I asked you once before about a dream I had and you gave some interesting responses. I had another dream recently and I want to see what you think
I wasn't in my body in the dream, and I could see myself and my dad. For some strange reason we saw a robbery happening; my dad borrowed a gun from someone who said it was a fake. and he shot the robber. A cop nearby said he was under arrest for using the gun, and my dad said, "It's a fake, look." He aimed it at my head and shot me, 4 times, and after he was arrested, he wasn't even upset that he had killed me.
That is the dream, does it mean anything? And if it helps at all, my dad and I have never gotten along well.
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Hello, again, Kumori,
Yes, that last bit of information is rather key, indeed. Clearly, your father shooting you several times and not regretting it is illustrative of what you think he feels about you. Now, you’ll recall as well that your last dream that you shared (http://www.askpapabear.com/1/post/2012/11/numbers-play-important-role-in-this-furrys-dream.html) also involved someone being shot. That time, it was another furry and not you. Also, in that dream, the key numbers were 1, 2, 3, and 5. Notice which one is missing: 4, which is the number of gunshots in this latest dream.
In your first dream, the gunshot was a call to action, to do something for furries, in this case. In this dream, you are a victim, BUT, interestingly, you are observing yourself from outside the scene, and while you are being harmed by your father, it is happening at a distance and you are not, in fact, ACTUALLY being harmed. Now, while the fact that you see yourself being shot reveals a sense of vulnerability, the second fact that you are watching your father’s actions against you and you are not being harmed represents a position of strength. In other words, your father may try to harm you but he can’t actually hurt you, because, get this, his actions are fake to you, like the gun.
The number 4 is a number of strength, and also indicative that you are “looking from outside the box” (four sides), which parallels the fact that you are observing actions from the outside in your dream.
The number 4 is completing your sequence of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 that was begun in the earlier dream. The dreams are indicating your emergence from a violent, unpleasant situation by becoming goal oriented and emerging victorious over a situation in which your father can no longer harm you (and the fact that he kills the robber shows that he IS a threat, but you can overcome this real threat—the robber’s death analogous to the furry’s death in the first dream, too).
So, although this dream at first seems disturbing and violent, it is actually a positive, life affirming dream for you in the end.
Hope that helps,
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