Recently, the team of ThePleasantDream analyzed the Google search data of July 2023 and observed a stark rise in the searches for the query ‘Dream about sinking boat.’
The spike in Google searches came right after the news of the tragic accident of OceanGate’s Titan submersible. The devastating accident took the life of 5 millionaires’ on June 18.
Immediately, the news channels & social media were flooded with surprising safety fails in the submersible that had set out to explore the debris of Titanic.
These must have impacted people’s psyche as the month of July witnessed a remarkable increase in the keywords’ Dream about sinking boat’ & ‘Titanic dream.’
What can be the reason behind a rise in the search volume of ‘dream about sinking boat’?
The above-given graph shows the worldwide search volume for the query ‘dream about sinking boat‘ for the past 12 months.
The Google Trends and Glimpse data indicates a remarkable rise in the search query by 261% as compared to June. The search volume for the query had a steady high and low, but it spiked the most in July 2023.
In June 2023, the worldwide search volume for the keyword was 1000, which tremendously increased in July.
The graph corroborates the fact that news surrounding the ‘titan submersible implosion’ greatly impacted people’s search behavior.
Google witnessed a sudden hike of 461% for the search query ‘titanic dream’ in Romania
The above graph shows an exponential rise of 461% in the search volume for the ‘titanic dream’ keyword in Romania.
The Google Trends and Glimpse data reflects that ‘titanic dream’ searches notably increased in July after the loss of contact with the titan submersible set out to explore the debris of Titanic.
With the horror of the tragic event of OceanGate’s Titan submersible, people likely recollected the awful tragedy of the sinking Titanic.
Which countries saw a rise in ‘titanic dreams’?
Romania is the top country where the searches for the ‘titanic dream’ was highest. It was followed by countries namely, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Philippines, and Canada.
Dr. Nereida Gonzalez-Berrios, MD, reviewer and certified psychiatrist of ThePleasantDream, commented, “Just as the occupants aboard the sinking boat experience scary sensations, they can represent similar emotions in your waking life.”
She explained that “dreaming of a sinking boat signifies that something is triggering your emotions and it’s becoming too overwhelming for you. Yet, you are fighting your problems.
Besides that, she believes, “a dream reflects your outer and inner emotions. Your dreams have a hidden meaning that you should focus on, introspect what’s troubling you, and devise ways to heal yourself.”