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Fragments Can Divulge Meaning of Your Dreams

July 30, 2018

There are times when making sense of the fragments in a dream can be a bit challenging. The key is to write it down. As hard as a dream may be to remember in its entirety, it’s easy to get the gist if you can jot down fragments, as small as they may be, to determine the underlying issue. Sometimes that can just be the way you feel when you wake yet have little or no memory of the dream at all. These feelings relate to the emotional attachment of the dream’s meaning.

Dear Dream Retriever: I can’t remember my dreams in the morning but do recall fragments of them. I have had several dreams that left me feeling worried in the morning but can’t recall why. I also have found the dreams seem to have a common theme of me looking for something or someone. I never find what it is I am looking for, though. In the dreams, I am constantly focused on what I am looking for and ignore everything and anyone in the dream. There have been several times when a man was trying to get my attention and I ignored him both times in my dream. Not sure what that means either. -- Fixated in Fitchburg

Dear Fixated: I can understand the confusion as far as the underlying message in your recent dreams. I would say your constant search and fixation on finding something or someone would be due to your fear of loss. If you are looking for someone or something, it is due to you losing it or them in the first place. That would also explain why you’re not remembering your dream yet feeling worried when you wake up.

If you have recently suffered a loss or are in fear of losing something in your waking life, this would trigger such dreams of insecurity and fear. This could be on the material level as well as on the mental or physical level. If you are going through some changes in your life that are making you uncomfortable, that can be a contributing factor, as well. Ignoring the man trying to get your attention would indicate that you are both distracted and overwhelmed or ignoring a piece of advice that might aid you in what it is you are in search of, or redirect your focus to what you have and not what you don’t.

Reach Jackie Bryson at Dreamretriever@yahoo.com .

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