The letter B in a dream represents feelings about yourself or some area of your life not being easy. Never having things given to you. Having to earn everything you have. No special treatment.
Negatively, the letter B may represent jealousy of other people who always have easier lives or more special treatment than you. Not liking not getting all the attention that you may feel you deserve more. Feeling uglier or second place. TOP
To dream of a baboon represents you or someone else that is intentionally inappropriate. Inconsiderate behavior. It may also reflect people or behavior that does what it wants even after being told not to. TOP
To see a baby in your dream represents new beginnings, new ways of thinking, new ideas, or new life developments. A baby may also symbolize a new project or new potential. Discovering new abilities. Negatively, a baby in a dream may reflect new responsibilities or new problems that require constant care. Babies may also reflect people in your life that you feel the need to look after closely such as the elderly.
To dream of a baby boy may represent masculine qualities to an experience or problem such as insensitivity, assertiveness, or social dominance.
To dream of a baby girl may represent feminine qualities to an experience or problems such as sensitivity, sympathy, social subordination.
To dream of a crying baby represents a problem or sensitive situation in waking life that needs attention. A part of you that is deprived.
To dream of a baby drowning represents a sensitive new situation in your life being totally overwhelmed by uncertainty or negative emotions. Failure caused by too much uncertainty or problems with something that was just starting in your life. Negatively, it may reflect problems you are being very careful about being being made impossible to take care of due to excessive uncertainty, problems, or fear.
To dream of dropping a baby represents feelings of anxiety about being irresponsible with some new situation or problem requiring your care. Dreams of dropping babies are common for new born mothers, more due to their fear of being an irresponsible mother than due to actually dropping their babies.
To dream of forgetting your baby represents feelings about something in your life that you have started, but then abandoned. Setting aside something that you love or have worked hard for. Postponing something special. On a positive note forgetting a baby in a dream may be a sign that there is still time to correct something that you have put off.
To dream of a neglected baby may represent feelings about neglecting a future project or responsibility. It may also reflecting a sensitive problem you are not attending to enough.
To dream of a premature baby represents new situations or new problems in your life that are happening faster than you want them to. Having to do something sooner than you planned.
To see a dead baby represents a new development ending, or being overcome by negativity. Something that began, or was in the works was stopped. Positively, a dead baby may reflect feelings of being spared a responsibility or lengthy problem.
To dream of a baby with no legs symbolizes a new development that is stagnant. A new situation with no traction or momentum.
To dream of a deformed baby represents a new responsibility or nagging problem that hasn't turned out as you expected it to. If you are actually expecting a baby it may reflect a fear of something being wrong with the baby.
To dream being frustrated or stressed out while looking after a baby represents your frustrations and difficulties with problem or responsibility.
To dream of a baby that is not of your race represents a new development , new situation, or new responsibility that is influenced by the symbolism of that race. For example, a white person dreaming of a black baby symbolizes a new situation in your life where you hoping or thinking feeling good is a priority. Black people dreaming of white babies symbolizes new situations or responsibilities where you feel that you have an advantage. It may also represent new problems that are too secure for you to do anything about.
Refer to the themes section for race for a more in-depth look at the symbolism of skin color and culture.
Pregnant women tend to dream of their unborn babies sex as male more often than female. This probably reflects their feelings about how insensitive or tough the reality of having a baby is. It may also reflect the control the mother asserting herself as a parent due to the child.
Young women and girls may dream of having babies to reflect their fear of getting pregnant or their desire to get pregnant.
Example: A woman dreamed of losing her baby. In waking life she had postponed college for her marriage.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of holding a new baby. In waking life she was beginning a new love affair while cheating on her husband.
Example 3: A older woman dreamed of having to take care of a baby. In waking life her aging husband was very ill.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of accidentally leaving her baby behind in a store. In waking life he was an author who felt that she had neglected a book she was writing for too long.
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To dream of a baby bottle represents thoughts or emotions that are supportive or nurturing of a new development in your life.
To dream of drinking from a baby bottle represents an aspect of your personality or some waking life situation that is nurturing
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To dream of a baby carriage represents a new development or situation in your life that you feel good needing to care about at all times. Responsibilities that you are "carrying around" with you all the time. Feelings about having a "big person" problem.
Negatively, a baby carriage may reflect a problem or burden you brag about having because it's a signal of power to have that kind of problem.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a baby carriage in a subway station. In waking life she was getting back into dating. The baby carriage reflected her wish to be noticed by others having a "big person" problem of finding a decent man.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing someone pushing a baby carriage. In waking life he was bragging to friend about his plans to beat someone up. The baby carriage reflected the man's wish feel good being noticed thinking the problem of need to beat up this other person was easy. The man was "carrying around" his easy problem like something only big people do. TOP
To dream of baby clothes may reflect the personality and how it behaves when involved with a new or developing area of your life. How you choose to project yourself when discussing new achievements.
Negatively, baby clothes may reflect the personality involving sensitive problems that require a lot of attention. How you project yourself to others with sensitive issues you need to take care of.
Alternatively, baby clothes represent former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown. A sign that you have matured or moved past an issue.
The color and style of the baby clothes reflect how your intentions or feelings apply to this situation.
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To dream of baby food represents a waking life situation that is being made easier for you to experience. Care or nurturing behavior to make life easier. Simplification of a problem. "Baby stepping" through a problem. Making sure that someone inexperienced can get through something they don't understand. Doing all the work for someone else so it's easy. TOP
To dream of baby powder represents your wish to make a problem or obligation feel better to others. Not allowing anyone else to notice anything wrong with your life situation. What you say or do to help yourself not worry so much or feel as embarrassed. Not wanting others to think about your problem or obligation like it's serious or negative at all. Put on a strong face or putting a spin on your story to appear less affected.
Baby powder may be a sign that you don't feel comfortable talking about your problems or having them noticed by other people.
Example: A woman dreamed of putting baby powder on a baby. In waking life she was trying very hard to adjust to her recent break up with her boyfriend. TOP
To dream of a baby shower represents feelings about being totally supported with all you need with a new beginning or new responsibility.
Alternatively, it may reflect awareness of someone else's new life being perfectly cared about. Noticing yourself "being there" for someone. It may also reflect anxiety about being noticed as helpful enough.
Negatively, a baby shower may reflect feelings about having to go out of your way to be extra supportive of someone else when you feel they don't deserve it. It may also reflect your concern that someone that you think is a loser doesn't "fuck up" a new opportunity. TOP
To dream of Babybel cheese represents feelings about enjoying success or profiting that is perfectly unavoidable. Winning situations that are tailored to you. Feeling good being a winner while taking your time. Winning and succes that feels "all wrapped up" for your enjoyment.
To dream of running away from a giant Babybel cheese may reflect a fear of easy success or enjoying easy success.
Example: A man dreamed of eating Babybel cheese. In waking life he was thrilled that his stubborn father would finally listen to his advice about taking natural vitamins after his father ran into serious health problem from neglecting his health for so long. He felt good being able to use his personal experience with natural herbs to heal his stubborn father because he had no choice but to listen to him now.
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To dream of a babysitter represents your feelings about looking after someone else's problem. You may feel bored with your life or held back due to someone else's problems. Making sure someone dumber or more arrogant than you doesn't make matters worse. Keeping a close eye on someone you feel is risky.
Negatively, a babysitter may reflect responsibility or problems that you feel has been dumped on to you. Feeling that you have to protect or look after someone that is vulnerable because nobody else will.
Alternatively, a babysitter may reflect your feeling about being overwhelmed by other people's arrogant or childish behavior. Cleaning up or looking after a slob in your life. It may also reflect feelings of being subordinate to someone with undeserved power over you. Being controlled by someone spoiled.
Additionally, babysitting in a dream may reflect your feelings about raising your children in waking life if you have any. Feeling that having to raise children holds you back in some way.
Example: A man dreamed of babysitting a child. In waking life he felt controlled by a lazy spoiled father who arrogantly controlled him after he paid all his bills for him to keep him out of debt. The family member kept recklessly spending require more bills to be paid.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of a baby being dropped off for her to babysit that she really didn't want to look after. In waking life she was a teacher who was beginning to feel that teaching wasn't the right job for her. She felt more like a babysitter than a teacher to her students.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of having to babysit a child. In waking life her grandmother became very ill and was too old to look after herself.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of babysitting a baby. In waking life she felt responsible for her younger sister during a very difficult time. TOP
To dream of a bachelor or bachelorette party represents a last minute indulgence before a permanent situation or commitment occurs. Enjoying a last moment of freedom before having to get serious. Doing something you always wanted to do before losing the opportunity for good.
Negatively, a bachelor party may reflect irresponsible risks before a big change or milestone in your life. Carelessly not thinking of others feelings before a commitment is finalized. Risking everything to have a good time at the last minute. A sign that it may be a good idea to be more mindful of what you say or do before an important moment. TOP
To dream of a back represents a burdens, stress, or pressures you feel. You possibly have secrets you don't want to divulge to others, painful memories, or responsibilities that have to be paid.
Example: A young woman dreamed of having to carry her mother on her back. In waking life she was living in Nazi Germany and felt that because her mother was full Jewish (she was half Jewish) that her mother was going to be a burden to support. TOP
To dream of being in a back alley behind a building represents awareness of yourself doing something you know you're not supposed to. The feeling that certain behavior or situations might be dangerous.
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To dream of being in a back lane behind houses represents behavior or situations that you don't perceive any danger with. Feeling that there is nothing to stop you from doing something. Noticing nothing interfering with your goals or plans.
Negatively, a back lane may be a sign that you are too comfortable getting away with something.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a friend walking towards him in the back lane behind his house and talking about doing drugs. In waking life the young man was hesitant about trying a new drug, but not sure if he'd get away with it.
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To dream of going out a backdoor represents confronting problems that you don't want to think about. You may be facing a negative situation that is unpleasant to notice.
To dream of coming in the back door represents a conclusion to a problem or negative situation. You have finally decided to do something about a problem. If you see a criminal or person you have negative feelings about walking in a backdoor it may reflect fear or embarrassment that is becoming common place for you.
To dream of hearing knocking on the backdoor represents a conclusion to a problem or negative situation that you don't want to think about. A problem may be forcing you to deal with it.
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To dream of a backpack represents self-sufficiency. An area of your life where you are doing something on your own. It may also reflect problems that you have to deal with all by yourself. Doing your own thing.
A backpack may also represent hopes, desires, and secrets that you don't wish to tell anyone about.
Example: A woman dreamed of hiding a laptop in her backpack. In real life she was making plans to see a concert that her boyfriend didn't want to see. The backpack reflects her willingness to "go it alone" and make plans for the concert anyway. TOP
To dream of doing the backstroke represents a comfortable attitude to navigating an uncertain or negative situation. Not really feeling that a problem you are facing is actually a problem. It may also reflect a sense that an uncertain situation is too easy to get through. Enjoying taking your time getting through a difficulty.
Negatively, the backstroke may be a sign that you are too comfortable with a problem or uncertain situation. Taking your time or being lazy when serious action is required. Thinking that nothing matter when it actually does. TOP
To dream of walking, running, or driving backwards represents awareness of yourself doing something differently that everyone else. A direction in life that may seem odd or to be the opposite of others.
Dreaming of going backwards may also reflect a loss of progress or a reversal of decisions.
To dream of facing or talking to people while standing backwards may reflect sensitive feelings about discussing uncomfortable issues. Talking about your problems briefly without discussing them in much detail. Feeling embarrassed to address certain issues too openly or too enthusiastically. Uncomfortable discussions that are hiding the full story. Intentionally ignoring discussing an embarrassing situation in detail. Noticing what a problem is without wanting to embarrass yourself talking about it.
Example: A woman dreamed of only being comfortable talking to people if they were standing backwards to her. In waking life she was very sensitive about discussing her doctors orders that required her to get a c-section because he pelvis was too small. She felt comfortable talking about the coming baby, but was embarrassed to discuss the c-section because she felt it made her look less of a natural woman.
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To dream of a backyard represents issues or situations that you don't like thinking about. Something you don't like noticing or seeing in yourself. Things you don't want to confront, don't want to deal with, or make you upset when you have to think about them.
Backyards in dreams may also reflect issues you want to keep hidden from people or jealousy of having to deal with an embarrassing issue. Irritation or prolonged trouble. TOP
To dream of bacon represents total self-gratification. You or someone else that is getting pleasure exactly the way you want it.
Bacon in dreams is often a symbol for sexual pleasure. It's also common to dream of bacon after sexually fantasizing about people.
Example: A woman dreamed of cooking bacon in a kitchen for her boyfriend. In real life she was pregnant and had not had sex in a long time. The bacon being cooked reflected her preparations for please her boyfriend in bed.
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To dream of feeling bad suggests that you might feel disappointed or unlucky. You may also feel depressed or experiencing something that you feel is unfair. Feeling bad may represent feelings of being an outsider or feeling worthless.
To dream of "bad" people represents a negative aspect of your personality such as fear, guilt, jealousy, or arrogance. It may also reflect a negative impression of a person or situation.
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To dream of smelling someone else's bad breath represents an inability to listen to unappealing ideas or views. Experiencing other people's obliviousness to how negative a message or idea expressed feels. Poor, incompetent, or uninteresting delivery of ideas. Ideas that don't feel right to you. Feeling repelled by a person or situation. Feeling repelled by someone's else ignorance.
To dream of having bad breath may reflect a need to be more careful about how you present, articulate, or deliver your ideas. An unappealing or off-putting presentation to others. A sense that you are repelling others. Not thinking before you speak.
Dreaming of having bad breath may also reflect anxiety about your ability to interest other people in your ideas or in liking you. Feelings about yourself being a total loser that nobody wants to listen to. Feelings of having embarrassed yourself with stupid ideas, unappealing suggestions, or ignorant statements. TOP
To dream of a badge represents recognition of superior achievement or authority. Noticing yourself having full respect or social autonomy. Deserving to be listened to more than others. Unquestionable advice or guidance.
To dream of police badge represent moral authority or the authority to force change. An unquestionable voice of reason. Having a police badge flashed at you may reflect a person or situation that you feel you have to change for. Feeling you have to accept advice about morality or doing the right thing. TOP
To see a badger in a dream represents an aspect of your personality that never gives up. Something in your life may feel like it won't go away or will never listen to you no matter what you resist it with. Menacing intimidation. Someone that is giving you a hard time.
Positively, you may be very persistent in pursuing a goal or defeating a rival that you refuse to give up on. Fiercely fighting for a cause. Startling others with your fierce persistence. Determination that is intimidating or dangerous to your enemies. TOP
To dream of badminton represents a challenge that requires quick thinking. A struggle to keep up. Decisions need to be made quickly or opportunities may be lost. A struggle or contest between people with quick thinking or quick acting maneuvers.
A badminton game may reflect the ability to adapt in some kind of confrontation or new opportunity.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a bank sponsor a highschool badminton match. In waking life he was being pressured into getting his girlfriend pregnant in order to get an inheritance. His girlfriend kept trying to exhaust him with sex so he would forget to use a condom and impregnate her and he kept catching on to her schemes. TOP
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To dream of bagpipes represents feeling bad that something is over. It also reflect feeling good experiencing something insensitive.
Example: A young woman dreamed of hearing bagpipes in the background. In waking life she had just broke up with her first love. TOP
To dream of making bail represents temporary relief from restrictions or limitations. It may also reflect a compromise or promise you've made to avoid a punishment or embarrassment. Putting something important on the line in order to avoid full consequences or show someone that you're serious about change. Avoiding the entirety of an inconvenient consequence.
To dream of being denied bail may be a sign that someone else doesn't trust you anymore. You may not be able to make a compromise that is big enough for someone to trust you again. Feeling that the full consequences of your actions have to be faced in their entirety or at your total inconvenience. Feeling that nothing you say or do can get you any temporary relief from a problem.
Negatively, bail may be a sign that you fell that you have impunity to do as you wish or that there are no consequences to your actions. It may also be a sign that you feel that other people are getting off "scot-free." TOP
To dream of bait represents a wish to lure or entice someone into thinking along similar lines as you are. Negatively, you may reflect your attempts to trick or fool someone into embarrassing themselves. TOP
To dream of a going to a bakery represents a feelings of experiencing having something wonderful, beautiful, or enjoyable done for you.
Negatively, a bakery may be a sign that there is a lack of appreciation in a relationship or that someone is too spoiled.
To dream of working at a bakery represents spoiling others all the time. Always giving others all the satisfaction without having to work for it themselves. A sign that you are too nice or not being appreciated. Spoiling others. Helping someone who is lazy or doesn't deserve your help.
Pregnant women often dream of being in underground bakeries. This may reflect their awareness of themselves enjoying spending money behind their husband's back on baby related items or secretly spoiling themselves shopping while pregnant.
Example: A man dreamed of trying to sell bread to stores, but noticing that sometimes the bakery supplier he bought the bread from was shut down. In waking life he was an artist and sometimes his creativity felt completely shut off so he couldn't make art to sell. TOP
To dream of baking represents preparation for something special in your life. Plans and ideas all coming together for a special event or something that's important to you. Something you give special care to.
To dream of having problems while baking may represent delays, setbacks, or problems that have arisen while you were planning for something special.
If you mix ingredients that you normally would not combine then it suggests that you are trying something new.
Example: Baking sometimes shows up in the dreams of pregnant women. The baking reflects the special care they are giving to their babies and to their homes in preparation for the birth. TOP
To dream of a balance beam represents your wish to prove how perfect you are or show other people how good you are at something. Showing off your expert skills or talents.
Negatively, a balance beam may reflect too much concern for being perfect or feeling pressured into never making a mistake ever again. TOP
To dream of a balcony represents being objective about a situation, and having intellectual control. Noticing every single thing. You are aware, see things for what they are, and have a good understanding of what is happening around you. TOP
To dream of being totally bald in a dream represents your mindset being totally unconcerned. Not caring about consequences or outcomes at all. It may also reflect a total lack of feeling or remorse for what you are doing to others. Total baldness could also represent fearlessness about a problem you're confronting.
Alternatively, being bald may reflect total change of attitude or beliefs. Not caring about what you used to think or believe at all.
To dream of seeing a bald person represents you or some aspect of your personality that is free of distraction, or totally focused. Fearlessness. It may also represent a mindset that is totally unconcerned with consequences or feelings. Negatively, you may also feel that a person or situation is heartless.
To see a bald black person in a dream symbolizes your belief that something is permanently lost or your desire for things you can't believe are ever going to happen. You may not be able to focus on or believe in anything else.
To dream of bald evil or bad people symbolizes negative personality traits that are unsympathetic or have no remorse. Fears of things that you feel are insensitive to your well-being. Bald evil people may also reflect your own lack of remorse that is going overboard.
Example: A man dreamed of a bald man guiding him around a scary building. In waking life he was totally focused on dealing with his personal problems and facing fears he had. The bad man reflected his complete lack of distraction as he tried to deal with his problems.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing an insecure bald black man with his head down. In waking life he was totally preoccupied with a mysterious health problem that he feared would never go away.
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To dream of a ballerina represents an aspect of your personality that is moving through obstacles effortlessly. It reflects a balanced state of mind gained through experience and confronting challenges with little difficulty. You know what you are doing and are confident in the face of adversity.
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To dream of the ballet represents a situation that requires perfection or not making any mistakes. A strong focus on remaining balanced or away from trouble. You may be confronting an unforgiving problem that requires your total dedication.
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To dream of ballet shoes represents an approach to a situation that requires staying balanced. You don't want to make any mistakes or are trying to be perfect. A sign that you are well aware of the risks involved in making a mistake.
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To dream of a balloon represents a situation that gives you a cause to celebrate or rejoice. Uplifting of your spirit or enjoying a lack of restrictions. Acknowledging or noticing that something good has happened. Feeling good about noticing yourself getting what you wanted. Enjoying yourself realizing a goal or getting what you feel you deserve. Liking compliance or co-operation you are getting after not having it.
Alternatively, balloons may represent relief you feel that a problem has gone away.
To dream of a helium balloon represents situations that give you a cause to celebrate or rejoice all on their own. Automatic compliance or self-governance that feels good to notice happening. Liking yourself effortlessly getting what you want or feel you deserve. Feeling good noticing a problem going away on its own or failing itself. Enjoying full compliance or co-operation after not having it.
To dream of a balloon popping represents disappointing embarrassment or dashed hopes. Fear of something going wrong during a positive or happy moment. Fear of losing progress. It may also be a sign that your hopes were based on fantasies or illusions.
To dream of letting balloons rise into the sky represents feelings of being overwhelmed by hope and possibility. Being swept up in the moment or letting fate decide something for you. An uplifting situation is taking precedence over your life.
To dream of blowing up balloons represents hope or inspiration that you are giving to a situation or other person. Getting ready to rejoice or celebrate. It may also reflect your attempt to make someone else feel better or deal with someone else's problems so they don't have to anymore. TOP
To dream of a ballot represents a decision that needs to be made.
Casting a ballot represents making it clear or obvious to others what your choice is and why you want it. Being "loud and clear" about your choices or opinions. Picking a side on an issue.
To dream of your name being on a ballot reflects your wish for support, approval or acceptance. TOP
To dream of ballroom dancing or waltzing represents harmonious decision making or perfect co-operation. Applying your professional or sophisticated experience that makes a situation feel easy. Enjoying yourself never making a single mistake. Elegant or sophisticated thinking working out well for you.
Positively, ballroom dancing or waltzing may represent feelings about yourself being a "genius." Enjoying seeing your superior skills or experience being applied to a situation perfectly. An area of your life where things are working well and no mistakes are being made at all. A situation is going off without a hitch.
Negatively, ballroom dancing may reflect a lot of stress or anxiety you feel to apply professional or superior knowledge perfectly. Feeling pressure to look good never making a single mistake. Feeling that your reputation is on the line. Alternatively, it may be a sign that you are enjoying feeling too smart to ever get caught with your dishonesty. TOP
To dream of orbs or balls represents thoughts. Blue orbs or balls represent positive thoughts. Red orbs or balls represent negative thoughts. Balls may also reflect conflict over issues you want to get rid of.
Sports balls in dreams symbolizes issues you are struggling with emotionally, or decisions you are considering. Choices that could end up having both a good or bad influence. Beliefs that could end up causing both a positive or negative outcome.
Tennis balls symbolizes a conflict over issues that you are rejecting or want someone else to deal with.
Soccer balls symbolize a conflict over competing methods. You and someone else that are at odds over which way to do something.
Basketballs symbolizes your focused on power or achievement. Using power to attain what you want in life or a specific outcome. Something you are using your skill, status, or resources to make happen.
Baseballs are symbols for issues or problems with the potential to be eliminated. It may also reflect opportunities to change that must be taken advantage of in order to gain power. Positively, it may point to a chance to get rid of something undesirable or to stand up to something. Negatively, it may symbolize a problem or negative situation that is challenging you or making you take a risk.
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To dream of bamboo represents sensitivity about noticing yourself being easily "broken down", defeated, outsmarted, talked down to, or subjugated. Feeling that your defenses are too sensitive or cheap. Feeling that other people can just take from you whenever they want or talk down to you whenever they please. Feeling that some area of your life is wonderful, but fundamentally weak.
Example: A young man dreamed of wreaking a garden of bamboo. In waking life he started to train himself to be meaner to people to stop them from using him or talking down to him whenever they pleased. TOP
To dream of a banana split sundae often represents large amounts of sexual indulgence that is enjoyed being discussed afterwards. Having a lot of sex and talking about it afterwards with your friends.
Negatively, banana splits may reflect peer pressure to have sex and openly discuss it.
Example: A young girl witnessed other people buying banana splits, but decided not to buy one herself. In waking life her friends were having sex, but she decided that she didn't like the boy she was dating enough to have sex with him. The banana split sundae may have reflected the large amount of sexual activity that was being enjoyed being talked about in her social circle. TOP
To dream of a banana often represents repressed sexual urges an desires.
To dream of unpeeling a banana often represents feelings about indulging in sexual activity. Feelings about undressing yourself or others for sex. Sexual arousal.
Example: A man dreamed of throwing a rotting banana into an aquarium. In waking life he was noticing himself losing sexual attraction for a woman he liked. TOP
To dream of a Band-Aid represents something you're doing to feel better about a problem. Not wanting to notice something negative again. A temporary solution that frees you from caring all the time.
To dream of a Band-Aid falling off represents a temporary solution that didn't work. You may have believed you could stop caring about a problem that has come back.
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To dream of a bandage represents a need to heal, growing pains, or learning to cope with a problem. An unpleasant time of change or healing. You may be emotionally wounded and trying to protect yourself.
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To dream of a bandana represents a mood or mindset that is intentionally misbehaving. Being bad or breaking the rules on purpose.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a woman wearing a bandana. In waking life he had told someone he hated how much he enjoyed screwing them over. TOP
To dream of bangles represents noticing yourself liking to have to do something. Enjoying choosing a commitment or obligation. Liking or choosing to make something you're involved with a big deal. Bangles in a dream may reflect your love or pride in choosing to be dedicated to your family or a committed relationship.
Positively, bangles may reflect how good you feel being needed to do something you are dedicated to by choice.
To dream of broken bangles may reflect you or someone else that was not appreciated enough for choosing to be involved. Not wanting to enjoy choosing to be helpful or committed ever again. TOP
To dream of banishment represents feelings of permanent loss or exclusion. You or someone that feels that they can never return to a old way of life. You may feel regret, guilt, or strong desire for something you can never have again.
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To dream of a banister represents feelings about how easily a situation is progressing. Feeling carried or supported to the next stage of a situation. Feeling that all you need is readily provided as you need it as you move forward. TOP
To dream of a bank represents your store of resources or power that can be tapped at anytime. Talents, capabilities, financial support, emotional support, or things that give you a sense of security. What you rely on to keep yourself secure or successful.
A bank can also be a reflection of how strong or moral your relationships and interactions with others are. Power, resources, or people you use to achieve your goals. Total control over others that is responsible or conservative.
Negatively, to dream of a bank may reflect feelings about being dependent on something or someone in order to do something. Feeling stupid that someone can control your entire life or put your whole life on hold due to one factor. Feelings about access to power being withheld from you. Feeling that stupid, arrogant, or controlling people can make decisions for you. Feelings about yourself or other people who need to have total control over others.
To dream of robbing a bank represents resources or power you are tapping by not earning it. It may reflect a negative, selfish, or dishonest approach to achieving goals.
To move money between banks represents a transfer of power or resources between certain core values. You may be becoming more positive in some ways or more negative in others. It may also reflect a change in attitude about how you achieve goals or maintain power. Ask yourself how each bank makes you feel and how that may symbolize a waking life situation. Sleazier banks may represent lower standards and poor values. Classier banks may symbolize higher standards and more conservative values.
Negatively, moving money between banks may reflect issues with allowing others to control your life. Going from one "controlling asshole" to another. Feeling that you need someone managing or controlling your life.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a group of bankers from a French bank sitting in a cafeteria. In waking life he felt embarrassed that his father was totally controlling his life by not releasing a large sum of money to him that was promised after a home was sold. He felt that his whole life was on hold because he father was too arrogant and controlling to let him enjoy the money. The bank in the dream may have reflected his feelings about his father having an arrogant level of authority over how he decided to enjoy his life. TOP
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To dream of a banker represents an aspect of personality that is focused solely on increasing power or resources. Being careful about insuring you're benefiting. Leveraging your accomplishments, skills, talents, or clout to get more for yourself. Careful self-interest.
Positively, a banker may reflect using your clout to force needed change or control risky or irresponsible behavior. Using advantages to improve conditions of a situation or make a beneficial situation happen faster than normal. Intelligent hedging. Conservatively attempting to work with others to increase your standing in a situation. Thoughtful leveraging.
Negatively, a banker represents you or someone else that takes advantage of others to get more power or resources. Self-interest or greed run amok. Feeling that others have too much leverage or can take whatever they want from you. Feeling tricked into a subordinate position. Alternatively, a banker may reflect using your advantages to gain leverage over or exploit others. Jealousy of people with more advantages than you or who have an easier life. Feelings of being out of control, manipulated, or that someone can cut you off at anytime. Being "putty" in someone else's hands. TOP
To dream of bankruptcy represents a total loss of power, control, or capability. Feeling that you can never do something ever again. Feeling powerless to stop a loss. Insecurity. Feeling doubt. A total lack of inspiration or new ideas. TOP
To dream of a banquet represents overwhelming prosperity. Noticing all that you want coming together at the same time. Getting all the spotlight, attention, or sympathy you want. Feelings of deserving all you want. Feel good being noticed deserving respect and recognition. "Feasting" on power or a sense of accomplishment.
To dream of your food missing or already having been eaten at a banquet may reflect a lost opportunity to get attention or sympathy. It may also be a sign that you're putting yourself last or are not trying hard enough to attract attention. Not acknowledging your needs. Allowing other people to enjoy themselves with your accomplishments.
Example: A man dreamed of entering a banquet hall. In waking life his rich jealous abusive father died and left him with all his money. He finally felt like a real man in life who deserved to be treated with respect as an adult.
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To dream of a baptism represents psychological or emotional renewal. You may be giving up old beliefs or habits for a new way of thinking. Feeling that you must perfectly accept certain conditions in order to prove your deserve a fresh start.
A baptism may be a sign that you are changing your attitude, or taking a new approach. It may also reflect new influences, making amends with your past, or a new lease on life. Consider the saying "being reborn into something new."
Negatively, baptism may be a sign that care too much about getting someone else's acceptance or forgiveness in order move on with life. Placing to much importance on surrendering your ideas, preferences, or life choices in order to be forgiven.
To dream of a baby being baptized may symbolize a new situation that allows you to learn from previous mistakes. TOP
To dream of being at a bar represents areas of your life that you consciously obsessed with or passionate about. You go out of your way to do something a lot, possibly to the point of excess. It may also reflect topics that you like discussing in great detail or for long periods of time.
Positively, it may represent passions and interests. Negatively, it may reflect issues you are too concerned with or activities that you are addicted to. TOP
To dream of a barbarian represents an aspect of your personality that is savage or totally ignores others feelings. A person or situation that is rough, harsh, or totally insensitive.
Example: A man once dreamed of a beautiful barbarian female. In real life this man was faced with the prospect of losing everything he had and was considering applying for welfare. The barbarian woman represented his desire to be financially secure combined with the insensitive intrusion into his personal finances that the welfare office would subject him to in order to get support. TOP
To dream of using a barbecue represents an awareness of your carefree attitude about something you're planning. Feeling good noticing that there is nothing to worry about.
To dream of using a barbecue in your backyard may represent a relaxed attitude about planning for something that makes you don't like (like planning for school in the summer). It may also reflect a carefree attitude about not getting caught planning to do something wrong or dangerous.
To dream of eating barbecued food represents a situation in your life that is encouraging you to be carefree. An experience you are having that feels good noticing there is nothing to worry about. Consider the type of food for additional meaning.
Example: A young man dreamed of having a barbecue in his backyard. In waking life he was enjoying himself getting ready for his first year of high school. The barbecue reflected his carefree attitude about the planning for school and being in the backyard reflected his dislike of thinking about actually having to go to school.
Example 2: A woman dreamed that her plans for a family barbecue were rudely changed by her ex-husband who chose to go invite everyone on a fishing trip instead. In waking life she felt that demanding to have her 50% stake in a family business was going to be easy and that she would just go start a new life afterwards. In the end the husband was far more difficult to deal with than she expected. TOP
To dream of barbed wire represents difficulty in breaking through or getting a point across to someone. It may also reflect feelings about a situation intentionally being made too difficult or off-limits. Barriers in relationships or situations that are intentionally being made to dangerous to cross. Making it clear to others that trying to test you is a bad idea. Feelings about a situation being entrenched.
Negatively, barbed wire may reflect an excessive need to create barriers or "danger zones" in situations or relationships. Purposely making other people feel that testing you or your relationship is dangerous. Jealousy of interference in some manner that is making you go overboard with conditions or protective measures.
Example: A man dreamed of creating a barbed wire circle with his wife around a group of people. In waking life he was getting married. The barbed wire may have reflected his feelings about his upcoming marriage making his and his wife's relationships with people of the opposite sex dangerously site off-limits.
Example 2: A doctor dreamed that barbed wire was being set up in his hospital. In waking life he was living in Nazi Germany and one of his assistants had started to show up for work in his Nazi Storm Trooper uniform. He felt that the Nazi military was started to become too entrenched in the hospital. TOP
To dream of a barber may represent a person or situation in your life changes the way you think. Being set straight about an issue whether you like or not.
Negatively, a barber may reflect people or situations that coldly, bluntly, or insensitivity set you straight about your beliefs or questions.
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To dream of a barber shop represents your wish to change your mindset or attitude. Wanting to be set straight whether it feels good or not. Wanting to feel better or be rid of negativity on your mind. Being ready for change and to move in a different direction.
Positively, a barber shop may represent wanting someone else to guide you when you're lost, give you insight into a problem, or give you an answer to something that puzzles you.
Example: A man dreamed of walking into a barber shop to find out that his sister's boyfriend wasn't there. In waking life heard his sister crying and in his attempt to get her to stop found out that her boyfriend was murdered. The barber shop reflected his dislike with thinking of his sister crying and wanted to change it by asking her what was wrong. TOP
To dream of a barber's pole is a sign that you are contemplating a change in your life. It may also reflect a rude awakening or brutal honesty that you aren't ready for yet. TOP
To dream of a barbie doll represents a wish to be noticed perfect all the time so people will like you. Social idealism and conformity. Always wanting to fit in or be what other people want you to be.
Negatively, you may be trying too hard to meet other expectations. TOP
To dream of a barcode represents automation, simplification and ease. Full information awareness about a person or situation.
Negatively, a barcode may reflect unobstructed total control, manipulation, or subordination. You or someone else that is easily used, measured, or handled.
Alternatively, a barcode dream represents an impersonal relationship in your waking life. Feeling alienated or that people don't like you. TOP
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To dream of being barefoot represents situations where you are aware of your morals or basic principals being tested. Moral conduct or honest behavior is being noticed by others. You can't hide the trust of who you are as a person to yourself or others. Faithfulness or honesty is being displayed to others.
Positively, bare feet may reflect a willingness to change core beliefs or have your values tested in front of others.
Negatively, being barefoot may reflect a loss of principles, integrity, or morals. It may also reflect low self-esteem, or a lack of confidence. Having casual sex.
You may be experiencing vulnerability to negative influences. Situations in your life that open the door to corruption or challenges that you are not ready for. It may also an open attitude to changing your values.
Example: A man once dreamed of walking barefoot with his girlfriend when he had to stop because vines were growing out of his foot and the pain was unbearable. In real life he had just gotten engaged because his girlfriend was pregnant. The bare feet may have reflected his feelings about himself having a difficult time maintaining his moral commitment to be loyal to his girlfriend. He was aware of himself confronting the challenge of being faithful.
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To dream of seeing a bargain may represent feelings of surprise at how easy or amazing something is. Feeling you've gained an advantage in a situation. Consider the symbolism of the item that is a bargain for additional meaning.
Negatively, a bargain may be a sign that you are not valuing yourself enough or feel you are giving something important away too easily.
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To dream of a barn represents feelings about your ability to be resourceful with new ideas or creativity. Your personal cache of ideas, talents, or abilities. Feelings about "other things" you do or could do apart from normal life. The second side or hidden side of your private life that keeps you looking interesting or productive. Drawing from your background, past experiences, or originality.
Negatively, a barn may reflect feelings of interrupting the status quo or stopping your current level of happiness with the way things are. Not liking new ideas or having to get creative for new situations. Issues with situations that you feel are way they are supposed to be. Feeling that you have everything you need or that there is no need to change.
Example: A girl dreamed of her abusive ex-boyfriend meeting her inside a barn. In real life she was very happy with her new life in a new town away from her ex, but still having conflicting feelings about her old life with him. The barn reflected her new life projecting a sense of having moved on from her ex and not needing him because she had her own ideas. The barn was her store of "other ideas" and her second life of friends and family that allowed her to move on from her ex if she wanted to.
Example 2: A young boy had a recurring dream for years that would occur a week before Halloween about pumpkins being inside a barn, and then having a hellish time getting out of the barn. In real life he didn't like Halloween and didn't like having to go along with everyone else who did. The barn he couldn't escape reflected the status quo mentality of friends and family around Halloween time the felt felt forced into joining.
Example 3: An older woman dreamed of seeing a new barn being built. In waking life she was always trying new things and trying to keep learning. The new barn reflected her developing sense of personal experience and originality she could draw from with other people. TOP
To dream of barnacles represents an annoyance that you feel is unnecessary or secondary to the real issue at hand. Feeling that you can't only deal with a problem or just enjoy yourself because something else is always an issue. Issues that cling on to other issues.
Negatively, barnacles may reflect "adding insult to injury."
Example: A woman dreamed of cleaning barnacles off a whale. In waking life she had a terminal illness and was always trying to keep spirits high to avoid thinking about death. TOP
To dream of army or military barracks represents a mindset that is focused on never being lazy while trying hard to keep a situation the same. Trying hard to stay on top of things. A concerted effort to stay organized or be ready. Always being proactive or ready just in case.
Negatively, you may be too concerned with avoiding change or staying on top of a situation. You may be experiencing a restrictive situation. It may also reflect anxiety about appearing lazy. TOP
To dream of a barren landscape may represent feelings of emptiness in your waking life. You may be experiencing a situation where you know no one, feel empty after a breakup, or perhaps you have made changes to your lifestyle so it's unrecognizable. Putting up a prolonged sense of emptiness and not trying hard enough to reach out to others.
Alternatively, it may reflect feelings about a lack of opportunities or fun. An empty social life. Feeling that nobody cares about you or nobody wants to help you. A serious situation where you feel totally on your own. Feeling that it will take a very long time to restore love or happiness to your life again. Feeling that nobody is going to care about you ever again. TOP
To dream of a barricade represents a hindrance you feel is being directed towards you. Someone or something is intentionally getting in your way or stopping you. You or someone else that is putting up a defensive emotional barrier.
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To dream of a barrier represents an obstacle to goals or progress in some area of your life. It may also reflect obstacles to emotional growth or your ability to express yourself. A barrier may also indicate your resistance to change. TOP
To dream of a bartender represents an aspect of your personality that is an enabler. An aspect of your personality that encourages passionate or obsessive interests. A desire for someone you're attracted to, a hobby, or interest that you are very involved with. Something that encourage indulgence or irresponsibility.
To dream that you are a bartender, suggests that you are enabling yourself or others. Negatively, it may reflect a need for you to slow down or think twice about helping someone. TOP
To dream of a baseball game represents a mental or emotional struggle to cancel, stop, or eliminate something. A metaphor for conflict over an opportunity to get rid of a problem or unwanted situation. You may have the chance to "deal a blow" to a problem or your opposition.
The players in a baseball game represent both positive and negative aspects of yourself struggling to control an outcome. Negative competitors may reflect fears, guilt, jealousy, or unwanted outcomes that stand in your way.
The actual baseball is a symbol for an opportunity that must be taken advantage of in order to gain power.
Hitting the ball represents an opportunity that was successful taken advantage of. You or some aspect of your life has gained leverage or successful dealt with a competing force.
Striking out represents a failure to take advantage of an opportunity. You or aspect of your life may have lost "your chance" or were overwhelmed by an opposing force.
To see a baseball field under construction represents the groundwork for conflict that is developing in your life. Certain factors or situations are coming together that will lead to confronting a problem.
To be at bat symbolizes confrontation with a problem. You have an opportunity to overcome something.
The base's on a baseball diamond reflect how far you or some aspect of your life is progressing with their problems. First base is a beginning phase, second is conflict, third is near closure, and home plate reflect total success over an opposing force.
Example: A woman dreamed that the child that she had miscarried at 6 months was all grown up and playing baseball. In waking life she was finally able to confront her trauma and embarrassment of the miscarriage by talking about it with friends and family. Baseball in this case may have reflected her feelings about overcoming her struggle to discuss what happened to her whenever the topic of her pregnancy came up.
Example 2: A man dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player. In waking life he was dedicated to finding a girlfriend after being single for a long time. Baseball in the dream may have reflected his struggle to overcome single life by successfully wooing a girl on a date or "hit a homerun." TOP
To dream of a baseball bat represents a defensive attitude or wanting to take strong action. Preparation or motivation to attack someone or something. You are planning to attack your problem with everything you got. It may also reflect your wish to insult or get back at someone. Attacking your problems or "hitting back" at someone.
To dream of hitting someone or something with a bat represents defensiveness against problems or people that are in your way. Taking action against something you want gone for good. Trying to get rid of opposition. Attacking someone with a bad temper.
To see an evil or bad person with a bat symbolizes your feelings about people or situations that you believe are trying to get rid of you for good or intentionally trying to make your life worse. It may also reflect your anger or bad intentions as you plan to get back at someone.
To dream of being hit by a bat represents people or situations that you feel are out to get you or that you feel are personally attacking you. It may also reflect competition or different opinions than you're own. You may feel unwelcome. Feeling that you are the victim of a verbal assault or that someone wants to you permanently removed from a particular situation.
Example: A woman dreamed of hitting a man with a baseball bat. In waking life he was pregnant and very moody. She verbally assaulted someone very harshly when they bothered her. TOP
To dream of a basement represents your deepest darkest thoughts, emotions, and memories. A basement points to problems that you don't want to deal with or issues that may be very uncomfortable thinking about. A situation or memory that is so negative that you can't forget it or think about anything else.
Alternatively, a basement may reflect the worsening of a problem or trouble that you are overwhelmed by.
A basement is a sign that you may have unresolved issues, or problems that the ego may not allow you to explore without assistance.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his father fall down the basement stairs. In waking life his father had a health problem that suddenly took a big turn for the worse.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a girl he liked from high school in his basement. In waking life he was thinking about how he embarrassed himself with her. Something he had a lot of difficulty forgetting.
Example 3: A man dreamed of seeing himself going into his father's basement and then coming back up another pair of stairs into a much nicer house. In waking life he was having serious financial problems with his business and was considering killing himself before being surprised when his business picked up again. TOP
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To dream of a basket represents something in your life that is consoling or convenient. It may also reflect something in your life that has been made easy for you.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a puppy handed to him in a basket. In real life he had been fired from his job, but was able to use his experience to easily create a new business. The dog in the basket reflected how his experience made it easy for him to stay confident and hopeful. TOP