To dream of a penguin represents an aspect of yourself that is noticeably harmless or powerless. You or someone else that is perceived to be non-threatening. You or someone else may want others to notice how positive, honest, or harmless they are.
To dream of an angry penguin may symbolize you or someone else that is frustrated with people walking all over them or taking advantage of their good nature.
A penguin may be a sign that you or someone else wants more acceptance, acknowledgment, or compassion from others. A penguin may also reflect a wish to defuse others view of you as a threat.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing penguins playing in the air. In real life he felt co-workers saw him as an easy target to get fired to save their own jobs. The penguins reflected his feelings about himself being a pushover.
To dream of a penis represents power, virility, and competence. You or some aspect of your personality feels capable or powerful.
To dream of a small represents emotional impotence or powerlessness. You feel totally ineffective in some area of your life. Feeling weaker or less important than other people.
To dream of a large penis represents you or some aspect of your personality that is very powerful, capable, or competent. Positively, it may be a sign that you feel in control successful, or more powerful than others. Feeling that you are clearly a bigger winner than other people. Negatively, it may reflect problems or other people who hold greater power than you do. A problem or competing aspect of your life that is too powerful for you.
To dream of losing your penis represents feelings of losing power or being stripped of power. A tragic loss of power. Feeling stupid for trying to boss people or trying to make anyone else listen to you. Feeling that power or a leading role has been taken from you. An assertive role that feels is impossible to maintain. Feeling like a big weak loser. Feeling forced to be nice to people who don't ever need to be nice to you. Jealousy of your impotence.
To dream of your penis bleeding represents a weakening sense of power, capability, or competence. Your abilities, leverage, or strengths may feel like they are slowly being lost. Losing respect, pride, or feeling embarrassed.
To dream of someone else having a larger penis than you may reflect feelings of jealousy of other people having more power or control in life than you do. Jealousy of God giving others more powerful experiences in life than you. Feeling demeaned or ineffective. Jealousy of not being good enough or not being powerful enough.
To dream of seeing an unusually long skinny penis may reflect feelings about "dirty power" or lowlife behavior that does something incredible. Cheating or lying that allows you to do something more powerful than others ever could.
If a woman dreams of having a penis it may reflect waking life situations where she is asserting herself, making powerful decisions, or showing others that she is not easy to push around.
For women and gay men to see a penis in a dream it may reflect sexually desirous thoughts or your desire to have something you like happen.
Dreams related to penis size are common to men having issues with insecurity related to the size of their penis.
Example: A man dreamed of having surgery done to his penis that he felt was dangerous. In waking life he had serious insecurity problems with women and was about to have a consultation with a psychiatrist to help him with his problem.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing men with long penises while another man held her down and tortured her. In waking life she felt that she was being unfairly picked on by "cooler" more stylish people than her. The men with long penises may have reflected her feelings about people making fun of her being undeniably more of a winner than her because of their better fashion style.
Example 3: A girl dreamed of thinking that a boy she had a crush on had a small penis. In waking life she felt that the boy she had a crush on was too shy to spend time alone with her.
Example 4: A man dreamed of his wife cutting off his penis. In waking life he was getting a divorce from his wife after having cheated on her. His wife as very mean, belittling, and making threats to take all his money.
To dream of pennies represents petty thoughts, or issues. Thoughts, habits, or situations that you can discontinue at any time if you wanted to. When you see a penny in a dream it symbolizes an issue in your life that you need to be a "bigger" person about.
To find pennies symbolizes overcoming pettiness, or insights into what you have been petty about. You are gaining power or freedom mentally or emotionally from understanding your own pettiness.
To throw pennies away symbolizes overcoming petty issues and not caring about them anymore.
To see pennies in a fountain represents how wonderful you feel that a negative or uncertain situation is no longer a problem. You may feel good letting go of problems or annoyances.
Example: A woman dreamed of swallowing a penny. In waking life he felt forced to accept the petty claims that her husband accused her of in order to prevent a fight.
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To dream of pencil crayons represents emotional investment. Issues you feel responsible for, that are special to you, or a situation in which you have a desired outcome. It may also symbolizes issues in which you feel obligated, or that you need to know that you did your best.
Pencil crayons could be a sign that you care about someone noticing you, your work, or a contribution you've made.
To dream of a pencil represents situations that are temporary, or beliefs that can be changed if needed. It may also reflect issues that you are open to negotiating with. Temporary ideas or feelings about being open to changing your plans. Situations or ideas with a lack of permanence. Intentionally not making an idea, choice, or situation permanent. Ideas or actions that are not serious.
Negatively, a pencil may reflect your anxiety about taking serious action or making serious decisions. Keeping a plan in a state of brainstorming. Dishonest plans that are not serious so that you can avoid embarrassment if something goes wrong. Impermanent plans you are nervous about carrying out for real. Temporary solutions to problems with no long-term plans. Hesitancy to be serious about some area of your life.
To dream of seeing or wearing a pendant represents a personal or unconditional commitment. The reason you are so committed to something. Feeling good being noticed by others as being committed to a person or situation.
Negatively, dreaming about a pendant may be a sign that you a taking a commitment or promise too personally. Drawing too much attention to yourself for something you are committed or loyal to.
To dream of a cross or crucifix pendant may reflect issues with wanting to be noticed by others as being willing to sacrifice yourself completely for someone else. Negatively, it may reflect desire for someone you want badly when they don't feel the same way about you. Too much of a willingness to be noticed by others as willing to give everything you have to them.
Consider the pendant's design or appearance for additional meaning.
Example: A girl dreamed of wearing a crucifix pendant on her necklace. In waking life she was concerned with her ex-boyfriend knowing that she would stay single for him.
To dream of a pendulum represents feelings about the inevitable back and forth nature of a situation you are experiencing. A predictable change of power or advantage. A metaphor for there being two scales to every situation or conflict.
Positively, a pendulum represent confidence or certainty that a negative situation doesn't have to stay the way it is.
Negatively, a pendulum may reflect anxiety about changes. Feeling that unpleasant changes are inevitable. Feeling that power or advantages are never permanent. Anxiety or discomfort that a situation will not stay stable. Consider the saying "the pendulum swings the other way."
To dream of a penitentiary may represent. long term confinement or restrictions. You may also feel that your whole life is about being limited or not allowed to do what you want. Alternatively, a penitentiary may reflect confinement or restrictions that feels terrible or totally controlling.
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To dream of penny loafers represents an approach to a situation being focused on responsibly not losing. Maintaining what you have. Staying on top of things or keep sharp because it's important.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing someone wearing penny loafers. In waking life she was in the processing doing a background check so that she could keep her job.
To dream of a pen represents situations that are permanent, final choices, or beliefs that you don't want to change. You may have made your mind up, or aren't open to negotiating.
Blue pens represent positive beliefs, final choices, or situations that you have accepted or aren't willing to compromise. Red pens represent negative beliefs, final choices, or situations that you have accepted or aren't willing to compromise.
To dream of a pentagon represents people or situations that defy all expectations. Too difficult or too different. Noticing that a situations feels like preoccupied with change all the time. Something you just don't know what to do about. A change that doesn't make sense.
To find yourself walking down a pentagon shaped hallway represents a path in life or transitional period that you don't understand at all. You don't why something is happening or what you're supposed to do about it.
To dream of a pentagram represents the expression of your life based on your choices. Man as God, or the creator of one's own life through will power and intentions. The 5 points symbolize the head, arms, and legs of man.
To dream of an upright pentagram represents the expression of your life based on positive thinking, principles, or good intentions. Positive experiences, success, and co-operation with others.
To dream of an reversed pentagram represents the expression of your life based on negative thinking, no principles, or bad intentions. Negative experiences, failure, and selfish motivations.
The reversed pentagram is often used to symbolize Satanism, but in the dream language Satanism represents dedication to negative choices.
To dream 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.
To dream of chasing someone to have sex may reflect your feelings about other people never wanting to have a good time with you. Elderly people may have this kind of dream.
To dream of people watching you have sex may reflect your feelings about lacking privacy in your personal life or feelings that people are judging you on your personal interests. Feelings about a person or situation making it difficult for you to enjoy yourself. It may also reflect your conscience weighing on you heavily for something dangerous you are enjoying.
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.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of seeing a man having sex with a woman in front of her. In waking life she was amazed at how easy a man she met could translate another language. She felt left out and stupid.
Example 6: A man dreamed of having sex with multiple woman in which he described the incident as "banging chicks." In waking life he was a police officer who was enjoying abusing authority to control people whenever he wanted.