To dream of diarrhea is quite an unsettling dream especially if, in your dream, you are the one experiencing diarrhea. Diarrhea is never a pleasant experience when it happens in real life.
It usually keeps you running to the toilet and in most instances, it is painful and leaves you weak and dehydrated.
When it happens in public it can also be quite embarrassing. It gets worse when it happens to those you love because you watch them going through the horrifying and painful ordeal. So why would you dream about diarrhea?
Table of Contents
- Reasons why you dream about diarrhea
- Common Dreams About Diarrhea
Reasons why you dream about diarrhea
There are various reasons why you could be experiencing this dream and they are as follows:
A sense of urgency
The dream could be happening because you have this sense of urgency to deal with a problem that is keeping you from moving forward with important aspects of your life.
The problem could be huge and causing you to feel that urgency to deal with it. It could be causing a lot of inconveniences for you and those around you hence the need to solve it quickly.
The urgency could be spurred on by fear of looking guilty, feeling humiliated or stupid in the eyes of the public or people close to you. So you urgently want to cover up or deal with the problem quickly to avoid such scenarios.
A lack of control over a situation
Since diarrhea is something no one has control over when experiencing it, the dream could be happening because you or someone close to you have no control over a situation.
It could have gotten ugly and embarrassing for you or that person because the situation cannot be contained.
Either because the person or you left it too long and it got out of control or that there is simply a lack of courage or resources to deal with the situation.
A Removal of negativity in your life
Sometimes the diarrhea dream could be positive. It could be you are dreaming that because you have uncomfortably chosen to remove negativity from your life.
There could have been a toxic situation that you have successfully contained. It could be bad friends you have avoided, a bad environment or a bad job that was a bad influence over your life.
The removal of such negativity in your life might seem uncomfortable in the beginning but it could be the best thing you have ever done in the long run.
Financial Gain Or loss
Your dream about diarrhea could also signify either financial gain or financial loss. It could be a positive dream or a negative one depending on how you feel during or after diarrhea in the dream.
Do you feel relief after undergoing the process or more pain and continuous diarrhea? If it is financial loss, it could be time you started making good financial decisions.
And if it is financial gain, then you might consider investing even more and making better financial decisions for yourself to benefit you in the future.
A Great Fear in Your Life
You could be having this diarrhea dream because you are harboring a great fear of certain situations such as public appearances, exams, elevator rides and so on.
These fears could be the everyday concerns about everyday situations that you have. An alternative meaning especially if someone else close to you has diarrhea could be that you have someone close to you bothering you.
You could be feeling repulsion towards this person or simply consider them a nuisance.
Additional Obligations in your life.
You could also be having these dreams especially if it is about someone else because some new obligations may come in your life.
It could be that you may take on more responsibility at work or within your family. That might make you feel a little anxious because you are afraid you might not quite meet these obligations.
Common Dreams About Diarrhea
There are common dreams about diarrhea and they are as follows:
Dream About A Child Having Diarrhea
When you have this dream where a child has diarrhea, it could be because you are afraid. You could be one of those people who don’t handle panic situations well.
You get in touch with the wrong people who leave you confused and worse off than you were in the first place.
Perhaps you should consider remaining calm during a situation and think through solutions carefully to avoid a panicked elephant with a fly situation.
Dream About Your Lover having Diarrhea
A lover having diarrhea in your dream could mean that your lover is not satisfied with something in your relationship. It could be this lover considers you not devoted enough to the relationship.
They might be expecting you to devote more time and attention that perfectly fits in with your obligations, plans, and pace of life.
Just have that crucial talk with your lover and make things right or if you don’t care enough for them, perhaps you should consider letting them go and allowing them to meet someone who truly cares.
Dream of you having diarrhea and stepping on it
When you dream about having diarrhea and stepping on it, this is usually a symbol of good things coming your way in the future.
It could be a promotion or a new job, new profits or opportunities that will change your life. These good things might not appear good at first but they could be a blessing in disguise.
Dream of you in the bathroom having diarrhea
Having this dream of yourself having diarrhea is a sign that you are a fair person and that people appreciate this quality in you.
A bathroom symbolism in a dream indicates honesty and morale. This could be a positive dream for you in many ways.
Dream of you having diarrhea in public
When you have this dream, it is an indication of your lack of control over a situation that has gotten so ugly and becomes scandalous or humiliating.
You might have let things go too far in a situation that it is causing you great humiliation and embarrassment. It is usually never too late to deal with a situation.
Dreams about diarrhea can be both positive and negative as we have seen above. The key is remembering your dreams in detail for accurate interpretation.
Remember the feelings you experienced when having that dream and the surroundings too because all that will be key during interpretation.
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