The letter R in a dream represents sacrificing nothing, coasting, or doing little to care about something.
The symbolism for R is based on the symbolism of letter P which represents total sacrifice, but instead has a line supporting it to stand up. The little line holding up the P reflects a situation that gives you the confidence to never have to care about making a sacrifice on your own.
R is the 18th and in numerology 18 represents the freedom to do whatever you want.
To dream of a Rabbi represents you or someone else with the final say on what is or what isn't "positive." A person or situation that requires a situation to be perfectly in order or lawful. Something in your life must to be totally free from negative influences.
A Rabbi reflects a strong need to maintain very high standards, positive habits, or a strong focus on helping others.
Example: A non-Jewish man dreamed of talking to a rabbi. In waking life he believed a school grade was adequate and his father demanded he redo the course again for a better grade.
To dream of a rabbit represents a mindset that is easily made nervous about maintaining safety. Worrying about family as a top priority. Feelings of timidness or being easily intimidated. It may also reflect avoiding situations due to shyness. Intuitively avoiding danger.
Negatively, dreaming about a rabbit may be a sign that you are too quick to choose running away from fears. Not standing your ground at all or not taking time to plan ways to confront problems that scare you. You are too easily intimidated. Running away from your fears or anything that scares you. Preoccupation with surviving problems before all else.
Alternatively, rabbits in dreams may reflect feelings about sensitive people in your life that you have to approach with perfect care. Concerns with easily scaring off someone. Often a symbol for women who are avoiding sex.
To dream of having a pet rabbit in a cage may reflect your enjoyment of having an excuse that allows to you easily avoid issues. Enjoying being faithful to your partner by choosing to avoid cheating or having sex with others.
Example: A woman dreamed of a stampede of a hundred bunnies. In waking life she was doing everything she could to avoid sex because he was afraid of it harming her baby.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing someone trying to hunt a rabbit with a bow and arrow. In waking life life he was trying very hard to convince his wife to have sex as she was intentionally avoiding it whenever he wanted it.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing a pet rabbit in a cage. In waking life she was going to spend the whole summer away from her boyfriend and was promising him that she would avoid other boys at all costs.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing a rabbit that was limping. In waking life she was becoming emotionally and physically exhausted after making a big move from one US State to another with her family.
Example 5: A 6 year-old boy dreamed of having a pet rabbit he played with everyday. In waking life it was observed that this boy had a tendency to run away from people who was shy of as a coping mechanism.
To dream of rabies represents a contagious problem that will cancel itself out if you can avoid it. It may also reflect a problem that you feel will cause permanent loss if you get too close to it.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing mice with rabies. In waking life his son had money problems that he didn't want to help him with because he'd lose all his savings. The rabies reflected his feeling that if he avoided helping his son with his debt long enough that bankruptcy would fix it.
To dream of a raccoon represents an aspect of your personality that is aware of its unsavory behavior. You or someone else that is aware of how dishonest or underhanded they are, but doesn't feel there is anything wrong with it. Knowing that you are acting negative and not feeling there is anything wrong with it. Being negative out in the open or not being concerned with hiding your bad intentions.
Raccoons are often symbols that appear when we are focusing on other people's negativity, taking behind people's backs, or totally at ease with lying or cheating. A raccoon may also reflect a "player" in your life.
Example: A girl dreamed of seeing raccoons while walking with a guy she liked. In real life she felt this guy was "playing" her as he seemed to flirt with other girls as well. The raccoons reflecting her view of this guy being aware of his dishonest flirting.
To dream of a race represents rivalry or competition. Trying to outdo someone or seeing how you measure up.
Alternatively, you may be struggling against yourself in some way as you head towards a deadline. A sign that you have bad habits that keep getting in the way.
To dream of a race car represents a direction in life that is competitive. Decision making that is focused on winning or reaching a goal first. An area of your life where there may be a person or problem that you want to outdo. A desire to gain power or leverage. You may want to gain an "edge" over a person or situation.
Alternatively, a race car may represent a situation where something is at stake. It may also reflect your feeling that time is running out. Negatively, a race car may be a warning to be careful of hasty decisions.
To dream of racism represents insensitivity towards other ways of thinking. You may be upset, angry, or annoyed at someone else's methods or habits.
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To dream of radar represents intuitive awareness and insight. A sense of what is normal and the ability to spot abnormalities right away. Being able to see ahead, feel something out, or spot trouble right away.
To dream of someone or something being radiant represents transfigured positive feelings. An emotional state that has changed from bleak or normal to believing a situation is wonderful now. Feeling inspired, joyous, or uplifted.
Dreams of seeing dead relatives or friends in a radiant state is common to people who are mourning a death. That may reflect their feelings about hope or happiness that their loved one is happy in heaven. Believing that life is eternal.
To dream of radiation represents exposure to certain types of situations or people that you want to avoid at all costs. Feeling that your reputation or integrity may be at stake Something too dangerous to allow yourself to be involved with.
Radiation poisoning or mutations may reflect conflicts or embarrassments that have left you with a permanent mark on your reputation. Never getting to forget something because you made one mistake or got too involved with something.
To dream of a radiator represents a person or situation in your life that you can always apply pressure to in order maintain a comfortable atmosphere or lifestyle. Alternatively, it may reflect a situation that feels wonderful never having to care.
Example: A man dreamed of having to fix a rusty radiator. In waking life he was always using and scaring his son into paying his bills to live comfortably. His son eventually went bankrupt and he had to find ways to get him making money again.
To dream that you are listening to the radio represents one sided communication. You may be listening to someone that doesn't listen to you. It may also reflect constant orders or instructions that you can't discuss or debate. Situation or agenda that you have no control over. A one way flow of ideas. Hearing the radio may also symbolize the "voice in your head" that you keep listening to.
Negatively, a radio may reflect eavesdropping on other people. It may also reflect the one way nature of authoritarian control that doesn't listen at all.
Alternatively, listening to the radio may represent your feelings about ESP, psychic, or telepathic communication you believe you are experiencing.
To dream of a radio being turned off may represent your unwillingness to listen to someone that is doing all the talking or decision-making. You may be tired of not being listened to or included.
To dream of changing the radio station represents a wish to be directed or informed differently. Preferring to be walked through a situation by someone different.
Example: A dreamer heard the radio repeatedly saying over and over "In the name of the Fuhrer, In the name of the Fuhrer." In waking life this dream occurred to a German living in Nazi Germany during the war. The dream may have reflected the person's growing unease about one way nature of the Nazi authority that society seemed to blindly follow and the growing use of propaganda.
To dream of a raft represents a makeshift attempt to confront a negative or uncertain situation. Doing whatever you can with available resources to get through a problem.
To dream of rage may represent the expression of frustrations, anger, or disappointment. You or someone else that is "letting it all out" on someone.
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To dream of a railing represents feelings of support and assistance. Knowing that you won't lose or be embarrassed. Comfort in knowing that you are cared about or safe.
To dream of a broken railing may reflect feelings of a reduced sense of waking support.
Example: A man dreamed of standing on a second floor that had no railing. In waking life he was experiencing a work life transition that had no job security or insurance.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of a railing in her house breaking as she held on to it. In waking life she had a few of her ribs broken when she was given the Heimlich maneuver while choking on a mint.
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To dream of rain represents sadness, disappointment, difficulties, or depression. It may also reflect despair. Feelings about some area of your life being ruined or your happiness "rained on." Experiencing an unwanted change or that you are being swept along with by a problem. Grieving. A bad mood or feeling that something is going wrong. Feeling that bad times are ahead or that the future will not be very bright. Feeling that you are going miss someone or something in your life.
Rain water that builds up, or begins to rise reflects your feelings about problems becoming too much for you.
Example: A woman dreamed that it was raining so hard that the water began to leak into her home through the ceiling. In waking life her husband began to slowly lose his mind to a psychological condition. She felt hopeless about her husband's irreversible condition.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of walking down a street during the day and then turned a corner to find it began to rain. In waking life he was in the prime of his life and then suddenly fell ill to a disease that slowly destroyed his life.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of experiencing heavy rain fall. In waking life she was going through a divorce.
Example 4: A man dreamed of seeing rain. In waking life he had gotten turned down for a job and started to have a bad outlook on his future.
Example 5: A man dreamed of hard rain pouring down. In waking life he got a job in another city and was sad that he was going to miss all his friends once he moved away.
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To dream of rainboots represents preparation and focus on dealing with uncertainty or negativity all the time. Preoccupation with never allowing bad times get to you. Being completely ready to be "knee deep" in a crappy situation. An approach to a situation where you are never allowing any problems to get to you.
To dream of a rainbow represents harmonization. There are psychological, emotional, or situational corrections occurring. A symbol that can have both positive or negative consequences depending on the state of your mind and your life. Positively you may experience new confidence or find justice in some area of your life. Negatively, you may experience unpleasant situations or bad karma.
A rainbow is a sign that negativity in some manner is being confronted or fixed.
To dream of a raincoat represents your personality you face and attempt to shield yourself from difficulty, disappointment, sadness, or depression. You are finding the resources necessary to do what you need to do or to get through a difficult situation.
A yellow raincoat symbolizes self-awareness as you protect yourself in the face adversity. You are noticing yourself doing everything you can to stay away from negativity or negative thinking patterns.
Example: A young man dreamed of being with a woman in a yellow raincoat. In real life he was changing schools to avoid bad influences and had to put up with a lot of stress and peer pressure in order to do it. The yellow raincoat reflected him noticing himself doing everything he could to avoid the bad people who were such a negative influence.
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To dream of raisins represents your feeling that a situation is better than you thought it was going to be.
To dream of using a rake represents repetitive thoughts about a problem you want to fix. Doing the same thing over and over to fix a problem.
To dream of raking mud or grass that turns into mud may represent a problem that you keep doing everything to fix and it never works.
The dream suggests that you need to find or listen to new ideas, or give up methods that aren't working.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing someone raking mud. In waking life he business had failed and he kept trying the same things over and over to fix it.
Example 2: A man dreamed of raking weeds. In waking life he had cheated on his wife and got caught. The raking of the weeds may have reflected his feelings about having to repeatedly explain himself to his wife who would keep annoying him by bringing up his cheating.
RAM (Random Access Memory)
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To dream of rams represents feelings about yourself or someone else that doesn't fear an argument. Feeling that fighting, disagreements, or arguments are inevitable. A competitor that will "butt heads" if needed. No fear of challenging others with as much effort as possible. A stubborn attitude that refuses to accept change. A stubborn enemy. An unintelligent bully or pushy person. Feelings about yourself or someone else that refuses to listen. You or someone else that is looking for a fight. Attempting to assert dominance in a situation or tense relationship.
Negatively, a ram may reflect feelings about enemies or competition that isn't afraid to interfere with your plans. Evil that doesn't fear interfering with good. Bad people that don't hesitate to challenge good people. The risk of enemies challenging you at sensitive moments. An enemy that permanently refuses to listen. Awareness of yourself refusing to listen to someone at all costs. Feeling that someone refuses to accept you at all. Difficulty negotiating with bullies or arrogant people. Feeling
that someone would rather push you around then listen to compromises. Unwanted aggression or arguments. Impulsive aggression.
The symbolism of a ram used in Satanism may be a perfect metaphor for evil that challenges God as hard as possible or stubbornly refuses to listen to God.
To dream of a ram skull may reflect feelings about remembering the importance of never arguing again. Something in your life that reminds you of how stupid you looked trying to argue with someone. Feeling taunted with your own failed attempts to argue with someone. Embarrassment for not listening to what you were told to do.
To dream of having to pay a ransom represents feelings of being forced to met an ultimatum to restore a situation to normal. Feeling that someone or something is so terrible that you can't do anything you like until you do something that you don't want to do. It may also reflect feelings of having to lose something important to you or give up power in order to restore your life back to normal.
Alternatively, you may feel deceived by someone you trusted.
To dream of rap music represents feeling good showing off, being arrogant, or embarrassing others that you are better than they are. Feeling good bragging or displaying your superiority for all to see. Feeling feeling that you "have to be" too big.
Negatively, rap music may reflect you or someone else that is too concerned with feeling good thinking they are the biggest or most powerful.
Example: A man dreamed of lyrics to a rap music song he felt was important and had to be handed in for a school assignment. He ended up losing the rap music lyrics and had to accept the prospect of a failing grade because of it. In waking life he was planning on feeling good saying very arrogant horrible things at his father's funeral because he hated his father for embarrassing him while alive and wanted to feel feel good humiliating his father after he died. He later lost the nerve to bother trying to humiliate his father at the funeral and felt less of a winner because of it.
To dream of rape represents negative life experiences that you are powerless to stop or control. Someone or something is effecting your self-esteem, well-being, or ability to do as you please. Feelings of victimization.
Sex in a dream represents the merging of different aspects of yourself to create life experiences. Rape is then a negative experience that you are unable to stop that's filled with fear, stress, desire for things you can't have, or other negative emotions.
Rape dreams may occur when are experiencing situations that are very frustrating, humiliating, scary, or leave you feeling powerless.
Examples of real life situations that may encourage dreams of rape may be a loss of a promotion to a less qualified person, an unsupportive spouse, or a problem that never seems to improve. People may also dream of rape if they experience unwanted attention from the opposite sex.
If you see someone raping another person it represents one aspect of your personality forcing itself on another to control your life experience. For example, if a killer raped your mother in a dream it may represent a powerful fear controlling your intuition so that you will never make choices that will help you to face you fear.
If you were actually raped in real life, it may be suggesting that you have unresolved issues with the event.
Example: A woman dreamed of being raped. In waking life she just had a baby and felt like her husband was not doing enough to help her and always had a perfect excuse not to. The rape reflected how powerless she felt to get her husband to help her raise the baby.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a man rape another man in the anus. In waking life he was experiencing enormous stress at work with the constant threat of losing his job. The anal rape reflect how he felt powerless and strewed over by his job.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being raped by strangers. In waking life she was in the hospital getting a hysterectomy. The dream may have reflected her sensitivity about people she didn't know seeing and touching her private parts.
To dream of rapids represent intense emotions or fast paced uncertainty in your life.
To dream of a rapper or rap musician represents an aspect of yourself that likes to feel good arrogantly showing off. You or someone else that likes to brag or show off to others about what you have or how much more important you are. It may also reflect a person in your life that scares you that all their priorities are based on showing off.
Dreaming about rappers may also reflect competitive conflict that involved threats or arrogant displays of grandeur to embarrass opponents. An arrogant cold attitude that belittles competition every chance it gets. Feeling good bragging in public about being better than other people.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a rap star that loaned him money. In waking life he felt that a friend who had done him a favor only did it because he was looking forward to using him later on to show off to other people.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing angry rap stars yelling at him. In waking life he was running a very competitive business that required showing off and bragging in public to embarrass the competition that he was superior than they were.
To dream of the rapture may represents a waking life situation that determines whether or not you deserve to feel good or like yourself. An outcome to a situation that indicates whether or not you were too selfish.
A coming rapture may represent pressure you feel to be extra generous or decent. A one time opportunity to prove your decency or generosity.
To dream of being left behind in the rapture represents preoccupation with feeling that you don't deserve something. Jealousy that others get do something you never can. Fearing never being good enough or never having a second chance. Being embarrassed for selfishness.
To dream of a skin rash represents frustration about noticing something being wrong when it shouldn't be. Something is not normal and you don't like it. It may also reflect annoyances that you feel stuck with that you don't have the experience or knowledge to deal with on your own. A rash in a dream is signal that a problem needs extra attention.
A rash in a dream may be a sign that you need to keep pressuring other people to finally help you do something about a problem. You may also be wasting your time putting up with something.
Consider the location on the body of the rash for additional meaning.
A rash on the face may reflect feelings that something is wrong with who you are or how you act and not knowing how to stop it.
To dream of raspberries represents thoughts or feelings you are having about something that is very delicate, precious, or easily ruined. A relationship or situation that you have to be very careful about respecting in your waking life.
To dream of a rat represents underhanded behavior, people, or situations. Rats reflect lying, cheating, stealing, or backstabbing other people.
You may be hiding something from others, or having a problem trusting someone.
To dream of a dead rats may reflect dishonest or deceptive people that have been caught or punished.
To dream of a blue rat represents people or situations that can't trusted that are working hard to earn trust.
To dream of a white rat may represent deceptive or underhanded behavior that is for a good purpose. Lying or cheating for a good cause.
Example: A woman dreamed of a blue rat. In real life her boyfriend had cheated on her and was trying very hard to earn back her trust.
Example 2: Women often dream of seeing their husbands turn into rats when they are unhappy with their marriages. Most likely a reflection of their feelings about their husbands lying or cheating behind their backs.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of rats that scared her. In waking life she was considering telling people about her pregnancy which she had kept to herself, but then had doubts about whether she could trust her friend to keep it a secret.
To dream of a rattlesnake represents people or situations that warn you about unpleasant consequences if you don't co-operate. Obvious warning signs or open hostility. Feelings about there being potential for a serious problem in your waking life.
Alternatively, a rattlesnake could also represent your attempt to threaten someone else with an undesirable course of action if they continue doing something you don't like. Warning someone else they they are going to pay dearly if they disrespect you or choose to avoid listening to you.
To dream of being bitten by a rattlesnake may reflect feelings about having ignored obvious warning signs. Feelings of regret for not having taken a warning or threat more seriously.
To dream of only a rattlesnake tail with no body may reflect a fake threats or fake dire warnings. Threats or warnings with no substance. Confidently warning someone of a failure that isn't possible for you to carry out.
Example: A woman dreamed of a rattlesnake. In waking life she was receiving threats from lawyers about losing custody of her child.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of someone pointing to a rattlesnake. In waking life she was beginning to see warning signs that her boyfriend was thinking of cheating on her and causing problems with their relationship. She had caught him looking at other girls.
Example 3: A man dreamed of a rattlesnake. In waking life he didn't trust his boss and felt that continuing to work for him may have serious consequences.
Example 4: A young man dreamed of rattlesnakes clinging to his arm. In waking life he felt embarrassed that his girlfriend threatened to break up with him if he didn't stop pressuring her into sex.
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To dream of a raven represents a bad omen or a situation that signals trouble ahead. It could also reflect a sense of intuition that feels that something is wrong or dangerous.
A raven may reflect expected misfortune or unpleasant changes. It may also be a signal that a phase is coming to an end.
Alternatively, a raven may symbolize a person who benefits from a misfortune or enjoys recounting tales of woe.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a raven with red eyes looking at him. In waking life he was very nervous about starting college and having to get a job afterwards. The raven reflected his feeling that failure was waiting for him after college.
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To dream of a ravine represents a negative situation or uncertain moment that requires work, but doesn't scare you. Feeling that a problem will be annoying or awkward, but having the confidence to know you will overcome it easily.
Alternatively, a ravine may reflect anxiety or fear about having to do something all by yourself.
To dream of eating something raw represents rushing or haste in wanting to get a situation over with. Not wanting to prepare or wait for something to happen. "Jumping the gun" or hurrying.
Alternatively, raw food may reflect doing something with no concern for how good it feels.
Negatively, raw food may be a sign that you are ill-prepared. Dangerous or crude impatience.
To dream of things other than food being raw may reflect raw emotions. It may also reflect a wish to unconventionally do something for yourself.
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To dream of a bare razor blade represents conflict in your life that requires you to be absolutely perfect. Feeling that perfect adherence is required. Facing a problem where there is no room for mistakes.
To dream of a razor blade with a handle represents your wish to restore a problem to absolute perfection. Taking your time to put something back in order. A store bought razor kit such as Gillette may reflect a better idea to restore a problem than someone else has.
Example: A man dreamed of wanting to buy a Gillette shaving kit. In waking life he felt that his idea to flat out sell his deceased Grandmother's house was a better way to totally finish off his family's fighting over the will. Other family members wanted to wait and were discussing business proposals with the property that everyone wasn't in agreement with.
To dream of reading a book represents ideas, insights, or answers to problems you are considering. Telling yourself what to do to follow an expert advice. Considering all options. An open-minded attitude to new ideas. Reading may also reflect your own experience that you are falling back on to deal with a new situation or problem.
Negatively, reading may be a sign that you have badly preconceived ideas about how to act under certain conditions due to past experiences. Telling yourself to think or act in certain ways to new problems based on old or outdated methods. Controlling yourself or using bad habits for no other reason except because it works. Blindly following bad ideas.
Example: A woman had a recurring dream of reading a red book. In waking life she her marriage was in jeopardy due to her cheating on her husband. In waking life whenever the topic of her marriage would come up she would always repeat to herself that she was bad and that everything was her fault.
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Reality TV Show
To dream of a reality tv show represents
selling others on how important or interesting you are. Experiencing ones self keeping others focused on the details or significance of your life. Wanting others to know every little thing that you're doing. Creating a spectacle of your actions or decisions for other people.
Positively, a reality TV show may reflect telling your life story or trying to sell others on how interesting you are. Negatively, a reality tv show may reflect bragging, lying about your life, or wanting attention.
To dream of a realtor represents an aspect of your personality that is interesting you in a different perspective or new sense of self. A person or situation that motivates you to change your mind or take on a new belief system.
Positively, a realtor may reflect people or situations that encourage positive changes to your beliefs. Negatively, a realtor may represent situations that are motivating you to see things from a more negative perspective.
To dream of being a realtor represents your attempt to convince someone else to think differently or see things from a different perspective.
Example: A person who was having difficulty convincing his father to change his mind once dreamed of being a realtor who was having problems selling a house.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being a realtor who was having problems selling a house. In waking life he was having difficulty convincing his father to change a decision he made.
To dream of rearview mirrors represents your thoughts and feelings about the past as you move forward in life.
If a person or car is approaching in your mirror it may symbolize past issues coming back into your waking life.
To dream getting a receipt represents standing proof of your choices being final. A reminder or evidence of what a choice you made in life cost you. Realization or remembering that your choice was final. Accepting or acknowledging some area of your life. Consider what the receipt is for additional meaning.
Alternatively, dreaming of a receipt represents proof of your honesty. Proving to other people that you are telling the truth about a claim you have. A reflection of openness and genuineness.
To dream of the cost on a receipt being higher than you paid for represents feeling of about a decision being too costly. Misunderstandings about promises you made in your agreements or negotiations. Feeling that you misspoke or have made someone believe you would do more for them then you are willing to. Feeling that you are expected to comply with more change or compromise than you want to.
To dream of giving someone a receipt represents something in waking life you are doing to show someone how final their decision is. It may also reflect how you are taking action to prove to yourself that a decision is final.
To dream of losing your receipt represents feelings of being unable to prove your honesty or genuineness.
To dream of using your receipt to make a return represents feelings of wanting to go back on a decision. Proving your honesty or good intentions before changing your mind.
Example: A woman dreamed of pulling a receipt out of her pocket for ice cream. In waking life she was realizing how final her break up with her boyfriend was because she went out on a date with another guy to get him off her mind. She felt the cost of her choice ending the relationship.
To dream of recess represents a temporary relief or distraction from a issue that worries you, or requires a lot of your attention.
To dream of a recipe represents a combination of factors that are required for you to get something done the right way. It may also reflect an order of operations that works best for you.
Example: A man dream of wanting to get a recipe right. In waking life he was trying very hard to speak effectively to city officials in email so that they'd listen to him. He was making sure he didn't repeat past mistakes by going to far which had made them ignore him. The dream recipe reflected his attempt to get his tone, grammar, and rhetoric inline with what he felt would be most receptive.
To dream of a record player represents the freedom to feel how you want whenever you want without interruption.
To dream of vinyl music records represents situations where you want to enjoy feeling a certain way without interruption. A sign that you may be depressed, nostalgic, or just very focused on feeling a certain way by yourself. Not wanting to feel stupid having a good time interrupted .
Negatively, a record may reflect sensitivity about wanting to enjoy social interactions without any interruptions unpleasant topics being brought up.
Example: A man dreamed of enjoying listening to a record being played with his friends when the record abruptly ended, but the turn table kept turning and he got angry and shouted at his friends who weren't listening. The man had become increasing impatient with a paralyzing illness and wished to die. He actually did die days after this dream.
To dream of a rectangle represents singularity or every single thing you are thinking. All that good and bad together. It could also mean you or someone else is completely concerned with only their ideas.
Negatively, a rectangle may reflect succumbing to problems because you don't listen. Positively, a rectangle may reflect mastery or expertise.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his father with a rectangle on his shirt. In waking life he noticed his father going overboard with his health concerns and never listening to any advice no matter what was said.
To have recurring dreams points to unresolved issues, negative thinking patterns, unhealthy behaviors, or unexpressed emotions in your waking life.
Positively, recurring dreams may reflect your life purpose or a phase you are going through.
Document the symbols that show up the most in your recurring dreams to help pinpoint the problem.
To dream of recycling represents the reuse of an idea. Doing the same thing in a slightly different way.
Example: A man dreamed of taking out the recycling. In real life he switched brands of a vitamin supplement and found it more effective. The recycling reflects the idea to use the same vitamin in a different way.
The color red in dreams represents negativity, negative intentions, or negative situations. In a dream it's reflecting something negative about the way you think, feel, or act. It can point to thoughts, emotions, or behaviors that are unhealthy, unpleasant, or, deceitful. Red can also represent anger, fighting, meanness, or dishonesty. Often red also reflects feeling about how dangerous a situation or people's behavior is.
The color red is a sign that you are being excessive, immoral, dishonest, or experiencing something unpleasant. Red can also reflect full knowledge that you are doing something that you know is wrong.
The symbolism of red is based on the human perception of the color of blood, since blood is something you only see what something really bad or dangerous happens to you.
Example: A man dreamed of see a red car that was stuck to another car. In waking life he was having an extra-marital affair and was having problems stopping the relationship. The color red of the car may have reflected his awareness of how negative the relationship was or how dangerous it was for his marriage to keep having the affair.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a TV with a news channel on it where the screen is all red. In waking life he was beginning to fear watching the news because he felt the state of the world was becoming too dangerous.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of a red sky. In waking life she felt that he whole life was being ruined after deciding to leave her controlling cheating husband.
To dream of a red runner carpet represents a path in life where you are noticing yourself being better, powerfuller, or "positiver" than other people.
Negatively, a red carpet represents arrogance, self-importance, or the desire to be admired or looked up to. Positively, you may be seeking validation and acknowledgment for your achievements.
Example: A man dreamed of walking down a red carpet. In waking life his art was being showcased and made him more popular than other artists.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing someone standing on a red carpet. In waking life his father was using his money to show off with all his friends.
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To dream of redecorating represents feelings of needing a change. It may also reflect your attempt to redefine yourself or remake something important you. Positively, it may be a sign that you want to stay on the leading edge or keep yourself interested in something you do all the time. Negatively, it may reflect negative influences that are taking hold.
To dream of redwood trees represents longevity or something you can't believe will ever go away.
Negatively, a redwood tree may reflect problems that you think are too big to ever go away.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing two redwood trees in the forest that she felt were symbols for her and her husband. In waking life she was having doubts about whether or not her relationship would last. After 14 years she and her husband were still together.
To dream of reeds represents feelings about needing to find an alternative method to dealing with a problem situation. Needing to "get around" something in your life. Your awareness that you can't do anything about a problem right now using regular or usual methods. Temporary have to do different things than you would like.
Positively, reeds reflect flexibility and resilience while trying to prevent someone else from beginning or ending a situation.
Negatively, reeds may be a sign that you feel making a change is too dangerous. It may also reflect feelings of annoyance that you can't easily end an uncertain situation or easily begin confronting uncertainty. Feeling that it's' difficult to get revenge on someone because something is in your way.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing reeds. In waking life she wanted to leave a 25-year relationship, but realized that it wasn't a good idea financially at the current moment. The reeds reflected her feelings about herself feeling unable to leave the relationship until she found an alternative way to financial support herself while single because she felt it was too dangerous.
To dream of a referee represents an aspect of your personality that mediates or moderates conflict. Impartiality. You or someone else that is ensuring fairness in contact or in dealings between people. A neutral observer and judge over conflicts.
Example: A young man dreamed of referees ignoring him. In waking life he was having arguments with other people on an Internet message forum and felt that the moderators were not doing enough to respect him by chastising other users who weren't following forum rules.
To see your reflection in your dream represents your perception of yourself. Something you are noticing about yourself. The reflection may highlight both your flaws and positive attributes.
To dream of a reflection in a window represents possibilities for yourself that you are noticing.
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To see a refrigerator in your dream represents the preservation of goals, plans, or situations. Keeping something ready.
To put something in a refrigerator represents your interest in dealing with something at a later time. Maintaining opportunities. Feeling comfortable putting important off for later.
Negatively, dreaming of a refrigerator may reflect procrastination or putting things off. Telling yourself that something important can be put off until later. Feeling that you don't have to be serious or responsible about something at the current moment.
To dream of removing something from a refrigerator represents the continuation of goals, plans, or situations. Restarting with something you choose to temporarily put off. Negatively, it may reflect a fear of being patient. It may also reflect awareness of yourself having put something important off for too long.
To dream of putting fake food in the refrigerator may represent your plans for the future where you plan to pretend to undergo a experience. Expecting to fake something or lie to someone when the right time arises.
To dream of putting something on top of the refrigerator may reflect your attempts to use an excuse or lie of future possibilities to achieve a goal. Lying to someone about your plans in order to make something else you want happen. Telling white lies. Telling a lie whiling you wait for something else because you don't think it will matter. Negatively, putting something on the refrigerator may be sign that you are taking a big risk lying to someone.
Example: A woman dreamed that her mother put her baby in the refrigerator where she found it icy cold. In waking life her baby ended up dying in the womb. The dream may have reflected the woman's awareness of herself temporarily neglecting something helpful for the pregnancy.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of buying a pink refrigerator that she regretted buying. In waking life she had made a spontaneous purchase for knitting lessons that she was having second thoughts about because she felt her husband would think it was too costly. The refrigerator may have reflected her feelings about the knitting lessons being something that was already ready for her to enjoy at her leisure.
To dream of reincarnation represents feelings about your life having changed completely in some way. Never getting to go back to your previous way of living.
Positively, dreaming about being reincarnated may reflected feelings about reinventing yourself or experiencing yourself living a totally new life. Moving on with your life in a big way.
Negatively, reincarnation may reflect feelings about a major loss changing your life for good. Possibly experiencing the death of a loved one that you felt was a significant part of your life. Alternatively, it may be reflect feelings about yourself finding it difficult to have to live as a good honest person after such a long time of not doing that.
To dream of being reincarnated into an animal or bug may reflect your major changes or failures that now allow you terrify your enemies. Negatively, it may reflect major changes or failures that force you to live your life embarrassed or with guilt.
Example: Dreams of reincarnation have been reported for people experiencing the death of a loved one. The reincarnation may reflect their overwhelming feelings about themselves having to live a totally new life without their partner.
To dream of a reindeer represents anger or aggression in response to pointing out a weakness. You or someone else that is agitated or irritable when told about something they are doing that is impotent or weak.
To dream of rejecting something represents a lack of interest in something or feeling that something isn't good enough for you. Ideas, attitudes, choices, or situations that don't meet your standards. Not allowing something to be imposed on you.
To dream of being rejected represents a lack of self-worth or feeling unimportant. It may also reflect disappointment after trying hard at something or having high expectations. Feeling failure. Feeling alienated. Alternatively, being rejected may be a sign that you are too agreeable, accommodating, or nice for your own good. Learning to be more assertive may be helpful. You may not believe in yourself enough. Feelings about people in your life not liking you. Feeling surprised that people don't like your ideas or don't want to spend time with you. Feeling outclassed or alone. Issues with accepting defeat.
To dream of being rejected by a lover represents a lost sense of stability or enjoyment in your life. Setbacks with success. Alternatively, being rejected by a lover may reflect difficulty getting along with your partner or different opinions. You may also fear your partner losing interest in you. Insecurity about the strength and consistency of their affection. Feeling that your lover is losing interest in you.
Example: A man dreamed of people rejecting him and calling him names. In waking life he noticed people whom he invited to be part of a business slowly choosing to turn his offers after having tried it. He felt rejected and like a loser for asking for their help.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of being rejected by his girlfriend. In waking life his girlfriend wouldn't return his cellphone text messages.
To dream of a relapse represents feelings about problems in your life worsening. The return of problems that you believed were under control. Feelings about problems being a lot more difficult than you first thought. Addictions returning. Giving up too easily or giving in to your problems.
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To dream of being in a relationship that you are not actually having in real life may reflect feelings waking life experience being unusually successful or progressive. Feeling that something new you are doing is helping you a lot. A dream relationship may also reflect situations or habits that you've grown accustom to. A long-term experience you've been involved with.
Negatively, a dream relationship with someone you are not having a real relationship with may reflect bad habits. Habits you rely on to avoid a confronting fear of failure. Behaviors or habits that enable you to experience winning that is not honest. Negative behavior that allows to experience progress in new ways. Problems letting go power you may have never experienced before. Anger, arrogance, meanness, bitter behavior that is helpful to your goals.
To dream of having a relationship with someone you've never seen before and then waking up from the dream and missing that person all day may be a sign that you are not doing enough to address your problems. You may have had a "taste of success" and then gave up...choosing to instead live with failure.
To dream of being in an abusive relationship where you are the one being abused may reflect bad habits that harm you. Addictions you can't get rid of because you like them too much. Awareness of yourself living with bad habits that embarrass you or cause you to fail. Reflections of waking life relationships that may not be helpful.
To dream of being in a relationship with a celebrity may reflect life experiences you are having based on your most honest feelings about the celebrity. It may also reflect your awareness of how regular habits are effecting your life. Ask yourself what qualities stand out the most about the celebrity and how you may be acting or living in that way. Negatively, it may reflect prominent qualities or behavior in yourself that is causing conflict in your life.
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To dream of feeling relieved may reflect waking life problems that have been reduced or alleviated. An anxiety or fear may have passed. A bad situation may not have turned out the way you had expected.
Negatively, relief in a dream may be a sign that you are too preoccupied with hearing good news. Looking for reasons to believe that everything will turn out okay without addressing the real problem. You may need to be more careful about how you evaluate a situation or your decisions.
Example: A man dreamed of experiencing relief from depression. A person then told him that he was not going to have to worry anymore and then he felt relief. In waking life he had grown to expect the reality that he would be forced to move from his home and then experienced news that reversed his belief that moving was certainty.
To dream of relish reflects your savoring of the moment. Enjoying yourself personalizing something.
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To dream of remodeling a house represents a change your values or belief system. Changes to your lifestyle or behavior. You may be attempting to self-improve, are attending therapy, or learning to become more sophisticated in some manner. Changing something in your life to make yourself more confident. Attempting to like yourself or accept yourself more. Removing someone difficult or unpleasant from your life. Getting rid of bad influences, bad friends, or people you feel are losers from your life. Attempting to move on from a bad relationship.
Negatively, dreaming about remodeling may reflect problems with excessive concerns about appearances.
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To dream of a remote control represents feelings of being able to easily control or manipulate outcomes. Changing outcomes or choices to always suit yourself. Not wanting to notice anything you don't like. it may also reflect the ability to stop a type of experience you are having whenever you want to.
Negatively, it may reflect feelings of being totally controlled or subservient. Someone is always getting their way with you or can keep changing outcomes to suit themselves. It may also mean you are being too controlling.
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To dream of a remote control car represents feelings about being able to easily control decisions or manipulate situations. Feeling good noticing automatic control over a situation or over others choices. Full power to direct or guide someone else's life. Easy ability to manipulate someone.
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To dream of paying rent represents personal obligations and responsibilities. The personal cost for what we have or want. What's expected of you.
To dream of collecting rent represents obligations or responsibilities that you expect from others.
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To dream of a repairman represents you or someone else that is restoring the functionality of some area of your life. Putting something back the way it used to be or returning a situation to normal. Recovering from an upsetting or difficult situation. An aspect of yourself that cares about making a situation do what it's supposed to do.
Negatively, dreaming about a repairman may reflect a laziness with confronting your own problems. Allowing others to solve your problems for you. Awareness of yourself using someone to fix your problems. Feeling stupid that you are not capable of fixing your own problems.
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To dream of repairing something represents recovery, restoration, or some area of your life that has upset you. Disappointments being corrected. Relationship problems needing to be reconciled. Setbacks you are working on resolving.
Alternatively, repairs in a situation may reflect your awareness of mistakes that you don't want to repeat in your life. Damage to something in a dream may reflect feelings about regret about mistakes you made, excessive behavior that has embarrassed you, or losing function in some area of your life.
Negatively, repairs in a dream may reflect your awareness of fixing a negative aspect of your life. Bad relationships you are reconciling. Returning to bad habits after first trying to move on from them. Expertise in dishonest or criminal behavior that is being used to restore a dishonest situation. Feeling that a problem situation will never end. Enduring other people making your life difficult.
The object being repaired symbolizes the area in your life that is being are worked on.
Example: A man dreamed of repairing a house. In waking life he was trying to fix a relationship that was causing him a lot of depression.
To dream of a report card represents feelings about how well you have performed in a waking life situation. It may also reflect insight or input from others about an achievement you've realized.
Positively, a report card may reflect confidence that nobody can laugh at your performance. Positive feedback from authority figures that makes you look good to others. Feeling that your performance was judged exceptional above others.
Negatively, dreaming about a report card may reflect anxiety about looking stupid or not having performed as well as you were expected to. Feedback from authority figures that embarrasses you. Feeling that you've been judged on your performance as being less exceptional than other people. Thinking that "passing" someone else's expectations is good enough. Naively believing that more won't be expected of you. Naively believing that your exceptional performance is actually relevant when it may not be. Consider the saying "resting on your laurels." Believing that you don't have anything you can improve about yourself.
Consider the letters or number percentages for further symbolism.
Alternatively, a report card may reflect anxiety your performance at school or how good your grades are. Negatively, it could be a sign that you are too excepting of poor grades or believing that passing is good enough.
Example: A student dreamed of getting a 60% passing grade for a class they were having trouble with. A few days later they actually got a 60% passing grade. The dream may have been intuitive, while also signaling the dreamer's heightened degree of acceptance for their unexceptional performance.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of getting a very good report card that showed that he had very few areas that he needed to improve upon. In waking life he had passed a very hard test that he believed was the hardest test you can pass. He was slowly becoming annoyed by his teachers continuing to force discipline on him that would take years to perfect himself with.
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To dream of a news reporter represents an aspect of your personality that is informing others about serious problems or important issues. Keeping others up to date on your life or a problem.
Example: A woman dreamed of being interviewed by reporters and liking it. In waking life she was in the hospital recovering and updating her friends and family about her recovery.
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To dream of property being repossessed represents feelings about not being able to afford the personal cost or obligations required to continue your goals. Getting too far ahead of yourself. Irresponsible management of a situation that has resorted in having to start over from nothing. Embarrassment that you aren't as successful as you want to be.