Dream about being skinned alive refers to your untapped resources. You have limited options. You are giving up too easily. This points at a higher level of reasoning. You are having difficulties in sensing your emotional and psychological world.
Being skinned alive dream is a hint for a transitional phase where you are approaching a new direction in life. You need to be more direct some matter. You are trying to protect those around you from your personal setbacks and emotional outbursts. The dream represents sentimentality and nostalgia. You feel attacked or assaulted.
If you dreamt about being skinned alive:
If you have had any thoughts about straying in another direction, or have been considering that the pasture looks much greener elsewhere, then the events of today may help change your mind. You realize that what you have already is too good to let go.