To dream of a seatbelt represents precautions you are taking with your decisions. A need for insurance in case you make a mistake. Something you do or tell yourself "just in case" as you take on new challenges or explore new things. TOP
To dream of seaweed represents dissatisfaction with something you are currently doing. You may not be happy with where you are in life. Something you don't want to do or be involved with at all.
Example: A man dreamed of coming out of a river with seaweed on him. In real life he had to just finished looking for a job and felt that the new job kept him away from what he really wanted to do. TOP
To dream of a secret agent represents stealth, infiltration, or false pretenses. Doing whatever it takes to secretly get a job done or fail something without being noticed. Pretending to like someone or keep up false appearances in order to stop something.
Alternatively, a secret agent may reflect lying or cheating being done to help someone else.
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To dream of a secret room represents your neglected potential or realizing an undiscovered aspects of yourself. Realizing you have more than you thought or that something is possible after first believing it wasn't. It may be time to restart something you've forgotten or abandoned. Feeling hope once again after believing too much time had passed.
Negatively, hidden or secret rooms may represent mysterious problems that you are trying to confront.
To dream of a forbidden room may represent actions or experiences that you are afraid to take. It may also reflect your feeling that an issue is time sensitive. Tension between different areas of your life that won't allow you feel comfortable taking a chance. A sign that you may need to pursue a goal slowly and carefully.
Example: A young man dreamed of finding a secret room in his father basement with valuables in it. In waking life he was worried about making an expensive purchase to replace something he owned, but then soon realized that what he already owned wasn't actually broken after he cleaned it. The secret room reflected his surprise that his current equipment was actually functioning perfectly after believing it was broken.
Example 2: A man dreamed of finding a secret room with a depressed clown in it. In waking life he realized that his depression may actually be related to a big embarrassment from his youth after spending years not understanding why he was depressed.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of a forbidden room. In waking life she was wanting to divorce her husband, but feared he would get violent if she tried. TOP
To dream of having a secret represents hidden power or insight. Wanting to prevent others from knowing something or getting any leverage over you. Feeling it's important to keep others excluded or unaware. Feelings about the importance of having quality time with a person or personal interest.
Negatively, having a secret may reflect a fear of your weakness being revealed to others. It may also be a sign that you are withholding something in order to give yourself an advantage. Problems or weaknesses you are keeping to yourself. Feeling suspicious of someone. Alternatively, a secret in a dream may reflect a fear of angering someone if you are honest with them. A fear of arguing with someone about what you really think. Keeping to yourself or being introverted. Having a wilder side that you feel you can't express.
To dream of having your secret revealed against your wishes may represent unpleasant feelings about other people talking about you. Unpleasant feelings about something special in your life being intruded on. A fear of having private issues or weaknesses revealed or exposed to others. Feeling embarrassed into discussing something uncomfortable. Alternatively, it may reflect feelings about being caught being dishonest or losing an exclusive advantage.
To dream of hearing secret information represents feelings of exclusivity or being "specialer", or discovering something that gives you an advantage. You may have encountered something unexpected or that you were not intended to. It may also reflect pressure you feel to keep something to yourself.
Example: A woman dreamed of people having a secret that they didn't want to share. In waking life she believed that doctors had misdiagnosed her broken arm and was keeping her feelings to herself because she didn't want to upset the doctors or argue with them.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of her boyfriend keeping a secret from her. In waking life she was suspicious of her boyfriend not telling her the whole truth of a matter.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being unable to find a secret hidden room in her house. In waking life she felt she was unable to have private quality time with her boyfriend anymore.
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To dream of security cameras represents feelings of being monitored, or scrutinized. You may also be concerned about what other people think you or something you're doing.
Alternatively, it may reflect a close observation of someone you are interested in or don't trust.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing security cameras filming him while he was in a music store trying to buy a cd. In waking life he was becoming annoyed with his employers at work because they were starting to watch every single thing he did at work which prevented him from enjoying his breaks.
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To dream of a security guard represents caution or carefulness that your actions stay within certain bounds. Making sure you don't go to far with something. It may also reflect someone in your life that is acting as a chaperone or supervisor. A person or situation that's maintaining boundaries.
Example: A young man dreamed of talking to a security guard. In waking life he had an argument with someone and was being very cautious about not speaking to them again. The security guard reflected how careful he was being about avoiding the other person. TOP
To dream of outdoor security lights carefulness or a concern for stability. A wish to be safe or prepared during difficult moments. A heightened sense of desired safety. Wanting to feel secure or have solutions to possible problems at all times.
Example: A man dreamed of his outdoor security lights coming on. In waking life he was worried about Hurricane Katrina and taking precautions. TOP
To dream of being sedating represents your wish to put a situation or relationship temporarily on hold. Avoiding responsibility, getting involved, or taking action for the moment. Not doing something you wanted just for interim. It may also reflect your wish to temporarily spare yourself or someone else of pain. TOP
To dream of seduction represents enticement or captivation. If you are the one seducing someone else it may represent your attempt to lure someone else or convince them to take a risk.
Negatively, seduction may reflect feelings that a situation is too tempting or difficult to resist. Feeling lured into something that you don't want to or that you are risking giving up your power of choice.
Seduction may be a sign that you are struggling with an addiction or your sexual desire for someone you want to get over. TOP
To dream of unplanted seeds represents the potential for new opportunities, possibilities, progress, or personal growth. Your wish to start a new venture.
To dream of planted seeds represents initial steps being taken towards some goal in the future. The first steps being taken towards a new venture, experience, or habit.
To dream of seeds being spread of barren earth may be a sign that you are wasting your energy or resources. TOP
To dream of having an epileptic seizure represents extreme emotional sensitivity or anxiety. Possibly a sign that you are too emotionally invested in situation or dependent on an attachment.
To dream of seeing someone else having an epileptic seizure may represent surprise or shock with someone else's emotional sensitivity or anxiety.
To dream of property being seized by police or the government represents intervention. Feeling powerless to stop someone with more power than you. Waking life situations where you or someone else has to be stopped because they may be going overboard with unhealthy or negative behavior. Feeling that someone with more power than you doesn't want you to do something ever again. TOP
To dream of selling something to someone represents your attempt to convince or sell someone on an idea. It may also reflect your attempt to convince yourself of something.
To dream of someone trying to sell something to you may reflect your attempt to convince yourself of an idea or possibility. It may also reflect a situation or person that is interesting you in making a choice.
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To dream of something being sentient represents feelings about a situation you are experiencing happening all on it's own. It may also reflect feelings about not having to explain oneself or that something is easily understood. Observing others making decisions or expressing feelings when you have never experienced it before.
Negatively, a sentient being may reflect feelings that something you can't control is taken on a life of it's own. People or situations that you can't control because they seem to learn to avoid you. Difficulty respecting others feelings or independence.
Example: A man dreamed of having a discussion about sentient beings with someone. In waking life he was forced to let go of his adult son so he could have a new live of his own after having lived with him for almost 20 years. He had difficulty accepting his son being an independent person. TOP
To dream of the September 11th disaster may reflect waking life experiences that feel terrible witnessing a loss of free spirit. Feeling that something negative has permanently made you insecure or anxious. Feeling that an event has caused you to never get to enjoy your freedom again.
Alternatively, dreaming of September 11th may reflect disbelief or shock that someone is intentionally trying to permanently ruin a good thing. Facing the harsh reality that having success and freedom are far more difficult than you thought. Feeling that someone is more crazy and dangerous than you believed.
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To see a serial killer in your dream, represents people or situations that you feel are enjoying working against you. You may feel that a person is enjoying harming you or making you fail. You may have an enemy or competitor that is beating you and rubbing it in. A powerful fear of embarrassing loss or failure. A person that you feel is so terrible that want to enjoy you noticing your own failure.
Alternatively, a serial killer may reflect a problem that is influencing a lot of other areas of your life. It may also point to reckless belief system "killing off" plans or hopes you had. Positively, a serial killer may represent a serious attempt to deal with a lot of problems at once.
If you dream of a famous serial killer, then think about what stands out most about that killer to you and how that may apply to a loss or failure you are experiencing.
To dream of being a serial killer represents you enjoyment of making other people fail. You may be defeating an enemy or competitor and are enjoying rubbing it in. It may be a sign that you have issues with power trips.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a serial killer smashing down his door. In real life he was losing his looks. An arrogant better looking friend of his enjoyed making him notice that he wasn't better looking anymore and feeling as though no woman would want him again.
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To dream of a serpent represents behavior or situations that notices itself never going away. Purposely not changing or resisting anything different.
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To dream of being set up represents feelings of other people intentionally trying to embarrass you or trick you into giving them something. Ulterior motives are at work.
To dream of being set up on a date may reflect choices, ideas, or opportunities that other people feel are good for you. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are too concerned with pleasing someone else or too afraid to speak up about what you really like.
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To dream of a sewer represents issues or situations that you find most objectionable. A sense of how vile or putrid a problem or old relationship is.
Issues that you care about never having to think about again. Not wanting have to notice things you believe are over with. Negativity or problems you feel have been dealt with or are too old to be important.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing an evil person looking around a sewer. In waking life he was in therapy and being forced to examine negative events from his past that he didn't want to talk about. The therapist kept bringing up issues from his old journals that made him angry.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing his father sucked into a manhole going deep into the sewage. In waking life his father had died of a drug overdose. The sewer represented how objectionable and wasteful he felt his father's addiction was. TOP
To dream of sewing a rip represents your wish to amend a problem situation or relationship with a compromise. Sewing different fabrics together may reflect a compromise of ideas.
Sewing ripped clothes may reflect a mature or humble decision. Alternatively, sewing ripped clothes may represent personal growth, changing yourself, or making sure you never repeat a mistake ever again.
To dream of sewing an entire piece of clothing together may represent a new self-image you are working on. A lot of hard work to transform who you are. Working hard to improve your attitude.
Example: A young girl dreamed of being chased by a terrible bird with a sewing machine beak. In waking life her parents were trying to fix clothing she didn't like so she could go back to wearing it. TOP
To dream about sex represents positive or pleasurable experience that you are having in waking life. Whomever you have sex with represents a quality your noticing in yourself or a situation that you are enjoying.
For example, if you have sex with a celebrity it may symbolize a quality you see in that celebrity coming out of you or enjoying an activity you associate with that celebrity.
Whatever the thoughts, feelings, or memories that stand out the most to you about the person you have sex with represents what you are experiencing more of in your life.
Alternatively, sex in a dream may reflect your feelings about your partner or someone you desire.
To dream of being unable to find a safe place to have sex may reflect challenges that stop you from doing what you like or from expressing yourself. Interests or goals may be sidetracked by complications or conflicting feelings. Feeling confused as you sort through your options. Alternatively, it may reflect your inability to be close or intimate in your relationship.
To dream of having sex interrupted represents outside forces intruding on your private time, relationship, or ability to enjoy what you are doing. Your career may be interfering with your love life or a distraction is interfering with your ability to succeed. An outside element is spoiling your special moment or time to shine.
To dream of having sex with a person who has something wrong with them may represent your enjoyment of being needed. You may also be enjoying the role of being more desirable, important, or interesting than someone else.
To dream of having sex with someone in public may represent your private life being made public or other people speculating about your life. It may also reflect attention you are attracting yourself with your personal interests or achievements.
To dream of having sex with a vanishing partner represents a lack of commitment or an inadequate partnership. Sexual or romantic frustrations. Noticing your confidence in a person or situation you are enjoying disappearing.
To dream of a having sex with a faceless person represents a need to learn more about what really pleases you. Feeling good with something you are undecided about. Enjoying being single or trying new things. Feeling free in not knowing what you really want.
To dream of having sex with yourself may reflect your enjoyment of showing off your skills or experience to others. Having a good time being the center of attention or showing off. An enjoyable experience where you feel you are the most important. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are going too far enjoying showboating or asserting yourself. Enjoying yourself thinking your more attractive or better than other people.
To dream of foreplay or sexual activity in a bedroom that never leads to full sex may reflect waking life situations where you are privately considering doing something enjoyable while never taking the real steps to make it happens for real.
See the themes section for sex for a more in-depth look at sex symbolism.
Example: A man dreamed of having sex with Oprah. In real life this man was a successful public speaker. Oprah to him represented excellent communication skills. The sex with Oprah represented how wonderful he felt being so good at public speaking.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having sex with an android. In real life she was having sex with someone she felt was socially boring and easy to control sexually.
Example 3: A man dreamed of having sex with himself and suddenly seeing himself yelling at himself. In waking life he had embarrassed himself going too far showing off his skills to customers the point that his business partner had to lecture him on stopping it.
Example 4: A young woman dreamed of sexual foreplay in bedroom that never leads to full sex. In waking life she was considering asking a guy she knew to the prom, but couldn't get the confidence to ask him for real. TOP
To dream of sextuplets represents the beginning of a negative situation that you need to concern yourself with all the time. It may also indicate negative intentions, anger, or deceit that has become a problem.
Alternatively, sextuplets may reflect 6 different situation or problems that need to be addressed at the same time. TOP
To dream of shackles represents your feeling of being bound or limited in your abilities. You may feel something in your life is holding back. Shackles may also be a sign that you are really unhappy with what you are doing in your life. You may feel bound to a problem. Unable to use your abilities or act in anyway. TOP
To dream of shadow boxing represents feeling good thinking about proving yourself. A sign that you may not be doing enough to actually prove yourself.
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To dream of shadows represents situations or problems that can't be avoided. Issues that are always following you or coming up in conversation. A problem you can't help but think about.
To dream of standing in a shadow may reflect feelings that you are being constantly overlooked. You may feel diminished by someone else's abilities or accomplishments.
To see a shadowy figure in your dream represents a person or situation that you don't trust. Feelings about something that's deceptive or secretly working against you.
Example: A young girl dreamed of shadows that she was always trying to avoid. In real she was molested and was always trying to avoid thinking about it or having to discuss it with her mother. TOP
To dream of a shaman represents an aspect of your personality with superior knowledge, wisdom, and insight into confronting problems or resisting negativity. A shaman symbolizes guidance and experience that's focused on making negative situations into positive ones.
A shaman may reflect you or someone else giving advice on how to stay as positive as possible. TOP
To dream of shame represents waking life feelings of guilt, embarrassment, insecurity, or low self-esteem. Powerful feelings of failure or letting others down.
Alternatively, dreaming of shame may reflect feelings that you weren't perfect in some way. You might be being too hard on yourself. TOP
To dream of a bottle of shampoo represents a method of clearing your mind or improving how you think about a situation. Taking a different approach toward a situation or relationship. How you choose to go about clearing out bad ideas, bad habits, or ineffective thinking. Self-growth or a wish to make a new impression on others.
Alternatively, shampoo may reflect your attempt to clear your mind of frustrations or put yourself in a better mood.
Consider how the brand of shampoo makes you feel for additional meaning. For example baby shampoo may reflect a wish to avoid being to dramatic or serious about how you change your mindset as you try new things.
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To dream of shape shifting represents behavior that is noticeably adjusting itself in front of you. You or someone else that is obviously changing their behavior or intentions to keep doing whatever they want.
Negatively, shape shifting may reflect awareness of people lying about something and then clearly doing the exact opposite of what they lied about.
To dream that you are shape shifting may represent your constant need to change your story or intentions with others to suit yourself. Doing whatever you want no matter what.
Fans of David Icke may find it interesting that his theory of shape shifting reptilians may in fact just be a symbol for politicians that lie to the public while we consciously notice them making policies that are counter to our well-being. The people David Icke has interviewed who've claimed to see these beings may have actually only seen hallucinations that symbolize this transparent negative behavior. TOP
Refer to the themes section for shapes for a more in depth look at shape symbolism. TOP
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To dream of sharks represents terrifying vulnerabilities or feelings of impending doom. You may feel like you can't do anything accept wait for a negative event to slowly ruin you. Feeling very nervous about an outcome that feels dangerous or inevitable. Sharks are symbols that often appear when people are having very difficult life situations where they fear terrible consequences, are having doubts, feel that a problem is leading straight to failure while they can do nothing about it. "Troubled waters" in your life or expecting the worst. A wish to avoid a problem or confrontation at all costs. A sign that you are too hesitant or quiet about your problems.
Alternatively, sharks may also represent people or situations that you perceive to be relentless, or that have no remorse. It may also also represent your own drive to "have it all" at any cost.
To dream of riding on top of a shark may symbolize a remorseless person or situation that is helping you.
To dream of being a shark symbolizes your own uncaring drive to achieve. There is some area of your life where you have no remorse.
To dream of a dead shark represents terrifying vulnerabilities that have passed or come to an end. It may also reflect an unrelentless enemy failing. Alternatively, a dead shark may reflect your own unstoppable ambitions losing interest or being embarrassed into having to stop driven to destroy someone.
Examples: A young man dreamed of a shark swimming around him. In real life he had an illness that he felt was going to slowly destroy his life.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of riding on top of a shark. In real life she was in a divorce and in frequent contact with her lawyer who was trying to help her screw her husband over and "get it all."
Example 3: A young man dreamed of a shark off swimming closer to him. In real life he was considering suicide as his business was slowly failing.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of a shark biting her legs. In real life she had just been proposed to by her boyfriend and wasn't certain about how to respond. She felt scared that getting married would prevent her from ever feeling independent again. TOP
To dream of something sharp represents your feelings about how divisive or dangerous a situation has the potential to be.
Alternatively, holding a sharp object may reflect how prepared you are to make a big change or remove a problem. Honed skills ready to go. Feeling that with your powerful or skilled self-defense something doesn't stand a chance.
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To dream of a shaved head represents completely sacrificing the way you think. Major change to your regular habits or behavior. Giving up certain thoughts and behaviors, often negative personality traits. A shaved head is common when a person is changing their lifestyle.
Example: A woman dreamed of shaving her head. In waking life she was trying to be a vegetarian. The shaved head reflected her giving up her old non-vegan habits.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having her head shaved and having the word "cancer" written on it. In waking life 3 weeks after the dream she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The dream may have been intuitive about the shock should experience in her near future about having to completely change he life to fight the disease. TOP
To dream of shaving your face represents altering your personality with changes, new ideas, or sacrificing bad habits. There are negative or unhelpful things you have been thinking and you are being objective or self-critical trying to change your ways and improve yourself.
To dream of shaving your head symbolizes making sacrifices in the way you think or giving up habits. A common symbol for people attempting to become vegetarians.
To dream of shaving your legs represents a loss of independence. To see someone else shaving their legs represents some aspect of your personality that is losing independence. TOP
To dream of a shawl represents a display of self-respect or dignity to others. Feeling good knowing you will never lower yourself. Feeling comfortable projecting your sense of establishment or deserved power to others. Feeling good knowing that people can't embarrass you because you are too resourceful or protected.
Negatively, a shawl may reflect you or someone else that is too concerned with their dignity, accomplishments, or feelings of protection. TOP
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To dream of sheep represents conformity. It may be a sign that you are aren't thinking for yourself. It could also indicate that you are giving in to peer pressure or doing whatever you're told.
Alternatively, a sheep may reflect people who do whatever you tell them to.
To dream of milking a sheep represents benefiting from conformity in some way. You may be using someone else's passivity or docile behavior to help yourself. Getting as much as you can out of someone else's conformist behavior.
To dream of sheep poop represents problems that have been created by being too conformist or too passive.
To dream of holding a sheep represents how tightly you are holding on to your your faith. It may also reflect how important it feels to you to keep conformist belief during a difficult time. Negatively, holding a sheep may be a sign that you are scared of letting of a conformist belief. It may also reflect someone else's conformity or passivity that you are refusing to stop controlling.
Examples: Sheep commonly appear in the dreams of Christians to reflect their unquestioned faith. TOP
To dream of sheep milk represents conformist beliefs that balance you. Doing what your told or what others do in order to help yourself deal with a problem.
Example: A Christian believer dreamed of drinking sheep's milk. In waking life the person felt that they were being spiritually threatened while in an argument. The person was very stubborn about their beliefs while confronting the person they were arguing with. The sheep's milk reflected the conformist beliefs of the church that they recalled in order to stabilize themselves emotionally. TOP
To dream of sheet music represents insight into how to create specific feelings. Setting a mood or doing what someone else wants to help them feel a certain way. Waking life situations where you are being directed or given instructions on what you others think feels best.
Positively, dreaming about sheet music may reflect communication between people that gives a partner insight into keeping them happy. Something learned about another person that makes them feel a certain way.
Negatively, sheet music in a dream may reflect a perfect method or advice on how to manipulate others emotions. It may also reflect your heightened sensitivity about needing to be perfectly considerate of others emotional state. Feeling that you are unable to be yourself because you need to comply with others emotional needs first.
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To dream of a shelf represents ideas or opportunities that are waiting to be used.
To dream of putting something on a shelf represents putting off ideas or opportunities until a later time.
Example: A man dreamed of picking up a bottle of liquor off a shelf. In waking life he began speaking to a girl he knew liked him and whom he wanted to have sex with. The shelf reflected he awareness of this girl waiting for him to talk to her so he could have sex with her whenever he wanted. TOP
To dream of a shield represents mental, or emotional protection. It symbolizes thoughts or habits that protect you, keep you away from trouble, or provide self-defense. You may be vulnerable, trying to preserve yourself or resisting negativity in some manner.
If you see an evil or bad person with a shield this symbolizes negative thinking patterns or situations that are difficult to overcome. You may have bad habits, or personality flaws that are difficult to give up. You might also be dealing with a difficult person or situation that is resisting you. Alternatively, it may reflect defense of your own bad habits or bad intentions. TOP
To dream of a large ship represents navigation or exploration of negative situations without risk. Uncertainty in your life that you are dealing with without feeling pressure, intimidation, or embarrassment.
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To dream of a shipwreck represents being or feeling curtailed. Problems arising or unforeseen distractions that take you off course while trying to confront a problem. Feeling stuck in a situation you don't want to be in. TOP
To dream of a shirt in a dream represents your personality style. The style and color of the shirt represent the way you are choosing to think or behave.
To dream of being shirtless or losing your shirt represents embarrassment or feeling forced to be honest.
To dream of a white shirt represents the personality being genuine, honest, or proper. Alternatively, a white shirt may reflect personality changes. A negative thinking pattern is being corrected or life is forcing you to change yourself.
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To dream of shish kabob represents experiencing a situation where you are confidently noticing something doing exactly what you want it to. Enjoying an experience where nothing is out of control or doing anything you don't like. Enjoying noticing yourself being unstoppable, a total winner, or unquestionable.
Negatively, shish kabob may reflect fear of being noticed perfectly embarrassed by someone else. It may also reflect total control or domination being shown off and enjoyed. TOP
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To dream of shivering represents your preoccupation with how terrible or uncaring a situation is. Feeling abandoned, left out, or unloved. TOP
To dream of receiving an electrical shock represents an unpleasant surprise or shock to the ego. Disbelief at how wrong you were or how much you have underestimated someone. A sudden realization that someone has more power than you thought they did.
To dream of feeling shocked by something you see or hear represents a sudden awakening or new awareness. You or someone else may have issues with adjustment. Total surprise by unexpected events in waking life. You may have underestimated a person or situation. Something in your life doesn't make sense. You may feel appalled by a person's words or actions.
Example: A woman dreamed of being shocked to find out she was robbed while she took a shower. In waking life she just broke up with her boyfriend and was having trouble adjusting to a life she wasn't used to.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being shocked to learn that he was about to die. In waking life he was surprised to realize how badly he had been isolating himself from his friends. He felt the was on the verge of ending these friendships if he didn't take immediate action to get in touch.
Example 3: A woman dream that she was shocked to find herself in her bra and panties. In waking life a very uncomfortable argument popped up at work out of the blue and forced her to take sides. She never expected something this uncomfortable to happen. TOP
To dream about shoe polish represents a concern about your methods or the way you do things to look impressive or beyond reproach. A wish to look perfectly competent, intelligent, or respectable with your style of operating. Maintaining a quality reputation or strong appearance of winning. TOP
To dream of shoelaces represents being set in your ways, commitment to principles, ideology, or how adamant or confident you are in your beliefs.
To have shoelaces coming undone represents weakening principles, straying from goals you have set out for yourself, a lack of preparation, or being unable to complete a task as expected.
To dream that your shoelaces are already untied represents a lack of preparation for a task at hand. Perhaps you are not ready to move forward in a relationship or endeavor.
To dream of tying your shoelaces represents preparation for a challenge. You may be ready to move forward with goals or carry out a decision.
To be attacked by someone with shoelaces represents you or someone else that may feel there is a lack of commitment in some area. You may be blaming yourself or feel that someone is blaming you for not trying hard enough. TOP
To dream of shoes represents your approach to life or a situation. How you choose to deal with situations. Your style or methodology for confronting problems. Our principles, morals, objectives, or motivations. Look to the color and style of shoe for additional symbolism.
To dream of getting a new pair of shoes represents new methods of approaching situations or going about life. New ideas, new insights, or new skills that are transforming your outlook. Confronting problems differently or changing how you interact with people.
To dream of shoes that are too cramped represents an approach to a situation that is too limiting and ineffective.
To dream of changing your shoes represents changing your approach to a situation. Different methods or ideas are being used.
To dream of taking your shoes off represents giving up your approach to a situation. You may have found that certain ideas or methods are not useful to you. Retiring from a situation or challenge. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are giving up or giving in too easily.
To dream of white shoes represents an approach to a situation that is based on good intentions or wanting to do nothing wrong. Alternatively, a white shoes may reflect an approach to a situation or life that is focused on fixing problems or dealing with negativity for good.
To dream of being unable to find your shoes represents feelings of being unable to approach a situation with confidence or in a way you are used to doing. Feeling that your methods to solving a problem will not work the way you thought they would.
To dream of polishing shoes represents an attempt to look perfect or "polished" with your methods of dealing with a situation. Not wanting to look nervous, inexperienced, or immoral in any way at all. Wanting to look good knowing what you are talking about to others or like you can be trusted. You may be concerned about making a good first impression or that you are beyond criticism.
Example: A psychiatrist dreamed of wearing shoes that were too cramped. In real life she was beginning to feel that Freud's methods were too limiting to her work in understand people's minds. The cramped shoes reflected her feelings that using a Freudian approach to therapy was too limiting to be effective for all her clients.
Example 2: A man dreamed of trying to decide between two pairs of shoes. In waking life was writing a book and trying to decide whether to be totally honest about some stupid things he had done or to avoid writing about them completely. TOP
To dream of seeing a shooting represents witnessing yourself or someone else making a final decision. A change has been decided on. Aiming for a goal. Choosing to "terminate" your competition or people who you think are working against your bet interests.
Alternatively, seeing a shooting in a dream may reflect awareness of something in your life being canceled, stopped, or purposely failed. A fight or conflict of interests in waking life.
Negatively, dreaming of a shooting may reflect witnessing a shocking choice being made or dangerous change of events.
To dream that you are shooting someone else may reflect a big decision you've made. Getting rid of a partner or problem for good. Making an emotionally dangerous or dramatic decision. Choosing to "terminate" some area of your life. Negatively, it may reflect choosing to turn your back on something good in you life.
To be shot with bullets symbolizes people or situations with the power to control your decisions and feelings. To see another person shoot someone represents one aspect of your personality having the power to control another.
To dream of being shot at, but missed symbolizes people or situations that are attempting to control your decisions. If you shoot and miss someone in a dream it represents your failed attempt to reach a goal or change something. Failure to "terminate" a person or problem.
To die from a gunshot wound represents failure due to a situation or person that overpowered you or took you by surprise. A person or situation was too powerful, resourceful or intimidating. Often a dream symbol that appears when someone is fired from a job or a partner breaks up with them. Feeling purposely excluded, "kicked out" or "fired."
Example: A man dreamed of being shot in his chest. In waking life woke he went to the doctor to examine some pain and discomfort he was having and found out that he had a serious heart problem.
Example 2: A young girl dreamed of being shot in the head. In waking life she woke up with a severe migraine.
Example 3: A man dreamed of seeing other people being shot. In waking life he experienced co-workers getting fire by his boss.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of shooting people in all directions. In waking life she was suffering from a paranoid mental illness that made her turn on everyone around her.
Example 5: A man dreamed of shooting a lion. In waking life he felt forced to defend himself against a woman whose behavior was becoming too controlling.
Example 6: A man dreamed of fighting and losing a violent shootout with guns. In waking life she was trying very hard to give up his marijuana habit and eventually gave in to his cravings.
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To dream of a shooting star represents rare situations that surprise you. It may also reflect something wonderful that you never thought you'd ever get to experience. Unexpected fulfillment, advancement, or big changes.
Negatively, a shooting star dream may be a sign that you don't trust something that rarely happens or that conflict has arisen from it. TOP
To dream of a shootout represents a fast moving confrontational situation. You and others who care about nothing except getting their way with no concern for the other side at all.
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To dream of shopping represents your consideration of ideas, choices, roles, or acceptable ways of thinking. Exploring all possibilities before integrating ideas, attitudes, or roles into your way of living. Trying to discover what beliefs, choices, or habits suit you best.
Alternatively, shopping may reflect your attempt to convince yourself about what the best methods or options are to fulfill a need or solve a problem. You may be asking yourself what's best for you right now?
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To dream of a shopping bags upscale stores represents your feelings about having made an important choice or decision. Feeling like a winner knowing you have acquired what you want in life.
Negatively, shopping bags from an upscale store may reflect irresponsible use of power or resources to achieve a goal that is unsustainable. Wasting your power or resources for short term enjoyment. Too much of a concern with having what you want all the time.
Too much talking about important goals and not enough action being taken.
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To dream of a shopping cart represents a focused or serious attitude towards goals. Being focused on what you want all the time.
To dream of an empty shopping cart may reflect goals you are serious about achieving, but haven't completely decided on. You're seriously looking, but unable to find exactly what you want.
Example: A girl dreamed of seeing her ex-boyfriend pushing a shopping cart. In real life she had just broken up with him and knew that he was serious about looking for someone else. TOP
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To dream of short hair on someone whom it is unusual, or to see long hair cut short represents a sacrifice of power, or the freedom to think freely. Some aspect of yourself is conforming or less powerful than before. TOP
To dream of shorts in a dream represents a relaxed, worry free, laid back, or carefree attitude during a negative situation. Showing yourself or other people that you aren't letting problems get you down.
Black or red shorts represents a laid back or care free attitude that is negative or excessive. You are too comfortable or relaxed about a situation that you should be more conservative about. It may also reflect showing off, bragging, or a neglectful attitude when a problem arises. TOP
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To dream of a shotgun represents the power to make a decision that is significant, powerful, or has lasting consequences. A shotgun symbolizes choices that are dramatic. Dealing with a problem with one final shot.
If bad people in a dream hold a shotgun it represents negative personality traits with the power to make dramatic choices that could sabotage you, or "burn bridges." It may also reflect your own wish to get back at someone powerfully.
To dream of a sawed-off shotgun symbolizes you or some aspect of your personality that can make very powerful quick decisions. Big choices made on the spot. If a bad or evil person in a dream has a sawed-off shot gun this can symbolize very powerful short term rash decisions.
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To dream of shoulders represents your sense of responsibility or a burden you carry. Possibly a reflection of secret knowledge or of people you have to take care of. TOP
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To dream of a shovel represents waking life situations where your focus is on doing something different. Struggling with all you have to make a change. A quest for a new understanding
To dream of digging a hole with a shovel represents your attempt to do all you can to get answers. A quest for new understanding or to get to the bottom of a problem. Negatively, it may reflect a problem you are making worse for yourself. Trying too hard to find the truth to a problem.
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To dream of a shower represents a renewal, or a fresh start. A shower symbolizes something you are thinking, or something that is happening in your waking life that is allowing you to relieve a burden or stress of some kind. Something may have happened that allows you to stop worrying.
If you can't find a shower, or have difficulty using one it symbolizes a burden or emotional difficulties that are holding you back.
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To dream of a shower cap represents a wish to avoid changing your mindset or thinking style as you undergo some kind of renewal. Wanting to feel better about yourself or look better to others without having to change you attitude, mood, or intentions. Shielding yourself from some emotional situation.
Negatively, a shower cap may reflect a stubborn attitude while you undergo a change or renewal. A bad relationship or situation may have improved, but you don't want to change how you think about it. TOP
To dream of a paper shredder represents the elimination of plans or ideas. You may be choosing to rid yourself of certain goals or plans as you decide to move in alternative directions. A shredder may also represent people or situations may be noticeably antagonistic towards your goals or wishes. Plans or goals seem to come undone before your eyes.
To dream of a paper shredder working in reverse may represents plans or ideas that are being revitalized after being abandoned or compromised. TOP
To dream of shrimp represent positive feelings that something can't stop you. Confidence that you can never fail or be contended with.
Negatively, shrimp may reflect arrogance that is going too far or your feeling that you will never be taken seriously. TOP
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To dream of real functioning window shutters represents signals about what you or someone else really feels about a situation. An indicator of mood or openness. Positively, shutters may reflect an unwillingness to be be noticed by others in a degrading, risky, or embarrassing manner.
To dream of closed window shutters represents an unwillingness to be noticed liking something. It may also reflect closing others off or not wanting to be involved with a situation. It may also point to sensitivity about situations having to feel good all the time.
Negatively, closed shutters may represent a childish attempt to avoid noticing something happening that can't be stopped. Closed window shutters may also reflect you or someone else that is being a prude or snob. Wanting to be noticed by others as being better than them.
To dream of decorative window shutters represents a preference to be noticed by others as having a lovely life. Feeling good noticing everything happening in your life is always perfect.
Negatively, decorative window shutters may reflect appearances without substance. Trying too hard to appear like everything in your life is perfect.
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To dream of a sibling rivalry represents your attempt to overcome your own insecurities or flaws. It may also reflect your struggle to come to terms with alternative opinions or feelings.
Alternatively, a sibling rivalry may represent your view of other people competing over different opinions or goals.
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To dream of being sick represents problems, disappointments, or setbacks that you must wait to pass before getting to do what you really want. Feeling held back by something you can't control.
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To dream that you are walking on a sidewalk represents steady progress towards goals. Outcomes that you feel are absolutely certain. Slow progress in some area of your life that you are confident about. A direction in life where you are "knowing it." A path in life that is confident.
A cracked sidewalk may reflect minor problems or temporary setbacks that are keeping you from fully achieving a goal or being totally confident. TOP
To dream of a sifting screen represents careful scrutiny of an area of your life that's being cleansed. Keeping what's important in your life and removing what isn't.
Example: A person once dreamed of a sifting screen while they were in the process of giving their home a spring cleaning. TOP
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