Catharsis or Breakthrough in Self-awareness

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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' [...]

Fear – Paralyzed by Fear, Overcoming Fear and Regaining Control

3/14/2012 – I Married Nurse Jackie? Paralyzing Fear – Then Regaining Control of Situation Phase I of the Dream - Snake in the Basement - Fear Takes Hold   I was in bed in the basement of the house I grew up in – I was afraid to move, almost paralyzed by fear – there [...]

Emotional Flood – A New Relationship – Openness Results in Trust

This dream was evoked in response to my having an encounter with a woman where we made an agreement to exclusively suspend our searching for other possible mates on a dating site until we had time to just examine each other. Her name is Daria.

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.

Tyrannical Persecutory Predator is in My Head

There is someone in my head but it’s not me – or is it? 1448 I am at a wedding at a ranch for a salesman who worked for me. The wedding ends and a bunch of other salesmen [...]

Spirit Reunites with the Mind and Body – Spark of Life

Spirit Reunites with the Mind and Body - "The Spark of Life" Spirit Dream Theme Spirit dream is about the 'energy' that can be derived if one manages to reconnect their " spirit " to their 'mind and body', and the obstacles encountered when one tries to discover a new path mid-stream in life. It [...]

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.

Rage of the Beast – Raging Beast vs. Spititual Life – Struggle for the Soul

This one starts out where I am in the Union Cavalry being chased with several other men by Confederate cavalry. They were chasing us down a stream that ran through trees along the bank of the stream. Further down the stream we turned into just regular cowboys and somehow we talked with the Confederates and convinced them we are really cowboys and not soldiers. They wanted some cattle for food and we made some kind of deal.After that we rode up this hill and came to this old granite church. It was an enormous beautiful church several stories high and had twin towers that were massive. The Reverend's wife came to the door, it was a carved crystal door and I think one of our group was wounded and she saw to that and she took us in. Then she made us something to eat and she took care of us. Then I recall leaving the church and went

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.