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To dream of a soul represents feelings about the permanent nature of the personality or character traits. Who you really are. Feeling like a whole person. Feeling like a good person.
To dream of lacking a soul or losing your soul may reflect feelings of emptiness. Not feeling like a whole person. Feelings about yourself others "selling out." Feeling permanently unforgivable. Feeling that you have permanently lost all respectability as a person or professional. Feeling that you lack creativity. Feeling that someone else owns you. Feeling unloved or that you aren't special. Feeling that you are a bad person.
Positively, souls in a dream may reflect feelings about natural love, the true honest character of a person, or natural talent.
Negatively, dreaming about souls may reflect feelings about bad things you or someone else has done being a permanently unforgivable. A bad reputation or act of selfishness that can never be overlooked. Guilt about something you feel is permanent.
Alternatively, dreaming about souls may reflect issues with your spirituality. Anxiety about your spiritual status with God or how deserving you are ti go to heaven.
To dream of running away from evil souls may reflect issues with avoiding situations where you feel you can never be forgiven every again. Avoiding bad people in your life that you feel are hopelessly negative. Avoiding being drawn back into negativity from your past. Telling yourself "that is not who I am anymore." Fearing confronting your negative past or guilt.
To dream of a soul being corrupted or turned evil may reflect feelings about yourself or other people choosing immorality. Corrupting bad influences.
To dream of seeing a soul leave a body may reflect feelings about having completed your purpose in a situation. Feeling that there is nothing left for you to do in a situation as your goals have been completed. Feeling perfectly happy with your achievements and wishing to move on.
Negatively, it may reflect guilt, shame, or fear at witnessing corruption. Experiencing yourself or someone else choosing to be corrupt or immoral. Permanently jealousy or emptiness.
To dream of saving someone else's soul may reflect feelings sacrifices you are making for someone else. Making difficult choices for someone else's best interest. Being a protector and mentor to someone. Savings others from their own negative or careless behavior.
To dream of a sound represents what you feel or intuitively sense about a situation. Sounds in dreams are often a reflection of feelings.
Consider the type of sound for additional meaning.
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To dream of soup represents your feelings about a situation that you don't want to lose a good feeling about. Concern about keeping the warmth or pleasantness of something alive.
Consider the kind of soup for additional symbolism.
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To dream of liking tasting something sour represents the enjoyment of a challenge or difficulty. Liking knowing that something should be harder or not feel good.
To dream of not liking tasting something sour represents feelings that a situation is too hard or too concerned with not feeling good. Resentment. It may also reflect feeling that a situation or relationship is has something wrong with it or is getting worse.
To dream of south represents a situation in your waking life that is becoming more dangerous, irrational, or increasing in negativity. A more dangerous mindset. Things not doing what they're supposed to do with more problems. Something going "awry."
To dream of South America represents a mindset that feels like nobody has to cares about you unless they have to. Feeling that other people are always making you need to prove yourself matter. Earning everything on your own or not having anyone that will do you a favor.
Positively, South American may reflect pride in what you've earned on your own. Defending your right to enjoy what you've earned.
Example: A man dreamed of being South America. In waking life he was broke and having a really hard time trying to cheaply promote his website. Nobody would give him a chance.
To dream of South Korea represents a mindset that always focused on improving. Choosing to avoid boredom or stagnation. Awareness of yourself being smarter or better than jealous losers. Always trying a new idea. Always trying hard to believe in yourself deserving to be happy despite others not liking it. Never embarrassing yourself choosing to not believe
in yourself deserving to be happy. Negatively, South Korea may reflect tunnel vision mentality regarding improvements when it's no longer a good idea or helpful. Over improving to the point of making something worse.
To dream of a souvenir represents unforgettable achievements or memorable situations. Something in your life that stands as a reminder of what you did.
You may have approached a situation differently and experienced an unusual outcome.
Positively, a souvenir may represent memorable achievements that instill pride, confidence, or feelings of success when you notice them.
Negatively, a souvenir may represent bad luck, tragedy, or a negative experience that is difficult to forget. You may have embarrassed yourself or have tried something new that didn't work out.
A real life situation that may encourage a souvenir dream could be standing up to a bully and always noticing them cowering around you afterwards. Their cowardice stands as a memento of what you did.
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To dream of a space station represents a perspective on a situation where you are always confronting the unknown. Situations you are involved in where you always doing something you've never done before and can't predict the outcome to. You may feel overwhelmed by chaos or a constant state of unpredictability.
Example: A man dreamed of being on a space station fixing problems. In waking life he was handling he has confronting multiple financial problems and family issues that he had never experienced before.
To dream of a spaceship represents navigation into unknown territory. Choosing or preparing to do things you've never done before. New experiences or new struggles that you can't predict an outcome for. You might feel that a life situation is a bit weird or chaotic. You may feel like you are "on the edge." Decision-making in your life revolving around doing things you've never had to do before or that are highly unusual.
People who take hallucinogenic substances such as ayahausca commonly see visions of spaceships. This most likely reflects how weird and unusual the experience is as people often hear voices or feel invisible people around them when they take ayahuasca.
People experiencing the death of a friend or relative often dream of spaceships. This may reflect their feelings about how unusual it feels to go on with their lives without the person.
Example: A woman dreamed of her father getting on a spaceship and travelling deep into space. Upon waking, her father had died. The spaceship may have reflected her feelings about how strange and odd it felt to have to experience her father gone from her life for good.
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To dream of spaghetti represents experiences that are too wonderful or special to notice anything wrong with them. Feeling that you have to careful about something wonderful.
Positively, dreaming about spaghetti represents an enjoyment of doing something difficult. Enjoying applying intelligent experience or sophisticated methods of problem solving. Enjoying a sense of preparedness. Liking knowing what to do in a difficult situation. The careful application of foreknowledge. Spaghetti in a dream may show up when you are dealing with a problem were you have the needed experience to deal with. Enjoying proving you are a sophisticated person.
Negatively, spaghetti may reflect your anxiety about not being careful about showing your appreciation for something wonderful you fear losing. Not wanting to take risks with a sophisticated problem. Enjoying pretending to be professional or more experienced than you really are with a problem that is beyond your abilities.
Alternatively, spaghetti may be a sign that you find yourself entangled in a messy relationship or uncomfortable position.
To dream of a toilet filled with spaghetti may reflect a wish to abandon an opportunity that would allow you to enjoy proving your intelligence or sophisticated experience.
Example: A man had recurring dreams about his mouth being completely stuffed with spaghetti. In waking life he was demoted at his job and was scared to tell anyone about his dislike of the demotion because he feared not showing appreciation to his employer for having a job at all.
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To dream of spaghetti sauce represents feelings about sophisticated situations requiring intelligent or sophisticated experience to handle them. A wonderful or "beautiful" thing to experience if it's done right.
Negatively, dreaming about spaghetti sauce represents professional embarrassment. Sophisticated problems that are difficult to change if you make a mistake. Mistakes that become a nagging problem or constant reminder of failure if not addressed properly. Spaghetti sauce may reflect mistakes, regrets, or problems that can't be easily fixed. A negative situation requiring intelligent experience to solve.
To dream of Spain represents a mindset that feels immersed in social situations where you are around people who always prefer to never notice anything wrong at all.
Negatively, Spain may represent feelings of being surrounded by people who are seductive and dishonest. Always noticing other people never wanting to notice or address problems. Realizing other people are using empty flattery on you. Your awareness of other people using you to feel good or seducing you with lies. Spain may be a sign that you need to be more careful about who you trust or that you using bad judgement about someone.
Example: A man dreamed of being about to take a trip to Spain. In waking life the man was being used by a friend who kept lying to him about girls that liked him.
To dream Spanish people (from Spain) represents aspects of your personality that prefer to never notice anything wrong at all. A preference to put a pleasant or positive spin on whatever is happening.
Negatively, dreaming about Spanish people may represent empty promises or flattery. You or other people that make others feels good, but never really mean it.
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To dream of spanking represents a humiliating or embarrassing punishment. An embarrassing reprimand or talking down to someone. Negatively, spanking may reflect victimizing someone showing them you're the boss. Assertive acts of embarrassing domination.
To dream of being spanked may reflect feelings about an embarrassing reprimand. Feeling empty or humiliated because someone talked down to you. Feeling that someone has showed you that they are the boss.
To dream of sexual or erotic spanking represents enjoyable displays of total control or domination in some area of your life. Allowing someone else to feel good noticing themselves being powerful or assertive.
To dream of sparkles represents feelings about something being special or wonderful. Wanting to notice something being perfect forever. Preoccupation with only the good or "positive" things.
Negatively, sparkles may be a sign that you are noticing a situation through "rose colored glasses."
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To dream of a sparrow represents an area of your life that is underestimated. You or someone else may feel undervalued, underutilized, or like you aren't getting the respect you deserve. Alternatively, a sparrow may reflect a person or situation that you are underestimating.
To dream of stereo speakers represents communication of feelings. Verbal or nonverbal gestures that let others know how you are feeling. Your ability to get your feelings expressed.
Music coming out of a speaker may reflect the type of feeling you or someone else is expressing.
To dream of strange noises coming out of a speaker may represent mixed messages you or someone else is giving about their true feelings.
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To dream of speaking in tongues represents a strong concern with being noticed perfectly faithful. Wanting to be noticed giving all of yourself to a cause or belief.
Negatively, speaking in tongues may be a sign that you are too concerned or obsessed with being noticed faithful. Feeling that you have to try too hard to impress others or keep up a perfectly faithful appearance.
Dreams of speaking in tongues are common to religious people who are experiencing anxiety about appearing to be as faithful as other people. It may also reflect peer pressure to go the "extra mile" to show others your faith is strong. It may also reflect feeling stupid trying too hard to show your faith to others. It may be best to relax the religious fervor a bit or stop caring so much about what others thik of your faith.
Example: A woman dreamed of speaking in tongues and banging her head off the living room table. In waking life she felt anxiety about not appearing to be a strong enough Christian and was trying her hardest to please God.
To dream of a spear represents the ability to embarrass or cause harm to someone else in a primitive manner. Defending yourself by trying to make others embarrassed by their own stupidity. A primitive manner of proving yourself.
Negatively, a spear may reflect you or someone else that is intentionally trying to attack someone. Purposely trying to hurt or fail someone with their own stupidity. Feeling that someone in your life is trying to embarrass you or challenge you with primitive need to prove themselves.
To dream of having spears thrown at you represents a person or situation that you feel is intentionally out to fail you.
To dream of resisting a spear attack may reflect feelings of requiring strong will power or focus to avoid looking stupid.
To dream of being attacked by Native Americans or aboriginal people with spears represents feelings of being intentionally attacked by someone less intelligent or primitive than you. Feeling that someone stubborn is trying to make you fail by getting you to do something stupid.
Example: A man dreamed of walking down a road and having spears thrown at him. In waking life he was going through an initiation process at a club and everyone in the club was purposely trying to make him fail as part of his test. He had to try his hardest to avoid looking stupid and failing the test.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing someone use a broken pole as a spear to attack an evil person. In waking life he was having serious problems with his business and feared losing his business. At the last minute he reversed a stupid mistake he made in the beginning to fix the problem. The spear in this case may have reflected how primitive and stupid he felt the solution to his problem was. He overcame his problem with the simplest solution and felt stupid about it.
To dream of special K may represent situations where you self-conscious about all your decisions being good ones. Wanting to be see yourself making the right choices all the time. Being careful about everything you're doing. A wish to be certain that everything you're doing is positive or productive. Special K may reflect a self-improvement mentality.
Example: A woman dreamed of eating special K. In waking life she had just met a guy after a long period of being single. The special K reflected how self-conscious she was about choosing this guy as a partner and the quality of his character.
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To dream of giving a speech represents feelings of about your views or ideas being important to listen to. You may also feel that you are at the "top of your game" in some area of your waking life. Communicating an urgent or important message. Using your experience or knowledge to challenge others to do better. Feeling that your ideas have to listened to.
Negatively, dreaming of giving a speech may reflect anxiety about challenging others to do better or a fear of embarrassing yourself expressing your ideas to others. It may also reflect your fear of public speaking.
To dream that no one is listening to your speech may represents feelings of your ideas being important while being uninteresting to others. Feeling invisible, overlooked, or boring. It may also reflect anxiety about embarrassing yourself sharing your ideas.
To dream of hearing a speech may represent your perception of a person or situation making you feel that change is important. A sense of new ideas being important to listen to or follow through on. Feeling that "listening" is very important. A person or situation that is challenging you to do better.
Negatively, a listening to a speech may be a sign that you are giving too much importance to ideas that may not be as dire as they are being presented.
To dream of a speed boat represents navigating uncertainty, stressful times, or negative situations at a fast pace. You may feel an urgent need to confront a problem. You may be trying to get through a difficult time as quickly as possible. You may also feel rushed or pressured to keep up.
Example: A man dreamed of riding a speed boat across a lake as quickly as he could. In real life he was a gay man who was infected with AIDS. He was trying to leave the gay promiscuous lifestyle as quickly as he could by seeking therapy and the support of friends.
To dream of a speed bump represents an obstacle in your life that forces patience on you. Feelings about a petty inconvenience. A person or situation that is purposely preventing you from moving ahead as quickly as you'd like. Feelings of being hampered or held back. Feeling forced to be more careful or patient than you'd like to me.
Alternatively, speed bumps may represent your attempt to prevent someone else from moving as fast as they want to.
Positively, speed bumps may reflect obstacles created for you by people who think are not experienced or old enough to proceed as quickly as you'd like in some area of your life. A warning against haste or impatience.
To dream of speeding represents decision-making that is highly motivated or driven. Feeling compelled to stop at nothing to finish something. Wanting a relationship or situation to move along faster than it is.
Negatively, speeding may reflect hasty choices or a lack of patience. Not thinking clearly or being too focused on yourself. It may also reflect an inconsiderate behavior to others as you move to reach your goal. A relationship maybe moving too fast. A sign you need to slow down.
To dream of a speeding ticket represents consequences due to hasty or rushed decisions. You need to be a bit more patient or rethink your strategy.
Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that your life is moving too quickly and you need to slow down or simplify things.
To dream of a speedo swimsuit represents behavior or intentions that are focused on nothing except never losing to negativity. Facing uncertainty while caring about nothing except getting through it or overcoming it. Total preoccupation with facing a problem or confronting something.
The symbolism is based on water representing negative situations or uncertainty. The speedo swimsuit is then a reflection of the personality being totally focused or minimalist while confronting this.
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To dream of a speedometer reflects the pace of your life or the pace of a situation. How fast you feel your direction of life is going. How quickly you are progressing with a decision you've made. The momentum of a relationship.
Consider the numbers for additional meaning.
To dream of a spell book represents ideas or a source of insight into how to permanently manipulate or control people or situations. Looking for a trick or manipulation strategy that can't be stopped or figured out.
Example: A young girl dreamed of searching through a spell book to fend off a curse. In waking life she was frustrated with her parents controlling her and wanted to find a way to reverse it to make sure they never did it again by scaring them into believing that she was going to move away.
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To dream of spending money in a dream represents using your power, resources, or opportunities to get what you want in life. Making a choice to do something. It may also reflect a favour or promise you are taking from someone else.
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To dream of sperm represents a final choice, or decision. It can symbolize the motivations or intentions that lead to a final choice.
To have sperm on your face, or see it on the face of someone else represents the consequences of unproductive or negative choices. Some aspect of your personality has made an unproductive choice that negatively effects you or embarrasses you.
To dream of a sphinx represents your feelings about authority or control that doesn't need to explain itself. Respect that can't be questioned. Awareness of how intelligent it is to avoid upsetting an authority. Feeling that you will face serious consequences if you don't respect someone on your own. Feeling that you will be in serious trouble if you don't do exactly what someone tells you. A warning signal to "tread carefully" in the presence of authority. A warning signal that something seriously dangerous is not being faked.
Negatively, dreaming about a sphinx may reflect people in your life that you feel are so conceited with power that they expect total compliance from you without explaining themselves. Fearing someone powerful's reputation. Signalling to others that they are in danger if they risk insubordination. Allowing arrogant rhetoric, rumors, or reputations control you. Assuming someone is powerful or dangerous without having ever experienced it yourself. Serving others without question. Assumptions about a dangerous past that haven't been fully explored.
To dream of the Egyptian Sphinx may reflect feelings of assumed importance given to something based on a reputation of which you've never experienced yourself in person. Assuming something is important to respect without understanding it fully.
Alternatively, the Egyptian Sphinx may reflect awareness of something being important, but not understanding why. Respect you used to give to someone without knowing much about them. A dangerous reputation that stands the test of time. Memories of total power that used to be highly respected. Something in your life that triggers bad memories of a bossy person, bully, or controlling person. Intimidation from your past that negatively effects your decisions in the present.
Example: A man dreamed of floating above the Egyptian desert in a hot air balloon and seeing a large number of sphinx's on the ground. In waking life he was having a child and was assuming that his child was so important that he would sacrifice a large number of areas of his life to respect the child's upbringing. The sphinx's in this case may have reflected his unquestioned respect for his first unborn child without question based on inexperience that was excessive and driving to him to make too many sacrifices to his personal life to cater to the child's needs. He was so nervous about becoming a father he allowed his need to respect the child without question to override his judgement.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing sphinx's on all his bed posts. In waking life he was having trouble having a sexual relationship with this girlfriend because she feared sexual contact. The sphinx's in this case may have reflected his feelings about having to respect his girlfriend's fear of sexual contact without question until she was ready on her own. He feared she would break up with him if he pushed her at all.
To dream of tasting something spicy represents change or variety in life. Experimentation or trying something different. Adding excitement, stimulation, or making something more interesting. Zestyiness. Looking at a situation or relationship from a different perspective.
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To dream of spiderman may represent an unusual degree of courage or nerve as you attempt to make someone arrogant embarrass themselves. Risking everything to pressure someone into doing the right thing for themselves.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing spiderman. In waking life he was risking his relationship with his elderly father by complaining to city building inspectors about his father's neglected property. He hoped his father would go broke trying to comply with the city orders and be forced into selling so he'd retire and stop living in a home that was falling apart.
To dream of a spider represents feeling trapped or hopeless. A negative situation that feels inevitable or impossible to escape. Beliefs about things that you think are permanent or will never go away.
Alternatively, spiders may reflect irrational beliefs. Powerful insecurities that prevent you from doing what you want in life. Irrational fears that prevent you from enjoying yourself, or powerful desires for things you don't believe you can ever have.
Positively, a spider may represent a positive area of your life that is intricate and patient. Inevitable success based on skill. This would usually be represented by blue or white spiders.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing spiders flood his bedroom. In real life he had an embarrassing health problem and believe it would never allow him to have a girlfriend. The spiders reflected how trapped he felt my his health problem.
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To dream of spikes representing heightened feelings of needing to be careful to avoid embarrassment or a dangerous outcome. Feeling that your defenses are up or that you need to protect yourself more than usual.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing someone walking around carefully on spikes. In waking life she couldn't use a birth control drug anymore because she couldn't afford it. She had to use condoms which she felt were a higher risk to getting pregnant because they could leak or break.
To dream of spiky hair represents a mindset that is rebellious, spiteful, resistant, or insensitive to rules or beliefs. It may also reflect you or someone else that is breaking the rules, being mean, or being difficult on purpose.
To dream of spilling something represents feelings about losing control over something you first felt was contained. Embarrassment of losing control of something in your life. Carelessness or an embarrassing display of lacking responsibility. Inconsiderate attempts to control people who end up embarrassing you. Feelings about wasted opportunities.
Alternatively, spilling in a dream may reflect a powerful display of release after a long period of trying to contain something. Letting go of secrets. A powerful display of truth telling.
Example: A man dreamed of spilling a big bowl of soup. In waking life he was trying to control his son and his son humiliated him in front of the whole family.
To dream of spinach represents feelings that you have to act more grown up than you usually do to solve a problem because it's good for you. Feeling that it's responsible to accept something the way it is. Compromise that is good for you. Awareness of yourself having to avoid all childish behavior to solve a problem. Mature behavior that feels important. Feeling that you have to act more responsible than other people to solve a problem. Respecting yourself with adult behavior. Responsible behavior that requires a serious attitude.
Negatively, spinach in a dream may reflect your dislike of accepting a situation that is less exciting than your plans. Feeling forced to accept something the way it is because it's beneficial to not continue with your own agenda.
Example: A man dreamed of hearing the word "spinach." In waking life he was confronting the US Government in a corruption case and felt that due to the difficulty of the case he might have to take on additional legal options to protect his right to file documents. The spinach in this case may have reflected his dislike of the option to accept the governments demands because it would cost him less money in legal fees.
To dream of a spine represents the ability to withstand difficulty or "stay put" with difficult choices. Stamina and strength of character. The courage of conviction or to maintain integrity in the face of arrogance. How well you keep your responsibilities or promises. Having "backbone."
Negatively, a dream with a spine may reflect a lack of moral character or responsibility. You "caved" on an issue or lowered yourself.
To dream that you are spinning uncontrollably represents feelings that a situation is out of your hands. A loss a control over a situation. Losing your grip or feeling that failure is beyond your ability to stop.
To dream of a spiral represents some sort of repetitive or ongoing situation in your life. A situation that never seems to end. It may also reflect a circular mindset or going in circles emotionally.
Negatively, a spiral may represent psychological or emotional exhaustion. Doing something until you don't care any more or until you can't stand it any more.
To dream of spirits represents memories or issues that are lingering from the past. It may also reflect memories of people from your past. The essence of who someone was.
Negatively, dreaming of a spirit may reflect feelings of lost relationships or relationships that aren't as perfect as they used to be.
To dream of evil spirits represents negative experiences or issues from your past that are unresolved.
To dream of spirits of dead relatives or friends may represent your feelings about their death. It may also reflect your intuition or foresight about impending death.
Dreaming of a dead loved one may possibly have no connection to their death at all and simply reflect an aspect of your personality based on the memories or feelings that stand out the most about them. For example, if a person dreams of their dead father it may simply reflect an issue they have with their conscience or decision they made.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing the spirit of her 14 year-old daughter moving towards her. In waking life she felt that her relationship with her daughter was permanently changed because she had moved in with her grandmother and only came over to ask for money. The spirit coming towards her may have reflected her feelings about her daughter not caring about her anymore or feeling emotional traces of who her daughter used to be as she now only visited to get money.
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To dream of spit or spitting represents feelings about behavior that seems insensitively aware of itself not being caring. Intentionally showing other people that you don't care about something.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing someone spit using a pole to bang the inside of a bucket and then spit in the bucket when they were finished. In waking life she felt that her last sexual experience with her husband was empty. The spitting in the bucket at the end may have reflected her feelings about how empty it felt to have her husband ejaculate in her like it didn't matter.
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To dream of a splash represents feelings of situations being unpredictable or dangerously volatile. Unexpected surprises. A person or situation that has done something that is not supposed to happen. Feeling that a situation is being needlessly aggravated.
Dreaming of a splash of water may also represent a negative or uncertain situation that have caught you off guard. Feeling insulted or disrespected. A messy resolution to a problem.
Negatively, a splash may reflect feelings that someone or something doesn't like you. It may also reflect feelings about people or situations being careless or irresponsible. Feeling that a person or situation is dangerously not believing that something serious matters.
Positively, dreaming about making a splash may reflect waking life situations where you or someone else is being playful. Taking a big risk and not caring what anyone else thinks about it. Situations where it was important to surprise, shock, or "wake people up."
To dream of a spleen represents feelings regarding conflict where you believe every single detail matters even though it's not serious to do so. Feeling that it's inappropriate to not respect even the small details of a situation or relationship. Putting your foot down for small issues out of respect, courtesy, or tradition. Your ability to feel like a total winner with even the small details being respected. Feeling that it's inappropriate for your partner to be friends with someone of the opposite at sex.
Negatively, dreams about the spleen may be a sign that you need to lighten up and making a big deal out of a small issue.
To dream of having your spleen removed may reflect your inability to stand up for small issues of respect, courtesy, or tradition. Uncontrollable annoyance or jealousy with a seemingly innocent situation that you feel is harmless, but still inappropriate. Sensitivity about details requiring to be absolutely perfect in order to be feel respected or powerful.
Example: A man dreamed of having his spleen removed for an experiment. In waking life he allowed his wife to eat dinner out with a younger male student of hers. He thought it was inappropriate even though it seemed harmless. He couldn't control his jealousy after the having allowed the dinner date to occur.
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To dream of an object something being split in half through damage represents feelings about an imperfect or dangerous division. Objects splitting in unusual ways may also reflect unexpected flaws or problems. Fear or disappointment of some area of your life no longer working normally.
To dream of pants splitting in the rear end may reflect feelings of embarrassment about discipline being too uptight or strict.
To dream of a tree split down the middle may reflect feelings of division in some established area of your life. Family division. Relationship division. Employment insecurity.
To dream of doing the splits in the style of gymnastics represents feelings about an exceptional feat of independence. Fearlessness that you could ever be stopped. Scaring other people with how comfortable you are with dangerously extending yourself to maintain stability. Feelings about being dangerously capable. Feelings about being exceptionally comfortable in an unusually demanding situation. Being an expert that does't fear one thing stopping you. Enjoying doing something comfortably that other people think is too dangerous.
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To dream of sponge represents feelings about absorbing a problem. Your ability to integrate or accept a problem into your life.
Positively, a sponge may reflect receptivity to learning or knowledge.
Negatively, a sponge may reflect a tendency to absorb to much negativity from others. Putting up with too much poor treatment.
Example: A woman dreamed of smelling an orange sponge. In waking life she had confronted her husband about potential cheating and was trying to feel how bad the effects of the confrontation were. The sponge in this case may have reflected her feelings about herself having no choice, but to put up with the potential cheating. As a house wife she felt she had no choice, but to "absorb" her husbands bad behavior.
To dream of a sponsorship or that you are sponsoring a cause represents feelings about about noticed by others as supportive. Wanting to look good being supportive.
Negatively, dreaming about a sponsorship may reflect bad or false intentions behind supporting others. Wanting to be noticed by others as supportive only because it benefits you. Wanting to look good to enemies or appear to be more caring or sympathetic than your enemies.
To dream of spooning represents a positive waking life situation that give you exactly what you want. A positive experience that leaves you totally in control, with full access, or always letting you having your way no matter what.
The person being penetrated represents a personality trait or a person in your life that is giving you exactly what you want. The person doing the penetrating represents a personality trait getting everything they want.
Spooning in a dream reflects positive waking life experiences or relationships with people that feel good, leave you in control, and make you feel powerful.
Example: A man dreamed of spooning a woman he had just met. In waking life he was sharing his art work with this woman over the Internet and she always had something good to say about his art no matter what. He felt like he could never lose or be rejected.
To dream of a spoon represents special treatment. Areas of your life that you want to protect or be careful with. Alternatively, it may also represent privileges. You or someone else is being given special treatment.
To dream of sports represents issues that you are struggling with. The opposing teams represents mental or emotional conflict between positive and negative aspects of your personality. The ball represents the a specific issue.
To dream of playing sports at school represents anxieties or personal issues that you are struggling with. You have concerns or interests that are presenting challenges to you in your life. You may have anxiety or concerns about being the best that you can.
The different kinds of sports all symbolize different perspectives of a struggle mentally or emotionally.
See the themes section for sports for a more in depth look at sports symbolism.
To dream of a sports bra represents showing off power or assertiveness while confronting a problem. There may be a person or situation that you are conflicting with and feel the need assert yourself.
To dream of a sports car represents your decision making or self-control while feeling free or powerful. It reflects your attempts to get what you want in life while feeling in control, capable, and experiencing little resistance.
To experience an accident with a sports car may reflect a problem or difficulty that is making you feel less powerful or less in control of your life. It may also point to arguments, poor decisions, or arrogance.
A red sports car is symbolic of powerful negative decision making. Successfully doing what you want with little regard for morals or other people. A dream symbol that is common to rich or successful people.
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Sports Trading Cards
To dream of sports trading cards represents your interest in having or acquiring something. You may want to ensure that you don't miss out on feeling a certain way or having a certain type of experience.
Seeing a lot of trading cards or boxes of trading cards may reflect your wish to have all of something. You don't want to miss something or lose out in any way.
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To dream of a spotlight represents preoccupation with noticing one issue. All your attention is on one goal only. Drawing all attention to one person or situation.
To dream of having a spotlight on you represents feelings of being the centre of attention. Everyone is noticing you, what you're saying, or what you're doing.
Example: A man dreamed of turning off lights and then walking over to a spot light and turning it on. In waking life he had stop looking around for possible career choices and found one specific field he wanted to focus all his attention on.
To dream of animals having spots that are unusual for that specific animal to have may reflect a comfortable attitude with non-stop dangerous behavior. Repetitive dangerous threats. Feeling good being dangerous or enjoying threatening people. Enjoying the power to freely embarrass whoever you want. Fear of something that repeatedly draws attention to itself.
To dream of having spots on your skin represents awareness of yourself never feeling perfect. Excepting yourself as feeling flawed. A reflection of your feelings in situations that you can't do anything to change.
To dream of seeing unsightly dirt spots on fabric represents feelings of embarrassment of your flaws. Unpleasant feelings that something wrong with you or that you look stupid in some manner. Feeling unprofessional. Embarrassment or insecurity about not being perfect in a way that is important to you. Excepting yourself in a less attractive role than you would like. Spots may also reflect feelings about a problem being dangerous to be noticed by others.
To dream of a snake with spots may reflect repetitive threats of total failure. Feeling that an enemy or serious problem is overly casual with repeat threats. Consider the type of snake and color of the spots for additional meaning.
Example: A woman dreamed of cleaning her house and then getting black spots on her clothes that needed to be cleaned out. In waking life she was trying to fix her resume to get a job, made a change that was too successful sounding, and was overly concerned with tweaking the change to make it as perfectly honest as possible to avoid looking stupid exaggerating her skills.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing a dark green fish with black spots flying around his bedroom. In waking life he was threatening to kill himself wherever someone threatened him with serious losses if he didn't comply with their blackmail. The black spots may have reflected his repetitive tendency to feel good threatening to kill himself because it was an easy escape from the illegal threats and humiliate the person threatening him.
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To dream of a spray can represents feelings a high level of ease or convenience to alter a situation to your liking. Feelings about your usage of a convenient tool to make a unpleasant or undesirable situation change.
To dream of bug spray represents feelings about a convenient tool or resource used to make an annoying situation go away. Negatively, it may reflect an insensitive or mean opinion about how easy it is to make an annoying person stop bothering you.
To dream of spray paint represents feelings about a convenient tool or resource used to change the mood or theme of a situation. A quick way to change moods, intentions, feelings, or themes.
To dream of spraying water on a person represents feelings about intentional embarrassment. Intentionally making someone insecure, uncertain, or feeling bad about themselves. Intentionally embarrassing someone with unpleasant facts they don't want to hear.
To dream of spraying water on a fire represents a wish to reverse or stop a dangerous situation that is getting out of control. A wish to reverse overly emotional situations that are getting out of control.
To dream spraying rubbing alcohol on something may reflect your wish to easily sanitize a problem situation. Ease of convenience of making a situation problem-free or guilt-free.
To dream of being sprayed with urine represents feelings about being easily embarrassed by people who are quickly relieving themselves of a problem. Embarrassing other people by reliving yourself of your problems by offloading it on them in an insulting manner.
Example: A woman dreamed of using bug spray on bugs. In waking life she was attempting to discourage her ex-boyfriend from contacting her by insulting him and blocking his phone number.
To dream of spring represents new beginnings, hope, or feeling that a problem doesn't matter anymore. Renewal of some kind. Creativity, warmth, virility or fruitfulness.
To dream of a lawn sprinkler represents a wish to avoid being noticed losing or avoid notice yourself losing. Something you are doing to maintain appearances, good impressions, or a measure of your success. Being noticed winning no matter what.
To dream of eating something with sprinkles on it represents a wonderful situation where you feel that there is nothing wrong at all. Joy, pleasure, satisfaction. Appreciation for how well your life is proceeding at the moment. Really enjoying something that is happening to you.
To dream of a spy represents an aspect of your personality that is secretly sabotaging other people. Pretending you care about someone while having ulterior motives. You or someone else that is trying to stop others plans by acting as their friend. It may also reflect an attempt to study other people so that you can stop them or make them less successful at something.
Example: A single father dreamed of Russian spies. In real life he feared his son would leave home so he tried to look for things wrong with his son's new home so that he wouldn't leave. The spies reflected the father's attempt to secretly sabotage his son's plans with any problems he could find.
To dream of a square represents balance, stability, and sacrifice.
A square often appears in a dream to symbolize the removal of negative thoughts and emotions in waking life through certain changes or life experiences.
To dream of squash represents feelings about situations being intentionally boring or unattractive. Choices that are good for you, but don't feel good. Social situations where you feel people are being kinder to you on purpose. Parenting.
Negatively, dreaming about a squash represents feelings about having to care about people when you don't like to. Love, family, or a giving friendship that doesn't feel good for you. Putting up with someone else's problem because you have no choice.
Example: A woman dreamed of being offered a squash. In waking life she had talked to a guy whom she had an argument with and felt that he was being kinder to her on purpose to avoid angering her again.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having squash in her vegetable garden that was covered in bugs and rotting. In waking life she was having feelings about herself being an inadequate parent.
To dream of a squid represents clinginess, possessiveness, or total control that is intentional and hidden. Purposely wanting to take control of every little thing someone else has without it noticed. Selfish control on multiple areas that is covert and assertive.
Alternatively, a squid may reflect acceptance of yourself having to control something big or sophisticated when you don't want to. Disliking power that makes you the center of attention.
Negatively, dreaming about a squid may reflect feelings about yourself or other people that are getting away with a lot of bad behavior. A strong dislike or powerful jealousy of having your activities noticed at all. Aggressively wanting your negative activities to remain private. Organized criminal behavior that wishes to remain private or discrete.
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To dream of a squirrel represents an aspect of your personality that hoards or keeps everything to itself.
Positively, a squirrel represents preservation. Negatively, a squirrel reflects selfishness or not wanting to share.
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To dream of a St. Bernard represents protective rescuing. Either your own need to rescue someone else or your projection of another person who is trying to rescue you. A St. Bernard may be a sign that you or someone else feels helplessly overwhelmed by a problem.
To dream of rejecting a St.Bernard's help may be a sign that you have too much pride to allow others to help you. You may be too concerned with solving your own problems.
To dream of being stabbed represents feelings of being wounded by someone else's actions or remarks. Noticing someone else wanting to see you in pain or to know that you're losing. A struggle with power. You may be experiencing feelings of inadequacy. Feeling betrayed or sudden shock.
To dream of stabbing someone else represents defensiveness or taking out your anger on someone. A wish to restore your independence in a relationship or situation. Wanting to feel others pain or to know that you are hurting them in some way. Taking someone important or special away from someone.
Consider the area of the body being stabbed for additional meaning.
To dream of being stabbed in the neck represents conflict with commitments that have been made. Feeling that someone or something is challenging your ability to stay committed. Feeling attacked for your commitments. Feeling that someone doesn't want you to like something ever again or wants to you give up in some way. If you are trying to stab someone else in the neck it may be a sign that you are very jealous or angry that someone will not stop being committed to something. Feeling an attack on your will power or beliefs that something isn't a mistake.
To dream of being stabbed in the leg may reflect conflict with independent choices. Feeling attacked for wanting to do something on your own. If you stab someone else in the leg it may reflect your wish to stop a person or situation from becoming independent.
To dream of being stabbed in the hand represents feelings about conflict with capability. Feeling attacked for your abilities or skills. Feeling that someone or something is trying to turn you into a loser who can't perform well on your own. To dream that you are trying to stab someone else in their hands may reflect your attempt to attack a person or problem that is performing at a competent level that is uncomfortable for you. Jealousy that someone is doing something better than you.
Example: A woman dreamed of herself stabbing her sister all over her body. In waking life she was very angry at God for the death of her sister and went into her bedroom while alone in her home and cursed God for killing her sister. The stabbing may have reflected her feelings about hurting God's feelings with her words.
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To dream of a stable represents responsible control over your drives, urges, or instincts. Managing or control your drives or urges for an mature adult purpose.
Negatively, a stable in a dream may be a sign that you feel that you can't enjoy yourself, pursue goals as aggressively as you want to, or that you don't like slowing down sexual activity.
To dream of a horse stable represents self-control over your drives or ambition. Keeping your aspirations at bay until it's more appropriate. Taking a responsible break from your goals. Fine tuning or doubling your efforts before you get serious about your goals again.
Alternatively, a horse stable may reflect self-control over sexual urges. Taking time off during a highly sexual period of your life. Sexual activity that is only focused on pregnancy and not pleasure.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing pigs in a stable rolling around in the mud. In waking life he was trying to stay abstinent for a religious test and was finding it too difficult to control his sexual urges. He felt very selfish about it.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of horses having sex inside a stable. In waking life she was trying to get pregnant with her husband.
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To dream of sitting in a stadium represents your spectator perspective on a problem that is being confronted. Noticing what you are trying to achieve or noticing what someone else is trying to overcome. It may also reflect your supportive nature towards a problem or conflict. Negatively, you may feel like an outsider who is only watching.
To dream of playing in a stadium may reflect other people who you know are aware of you confronting a problem. It may also reflect how supportive you feel other people are being towards you as you face a problem.
Example: A man dreamed of sitting in a stadium. In waking life the man's wife was pregnant and making a lot of preparations to give birth.
To dream of employing people as part of your staff represents feelings about your decisions being supported at all times. Expectations about your decisions being supported or carried out with delegation. Feelings about yourself or others delegating decisions. Feeling reassured in your ability to manage or lead. Expecting others to do everything for you. Feeling that people should "answer to you." Feeling that people are obligated to do with you tell them. Feelings about yourself being a better manager or delegate than other people.
Alternatively, dreams about staff may reflect feelings about waking life situations where people are required to serve you. Feelings about servants, employees, city workers, contractors, or people whose job it is to help you in some way. Frustrations or honest feelings you have about these people.
Negatively, dreams about hired staff may reflect too many expectations from others supporting you. Delegation that is excessive or asks too much of others supporting you. Ego that expects subordination or has a low view of people beneath you in status. Overworking or taking advantage of people who support you. A naive belief that people are going to support you the way you asked them to. Expectations that others will follow orders flawlessly. Negatively expecting everyone else to do everything for you. Feelings about yourself controlling a relationship. Feeling that nobody cares about a problem as much as you do.
To dream of yelling at staff may reflect frustrations or impatience with others not being as supportive of a situation as you'd like them to be. Frustrations or impatience with people you believe are obligated to your decisions. Frustrations with people being lazier than you. Proving to others that you are more competent then they are. Frustrations with people who don't listen.
To dream of a magical staff represents powerful feelings about how easy it is to change something or cause something impossible to occur. Scaring other people with a highly skilled abilities to change something. Feelings about being an authority in incredible feats. Feeling that other people need to respect your powerful abilities.
To dream of a staff used as a weapon represents feelings about other people needing to respect your ability to be dangerous or experienced in conflict.
Example: A woman dreamed of yelling at hospital staff to hurry up and deliver a baby before seeing her grandmother in the corner of the room. In waking life she was eager for her boyfriend to help his girlfriend deliver her baby in the hospital so that her secret relationship with him could continue. The symbolism of the hospital staff being yelled at is this case may have reflected her initial supportive instructive attitude towards her boyfriend on the telephone pushing her boyfriend to be more intelligent about demanding the hospital staff do more, while her grandmother in the corner of the room may have reflected her intuition about the situation feeling that the relationship was never going to be what she wanted it to be.
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To dream that you are on a stage represents a presentation of yourself to others. How your beliefs, ideas, or attitude is being shown to others. You or someone else that is on the stage of life or the current center of attention. An area of our life or an aspect of our self that is being prominently watched by others.
Negatively, a stage may reflect a desire to show off or have attention. It may also reflect a heightened sense of pressure to succeed or perform well under pressure. Caring about what a lot of other people think of you or your abilities. Feeling that you need to "shine" at an important moment. Insecurity about embarrassing yourself in front of others or not performing incredibly in front of others. Possibly a sign that you need more practice or preparation to be at your best. Anxiety about your level of readiness.
To dream of missing essential equipment or instruments while on stage may reflect feelings about being deficient or lacking in something. Feeling that you need something or depend on something to be confident.
Actors or famous people often have bad dreams of being on stage and forgetting their lines.
Example: Senator Joe Lieberman dreamed of seeing a deceased failed democratic senator taking the stage. In real life he was just about lose the democratic nomination in an election. The stage reflected his public performance as he was about to concede the nomination.
Example 2: Actor Sean Penn had nightmares about his fingers being unable to find the strings of his guitar while we was on stage doing a guitar solo. In waking life he was in the middle of filming a movie where he played the role of a jazz guitarist. The dream most likely reflected his fear about his looking competent enough to play his part.
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To dream of stained glass windows may reflect a positive attitude about the future that you can't see. A positive attitude about something in the future that requires blind faith.
Negatively, stained glass windows may be a sign that you are putting too much blind faith into a problem instead of moving on. Thinking it's a beautiful thing to be faithful for the future for problems that are hopeless or repeatedly prove they are impossible to fix. Trusting someone too much for their future potential.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing stained glass windows in a church. In waking life she was having serious marital problems and trying hard to have faith in the future of the relationship while feeling that she could never really be certain about her marriage surviving.
To dream of stairs represents slow or incremental progress in a situation. It may also reflect an increase or decrease if your confidence, awareness, or intelligence. Making progress in some way.
Negatively, stairs in a dream may reflect unpleasant feelings about the need for responsible growth or having to wait to grow up before you can do something more serious or adult, or a slow hard learning process.
Going up stairs often represents improvement, achievement, or reaching higher levels of awareness and understanding. You are making progress emotionally, spiritually, or materially. If you have problems going up stairs it may symbolize trouble being unable to make progress in your life. Going up stairs may also symbolize a struggle or challenge you must endure to reach a higher level of understanding, success, or power. Improving "one step at a time. Slow learning process.
Going down stairs often represents emotional regression, or a situation that is getting worse. For example walking into your basement may symbolize regressing into darker aspects of your unconscious thoughts. Possibly a waking life situation is becoming more stressful or unpleasant to deal with. Walking down stairs may also symbolize the easing of conditions as a challenge or struggle ends. You may be slowly dealing with challenges to reach a bigger problem.
To dream that you walk up or down the stairs of your home towards another floor symbolizes a new mindset or emotional state. Deciding to do something different. The stairs themselves in this case may not be as relevant as where it is you are going. For example, moving from your bedroom down the stairs to the kitchen may reflect your readiness to do something different about a very private issue you have been keeping to yourself.
To dreams of a very long stairs in the front of a house may reflect feelings about a lot of effort required to experience something. A lot of work, effort, or improvements required in order to achieve stability with a goal.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing children going up and down stairs. In waking life he was blind and experiencing recurring cycles of her eyesight getting better and then worse.
Example 2: A man dreamed of moving from his bedroom, down stairs, and then going into the kitchen. In waking life he was preparing to face his biggest fear which was a revealing a very dark personal secret.
Example 3: A young girl dreamed of her mother turning into an angry octopus while standing on stairs that were behind her. In waking life he felt that her mother was aggressively trying to stop her from dating boys. The stairs behind her in the dream may have reflected her feelings about her mother's view of her not being grow up enough and having to return to a slower process of growing up before she should date boys while she felt she she was "past that growing up phase."
Example 4: A woman dreamed of beautiful oak stairs. In waking life she was pregnant and aware of herself being very close to giving birth.
To dream of something stale in a dream represents feelings about waking life situations becoming boring or less vibrant. Relationships losing their excitement or interest. A dull experience or relationship. Feelings about needing more excitement or needing to "shake things up." A need for a situation or relationship to be refreshed. Feeling a lack of passion in some area of your life.
Example: A woman dreamed of stale food. In waking life she felt that her relationship with her boss was slowly becoming more nasty and unfriendly. She felt that she would have to overcome the hostility to refresh the relationship with her boss.
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