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Bicycle Dreams

From Bicycle To dream of a bicycle represents psychological or emotional balancing. Your attempt to fix a problem all by yourself. An attempt to stabilize your life or restore normalcy to your life all on your own. You may also be trying to adjust to a situation. An issue in your life where you are trying balance yourself or avoid a problem. A reflection of your attempt to master a situation or maintain composure. Trying to prevent yourself from "falling off" or losing stability. Returning to your life after experiencing a setback. Choosing to do something all on your own because nobody else wants to do it with you. Attempting to remain optimistic when nobody else is helping you. If you have problems riding a bicycle, it symbolizes trouble, worries, or bad habits that are making it difficult to maintain a positive state. Negatively, a bicycle may reflect an attempt to rebalance a negative or dishonest aspect of your life by yourself because positive influences forced you to change your ways. Struggling to stabilize a failing relationship. Struggling to keep hopeful in an obviously impossible situation. Struggling with your work by yourself. Struggling to live the single life. Example: A man dreamed of driving a bicycle through a forest. In real life he was suicidal and trying his best to stay optimistic and find purpose to live. Example 2: A woman dreamed of riding her bicycle with a very happy optimistic attitude with shouting with joy. In waking life she was overconfident about being able to restore her failed relationship with her ex-boyfriend. She felt it would be too easy to get her ex-boyfriend back if she simply made a lot of effort to make him jealous. The bike in this case may have reflected her feelings about being single. Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing her and her husband driving green bicycles with broken chains. In waking life she felt that it was impossible to get personal time with her husband and that the relationship was now struggling because of it. The bicycles in this case may have reflected her feelings about struggling to restore her relationship with her husband to normal. Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing himself struggling to ride a bike over a long distance. In waking life she was struggling with a long-term work project that she had to complete all on her own. Example 5: A man dreamed of seeing himself and his ex-girlfriend driving bikes in different directions. In waking life he recently broke up with his girlfriend and found the new single life to be difficult to adjust to. The bikes in this case may have reflected his feelings about struggling with the single life.
2017-03-27 12:18:49
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing himself struggling to ride a bike over a long distance. In waking life she was struggling with a long-term work project that she had to complete all on her own.
See, I'd say this patient was struggling with gender dysphoria. But hey, I'm not a professional dream interpreter and may be misinterpreting the subtle clue.  
2017-03-28 03:58:54
struggling with gender dysphoria
Wow, I never thought of that. Definitely must have my analyst do me an exegesis.
2017-03-28 19:17:12
I fly in my dreams. In my dreams, I soar faster and higher on a bicycle.
2017-03-28 22:13:10
From 'Usually a sense of euphoria or freedom is felt when flying in dreams, perhaps signifying you have freed yourself of a sticky situation or have achieved a recent goal. Freud saw flying as representing sexual release.' ["Faster and higher" just means more of the same: freeing oneself from a sticky sexual release...] And: 'Alternately, flying may be compensating for a lack of freedom in waking life or may suggest you are overlooking or avoiding something. It may also suggest that you need to see things from a higher perspective or to look at the big picture. While flying you may also be looking down on or feeling negatively about something or someone, possibly yourself.'
2017-03-28 22:25:52
^ I think Mick is just getting higher...  oh, and sometimes he dreams.
2017-03-29 08:23:20
Hmm, I don't remember dreaming about bicycling recently. When I was younger, before big rides like centuries, I used to dream feverishly about something on the bike being broken and not being ready for the ride. I used to dream about flying a lot. I also tend to be naked a lot in dreams, it seems completely normal, and no one bats an eye. Whatever that means.
2017-03-29 13:35:19