To dream of classmates that you remember from school symbolizes aspects of your personality based on your most honest feelings or memories of that person. Ask yourself what qualities stand out the most about that person and see how that quality may apply to current relationships, or life situations. Are you thinking or acting in way that is similar to them?
To dream of classmates that you don't recognize symbolizes aspects of your personality that are exposed to the same concerns or anxiety as you. A thinking style or situation that may be noticing in yourself while dealing with a problem. The classmate's actions, words, clothing, skin color, or physical appearance can provide further insight.
Alternatively, classmates may reflect aspects of your own personality while you are attending school. Feelings about yourself academic performance.
Example: A young woman dreamed of a classmate kissing her. This classmate was someone who she felt used to be intelligent and then slowly revealed themselves to be unintelligent. In waking life she was having problems at University and her grades were getting worse. She initially believed she would do well in university and then was surprised to find that university was much more difficult then she expected.
To dream of classrooms represents an interest in learning about yourself, personal growth, or finding solutions to problems or questions. You may have a concern about a specific subject or issue.
To dream of sitting in the back of a classroom may represent an issue that concerns you, but that you don't want to draw attention to.
To dream of being closer to the front of a classroom than other people may reflect feelings about having more concern or anxiety about an issue than other people. Feelings that it's more important for you to pay attention or work hard on a problem than it is for others.
The subject of a classroom represents the manner, method, or direction you are thinking. A theme to concerns, issues you care about, or situations that are sensitive. For example, history classes may reflect the reexamining of your past and math classes your attempts to solve a difficult problem. Geography may symbolize experiencing life from different perspectives, and science may represent experimentation with new ideas.
The grade number of elementary school classrooms may use numerology to communicate the manner in which you are thinking. For example grade 5 classrooms may represent changes you are experiencing in life, while grade 2 classrooms may represent issues or situations that you are conflicted about.
To dream of classrooms that you don't recognize represents a new or open-minded approach to problems. You may be trying new things.
Example: A man dreamed of being in a grade 13 classroom where an old friend was sitting closer to the front than he was. In waking life he became extremely rich during an economic crisis than his friend. The classroom may have reflected his feelings about having to be concerned a lot about the economic crisis and the seating positions may have reflected his feelings about comparing his anxiety to his friends anxiety as his friend had to worry about economic crises a lot more than he did.
To dream of having claustrophobia represents your fear of commitment or limiting yourself to anything. You don't like feeling chained to anything. You may be sensitive about not having your own space or the ability to change plans whenever you want.
Alternatively, dreaming of claustrophobia may be a sign that you feel a problem in your life is impossible to escape from or becoming too limiting to bear. You may feel that your options keep shrinking. You may benefit from speaking to friends or family about your problems. It may also be a sign that you might need to tell someone to back off. You may feel overprotected.
To dream of claws represents the potential for hostility. Knowing that damage can be done if it's desired. Positively, claws reflect your wish to defend yourself. Negatively, claws may reflect a need for self-defense. It may also be a sign that you need to be careful with your actions or what you say to people.
Example: A man dreamed of putting on a glove with claws on the fingers. In waking life his friend turned on him and he was carefully thinking about everything he could do to get revenge on him.
To work with clay in your dream represents feelings about an area of your life that you would like to change if you could.
Positively, clay in a dream represents creativity, flexibility and the ability to mold yourself or others into a situation. Manipulating things to your advantage. Molding people into something better.
Negatively, clay in a dream represents feelings about accepting a difficult situation the way it is while wanting to change it if you could. Unbearably not feeling you can do anything else with a situation.
To dream of digging up clay or seeing a pile on clay represents a problem you don't want to do anything about it. Something is too much work or feels pointless. Something unpleasant that is difficult to change you have to get out of the way first.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing clay. In waking life she wanted to change or mold her boyfriend's religious views, but felt it would be very difficult to do so.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing clay soil sitting in a pile next to a new home with a freshly dug out foundation. In waking life she had to leave an old job for a new job and her old boss refused to sign her resignation form to allow her to claim the release of her pension. The dug out pile of clay may have reflected her feelings about getting herself out of a job she didn't like, but feeling left with an unbearable situation of being able to change her pension status.
To dream of cleaning anything represents negativity you are removing from some area of your life. Self-improvement, overcoming obstacles, or improving a relationship. Making progress or moving forward. Cleaning may also reflect old problems or faulty relationships you have found solutions for. Giving up bad habits or finally telling the truth.
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To dream of a clearance sale represents your realization of some area of your life suddenly becoming easier or undervalued. Experiences or possibilities that were out of reach are now too easy. A person or opportunity may be proving itself to be desperate.
Alternatively, a clearance sale may represent your eagerness to "clear out" or get rid of some area of your life. It may also reflect your desperation or that you are undervaluing yourself.
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To dream of Cleopatra represents you or someone else that is insensitively noticing their full power. Being uncontrollable with choices or tactics that embarrass others. Doing the one thing that someone else doesn't want you to do.
Alternatively, Cleopatra may reflect how you are annoying other people that you always get what you want and are noticed for it. Insensitively respecting yourself all the time.
Example: A young woman dreamed of seeing Cleopatra and thinking she was beautiful. In waking life she was financially supporting her dysfunctional family and was starting to consider cutting them off.
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To dream of standing at the edge of a cliff represents a life-altering decision you are considering or feelings of being on the brink of dangerous situation. Considering a life-altering decision. You've reached your limit or can no longer continue with the same beliefs, habits, or situations. The potential for something new to happen. You may have found yourself in a precarious position in waking life. Difficulties considering leaving a relationship. A lack of confidence making a big change.
To dream of jumping off a cliff represents your decision to make a big change or take a chance. Alternatively, it may be a sign that you are tired of waiting or worrying about the future anymore. Moving ahead or leaving the past behind no matter what happens.
To dream of falling off a cliff represents forced change or your inability to keep doing things the same way. Fearing losing control at a critical point in your life. It may also reflect feelings about having gone too far in a situation to the point where it feels dangerous. Change that makes you feel that you may lose control.
Example: A woman dreamed of standing on a cliff. In waking life she was considering leaving her abusive boyfriend.
Example 2: A man dreamed of driving his car over a cliff and drove himself to a safe landing. In waking life he was cheating on his wife and decided to carefully get a divorce and marry the second woman.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being dangerously high on a cliff. In waking life he was 9 months pregnant and very close to her due date.
To dream of discussing the climate or dealing with issues related to climate may reflect your feelings about how safe a situation is. Hotter climates may reflect a more dangerous feeling about your life at the moment. Very cold climates may reflect feelings about how unfair or insensitive your life feels at the moment. Temperate climates may reflect feelings of safety, balance, or predictability.
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To dream of a climbing up something represents overcoming problems or rising above a challenge. It may also reflect a new higher level of thinking. Doing something different or using an improved method. A reflection of your struggle, determination, and ambition. Slowly working towards your goals or not letting an obstacle get in your way.
Alternatively, climbing may be a sign that your goals are within reach. A higher level of status or success. "Climbing" towards a goal by earning it through hard work over a long period of time. Climbing towards success.
Negatively, climbing up something may reflect an attempt to use something as way to evade problems or confronting honesty you have neglected. An excessive need to keep working at long-term goals that are negative, illegal, or primarily concerned with embarrassing someone else. Overworking or using long term goals to avoid people. An arrogant attitude or desperation about achieving more than others.
To dream of climbing a rope represents an opportunity to help yourself improve yourself. Fixing your problems on your own or using all your strength or resources to overcome something by yourself.
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To dream of a cloak represents intentional concealment. Doing everything you can to hide yourself, what you're doing, or your real intentions. It may also mean that you are trying to cover-up or hide something.
To dream of a clock represents an awareness of "what time it is" all the time. A lingering sense of what a situation ultimately means. A strong sense of what you need to do or of what can't be avoided. Alternatively, a clock may reflect your feelings about needing to speed up or slow down in a situation.
To dream of constantly checking a clock or watch it may reflect your anxiety about being not being prepared for something. You may have deadlines you're concerned about.
To dream of a clock that is moving too fast may represent a feeling that there isn't enough time to do what you really wanted in a situation. A sense of being rushed or that something is out of your hands. Time is not on your side. You may feel that you can't stop something.
To dream of a clock moving backwards represents progress or problems that you feel are being reversed. Negatively, you may feel that you are stuck in a rut. Positively, it may reflect a moment of rejuvenation or restoration.
To dream of setting a clock may reflect the setting of an agenda. Defining "what time it is." It may also be a sign that you are making sure things do what they are supposed to.
A stopped or broken clock often appears in the dream of terminally ill or dying patients. A reflection of feeling that time is not on your side.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a broken clock and feeling that time had run out. In waking life he had a terminal illness and expected death.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a clock stop and then seeing a window open with brilliant white light. In waking life he died shortly after the dream.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing a moon that she thought was a clock. In waking life her ex-boyfriend whom she was still friends with was close to death. The moon that she thought was a clock may have reflected her feelings about "time was running out" for her friend's life.
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Also see the themes section for time.
To dream of a clock tower represents a situation that is momentous. Taking the time to notice or draw attention to the importance of something.
To dream of a clockwise direction represents feelings about a situation doing exactly what you would expect it to do. Things are going to plan or you are making expected progress. No surprises.
Negatively, a clockwise direction may reflect your anxiety about a situation you can't stop proceeding as it is expected to. Feeling the unbearableness of not being able to stop a situation from happening.
To dream of a drain being clogged represents obstacles that are getting in the way of your progress. Difficulty letting go people, beliefs, emotions, or situations. It may also reflect a problem you are having problems solving.
To dream of a pipe being clogged represents problems directing or controlling a situations. A person, situation, or problem is preventing you from deciding an outcome.
To dream of clogs represents a positive mindset about choosing to be responsible all the time. Unpleasant feelings while trying to look good to others for a long stretch of time. Choosing to appear to others as someone who is liking responsible choices. It may also be a sign that you are choosing to be uncomfortable to make a good impression.
Negatively, clogs may be a sign that you are sacrificing too much happiness to appear responsible to others. Being too concerned with getting back into someone else's good graces. Caring too much with what other people think of your reputation.
To dream of something being too close to you may reflect your feelings about a person or issue being too invasive, disruptive, or disquieting. An issue you wish to move away from. Strong negative feelings about something happening to you. A problem that is "right on top of you" or "in your face." Feeling that people are getting too personal with you.
To dream of someone or something getting closer to you represents feelings about a issue or relationship being on the horizon or being closer to occurring. Negatively, it may reflect a potentially serious problem that you feel may be reaching a crisis point.
To dream of being close to someone or something represents feelings about a prominent issue in your life or current circumstances. Negatively, it may reflect an issue you have grown too accustomed to.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing people getting too close to him. In waking life he felt that these people were asking him too many personal questions.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing a snake getting closer to her. In waking life she felt that he boyfriend was going to cheat on her soon.
To dream of a closed door represents an area of your life that is unavailable to you. You may feel that an opportunity is not possible for you. A closed door may also reflect your feelings about a situation that is not ready yet. A closed door may also represent secrets or something you feel is forbidden.
To dream of seeing a door close may reflect the end of a relationship or situation. It may also reflect power or resources you feel that you've been cut off from.
To dream of closing a door yourself may represent you wish to walk away from a relationship or situation. It may also mean you have made up your mind about something and will not entertain other options.
To dream that a store is closed represents the opportunity to make certain choices that are not ready yet. It may also be a sign that you need to be more patient with your goals.
To dream of a closet represents things about yourself that you hide because you don't want anyone else to know about them, or because you are not comfortable accepting them in yourself. Area of your life that you choose to put away. Difficult issues you don't fell comfortable discussing.
Negatively, a closet may reflect problems with honesty or repressing yourself. Putting off revealing the truth because it's too embarrassing.
Alternatively, a closet may reflect problems or fears that you believe are waiting for you.
To dream of putting something in your closet may reflect a wish to hide something about yourself or avoid embarrassment. Intentionally keeping something about yourself a secret.
To clean a closet symbolizes becoming more comfortable with who you are. Being more accepting of your own past or aspects of your own personality that you may not have previously been very comfortable with.
To dream of a monster in a closet may reflect concerns about a dangerous or unfair aspect of your life that you want to keep hidden. A part of life that you feel is terrible and scary if acknowledged.
Example: A young boy had recurring nightmares about a lawnmower coming out of his closet to get him. In waking life he had his toes and foot cut off by a lawnmower. The dream may have reflected his fear of the lawnmower waiting to hurt him again if he ever took it out of the garage again.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of being inside a closet. In waking life she was pregnant and had anxiety about having to tell anyone about it.
To dream of a clothes iron represents an attempt to perfect yourself or remove flaws. Orderliness. You may be practicing something or cleaning up a rough copy of work project. "Ironing out the wrinkles" of something in your life. You may be trying to make sure something is in order before you present it to others. Alternatively, it may symbolize self-improvement with serious effort. A wish to be perfectly presentable. Perfect confidence in your preparations. Practice that makes you perfect. Molding or practicing for an expert appearance.
Negatively, a clothes iron may represent too much concern with appearances to perfectly impress someone else. You or someone else that is too serious about perfect appearances. Low self-esteem that drives you to try too hard to be perfect for someone else. Dislike for having to practice or prepare for something that requires a perfect appearance.
To dream of ironing a dress may reflect a wish to appear perfectly compliant or co-operative for someone else. Emphasis being placed on the importance of appearing perfectly compliant.
To dream of burning your hands on a clothes iron represents feelings of embarrassment for trying to hard to perfect your appearance. Feeling stupid for interfering or pressuring someone too much to be perfectly presentable.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing people using clothes irons in a room and walking away from the room. In waking life she was unemployed and didn't like spending too much time on the training and preparations required to get a new job. She felt it required too much effort from her to be perfect.
To dream of hanging clothes on a clothesline represents your wish to notice problems going away on their own. You might be sad, angry, or embarrassed and keeping your distance from others until it feels better. A clothesline may also reflect you wish to not get involved in someone else's problems. Negatively, a clothesline may represent embarrassing someone else and making them face a problem by themselves.
Alternatively, a clothesline may represent your attempts to bide your time knowing that problem will fix itself or that stubborn enemies are guaranteed to lose if you are patient enough.
To dream of a clothespin represents the inability to avoid having to do what you are told. Required waiting for problems to go away. A person or situation that keeps you stuck with a problem or having to face embarrassment. A clothespin may be a sign that you feel out of control.
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To dream of clothing represents the personality. Consider the style, value, and color of the clothing for additional meaning.
To dream of buying new clothes may represent your wish to change your personality, mood, or how you act around others. Wanting to project yourself as a "new person" to other people after recovering from a problem or making a major change in your life. Trying to be more positive or enthusiastic about life.
To dream of someone wearing your clothes may represent feelings about other people living roles that you feel are normally yours.
To dream of being well dressed may represent feeling good about yourself. Feeling attractive, smart, or like a winner in a waking life situation. Enjoying a life role.
To dream of changing clothing represents a change of attitude, behavior, interest, or focus. Changing how you act or feel. Approaching a situation differently or choosing to change.
To dream of clothing that is too tight represents the personality or how you act that is restricting you or holding you back.
To dream of being unable to find your clothes for an important occasion may represent feelings of being unable to meet the obligations, demands, or expectations of others.
To dream of black clothing represents the personality being fearful or excessive. Ask yourself where in your life you are afraid or obsessed. Fear, ambition, or negative intentions are out of balance.
To dream of dark green clothing may represent the personality being greedy, arrogant, or totally preoccupied with the self. Suicidal thoughts or jealousy are sometimes reflected by dark green.
To dream of light green clothing represents the personality that is healing or improving. It may also reflect jealousy.
To dream of white clothing represents the personality being genuine or having good intentions. Alternatively, white clothing may represent purification of bad habits or a negative area of your life.
To dream of pink clothing represents the personality that is lustful or consumed by ambition. It may also reflect strong sexual desire. Pink clothing may be a sign that you should be careful not to rush anything.
To dream of taking off layers of clothing represents feelings of discarding unpleasant or unneeded characteristics about yourself. People who dream of taking off layers of clothing are often experiencing significant weight loss. The dreams are most likely a reflection of the feelings of shedding their "fat person" personality characteristics.
See the themes section for clothing for a more in-depth look at clothing symbolism.
Example: A woman dreamed of having clothes that were ragged with holes in them and deciding to throw the clothes away. In waking life she was beginning to recover on her own after having left the hospital and was beginning to tell people that she didn't need their assistance anymore. Throwing away the old clothes with holes in them may have reflected her "throwing away" her victim or helpless hospital personalty.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of her boyfriend wearing her clothes and being annoyed by it. In waking life she had moved in with her boyfriend and felt out of place as she adjusted to her new home.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of trying to get dressed and having difficulty. In waking life she was preparing for an important spiritual conference and felt unable to be confident having a perfect personality that reflected integrity and high standards of service.
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To dream of clouds represents situations in your life which overshadow everything else. Noticeable or powerful distractions, delays, or disappointments.
To dream of walking on a cloud represents a sense of control over situations which overshadowed your life or distracted you. Feeling on top of things or having risen above something that kept you down. Examples situations which may encourage a dream of walking on clouds may be getting a new job after a long search, settling in after moving, or overcoming your competition that was originally stronger than you.
To dream of a clover represents your belief that nothing bad can happen. Feeling that luck is on your side.
To dream of 4 leaf clover may represent feeling luckier than other people. Noticing that nobody else is as lucky as you are.
To dream of cloves represents feelings of trust or protection. A strong sense of reliance in something you don't see directly. Feeling that someone "has your back." Some sort of guarantee or backup to insure you don't make a mistake. Family protection. A moral or ethical safeguard.
To dream of a clown represents an aspect of your personality makes other people laugh. In a positive context clowns may reflect practical joking or childish fun. Acting silly. In a negative context clowns symbolize issues in your life that embarrass you. Incompetence that is humiliating, inadequacy that is embarrassing, feeling that you or someone else looks foolish.
To dream of an evil clown represents a fear of embarrassment, or that people will laugh at you.
To dream of being raped by a clown symbolizes your sense of powerlessness to stop feeling embarrassed. Feeling that humiliation is being forced on you while you fail to escape it.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing ape-headed clowns. In waking life he had embarrassed himself showing off to other people taking dangerous amounts of drugs.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing Hitler dressed as clown. In waking life he was a citizen living in Germany while Hitler was dictator. He felt that the Hitler was an idiot who was embarrassing his nation.
Example 3: A man dreamed of running away from a clown. In waking life he was desperate to avoid allowing his illness to cause humiliating hairloss by wearing a hood.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of a clown. In waking life she had an abortion and noticed that her husband was embarrassed to discuss the abortion with friends or family.
To dream of belonging to a club represents feelings of belonging or exclusivity. It may also reflect inside knowledge or a waking life situation with special requirements.
Alternatively, being in a club may reflect feelings of being elite or better than others.
Clubs (Playing Cards)
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To dream of being clumsy represents a situation or relationship that isn't going as smoothly as expected. You or someone else that is prone to mistakes. Not being as sharp or on top of things as you'd like to be.
Alternatively, clumsiness may reflect your feelings about irresponsible behavior or oversights.
Clumsy behavior may be a sign that you need more practice or need to expect more from people. It may also be a sign that you try not to be so hard on yourself.
To dream of clutter may represent disorder or chaos in some area of your life. It may also be a sign that you need to be better organized or structured. It may reflect a lack of routine or professionalism.
To dream of someone else's clutter may reflect frustration with your own inability to get organized. It may also reflect your frustration with someone else that is not being as responsible, organized, or professional as you'd like them to be.
To dream of a coach represents feelings about helping others win or becoming successful at something. Mentoring others to achieve goals. Expertise at helping others win. Pushing yourself to practice harder at something. Demanding more of yourself to overcome a challenge.
Negatively, dreaming about a coach may reflect problems with lacking self-esteem. Practicing too hard. Insensitive comments made to help others. Being too hard on yourself or others to improve. An excessive need to help or improve others. Desperation to see a change or improvement in a situation.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a hockey coach. In waking life she was trying to build up more self-esteem by building up her skills.
To dream of coal represents something about you or something you have that is totally uninteresting to others. Nobody wants it at all. Feeling stuck with something you don't like. It may also reflect feeling of total disappointment or disbelief that something negative happened to you.
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To dream of the coast guard may represent feelings about situations in your life where there is a need to insure the safe or honest navigation of uncertain events. Feeling responsible for insuring that uncertain problems are confronted smoothly. Taking control of situations that have become too uncertain for other people to deal with. Watching out for others to make sure problems don't get worse.
Negatively, the coast guard in a dream may be a sign that you are too concerned with taking control over uncertain situations that other people need to deal with on their own. Feeling the need to manage people and keep them confronting their problems safely. Alternatively, it may reflect your attempts to cheat or ignore other people's boundaries to avoid uncomfortable situations or unpleasant confrontations. Feeling embarrassed that you can't avoid an uncertain or problematic situation by deceptive means.
Example: A woman dreamed of being on a coast guard boat. In waking life she was staying in the home of friends who were about to go on vacation, when those friends started to fight putting their much needed vacation in jeopardy. She felt the need to do whatever she could to safely manage the turbulent relationship situation so the couple would still go on vacation.
To dream of a coat represents your protectiveness and defensive persona. How you are shielding yourself from conflict or adversity.
Consider the color and style of jacket for additional symbolism.
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To dream of a coat hanger represents feeling of confidence about your future prospects or future changes. Confidence in yourself being able to change or become someone different if you want to. Confidence about a different lifestyle choice or ability to change yourself life if you want to. Confident feelings about prospects for future changes being securely held in place. Confidently feeling that you can do other things later on in you wanted to. A personality change or lifestyle change that is on hold. Feelings about plans or expectations to become a different person later on.
Negatively, a coat hanger may reflect excessive confidence in future prospects or lifestyle changes. Alternative prospects or choices that you talk about too much with no real intention of using. Trusting other people too much with your future prospects. Too much confidence in alternative prospects you have never been given real certainty about. Too many different lifestyle options. Too much focus on not being yourself. Too much bragging about all the different things you can do in life.
To dream of a coat hanger being used as a noose may reflect feelings about self-imposed failure being cause by too much confidence in your future. Embarrassing yourself being too confident about your prospects.
To dream of a coat hanger hanging above a door may reflect feelings about how important it feels to project confidence to others about alternative options before getting involved with new opportunity or change. The importance to not reveal desperation or neediness as you get involved with new people or new situations.
Example: A woman dreamed hitting her husband in coat hangers. In waking life she was fighting with her husband about getting a divorce and selling their home so she could do something else with her life. The coat hangers in this case may have reflected her confident feelings about not needing her husband anymore to do something else with her life as she argued with him.
Coat Of Arms
To dream of a coat of arms represents feelings of strength about your roots, history, or heritage. Pride in where you've come from or what you've achieved. Identifying yourself with your accomplishments. Feeling that losing is not an option because of who you are.
Negatively, a coat of arms may reflect excessive pride in your accomplishments. It may also reflect a sense of entitlement to winning based on your accomplishments or who you are.
To dream of a cobblestone road or street represents a path in life that is guaranteed or secure. Knowing you can't lose no matter what. Feeling good being supported or ensured success. Feeling that you can never fail or that the people you know are always making sure that you never will. A relationship that can withstand any stress or pressure. Love, trust, or loyalty in your life that always comes first.
Example: A woman dreamed of walking down a cobblestone road. In waking life she was too poor to afford a wedding, but felt that her relationship was stronger than money.
To dream of a cobra symbolizes emotional hypnosis. You are "dancing to the tune" of another person or situation in your life. A cobra is a sign that you have allowed a fear or other issue to totally control your decisions and are too accepting of it. Feeling controlled by people or financial situations that scare you when you consider cutting them off. People that control you with sex that you fear losing if you anger them. Fear of leaving a religion you've lost faith in. Feeling forced to do something when it's obvious you don't really care about it anymore. Fearing leaving someone who controls you.
Example: A lesbian woman dreamed of a brown cobra snake in her house. In waking life she felt that her girlfriend didn't contribute to the household as much as she did while also fearing her girlfriend breaking up with her if she demanded more from her. The cobra in this case may have reflected her feelings about herself "dancing to the tune" of all her girlfriends wishes because she feared ending the relationship.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of trying to avoid 4 cobra snakes. In waking life she was having serious problems with fiances while trying to cut off expenses that other family members didn't want to discontinue. The cobra snakes may have reflected her feelings about fearing her family and doing whatever they wanted even when the finances were struggling.
To dream of a cobweb represents feelings about a situation being hopeless or pointless. Living with a problem that you've gotten used to or can't find a solution for. Feeling trapped by a life situation. Awareness of negativity in your life that you can't do anything about.
Alternatively, the dream is a sign that you are neglecting your responsibilities, talents, or some issue.
To dream of cobwebs on your walls may reflect feelings about issues with your life or personality being pointless to deal with. Some area of your life is too old to deal with. Accepting an area of your life as stagnant and pointless. Accepting or living with hopelessness.
To dream of getting rid of cobwebs represents behavior that is focused on dealing with problems that have gotten out of hand. You may have being putting up with something that you've finally chosen to do something about.
Example: A woman dreamed of being caught in a giant spiderweb. In waking life she was middle aged and felt that her life was going nowhere.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of getting rid of cobwebs. In waking life he was undergoing therapy and confronting problems that he had given up on. He began to discuss long standing family problems and anti-social behavior that he had long accepted for himself.
To dream of cocaine represents feelings about "riding on a high" of elite behavior. Enjoying lying all the time like it doesn't matter. Feelings of being better than other people. Feelings about enjoying an insider that always gets away with cheating. Enjoying hypocritical behavior based on elite knowledge, being richer than other people, or feeling that you are too good to follow the rules that normal people do. Obsession with success that may drive you to dangerous limits. Enjoying more success than other people based on hypocrisy. Feeling that everyone else is a loser if they aren't you. Enjoying a sense of entitlement to breaking rules. Enjoying excess. Enjoying wild or risky behavior.
Addiction to a situation or person that makes you feel like the center of attention despite any consequences. Noticing yourself first no matter what other people are feeling. Addiction to feeling good being better than everyone else.
Example: A young girl dreamed of snorting cocaine during a drug recovery support group. In waking life she was addicted to a drug (not cocaine) and taking the drug before attending the meetings to discuss her progress. She was enjoying talking about herself at the meetings like staying off drugs was easy while being aware of herself taking the drugs. The cocaine usage in the dream may have reflected her sense of arrogant entitlement to breaking the rules around people who were trying hard to recover. Feeling that she was better than everyone else because she could manage her addiction without having to be too serious about treating it."
Example 2: A woman dreamed of being offered 2 bags of cocaine. In waking life she had a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend and was considering enjoying herself tormenting him with one-way communication knowing that he could go to jail if he responded to her. The bags of cocaine in this case may have reflected her conflict with arrogant feelings of entitlement to abusing her ex-boyfriend's restraining order "riding a high" of feeling better than him.
To dream of a cockring represents an area of your life where you are powerful, effective, or capable and are doing everything you can to stay that way.
You may have a skill, trick, or something that gives you leverage and are exploiting it for it's full potential.
To dream of a cocker spaniel represents emotional protection through friendliness or companionship. Liking people and wanting to spend time with them. Keeping yourself safe by being with others or being part of a group. Trying your best to be likable.
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To dream of being in a cockpit of a plane represents action that is being taken with a project or plan you are undertaking. You are making something happen or are just about to begin one. You may be taking a leadership role and are in control of a situation.
To dream of cockroaches represents feelings of undesirability. Something you really don't want in your life. (e.g. the feeling you'd get from a bad haircut.) Feelings about a situation being low quality, dirty, or poor. A tarnished reputation. A continuous problem. Feeling annoyed by something subpar. Imperfections that embarrass you.
Example: A young man dreamed of being surrounded by cockroaches. In real life he met an old friend who expressed love to him. He was extremely uncomfortable with this expression of love. The cockroaches reflected how undesirable it was to have this friend be so honest with him about his feelings.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of using insecticide on cockroaches. In waking life he was trying to repair an old friendship that had a lot of bad memories and misunderstandings that got in the way.
To dream of a coconut tree or palm tree represents a lack of responsibility or relaxation. Not feeling that you ever have to care about problems. An issue that you believe is not your problem or concern and that someone else should care about it. Enjoying a laid-back atmosphere or relationship. The state of your sexual relationship.
Negatively, it may reflect a stubborn refusal to care about something you feel is someone else's problem. Excessive relation or pleasure. Not believing you should have to do anything except not care about something.
A sick or drooping palm tree may reflect problems with the state of your sex life. Issues with relaxing or enjoying your personal life.
Example: A woman dreamed seeing a drooping palm tree slowly come back to life and look vibrant. In waking life she felt that the state of her sex life with her husband had improved considerably.
To dream of a coconut represents feelings about not being responsible or obligated. A situation that you feel isn't your problem, or thinking that someone else should have to make all the effort.
Example: A young man dreamed of drinking a coconut. In real life he didn't feel he should be obligated to pay back a school loan to his parents. The coconut reflected the total lack of responsibility he felt for the loan.
To dream of a cocoon represents preparatory isolation. Being alone while you get ready to do something else. Rejuvenation before experiencing rebirth in some area of your life. Alternatively, it may symbolize your unrealized potential and possibilities.
To dream of coffee represents situations in your life where you are getting acquainted with something or someone. Something new that you are getting to know, becoming familiar with, or trying to understand better. An introductory process in your life.
Alternatively, coffee may reflect a new aspect of your personality that you are becoming aware of.
To drink coffee with a person is a reflection of how you are getting acquainted with that person in waking life. It may also reflect qualities you see the most in that person slowly becoming more apparent in your own life.
To dream of a coffee shop represents the choice to make yourself start something. Choosing to get acquainted with new ideas, habits, or situations. Initiating a relationship or new experience. Wanting or deciding to try something new.
To dream of a coffin represents acceptance of change or loss. It can also reflect ideas and habits that are no longer of use and can be buried or given up. You may also be noticing that something in your life is ending or changing for the worse.
In a positive context, a coffin reflects your willingness to move forward. Negatively, a coffin symbolizes self-defeating thinking patterns.
Alternatively, a coffin may reflect an unhealthy preoccupation with death or failure.
To dream of building a coffin represents a progressive movement towards a grim result. You may be noticing how your actions are slowly contributing to a loss of some kind. Something you're doing isn't working out.
To find yourself inside a coffin in a dream symbolizes acceptance of defeat, or giving in to your problems. You may feel as though you can't win or that you're never going to be able to do something you want ever again.
Coffins can also symbolize thoughts about death. People who think about suicide or death a lot may see coffins in dreams accompanied by a lot red color to reflect the negative emotions associated with those thoughts.
Example: A man once dreamed of being inside a coffin. In real life he lost his job and felt like there was no hope for him. Being in the coffin reflected his acceptance of defeat.
Example 2: A woman once dreamed of building her own coffin. In real life she felt that all her attempts to rebuild a relationship were failing. Building the coffin reflected her feelings about all her failed efforts to rebuild the relationship progressing towards the impossibility of ever rebuilding it.
Example 3: A woman had a recurring dream of being in a coffin and listening to people talk about her life. In waking life she was very old and spending a lot of time thinking about her death.
To dream of finding coins represents positive feelings about gains being made in waking life. Feeling good having more than you did before. Insight into problems, increased power, or freedom gained. It may also reflect feelings of being lucky. A lucky discovery or rare coincidence in waking life. Missed or lost opportunities that have reemerged. Awareness of the value that something in your life holds.
To dream of coins stacked represents feelings about yourself having a lot more of something than you did before. You may also be saving resources or biding your time to cash in a favor or opportunity. Awareness of stored value in some area of your life.
To dream of casually flipping a coin represents a lack of importance you feel for something you've noticed yourself gaining with. Luck or value you don't take seriously. A casual attitude towards something lucky that's happened to you. Feelings about yourself being luckier or more attractive than other people.
To dream of playing heads or tails with a coin represents a casual attitude about a decision. Letting life or fate choose something for you.
To dream of silver coins symbolizes luck or coincidences that you are noticing yourself enjoying. You may feel lucky to have more than you did before. Chance or surprises that have brought you insight, power, or freedom.
To dream of gold coins represents positive feelings about power or resources that you can use whenever you want. Noticing yourself liking something valuable you have. You may be admiring opportunities or possibilities that are always available to you. Enjoying knowing you have power or freedom that is always there if you want it.
To see someone else with gold coins represents you or someone else that is enjoying noticing freedom of choice or the power to experience what they want.
To see bad or evil people with gold coins symbolizes negative aspects of your personality that are enjoying noticing have the power to make choices. It may reflect negative life situations that perpetuate fears or disappointment. You may also feel totally powerless to stop someone that has more power or resources than you.
To dream of picking up a coin may reflect feelings about effort being made to achieve ideas, insights, or goals you've thought of. Negatively, it may reflect wasting time with ideas you think you are good that may not actually be good ideas.
Example: A man dreamed of finding a coin. In waking life he felt lucky about having discovered a solution to a problem that he never had to care about again.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of hearing a coin land on the ground. In waking life she had thought up a new idea to get money out of her husband before their divorce proceeding started.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing herself pick up coins in an empty football field. In waking life she was coming up with ideas to try to win back her ex-boyfriend who broke up with her. In this case the coins may have reflected her feelings about how valuable the insights or ideas were as she attempted to come up with schemes to get back with her ex-boyfriend.
Example 4: A woman dreamed about man being very interested in her and giving her silver coins to help her buy lunch. In waking life she was considering dating a guy to help her pay her unpaid bills.
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To dream of objects being cold may reflect purity or sterilization of negative influences. Some area of your life is perfectly positive. A lack of danger or negative influences. Some area of your life that is radiating positivity.
To dream of feeling cold may reflect feelings about situations feeling empty, unfeeling, or totally unfair.
To dream of very cold weather represents conditions in your life that feel terrible or unbearable. It may also reflect isolation or loneliness. Emotional restraint.
To dream of cold water represents uncertainty or negativity that isn't dangerous. Drinking cold water may represent replenishment with very pure influences.
Example: Women who have experienced the death of the baby in the womb often dream of feeling cold or being in cold rooms. They may also dream of cold babies.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of walking around in a terrible cold winter scene. In waking life he was kicked out of his house and felt that life was totally unfair and unbearable living on his own.
Example 3: A man dreamed that cold air was coming out of his eyeballs like an air conditioner. In waking life he had just experienced a life changing spiritual experience that gave him a new positive outlook on life that he didn't want to lose.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of holding her recently deceased friend in her arms as he grew colder. In waking life the friend had died the day before the dream took place and she was slowly beginning to feel the emptiness of his death grow stronger.
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To dream of a cold sore represents feelings of embarrassment that other people are think you are a permanent failure or loser. Public embarrassment, fear that other people are talking about your behind your back, or feelings about yourself being perceived by others as someone who repeatedly makes a fool of themselves. Feelings about recurring failures or embarrassments that other people witness.
Alternatively, cold sores may reflect feelings about repeatedly embarrassing yourself in front of others making bad relationship choices. Feelings about yourself looking like you are too stupid to find the right person or that a relationship is impossible for others to succeed at with you.
Example: A woman dreamed of getting a sore sore. In waking life she was having doubts about her wedding for her second marriage. The cold sore most likely reflected her feelings about all her friends and family thinking something is permanently wrong with her if she left her fiancee at the last minute after already being divorced once.
To dream that you collapse represents waking life feelings about something being too much for you. You may feel that you've reached the end point of tolerance, patience, or persistence.
To dream of seeing a building collapse represents outdated ideas, perspectives, or situations. Ideas or beliefs that are no longer powerful. An accumulation of pressure, stress, or opposition that's too much to continue with certain situations or beliefs.
Negatively, a building collapsing may also reflect deceptions that are too weak to resist the increasing power of the truth.
To dream of a collar represents ownership or belonging. You or someone else that is controlling someone else. It may also reflect how you believe you are someone else's property.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a red collar. In waking life she felt she disrespected her husband and felt she should make up for it by proving that she belonged to him.
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To dream of college represents issues or situations in your life that you are giving serious thought that benefit you and increase your status or power. It can also represent well-earned relaxation, success, or compensation for hard work.
College in a dream may be a sign that you are very busy or focused on an issue that is allowing you to improve yourself or benefit in some way. You may want to show off your skills or take a well deserved break.
College dreams are common when people are learning new skills, finishing work projects that allow them to gain in some way. You may have worked hard to earn something and now want to "play" with it.
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To dream of cologne represents your wish to make someone else feel good about your actions, ideas, or behavior. You may be saying something to someone that you want liking you. Wanting someone feeling good about you.
To dream of bad smelling cologne may represent something you or someone else is doing to be liked by others that isn't working well. A sign that new ideas are in order or that someone just isn't "getting it."
To dream of samples of cologne may represents an opportunity to try to make a new impression with someone. To experiment with something that may make others feel good about you.
Example: A man dreamed of buying cologne. In waking life he told a girl to how beautiful he thought she was. The cologne reflected his wish to be liked or seen more attractive by her with what he was saying.
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To dream of coloring a picture in may reflect feelings about trying to bring meaning, love, or happiness an otherwise empty situation. Trying to make a lifeless or empty situation feel good. Trying to give a situation purpose. Trying to "bring something to life."
Example: A man dreamed of coloring in a lot of pictures. In waking life he had lost his career. He had to find other ways to fill the emptiness of his life until a new career opportunity was available. He created a lot of art and shared it with friends while waiting for a new job opportunity.
To dream of a coloring book represents a goal you are emotionally invested in. Something you are trying your best to ensure ends up perfect.
Colors are used in dreams to classify your beliefs, emotions, and behaviors under a number of categories.
See the themes section for color for a more in depth look at color symbolism.
To dream of a colt represents an ambitious and driven aspect of yourself that is immature and assertive. A sign that you need to listen and learn more before pushing ahead to fast with your goals.
Alternatively, a colt may simply reflect motivation and ambition that is growing in your life. You are ready to go, but may still have a few things to learn or need a little more practice.
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To dream of a column represents feelings about yourself, other people, or situations you are experiencing being supportive in a strong way. Negatively, you may feel burdened by having to support a situation or person for too long a period of time. Feelings about family or parents. Feelings about yourself being a supportive parent.
Alternatively, column or pillar may reflect behavior or some area of your life that is unwavering. Security or strength that is reliable.
Example: A man dreamed of standing near columns. In waking life his mother had died and he was feeling burdened having to keep up a supportive attitude for the rest of his family.
Example 2: A man dreamed of himself being physically turned into a pillar and slowly withering away. In waking life he was very old and close to death while thinking about his role as a parent no longer being important as he neared death.
To dream of yourself being in a coma represents helplessness, total dependency on others, or an inability to function. Feeling totally impotent to take action or do things for yourself. Feeling cut off from others or that other people are so busy that they can never listen to you. Feeling cut off from the world around you. Feeling that you are boring to other people.
Dreaming of a coma may also reflect a feelings about being emotionally distant or unresponsive. Threats that neutralized, but still possible to return.
Negatively, dreaming about a coma may reflect feelings about someone ignorant in your life being too empty-headed to be aware of their ignorance. Feelings that someone is so crazy, corrupt, or over-emotional that they will never "wake up" to rational thinking. A threat of violence from someone whom you are confident can't get you anymore.
Alternatively, a coma may reflect some area of your life that has been permanently sidetracked or delayed until further notice. Feeling an unbearable sense of uncertainty while you wait for something to be restored to normal.
To dream of waking up from a coma represents a new sense of control over your life and gaining powerful insight into your problems. You are relying less on others and dealing with your own problems. A long period of being sidetracked or powerless may have come to an end. Insights that shake your entire belief systems or outlook on life.
Example: A woman dreamed of her ex-husband in a coma. In waking life she had a restraining order placed on her ex-husband. The coma in this case may have reflected her feelings about the threat of violence from her ex-husband being neutralized by the restraining order, but still obviously a problem. He ex-husband was unable to harm her, but still obviously very angry at her.
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To dream of a comb represents awareness of yourself wanting to do something better. You want to go over elements that are not clear to you in a situation or relationship.
To dream of brushing or combing your hair represents correcting thoughts, attitudes, or opinions regarding a problem or issue you have in waking life. You are clarifying issues.
Alternatively, combing you hair may highlight your preoccupation with appearances or looking good to someone else.
To dream of a comb over hairstyle represents a thinking style that is concerned with hiding failure or embarrassing losses. Being concerned with maintaining appearances while covering up your problems. Not caring about what anyone else thinking about an obvious problem you have. Feeling sensitive about looking stupid.
Negatively, a comb over hairstyle may be a sign that you are having difficulty excepting a loss or being open about embarrassing situation. Embarrassing yourself trying to hide your problems.
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To dream of a combination lock represents emotional, or situational requirements in order to notice something. It also may reflect what you require of others in order to reveal something to them.
If the combination lock is yours then you may need to feel a certain way, or see something happen in order to share power or knowledge with others.
If the combination lock is not yours then you may need to satisfy the demands or needs of another person or situation before you can gain power or knowledge.
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To dream of a comedian represents you or someone else that is making an effort to prove that everything happening in a situation is ridiculous. A carefree attitude or someone that is trying to encourage you to be carefree.
Alternatively, a comedian may reflect embarrassments or surprises that serve to relieve pressure or tension. A problem may be proving itself to be consistently over-hyped or ridiculous. A comedian may also be a sign that you are trying to laugh at yourself or not take a situation too seriously.
Negatively, a comedian may be a sign that you or someone else is too concerned with never being serious. Making light of everything to the point irritating other people, hurting others feelings, or not taking a dangerous situation seriously at all.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing the comedian Chris Rock. In waking life his father was trying to sell a house for a price that he felt was ridiculously too high to ever have a serious buyer. The banks ended up rejecting every buyers offer just like he predicted. The comedian Chris Rock reflected his perception of the banks rejections proving his belief that the asking price was ridiculous.
To dream of a comedy show represents an experience you are having where are noticing how ridiculous other people are being or how unimportant certain beliefs or situations are. Awareness of your own stupidity or that of others.
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To dream of a comet represents feelings of how incredible it is to witness change in your life that has either never happened or rarely happens. A rare spectacle of change. Big temporary issues or events that can't be ignored until they're gone. Shock or awe that you are experiencing something rare.
Negatively, a comet may reflect feelings about how dangerous a rare powerful moment of change is.
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