What Does It Mean When You Dream About Snakes? By Patti Wigington

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We’ve all had weird and unusual dreams before, and it’s believed that elements of our dreams are keys to our subconscious. Most dream experts agree that the meanings of animals in dreams vary based on what the animal is doing and how you feel about it. Let’s take a look what dreams about snakes can mean in your life.

Did You Know?

  • Some dream experts think that creative and spiritually aware individuals tend to experience snake dreams more often.
  • In many cultures, serpent mythology is strongly tied to the cycle of life, death, and rebirth.
  • Some snakes are associated with cunning and treachery, while others are representative of fertility, masculine power, or protection.

What Do Snakes Represent?

How you view a snake is typically defined through a cultural lens. In eastern societies, snakes are often associated with positive things, like wisdom and transformation, and are revered. In the western world, though, they are seen as dangerous and to be feared.

Some people believe that a snake symbolizes the creativity and wisdom of the unconsciousness self. Dream expert Barbara Condron says, “Individuals who are highly creative or very in tune with themselves and their conscience are most likely to have snake dreams.”

Did you dream that a snake bit you in your dream? That can be frightening; often this indicates a fear that someone in your life is going to cause you harm. Evaluate your relationships and consider which ones are toxic. If there’s someone who might hurt or betray you, it’s time to come to terms with it. On the other hand, a snake bite could also mean something in your life is about to change dramatically, but for the better.

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snake which is shedding its skin in your dream is indicating transformation and change. Ask yourself how you felt when you dreamed this: were you afraid, excited, or accepting? Is there some sort of upcoming change that you fear? Is your life in a transitory phase? Perhaps the snake is chasing you. That can be pretty terrifying; it may mean you’re avoiding dealing with an unpleasant situation.

What about snakes performing unusual activities in your dreams? In some cases, you might actually find yourself having a conversation with a snake. What did it have to say to you? Is it providing a warning, imparting wisdom, encouraging you to stay on your current path? Perhaps it’s a snake that is

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