Dream interpretation Drowning

When you see images of some being drowning, or feel the water closing in on you, it can certainly feel very upsetting. Before you decide this is a dream based on emotions or some other non-tangible factor, you might want to make sure the dream is not rooted in physical reality. Among other things, being hungry, or something as simple as a blanket or sheet slipping over your face and nose can induce this type of dream. Once you are certain that the dream does not have a physical basis, you can look to other modes of interpretation.

General Dream Meaning: Drowning

Drowning can easily symbolize drowning in debt, social obligation, or other areas in which you are "over your head". In particular, if you dream of someone else drowning, the odds increase that the dream represents a situation beyond your control. If the drowning is preceded by sinking, then you can consider this a magnification of the theme "overwhelmed".

While many feel this dream tends to be related to emotional issues, it can also represent issues or thoughts from your past that you have been trying to suppress. Oddly enough, if you dream of dying in a dream, it may mean that you are about to experience a rebirth or regeneration. Fortunately, if you survive the drowning event, it may indicate new beginnings, but you will have to overcome a difficult situation.

How Dream Symbol Drowning May Fit in Your Life

Even though a dream of drowning may leave you feeling overwhelmed and shaken, you can still use it to your advantage. At the very least, if you have been trying to suppress your insecurities, this dream will give you an opportunity to confront all of the problems that have been building up in your life. You may even be surprised to find that these dreams will serve as an indicator that a once impossible path may now be open to you. No matter whether you are unable to cope with stress at work or at home, this dream can give you the necessary space to explore your feelings, and perhaps find a way out.

A Sample Dream, Drowning Dream Interpretation

Consider a dream where you were swimming in a beautiful lake. Suddenly, you develop a cramp and begin sinking into the water. Your friends are sitting on the bank of the lake, chatting and enjoying the weather. Frantically, you try to wave your hands and alert them that you need help. As your arms become tired, you slowly feel water creeping up to your chin, and finally over your head. Within a few seconds, you see a beautiful blue light and awaken in a field of beautiful flowers. One of your co-workers, dressed in silky garments offers you some food and wine. While you are eating the meal, you find yourself wondering why you were ever afraid of drowning to begin with.

In this dream, you should start off by understanding that you most likely feel overwhelmed by some type of relationship. Even though you call out and ask your friends to help you, their lack of response indicates that people around you are not aware of your feelings. The drowning event itself can be seen as the point at which you succumb to all of the stress and finally let go of it. Since you awaken in a beautiful place, you can conclude that your life will be better once you confront the situation. Awakening to helpful co-worker may indicate that you will find new levels of happiness in your career once you are no longer torn between it and other aspects of your life.
 
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dolma lhatso 2015-05-08 02:14:37
I saw in my dream that I first witnessed a murder and then the murderer was after me. I was running from him and on the the road I saw more than 5000 children's dead body. They were all drownded after the school bus fell off the bridge. The bridge was broken and I saw a flashback of them drowning and only five or six kids had survived. It was so vivid that I'm still trembling from fear. Please help me .

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amanda 2015-05-06 09:30:49
In my dream last night,I'd drempt that I was in a building when I found my downstairs celings starting to leak,much to my rescue my oldest daughter run upstairs to see what was flooding,but only to be running in screaming holding my youngest daughter that had commited suacide and drowned herself in the bathroom,soon after I woke with a hot sweat it was really sick and scary.

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Lia 2015-05-03 07:18:32
In my dream it was world war three. No one was allowed in their houses so everyone was constantly moving around. Lots of people had showers/baths in the river. But one day we came across a rather peculiar river, it had a waterfall. My little brother fell into the waterfall and he wasscreaming for help because he is not very good at swimming, i dived into help him and i saved him. I got him up onto land and i dried him and my dream just stopped there.

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Razi 2015-04-20 00:50:26
This morning i had a dream of getting on an airplane after a while we got on there and we talk about going to another countries' in a fast way meanwhile I got to some doors then suddenly water spread out on the whole room and I cant call somebody, I know im dreaming that time that's why I pray and say to God 'Please, if this was just a nightmare please wake me up' and From that my eyes starts to open and heaves a deep breath.

Oh, I remember, the nigt before I was thinking of somebody along the overnight and I cant sleep bc of him so I ended up thinking him for hours and wishing I could sleep earlier. Why am I thinking him? ..Um, that time I think im overwhelmed.
PLEASE HELP ME!

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Jan 2015-04-18 01:51:00
Hi. Wanted to ask about the dream I had. The scenes I saw was with a childhood friend/neighbor in a mall, chatting with these unfamiliar faces. We just say "hi" to each other and left afterwards. Am with my brother in that mall buying stuff which I don't remember all. When the mall is about to close we were rushing to leave and the next scene I saw was a Port area where a big boat is waiting for us. When we were seated (me and my brother) on the right side of the boat (open view area) few minutes after that the boat is sinking, everyone panics, my think in is to jump but I can't swim so I rushed to the edge of the boat and jump along the wooden ladder that connects the boat from the port. Successfully saw myself saved but I saw my brother drowning and I got shocked and totally blocked my mind. Then saw this man asking him to saved my brother and he jumped and save him. I said Thankyou to this man. After that scene we were transferred to a mini speed boat to take us to cebu. Unbelievably this speed boat also runs in land. I saw my sister and my niece in my dream but nothing seriously happened on this scene their maybe part of my dream. Saw also the husband of my cousin with his new family :O and all the things I brought on this trip was lost. Just myself and all the characters that was present in my dream. Please kindly help me interpret my dream. Thankyou

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alize 2015-04-11 15:11:58
i dreamed about somthing so weird. i was with someone and i cant remember who but i know it was someone close. and i was asking everyone what there zodiac sighn was and then all the sudden it turned to another flash and i wound up already under water in the ocean. see the thing is i was never above water and i tried to breath and ll the water went inside my nose so i breathed out and tried to breath in again and breath out but i was still alive although scared that water was going to fillm my lungs but then i stopped thinking about that and started woundering why i cant come above the water. under water was still and there was nothing interfearing like waves, tides,scary underwater creatueres, ect. i just couldnt come up, but eventuall i stared crying and woke up. what does this mean?  :bad:

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kerry 2015-04-05 22:56:11
I dream that I can hear a crying and when I go over to see there's water and the bottom of what looks like 2 hills that meet its steep but the water looks really shallow when I look down I cam see my son at half way down the other side of the hill and I'm shooting stop messing and get bk up then he slips and falls in the water but the nxt time I look it's deep and he's gone under 2 men swimming over 2 help and they keep going under trying to find him and I'm just froze can't move but I have this sick feeling and wake up at the same point feeling sick iv had this dream at least 4 times now what dose it mean? ???


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Queenauset 2015-04-05 20:25:17
I have a dream this after that I was walking out of work onto grass that was wet saggy to get to my car, but I lost my footing while trying to run and slipped into a retention pond. I closed my eyes tightly and begin to pray and try to hold on to what I thought was grass or the edge of where I slide into the water. It woke me up immediately. What can this mean?

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Natasha 2015-03-17 12:54:49
I just dreamt that my boyfriend and I were swimming in a pool or something and he took a huge deep breathe went under and then didn't come back up and was flapping his arms for help but I couldnt reach him and the water was dark so I couldn't see him! so I used my foot to try and help him and eventually was able to pull him out and lay him on some flat pool toys after I lye there holding his face and keeping his face to my chest so upset after what happened.
What does this mean?


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Sarah 2015-03-13 21:38:10
I had a dream where an unknown person was drowning and I jumped in the water to save her, but my ex-boyfriend also jumped in to save her as well. Then I gave him a high five, said good job! At first he was happy as well, but afterwards we just stood there and he didn't say a word to me. He didn't want to talk to me. I wanted to jump back in the water and just swim away. What could this mean ?

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Danielle 2015-03-12 11:57:17
In all of my dreams no matter what they are there is always water involved in some way or another. I may be swimming, I might be breathing underwater comfortably, there may just be a glass of water sitting near me on a table or a puddle where I'm walking. No matter what water is always there. I do not know if this means anything but my dreams have been that way for as long as I can remember. I find it puzzling?

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Mirzha 2015-03-11 06:11:43
I have had a dream these couple of nights that I'm just all of a sudden in a pool and I start panicking and screaming that I can't swim but when I stop panicking, I just come back up and can finally breathe...

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Laura 2015-02-20 23:28:30
I had a dream last night which is a recurring dream that differs slightly in appearance. I cross a river to get to the other side but the rocks disappear beneath my feet and I begin to drown but I'm looking at myself drown then I wake up.

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Jack 2015-02-16 15:14:32
I had a dream that last night i was on some form of cruise ship talking with girls i just met. Then I remember somehow the ship being in 2 different parts and i had to jump into the water and cross over the other side to be with these girls. So i dived in and heard "That's good Jack" but i dived and went to the bottom of the water. I then try to frantically make it too the top and it is a struggle. I finally get my head above water and that's when i woke up feeling breathless and really overwhelmed and scared. Does this dream mean anything?

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Eva 2015-03-09 16:02:50
Hi Jack, I think your dream represents some discomfort your feeling about where you are right now in life. Perhaps you're not being true to yourself and not allowing your true colours to shine. You may be feeling a bit down at the moment and that you want more joy in your life and know how to get it but there's something holding you back, keeping you down and you feel it will be a real struggle to overcome. Is there something going on like this in your life? Let me know how I went.

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Jack 2015-04-03 00:50:46
About a week later I meet a girl, and we've been seeing each other since. Think this maybe the happiness i was missing? Maybe the dream was related to feeling bit lonely? However, I feel that this dream and meeting this girl are connected in some way. Scary!!!

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Francis 2015-02-10 13:17:53
I dreamed of a big flood, everything went under water, it seemed I was this little girl, but yet it wasn't me. I was sinking under water, holding my breath and then there was people going about their business as usual but under water, then this other little girl tells me take a deep breath and you can be ok, I tried and I felt burning and choking, then I woke up.. What could this mean? I am going thru a lot right now, money isn't enough, I found my husband cheating online with one woman, and he has locked me out of his FB, and has added many women to his friends, and he has it where I cannot see any posts on his page. I cannot leave him bc I haven't money to do so and no job. If I leave him I will lose a lot, but gain freedom from him. Is this dream meaning something to do with this stuff going on? I am just curious to what others think.

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Eva 2015-02-10 18:14:54
Your dreams have everything to do with whats going on in your life. How did it make you feel? Were you frightened? Was it strange to you that people were going on about their business under water? I'm going to assume that the flood was frightening to you and it did seem strange because it seems the dream is trying to tell you that you're feeling suffocated and fearful and you know that is no way to live. Is someone telling you that staying in this marriage is the best thing for you right now? Maybe your trying to tell yourself but you don't believe it. You may have picked this up from observing your own parents in their marriage. Were there issues around faithfulness or did they stay together in an unhappy marriage? I think your inner child is trying to tell you something and this might be that there is an issue from your past that may require some healing regardless if you decide to stay in the marriage or go. You can keep trying to live under these/his conditions but its not healthy and deep down you know this isn't how life is supposed to be. Little Francis knows that eventually she will need to come up for air or she will drown. Challenges are a necessity of life, they make us stronger and more appreciative of the good stuff. After all, how do you know what joy really is without having an understanding of sorrow. Embrace the challenge. Don't base your decision on fear, be true to yourself and feel what is right for you then trust that you have made the right decision.

Please let me know if this has helped you by emailing me at eva@theblissfulnessproject.com.au

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