Complex-PTSD makes Individuation Difficult – Showdown with the Shadow

Complex-PTSD Dream - Introduction Let's first define Complex-PTSD or complex post-traumatic stress disorder - Complex-PTSD, also known as complex trauma,[1] 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' [...]

PTSD Rage Storm – Powerful Destructive Force

There is a huge electrical storm heading towards the building. The bottom of the storm is like a huge tornado, which is very wide at the bottom. However, the bottom of it is just packed with unharnessed destructive angry electrical energy and at the top of the funnel regular bolts of lightning strike constantly.

Rage – Its In The Infrastructure – Rage on Tap !

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.

Dementia Dream – Finding Shark Teeth at the Beach

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 […]

Family Alcoholism – Healing the Father-Son Relationship Posthumously and the Split Self

Alcoholism is the central theme of this dream. The monorail is akin to the proverbial elephant in the living room. It is hard not to notice one, but in the alcoholic family everyone stays in denial of its existence. Dream, also, hits on Alcoholics Anonymous and Psychotherapy in the dreamer's opinion.

PTSD Rage, Fear, Recovery, WWII Combat Veteran Father

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.

Dream: Snake – Fear and Anxiety and Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

Dreams: Large Black Snake and Little Man with Gun that Shoots Electric SparksSept.16th , 2013There is a large fearsome black snake who chases or is after this little man – at first the only safe place is under this cliff by a river where the snake can’t see the little man even when the snake is below – because the cave or hole in cliff bends around so whatever tucks in there is out of view. But even when in the cave, there is no real sense of safety – fear that snake will sense that he (the little man) is hiding there. Then there is a large cage...

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.

World Annihilation vs. Self Acceptance: Fear – Rage – Suicide – Rebirth – Transformation

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