Bridge Dream Meanings

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Bridge Dream Meaning: From 39 Different Sources

(see also Corridor, Crossing)

Freud lists four meanings of the bridge symbol:

(1) It may represent the male sexual organ, which ‘bridges the gap’ between male and female sexual partners.

(2) It may also symbolize birth - that is, the crossing from ‘the other world’ to this, or from womb to independent existence.

(3) It may represent (something that leads to) death - that is, a return to the womb, or to ‘the other world’, ‘the other side’.

(4) It may symbolize any sort of transition in the dreamer’s life. Freud gives the example of a woman who wants to be a man, and consequendy dreams of bridges that don’t quite reach the other side of the river. However, the symbolized change may be something that can be achieved more easily, but still possibly requiring will and determination; for example, a change of lifestyle, or a passing from middle years into old age.

To Freud’s list we may add the following:

(5) The bridge is a means of crossing a river, and even perhaps crossing from one country to another - foreign, new, strange - country. It may therefore svmbolize a critical juncture in the dreamer’s life, a situation that calls for a definitive decision, a decision which may be of such a radical kind that it could well be described figuratively as entering a new country.

(6) If the bridge you are crossing seems in danger of collapsing, this may reflect your anxiety about a transition in your life: for example, about whether you are going to be able to go through with a change from living on your own to living with a partner (or the reverse); from one job to another; from one set of values to another.

Dream Source: A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Author: Eric Ackroyd

Example: Having been enjoying ourselves with some work mates at a social club, my husband and I are travelling down a country lane in an open horsedrawn car­riage.

It is dark. We come to a humpbacked bridge. As we arrive at the brow of the bridge a voice says, “Fair lady come to me”. I float and everything is black and peaceful. Then great fear overcomes me. I wake with terror and feelings of horror* (Evelyn K). Evelyn’s dream paints a vivid picture of her journey through life, drawn by the natural forces within her, shown as a horse. She has enjoyed life, but comes to the brow of her life, her 40th year, and feels it is all downhill now into old age, which horrifies her.

The bridge generally has this significance of crossing from one phase of life, activity or emphasis, to another. It depicts connection between yourself and a relationship; self and op­portunity; self and change in life. Fallen bridge: lost oppor­tunity, broken bonds and connections. Idioms, burn one’s bridges; cross that bridge when I come to it; water under the bridge.

Dream Source: A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Author: Tony Crisp

You see a broken bridge: your path to success is blocked by authorities
Dream Source: Chine Dream Interpretation
Author: Duke Zhou

A bridge is essentially that which makes a connection between two separate entities. You are seeking to make connections within your own consciousness.

A dream about a bridge indicates that some sort of transition is taking place or that you are in search of a solution to what feels like an insurmountable problem. Since a bridge takes you from one place to another, it also carries the meaning of a transition in life. Since many bridges are suspended over water, an emotional issue is often the underlying conflict being expressed by this symbol.

Dream Source: Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Author: Dr. Mıchael Lennox

1. Transition,

2. Connections from one place or community to another,

3. An overreaching construct,

4. A safe haven over troubled waters;

5. Support;

6. Faith; Genesis 32:22; When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee… Isaiah 43:2a

Dream Source: Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model
Author: Vincent Wienand

1. The Cross;

2. Support or Way;

3. Faith;

4. Trial (of faith); joined.

(2 Sam. 18:9; John 1:51; 1 Pet. 3:18; (Gen 32:22.

Dream Source: Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model
Author: Vincent Wienand

Symbol of rising above one’s circumstances, and crossing over to a new beginning
Dream Source: Dream Dictionary Unlimited
Author: Margaret Hamilton

Transition; crossing from one way of life to another.

A rise in the level of consciousness on the part of the dreamer; heightened awareness. Astrological parallel: Scorpio

Dream Source: Dream Explanations of Astro Center
Author: Astro Center

The bridge is one of the most commonly found images in dreams. It signifies crossing from one state of being to another, spanning the river of life.

The ancient image of crossing the river styx accompanied by the ferryman charon has been largely superceded by the symbol of a bridge.

Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous

Psychological / emotional perspective: The symbol of a bridge signifies the emotional connection between us and other people or aspects of our lives.
Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous

Material aspects: This almost invariably indicates the crossing from one phase of life to another, perhaps a rite of passage.

The bridge may be depicted as weak or strong, sturdy or otherwise, which gives an indication of the strength of connection necessary to make changes in our lives.

Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous

Universal Landscape: Connections; a transition or solution.

Dreaming Lens: Were you on the bridge? Were you considering crossing or were you already on the other side? Did the bridge seem safe to cross? What was the bridge connecting? What was it going over? What type of bridge was it? How big was it? Was it from a location you know from life?

Personal Focus: A bridge is essentially that which makes a connection between two separate entities. It can offer a solution to the problem of getting across an obstacle of some kind. Since it takes you from one place to another, it also carries the meaning of a transition in life. Man-made constructions that require a high level of sophisticated engineering to create, they express the complicated ways in which we often approach solving problems in life. They also represent the ability to expand into new territory previously unavailable for exploration. The primary meaning, however, relates to the connections we make in life, hence the warning in the phrase don’t burn your bridges.

Since many bridges are suspended over water, an emotional issue is often the underlying conflict being expressed by this symbol. The intensity of the water below will indicate the level of emotions being stirred up. Some bridges, however, are used to traverse difficult terrain over land. In a dream, this might point to some construct or obstacle in your life that you’d rather avoid by somehow rising above it. If there is a conflict in your life that you can easily identify, a bridge in a dream may be symbolic of bringing together opposite sides of an issue. The integrity of the construction of a bridge could illuminate how effectively you are approaching the situation.

Dream Source: Dream Sight: A Dictionary and Guide for Interpreting Any Dream
Author: Dr. Michael Lennox

To dream that you are crossing a bridge indicates that you have reached a significant crossroad.

The choice you make can bring you great fortune, success, and happiness. Bridges symbolize a major change that will propel you to new levels of awareness or personal growth.

To dream of a run-down bridge is a warning not to consider altering any aspects of your life until sometime in the future.

To see a bridge collapse in your dream implies that you haven’t taken advantage of a potentially beneficial chance.

Dream Source: Dream Symbols and Analysis
Author: DreamForth

Bridges often indicate literal travel. They also frequently represent life transitions. Because bodies of water symbolize the subconscious as well as the emotions, a bridge may indicate a structure that keeps one from falling into one’s subconscious or into one’s emotions (as in “bridge over troubled water”). Bridges are also links between two otherwise separated shores. Any one of these connotations might be indicated, and thus bridge images must be interpreted in the larger context of the dream.
Dream Source: Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Author: James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

Symbol: The bridge in a dream connects contradictions in your emotions and actions.

Vision: Crossing a bridge means reaching a new “shore” on your life’s journey, changes for the better, and leaving behind old problems; also advancement in your private and professional life.

A broken down bridge or going down with a bridge that is falling: a project will end in failure and a streak of bad luck—which you are partially responsible for. Seeing a number of bridges: frustration and anger. Walking across an old bridge in poor repair: overcoming danger at the last minute. Walking across a very long bridge: your future will be filled with many adventures.

Depth Psychology: A bridge is a sign of an emotional transition.

It is usually a good omen—if the bridge does not break down.

A bridge usually indicates that you will solve your problems and that contradictory opinions can be “bridged.” You are on the wav to new shores.

Dream Source: Dreamers Dictionary
Author: Garuda

Crossing a brightly lit bridge, and the bridge itself in good repair, with no difficulty, signifies a change in circumstances with a lot of prosperity heading your way. You should make no changes in your life, or your lifestyle, for the time being if the bridge had any kind of defects.
Dream Source: Encyclopedia of Dreams
Author: Michael and Elizabeth Thiessen

To cross a bridge means you will overcome your difficulties.

If the bridge is old, you will overcome them, but it will take much work on your part.

If the bridge is new and strong, you will have an easy time of it.

Dream Source: Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Author: Raymond Buckland

(Benefits) A bridge in one’s dream represents the pillars of one’s faith, the. straight path, the Bridge of the Day of Judgement or perhaps it could mean knowledge, guidance, fasting, prayers, or any vehicle which assists one in his escape from the evils of this world or the punishment for one’s sins in the hereafter.

A bridge in a dream also represents a pious worshiper who patiently bears the harm people may inflict on him. It can also mean the path to fulfill one’s needs, having a high ranking connection with the governor, or it could represent one’s wife, father or mother. Each bridge in a dream represents its own type.

A bridge connecting two streets in a dream may lead to the ruler or to someone in his cabinet, particularly if it is built from stones and covered with baked bricks.

If it is a small bridge, then it can represent the secretary, door attendant ofa governor, a superior, or it can be interpreted as apimp.lfa bridge which is built from stone is transformed in one’s dream to look as if it were made of dirt, it means changing of one’s status and vice-versa.

If one sees himself transformed into a bridge in a dream, it means that he will be elected for a leadership post, and people will need him, his prestige and what he can offer.

(Also see Arched bridge; Bridge of the Day of Judgement; Contract; Knot; Transformation)

Dream Source: Islamic Dream Interpretation
Author: Ibn Seerin

A frequent symbol in dreams and mythology, the bridge spans an abyss.

It is often a place of danger and of falling; you are crossing a boundary. In the Catholic faith, the protector is Saint Napomuk, patron saint of bridges. Uniting, re-establishing relationships; contradictions are bridged.

If the dreamer has self-confidence, the fear of the abyss may be going away, but although the bridge becomes wider and is safe, it is still a place of danger.

The condition of the bridge is important. How are you feeling on the bridge? When you have crossed the bridge, you have done a lot of inner work. Changes have taken place (you have reached the other shore).

In the Koran, the bridge over hell is as thin as a thread and can only be crossed by the righteous. In Celtic lore, there exists a bridge of horror that is also as narrow as a thread.

The bridge always spans an abyss in which spirits, the devil, or God resides. Often in the dream one must bring a sacrifice in order to cross the bridge.

For that reason we often see chapels on the bridge where the sacrifice has to be offered. Jung related the symbol of the bridge to the unconscious. He saw the unconscious as different islands in the sea.

For him, the bridge connected these islands and is therefore a symbol of working toward a strong consciousness.

Dream Source: Little Giant Encyclopedia
Author: Klaus Vollmar

Bridges often signify travel and transitions.

Dreaming of a bridge over water suggests you could be conflicted in your emotions.

If the bridge was unsturdy or collapsing, this symbolizes problems in a friendship or love relationship.

Dream Source: My Dream Interpretation
Author: myjellybean

To dream that you are crossing a Bridge foretells a change of situation or occupation in business, or a change of district. This will be fortunate if you cross the Bridge without much trouble or delay.

If the Bridge is damaged, or being repaired, then be careful and do not make any fresh plans without due thought.

Dream Source: Mystic Dream Book
Author: Internet Archive - Anonymous

1. Transitional phase.

2. Overcoming obstacles (especially if the bridge crosses water).

3. Facing a decision or change (note condition of bridge).

Dream Source: New American Dream Dictionary
Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

Crossing a bridge, overcoming difficulties.

A long bridge that seems to vanish in the distance, loss of possessions Or disappointment in love. Passing under a bridge, weighty problems that require time to solve.

See Plank.

Dream Source: Psycho Dream Interpretation
Author: Ella Freeman Sharpe

Dreams of a bridge represent connecting one place in consciousness to another, one relationship to another, or one aspect of yourself to another.

If you successfully cross the bridge, you’ve left the past behind.

If the bridge is broken or in need of repair, then it is suggesting that you need to slowdown in a new relationship or business venture.

If the bridge is burned, then it means a relationship has been severed. Consider the feeling tone to discern its message for you.

Dream Source: Strangest Dream Explanations
Author: Dream Explanations - Anonymous

1- The bridge is one of the most commonly found images in dreams and almost invariably indicates the crossing from one phase of life to another.

The bridge may be depicted as weak or strong, sturdy or otherwise, which gives an indication of the strength of conncction ncccssarv to make changes in the dreamer’s life.

2- The symbol of a bridge in a dream signifies the emotional connection between the dreamer and other people or various parts of his life.

3- Crossing the River of Life.

The River Styx.

Dream Source: Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Author: Pamela Ball

To see a long bridge dilapidated, and mysteriously winding into darkness, profound melancholy over the loss of dearest possessions and dismal situations will fall upon you.

To the young and those in love, disappointment in the heart’s fondest hopes, as the loved one will fall below your ideal.

To cross a bridge safely, a final surmounting of difficulties, though the means seem hardly safe to use. Any obstacle or delay denotes disaster.

To see a bridge give way before you, beware of treachery and false admirers. Affluence comes with clear waters. Sorrowful returns of best efforts are experienced after looking upon or coming in contact with muddy or turbid water in dreams.

Dream Source: Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Author: Gustavus Hindman Miller

There are many meanings that you could give to this symbol.

The details in the dream are just as important as the bridge itself.

The first consideration should be given to how much you travel.

The bridge can be interpreted literally if it is a part of your daily commute. On a more theoretical level, bridges can symbolize transitions (e.g. transition from one stage to another, from one level of consciousness to another). Since most bridges are over water (i.e. emotions, unconscious), this dream could also be symbolic of your rising above your emotional difficulties or unconscious drives.

Dream Source: The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Author: Silvana Amar

The bridge is something that mediates between two separate points. So, the pontiff, as the title’s etymology indicates, represents a bridge between God and humanity. In many cultures, the bridge is the element that symbolically links the sensitive and the supersensitive (in China, for example, it is considered the symbol of union between heaven and earth). Without this mystical meaning, the bridge symbolizes a transition.

Dreaming of this symbol is a sign that you are evolving or undergoing a change. Perhaps it is a job, a move, or a relationship that will soon begin. In this case it will critical whether the oneiric bridge was firm and if you crossed it safely. It may also refer to something more spiritual: the reception of new values and the burial of the past. Another possibility is that you are trying to join two pieces of your life or to fill an empty space of your life.

According to the guru Sathya Sai Baba, life is a bridge that crosses a sea full of changes. We must cross it but never build our house on it. The dream may represent your life journey.

Dream Source: The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Author: Martha Clarke

To dream of losing at the game of bridge is an indication that your friends will turn from you when you need them most. Winning at bridge portends gay pleasures.
Dream Source: The Complete Dream Book
Author: Gillian Holloway

The meaning of this dream depends on its aspect and your relation to it As a general guide if it was daylight and the structure was in good repair and you crossed it without difficulty, it signifies a satisfactory change and prosperity.

If the structure was damaged in any way, you are warned against making any changes for the time being.

See also Water, River, etc.

If your dream involved the game of bridge, you are apt to be disappointed in a business matter.

See also Cards, Games, etc.

Dream Source: The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Author: Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett

A passage from one phase to another in your life, or a transition into a new beginning.

The ability to rise above a challenge in your life or escape certain difficulties (as in a bridge that allows you cross dangerous waters).

The idea of taking a shortcut or a more direct route somehow in your life.

A connection from one dream area to the next.

A transition from one point in time to another in your real life.

The way you transition back and forth between different aspects of your life (such as between your role as a parent and as an employee).

A connection between you and another person.

Consider also the meaning of the two areas the bridge was connecting, what the bridge was crossing over, the role it played, and how you felt about it.

See also: Road; Path; Tracks, Railroad

Dream Source: The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
Author: Nancy Wagaman

A transition, leaving the old and entering the new.

A new opportunity for growth; threshold of a new direction in life. It may represent bridging levels of consciousness, the creative-intuitive with the intellectual.

Dream Source: The Dream Books Symbols
Author: Betty Bethards

Crossing a bridge indicates an ability to move forward and achieve the success you long for. It is a dream action which represents your underlying strength to cope with life’s journey, especially in the face of difficult challenges, such as divorce, redundancy or moving home.
Dream Source: The Element Encyclopedia
Author: Theresa Cheung

To see one, successful undertakings, probably a change; to cross one, work and anxiety in store; a broken bridge, fear and trouble and a warning to take no steps on an unknown road; to fall from a bridge denotes brain trouble (Artemidorus). These interpretations are distinctly traceable to the subconsciousness.

The symbolism of a bridge spanning water is obviously the subconscious hope of success. ‘Do not cross a bridge,” etc., is the proverb justifying the anticipation of work in store for the dreamer who crosses a bridge in his sleep.

The broken bridge bears its own significance, based upon the subconsciousness that warns the dreamer, while the fall from a bridge is a physical dream stimulated by dizziness, vertigo, etc.

Dream Source: The Fabric of Dream
Author: Katherine Taylor Craig

(see Archway) Transitions, especially if you are moving from one side to the other (see Abyss).

Standing in the middle of: A critical decision that is very difficult. Look to see what lies on each side of the bridge for greater detail.

Birth and death. Bridges span a gulf, and by so doing allow a soul to move freely from one state to the next.

Connections and communication.

If the bridge reaches to someone who is far away, or someone with whom communication has been severed, this may indicate a longing or need to reconnect to that individual.

Is the bridge on fire} If so, be absolutely certain that whatever this overpass represents is a bridge that you really want to burn.

Dream Source: The Language of Dreams
Author: Patrica Telesco

Dream of a wooden bridge and it’s a clue that you lack willpower in your waking life.

A railroad bridge is a sign of good luck in business.

A bridge over a road (viaduct) suggests you’re being too ambitious.

See a bridge set in stone or concrete, and any large plans you have will soon be realized.

If you see a bridge being built, it means you have an active imagination.

If you cross a bridge, a job change is on its way for you.

Dream Source: Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Author: Pagan - Anonymous

lucky numbers: 04-21-36-38-45-47

broken down, a: project does not have the means to succeed.

built, a, being: complete your plans within a rigid framework.

burning, a: some friends are lost who had turned against you.

causeway, crossing over a: work wil be of an artistic nature.

not yet paved: wil receive a letter with money.

covered, a: surprisingly pleasant, imminent emotional encounter.

crisscrossing highway, a: your fertile imagination makes life’s journey complicated.

crossing a: move from one occupation to the next.

man: change in one’s residence from youth to adulthood.

others: delays in one’s business from state of conflict to solution.

single person: move from one phase of life to the next.

woman: social activities of a happy nature wil be met on the other side.

curved, a: serious financial problems.

damaged, a: be careful with new plans, but make them now.

under repair: mend the relationship and enter it anew.

driving over a: present plans should be abandoned.

falling from a: ambitions exceed abilities and possibilities.

falling while walking on a: the connection is lost, change plans.

foot, walking over a: have painted yourself into limited action.

many: choose your foundation of life and connect to it.

opens in the center, that: your creative intuition can’t get your intel ect’s attention.

red, a: danger ahead.

standing at the center of a: are balancing emotions and actions.

suspension bridge, riding on a: rapid speed toward success.

climbing the towers of: are at the height of your power, downhil from here.

sliding down the cables: wil be rewarded for daring efforts.

while swaying: a preview of crossing from life to death.

unstable, an: a need for rethinking future plans becomes evident.

walking across an old: repair your relationship or it wil break.

very long, a: your future is one big adventure.

wooden, a: are lacking in wil power.

8 dream interpretation about bridge related.

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Arched Bridge

(Bridge; Stone bridge; Viaduct) An arched bridge or a viaduct in a dream represents suspicious matters or mundane questions or worldly vs. ungodly concerns.

An arched bridge or a viaduct in a dream also could represents one’s wife, or it could mean dispelling of one’s worries or trouble. Driving over an arched bridge or through a viaduct in a dream means riding a vehicle’.

An arched bridge or a stone bridge in a dream also signifies richness, luxury, longevity, a sickness, renouncing one’s allegiance, or it could mean breaking a promise.

An arched bridge in a dream also could represent a middle man, a wise man, or a ruler, except if the bridge leads to a loathsome place, or to a dead end. Crossing an arched bridge that leads to the palace of a ruler in a dream means receiving money, or it could mean getting married to a noble person.

An unknown bridge in a dream represents the world and particularly ifit connects the city with the cemetery. It also could represent a ship, or the Bridge of the Day of Judgement, for it is the last hurdle before reaching paradise.

If one crosses an arched bridge in his dream, then it means that he will cross the abode of this world into the abode of the hereafter and particularly if one meets departed souls from the world or enters unknown places or sees uncommon structures, or if a bird carries him by air, or if a beast swallows him, or ifhe falls into a ditch or flies into the heavens in his dream, all of which also means recovering from an illness or undertaking a long journey, or it could mean returning home from a long journey.

If on the other side of the bridge one ends in a fertile farm, luscious fields, or meets with an old woman in his dream, it means money. benefits and prosperity.

If the other side of the bridge leads to a mosque in the dream, it means that one will achieve his goal, fulfill his intention or perform a pilgrimage to God’s House in Mecca.

If one becomes a bridge in a dream, it means that he will acquire extensive powers or becomes an inspiration to others, or that people will come to need his authority and help. Crossing a wooden bridge in a dream means meeting with a group of hypocrites.

(Also see Bridge)... arched bridge dream meaning

Bridge Of The Day Of Judgement

(arb. Sirat) This is the bridge people have to walk on after the Day of Resurrection to meet their Lord on the Day of Judgement.

The ease of crossing it depends on the weight of deeds one is carrying. Some cross like lightening, while others have to carry their burdens and move at varying paste. Walking on it in a dream means ajourney. Ifthe bridge caves under one’s feet in the dream, it means destruction and death. Seeing this bridge in a dream also represents knowledge, truth, believing in God’s oneness and following the teachings and example of God’s Messenger upon whom be peace.

If one’s foot slips while crossing in the dream, it means that he will miss the true path.

If one sees himself walking the path in a dream, it means that he is on the right track, follows what is commanded and abstains from what is forbidden. It also means that one will undergo awesome changes, undertakes major responsibilities and succeeds to reach safety. Ifone’s foot slips in a dream, it also means that he will fall into sin and deviate from the straight path.... bridge of the day of judgement dream meaning

Archer / Arch Of A Bridge

Tension, overcoming contradictions.... archer / arch of a bridge dream meaning

Draw Bridge

Dreams of a draw bridge represent that you are creating rigid boundaries regarding who and what you allow into your life, rejecting energy that is non-supportive of you. Also, your unresolved trust issues may be keeping you from allowing love and intimacy in your life.... draw bridge dream meaning


See Teeth,... bridgework dream meaning

River / Bridge / Canal / Dam / Reservoir

Rivers and streams always represent the way you live your life, as well as the way you see your life. Did you dream of a mean-dering river or one that was direct? The first would suggest emotional ups and downs, whilst the second would suggest emotional calm. Dreams of being carried along by a river or stream can refer to the passage of life from birth to death, but they are more likely to refer to your emotional life. How you felt in the dream will indicate the meaning; were you frightened, happy or excited? If the river is rushing by, this may suggest that you feel life is moving too quickly.

If it the river is static, your unconscious may have been commenting on your lack of drive and direction.

If you threw a stone in the river, did the ripples that formed echo your sense of going around in circles in waking life? The river depicts the richness or poverty of your life energy, so if you are crossing a river in your dream, this suggests you are in the process of making great changes in your life.

If you are in the water to cross, it means you will feel a lot of emotions in the process of change.

If you see someone else cross the river or fall into the river, this may refer to your feelings about aging and the passage of time.

If the river is contaminated, this suggests that you are holding back your feelings in waking life and not doing the best you can for yourself.

If you were in a river—or steamboat in your dream, this may refer to the circumstances that surround you, for example your family or home life. The context of the dream and how you feel will all help you with the interpretation. Was the boat solid and safe like a steamer, or fragile like a canoe or a dingy?

Canals, dams and reservoirs are all designed to regulate water flow and in dreams they suggest conscious attempts to control emotion; how effective they are at directing the water mirrors how effective you have become at controlling your emotions in waking life. A canal may also symbolize the birth canal and thus represent a desire for children. Because reservoirs are where water is collected and stored, if one features in your dream, could it be commenting on your own emotional reserves? The water level of the reservoir in this dream is important.

If it is high, your emotional resources are abundant but if it is low, you may be feeling emotionally drained by the demands of others. In dreams, dams also suggest control over your emotions, and their effectiveness in your dream will say a lot about your emotional health. If, in your dream, you were standing on a bridge watching the water flow beneath you, you could be ready to leave the past behind—as suggested by water under the bridge—since you are at a turning point in your life (the bridge is a symbol of transition).

See also TRAVEL.... river / bridge / canal / dam / reservoir dream meaning