The origin of this fear and of such emotional resistance towards something as beautiful as love often comes from childhood and how our parents expressed their feelings about each other in front of us. However, it might come from a brutal heartbreak in one of your first relationships.
The exaggerated size of the strawberry reveals how much love you have to give. It says that there is so much love you are suppressing in yourself that you are afraid to give because you think you will be punished.
A spider is one of the most common fears among people. It’s an evolutionary survival mechanism that made us extra aware of little dangers that could have surrounded us.
However, a spider as a symbol streams from a deeper unconscious fear that our surrounding is not safe.
If you’ve seen the spider figure first on this picture it means that your unconscious fears come from your inability to feel completely safe in an environment.
You always look into the details and try to find something wrong and dangerous even in the safest places. This constant outlook for danger prevents you from completely surrendering to beautiful and happy moments, and you usually overthink every plan. Anxiety and panic attacks might be something you struggle with.
This unconscious fear of not being safe often comes by an overactive amygdala in combination with apprehensive behavior. You might have been raised among people who worry too much, or it might be a mindset you’ve developed yourself.
The tree is a powerful psychological symbol. One of the best psychoanalytical tests evaluates the person’s psyche by the position they draw a tree on a piece of paper.
The tree is the symbol of our roots and in this case, it has a deeper symbolism. Two trees forming a bridge are likely to mean that within us there is an inner conflict that we have not yet been able to solve. An emotional split that we can’t merge.
If one of the first things you saw on this picture was the two trees it means that your biggest fears stream from accepting this unconscious emotional split. You are afraid of accepting some part of yourself as yours. You develop your identity around this shadow self-resisting to merge it with yourself.
Most of us know our biggest doubts and uncertainties very well. However, the effect is not the same as when someone else reveals them to you.
Precisely for this reason, the best thing would be to consult someone who has an outside point of view, without any preference or predetermined opinion, as it may help us to see the situation differently. Facing your shadow self can be a powerful thing.
6. Teddy Bears
The one way that every kid can always find comfort is by hugging their teddy bear. It’s the getaway place for every kid, a place of understanding, safety, and even warmth.
That’s what a teddy bear symbolizes, a friend who is unconditionally understanding, a safe place full of warmth and love. When fear is around every kid hugs its teddy, that’s children’s natural response.
However, the teddy bears on this picture are kind of twisted, and the fact that you saw them first reveals something interesting. You are afraid of being afraid.
This fear streams from an unconscious trauma that probably happened sometime in your childhood, an event when you experienced fear and had nothing to comfort yourself with.
7. A Skull
If you saw the skull first, then you are someone who has a hard time being decisive, and you struggle greatly with making decisions; especially when faced with big, important ones. This might be due to self-esteem issues, which is why you sometimes do not trust yourself to do the right thing.
Your self-esteem issues may stem from the fact that you were never appreciated and acknowledged by your parents, and close ones for your achievements, and was always made to feel like that you are not good enough.
There can be another interpretation for you seeing the skull first. Unconsciously, you are scared of death, and the prospect of life ending someday. Even though you don’t show it, the fear of death can sometimes mentally, and emotionally cripple you.
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