Sigmund Freud: The Father Of Dreams

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Many people wonder if their dreams are related to significant things in their lives. Sigmund Freud a neurologist, is well known for his contribution in psychology and is known as the father of psychoanalysis. He created a study where he analyzed people and their dreams where he figured out reasons why people dreamt what they did. For two weeks I recorded every dream I had and wrote down what I did before I went to bed, the time I fell asleep and woke up. Some of my dreams were easy to write down but there were times where I wasn 't sure if I dreamt certain things, didn 't remember the entire dream or didn’t dream at all. There was a lot a dreams I had that I could come up with reasons why I dreamt that dream and some that I had no explanation.…show more content…
I ended up falling asleep and when I woke up I realized it was the next day so I quickly left knowing that I would be in trouble with my mother. Yet for some reason an urge of wanting to see a guy I once met came so I went to his apartment. Freud came up with a term called the id, it’s a persons unconscious personality of their desires and seeking of satisfaction. It’s possible my id had a part of why I went to see the guy instead of going home because in reality I wouldn 't go see a guy or do anything that would keep me from getting home even more late. Walking to his building made me nervous and Freud stated that, “ To dream that you are nervous about something indicates that you are experiencing self-doubt and feelings of insecurity”. I was going to act as if I were lost and ended up at his door but before I could knock he answered it and without saying a word he shook his head no to me with an angry look on his face. Being confused of what happened I decided to walk away and go home. When I existed the apartment complex my mother was outside waiting for…show more content…
In the dream my mother started yelling at me because I slept over without her permission and she assumed it was with a guy. Not want to argue with her I decided it was best to walk away from her. Another term by Freud is called the ego, which is a persons conscious personality in which they make decisions based on their morality. In this part my ego was shown because walking away was what I felt was right for me to do and in real life situations when I feel that it is useless to argue with someone I will walk away from them. While walking away my mother was following me from behind when I came to some construction men on their break. They started laughing at me for no reason, being laughed at in a dream it means that you feel insecure and “fear of not being accepted”, to Freud. Being laughed at made me angry so I kicked their food on the ground and walked away. Doing this made my mother angry so she pulled me aside to talk to me which to Freud that means I “have unresolved problems that need to be worked out” with
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