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Old 12-08-2008, 01:15 PM
Default Predator and Chase Dreams

We’ve probably all had one, at one point in our lives or another-- a chase dream. We dream we are either being chased or running from something. Many times, we do not even know what it is or who it is that we are running from. Still, we run, screaming and panting. Run, run, run. Until we wake up and still have no idea what it is we were running from. What was it that we were supposed to be so afraid of?
Today the common belief is that when we dream we are being chased it is our subconscious mind trying to tell us something. There is something going on in our waking lives that we feel the need to run from. This could be some kind of stress or pressure or it could be something that we are hiding from others—maybe a vulnerability or maybe some social taboo. It can be a something extremely vague and perhaps not even fully realized by the dreamer. Your life, your secret, your career….you are in a state of panic and feel like you are losing control of something.
Sometimes, though, we know exactly what it is that is chasing us. In this case, the thing or person that is chasing us is still symbolic so something in our waking lives that we are afraid of. Is your boss chasing you? Maybe you are feeling pressured at work and are afraid of failure. Is your parent chasing you? Maybe you have unresolved issues or fears relating to childhood. Your pursuer represents something specific that you need to face.
I’m afraid that if you want your chase dreams to stop, you have to face whatever it is that is chasing you. Unless you have lucid dreams and you can control your own dreams, the only way to do this is to face your problems in the waking world. Find out what it is that you are running from and deal with it. Once you have done that your dreams should cease.
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Old 12-22-2008, 09:05 PM

I do have these chase dreams. And they RECUR!! Thing is, I'm always running from vampires and creatures like them while I try to save my family!! What does that mean now?
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Old 12-24-2008, 06:46 AM

^me too. It's always repeating too. Mine is, I'm always running, because someone is trying to kill me..
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Old 12-24-2008, 08:59 AM

So it's humans chasing after you? I always have monsters running after me and I'm trying to be hero.. gawd! But I've had this dream where I was the predator!!! I killed people and dumped them in a truck. Freakyyy
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Old 01-05-2009, 07:13 AM
Question Here is a good one for yu!

I have a recurring dream that there are thousands of skinless people chasing me through the woods. I am running as fast as I can but I can not get away. They have no skin but I can see the bloody muscles working as they run after me.
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