To dream of a payphone represents feelings about choosing to initiate a situation with some kind personal cost involved. Starting a situation with a progressive attitude.
Example: A man dreamed of looking at a payphone and hesitating to use it. In waking life he was hesitating to send very embarrassing apology emails to family members he had initially chastised for fighting with his father because his father became too arrogantly controlling for him to defend anymore. The payphone may have reflected his need to apologize to people by initiating an embarrassing situation for his father.
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To dream of experiencing peace after war represents feelings about conflicts in your life being settled.
Negatively, peace in a dream may reflect wishful thinking about conflict in your life ending. Preoccupation with conflict ending when it's persistently unrealistic.
Example: A young Arab girl dreams of peace between the Israeli's and the Palestinians. In waking life she was living in the middle of the conflict with no end in sight. The dream may have been a reflection of her desire and wishful thinking for the conflict to easily come to an end.
To dream of peach color represents feelings about a situation being wonderful or enjoyable. Feeling sensitive about having your feelings cared about.
Negatively, peach color in a dream may be a sign that you are enjoying a lot of relief from a terrible person's failure or death too much.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing peach colored stains on clothing that he wanted removed. In waking life he was happy to see his horrible father die because it meant he would be rich. He had to try hard to pretend he didn't feel good about the death and coming inheritance in front of the rest of his family at the funeral.
To dream of a peach represents noticing yourself not having to worry ever. Things are "peachy" for you.
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To dream of a peacock represents showiness, or showing off. You may be trying to get attention, or want to be noticed. A peacock is a metaphor for "all eyes on you." Enjoying an opportunity to show off. Feeling good that nothing can stop you from showing off. Enjoying impressing others that you are a perfect example.
A peacock may be a sign that you have too much pride, confidence, or vanity in some area of your life. It may also reflect arrogance.
To dream of a peacock with red eyes represents an excessive or imbalanced need to gain attention, or show off.
To dream of a black and white peacock may reflect your insecurity or uncertainty about how something you are showing off with will be accepted by others. Feeling that something you are showing off with isn't ever enough. Scaring yourself that you have to keep showing off to prove yourself.
Example: A young girl dreamed of seeing peacock. In waking life she was showing off her drawings on a message forum to other people.
To dream of peanut butter represents feelings about how quick, easy, and unimportant something is to you. It reflects a unconcerned or carefree attitude about something in your life. Smooth cooperation. Smooth easy experiences you don't respect.
Negatively, peanut butter may reflect feelings about easy sex or how easy something dishonest is to do. A lack of respect for something smooth and easy.
To dream of a peanut butter sandwich symbolizes being carefree, or unconcerned with something in order to get through a stressful or difficult situation. Not allowing something to get to you.
To dream of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich represents a carefree attitude while being hopeful, or upbeat during a stressful or difficult situation. Grape jelly reflects accepting a need for patience, and strawberry representing temporary pleasures that comfort you.
To dream of chocolate and peanut butter together would represent a carefree attitude with self-reward. You may be taking a break from stressful events that are hard for you to separate yourself from, or finally allowing yourself to relax.
Example: A man dreamed of a chocolate peanut butter. In waking life he was trying to have sex with a girl he didn't really care about at all. The chocolate peanut butter reflected how unimportant the girl he was trying to use was to him.
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To dream of a peanuts represents your thoughts or feelings about something being meager or not worth your time or money.
A peanut may be a sign that you need to try new things, explore new ideas, or find a more effective method to deal with a problem.
A peanut may show up in a dream if you feel you aren't being paid enough, or can't see any benefit in something.
To dream of a pear tree represents a permanent sense of responsibility. A situation that makes you feel responsible all the time or keeps you motivated to stay responsible.
Example: A woman dreamed of growing a pear tree. In waking life her illness was making her have to be serious about her health at all times.
To dream of a pearl represents the feeling that an idea or situation is perfect . Believing that something is perfectly wonderful or has nothing wrong with it at all. It may also reflect admiration for how perfect or wonderful something is.
Example: A woman dreamed of burying pearls. In waking life her pregnancy was beginning to enter the late stages and the idea of pregnancy being beautiful was lost for her. The hard work and stress of carrying the baby began to take hold.
Example 2: A man dreamed of scratching a pearl. In waking life he thought he had a perfect idea and suddenly realized that a mistake he made gave it a flaw.
To dream of a pear represents responsibility or responsible ideas.
Example: A man dreamed of a woman he liked handing him a basket of pears. In waking life the man was spending a lot of time thinking about helping this woman with her struggling business.
To dream of peas represents feelings about situations or advice that are good for you, but that you weren't asking for. Parental criticism. Judgement on the quality of something in your life. Expert advice that you didn't ask for. Feelings about getting more than you ask for.
Example: A woman dreamed of swimming in pea soup. In waking life she felt that her mother was very judgmental about her life whenever she would visit her. The pea soup may have reflected her feelings about her mother always being ready to criticism or judge her or continue criticizing her where they last left off from their last conversation.
To dream of lots of pebbles represents a difficult or tough issue that you don't care about doing anything about. A problem or negative situation that are willing to put up with or intentionally don't change. Choosing to accept your problems as they are. Difficulties and annoyances in your life that have been grown used to. It may also reflect criticism or gossip that you don't do anything about.
Positively, a pebble may reflect something others think is a problem that you openly accept or don't care about changing. Negativity or problems that you've grown used to.
To dream of a pebble beach represents confrontation with a negative situation and intentionally caring about not doing anything about it.
To dream of a pebble of glass represents the choice to put up with abuse or suffering. It may also reflect your acceptance of someone else's terrible behavior. Growing used to harsh words or criticism.
To dream of throwing pebbles at people or objects represents a wish to cause pain or embarrassment through criticism or gossip. Feeling hurt by little things that may seem insignificant.
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To dream of pecans represents feelings about enjoying something that is easy and has to like you. Feeling good noticing that something is too easy. Feeling that something is so wonderfully easy it likes doing everything for you. Feelings about something or someone being "lovely" or "wonderful."
Negatively, pecans may reflect an arrogant mindset that is enjoying using nice or helpful people because it makes your life easier. Feeling good never having to earn anything for yourself because someone is always around to do the hardest part for you. Becoming dependent on something that's too easy and enjoyable. Becoming spoiled with having something too easy and enjoyable. Risking embarrassment or shock that you don't know how to do something the hard way. Too much easy parenting.
To dream of eating only a few pecans while feeling you could eat more if you wanted to may reflect feelings about not wanting abuse or exhaust a beneficial relationship that makes your life enjoyable easier. Showing restraint with a resource that makes your life easier.
To dream of a pecan tree may reflect feelings about an area of your life that is both established and perfectly concerned with making your life feel good being easy. Feelings about a secure relationship or source of income that makes your life enjoyable easy all the time. Possibly a reflection of parents or lovers that always like spoiling you with an easy life.
To dream of a pedestal represents admiration, recognition, or honor. Being looked up to. Total respect. You or someone else is the object of admiration. It may also reflect a person or situation that is being made a perfect example.
Negatively, a pedestal may be a sign that you are receiving unwanted attention or that someone else feels you are more important that you think you are. It may also be a sin that your ego is becoming over-inflated or that you are showing off.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his wife stand on a pedestal and then fall off. In waking life he liked supporting her career until he realized she would never leave it to become a mother.
To dream of a pedophile represents you or someone else that feels good taking advantage of others naivety or inexperience. Getting pleasure and empowering yourself with others inexperience or inability to fight back. Feeling good knowing that there are no consequences to exploiting an unfair advantage. Feeling good knowing that someone else can never matter or be important. You or someone else that feels wonderful using or exploiting others who are too weak or stupid to do anything about it. Feeling powerless to stop someone from taking advantage of you.
Negatively, a pedophile may reflect sadistic pleasure in keeping someone else powerless. A sign that you or someone else gets off feeling like a winner while forcing others to be a loser. Taking advantage of unsuspecting people. Feeling powerless to stop a naive person from being taking advantage of.
Feelings about taking advantage of people who are naive with no consideration for the damage it causes in the future. Robbing someone of their innocence or their chance to succeed without interference. Feelings about parents exploiting their children's success, money, or future plans. Feeling that someone is creepy or despicable in their willingness to use someone.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a room filled with children that had been abused by a pedophile. In waking life he was beginning to realize that his father was attempting to manipulative his life so that he would never get to leave home so that his father could use him for money.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a good-looking pornstar become a pedophile towards a young boy whom she was having sex with. In waking life the dreamer was aware of a very sexually attractive girl he knew on facebook who was very selfish, financially broke, with a tendency to use men. The dreamer witnessed this girl using a new guy she met for money and moving out of her parents house. He felt powerless to stop the naive young man from being used by the girl.
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To dream of peeling represents awareness of something in your waking life slowly shedding or discarding of appearances. Difficult shedding old ways, habits, or conditions. Removing exterior pretenses. Unpleasant feelings about a manner of feeling changing. Unpleasant feelings about needing make efforts to separate something annoying or vain. Feelings about a difficult or messy separation of some kind. Frustrations with something that is not perfect anymore. Feelings about something looking ridiculous not letting go or moving on.
To dream of peeling the skin off food represents efforts to push beyond appearance to achieve a goal. Effort made to enjoy yourself or sustain yourself. Annoyance at how much work it takes to get to your goals.
To dream of peeling human skin represents feelings about unbearable insensitivity. Feelings about you or someone else that is intentionally being mean to someone. A total lack of concern for someone else's feelings.
To dream of peeling your face off represents feelings of slowly having to change your personality. Feeling that a situation slowly makes you reverse or change your attitude. Feeling that a situation slowly removed your ability to be yourself or act in the manner you want to. Overbearing influences that prevent you from deciding how you should present yourself to others. Feeling that you are slowly being forced to stop liking yourself. Unpleasant feelings about shedding a personality trait or good mood.
To dream of peeling paint off a wall represents feelings about a slow unbearable change to the mood of a situation. Feeling that a current mood, attitude, or feeling is embarrassingly unimportant anymore. Feelings about yourself or someone else that doesn't want to be happy. Outdated feelings or ways of living that are embarrassing.
Example: A woman dreamed of needing to peel things off walls as a way to knock an entire building down. In waking life she was slowly trying to make herself look too unavailable to her boss as a means to get him to stop wanting to date her hoping it would make his advances on her impossible.
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To dream of a pegasus represents achievement and total actualization of your ambitions. Successful going after and getting all that you want. There is no limit to your ambitions.
Negatively, a pegasus may be a sign that you are too concerned with doing whatever you please. It may also be a sign that you would prefer to do whatever you want even if it means staying alone or never apologizing to a partner that has left you. Being jealous of nothing at all while being aware of yourself being a total asshole.
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To dream of a pelican represents you or someone else that doesn't listen to what others are saying. Putting your own ideas or opinions first no matter what. Ignoring what others have to say as though they weren't important at all. Talking over others or feeling that they are not worth paying attention to.
Negatively, a pelican may be a sign that you need to try a lot harder to assert your views with someone difficult. Alternatively, it may mean that you're not being considerate enough of others views.
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To dream of pencil crayons represents emotional investment. Issues you feel responsible for, that are special to you, or a situation in which you have a desired outcome. It may also symbolizes issues in which you feel obligated, or that you need to know that you did your best.
Pencil crayons could be a sign that you care about someone noticing you, your work, or a contribution you've made.
To dream of a pencil represents situations that are temporary, or beliefs that can be changed if needed. It may also reflect issues that you are open to negotiating with. Temporary ideas or feelings about being open to changing your plans. Situations or ideas with a lack of permanence. Intentionally not making an idea, choice, or situation permanent. Ideas or actions that are not serious.
Negatively, a pencil may reflect your anxiety about taking serious action or making serious decisions. Keeping a plan in a state of brainstorming. Dishonest plans that are not serious so that you can avoid embarrassment if something goes wrong. Impermanent plans you are nervous about carrying out for real. Temporary solutions to problems with no long-term plans. Hesitancy to be serious about some area of your life.
To dream of seeing or wearing a pendant represents a personal or unconditional commitment. The reason you are so committed to something. Feeling good being noticed by others as being committed to a person or situation.
Negatively, dreaming about a pendant may be a sign that you a taking a commitment or promise too personally. Drawing too much attention to yourself for something you are committed or loyal to.
To dream of a cross or crucifix pendant may reflect issues with wanting to be noticed by others as being willing to sacrifice yourself completely for someone else. Negatively, it may reflect desire for someone you want badly when they don't feel the same way about you. Too much of a willingness to be noticed by others as willing to give everything you have to them.
Consider the pendant's design or appearance for additional meaning.
Example: A girl dreamed of wearing a crucifix pendant on her necklace. In waking life she was concerned with her ex-boyfriend knowing that she would stay single for him.
To dream of a pendulum represents feelings about the inevitable back and forth nature of a situation you are experiencing. A predictable change of power or advantage. A metaphor for there being two scales to every situation or conflict.
Positively, a pendulum represent confidence or certainty that a negative situation doesn't have to stay the way it is.
Negatively, a pendulum may reflect anxiety about changes. Feeling that unpleasant changes are inevitable. Feeling that power or advantages are never permanent. Anxiety or discomfort that a situation will not stay stable. Consider the saying "the pendulum swings the other way."
To dream of a penguin represents an aspect of yourself that is noticeably harmless or powerless. You or someone else that is perceived to be non-threatening. You or someone else may want others to notice how positive, honest, or harmless they are.
To dream of an angry penguin may symbolize you or someone else that is frustrated with people walking all over them or taking advantage of their good nature.
A penguin may be a sign that you or someone else wants more acceptance, acknowledgment, or compassion from others. A penguin may also reflect a wish to defuse others view of you as a threat.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing penguins playing in the air. In real life he felt co-workers saw him as an easy target to get fired to save their own jobs. The penguins reflected his feelings about himself being a pushover.
To dream of a penis represents power, virility, and competence. You or some aspect of your personality feels capable or powerful.
To dream of a small represents emotional impotence or powerlessness. You feel totally ineffective in some area of your life. Feeling weaker or less important than other people.
To dream of a large penis represents you or some aspect of your personality that is very powerful, capable, or competent. Positively, it may be a sign that you feel in control successful, or more powerful than others. Feeling that you are clearly a bigger winner than other people. Negatively, it may reflect problems or other people who hold greater power than you do. A problem or competing aspect of your life that is too powerful for you.
To dream of losing your penis represents feelings of losing power or being stripped of power. A tragic loss of power. Feeling stupid for trying to boss people or trying to make anyone else listen to you. Feeling that power or a leading role has been taken from you. An assertive role that feels is impossible to maintain. Feeling like a big weak loser. Feeling forced to be nice to people who don't ever need to be nice to you. Jealousy of your impotence.
To dream of your penis bleeding represents a weakening sense of power, capability, or competence. Your abilities, leverage, or strengths may feel like they are slowly being lost. Losing respect, pride, or feeling embarrassed.
To dream of someone else having a larger penis than you may reflect feelings of jealousy of other people having more power or control in life than you do. Jealousy of God giving others more powerful experiences in life than you. Feeling demeaned or ineffective. Jealousy of not being good enough or not being powerful enough.
To dream of seeing an unusually long skinny penis may reflect feelings about "dirty power" or lowlife behavior that does something incredible. Cheating or lying that allows you to do something more powerful than others ever could.
If a woman dreams of having a penis it may reflect waking life situations where she is asserting herself, making powerful decisions, or showing others that she is not easy to push around.
For women and gay men to see a penis in a dream it may reflect sexually desirous thoughts or your desire to have something you like happen.
Dreams related to penis size are common to men having issues with insecurity related to the size of their penis.
Example: A man dreamed of having surgery done to his penis that he felt was dangerous. In waking life he had serious insecurity problems with women and was about to have a consultation with a psychiatrist to help him with his problem.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing men with long penises while another man held her down and tortured her. In waking life she felt that she was being unfairly picked on by "cooler" more stylish people than her. The men with long penises may have reflected her feelings about people making fun of her being undeniably more of a winner than her because of their better fashion style.
Example 3: A girl dreamed of thinking that a boy she had a crush on had a small penis. In waking life she felt that the boy she had a crush on was too shy to spend time alone with her.
Example 4: A man dreamed of his wife cutting off his penis. In waking life he was getting a divorce from his wife after having cheated on her. His wife as very mean, belittling, and making threats to take all his money.
To dream of a penitentiary may represent. long term confinement or restrictions. You may also feel that your whole life is about being limited or not allowed to do what you want. Alternatively, a penitentiary may reflect confinement or restrictions that feels terrible or totally controlling.
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To dream of pennies represents petty thoughts, or issues. Thoughts, habits, or situations that you can discontinue at any time if you wanted to. When you see a penny in a dream it symbolizes an issue in your life that you need to be a "bigger" person about.
To find pennies symbolizes overcoming pettiness, or insights into what you have been petty about. You are gaining power or freedom mentally or emotionally from understanding your own pettiness.
To throw pennies away symbolizes overcoming petty issues and not caring about them anymore.
To see pennies in a fountain represents how wonderful you feel that a negative or uncertain situation is no longer a problem. You may feel good letting go of problems or annoyances.
Example: A woman dreamed of swallowing a penny. In waking life he felt forced to accept the petty claims that her husband accused her of in order to prevent a fight.
To dream of penny loafers represents an approach to a situation being focused on responsibly not losing. Maintaining what you have. Staying on top of things or keep sharp because it's important.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing someone wearing penny loafers. In waking life she was in the processing doing a background check so that she could keep her job.
To dream of a pen represents situations that are permanent, final choices, or beliefs that you don't want to change. You may have made your mind up, or aren't open to negotiating.
Blue pens represent positive beliefs, final choices, or situations that you have accepted or aren't willing to compromise. Red pens represent negative beliefs, final choices, or situations that you have accepted or aren't willing to compromise.
To dream of a pentagon represents people or situations that defy all expectations. Too difficult or too different. Noticing that a situations feels like preoccupied with change all the time. Something you just don't know what to do about. A change that doesn't make sense.
To find yourself walking down a pentagon shaped hallway represents a path in life or transitional period that you don't understand at all. You don't why something is happening or what you're supposed to do about it.
To dream of a pentagram represents the expression of your life based on your choices. Man as God, or the creator of one's own life through will power and intentions. The 5 points symbolize the head, arms, and legs of man.
To dream of an upright pentagram represents the expression of your life based on positive thinking, principles, or good intentions. Positive experiences, success, and co-operation with others.
To dream of an reversed pentagram represents the expression of your life based on negative thinking, no principles, or bad intentions. Negative experiences, failure, and selfish motivations.
The reversed pentagram is often used to symbolize Satanism, but in the dream language Satanism represents dedication to negative choices.
To dream of any person that you know or recognize represents a quality in yourself or an aspect of personality based on your most honest feelings, or memories of that person. People in dreams are personal symbols that are unique to all people as not everyone is going to have the same opinion about a person.
In order to know for sure what a person means to you, you need to spend time thinking about what memories or feelings stand out the most about them.
Friends in dreams may also represent your current projection of that person based on a current situation in your life.
To dream of people that you never seen before represents thoughts, feelings, or situations that you've never experienced before. They may also reflect hidden or repressed aspects of yourself. Ask yourself what their facial features or clothing makes you feel.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing an old childhood friend who always made him care too much about getting approval. In waking life he was having issues where he felt he was caring too much about what other people thought.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing a girl named Ruth who toke over her job when she went on maternity leave at her first job. In waking life he was pregnant a second time and was having anxiety about having to go on maternity leave.
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To dream of pepper represents some area of your life where it feels good to just do something a little bit. The importance of moderation.
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To dream of peppermint represents an aspect of your personality that feels "positiver" than before. It may reflect feelings of new superiority or an awareness that something has improved. Situations that allow to know something is better than it used to be.
To dream of peppermint candy represents pleasant feelings about oneself being "positiver." You feel good knowing your better than someone or that you've improved yourself in some way.
Example: One person dreamed of light green mint candy after discovering a cure to a long standing health problem. The mint candy represented their positive outlook on their improved health.
To dream of perfume 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 perfume 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 of cheap perfume may reflect feelings about yourself or others intentionally wanting to feel good making others jealous. Intentionally want to make people feel annoyed with your imperfect behavior. Feeling that others don't care about quality.
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 woman dreamed of her child wearing cheap perfume. In waking life she was having trouble controlling her child's rebellious behavior. The cheap perfume in the dream may have reflected her feelings about her daughter feeling good doing everything her mother didn't feel good about with poor quality behavior.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of wearing perfume. In waking life she left her husband and wanted to feel good making him jealous of never being with her again.
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To dream of the periodic table represents feelings about yourself or someone else being an expert at manipulating people or situations in order to get desired reactions. Awareness of all the options available to you in order to manipulate a desired reaction in a situation.
Fact: The Periodic Table Of Elements was invented by Dmitri Mendeleyev after he saw himself organizing elements on a piece of paper in a dream.
To dream of permanent markers represents situations or choices that difficult to change. A choice or situation may be final once made. It may also reflect your perception of a situation being permanent.
To dream of a permission slip represents beliefs you have about not being able to do what you want. If someone has to sign it then it means that you're feeling that someone else has the power to stop you from doing what you want. Religious people may dream of a permission slip to reflect their feeling that God may not agree with what they want.
Alternatively, a permission slip may mean that you are not sure if you should allow yourself to do something.
A permission slip may also reflect body language or a social indicator that you are waiting for from someone before you proceed in a relationship.
To dream of persecution represents your feelings of being unwelcome or singled out. You may feel that people never want to care about you again because of your different beliefs or opinions. Feelings about being abused or picked on without any way to rationally or reasonably defend yourself. Feeling that you have no choice other than to put up with abuse. Persecution may be a sign that you need to stand up for yourself more.
To dream that you are persecuting others may reflect your jealousy or that you're looking for a way to redirect blame.
Example: A woman dreamed of being persecuted. In waking life she was the victim of sexual abuse and nobody believed her. She felt she had to put up with the abuse no matter how bad it got.
To dream about your personal space being invaded represents feelings about being inappropriately bothered or spoken to. Feeling a lack of privacy. Embarrassed or annoyed that you need to discuss something you're uncomfortable discussing. Feeling that someone has stepped over the line of personal boundaries. The dream may be a sign that you need to speak up or tell someone to back off. You may be putting up with more than you should be.
Negatively, dreams about your personal space being invaded may reflect your heightened sensitivity about being nagged, reminded, or bothered at all.
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To see or buy pet food in a dream reflects an aspect of your personality that is being encouraged or "fed." A behavior that benefits you is increasing. Negatively, it may point to an emotional issue that is being exacerbated.
Refer to the themes section for animals for a more in depth look at animal symbolism.
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To dream of Peter Pan may reflect feelings about yourself or others that are showing off in a role where losing never happens. Feelings about enjoying acting roles. Feelings about how wonderful it feels to never lose no matter what. Issues with sharing or losing when showing off is important. Deluded beliefs about yourself deserving to show off in a perfect winning roles.
Example: A young girl had recurring dreams of Peter Pan. In waking life she was desiring to be an actress and was taking acting classes regularly. The Peter Pan symbolism may have reflected her feelings about being unable to show off her skills in the interesting fantasy acting roles that she wanted because other people got them first in the class.
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To dream of a pet represents some aspect of yourself that has to be maintained or cared for. A person or situation that you feel responsible for or that you feel good caring for. A pet may also reflect good cause that you are managing.
Negatively, a pet may represent a bad habit that you are using for the purpose of manipulating a person or situation. Purposely caring about a person or bad habit for no other reason other than to feel good about yourself.
Alternatively, a pet may reflect a habit or defense mechanism that you are using to feel good with.
To dream of a neglected or starving pet may represent a part of yourself or area of your life that you feel is nonfunctional, wounded, or neglected.
Consider the animal for additional meaning.
Example: A woman dreamed of having a pet lion. In waking life she was having an extramarital relationship with a very dominating man who sometimes had to be financially looked after.
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To dream of a church pew represents your openness or receptivity to important advice or answers to difficult life issues.
Positively, a pew may represent your readiness to listen to important advice. Feeling good knowing you're a good person.
Negatively, a pew may reflect fear of being lectured or told that you are no good.
To dream of sitting on a church pew alone may represent feelings about being hopelessly in need of answers to a very important problem. Feelings that nobody can help you or that there are no easy solutions to whatever difficulty you are facing. Feeling that your problems are your own. Nobody else understands your problem. Feeling empty while confronting a difficult crossroads or choice.
Example: A man dreamed of sitting on a church pew by himself and and saw evil looking girls on the pew in the next row. In waking life he was trying to leave behind a very negative past and start a new life with his girlfriend. He had trouble with this because girls he slept with from his past continued to reach out to him. He desperately wanted to feel like a good person with his new life, but felt telling his new girlfriend the truth about his dark past would destroy the relationship.
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To dream of a Pharaoh represents you or someone else that has unquestioned authority. Always getting you way and never ever caring.
To dream of a pharmacy reflects a situation where you are showing or proving to someone that you have a problem. It may reflect a requirement of proof in order to receive help. It may be a sign that you feel embarrassed, under pressure, or untrusted.
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To dream of being a philanthropist represents your generosity and giving nature. An area of your life where you are very focused on dealing with other people's problems. The dream may also readiness to share an important part of yourself or resources you have.
To dream of being in the Philippines represents a mindset that is concerned with putting others feelings first. You may feel that you need to notice others people's feelings all the time. Careful speech, sharing, making an effort to include others. Sensitivity that everyone is noticed.
Positively, being in the Philippines represents feelings of being surrounded by wonderful supportive people or situations. Feeling that everyone is trying their hardest to notice your feelings or include you.
Negatively, you may feel that you are risking angering people or making a situation worse if you aren't constantly considering other people's feelings. Feeling stuck with overly sensitive people or people that are too personal. Feeling that a situation has to feel wonderful. Being so concerned with your family that you can't do anything else.
To dream of studying philosophy represents appreciation for intelligent decisions in your past. Being aware of yourself having made good choices that are of benefit to you now. Feeling glad or relieved that you made preparations for something difficult you are now experiencing.
To dream of being in philosophy class at school represent anxiety or pressure you feel about maintaining the integrity of past intelligent decisions. Worrying that you may end up losing something you worked hard to prepare for.
Philosophy dreams may appear when you are dealing with a will or trying to collect on a insurance policy.
To dream of having a phobia represents issues with confronting your fears. You may be allowing fear or insecurities to control your life or prevent you from trying something new.
Consider the specific phobia for additional meanings.
A fear of heights may reflect a fear of power, embarrassing yourself with power, or being in the spotlight. A fear of winning or success.
To dream of mythical phoenix represents behavior that is aggressively free and independent. It may also reflect people that terrify you if you don't let it do whatever they wants.
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To dream of a phone booth represents your interest in experiences that you don't want others knowing about. You want to do something privately.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a man walk into a phone booth. In waking life he was considering killing someone that threatened his life. The phone booth reflected his wish to kill the person without being caught.
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To dream of a phone number represents what is required of you to initiate a desired experience. A resource, ability, person, or situation that you need in order to make something happen.
Example: A woman dreamed that her work number had been disconnected. In waking life she had just returned to work after having a baby and was struggling to find a purpose to believe that work was more important than being at home with her child. The disconnected phone number represented her inability to make work feel important.
Refer to the themes section for numbers for a more in-depth look at number symbolism.
To dream of a photo album represents nostalgia or remembering something from your past. Thinking how things used to be. It may also reflect your impression about a big or complicated situation.
Example: A young man dreamed of looking at a photo album and seeing his ex-girlfriend getting married. She looked very happy next to a groom whose face he could not see. In waking life he was starting to flirt with his ex-girlfriend again and was remembering how she fell for someone else while they broke up.
To dream of a photo booth represents your wish to purposely create silly or light hearted memories for a friend or child. Time being taken to make sure something is remembered in a non-serious way.
Negatively, a photo booth may be a sign that you are going of your way to restore "positivity" to a sour relationship before leaving. It may also reflect embarrassing yourself on purpose for someone else to feel better about remembering you.
To dream of a photo shoot represents your attempt to notice every single thing you like about an issue or situation. Remembering all this good or attractive about someone or something. It may also reflect a reexamination of everything you liked about a past memory.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a beautiful naked woman doing a photo shoot that he thought was a bit too old to be doing one. In waking life he was fantasizing about his ex-girlfriend from high school and thought it was inappropriate to do so after such a long period of time.
To dream of a photocopier represents the spreading or circulating of ideas that you want noticed. Getting the word out or telling everyone you know about something. Repeating yourself to a number of people. It may also reflect applying a purpose to a number of different areas of your life.
Example: A man dreamed of using a photocopy machine. In waking life he was telling everyone he knew about his plans to move to another country.
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To dream of a piano represents mastery or total control over your emotions. Feeling that a situation is absolutely perfect.
You may be practicing self-control or training yourself to give up certain feelings. A piano may also show up in a dream when you listening to certain types of music to control your mood. Sexual abstinence or reducing sexual activity may be an issue.
Consider the location of the piano to gain insight into how your emotions are being controlled. A piano in an office may point to emotional self-improvement and a piano in a bedroom may reflect emotional control over private or sexual issues.
Negatively, a piano may reflect too much confidence in your ability to master a problem. Superior mastery of a skill for immoral purposes.
Example: A woman dreamed seeing someone playing the piano. In waking life she was very confident in herself being perfectly faithful to God. She felt she had mastered her ability to make God happy with the large amount of persistent praying and good behavior.
To dream of a pick pocket represents feelings about yourself or others taking advantage of others status, power, or self-respect. Taking advantage of other people's honesty to achieve your goals. Feeling weary of being conned. Feeling that someone is not to be trusted. Feeling that you've been warned about someone else's untrustworthy behavior.
Alternatively, a pick pocket may reflect feelings about dishonest people who cleverly fooled you. Feeling that you "didn't see it coming" or could never suspect someone as dishonest.
Witnessing pick pockets at work in a dream may reflect issues with trusting people. Feeling that someone is trying to take advantage of you or use you.
Alternatively, pick pockets in a dream may reflect your negative feelings about people you feel want to borrow money from you and not return it. Feeling that someone is taking advantage of your stronger financial situation. Feeling that someone is trying to rip you off.
Example: A man dreamed of walking around a place where he saw pick pockets at work. In waking life he had lent money to someone whom he felt was not going to pay him back.
To dream of a pickle represents situations or problems that are uninteresting. A person or situation that is boring or doesn't do anything. Something in your life that is no fun.
To dream of eating a pickle represents new or interesting things that are happening.
To dream of a pickup truck represents decision-making that is focused on fulfilling obligations or responsibilities. A direction in life that is centered on "getting the job done" or doing what's needed.
A pickup truck may reflect hard work and effort that has to be made to deal with an issue.
To dream of having a picnic represents situations in waking life where is there is comfortable carefree indulgence. Having a wonderful time thinking nothing matters. It may also reflect an enjoyable open discussion. Feeling that there is nothing wrong at all with what you are saying or doing.
Negatively, a picnic may reflect being too comfortable believing that there is nothing to be concerned with. Being naive or stupid about thinking someone else isn't serious, angry, or, sensitive. It may also reflect your feelings about someone else being arrogant or insensitive about enjoying themselves during a serious moment.
Example: A young man dreamed of having a picnic with his girlfriend on a cliff and then getting kicked off the cliff by his girlfriend. In waking life he was openly and comfortably discussing an issue with his girlfriend who ended up not appreciating hearing his honesty and getting very angry at him.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having a picnic when suddenly a big storm came. In waking life she was enjoying herself being heavily pregnant with her family when suddenly her water broke and she went into labor.
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To dream of a picnic table represents a relaxed or casual attitude about being noticed doing something. It may also reflect your wish to be purposely or intentionally noticed being involved in a behavior or activity. Your intentions or interests on display to others.
Negatively, a picnic bench may be a sign that you don't think there is anything wrong being noticed acting negative or talking about someone negatively.
Example: A man dreamed of sitting on a picnic bench. In waking life he was very unhappy with his life and was very vocal about wanting to kill himself.
Example 2: A man dreamed of sitting at a picnic table with an old acquaintance from elementary school that he didn't like. In waking life he was criticizing someone on a website thinking it didn't matter if the person saw it.
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To dream of a picture frame represents a wish to remember something being perfect. Never caring about a situation having anything wrong with it ever again.
Black picture frames may indicate obsession with being perfect or a fear of not being perfect.
To dream of seeing an empty frame on the wall may reflect feelings about being happy you didn't accomplish something. Being proud of yourself for not doing something or reversing actions.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing an empty picture frame on his wall. In waking life he destroyed a very mean aggressive letter he was planning to send someone and was proud of himself for not starting an unnecessary fight.
To dream of a picture or photograph represents a memory or mental imprint of an experience you had. How a situation was remembered or is perceived by you after it has occurred. A lasting impression. Ensuring remembrance.
To dream of taking pictures may reflect the importance you feel on remembering current actions at a later time. A wish to remember yourself as having done the right thing.
Negatively, pictures may reflect a bad memory of yourself. Memories of yourself having made a mistake, not stood up for yourself, or having embarrassed yourself. A bad impression of our past behavior or actions. Remembering something bad. Trying to manipulate how an event is remembered. Alternatively, it may reflect an intentional choice to take actions so that something will be remembered in a negative way.
Look to the content of the picture for other symbolism to help you understand what kind of impression certain experiences left on you.
Alternatively, dreaming about pictures may reflect your interest in photography.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a picture of himself and feeling bad about it. In waking life he had made a really bad choice to ignore advice and now had to live with the memory of it.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing an old war photo. In waking life it was the 60th anniversary of V-Day and he had made a stupid remark to someone else while remembering the war.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of looking at photographs. In waking life she was trying to remember treasured memories with a friend.
Example 4: A young woman dreamed of looking at photographs on her computer. In waking life she was remembering seeing her favorite band live.
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To dream of a pier represents a positive outlook about uncertainty in your future. Being unsure, yet enthusiastic about situations that you can't predict. A symbol you might see when feel upbeat about moving, starting school, or beginning a new job.
Negatively, a pier may represent your hope for death or something bad to happen before you ever have to face a problem. It may also reflect a naive sense of hopefulness about a future situation you are uncertain of working out perfectly.
Example: A young woman dreamed of standing on a pier looking into the ocean to see dead corn fields. In real life she was very enthusiastic about having just moved to another state, but was realizing that it wasn't as exciting as she had initially hoped.
Example 2: An elderly man dreamed of driving a car off a pier into the water, coming up for air, and then seeing people shaking their fist at him. In waking life he had been putting off surgery for a long time because he feared the possibility of dying from it. After he had the surgery and realized it wasn't that big of a deal he was angry with himself for not having had the surgery sooner.
Example 3: A woman had a nightmare about being out of control while moving down a hill and then crashing into pier. In waking life she was pregnant and fearing problems while going into labor. The pier she crashed into may have reflected her feelings about going into labor forcing her to "crash" into motherhood for the rest of her life.
To dream of a piercing represents something about yourself that you like being noticed for. Wanting attention for your strengths or something you like about yourself. It may also reflect something about yourself that you want to show off.
To dream of earrings or ear piercings represents a wish to be noticed for how nice or special you are.
To dream of a lip piercing represents wanting to be noticed for what you've said. Wanting your words to be thought of as special.
To dream of a nose piercing represents a wish to be noticed for how special you are for your intuition or sense of direction.
To dream of an eyebrow piercing may represent you or someone else that wants to be noticed for their dignity. A situation where you want your pride back or to show off how much better you are than someone else. Wanting recognition for how "positive" you were.
To dream of a piercing in your forehead represents a wish to be noticed for how good your judgment was.
To dream of pie in a dream represents feelings of reward for hard work or good deeds. Feeling good about deserving something.
To dream of a pumpkin pie may reflect feelings about deserving to experience closure. Feeling that you deserve the reward of closure.
Example: A man dreamed of a pie being taken away from him. In waking life he was in a competition at work for a raise and lost at it. He felt he deserved the raise more than the other person who got it.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing pumpkin pie being eaten. In waking she wanted to end her marriage because her husband cheated on her. She was beginning to feel that she deserved a new life and closure in the relationship even though her husband was being difficult about it.
To dream of a pig roast represents a positive ending to a very selfish or arrogant situation. Noticing yourself or others letting other people enjoy themselves after a long period of not doing so. A celebratory moment of sharing or giving back to others.
A pig roast may also reflect enjoying yourself after defeating an arrogant enemy. Tyrannical behavior or bullying has been dealt with.
Positively, a pig roast may reflect enjoying time with family or feeling good not having to notice anything arrogant with people you care about.
Negatively, a pig roast may reflect an arrogant controlling need to never allow friends or family to ever get to talk to you like they are bigger or more powerful than you.
Example: A man dreamed of having a pig roast. In waking life he was finally considering letting his son leave home after totally controlling his life.
To dream of pigeons represents blind affection. A strong desire to care for something or someone that doesn't care about you.
Example: A young man once dreamed of being attacked by pigeons. In real life he was having very strong feelings for a girl that didn't return his affection.
To dream of getting a piggyback ride may reflect feelings about you or others getting "carried" being supported in an exceptional manner. Feeling good being helped or having your life made easier.
Negatively, a piggyback ride may reflect feelings of jealousy that someone isn't perfectly supporting you or "carrying you" through a situation. Neediness or to too much concern with getting a free ride in life. A lack of concern for others feelings, energy, or stress levels. Using other people to achieve your goals. Too much dependency on friends or family. Issues with co-dependency.
To dream of giving someone a piggyback ride may reflect a supportive role you are playing or carrying the weight of others. Helping someone else get through a difficulty b doing all the work for them. Letting someone else feel good being supported. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are feeling overwhelmed having to be responsible for someone else.
For women piggybacking may reflect feelings about male chivalry and being perfectly supported by your partner. Feeling supported by a man or preferring to let a man do difficult things for you. Negatively, it may reflect too much dependency on a man.
Example: A woman dreamed of piggybacking on her boyfriend's back. In waking life she was prone to anxiety and often depended on her boyfriend to feel safe.
To dream of a pig represents selfish thoughts and overindulgence. Being greedy, selfish, and insensitive to others. You are preoccupied with your own pleasure and gain. Arrogance. Sexism or excessive sexual pleasure. A disgusting lack of self-control.
Alternatively, consider the saying "selfish bitch" or "selfish pig" in social situations you are dealing with.
Example: A young girl dreamed of a pig and wolf breathing down her neck and scaring her. In waking life her parents were very angry at her. The pig may have reflected her feelings about her motherly arrogantly agreeing with whatever her father said even when she knew her mother didn't really have an opinion of her own about the issue at hand.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a pig rolling around in mud. In waking life he was having a lot of difficulty resisting watching pornography.
To dream of pigtails represents you or some aspect of yourself that is completely subordinate or does whatever it's told.
Negatively, pigtails may be symbolic of never standing up for yourself or allowing others to tell you what to do.
Positively pigtails can symbolize some aspect of your personality that is totally under your control, or working in your favor.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a little girl with pigtails. In waking life he was sexually attracted to a girl whom he couldn't resist no matter how hard he tried. He felt completely subordinate to his attraction to the woman.
To dream of a pile of something represents an excess in some area of your life. Negatively, a pile may reflect an overwhelming burden. Feeling that it is impossible or difficult to deal with responsibilities or stresses. Work is becoming too much to handle at once.
Positively, a pile of something may reflect a windfall, excess amount of power, or an area of your life that is plentiful. So much of a good thing that you don't know what to do with it. Some area of your life that is too easy to be concerned with it.
To dream of a pile of garbage represents an excess of something in your life that is unwanted.
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Pillbug / Potatoe Bug / Sowbug
To dream of a pillbug represents shyness or introversion. Your feelings about a problem in your life that makes it difficult to be yourself around others.
Example: A young man dreamed of a crying pillbug crawling on his arm. In real life he was very shy with women and found it difficult to speak to them when he was around them.