Feeling bogged down, held back, losing ground, perhaps due to lack of self confidence or emotional support; may show the emotional dependence one gets stuck in between child and parent; or feeling unable to move because of relationship with an overbearing person. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
See Swamp, Mud. Physical desires that are being repressed, that are dragging you down. Fear of death or fear of life. You are unable to move forward, and are being held back—pulled back—into the unconscious through fear of the feminine. On a positive note, the wild side of the character can be helpful in healing.
Folklore: Obstacle dream.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To walk through swampy places in dreams, foretells that you will be the object of adverse circumstances. Your inheritance will be uncertain, and you will undergo keen disappointments in your love matters.
To go through a swamp where you see clear water and green growths, you will take hold on prosperity and singular pleasures, the obtaining of which will be attended with danger and intriguing. See Marsh.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
See Moor. Being stuck, afraid of being trapped in the unconscious. Fear of emotions, of being “devoured back into the feminine.” This means that the masculine side in the man and the woman (animus) fears that consciousness—fought hard for—will be sucked up by the vortex of emotions and the unconscious. Expressed here is the desire for and fear of emotional chaos.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- A swamp in a dream symbolises feelings which can undermine our confidence and well-being.
To be swamped is to be overwhelmed by a feeling or emotion.
To be swamping someone else in a dream may suggest that we arc being too needy.
2- Emotionally, when a swamp appears we are putting ourselves in touch with very basic feelings and emotions.
A swamp is so-called primordial material, out of which everything emerges; at this stage we have no idea what our potential is.
3- A swamp can symbolise the vast amount of spiritual knowledge that there is to be taken in.
The sheer vastness mav leave the dreamer feeling utterly hopeless and out of his depth, but with some perseverance he can pull himself through and enjoy a much clearer outlook.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of a swamp represents negative qualities that you possess. You are feeling vulnerable and apprehensive.
The dream may also be a play on the word ‘swamped.’ Perhaps some aspect in your life has you feeling overwhelmed and pressured.
To dream that you are walking through a swampy area warns of an upcoming hardship or obstacle. Unfavorable developments may occur in a relationship. Others will influence you negatively with their actions and words. On a less negative note, walking through a swamp implies that you will encounter wealth and happiness via risky and mysterious methods.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a swamp signify stagnation, procrastination and that you have been holding onto old unworkable patterns that are in need of change, movement and transformation. This dream is a message to release your old ways of doing things and challenge yourself to become courageous to take on new ways of handling your life, relationships, and/or career issues. See Stuck.... Strangest Dream Explanations