Free and Professional Dream Analysis and What Dreams Mean
Visit with an Old Friend
Visiting A Long Lost Old Friend Brings Unexpected Alarm
I recently "found" a very good friend from 30 years ago on Facebook who I had lost touch with and made an effort to find. I sent her two Friend requests and have had no response and wonder if she noticed the message alerts; I’m considering sending a message to one of her daughters who are on Facebook, but wonder if it would be intrusive.
In my dream, I finally make contact with her and she invites me to visit her home in the South. I enter her home which appears ordinary yet find out it is right over the ocean and has a large expansive deck with a wonderful view of the water. The deck is very high up, way up over the water, maybe a mile above the water, and there are no railings. I am afraid and concerned I might wander too close to the edge and fall into the water far below. I then awaken.
Felt vulnerable standing on the deck.
Main Life Issues:
Financial worry, insecurity in romantic relationship, father died a year ago; anticipating death of my aging beloved dog.
It’s a story of reconnecting with a loved one yet finding oneself in a very precarious situation.
A person in a dream: Sometimes a dream is about the actual person; sometimes the person/s depicted is a symbol for someone else.
Water: Water is often a symbol for emotions.
The Ocean: The ocean can be a metaphor for deep feelings.
A Deck: A place where we are exposed, out in the open, yet generally a place of comfort.
No railing on deck: A lack of security; precarious position or situation.
Deck placed a mile above the water: An extreme, precarious situation with dangerous possibilities (death).
What it Means:
If the dream is actually about contacting the old friend, it suggests you may be of two minds about doing so. Or, the dream may reveal why she is not reconnecting, namely, you may bring up feelings that are precarious and vulnerable.
If the dream is about your feelings, it suggests you have reservations about making the contact; there is a sense of adventure but also of danger. The dream does not say how the contact request ends, it only describes the feelings revolving around it.
Also, since you are preparing for the loss of a loved pet, the dream may be a preparation for the loss due to its imagery of a potential fall into deep emotional waters. It’s not easy to lose a loved pet.
Bottom Line: The dream suggests there are deep emotions to handle. The dream speaks of connections with a loved one yet with precarious feelings involved.
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