Dream symbol Sailor


cabin, sailor, officer, navy ship, wanderlust, adventure, long-awaited journey, freedom

A sailor on the high seas, who travels through many countries by ship, is inwardly associated with the concepts of adventure and exciting events. According to the general cliché, the sailor has a different mistress at every port, who waits for his return in eager reunion. Also, according to the stories, they are not averse to alcohol, especially rum. In reality, however, a sailor's life aboard a ship consists of hard work. A sailor has several tasks on deck, he maintains parts of the ship and he is also responsible for the cargo. Also, sailors are used as watch officers in the lookout and also at the helm.

To dream of a sailor symbolizes a glorification of a romantic notion rather than the reality of this profession. There could be some wanderlust associated with this dream image. He dreams or wishes to travel around the world in a ship and discover the most hidden places of this earth. The main focus when this dream image appears should be directed to one's own secret longings.

General dream interpretation

A sailor's workplace is on the high seas and water as an element represents emotions. As a symbol in the dream, it helps the dreamer stay on course with his emotional world. The realization of one's own freedom is represented by the sailor or a drastic change of life circumstances could be imminent. The sailor stands for the symbol of farsightedness and he serves as an encouragement to face one's own needs and feelings. The helm of the ship, navigated by the sailor, further illustrates self-determination and control.

According to the traditional meaning, the dream symbol sailor augurs for a long-lasting and eventful voyage. However, a long journey is also connected with risks and dangers, therefore this dream also indicates that happiness is not to be found outside, in the world, but at home. If it is not found at home, it is nowhere to be found. In addition, this dream motif also says that one's relationship partner could possibly cheat. If one cultivates a friendship with a recurring sailor in a dream, this dream situation illustrates that surprising news will delight the dreamer. If one, triggered by a conflict, fights with the sailor in a dream, this indicates misfortunes or impending dangers.

If a woman dreams of a sailor in her sleep, this symbol illustrates that a love affair with a man may soon occur. This event causes her to end the current relationship.

Psychological dream interpretation

Psychologically interpreted, the dream image of the sailor can refer to two different interpretations. On the one hand, he symbolizes a romantic lover, and on the other hand, in men's dreams, he symbolizes above all, a deep longing for unlimited freedom. There is a possibility that his independence in waking life is quite limited. This dream expresses the rebel in him. Another interpretation sees in the sailor image a supportive help of a male force that brings order. Thus, this dream symbol stands for protection on the journey of life. If one is in a quarrelsome affair with the sailor in the dream, this indicates an impending loss of a person on whom one has previously relied and by whom one is now apparently abandoned.

The image of a ship on which a sailor sails across the sea symbolizes the dreamer's journey. From the point of view, this symbol illustrates the unpredictability of life, one does not know what to expect on this journey. Everything happens unexpectedly without our control. The ups and downs of life are mirrored by the waves of the ocean. The sailor also represents the desire to face adverse circumstances, not to give up immediately and to keep heading for new shores. Above all, dream interpretation also points to the dreamer's potential to explore the depths of the unconscious.

Spiritual dream interpretation

On the transcendental level of vision, the sailor illustrates spiritual interaction . In addition, however, the dream interpretation in connection with the certain desire for freedom also suggests a certain unreliability. This dream symbol shows the dreamer that with higher spiritual insights, also more responsibility in word and deed is demanded.


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