To dream of rain represents sadness, disappointment, difficulties, or depression. It may also reflect despair. Feelings about some area of your life being ruined or your happiness "rained on." Experiencing an unwanted change or that you are being swept along with by a problem. Grieving. A bad mood or feeling that something is going wrong. Feeling that bad times are ahead or that the future will not be very bright. Feeling that you are going miss someone or something in your life.
Rain water that builds up, or begins to rise reflects your feelings about problems becoming too much for you.
Example: A woman dreamed that it was raining so hard that the water began to leak into her home through the ceiling. In waking life her husband began to slowly lose his mind to a psychological condition. She felt hopeless about her husband's irreversible condition.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of walking down a street during the day and then turned a corner to find it began to rain. In waking life he was in the prime of his life and then suddenly fell ill to a disease that slowly destroyed his life.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of experiencing heavy rain fall. In waking life she was going through a divorce.
Example 4: A man dreamed of seeing rain. In waking life he had gotten turned down for a job and started to have a bad outlook on his future.
Example 5: A man dreamed of hard rain pouring down. In waking life he got a job in another city and was sad that he was going to miss all his friends once he moved away.
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