Addiction and Addictive Behavior / Recovery from Addictions

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Addiction – Fear of Letting Go of its Comfort vs. Self Acceptance

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” – Severe Depression and Family Alcoholism, Addiction and Denial

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.

Psychopathic Boss – The (Fixed) Race – Spiritually Corrupt Ex-Employer

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...

Marijuana Addiction vs. The World of Precision

This dream pertains to my life getting out of control through the use of drugs and alcohol. Dream: I am in this very high precision type of hi-tech world – no errors are made. I am riding on something like a “Sedgwick” but instead of rolling it flies. I am constructing some complex structure – cables fire from guns...

Dream of Grief – Death of a Marriage – “The Beautiful Fish”

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.

June 19th, 2014|Grief or Great Loss, Powerlessness|2 Comments

PTSD Dissociation – Feeling Disconnected Trying Again on Another Planet

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 [...]

Alcoholic Thinking About Drinking? Who Will Know?

I am with my first wife (seven years after divorce) and we are floating in an inner tube type life raft – and we are floating up a river against the current which goes up a mountain. Everything is bright and peaceful – beautiful day, sun is shining, perfect temperature. My wife is smiling just like the picture from our wedding day. Then the skies darken...