Used in many different ways, depending on context. It can indicate reaching a goal, or the end of something pointing to change. It can be a release or death.

End of path or road: The end of one’s life; the boundary of what one already knows or has done; end of a relationship especially if walking with person.

End of tunnel or cave: Finding the way out of a difficult or depressed stage of life.

End of table or queue: Feeling left out, unconsidered, forgotten; putting oneself last.

End of garden, room, tunnel or road: Can be used to show polarity or opposites, as in following example in which the end of the tunnel suggests and opposite to the fear she is experiencing.

Example: I’m trapped in a long passageway or corridor. I can’t get out. I’m feeling my way along the wall – there is a small light at the end of the tunnel, I can’t get to it. I’m very frightened. I wake up before I get to the end. Then I feel afraid to go back to sleep. Margaret C.

Many people dream this ‘end of life’ theme. In virtually every one of these dreams, there is a highlighting of ‘things to do’. Such dreams are a way of deciding what is of most value in the dreamer’s life.

Example: ‘I found myself alone in the garden at the far end of the house near the stables.’ M.M.

Here ‘the end’ relates to being alone, as opposed to being in the house with people.

Example: We were flying over a big lake. I saw two ladies who trying to end their life. One was in casuals wearing red t-shirt n blue jeans and another one in grey Indian attire.

Idioms: At an end; end of one’s tether; wits end; end of the day; be the end of; a sticky end; dead end; the deep end; end it all; end of the line; both ends meet; not the end of the world; loose ends; to no end; light at the end of the tunnel. See: cul-de-sac.

Useful questions and hints:

What is it that is ending in my life?

Have I gone as far as I can go in this particular direction?

What am I at the end of?

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