What are backward dreams about?
This symbol is identified by words like backward.
Backwards in dreams is a very rare dream symbol, occuring in about 0.1% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 1,000 dreams.
What are the major highlights of backward dreams?
Backwards is a normal dream symbol. Having backwards in a dream changes the dream in the same way as most other dream symbols.
Dreams of backwards are aggressive
Backward dreams have more aggressive interactions than a lot of other dream symbols. This doesn't mean that all backwards have aggressive interactions or only aggressive interactions. It simply means that having backwards in a dream increases the probability this dream contains aggression. Other symbols that are like this include saving, attacking, break ups, weakness, ignoring, rainforests, things, Congo, communicating, and wind.
Dreams with backwards might be a nightmare
Dreams of backwards are frequently associated with nightmares. Of course dreams that contain backwards might not be a nightmare. Plenty of dreams with backwards are not nightmares. But, dreams of backwards are more related to nightmares than 80% of all other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include Serbia, darkness, deformation, kidnapping, triangles, Iran, killing, disease, screaming, and infesting.
What symbols more present in dreams of backwards?
Backward dreams are notable because they have substantially more movement, forwards, lions, weasels, time travel, conferences, senses, stags, hosts, thrones, destroying, hats, feet, Japan, apes, baggage, ears, ice, candles, general movement, mercury, weakness, wind, devouring, embarking, qualities, captains, evil, machines, family homes, places, hyenas, ants, noises, gray, yellow eyes, slowness, dissecting, socks, hands, castles, getting a job, tasers, things, fevers, hawks, haziness, gold, walls, crows, giraffes, epidemics, pushing, triangles, going, tigers, reptile, pythons, the future, and teenagers than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of backwards?
How does the dream symbol of backwards affect the different aspects of a dream?
Explore different elements related to dreams of backwards
Who is in backwards dreams?
Overall, dreams with backwards are less related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of backwards are more related to animals, more related to insects, and more related to fantastic beings than dreams in general. They are less related to close people, less related to family, and less related to romantic partners.
What are the emotions in backwards dreams?
Overall, dreams with backwards are more related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of backwards are more related to happiness, more related to embarrassment, and more related to fear than dreams in general. They are less related to sadness, less related to confusion, and much less related to fun.
Grief and sorrow
Who is in backwards dreams?
Overall, dreams with backwards are aren't really related to places in dreams. Specifically, dreams of backwards are more related to work and more related to magical places than dreams in general. They are much less related to home.
What happens in backwards dreams?
Overall, dreams with backwards are aren't really related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of backwards are more related to aggressive interactions and more related to disasters than dreams in general.
How do backwards in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with backwards are more related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of backwards are more related to lucid dreams, more related to nightmares, and more related to sleep paralysis than dreams in general. They are less related to recurring nightmares.
How do backwards in dreams related the senses?
Overall, dreams with backwards are much more related to senses in dreams. Specifically, dreams of backwards are much more related to hearing, more related to smelling, and more related to vision than dreams in general. They are less related to taste.
How can you make sense of backwards in dreams?
Backward dreams are very rare. Among other things backward dreams are normally interconnect, aggressive, and nightmare.
Do you think this is true for your dream of backwards? How might your dream of backwards be different?
All dreams have meaning
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Look for the differences
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Return to the feelings
Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about backwards in dreams. See how you feel about backwards now, in your waking life.
Examples of dreams of backwards
Read some real dream reports of backward dreams.. These real life dream reports come from the moderated dream sharing communities of Reddit including r/Dreams, r/Nightmares, r/DreamInterpretation, or r/thisdreamihad. Please note that some of these may contain graphic, sexual, or violent images and text. Use the source link for each dream to view and join the discussion of each one.
Chased by a Reptile Deamon on Another Planet
Typing another dream this morning, I figured I would post a dream I had back in 2000 that is just as clear to me now as it was then. Very short. I was on a train. Standing on the outside platform of the back car (caboose?) Looking backward. The scenery is not Earth. It's a red planet, looking more like Mars based on pictures I have seen. I can see the mountains and desolate rocky terrain. No other vegetation, animals, or people. It's flying by in a blur because this train is traveling at warp speed. The speed is so great all i can hear is a howling sound. I know there is no destination but to just keep traveling. But as I'm looking back I can see I am being chased (I am the only one on the train and there is no engineer) by a massive demonic looking reptilian creature. I kept gaining distance on the train. But I never went inside the train cars. I just stood staring at the creature. I will never forget it and that dream has never left me. I can still hear it and see it. I've lost none of it 21 years later.
Typing another dream this morning, I figured I would post a dream I had back in 2000 that is just as clear to me now as it was then. Very short. I was on a...
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Most bizarre/haunting short dream i can remember.
I walked up the cobblestone driveway to a massive mansion/castle. I remember there were 2 menacing looking lion statues, midway up a short staircase leading to the large doors; which were incredibly intricate with designs and foreign looking writing on them that was emanating a dull light.
I pushed open the doors and there was a grand high ceiling entrance with a sparkling crystal chandelier, and windows in the back with clouds visible in the distance. But next, what came into focus was a tall slender woman with long hair, who was turned around, looking out the window.
As I moved closer she began to turn around, and before I could make out a face I noticed her chin was folding up over her forehead. The motion continued and her body began to arch backward in an unnatural way, and began morphing and folding into itself and shrinking until it finally took the form of a baby.
The baby had claws/birdlike talons, and next thing I knew there was a loud screech and it was crawling toward me super fast, and then I woke up.
\-- This dream still kind of haunts me just because it seemed so incredibly real, and the entity seemed so evil to me.
I walked up the cobblestone driveway to a massive mansion/castle. I remember there were 2 menacing looking lion statues, midway up a short staircase leading to...
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I had a dream that I fell through ice into an empty blue void
When I was very young about 5 or 6 I had this dream that I was walking on ice and there was a pattern I had to follow in order to not fall through it. There would be thick ice and I would be able to walk on it no problem and then thin ice which I had very little time to walk across it. The pattern would go thick ice thin ice and would repeat. I was about to get to the end and I saw a gold/bronze-like statue of a man sitting on a throne. I was fixated on the statue so I chose that's my target to go next. I started to walk on the ice and I was almost there only 1 more ice sheet to go. However, I slipped and fell backward onto the thin ice and started to fall into a bottomless void with blue light gazing through the hole I fell through. I Could see myself falling down but I wasn't moving it was like the dream had paused and I had a distant view of myself and I was a black silhouette. I could hear my screams echoing. I woke up and was very scared and confused as to what had just happened. I remember one thing specifically in the dream I could feel how cold it was in the air and the ice wasn't lake ice it was like a pathway you would have for pavement.
When I was very young about 5 or 6 I had this dream that I was walking on ice and there was a pattern I had to follow in order to not fall through it. There...
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I dreamed about hell
I always had my Spotify on when I'm about to sleep, I was listening to Christmas jazz music until It played backward, it sounded diabolical and that's when I knew that I was dreaming, it felt like it transitioned from reality to a dream in a matter of seconds. The sound that my Spotify was making was creepy and all I could do about it is ignore it. That was until I felt my skin burning like there were thousands of needles piercing through my skin. I opened my eyes with such terror and to my surprise, I see no fire. The environment and my surroundings were hell-like, I couldn't do anything about the horrendous pain I was feeling but scream and roll over on the ground. I leaned over my wall asking for someone's help but there was no one there to help me. It wasn't only physical pain but also emotional pain, I felt like I had gone through depression, anxiety, and many other mental illnesses. It felt like I was being tortured. I looked outside my window and everything was bright orange. In my bed, I saw my cousin using his phone, I tried getting his attention but to him, it seemed like I wasn't even there. I walked outside my bedroom very slowly, it felt like there were chains of balls attached to both of my legs. I checked my parents' bedroom but no one was there. I walked down the stairs only to see our static television and the eerie noise, it's making. As soon as I took my final step, the dream looped. Every detail I mentioned in this story was repeated over a thousand times. It felt like I was there for over many years. When my mother woke me up for school, I thought that I was still dreaming. For a millisecond, I could still feel the agonizing pain. my body was so numb but it only lasted for 2 seconds. I was so thankful for her that she woke me up.
I always had my Spotify on when I'm about to sleep, I was listening to Christmas jazz music until It played backward, it sounded diabolical and that's when I...
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Serious woman in dream saves me?
I am a college-aged guy. I had a dream that I was at my university's library. There were so many people around, and I started to feel overwhelmed. I felt woozy, like I was going to faint. I started falling backward into an elevator that was going down. The elevator was full of blonde people wearing white. (I have black hair)
Right before I could fall into it, a girl who looked a couple years older than me grabbed me by my shirt collar. She was wearing a black suit, and she looked very stern and serious. She was also very good-looking, and she had dark hair. She grabbed my hand and pulled me back up. She grabbed me again by my collar and shook me a little bit, stared right into my eyes and said "cmon, get your shit together!" As soon as she said this, the dream ended.
I am a college-aged guy. I had a dream that I was at my university's library. There were so many people around, and I started to feel overwhelmed. I felt woozy,...
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