Catching Snakes Dream Meaning


It means you are addressing unresolved issues.
You are eager to take control of your personal matters.

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A dream of catching a snake means control over challenging situations

If in you dream you caught a snake, it is indicating that you are responding with toughness, resilience and full command of your fears in the face of serious inconveniences and obstacles. Consider this interpretation more closely if the snake is poisonous or very aggressive during the encounter.

According to this reading, this dream may expressing that the dreamer is feeling more confident. Certainly, capturing a snake in your dreams is a rare experience among most dreamers, because it requires overcoming their fears.

Catching a snake in a dream means getting rid of your negative traits

Another interpretation states that this dream may be disclosing your ability to control or eradicate your negative thoughts, vices or personal flaws; perhaps you are getting rid of harmful habits or influences.

Take in consideration that the snake may be representing some perturbing aspects of your own psyche which usually push you to react in an immature or problematic fashion when you are dealing with unfamiliar situations in life.  If you catch the reptile in your dream, it means that you are developing not only your ability to identify those negative things inside you (thoughts, emotions, impulses), but also your level of control over them.

Grabbing a snake in dreams reveals you’re addressing unresolved matters

Dreaming that you catch a snake means that you finally are facing a very important personal matter that was being ignored or postponed in the past. It is possible that you have figured out the way to address and resolve your latent emotional conflicts, or maybe you are working on controlling some of your more nasty primary reactions to tough situations.

The dream may also suggest that you are no longer willing to keep tolerating an irritating or intimidating scenario or condition in real life.

A dream of catching snakes as a way to get you ready for a daunting scenario

If you’re going to face a personal challenge in your real life (such as a job interview, an academic evaluation, or maybe a surgery), then consider the possibility that your dreaming mind is using this dream to simulate a daunting scenario -with snakes- in order for you to become aware of your true emotional responses so that you can improve them.

By that ‘weird’ way, you are psychologically preparing for that challenging event in wake life, which has been causing you so much anxiety.

Catching snakes in dreams suggests you are overreacting

If during your confrontation the snake does not resist, or you overcome it easily, then this dream is indicating that you were exaggerating your reaction to a personal adversity that appeared to be very serious, but in the end it could be resolved without further complication. Maybe you are overestimating the severity of the threat from external stimuli, or maybe those problems weren’t as complex as you thought.


Dream that you catch a snake with bare hands

Dreaming that you grab a snake with your bare hands it means you really want to face someone who is giving you trouble. Perhaps you finally have the time or the courage to tackle a problem perturbing you. It is also possible that after some time waiting for a big opportunity in life, this is available for you to take it.

Dream that you catch a snake and kill it

If in your dream you killed the snake you caught, it reveals that you are willing to put an end to an unbearable situation o condition in real life.

See more in page killing snakes -dream meanings.

Dream that you catch a snake in the house

Dreaming that you catch a snake in your house or apartment shows that you are ready to confront o resolver issues with your family o in your marriage. Perhaps in real life you are taking control of a thorny situation with one of your family members.

See more meanings in dreaming of snakes in the house.

Dream that you catch a black snake

A black snake usually means that you are facing an uncertain situation in real life, something that can eventually hurt you. See the full list of meaning in page: dreaming of black snakes.

Likewise, if you need to find another color of the snake, please take a look at this: dream meanings of the color of the skin of the snake ( from black to white colors)

Dream that you catch a snake that bit you

A snakebite in the world of dreams means that you are fearing to be hurt by someone in real life. If in the dream you grab the snake it could mean that you are trying to defend yourself from a risky or painful situation.

See more meanings in dreaming of snake biting.

Questions regarding your dreams about catching snakes

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