The letter D in a dream represents confrontation with sacrifice. Full awareness of a situation that demands that you give something up or put others first.
The symbolism is based on the design of the letter D being a straight line that is facing a half circle. The straight line reflects confrontation and the half circle reflect something that is incomplete. This symbolism is supported by the fact that the letter D is the 4th letter of the alphabet where 4 in numerology symbolizes sacrifice.
D is also the roman numeral for 500.
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To dream of a daffodil represents feeling good noticing someone showing you that they will always "be there" for you. Feeling good noticing someone showing you how supportive they are of you. Noticing long-term supportiveness. Feeling good appreciating someone who is showing you they will always "have your back."
Negatively, daffodils may reflect unrequited love. Trying too hard to show someone you love or support them. Affection or loyalty that is too strongly displayed to others. Situations where one person cares too much about someone who doesn't share the same feelings. Feeling that someone is wasting their time showing you that they are willing to support you at whatever cost. Empty romantic gestures. Feeling that someone is desperate.
To dream of a dagger represents feelings about conflict that uses serious last resort choices. A willingness to embarrass someone with nothing else ever again if all else fails to help you. Feeling good knowing you have a backup plan to permanently deal with enemies or problems.
Negatively, a dagger may reflect petty acts of jealousy at the last moment of a conflict in order to spare yourself embarrassment. "Stabbing someone in the back" to defeat them. A backup plan to permanently humiliate someone or deal with a problem.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a man holding a dagger. In waking life he hadn't studied for his final exams and was considering cheating on his exams at the last moment if he felt he couldn't pass the test honestly.
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To dream of a Dalmatian represents emotional protection that encourages you to care about other people's feelings. Noticing that you aren't perfect so that other people will feel good for you or do something for you. Pressuring others into giving you things by demanding extra honesty. Helping yourself by asking others to put more effort into helping friends and family. Heightened sensitivity about feeling quality sharing being important if the person being asked to share is more successful than you are. Doing everything you can to get what you want by telling someone else they aren't doing enough to be respectable. Helping yourself by asking others to set a perfect example.
Positively, it can reflect supportive behavior, or attempts to get along well with others. Not fearing asking for extra help. Asking others to be more giving or respectful to others feelings if they have more than you. Agreeableness, people pleasing, or doing everything you can to keep someone happy. Pushing others to improve safety or be extra helpful to people with less.
Negatively, a dalmatian dog in a dream may reflect feelings about pressuring others into giving more to family and friends to selfishly get something. Pressuring others to be more honest or give things away from free. Pressuring others to me more mindful of others needing extra attention. Dalmatians could also reflect situations where you or someone else is asking too much from other people when it comes to being honest. Showing off being a more respectable person than other people. Making people who more successful or powerful than you feel guilty if they want to choose allowing you to lose. A snobby attitude about setting a good example. Making other people feel that they aren't honest if they don't want to give you support you with special attention.
A dalmatian dog may also represent a tendency to overlook your own feelings to care about the needs of others. You may resent people or feel like a doormat. Fearing that people will not like you. Feeling that people with less than you expect too much from you.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a dalmatian with its paws in the air begging for attention. In waking life he was a professional who had become bothered with too many people taking advantage of a free offer he had made available. He put up a sign to tell people the free offer wasn't available anymore and people began to try harder to pressure him into giving them free help anyway to get around his sign by making him feel he wasn't professional if he didn't.
To dream of a dam represents feelings about a negative or uncertain situation being kept under control. A negative situation that is being kept on hold. Repressed emotions or problems. Pent up emotions. Behavior that is focused on acting professional or respectable about avoiding causing others stress. A problem that is being slowly tapered off. Keeping angry or unpleasant emotions inside to prevent fighting. Relationship issues being repressed or left undiscussed to avoid conflict.
To dream of a bursting dam represents uncertainty or a negative situation that you can't control anymore. Losing control of your emotions. Anger that can't be repressed any longer. You are overwhelmed by a problem or conflict. An outpouring of negativity that is unstoppable. Feeling that you can't hold back your honest feelings or beliefs any longer. Massive change that can't be delayed any longer. Disappointment in yourself for not being as supportive for someone else as you believed you could have been.
Example: A man dreamed of being unable to save his sons from drowning in a dam. In waking life he felt he was failing as a parent because he couldn't be around for his children all the time. The dam in the dream may have reflected his feelings about his attempt to responsibly make his children's lives easier when he wasn't around by using his money to "hold off" problems bad influences for his children.
Example 2 : A man dreamed of walking near a dam. In waking life he was very happy with his new job promotion and felt good about his job security controlling all his family problems and giving him peace of mind.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of a damn bursting. In waking life she was avoiding speaking to her boyfriend to avoid a fight when suddenly her boyfriend began to insult her and it caused them to fight.
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To dream of being in a dance exercise class represents your attempt to keep up with other people. You may be trying to show that you are just as good as others while being in sync with their beliefs or values.
Example: A man dreamed of being in a dance exercise class. In waking life he was undergoing testing for a job. The dance exercise class reflected the pressure to keep up with other applicants and constantly prove himself to the prospective employer.
To dream of dancing with someone represents an area of your life where there is harmony or things are doing what they are supposed to be doing. Co-operative balance. Being in lockstep with other people or a situation. You may be feelings pleased about how a particular situation or relationship is going.
Alternatively, dancing with someone may reflect the flow of a relationship. How co-operative you and a partner are. It may also reflect the flow of good decision-making or successful choices.
To dream of dancing awkwardly represents inexperience or feeling that you're a novice. Trying you best to find balance or harmony in a situation or relationship.
To dream of dancing by yourself represents happiness or feeling good about a situation working out the way you want it to. Success or life working out for you. Sense of exhilaration.
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To dream of dandelion represents your wish to have or notice something else. Hope for different choices or experiences than your current one. Feelings of being annoyed that something isn't good enough.
To dream of dandruff represents embarrassment with having problems that other people don't have. Feeling frustrated or low self-esteem because you aren't as carefree as other people. You may have a lot of stress and tension. Not liking yourself noticing other people being perfect without getting to be perfect yourself.
Dandruff may be a sign that you need to rethink the way you approach your current problems.
To dream of feeling a sense of danger represents feeling of risk, threats, or potential failure. Feeling that a loss is imminent. It may be a sign that you need to be more open about your fears or anxieties with others.
Alternatively, danger in a dream may also reflect your feelings of having gone too far with a problem. A sign that you need to reverse course or be honest in a waking life situation.
To dream of Danish people represents an aspect of yourself that is critical or complaining a lot. You or someone else that is always noticing something wrong.
Negatively, it may reflect your or someone else that is too concerned with finding something wrong. Stepping over the line being rude about other people's problems. Never being willing to tell someone else what is attractive or positive about themselves.
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To dreaming that you dare someone to do something represents a wish to push yourself or someone else to prove fearlessness.
Negatively, giving someone a dare may be a sign that you are too dominating, overbearing, or too concerned with showing off.
To dream of accepting a dare represents your wish to prove that you aren't afraid of something. It may also be a sign that you are taking unnecessary risks.
To dream of a daredevil represents an aspect of yourself that is risking everything to prove itself. You or someone else that is being noticed taking a big chance.
To dream of a photography dark room represents your deep concern that expectations or impressions are kept. It may also reflect your concern about keeping a promise or making sure a situation is remembered positively. Negatively, a dark room may represent a fear of embarrassing yourself not keeping up an impression you've made on someone.
To dream of being in a dark or poorly lit room may represent a dangerous possibility in your life. A situation that you don't understand or are afraid of. Alternatively, a dark room may represent a situation that confuses you or leaves you with little help. Having to do something with few resources or information.
To dream of darkness represents situations where you feel there is nothing positive happening. Fear, ignorance, injustice, anger, evil, death, or powerful uncertainty. It may also reflect a positive situation that has taken a turn for the worst. Expecting the worst. Worrying. Emotional crisis. An unwelcoming or unpleasant situation. Feeling that a situation is dangerous. Unhappiness. Feeling mystified that you always make choices that sabotage you.
Situations where there is a complete lack of any sense of humor. Situations that are inconsiderate of your feelings. A pessimistic attitude (especially dark blue or dark grey).
People who fear losing their eyesight often dream of darkness.
Alternatively, darkness may symbolize your inability to see the truth or find the answers you want. Feeling cut off or without the ability to know what is happening in a situation. Feeling unable to know what is happening with other people. Ignorance of the truth. Feeling out of place.
To dream of the sun or light taking away the darkness represents answers, overcoming problems, or fear that is vanishing.
To dream of feeling safe in the dark it may reflect insecurity or self-defeat. Preferring to stay afraid or to avoid a challenge. It may also mean you are preferring to live with fear or negativity. A sign that negative influences or negative thinking patterns may be more interesting to you than real power. Alternatively, choosing the dark may represent the choice to stay ignorant.
To dream of pitch black darkness represents feelings of danger and uncertainty. You may be experiencing a serious problem without any idea about how to solve it. Not wanting to risk anything at all when something bad or negative is happening. Feeling that there is no help in range.
To dream of darkness overtaking the world represents feelings about your entire life revolving around a significant turn for the worst. Feeling that your entire life is being overtaken by fear, uncertainty, or negative energy. A dramatic loss of hope, trust, or justice. Feeling terrified that nothing matters ever again.
Example: A man dreamed of experiencing night time as he walked down a street. In waking life he had developed a rare illness and felt that his life was going to be destroyed.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing a dark grey building. In waking life she was entering university and felt that nobody at the school was tolerant of her religious views.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being a very dark room. In waking life she was experiencing negative comments being made by someone where their was no sense of humor at all.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing dark clouds. In waking life she was worried about her family.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of standing in a very dark cemetery. In waking life she was very uncomfortable having to discuss very old painful memories with someone.
Example 6: A woman dreamed of seeing a very dark building. In waking life she felt she that a group of people she had to speak to were going to be very unwelcoming to her because they didn't agree with her belief system.
Example 7: A man dreamed of standing in the jungle in darkness to see a very big black snake killing a hippo. In waking life he was experiencing his father dying. He didn't like his father and had to watch a very unpleasant death occur in the hospital.
To dream of a dartboard represents an issue or situation you are trying to be "perfecter" than someone else at. A goal you are trying to reach perfectly before someone else does.
Negatively, a dartboard may reflect a fear of failure or anxiety about being out-shined.
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To dream of playing darts represents your attempt to be "perfecter" or get something right more than someone else. Not wanting someone else proving themselves before you do. A competitive moment in your life where losing isn't an option.
It may also reflect your attempt to practice being perfect at something or get something right all the time.
Example: A young girl dreamed of fire darts that didn't work when she used them and they fell to the ground. She then cried. In waking life she had a speech impediment that her grandmother made fun of. The fire darts that didn't work may have reflected her frustrated vain attempt to speak perfect.
To dream of having a daughter represents passive ideas, habits, or developments that are being encouraged or allowed to flourish. Situations or aspects of yourself that you are encouraging that have no control or power. A daughter may also reflect the development of situations that give away control or authority to others. A developing feminine aspect of your personality or life. An aspect of your personality or life that is subordinate.
Alternatively, a daughter in a dream may reflect issues with your waking life relationship with her.
To dream of having a daughter that you don't recognize represents new passive ideas, habits, or developments. A passive aspect of yourself not thought about or experienced before.
Evil daughters symbolize negative or corrupted passive aspects of your personality that you are encouraging. It may be a sign that you need to assert yourself more.
If you have more than one daughter in real life then each daughter will represent a different aspect of your life based on your most honest feelings about then.
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To dream of the dawn represents a fresh start or the end of troubling time. Reemerging into a new stage in your life or new opportunities. Rejuvenation, enlightenment, or a renewed sense of vitality. A dark moment or difficult time may be coming to an end.
Alternatively, the dawn may reflect new insights, new ideas, or new understanding.
To dream of a daycare represents your perspective on plans or responsibilities that you want to "pick up" on later on. Laying the groundwork or making plans for things that you are too preoccupied to deal with right now. You might be telling yourself that you want to do something as soon as you're free to. A sign that you are too distracted to do something you really want.
To dream of being looked after at a daycare represents feelings that you aren't a priority. Someone may be making plans with you or making promises, but is currently too busy for you. The daycare may reflect beliefs or situations intended to temporarily distract you.
The condition of the daycare reflects how you feel while you are forced to wait for something more important or interesting to happen.
Example: A girl dreamed of kissing her crush inside a daycare. In real life she had a boyfriend, but was considering dating another guy. The daycare represented her plan to date the new guy that she couldn't currently do anything about because she was dating someone else. Flirting, body language, or showing up in places he was at were all things used to "look after her baby" for when the current relationship failed.
To dream of daylight represents feeling of a situation in your life where there is no sense of overwhelming problems or danger. Situations that feel like there is nothing to worry about. Feelings about the full truth being out in the open. Dishonesty feels impossible. Full disclosure.
Negatively, daylight scenarios in a dream may be a sign that you are not taking a dangerous situation serious or considering how dangerous a situation could be come. Thinking that "everything is wonderful" as long as you aren't negatively effected. No consideration for the intricacies of problem. Enthusiasm for change that may turn disastrous. Enjoying a negative or dangerous situation because it's in your best interests.
Example: A man dreamed of a daylight scenario. In waking life he was enjoying lying to his father about something that could never be proved wrong in order to manipulate his father into giving him money.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing sunlight outside of a cave that killed a demon. In waking life he was in hiding from someone he thought was dangerous and then discovered that truth that that person wasn't really dangerous at all.
In a dream a period of a day is often a symbol for a phase, a development period, or moment of conflict. Mornings are the beginning of a phase, afternoon the middle, and evening the end of a phase.
Any mention of having to wait until tomorrow may be symbolic of changes occurring after a phase has completed or a problem has ended.
To dream of being dead represents feelings of loss or total failure. If your death takes on a more positive theme it may reflect positive changes or transformation. The end of friendships, relationships, or some important part of your life. A fear of change. Difficulty with a transition. The end of an era.
To dream of seeing dead people represents aspects if your personality that have completely changed or lost all power. It can also reflect your projection of other people that have changed or lost power. You or someone else may have experienced a noticeable change.
To dream of seeing dead loved ones who actually died in real life most likely reflect an aspect of your personality based on your most honest feelings about them. The fact that they are dead is most likely irrelevant unless it's the most powerful quality about them. For example, seeing your deceased father most likely symbolizes your conscience just as it would if he were alive.
If loved ones have recently passed away or you've been spending a lot of time remembering them then they may represent your grief or desire to be with them again.
Example: A woman dreamed of holding a dead baby in her arms. In waking life she had just received news from her doctor that she would be unable to ever bear children. The dead baby may have reflected her dead hopes to have a baby.
Example 2: A young boy dreamed of his mother being dead. In waking life his mother began to date again after divorcing his father and he feared losing his mother because as she began dating her personality started to change.
Example 3: A young man dreamed of seeing dead people he was trying to hide. In waking life he contracted a disease that was causing his hair to fall out and was desperate to hide it from everyone he knew by wearing hats.
Example 4: A young man dreamed of seeing his ex-girlfriend dead. In waking life he was very concerned about losing his friendship with his ex-girlfriend after he broke up with her.
Example 5: A man dreamed of seeing a dead bird. In waking life he accidentally met up with an ex-girlfriend whom he had strong feelings for and learned that she had moved on leaving him with no choice to get back with her. He realized all hope was gone to ever have a relationship with her ever again. The dead bird may have reflected his feelings about accepting the potential for reconciling be impossible.
Example 6: A man dreamed of seeing a dead bird. In waking life his brother died of cancer and all hope for recovering from the cancer was lost.
Example 7: A woman dreamed of seeing dead people. In waking life she was spending a lot of time thinking about and old friendship that she lost.
Example 8: A woman dreamed of seeing a dead dog. In waking life she realized that her relationship with her boyfriend was over.
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To dream of a dead body represents feeling about an area of your life that has completely changed. It may also reflect a loss or sense of failure. A transition or ending.
Positively, a dead body may represent negative aspects of your personality or negative situations that have been successfully confronted. You have stood up to something or resisted negative influences. The end of an era.
Negatively, a dead body may represent positive aspects of your personality that have been overcome by negative emotions or situations. A mistake or failure may have spoiled an area of your life. The end of a relationship or something happy in your life. Feeling replaced. Feelings about experiencing a permanent loss of some kind. Feeling that there is nothing left you can do to keep a situation going.
To dream of trying to hide a dead body may represent your attempts to conceal your past or to cover up a failure. It may also reflect your wish to edit your tastes or beliefs for a special situation, group, or person.
To dream of burying a dead body represents a wish to due away with things about ourselves that we feel are undesirable. Hiding a liability or a concern that something about you will be brought to light. Positively, it may reflect progress of you move away from bad habits, negative influences, or things you feel are childish.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her own dead body floating in water. In waking life she separated from her husband and was beginning to realize that she could never love her husband again. Her desire to be married was lost for good.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a dead bird. In waking life he accidentally crossed paths with an old girlfriend and fully realized that there was no hope left to be her ever again.
Example 3: A young woman dreamed of seeing a dead dog. In waking life she had broken up with her boyfriend.
Example 4: A young man dreamed of seeing a number of dead people. In waking life he was thinking about how terrible it was to experience a friendship ending.
To dream that have reached a dead end represents an end to a situation, relationship, or certain beliefs. You may no longer be able to pursue your goals or live as you used to. You may feel forced to change as life can't continue the way you've always had it.
Alternatively, the dream may be a sign that you feel that you are going nowhere. A dead end job or a dead end relationship. You may need to reevaluate your options.
To dream of dead relative usually represents an aspect of yourself based on their role in the family or your most honest feelings about them.
The fact that your relative is dead in the dream most likely doesn't have as much meaning as do your most honest feelings about them when they were alive. For example, someone seeing a deceased father in a dream will most likely reflect your conscience or a decision you are making just same as someone dreaming of their father who is currently still alive.
Alternatively, a dead relative may reflect your grief or feelings about their passing.
To dream of a dead relative dancing most likely represents your feelings about how well some area of your life is working out.
Example: A man dreamed of his dead father. In waking life he was making an important decision. His dead father reflected his conscience or decision-making ability. The fact that he was dead had no significance.
Example 2: A man dreamed of his dead grandmother. In waking life he was experiencing a problem that he had prior experience with. His grandmother in the dream reflected the wisdom of past experience or "having been there before." His ability to override poorer judgment. Her being dead had no bearing on the symbolism.
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To dream about a deadline may reflect nagging feelings about an important event coming up. A sense of urgency to complete something. Anxiety about delays or needing to get a job done. Panicking about the day or week ahead of you. Anxiety about something wrong happening before an important event.
Example: A man dreamed of having an important deadline. In waking life he was having anxiety and paranoia about an important event at work the next day.
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To dream of seeing someone deaf may represent feelings about yourself or others having an impaired ability to understand instructions. It may also reflect you or others that are not listening to others or don't think it's important to listen to advice.
To dream of yourself being deaf represents an inability to understand what is happening around you. Feeling that everyone else "gets it", but you don't. Feeling totally closed off or like an outsider. Feelings of having lost the ability to stay informed.
Negatively, being deaf may reflect stubbornness or choosing to purposely ignore other people opinions, ideas, or feelings. Choosing not to listen to someone at all. Ignoring advice given to you because it's not really what you want to hear or because you don't believe it really matters.
Alternatively, being deaf may represent a situation where you are purposely closing yourself off from the world. Choosing not to listen to distractions. Taking a break or vacation without any disruptions.
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To dream about death represents change. Your personality or life situation is transforming for better or worse. An area of your life has come to an end, an era is over, or roles are shifting. You may also be preoccupied with someone else's death or illness. Alternatively, death in a dream can reflect failure or loss.
Dreams of death that come true are incredibly rare. They more likely to reflect fears of failure or feelings about undesirable changes than an actual death. In one study, people with heart disease who dreamed of death and taking journeys had a much higher mortality rate.
Seeing bad people die in your dreams is a sign that issues have been confronted. Negative aspects of the personality are being overcome by positive influences. Good people in your dreams dying symbolizes positive aspects of your personality being overcome by negative influences.
To dream of experiencing your own death represents feeling of watching yourself fail completely. Positively, it may reflect the experience of watching yourself undergo a powerful change or transformation.
To dream of experiencing your own death after helping others may be a sign that you nee to reconsider how you are handling yourself in waking life. You may be stupidly giving up too much of yourself to others. Unreasonable risks or endangering yourself.
To dream of dying while people laugh at you represents feelings about situations or people being indifferent or insensitive to your failures.
To dream of people you know dying symbolizes changes to certain qualities in yourself that these people reflect in you. It may also represent your view of these people succumbing to a problem as well as shifts in their personality or lifestyle.
To dream of a child dying represents a loss or unpleasant change to some area of your life that had potential. Positively, a child death may reflect a growing problem that has finally been dealt with.
To see your parents die in a dream reflects an inability to make positive or effective choices. Your father dying symbolizes your conscience or ability to make positive choices being compromised. Your mother dying symbolizes your intuition or ability to think ahead being compromised. A dead mother may also reflect feelings of being overwhelmed by bad luck. You can't find answers you want, or you feel unlucky. The death of parents in a dream is a sign that you need to seriously reconsider your current life path. Significant or fundamental changes may be in order.
To see a boyfriend or girlfriend die in a dream symbolizes a helpful or protective aspect of your personality that has been overcome by a problem. A habit or situation that had your best interests at heart may no longer be viable or has been compromised.
To dream of a spouse dying represents a permanent or secure aspect of yourself that has been compromised. A habit or situation that you've completely depended has changed. Something you were accustomed to may have been compromised. It may also reflect a loss of something in your life that you never believed would change.
To dream of a faked death may reflect feelings about having faked ending something. Faking failure of something in your life. Concerns that other people think you were not genuine in moving on from a problem or bad relationship. Tricking enemies by pretending to lose.
Example: A woman dreamed of her father dying. In waking life she had broken up with her boyfriend. The dream reflected the metaphorical "passing" of her decision (father symbolizes decision making) to give her boyfriend anymore chances in the relationship.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of her child being hit and killed in a car accident. In waking life she had gotten into a big argument with her husband about future plans they had together which she felt would never happen now.
Example 3: A man dreamed that his best friend had died. In waking life his friend had joined a religious cult and he felt that he had lost his ability to connect with his friend forever due to his inability to accept his friends new life.
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To dream of a death sentence represents feelings about an inevitable failure or loss. You may be experiencing a crucial deadline you feel you can't meet, experiencing an untreatable illness, or a unbearable wait for an embarrassment you feel can't be avoided.
Alternatively, a death sentence may reflect feelings about the worst kind of punishment you could imagine. Your fear of the worst consequences imaginable. The ultimate sanction. Losing your job or being fired. A ruthless ending. Feeling permanently ostracized.
To dream of being in debt represents a overwhelming sense of obligation, struggle or worries. It may also reflect feelings of needing to bring restitution to a situation that you feel guilty for. Feeling that you have to return a favor. Feeling that you have to respect someone or something.
Alternatively, dreaming of being in debt may represent a situation that feels horrible because you can't do anything you really want until a situation is balanced.
To dream of not wanting to pay back your debt may reflect resentment of having to respect a person or situation. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are being dishonest or falling back on your promises.
To dream that others are debt to you may reflect feelings of being owed favors, opportunities, or respect. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are worried about someone cheating you or never keeping a promise. Negatively, having others in debt to you may be a sign that you are demanding too much from others.
To dream of a decal represents a wish to feel good being noticed by others doing something better or faster. Negatively, a decal may be a sign that you or someone you know is too concerned with showing off.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his father put a decal on a race car. In waking life he was noticing his very sick father delude himself about proving himself by showing off with a big project he was physically incapable of doing.
To dream of decapitation represents decision-making that has been cut off. The severing of control. An aspect of your personality or your projection of a situation that is being cut off from making choices. It may also reflect the severing of relationships. Cutting yourself off bad habits permanently. A dramatic positive change in your life.
To dream of being decapitated may represent feelings about a person or situation that is cutting off your ability to make choices. An embarrassment or punishment that leaves you impotent. Feeling powerless to control anything.
Example: A man dreamed of decapitating an evil person. In waking life he was recovering from wanting to commit suicide.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of decapitating his brother. In waking life he was considering cutting his brother out of his life for good.
Example 3: A young girl dreamed of herself being decapitated. In waking life she was experiencing herself being molested with no way to stop it.
To dream of something decaying represents an area of your life that is experiencing slow degradation or failure. Positively, it may reflect slow growth or improvement as negativity goes away. Negatively, it may reflect confidence or vitality that is slowly being lost.
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To dream of noticing deception represents you feeling that someone or something in your waking life is not doing what they're supposed to be doing. It may also reflect you attempt to sidestep rules. Alternatively, it may reflect your awareness of yourself trying to make excuses or your guilt about lying.
To dream of yourself trying to lie or deceive another person may reflect your attempt to lie to yourself or make excuses. It may also reflect your awareness of yourself trying to get away with something or be dishonest with someone. You may feel guilty.
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To dream of a deck represents your enjoyment of success. Freely using power or doing whatever you want. Feeling good noticing things you want happening easily.
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To dream of decorating a house represents feelings of making a situation special.
Negatively, decorating a house may reflect an arrogant or inconsiderate attitude about every single decision you make needing to feel good being permanent. Needing all decisions to feel good being perfect and in your favor. Decision-making the revolves around yourself being special. Selfishly believing that everything in your life should feel good being easy. Wasting time making something feel special. Attempting to mask or cover your real feelings because you don't want to address the real matter at hand.
To dream of lacking decorations may reflect feelings about a situation having nothing special about it. A situations that lacks enthusiasm for people's feelings. A bland or empty feeling relationship.
To dream of Christmas decorating represents a wish to encourage mutual sharing, forgiveness, or enjoyment. Making a effort to make a relationship feel good. Making an effort to make other people feel deserving of something that want. Enthusiasm for other people's feelings. Trying hard to encourage good-spiritedness. Special efforts made to encourage overlooking past problems.
Negatively, Christmas decorations in a dream may reflect wasting time trying to repair failed relationship with nice gestures. Being nice to people who are not being nice to you in hopes to fix a problem. Naively believing that being nice, supportive, or forgiving will fix a serious problem.
To dream of decorating a gravestone represents feelings about trying to feel better about something that doesn't matter anymore. Trying to feel better about a lose. Alternatively, it may reflect an attempt to cheer yourself up about the loss of a loved one.
Example: A man dreamed of decorating a gravestone. In waking life he was unhappy with his job and tried to make his remaining time around his coworkers feel as special as he could while he searched for another job.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing the inside of a building with no decorations. In waking life she was renting a room in her house to her son and didn't like treating him special.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of putting up Christmas decorations. In waking life she was trying really hard to be nice to her ex-boyfriend to try to repair their failed relationship.
To dream of a deer represents an aspect of your personality that is unaware or naive. A deer may also reflect how you are unprepared for a problem. You might be "too nice" about something or aren't being savvy enough.
A deer is a sign that you need to become better informed or that you don't realize a potential danger. A deer also reflects innocence, gullibility, or vulnerability to aggression from others. You are too open to being victimized.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a deer eating grass. In waking life he had been warned about a coming disaster and ignored it.
To dream of defecation in a toilet represents cleansing of negative emotions, beliefs, or situations. You may be finished with something in your life. Getting rid of a problem once and for all.
To dream of defecation in an obscene or improper manner represents spoiling something good or creating a problem. It suggests thoughtlessness, and inappropriate thoughts and behaviors. You may be getting rid of a problem in a manner that careless, rude, or irresponsible. Getting rid of a problem in such a way that it creates other problems.
To dream of defecation in front of other people may represent pressure you feel being placed on you to deal with a problem. It may also reflect feelings of embarrassment as you deal with problems out in the open.
To dream of defecating out mice or rats may reflect your attempts to pass your problems off on to other people. Creating problems, the need for lies, underhanded behavior, or conflict because you preferred help yourself get rid of a problem without any consideration for others. It may also reflect problems you are creating for yourself by not getting rid of a problem honestly.
Example: A woman dreamed of her deceased sister defecating on the floor. In waking life she was experiencing her engagement being cancelled by her fiancee and many of her friends starting to turn on her because of it. The defecation on the floor may have reflected the insensitive manner in which her relationship ended creating a mess for her socially.
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To dream of something being defective represents feelings about some area of your life not functioning properly or being damaged.
Dreams of defective objects are common to people who are preparing to undergo a surgical operation. A reflection of their feelings about damage that has been done to the body.
To dream of deflating something represents a loss of confidence, self-esteem, or self-worth. A loss of happiness or feeling impotent.
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To dream of a person or animal that is deformed represents an aspect of your personality that feels permanently corrupted or didn't turn out the way it was supposed to. Something you my feel can't be fixed or changed. A deformity may also reflect feelings of being emotionally crippled or helpless.
To dream of a deformed baby or child represents feelings about something being permanently wrong with a new or developing area of your life.
To dream of a deformed face represents feelings about something being permanently wrong with your personality. Feeling unable to change, be happy, or lacking the ability to be as interesting as you want to feel. Feeling socially inept or weak. It also reflect your feelings about someone else having a personality that you feel is unable to be normal.
Pregnant women often dream of deformed babies to reflect their anxieties about the baby being born with something wrong with it. There have been accounts of women who've had precognitive dreams about deformities with their babies. For example a women in her first trimester dreamed of seeing her baby in the hospital with deformities and then 6 months later her baby was born with a cleft palate.
To dream of defriending someone represents the choice to reject certain beliefs, people, or situations. Behavior, people, or places that were helpful are no longer interesting to you. Positively, it may be a sign that you are maturing or want to give up bad habits. Negatively, you may be in denial about your own faults.
Alternatively, defriending someone may reflect social disconnection or choosing to isolate yourself from certain influences.
Consider who it is you are defriending at what they may reflect in your own personality or a situation you are experiencing.
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To dream of having a university degree represents feelings about having endured a very intensive or anxiety filled experience. Experience gained from a powerful crisis or fear-filled situation. A long period of time of intense worry or seriousness that has left you exceptionally skilled or more intelligent than you were before.
Negatively, a University degree may reflect strong feelings of jealousy at having to endure a powerfully scary or stressful time that was unnecessary. Having to "learn the hard way" why certain actions or behaviors are a bad idea. Having survived a crisis or prolonged humiliating embarrassment and learned a lot from the experience.
Example: A young man dreamed of standing at an intersection and having to choose which road to turn at. He chose to risk turning right with full awareness that it would require getting a University degree. In waking life he was warned by a business partner about how dangerous a choice was and took it anyway which ended up in years of trouble to restore his life.
To dream of expecting a delivery represents your expectations that an experience or solution to a problem will soon be yours. Waiting for acknowledge or results from some area of your life.
Negatively, expecting a delivery may reflect too much trust in others doing things for you. Naive hopes or expectations. Letting an opportunity pass you by while you wait for something that may not happen.
To dream of carrying out a delivery for someone else represents answers, goals, or experiences you are carrying others to. Making something easy for someone else or making sure that someone has something all to themselves.
Negatively, carrying out a delivery may be a sign that you are going out of your way to make sure someone gets the karma you feel they deserve. It may also indicate that you are too subordinate or attentive to others needs.
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To dream of a demolition represents a major change that you are undergoing. A final end to a situation or relationship. It may also reflect plans you have made to end something that are finally happening. Canceling out every single thing.
Negatively, you may feel out of control or unable to stop a big loss.
To dream of a demon represents an aspect of your personality that is noticeably antagonistic to anything positive. It reflects problematic people, situations, or your own bad habits that are totally motivated by negativity. It may also reflect people or situations that seem to actively work against you, or your own shadow self that prefers negative choices. Destruction addictions you can't resist. An area if you life where you are experiencing torment, repressed urges, or unacceptable urges. Feelings about people or situations being evil in the method they interfere with your goals.
A demon may also reflect people or situations that never allow you to break free of a problem. Also jealousy or bitterness that seems personal. Ignorance, distress, or meanness. Feeling as though someone is out to get you.
Alternatively, a demon may reflect your own jealousy, bitterness, or anger at someone you want to torment or get revenge on.
To dream of being possessed by demons may reflect a powerful sense of helplessness. You may have strong feelings of guilt, anger, or bitterness. It may also indicate problems getting over your past.
Example real life situations that may inspire demon dreams may be racism, abuse, children that won't behave, , revenge, intense fears, addictions, or bullying.
To dream of fighting a demon represents emotional or psychological conflict with bad influences, bad habits, or negative situations. Confrontation with something you perceive to be negative or dangerous.
Example: A man dreamed of being accused of being a demon. In waking life he felt at fault for serious problems within his family.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing her ex-husband as a demon. In waking life she was having issues dealing with her ex-husbands abusive behavior.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing a demon. In waking life her husband was being threatened with deportation and she felt that the immigration authorities were "out to get" her husband by interfering with all attempts to keep her husband in the country. The demon symbolism in this case may have reflected her feelings about how intentionally evil or mean the immigration authorities felt to her.
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To dream of being in Denmark represents a mindset that is focused on complaining or being critical. You may feel that everyone around you is too critical of you or won't stop complaining about what you are doing. Difficulty pleasing people or feeling that someone is very rude about telling you what your problem is.
To dreaming dental floss represents your wish for total confidence. Making absolutely sure that you having everything in order or that you will appear respectable to others. Being on top of your game or being prepared for anything. It may also reflect your wish to look your best.
If your gums become bloody as a result of flossing it may reflect a growing pains. Trying to be the best you can be, but noticing it's tiring. You may not give yourself this much personal attention very often.
To dream of a dentist represents an aspect of your personality that is unpleasant, but necessary. Unwanted situations that may be in your best interest. Changes to thoughts, opinions, and habits that increase confidence and vitality, yet feel bad. Something that fixes your problems and doesn't care about feeling good at all.
A dentist may represent a forced confrontation with a negative situation.
To dream of dentures represents your attempt to fake something in order to remain confident or dignified. You may not be totally honest in a waking life situation. You may be using something to alter your appearance or hide your flaws from others.
To dream of a department store represents intelligent fulfillment of goals, needs, or wishes that you have. Asking questions, doing research, or negotiating what you want. Not feeling any pressure about a choice you are considering.
Example: A man dreamed of standing outside a department store that he was about to enter. In waking life he was about to begin negotiations with a radio station to get an ad placed on the air. He was asking a lot of questions about price options before ever making a serious choice and didn't feel pressured into having to do anything just yet.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of shopping at a department store with her husband. In waking life her husband wanted a divorce when she didn't. Shopping at the department store reflected her wish to take her time or keep considering any options possible to save the marriage. Wanting to feel no pressure while they considered reconciling.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of shopping in a department store for a baby thermometer. In waking life she was deciding whether or not it was a good idea to keep her baby after she discovered she got pregnant.
To dream of a departure represents feelings about experiencing or expecting to leave a situation behind you. Leaving the past or a relationship behind. Expecting a change or something new in your life. Moving on. Alternatively, dreaming of departing may reflect your desire to escape a current situation.
Departures in dreams may occur if someone is expecting or preparing for death. Feelings about someone important in your life having left you.
To dream of depression reflects a lack of belief in yourself or in a situation. You may have lost hope or confidence. Alternatively, depression in a dream may reflect how you are feeling sorry for yourself.
Depression in a dream may be a sign that you need to force yourself to make positive changes in your life or believe in yourself more.
To dream of experiencing a financial depression represents a total loss of faith or hope in your abilities. You may be having a big slump or feel that easy opportunities in life are drying up. It may also reflect common feeling of failure or a lack of opportunity amongst you and the people you know. You can't do anything because no one else can.
To dream that a train has been derailed represents a setback towards a long term goal or objective. An accident for unforeseen problem that has taken your plans off-coarse. Experiencing problems that require you to start over or rethink your original strategy.
Feeling that sticking with plan you originally thought was good is no longer going to work.
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To dream of a derelict building represents a neglected area of your life that is beyond fixing or returning to. Having left something alone for so long that restarting it or repairing are out of the question. Alternatively, a derelict building represents memories of failed friendships, old relationships, or feeling uncomfortable remembering a disappointing failure.
To dream that a building or space is derelict may also represent your feelings about how terrible it is to notice an area of your life never being paid attention to again. Feeling that some area of your life didn't get the chance it deserved or blew it's only opportunity to succeed.
To dream of descent or descending most often represents the worsening of problems in life. Feeling that frustrations, stress, or health problems are getting worse. Relationship troubles getting worse. A downward phase of your life.
To dream of safely descending from a very high spot such as the sky or top of a building towards the ground may reflect superior experience or a higher level of responsibility as you confront problems. Embarrassing enemies or competition.
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To dream of a desert represents a situation that is totally uncaring or unconcerned about your feelings or happiness. It reflects something in your life that is cold, meaningless, unenjoyable, or lack respect. Feeling empty inside or that nobody cares about you. Endless or unbearable boredom. Feelings about a situation being barren, or stark. An enduring kind of deprivation. A longing for life to be fresh and fertile again.
A desert may appear in dreams when you experience a lack of friendship, a lack of respect, realize someone doesn't love you, or experience situations that seem empty or pointless. A common dream for people who move to a new city or country and have no friends. Feeling estranged from people or places that are familiar to you.
To dream of being lost in the desert may reflect feelings of being unable to escape situations that feel unbearable, empty, or bleak.
To dream of being lost in the desert may represent feelings about having a problem or sensitive responsibility while nobody cares about. Feeling unsupported by anyone at all while you have a new development in your life.
Example: A man dreamed of walking through the desert. In waking life he was feeling that his job had no real meaning and was starting to consider leaving it.
Example 2: A teenager dreamed of being in the desert. In waking life they were trying to study for exams, but felt that it was pointless because they didn't believe they would pass. The desert in this case may have reflected the dreamers bleak outlook on their academic future.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of walking in the desert. In waking life she was starting to believe that her boyfriend did not love her and wasn't enjoying the relationship anymore.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of being in the desert. In waking life her marriage was having serious problems. Her marriage felt empty and loveless.
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To dream of feeling sexual desire represents your eagerness to experience a situation or outcome. Alternatively, feeling sexual desire may reflect your difficulty resisting certain habits.
Negatively, sexual desire in a dream may be a sign that you are nonobjectively viewing a situation or interest as being too perfect. You are believing that something will be too easy or feel good when it may actually be unrealistic or very difficult. Enjoying a impossible fantasy of achievement or deluding yourself with something you are not qualified for.
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To dream of a desk globe represents feelings about an central issue or powerful resource being used to easily understand people any time you want. Issues which life revolves around being used to learn about what other people honestly think. Feeling that "whole world is in your hands." People's honest thoughts or feelings can't escape you.
Negatively, a desk globe may reflect the ease with which you can change conditions to manipulate people. A lack of respect for total power or manipulative abilities. Never having to ask for what you want or respect someone if you don't want to. Abuse of authority or surveillance capabilities.
Alternatively, a desk globe may reflect the ease with which you use powerful connections or resources.
Example: A young woman dreamed of walking and riding her bike on top of a desk globe. In waking life she got in trouble with an authority figure and felt that she had to fix the problem she created while feeling she couldn't escape this authority figure's total power over them which their welded with great ease to keep checking on her.
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To dream of a desk represents your focus on evaluating a problem, figuring something out, or considering options. There may be an issue that you are interested in paying attention to.
To dream of sitting at a desk bored, or not concerned with anything serious may reflect an unpleasant situation you feel forced to think about. It may also be a sign that you need to be more serious or try harder to deal with problems.
To dream of sitting at someone else's desk represents your interest in paying attention to an issue through a different perspective, or though some aspect of your personality.
To dream that you are in despair represents feelings that something good will never happen to you again. Hardship or cruelty you are experiencing.
To dream of eating dessert represents pleasant feelings about something being over. You may be treating yourself or giving yourself a reward now that a difficulty has finished. Indulging in or celebrating your success. Satisfaction with a job well done.
Consider the type of fruit or flavor of the dessert for additional symbolism.
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To dream of having a destination represents a purpose or goal you are trying to achieve. It may also reflect a mindset, mood, or lifestyle you wish to achieve.
To dream of missing out of the opportunity to reach your destination may mirror waking life feelings of missing an opportunity to reach a goal. A lost sense of purpose. A fear of losing out.
To dream of travelling to the wrong destination may reflect waking life confusion about your goals or priorities.
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To dream about destruction represents a chaotic situation occurring in your life or major change. Emotional devastation. Things may not be going the way you want it to. Self-destructive choices.
Positively, dreaming of destruction may reflect enormous obstacles you are overcoming.
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To see a detective in your dream, represents an aspect of your personality that is suspicious or thinks something doesn't make sense. You may be trying to solve a mysterious problem, or don't trust someone.
Negatively, dreaming about a detective may reflect fear of others discovering unpleasant or embarrassing information about you. Fears of hidden truths being discovered about you. Feeling that people don't trust you or are won't stop looking for ways to humiliate you. Fearing being exposed for things you are guilty of. Anxiety about lies you told be discovered. Unrelenting nosiness.
To have a detective following you in a dream may be a symbol for a lingering sense of suspicion. It may also reflect a fear of being caught or figured out.
Example: A man dreamed of a detective. In waking life he was in the middle of a lawsuit and he feared having every aspect of his life investigated by the opposing side.
To dream of being in detention in school represents consequences you are feeling in waking life for not taking a situation seriously enough. Feeling forced to respect a person or issue. Feeling punished with delays or a timeout.
To dream of laundry detergent represents a need to clean up your self-image or adjust your attitude. Personal growth or changing the way you act. Improving your personality flaws.
To dream of devastation may reflect feelings about being powerless to stop something terrible in your life from happening. Feeling that you wasted your time caring about something. Feeling overwhelmed by powerful feelings of loss or failure. Alternatively, devastation in a dream may be a sign that you are too emotionally involved in other people's problems.
Example: A woman dreamed of feeling emotionally devastated. In waking life she felt overwhelmed by the death of a baby in the intensive care unit she worked in as a nurse. The baby had serious brain problems and was on life support. The parents decided to end life support for the child.
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To dream of having diabetes represents a problem in your life that forces you to give up everything that feels good because not doing so may embarrass you. You may have difficulty enjoying the sweeter things in life. Pleasure or enjoyment may feel like it's dangerous for some reason. You may be experiencing very strict rules or spiritual principles.
Diabetes in a dream may also be a sign that you are doing everything you to stay stable by avoiding things you like. It could also mean you are going way to far to prove yourself.
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To dream of a diagram represents feelings about needing to explain yourself or explain a situation. It may even reflect needing to show others why something is or isn't working the way it's supposed to work. Carefully going over details about how something should function in your head.
Negatively, a diagram in a dream may be a sign that you are having issues speaking up when something in your life isn't functioning the way it's supposed to. Feeling that something isn't right and being passive about it.
Example: A woman dreamed of a man making a diagram of a broken arm which he recognizes as her broken arm. In waking life the woman had a broken arm that was misdiagnosed as a sprain and didn't feel that the doctors listened to her about it until the condition of her arm worsened.
To dream of diamonds represents incorruptibility. Beliefs, feelings, or situations that are guaranteed. Diamonds may also represent virtue or principles that are unwavering. Never giving in or compromising who you are or what you belief in. Some area of your life where achieving perfection is important. Noticeably having nothing wrong with you.
Negatively, diamonds may reflect perfect arrogance. Thinking you are better than everyone else and that nothing could ever change it. It may also reflect feelings about yourself or someone else behaving in a perfectly negative, arrogant, or dangerous manner.
To dream of a diamond ring represents a permanent commitment or promise you've made. It may also reflect a permanent promise made to you. Feeling good being accepted by others in a permanent manner.
Negatively, a diamond ring may reflect feelings about enjoying knowing that someone has to do whatever you tell them no matter what. Anxiety about a generally strong relationship. Anxiety about a relationship with fiance before an upcoming wedding. Anxiety or unpleasant feelings about family not excepting your relationships. Having a fiance that your family doesn't want to accept.
To dream of throwing a diamond ring away may reflect oversensitivy about an argument or lack of trust. Overreactions about about not having 100% perfect loyalty.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing himself in a mirror wearing boots that "sparkled like diamonds." In waking life he was a German doctor who didn't like witnessing his job and hospital being overrun by Nazi's. The boots that sparkled like diamonds may have reflected his dislike of witnessing himself becoming a "perfect Nazi" as the Nazi regime's policies became more restrictive.
Example 2: A man dreamed of experiencing someone talking about how he could "either be on his menstrual period or being perfect like a diamond. In waking life he was a student being pressured with strict religious rules that had to be followed or he would end up being embarrassed for much longer period of time at the school than he wanted to instead of being a perfectly successful student.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being given a diamond ring by her fiance and then told to run away with it to avoid someone who was chasing her. In waking life she was having concerns about needing to elope in order to marry her fiance because her family was having problems accepting him because he was from a different religion. Running away with the diamond ring may have reflected her feelings about needing to elope in order to permanently keep her relationship with her fiance.
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To dream of diapers represents something in your life that has to be looked after all the time. A very demanding problem or something that requires constant responsibility. Closely monitoring a problem or responsibly taking precautions to avoid embarrassment that is prone to happening. Preventing a problem from being worse than it needs to be. Childish behavior.
To dream of changing a diaper represents your efforts to look after or manage a problem. A person or area of your life that requires constant attention. Managing an area of your life that is prone to making a mess of things. Keeping something risky or dangerous under control. Alternatively, it may reflect your feelings about cleaning up after someone else's childish behavior.
To dream of a soiled diaper represents awareness of a problem in waking life that needs attention. A need to responsibly or discreetly take care of something. A need to attend to someone else's problem.
To dream of a diaper spilling out or coming off and making a mess may represent responsibilities that you failed to be attentive enough for. Feeling that you or someone else was not careful enough. Embarrassment that you didn't watch something risky close enough.
To dream of wearing a diaper represents feelings about yourself requiring being looked after regularly. Negatively, it may reflect feelings of being helpless to do anything except be taken care of. Feeling childish, embarrassed, or impotent that you need to be taken care of. Alternatively, wearing a diaper may reflect mommy issues.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a baby in a diaper leading her by the wrist in a dark room. In waking life she was having second thoughts about a fertility procedure at a clinic. The diapered baby reflected her desire to raise a child.
To dream of a diarrhea represents a sense of urgency to deal with a problem that sidetracks you from your real goals. Feelings about how terrible it is to be forced to cleanse something from your life. Removing something negative from your life faster than you feel comfortable with. You may be feeling a lack of control over how a problem is confronted. An urgent need to deal with a problem quickly and completely.
Negatively, diarrhea may reflect feelings about an embarrassment never stopping. Feeling uncomfortable having to get rid of a problem. Issues in waking life that make you feel stupid for believing that they weren't going to be serious or have consequences. Urgency to avoid looking guilty or cover up your guilt. Regretting indulging or enjoying yourself too much. A fear of humiliating yourself looking like novice or inexperienced idiot. Embarrassment of having to face your problems harder than anyone else.
Positively, dreaming about diarrhea may reflect feelings about your choice to uncomfortably get rid of a problem faster than other people. Feelings about removing negativity from your life the fast and hard way.
Example: A man dreamed of having severe diarrhea that got all over his clothes and wouldn't flush. In waking life he had spent a lot of money on a new house and was having problems balancing his finances due to all the unexpected expenses. The diarrhea may have reflected the sense of urgency and embarrassment at having to reduce spending so quickly in order to stabilize his finances.
To dream of a diary represents your personal feelings or secrets that you don't want others noticing.
To dream of reading someone else's diary may represent secrets or personal information about others you've learned. You may have accidentally heard something or are talking about someone behind their back. It may also reflect insight into your own jealousy or issues you don't want others knowing about.
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To dream of dice represents taking chances or seeing what happens with a situation that is unpredictable. Playing with fate. Testing your luck with a person or situation. Not knowing how something is going to turn out.
Consider the numbers on the dice for additional meaning.