Remembering that most people in dreams depict an aspect of oneself, this may be illustrating that we lack pleasure in life or have little to live for in the way of satisfaction; suicide may also be a sign of interiorised anger, where instead of admitting our anger, we destroy parts of our own feelings; may depict business or relationship suicide.

If it is someone we know: Often shows us hoping person will get out of our life; intuition.

Example: In a dream my wife, Brenda, saw a baby that she knew belong to a friend, and a voice from behind her told her the child was ill. Its illness, she was given to understand, was serious, and would need to be treated with a drug taken every day of the child’s life. The reason for this illness and the drug use, she was told, was because in a past life the being now born as the baby had committed suicide using a drug.

I sent an account of the dream to the parents of the baby. About a week later we had a letter from them saying that the letter and dream had crystallised their already existing anxiety about the baby. It had not been feeding well and was fretful. On taking it to the doctor nothing definite could be found but special tests were made in hospital. From these it was discovered the baby was dying. It lacked an enzyme that was needed to digest calcium. To compensate it was given a drug, which it has had to take every day of its life to make up for the lacking enzyme.

Example: I am standing in the toilet peeing into the water. This creates lots of bubbles. As I look at these bubbles I notice each one has an eye looking at me. Fascinated I bend lower to look back at these eyes. When I do so I see they are not ‘eyes’ but ‘I’s’. Each is a tiny reflection of myself looking back at me. Amused I ponder this multitude of me. Each tiny being, with its own individual sense of self, its own eyes and legs and fingers, feels it is separate from its fellows – and it is. But what they don’t realise is that their awareness, their consciousness is a reflection of me. I am their god. Out of me all have their being. Then suddenly I realise I am myself a bubble. I too have a sense of being independent, with my own eyes, fingers and legs. Yet in reality I am only a reflection of one great life – One Self Existent Awareness in all its diversity and multifarious forms. I felt afraid. I realised that any attempt at killing myself is foolish because as part of the great consciousness I cannot die, I would only be hurting myself.”

Einstein said that “Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust – we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper”.

See Masters of Nightmares – Suicide2


-Elle 2018-02-08 5:45:37

I had a dream about my friend telling that she broke up with her boyfriend. Then out of nowhere I was talking to my sister about suicide. I woke to find out that my friend actually broke up with him. I’m worried that my friend might take her own life. She is not replying to my text or calls.

-Selina 2017-03-24 14:33:46

I had a dream last night about someone trying to commit suicide using knife. Everyone was scared so I decided to go and talk the person’s wife to come and talk to him maybe he will stop, the wife came and was begging him to stop and I also try to talk to him all of a sudden he drop the knife and broke down and I and the went to hug him please what does it me.

-Dana 2015-03-30 13:46:52

Hi there,
I was hoping you could help me make sense of a rather crazy dream I had last night.
It started off at my wedding, which took place in a rather dark location. At this point I believed my husband to be an ex boyfriend of mine from high school. After the wedding, some friends of mine went to an apartment in a high rise building where we watched some friends joke around and hold an acquaintance of mine over the balcony before she fell to her death.
I then found myself feeling anxiety and regret putting my wedding dress away and I saw that I was married to my current boyfriend. We kissed and seemed annoyed.
It ended with my dad walking in to our apartment, I yelled at him and I think he was really upset, so I was looking through stores for a birthday present for him because it was suddenly his birthday.
I can’t make sense of all of this, but I can’t see any good in it, either. Please help!

-Sabi 2015-01-16 21:07:46

I dreamt a friend is on the roof of a double stores house and he is threatening to commit suicide. He has cut his ear,split it in two and pulling on the separated parts while shouting at people below and making his ear bleed,though I can’t see blood but I turn away from the sheer shock of seeing my friend like this.

He is a friend who has suffered years of depression and recently split then make up with his girlfriend. I tried to help him through the breakup how does the male suicide relate to me in the dream,? Is it me ending a weaker aspect to myself (I see him as weak and ego lead..making me feel sorry for him etc) I couldn’t find a detailed explanation about suicide symbolism in dreams on your great site. Exceptional thT I found your site as I am a
Jung fanatic , thanks, sabi

-Anna 2015-01-14 6:31:19

Keep having occasional dreams of a particular friend committing suicide. And the scary thing is that same friend in reality is prone to depression and such acts and I put my time into checking up on them and making them happy and not think about that but it’s scary and terrifying. And in the dream I end up blaming myself. I just hoped it goes away.

-lindsey 2014-09-30 19:13:51

plz someone tell me what this means…my boyfriend of a long time recently shot himself in the head in front of me like a week ago…he is dead..and it is hurting me badly. i keep having these dreams of exactly what happened that morning but when he shoots himself it kills me, i can hear him scream no no not her then he puts gun to head and trys again but the dream starts back to right befor he shot himself the first time. and it does this three times befor it continues further into the dream… and my boyfriend in the dream keeps trying to kill himself but now its not cause of the initial reason of losing his job its cause he doesnt want to live with… everytime he tried to shoot himself it as tarts back a like it did in the beginning befor it continues. finally he is able to kill himself too…and everything is just peace like…beautiful colors happy feeling everything is perfect and our bodies just lay there…but like a sitting on a bench right next to b our bodies is us but like almost glowing and as well very peaceful. we r just holding each other with smiles on our faces

-Madi 2014-02-28 4:16:20

I keep having dreams where my friends are killing themselves. Sometimes the same person reoccurs but usually it’s different friends. Its alway the same scenario. I run upstairs in a house I don’t recognize and open a door and my friend is sitting there with their wrists slit and crying on the floor and they’re holding pills an I run toward them and I never reach them before they swallow all the pills. I wake up after that, sometimes crying.
Only one time I got to my friend Garet and stopped him. I knocked the pills away and tackled him in that dream.
I need help figuring out what this means and how to make them go away.

-Lee 2013-08-29 12:12:10

Had a dream of a former coworker/friend that his 2 yr old killed herself and then a couple days later he killed himself. I was able to see how he did it after the fact. He was in his home laying in a fetal position with the gun pointed to his head and he pulled the trigger. 2 cops showed up and my friend was still alive. The cops let him die. What could this mean?

-Angelina 2013-01-27 12:17:14

Dear Tony,

I also had a dream in which I saw a distance friend
commiting suicide by hanging a stone over his neck and dive into the water.
I saw him drawning to death iside the water stuck on the bottom, loosing his strength from the luck of air, his flesh detached from the bones and became a skeleton .

Afterwards I remember that I was shoked because this friend in our dimension is a really happy person.We are not so close friends and it was the first time I saw him in my dream.

After his death he came as a spirit to me very happy.I asked him why he did that but I dont remember what he aswered.

I woke up and call him immediately.I asked him if he was ok , I explained him my dream and he was amazed because he had his birthday!

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