Feeling Connection with Others

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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' [...]

Collective Unconscious – White Dragon – Becoming The Spirit

Suddenly, we could see this beautiful white dragon flying in the distance. It was covered with soft white feathers and looked very powerful, strong, proud and noble. It was a brilliant white and shone in the rays of the sun. This White Dragon represents becoming the spirit of my true nature that has been hiding in a cavern (collective unconscious) for most of my life.

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 […]

Spiritual Archetype in Subconscious/Collective Unconscious – A Jungian Dream

Dream where I dig up an ancient religious city in the garden of the house I grew up in. I have had many impasses in my spiritual life, ones that have put me on the agnostic/atheistic border. I feel that in this dream the collective unconscious is suggesting I might look for some spiritual growth.

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.

Relationship – Born Again Pagan – Connecting with Humanity Again

Relationship - I am at the farm of my mother’s first cousin. Her and her husband always had reunions there, and I always felt welcome and comfortable there – which was unusual for me– normally I felt like I did not fit in. There was a pond in the dream with a shallow end...