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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.

Indeed, a group of experts considers that a dream in which these reptiles are eliminated could mean that the dreamer does not want to tolerate an idea, a proposal, or a thought that she has in her mind.

It is possible that your dreaming mind utilizes the image of the snake to represent the unjust or improper situation you are dealing right now.

This dream may be clearly expressing emotions such as indignation and impatience, which would be channeled into your act of eliminating the snake.

Perhaps the dreamer is not willing to allow a new personal or family situation in real life at all. According to this interpretation, the snake would be embodying what is completely unacceptable to the dreamer.

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Dream that you kill a snake but others appear

Dreaming that you kill a snake but more show up means that your difficulties and worries have no definitive solution. You may feel very involved in complications.

Alternatively, it may mean that you are not responding adequately to the personal problem that is generating the presence of snakes in your dreams.

Dreaming of killing many snakes

This dream means that you may feeling cornered or overwhelmed with current complications occurring simultaneously; and the act of killing multiple snakes would express your eagerness to immediately address and resolve all of them.

Dreaming of destroying many snakes announces the elimination – in real life – of the same problem that is expressed in many dimensions or in different consequences. Perhaps you are dealing with . . .

dreaming about killing snakes mean you are facing unfair situation

Dreaming that a snake wants to bite me

Dreaming that a viper or a cobra threatens to bite you can be considered as an alert coming from your unconscious mind because you are noticing that you are placed in the middle of a hostil scenario or environment in waking life. Indeed, this type of dream could happen when the dreamer is in the midst of a situation of intense stress or anxiety.

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Dreaming that a rattlesnake bites me

This dream means that the dreamer feels a high level of remorse for having ignored previous hints or warnings of something bad happening in her wake life.

Dreamt that a snake bit me and I went to the hospital

If you dream that a snake bites you and then you ended up at the hospital, it means that you are trying to heal or restore your emotional balance. This dream is suggesting that you are not only admitting that you are experiencing pain but also that you are longing for a recovery.

If in the dream you are the one choosing going to the doctor, then it might reveals an emotional readiness and willingness for the arrival of inner changes that may help you out to restore or improve your psychological or physical well-being.

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Dreaming of snakes hiding

Most experts in dream interpretations believe that a dream in which snakes are hiding means that there are concealed, unknown or covered threats and challenges in the dreamer’s life.

This dream might be pointing to the existence of situations that initially caused you fear but later become much less dangerous or serious.

Another interpretation has a deep psychological connotation, since it states that the image of a hidden snake represents the dreamer’s negative inner aspects or personality traits, things she has difficulty understanding or controlling.

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Dreaming of snake spitting venom

This dream reveals that there may be strong harmful emotions like hatred, envy, or jealousy dominating your basic reactions.

Dreaming of snake spitting its venom on you suggests that there is a negative personal relationship, an influence or situation that is polluting your mind. 

It also uncovers your fears of being impacted by negative consequences or influences. Certainly, this dream can be expressing your concern of being exposed to a toxic environment. Pay attention to the negative things that have happened to you or the things you have been told in the last 24 hours.

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Dreaming of snakes hanging in a tree

You may have the feeling of real –or potential– conflicts lingering in your relations with family members or among people at your work. The reason for this interpretation is the similarity of the family offspring with the structure of a tree, with the grandfather as the trunk, the children being the branches, and the grandchildren the leaves; remember the expression ”family tree’.

The same meaning can be applied to the organizational structure of your company for which you work (a retail, a factory, a transnational company).

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Dream of black and red snakes

This dream would suggest that you are feeling angry and upset, and at the same time, very afraid, as a consequence of potential issues in your near future. And it can also reveal a growing frustration with yourself due to specific personal situations that you can’t easily solve.

Dreaming of red and black snake reveals that you are very afraid. Indeed, a black and red snake means that you are feeling angry and upset and, at the same time, very afraid. All this as a consequence of a quite harsh scenario that you are currently facing in the present.

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Dreaming of talking snakes

Some authors consider that having a conversation with a snake is basically the dramatization of tensions between various parts of our psyche, one of them adopting the figure of an animal.

Indeed, consider this dream as the way your unconscious mind is expressing different emotions, ideas, or impulses that you cannot (or do not want to) recognize while you are awake and conscious.

This dream might be hinting at some kind of spiritual growth or personal introspection. Recurrent dreams of talking snakes may be expressing the dreamer’s interest or curiosity on mystical matters.

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Dreaming of walking over snakes 

You have this dream because you may have realized that you are in the midst of unfavorable, hostile, or even violent environments. It is possible that you are currently dealing with rude, aggressive or hostile people.

This dream may reveal your latent fear of unleashing intense emotional reactions among some folks close to you if you make a mistake or say something inappropriate.

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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. Got a degree in Digital Marketing by Baruch College, New York. I recently published an article in Leigh University and Brown University.