Dressing In Other People���s Clothes | Dream Meaning

The keywords of this dream: Dressing People��� Clothes

75 dream interpretations related to the symbols you see in your dreams.

Clothes

To dream of seeing clothes soiled and torn, denotes that deceit will be practised to your harm. Beware of friendly dealings with strangers.

For a woman to dream that her clothing is soiled or torn, her virtue will be dragged in the mire if she is not careful of her associates. Clean new clothes, denotes prosperity.

To dream that you have plenty, or an assortment of clothes, is a doubtful omen; you may want the necessaries of life.

To a young person, this dream denotes unsatisfied hopes and disappointments. See Apparel. ... clothes dream meaning

People

5 See Crowd.... people dream meaning

Famous People

See Also: Actor... famous people dream meaning

Dressing

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. ... dressing dream meaning

Dead People

1- Dead people we have known appearing in dreams usually refer back to strong emotions we have had about those people, whether they are negative or positive.

For instance, there may be unresolved anger or guilt we still hold and the only wav we can deal with it is within a dream sequence.

2- Memories can remain buried for years and often when people who have died appear in dreams, we are being reminded of different times, places or relationships which will help us to deal with present situations.

3- To dream of dead people may suggest a link of a spiritual nature to our long-forgotten ancestors.... dead people dream meaning

Dressing Room

(Dresser; Fitting room; Wardrobe) A dressing room means what a comb represents in a dream.

A dressing room in a dream also represents a husband for a single girl, or a chaste and a hard-working wife for a single man.

(Also see Comb; Wardrobe)... dressing room dream meaning

Club (people)

1- When we dream of being in a club such as a night-spot or sports club, we are highlighting the right of every human being to belong.

2- Psychologically we are not able to be part of a group until we have a certain level of maturity, so to dream of being with a crowd can denote our awareness of ourselves.

3- Organised Ritual is an important part of the progression to spiritual awareness.... club (people) dream meaning

Clothesline

Hanging out clothing, particularly underwear, suggests that you are revealing your underlying attitudes to the public and may indicate an issue of an embarrassing nature. It could also mean that someone is handing you “a line.”... clothesline dream meaning

Salad Dressing

Salad dressing brings flavor to salads and therefore may indicate that you need to add more flavor to a creative venture or product.... salad dressing dream meaning

Cross Dressing

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.... cross dressing dream meaning

Interpretation According To The Varying Conditions Of People

If a righteous and noble person sees himself as handcuffed or placed in a pillory* It means he will remain safeguarded against mischief and wickedness. But if the observer of such a dream is wicked it suggests that he will commit excessive sins due to which he will be doomed to hell-fire May Allah, through His infinite mercy, save us from hell-fire, Ameen.

(*Pillory: a wooden board with holes for the head and hands in which petty offenders were formerly locked and exposed to public scorn).

.... interpretation according to the varying conditions of people dream meaning

Old People

In dreams, old people can represent either our ancestors or grandparents, hence wisdom accrued from experience.

If the old person is male – depending on the gender of the dreamer – he will stand for either the self or the animus.

If female then she will signify the great mother or the anima. All father figures, or representations of the father, will often appear old as if to highlight their remoteness.

A group of old people often appears in dreams. Usually this signifies the traditions and wisdom of the past – things sacred to the ‘tribe’ or family. Older people usually stand for our parents even though the dream figures may bear no relationship to them.... old people dream meaning

Wedding Clothes

To see wedding clothes, signifies you will participate in pleasing works and will meet new friends.

To see them soiled or in disorder, foretells you will lose close relations with some much-admired person.... wedding clothes dream meaning

Wrinkled Clothes

Problems that need to ironed out... wrinkled clothes dream meaning

Clothes That Are Jointed

Joined clothes, if they are soiled, means the one who wears them will become poor and needy.... clothes that are jointed dream meaning

Dog Ripping The Clothes

If a dog is seen attacking and ripping a person’s clothes it means that his enemy will humiliate him.

The humiliation will be equaled to the extent of the clothes it had ripped.... dog ripping the clothes dream meaning

Donning Black Clothes

If it is a person who is in the habit of wearing black clothes, it means he will acquire steadfastness, power, wealth and soundness in all his affairs.... donning black clothes dream meaning

Donning Clothes Of Various Colours

He will soon learn about the unpleasant things said about him. He will also be overwhelmed with fear. As a result of this he will become popular amongst the people... donning clothes of various colours dream meaning

Donning Feminine Clothes

If a man sees himself as donning feminine clothes it means he will experience tremendous fear, destitution and helplessness after which it will disappear by the will of Allah Ta’ala.... donning feminine clothes dream meaning

Donning Green Clothes

A pleasant dream for both the living and dead since green is the colour of the people of Jannah.... donning green clothes dream meaning

Donning Red Clothes

Donning of red clothes is suggestive of a person’s popularity.... donning red clothes dream meaning

Donning White Clothes

A very pleasant dream suggesting goodness and success in all matters.... donning white clothes dream meaning

Donning Yellow Clothes

It suggests sickness and anxiety. But there is no harm if this colour is seen in a long coat such as a jubbah or achkah.... donning yellow clothes dream meaning

Embroidered Clothes

Wearing white embroidered clothes means the attainment of the world as well as Deen. Also power and Fame.... embroidered clothes dream meaning

Giving People Water To Drink

Drawing water from the well and seeing impurities and filth in such water means the person doing so will pollute his wealth with haraam wealth.... giving people water to drink dream meaning

Hanging Clothes

(Spread; Unfold) To hang a garment in the sun to dry in a dream may indicate that someone will shortly arrive from a long journey.... hanging clothes dream meaning

Old Clothes

Seeing old clothes means the viewer of such a dream has a short life span.... old clothes dream meaning

Patched Clothes

A heap or stack of patched clothes symbolises extreme poverty and indigence.... patched clothes dream meaning

Righteous People

(Companions of God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace; Followers; Successors) Seeing God’s blessed people and His righteous ones, or any of the early companions of God’s Messenger (uwbp), whether such a companion is known or not in a dream represents blessings in one’s life and denotes one’s correct following of their example, and their advice or comments in one’s dream must be heeded.

To see oneself as one of such true ones, or to enter their circles in a dream means that one is following their example and enjoying or suffering similar trials to theirs, then he will triumph over his enemies.

To see one of the companions living in a city in a dream also represents the joy, happiness, prosperity, and justice the inhabitants of such a city enjoy under the leadership of a righteous governor.

(Also see Companions ofthe Prophet; Scholars; Serving; Shepherd)... righteous people dream meaning

Sewing The Clothes Of One’s Wife

If a person sees himself as sewing the clothes of his wife using needle and cotton then it is not regarded as a good dream.

If the needle happens to break, his affairs will be disrupted and he will become needy and poor.... sewing the clothes of one’s wife dream meaning

Soiled Clothes

Such a dream is not a good reflection on the Deeni and worldly life of a person.... soiled clothes dream meaning

Subversive People

(See Tar)... subversive people dream meaning

White And Clean Clothes

Donning white, clean clothes reflects a favourable condition of the person who wears them.... white and clean clothes dream meaning

Wife Donning The Clothes Of Her Husband

This is a good and pleasant dream.... wife donning the clothes of her husband dream meaning

Wife Wearing The Military Clothes Of Her Husband

The interpretation of such a dream is linked with either her husband or one who guards her.

The same dream could mean that either she will benefit from the good qualities of her husband or he will benefit from her good qualities.... wife wearing the military clothes of her husband dream meaning

Woollen Clothes

Donning of woolen clothes means acquiring of material wealth in abundance. Clothing made of hair (such as camel’s) or cotton wool or just cotton means acquiring of wealth to a lesser degree.... woollen clothes dream meaning

Dirty Clothes

Symbolic of sin and dead works, Isa. 64:6... dirty clothes dream meaning

Sowing Clothes

Symbolic of a good wife or an industrious person, Prov. 31:22 ... sowing clothes dream meaning

Crowd Of People

Importunity, excitement (Gypsy). “This dream is a sign of great excitement in the unconscious, especially in persons outwardly calm.” (Jung). ... crowd of people dream meaning

Dead People Dreams

Example: ‘My husband’s mother, no longer alive, came and slid her arms carefully under me and lifted me up. I shouted “Put me down! Put me down! I don’t want to go yet.” She carefully lowered me on to the bed and disappeared’ (EH). Most dreams in which dead people appear are expressive of our attempts to deal with our feelings, guilt or anger in connection with the person who died, or our own feelings about death. In the example the dreamer is feeling fear about being carried off by death.

When someone close to us dies we go through a period of change from relating to them as an external reality, to meeting and accepting them as alive in our memories and inner life. In the next example the man has not only come to terms with his mother’s and his own death, but also found this inner reality. Example: A dark grey sugar loaf form materialised. This pillar lightened in shade as I watched. It didn’t move. I began to think it was Mrs Molten who died in 1956.

The feeling grew stronger but still the colour lightened. Then it bent over and kissed my head. In that instant I knew it was my mother.

An ecstatic joy and happiness such as I have never known on earth suffused me. That happiness remained constantly in mind for the next few days’ (Mr M). ... dead people dreams dream meaning

Masses (of People)

Often a fear of social contact and agoraphobia. Here, you find the social contact you need and a place where you see yourself apart from—and also a part of—a larger whole. So in a sense, this dream image poses a question about your social adaptability on one hand, and on the other, your sense of what is yours and what you have taken on from the outside world. Do you have contact with many people, or none? Do you feel socially overwhelmed, or accepted? Does your dream express a need for liberation?... masses (of people) dream meaning

Stripping (clothes)

Being open and refraining from pretense, as in Bareness, Naked. Enjoying fully the sensuous beauty of yourself or somebody else. Do you want, no matter what the subject, actually is, to bare yourself? A warning against lack of boundaries and being insolent. Shedding clothes, according to Jung, is always the shedding of parts of ourselves. See also: Amputation.... stripping (clothes) dream meaning

Famous People / Film Star

1- Most of us are capable of creating an ideal person on whom to project our fantasies and wishes. We are not at this stage particularly in touch with reality. In dreams a film, pop star or public figure will represent the Animus or Anima (See Introduction).

A young person dreaming of a film star may not be ready for the responsibility of a real relationship.

2- Famous people, pop or film stars may also serve in dreams as a projection of the type of person we would like to be. We may, for instance, in real life be shy and withdrawn, but need to be admired and loved.

3- Spiritually, as we reach for perfection we need to ‘work through’ various aspects of our personality. Sometimes we arc able to reject such aspects as not being appropriate for the life we live.

For instance, we may realise that the destructiveness of a public life would take its toll within our own lives.... famous people / film star dream meaning

Clothes Hamper

As the place where dirty clothes arc stored, the hamper may signify having to pick up any of the negative thoughts you have left scattered around the house.... clothes hamper dream meaning

Salad Dressing, Wishbone

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.... salad dressing, wishbone dream meaning

Mourning Clothes

Vision: Wearing black mourning clothes: you have a tendency to be depressed, pessimistic, and melancholic. Wearing white mourning clothes: you are on a spiritual journey and will be taking another step toward maturity.... mourning clothes dream meaning

Native People

Depth Psychology: A native person may represent emotions and instincts that have remained free and unfettered by civilization, often secret sexual desires that you are unable to live out. Accept these hidden desires in the same way you accept the more “noble” ones!... native people dream meaning

Young People, Adolescents

Vision: If an adolescent girl dreams about a young man: she will soon fall in love or get married.

A grown-up dreaming about a young boy is a sign of immaturity and the desire to be forever young and without responsibility; it can also be a suggestion that honest wTork and commitment to duty is the only road to prosperity. Meeting a young person who is very attached to you: you are admired or loved by a stranger.

Depth Psychology: A young man represents the masculine/intellectual side of your personality.

See Youth.... young people, adolescents dream meaning

Aged People

It is always a fortunate omen when you dream of old people, either men or women.

The more of them you see, the more fortunate your dream.

If they are in rags, it indicates difficulties, but if you tackle your problems boldly, you will pull through.... aged people dream meaning

Bed-clothes

This may be considered a dream of contrary.

If wealthy people dream of plenty of Bedclothes, it is a warning of loss of money. But if the dreamer is poor, or only moderately well-to-do, then it is a sign of coming improvement in the financial condition.... bed-clothes dream meaning

Moth-eaten Clothes

Someone near to you is in trouble of which you will soon hear, but may not be able to assist.... moth-eaten clothes dream meaning

Rent Clothes

To dream of holes in your clothes is a bad sign of losses in your fortune, but should you be mending them in your dream you will soon make good your losses.... rent clothes dream meaning

Dressing (clothes)

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.... dressing (clothes) dream meaning

People Pleaser

Dreams of a people pleaser reveal your disease to please. Your dream may be giving you the message to begin to cultivate a feeling of deservability for your own wishes and point of view. See Co-dependant and Boundary.... people pleaser dream meaning

Baby Clothes

To see baby clothes in your dream suggests that you need to outgrow old ways of thinking and expressing yourself. You have outgrown them and it is time to move on.... baby clothes dream meaning

Clothes Hanger

To see a hanger in your dream, suggests that you are getting the hang of some situation or some task.

If the hanger(s) were empty, your dream may mean that you are just hanging in there. You need more motivation and encouragement.... clothes hanger dream meaning

Clothes Line

To dream that you are hanging up clothes on a clothesline, suggests that you are clarifying your thoughts and elevating yourself to a new state of awareness.... clothes line dream meaning

Clothes Peg

To dream of using clothes pegs suggests that you are trying to get your thoughts together, probably about a relationship. You may be feeling anxious about a particular relationship in your life, or feeling the need to hold it together.... clothes peg dream meaning

Car (full Of People)

Oversoul with various personality aspects as you go through life.... car (full of people) dream meaning

Switching (bodies / Places / Clothes)

If you dream of switching places (swapping minds/bodies) or switching clothes with someone, it symbolizes that you are trying to understand that person better. You may envy something about them and want it for yourself, or you may be trying to “get inside their head” so you can figure out why they are acting a certain way in real life. This dream can also represent the wish to be someone else, especially if you are feeling stressed.... switching (bodies / places / clothes) dream meaning

Lots Of People

Personality aspects. ... lots of people dream meaning

Sitting, People Next To You

Aspects of your own personality.... sitting, people next to you dream meaning

Dressing Up / Styling Yourself

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. ... dressing up / styling yourself dream meaning

Clothes And Image

Dreams about clothes are very common and they usually tell you something about your self-image.

In waking life, clothes protect, conceal and reveal and so in dreams they depict the façade, or persona, you create for other people; by so doing, they tell you where you may be vulnerable or exposed in waking life. The colors and condition of your dream clothes are especially important as they may symbolize how you are feeling about yourself, or how others perceive you. For example, if you were dressed in brightly colored designer clothes and were basking in the admiration of others, this may indicate good self-esteem, whereas if you were dressed in dark, shabby-looking garments in dreamland, and you felt miserable and self-conscious, it may be that this is how you are feeling in the real world.

Dreams about clothes can often focus on whether you are wearing the right outfit for the right occasion. For example, you may turn up at a party dressed totally inappropriately, you may have problems getting dressed, or you may find yourself walking naked down a busy street. Such dreams are rarely about sex and more about feelings of vulnerability, although they are sometimes about freedom from inhibitions. See also COLORS.... clothes and image dream meaning

Dressing In Other People’s Clothes

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.... dressing in other people’s clothes dream meaning

People At Work

A dream in which the main focus seems to be someone else’s job or occupation isn’t urging you to change career. It is most likely using the symbol of a certain profession to comment on your own behavior, attitudes and actions. Roles often play an important part in your self- image and identity. Without a welldefined social role or identity, many of us feel uncertain in waking life. It is a sign of maturity to cast off this need for a role of some kind and appreciate that we can be many things. See also ARCHETYPES; PEOPLE.... people at work dream meaning

Influential People In World History

Certain key figures in human history have had such an impact on world history that your unconscious may have stored the information—perhaps from school or college days, or even from a documentary or media report—and then drawn upon that knowledge to create an image that can encourage, teach or inspire you in dreamland. The list below contains some of the world’s most influential figures and gives keywords to trigger personal associations. Please note that the list is by no means comprehensive or definitive; if the influential person in your dreams isn’t listed here or in this chapter and you want to find associations that have meaning and relevance to you, it might be worthwhile reading their biography or autobiography, or investigating their life story and significance to world history.

Alexander the Great: Conqueror, empire building, warrior archetype.

Aristotle: Influential greek philosopher, the importance of asking questions and challenging conventional thought.

Bell, Alexander Graham: Inventor of telephone, communication, networking .

Bonaparte, Napoleon: French emperor, tactician, warrior archetype, exile.

Columbus, Christopher: Explorer, led europe to the americas, new territories to discover, new potential.

Confucius: The founder of confucianism, wise old man archetype.

Copernicus, Nicolas: Priest, astronomer, taught heliocentricity, the world revolves around the sun.

Daguerre, Louis: Pioneer of photography, vision, impressions, image change.

Darwin, Charles: Biologist, formulated theory of evolution, survival of the fittest.

Descartes, René: Rationalist philosopher and mathematician, logic, reason, ı think therefore ı am.

Edison, Thomas: Inventor of light bulb, illumination, insight.

Einstein, Albert: Physicist, theory of relativity, greatness achieved by power of the mind.

Fermi, Enrico: Father of atomic bomb, ultimate weapon of destruction, the last resort.

Fleming, Alexander: Penicillin, advances in bacteriology, immunology and chemotherapy, strengthening your defenses.

Ford, Henry: Industrialist, revolutionized mass production, the repetition of the production line.

Galilei, Galileo: Catholic astronomer, accurately described heliocentric solar system, visionary, conflict of authority with freedom of thought.

Gutenberg, Johann: Developed movable type, printed bibles, communication, the printed word.

Machiavelli, Niccolò: Author of the prince, archetype of the manipulator.

Marconi, Guglielmo: Inventor of the radio, communication, words, reaching a large audience.

Marx, Karl: Social philosopher, marxist communism, class struggle.

Michelangelo: Painter; sculptor, architect, diversity, energy, talent.

Moses: God’s messenger, leader of people out of slavery.

Muhammad: Prophet of ıslam, founder of major world religion, military and political leader, pure ideals, indomitable will.

Newton, Isaac: Physicist, theory of universal gravitation, laws of motion, universe working like clockwork.

St Paul: Proselytizer of christianity, dogma, tradition, rules and regulations.

Plato: Greek philosopher, intellectual focus on spiritual concepts rather than physical elements of life.

Shakespeare, William: Playwright, understanding of complete range of human emotions, stupendous output.

Voltaire: Writer and philosopher, crusade against tyranny and bigotry, the importance of tolerance.

Washington, George: First president of the united states of america, the basic rights of the individual, david versus goliath.

Watt, James: Developer of steam engine, new possibilities, travel.

William the Conqueror: First king of modern england, beginning a new project, invasion.

Wright, Orville and Wilbur: Inventors of airplane, longing to escape, fly away or reach new heights... influential people in world history dream meaning

Undressing And Dressing

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.... undressing and dressing dream meaning

Washing Clothes

Washing may represent some kind of inner cleaning in which you get rid of attitudes and habits that are holding you back.

If you are washing clothes in your dream, this symbolizes an improvement in the way you present yourself to the world.

If you are washing underwear, this may indicate the resolution of feelings of sexual insecurity.

If you are washing someone else’s clothes, this may indicate your desire to help that person feel better about themselves.

According to ancient dream oracles, washing clothes and yourself was a sign of good fortune, but stained clothes and taking a bath fully clothed indicated misfortune.... washing clothes dream meaning

Sex With Famous People

Dream analysts tend to describe dreams about sex with famous people as simple wishfulfillment. For example, an aspiring athlete may dream of having sex with a famous sporting hero. But someone who has no talent for sport might also dream of making love with a sporting icon. The quality that is desired here might be the sporting legend’s ability under intense pressure. In some cases, the famous people you might be romantically involved with in your dreams are really standins for people who aren’t so famous, the people in your everyday life. See also SEX.... sex with famous people dream meaning

Good And Evil People In Dreams

Now and again your dreaming mind may conjure up powerful images of notoriously evil people to warn you against the destructive effects of negative forces in yourself, or in some aspect of your waking life. These people embody the classic shadow or villain archetype. Similarly, your dreaming mind may come up with images of people celebrated for their incredible compassion and goodness; your unconscious may have chosen such people to inspire and encourage you to find healing within, or to reach out to others with compassion. Such images are typically archetypal symbols of the teacher and healer.

The following list is merely a starting point, being far from comprehensive, but if any of these well-known figures appear in your dreams, try to find out why. They are such vivid and colorful examples of the potential power of good or evil in waking life that their appearance in dreamland should be taken extremely seriously as a powerful message from your unconscious.... good and evil people in dreams dream meaning

People From Your Past

Images of people from your past not your present can link you with that period in your life, as well as with specific memories and experiences. A first boyfriend in a dream, for example, would represent all the emotions and struggles you had in that relationship and what you took away from it in terms of life experience. Dreaming often of people you knew in the past would therefore suggest that past experiences or lessons are very active at the moment, or that you are reviewing those areas of your life.

If you dreamed of a reunion with someone from the past, this suggests that you are looking back to the past too much and should be looking ahead to the future. To dream of dead people is a testament to the influence those people still have in your life; they may be dead, but they possess an influence on you. They may also represent your feelings about death. See also SPIRITS AND GHOSTS.... people from your past dream meaning

Blind People And Dreams

People who are blind do dream. The dreams of people who have been blind from a very early age (called ’congenital blindness’) tend to be different to those who are blind now but who had sight before. Those who are congenitally blind often have dreams that include more instances of sounds. Both groups experience dreams as imaginatively rich as those of sighted people.

Dreams are a universal feature of the human mind. Carl Jung even believed that visions in our dreams offer glimpses into universal archetypes, instinctive primordial images derived from a collective unconscious built into the very structure of the human brain. You might think, then, that even blind people could tap into this instinctive pool of primordial images and see them in their dreams.

There have been studies into whether or not congenitally blind people dream in visual images, but the findings have been mixed— some studies conclude that congenitally blind people do not dream in visual images, whilst other reports conclude that may do. The general consensus is that although people who are blind certainly do dream, their dreams are believed to be visual only to the extent that they can see, or could see before their blindness, in their waking life. People who are blind from birth are believed to have dreams that are primarily auditory, with their other intact senses participating to about the same degree that they do in a sighted person’s dreams. Such people are not thought to dream in visual images. People who are legally blind but are able to see blurs of movement, light and color would have a visual dimension to their dreams matching what they see when they are awake.... blind people and dreams dream meaning

Historical People And Events

Some people have dreams in which they appear at a particular past event of national or world historical importance, such as Waterloo, World War II or walking on the moon. They may also come face to face with a famous historical figure, such as Queen Victoria or Abraham Lincoln. These dreams are often a reflection of your interest in a particular time period or particular character in history, but they may also have a deeper significance. For example, if you find yourself in the middle of a World War, perhaps this relates to personal conflict in your life; a historical figure may be a symbol of someone close to you.... historical people and events dream meaning

People In Dreams: When Are They Mirrors Of You?

The People in Your Dreams. Whether the person portrayed is a family member, friend, stranger, or someone rich and famous, each carries a unique message.

A DREAM CHARACTER AS A MIRROR: YOU SEE ONLY YOURSELF.

The most common purpose of a dream person is to mirror your own behavior and traits.

DREAM EXAMPLE: MY SISTER BEHAVED BADLY. A woman dreamed of her sister having a temper tantrum. In real life, her sister was capable of a grand explosion or two. The dreamer noted how insensitive her sister appeared in the dream as she spewed venomous words, and she suddenly remembered the verbal mudslinging that she, herself, had engaged in with a co-worker, the previous day. She realized that the dream scene described her, not her sister. Though normally professional and constructive, the previous day she lost her cool and her dream mirrored how she had appeared to coworkers. The dream made her realize that a kind word would have gone much further to resolve the situation than anger. When you see someone behaving badly in a dream, take a breath and fess up. In the end, most of the people that you dream about signify parts of yourself.

TO SEE WHETHER A PERSON IN A DREAM IS A MIRROR OF YOU, PLAY THE “TWO PLUS TWO” GAME

A DREAM PERSON AS A MIRROR OF YOU. “Projection” is a psychological term that describes how easy it is to see—in others—what you hide about yourself. Take the driver on the highway who weaves in and out of lanes, shouting at others about driving too slow or being in the wrong lane. He notices others’ poor driving habits but is blind to his own. That is called projection. Instead of glaring at your own fault, you notice it in others.

Most people hate to admit to shortcomings like having a bad temper, eating or drinking too much, or not living up to their ideals. As you conveniently push away negative images of self in a dream, you let an actor “stand in” for you, to demonstrate the negative behavior that you hide from yourself. To further distance yourself from the flawed person that you don’t want to recognize as really you—the stand-in takes on the appearance of a family member, a friend, or a stranger.

To explore how a dream person can mirror you, try this exercise. It is named the “Two Plus Two” game because you select two qualities and two shortcomings in a main dream character and then explore those traits in yourself. This is how it goes.

1. SELECT A DREAM PERSON.

• Select a prominent dream character who appeared in a recent dream. Choose someone who confused you or stimulated an intense reaction.

• Without thinking too much about it, list two positive traits and two negative traits about the dream person.

• Even if the dream character is a stranger or a well-known person who you do not know, you still have a notion of what they are like from their actions, appearance, and body language. Base your selections on those impressions and your reactions to the dream character.

• If the person is someone you know, list their actual traits that come to mind.

2. COULD THIS BE YOU? After listing the dream character’s positive and negative traits, be bold. Examine the same traits in yourself. See which ones, if any, might apply to you at this time. Keep in mind that a trait may be relevant to you for only a limited time, or relate to you only in a specific situation. For example, you may normally be talkative, yet when troubled, you brood in silence. As a result, even though friends may describe you as chatty, a dream about a quiet person might portray you during a troubled phase.

3. BUT … WHAT IF THE PERSON IS NOT A MIRROR? After taking a good look, if you can sincerely conclude that the dream person’s traits do not match yours, the character may not be a mirror of your traits or actions. Examine the alternative options about what dream characters may represent, as listed below.

DETERMINE WHEN A DREAM CHARACTER IS NOT A MIRROR OF YOU

Most of the time a dream person mirrors your personality and actions. However, there are exceptions. When a dream person does not fit as a mirror, explore these alternatives.

Alternative 1 of a Dream Person Who Is Not a MirrorCHARACTERS MAY BE ACTING OUT A RELATIONSHIP DYNAMIC. Whether a dream relates to your relationship with a boss, an associate, family member, friend, or a love interest, people in dreams sometimes indicate how that relationship is going. Never ignore the story line; the story line is your first indication of who or what the dream is about. How characters behave in the dream plus the story line can unveil hidden motives, show how others see you, and reveal hidden agendas—yours and theirs.

When, in real life, you feel confused about a relationship, look for a dream that may mirror what is going on and shines a spotlight on the situation. A dream about a relationship can advise you how to handle others or invite you to tweak your own attitude or behavior.

Alternative 2 of a Dream Person Who Is Not a Mirror

A DREAM CHARACTER PORTRAYS AN ACTUAL PERSON. Once in a while a dream is truly about someone else. Such a dream may show the person acting and looking as they normally do. Or, it can be a metaphoric scene, but you recognize the topic and the qualities of the dream character as being related to someone else. A literal dream about another puts you in touch with their issues, reveals their talents, or gives insights about your role in their life. A woman who dreamed that a friend was contemplating suicide made a quick phone call. Thanks to the heads-up, the dreamer steered the friend back onto a positive track.

Alternative 3 of a Dream Person Who Is Not a MirrorA DREAM CHARACTER GIVES DIRECT AND CLEAR GUIDANCE. A man or woman in a dream may at times directly present the information that you need, such as a family member pointing out where you misplaced a lost object or a mechanic working on a car part that needs to be replaced in your car. When that happens, no interpretation is necessary. Sometimes only the thought is implied, yet even if no words are spoken, the dreamer knows the intent. Whether words are spoken, thoughts implied, or a dream character demonstrates the information visually, the guidance can be direct and clear.... people in dreams: when are they mirrors of you? dream meaning