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Cutting a snake into pieces Dream Meaning

Cutting a snake into pieces in a dream means you really want to put an end to a toxic or harmful relationship with someone.

Dream of cutting a snake into pieces reveals you want to take revenge on an individual who may have hurt you.

A dream in which you are able to cut a snake into pieces is clearly showing your desire to disrupt, destroy or eliminate an uncomfortable situation or circumstance that you do not want to tolerate anymore, because your consider it to be harmful, unfair, or disgusting. Perhaps you detest a current scenario in your family, sentimental, work or academic life, which you cannot accept in any way. 

Seeing a snake in pieces can also manifest your latent desires to separate, remove or sharply eliminate your current obstacles or personal problems, or perhaps an illness.

This is dream is exposing your more intense and destructive impulses like: aggressiveness, jealousy, greed. Are you having these feelings in regards to someone or something in real life?

It is possible you feel betrayed or disappointed by certain individual and this event is causing you to develop and harbor negative -or even destructive- emotions. Perhaps you are having a hard time trying to manage them. Be careful.

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Snake cut in half dream meaning

Seeing a snake cut in half (or cut in pieces) in a dream may be disclosing the dreamer’s negative aspects or traits she has left behind, such as, for example, bad habits, toxic attitudes, unhealthy emotions. 

In some cases, the dream might be revealing personal problems, concerns or conflicts that you -desperately – want to get rid of. It could also indicate that you are cutting ties with annoying or unbearable individuals close to you.

If you are quite interested in this dream, you should read the entire article: dream meaning of snake cut in half.

Dreaming of cutting off a snake’s head

Dreaming of cutting off a snake’s head is a very powerful dream, very hard to forget. It means that you are eager to distance yourself from people or situations that are emotionally toxic or harmful for yourself.

It also may reveal that you really want to eliminate something you don’t like about yourself or your life.

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Killing snakes in dreams

If you dream of you killing a snake, it means you really want to put an end a situation that you consider unfair or undue, something that threatens your normal rhythm of your daily life or what defies your personal values.

This dream shows that the dreamer has a thought, a memory or a doubt she really wants to deny, reject or repudiate very badly; and she may be putting a lot of effort into not thinking about it. Perhaps she is hoping to forget something or someone from her past.

dreaming about killing snakes mean you are facing unfair situation

If you are interested in this dream I recommend you to read killing snakes in a dream.

Dreaming of dead snakes

Dead snakes in dreams are revealing personal dangers or troubles that have been avoided or overcome. This dream might be suggesting that your fears, doubts or concerns are not making sense anymore.

When you see dead snakes in a dream, it indicates that you are visualizing some of your negative habits or attitudes left behind in real life. At a more symbolic level, finding killed snakes could be a way of displaying uncomfortable aspects of yourself that you would like to eliminate or overcome.

Is it bad to dream of snakes?

Dream of snakes is bad?

The answer is “it depends on the specific dream”. I consider it to be bad in many cases, because it reveals that the dreamer is facing a situation or a person that is disturbing her life.

According to my experience interpreting dreams, I have noticed that the snake normally appears to express our . . .

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Beating a snake in your dream

Dream of beating a snake in the head means you are tackling a problem, an obstacle, a situation causing you distress. It reveals you really want to put and end to a relationship with someone you consider a toxic person.

See more scenarios and interpretations in page hitting a snake on the head in dreams.

Dreaming of snake in the grass

Having a dream in which you see snakes in the grass or in your lawn may be hinting to the existence of certain recreational activities with may be causing you problems after some time. Alternatively, there could be small problems or differences in your family that can grow over time. 

Dreaming of fighting a snake

A dream of fighting snakes would express your inner struggle against negative influences in your life, as well as toxic or harming relationships. It could also reveal your deep irritation or annoyance caused for some of your personal traits that you are not able to control or change.

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