Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Wake up in Anger / Delusions in Nude


Do you ever have a dream in which someone you know does something so obnoxious or deplorable that you wake up feeling angry at him or her? This has happened with my husband several times. We’ll have a fight in a dream and I wake up seriously peeved. Of course, as a man, he usually can’t figure out why I’m mad at him even when I have good reason, so a little irrational dream-related anger doesn’t throw him off too much.

The past two nights, I’ve had weird dreams involving friends. In one, a friend went down to our basement, saw brown skinned baby dolls (which, by the way, we don’t have since my kids are too old for dolls) and came upstairs and made a racist remark. I was pissed, and we got in a huge fight. When I see her, will I think she’s a racist? Did I subconsciously already think she was a racist, even though I’ve had no evidence of it whatsoever?

And what about last night’s dream? My husband, who wasn’t my husband but he really was, was standing with me in our bedroom, which wasn’t our bedroom but you know what I mean, when another friend, we’ll call her Jane, pranced into the room wearing nothing but a smile! I found it highly inappropriate. I was impressed with her perfect physique, which I’ve never seen in the altogether before since we usually see each other IN CHURCH, but still.

I awoke annoyed at her for her lack of judgment and self control, and I gave my husband a little kick under the covers for good measure. After all, he had been there, right?

7 comments:

Kate Coveny Hood said...

I have these all the time! But not about naked people from your church of course.

Shana said...

I have been angry at my husband over dream transgressions. And unable to shake it in, like, a whole day, even knowing the whole time that it was totally irrational. I've also had the same long-lingering affect after sad dreams about horrible things happening to my kids. Wake up in a panic and can't shake it all day. Luckily, either case is rare because I NEVER remember my dreams. Like, maybe once a month I will remember a dream. Or maybe I don't dream more than that and there's nothing to remember?

mgheadley said...

I LOVE the last sentence of the first paragraph!!

Debbie said...

I find it is always appropriate to kick your husband. Never hurts.
And your dreams are a little bizarre, aren't they? I have odd ones all the time.

L said...

That picture is worth more than a thousand words!

Mags said...

That happens occasionally, but lucky for my husband I don't remember many of my dreams. He chalks up any aggressiveness on my part as me just not being a morning person.

Cynthia said...

AWESOME PICTURE!!!!!!!!! Would love to know what was going on there....