A bear is only aggressive when provoked, and as such times he is dangerous and deadly. Bears in dreams may represent a period of introspection and depression. However, this may be a part of a healing cycle, where the dreamer has retreated into himself in order to regenerate and in order to create something new and valuable in his life. Bears are highly regarded symbols in a variety of cultures and traditions, including the Native American tradition. Carl Jung said that all wild animals represent latent affects (feelings and emotions).
The interpretation of the bear in a dream may be influenced by your perception of it and by the events in the dream.
The bear may represent qualities in your character or specific aspects of your personality. Bears are usually associated with danger and aggression, but this is a very narrow view of this powerful dream symbol. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
See also Animals.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If you are small in comparison to something big, this represents intimidation and inadequacy. However, if you are big in comparison to the size of your challenge and/or people you are dealing with, this represents that you feel capable, superior, powerful and possibly overly qualified. See Super-Size.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see a big person in your dream, represents authority and power.... My Dream Interpretation
If the dream involved others being very big, it signifies prosperity ahead.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To a woman, it predicts that she will suffer dishonor unless very discreet.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. A need for discretion.
3. A division of loyalties or devotions (if the “arrangement” is not approved of or is met with alarm).
4. A sign of drain, loss of strength. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2- When we dream we are married to a bigamist we need to be aware that we are being two-timed or deceived by someone very close to us.
3- Spiritually bigamy can represent the choices one has to make, possibly between right and wrong. By association it may represent the astrological sign of Gemini.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For a woman this dream is about relationships within the tribe and self esteem. This dream is calling attention to commitment issues.... Strangest Dream Explanations
For instance, a man might dream of a harem whilst a woman is more likely to dream of serial monogamy. You might like to consult the entries for affair and marriage.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you dreamed of a mountain-dwelling bigfoot, you will need to be strong to get through a tough social or emotional ordeal.
If the creature you saw dwelled in the forest, follow your instincts to keep certain things to yourself - this is an important time to protect your privacy. Also be careful of giving in to irrational urges that go against what’s best for you.... My Dream Interpretation
2. If cleaning one’s ears, the person is trying to be receptive. ... New American Dream Dictionary
To dream of a pain in your ear means you will hear something that hurts your feelings.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
A direct reflection of your listening skills, or lack thereof.
The size of the ears here might help interpret the dream further, large ones being more open but also less discreet.
The need to listen more closely to your inner self, or the messages from those who care about you.
Earrings represent decorating or exaggerating the facts of a storv to make vourself look better (see Jewelry). Alternatively, this may be a warning from your own conscience to stop listening in on private conversations. In folklore, the ear originally got pierced as a chastisement for such impropriety.... The Language of Dreams
To dream that you are cleaning out your ears signifies that you are avoiding what those around you are telling you. You may not wish to hear what they are saying. This could be symbolic of ‘turning a deaf ear.’ To dream that you are enduring pain in your ear represents that you may hear some unwanted announcement.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream of a pain in your ear means you will hear something that hurts your feeling.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Positive: Ears speak of receiving into your spirit, the truth of the Lord.
To hear with your ears in Scripture means to have understanding.
• Luke speaks of the ability to understand in this passage: • Luke 9:44 Let these sayings sink down into your ears: for the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men.
Negative: To see blocked ears or ears that cannot hear, means that the person in question has no understanding of the truth.
• Often in Scripture you will read how the Lord said, “Having 2ears, they did not hear...” speaking of the people’s inability to understand His instruction and parables.
• That exact meaning is clarified here: • Acts 7:51 You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers [did], so [do] you..... The Way of Dreams and Visions
If your ears ached or you had trouble with them in your dream, it is a warning to look out for an untrustworthy person in your immediate circle.
If the ears were very large, you will get help from an unexpected source; if they were very small, you will discover a false friend.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Any interpretation of a dream that features the ears must be considered in these two ways:
What is happening with the ears in the dream itself? Then filter that awareness through the question of how this is affecting your sense of balance or understanding of where you are in relation to the things around you. When you hear what others are expressing, you are able to tap into compassion and empathy, so the ears connect to these principles in action. Of course, a dream about ears is also about how well you are listening to what your life has to say to you.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
For a young woman, this dream forebodes disappointment and unfortunate love.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To dream that you are putting your car in gear, suggests that you are ready to move forward with a new project in your life.... My Dream Interpretation
If a hearse crosses your path, you will have a bitter enemy to overcome. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2- We may be aware that a part of ourselves is no longer ‘alive’ and it is better to let it go rather than resurrect it.
3- A hearse will always symbolise death, but it can also mean an ending of some sort.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To be riding or driving a hearse means you will be relocating.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: A hearse might also be a suggestion to take old feelings, past hopes, and desires to a grave and bury them.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you are driving the hearse, you are in control of your transition process and you are lucid, awake, and aware.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A relationship may have come to an end, or we need closure in a matter that could affect our future.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
It is coming to a natural conclusion and we need to have regard to our feelings about such finality in order to understand ourselves.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For a woman, a hearse may signify her innate and intimate connection with the processes of death itself.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Unfortunately, during this time we tend to recall fewer dreams as we feel that we simply haven’t got time to remember them or think about them. By the time we are in our forties, however, many of us begin to catch our breath and start to reflect on our lives so far. Often in the middle of our lives there is a feeling that some kind of change is essential. For example, we may explore our creative potential, go back to school, change career or partner, take up an exciting new sport, downsize and so on.
If you are in your forties, your dreams may well reflect this craving for change with their themes of adventure, romance and daring, but if this craving isn’t acknowledged, themes of conflict and aggression may feature strongly in your dreams.
The need to look back at your early promise may also prompt dreams of school, old friends or the search for a lost car. During the middle years you may also find yourself with the new-found responsibility of caring for parents with failing health. Not surprisingly dreams experienced if this is the case often involved themes of escape—part of you wishes to be free from this enormous responsibility. In waking life, you may take your duties seriously but this cannot stop your dreaming mind booking your parents—or parents-in-law—on a plane to nowhere or on an endless cruise.
If you aren’t in this stage of life, a dream about fast forwarding or returning to your thirties and forties will most likely reflect your growing sense of responsibility and longing to make your mark on the world.
One of the most common dreams in midlife is that of the lost car. You park the car and return to find it’s gone. You wander anxiously around the area but cover the same ground with no results. In short, this is a dream about feeling lost because you have followed the rules rather than your instinct or intuition.
If you have this dream, the indication is that some part of your waking life is unfulfilling and you feel as if you have lost something precious; you are not only upset when you recognize you have lost it but your life comes to a complete standstill. Another common dream at this time is that of a forgotten baby or child; in this dream, you are going about your routine as normal but hear a child or baby crying. You search for a while then discover a baby or child in the cupboard and suddenly realize that they have been in there, not for hours, but for days. You are filled with feelings of shock and regret. The baby in the dream indicates the part of yourself that was initiated and then abandoned; for example, a college education that was postponed for marriage. In other words, the child is something you began but set aside. Such dreams emerge to remind you that it is not too late to exploit your hidden potential or rediscover an idea or passion from the past.... The Element Encyclopedia
For a young woman, this dream foretells unexpected rivalry.
To dream that your sweetheart is nearsighted, denotes that she will disappoint you. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Possible need for an eye exam.
3. Surprise visitors in the ofﬁng. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A woman who dreams she is nearsighted may be missing certain clues and signals her loved one is sending; this is a warning to pay closer attention before it is too late and she suffers the loss of this person.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
A woman who dreams she is nearsighted may be missing certain clues and signals her loved one is sending; this is a warning to pay closer attention before it is too late and she suffers the loss of this person.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To admire the golden fruit upon graceful trees, denotes that fortune will wear a more promising aspect than formerly.
To dream of gathering them, denotes pleasant surprises will follow quickly upon disappointment.
To preserve them, denotes that you will take reverses philosophically. Baking them, denotes insipid love and friendships. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. The germination of new ideas, the fertility of the intellect and creativity.
3. The unexpected could happen. ... New American Dream Dictionary
To dream of cooking pears is an indication that the Love affair that you are now engaged in will turn out in a disappointing manner.... The Complete Dream Book
See also Fruit and Leaf.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Accidents: Inability to focus on the here and now.
Aging: Lack of appreciation for the natural stages of life.
Alcohol: Doubts regarding your self-control.
Aloneness: Low self-esteem and the need for others to validate you.
Amnesia: Insecurity about your identity.
Animals: Basic instincts that are threatening to spill over into your waking life.
Ants: Inability to cooperate with others.
Bacteria: fear of being affected by others.
Baldness: fear of losing the ability to think clearly.
Beards: Suspicion over what someone is hiding.
Bedtime: Fear of dying before certain goals are accomplished.
Beggars: Fear of appearing helpless or difficult feelings when faced with another person’s neediness.
Birds: Fear of freedom or success.
Black/dark: Fear of what you do not understand.
Blindness: Dread of losing your perceptive skills.
Blood: Dread of losing your inner strength.
Blushing: Fear of embarrassment.
Body odor: Dread of offending others.
Books: Fear of the opinions or criticism of others.
Brain disease: Fear of losing your reason.
Buildings, high: Fear of being forced into a situation in which you feel you have no control.
Bullets: Fear of loss of self-control.
Burglars: Sense of vulnerability.
Buried alive: Fear that a pending plan will not have a chance to prove itself.
Cancer: Fear of negativity, poor health.
Cats: Fear of loss of independence.
Childbirth: Fear of change or new beginnings.
Children: Fear of the child within.
Clocks: Fear of falling behind in your schedule or commitments.
Clowns: Fear of letting your guard down.
Coitus/sex: Fear of getting close to another person.
Cold: Fear of becoming lazy or apathetic.
Color: Fear of standing out.
Computers: Fear of learning new things.
Confined spaces: Fear of getting into situations in which you feel trapped.
Constipation: Feeling unable to express yourself.
Cooking: Aversion to planning things.
Cross: Fear of being reminded of sacrifices you need to make or have made.
Dancing: Dislike of showing emotion.
Daylight: Fear of exposure.
Death/corpses: Refusal to accept reality.
Decisions: Fear of taking responsibility.
Demon/goblin: Fear of life’s negatives.
Dentists: Fear of someone changing your mind.
Disease: Fear of problems.
Doctor: Aversion to the opinions of others.
Dolls: Tendency to look at the motives of others with suspicion.
Electricity: Dislike of control from anyone but yourself.
Empty rooms: Suggests lack of vision.
Fat/gaining weight: Fear of loss of self-control.
Fire: Fear of emotional outbursts.
Fish: Revulsion towards anything associated with religion or spiritual growth.
Floods: Fear of being emotionally overwhelmed.
Flowers: Denial of your talents.
Flying: Fear of expressing your opinions.
Food: Fear of nourishing an aspect of yourself.
Gay/lesbian: Fear of human diversity or traits different to yourself.
Ghosts: Fear of your past returning to haunt you.
Gold: Inability to handle money.
Hallowe’en: Dread of discovering hidden aspects of another person’s character.
Heat: This suggests procrastination and the avoidance of challenge.
Heights: Reluctance to advance due to fear of failure.
Hell: Fear of depression.
Horses: Fear of others seeing your own wild nature.
Hospitals: Fear of change.
Houses: Fears about personal security.
Hurricanes/tornados: Aversion to fanaticism.
Injections: Fear of the new and different invading your personal space.
Insanity: Fear of losing grip on reality.
Insects: Inability to deal with life’s irritations.
Jumping: Fear of becoming impatient.
Lightning/thunder: Reluctance to experience new insights.
Machinery: desire to avoid assistance.
Medicine: Lack of trust.
Men: Distrust of men or problems accepting masculine traits within yourself.
Mice: Worry over something invading or upsetting your routine.
Mirrors: Apprehension over facing yourself or knowing yourself.
Money: Avoidance of responsibility.
Myths: Fear of hearing the truth about a situation.
Night: This implies someone with an overactive imagination.
Noise: Someone who is easily distracted.
Old people: Fear of aging or mortality.
Open spaces: Fear of exposure.
Opposite sex: Being out of touch with your opposite gender characteristics.
Outer space: Feeling helpless and weightless.
Pain: Fear of being hurt in waking life.
Performing: Panic about being watched or judged.
Plant: Fear of not using your natural talents and not measuring up to expectations.
Railways/trains: Fear of not being able to change direction.
Relatives: Fear of others knowing things about you.
Reptiles: Fear of what you do not understand.
Ridicule: Fear of being criticized.
School: Fear of the inability to reach your potential.
Shadows: Suspicions about all sorts of things.
Snakes: Fear of what you do not understand.
Speaking aloud: Fear of being criticized for speaking your mind.
Speed: The need to take things slower.
Spiders: Fear of being manipulated by others.
Stairs: Fear of moving forward.
Stuttering: Fear of not being able to express yourself.
Swallowing: Fear of being gullible.
Technology: Distrust over advancements.
Telephones: Aversion to communication without being able to read the other’s body language.
Tests: Trepidation about your ability or competence; fear of failure.
Tombstones: Fear of facing your mortality.
Ugliness: Inability to face reality.
Walking: Fear of being independent.
Wind: Fear of showing emotion.
Women: Fear of not being accepted by others or inability to accept feminine traits within yourself.... The Element Encyclopedia
2. Honor and fulﬁllment to come. ... New American Dream Dictionary
Anything that happens in a rehearsal in a dream is connected to how you are feeling about something that is being created in your consciousness. Use the context of the dream to understand what area of your life is being worked on and how the process is going.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To see them broken, you will lose friends and standing by your eccentric demeanor. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To interpret tearing something up in dreams will depend on whether the action is destructive or one of division in order to share.
If the article is already torn, then there is an aspect of our lives that is less than perfect and has been damaged in some way.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If we are crying we may not feel we are able to give way to emotion in everyday life, but can do so in the safe scenario of a dream.
If we dream of someone we know in tears we perhaps need to look at our own conduct to see if it is appropriate.
If we do not know them then we have offended against our own code of behaviour.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see others shedding tears, foretells that your sorrows will affect the happiness of others,... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Reverse: great joy is in the ofﬁng.
3. Possible illness, depression.
4. Things learned through experience. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If such tears are finally shed in the dream, they mean that one will willingly spend such money, or get rid of it to conceal his act.
If one sees tears running from his right eye and entering his left eye in the dream, it means that his son and daughter may engage in sexual intercourse, and he must immediately separate between their rooms, and teach them about the lawful and the unlawful. Tears which come during yawning in a dream signify payment of an unjust fine. Seeing tears during the daylight time, or under the sun, or in front of a fire in a dream means business losses caused by one of these three elements. Tears in a dream also signify loneliness, leaving one’s homeland, or yearning to see one’s beloved, or they may represent pearls.
(Also see Pearl)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The Water of life is able to flow.
It is a sign of solution and resolution. See Crying.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If we are crying we may not feel we are able to give way to emotion in everydav life, but can do so in the safe scenario of a dream.
If we dream of someone else in tears we perhaps need to look at our own conduct to see if it is appropriate.
2- To dream of being in tears and then to wake up and discover that we are actually crying, suggests that some hurt or trauma has come sufficiently close to the surface to enable us to deal with it on a conscious level.
3- fears can represent hurt or compassion, and it is often this latter meaning which applies spiritually. Experiencing compassion in a dream can make us more aware of the necessity for it in waking life.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you see a baby crying, it is a sign that the letter will have good news.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: Are you depressed right now, crying in your dream? Are you too soft-hearted, with many feelings and too much sympathy?... Dreamers Dictionary
The Egyptians related tears with fertility, based on the myth of the flooding of the Nile (their means of fertilizing the fields); thanks to the tears shed by Isis in search of her murdered husband.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams