Indicates where we may be holding back the energy relevant to that part of the body. A man who dreamt of an ache in his throat later discovered in therapy that he had been holding back emotions about his father who had died suddenly. On release he was able to say how much he loved his father. Look up part of body to see what the ache might relate to.An ache is a warning that all is not well. Perhaps some part of the body has been hard used, or your dream could be using your body symbolically .

An ache is a distress connected with wherever the ache appears in the dream. For instance an ache in the chest probably refers to heartache or unexpressed emotions, and therefore pain about relationship. See: Body for the various parts of the anatomy the ache may appear in the dream.

An ache can also show a problem in that are of the body that is not yet acute enough for you to be aware of it consciously. An ache can also suggest a longing for or about something, thus the idiom. Idioms: Heartache.

Example: I continually have a dream that I have an earache. The pain in my dream is excruciating, then I wake up and there is no earache. Any ideas? Could I be grinding my teeth to cause this problem. S.

When questioned S said she did have a slight problem with a tooth at the back of her jaw on the same side as the dream toothache. Such tooth problems can lead to ear infections. So they are worth taking notice of, an done should check out ones health in the area. See the example under Body.

In Chest: Withheld emotions.

Lower back: Sexual energy blocked.

Useful questions are:

Is this about a psychological ache I have or a physical problem?

Am I aching/longing for something – if so what is it? See: bodyArm; Legs; Head.

Does this connect with any ache or discomfort while I am awake?

If I imagine myself in the dream, what feelings or intuitions arise about the ache? See Dream Visualisation for help with this. Also Talking As.

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