Fish Out of Water Dreams

Dreaming of a fish out of water might be a play on words reflecting being in a uncomfortable or unfamiliar situation, or relating to self and new found awareness. Depending the context of the dream it might contain a religious representation. The Jesus fish symbol consists of two curved lines that resemble the image of a fish.

In order to distinguish between the two you would need to do some personal reflection on your social situations. These types of dreams are common for people who feel anxious or awkward in public or around others.

Fish Out Of Water Dream: Social Awkwardness

Fish out of water dream symbolism

  • known to be uncomfortable and restless
  • commonly falling into the state of confusion
  • social awkwardness due to a specific/strange situation
  • often in unusual situations
  • feeling unsettled or shy
  • never comfortable in your own skin

Dreams speak to us in a coded language often in metaphors and symbols, and in your case an idiom. The dream could be hinting at unconscious feelings that are not expressed. The purpose of your dream is to inform you that these feeling reside deep within and to correct it.

The main objective is to put that fish back in the water, by doing so you will need to follow the steps below.

  1. boost your confidence
  2. engage
  3. try new things, even if they make you anxious.
  4. communicate to random people
  5. put yourself out their
  6. practice displaying confident body language
  7. be mindful

Fish Out Of Water Dream: Biblical Meaning

Fishes appear in dreams to be symbols of luck, fortune, higher consciousness and spirituality. Water in dreams is closely connected to our emotional state of mind; often times these emotions are unknown to us.

If the fish is out of water it brings your attention to the parts of your life that needs oxygen (life/attention) immediately. In Christianity the fish <>< symbol  represents Christ – out of the water might imply lost direction or a need to return.