In my dreams, I am drowning.
I remember looking up from beneath the water, bubbles rising rapidly and water churning as I struggle to reach the surface, but hands around my throat prevent me from doing so. I don't see anything beyond the water except a silhouette. I can hear myself try to scream/ call out for help, but they're muted by the water and I can feel my lungs burning from the lack of oxygen. I fight harder; twisting and thrashing, trying to break the surface, but I'm growing weak. Unable to hold my breath any longer, I accept my fate and inhale deeply. Everything goes white.
I wake startled, freezing (yet drenched with sweat), and gasping for air. Anxiety overcomes me for a few moments until I remember where I am and regain a grasp on reality.
I have it a few times a week now. I fall asleep some time around midnight and wake between 1am and 3am, unable to fall back asleep until someone else in the house is awake.
Do you believe dreams have significant value?
According to what I've found online (and we all know how reliable that info is
), having dreams of drowning means that you're struggling (emotionally, financially, physically etc,etc.) to get a hold of/gain control over your own life and you're being overwhelmed, dreams of being drowned is supposed to mean that there's someone in your life that's trying to bring you down, for one reason or another, and if you are to die in that dream, subconsciously you feel alone, hopeless about the situation(s), and want to give up.
Either my subconscious is an emo, or I've got some serious problems to work out o.O
Anyone else care to share strange dreams?