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Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams
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Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams

Seriously, for the past few nights every dream has ended with me sinking very quickly to the bottom of a large mass of water. Does this mean anything?
12-07-2010 05:52 AM
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Someone's gonna get drowned.

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ben druwned

I AM A THIEF IN THE NIGHT I WILL SAVE AS MANY AS I CAN

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U GONNA GET DROWNED

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Re: Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams

Symbolically of course drowning is kind of straight forward, its almost always a parallel of being overwhelmed in some such way. I suggest trying to find out what the water tastes like, metaphorically speaking.

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12-07-2010 07:25 AM
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Re: Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams

Seems like my mind is trying to kill me. Seriously, Drowning is just one of the few ways sleep paralysis always hits in and I almost suffocate to death. An experience just steps in and simulates me dying, and my mind just goes with it, like its ACTUALLY happening, here's a list of how many ways I've almost died:


Drowning in lake
Crushed by boulder
Crushed by falling car
Drowning in water park
Crucifixion, and burning
Gunshot to throat while robbing bank
Throat slit by one of those weird Las Plagas monsters in RE4
Mauled by bear
Mauled by dog
Mauled by wolves
Mauled by oversized housecat
Repeatedly stabbed by tribesman with spears
Beaten to death by construction worker with hammer for trying to set off a bomb at a construction site


Luckily, I pull through just at the end but it takes every ounce of strength, I feel like i have the strength of a kitten, really.

At least I won't have to worry about dying peacefully in my sleep. I need to pick a good date to an hero; I want to see it coming.

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well gee thanks for clearing my mind of worry you guys
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Re: Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams

Sociopath Wrote:here's a list of how many ways I've almost died [in my dreams]:

Drowning in lake
Crushed by boulder
Crushed by falling car
Drowning in water park
Crucifixion, and burning
Gunshot to throat while robbing bank
Throat slit by one of those weird Las Plagas monsters in RE4
Mauled by bear
Mauled by dog
Mauled by wolves
Mauled by oversized housecat
Repeatedly stabbed by tribesman with spears
Beaten to death by construction worker with hammer for trying to set off a bomb at a construction site

You are one weird mother fucker
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Re: Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams

Funny. I've had a dream where I beat a guy to death with a hammer when he was trying to plant a bomb at the site where I was working to construct a new building.

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(11-27-2011 10:52 AM)Efs Wrote:  Our Army is more professional than Amerika. Smile
Except ours isn't allowed to have guns
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krissy Wrote:dessert fox
Mmm, flambéed vulpine.
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The only time I ever "died" in a dream was when I jumped out of the third story window at my school. I dreamed that I had tried to do a school shooting, but I used a nail gun that was loaded with thumbtacks. After getting three confirmed injuries, someone switched the police on and I didn't want to get caught so I jumped out a window.
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Maybe u like found out u wuz a mermaid or something, idk lulz

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Re: Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams

I have something kind of similar. I have a recurring dream about falling. Like every night for a while now, I wake up when I hit the ground. When I hit the ground usually in the dream - I jolt very violently in real life which wakes me up.

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SuperiorDiplomat Wrote:I have something kind of similar. I have a recurring dream about falling. Like every night for a while now, I wake up when I hit the ground. When I hit the ground usually in the dream - I jolt very violently in real life which wakes me up.
Same here. I fall into a black abyss and then jolt awake

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#HashTagsAreForIdiots

[Image: violator_blackbg_110x32.gif]
Max Stirnir Wrote:"In the time of spirits thoughts grew till they overtopped my head, whose offspring they yet were; they hovered about me and convulsed me like fever-phantasies -- an awful power. The thoughts had become corporeal on their own account, were ghosts, e. g. God, Emperor, Pope, Fatherland, etc. If I destroy their corporeity, then I take them back into mine, and say: "I alone am corporeal." And now I take the world as what it is to me, as mine, as my property; I refer all to myself." The Ego and Its Own, pg. 15
Charles Manson Wrote:“Look down at me and you see a fool;
look up at me and you see a god;
look straight at me and you see yourself”
HeartofShadows Wrote:"Life is nothing more than a druggie trying to get their quick fix of happiness while dealing with the harsh withdrawal of reality"
Osip Mandelstam Wrote:"I divide all of world literature into authorized and unauthorized works. The former are all trash; the latter--stolen air. I want to spit in the face of every writer who first obtains permission and then writes." The Fourth Prose, 1930.
Lukas Foss Wrote:That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.
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RE: Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams

as someone said before the drowning could be simulated by you being overwhelmed in real life. has you been getting alot of work lately or too much is going on? if so change something. find away to clear you schedule up and get some relaxing. if it keeps happening i suggest seeing a therapist as people on this site mostlikly arent legally therapists
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Recurring theme of drowning in my dreams

They say if you drown alone that "When you are drowning in your dreams, likely, you feel out of control in real life. You are overwhelmed with your current situation. In fact, you are so overwhelmed that your troubles are figuratively drowning you. You are sinking further into debt, experiencing lack of progression or even depression. Your life is too much for you to handle alone."

One of my drowning dreams/nightmares was much more realistic, I actually held my breath while I was sleeping.

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YOU'RE THIRSTY FOOL!

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