swamp

Swamp, Dream Interpretation


Feelings which undermine confidence and well be­ing; might depict feelings about a relationship, perhaps with mother. See example in insects; sink.

Weak spiritual foundation; see “foundation”

A swamp can symbolize the vast amount of spiritual knowledge that there is to be taken in.

A swamp is so-called primordial material, out of which everything emerges; at this stage we have no idea what our potential is.

Psychological / emotional perspective: Emotionally, when a swamp appears we are putting ourselves in touch with very basic feelings and emotions.

The sheer vastness may leave us feeling utterly hopeless and out of our depth, but with perseverance we can pull ourselves through and have a much clearer outlook.

Material aspects: To be swamped is to be overwhelmed by a feeling or emotion.

A swamp in a dream symbolizes feelings that can undermine our confidence and wellbeing.

To be swamping someone else in a dream may suggest that we are being too needy.

To dream of a swamp represents negative qualities that you possess. You are feeling vulnerable and apprehensive.

The dream may also be a play on the word ‘swamped.’ Perhaps some aspect in your life has you feeling overwhelmed and pressured.

To dream that you are walking through a swampy area warns of an upcoming hardship or obstacle. Unfavorable developments may occur in a relationship. Others will influence you negatively with their actions and words. On a less negative note, walking through a swamp implies that you will encounter wealth and happiness via risky and mysterious methods.

Vision: Looking at a swamp: a plan or project already started should be abandoned as quickly as possible—the chances of success are nil.

If you are stuck in a swamp and sinking: you are on the wrong path.

If you decide on a path that is wrong, its never too late to turn back!

Depth Psychology: See Mud, Quagmire.

See Moor. Being stuck, afraid of being trapped in the unconscious. Fear of emotions, of being “devoured back into the feminine.” This means that the masculine side in the man and the woman (animus) fears that consciousness—fought hard for—will be sucked up by the vortex of emotions and the unconscious. Expressed here is the desire for and fear of emotional chaos.

Dreams about swamps symbolize aspects of yourself that are repressed and dark. You may be feeling insecure.

To dream that you are walking through a swampy area, foretells that you will be find yourself in an troublesome situation. Disappointments in love may be coming.

All dreams of swamps reveal unhappiness and uncertainty.

If you find a way out of the swamp your problems will be solved after much scheming.

Dreams of a swamp signify stagnation, procrastination and that you have been holding onto old unworkable patterns that are in need of change, movement and transformation. This dream is a message to release your old ways of doing things and challenge yourself to become courageous to take on new ways of handling your life, relationships, and/or career issues. See Stuck.

also see Marsh

1- A swamp in a dream symbolises feelings which can undermine our confidence and well-being.

To be swamped is to be overwhelmed by a feeling or emotion.

To be swamping someone else in a dream may suggest that we arc being too needy.

2- Emotionally, when a swamp appears we are putting ourselves in touch with very basic feelings and emotions.

A swamp is so-called primordial material, out of which everything emerges; at this stage we have no idea what our potential is.

3- A swamp can symbolise the vast amount of spiritual knowledge that there is to be taken in.

The sheer vastness mav leave the dreamer feeling utterly hopeless and out of his depth, but with some perseverance he can pull himself through and enjoy a much clearer outlook.

To walk through swampy places in dreams, foretells that you will be the object of adverse circumstances. Your inheritance will be uncertain, and you will undergo keen disappointments in your love matters.

To go through a swamp where you see clear water and green growths, you will take hold on prosperity and singular pleasures, the obtaining of which will be attended with danger and intriguing. See Marsh.

Love affairs will be tangled if you dream of walking precariously through swampy land.

To dream of getting into a swamp foretells vexations through lack of money.

(see Sinking, Water)

The current situation you’re encountering has a weak foundation that simply won’t endure over time. Rethink your approach here, and rebuild on sturdier ground.

The situation around you is murky and confusing, and there seems to be little if any insight on which to draw. In this instance, taking yourself away to fresher water is recommended.

Memories that are either being dredged up, or those you would prefer to bury. Look to see what else is in and around the swamp for more interpretive insight here.



Swamp | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Swamp

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Feeling bogged down, held back, losing ground, perhaps due to lack of self confidence or emotional support; may show the emotional dependence one gets stuck in between child and parent; or feeling unable to move be­cause of relationship with an overbearing person. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Little Giant Encyclopedia

See Swamp, Mud. Physical desires that are being repressed, that are dragging you down. Fear of death or fear of life. You are unable to move forward, and are being held back—pulled back—into the unconscious through fear of the feminine. On a positive note, the wild side of the character can be helpful in healing.

Folklore: Obstacle dream.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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