Octopus Choking | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Octopus Choking


CHOKE / CHOKING

To dream that you are choking on an object, suggests that you may find it difficult to believe some advice, or accept what someone is telling you.

If you are choking on food, then it may be an expression of your guilt about something.

To dream that someone is choking you, means you are suppressing your feelings - you have difficulties in showing your fear, anger, or love. Alternatively, you may feel that you are being prevented or restricted from freely expressing yourself.

If you dream that you are choking a person, you have feelings of aggression towards someone. You may also be trying to prevent something from being said or revealed. Also see “Heimlich Maneuver.”... My Dream Interpretation

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CHOKING

If you are choking yourself in a dream it is an indication of a poor self-image.

If you are choking someone else it can symbolize hatred for that person.

If you are being choked in a dream the source can be the worries of the world and a pursuit of wealth, Matt. 13:22. If you are watching someone get strangled it can be a warning about a physical or spiritual attack on that person... Christian Dream Symbols

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CHOKING

Someone who is not being totally candid and honest (e.g., “choking back words”). Having your own words return to haunt you.

Something that is so sugar coated that it is impossible to swallow. Look further here and uncover the truth.... The Language of Dreams

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Good luck may be expected if you dream of choking, although it will come after some struggle.... The Complete Dream Book

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Strangely enough, it is a fortunate sign to find yourself Choking in your dream.... Mystic Dream Book

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If the dreamer is being choked, there is fear of some one in real life.

If choking another, hatred of that person.... Psycho Dream Interpretation

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CHOKING

A situation in real life is crushing you emotionally and you are not able to overcome it on your own. Similarly, perhaps it is caused by a possessive partner or an overprotective father. All this hinders your psychological growth.

It is very important that you restore the sense of identity in order to regain freedom of action. (See DROWNING)

Superstition believes this dream announces sadness and poor health.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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CHOKING

You are struggling to speak your mind and facing an overwhelming or dangerous block to effective communication. Any experience that connects with the neck and throat places us in the realm of communication. When someone is choking, their ability to speak is limited or even eliminated. Someone choking or being choked in a dream is dealing with communication issues that are intense enough to be, at least symbolically, a matter of life and death. Look to where issues of communication are connected to people, places, or things where the stakes feel very high.

If you are choking someone else, consider that you may be trying to stifle a particular way of communicating in the world that may be out of control or not serving you in some way.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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CHOKING

Dreams in which you are fighting to breathe are usually to do with a sense that the external environment, or your inner attitudes or fears, are threatening to kill your pleasure in living. Dreams in which you feel you are being choked or strangled may suggest that that there is something in waking life that is choking, strangling or squeezing the life out of you—a job, a relationship or a situation.

You feel stifled by people or circumstances and are not in control of either. Choking in dreams also suggests an inability to express yourself properly in waking life. There may be some kind of conflict or indecision about whether or not you should speak out or hold your tongue.

If you struggled to breathe in a smoggy or smoke-filled atmosphere of a polluted dream environment, this could suggest that you are finding your reallife circumstances claustrophobic and stifling to your individuality and personal growth. Or do you feel that the demands of your job or lifestyle are killing your curiosity and creativity? If you were strangled by someone, this suggests you may be holding back feelings as most of our feelings create sounds, such as laughter or crying; an attack on the neck is thus an attempt to stifle these emotions. Whatever you decide caused you to fight for air in your dream, be it a positive or a negative influence, your unconscious was probably warning you to broaden your horizons and let some metaphorical ‘fresh air’ into your life. See also NIGHTMARES.... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHOKING 

See: Smothering ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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MOLLUSK / OCTOPUS / SHELLFISH / SNAIL

If a shelled mollusk, such as a scallop or cowry, caught your eye in your dream, this may suggest female sexuality. Dream shellfish—in the same manner as the crustaceans—represent the defensive shell you may use in waking life to avoid hurt or emotional involvement.

If you came across an oyster in your dream, was the shell open or closed? If the oyster shell was shut, it may be hinting that your unconscious contains a pearl of wisdom. Oysters are also traditionally thought to be aphrodisiacs, so is it time to reinvigorate your love life? If the oyster shell was empty, could your unconscious have been indicating events that have passed you by, or do you think the world is no longer your oyster? If a mussel features in your dream, this may suggest that you are afraid to reveal your soft, pulpy and vulnerable interior and are in a state of hiding. Another interpretation is that you are worried about your state of dependence, having attached yourself to someone or something because you believe that you cannot make it on your own. Consider also the homonym for mussel. Should a clam or clams appear in your dream are you closing up, withdrawing, withholding, avoiding, being reticent or clamming up in some way in waking life? Perhaps you are keeping a secret. Alternatively, it could be that something in your life feels sticky or uncomfortably close, as in clammy. On the other hand it may also imply happiness, euphoria, and that you are as happy as a clam.

If a freshwater or land-based snail featured in your dream, do you wish to creep into your shell or, as snails move slowly, is a project taking longer than you thought in waking life? Other interpretations for snail include: lacking in vitality or enthusiasm, needing to slow down or speed up, being ready to protect or defend yourself, and feeling at home wherever you go.

If slugs feature in your dream, this can suggest any of the following: that you are lacking in energy or vitality, functioning below par, being unenthusiastic or making slow but steady progress. They could also suggest a devious, unmannered or deceitful person, a slug or slime ball, that you are feeling vulnerable, or that you or someone else is being spineless and is acting in a cowardly manner.

Octopuses have numerous tentacles that operate independently, so could your unconscious have been commenting on your multitasking ability? As a sea creature, the octopus carries the energy of emotion and the many ways to hold or connect. In their positive form, these creatures reflect emotional depth and the ability to direct your energy in many directions without losing your center. A dream octopus may therefore suggest successful business deals or any other project involving much multitasking. It may also be associated with a person or situation that has many ways of holding or affecting you, such as a mother or a debt.

If a squid squirted a cloud of black ink in your face in your dream, could this be indicating that emotional conflicts are being obscured rather than confronted?... The Element Encyclopedia

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OCTOPUS

One with invisible cords that bind and control others, like a puppet on strings... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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OCTOPUS

1. Entangled in a problem.

2. The dreamer is trying to con­trol someone. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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New American Dream Dictionary

OCTOPUS

You may say, “Who dreams of an octopus?” But people do, and a friend of mine did so just the other night.

If the dream make you happy, it implies that you may be involved in many different activities or adventures.

If there is a negative emotional reaction to the dream, it suggests that unhealthy attachments and entanglements are present in daily life. See also: Animals... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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OCTOPUS

Feeling trapped by one’s mother, dependence upon mother, one’s own possessiveness. Hadfield, in Dreams and Nightmares, says that a baby often seizes upon its mother’s breast with this feeling.

The octopus can also symbolise any unconscious fear which may drag us into its realm of irra­tional terror. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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OCTOPUS

See fish, sea creatures, odour See perfume. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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OCTOPUS

1- Because the octopus has eight legs, it picks up on the symbolism of the mandala (see Mandala). Often the tentacles can have particular significance, indicating that we can be drawn into something that we find frightening and from which we cannot escapc.

2- Creatures that are unusual and are not familiar to us appear in dreams to alert us to certain qualities within ourselves.

The octopus is capable of moving in anv direction and it is this svmbolism we need to be aware of.

3- An octopus can represent the unrestricted movement of the Spirit.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

OCTOPUS

(see Animals)

Being entangled by a very possessive personality.

Many hands make light work. Have you sought out assistance from those you know are capable of helping you right now?

An alternative figure for the number eight, a wheel, and a circle.

Inconsistency of words or actions, especially when you feel pressured.

The octopus, like the chameleon, changes color under stress.

Deceiving others through appearance. Both Pliny and Aristotle hypothesized that the octopus changed its colors to fool its prey.

Creativity gone awry. In oceanic cultures, the octopus holds a place in creation myths, but often those that don’t come out quite right.... The Language of Dreams

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OCTOPUS

A scavenger of the ocean depths, this creature comes to take you to the bottom of your subconscious feelings to clear the debns from the sandy floor.

An octopus, with its eight legs and tentacles, may be revealing the psychic hold one may have over another that may hold you back Psychic connections to family or loved ones may be debilitating unconscious agreements that imprison you much like being in the arms of an octopus.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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OCTOPUS

To dream of an octopus implies a sense of being trapped in an unfavorable circumstance. It may also represent your overt possessiveness and overdependence in your present relationship.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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OCTOPUS

Dreams of an octopus represent that you are multi-tasking and attempting to fulfill your various needs, wants and desires.

The Octopus can also symbolize that you have been needy, clingy, desperate, and forgetting the truth, that all that you need is within you. See Eight.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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OCTOPUS

Dreaming about an octopus means you are hanging on to something in your life that is holding you back from achieving success.... My Dream Interpretation

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An octopus may symbolize a possessive mother or mother-attachment, preventing you from being your own person.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols

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OCTOPUS

If swimming suggests perfect balance and harmony in emotional life, cosmic sense of self-propulsion as octopus has eight legs; if grasping at different things means going in too many directions without control; if emerging from the depths of the sea and appearing scary, means fear of unknown emotional depths.... The Dream Books Symbols

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OCTOPUS

This dream is rather negative because the presence of an octopus in your unconscious indicates that you experience strong temptations that can harm you. This situation can lead to the absolute decline. (See ABYSS and HELL) ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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OCTOPUS

The octopus is the ultimate symbol of flexibility and adaptability. We must add to this the ability to maneuver in the realm of the unconscious, as an octopus’s habitat is the ocean, the symbolic environment that connects us to that which is below the surface of awareness.

The octopus brings powerful medicine in the experience of exploring the depths of your hidden nature when it appears in a dream.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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Complete Dictionary of Dreams

OCTOPUS

An octopus in a dream may signify that a situation or a personal relationship has completely entangled the dreamer. Alternatively, the dreamer may be too possessive and clinging in a relationship.

If the dreamer is leaving home or a job in real life, this dream symbol may indicate the dreamer is clinging to a family member (e.g., the person’s mother or spouse) or to the employer or fellow employees.

If the dream has a positive emotional tone, it may show someone involved in many different things.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia

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SMOTHERING / STRANGLING / CHOKING

Dreaming that you are having difficulty breathing and are in danger of dying as a result may carry important messages for the dreamer. This type of a dream experience is usually very frightening, and at times people are awakened from their dream due to the fear. This dream may have several different explanations and the catalysts may be forces from either within the individuals emotional and psychological makeup or circumstances on the outside of the individual.

The suffocation is either do to internal forces or an external situation.

The dreamer may experience great difficulties when it comes to free self expression. They may have difficulties in expressing their fear, anger, love, or any other powerful emotion and are literally choking on them in their dream. Choking in your dream suggests that you are having problems in communicating your thoughts, needs, and feelings. Additionally, smothering may imply that the dreamer can not accept certain situations in their life and is feeling suffocated by a current problem.

To interpret this dream accurately consider all of the details in it, think about your daily life and those things that cause you great stress and restrict your freedom. Finally, try to connect your dream with your daily life experiences and unlock the symbolism that the dream holds for you.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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