Stranded dream of being stranded represents a sense of helplessness you feel. You may feel insecure or without resources to deal with a problem. Anxiety about being left to deal with problems on your own. You may be experiencing an unfamiliar situation. You may also feel neglected or a sense of abandonment. Perhaps, you can’t find a friend to help you. Feeling stuck with a problem or feeling stuck with people that don’t like you. Situations where you are “up shit’s creek without a paddle.”
Alternatively, being stranded may represent your feelings of isolation or loneliness. You may be hoping to be rescued from a problem or situation.
Dreams of being stranded may occur if supportive friends or family move away from you. Feelings of losing an important social safety net.
To dream of being stranded in a strange neighborhood may reflect situations that lack the clarity you have become accustomed to and leave you with no clear options to restore equilibrium to your life.
To dream of being stranded on a body of water represent negativity or uncertainty that you feel powerless to confront.
Example: A woman dreamed of feeling stranded with her car. In waking life she felt helpless to begin dating a guy because she had had a religious argument with him. She felt the argument “stranded her” socially in the middle of her attempt to get closer to the guy. She didn’t know what else to say or do to fix the problem of having the man annoyed by her.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of being stranded. In waking life his mother had sold her home and moved away. His mother moving left him feeling like he had lost an important safety net in life. He felt that if he lost his job or something bad happened he would be on his own.