If you have a dream in which nakedness features strongly, or if you dream of appearing underdressed in public, ask yourself if you want others to see you as you really are in waking life. Examine how other people respond to you in the dream, as their reaction and behavior may be holding you back. Often these dreams reveal a fear of exposure, so ask yourself if you feel guilty about something. Have you recently been pretending, or even lying, about something you don’t want others to discover? Also ask yourself if you fear that a plan or a concept you are offering to others will be met with disapproval. You should also pay attention to your feelings in the dream about being naked or underdressed. Do you feel pleasure at being free of inhibitions, or do you feel anxious and vulnerable?... The Element Encyclopedia
To write a personal address is a warning against gambling of any kind, but if you wrote or saw in writing a business address, you will be fortunate in a speculation.
To hear about, or discuss an address is a warning to be more discreet in confiding you personal affairs. Also, to write out an address is confirmation that you are on the right path in life or a specific matter. You know the right way for you. Your direction is right and you will be able to reach your goal.
If you see someone throwing these directions away, it may be saying your way will not work for someone else, but they do work for you. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Writing a personal address in a dream means you should not gamble. Hearing or talking about an address in a dream is a warning to be more discreet about your personal affairs.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Oneself, way one lives, one’s present style of life.
To forget or lose your address: to lose sight of your goals or standards in life. Past address: the person you were, the traits you developed, what you faced in life at that time. Another person’s address: contact with that person. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
It is important whether it is your own or somebody else’s. Your own address may point to the fact that you are too self-absorbed; some other person’s address, that you should become more aware of others.
A “good” address means social advancement, a “bad” address social demotion.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of an address represent your place in life, your influence on others, your career, status, your self concept and identity.
If you dream of a former address, then you are releasing past identities or you may be processing moments from the past when you lived at this address. Consider what the numbers add up to. See Number.... Strangest Dream Explanations
In dreams, your address represents your present life style or status, whilst another person’s address suggests some kind of contact with that person. Past addresses indicate the person you once were.
If you forget or lose your address in your dream, this suggests a loss of connection or understanding. Your dream is reflecting your real life confusion about who you are, where you are going and how you connect and communicate with others.
If you had a dream in which you were going through your address book and deleting or checking names, your unconscious was probably sorting the people in your life into those with whom you wish to remain in contact and those whom you want to leave behind. Were there any surprise messages from your unconscious about any particular perople if you had this dream?... The Element Encyclopedia
If you see or use an address book in your dream, this is a lucky time for flirting with someone who catches your eye! To see a specific phone number in your dream may suggest that you need to make contact with someone and reach out for help.
If you couldn’t find something in your address book, you need to start being more independent and responsible.
If you wrote a new address or phone number in it, be careful with money - you will be prone to losing it on bad investments and unsatisfying purchases for the next little while.
If the address book in your dream belonged to somebody else, this is a warning to be more discreet in confiding your personal affairs to others.... My Dream Interpretation
For men, a visit to the barber may be a classic Freudian symbol of castration anxiety. Going to a dream hairdresser, however, suggests improvements to your image.
If you were the hairdresser you have more power over others than you realize. Dreaming of being pampered by a beautician may suggest a need for relaxation or that you need to improve your image and self-confidence.... The Element Encyclopedia
This religious ritual featured in a dream predicts sad, but not griev- ous, news, unless the ser- vice was out of doors, in which case the omen is reversed and the news will be joyous.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If you dream about a man dressed like a woman, or a woman dressed like a man (or if you cross-dressed in the dream), this signifies that you are uncomfortable in some way with the more feminine side of your personality.... My Dream Interpretation
Clothes relate to our persona and the choices we make about how we want the world to see us. When gender lines are being crossed in a dream, the main theme of your interpretation will be the integration of either the masculine principle or the feminine principle, depending upon the direction of the switch. Taking on the garb of the opposite sex could mean a desire to incorporate more of those traits into the way people see you.
A woman in drag could be expressing a desire to be seen as more aggressive or powerful.
A man in drag might be considering what it would be like to be more receptive in the world and be perceived as more sensitive.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Putting on a pretty dress may point to a woman’s concerns about looking feminine and expressing feminine qualities. It may point to your concerns about looking pretty enough. Wearing a tight dress may make the statement that you are feeling cramped by the world’s expectations that you look a certain way.
A long dress may suggest you lack sex appeal.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Looking at or wearing a beautiful dress: you are living comfortably, enjoying good fortune and popularity.
If the dress is too short: you are lacking confidence or feeling inferior. Taking a dress off: don’t be so trusting—keep some things to yourself. Wearing a white dress: people like you.
A red dress is a sign of arrogance.
A yellow dress stands for deception or intrigue.
A green dress means that hopes will come true.
A black dress brings sadness and grief. Tearing up a dress: you are overreacting in a certain matter. Wearing a dim’ dress: your business is not doing well, and your behavior toward others leaves a lot to be desired. Washing a dress or bringing it to the cleaner: start being more financially responsible—immediately.
Depth Psychology: Dreams about dresses show how you present yourself or how you want the world to see you. Expensive dresses are a sign that you want better social conditions. They will bring good luck and success. Cheap dresses are a warning to be more careful with your money. See Clothes, Shirt, Pants, and the chapter “Colors in Dreams.”... Dreamers Dictionary
An image of poverty. Symbolizes the role the dreamer plays in the world and how he presents himself—”clothing makes the man.” The type of clothing refers to the social standing of the dreamer, either the one he occupies or the one he would like to occupy. According to Freud, it points to nakedness, which is hidden under the clothing.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Many women wear trousers or jeans today, and so a dream that either men or women have featuring a dress or skirt may suggest a desire for both sexes to express their feminine side. It could also be a symbol of the mother and the security of her nurture. The colors and length of the skirt will say a lot about what is being done with sexuality in a social sense. A woman wearing trousers may—in line with the idiom ‘wear the trousers’—express a fear of being dominated by a woman. In general, trousers in a dream suggest masculinity, whilst jeans suggest socialized sexuality.
If you are wearing shorts, you may be outgrowing former pleasures and need to look to new experiences for your entertainment. On the other hand you may just be longing for the carefree days of holiday summer sun.... The Element Encyclopedia
Chain: A chain belt, or similar anicle of dress, denotes union.
Embroidery: Love that could grow to something wonderful.
Fan: Pride, touched with vanity
Feathers: White: a great sense of humor. Black: a pessimistic attitude. Also see Feather.
Garter: A symbol of rank and recognition. You will be promoted, but this will place you in a more vulnerable position. You will have to be much more careful in considering the consequences of your words and actions.
Gauze: Affected modesty
Gloves: Pleasure to come that will be all too brief.
Hat: A new hat is the sign of a surprise.
A hat that is too big is a sign of ostentation.
A hat too small shows that you are overly modest.
Linen: Fortune; abundance.
Muff: Ostentation. You too often do things on a whim.
Needles: Disappointment in love.
Ribbons: Change of employment.
Sash: To be wearing a sash means that you will be singled out for some sort of recognition, but that it will cause jealousy among your friends.
Satin / Silk: Financial gain.
Shoes: See Boots.
Veil: You have something to hide.
Velvet: To dream of black velvet is a portent of a coming death. Purple velvet signifies glory and luxury to come. Red velvet is a dangerous affair that could lead to scandal. Blue velvet is a need for a vacation. Green velvet is a sign of unexpected wealth.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
To dream of a woman in a white dress or, if a woman, to dream of wearing a white dress, portends that you will be accused of some malicious gossip but will be proven innocent.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
To think you are having trouble in dressing, while dreaming, means some evil persons will worry and detain you from places of amusement.
If you can’t get dressed in time for a train, you will have many annoyances through the carelessness of others. You should depend on your own efforts as far as possible, after these dreams, if you would secure contentment and full success. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you dream that you are having trouble getting dressed, some evil person will preoccupy your mind to the point where you are not able to enjoy your daily life and its pleasure.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of getting dressed symbolize that you are suiting up and showing up in life, preparing to present yourself in a way that represents the image you show to the world. You are covering up your nakedness and authenticity with a socially acceptable exterior.
The clothes you chose to wear are significant and say a lot about how you want the world/your peers to see you.
If you dream of getting “dressed up”, then you are preparing yourself energetically to make an impression. This dream may be a symbol that good news is forthcoming and will be worth celebrating. See Clothes.
If you dream of dressing for a salad, see Salad Dressing.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Clothes are the protective layer that keeps you warm, but they are also a way to express your personality or hide imperfections. In dreams, what you wear is often a symbol of your self-image or inner self, and if you dress in clothes that obviously belong to other people, this is a clear sign that you have problems accepting yourself as you truly are. It can, on the other hand, suggest admiration for the person whose clothes you are wearing.
For Jungians, wearing clothes of the opposite sex may signal the dreamer’s need to express the anima (female aspects of the male nature) or the animus (male aspects of the female nature). For Freudians, a child dressing up in adult clothes, particularly if the clothes are those of the opposite sex, may suggest childhood rivalry with one parent for the affections of the opposite sex parent.
If you are simply changing outfit in your dream, this may suggest altering your mode of behavior, role or mood.
If you astonish yourself by shopping for, buying and wearing unusual clothes in your dream that you would never normally wear in waking life, then your unconscious may have been suggesting that you have become too set in your ways and outlook, and that it is time to open your mind up to new opinions. Is it time for you to break out of your rut and for other people to sit up and notice you?
On the other hand if you dress casually in waking life and dream of wearing a business suit, your unconscious may be urging you to adopt a more business- like approach.
If you were surprised by the color of the clothes in your dream— either your own or those belonging to someone else—then see if that color has significance for you (see COLORS).
If you find yourself dressed in expensive designer clothes you couldn’t normally afford, this may also be simple wish- fulfillment, especially if you are fashion conscious.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream about a dressing room suggests that you are going through a transition period in your life.
If you dreamed of putting on a new outfit in one, good luck is ahead for you. However, if you dreamed of getting/being undressed in one, or being trapped in one, you will have setbacks and may not get everything you want.... My Dream Interpretation
The dressing room is essentially about preparation for some heightened form of expression. Look to where in your life you are gearing up to be expressive in a particular way. Additionally, you may be hesitating to take risks around putting yourself out there by staying too long in the dressing room.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Makeup usually symbolizes falsehood in human relations. Consequently, when the characters of our dreams groom themselves, these images are related to cheating and lying.
The same happens when you use makeup yourself. Distorting your image can prevent you, momentarily, from seeing your own shortcomings. But sooner or later the mask will disappear and your disguise will not hide the truth any longer. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
1- For many women, her hairdresser is someone with whom she can communicate freely. In dreams the hairdresser may appear as the part of ourselves which deals with self- image and the way we feel about ourselves. We perhaps need to consider ways in which we can change our image.
2- Psychologically and intellectually, the hairdresser can represent the healer within us.
An intimate yet objective relationship can be important within our lives.
A hairdresser appearing in dreams would signify this relationship.
3- In terms of spirituality the connection between self-image and beauty is obvious. We cannot grow spiritually unless we like ourselves.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream that you are a hairdresser indicates that you are pressing your morals or beliefs onto other people. You may have to work on your own self-esteem and increase your positive image. On the contrary, this could indicate your thoughts or beliefs about your sexuality.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
For a woman to dream of going to a hairdresser shows she will soon be entangled in some family scandal concerning the morals of a member of her family. Should she have her hair dyed, she will narrowly escape imprisonment.
For a man to dream of a hairdresser will presage much gossip or a need to dominate a beautiful woman.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of a hairdresser symbolize that you are being nurtured and taken care of.
If your hair is being cut, this symbolizes that you are being supported in your transformation. Because a hairdresser is altering and cleaning up your hair, which is associated with the 7th Chakra, a hairdresser can also symbolize one who influences your higher thoughts and opens you up to spiritual insights and ideas. See Hair and Haircut.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically and intellectually, the hairdresser can represent the healer within us. Developing an intimate yet objective relationship, with ourselves or others, can be valuable and a hairdresser appearing in dreams would signify this.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: In dreams the hairdresser may appear as the part of ourselves that deals with self-image and the way we feel about ourselves. We perhaps need to consider ways in which we can change our image or how we look at things.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: For many women, her hairdresser is someone with whom she can communicate freely. In her dreams, therefore, this will represent freedom of speech. In a man’s dream, as grooming becomes more important, his hairdresser will suggest a feel-good factor.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
This is a common dream with women because they are very concerned with their appearance.
It is a simple matter to have the face of a hairdresser, male or female, confused with that of a friend or a member of the family. These are natural routine dreams such as everyday chores at home or office.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Vision: If a hairdresser is cutting your hair: don’t let odiers influence you—it would cause harm. In the case of a young woman or young man, the dream means an engagement or a wedding; for older people it means material good fortune. Women dreaming about getting their hair cut very short: they are keeping their feelings under control.
Depth Psychology: Dreams about hairdressers and barbers mean you want to look good, are a bit vain, and hope to have sex appeal. Don’t be so concerned about your appearance that your love life becomes superficial.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you are taking part in the Holy Communion, warns you that you will resign your independent opinions to gain some frivolous desire.
If you dream that there is neither bread nor wine for the supper, you will find that you have suffered your ideas to be proselytized in vain, as you are no nearer your goal.
If you are refused the right of communion and feel worthy, there is hope for your obtaining some prominent position which has appeared extremely doubtful, as your opponents are popular and powerful.
If you feel unworthy, you will meet with much discomfort.
To dream that you are in a body of Baptists who are taking communion, denotes that you will find that your friends are growing uncongenial, and you will look to strangers for harmony. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To dream of someone handing you a bottle of salad dressing suggests you will be surprised and delighted by a new connection in your life.
To dream of wishing your salad had dressing implies a desire to bring a little zest into your waking life; your life may have become mundane and left you feeling as though you are in a rut.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The brand name Wishbone may metaphorically point to fulfillment, as it refers to the breastbone or the cavity where the heart is. It may call back a memory of a deep wish or desire that has been forgotten.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To take somebody in tow. But also dignity, splendor, and worship. Often this image refers to Bride. Sometimes it may suggest time is “dragging,” addressing the subject of patience.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To dream that you are undressing, foretells, scandalous gossip will overshadow you.
For a woman to dream that she sees the ruler of her country undressed, signifies sadness will overtake anticipated pleasures. She will suffer pain through the apprehension of evil to those dear to her.
To see others undressed, is an omen of stolen pleasures, which will rebound with grief. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
1- When we find ourselves undressing in a dream, we may be putting ourselves in touch with our own sexual feelings. We may also be needing to reveal our true feelings about a situation around us. and to have the freedom to be totally open about those feelings.
2- To be watching someone else undressing often indicates that we should be aware of that person’s sensitivity.
To be undressing someone else suggests that we arc attempting to understand either ourselves or others on a very deep level.
3- To be undressing suggests a need for Spiritual openness and honesty.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Material aspects: When we find ourselves undressing in a dream, we may be putting ourselves in touch with our own sexual feelings. We may also be needing to reveal our true feelings about a situation around us, and to have the freedom to be totally open about those feelings. You might also like to consult the entries for clothes and nude / nudity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The act of undressing is about exposure and vulnerability. This can be either terrifying or erotic, or somewhere in between. No matter what the circumstances or sensations around undressing or being undressed in a dream, consider your interpretation as ultimately about being willing to expose your most private and vulnerable self.
If you are being undressed or undressing in the dream, it is you who is experimenting with being more open.
If other people are involved, consider the character aspects of you that they may be representing and you will see that there is some area of your life that needs a more vulnerable approach. Such a dream may also be expressing a feeling of invasiveness from a relationship or experience in your life where your boundaries are being invaded.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of undressing signify a desire for intimacy, sexuality, and exposure. Consider the feeling tone of this dream.
If you feel good, then you are enjoying being honest, truthful and naked.
If you are uncomfortable, then you may not be quite ready for intimacy and the revealing of your true feelings. Also, if you are uncomfortable, this dream can be helping you to vent and release shame and negativity about your body and sexualikty. See Naked.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If your dream featured someone of the opposite sex undressing, it is warning you not to con- fide in recent acquaint- ances; to dream of un- dressing yourself suggests that you have misplaced your affections and would do well to cut the relation- ship before it puts you in an awkward position; a dream of seeing someone of your own sex removing his or her clothes signifies that you will soon learn the secret of a long-standing mystery.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Clothes can act as protection against being touched, so in dreams they can represent protection against the real self being approached. Clothes also conceal and reveal, so if you are undressing or dressing in your dream, what parts of your body are you covering up? In revealing certain parts of you, your dream may show in which sorts of ways you are vulnerable.
If you are putting on your clothes in your dream, this suggests that you are making progress in waking life and moving forward positively.
If you are undressing, this suggests that you wish to get to the truth of a situation. It may also indicate the shedding of old beliefs and inhibitions.
If you are unable to get undressed in your dream or feel overdressed, this may suggest difficulties in changing attitudes or self-image; it may also indicate an avoidance of intimacy.
If you receive clothes as a gift, you may get helpful advice from another person; if you are buying clothes, this signifies your determination to make a fresh start in waking life. Ancient dream oracles considered dreams of undressing to indicate an impending mistake in business affairs unless advice was listened to.... The Element Encyclopedia
A symbol for secret. Something is being hidden— something is being portrayed falsely. See Virgin. Fearing down a veil symbolizes Defloration. But it also refers to protection in the sense of having essential emotional boundaries. Warning of, and emphasis on, emotional immunity.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- When an object is veiled in a dream, there is some kind of secret which needs to be revealed. We may, as dreamers, be concealing something from ourselves, but we could also be being kept in ignorance by others.
2- fhe mind has different ways of indicating hidden thoughts in dreams.
The veil is one of these symbols.
3- A veil can represent all that is hidden and mysterious - and this translates into aspects of the Occult.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Separations between people, situations, or dimensions.
The Hebrew veils ot the temple marked the line between the outer and inner sanctuary, the latter of which was YHWH’s abode.
Societal transitions, just as marriage veils mark the transition from single woman to wife.
The need to hide behind something so that your true feelings cannot be seen.
Dreaming of bridal veils, especially for a woman, portends successful changes.
Putting aside a veil reflects a willingness to accept a change in status or role in a situation.
Celtic: The movement of fate, which can never be totally seen or known within mortal limits. It was believed that a peek behind fate’s veil presaged death.
Seven veils, such as those possessed by Salome and Isis, represent the planetary spheres (see Planets, Zodiac Signs). On the dream plane, this may open new insight into the weavings of fate or destiny as they interact with your free will.
Veils may also reflect endings, as they were often worn by widows during mourning.... The Language of Dreams
A veil on a hat may signify a mysterious woman who may bring enchantment into a man’s life. It may also indicate that your vision is veiled from the truth.
A wedding veil may represent the qualities of the bride, which traditionally were kept concealed until the ceremony was complete. In this way, a veil may be an indication of a woman’s sexuality.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Do you want to hide something—from yourself or others? Women who pretend to have orgasms often dream about a veil. Wearing a veil: someone wants to hide something from you that you are dying to know, but don’t believe everything you’ve been told.
A torn veil: your relationship is in danger of breaking up.
Depth Psychology: Are you walking through life “veiled”—are you isolating or do you feel alone? Are others hiding behind a veil to deceive you? Is there a veil between you and the person you love? See Curtain.... Dreamers Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: The mind has different ways of indicating hidden thoughts in dreams.
The veil is one of these symbols. When an object is veiled in a dream, there is some kind of secret, which cannot be revealed except to the initiated or those ‘in the know’.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: We may, as dreamers, be concealing something from ourselves, but we could also be being kept in ignorance by others. Depending on our own attitude the veil may symbolize submission to an external authority.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
This is an invitation to knowledge, but serves to hide the face and suggests, at the same time, that which it hides. In parallel, to dream of a veil should also encourage you to fight against that which shames you. For a woman, it denotes an erotic game and seduction. Additionally, according to Freud, it symbolizes the female hymen and the fear of sexual relations.
The monks occasionally wear veils. In spiritual terms, this dream could represent a rejection of mundane things. On the other hand, oneiric superstition says that dreaming of a black veil predicts a break in love. A white one, in contrast, foreshadows marriage.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
When we, or others, are wearing a veil we are either trying to hide something, or are only partially accepting knowledge about ourselves or our relationship to others. Also consult the individual entry for veil.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A wedding can symbolize the sacred union between the spiritual and physical. In former times it was seen as a ritual that brought fertility to the earth. Within the human being there is the need to make vows, to give promises and above all to symbolize the making of those promises traditionally, the wedding ring was a symbol of total encircling love because it is in the shape of a circle.
It is complete, with no beginning and no end.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: To dream of a wedding can give some indication of the type of person we are looking for as a partner. We may, for instance, dream that we are marrying a childhood friend – in which case we are looking for somebody who has the same qualities as that person. We may dream we are marrying a famous figure and again the qualities of that particular person will be important.
The wedding ring, worn on the finger that represents the heart – that is, the fourth finger of the left hand – suggests that we have made a commitment or promise.
To dream of a wedding ring being on any other finger than that particular finger may indicate that the promise is not valid or we feel the wedding ring to be a constriction or an entrapment in some way.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: A marriage or a wedding in a dream often indicates the uniting of two particular parts of us which need to come together in order to create a better whole.
For instance, the intellect and feelings – or perhaps the practical and intuitive sides – may need to be united.
To be dreaming of wearing a wedding dress is to be trying to sort out our feelings and hopes about relationships and weddings.
To be dressing someone else in a wedding dress can indicate one’s feelings of inferiority – ‘always the bridesmaid, never the bride’.
To dream of losing our wedding ring would very often symbolize a problem within a marriage, or perhaps highlight a problem in our commitment.
To dream of finding a wedding ring might well indicate that a relationship is being formed that could result in marriage.
To be attending a wedding in dreams when we are not expecting to attend one in waking life suggests that we are aware of a relationship between two people, but it has not yet registered on the conscious level.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreams of a wedding dress signify your connection to your goddess lineage and the divine feminine.
A wedding dress also denotes spiritual alchemy, in that it turns an ordinary woman into a magical being. This dream is revealing your feelings, hopes and desires about your wedding and marriage. See Goddess Hera.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see a wedding dress in your dream, signifies new friends and pleasurable activities.
If the dress is dirty or torn, it predicts that you will have a disagreement with someone you should respect.
If you dream of a black wedding dress, something that you thought was a good and positive thing is in reality quite bad or negative. Think carefully before taking any risks, especially with your heart.... My Dream Interpretation
Wearing or trying on a wedding dress (or veil) can represent: The idea of your own wedding (such as remembering or imagining your real wedding, or exploring the idea of marriage and what it means to you).
Your role in a marriage or other partnership (romantic or otherwise).
A commitment you’ve made or are considering (romantic or otherwise).
Exploring the fullness of being a woman, and all that it involves in your culture (such as women’s roles, society’s views of women, a partner’s expectations, or expectations you have for yourself or for someone in your life).
See also: Veil; Wedding; Bride; Clothes... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a wedding veil signify suspense and the magical mystery of your relationship. You are realizing that you will never really know all there is to know about your beloved, as you embrace the element of surprise in your partnership.... Strangest Dream Explanations