Dream symbol Stalker


voyeur, persecution, fanaticism, addiction, psychopath, psychological terror, control, free space

Following or harassing a person over and over again, following them everywhere, whether to work or home, observing any activity, this is called stalking or, in criminal law, stalking. Through a stalker, a stalked "victim" may feel psychologically threatened or physical assault may occur. Stalking is often perceived as psychological terror.

If the voyeuristically inclined perpetrator uses aids such as the Internet and cell phones to spy on the victim, this is called cyberstalking.

The stalking victim is in any case constantly in a fear mode no matter what actions the stalker himself sets. Insults and damage of reputation belong to it, calls and messages as well as spying on acquaintances and relatives, which the respective victim is to force or coerce to something.

General dream interpretation

In terms of general dream interpretation, a stalker in the dream event stands as a symbol of the dreamer's efforts to fulfill his or her own ideal expectations. These high demands could be a bit too much for the person concerned or at least not such an easy undertaking.

The psychopath in the dream gives rise to the following interpretation in general dream research, the dreamer'sfear of losing self-determination. Fear of losing control also plays into the meaning of this dream image of the stalker. If one falls victim to a terrorizing perpetrator, this serves as an invitation to accept assistance and support from friends or others, instead of always wanting to handle everything in life alone.

If the stalker assaults his victim in a dream, this augurs failure or disappointment for the person's waking life. If the dreamer is observed by a psychopathic stalker in his own house or apartment through the window, this illustrates the desire for more independence and freedom.

Psychological dream interpretation

On the psychological level of dream interpretation, the dream image "stalker" can be seen as an expression of psychic contents. These are now trying to penetrate into the consciousness of the sleeper and should also be taken into account.

Those who are afraid of a stalker in dreamland should be more concerned with their own feelings. If the stalker pursues one in the dreams, this indicates a sexual inhibition of the dreamer, which would like to be redeemed. An assault by a psychopath in a dream symbolizes for real life that the person is plagued by stress and anxiety.

If the dreamed stalker makes death threats, this expresses the dreamer's fears for the future . The harassment of a person in the form of a physical attack, means for the dreamer, who is afraid of manipulation by others and this the person is willing to counteract.

If the stalker is killed by the dreamer on the level of the dream out of self-defense, according to the psychological interpretation it means that the person is burdened by inner conflicts or that a deep process is going on. It is a matter of harmonizing different parts of the personality with each other.

Spiritual dream interpretation

The dream symbol "stalker", according to the transcendent view, refers to the fact that it reflects insecurity of the person concerned, which refers to actions of spiritual orientation.


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