alcohol

An influence which changes the way we feel, mov­ing us towards negative or positive feelings; prelude to friend­liness or intimacy, an allowing into our life of another influ­ence we do not immediately feel is our own conscious will; in a religious sense the wine represents a life-changing influ­ence.

If you dream of drinking alcohol it can symbolize a current or former addiction to alcohol, Prov. 20:1

The intoxication of the world

Vision: Drinking a small amount of alcohol means you will have interesting ideas. Drinking alcohol in secret: honestly examine your hidden desires.

Depth Psychology: Alcohol symbolizes secret desires.

The meaning will become clearer when you examine other symbols in the dream. Were you just a little tipsy or outright drunk in your dream? Did the alcohol make you feel less inhibited, more courageous, more self-confident? See Wine.

To dream of drinking to intoxication is an inner need to escape reality or your life situation. Same is true to dream of doing drugs. This also indicates a feeling of alienation and quite possibly guilt. Watching someone else get drunk is ussually a negative expression of your inner feeling toward the person or personality trait exibited by the person who is drunk.

To be sober in a crowd of drunks indicates feelings of being left out, or being superior.

Altered state of reality

(See Beer; Intoxicants; Nonalcoholic wine)

“Muddying the water,” lack of clarity, unscrupulousness, intoxication, emotionalizing, melodrama. It may be a concrete warning of too much alcohol consumption.

The symbol may also be a challenge from the unconscious, demanding more clarity and deliberation. Is life lived in a fog.7 Are important problems being repressed.7 In another sense, this symbol may be pointing to positive social skills and communication, as well as the healing aspect of euphoria.

Astrology: Symbol of Neptune.

To dream that you are drinking alcohol suggests that you are seeking either pleasure or escape.

If you dream of drinking alcohol in excess, however, this signifies feelings of insecurity and regrets. You worry that people will discover who you really are.

If you dream of hiding your drinking from someone, especially from a parent, it means you have been keeping a secret that is going to end up hurting you if you don’t let it out. Also see “Hangover”

1. One must cut down on his/her drinking.

2. One is engag­ing in some sort of unhealthful activity.

3. Hint that one should speak the truth on some issue.

4. If drinking, a deep-seated urge to escape the pummeling of life.

5. If drinking, guilt and alien­ation.

6. Watching someone drink to the point of inebriation signifies a negative feeling on the part of the dreamer toward the person.

7. Not drinking in a crowd of people who are drinking indicates one is feeling alienated.

8. Not drinking in a drinking crowd may indicate a feeling of superiority.

Dreams of alcoholic beverages represent a desire for escape, freedom, diversion, and a peak experience. Perhaps this dream is revealing that you’ve been numbing your pain and that it is time to soberly deal with the facts of your life. See AA.

also see Drunk and Intoxication and I ‘Vine

1- When alcohol appears in a dream we may need or require a largely pleasurable experience or influence. We have available means of changing perception. We can afford to let go and go ‘with the flow’ of what is happening to us.

2- There is the recognition of the potential for emotional confusion out of which can come clarity.

When the normal constraints we put on ourselves in waking life arc removed, we can often reach our own truth.

The svmbol of alcohol can give us permission to do this.

3- Alcohol as ‘spirit’ is the conjunction of oppositcs, and a means of changing consciousness.

Understanding the symbol of alcohol in your dreams depends on the relationship you have with it in daily life.

If you drink regularly, you need to look at the other details of your dream more carefully. However, if you drink rarely or never, then this dream could represent a need for you to escape from your daily stress and your desire to get quick relief.

The alcohol could be suggesting a need for healing and getting in balance. Your unconscious mind may be suggesting outrageous things in hopes that you get the message to “have fun, dream dreams, and get out of your own head!” Please keep in mind that the purpose of dreams is to raise our consciousness and to assist us in having better lives.

The message in the dream about alcohol is most likely not encouraging you to drink but it may represent a need to feel better or get better.

Understanding the symbol of alcohol in your dreams depends on the relationship you have with it in daily life.

If you drink regularly, you need to look at the other details of your dream more carefully. However, if you drink rarely or never, then this dream could represent a need for you to escape from your daily stress and your desire to get quick relief.

The alcohol could be suggesting a need for healing and getting in balance. Your unconscious mind may be suggesting outrageous things in hopes that you get the message to “have fun, dream dreams, and get out of your own head!” Please keep in mind that the purpose of dreams is to raise our consciousness and to assist us in having better lives.

The message in the dream about alcohol is most likely not encouraging you to drink but it may represent a need to feel better or get better.



Alcohol | Dream Meanings

Keywords of this dream: Alcohol

Dream Explanations of Astro Center

Dreaming of drinking beer, wine, etc., in moderation, under happy circumstances - with friends, at a party, etc. - indicates that success lies ahead. However, in any dream of alcohol, there is always the underlying warning that excesses can lead to trouble.

If you dream of being drunk, then in some way you are at a disadvantage. Look to other symbols in the dream to judge where this disadvantage lies.

If in the dream, you are sober but someone else is drunk, that person, or someone like him or her, could cause trouble for you.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Alcohol as ‘spirit’ or essence is the conjunction of opposites, a combination of the principles of fire and water. It is a means of changing consciousness. In dreams where alcohol is a feature there is an element of attempting to transcend the ordinary and approach the divine (the essence).... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: When the normal constraints we put on ourselves in waking life are removed, we can often reach our own truth. Alcohol as a symbol of the removal of restraint enables us to accept dream ideas we might otherwise reject. There is the recognition of the potential for emotional confusion out of which can come clarity.

To dream of an alcoholic suggests that we need to look at the way we handle excess and obsession in our daily lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: When alcohol appears in a dream it suggests that in a mundane sense we may need or require a largely pleasurable experience or influence. We have available means of changing perception. We can afford to let go and ‘go with the flow’ of what is happening to us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Gives gender - specific: As the use of alcohol becomes more prevalent in the everyday, it can have the effect of changing the quality of dreams, bringing more frightening or incomprehensible images to the fore. Often these images need to be interpreted in the way that they were in previous times, as gremlins and hidden fears and anxieties. Men tend to be less inclined to interpret such images and to dismiss them as being irrelevant, women may choose to take note of them. You may like to consult the entries for abandonment, drunk and wine.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

May be substituted for someone else with the same problem, revealing what to expect from them... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

New American Dream Dictionary

Unable to cope. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Drunkard; Enmity; Evil; Hatred; Inebriate; Temptation; Tippler. Also see Beer; Intoxicants; Nonalcoholic wine; Wine)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Christian Dream Symbols

An emblem for the road to poverty, Prov. 23:20... Christian Dream Symbols

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Drinking nonalcoholic wine in a dream means distress, sorrow, a wretched life, poverty, or unexpected expense. In a dream, drinking nonalcoholic wine also represents lawful money that is earned from one’s toiling and sweat. However, drinking alcoholic beverage in a dream means money that is acquired through rough words and arguments, and for a governor in his dream, it means loss of his job. Alcoholic beverages in a dream mean money of suspicious source, or they could mean distress or depression. (Also see Wine)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
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