Bugs and insects in dreams are almost represent annoyances. Like
animals the dominant characteristic of the bug is usually what is
being communicated to you about your own thoughts and emotions.
To dream of ants represents small annoyances or petty issues thoughts.
Ants may be a sign that you are too concerned with an issue that isn't
that big of a deal. Being irritated by endless overtime or compulsive
ants may reflect your awareness of how annoying your behavior is to
someone else who thinks your compulsive.
about ants may be a sign that you need to try harder to not be such
To dream of army ants may reflect feelings about how excessive or
dangerous an annoyance can be if you don't avoid it. Feelings about
petty or annoying people will become dangerous to you if you they
are allowed to gather together against you. Grouping of petty or annoying
issues that you feel is threatening. Concerns about annoyances in
your life that will never stop attacking you. Feeling annoyed by multiple
petty concerns that are staring to attack you in a personal manner.
Feeling threatened by total embarrassment of something small that
will not give up until you change. A wish to avoid involvement with
a person or situation because you are sure it will result in non-stop
annoyance until you choose to go away. A very assertive annoyance.
Example: A man
dreamed of ants all over around him on the ground. In real life
he was annoyed by news about an old friend he didn't like and found
it difficult to stop thinking about it.
Example 2: The
Roman emperor Nero dreamed of being dragged into the darkness and
being covered with winged ants. In waking life he was overcome with
guilt for the petty murders of his mother, wives, and other family
To dream of
bedbugs represents feelings of uneasiness or annoyance about a situation
that has been deemed unacceptable. You may feel frustrated or bothered
that something in your life isn't good enough. Bedbugs may indicate
that you feel forced to change something that you believe is adequate.
They may also reflect criticism you've received.
may be a sign that you are bottling up negative emotions. You may
need to express your true feelings. They may also reflect sensitivity
to criticism or your dislike for change.
To dream of beetles represents thoughts and feelings of something
in your waking life being compromised or ruined.
a beetle may reflect lingering annoyances or bad memories of someone
who totally disregarded your feelings. Long-term exposure to a memory
of someone who made you feel like a loser.
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing a beetle on his couch. In real life he had experienced
his father throwing a sharp object at the couch ripping a hole in
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of seeing someone eating beetles. In waking life she felt
forced to live in a dirty home with obnoxious neighbors who kept disturbing
To dream of bees represents hard work and industrious behavior. Hard
work that you are involved with or that you feel will be required
of you. Busy thoughts or feeling frantic. Feeling stuck with big job
or large amount of work. Fearing getting a lot of work or being stuck
with a scary job. Feeling stuck helping others. Annoyance at a person
that likes working before your feelings.
may reflect a wish to catch up on work or work harder.
Bee dreams are
common around moments with large social expectations like weddings,
funerals, college selection, and childbirth. It may also reflect feelings
about being overloaded having to help others with their health problems.
To dream of being
stung by bees represents conflicting feelings about hard work that
is excessive or that you really don't want to do. Feeling that someone
or something has left you with big job that you don't want to do.
Feeling annoyed work that is required of you may be unfulfilling,
boring, or will take too long to finish.
To be stung on
your hands may symbolize feelings about being stick with a large load
of hard work that ties you down, hampers success, or prevents you
doing what you really want to do.
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing a bee riding on the back of a lizard. In waking
life he was annoyed with having to work overtime with a very scary
Example 2: A young
girl dreamed about her mother being stung in the chest by bees and
dying. In waking life she discovered her mother having serious chest
pains and needed to be taken to the hospital. The bees stinging and
killing her mother may have reflected how annoyed she felt with having
to deal with the stress of taking her mother to the hospital while
also fearing her mother dying.
Example 3: A man
dreamed of seeing bees. In waking life he felt he was being lazy and
needing to increase his work load to catch up.
Example 4: A woman
dreamed of an angry bee. In waking life she felt she was under attack
by a family member.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of a bee on her foot. In waking life she
was annoyed that she might have to get a job that so that she could
avoid dropping out of college.
To dream of a butterfly represents issues that are special or important
to you that you are sensitive about losing. It may also reflect a
fear of loss. You might be sensitive about having to change something
you like. Butterflies generally represent personal interests or relationships
that we don't want to give up or change. Alternatively, a butterfly
may represent something you feel you need to be perfectly careful
about or that you don't want to scare away.
To dream of a butterfly flying away from you represents having to
let go of something special or important to you. It may also reflect
a change you feel forced to make.
Butterflies commonly appear in the dreams of people who have experienced
a death of a friend or family member. The butterfly reflects their
sensitive feelings about having to let go of the loved one.
Butterflies tend to show up in dreams when something you are emotionally
invested in is threatened or criticized. You don't want to give something
up or be embarrassed away from something you love. You may have a
passion, interest, or person that you feel is important to keep. A
butterfly can also point to criticism of things you enjoy, or caring
about what other people think.
Example: A man once dreamed of seeing a yellow butterfly. In waking
life, he was taking vitamin supplements that he didn't want his doctors
to find out about because he feared they'd make him stop taking them.
The butterfly reflected the importance he gave to these supplements
for improving his health and the fear of losing these benefits if
the doctors found out about them.
Example 2: A young girl dreamed of her house being filled with butterflies.
In waking life, she had a hobby that she loved that was being criticized.
The butterflies represented her sensitive feelings about her hobby
being criticized. She didn't want to change anything she was doing.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing a butterfly coming out of a cocoon.
In waking life, she had been released on medical probation after being
declared legally insane. She was required to take medication as part
of her probation release and was sensitive about having her medical
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing a butterfly. In waking life,
her Dad had died. In this case, the butterfly may have reflected her
sensitivity about keeping her Dad alive while experiencing hospital
To dream of a caterpillar represents an aspect of your personality
that annoys you that it's comfortably taking it's time progressing.
Behavior that annoys you that it doesn't have to stop while it takes
its time. Annoying progress that is always happening, but never finished
yet. An annoyance that notices taking it's time progressing in stages
as though it's wonderful. It may also reflect annoyance with progress
that one person thinks is wonderful while another person doesn't.
Annoying behavior that notices it's not much better than anyone else
while taking its time, but isn't going to stop.
of a caterpillar represents full awareness of yourself noticing something
annoying to someone else a lot in stages that you can't stop or don't
want to stop. You may be having anxiety about making a choice that
can't stop that will annoy someone else a lot. Caring too much about
annoying someone else while feeling that not stopping progress in
a caterpillar may reflect something hasn't transformed yet.
Example: A young
man dreamed of playing with a caterpillar while a friend didn't like
him doing that. In real life he had made a final decision to change
schools which his friend was not pleased about. In this case the caterpillar
may have reflected the dreamer's feelings about annoying his friend
with the progress of his school transfer that he didn't want to stop
while the friend wanted him to stop.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of seeing a caterpillar. In waking life she was experiencing
hallucinations that wouldn't go away. All her doctor's explanations
kept falling apart as the hallucinations slowly got worse. In this
case the caterpillar may have reflected the dreamers annoyance that
she was slowly and progressively losing her mind while doctors believed
it wasn't a serious problem while she did.
To dream of a centipede represents feelings about annoying situations
that are so scarily wacky that you'll do anything to avoid them. Annoying
wackiness that you want to go away on its own. It may also reflect
feelings about putting up with people you really don't like because
they are too odd or unconventional for your comfort level. Feeling
bothered by someone or something too unusual for comfort that is imposing
itself on you. Feeling terrified of something ridiculous. Disbelief
that something ridiculous likes itself the way it is and doesn't have
to go away right away. Behavior that is scarily wacky which you feel
doesn't need to do that right now. Scarily wacky behavior that has
nothing else to say. Annoying behavior that doesn't think it makes
a mistake while being creepy weird. Annoying behavior that creeps
you out with wackiness that it thinks it matters. Annoying emptiness
that thinks it looks good when it doesn't. Behavior that does't bother
to think anything is wrong when it is and doesn't want to go away.
Wacky behavior that thinks it's family when it isn't at all.
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing dead and half-dead centipedes in a sink of water
as she washed lettuce. In waking life she had an unwanted pregnancy
which motivated her to get an abortion. The dream may have reflected
her mixed feelings about thinking an abortion would make her look
scarily wacky to friends and family.
Example 2: A young
girl dreamed of an centipede that needed to be killed. In waking life
her boyfriend broke up with her and told her that he never wanted
to discuss getting back together again, but then later told her he
may want to at a much later date. The centipede in this case may have
reflected the girl feelings about her boyfriend's idea of getting
back together being an annoyingly creepy ridiculous idea when she
didn't think it was a good idea at all because she was completely
Example 3: A woman
dreamed of seeing an enormous monster centipede that would charge
at her, and then back off. In waking life she was having issues preparing
to tell her parents about a marriage to a new man after having been
previously married and divorced. In this case the centipede may have
reflected her annoyed feelings about her parents overreacting to her
getting married because she thought their reaction might be empty
while she kept telling herself that she didn't need to tell them right
*Please See Millipedes.
To dream of cockroaches represents feelings of undesirability. Something
you really don't want in your life. (e.g. the feeling you'd get from
a bad haircut.) Feelings about a situation being low quality, dirty,
or poor. A tarnished reputation. A continuous problem. Feeling annoyed
by something subpar. Imperfections that embarrass you.
Example: A young
man dreamed of being surrounded by cockroaches. In real life he met
an old friend who expressed love to him. He was extremely uncomfortable
with this expression of love. The cockroaches reflected how undesirable
it was to have this friend be so honest with him about his feelings.
Example 2: A young
man dreamed of using insecticide on cockroaches. In waking life he
was trying to repair an old friendship that had a lot of bad memories
and misunderstandings that got in the way.
Example 3: A woman
dreamed of a bonnet being infested with cockroaches. In waking life
she was operating a business that she didn't want to with people that
Example 4: A woman
dreamed of taking a lot of cockroaches out of her suitcase and then
having one cockroach left. In waking life she felt it was undesirable
to leave her fiance and move on with her life. In the end she kept
finding reasons to talk to him to avoid moving.
Example 5: A woman
dreamed of Jesus placing a cockroach on her head while putting his
hand over her mouth. In waking life she was annoyed by a website forum
not allowing her to talk about her religious beliefs.
To dream of crickets represents a situation where you feel that nothing
is happening or that's leading nowhere.
Example: A woman dreamed of hearing crickets. In
real life she wasn't sure if a relationship she was in for 3 months
was going anywhere.
To dream of a dragonfly represents asserting one's self or telling
someone to "f*ck off." Making it obvious or rudely stating
that you don't care about anything someone else is thinking.
To be attacked
by a dragonfly symbolizes an interaction with someone else where
you were insensitive to their feelings. You may have said or did
something that was cold or insensitive to another person. Alternatively,
an attack by a dragonfly may represent a person or situation that
was cold, rude or insenstive to you. Someone may have asserted themselves
in a way that doesn't feeling good for you.
Example: A woman
dreamed of holding a dragonfly in her hand that died. In waking life
she was planning to dump her boyfriend, but then changed her mind.
To dream of earthworms represents feelings of annoyance by something
that safely perceives itself as unimportant. Feelings of annoyance
with behavior that safely sees itself as never important at all that
you can't do anything about. Annoyance that certain behavior perceives
itself as unimportant but can only be useful to instigate other things
Negatively, an earthworm may represents feeling about overdoing or
excess with an annoyance that safely sees itself as never important
at all. Annoyance that something safely unnoticed or safely unsaid
was left that way. Annoyance that you have to stay safe never taking
a risk or saying something successful. Annoyance with medical staff
who are unimportant and unable to answer serious questions.
Example: A high-school girl dreamed of having her best friend dump
earthworms all over her. In waking life, she was trying to ask a boy
to a dance and her friend would always interrupt her whenever she
got close to the boy. In this case, the earthworms being dumped on
her may have reflected her feelings of being embarrassed by her friend
with having to annoyingly explain to a group of people about why she
still hadn't said anything to the boy she wanted to ask to the dance.
She may have felt she had to remain annoyingly safe about being unimportant
at all because she friend kept interrupting, ruining her opportunity
to ask the boy.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of earthworms. In waking life, she was
placing her husband in a care facility because he had dementia. In
this case, the earthworms may have reflected the woman's feelings
about care facility staff being safe, but never important enough to
discuss his husband's health in a serious way.
Example 3: A man dreamed of having an earthworm eye view. In waking
life, he had a near death experience in the hospital while in a coma.
In this case, the "Earthworm Eye View" may have reflected
his feelings of being a safe annoyance to medical staff while in his
coma while being completely unimportant for people to try to because
he was unconscious.
To dream of fireflies represents feelings of ingenuity, creativity,
or originality that inspires you, but never lets you know it personally.
Something incredible to watch that leaves you feeling that there is
not much else to do with it. Amazement at how wonderful it feels to
notice that nothing can stop a situation out of control. Ingenuity,
creativity, or originality caused by the annoyance of someone else
to your benefit. Something wonderful to watch that never wants to
criticize you when something is wrong, but never notices you personally
either. Feelings about observing behavior that cares about nothing
except being the center of attention. Behavior that shows off never
fired, stopped, or interfered while never knowing you personally.
someone or something that wonderfully won't do anything except feel
hopeful during danger, hopelessness, or emptiness. Impersonal or distant
behavior that will do nothing except keep feeling good that nothing
is wrong during an empty moment. Annoyance that something is "only
there" that never wants you to be nervous. Annoyance of liking
being around something that you can't really know personally. Something
you don't want to bother because it makes the emptiness feel more
special. Disbelief or awe that someone would help you, but never talk
to you. Feeling good being helped during a dangerous or hopeless time,
but you don't get to talk to the people that helped you. Feeling good
getting away with something because someone helped you, but you don't
get to talk to them. Feels good that you are not nervous around it,
but doesn't want to talk to you.
of fireflies may represents annoyance of other people enjoying silence
or quiet. Annoyance of others enjoying noticing waiting during an
empty moment. Annoyance with other people feeling good never getting
anyone back during an empty moment. Not enjoying asking for something
while other people are enjoying taking their time. Associating with
something inspiring, hopeful, or amazing that never really cares about
you. Associating yourself with other people's ideas, originality,
creativity, or ingenuity to make yourself believe in yourself more.
To dream of catching
a firefly may reflect feelings of never wanting to let go of other
people's ingenuity, creativity, or originality to feel better about
To dream of fleas represents irritating problems that are difficult
to ignore. They often symbolize a hard dose of reality
that you can't stand, or something that constantly provokes you.
Fleas on a dog represents an irritant or annoying problem that effects
your ability to be confident. A distraction that makes
it harder to believe in yourself or feel in control.
To dream of flies represents a recurring distraction or annoyance.
A problematic person or situation that keeps coming back despite your
best attempt to get rid of it. A problem that is so annoying that
you can't think of anything else.
Negatively, flies may be a sign that you are putting up with an annoyance
for a prolonged period of time when you don't need to. Feeling too
lazy to take action, make a change, or speak up. Not being willing
to move away from an annoyance. Unexpressed feelings about someone
that is inconsiderate. Petty annoyances that are recurring. Feeling
extremely irritated by someone or something. Repeat nagging.
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing flies. In waking life she was very annoyed by her
father who repeatedly kept nagging her to clean her house.
To dream of a grasshopper represents your feelings of annoyance with
behavior that surprises you with never needing to think of you. Annoyance
with a person or situation that confidently disregards your feelings,
never involving you in their activities, and doesn't acknowledge your
presence. Annoyance with a person or situation that has never thought
of other people once after you thought it would once. An annoyance
that insults you with never doing anything with you once you want
to like it or want to control it. Annoyance with other people's freedom
that doesn't even think of who you are once. Annoyance with behavior
that doesn't want to see itself near you. Frustration and surprise
at the unpredictability and lack of reciprocity in a situation.
Example: A young woman dreamed of a bug that was a cross between a
grasshopper and a cockroach. In waking life, she was very worried
about the prospect of her new home being haunted by a ghost. In this
case, the insect being a cross between a grasshopper and a cockroach
may have reflected both her frustration with anticipating a ghostly
encounter that never transpired while also being annoyed by the undesirability
of her house being haunted as the reason that previous owners keep
Example 2: A teenage boy dreamed of brightly coloured underwater grasshoppers.
In waking life, he was looking for a girlfriend by talking to girls
and meeting new people. In this case, the bright colored grasshoppers
may have reflected his feelings of frustration and surprise at the
unpredictability and lack of reciprocity he encountered while trying
to form romantic connections.
To dream of a hornet represents a person or situation that is
a lingering threat, or problem that is lying beneath the surface. You
may have a fear of reprisal from standing up for yourself, or concerns
about a situatuon getting out of control.
To be stung by a hornet symbolizes anger, vengence, and revenge.
A hornet's nest would symbolize a very sensitive issue you want to
steer clear of. You may be concerned about a possible confrontation.
To dream of a ladybug represents annoying thoughts or feelings
you have about being responsible, careful, or doing the right thing.
It suggests maturity that bothers you. Something that annoys you that
you have to respect someone or something wonderful. Annoyance at having
to protect something special. Annoyed feelings about caring about
a child or something innocent. Annoying little girls.
If you see a lot
of ladybugs in a dream it may be suggesting that something in your
life is making you feel like you are being overwhelmed with responsibility
and can't be as carefree as you once were. A dislike for having to
care about someone else's feelings. A dislike for babysitting children.
A dislike for protecting friends who are not respecting you because
the long-term friendship is more important.
If you are attacked
by ladybugs it may suggest that unpleasant thoughts and feelings about
having to be responsible or careful. Maturity in some form is being
forced upon you.
is based on ladybugs having am adorable harmless appearance that makes
you feel bad killing it. A similar feeling to disliking hitting or
getting angry at a little girl because they are misbehaving.
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing a ladybug. In waking life she was experiencing a
friend talking behind her back and she felt that the friendship was
important to keep so she didn't want to anger the friend by bringing
up the betrayal. She was annoyed by the friend's betrayal, but felt
the need to protect the long-term friendship.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of seeing ladybugs in her home. In waking life she didn't
like having to babysit her children. She felt annoyed having to stay
home to watch over and protect them.
To dream of insect larva represents feelings about the beginning stages
of development, growth, or transformation of something with the potential
to become very annoying or frustrating. The potential or the early
phases of a new idea, project, or phase of life of something annoying
that could be prevented. Larvae in dreams could reflect your thoughts
about something annoying or bothersome in your life that is in the
process of maturing or evolving. Anticipation and vulnerability regarding
developing annoying problems in your professional or business life.
Positively, dreaming about larvae may represent feelings about annoyances
or frustrating problems being so immature that you can easily be proactive
about managing them before they become troubling. The potential for
growth and development of annoying problems or strategies for your
enemies or competition that benefits you.
Negatively, dreaming about larva may represent a sense of dread or
impending annoyance as something that bothers you begins to grow or
take shape. It could indicate concerns about the potential for irritating
issues to develop further and become harder to manage. You may be
worried about the emergence of bothersome problems or obstacles that
could disrupt your plans or daily life. This dream may also reflect
a need to address annoying issues in their early stages before they
become more problematic. New beginnings or changes occurring in your
life that you find challenging, uncomfortable, difficult to process
or accept. The dream may be highlighting feelings of discomfort or
anxiety associated with these changes, along with a desire for support
or guidance as you navigate through them.
To dream of vomiting up larva represents feelings of disgust or rejection
about having to confront or deal with the early stages of a problem
that has the potential to become more annoying or troublesome. A sense
of urgency in removing or addressing this annoyance before it grows
into a more significant problem. Discomfort or disgust with certain
aspects of your life or self that you wish to purge or cleanse. A
need to address and resolve certain uncomfortable or irritating matters
that you can no longer ignore or suppress.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing holes on the bottom of her feet
and when she squeezed them fly larva came out. In waking life, she
was trying to detox in order to prepare to pass a drug test for a
job she applied for. She smoked marijuana, but was getting off it
in order to get a job. In this case, the fly larva that comes out
of her feet may have reflected her initial frustrations about a growing
time constraint about needing to get all traces of marijuana out of
her system on time for the test so she could pass. She may have felt
the desperate need to be proactive about solving the frustration of
having traces of drugs in her system before it made getting a job
a much more frustrating problem.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of having problems vacuuming up larvae
under his bed. One larva had already turned into a bug. In waking
life, he had experienced a lot of stress and fighting in his family.
In this case, the larva may have reflected his initial discomfort
and frustration about the family issues and conflicts that were beginning
to grow and escalate into bigger annoyances and frustrations.
To dream of leeches represents negative thoughts and feelings
about something you feel is sucking the life out of you. Alternatively,
a leech may reflect something dangerous that you want to get away
from right away.
There is something you really want to separate from in your life
that drains your good spirit, vigor, and confidence. A
leech may also reflect a person or situation that you feel is draining
Example: A man dreamed of leeches attaching to his leg as he crossed
a river. In waking life he was experiencing annoying increasing medical
expenses for his sick wife.
To dream of lice represents thoughts and feelings of being unclean
physically or emotionally. You may feel guilt, regret, used, dirty,
or like you're not good enough. Feelings about about a patheticly
dirty situation or problem with a sense that it might be contagious
to be close to or cause you unnecessary frustration.
To dream of having
lice may reflect feelings of total embarrassment with a frustration,
irritation, or that you are not good enough in some way that will
require annoying temporary changes.
lice may reflect people or situations that you wish to distance yourself
To dream of locusts represents feelings of annoyance with behavior
that you feel is too serious about not being safe to control. Feelings
of an overwhelming invasion or intrusion that threatens to consume
or lay waste to what you value. Thoughts about problems that suddenly
multiply, unexpected complications, or a fear that something precious
to you is being threatened by uncontrollable circumstances or influences.
Negatively, dreaming about locusts could represent feelings of helplessness,
vulnerability, or devastation. It might symbolize destructive habits,
toxic relationships, or other negative influences that are consuming
your resources, time, or energy. Perhaps you feel overwhelmed by responsibilities
or are struggling with anxiety and fears that seem to multiply and
become unmanageable. It may also signify a loss of abundance or a
fear of scarcity. The belief that you may lose everything that you've
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a swarm of small black locusts
inside a room. In waking life, she was in the middle of the construction
of an extension of her home. In this case, the locusts may have reflected
her feelings of annoyance with a swarm of small expenses related to
construction that she felt were becoming too serious about being unsafe
to control causing her to be concerned about her home extension project
being ruined or lost to unaffordability.
To dream about maggots represents feelings of unease, discomfort,
regret, nausea, or feeling that something is lost forever. You may
be uncomfortable with a situation or something you did. You may also
have regret for something that you've lost or a mistake that can't
in a dream may reflect very comfortable feelings of being forced to
accept and live with a failed relationship or major failure. Unbearably
living with regret. Being very uncomfortable around someone who you
feel doesn't like you. Uncomfortable feelings about wasteful ruination.
Example: A young
woman dreamed of maggots after experiencing her father abandoning
her in real life after a paternity test came back positive. The maggots
reflected her unease with knowing her father wanted nothing to do
with her and her regret for having the test done.
Example 2: A young
woman dreamed of maggots crawling on her. In real life she had enormous
difficulty forgiving herself for hurting her ex-boyfriend. The maggots
reflected the great discomfort that the thought of hurting him gave
Example 3: A woman
dreamed of being in a home with maggots. In waking life her father-in-law
had been disowned by her and her husband for being to emotionally
toxic. The maggots may have reflected her uncomfortable feelings about
how the relationship ended.
Example 4: A woman
dreamed of seeing maggots. In waking life she was feeling very uneasy
about a big fight with her daughter and the possible permanent damage
that may have been caused to her relationship with her daughter due
to the fight. She felt terrible about fight being so serious while
feeling that their hope for a strong relationship was wasted.
To dream of millipedes represents feelings of being annoyed by a person
or situation that is bigger or more powerful than you are comfortable
with. Annoyance with people that you can't be easily dismissed or
ignored. Having to put up with people or situations that ignorantly
dismiss or overlook you.
something is never going to work the way you want while you feel that
you don't even matter. Annoyed feelings about a relationship partner
not respecting to your face as though it doesn't matter. Feeling annoyed
by something that easily scares you that you never matter at all.
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing millipedes. In waking life he was annoyed by his
wife never feeling good loving or respecting him anymore scaring him
that he didn't even matter.
*Please See Centipedes.
To dream of mosquitos represents an annoying interference. You
may feel that your good nature or innocence is being taken advantage
of. Something that gets in the way of happiness or achieving
your goals when your carefree or trying to enjoy yourself.
A mosquito may also be a sign that you feel taken advantage of
or feel overwhelmed by small problems.
To dream of a moth represents a person or situation that annoys
you with unexplained emptiness that may seem trivial but is actually
significant. An unwanted and persistent presence that intrudes and
interferes with the dreamer's peace and happiness. Feeling creeped
out by the unknown. Emptiness that is imposing itself on you. Feeling
annoyed by someone interfering or intruding on your happiness. There
may be a need to confront and address hidden or unsettling aspects
of your life that are interfering with your peace and happiness.
A woman dreamed of a white moth. In real life a relative had died
and she didn't want to go to the funeral. In this case the moth may
have reflected the woman's persistent nagging feeling that attending
the funeral will be an unwelcome intrusion on her peace and happiness.
Additionally, the moth's association with the unknown may reflect
the woman's fear of the uncertainty and unpredictability of attending
the funeral and confronting her emotions about her relative's death.
2: A young girl dreamed of seeing a guy she liked catching a moth
and putting in a paper bag. In waking life she discovered some really
negative unpleasant information about a guy she liked. It was difficult
for her to get it off her mind and accept it. She was annoyed by the
gossip ruining her perfect happy view of the guy she liked. The dream
may be a signal that he needs to seek proper medical attention and
address the underlying issues causing the ulcers.
3: A man dreamed of moths eating his roof. In his waking life, he
was suffering from stomach ulcers that were gradually worsening. In
this case the moths may have reflected his feelings of annoyance with
the emptiness of his ulcers that never have a medical explanation
that were intruding on his ability to enjoy his life feeling normal.
4: A woman dreamed of seeing a moth and wondering if it was actually
a butterfly. Eventually she sees that it's really a moth and watches
the moth walk off. In waking life she's experienced her drug addicted
son steal jewelry during holidays and had to cut off communication
with him. In this case the moth may have reflected her feelings about
her son's addiction and the unexplained emptiness it has brought into
her life, which initially seemed trivial but has now become a significant
and painful problem that she had to cut off communication with him
to deal with.
5: A woman dreamed of a moth that flew out of her house causing her
to be afraid. The moth returned and transformed into a butterfly which
made her feel better. In waking life her 17 year relationship ended
with her boyfriend while she still had 3 children to take care of.
She feared her children would lose their father while still living
with him even after the relationship ended. In this case the moth
may have reflected her fear and anxiety about the unknown and uncertain
future of her children's relationship with their father after the
end of her own long-term relationship.
Example 6: An older woman dreamed of seeing a large moth. In waking
life, she noticed that her drug addicted son repeatedly robbed her
of jewelry and was having trouble accepting her son this way. In this
case, the large moth may have reflected her feelings of annoyance,
emptiness, and intrusion caused by her son's drug addiction and his
actions of stealing her jewelry.
To dream of a parasite represents a person or situation that you
feel is living off your energy or resources. You may feel that someone
is draining your money, power, or opportunities. Problems, or responsibilities
that hold you back or make you feel like you can't do what you really
want. Feelings about a disease or health condition you have.
parasites in a dream may reflect your objective views about enemies.
parasites may reflect feelings about people you think are lowlife
scum or people who use others. Racist views or feelings about people
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing a sign that said "Parasites Keep Out."
In waking life she was living in Nazi Germany when they Jews were
considered "objective enemies" or "undesirables."
Example 2: A man
dreamed of having a parasite inside him. In waking life he had a serious
fungal infection that he felt was destroying his life.
Pill Bug / Potatoe Bug / Sowbug
To dream of a pillbug represents shyness or introversion. Your
feelings about a problem in your life that makes it difficult to
be yourself around others.
Example: A young man dreamed of a crying pillbug crawling
on his arm. In real life he was very shy with women and
found it difficult to speak to them when he was around them.
To dream of a praying mantis represents your feelings about
a person or situation that has a total disregard for your feelings.
Feeling that someone is intentionally unsupportive. It may also
reflect your feelings about a person scares you that they will never
listen to you. Feeling forced to face your fear. An unbearable dilemma
A praying mantis
may also reflect your own attempts to pressure people with fear
or unbearableness to get them to go away. Insensitively subjecting
others to their fear.
a praying mantis may reflect forcing others to face their fears
when they don't want to. Not listening to the feelings of someone
you are preparing to force into making a change they have absolutely
no interest in making.
A praying mantis
is a common symbol for people who take drugs and have bad trips
because it reflects the person's feelings about how unbearable it
feels that the negative experience will not stop.
commonly report seeing a praying mantis symbolism while intoxicated
by the tea. The praying mantis in these cases most likely symbolizes
unpleasant confrontation with fear or other negative psychological
issues. It may also reflect the vomiting or diarrhea.
Example: A young
man dream of getting into a fight with a praying mantis and getting
stung by it. In waking life he felt he was risking breaking up with
his girlfriend if he left on a trip and took the trip anyway. His
girlfriend broke up with him shortly after. The praying mantis most
likely reflected his feelings about his choice to leave on the trip
being completely at odds for his feelings.
To dream of a scorpion represents the expectation for pain or hardship.
A lingering possibility for bad news or an altercation. A potential
for retaliation or a threat that keeps you on edge. It may also
reflect an expectation of painful news or an unpleasant situation.
A feeling of not knowing when a suspected problem is finally going
to rear it's head or when a "death blow" will strike.
Feelings about a bad or untrustworthy person inevitably turning
on you. Arrogant people who are fully aware of themselves never
doing anything they promise to do.
To dream of
being bitten by a scorpion represents the realization of pain or
hardship that you were expecting. Something bad happened that you
were hoping wouldn't happen.
Example: A woman
dreamed of a scorpion sitting on her shoulder. In real life she
was having a long distance relationship and constantly feared her
partner would grow bored and end it. The scorpion reflected her
constant feeling that a painful breakup was always possible.
Example 2: An
employee dreamed of seeing a customer turning into a scorpion. In
real life the employee hated dealing with this customer and was
constantly on edge because they always knew the customer might return
and ruin their day.
Example 3: A man
dreamed of desperately trying to kill a scorpion. In waking life he
was struggling to find ways to fight off a stubborn infection his
child had while hoping it wouldn't return.
To dream of slugs represents feelings of annoyance with stagnation
or lethargy in your waking life that gives you strong feelings of
prejudice or disgust about needing to be involved with it. Feeling
annoyance with laziness or lethargy. Annoyance with something apathetic
and unwanted with a sense that it might be evil.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing another woman beating a white slug.
In waking life, she was elderly and reexamining her youth and sex
life. She felt relieved to be older now because she felt sex was disgusting
and was relieved she couldn't get pregnant again. In this case, the
white slug may have reflected her strong feelings of prejudice and
disgust about her past sexual experiences because she felt old and
enjoyed nothing happening at all in her sex life. The white color
of the slug reflects a genuine attitude about preferring a stagnated
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a slug. In waking life, he had
been spending a lot of time sitting around watching TV and not working.
The thought of having to work again after spending so much time not
working felt awful. In this case, the slug may have reflected his
feelings of annoyance, disgust, and lethargy about the unwanted prospect
of having to work again after a long period of idleness.
Example 3: A man dreamed of seeing a slug. In waking life, he had
a really low opinion of a male customer he didn't like because he
felt that the customer didn't care about anything except using him
to get free stuff without paying for it. In this case, the slug may
have reflected his prejudice about the annoying male customer being
a poor, lazy, sluggish customer.
To dream of a snail represents annoyance with slow progress, impatience,
or perseverance. Thoughts about something in your life that's really
slow or that's taking too long. Frustration with stagnation or being
held back with problems. A slower approach to handling obstacles and
challenges. A slower approach to life and how you handle obstacles
and challenges. Snails may also reflect your overall pace and speed
in achieving your goals, as well as your level of patience and perseverance.
dreaming about snails reflect a lack of motivation, drive, or energy,
making it difficult to move forward with your goals.
A man dreamed of seeing different types of snails. In waking life
he was praying for a breakthrough to his problems. In this case the
snails may have reflected his annoyance with how slow a breakthrough
or progress to his problems was.
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.
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.
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.
*Please See Tarantulas.
*Please See Black
To dream of a tapeworm symbolizes an aspect of your personality
that continually takes what's rightfully yours. A person
or situation that keeps robbing you of things you deserve or that
Example: A young man dreamed of removing a tapeworm. In
real life he had removed his wisdom teeth after experiencing a long
period of nagging pain. The tapework reflected his feelings
about his aching teeth being a distraction that prevented him from
living as he felt he was supposed to.
To dream of termites represents feeling assailed by an unwelcome situation.
Annoyance or disappointment that something totally fails to meet expectations.
You may not like the idea of having to make a change, replace something,
or move on. It may also reflect a surprise that some area of your
life isn't as perfect as you thought it was.
Example: A man
dreamed that the foundation of his house was infested by termites.
In real life he was being forced to except an early retirement. The
termites in the foundation reflected how unwelcome early retirement
was to the foundation of his life.
To dream of ticks represents an annoyance in your life that forces
you to be extra careful. An exhausting need to stay perfect or appear
perfect to others. Never getting to enjoy yourself because you are
too concerned with being cautious of a mistake. Always feeling on
the edge. Annoyances that you are experiencing after first believing
you were completely finished something. Frustrations that nothing
you is good enough.
Negatively, ticks in a dream may reflect frustrations with never being
as perfect as you want to be. Recurring annoyance with afterthoughts
that you weren't perfectly compliant with a procedure as you wanted
to be. Excessive religious devotion that makes you feels bad that
you weren't perfect.
out of a mouth may be symbolic of constant nagging or criticism
that prevents you from relaxing.
Example: A girl
dreamed of ticks that she couldn't get off her no matter how hard
she tried. In real life she was having a difficult time being accepted
by her boyfriend's mother who made her feel as though nothing she
did was ever right.
Example 2: A man
dreamed of ticks coming into his house and the more he killed them
the faster they came in. In waking life he was having serious marital
problems. The ticks reflected his inability to please his wife and
his constant feeling of being on guard from angering her again.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of having ticks on her shirt collar. In
waking life she was a professional who helped people recover from
alcohol and drug addiction while also having to feel annoyed by her
son who was getting involved with alcohol. She felt embarrassed as
a professional who had a son risking becoming an alcoholic. She felt
annoyed that even with all her experience she still had to be extra
cautious about her own son risking being an alcoholic.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of holding an alligator with ticks on it.
In waking life she was threatening her husband with fearing God's
rath because he had cheated on her. She felt annoyed with herself
for not praying with perfect religious procedure to ensure God's power
would work. The ticks in the dream may have been a sign that she was
aware of herself frustrating herself with not perfectly following
religious policies while threatening her husband with God's rath.
To dream of wasps represents feelings of annoyance related to behavior
that is angry, hostile, and aggressive if provoked. Conflicts, hostile
environments, or situations that you perceive as particularly vindictive
or revengeful. Internal fears, your encounters with particularly troublesome
individuals, or situations where you feel that aggravation and pain
will follow any wrong move. Annoying behavior that might get back
at you if you don't respect its job being important without interruption.
Underlying tensions, unresolved issues, or fears that are bothering
you in waking life. Feelings about hatred, vengeance, or angry jealousy
for being provoked or interrupted. Feelings of hostility, anger, and
aggression for interrupting someone who's job is important.
Positively, dreaming about wasps could represent a healthy respect
for things that could go wrong by provoking or interrupting someone.
You might be aware of boundaries that need to be set with someone
or something harmful. It may also reflect the assertiveness and defense
mechanisms you've established to protect yourself from emotional or
psychological distress. In some cases, it represents the strength
and confidence to confront issues that others avoid for fear of being
Negatively, dreaming about wasps could represent feelings of fear,
anxiety, or being trapped in a situation with problems that seem to
have a spiteful or aggressive nature. You might be experiencing a
phase in your life where you're dealing with hostility, "stinging"
remarks, or individuals who seem to cause pain when you engage with
them. It could also symbolize resentment, jealousy, or other negative
emotions that you feel are hovering around you.
To dream of being stung by a wasp represents feeling hurt, embarrassed,
or disappointed by harsh reactions from others. You may be experiencing
the consequences of provoking someone's anger or having crossed a
boundary. The sting is a reminder of a mistake made and the emotional
response it triggered. It might also signify deep-seated feelings
of regret or guilt for having upset someone, intentionally or unintentionally.
To dream of killing a wasp represents overcoming hostility, anger,
or aggressiveness that was causing disturbances in your life.
Example: A man dreamed of being at his grandparents house with wasps
around. He was hesitant to get in a car if there was even a single
wasp, and his boss wanted to collect a few wasps to take home as souvenirs.
In waking life, he felt he had recently experienced a workplace pre-christmas
party. In this case, the wasps may have reflected his feelings about
potential conflicts, uncomfortable interactions, or "stinging"
comments that could arise in his workplace environment, particularly
during social events like a party. The presence of wasps symbolizes
the underlying tension or the fear of provoking hostility among colleagues
or his boss.
Example 2: An old man dreamed of being in a prison and seeing huge
wasps. In waking life, he felt stuck in a situation and didn't like
feeling that he had to do anything to survive even if it meant selling
out or survival at all costs. In this case, the huge wasps may have
reflected the emotional turmoil associated with feeling trapped, where
any decision or action he took could provoke severe and aggressive
To dream of a worm represents feelings of annoyance about dishonest
behavior that gets away with it and wants you to feel good about it.
Insidiousness or dishonesty that wants you to accept it. Lowlife behavior
that "wiggles away" when discovered. Lowlife behavior that
annoys you that it technically gets away with dishonesty while enjoying
itself. A worm may reflect a person who is untrustworthy or slick.
You may have a very low opinion of yourself or of someone in your
life. A con artist that takes advantage of good people. Overtly using
people and wanting them to feel good about it. Feelings about a spouse,
partner, or friend who've you've helped resorting to pathetically
lowlife behavior that would take advantage your good nature. Enjoying
revenge or taking things away away from people with "bottom of
the barrel" lowlife tactics. Feeling about someone else enjoying
insidious dishonesty that takes advantage of a technicality.
dreaming about a worm may represents weakness, degradation, filth
and general negativity. Feelings about something that is spoiled or
Example: A woman
dreamed of shellfish with a worm in it. In waking life she discovered
that shehad caught hepatitis from eating contaminated shellfish.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of incandescent "wiggly worms" crawling on her eyelids.
In waking life she developed retinitis (inflammed retina) a few days
Example 3: A man
dreamed of seeing a worm in her nose, pulling it out, and then having
a small piece left over that she couldnd't get out. In waking life
she felt her abusive husband was using her. The worm in this case
may have reflected her feelings about her husband behavior overtly
using her and while wanting her to feel good about it.
Example 4: A woman
dreamed of being offered a drink that ended up having worms in it.
In waking life her husband left her. She considered divorce, but feared
it would allow her husband to get away with taking things from her.
The worms may have reflected her feelings about her hsuband's potential
to be a scumbag that would take advantage of laws or technicalities
to get awat with revenge in a divorce.
*Please See Earthworms.