To dream of home improvements or renovating a house represents changes to the way you normally think, or overhauling outdated ideas or behaviors. Self-improvement or improving the way you normally go about solving problems. Making changes to your usual methods of dealing with people. Making a big change so that you never concern yourself with a problem ever again. Expanding your way of thinking. It may also reflect your attempt to make big changes to yourself to feel better about yourself.
Consider the type of improvement or location of the room for additional meaning. Renovating a bathroom may represent new ways of fixing problems you are considering. Renovating a kitchen may represent new ways of preparing for future situations. Fixing up your living room may represent new or better ways of relaxing you are considering.
To dream of a mobile trailer home represents a perspective on a situation being temporary all the time. No concern for appearances while you endure a temporary situation.
Negatively, a mobile home may reflect embarrassment that problems that should be temporary are dragging out. Feeling that you are a loser permanently stuck in a situation that should be temporary. Feeling that a temporary problem is becoming an obvious permanent problem. Feeling like a loser that talks about their problems being temporary when the problems never go away. Feeling like a loser that has to keep making excuses for why temporary problems don't go away.
To dream of a trailer park filled with mobile homes represents a group mindset of people who are living under temporary conditions. Negatively, dreaming about a mobile homer trailer park may reflect feelings about being surrounded by losers who refuse to admit that they are losers. Pathetic excuses to why success never happens. Feelings about yourself or someone else having low standards for success. Low standards for friends. Feeling surrounded by pathetic failures or overconfident idiots. Feeling surrounded by unsuccessful people.
Example: A woman dreamed of living in a mobile home. In waking life she was temporarily unemployed with no idea when she would get a new job. She felt like a loser in this temporary state of unemployment.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing people walking into a mobile trailer home. In waking life he was hiding a serious health problem that was causing hair loss from his friends and family. He wore a hat while convincing himself that the problem was temporary and he could fix it on his own. He kept living in this state for 10 years.
To dream of being at home represents familiarity, security, or normalcy. Being comfortable with the way things are or being used to the way things are. A chaotic situation may have come to an end.
You may be feeling at "home" or settled at a new job or situation.
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To dream of an old age nursing home represents feelings about a situation almost being over. Sensitivity about about losing time, having to settle down, or having to get realistic about getting older. Feeling that an eventual ending is inevitable, but that there is still lots of time.
Negatively, a nursing home may reflect feelings of being too old to do something anymore. Stress or frustration with having to care about someone who is too old or impotent to care for themselves anymore. Feelings about death or failure being inevitable while you try to be enjoy anything else at all.
Nursing homes in dreams are common to people who have elderly parents that they don't expect to live for much longer.
Example: A woman dreamed of trees being cut down in front of a nursing home. In waking life her father died and she felt bad about having lost the remaining time she felt she had left with his father.
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Bugs and insects in dreams are almost always hinting at thoughts or situations that really annoy you. It may also reflect situations that you want nothing to do with. The dominant characteristic of the bug in your dream is usually what is being communicated to you about your own thoughts and emotions.
Dreams with bugs or insects infesting the home commonly appear when a person has physical health issues. Waking state aggravation or infection. If the dreams are recurring it may be a sign that you should get a checkup or see a doctor.
Example: A woman dreamed of her home being overrun by bugs. In waking life she had been diagnosed with fibromylagia. The bugs reflected her constant state of annoyance with being unable to do anything she wanted because we always always so tired or depressed.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of being stung by a black bug. In waking life she had some annoying pain in her hand after having recovered from a serious injury.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of having bugs crawling on her. In waking life she was experiencing a lot of annoyances related to living with her pregnancy.
Refer to the themes section for bugs for a more in depth look at bug symbolism.
To dream of the foundation of a home or building represents your core or fundamental strengths. A support system. Something you have or live with that gives you a sense of stability. The groundwork or framework of your success or power.
To dream of laying the foundation of a home or building represents important first steps being taken to insure stability for the long term. Getting yourself well prepared before making a big decision. Laying the groundwork of a relationship or project. Making good or powerful start.
To dream of a cracked or damaged foundation to a home or building represents feelings that your core strengths are effected. A powerful sense of support or accomplishment may feel compromised. It may also reflect feelings about a major oversight.
To dream of your hometown represents feelings of familiarity or returning to your beginnings. Enjoying experiencing yourself being remembered by someone from your past. Remembering what your life was like before you moved on to bigger things. Remembering or acknowledging your roots. Situations where you feel you are always welcomed or belonging.
Negatively, a hometown may reflect feelings about having to remember unpleasantness or bitter relationships you've moved on. Feelings of familiarity that you don't like. Having to be remembered by people you don't want to be remembered by. Feelings of fear or embarrassment that you proved yourself to be a failure to people that remember you.
Example: A elderly woman near death had recurring dreams of getting ready to visit her hometown. In waking life she died a few months after these dreams. The hometown scenery may have reflected her thoughts about returning to heaven where she felt she would meet all kinds of familiar people from her past that already died.
To dream of a house represents your mindset or perspective on a situation. Your take on the experience of current conditions. Beliefs or feelings that you are comfortable with. Your view of an experience that is familiar to you. Your opinion or beliefs about a situation that has become normal to you.
Negatively, a house may reflect a belief system or habit that you take for granted.
The type of house is symbolic for how you are thinking about a particular issue. The condition of the house reflecting your mental state as you experience something. Rich houses symbolize your perspective on issues where you are powerful and resourceful.
Poor houses represent your perspective on issues where you are powerless or emotionally weakened.
The rooms of the house are indicative of how an issue is being approached or dealt with.
For more on houses see the themes section.
To dream of a house being on fire represents feelings of powerlessness to stop some area of your life from being lost for good. It may also reflect angry destructive intentions or intentional harm that can't be stopped. Feeling stupid that you can't do anything about stopping damage to some area of your life. A situation may feel permanently out of your control in a negative way.
To dream of buying a house represents your commitment to integrating something into your life. Choosing to make something be normal for you. Alternatively, it may mean that you have worked really hard to earn something. Negatively, buying a new house may mean that you'd made a mistake that you're stuck with.
To dream of going home in a dream represents a return to familiarity or comfort. Things are becoming normal again. You may have been experiencing difficulties or doing something new.
To dream of cleaning your house represents self-improvement. You may be fine-tuning an idea you have or trying to perfect something. Unnecessary beliefs or habits are being removed or changed.
To dream of a new house represents a new perspective or mindset on a situation. A new way of thinking about something. A new situation may have become normal for you. A better way of living or seeing life. News ideas or lifestyle choices.
To dream of an old house represents a perspective or mindset that is experienced, tried, and trusted.
To dream of being locked out of your house represents rejection and insecurity. You may feel unable to feel as secure or confident as you wish. Feeling displaced beyond your control.
To dream of people moving into your home and claim that it belongs to them represents feelings of being displaced or the "owner" of your own life in some area.
To dream of returning to an old home represents a return to an old or familiar way of thinking. A perspective on life you've had before. This may occur when you return to old habits, jobs, relationships, or even go back to school. Alternatively, consider how the reputation the old home has and how it may symbolize your current mindset.
To dream of someone else's house represents your mindset through the perspective of whatever qualities stand out the most about that person. For example, if you dream of a grandparents house it may represent your mindset through the perspective of a wiser or more experienced aspect of your personality. Meaning you may be dealing with a situation that you have prior experience with. Alternatively, other people's houses can also be a symbol for issues you have with those people.
To dream of colored houses symbolizes your mind through the perspective of whatever the color represents. For example a blue house symbolizes a positive mindset, and a red house symbolizes a negative mindset. See the themes section for more on colors.
To have your house broken into or robbed symbolizes a problem, negative mindset, or bad habit that is robbing you of happiness, confidence, or integrity.
Abandoned houses symbolize mental or emotional neglect. They may also your view of problems that you gotten used to. A sign that you haven't bothered to deal with problems or that you need to focus on self-improvement.
Mansions, or homes of wealthy people symbolize your state of mind when feeling powerful, in control, or achieving goals.
House numbers, and locations also add to the symbolism that describes how you are thinking, or feeling.
To dream of a former residence symbolizes your state of mind based on your memories of that house. Consider the number of the house as well using dream numerology.
To dream of your parent's house symbolizes your state of mind being one that is dealing with their conscience (father) to decide on an issue or confront a negative situation, or using their intuition (mother) to figure out how to solve a problem or stay away from it before it begins.
To dream of seeing a house being destroyed represents some area of your life that you have become accustomed to coming to an end. A perspective on a situation being normal or stable being ruined. Example life situations that may cause this kind of dream may be the loss of a job, loss of health, permanent injuries in an accident, or major changes in family life.
To dream of a broken or damaged house may reflect feelings about your life deteriorating or your identity threatened. Something valuable in your life feels crushed or lost. A sense that a situation is becoming troubling. It may also reflect feelings about your body being damaged.
To dream of a part of your house being missing or removed represents feelings about having reduced function in some area of your life.
To dream of an old house represents feelings old ways of living that are not important anymore. An old house that is still nice looking may reflect old-fashioned values or old-fashioned ways of living. A "classic" or timeless perspective on a situation.
Alternatively, old houses that you use to live in may reflect a perspective on life or a specific situation you are experiencing based on the dominant feelings you had while living in that home.
To dream of the front of a house with very long steps going up towards the front door represents feelings about a situation requiring a lot of effort to begin it. A lot of effort to begin something that isn't popular.
Example: A wealthy woman regularly dreamed of being in the old impoverished home of her youth. Whenever this dream occurred she was experiencing intense frustration in waking life. The poor home reflected her perspective on a situations where she felt powerless and lack resources to deal with problems.
Example 2: An older woman dreamed of being locked out of a house. In real life she desired to be young again and felt that youth was gone forever.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of her house being badly burned and then slowly being restored. In waking life she had sustained a serious injury to her arm and was awaiting surgery in the hospital.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of being in a house that was too small. In waking life she felt that a relationship with a married man was too difficult to achieve because she was too young and not rich enough to be with him. The small house may have reflected her perspective on her situation being a lot more restricted and difficult than she wanted it to be.
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To dream of an intruder represents an aspect of yourself that is not supposed to be present. A violation of personal boundaries that is creating tension. A thought, emotion, behavior, situation that is interfering with a stable or positive state mindset. It may also symbolize something you are thinking that threatens progress or the attainment of a goals. You may feel that you suddenly have to scramble to keep your privacy or security.
Unwanted changes at work or in relationships often bring dreams of intruders. Unwelcome stress in your life.
Example: A man dreamed of black man breaking into this house. In waking life he was practicing abstinence for his religious studies and couldn't resist it anymore. The intruder reflected his awareness that he was not supposed to be sexually active at that time.
Example 2: A man dreamed of an intruder entering his house. In waking life he was beginning to feel that an extramarital affair he had was beginning to encroach on his relationship with his wife. He felt that getting caught was becoming a very real dangerous possibility after never believing that it would be. He felt suddenly threatened by the possibility of being caught.
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