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Drowning in car - dream interpretation

This dream about drowning was linked to the dreamer feeling overwhelmed in real life due to being unemployed.

THE DREAM I dreamed I was driving coming down a side street next to a 2 lane highway where there was construction and due to the rain it was very cold and icy. A car ahead of me was speeding and as it tried to merge a bus clipped it, sending it spinning where it ended up sinking in a pond next to the highway. I jumped out of my car and ran to assist. There were four people in the car, and as it was sinking I was only able to save the girl and guy in the back seat. I woke up with tears in my eyes.

THE REALITY The day before the dream the dreamer felt overwhelmed because he could not find a job. He had been living off saving for a year and his wife told him plainly when the money is gone she will be gone with his two girls back to Japan.

DREAM INTERPRETATION If something big was happening to you the day before then surely any dream that you get will reflect these feelings. The day before this dream the dreamer felt overwhelmed after an argument with his wife. The drowning surely represents his sense of powerlessness. He could only do so much. His lack of job was really caused by pressures beyond his control. Dreams will often invent some strange and bizarre story which nevertheless pinpoints some key emotion that the dreamer has just felt.

Dream Dictionary Meanings
DROWNING : "A sense of being overwhelmed"
SINKING : "Things are getting worse"
SAVE : "The dreamer is trying the best that he can"
UNABLE TO HELP : "The dreamer is powerless to the forces affecting him"

DREAM MEANING The dream captures the following feeling within the dreamer - "I am desperate to get a job and felt overwhelmed the day before the dream. I am trying as hard as I can but I am powerless".

Try to see how key feelings are portrayed by the different dream symbols.

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