Any violent act against the person usually indicates some form of punishment.
To dream of being flogged would indicate that we are aware that someone is driving us beyond our limits, often in an inappropriate manner. Flogging ourselves would highlight a type of masochism in our own personality, which may be inappropriate and suggest self harm.
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- Dream Flogging Flogging with a whip or scourge suggests punishment and the atonement of sins.
- Dream Flogging (Psychological / emotional perspective)Flogging someone else means we have to be careful that we are not attempting to impose our will on or torture the dream figure. Flogging in the sense of selling something suggests that we have to be aggressive in promoting our ideas.
- Dream Cane (Material aspects)Because many people associate the cane with some form of punishment or sadism, it can represent self-punishment or masochism.It is more likely, however, that we are trying to come to terms with some form of childhood trauma.Also consult the entry for staff.
- Dream Masochism (Material aspects)In a mundane sense masochism in dreams can highlight our tendency towards lugubrious acceptance that we can do nothing about the circumstances we are in.
- Dream Frame (Material aspects)Frames give a defined border to objects, making us aware of limitations and restrictions. Within the workaday world these are often not of our own making but put in place by others.An inappropriate frame will highlight a restriction on our creativity. Being ‘framed’ for an activity we have not…
- Dream Mourning (Material aspects)The process of mourning is an important one in all sorts of ways. We not only mourn death but also the end of a relationship or a particular part of our lives.Since sometimes mourning or grieving is seen as inappropriate in waking life, it will often appear in dreams…
- Dream Cannibalism (Material aspects)To dream of cannibalism usually represents unsophisticated or inappropriate behaviour.To be aware of eating human flesh may indicate our dislike of unsuitable foods or actions.There is often a part of ourselves we have not ‘internalized’ which we need to absorb.
- Dream Baboon To dream about a baboon often suggests that you need to be more direct in telling others how you feel. On the hand, this dream may also be saying that you are expressing yourself in an inappropriate manner.
- Dream Evil (Material aspects)To experience evil in a dream is usually to be conscious of our own urges, which we have judged to be wrong. Other aspects of evil, such as inappropriate action by others, may be experienced as dread and disgust.
- Dream Rescue (Material aspects)Being rescued in dreams is a powerful image, since it leaves us indebted to our rescuer. Rescuing someone else, particularly someone known to us, often suggests that we wish to have a, or form a different type of, relationship with that person.If we do not know them, then the…