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Catching a poisonous snake Dream Meaning

Dreaming of catching a poisonous snake is announcing that the dreamer is gathering the willingness to take a new direction in her life.

It may indicate you are quite ready to start overcoming your fears.

Yes, Indeed. Holding or grabbing snakes on your hand in a dream is revealing that you have the potential or strength within you to face with firmness and poise the problems in front of you.

Having a dream in which you catch snakes indicates that you have the disposition or ability to master your bad habits, vices or defects. There is a authentic push for a personal transformation inside you.

Dreaming that you catch a venomous snake may reflect your feeling that you are dealing with extremely dangerous situations.

If in your dream you grab a poisonous snake, it means you are handling very touchy subject in real life. Perhaps a delicate issues at work, or a polemic matter with unfriendly individuals.

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Snake spitting venom dream meaning

Dreaming of a snake spitting out venom on you means that you are being seriously affected by disturbing things happening in your life, such as, toxic personal relations, the loss of a person close to you, or any other current situation hurting you emotionally.

A dream in which a snake is spitting venom on you might be disclosing that you are getting filled with toxic emotions, attitudes or ideas, as a result of things that have just happened to you in the last 24 hours.

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What does it mean to dream of a snake trying to bite me?

Dreaming of snake trying to bite you is clearly warning signal of very unsafe personal situations or toxic social environments in real life. It is possible you are sensing too many risks in a relationship with someone you cannot trust. 

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Dream of being bitten by a snake and killing it

To dream that you kill a snake that bites you is revealing that you don’t want to tolerate something hurtful or painful in your life.

Dreaming that you eliminate a snake that was biting you means that you really want to put and end urgently 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.

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Holding a snake in hand Dream meaning

The fact of capturing a snake in your dreams is something that is not common among dreamers, because it requires overcoming your fears.

This dream is indicating that you have the potential to face the problems that are worrying you lately.

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Being chased by a snake in a dream

Being chased by several snakes means you are not able to fulfill your personal responsibilities on due time.

Being chased by a snake also means you cannot pay you financial obligations, a personal promise you are unable to honor, perhaps a debt that cannot be payoff.

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Seeing a lot of snakes in a dream

If you see a lot of snakes in a dream it reveals that you are having personal issues with more than one individual in real life. Too many problems happening at the same time.

Purple snake in dreams

Being chased by several snakes means you are not able to fulfill your personal responsibilities on due time.

Being chased by a snake also means you cannot pay you financial obligations, a personal promise you are unable to honor, perhaps a debt that cannot be payoff.

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