Dream about trying to cross a river is a stressful situation and refer to a relationship/situation in which you feel suffocated. You need to take some time off so you can cater to the inner child within. You feel that you are being sucked up by some problem. Your dream is an alert for your desire to settle down. Your hopes and desires have been dashed.
Trying to cross a river dream is a signal for your desire to be part of something, but are not actively taking any steps to getting where you want to be or where you want to go in life. You may be more incline to confront issues that you would normally ignore or are afraid of bringing up. You are slowly losing your spiritual will. Your dream is unfortunately a situation in your life that requires strategy, patience and composure. You are shielding yourself from anymore emotional hurt.
If you dreamt about trying to cross a river:
It seems that nothing can stop you from doing what you want to do, or achieving what you want to achieve in the realm of love and relationships. If you are single you may meet someone who turns out to be the answer to your dreams. Permanent relationships may get a real boost of positive energy.