It seems to me that either everything has meaning or nothing does. I am going to opt for the first - that everything has meaning. The meaning is not inherent in the dream or fantasy, though, but rather in the designs of their origin; their origin, of course being us. If I review every day of my life, I can honestly say that on the surface, there is not nearly as much going on as I make it seem like there is.
I had a dream last night filled with anxiety about what gift to give a dear friend for her birthday. What did I want the gift to mean? What did the dream say about my intentions. As far as I know, no one but me is in here with these ideas. So, I would say I am giving a heck of a lot more meaning to things than maybe I might.
As far as fantasies, I once told a group of friends that my most cherished fantasy was to own a home on every great golf course in the world. The meaning of that is very clear to me. I just want to play golf and my dream and fantasy is to play it well.
Thanks for the opportunity to answer this question. This is a great question.
To me, my dreams and fantasies turn into stories and conversation. They allow my subconscious to add to the realities we experience on a daily basis.
I believe every writer utilizes their dreams and such to better create their content, brand if you will... Plus, exercising this escapism is usually healthy for your mind and body.
I guess these illusions which at times can become reality, mean a great deal to one's well being and life in general. At least to an extent. You don't want to go through life in "Fantasy Land," yet if using them to your advantage in many aspects of your living routine, the rewards will be endless, not necessarily monetary but for overall life experience.
by thighhighchick 7 years ago
Describe your secret fantasy?Although I do not think rape is at all right the fantasy exists in my head. Being on vacation on some warm tropical island and being taken sexually at night on the beach by someone I didn't know is a fantasy that makes me wet
by pinetreehugger 12 months ago
What does it mean when you keep dreaming about dead people?
by Carolee Samuda 6 years ago
If you don't have a secret crush or a secret fantasy then scoot! You are in the wrong forum. If you are a prude then sorry, you hit the wrong button.Let me start.I have a secret crush whom I fantasize about quite often, even during sex with my partner. There!
by Sandra Mireles 5 years ago
What does it mean when you dream about a leopard looking at you through an open window.The window had a screen.
by Dave Rogers 6 years ago
What causes nightmares?I have been having nightmares which has been ongoing for some time now, and I am just curious what is causing it and if there is a way to fix it. I do not watch horror movies nor had any bad experience lately.
by Stephiliboo 17 months ago
What does it mean to have a reoccurring dream about a city?Is there suppose to be some sort of underlying meaning to it?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|