To dream of brainwashing represents people or situations in your life that are trying to impose new beliefs systems on you. A noticeable attempt to influence others or change how you think.
Positively, it may reflect a powerful or overbearing influence in your life that is attempting to move you away from negative thinking patterns.
Negatively, it may reflect people or situations that don't want you to think for yourself.
To dream of using brakes represents your wish to slow down in a situation or relationship. You may not like how quickly a situation is progressing. A decision you've made may be having unforeseen consequences. It may also reflect a wish to take it easy or try something new.
To dream of your brakes not working may represent feelings about being unable to control or stop the direction a situation is going in your life. Feeling that life or certain decisions you've made are moving too quickly for your comfort level. Reduced control in waking life. A fear of getting into serious trouble if you don't stop a situation immediately.
Example: A man dreamed that his brakes weren't working. In waking life he was the CEO of a company and he began to feel that he was losing control of his company due to economic forces that pushed him to making decisions he didn't want to make and couldn't stop. He felt out of control of his company.
To dream of branches represents minor aspects of a larger situation. Negatively, branches reflect the annoyance of dealing with every single little detail of a problem. Positively, branches reflect growth, new life, extension, progress, or the intricacy of a good thing.
Example: A man dreamed of having to cutting down a tree and having to manually break up every single branch on the tree for removal. In waking life he was preparing to move and had to do a lot of cleaning before he could.
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To dream of branding a person or animal may reflect feelings about a very serious method to ensure that ownership is noticed. A permanent mark on your reputation. A permanent gesture to make ownership obvious in some area of your life. Making identifying leaders or owners easy. A serious or aggressive gesture made on someone you are in are relationship with to ensure that other people know they are "your property." Feelings about wanting ownership made public. Feelings of ownership mixed with originality.
Negatively, branding in a dream may reflect a rude or insensitive action to assert ownership that is completely ignoring someone else's feelings. Making someone else feel that they are permanently owned against their will. Making someone look obligated to you through serious gestures or actions. Forcing the appearance of ownership or control onto someone else. Negatively labeling others or ruining reputations. Overbearing methods to prevent jealousy in a relationship with public gestures to assert yourself over the other person by making it look impossible that they could be with anyone else.
To dream of being branded and not liking it may reflect your feelings about your reputation being negatively effected. Unwanted association with someone else. Feeling that someone didn't respect you while talking about you being associated with them.
To dream branding a door represents a strong sense of originality or ownership with a specific opportunity or option in your waking life. Possibilities that are clearly and obviously someone else's idea. Feeling that it's serious to need to remember or acknowledge that an opportunity is someone else's idea. Feeling that there is a need to respect an original idea for a new option or opportunity.
To dream of brass represents a false perception of genuine power. Putting up a convincing front or pretending you're perfect. Audacity or bluffing. Negatively, brass may reflect deceit or a clever ruse.
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To dream of Brazil represents a state of mind that is embarrassed or can't show off. Situations that are humbling, insensitive to your feelings, or keep you feeling unable to feel big and powerful. A sign that you feel less powerful or successful than you want to be. You are noticing yourself being impotent to do what you really want. Feeling that it's difficult to be arrogant or think highly of yourself because you are surrounded by people who will readily diminish your ego.
Respecting yourself knowing you aren't perfect. Feeling annoyed that other people are holding you back in life with their jealousy. Feeling that no person wants to give you special treatment because they aren't getting any special treatment either. Feeling forced to accept yourself as lucky to do anything at all because people or situations in your life are not supportive. Feeling surrounded by impaired progress because no person who can help you will accept risking anything being too easy for you.
Brazil can sometimes reflect feelings about being exceptionally lucky because you are surrounded by amazing opportunities due to other people's bad luck or past failures. Feelings about a lot of attractive opportunities being available to you because other people are desperate. A lot of opportunities available to you if you are willing to except compromises.
Example: A man dreamed of his son moving to Brazil. In real life a real estate deal that he thought was guaranteed suddenly failed. The son moving to Brazil represented the real estate deal going sour and embarrassing him in front of people with whom he talked about all the money the easy sale was going to make him.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of being in Brazil. In waking life he had high expectations for his career, but discovered that too many people were jealous of him to ever do him a favor to get ahead. He felt that he had to have a more humble attitude and earn his future career through alternative longer-term means. He felt that other people's jealousy impaired his ability to make progress.
To dream of a Brazilian person represents aspect of your personality that is humbled or embarrassed. You or someone else that doesn't think highly of themselves. It could also reflect you or someone else that has been hurt or kept down by someone else's arrogance. Not wanting or able to show off.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a very beautiful Brazilian girl. In waking life he had just met a beautiful girl whom he was shocked liked him, but soon realized she had a child and was a single mother. The Brazilian girl reflected how effected and humbled this girl's love life was because of her child that men she met weren't interested in.
To dream of bread represents fundamentals or simplicity. Basic needs or the root of a problem. Bread may be a sign that you are trying to "survive" something with basic necessities. Bread may also reflect someone that is pointing out the more fundamental aspects of problem you have. Making an honest living.
Negatively, bread may be a sign that you are not seeing the truth of an underlying or sophisticated problem. It may also point to your emotions during a financial difficulty.
Example: A girl dreamed of a seeing a loaf of bread. In waking life she sought the help of a psychiatrist about problems with her love life. The loaf of bread reflected the fundamental problems that the psychiatrist pointed out to her.
Example 2: A man dreamed of his mother giving him a load of bread. In waking life he was having serious financial difficulties and had to do whatever he could to save money. The bread reflected his focus on fundamental financial needs as he tried to save money.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing a loaf of bread shaped like a skull. In waking life she was very experienced with child birth and still had some fears that her current birth wouldn't be as simple and easy as she expected.
Example 4: A man dreamed of trying to sell bread to a shop, but he kept forgetting the prices. In waking life he was trying to sell his art and art skills on the internet, but kept forgetting to put up his prices or take his website seriously.
To dream of an object breaking represents feelings of loss or failure in some area of your life. You may be experiencing unwanted change. A situation or relationship has proven itself to not be as good as thought it was. Unexpected loss.
Alternatively, dreaming of a broken object may reflect outdated habits or be a sign that you need to try something new in your life. Dreaming of a broken object may also represent feelings of carelessness or disappointment.
To dream of taking a break from work may represent situations in your life that you are growing bored or emotionally exhausted from. Negatively, a work break may reflect distractions or be a sign that your priorities are not straight.
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To dream that your vehicle breaks down represents overexerting yourself, pushing yourself too hard, or going beyond your limits. You may be driving yourself toward physical difficulties, hardships, and even illness. You need to take better care of yourself or reevaluate your choices and alternatives.
Alternatively, a vehicle breakdown may represent resources, confidence, or relationships that are being stretched too thin.
To dream of eating breakfast symbolizes what you are thinking or feeling as you enter the beginning stage of a new project or situation. Beginning to take action or start something important in your life.
Negatively, eating breakfast in a dream may be a sign that you are taking too long beginning something or are behind other people who have started something before you. An unenthusiastic mood about beginning or initiating something in your life.
Consider the food being eaten or who you may be eating with for additional meaning.
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To dream of a breakup represents a loss or discontinuation of feelings. A situation that felt good or that was helpful to you is no longer possible. A thinking pattern, habit, or type of experience is no longer beneficial to you. Something may have happened in waking life that permanently prevents you from doing what you like or prefer to do. Something may have happened that has removed your confidence.
Alternatively, a breakup may reflect your fear of losing your partner.
To dream of breast milk represents feelings about nurturing and improving. Negatively, breast milk may reflect feelings of frustration with having to look after someone childish or do everything for someone to help them grow up.
Example: A woman dreamed of being squirted with breast milk. In waking life she was beginning to feel embarrassed by having to train her boyfriend to grow up into a man. She was considering breaking up because she felt embarrassed by her boyfriend being impossible to teach to mature.
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To dream of a breast pump represents nurturance or dependency that's being ensured at all times. Wanting to guarantee consistent support. A backup plan or contingency plan for special support. Making sure someone or something is cared about even when you aren't in the mood to.
To dream of breastfeeding represents dependence. Either emotional neediness or a sensitive situation that requires a lot of care and nurturing. You or someone else that feels totally dependent on others. Negatively breastfeeding may reflect neediness.
Alternatively, it may mean you or someone else is being very careful about how an area of your life is being developed. Carefully giving something all it needs to succeed.
To dream of female breasts symbolizes passive or assumed power. You or some aspect of your personality that's powerful without effort. Power of something in your life that is unquestionable. The size of the breasts is indicative of how powerful you or some aspect of your personality is.
Large sexually desirable female breasts represents how powerful or influential something you wish to have or experience is over you. It may also reflect difficulty resisting something you really like or powerful sexual desire.
To dream of being intimidated by or shy in the presence of large female breasts represents self-doubt. A positive or desirable outcome may make you question yourself or leave you feeling insecure. You may also feel ill-prepared or lacking a needed resource.
Ugly or misshapen breasts reflects the power of something you are experiencing that may not feel good. How strong an unpleasant aspect of your life is.
A flat chest symbolizes powerlessness. An area of your life that is ineffective or impotent.
To have scars or tattoos on a chest represents difficult events or life lessons that are hard to forget. Something unpleasant you had to endure to gain power.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing flowers growing out of her breasts and everyone commenting on how nice they were. In waking life she just became pregnant and was feeling the power of her pregnancy on others who were respecting her for it. The flowers coming out of her breasts reflected the praise she felt from others for having gotten pregnant. Her breasts in this case reflect her sense of power that she got from motherhood.
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To dream of having a breathalyzer test represents your concern that you may have gone overboard with something. It may also reflect your anxiety about being discovered having gone overboard. Misdeeds or bad behavior may be catching up with you. The dream may be a sign that you need to slow down.
To dream of having difficulty breathing represents feeling uncomfortable, feeling too many restrictions being placed on you, being under pressure, or having difficulty coping with a problem. You may also be trying to do too much at once or having difficulty getting a hold of a situation.
Negatively, difficulty breathing may reflect anxiety or fear about your ability to perform in a situation. Feeling that you can't relax or be yourself at all. It may also reflect feelings of being emotionally or creatively suffocated.
To dream of trying to catch your breath represents a need to recuperate or slow down. Feeling anxiety, tension, or fear in a situation being experienced. Needing to "recatch your bearings." You have have been using all your energy or resources up to get ahead or compete with someone. You may be running the risk of exhausting yourself. It may also reflect haste or a fear of losing that is pushing you too hard.
To dream of calm or relaxed breathing represents a high degree of comfort with a situation or your performance. Feeling no pressure or difficulty. Feeling balanced and in control. Being happy or relaxed. Zen.
To dream of holding your breath represents a temporary need to forgo your comfort to get through a problem or difficult situation. Feeling emotionally guarded as you take a risk or hope to avoid something dangerous. Cutting yourself off a necessity.
To dream of breathing underwater represents a higher degree of comfort while overwhelmed by negative emotions or uncertain situations. Handling yourself well.
To dream of being unable to breath represents emotional suffocation.
People with asthma often have dreams of being unable to breathe.
Example: A young boy dreamed that he couldn't breathe. In waking life his father was being extremely violent towards his mother on a regular basis and he felt unable to speak up or do anything about it while the situation got worse.
Example 2: A man dreamed of having difficulty breathing. In waking life he was becoming very uncomfortable with the scrutiny he was getting from potential job employers during interviews as he was unemployed and becoming nervous about not getting a job.
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To dream of bribery represents feelings about rules or integrity not mattering in a waking life situation. You or others that are easily influenced to ignore rules. Feelings of having to make something "worth someone's while" in order to get co-operation. Awareness of yourself or others abusing their roles to get more for themselves. Unwillingness to listen unless you get something for it.
Negatively, having to pay a bride may reflect feelings about people in your life abusing their status or roles. A corrupted mindset regarding responsibilities or sharing. A need to make other people feel that they are more important then they really are to get what you want. Feelings of being ripped off or extorted. Feeling that you have to give someone special treatment in order to get regular treatment.
Positively, a bribe may reflect the ability to do someone a favor to work around difficult or unfair conditions.
To dream of bricks represents solidity or endurance. Issues or situations that force you to constantly "know" how secure or stable they are. Bricks may also reflect something in your life that is meant to last.
To dream of a brick house represents a perspective on a situation that is secure, unwavering, or confident.
Example: A woman dreamed of a truck carrying a load of bricks that was beginning to spill the bricks. In real life she was having trouble paying her mortgage. The bricks falling off the truck reflected her feelings about how serious and enduring the debt would be if there were any missing payments on her mortgage.
To dream of a bride represents feelings about passively experiencing some area of life becoming permanent. Positively, a bride may reflect enjoyment of how easy it is to watch permanent changes occurring on their own. Feelings about new permanent changes that can't be undone being wonderful. Receptive attitude for security or closure. Readiness for a new beginning.
Alternatively, a bride may reflect behavior that is passively preparing for a permanent change. Feeling good getting ready for something permanent that other people are about to do for you.
For men to dream of a bride, it may reflect feelings about how big decisions are being respected or easily realized. Feeling that it's easy to make a big change in your life. Experiencing no jealousy or obstacles with big decisions or changes.
Negatively, a bride may reflect feelings of having no choice about permanent change or decision. Sensitivity or fear about having to accept a permanent change. Heightened sensitivity or anxiety about a big decision or permanent choice. Not wanting anything to go wrong at all before an important moment. Alternatively, being a bride may reflect your anxiety about real life wedding plans you are making.
To dream of a bride being shot at a wedding represents total failure or embarrassment while you waited passively or hoped something was going to be permanent. Unexpected interruptions or obstacles towards goals that you believed would be easy to achieve. Jealousy of enemies or competitors being experienced at the last moment before you realize your goals.
Bride dreams may also reflect your anxiety if your wedding date is getting closer.
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To dream of a bridesmaid represents awareness of yourself or others passively or sensitively giving others full support for their choices. You or someone else that is supporting others with all they need to "have it all." Caring, sympathy, or close attention to details to support someone else because it's all about them. Sensitivity about others feelings for a special moment. A wonderful or incredible gesture of selflessness to support someone else. Doing whatever it is your are asked to make someone else's success feel good being easy.
Negatively, a bridesmaid may reflect feelings of being asked to do too much to support someone else's achievement. Feelings of jealousy that someone is asking too much of you or being given too much attention. It may also reflect feelings of not being appreciated enough for making someone else's goals or achievements easy. Alternatively, a bridesmaid may negatively reflect your feelings that someone is too concerned with supporting you with an important choice.
To dream that you are crossing a bridge represents a transition, important decision or a critical junction in your life. A change is on the horizon.
Bridges represent a transitional period in your life. If the bridge is over water, then it suggests that your transition will confronting negativity of some sort. Either life situations that challenge you, or bring about a transformation. If you fall off the bridge and into the water, then the dream indicates that you are letting negative thoughts and emotions prevent you from moving forward.
To dream of fearing crossing a bridge may reflect a a fear of change, moving, or failing during a critical moment. A fear of moving forward in life. A reflection of your lack of confidence is making an important change.
To dream of jumping off a bridge represents feelings about abandoning a transition or moment of change. Possibly a sign that you are choosing to give up on reconciling a troubled relationship.
Example: A man dreamed of trying to cross a bridge in his car and then the bridge became flooded with water. In waking life the man was trying to sell his home to save his business and couldn't find a buyer while pressure was building to find a buyer fast. The bridge may have reflected his attempts to safely transition from a failing business to a successful one.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of bridge that she didn't want to cross. In waking life her husband wanted her to move to another country and she didn't want to make this change to her life at all.
Example 3: A young man dreamed of giving up trying to cross a bridge. In waking life he had giving up trying to fix a bad relationship with a group of friends. The bridge may have reflected his with to transition the relationship with the friends from a bad one to a good one.
Example 4: A man dreamed of fearing crossing a bridge. In waking life he feared making the transition from his working life into retirement as he got older.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of jumping off a bridge. In waking life she had given on reconciling her troubled marriage and filed for divorce,
To dream of a briefcase represents experienced preparedness. You or someone else that has a lot of experience in some area. An informed or organized readiness. You have the skills, knowledge, or resources on hand to do something whenever you want.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a briefcase opened in front of her. In real life she was considering starting a business that was easy for her to do and required no capital to start. The briefcase reflected her readiness to invest in the business since she already had the necessary skills and resources to do so.
To dream of something being bright represents situations, people, or problems that you can't avoid noticing. Something is drawing attention to itself dramatically. It may also reflect someone or something that is felt to be more important or special.
Dreaming of something being too bright represents total preoccupation with having to notice something. You may be in disbelief with how dramatic, important, or powerful something is. Unexpected changes may be occurring.
Brightness in dreams is common to people having powerful spiritual experiences or life changes.
To dream of a wide brimmed hat may reflect a mood or attitude that is focused on looking discrete or uninvolved. A attitude that is unconcerned with being caught up in ana "unfolding drama." A mood that is noticeably not desperate or needing attention.
Example: A woman dreamed of buying a wide brimmed hat. In waking life she had recently experienced an abrupt ending to a relationship without any argument. The wide brimmed hat she bought may have reflected her feelings about choosing to appear just as unconcerned with the broken relationship being important as the other person.
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To dream of British or English people represents aspects of your personality that are certain about power or confident that they can't lose. Areas of your life where there is no doubt that you are right or that something will work. Some area of your life where you are "knowing it" to totally secure in your beliefs.
Example: A man once dreamed of talking to a British person. In waking life he was debating whether to risk starting a new business or purchase an already successful established one. The British person reflected his feelings of confidence that buying an established business would have no risk.
To dream of getting tickets to a broadway show represents a situation in your life where people are all trying their hardest to be noticed the most by each other. A competition of dramatic sayings or actions.
Example: A man dreamed of getting tickets to a broadway show. In waking life a number of his very arrogant Uncles were all bragging to each other about who was going to buy his dead grandmothers house.
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To dream of broccoli represents feelings about something that is unpleasantly in your best interest. Benefiting from choices or behavior that don't feel good at all. Choosing safety or honesty as a last option because it spares you trouble. Disliking having to be honest.
Positively, broccoli may reflect unpleasant choices to improve yourself. Difficult honesty. Telling on people that are misbehaving or risking telling on a dangerous person who is misbehaving.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a bowl of yellow soup that was solidified with chunks of broccoli. In waking life she had rented a room at a doctor's office for an extended period of time due to her ongoing need for medical care. The chunks of broccoli may have reflected her unpleasant feelings about having to stay at the doctor's office because it was in her best interest for her health.
To dream of broken glass window represents broken promises or shattered expectations. Your feelings may be hurt or a situation may be turning into a crisis.
To dream of shards of broken glass represents issues that can only bring you more pain or difficulties if you confront them. Disappointments that are difficult to respond to effectively. Shards of broken glass can often reflect an abusive situation.
To dream of having shards of broken glass in your throat represents a sensitive issue that creates more conflict if you express your true feelings about it. You may feel paralyzed to express yourself and are suffering for it.
To dream of bronze represents as aspect of yourself or your life that you want preserved indefinitely. You want to care about and protect an area of your life. Something about yourself that you always want noticed. Bronze may reflect beliefs or principles that you would protect at all costs.
Example: A Christian once dreamed of a bronze ladder while they were being persecuted for their religious beliefs. The bronze ladder symbolizes the importance of preserving their beliefs as the answer to ascension or going to heaven.
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To dream of a broom represents an ability to push away, push aside, or "sweep away" your problems, fears, insecurities. Discarding or clearing what is no longer useful to you. Feeling able to clean up your act when needed. Presentability or making a good impression when it's finally important. Responsibly fixing or perfecting something with "final touches."
Negatively, a broom may be a sign that you are intentionally ignoring good advice because it doesn't feel good. Intentionally ignoring facts you don't like. An arrogant or stubborn attitude that simply doesn't want to deal with issues. Pushing problems away because they are not convenient. Pushing people away because they tell you the truth when you don't want to hear it. Hiding the truth because it's not convenient. A willingness to "sweep away" your own feelings to adjust to someone else's.
Example: A young man dreamed of using a broom to kill spiders. In waking life he had just returned from a party with a lot of girls whom he was constantly insecure about speaking to. The broom killing the spiders may reflected his attempt to change things about himself at the party that he felt the girls at the party didn't like by "brushing away" anything that wsn't cool or attractive to the girls. A reflection of his wish to avoid looking like a loser by "brushing away"or hiding anything about himself that wasn't perceived as cool.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of her mother poking her in the stomach with a broom handle. In waking life she was pregnant and heard comments from someone who told her that her mother had wished that she would lose the baby. She had a very bad relationship with her mother. The broom handle being poked in the pregnant belly may have reflected her feelings about the insensitive "jabbing" she was feeling from her mother's comments about the baby being "cleared away" by a miscarriage.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing a broom being used to lift up a skirt. In waking life she was intentionally choosing to "push aside" advice that was given to her and instead choose to discuss something embarrassing to the person giving her advice.
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To dream of a brothel represents a perspective on a situation where you feel you can use or exploit something whenever you want. It may also reflect feelings of being able to use other people's skills or gifts for yourself at anytime.
It may also be a sign that you feel that you are surrounded by people that are sellouts or have no morals. You can do what you want despite the rules or without remorse.
Alternatively, a brothel may reflect feelings that other people are taking advantage of you whenever they want. Negatively, it may reflect your awareness of yourself ignoring principles or high standards for personal benefit. Allowing others with low morals to benefit from your skills anytime they wish.
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Dark brown in a dream represents purging of negative thoughts, emotions, habits, and life situations. Some area of your life where you are getting rid of a problem. Unpleasant or undesirable situations are being fixed or improved. Cleansing of negativity. Observing improvements or progress.
Example: An older man dreamed of seeing a woman sitting on a dark brown couch and then going and sitting on the couch beside her. In waking life a girl he knew from his past wanted to get married to him and then he decided to do it. The brown couch may have reflected his feelings about being comfortable getting rid of his single life. "Purging" his life of bachelor style behavior.
The color light brown is symbolic of a genuine desire to get rid of something negative. Good intentions to want to fix a problem or be rid of a problem. Feeling optimistic or enthusiastic about getting rid of a problem.
Negatively, light brown may indicate that you are really sensitive about not being able to get rid of something when you are really motivated to.
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To dream of brownies represents pleasant feelings of deserving something nice. Feeling that you or someone else deserves to enjoy something nice. Negatively, brownies may reflect excessive indulgence in luxury or spending money shopping.
Example: A young woman dreamed of brownies she tried to hide. In waking life he was caught talking to another guy when she had a boyfriend. The brownies reflected how pleasant it felt to sneak talking to a good-looking guy behind her boyfriend's back.
Example 2: A man dreamed of eating brownies out of the refrigerator and feeling that it would make his fungal infection worse if he ate them because the sugar in brownies would worsen his fungal infection. In waking life he was considering enjoying buying surprise gifts for his mother knowing that it may make his financial struggles worse. He felt his mother deserved something nice so he didn't care.
To dream of a bruise represents situations in your life that are hurtful, but not dangerous. A bruise may reflect painful situations or conflict that you are more than capable of getting over.
Negatively, bruises may reflect the realization that you must accept the consequences of your actions. It may symbolize dangerous situations that you are lucky to have gotten away from at all.
To dream of a brunette or someone with brown hair may represent a thinking style that is unconcerned with being noticed by others. It may also reflect a lack of attention you feel you are getting.
Positively, a brunette may reflect a down to earth attitude or a lack of a need to be noticed in some area of your life. Not thinking it's important to draw attention to yourself or feeling good avoiding negative attention. It may also reflect an aspect of yourself that more intelligent than other people.
Negatively, brunettes may reflect deception or criminal activity that you are aware of getting away with it. Bad intentions that are not getting noticed. It may also reflect feelings of being ignored.
Alternatively, brown hair may represent a thinking style that is focused on purging or getting rid of problems.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a beautiful brunette woman. In waking life he had committed a crime and gotten away with it without anyone noticing him at all.
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To brush or comb your hair represents correcting thoughts, attitudes, or opinions regarding a problem or issue you have in waking life. You are clarifying issues.
To dream of brussel sprouts represents feelings about needing to act mature or responsible on your own. Choosing to do the right thing all on your own without being told to. Self-directed grownup behavior. Accepting a mature or adult situation.
Positively, brussel sprouts may reflect a positive attitude about choosing to not be a "big suck" about having to be responsible on your own or accept a mature situation. Not running from your problems.
Negatively, brussel sprouts may reflect dangerous risks doing responsible things you are not experienced enough to do on your own yet. Being more concerned with looking grown up then you are experienced.
To dream of being brutalized represents feelings of being totally overwhelmed by fear, revenge, or terrible consequences. It may be a sign that you are having problems standing up for yourself in the face of total loss or failure.
To dream of brutalizing someone else may reflect powerful feelings of revenge or vindication. Paying someone back for what they did to you or taking out all your frustrations on someone. It may also be a sign that you are going to far or need to control your anger. Alternatively, you may be overcoming powerful fears or making a lot of positive change in your life.
To dream of a bubble bath represents feelings about how wonderful it is to get rid of a problem or improve yourself. Feelings of pleasure in dealing with problems. Feeling very comfortable dealing with issues, difficulties, or things that you were worried about.
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To dream of bubble wrap represents something in your life you desire to protect, preserve, or keep intact for later. Something you may choose to wait for.
Alternatively, you may also be shielding yourself emotionally.
Example: A young girl dreamed of a boy she likes in bubblewrap. In real life she had never kissed a boy and felt it was something she would have to wait until she was older to experience.
Example 2: A girl dreamed of a boy she was interested in wrapped in bubble wrap. In real life she felt the boy was so important to her that she was willing to abandon her own plans or interests to keep him interested in her. The bubble wrap reflected her attempts to "bend over backwards" to keep the relationship going.
To dream of bubblegum represents feelings about how enjoyable it is to noticing yourself having a good time without anything serious. Alternatively, it may reflect jealousy of other people having exceptionally enjoyable easier lives than you have.
Negatively, bubblegum may reflect preoccupation with thinking your better than someone else or feeling good bragging about your good luck to someone you don't like. Gloating, conceit, or enjoying feeling more successful than other people. Arrogantly enjoying believing that you are smarter than other people because something you are doing is easier while being difficult for others.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her ex-husband's new girlfriend turning into a piece of bubblegum of which she tried to mix dirt into. In waking life she was in her view a perfect Christian who was very jealous that her ex-husband could cheat on her and be happy with a new girlfriend while enjoying an easier life, while she got stuck having to start her life over from nothing on her own. She was jealous that God was not punishing her ex-husband for his wickedness while he enjoyed a much easier life.
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To dream of bubbles represents hope, enthusiasm, or expectations. Feeling good believing that wonderful things are possible.
Negatively, a bubble may reflect the vulnerable state of your self-esteem or a project. A delicate area of your life that can be easily damaged. Consider the phrase "having your bubble burst" in regards to a disappointment. Unrealistic expectations
To dream of bubbling liquid represents lingering hope. A persistent state of hoping that something you desire is happening. Negatively, bubbling liquid may reflect lingering hopes for bad things to happen to others.
Example: A woman dreamed of being pregnant with a bubble inside her that kept deflating. In waking life she was hoping to get pregnant, but it never happened.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing brown bubbling liquid on her ceiling. In waking life she was taking drugs to solve a problem and it wasn't working. The bubbling liquid on the ceiling may have reflected her lingering hope that the drugs were working while not seeing any results.
Example 3: A 9 month pregnant woman dreamed of being in the delivery room and seeing herself as a baby inside a bubble that never popped before all the doctors went home. In waking life she was having anxiety about something wrong happening with the birth and never getting to become a mother or "be born" into an adult.
Example 4: A teenager dreamed of seeing a brown bubble get bigger then burst. In waking life he developed a rare disease which caused his hair to fail out and destroyed his youth just as he was beginning to get popular.
To dream of a bucket with something in it represents efforts made in waking life to carry a situation forward. It may also reflect a burden you are carrying for something more important later on. What you have "put in" to relationship or situation to carry it forward. Doing something to carrying forward to the next phase.
Consider what is in the bucket for additional symbolism.
To dream of an empty bucket represents a lack of effort for something later on. You are not doing enough or haven't started your preparations yet. It may also be a sign that you are not doing enough to care about the future. Empty relationships with weakening future prospects.
Example: A man dreamed of someone telling him that a bucket was empty. In waking life he was required to fulfill certain obligations to prepare for a the next stage of a work cycle and failed to fulfill those obligations.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of an empty bucket being banged with a pole. In waking life she felt that her sex life was empty and had a sole purpose of keeping the marriage going.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of reaching for a bucket before falling into a well. In waking life she was pregnant and feared that going into child labor was going to be complicated. Reaching for the bucket may have reflected her feelings about the efforts of using her Lamaze class skills to help carry her through the labor.
To dream of Buddha represents an aspect of yourself that is understanding or compassionate. You or someone else that is being a "bigger person." You or someone else that is enlightened.
The Buddha reflects wisdom, insight, compassion, or patience while confronting problems or difficult people. Buddha also symbolizes a lack of pettiness or taking a long view of problems. A part of you that's totally at peace with themselves or the world.
To dream of having a budget represents limitations on power or your ability to do what you want. It may also reflect emotional limitations with problematic people or situations. You or someone else that can only take so much.
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To dream of a buffalo represents procrastination. An area of your life where you or someone else doesn't want to deal with a problem until it becomes serious.
To dream of a buffalo charging represents a serious attitude towards a neglected issue. You or someone is finally being forced to deal with a problem. Rushing something that has been put off.
To dream of a white buffalo may represent good intentions to put an issue off for later. It may also reflect an issue you've been procrastinating about being given extra pressure.
To dream of a black buffalo may represent something you are too concerned with procrastinating about. It may also reflect an issue you've been putting off because you are afraid of it.
To dream of a buffalo poop represents a problem that may have been created due to procrastinating for too long.
Example: A woman dreamed of being told that "Buffaloes are not at home in California." In waking life she wanted to move from California to another state to change her life and felt she had been putting it off for too long."
To dream of buffet represents a situation where you expect everything to be the way you want it all the time. Assuming things should always be your way.
Negatively, it may be a sign that you expect too much.
Example: A woman dreamed of someone eating at a buffet. In waking life she had a lot of permanent changes she was demanding from her mother before ever forgiving her. She expected "all that she wanted" from her mother to ever resuming the relationship.
To dream of a bugle represents you or someone else that is making others feel the call of expediency. Making others feel that there is something important at hand. A call to attention or to hurry up.
Bugs and insects in dreams are almost always hinting at thoughts or situations that really annoy you. It may also reflect situations that you want nothing to do with. The dominant characteristic of the bug in your dream is usually what is being communicated to you about your own thoughts and emotions.
Dreams with bugs or insects infesting the home commonly appear when a person has physical health issues. Waking state aggravation or infection. If the dreams are recurring it may be a sign that you should get a checkup or see a doctor.
Example: A woman dreamed of her home being overrun by bugs. In waking life she had been diagnosed with fibromylagia. The bugs reflected her constant state of annoyance with being unable to do anything she wanted because we always always so tired or depressed.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of being stung by a black bug. In waking life she had some annoying pain in her hand after having recovered from a serious injury.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of having bugs crawling on her. In waking life she was experiencing a lot of annoyances related to living with her pregnancy.
Refer to the themes section for bugs for a more in depth look at bug symbolism.
To dream of Bugs Bunny may reflect embarrassment through quick-wittedness or fast thinking. You or someone else that is making a fool out someone by always outsmarting them.
Alternatively, ask yourself what qualities stand out the most about Bugs Bunny and how they may apply to yourself or your life at the current moment.
To dream of a building represents a perspective on a situation. How you view a situation. Consider the purpose or design of the building for further meaning.
The levels of the floors of the building may use dream numerology to reflect your mental state or intentions. For example, a 5th floor may reflect situations where change is occurring and the 9th floor may reflect an ending of some kind. Higher floors may represent higher levels of understanding and lower floors may reflect lower levels of understanding, stress, or fear.
To dream of jumping off a building represents a choice being made in waking life to never think in a certain way ever again. Purposely abandoning a view or idea.
To dream of falling off a building represents mistakes or accidents that have forced you to change the way you think or look at a situation. Losing control. An unstoppable reduced sense of achievement or consciousness.
To dream of a building that is damaged or in ruins represents an outlook or perspective on a situation that isn't as strong or confident as it used to be. Significant changes may be occurring in your life. Feeling that you can never go back to your old ways. It may also reflect damage to your confidence or self-image. Feelings that change is necessary.
To dream of a building collapsing represents feeling that a situation in your life is coming to an end on it's own. A situation is "falling apart." An unstoppable loss. It may also reflect feelings about the ending of a situation being inevitable. Shocking disappointment.
Example: A man dreamed of being driven up the side of a building. In waking life he was in therapy and was being made to discuss a problematic outlook on life he had.
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To dream of a bulldog represents an emotionally protective attitude that chooses to intentionally ignore whatever it don't like. Ignoring people to their face. Awareness of yourself ignoring people on purpose. Choosing to ignore listening to people if you don't like them or don't like what they say to you. Ignoring people who don't treat you strong. Projecting an image to others that you are too big to be told what to do.
Negatively, a bulldog may reflect an ignorant or childish attitude about ignoring advice you don't like. Showing off to people to show them that you don't need to listen to them if you don't like what they say to you. Not listening to people if they don't make you feel good agreeing with you. Ignoring people with good advice if the advice makes you feel small. Ignorantly choosing to ignore professional advice because acknowledging the advice will make you feel weaker than the professional. Embarrassing yourself believing you are too big to listen to someone else tell you what to do.
Example: A woman dreamed of walking a bulldog on a leash. In waking life she was intentionally and carefully ignoring a professional's advice because it interfered with her religious faith. The advice made her feel stupid so she choose to intentionally ignore it.
To dream of a bulldozer represents decision-making that is focused on totally clearing away a situation or problem. Wanting to clear away the clutter of your life. Getting something undesirable out of the way.
Alternatively, a bulldozer represents views or goals that are being pushed or through. Forcing an experience to happen.
Negatively, a bulldozer may be a sign that you or someone else is being inconsiderate or forceful as a goal is being pursued. You may feel helpless or bullied.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing people driving a bulldozer. In waking she had gotten an abortion.
To dream of a bulletproof vest represents preparation or insurance against undesirable outcomes or decisions. Being ready for a person or situation that wants to fail you. Believing in yourself.
Negatively, you may be overprotecting yourself from emotional hurt or a loss of some kind.
To dream of bullets represents leverage, clout, or power used to control. Bullets may also reflect inner strength, believing in yourself or having the power to resist something. Emotional ammo. Your strength to resist or fight negativity.
Negatively, bullets in guns used against you may reflect bad choices turning against you or something other people are doing to stop you. Bad things someone is thinking of doing to you or is trying to do to you. It may reflect feelings that people that don't like you or are preparing to hurt you. Any negative choice or behavior used for control. Fears, lies, guilt, desire, or anger that can be used a weapon socially or to control others. Awareness of dangerous feeling intentions or choices that are being considered.
Dreaming of bullets without a gun or in boxes of ammunition reflects the dreamers resources or motivations to face conflict. Feelings about potential power you may hold. Alternatively, it may reflect your expectations or fears about competition in your life.
Bad or evil people with bullets may reflect bad habits that are tempting. It may also represent your feelings about enemies that are resourceful. Feeling that someone can use something against you if they want to.
Consider how the bullets appear in the dream for additional meaning. Unused bullets may reflect the potential to hurt someone. Bullets used in a shooting may reflect negative or dangerous actions taken to hurt others or cancel something that is disagreed with.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing bullets on a desk lined up in a orderly fashion. In waking life she was thinking about how to restore her stagnating on and off relationship with her ex-boyfriend by repeatedly trying to have unprotected sex to get pregnant.
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To dream of a bullfight represents manipulation of someone else's instincts or anger. Using someone else's anger or instinctive behavior against them. You or someone else that so clever you embarrass a more primitive person in front of others.
Alternatively, a bullfight may reflect a struggle between your instincts and your intelligence or spiritual side.
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To dream of a bull represents an aspect of your personality that is stubborn or headstrong. You or someone else that is obstinate. An unyielding desire to have what you want and have your way.
A bull can be a sign that you are dealing with powerful instinctual urges like lust, sexual desire, or anger. A personality trait that is "bullheaded." You may need to learn to compromise or practice restraint in a situation.
To dream of a black bull may reflect your fear of someone who is too stubborn to reason with. Feeling that an aggressive person is dangerously unyielding in an excessive manner. Fear of being unable to control your own powerful addictions or urges. A aggressive ignorant person who will never accept you controlling them. Fear of a person or situation that you can't easily assert yourself over.
Example: A man dreamed of an angry bull inside his house ramming his door to get outside. In real life he was attempting to endure a long cycle of sexual abstinence that was very difficult to stick with. The bull may have reflected his powerful sexual desire that was difficult to control as his urges became too strong.
To dream of a bullseye represents your attempt to reach perfection or perfectly reach a goal. Your inability to think of anything except doing something perfectly.
Negatively, a bullseye may represent feelings of pressure to be perfect. The risk of embarrassment. Feeling that you will be noticed weak or incompetent if you don't perform perfectly in front of others.
To dream of a bully represents people or situations that you feel are intentionally keeping you down or threatening you for doing what you like. It may also reflect a person or situation that you feel is too difficult to confront.
Not standing up to a bully represents you backing down from a threat or challenge.
If you do stand up to a bully it symbolizes confronting problems, and overcoming fear. You may have finally gotten to the courage to do something.
To dream of being a bully represents arrogance or feelings of being invincible. You may have a fear of losing control. It may also reflect a lack of respect for others.
Example: A young man dreamed of bullies threatening him. In waking life his parents had threatened to call the police on an employer if ever tried to get a job with them.
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To dream of a bumper car represents situations when you are risking everything you have to harm someone else. Putting everything on the line to embarrass someone else while being fully aware that you can be embarrassed just as easily.
Negatively, bumper cars may be a sign that you don't take a risk seriously or are too willing to risk losing everything you've worked for to get what you want. Taking a big chance that makes you just as vulnerable to loss or embarrassment as the person you want to get back at.
Example: A man dreamed of a bumper car ride that was close to packing up and moving. In waking life he was risking his job to sabotage a co-worker in order to get a promotion and believed that his opportunity to do so was lost for good when that worker began to change his habits at work.
To dream of bungee jumping represents a carefree attitude towards risk taking. Taking a chance on something with no obligations or consequences. An opportunity or situation where you feel you have nothing to lose.
Bungee jumping may also reflect a perfect excuse, alibi, or a guarantee that allows you to avoid all responsibility or blame.
Example: A man dreamed of being forced into bungee jumping. In waking life he feared that moving out into his own apartment would be a very expensive risk even though he had ample income and savings.
To dream of bunk beds represents inaction on an issue from multiple perspectives or having more than one reason not to change how you think. It may also mean that you have two issues that you are simultaneously avoiding changing.
Alternatively, bunk beds may reflect you and someone else that are both unwilling to change. Facing a similar issue as someone else at the same time. Negatively, it may reflect shared fears, guilt, jealousy, or laziness.
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To dream of a bunsen burner represents your attempt to discover how dangerous or focused you need to be in order to get a desired result. Experimenting with how far you need to take something or how serious you need to be in order to get a specific reaction out of someone. A private experimentation with limits.
Negatively, a bunsen burner may reflect a private attempt to experiment or discover how much of an asshole you will need to be in order to screw someone over.
To dream that you are dealing with bureaucracy represents a need to constantly conform or compromise in order to achieve goals. Feeling that consistently doing things one way or having perfect compliance is very important. A "rules are rules" mentality.
Negatively, bureaucracy may reflect your feelings about how pointless, needy, or wasteful something is. Putting up with something you feel is unnecessary or following rules simply to satisfy someone else. You can't believe all the "crap" you have to put up with in order to get something you want done. You may also feel that a situation lacks a personal touch or you can't be listened to as an individual.
Alternatively, a bureaucracy may reflect situations where you are aware of how stupid it is to witness the "left hand" never being aware of the "right hand" in a situation you are experiencing.
To dream of a burglar represents feelings about an aspect of your personality that is both dishonest and sneaky. Feelings of insecurity about losing power or stability. Feelings of alarm or shock that an oversight would cause power or stability to be taken from you without asking. Fear of how easily something secure if your life can be taken away if you aren't careful. Feeling violated on a personal level, material, or emotional level. Feeling that something has been taken from you without being able to control it.
Negatively, a burglar could represent your own dishonest attempt to sneak power or resources away from someone else. Feeling that you don't deserve to be robbed of power, status, resources even when you are irresponsible about keeping yourself secure. A possible that you are are aware of how to live a more secure life, but allow irresponsibility or oversights to harm you.
You or someone else that is aware of the harm or failure they are causing. Intentionally doing something wrong while knowing what the consequences are.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a burglar walk into his home at night to rob him. In waking life he had ignored some serious school work and got a serious "wake up call" when he got a failing grade that had serious consequences for his final grade. He felt that he is consciously robbed himself of stable academic success.
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To dream of being the victim of a burglary may represent your regret at having been unable to say no to something. Purposely having made a bad choice that had consequences.
It may also reflect your feeling of being powerless to control your life. You may feel that a person or situation gets to keep taking your power away.
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The color burgundy represents situations that have the potential to become negative. Something you are thinking, feeling, or doing that has the potential to become a problem or go overboard.
The reason why burgundy represents potential negativity is because it's close to red, but not quite. So it's symbolically almost negative.
Example: A man dreamed of being inside a burgundy construction garbage bin. In real life he was planning on killing himself. The burgundy garbage bin reflected the potential he had to actually carrying out his suicide.
To dream of a burial represents some aspect of your life that you are noticing is ending. A last moment to live or think in a certain way. Letting go of something.
Positively, a burial may reflect your awareness of bad habits or negative situations that are being let go of. Freeing yourself. Negatively, you may feel disappointment or regret for having to give up something you like.
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To dream of burying something represent feelings some area of your life that you want to "put to rest." Wanting to be completely finished with a problem, situation, or relationship.
To dream of being buried up to your neck may represent feelings of being total overwhelmed by work or responsibilities. Jealousy of being tied down or held back while others enjoy themselves freely. Feeling unable to function in a situation the way you want because you are "buried" by other peoples problems.
To dream of being buried alive may represent feelings of being trapped in a permanent dead end situation, such as a unhappy marriage.
Example: A man dreamed of being buried alive. In waking life he felt trapped in a loveless marriage that he felt was destroying all hopes to enjoy his life ever again. He felt that he was experiencing himself put his hopes and dreams away for good.
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To dream of seeing something burning in your dream represents intense emotions or passionate feelings. A total lack of concern for something. Intentionally being harsh, hurtful, or insensitive. It may also reflect emotional burned out or be a sign that you need to relax.
To dream of burns to the skin represents embarrassment, unpleasant consequences, or hurtful acts that linger. A person or situation has left you a reminder that your actions are forever unwelcome or not to be repeated. A harsh or painful reaction in a social situation. Someone may have disagreed with what you are thinking.
To dream that you being burned alive represents feelings of never being cared about ever again. Despair. Other people rubbing in their neglect, abandonment, or ill will towards you. Insensitivity you feel from others. Bleakness, hardship, or something a situation that devoid of all freedom.
To dream of other people burning alive may represent how consumed you are by your own ambition. Intentionally neglecting or killing some area of your life off. Watching a situation or area of your life go up in smoke, intentionally waste away, or get consumed by another passion. Experiencing an area of your life that is empty, bleak, or filled with hardship. Sensitivity about giving up something important forever.
To dream of a house burning represents a perspective on a situation being intentionally abandoned or harshly neglected. It may also reflect intense anger or spite towards someone else.
To dream of a city burning may reflect feelings about social activity being destroyed or ruined. Feelings about the end of friendships, relationships, or being able to speak to people ever again.
To dream of clothes being burned may represents feelings about people or situations that terrify you that you can never like yourself or believe in yourself ever again. Passionate anger from others that ruins your ability to be yourself. Alternatively, it may reflect dangerous situation or dangerous actions that have resulted in permanent embarrassment. Feeling forced to behave differently because you or someone else went too far with something. Excessive behavior that has forced you to change your ways. Having no sense of humor about a situation or problem that got out of control.
To dream of money burning may reflect feelings about experiencing power or resources being wasted. Intentionally sabotaging other people's ability to use their power or abilities as they choose. Wasting your own power. Negative feelings about yourself or others having too much power.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his friend with burn marks around his neck. In waking life this friend had killed himself and the man was beginning to understand the despair the friend felt about his life that motivated him to kill himself.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of being burned with a fireplace poker. In waking life he husband had cheated on her.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of a snake spitting burning venom on her. In waking life she felt that her sister was a bad influence and sad very lasting painful things.
Example 4: A man dreamed of seeing someone being burned alive. In waking life he felt that his wish to be a psychologist was being completely consumed by his ambition to succeed in another field.
Example 5: A young man dreamed of seeing a burned child and being afraid. In waking life he was fearing that using a Ouija board would destroy his life and future if he summoned up a demon.
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To dream of burns on the skin represents sensitive feelings about how uncaring a person or situation was to you. A sensitive subject, bad memory, emotionally painful experience, or embarrassment. Memories about something dangerous that happened to you.
Feeling the consequences of someone who intentionally wanted to permanently harm you or living with the effects of a risk you took. It may reflect memories of a dangerous mistake or irresponsible action.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing man with serious burns on his body. In waking life she had been told by her angry boss that she was the biggest failure at the company.
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