Deactivating the Inner Cyndi Lauper

A freshman 14 yr old teenager dreamt that she pushed her way down a hall to a pretty girl and shoved her out-of-the-way. The girl was an attractive and popular cheerleader. After the dreamer pushed past the pretty cheerleader, she asked the dreamer, “Why did you do that?” She then entered a very formal setting where people dressed elegantly. There was no food being served at the tables, but she felt like it was an awards ceremony. As she left, there were two high school football players dressed in tuxedos. They gave her a very formal and large white napkins.

Interpretation

She was rather cool to others, especially boys. She was very assertive/aggressive. She dressed flamboyantly in a modern punk rock aesthetic. She would even sometimes get physical with boys.

The dream was using the cheerleader to represent the part of herself that was more like a feminine anima or ideal teenage girl. The dream showed a formal setting to emphasize that she would be rewarded for changing her behavior towards being more polite and considerate. The two football players giving her a white napkin was significant.

White is the most spiritual color. Football players are symbols of the heroic masculine because they’re willing to sacrifice for the team. Their handing her a large white napkin emphasized that she needed to clean up her act.

**This dream was interpreted using principles from my book at drstevenfox.com

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