man seems to understand and shows compassion so we head the way my son went to get him so we can leave. We enter the kitchen where a guy has a hammer and is striking my son on top of the head in slow motion yet my son is frozen against the counter with terror in his eyes. Me and the other guy try to tell the one attacking my son what is really happening yet he won’t stop hitting my son so I move forward to stop him. He then turns the hammer on my head. It doesn’t hurt me and it is in slow motion as the entire fight scene yet I’m fighting the slow motion to protect my son. With each hammer hit, I can only move slower then the hammer is gone and he’s putting his fingers in my mouth around my front teeth and I start trying to bite his finger landing a couple of successful blows with no effect to him at all. I pull his hair to yank his head back and he doesn’t move at all. Then I wake up. Usually I don’t remember dreams yet this one is vivid and clear. Two other people in the kitchen other than me, son, and the attacker that don’t move to help nor hinder. Living room guy was understanding of the situation yet the guy in the kitchen was calculated and such with his hits and where they landed. Top of my and son’s head and touching my lower front teeth of mouth. Never have seen any of the three men before in my waking life. Please help cause I’m really confused over this dream.
Anne - 15-Jul-18 @ 4:58 PM
TX123 - Your Question:
I wouldn’t say the dream was of an attack necessarily, but more of an intrusion with the with the fear of an attack. I remember it started out with my dog noticing some noises outside of the house, I then hear/see the garage door open. I go back to look through the peep hole on the front door to see what’s going on. I remember seeing a Dog, not sure what kind I just remember it being a large dog and the silhouette of a large man standing behind him on my front porch. I then hear them start to try to get into the house from different angles, the garage, front door, side window by my room, and the back door. I remember feeling scared and unsure about what was going on the whole time. I remember telling my parents ( p.s. they’re deaf and I’m 20 and home for the summer from college so not a super odd aspect of the dream) that something was going on and someone was trying to break in but they just continued to not do anything about it and didn’t seem worried by it all. I vividly remember arguing with my dad to do something, to get a Gun and protect us but he just kept sitting there shaking it off and saying he would do it tomorrow or later on. I remember feeling so outraged by it and also even more scared. The men finally managed to break in through the front door and once inside I notice there were 3-4 fully grown huge men that entered the house. The setting automatically shifted from the living room to the door of my parents bedroom where I had grabbed a two-pronged grilling fork ( not odd since I had just found one while cleaning the house earlier that day) to use to attack them with, but when I went to attack with it the prongs automatically became bent when I lifted it and ended up doing no damage at all. I remember feeling even more frustrated and confused and scared. I ten immediately try my pepper spray on them from nearly “point blank” distance, I remember I kept spraying and spraying but it wasn’t having any affect on them at all. The whole time the men were just laughing at my attempts. The dream continued on with the three men “comendeering” one of the rooms in our house and running their illegal “businesses” out of it. The whole time I remember pleading with my dad to go buy a gun because we can’t trust these men but he just kept shaking it off and saying he would do it later or that he would do it tomorrow like it was no big deal. Then the dream just sorta ends and I wake up.

Our Response:
There may be a connection of the dream to you moving back home for the summer. The key to the dream may not be about the attack, but about your relationship with your parents. The fact you have come from a busy environment back home may have unsettled you somewhat. Or, the fact your parents did not respond to the attack may mean you find your parents ineffectual, unresponsive or even lacklustre (perhaps in comparison to your busy life elsewhere). You may feel that the excitement, drama, active life you experience away does not translate into your home environment. Or you may feel your parents need some sort of protection right now which you are incapable of giving to them. The attackers are incidental to an issue you currently have being back home with your parents and your attitudes to each other. It's up to you to piece the rest together. I hope this helps.
AnalyseDreams - 9-Jul-18 @ 12:16 PM
I wouldn’t say the dream was of an attack necessarily, but more of an intrusion with the with the fear of an attack. I remember it started out with my dog noticing some noises outside of the house, I then hear/see the garage door open. I go back to look through the peep hole on the front door to see what’s going on. I remember seeing a Dog, not sure what kind i just remember it being a large dog and the silhouette of a large man standing behind him on my front porch. I then hear them start to try to get into the house from different angles, the garage, front door, side window by my room, and the back door. I remember feeling scared and unsure about what was going on the whole time. I remember telling my parents ( p.s. they’re deaf and I’m 20 and home for the summer from college so not a super odd aspect of the dream) that something was going on and someone was trying to break in but they just continued to not do anything about it and didn’t seem worried by it all. i vividly remember arguing with my dad to do something, to get a Gun and protect us but he just kept sitting there shaking it off and saying he would do it tomorrow or later on. I remember feeling so outraged by it and also even more scared. The men finally managed to break in through the front door and once inside i notice there were 3-4 fully grown huge men that entered the house. The setting automatically shifted from the living room to the door of my parents bedroom where I had grabbed a two-pronged grilling fork ( not odd since i had just found one while cleaning the house earlier that day) to use to attack them with, but when I went to attack with it the prongs automatically became bent when i lifted it and ended up doing no damage at all. I remember feeling even more frustrated and confused and scared. I ten immediately try my pepper spray on them from nearly “point blank” distance, i remember i kept spraying and spraying but it wasn’t having any affect on them at all. The whole time the men were just laughing at my attempts. The dream continued on with the three men “comendeering” one of the rooms in our house and running their illegal “businesses” out of it. The whole time i remember pleading with my dad to go buy a gun because we can’t trust these men but he just kept shaking it off and saying he would do it later or that he would do it tomorrow like it was no big deal. Then the dream just sorta ends and i wake up.
TX123 - 7-Jul-18 @ 2:22 AM
I know the color and the year of the car chasing me color is blue yours is like 19 47 automobile
Hank - 5-Jul-18 @ 8:54 AM
dje123456789 - Your Question:
Hi there, Last night I dreamt that someone was trying to sexually attack me in a house? I managed to defend myself each time they caught up with me again and I ran out into a police car crying. It was really scary and I'm not sure what this means?

Our Response:
It may be one of those dreams that don't actually mean anything. Or it may be a dream that parallels with a current situation in your life. Do you feel threatened in any way by outside influences? It doesn't have to be sexual, it could be a work situation, a relationship situation or any other situation where you feel under threat. You would have to think about what it may apply to in your current situation. The fact there were police outside means that if you do have a situation in your life that your dream compares to, there is help waiting.
AnalyseDreams - 2-Jul-18 @ 11:17 AM
Hi there, Last night I dreamt that someone was trying to sexually attack me in a house? I managed to defend myself each time they caught up with me again and I ran out into a police car crying. It was really scary and i'm not sure what this means?
dje123456789 - 1-Jul-18 @ 2:38 PM
Lil- Your Question:
I had a dream that I was getting texts from someone I know from my school. 2 days earlier he tried to get my attention. Then I had that dream that he was texting me. Then couple of days later I had a dream that he tried to rape me couple of times but t somehow I got away. It was scary and weird.

Our Response:
When we are young people, our feelings about the opposite sex can often become confused and this can trip over into our dreams. I don't think your dream has any warning or that it could mean such a situation could happen in real life. It sounds like it's a dream that has got a bit muddled after this person (who has obviously entered your mind) tried to get your attention in some way.
AnalyseDreams - 19-Jun-18 @ 10:56 AM
I had a dream that I was getting texts from someone I know from my school . 2 days earlier he tried to get my attention . Then I had that dream that he was texting me . Then couple of days later I had a dream that he tried to rape me couple of times but t somehow I got away. It was scary and weird .
Lil - 18-Jun-18 @ 3:21 PM
KT - Your Question:
So I have tons of dreams of my children being attacked and I can’t save them. It’s uaully a little girl attacking them and my husband. Last time she was screaming and floating over me and then it just went black and the screaming continued til I woke up. Do you have any idea why I would be constantly dreaming stuff like this.

Our Response:
It could possibly be merely the protective instinct of you as a parent kicking in.
AnalyseDreams - 18-Jun-18 @ 2:08 PM
Kay - Your Question:
I had a dream that I was being beat up by a lot of people. more like a gang of people. Some people I knew as a child but haven’t talked to them in years. I just got out of this really complicated emotionally abusive relationship and have had messed up dream. was getting beat up by these girls about them messing with my ex and I didn’t care and then my ex came over to me very intoxicated and he’s scary when he’s drunk and he pinned me down and was yelling at me in my face and also throughout the years of us dating he always accused me of cheating over and over and I never did, back to the dream. and then he picked me up and just through me to the ground and started yelling at me again and there was people just watching and those girls were laughing and I started crying and woke up cryin.

Our Response:
I am sorry to hear this. Your dream is obviously the residue of the abusive relationships in your life. However, as upsetting as this dream was, it may also be a pointer that by grouping your abusive relationships together, it telling you that all this is behind you and it is time to move on. Dreams such as this can be your own subconscious telling you that you want to move on from such situations and that this is firmly in the past.
AnalyseDreams - 18-Jun-18 @ 12:58 PM
So I have tons of dreams of my children being attacked and I can’t save them. It’s uaully a little girl attacking them and my husband. Last time she was screaming and floating over me and then it just went black and the screaming continued til I woke up. Do you have any idea why I would be constantly dreaming stuff like this.
KT - 16-Jun-18 @ 4:40 AM
I had a dream that I was being beat up by a lot of people.... more like a gang of people. Some people I knew as a child but haven’t talked to them in years. I just got out of this really complicated emotionally abusive relationship and have had messed up dream.. was getting beat up by these girls about them messing with my ex and I didn’t care and then my ex came over to me very intoxicated and he’s scary when he’s drunk and he pinned me down and was yelling at me in my face and also throughout the years of us dating he always accused me of cheating over and over and I never did, back to the dream... and then he picked me up and just through me to the ground and started yelling at me again and there was people just watching and those girls were laughing and I started crying and woke up cryin.
Kay - 15-Jun-18 @ 9:50 PM
Kila - Your Question:
Last Night I had a dream That Me and my parents Moved to a New house it was full with pretty furnitures, I just see everyone in the dream so happy. During the day before I went to sleep We are kinda having Money problems So I guess thats what triggered it ? I don't understand what the dream meant. I'm 14 by the way I just been having really weird dreams.

Our Response:
Your dream may be a projection of your positive and wishful thinking. However, your dream may also be a symbolic and predictive dream that although your parents may be having money problems currently all will be OK and the money problems will not last. We know when a dream may be symbolic as it will be strong and leave a lasting feeling with you that you cannot shake off. Sometimes a symbolic or predictive dream needs to be only one short image, but that image can tell you more about what may happen. It feels like you are looking into a crystal ball.
AnalyseDreams - 14-Jun-18 @ 12:11 PM
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