The Meaning and Symbolism of Snake Dreams

Updated on June 6, 2019
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Snakes commonly symbolize fear or transformation.
Snakes commonly symbolize fear or transformation.

The Meaning of Snake Dreams

Snakes commonly symbolize fear or transformation. Dreaming of a snake is a sign that you are afraid of something in your waking life, or it could be a forewarning of changes to come. Whether you dream about a snake in your house or getting bitten by a snake, the meaning behind the dream depends on your personal real-life situation. Some common meanings of snakes include: fear, transformation, sex, evil, or knowledge. Keep in mind too that different cultures and religions ascribe different symbolic meanings to snakes.

In this article, I will discuss some common meanings behind dreams about snakes. Each dreamer needs to find his or her own personal meaning among the common observations.

How to Interpret Dreams About Snakes

Dreaming of a snake can be either a positive or negative symbol. When analyzing your dream think about:

  • What the snake was doing
  • Who was in the dream
  • Your feelings and attitude during the dream

Common Symbolic Meanings of Snakes

Fear: You are afraid of something or someone in your waking life—maybe you're too scared of facing commitment, your boss, or a tough situation. Dreaming of a snake could be a wakeup call for you to face your fears.

Growth and Renewal: Snakes often represent a change in life or renewal. If your life is troublesome, then dreaming about a snake may be how your unconscious mind is helping you come to terms with your struggles.

Unconscious Anxieties: Snakes will appear in dreams as long as your emotions are out of whack. They represent the things cause stress, sadness, or anger.

Transcendence: A snake may also be a symbol of transcending into a higher level of consciousness.

Phallic Symbol: The snake could be a phallic symbol. Are you suppressing your sexual needs? Are you experiencing feelings of impotence? A snake dream may be pointing to sexual deficits or urges.

Knowledge and Wisdom: In some Native American or Asian cultures, snakes represent wisdom. Dreaming of a snake could mean that there is knowledge you are seeking or answers you are trying to find.

Repressed Desires: A snake could also represent your innermost desires. If the snake bites you in your dream, it may be a wakeup call to fulfill those desires.

What Does Dreaming About a Snake Bite Mean?

Dreaming about a snake bite is a warning sign about a toxic person or challenging situation that could harm you, or your unconscious is trying to send you a wake-up call to take action with something. Something from your past or in your present is bothering you, and you're consciously or unconsciously ignoring it. It may also represent the fact that you feel paralyzed or trapped in your current situation. Perhaps there's something you want to do, but can't find the solution for it or the courage to do it.

In a positive light, a snake bite could also be a symbol that something in your life is about to change dramatically. If you dream about a snake bitting you on the leg or on the foot, then your unconscious is predicting a major transformation. Your feet represents balance and getting bitten in the foot might be a foretelling of changes to come.

A snake attack is usually a sign of inner turmoil for the dreamer.

Black snake dream meaning
Black snake dream meaning

Dreaming of a Black Snake

Dreaming of a black snake means there is something dark and ominous lurking in your life. It could either be a sign that you should be cautious of potential danger or it is your subconscious dealing with the depression or sadness that you experience in your waking life. Perhaps there is some emotional distress that you are still dealing with subconsciously (maybe you haven't gotten over an ex or you are harboring feelings of guilt and regret). Seeing a black snake is a usually sign of a bad relationship or energy in your life, but it could also be a financial warning. Be cautious of your finances and the people around you.

Seeing a Red Snake in Your Dreams

A red snake signifies intense passion, possibly sexual passion. It may also be a warning of potential danger. If you see a red snake, examine your waking life and see if there is anything your dream may be alerting you to.

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Dreaming About a Snake in Your House or Bed

If you dream about a snake in your house, you first need to think about what your house might represent. It could quite literally mean your house, but it can also symbolize your family, your responsibilities, your finances, or the most private parts of your mind. Dreaming about a snake in your house could mean one of the following:

  • You have a problem in your family. You may be having a fight with one of your children, or you suspect your spouse is being unfaithful.
  • If you do not live with your family, the snake may represent your bad feelings toward a roommate or landlord.
  • You're having financial problems.
  • You're trying to move or you are unhappy in your current house.

Dreaming of Being Chased by a Snake

When you dream about being chased by a snake, you likely feel fear and panic. It means that there is something or someone in your waking life you are trying to avoid or escape from. These feelings could be brought on because:

  • You are avoiding an unpleasant situation and your unconscious mind expects you to face it. Perhaps you're been avoiding a task at work, a necessary medical procedure, or something else that needs to be done.
  • You want to speak your mind, but you're holding back so as not to hurt anyone. For example, you've been meaning to break things off with your romantic partner and are worried about their reaction.
  • You are caught in a situation with very few options and have difficult choices to make. In other words, you feel trapped.

A snake eating its tail is a symbol of eternity.

Dreaming About Dead Snakes

Dead snakes are positive in dreams. Seeing a dead snake symbolizes the end of deceit, temptation, or fear. It signals that there will be change or new beginnings. Think about what the snake represents in you waking life. Seeing a dead snake means that whatever that snake represents in real life will come to an end. If you kill the snake, then you are overcoming or defeating an issue that the snake represents.

Killing Snakes in Your Dream

A dream about killing snakes is a positive dream. It means you can overcome your fears, defeat challenges, and advance ahead on a smoother, less-challenging path. If you feel satisfaction after killing the snake, then there is something in your waking life you need to overcome in order to feel fulfilled. If you feel guilt, then maybe there is a dilemma that you want to get rid of that is not that easy to resolve. Killing a snake in your dream represents a struggle in your waking life that you need to face.

Yellow Snakes

A yellow snake represents your inner light—your intuition, wisdom, and intellectual abilities. Dreaming of a yellow snake means your intuition is trying to guide you towards an answer to something. If there is a problem in your waking life, listen to your gut.

Dreaming of Snakes While Pregnant

Seeing a snake in your dreams while pregnant is a sign of good luck. It means you'll have a healthy pregnancy. The color of the snake could also represent a number of different meanings:

  • If you see a black snake while pregnant, you are having a baby boy.
  • A white snake means you are carrying a baby girl.
  • A red snake means luck, or that someone close to you will get engaged or married.
  • A green snake represents health and fertility.

Dreaming of Multiple Snakes

If you see a lot of snakes in your dream, then it is a symbol of abundance. Inside you, there is an overflowing fountain of energy that you have not tapped into. This may be sexual energy or wisdom. If you feel frightened by the snakes, then the dream is a sign that something in you waking life is overwhelming you.

Venomous Snake

Many dream interpreters believe that the snake represents man because of its phallic features. Seeing a venomous snake is a warning sign that there is perhaps a dangerous man in your life, or you are the dangerous man. Dreaming of a poisonous snake is a sign that you should be careful of toxic male behavior or check your own behavior.

Two-Headed Snake

Dreaming of a two-headed snake represents suppressed fears and complications in the dreamer's waking life. Seeing a two-headed snake means you're being pulled in two different directions or that your actions are counterproductive. This is a sign that you should reexamine your problems and make stronger, more confident decisions in order to move forward.

Boa Constrictor

Seeing a boa constrictor means you feel repressed. You are suffocating—most likely from a romantic or sexual relationship. It could also represent your ambition or your desire to overpower someone.

The Meaning of Dreams About Snakes in Islam

In Islam, the snake is considered a vicious creature and represents oncoming trouble or unknown danger. If in a dream you are being chased by snakes, get bitten by snakes, or have snakes in your house, then something horrible in your life requires immediate attention.

On the other hand, dreams about overpowering or owning a snake could signify personal power or your capacity to overcome difficult situations.

The serpent in the Garden of Eden convinced Adam and Eve to eat from the Tree of Knowledge.

Symbolic Role of Snakes in Christianity and Judaism

The serpent has an important role in the Hebrew Bible, shared by both Christians and Jews. In the Garden of Eden, a serpent tricked Adam and Eve into eating fruit from the Tree of Knowledge, making them mortal. In some interpretations, the serpent in the garden represents sexual desire and the fall of man from purity, while in others, a snake can be seen as a carrier of wisdom. In the Christian New Testament, snakes sometimes represent the Devil.

A dream about a snake, then, can mean many things according to the Christian and Jewish traditions. Most likely, the snake represents deception, either your own or someone else's. Dreams about snakes can also be about sexual desire, particularly a desire you may be ashamed of or feel is wrong.

Chinese Interpretation of Snake Dreams

In the Chinese zodiac, snakes are seen as intelligent but mysterious and perhaps a bit manipulative and sneaky. Snakes do not have the same evil connotations in Chinese folklore as in Islam or Christianity.

In a dream, a snake transforming into a dragon is a sign of personal growth, and a snake on its own can be a sign of power and strength. If the snake tries to attack you, your response determines the meaning of the dream and how capable you are in dealing with challenges.

A snake wrapped around a staff is the ancient Greek symbol for the medical profession.

Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung’s Interpretations of Snake Dreams

Freud and Jung were both psychoanalysts. Whereas Freud saw dreams as an expression of personal unconscious sexual desire, Jung understood dreams as a way of tapping into a collective unconscious based on shared archetypes and cultural symbols.

A Freudian may see a dream about snakes and ask the dreamer what their personal experience of snakes has been, particularly during childhood. For example, were they frightened by a snake as a child? Or did they have a beloved snake as a pet? According to Freud, the snake symbolizes a penis. So your interaction with the snake in your dream is in someway connected to your feelings about sex or sexual relationships in your waking life.

A Jungian would want to discuss the archetypical meanings of snakes, such as the religious ones discussed above. Jung believed that dreams about snakes personify a threatening aspect of the conflict between conscious mind and instinct.

My Interpretation of Snakes in Dreams

Many dreams are your unconscious mind's response to events in your past and present. If you have any troubling memories or childhood trauma, they may be represented in dreams as a snake. Try to process your past traumas by writing in a journal or talking to a psychologist, because if not dealt with, these issues will snake their way into your dreams.

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      Nadia 

      7 days ago

      Last week i dreamt about blue birds and this week i dreamt about snakes chasing me and my sister but it's not the first time dreaming about it and whenever I dream about snakes am always with my sister and the snakes are chasing us

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      Jodi Payton Hayes 

      7 days ago

      I had a dream that my boyfriend and I were at his moms in the backyard and there was a pool table or some kind of game table outside behind the house and everyone was inside except me and him bc we were doing foreplay and about to have sex on the ground in front of this shed or whatever and his sister didn't see us but she saw a copper head snake going inside the side of the pool table and we stopped bc i was like hell no and i walked farther away from the table and i could see it going throughout the table and coming out the other side and i got someone in the house to get it and before they got to it my bf woke me up being loud. lol I've had dreams about snakes randomly but they never touched me or bit me.

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      AC 

      11 days ago

      I dreamt that I was outside my house in the backyard and my brothers were there and one of them had already gotten a snake. When I was walking up to him, I saw a snake that was behind him, so I yelled "Behind you!" He threw the first snake and my other brother and I had gotten both of the snakes. The snake that I grabbed was poisonous and was trying to bite me. He didn't bite me but he broke the skin when his tooth scraped my hand. I was bleeding and didn't know if he had bitten me or if I had hit my hand on something. My brother and I put both the snakes in a trash bag and threw it in the garage. The snakes escaped and went into the house. As we had found them, they were a lot smaller then they were outside (outside they looked about 2 or 3 feet long, inside they looked about 2 or 3 inches long). We got them into a box or something and then I woke up. I have no idea what that means.

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      Jibril 

      2 weeks ago

      I dreamt of a very big snake while coming out of exams hall. It was so scary please what does that mean.

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      venita 

      3 weeks ago

      i dreamt about me trapped in my passed away dad house and there was two giant monster snakes bigger than me maybe 10 meters long each one black one yellowish cream and i was trying to run away and all the door was locked and i could not open any door and then when the snakes approached me... i think somebody opened the door from outside ...... i woke up .. ggzzzzz i was so scared when i woke up n relief that it was just a dream ..... i really dont know what this dream means .. ... can any body help to interprete this dream

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      Jasmine 

      3 weeks ago

      Theres were so many times I've been dreaming about a snake,theres a time in my dream in my bed i killed the white snake and it turn to chicken

      I always dreaming about a white snake and reserch into chrome i dont know what to do beacause every night it waking me up!

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      Dammy 

      3 weeks ago

      i had a dream of a child who held a crown and had a snake wrapped around his leg. the baby was naked.

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      Vara 

      3 weeks ago

      I dream many snake ...walking my every steps of walking

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      Agnes 

      4 weeks ago

      My daughter dreamed about a snake 3 times in one night, that snake was wrapped around a child and when she looked clearly that child changes to a woman. So can someone please help on that

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      elim malaga 

      4 weeks ago

      I had a dream of black snakes for two consecutive nights.

      First is I saw the snake inside our house and it moves fast through my bed.

      Second is I saw a black snake around the grass and there was a goat, it was beaten by the snake but the goat is still alive and have minor wounds.

      Then this morning, I saw a dead snake (small black snake mixed with brown color) near our neighbor's house.

      what does it mean? i felt fear at the same time I feel strange and uncomfortable. I can't take that dream in my mind.

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      princess 

      5 weeks ago

      the snake i my dream was one at a time i mean i encounter snakes in different colors and different time but the snake that is trying to bite my classmate i actually stump on it and the green snake never bite me or lunge an attack on me it keeps on staring at me. so what does it mean?

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      erin 

      5 weeks ago

      I had a dream about a lot of snakes everyone was running from the animals because the animals were eating people but there was all kinds of snakes in my dream i also remember someone grabbed this huge green snake and put it to my arm and it bit me twice so what does this mean

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      samson 

      5 weeks ago

      a snake with a mouse head what does that mean

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      Amari Phillips 

      6 weeks ago

      I just had a dream, about 3 snakes. At first it was fine & I was with my 2 cousins and a little boy. Everything was normal until we got by my cousin's place and one of them found a Viper nesting? It didn't attack, but it disappeared as soon as it arrived. I'm scared to death of snakes, so when the next one (a cobra this time) appeared I was even more terrified but then it ate some animal & disappeared too. The last snake I saw was a diamond head & it crawled up my cousin's back but didn't attack her. I panicked & backed away when I saw it & my other cousin grabbed the snake's head & then for some reason shot the venom at me. It burned wherever it touched, but not for too long & even though I screamed for her to stop she said it's not going to hurt long as it doesn't get inside. Then she stepped closer & let the snake latch on but I couldn't feel anything except for a suckling sensation as though it was a baby(what does even mean?) & then I awoke gasping & trembling. I'm still a bit rattled, but I really need to know what that all meant. Why those specific three snakes & why didn't they attack? Also what was with the venom.And the suckling

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      Don 

      6 weeks ago

      I dreamed lot of snakes all over my place. there are big snakes like in the movies. and I saw something really big. I though that was there boss and its color violet with something aura or smoke all over the body. a really big snake. but I saw it having that thing have a 4 feet like lion. and i'm really scared on my dream T.T

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      Blessed and wealthy 

      7 weeks ago

      I dream of having a snakes and bite 2 snakes on their head and die.

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      Barbara 

      7 weeks ago

      I dreamed about a brownish snake just lying still. I was lying flat on my back in a hole trying to pick up some coins that had fallen in and looked back and saw the snake. There were two people in front of me who I was begging to please pull me up. The snake didn't seem aggressive or anything; I was just so afraid.What does that mean.

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      Jay 

      7 weeks ago

      I didn't see a snake but my dream was a co-worker was putting moth balls on a ball field. I asked what was he doing and he said "there's a lot of snakes out here". What does that mean?

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      Candace 

      7 weeks ago

      White or off white huge snake came from no where to hurt me, I smashed it and I remember 2 heads; maybe a second snake. What does it mean either 2 snakes or two heads?

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      Luis G Asuncion 

      8 weeks ago from City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, Philippines

      Thanks I read this article. An hour ago, I dream of a snake.

      In my dream, I haven't recognize the color. What I recognized were the following:

      1. The snake has no venom;

      2. The snake has wound nearly in head at back of the ear (if there is an ear);

      3. One of the characters in my dream, put the snake in the dog cage however, the case has big squares, the snake can get out of the snake;

      4. And I woke up when I grab the snake.

      Could you interpret that?

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      Nua 

      8 weeks ago

      You skipped Hindu interpretation of snakes.

      Just saying.

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      Samantha 

      2 months ago

      Last night I dreamt of a snake under my pillow and it was a dark green snake and my brother have grabbed it but it slipped out of his hand and bit me in my neck ..

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      YayaK 

      2 months ago

      Had a dream where I was at home and a dark brown snake showed up. my whole family sat on the couch and they weren't scared at all except me. the snake then chased me around the house and ended up biting me on my leg. no one tried to help me but I didn't die in the end...funny thing is that I had the same dream the following day.

      yesterday I had a similar dream with the same dark brown snake trying to bite me, only this time, my mom and my dad weren't around...'twas just my older brother and I and he wasn't scared.

      I just wish I knew what these dreams mean...im starting to get worried.

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      Mira 

      2 months ago

      I had a dream that i was in a farm with alot of plants and there was a huge snake moving, a black one. And 3 family members were with me. But they weren't afraid of the snake like i was . And i really want to know what it means.

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      Ashley 

      2 months ago

      In my dream I was in the house I grew up and I came across a long black snake, I picked it up and I kept trying to put it in a box but the fangs kept stabbing me no matter how I held the snake head, then in the boxes I found myself surrounded by snakes of all sorts just trying to keep them contained, the snake kept biting me but I took not that I didn't feel poisoned. It was such an odd dream. I have always loved snakes and have a few of my own. I really want to know the meaning

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      OldladyWeeza 

      2 months ago

      Nightmare last night. A large red snake was coming after me. I tried to hold it behind the glass but it got out. It kept coming at me. It hit me or bit me on my right upper butt cheek. Not sure but I woke screaming.

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      Keith Whitesde 

      2 months ago

      Gambling with snakes to win more snakes. Strange first time dreamt like thisl

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      Julie Davey 

      2 months ago

      My daughter dreamt that a snake was floating towards her and the children snd her partner came and said your not killing my family and grabbed the snake but it bit him and his face swelled up. She couldn't find help but ended up in a hospital and her saying i don't want you to die. Partner was saying i'll be ok

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      JTC 

      2 months ago

      "Venomous Snake

      Many dream interpreters believe that the snake represents man because of its phallic features. Seeing a venomous snake is a warning sign that there is perhaps a dangerous man in your life, or you are the dangerous man. Dreaming of a poisonous snake is a sign that you should be careful of toxic male behavior or check your own behavior."

      Feminism infects everything. Apparently even dream interpretation.

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      Dazz Transition 

      2 months ago

      2 years ago I dreamed I got bitten by a black snake on the left arm near the shoulder. Not scared at all, I was like oh I'll be fine. I'll just finish what it was I was doing and then I can go to the hospital.

      2-3mths later I ran over a black snake in my waking life. Both these experiences happened during a 7 session divine alignment group I was healing myself in. When I killed a snake I was driving to my 6th session of the Divine Alignment Group

      Last June I saw a black snake racing through the Amazon jungle in my waking life.

      2 nights ago I dreamed of multiple white/light grey snakes. I wasn't scared at all, it even seemed to me that they where more of a nuisance. I still felt that I had to be careful cause they might bite as I shooed them away every time I stopped for a rest. It would not take long at all and the snakes would come out again while I was resting making me move on. I was with one other person but I can not recall who this person was other than it was someone I knew. Maybe my wife ??? Not sure..... Love and Peace to all

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      Justice 

      2 months ago

      Hi I dreamed sleepingAnd the snake came behind my back and sleep because it was feeling warm.that was a white snake.i could not remove it because i was not sure of its reaction.

      Please interpret

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      Riza Marie Muyco 

      2 months ago

      I dream that the snake was in the roof of my uncle and auntie’s house where i lived before. I saw my uncle trying to pull the tie look, While he pulled it the tie looks become expand and we found out its a snake.. i was scared and shout. What does it mean? Is it bad or not?

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      Kofi Annan 

      2 months ago

      I had a dream in my house about a python that bit my num can someone tell me the meaning of that dream

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      Rissa Castillo 

      2 months ago

      i had a dream of carrying a tiny baby with my arms on my chest then i suddenly getting down on a tree when a snake showed up and bite my right foot because i tried to kick it away

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      Joni 

      3 months ago

      I had a dream that a large snake was folded into 3 (as if to be 3 separate snakes yet that they was joined together in some way). And was placed in a large canvas bag and was tied shut. And that the bag was tied to me and I was to remove the snake and take it away.

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      Sheldon 

      3 months ago

      Hey, I dreamed lastnight I was by my dead grandfathers room when I saw a colorful snake, my son loves snakes so while in the dream I was excited and tried to catch him .. the room door lead out to the porch , while trying to catch the snake it slide outside on the porch .. immediately there was a bucket and a stick as I try to catch it two more snakes appear .. another colorful one and what look like the cayman boa “ I’m from the Cayman Islands “ , the first one I was trying to catch jumped at me but I wasn’t afraid but like any normal person I pulled back a bit , I eventually caught them all and in the dream I felt mix emotions like I was happy to have caught them for my son as e loves snakes but I was also thinking why am I hear, in Jamaica at my grandfathers house ... that when I woke I’m :: please help me to understand this dream as in my waking life I’m going through a lot

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      Marie 

      3 months ago

      In my dream I was walking through a hallway with baby rattle snakes at every corner. I ran through them trying find my husband to tell him what was going on. I found him lying on the couch. I yelled and said there are snakes everywhere come and get them out! He just looked at me with a blank look on his face. My attention then turned toward my dog that was barking at something underneath the dining table. Before I was about to bend down and look, I saw a very large rattler hanging down. I yelled for my husband again and he came to see what the fuss was. He had some kind of contraption that pulled the snake out from under the table. He didn’t have the gigantic snake from the back of the head so he was moving freely. My dog got too close and the snake latched on to her face. She immediately collapsed and started dying. I lost it and started crying frantically. I ran back into the hallway running through all the baby snakes attempting to strike me at my feet. Then I woke up.

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      Joe 

      3 months ago

      I just woke up from a dream where I was laying in bed asleep in a room like a tropical cabana with doors open. I was next to my wife and suddenly a bright red and black stripe snake got in the room. The snake was large and sneaky roaming around the room, but also noticed that the tail was cut off. The snake seem to me as looking for refuge. Scary but not in attack mode.

      I read about the meaning of such dreams and can mostly relate to troublesome marriage that has continue to deteriorate over the past few years and now becoming bitter and bitter over diminutive things.

      Anyway, I just wanted to share it. Not sure if anyone can relate or have a different view.

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      Ritwik Basu 

      3 months ago

      I saw a dream that my dream is holding a green snake & i am scolding her to take the snake outside & leave it there

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      Anne 

      3 months ago

      When I was around nine or ten years old I dreamed that I had been plying at my old house where I had once lived and suddenly realized that the yard was crawling with dozens and dozens of snakes. I was scared of course and took off running as fast as I could up a tree nearby which, never had existed while I was living at this particular address, this tree was only in my dream. Anyway, I'm scurrying up and out of reach of striking distance when low and behold one of the snakes break free from the mountain of snakes beneath my feet and begins chasing me around the branches of the top of the tree. It did so until I ran out of space to escape its deadly strike and felt as if this was it and that I had nowhere else to run...I turned quickly back towards the snake coiling and slithering its way up behind me. Closer and closer it came and I shouted what is it that you want from me? The snake then hissed at me so cooling and said I'll get you in three days. I woke up breathless and scared I'm 43 yrs old today and still I remember this dream pretty vividly.

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      Lyla 

      3 months ago

      when i was 6 i had a weird snake dream i was asleep hearing my mom scream so i woke up and my grandpas dog was here her name was lucy i looked up at my window and saw a black snake curling around the curtain rod i shut my door forgeting lucy i opened it quickly and the snake bit her it let go and slithered in to the living room and faded away into smoke and ashes the funny thing is a few weeks later we had to put down my other grandpas do ginger i have no clue what this dream means

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      Jessica 

      3 months ago

      Just now, I had a dream that I was working with a customer, poured out some lotion on the counter for some odd reason. & then out of no where the lotion turned into two snakes. Turquoise color. Same as the lotion. I have no idea what this dream meant!

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      Victor 

      3 months ago

      Last night I dream of a big tall snake coiling round my two leg in a bush part. I was shouting calling out on people to help, a lot of people came out to help me. When the snake saw that the people were after it, it quickly on coil off my leg and wanted to run and escape. But someone whom I don't know was fast to killed it... In the dream I only know one person, and the person was the caretaker in my compound.. Please what's the meaning?

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      Victor 

      3 months ago

      Last night I dream of a big tall snake coiling round my two leg in a bush part. I was shouting calling out on people to help, a lot of people came out to help me. When the snake saw that the people were after it, it quickly on coil off my leg and wanted to run and escape. But someone whom I don't know was fast to killed it... In the dream I only know one person, and the person was the caretaker in my compound.. Please what's the meaning?

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      Howard Profitt 

      3 months ago

      Last night i had a dream about four snakes entering my house. The first was a very large mohave green rattle snake. Very territorial breed. The others came later while i was searching for where the rattler was.

      I remember it was cold, and thinking, "it would be cruel to toss them all back outside" but in the meantime my three sons were running around and i had to gather them to keep them away from possible hiding places that the rattler could've been. The other three snakes were non-venomous, some sort of constrictors, pythons i think. Very pretty markings and i was also hoping they didn't run across the rattler as well.

      It was a very stressful dream, as the whole time i was trying to stay away from anywhere this giant 8-10 ft rattler could've been. I considered grabbing a flat shovel to be ready to lop its head off even though i really didn't want to kill it. That thought seemed to have awoken me though.

      I have enough sense to avoid venomous snakes in real life. I have held and handled pythons before and i love it. All i can figure is maybe the three non venomous pythons MAYBE represented my three boys and the rattler might've been representing myself. It never struck me or anyone else, it seemed to only want to stay warm and hidden, like me. I want to keep to myself and stay comfortable, but i have toxic traits that i desperately dont want to spread to my kids. Funny. The more i write about this the more sense it makes. But maybe i just really want it to...

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      noah 

      3 months ago

      in my dream i picked up a box on my floor and there was a yellow boa constrictor under it. i didnt feel scared and i tried to pick it up and it tried to bite me- its teeth only grazed my wrist and i still didnt feel scared, only sad that it tried to bite me.

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      Victoria 

      3 months ago

      Last night I dreamt that I was in the forest and everywhere was on fire. There was a guy with me. but I could barely see him. There is a burning shack. We both found a turtle and saved it. I ran back into the burning shack to save a white snake. We never got burned in the whitesnake never bit me. What does this dream mean?

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      Lovely 

      3 months ago

      This dream I had was 3 years ago. I had a dream and I saw myself being chased by a snake. I am not the only one being chased because I also saw my uncle who happened to be my father's younger brother. After a year, my uncle passed away and that really broke me because he was still young and for me he is the noblest cop I've ever seen.

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      Arya 

      3 months ago

      I saw this dream of a golden snake with a shining Stone on it's forehead and it's talking to me .Kind of weird dream but I keep seeing statues of snakes in my dreams .

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      Stevie Ray 

      3 months ago

      Last night I had a dream that I was in a large play sandbox. I was watching a women and a young boy and the kid went missing. Next as I looked around there were Venemous snakes in kind of a watery pond area. The kid was still gone until I received a phone call that he was all right. Next I was trying to track and kill the venomous snake and saw the child. Snake kept appearing wherever the child was and we couldn’t get away from it.

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      Joemar 

      3 months ago

      I dream some viper snake but its not attacking but i saw two types of color green and red .. What is the meaning of that symbol??

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      Ryan Muñoz 

      3 months ago

      I deam there a couple first floor ..looking at me and then their is a snake man near in couple and then bitten with the snake and the snake man cut their head...

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      fangirl22306 

      3 months ago

      In my dream a giant snake was attacking my family

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      Noleen 

      3 months ago

      In my dream there was a gigantic snake in the street

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      3 months ago

      I dreamt that i was with this guy i had a crush on in some sort of Garden and out of nowhere he throws a green snake at me. I tranform into a white snake and the Other snake bite me . The strange thing is that i was able to feel bite ,IT didn t hurt but i was aware IT wasn t a good thing So i panicked and woke up

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      EB 

      4 months ago

      I dreamt that my family (only my dad’s side was there) had a pet snake. It was yellow with red spots and around 12 feet long. Everyone went to pet the snake, including myself, and everything was ok. Then everyone left but I decided to stay, I went into the glass cage and tried to pet it again. Once I got to it it bit my hand, there wasn’t any blood or anything but you could see my bone. Then the snake started chasing me until I was out of the cage. I ran and found my family all outside. So then I told them what happened and they were saying “it’s fine”. I didn’t believe them so I looked up the snake and it said it was poisonous. Then they were like “ you’ll live” or just “ok”. Then the snake came up onto the porch, where everyone was at, and was slowly making its way toward me. I jumped up on a bench and then a bucket of water appeared in front of me. It was already to late to run so I stayed flat against the wall. It came up and looked at me, then it drank some water and slithered back down the steps. While it was making its way down I was yelling and crying. Then I woke up.

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      Sir Jerry 

      4 months ago

      I kept having a dream about a snake over and over again, most atimes the dream is about a green snake...... (green mamba). In ad much as I've not been bitten by any before, I can't actually tell the real meaning of my dream. may God help me

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      Bhagya 

      4 months ago

      My family members with me and two snake one of my family members kill the snake and other one start troubling.

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      Leslie 

      4 months ago

      I dreamed a I was with a group of people, none i knew either, that were in a zoo type place walking around taking care of animals small hippo and salamanders and then a snake. When we were at hippo it was super tiny like a kitten and everyone was petting etc salamander also no problem but no one touched it but then the snake as soon as it opened it jumped out and bite me on the head. The man like zoo keeper in the dream has to work for awhile to pry it from my head.

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      Kk 

      4 months ago

      I had a dream I was killing people but then there was like a rattle snake in the person that was helping mes clothes and we all freaked out, but something was wrong with the snake, it wasn’t moving right like it was retarded, but it finally went down the stares and for like a minute it was gone but came back and went back into his clothes.and I woke up, I’m not usually frightened like how I felt when I woke up,

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      Marie 

      4 months ago

      In my dream is was kind of gross but I have been constipated a lot lately and in my dream I pooped out a large pile of black dead snakes?

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      Conner 

      4 months ago

      I had a snake dream last night. I was with people I’m comfortable with and they were all behind me walking along through the woods. I never looked back to see if it was my friends or family but I remember I started running and jumped on a log and saw a black snake in the corner of my eye. That freaked me out then as I went to land in the dirt I landed and realized there was a diamondback on a rock wall curled in a oval shape lookin pissed off at me as if it was about to strike while rattling. Then I look down and see another black snake with a yellow belly. And then a cotton mouth bites my leg so I grab it’s mouth and open it and push forward to take off my leg. I get the snake off but then I feel the poison taking over in seconds. Some how I found some tobacco and I put it in my mouth and take it out to put on the bite on my leg.(my dad use to keep tobacco in the medicine cabinet Incase of a wasp or bee sting... it works I promise) so after putting it on my leg I pass out and wake up with my heart racing. It was an odd dream the poison didn’t burn just numbing. I’m a college kid and school is stressful but I grew up on a farm and i’v never been scared of snakes. But I feel like the dream had nothing to do with stress.

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      Lamika Sanders 

      4 months ago

      I dream one time bout a snake wrap around a family member and i try to kill it

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      Kaye 

      4 months ago

      You can just say "in your life" lol.. the word "waking" doesn't seem needed or appropriate.

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      Rita ndubuisi 

      4 months ago

      I will love to know more thanks, like drink water from the snake pot

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      In my dream the 

      4 months ago

      In my dream the snakes lots of them are in my hair I got one snake at a time for swirled around and pulled one out of my hair and through that people kept grabbing snakes and throwing them at people was lots of snakes in my hair

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      Kai 

      4 months ago

      I dreamt that i was trying suicide by drowning but ended up in a snow cave, there was many holes there that a snake went through. When i saw the snak it was mostly white and had many colors on it, whe;i saw its head i saw my best friend that told me that it was ok. I smiled and walked out of the cave sobbing.

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      Philip 

      4 months ago

      I dreamt and saw a white ,blue and black coloured snake in my dream by then i was with my partner in a room and when i saw the snake i tried to preventing it from bitting any of us so i tried dancing to trick the snake and all of a sudden it climbed on my arms to my shoulders ,it then tried to bite me on the neck but i pulled my head back but the poison tried on pouring on my neck and i hold back the neck of the snake i was feeling like the poison entered into my body at same time it didnt.few days after i dreamt on seeing a snake tying around my leg again but nothing else happened like a bite

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      Mandy 

      4 months ago

      I saw a ash colored snake in my dream. My sister and I was scared of it and jumped onto a table . Then my grandma came . Snake tried to come inside of that house

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      Star 

      4 months ago

      I had a dream that i was walking through my grandmas house like just waking up and i felt something in my hair and as soon as i felt it i knew what it was it was a snake! I was freaking out in my mind but i remember thinking just be cool and i calmed myself down. I was walking i seen my cousin and i pointed to my head she said omg and got her husband and i remember not being infront of a mirror but actually seeing the snake it had a bright red head and as soon as i looked at it it sunk its head back in my hair on the side of my head! It was weird like my cousins husband knew exactly what to do i remember being scared thinking it was going to bite me but i pushed my head towards her husband and he grabbed it out of my hair but when he did i seen a red head and a yellow head both really bright colors! For a moment i was so intrigued by the colors but yet had that omg freaked out feeling at the same time. But was glad it was over!!

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      Jaime 

      4 months ago

      I dreamt of this snake lying on my chest. It was a very small and thin snake. It had black and yellow stripes. As soon as I noticed it, it bit me in the chest and it stung like a needle. The funny thing is that I wasn't able to see its head. It was rather like a centipede

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      Loges 

      4 months ago

      snake fall on my body

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      Theron 

      4 months ago

      I dreamed of a pink snake and I played with it and he didn’t do anything and I put it in a jar and hit the jar on a window seal and I went to school and was thinking that it would probably run out of oxygen but when I got back it grew legs and then I was with my dad and we were at the movies and I was choosing a drink and he walked out and started cursing and then we left and that’s were I woke up dose anyone know what this means

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      Whitewolf 

      4 months ago

      I dreamt that we were in an island for vacation with all my friends, we were separated into different villas and suddenly snakes pour out of everywhere and I kept mesaging on of my friend that’s smart (can locate snakes) using Growtopia (a game app ) message and she kept saying it was near us and we couldn’t find it, that friend was at the villa beside me with her other friends and suddenly a snake huddled them together and squeezed them (her and her firends) really hard, but I didn’t see wether she died or not. Next, snakes were everything killing people and pushing them into pools, there was one where the snake transformed to a humane figure. Some of my friends died in blood and I was running then I woke up with a headache and fear.

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      April 

      4 months ago

      I was in the home I grew up in with my parents, and two huge snakes had come in our house. We (my parents and I) were all absolutely terrified and I was gathering up our cats (I live on my own- but I was there with my cat) and my parents‘ present cat. Trying to lock them in the bathrooms but they wouldn’t lock and struggling/panicking to keep the doors shut. Somehow a 3rd cat (my parents old cat that passed away years ago) got out & was sitting in front of the snake and the snake lashed out and bit it, and I ran over to grab the cat and the snake bit my hand. Then I woke up...

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      Mckayla 

      4 months ago

      I dreamt that I was walking with my boyfriend and a yellow snake appeared around my neck, but then it moves to one of my friends it was like it wasn’t trying to hurt any of us

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      Judy 

      4 months ago

      I dreamed I was holding a snake by his head in my hand and a friend reached in his mouth and took the snake’s poison away from his tongue or whatever it uses to spew venom away. I had a tight grip on the snake

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      Blinkx 

      4 months ago

      @ Tess. Your dream might probably mean that you will be succesful but it wont benefit others. You must therefore make sure you use your resources in a way that will benefit others.

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      Kay 

      4 months ago

      I dreamed of a yellow and black snake coming out of a, hole I was laying on the floor it was trying to come at me but I kept pushing it away I woke up before it could do anything to me

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      Neena Mukherjee 

      4 months ago

      I saw I am washing a dead snake by holding the snake in my hands.

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      Queen 

      4 months ago

      Yesterday night i had a dream where a snake bit me on my lap

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      Joy 

      4 months ago

      I dreamt of 3 little black snakes. They are small, medium and large in sizes. In my dream, I felt like I owned them but I somehow felt a bit uncomfortable around them. One bit me at my lower back but it did not cause any bleeding or bite mark.

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      Bruno 

      4 months ago

      I dreamed of a snake next to my beloved luxury car that already sold, and did nothing to preserve. It was alive snake

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      Rachel 

      5 months ago

      I dreamed of two dead snakes last week.

      I’ve been hearing it’s a good sign compared to dreaming of snakes that are alive in my dreams.

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      Carolyn 

      5 months ago

      I dream my Grandson was bit on the are by a yellow diamond back snake what does that mean

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      Christina 

      5 months ago

      I woke up at 4:44 after dreaming i was eating a bowl of snakes. One of them was still alive,even though it never moved. It fell on the floor and tried to bite me but I woke up right before it could. They were blue and greenish yellow. Pretty.

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      Tess 

      5 months ago

      I dreamed about a green snake telling me that I will be abundant but not fruitful.

      Tree's that sorounds me are greens but they will not barefruits.

      It seems I get what it means but I want some one that can give me specific answer.

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      Sarfraz 

      5 months ago

      I dreamed about a snake saving me and I don't know what it means I'm a Muslim if anyone knows let me know

      Thank you.

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      Briana 

      5 months ago

      Not really scared of snakes so a bit confused at what my dream means. It's a sunny day and I'm enjoying myself when it feels like I have to sneeze because of something in my nose. I blow it and for some reason look at the tissue to find a tiny green snake. That's all I remember

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      Adam 

      5 months ago

      I want to make this quick, my dream I had just now had copperheads that were being nursed like cattle, and after one was placed on the floor, it bit my leg, I woke up when that part happened, I don't know what this could mean, but someone give me an answer, I would appreciate it, thank you.

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      Wolf69 

      5 months ago

      I had a dream that there was a grey / brown tipical snake do not know if it was poisonous the first time I saw it it was outside plunged towards me and I was able to hit it pushing it to the side and run but when it came back after me I could not shake it and when it got really close to me about to bit me a woke up .

      Then I tried to go back to bed and went back to the dream this time I was inside it was not my house but it felt like my house my boys were not there but my sister and step mother were wich I have not seen for many years

      They were in the porch and caught I snake and they were laughing and let it go in the backyard

      I was in my room in bed they were cleaning up all of a sudden I turn to my right side wich is the side I sleep and I see the same type of snake staring at me moving really slowly and when I moved it attack again I was able to ponch it and then kick it to the end of the bed but then I screamed and it jumped in my mouth and I could feel it trying to go down while I was trying to pull it then I woke up.

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      Donald rey 

      5 months ago

      Last night I dream two Yellow snake in my house and attempting me to bite and there's a man who appear in my dreams and trying to save us my family and he did it to pick up a snake..anthen in a few time he cooked a two Yellow snake and he try me eat it.. and I feel hungry of that time I encourage to try ,but in a few seconds my dream was cut and I think it was a bad happening waiting for me

      I cried for a while and reflect and then I don't mind my dreams to make me calm.. that's it guys.

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      Precious muleya 

      5 months ago

      For the past two nights I have been dreaming of a white and green snake. In the first dream it was long and lying in from front to the classroom but immediately it saw me it went away and in the second dream we were seated, then a certain girl started scaring me with it and this time it appeared in short form but same colours

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      Majou55 

      5 months ago

      Last night I had a dream where I was in a car with my aunt, and we got stuck somewhere trying to reach to my mom, so I got out of the car, walked through some greens and stuff and saw my mom on the other side. She told me that I need to get the car to her and I need to Hotwire it or something, so then I went back. When I came back, I saw my aunt standing next to the car and I told her what to do. I then went through an area with tall grass to get to her, but then I accidentally stepped on a fat, black Boa Constrictor. It almost looked like a slug. I screamed in terror and then saw another one on the side. I was trying to run away from them and I think I woke up when the one I stepped on curled around my leg and bit me with it’s poisonous teeth. It scared me so much, I woke up in my bed at five a.m squirming around to see if there are any snakes there.

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      CarterGoins53 

      5 months ago

      When I was a young child in elementary school 4 or 5 grade I seen a UFO. I watch it land behind some industrial buildings behind my home. I could see them from my bedroom window. I was so frightened but yet curious at the same time that I couldn't go to sleep because I had to watch it take off or leave. I never seen it leave and all I remember was waking up the next morning not know when I went to sleep. From that night forth I had nightmares of snakes falling from the ceiling and covering the floors of my bedroom, living room, front porch and front yard every single night for many years. They never tried to attack me but I was so frightened of them that I would try to run out the house but they were everywhere I ran (many of them). But I noticed everywhere I stepped to run away they would open a spot for me feet to land. I am now almost 53 in two weeks and still remember how horrified I was for many years after seeing the UFO and snakes in my nightmares afterwards that I am extremely afraid of snakes till this day. I don't recall when I stopped having these nightmares be eventually I did. Those nightmares still puzzle me till this day and I would like to know if anyone could please interpret them for me to make sense of them?

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      Kaylin 

      5 months ago

      Im fairly chill with non venomous snakes. Recently I had a dream that i began receiving a subscription box of various snakes starting small and manageable but getting bigger with each box. I didnt sign up for this box and did not have a tank for the snakes so they would make their way to various places in my childhood home. I would find them in the pantry and in my closet and just pretty much wherever i wasn't expecting them. I was always startled but never really scared. It was very strange. Then yesterday I dreamed that while i was gardening I pulled a very fat snake out of the ground because I thought she was a vegetable. I screamed and she took offense that I was afraid and left. I tried to apologize for my reaction but it didn't help. Tons of weird stuff about that dream including that I somehow knew thw snake was a she. I have no idea what any of this is supposed to mean.

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      Deb 

      5 months ago

      I have a great phobia of snakes and Last night I dreamt of many brown snakes but as I moved towards them they parted and moved away. At first I was scared but then the fear went away.

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      jess 

      5 months ago

      Lately ive been having so many dreams about snakes, about 2 nights ago there was several red colored snakes in my dream and last night i saw a snake that looked like a boa constrictor and it was trying to attack me

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      Mystchief 

      5 months ago

      I actually have a great fear of snakes...but i dreamt last nite about a green (what appeared to be a garder snake) and I was trying to chase it. When I got close, it got away by shedding it skin. Then, it continued thru an airvent never to be found by me and I felt disappointed. Wth?

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      Jenna 

      5 months ago

      My dream was 2 baby snakes one White or yellow And a black one the black one bites me on the collarbone shoulder and arm little bites as it was a baby... but I am pregnant with a little boy but why the biting

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