Real Dream Interpretations

7 questions to answer about your snake dream

Javier Fuertes ~ 05/17/2023

In this post I point out and discuss seven of the most common questions you should answer if you really want to better understand your snake dream.

What are you afraid of?

First of all, we must keep in mind that much of the dreams with snakes make sense if we realize that they speak to us by symbols and not literally.

With that in mind, I can tell you that the snake can represent your recent and constant fears or concerns, specially the ones you are not dealing with properly. There may be a situation or event that you want to avoid or forget in your waking life.

Is there an individual you want to avoid?

If in your dream you are scared of seeing the snake, it may be revealing the existence of a person you do not want to see or socialize in real life. You may have had a terrible impression or a bad encounter with her or him in the last 24 hours before your dream.

What personal conflicts are you involved in?

It is possible that you believe that you could get involved in trouble, fights or confusing situations with people close to you. Your experience or intuition may saying that you are living on a personal stage in which entanglements and bad times can appear at any time.

Are you afraid that someone is fooling you?

If you dream of snakes attacking or biting you, then you may feel like someone is betraying or disappointing you. Maybe you’re experiencing a personal situation present that’s very similar to one from the past where you were deceived or disappointed.

Are you exaggerating a problem?

If in the dream the snake attacked and did not hurt you, you are probably exaggerating your regrets or worries. Perhaps you were overreacting to a situation that turned to be not as bad you believed at the beginning.

There is another way to read you dream: it may be showing your inner energy or emotional strength to defend yourself from your present troubles or conflicts.

Are you doubting yourself?

If you have a challenge to overcome or a problem to solve, it is normal to harbor doubts over your personal ability or means to deal with it, even more, you may be feeling an erosion in self-confidence.

Do no forget, your dreaming mind could be creating the image of a scary snake to embody your fears and insecurities.

Do you think something bad can happen to you?

Snakes are patient and silent in their attack, some of them are venomous too. Therefore, the image of the snake in your dream represents situations in your life in which an accident or misfortune can suddenly reach you, without previous warning.

Dreaming of a snake may be projecting your concern that something will go wrong, or that a negative event will suddenly impact a family member.

Are you afraid of negative events may happen to you sooner or later?

What situations do you want to avert?

This dream is likely to occur when you are dealing with personal situations in front of you which you hate to face, environments or situations that you would like to escape from.

Pay special attention to this questions if you run away or try to hide from the snake in the dream.

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Author: Javier Fuertes

Dream Researcher. I have been helping people to understand their dreams since 2018. Love reading all kind of authoritative material about dreams analysis, like Freud, Jung and their followers; however, I learned more about dreams by helping my blog readers with the interpretation of their own dreams. I recently published an article in Leigh University and Brown University.