To dream that you are moshing or in a mosh pit implies that you are being slammed with responsibilities, deadlines or problems. Areas of your life are out of control.
To see a mosh pit in your dream refers to some uncontrollable energy.
To dream of a poisonous snake represents feelings about corruption or contamination. Snakes in dreams also tend to reflect a person's fear of total failure or serious losses. Feelings about a person or problem totally permanently ruining you. A dangerous or tricky problem you want to avoid.
Areas of your life that spoil everything associated with them. People that can't be trusted or that you feel are dangerous to not avoid. A snake could also reflect your own lack of integrity or deceptive behavior. Noticing yourself being an "evil asshole." A snake may also represent a bad influence or a person that you don't like. A person with no family values.
Often snakes point to situations that are difficult to resist, morally troublesome, or have traps that you wish to avoid. Snakes may also reflect bad habits, people, or situations that sour your mood, spirit, or good intentions. An addiction that is difficult to resist.
To dream of being bitten by a snake represents feelings about having succumb to negative influence or feelings of total failure. Feelings of corruption that have overwhelmed you. Giving in to addictions to bad influences. Suffering a loss of some kind.
To dream of fearing being bitten by a snake represents your fear of losing something important or a fear of total failure. You may fear losing power, control, safety, or your integrity.
To dream of a dead snake represents overcoming a corrupting or negative influence in your life. It may also reflect a threat of total loss that is dissipating.
Black snakes usually represent a fear of total failure. It may also reflect your feelings about the potential for corruption or excessive losses. A fear of enemies getting to control you or ruin you. Alternatively, a black snake may represent your full awareness of yourself being a liar or bad influence. Organized planning to steal or destroy other people's integrity.
A copper colored snake represents a fear of losing an opportunity to get something you are desperate to have. Fearing total loss of something you are hopelessly striving for. Allowing your desire to scare you. A fear based on a delusional belief that if you lose something special that you will lose everything you have. Alternatively, copper colored snake could represent your own hopeless or desperate attempts to scare others with total failure. Risking everything you have to corrupt others that only embarrasses you. It can also point to hurting people, lying, cheating, stealing, or disrespecting others because you can't have what you want. A light brown snake is often mistaken for a copper colored snake so consider both colors for your dream.
A light brown snake represents a fear of loss or total failure due to an improvement in your life. Fearing that fixing something will make your life worse. A positive opportunity to improve yourself that scares scares you. Powerful insecurity or a fear of embarrassment if you achieve your goals. (e.g A boy you like finding out you're a bad kisser or a virgin if you end up dating him, or fearing the government demanding more money from you if you are honest with your taxes). A copper snake is often mistaken for a light brown snake so consider both colors for your dream.
To dream of a dark brown snake may represent a fear of an improvement in your life spoiling other areas of your life. Fearing getting rid of a problem because it will make your life worse. Fearing getting rid of something important to you and becoming a failure because of it. Alternatively, a dark brown snake may reflect your own deceptive intentions to force someone else to get rid of something they don't want to get rid of.
A white snake represents a fear of total loss caused by a requirement to be perfect. Good intentions that cause others total failure. Something genuine or positive in your life that corrupts or contaminates everything else around it. Something with good intentions that has no tolerance for alternative choices. A white snake with blue venom may represent consequences that are in your best interest, but don't feel good. A fear of maturing or having to be honest. A "total evil asshole" in your life that demands perfection that you feel is excessive.
To dream of a light blue snake represents a positive person or situation that scares you with losing all you have if you don't behave positive. A fear of total failure if you are caught doing a single thing wrong. It may reflect something in your life that is being guarded or that demands total adherence to specific rules. Alternatively, a light blue snake may reflect a positive person or situation that is antagonistic to your goals. A good person that undermines you.
A dark green snake represents a corrupting influence that is selfish, arrogant, or greedy. Selfish thoughts or habits that undermine other more positive areas of your life. A strong need to put yourself first or powerful insecurities that derail a genuine endeavor. Selfishness that corrupts all else. A fear of total failure due to someone else's selfishness.
To dream of riding on the back of a snake represents feelings about something dangerous you are using to scare people away from you. Enjoying making people feel you are dangerous. Feeling that it's easy to scare people with severe losses if they get in your way. Alternatively, it may reflect a feeling of safety you get from being able to make other people feel you are too dangerous.
To dream of a being choked by a snake may represent feelings about a negative influence that is preventing you from expressing yourself.
Females often dream of snakes when they fear sex, getting pregnant, or losing their virginity.
Example: A girl once dreamed of a poisonous snake that seduced her and was impossible to resist. In real life she was dealing with an extremely attractive man that was pursuing her that she didn't trust. The snake reflected her view of this man being a "player" and just telling her whatever she wanted to hear in order to sleep with her.
Example 2: A woman dream of a white snake. In waking life she lived in a strict religious community. Due to the religious laws of this community she was unable to express herself or do anything that wasn't approved by the community. The white snake reflected her feelings about the strict morality laws of the religious community corrupting all her happiness.
Example 3: A man once dreamed of running through a forest trying to avoid snakes. In real life he was confronting a number of dangerous problems at once.
Example 4: A woman once dreamed of being choked by a snake. In real life she was resisting revealing her sexual desire for a co-worker out of fear that she'd be fired. The snake reflected her fear of being fired that was preventing her from expressing her feelings.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of being threatened by a number of dark brown snakes. In waking life her husband threatened to leave her and not talk to her again. The dark brown snakes reflected her fear of losing her husband that could spoil her family life forever.
You have sly and dangerous enemies who will injure your character and state of life.
For a woman Dreaming that a dead snake is biting her, foretells she will suffer from malice of a pretended friend. Dreaming of snakes, is a foreboding of evil in its various forms and stages. To see them wriggling and falling over others, foretells struggles with fortune and remorse. To kill them, you will feel that you have used every opportunity of advancing your own interests, or respecting that of others. You will enjoy victory over enemies. To walk over them, you will live in constant fear of sickness, and selfish persons will seek to usurp your place in your companion’s life. If they bite you, you will succumb to evil influences, and enemies will injure your business. Dreaming that a common spotted snake approaches you from green herbs, and you quickly step aside as it passes you, and after you had forgotten the incident to again see it approaching and growing in dimensions as it nears you, finally taking on the form of an enormous serpent | if you then, after frantic efforts, succeed in escaping its attack, and altogether lose sight of it, it foretells that you will soon imagine you are being disobeyed and slighted, and things will go on from bad to worse. Sickness, uneasiness and unkindness will increase to frightful proportions in your mind | but they will adjust themselves to a normal basis, and by the putting aside of imaginary trouble, and masterfully shouldering duties, you will be contented and repaid. Dreaming that a snake coils itself around you and darts its tongue out at you, is a sign that you will be placed in a position where you will be powerless in the hands of enemies, and you will be attacked with sickness. To handle them, you will use strategy to aid in overthrowing opposition. To see hairs turn into snakes, foretells that seeming insignificant incidents will make distressing cares for you. If snakes turn into unnatural shapes, you will have troubles which will be dispelled if treated with indifference, calmness and will power. To see or step on snakes while wading or bathing, denotes that there will be trouble where unalloyed pleasure was anticipated. To see them bite others, foretells that some friend will be injured and criticised by you. To see little snakes, denotes you will entertain persons with friendly hospitality who will secretly defame you and work to overthrow your growing prospects. To see children playing with them, is a sign that you will be nonplussed to distinguish your friends from your enemies. For a woman to think a child places one on the back of her head, and she hears the snake’s hisses, foretells that she will be persuaded to yield up some possession seemingly for her good, but she will find out later that she has been inveigled into an intrigue in which enemies will tantalize her. To see snakes raising up their heads in a path just behind your friend, denotes that you will discover a conspiracy which has been formed to injure your friend and also yourself. To think your friend has them under control, denotes that some powerful agency will be employed in your favor to ward off evil influences. For a woman to hypnotize a snake, denotes your rights will be assailed, but you will be protected by law and influential friends. See Serpents and Reptiles.
To dream of looking at a place or person represents your focus or careful thoughts about an area of your life.
To dream of someone looking at you represents feelings of being important or get more attention than usual. Feelings about being more interesting than other people. Being the focus of someone else's attention or the topic of someone else's conversation. Feelings about "the answer staring you in the face."
Negatively, dreaming of being looked at may reflect feelings of unwanted attention or your privacy being invaded. It may also reflect an awareness of other people being irritated or angry with you. Feeling that someone thinks you're stupid or not good enough. Embarrassment of bad choices being confronted. Feelings of inevitability about confronting something different you don't want to confront.
Example: A woman dreamed of carefully looking at a piece of gold she found. In waking life she was carefully weighing the option of abandoning her ex-husband so that she could focus more on her own health problems.
Example 2: A man dreamed of looking at a coin. In waking life he was very focused on a new insight he was shocked to have learned.
Example 3: A man dreamed of looking at a beautiful woman. In waking life he was very focused on how incredible a recent discovery he made was.
Lustfully looking at the vagina of one’s wife or that of another woman, or touching it in a dream means engaging in a rotten business. Seeing a naked woman without her knowledge in a dream represents common pitfalls and mistakes one makes in his life.
To see a pit bull in your dream suggests that you are on the defensive. You may be feeling threatened.
To dream that you own a pit bull indicates that you are well protected or perhaps even overly protective.
To see a tar pit in your dream indicates that your subconscious material is threatening to rise to the surface.
To dream that you are falling into a bottomless pit suggests that you are unable to recover from a setback or that you are unable to overcome some problem.
To dream of a bottomless pit represents a situation that feels hopeless, pointless, or that never ends. You may feel like you are wasting all your energy, money, efforts on a problem.
An example life situation that may encourage a dream of a bottomless pit might be medical or financial problem that seems to waste all your resources or never ends.
Having a date pit in a dream means winning one’s case in a court of justice.
To dream that you are in a pit indicates feelings of hopelessness about some situation or circumstance. Also consider the familiar phrase of "being in the pits".
If you dream that you are falling into a bottomless pit, then it suggests that you are unable to recover from a setback or that you are unable to overcome some problem.
To dream of a pit represents feelings about a situation or relationship being pointless or useless. Feeling a sense of hopelessness about a situation you are experiencing. It may also reflect the feeling about being stuck experiencing the worst possible outcome in a situation. A problem that feels permanent or without an end in sit.
Alternatively, dreaming about a pit may reflect your feelings about something in your life being worthless to you. Something to be used and never cared about again. Abandonment and neglect. Feeling "tossed aside", used, and having to fend for yourself.
To dream of climbing out of a pit may reflect overcoming abandonment or neglect by someone else. It may also reflect feelings of overcoming a "rock bottom" situation.
To dream of falling into a pit may represent fear or anxiety about never getting yourself out of a problem.
Example: A woman dreamed of falling into a pit. In waking life she accidentally spit open a broken bone she was healing from.
If you are looking into a deep pit in your dream, you will run silly risks in business ventures and will draw uneasiness about your wooing. To fall into a pit denotes calamity and deep sorrow. To wake as you begin to feel yourself falling into the pit, brings you out of distress in fairly good shape. Dreaming that you are descending into one, signifies that you will knowingly risk health and fortune for greater success.
To see your own tongue in your dream represents the things you say and express. You may have either said too much or you may need to express yourself more. If you dream that your tongue is unusually long, then it suggests that you are not being truthful and are lying to yourself about something. If your tongue is sore or looks unusual, then it indicates that you are talking negatively about somebody. The dream may also be a metaphor that you are tongue-tied. You are nervous about verbalizing or communicating some feeling or thought.
To dream that your tongue is hairy or that there is hair on your tongue indicates that you are regretting what you said. Something you said could be leaving a strange taste in your mouth.
To dream that you rip someone else's tongue out indicates that you are extremely upset with something that this person has said, but you are not able to appropriately express your anger. Because you tend to keep your emotions inside, it is finding expression in your dreams in a violent way.
To dream that someone is sticking out their tongue at you refers to some sexual connotation. The tongue is sometimes connected with sexuality and maybe seen as a phallic symbol. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes some sort of insult.
To dream that you have a forked tongue means that you are lying about something or that you are being a hypocrite. Similarly, if you dream that someone has a forked tongue, then it suggests that you cannot trust this person.
To dream of a tongue represents how you speak or express yourself.
To dream of a tongue being ripped out represents you or someone else that is being prevented from speaking or expressing themselves about something. Possibly a reflection of perceived threats or consequences for speaking freely or telling the truth.
To see the color blue on a tongue represents telling the truth, or expressing yourself in a positive way. It may be a sign that you are "coming clean" or trying to be honest.
To see a snakes tongue represents a deceptive manner of speaking or expressing one's self.
To dream that someone is sticking their tongue out at you represents a person or situation that you feel is taunting or insulting you.
In a dream, one’s tongue represents his translator or his business manager. One’s tongue in a dream also represents the chief cause of sin. Moving one’s tongue without speaking in a dream means committing a sin. Seeing an increase in size, width, or length of one’s tongue in a dream means strength and overcoming one’s enemy. If one’s tongue becomes elongated with no cause for dispute or argument in a dream, it means having a bad tongue, or backbiting others, speaking ill about others, or using base and despicable language. Having a long tongue in a dream also could mean clarity in one’s speech and eloquence in one’s expressions. Having two tongues in a dream means acquiring a second language or a second trade, using a proof other than one’s own in a court of justice, or winning victory over one’s enemy. If one finds his tongue tied in a dream, it means stagnation of his business, or it could mean poverty. If black hair grows over one’s tongue in a dream, it means a fast coming evil. If gray hair grows over one’s tongue in a dream, then it means a slow coming adversity. Hair growing over one’s tongue in a dream also means writing or reciting a poem. One’s tongue in a dream also represents the perfect alibi, the beauty and eloquence of one’s presentation, a professional presentation, good fame and good conduct. If a governor’s tongue is cut off in a dream, it means the death of his interpreter or his speech writer. The human tongue in a dream also represents his pen and his signing authority. If one’s tongue becomes long and reaches the skies in a dream, it means that he will be impeached or deposed from his leadership position following his tyranny and injustices. If the tongue of a leader or a ruler becomes long in a dream, it also signifies the expansion of his power and the infallibility and effectiveness of his commands. One’s tongue in a dream also symbolizes a milk suckling baby, a lion in his den, or an intelligent warrior. Thus, if one lets a lion out of a lair in a dream, it denotes his tongue, or hurting people’s feeling or reputation with one’s tongue. If one sees himself without a tongue in a dream, it may mean the death of an infant. If one has to appear in court and sees his tongue cut off in a dream, it means that his proof will be rejected by the judge. If only the side of one’s tongue is cut off in a dream, it means that he has doubts about the testimony of his witness. If he is a merchant, it means that he will lose an important business deal. If he is a student, it means that he will not complete his schooling. It is also said that when one’s tongue is cut off in a dream, it means that he is a forbearing person. If the wife’s tongue is cut off in a dream it means that she is a chaste and a pious woman. If a wife cuts off the tongue of her husband in a dream, it means that she will flirt with him and show him tenderness and love. Cutting off the tongue of a poor person in a dream means giving something to an impudent person to shun off his evil. If a poor person cuts off the tongue of another poor person in a dream, it means a fight between them. If one’s tongue sticks to his palate in a dream, it means that he will deny or reject someone’s right, refute the truth, or lie about a trust he received to keep for a time. Eating one’s tongue or biting on it in a dream represents an act one will regret. If a governor sees that in a dream, it means that he swindles people’s money and receives bribes. Biting on one’s tongue in a dream also means remaining mostly silent, withholding one’s advice, or controlling one’s fury and anger. Biting one’s tongue in a dream also could denote gluttony. Cutting off one’s tongue in a dream means invalidating one’s argument or proof, or preventing him from asking for anything. The cutting off of a poet’s tongue in a dream means giving him money for his recitation. Seeing one’s tongue black in a dream means that one may preside over his own people. If he is a wretched person, it means that he is a liar. If someone who is scared of something sees his tongue in a dream, it means that he will lose his battle and become subject to defamation and humiliation. If a wretched person sees himself having many tongues in a dream, it means that he will have a large family. Having many tongues in a dream also means speaking many foreign languages. If one’s tongue is split in half in a dream, it means that he is a liar. Having many tongues and of many colors in a dream means telling different and contradictory stories, or it could represent a music writer. If people touch one’s tongue or suck it in a dream, it means that they are acquiring his knowledge. It also represents people toadying or lobbying in official business. One’s tongue in a dream also repre- sents a hidden treasure, a hidden knowledge, a toadying servant, an employee, one’s house, a vehicle, a skilled enemy, a seedling of a fruit bearing tree, a bad wife, a barren woman, one’s spoken and irretrievable words, earnings, collecting garbage, following someone’s traces, a policeman, or a prisoner. An animal’s tongue in a dream represents one’s life or death, because for an animal, his tongue is like a hand through which he takes things. If a scholar’s tongue is cut off in a dream, it means that he will lose his argument, or it could mean the death of his assistant, student or son. Losing one’s tongue in a dream represents the malicious joy of one’s enemy, family, or neighbors for one’s losses, or it could mean the death of a beloved, severing a relationship, or a plant disease that will affect one’s fruit bearing trees. Perhaps losing one’s tongue in a dream could mean separation between husband and wife, divorce, losing one’s job, or moving to a new town. Having two tongues in a dream also means backbiting others, or having two faces with people, for people say that so-and so has two tongues or two faces. If the second tongue does not impede the person from speaking in the dream, then it denotes his truthfulness, love and affection toward others. One’s tongue in a dream also may represent something one fears, such as the collapsing of a roof over his head, or it could represent an enemy. It also means isolating oneself from people of knowledge and wisdom, or it could mean remaining mostly silent, minding one’s own business, or offering devotion and being grateful to God Almighty for His gifts and blessings. One’s tongue in a dream also represents a captured prisoner of war, or a snake hiding in its pit. Looking at one’s tongue in a dream means controlling what comes out of it.
Dreaming of seeing your own tongue, denotes that you will be looked upon with disfavor by your acquaintances. To see the tongue of another, foretells that scandal will villify you. Dreaming that your tongue is affected in any way, denotes that your carelessness in talking will get you into trouble.
To dream of your own reflection in the mirror suggests that you are pondering thoughts about your inner self. The reflection in the mirror is how you perceive yourself or how you want others to see you. You may be contemplating on strengthening and changing aspects of your character.
To dream that you do not see your reflection in a mirror implies that you have lost your self-identity. Perhaps you have changed for the benefit of others that you don't know who you are anymore.
To dream that you are looking through a two-way mirror indicates that you are coming face to face with some inner or worldly issue. What you see is related to your persona and subconscious. Seeing images through the mirror may be a safe way for you to consider and/or confront material from your subconscious. Mirrors symbolize the imagination and the link between the conscious and subconscious.
If you are being watched through a two-way mirror, then it suggests that you feel you are being scrutinized and criticized. Alternatively, the dream means that you are unwilling to acknowledge your subconscious emotions.
To see a mirror in your dream symbolizes a loved one or good friend. To break a mirror in your dream suggests that you are breaking an old image of yourself. You may be putting an end to an old habit. Breaking a mirror is also an old symbol for seven years of bad luck.
To see a cracked or broken mirror in your dream. represents a poor or distorted self-image. Alternatively, it means that you have put an end to your old habits and ways.
To see a fogged mirror in your dream signifies a hazy concept of who you are and confusion in your life goals. You are lacking clarity and purpose and questioning your self-identity.
To dream of a mirror represents self-reflection or self-awareness. You are noticing something about yourself. Assessing yourself. Thinking about yourself honestly. A reflective mood. Seeing yourself for who you really are.
Negatively, a mirror may reflect the ego, vanity, arrogance, narcissism. Too much concern with how you appear to others. Feelings about noticing yourself aging. Comparing yourself to others.
If you see yourself as ugly in a mirror it represents seeing negative aspects of your personality in waking life. Negative thoughts, fears, insecurities, guilt, jealousy, or even arrogance. You are seeing or feeling your own negativity, or experiencing the results of bad choices.
To see yourself as attractive in a mirror represents seeing positive aspects of your personality in waking life. You may be facing negativity, trying to improve yourself, or give up negative thinking patterns. You may feel more confident, vindicated, competent, or lucky. You may also be experiencing the results or good choices.
To dream of looking in a mirror and smiling may reflect awareness of yourself liking yourself or being happy with yourself in waking life.
To dream of using a mirror to put makeup on represents an awareness of seeing your personality change.
To dream of seeing someone else's face in a mirror may reflect feelings about yourself being associated with the qualities that stand out the most about that person. It may also reflect feelings about yourself acting or feeling like the person you see in the mirror. Alternatively, it may reflect feelings about yourself being heavily influenced by the person in the mirror or that your much of your life revolves around spending time with that person. This is especially the case if the person you see in the mirror recently died and was very close to you.
Example: A woman dreamed of looking in the mirror and seeing herself with blue eyes. In waking life was enjoying watching herself become a more happy person. Looking in the mirror reflected her self-awareness of her changing personality.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing two mirrors. A smaller one for her and a bigger one for her boyfriend. In waking life she was noticing herself bolstering up her boyfriend's ego.
Example 3: A man dreamed of looking in the mirror. In waking life he was assessing himself and comparing himself to a old friend he recently reunited with that was doing lot better than him in life financially.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her husband's face instead of her's in the mirror. In waking life her husband died and she was beginning to realize that her husband made up a big part of who she is as a person.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of a mirror that reported her thoughts to the government. In waking life she was living in Nazi Germany and felt that she always noticed herself needing approval under the Nazi restrictions. She began to fear her private thoughts about her true identity and personality.
Example 6: A man dreamed of seeing himself in a mirror wearing a Nazi Storm Trooper uniform with boots that sparkled like diamonds. In waking life he was a doctor who did not like witnessing himself allowing his work life and hospital to become overrun by Nazi policies.
A mirror in a dream means illusion, arrogance, pride, or a woman. If one looks into a mirror and sees his beard black in a dream, it means honor, respect and dignity. If one looks into a mirror and sees the reflections of someone who looks like him in a dream, it means that he will beget a son who will look like his father and carry his trade. Looking into a mirror in a dream also means loss of one’s position, or getting married. If one is already married, then it means the return of his wife from a journey. Looking at the back of a mirror in a dream means loss of one’s crop, or entering one’s wife from the anus during sexual intercourse. It is said that a mirror in a dream also represents manhood, virtues and station, all of which are subject to the size of the mirror one sees in his dream. Looking into a silver mirror in a dream means loss of one’s status, it also means suffering from adversities, distress and fear. Looking into a golden mirror in a dream represents the strength of one’s faith, religious commitment, prosperity after poverty, redemption and regaining one’s position and status. A broken mirror in a dream means the death of one’s wife, for a husband and a wife are mirrors to one another. Looking into a mirror and seeing the reflection of a youth means facing an adversary or a competitor. If one sees an old person, then he has seen a good friend. Looking into a clean and a shiny mirror in a dream means dispelling one’s distress. A corroded mirror in a dream connotes a bad state or a trying situation. If the mirror is spurious, or not genuine in one’s dream, then it represents a great distress or a calamity. Gazing at a mirror and looking at oneself extensively in a dream means that God Almighty is not pleased with him and that he is disobeying God’s commands both in public and in private. Consequently, one will suffer from financial losses or feel down. If a sick person looks into a mirror in his dream, it means his death. A mirror in a dream also means travels or a pregnancy. If a woman looks into a mirror in a dream, it means that she will beget a girl, and if a man looks into a mirror in a dream, it means that he will beget a boy. Looking into a mirror and seeing the reflection of someone else in a dream means hallucination, craziness, or loss of money. If a man looks into a mirror and sees the reflection of a woman in a dream, it means either begetting a daughter, or getting married. If a prisoner looks into a mirror in his dream, it means that he will be released from jail. If one becomes a mirror in a dream, it means that he will meet with people’s wrath and despise.
Dreaming of seeing yourself in a mirror, denotes that you will meet many discouraging issues, and sickness will cause you distress and loss in fortune. To see a broken mirror, foretells the sudden or violent death of some one related to you. To see others in a mirror, denotes that others will act unfairly towards you to promote their own interests. To see animals in a mirror, denotes disappointment and loss in fortune. For a young woman to break a mirror, foretells unfortunate friendships and an unhappy marriage. To see her lover in a mirror looking pale and careworn, denotes death or a broken engagement. If he seems happy, a slight estrangement will arise, but it will be of short duration. See Glass.
To see a boa constrictor in your dream suggests that you are feeling suffocated or restricted in some personal relationship. Alternatively, it represents repressed sexual urges or hidden enjoyment of sex.
To dream of a boa constrictor represents feelings of being emotionally suffocated or restricted in some manner.
Example: A woman who lived in a religious community once dreamed of a white boa constrictor choking her. In real life she felt that the religious community she lived in was too conservative and was restricting her ability to enjoy herself or express her honest beliefs.