If you dream of a specific person such as a boyfriend, you will need to concentrate more on the other symbols of your present dream as the boyfriend can represent several different aspects or people in your life.
A boyfriend can be friend, enemy, lover, companion, or the symbol of any of these things in the emotions.
If bodily harm is threatened from this person it would be best to take this as a literal, true, dream and act accordingly.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If the dream involved hearing a confession, you are being warned to be on guard against being tricked into betraying a confidence; if the dream concerned making a confession, it predicts a welcome change of circumstances.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Gives gender - specific: When the other person is known in dreams or of the opposite gender both men and women will need to monitor their own integrity. This is an aspect of the animus or anima and suggests that the physical being is not in alignment with the spiritual self.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Symbol: A confession is cleansing and purifying. Vision: Being the person taking a confession: you will soon take part in a creative or charitable venture. You are confessing: you are admitting mistakes and forgive yourself for them. Somebody else is confessing: examine your behavior and correct it quickly.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about confession means that you have acknowledged your mistakes; it is also a sign that you have been forgiven.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a confession symbolize the exposure of secrets, and the release of shame, guilt or blame. Perhaps your dream is suggesting that you make amends for your misdeeds, forgive yourself, and practice discernment with whom you share your secrets. See Mistake.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Opening up, lightening one’s burden, cleansing of emotional and mental negativity. The absolution of sins represents a recognition of attitudes and behaviors which are destructive to growth. Forgiving oneself is the key to fully living in the present. Need to verbalize, talk about concerns and share with others.... The Dream Books Symbols
If you dream of writing an essay, you are anxious over a mistake that you have made.
If you have trouble starting an essay in your dream (especially if you are staring at blank paper), you desire to make a fresh start in your life. You may have a need to express yourself through writing or art. Also see “Bad grades.”... My Dream Interpretation
The quality of feeling within a dream is important. Note whether you feel frightened, tired, confused, powerful, happy, supported, and so on. The feeling or sense of the dream helps you understand what you are working on.... The Dream Books Symbols
What you feel in a dream, and the feeling tone of particular items or the environment in a dream are extremely important.
(1) Feelings in dreams are not symbolic: they represent nothing but themselves. They are feelings you really do have, even if you have shut them out of your consciousness.
(2) Feelings and moods in dreams are more often negative than positive: grey rather than sunny, violent rather than peaceful. This is because dreams express feelings you have repressed out of fear. Dreams have a therapeutic purpose, and that is why they bring to your attention those parts of you that are painful.
(3) Occasionally, however, a dream may express a beautiful positive feeling: glorious erotic fulfilment; blissful oneness with life; love, even for people who have hurt you. Such a dream may usually be understood as indicating the direction in which you should be moving.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
A friend is someone we have special feelings for; friendship is much valued in spiritual work. We can continue on our spiritual search in the knowledge that we are being supported.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: In dreams friends often highlight a particular part of our own personality that we need to look at, and perhaps understand or come to terms with, in a different way.
The concept of friendship appearing in dreams clarifies how we relate to other people.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Friends appearing in our dreams can signify one of two things: firstly we need to look at our relationship with that particular person, and secondly we need to decide what that friend represents for us (for instance security, support and love). Childhood friends may signify innocence, whereas a best friend might be an identification of the best in us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: Often in male / female relationships we will dream that lovers have changed to loving friends and vice versa before this has actually occurred in waking life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Our dreams are full of symbolism with their messengers being all different types of people.
It is very common to dream about our friends. These are individual that are emotionally valuable to us and we learn about ourselves through them. Dreams are very rarely prophetic, thus whether your dream was good or bad, don’t expect it to come true. This dream is more than likely attempting to bring up uncomfortable feelings that you have about yourself or others.
(Remember “uncomfortable” does not necessarily mean bad.) Dreams are created by our own thinking processes, our own thoughts (conscious or unconscious) create dreams, thus, the mind that created the dream also knows its meaning!!! See Also: People.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To see your friends in your dream, signifies aspects of your personality that have been developing and making you grow as a person.
The relationships you have with those around you are important in learning about yourself, so look to the friends you dreamed about for signals of personality traits they have that you desire in yourself, and work on those things. Additionally, dreaming of friends sometimes foretells that you will hear happy news from them.
If you dream of seeing your friends saddened or troubled, in your dream, they are headed for distress in real life.
To see a friend in your dream who you no longer see in real life (the friendship is over or they moved away), means you wish for a time in your past when you had no responsibilities and things were much simpler and more carefree. You may be wanting to escape the the pressures and stresses of growing up. Or, it could be a signal that it’s time to start acting more mature.
If you dream of a friend dying, it means you have anxious feelings or insecurities about the friendship - you may worry that your friend is becoming distant from you or losing interest in the relationship.
If you dream of a friend that you don’t really have in real life, this person actually represents another side of you - the part that is usually repressed and hidden.
To dream about an ex-friend means you wish for a time in your past when things were easier. Or, it could be a signal that it’s time to start acting more mature. You may also be missing this friend. Or, it could be that somebody you have just met reminds you of your ex-friend in some way.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams which feature your friends or groups of friends highlight your feelings about them in waking life.
If the friends are people you do not know, they may represent your inner wisdom or intuition; the character of the friends will tell you what aspect of yourself they display. In dreams, friends behaving inappropriately can also represent your shadow self—the aspect of your personality that you are denying or have rejected. By portraying your shadow aspect as a friend or group of friends, your dreaming mind may be urging you to integrate neglected parts of your personality and restore inner harmony. You may have a dream in which a group of friends or people you know behave like total strangers to you, despite your efforts to remind them that you know each other. Such dreams are symbols of low self-confidence, but they can also suggest that you are trying too hard to be popular or to make a friendship work, because the desire for friendship is one-sided: your own.... The Element Encyclopedia
Fostering a friendship or seeking the fellowship of the righteous ones or the men of knowledge in a dream represents one’s sincerity and love for others, devotion to family ties and serving their interests. It also indicates one’s true sincerity in his or her religious duties.
Changes in the way you live and questions about your responsibilities. Separating from something important—a person, behavior, emotions—is imminent, has taken place, or is necessary. Compare this to Corpse, Death, Abortion, Sword, Divorce, or Funeral.
Folklore: A good sign, because you are letting go of something.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: Saving goodbye to others in a dream: take a step back for a while and examine your relationship with them. At the same time, this dream may also be a sign that you will always find new friends. Saying goodbye to your parents: they might be worried or ill. Saying goodbye to a stranger: your problems will soon be over.
Depth Psychology: A goodbye is always a sign of a new beginning. Was it a sad farewell or one that brought relief? From what or from whom would you like to separate at this time?... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you are amorous or see that others are amorous suggests that your sense of morality may be being put to the test. Your dreaming mind may, however, be encouraging you to explore and express your sexuality or creativity. To dream that you are showing your devotion to your loved ones or to your beliefs serves as a reminder that nothing good in life can be gained by deceit. To dream that you are experiencing delight suggests that life is good for you at the moment or that you wish it could be, whilst to dream that you are joyful denotes harmony amongst friends and loved ones, although—in common with many such dreams—it may also be compensatory wish-fulfillment.
To dream that you are merry or in merry company signifies a time of pleasant engagements and profitable affairs; but again, it could also be compensatory wish-fulfillment. To feel peace in your dream indicates an end or a resolution to an emotional issue or inner conflict. It also suggests that you have reached a new level of stability and calmness. Alternatively, the maddening quietness may refer to the calm before the storm. To dream that you have pride denotes that you need to stand up and fight against attacks to your integrity. You may soon be challenged. To dream that you are tipsy signifies your carefree nature and jovial disposition. To see others tipsy in your dream denotes that you need to be careful as to choice of friends, as their actions or words may reflect on your own character.