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To dream of swimming represents your ability to navigate or manage uncertainty. Your ability to handle yourself during a difficult situation or feeling emotionally overwhelmed. How adept you are at getting through an uncertain or negative situation on your own. Struggling to keep up when you don't know what will happen next. Dreams of swimming may also reflect a wish to challenge yourself or explore possibilities you have never explored before. Trying new things for yourself. The dreamer may feel confident and capable, able to handle any obstacles that come their way.

Alternatively, swimming may also reflect exploration of difficult emotions. You are trying to figure out what your problems are with a relative level of comfort and objectivity. Swimming may reflect your wish to change or a big effort you are making to do something by yourself.

Negatively, swimming may represents feeling emotionally overwhelmed or out of control. The dreamer may be struggling with a difficult situation or experiencing intense emotions. This may indicate a need for the dreamer to take a step back and assess their emotions, or seek support from others.

Swimming in dreams is common for people going through therapy or who are soul searching for help or insights into their problems.

To dream of being a good swimmer or enjoying swimming represents your skill and confidence in dealing with difficult, uncertain, or very emotional moments. Negatively, enjoying swimming may be a sign that you are enjoying negative or dangerous behavior. Carefully or responsibly "playing with fire." Being adept at navigating or avoiding your emotions, rather than confronting them directly.

To dream of swimming lessons represents waking life situations where you are learning to deal with difficult situations all on your own. It may also reflect learning to handle or manage your problems on your own. Embrace new experiences and challenges, and to have the courage to take risks and try new things. Developing the skills and confidence needed to navigate challenges on their own, the dreamer can achieve greater independence, self-reliance, and personal growth. Preparing for the worst, learning to cope, or learning to fight. It may also symbolize your attempts to learn to accept yourself for who you really are. A common dream symbol to people recovering or coping with injuries.

Example: A woman dreamed of swimming. In waking life she had decided to temporarily cutout her boyfriend from her life to punish him for lying to her. The swimming in this case may have reflected the her feelings about handling herself living life all on her own while feeling the uncertainty about being while independence and self-reliant.

Example 2: A man dreamed of swimming in a pool with a shark. In waking life he was controlling a difficult illness that doctors had dismissed that he felt could overtake him at anytime. In this case the swimming may have reflected the man's need to handle or manage himself with his uncertainty of his illness no matter how difficult or dangerous it felt.

Example 3: A woman dreamed of swimming in a pool. In waking life she was uncertain and insecure about whether a guy she liked would ever want to date her. The swimming in this case may have reflected her determination and unwillingness to give up trying to get closer to the guy she liked while having no idea what her future prospects were. The swimming also reveals her wish to "stay in the relationship game" while feeling unsure about what her future prospects with the guy really were. She was handling herself as a single person in an uncertain dating situation.

Example 4: A woman dreamed of having swimming lessons. In her waking life, she was recovering from a serious hand injury and was working on regaining the use of her hand. In this case the swimming lessons may have reflected her willingness to take proactive steps toward recovery while also learning to manage herself with an injury until she is recovered.

Example 5: A woman dreamed of seeing her father trying to swim in freezing cold water. In waking life she had recently moved and was experiencing herself trying to survive financial uncertainty on her own. Tn this case the swimming may have reflected her attempts to navigate and survive uncertain conditions without help.

Example 6: A woman dreamed of trying to struggling to swim to keep her above water. In waking life she was undergoing a divorce and custody battle while having very little money to afford it. In this case, struggling to swim may have reflected her anxieties about her ability to cope with the situation.

*Please See Swimming Pool

*Please See Lifeguards

*Please See Backstroke



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