The meaning of strangled in dream | Dream Interpretation
Unable to “swallow” the word or action one is given
If you are choking someone else it can symbolize hatred for that person.
If you are being choked in a dream the source can be the worries of the world and a pursuit of wealth, Matt. 13:22.
If you are watching someone get strangled it can be a warning about a physical or spiritual attack on that person... Christian Dream Symbols
A relative, loved one in danger: the temptation is to believe the dream is presaging a real event. Our concern for children and loved ones, but more often our fears regarding them, create most of such dreams.
A woman told me a dream in which her daughter was strangled while at university. In processing her dream the woman wept strongly as she met feelings of fear about her daughter leaving home and living independently at university. See attack; predictive dreams. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
An old woman of about 60 comes to the door. Although old, she is healthy and well preserved. Without a word I grab her in my arms and have sex with her’ (Patrick S). Freud felt that a door, a keyhole, a handle, a knocker, all depicted sex and sexual organs.
The example shows this clearly. Knocking refers to the sex act, the cul de sac is the woman’s legs. But the image of a door has so many other ways of being expressed in dreams and is used very frequently. In the next example it represents the experience of discovenng a new feeling state.
For instance, if one had always been apologetic and now became affirmative, ‘new doors’ of expenence could well open. Example: I come up to a door which I d never seen before, and on opening it, I came across another house fully furnished’ (Mrs R F).
General meanings, depending on the dream, are a boundary; the difference between one feeling state and another; such as depression and feeling motivated; the feelings or attitudes, such as aloofness, we use to shut others out of our life to remain independent or private; being open or inviting; a sense of leaving an environment or relationship—escape; entering into new work or relationships. Someone at a door: opportunity, the unexpected; new experience. Front door: public self; confidence; our relationship with people in general; a vagina. Back door: our private, family life; our more secret activities; the anus. Side door : escaping from a situation, or being indirect. Shutting a door: privacy; trying to find ‘space’ for oneself, the dismissing attitudes or tension we use to shut others out of intimate contact; end of a relationship. Door to strange landscape or world: finding entrance into unconscious. Doorknob: see knob.
Example: 4I am being strangled from behind by a faceless man! I had gone down to lock my flat door for the night when I noticed the door was open. I hastily bolted it and ran upstairs, but unknown to me the intruder was already in the flat’ (Miss H). Here the door represents the censorship the dreamer places between her conscious self and her sexual drives. In strangling’ our own life drive, we ourselves feel cut off from life. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If strangled by weeds, the garden may suggest that you have negative ideas about your beauty that may prevent others from responding to you in the way you want.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Meaning may sometimes be determined by where the jewelry is worn.
For instance, necklaces lie near the throat, the center of communication. So, if a necklace felt very tight in the dream, this may indicate swallowing your words, or having communication strangled (see Choking).
Overly large or small pieces: Exaggerated senses.
For example, big earrings might reveal a propensity for eavesdropping, while tiny ones indicate underdeveloped listening skills (see Ears).
The finer things in life; luxuries.
Wearing excessive jewelry in a dream indicates that the individual envisioned tries to impress others with wealth or possessions.
Jewelry that is not worn, but seen as a central image in a dream, should be reviewed for its component parts, like noting the significance of gems or metals used in its construction. Or, if a specific image appears as the jewelry’s focal point, that can also have meaning.
For example, seeing an Egyptian ankh could represent renewed health or improved courage, whereas a pin depicting the zodiac sign Pisces might reflect a personal focus on productivity.
In the 2nd century C.E., Artemidorus wrote that women dreaming of fine jewelry would soon marry, have children, or increase their wealth.... The Language of Dreams
An injured neck or cut-off neck is a warning about dangers ahead. Wearing a shawl around the neck also is a warning—about possible throat, nose, and ear infections.
Depth Psychology: The neck stands for the connection between the head and the body (from the intellect to the material). Looking at a neck is often a warning: “Don’t risk your neck.” Sometimes it suggests taking care of all three—mind, body, and spirit. Do you sometimes feel “strangled” by others or by the demands of life? Are you “out of breath”? What is sticking in your throat?... Dreamers Dictionary
2. Deviousness, either by the dreamer or by someone who will behave this way toward him/her.
3. Period of growth (shedding skin).
4. Gossip, spreading “venom.” 5.
If subject to constriction by snake, feeling emotionally strangled.
6. Being sabotaged.
7. Killing a snake indicates the ability to handle a fearful problem.
8. Feeling vulnerable, not knowing what to do.
11. Willingness to change course or thinking. ... New American Dream Dictionary
To dream of being strangled is to be aware of our difficulty in speaking out about our emotions.
2- Strangulation suggests a violent act of suppression. Emotionally, our more violent aggressive side may not allow us to act appropriately in certain situations.
3- Spiritually, wisdom arises out of learning how to hold back inappropriate speech, not strangle it.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The same interpretation goes for seeing oneself suffering from asphyxia. (Also see Suffocation)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you are strangling someone else it can symbolize a hatred for that person.
If you are being strangled it can be a demonic dream.
If you are watching someone being strangled it can be a warning about a physical or spiritual attack on that person ... Christian Dream Symbols