A dream of a face is likely to be about the image you present to the world, so a swollen face may refer to self-importance and a blemished face to a character weakness or defect. A dream of injuries to your eyes or ears may simply refer to being unable to see or hear—or unwilling to see or hear—what is going on around you, rather than to any disease. A dream of being struck on the mouth or slapped across the face suggests an inability to get your point across, whilst dreams of injuries to your nose suggest difficulties getting to know other people intimately in your life.
Hair is an important sexual symbol for both men and women, so dreams of being forcibly shaven might be a symbol of castration or a sign of subjugation. Baldness in the dreams of both sexes suggests anxiety, not about going bald, but about a lack of intellect, either your own or someone else’s. Dreams in which your teeth fall out are very common and almost always associated with self- image or fear at having spoken out of turn (See also Tooth entry in BODY).... The Element Encyclopedia
Hands can symbolize the whole pattern of your life and a dream of an injured or disabled hand may refer to some inability to perform a task in waking life, a task which may or may not be physical. Dreams about your feet tend to refer to your general progress, so dreaming of lameness, for example, may signify an inability to move forward.... The Element Encyclopedia
Spiritually, an injury or scar may suggest that something negative and harmful has occurred, which is an external force rather than internal. We may not have dealt with it as well as we might.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: An injury will suggest a recent hurt, whereas a scar in a dream suggests that there are old hurts, which have not been fully dealt with. These may be mental and emotional as much as physical, and can remain unnoticed until we are reminded of them. Just as in physical injury there can be many kinds of scars, so there can also be in the other areas. We may, for instance, be left with a pattern of behaviour which is irritating to other people, but without the clear connection given by the dream image, we are unable to understand it.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Vision: Seeing an injury: a warning to be careful when dealing with people or instruments/tools. Here it is important which part of the body has been injured. See Body, Operation.
Depth Psychology: Somebody has hurt you (through an insult, unfairness, or disappointment), and you need to come to terms with it. Or was it you who injured someone? See Bandage, Pain, Wound.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of an injury suggest an overuse of energy and that you are out of balance. This is a red flag alerting you to pay attention and sync up with your natural rhythm. See Accident.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If the injury was to your reputation, it is a dream of contrary and signifies pleasing recognition; but if the feature of your dream was physical injury, it is a warning that you are surrounded by hostile forces and you must proceed very carefully in order to expose and thwart them.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To see your own or another person’s neck in your dream signifies your need to control your feelings and keep them in check. Consider the familiar phrase, ‘don’t stick your neck out’, which serves as a warning against a situation.
If your neck is injured, this can indicate a separation between heart and mind.
If your neck is thick, perhaps you have been quick-tempered recently. Consider also the following idioms: breaking one’s neck, up to one’s neck, stick one’s neck out, dead from the neck up / down. Shoulders in a dream suggest strength, responsibility and burdens. Do you feel that you have much responsibility to bear in waking life? On the other hand, shoulders can also represent support and your ability to soothe others, as in the phrase ‘a shoulder to cry on’. To see your throat in your dream symbolizes the ability to express yourself and communicate your thoughts and ideas.
If your throat is sore, perhaps you are having problems expressing yourself. Alternatively, you may need to swallow your pride.
If a graceful, long neck appears in your dream, this suggests good fortune in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
Vision: Someone putting his/her head on your shoulder: an appeal for sympathy and help.
If you are putting your head on someone’s shoulder: you need comfort or help from a friend.
Depth Psychology: Healthy shoulders are a sign of strength and the ability to master life. Crying on someone’s shoulder: stop hiding your emotions—a good friend will support you.... Dreamers Dictionary
To see your shoulders in your dream, symbolizes your feeling that you have had too much responsibility to bear. You are overburdened by circumstances in your life. Alternatively, shoulders can represent support and your ability to nurture others.
If you dream of being kissed on the shoulder, this symbolizes that you have the support and affection of someone in your waking life.... My Dream Interpretation
(Friend; Responsibility; Support) Riding over the shoulders of one’s enemy in a dream means committing a wrongdoing or a shameful act against someone.
If there is no enmity between the two, and if one sees himself riding over the shoulders of his friend in a dream, it means that he will earn something from him. Carrying someone over one’s shoulders in a dream means being indebted to him. Carrying a hypocrite over one’s shoulders in a dream could mean that one may work at a lumberyard, or deliver wood for living. One’s shoulders in a dream also represent his parents, brothers, partners, one’s station, or beauty. Anything that affects them in a dream will show in any of the above. Shoulders in a dream also represent one’s partner, his employee, assistant, or a close friend. As for a prisoner, having large shoulders in a dream means serving a long term imprisonment. Aching shoulders in a dream may represent the sickness of one’s brothers. Shoulders in a dream also represent one’s child, or the weight and amount of responsibilities one can assume.
(Also see Body); Ride)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Ability to bear or to cany what life brings. Idioms: have broad shoulders, put one’s shoulder to the wheel; a shoulder to cry on; rubs shoulder with; chip on the shoulder. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Attention to the shoulders may mention your strength to carry a load.
A man or woman with exaggerated broad shoulders may represent superior strength and the ability to take on responsibility. Shouldenng too much responsibility may metaphorically be expressed as carrying a cement block or another heavy object on the shoulders.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream of your shoulders represents intensity, reliability, and afflictions. You may have been expected to handle too many obligations and certain situations are arduous for you to endure. Shoulders also symbolize your aptitude for offering encouragement and caring.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of broad shoulders represent strength and confidence. Dreams of shoulders that are slumped represent insecurity or shame. Dreams of shoulders that are rolled back represents confidence, -esteem and -assertion. This dream could also be revealing to you that you may need a shoulder to cry on, or that you are carrying the weight of the world. See Co-dependant.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(1) What do your shoulders feel like? Tense? Most of the pain and sadness of the years seems to be deposited in the shoulders.
If the tension is bad, you probably need to get acquainted with what is going on at the unconscious level; otherw ise, money spent on massage is likely to be wasted.
(2) Are the shoulders carrying a burden? That’s not the burden of life: life is no burden, only joy. It’s the burden of your neuroses - your unconscious irrational anxieties. Get rid of them, by first getting to know’ them and making room in your life for whatever you have repressed and neglected in your psyche.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
A dream in which one’s shoulders are prominent may mean the dreamer feels that he or she is shouldering too much responsibility and is overburdened by circumstances in his or her life.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia