Dream About Swimming In A River
Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings
Dreams about swimming in rivers can occur in many ways.
For many years I have had a dream of swimming across a river, in many different contexts. Here I am going to focus on the symbols in this dream and what it means. A river symbol in dreams is connected to our own emotions. The good news is that a river you see in your dream is a promise of welfare and prosperity. Water has always been a sign of tranquility and peace. So when you see it in the dream, it means the same, foretelling favorable events to happen to you in the coming days. Despite that, the dream about the river could also carry negative energies depending on the context. If the waters in the river are muddy, looked frightening or had indistinct outlines, the dream could act as a warning to you.
What does it mean to dream about swimming across a river?
A dream where you see yourself crossing a river means that you have some uncertainty in your waking life. You feel lost due to the difficult circumstance you are in at the moment. You will need to start thinking positively after having such a dream. If you crossed the river successfully, then it means that, whatever the obstacles, you are going to overcome it and fulfill your life goals. Patience is required here knowing that, after all the bad times that are presented to you, you will come out successful.
What does it mean to dream of a clear river?
A clear river in your dream is symbolic of progress, peace, joy, and fertility which you are going to experience in the days to come. Alternatively, the dream could be a reminder that you need to take a certain action in your life in order to succeed in achieving your goals. Swimming across the clear river can indicate success.
What does it mean to dream of a frozen river?
When you have a dream where you see a frozen river, it means that you are not interested in anything in your life. There are several opportunities for you, but it seems as if you are not interested, due to the fact that, you feel old.
What does it mean to dream of a contaminated river?
A dream about seeing a contaminated river is a sign that you are depressive and tired. Alternatively, the dream could mean that you are having some health problems. After such a dream, you will need to take care of your health both mental and physical. Visit the nearest physician to have a body check just to be sure that nothing is wrong with your health.
What does it mean to dream about swimming against the current of a river?
Swimming against the tide or current of a river is a sign that, your life is full of obstacles and difficulties as you fight to reach your goals. If you make an effort to overcome the river stream in your dream, then it means that, despite all that is happening in your life, you are going to overcome and become successful.
What does it mean to dream about a drowned person in a river?
If you knew the drowned person in this dream it can indicate the end of something important. Seeing a drowned person in a river in your dream, consider it to be a warning that you are going to face some problems in the days to come which will make you lose your fortune. I had a dream for a long time that my friend was drowning in a river and clearly, this was about our relationship. Water after all denotes emotions in life.
What does it mean to dream about a raging river?
The more turbulent the river, the more your emotions will be up in the air. A raging river in your dream implies that you are going to encounter fracas and misapprehensions between you and people who have a close relationship with you.
What does it mean to dream about a murky and muddy river?
Sometimes, a brown muddy river can indicate something will be delivered to you going forward. Murky or muddy river in your dream is a sign that you could encounter “difficult situations” may enter your life but things will work out well in the end. The next few months, you may notice disagreements and misapprehensions leading to reprehensible and appalling situations. Alternatively, it could mean that you are going to get into a verbal conflict or have an argument with people who are close to you. Swimming in a muddy river indicates that despite everything you will succeed.
What does it mean to dream about washing something in the river?
Washing clothes in the river in your dream could be symbolic of a great sign. You are going to take full control of your life and organize it as you wish. Alternatively, it could mean that you are going to become more methodical and organized and in the process, be able to complete your plans.
What does it mean to dream about an overflowing river?
An overflowing river to the river bank could be suggestive of a problem which you are facing and which is currently affecting those around you. On a positive note, any problems in your life are temporal and you will eventually overcome them.
What does it mean to dream about coming out of the river?
When you dream of coming out of the water of the river (after swimming) then it is an optimistic sign. You are going to receive exhilarating and worthy news which will be favorable and will automatically change the course of your life for the better.
What does it mean to dream about trying to catch something in the river?
Trying to catch something in the river is a sign that, some negativity is entering into your life. In the days to come, you may over analyze circumstances or events which will take place in your life. The circumstances will, however, allow you to deal with “problems” accordingly.
What does it mean to dream about swimming with garbage floating in the river?
Garbage floating on the surface of the river has negative energies in it. Sorry to say, that you are likely going to encounter financial problems that could lead to scarcity of capital and death of finances. In some respects, such a dream can imply a struggle and exertion in order to get over the problem. It will cause you vexation and you will be unsettled for some time.
What does it mean to dream about fish swimming in the river?
Fish swimming in the river in your dream is symbolic of sexual frustration or discontentment which you have been experiencing for quite a while. It could also imply that you are not happy with your lover at the moment. If you think it is something which is reconcilable, then do so and work towards strengthening your relationship. If it is irreconcilable, then move on and look for a new lover.
What does it mean to dream about walking through a shallow river?
If you see yourself walking through a shallow river in your dream, it means that you are going to encounter a negative attitude from someone close. This person might become ill or you will go through trials and tribulations in your life. Alternatively, it could mean that someone close to you will encounter sexual health problems.
What does it mean to dream about river rafting?
River rafting is a sign that you are going to face struggles and toils in the days to come. Your point of view and ideas are going to be met with defiance which will, in turn, make you put in more effort in order for others to know why you think it is the right thing to do.
Dreaming of being in a boat and floating along the river:
When you have a dream where you are in a boat and floating along the river, it is a representation of how you deal with all your difficulties and problems. If you feel that you are easily floating (without straining) it is a sign that, you are going to overcome all your obstacles so good for you! If you find that you find it difficult to float, then it might be hard for you to overcome the problems and difficulties in your life. I advise you, that following such a dream is to make sure that you are patient and believe more in your capabilities. To be on a boat drifting along a river indicates that you will need to have faith and work hard and in no time, your be on your way to achieving your goals.
What does it mean to dream of a dirty river?
A dirty river seen in a dream is a sign that, you are going to be in a situation which will be uncomfortable to you. The “dirt” in the water can indicate possible unpleasant and immoral issues. The positive side of the dream is that it is a temporal situation and you will overcome all problems. Alternatively, the dream of dirty water is an indicator that you are going to face misunderstanding in the days to come. People’s misunderstanding may cause an unpleasant situation in regards to someone who is close to you in life.
What does it mean to dream of an overflowing and turbulent river?
Dreaming of an overflowing and turbulent river is an indication that you don’t have control over your life. Alternatively, the dream could mean that you are in a position to face obstacles and challenges that come your way in life. You are ready to make your life better by changing something in it.
What does it mean to dream of bathing in the river?
Bathing in a river in your dream symbolizes purification and cleansing. You are trying all you can to make amends for the past mistakes you made by living a life that is pleasing to you and to those around you.
What does it mean to dream of a famous river?
A famous river appearing in your dream is an indicator that you are going to face difficulties in the days to come, but will somehow learn how to deal with them. If you are a man and you had such a dream, according to older dream books this denotes that there is a woman who will have the ability to help you get out of a situation which seems difficult.
What does it mean to dream about a calm and crystal clear river?
A calm and crystal clear river is a sign that, your existence will be surrounded by a good aura. Your life is going to be filled with contentment and bliss. You will find new prospects which will make it possible for you to get more wealth, even though at the moment, you are already wealthy and contented with your current circumstances.
What does it mean to dream about a dried river?
A river that has dried up due to overuse or a drought is a sign of misfortune. You are going to experience mishaps, sufferings, and adversaries, which could cause you distress and a lot of devastation in your life. Treat the dream as a warning and prepare for any eventualities in order to minimize the negative impact on you.
What does it mean to dream about falling into a river?
If you tumble into a river and the water transports you away, it is a significant sign meaning that you are going to receive pleasant news which could be essential and vital to you.
What does it mean to dream about bathing in a freezing river?
A frosty river indicates emotions are on hold. Bathing in a freezing cold river in your dream is a reflection of your own “freezing interests” and this dream means that you should focus on your own chances in life. Try not to shut yourself off socially. I believe this dream is often connected to feeling isolated due to the delay and possible energy flowing in life. Alternatively, the dream could mean that you are going to come down with an illness (that you are feeling cold in life). It could be a fleeting illness which could have little or no negative impact or influence on your life.
What does it mean to dream about drinking water from a river?
If you observe yourself drinking water from a river, it is symbolic of inner peace which you currently feel. At the moment, you are in complete synchronization with your inner self. As time passes, you have become strong to make your life full of contentment and bliss.
What does it mean to dream about sailing down a river in a boat?
Sailing down a river in a boat or rafts is a sign that, you are going with life’s flows. I think this type of dream means that you are enjoying the views and taking life as it presents itself to you. Alternatively, it could be a reminder that you need to be more aggressive and take a decisive role in the direction of your own life.
What does it mean to dream about catching fish in the river?
Entrapping or catching fish in the river is an indicator that positive elements are entering into your life. This dream can mean that you will encounter or get acquainted with a person who is a sure match for you. The person could end up becoming your soul mate!
What does it mean to dream about obstacles in a river?
A dream where you encounter obstacles in a river is an indication that, there are some negatives that are likely to enter into your life. There are obscurities and complexities which are going to be experienced in your life as you go about executing your projects and plans which you want to fulfill within a certain period of time.
What does it mean to dream about a large river?
A large river in your dream is symbolic of sexual fantasies which means you are introverted. A large river flowing in your dream often is associated with embarrassment and you feel that telling your partner is out of the question as it makes you uncomfortable. Alternatively, a large river could mean favorable times are coming your way. To dream of a calm crisp clear deep river indicates life is going to be filled with a lot of exhilaration and joys. It could also mean that you would become the recipient of positive scrutiny or the way people around you will regard you.
What does it mean to dream about losing something in the river?
Losing something into the river in your dream is symbolic of some positivity entering into your life. This dream, in my view can mean that you have invested sensibly and prudently or could have acquired something which has a big worthiness. To find an item in the river denotes profits from your savings, assets, and acquisitions.
By Flo Saul
Jun 18, 2018