Okay, a bit of a weird question here but I've had this dream repeatedly now and I really start to wonder if it could have some sort of deeper meaning maybe? I'm actually not a really supersticious person but whenever I've had dreams repeating themselves (usually about completely irrelevant, harmless stuff) in the past they ended up happening in reality... In this dream, however, I am standing in the rain on what appears to be a rooftop or something like that, there's a person wearing a leather jacket standing a few metres away from me, pointing a gun at me. I never never manage to see the face of the person before I am shot in the head. I usually wake up feeling completely disturbed and find it hard to go back to sleep then. I've had this dream repeatedly over the past 3-2 months and now just wonder if there might be some sort of meaning behind this? Or even whether there's a way to stop these dreams?
Dreams of being shot in the head?
What Guys Said 9
I used to get shot in dreams fairly often. It would wake me up, actually. Unpleasant.
Dreams do not have any meaning, though. Generally when dreams 'come true', it is a case of confirmation bias.
Dreaming occurs when your mind approaches consciousness while your brain is organizing date - moving things around, putting things into long-term memory from short term memory... things like that. Think of it as the brain defragging, if you are familiar with how computers keep themselves organized. Your brain is a pattern-recognition machine, so as it approaches consciousness, it is trying to understand what is happening, and so it attaches a narrative to the events it 'sees', in order to try and make sense of the random data.
So if you are getting shot in the head, repeatedly, it could be something like there is something giving you a slight headache while you sleep - some dehydration or something perhaps. While your brain is dreaming, it feels that minor pain. It tries to interpret what would cause that, based on the patterns it has access to, and it has decided that 'pain in the brain must mean I've been shot'... so that is the narrative it attaches to the feeling, mixed with some of the imagery it has been filing away somewhere (which would probably be something concerned with leather or a jacket or something like that).
Do not put any worry into it having 'hidden' meaning, per se. The meaning will be physical in that it simply has to do with your brain processing information in the normal way. As for ways to stop them... you can sometimes adjust your dreams by sleeping in a different position. This causes the blood to flow slightly differently in your brain, and can cause different areas to become more or less noticeable. You can also look into things that might be causing your brain to think it is hurting... so if it is something like dehydration, perhaps try drinking some water before you go to bed.0
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Dreams are just your mind wandering. Most of the time they don't have too much substance. I have dreams like that but usually I go out guns blazing and in a hail of bullets.0
Someone's been playing Persona 3.0
I wish I could have cool dreams again. Lately I haven't had any that I can remember.0
What Girls Said 4
You're on a path of self-destruction.. Be careful, my child. The thorns can hurt you.. Be careful -talks in a creepy old lady voice&1
Your brain is messing with you. Try to get relaxed before sleeping.0
Are you worried or feeling guilty about something?0
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