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Son Has Worms
Worms Come Out of My Grown-Up Son
I had a dream about my son. He is actually twenty-four but in my dream he was about six and was complaining that his back hurt. I looked at his back, there were three flat worms with black eyes coming out of his spine. I knew I had to take him to the ER. Then a huge number of small worms poured out of his back into a pile at his feet. He was in pain and when I lifted his shirt, there were two rows of huge worms arching out of his back. I thought about pulling them out but was afraid to cause more harm, I thought they might be wrapped around his vital organs. I woke up.
Helpless and horrified.
Main Life Issues:
My son is a drug addict and doing his first stint in prison.
Someone watches a loved one in the grip of something horrible that keeps overtakes them, wants to help, but realizes they have to leave it to the professionals.
Seeing an adult as a child: Seeing someone as they once were; seeing the helpless, childlike part of a loved one.
Worms: What is normally underground and hidden. In this dream, a metaphor for the addiction and the troubles that follow.
One’s back and spine: The spine is often a metaphor for willpower and mobilizing your strength as in “spineless.”
Insects crawling out of spine and back: A hint that something in his past weakened him. The “back” of the body is a play on words for “what is behind you” as if the origin of the addiction goes far back.
A black eye: Eyes are often called the window of the soul and eyes are how you see life. A black eye happens when someone fights or is punched. In this case, a black eye suggests the son feels as if life has dealt him a blow, and a metaphor for not seeing life clearly. It hints at emotional injuries that distort how he interacts with life.
Going to the Emergency Room: Shows someone is in a critical condition and needs immediate, expert help.
What the dream Means:
Sadly, the dream says that even though it is painful and horrible to watch your son go through all that, you cannot help. He needs the help of professionals, if and when he is willing to accept such help.
Bottom Line: All you can do is pray and be there for him as a support system, and hope that in the long run, he finds his way back.
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