Complex-PTSD Dream - Introduction Let's first define Complex-PTSD or complex post-traumatic stress disorder - Complex-PTSD, also known as complex trauma, is a proposed diagnostic term for a set of symptoms resulting from 'prolonged' stress of a social and/or interpersonal nature, especially in the context of interpersonal dependence. Subjects displaying traits associated with Complex-PTSD include victims of 'chronic maltreatment' [...]
Dream is about the rage the permeated our house. In the dream, water pressure is the metaphor that is used for rage - the plumbing (rage) is ready to blow at any time. My father's combat related PTSD combined with alcoholism was not an ideal mixture.
July 25, 2011 Dream: Finding Shark Teeth at the Beach 535 I was at the beach – small waves are washing over us in the surf – suddenly I have a shark tooth in my hand and show the people I am with – then I get another one, and I am rather excited about finding them. Then the skeleton/body of the shark appears, at first I am a little alarmed as it rubbed up against me […]
Dream depicts the effect of a father suffering PTSD rage caused by being a WWII combat veteran exposed to too many horrors and brutal events - not only heavy combat where thousands were killed, but the concentration camps liberated and the killing of women and children caused by the shelling of towns.
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 let 5 days go by before I entered into computer and attempted to interpret – this is definitely something I don’t want to think about or drag out into the open... Aliens attack and start wiping out the population indiscriminately. They are killing people all around me– lot of fear - everyone is in full flight mode – there is no way to resist them – they were going at us with the same voracity which most humans kill cockroaches or ants when they infest or overrun the kitchen. I keep running