To be worried in your dream over the disgraceful conduct of children or friends, will bring you unsatisfying hopes, and worries will harass you.
To be in disgrace yourself, denotes that you will hold morality at a low rate, and you are in danger of lowering your reputation for uprightness. Enemies are also shadowing you. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Since Sigmund Freud, a key term in psychotherapy. Besides the more technical aspects in actual therapy, the idea of transference in essence means that during everyday situations old and ancient content from the unconscious can be brought to the surface (if it has not been dealt with) through actual events. Anything that happened at a given moment could either have real objective meaning or has been “transferred” and has nothing to do with the present—it is rather something carried to the surface from the past. See Television, Companion, Shadow.... Little Giant Encyclopedia