This dream is about the fear of letting go of an addiction and giving up a certain level of comfort versus facing the reality of who you really are and accepting it. Essentially, you are trading a false life for a real life. However, there is a tremendous amount of fear when letting go of the security provided by the addiction and a fear of having to face the reality of who you are and the hard work to actually put a real life together. A fear of failure and there can also be a fear of success.
Alcoholism - "Drunk in Church" This dream is about being in a state of severe depression where a history of alcoholism, addiction and severe depression in my own behavior and that of my family of origin had an impact on my ability to function.
I was laying string down on the ground with little orange tags on them. The string was coming from a garage and being laid on a freshly paved road which went up a hill. There was supposed to be some type of event – but I wasn’t sure how it was to be conducted. There were orange traffic cones along the route. Then a team of people show up...
As I try to pick it up – it disintegrates - slipping right through my fingers – it became as the water itself and just ran through, so I ended up destroying it in the process of trying to rescue it. I was very disappointed that I was not able to save it and felt a very deep sense of guilt and grief.
PTSD Dissociation - Connecting Again on Another Planet PTSD Dissociation dream is about the feeling of not being truly connected to the people around me. The feeling of not really fitting-in with other people. I became somewhat adapt of faking it, but in reality there was no true connection for the most part. This dream is about [...]