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Hanging

To watch a hanging in your dream represents feelings of insecurity. The hanging may symbolize aspects of yourself that you want to eliminate.

To dream that you are hanging yourself suggests that you are trying to escape from some guilt or fear. Consider also the image as a pun for something in your life which you have left hanging or unfinished.

To dream that you are hanging up clothes suggests that you are clarifying your thoughts and elevating yourself to a new state of awareness.

To dream that you are hanging out with friends or other people is a way for your dreaming mind to decompress and wind down. Perhaps you do not have time to socialize during the day. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that there is something you can learn from your friends or others. You need to incorporate this quality into yourself.

To dream of seeing a hanging with a noose represents feelings about yourself or someone else being noticed as a total failure. Feelings about not mattering anyone or being an insignificant loser. Total embarrassment or total failure for all to see. Feeling that you have no options left in a difficult situation. Fearing embarrassment that you never really mattered. A very insensitive display of failure. Humiliation about yourself being a perfect example of failure. Feeling forced to experience a failure that you dread.

To dream that you are hanging someone else with a noose may reflect feelings about intentionally ensuring that someone else is noticed as a total failure. Making sure that attention is drawn to a failure. A problem you want to eliminate in full view of others. Making an embarrassing example of someone who didn't listen to you.

Hangings with nooses may also show up in dreams if you have been having suicidal thoughts. You may have some powerful insecurities at the moment may not believe in yourself enough. Hanging with nooses dreams can also occur for people with breathing difficulties to reflect their feelings about their breathing being cut off.

To dream of hanging on to something may reflect desperation to avoid failure. Feeling that it's very important to "hold on."

Example: A man dreamed of being hung with a noose. In waking life he was experiencing an progressive asthma condition that he felt was choking off his ability to breath.

Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing someone hanging. In waking life he felt that his life was hopeless without any options life and was considering killing himself.

If you are hung, it is good to you. You will rise in society, and become wealthy.

To see a large concourse of people gathering at a hanging, denotes that many enemies will club together to try to demolish your position in their midst. See Execution.


Snakes

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.


Hanging Loosely

If one sees himself hanging down loosely from a high place in a dream, it means that he will turn pious and for the sake of his faith, he will give preference to his life in the hereafter over that of this world. One’s fall in the dream connotes despair or disappointment. Hanging loosely to reach a lion, a serpent, a scorpion, or the like creatures in a dream means hanging around with evil companions, soliciting marriage from a corrupt family, or seeking the friendship of the wrong people. Hanging loosely to reach some cattle or a herd of sheep in a dream means delivering charities or spending money in a good way.


Hanging Clothes

To hang a garment in the sun to dry in a dream may indicate that someone will shortly arrive from a long journey.


Hanging Ornaments


Death By Hanging

In a dream, to see someone or oneself being brought to the gallows to be hung means malice, rejoicing at the misfortune of others, fame or perhaps it could mean rising in station. Consequently, if one’s condition in the dream does not change to worst, then his dream could mean slander or backbiting, unless his retribution is held for a crime he committed in the dream, then the dream means satisfying one’s debts.


Boa Constrictor

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.


Pythons

To dream of a python may represent fear of total failure or losses that you can't escape. Feeling that a person or situation will permanently "put the squeeze" on you if you give them any leverage at all. Fearing being destroyed by a enemy that never lets go once they get a grip on you. A problem or negative situation that feels too strong to free yourself from. Believing that once something gets leverage over you that you'll never escape it.

Positively, a python may reflect your attempt to overpower enemies or problems. "Squeezing" the competition. Never giving up on a problem once you get any leverage over it at all. Never letting go or never giving up.

Negatively, a python may reflect abuse of superior power. Never letting go people you want to dominate. Using superiority to stay dominate at all costs. Jealousy of anything ever getting to be dominate over you ever again once you are powerful.

Example: A man dreamed of fighting with a python. In waking life he was struggling against debt collectors that he felt were going to slowly bankrupt him or "squeeze him dry" if he cooperated with them at all.


Fringes

Fringes in a dream represent a fight, an argument or vain talk.


Strangulation

If one strangles himself with his own hands, or if he hangs himself with a rope which he attaches to the ceiling in a dream, it means that he is sufferings from depression, distress, or sorrow. It also could mean that he will not reside in his present house, or in the place where he saw himself strangled. The same interpretation goes for seeing oneself suffering from asphyxia.


Lynching

To see a lynching in your dream represents feelings of self-guilt.

To dream of a lynching represents a cold or heartless approach to problem solving. Feeling good thinking of someone as a totally humiliated loser. It may also reflect satisfaction in "sticking it" to someone who disappointed you. You or someone else that is insensitively ridding yourself of commitments, relationships, or problems. It may also reflect a bitter act of retribution. A total loss of respect for someone. Feeling good not liking someone.

To dream of being chased by a lynch mob represents feelings about people or situations that gain satisfaction totally humiliating you as a total loser. You may have crossed someone who would enjoy having retribution. Feeling that people want to celebrate or instigate your total failure.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing someone being lynched. In real life he had lost all respect for a girl he liked. The lynching reflected the cold 180 degree change in his feelings for her. He became quite bitter and vocal about his new dislike for her.


Rattlesnake

To see a rattlesnake in your dream represents the passage of time.

To dream of a rattlesnake represents people or situations that warn you about unpleasant consequences if you don't co-operate. Obvious warning signs or open hostility. Feelings about there being potential for a serious problem in your waking life.

Alternatively, a rattlesnake could also represent your attempt to threaten someone else with an undesirable course of action if they continue doing something you don't like. Warning someone else they they are going to pay dearly if they disrespect you or choose to avoid listening to you.

To dream of being bitten by a rattlesnake may reflect feelings about having ignored obvious warning signs. Feelings of regret for not having taken a warning or threat more seriously.

To dream of only a rattlesnake tail with no body may reflect a fake threats or fake dire warnings. Threats or warnings with no substance. Confidently warning someone of a failure that isn't possible for you to carry out.

Example: A woman dreamed of a rattlesnake. In waking life she was receiving threats from lawyers about losing custody of her child.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of someone pointing to a rattlesnake. In waking life she was beginning to see warning signs that her boyfriend was thinking of cheating on her and causing problems with their relationship. She had caught him looking at other girls.

Example 3: A man dreamed of a rattlesnake. In waking life he didn't trust his boss and felt that continuing to work for him may have serious consequences.


Cobras

To dream of a cobra symbolizes emotional hypnosis. You are "dancing to the tune" of another person or situation in your life. A cobra is a sign that you have allowed a fear or other issue to totally control your decisions and are too accepting of it.


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