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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      Victoria 

      10 hours 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 

      24 hours 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 

      31 hours 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 

      2 days 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 

      2 days 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 

      7 days 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 

      7 days ago

      In my dream a giant snake was attacking my family

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      Noleen 

      8 days ago

      In my dream there was a gigantic snake in the street

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      8 days 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 

      12 days 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 

      2 weeks 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 

      2 weeks 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 

      2 weeks 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 

      2 weeks 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 

      2 weeks 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 

      2 weeks 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 

      2 weeks ago

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

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      Kaye 

      2 weeks ago

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

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      Rita ndubuisi 

      3 weeks ago

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

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      In my dream the 

      3 weeks 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 

      3 weeks 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 

      3 weeks 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 

      3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks ago

      snake fall on my body

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      Theron 

      4 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 

      5 weeks 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 

      5 weeks ago

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

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      Queen 

      5 weeks ago

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

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      Joy 

      5 weeks 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 

      5 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 

      6 weeks 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 

      6 weeks 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 

      6 weeks 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 

      6 weeks 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 

      6 weeks 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 

      6 weeks 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 

      6 weeks 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 

      6 weeks 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 

      7 weeks 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 

      7 weeks 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 

      7 weeks 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 

      8 weeks 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 

      2 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 

      2 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 

      2 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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      Hannah 

      2 months ago

      My yellow snake was something important to the group of people I was with in the dream. They kept it in a wooden box without a lid on a high shelf. It attacked me, but didn’t bite, and the next thing I knew, it was back in the box. It was always staring at me.

      In my conscious life, I’m going through an immense amount of financial stress of which I see no way out. My instinct is telling me to just spend the money, but real people, like my mortgage loaner, obviously says that’s not a good idea. Should I listen to the dream snake, or real financial experts XD

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      Thato 

      2 months ago

      I dreamt of multiple snakes when i was on my way home it happened two times when i was in my younger days what was so frightening about the dreams its the snakes where so many and as i try to walk as gentle as i could to avoid being bitten by one they all moved aside as i walked by they didn't feeling threatened nor did they wanna bite me, i found myself in the same dream fall in to a river filled with huge snakes but their was they hugest snakes amongst the snakes i looked like a stick of matches to it but it looked me straight in to my eyes and got me out of the water i was scared cause i didn't know what was going on because snakes always attack when they say any human being but with me they just didn't, i felt like it was a fairytale it was just too weird and so wrong, the same huge snake that got me out of the water was in all my dreams about snakes and would always protect me why i just didn't know until it spoke to me and told me it was sent to protect the king. This dream has been on my mind for years even though it happened a will ago every time i see any snake shows the dream becomes fresh in my mind and like i dreamt it yesterday, i wish i could find someone who would actually explain this dreams and what they meant, i only understood one dream when i got chased by a huge snake on my way to school only to find out it was a warning to me that the girl im dating is not right for me and the following day she broke up with me i wasn't shocked nor surprised because the dream i dreamt of a snake chasing

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      Zandile 

      2 months ago

      I dream a snake it was tree coulors of a snake white blue and green it was laying at the grass can u tell me what happened

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      Lee 

      2 months ago

      I dreamt I opened the fridge and it was empty, except there was a live snake in there and it looked at me with its tongue out. It didnt seem threatening or menacing. In the dream I knew it was hungry so I went to look for mice for the snake. That's all I really remember

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      Elijah. 

      2 months ago

      Reed snake... Female...she was, talking to me I suppose. We came to an agreement that I needed her help and to do so she had to change me from within. I put my hand on the ground, palm to the sand and she entered the underside of my wrist. What happened after or before that is void. I haven't been able to find a meaning for exactly what happened although I've gone through quite a few pages of general explanations for "red snake dreams".

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      Zenith Joy B Sala 

      2 months ago

      I dreamed that I saw a very big, as in big that its head is as big as the body of an elephant, brown and two headed snake. Then I also saw two men fighting with the snake. The other man blindfolded the other using a black cloth and after that he also blindfolded himself. When I again look at them, the men were already gone (believed that the snake had eaten them.) when the snake saw me, it started to chase me but he was being eaten by a very big, twice as big of the brown snake that it eats the two heads in one time. The color of the snake is luminous white. Pls answer me. Thank you so much.

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      Marian Jade Zapanta 

      2 months ago

      What does it mean if you dream two snakes are talking when u look at them the one snake is running and then the last one is trying to bite me.

      Im waiting for your reply thank you for reading my comment.

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      Sylvia 

      2 months ago

      A few nights ago, I dreamed of s big black snake leaving my bedroom, and it went into my 13 year old daughter's bedroom. Last night after getting home, I opened my front door to put something outside, and a small dark snake was on my porch. What does this mean? Dreaming about and seeing a snake in the same week.

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      Worried 

      2 months ago

      I had a dream of a red and black snake going inside someone’s ear and coming out the mouth.

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      Ranu 

      2 months ago

      I had a dream of a marriage i can't see anyone's face but my mind was telling me its me and a loved one...and the knot (gatbandhan) was in the mouth of a snake i felt he was protecting it...but idk knw what does that means

      Kindly help

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      Shay 

      2 months ago

      I had a dream that a yellow or brown snake was under my hair bonnet. It was just resting on my head. The bottom of the snake was hanging outside of my bonnet and I felt it and got scared. Anyone know what that means?

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      Terry 

      2 months ago

      I dream of snakes huge snakes. They Swallowed my cat and I was able to pull it out and in last nights dream it swallowed a person and somebody else pulled it out.

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      Adrian 

      3 months ago

      I dreamed about a rattlesnake 2 days later I see the snake in real life in very spot the dream occurred

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      alia 

      3 months ago

      I had a dream last night i was in a large building with gold staircases and aeverything was grande and made of gold or marble. There were snakes everywhere. Deep down I was I bit scared but I really just viewed them and kept doing my own thing. I have never been scared of snakes. Later in the dream I was stranded on teh side of a road in the rain and when I got out I could see a snake devouring a giant bug or spider. That was when I got the hell out of there! Then I woke up. When I checked my fb the first post I saw was of a friend who had just got bitten by her Boa! It was weird.

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      Pineapple 

      3 months ago

      My dream was in a rather familiar area. I was in my old neighborhood and watched a kid almost run a black rainbow colored snake over. The snake turned to the boys bike and bit the seat bairly missing the kid and knocking the kid several feet away. I do not fear snakes so i approched it and began to uncoil it before it began to ingest the bike. Random right... I then recall being in an unfamiliar place at this point and handling the snake. It stared at me knowing i didnt fear it bitting me i then began to think to myself i hope it isnt poisonous. I set the snake down and let it go into the grass as the snake got furthar away i then realized how big it was as compared to how big it felt. I dont remember my dreams this vividly and dont quite understand how to interpret it. These guides help but sincerely just sent me for a loop...

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      Francisconettey 

      3 months ago

      I dreamt i came back from work late and found my stair way lights off, as i moved through the darkness towards my door, from a distance i could see an aligator at door with noise i made it rashed quickly pass me and down stairs. A few seconds later a big snake with two heads moved from down stairs to my direction and one head healed my hand as i placed my key the door holl and the other right at my face . i really dont understand this dream, someone help me out

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      Reshma 

      4 months ago

      I always dream about the same three snakes. What does that mean?

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      jimmimcpheron@gmail.com 

      4 months ago

      I was dreaming my father who died 3 years ago was holding a yellow and red rattle snake and it was dead but my mom was across a crystal clear lake we was up on a hill looking downward and from this dead snake a white baby rattle snake fell and my dad whom is dead said leave it be it can't hurt you now. Tell me what's this crazy dream mean

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      Parthiban 

      4 months ago

      Very useful article i have experienced a boa constrictor and a snake chasing and coming upon me and just leaving me they were in black and white colour

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      Cjs 

      4 months ago

      I dreamed a snake was coiled in my front yard. I was trying to warn People to not drive in my driveway and keep dogs out of my yard,

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      JoJo 

      4 months ago

      What does it mean to dream my thumb has turned into a snake? I cut it off and it grew back

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      Sydney Krasher 

      4 months ago

      I actually have a pet snake. However in my dreams I always end up seeing at least 500 more snakes identical to mine and I spend hours and hours trying to find mine. During these dreams I’m concerned, scared I’ll never see him again, worried, and I don’t give up searching for my snake. Any ideas what this could mean ?

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      nilesh k 

      4 months ago

      i read all this information and i correlate with my things

      but in my case i often saw snacks in my dream with different activity what should i do and what is means ?

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      James Redman 

      4 months ago

      I’m just updating my dream it was a venomous snake that bit me I recently learnt that only the venomous ones have fangs and I remember the fangs going in

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      Susie Wicks 

      4 months ago

      In my experience there r 2 explanations for snake dreams, 1) someone is pregnant 2) you r going to experience some enemy activity

      There is supposedly another meaning with sexual connotations.

      I once dreamt of 3 snakes in 3 colours and in the dream i was terrified. The very next day something happened in my life which began a chain of events that changed my life. And there were 3 ppl involved.

      All i can advice everybody is to lead good clean kind lives. If u keep the following five rules, u will generally be protected from anything bad.

      1. Do not kill ANY living being

      2. Do not steal

      3. Do not engage in sexual misconduct. If married, be faithful

      4. Do not utter falsehoods or engage in any deceit

      5. Do not consume alcohol/no drugs

      If you keep these, no harm will befall u

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      Leila 

      4 months ago

      I was being coiled by a snake much bigger then me ,it forced it's tail inside me ,I had a mix of sexual sensation not I'm my control and great fear as I was using all of every bit of my strength to wrestle it from biting my head...

      I know it says snakes may indicate sexual desire or tention but I was thinking only maybe 7 years old when I had the dream and honestly didn't even know what sex was and I could never describe that it was a sexual sensation until I was in my teens inwich I had experienced it finally ..it was then I knew that's what I felt in my dream...

      In the dream I was not enjoying pleasure Just feeling sensation and fighting back with all my strength.. my arms shakes from weakness and then I wake.... I have been stuck with the memory and makes me wonder WHY???

      clearly I was raped by this snake and didn't know it.. it's quite disturbing...

      Anyway.... Thoughts?

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      Chetsi 

      4 months ago

      I had a drean today that two hatchling bull-snakes fell from somewhere in my hoyse and i find rhem and im very happy because in wakimg life I've wanted snakes as pets for avery long time. So i show off my bull-snakes to my cousin and prepare a bin for the snakes to live in but they disappear. One of my fruends who ice had a crush on for a while but now im getting over him was also sitting there and he scolded me when i wouldn'tstop talking abd obsessing over the snakes. He leaves and then i find my snakes only now the two snakes look like tiny red nape snakes. I put them in their bins and place a water dish inside. And thats when i woke up. I love snakes to be honsets but i cant help think this dream has a meaning that i cant fully decipher yet. Can anyone help?

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      Brooke Dreadman 

      4 months ago

      I had a dream there was a boa constructor in my drawer in my room. I was alone with my sibling and I took them and ran outside. I was panicking. I could hear the snakes heartbeat it my ears and I could sense where it was in my home. I tried to call animal control but they didn’t answer. They called seconds later and I accidentally hung up out of panic. Somehow they came eventually, but they couldn’t find the snake. The odd thing is that I love snakes, they are beautiful and majestic creatures, I never thought of them as dangerous until now.

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      James Redman 

      4 months ago

      I had a dream there were 3 snakes put in my room by someone 1 venomous 1 and 2 non venomous 1s and one of the non venomous 1s bit me and I was chased by the venomous 1

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      yellow 

      4 months ago

      i dreamed of anaconda behind the picture frame on our wall. it was just staying there and no movements. I was afraid if it will bite me but it didn't. I was avoiding it in our house. My families are aware that we have anacondaa in our house behind the picture frame wall

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      ken Adams 

      5 months ago

      Insightful reading

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      Yvette 

      5 months ago

      I dreamed that there was a lite yellow snake

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      Ash 

      5 months ago

      I dreamed that four snakes was in my house and there was one big one and three small ones and then someone in my house said “the big one will eat one of us” and I saw my dog out the dog and turn my head around for one second and then the big snake mouth was wide because the snake was eating my dog and one of the small snake went up my leg and the other one bite my mom neck

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      Rushikesh khavare 

      5 months ago

      In my dream, i saw a long, dark black snake having broad red colored lines on his head which were passing through his eyes, the body line of snake was same as boa constrictor, i saw it behind the man on his farm vehicle, when he was passing by me i tried to alarm him, but the whole situation was different, the man was guiding the snake to do some dreadful work, then i saw pointing him out at someones house, i looked at that house, their was wedding ceremony, the person dropped the snake near the entrance and vanished. One of the relative saw the seen and rushed out, to follow him.... but the person already disappeared.

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      Theres Adams 

      5 months ago

      My husband had a dream off all his.loved ones on 1 side and he was on the other side he tried to get to them but there were huge snakes that everyri.ehe tried to gets to them rhey would snap at gis he wants to understand this dream he woke ups crying

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      Mometa 

      5 months ago

      I was talking with my friend and i saw my 2 children playing with a snake,but one was scared that it will bite her,all of a sudden the snake skip from the hands of the one holding it and tied around the one who was scared

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      Zulu 

      5 months ago

      I was in some sort of video game and snakes were underground, I was running over them, they looked dead... But it was like a video game with different stages

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      Sue 

      5 months ago

      I dreamed i was trimming branches on the trees and shrubs in my yard, when the branches suddenly turned into snakes. Frightened me so much i woke up & couldnt get back to sleep!

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      Maile 

      5 months ago

      Had a dream of a black and yellow snake, had more interaction with the yellow snake

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      gusalayon 

      5 months ago

      Early morning I left home to attend and event and on the way to the event I saw an orange color snake with a black spot, looks like a cobra. I just pass through the snake and it was simply staring at me. In coming back from an event I saw the same orange cobra and this time around no more black spot, as I pass through the snake then I turned my head back to look at the orange snake and I saw a man playing with the snake. what is the meaning of this

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      son 

      5 months ago

      What if I dreamed of 5 blueish green snakes whose tail tips are connected to a single point all trying to slither in a different direction?

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      Jim 

      5 months ago

      I hate my snake dreams!

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      D Rock 

      5 months ago

      I had a dream there was a rattle snake in my house by my front door and I went to grab it by the neck and I was holding it while it tried to fight for me to release it but I knew it would bite me, as I held the snake by the neck I shouted out for my spouse to open the door for me to throw it out side but she seemed to not be able to hear me or was just ignoring me and the fact that I had a snake it my hand that was nearly biting me at this point. I dont even remember if the snake ever bit me or if she ever opened the door for me to let it out.. I need answers

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      Andi 

      5 months ago

      I dream two snake make love near my home

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      Ashley Chambers 

      5 months ago

      So last night I had a dream that I was running on a dirt road. On this diet road trees had fallen. These trees turned into whispers and were trying to strangle or kill me. I had so much fear of getting through this but an animal was next to me guiding me and I got through. Then this man showed up and was showing me these snakes. He said the were worm snakes. Then they stated crawling through the heel of my foot. This isn’t the first time I’ve had dreams that mean something or are trying to tell me something. But this dream I can’t seen to wrap my head around. Maybe someone can help?

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      Minerva perez 

      5 months ago

      I dream the little black snakes was all over my body i want to know what dose the means

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