Why Am I Dreaming About My Adult Child Being Very Young And Naughty | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Adult Child Veryng Naughty


ACTIVITIES AND ENVIRONMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH CHILDHOOD

Dreams about activities and environments associated with childhood can be either motivating or discouraging, depending on the details of your dream and how you felt. For example, if you had a happy time playing with your dolls or a toy train set, your dream may simply be reminding you of the simple pleasure of letting your guard down from time to time to do nothing useful but play and relax. These kinds of dreams are particularly common if you have been extremely busy recently and haven’t had time to have fun. If, however, you were bored by the toy or activity in your dream, your unconscious may be urging you to put away childish things that don’t really give you stimulation and satisfaction, and to spend your time more productively.

Toys in dreams not only reflect your desire for more play, or urge you to grow up in some way, they can also suggest nostalgia for childhood that has been lost. Dolls are especially important because they so resemble the human form, and because children endow them with emotions and characters. Your dreaming mind may therefore use a doll to symbolize something or someone in your life. For example, if you stick needles or pins in the doll, or mistreat it in any way, this can represent negative feelings towards a particular person. Many doll dreams use the doll as a target for violence and, if this is the case, it could also refer to how the dreamer felt as a child when smacked emotionally or physically—like a helpless child. Dolls can also represent emotions that the dreamer would like to discharge on someone else, or the feeling of wanting to be a precious doll to someone. It may also express some undeveloped part of the dreamer’s personality and the need to relearn some childhood lessons we may have forgotten.

If you dreamed that you were in a playground surrounded by other children, were you enjoying yourself or did you feel left out? If you felt exhilarated, your unconscious may once again be signaling your need to have more fun in waking life, but if you felt aloof or alone from the other children, it could suggest that you prefer to play no part in the immature behaviour currently displayed by a group of people in your waking life. See also references to toys and games in LEISURE.... The Element Encyclopedia

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ADULT

love Growing sense of recognising needs of partner. Ability to be something for the partner’s sake without losing one’s own independence or will. Becoming aware of the is­sues which colour or influence relationship, and meeting them as partners. Independence and closeness together. Car­ing sexual partners through discovering each other’s needs and vulnerability. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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ADULT

Dreaming of an adult represents that you are embracing the process of growing, the courage it takes to be responsible, mature and sensible.

For some, being an adult represents freedom, for some it represents a burden. See Responsibility.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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ADULT

Mature self, viewing life from experience and greater sensitivity to self and others.... The Dream Books Symbols

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ADULTERESS

Symbolic of the path of death and destruction, Prov. 2:16... Christian Dream Symbols

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ADULTERY

To dream that you commit adultery, foretells that you will be arrainged{sic} for some illegal action.

If a woman has this dream, she will fail to hold her husband’s affections, letting her temper and spite overwhelm her at the least provocation.

If it is with her husband’s friend, she will be unjustly ignored by her husband. Her rights will be cruelly trampled upon by him.

If she thinks she is enticing a youth into this act, she will be in danger of desertion and divorced for her open intriguing.

For a young woman this implies abasement and low desires, in which she will find strange adventures afford her pleasure.

It is always good to dream that you have successfully resisted any temptation.

To yield, is bad.

If a man chooses low ideals, vampirish influences will swarm around him ready to help him in his nefarious designs. Such dreams may only be the result of depraved elementary influences.

If a man chooses high ideals, he will be illuminated by the deific principle within him, and will be exempt from lascivious dreams.

The man who denies the existence and power of evil spirits has no arcana or occult knowledge. Did not the black magicians of Pharaoh’s time, and Simon Magnus, the Sorcerer, rival the men of God? The dreamer of amorous sweets is warned to beware of scandal. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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ADULTERY

Usually used figuratively; see “sin”, “sex”, and “sensual”... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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ADULTERY

1. If watching a lover engage in sex with someone else, this reflects the dreamer’s feelings of unworthiness and/or sex­ual inadequacy.

2. If engaging in sex with someone other than his/her mate, it reflects a desire to change one’s love object.

The dreamer’s defiance that cannot be expressed when awake. Reaffirms one’s sexual self-confidence.

5. Expression of the adulterer’s feeling of being neglected by partner.

6. His/her spouse or boyfriend/girlfriend is being unfaithful.

7. One feels that he/she has been found out re unfaithfulness. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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ADULTERY

(Rape) Committing the abominable and forbidden act of adultery in a dream means betrayal.

If one sees himself doing so in a dream, it means that he will betray his wife.

An unknown woman is better here than a known woman. Adultery in a dream also means theft.

If one sees an adulteress soliciting him for fornication in a dream it means that he might be lured to earn unlawful money. Ifone commits adultery with ayoung and a beautiful woman in a dream, it means that he will place his earnings in a well-guarded place or a coffer.

If a strong person commits adultery in his dream and if he had to face the divine ordinance and chastisement for his sin in the dream, it means that his authority will expand.

If the person in the dream qualifies for leadership, then he will be endowed with one.

If one sees himself committing adultery with the wife of a close friend in a dream it means that he will take some money from him. Ifone reads the ruling of the divine ordinance concerning the punishment of adulterers in a dream, it means that he is an adulterer. Ifone deals with an adulteress or with a woman who has committed adultery in a dream, then such a woman represents the world and its seekers.

If a student on the path of God Almighty, who is known to have piety, good conduct and who has the look of a believer sees himself dealing with an adulteress or a woman who has committed adultery in a dream, it means that he will join the company of a gnostic and learn wisdom at his hand. Ifone sees a man and a woman sitting alone in an intimate setting in his dream, and if he recognizes them, it means that he desires some worldly interests from such a man.

If a man sees himself raping a young woman in a dream, it means that he hides his savings in an unknown place.

If he is caught after that, and if the divine ordinance is exacted in the dream, his dream means that he will follow the path of knowledge and understanding of religious jurisprudence. Ifone commits adultery with an adulteress in a dream, it means that he will face severe trials.

If one enters a brothel in his dream and finds it impossible to leave that place, it means that he may die shortly.

If one sees himself sleeping with someone else’s wife, while the husband is not minding in a dream, it means that the husband will entrust him with his home to manage.

If one marries an adulteress in a dream, it means that he is an adulterer.

(Also see Sexual intercourse)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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ADULTERY

Sexually explicit dream content is not from God.

To dream of an adulterous relationship may result from fear of infidelity in a relationship.

A God-given dream may expose a cheating spouse without showing lewd conduct, Ex. 20:14... Christian Dream Symbols

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ADULTERY

Many people seem to have dreams about committing adultery or about their spouse committing adultery (cheating or being cheated on). In this dictionary there is a definition for cheating and here I will add a few more thoughts about this dream topic. Many dreams come from the private unconscious and are a reflection on thoughts, fears, desires, issues or are a response to stressful or anxiety provoking situations.

The details of the dream need to be considered before attempting an interpretation. Details such as who is cheating on whom and what are the circumstances surrounding this dream event, need to be established. At times people have dreams about cheating on their spouses as a response to a long and monogamous relationship.

The dream may be a compensation for boredom, monotony or unhappiness. On the other hand, the dream could be about you connecting to deeper parts of self, which is represented by a desirable person of the opposite sex. On rare occasions a person may suspect, or feel on some level, that their mate is not faithful but is not willing to admit this consciously. Thus, in the dream state the individual confronts his fears and from there may begin to deal with the situation on a conscious level. “The dream reveals the reality which conception lags behind.” Franz Kafka... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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ADULTERY

Committing adultery in a dream it’s a warning to keep your secrets to yourself.

If you resist committing adultery, it means any setbacks in your life will be shortlived.

If you dream of your wife committing adultery, it means you’ll soon have trouble with your neighbors; your husband, and you could soon be receiving an inheritance. In general, dreaming of adultery in any form is a prediction of problems in your love life.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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ADULTERY

See affair. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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ADULTERY

See Stranger, Other, Intercourse, Sexuality. Also Friend, Foreign Language.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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ADULTERY

(see Sexual Encounters)

An unresolved fear that your partner is being unfaithful.

An unexpressed desire for someone outside your current relationship.

Feeling cheated by someone, or a situation, you trusted intimately.

Turning your back on something once regarded as sacred and incorruptible. This can include relationships, but may also pertain to ideals, beliefs, and work situations.... The Language of Dreams

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ADULTERY

For persons to dream they have committed it, shows that they shall meet with great contentions and debates; but to dream they have resisted the temptation to it shows victory over their enemies, and that they shall escape great dangers.... The Complete Dream Book

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ADULTERY

This dream is propitious only when It is of a temptation overcome.... The Complete Dream Book

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ADULTERY

There are two aspects to a dream of adultery: the actual committing of the act and the intent to do so. Either is a forerunner of serious family difficulties, but, strangely enough, the augury of a dream of committing adultery is not as serious as that of a dream of wishing to do so.... The Complete Dream Book

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ADULTERY

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about adultery means you would love to have an affair; it could also means a bad conscience because of a past or ongoing affair. Sometimes it refers to conflicts among different parts of your personality (spiritual, physical, emotional).

An adultery dream is also a sign of overpowering physical urges.... Dreamers Dictionary

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ADULTERY

To dream that you’ve committed adultery means that you could have sexual desires or be sabotaging yourself. This likely comes from the root of your subconscious mind. You could be drawn into an issue that is not within your best interest such as a legal situation.

To dream that your mate or spouse has cheated means that you have concerns about abandonment. You may sense neglect within your own relationship. You could also feel as though you’re not living up to what others want from others.

To dream that you are cheating with your friend’s friend means that you’re probably feeling foresaken by your own self.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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ADULTERY

To dream of helplessly watching a mate have sex or making out with someone else is your inner expression of feelings of sexual inadequacy or insecurity with the romanitic involvement with your mate.

Dreaming of having sex with someone else is indicitive of a desire for change in either a romantic or sexual sense.... Encyclopedia of Dreams

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ADULTERY

Dreams of adultery represent your internal struggle with loyalty, guilt, shame, commitment and promiscuity. Perhaps there is a quality that is missing from your intimate relationship or in your business, and your dream is showing you what qualities to cultivate within yourself. You may be grappling with “the grass is greener syndrome”, and this dream is helping you to process your feelings and get a clearer perspective before you do something that you might regret.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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ADULTERY

Troubles are approaching. Your prospects may be blasted. Despair will catch hold of you. ... Indian Interpretation of Dreams

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ADULTERY

If you dream of cheating on your husband (whether or not you really have one), or having an affair with a married man, it means you will be entangled in a situation that is not in your best interests. You may have behaved in a way that compromised your values.

If you dream of having an affair with your friend’s husband, your dream is actually about your friend and not the man. Your friend has certain qualities that you wish you had yourself. Also, you may feel like you’re not as close to this friend lately as you would like to be.

To dream that you are cheating with your husband’s friend means you are feeling neglected by your real-life love.

If you dream that your husband was okay with you cheating, you may feel be feeling guilty about something.

To dream that your husband is cheating on you, means you are scared of being abandoned. You may feel some lack of attention in the relationship.... My Dream Interpretation

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ADULTERY

A sign of a guilt complex Sat involves sexual relationship is the meaning of a dream of adultery. It threatens heavy consequences.... Psycho Dream Interpretation

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ADULTERY

General Meaning: It can be a cause for concern if you dream that you are making love to someone that is not your spouse. You need to discern the spirit of the dream to determine if it is positive or negative.

• It is common to dream of embracing an unfamiliar man or woman. This could represent a leaning towards a prophetic or teaching ministry.

(Look up the symbol for ‘Man’ and ‘Woman” to get a full understanding on this) • The sexual act is a very intimate one. In fact in the Word when a couple made love, they were considered married. It meant that they were one. When you dream of having adultery, you need to ask yourself, “What am I becoming one with right now?” • Do you know the person you are committing adultery with in your dream? If so, determine what they could represent in your dream.

• Dreams • Positive: If you dream that you are embracing an unfamiliar man or woman, but it feels ‘right’ in the dream, then it could mean that the Lord is leading you to embrace something new in your life.

Negative: When you wake up feeling unclean and negative from your dream, then it is likely negative.

If you continue having this kind of dream, then the Lord is trying to tell you that you are marrying yourself to something that is not of Him.

• Consider this passage: • Proverbs 7:21 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield; with the flattering of her lips she forced him.

• 22 He goes after her immediately as an ox goes to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks • This scripture is a perfect picture of the world.

The New Testament tells us that friendship with the world is enmity with God.

If you keep having this sort of dream, then it means that you are allowing yourself to partake of the world and things that are not of God.

• If you dream that your spouse is having an affair, you need to determine what your spouse represents to you.

If they represent the Lord in your dreams, it could mean that there is a contamination in your walk with the Lord.

• If you have a fear that your spouse is having an affair in real life and then you dream it, then your dream is clearly a purging dream. It means that you are simply living out in your dreams, the inner fears you have in reality.

• DO NOT: Accuse your spouse of an affair because you had a dream. You will only increase any fears and conflicts you have in your marriage.

• Visions • God is not in the business of revealing someone else’s sins.

A person’s sin is between them and the Lord. However it can happen as in the case of David where Nathan exposed his affair with Bathsheba for the sake of the people.

• If God reveals anything like this to you, it is for you to pray so that this can be exposed God’s way.

• If engaged in personal ministry, the Lord shows you the person in an adulterous affair of the past, it is for the purpose of healing and forgiveness. I recommend the use of tact in such a situation, followed up with prayer and counsel.

Negative: As in with dreams, if the vision you see is symbolic, then it means that the person in question is joining themselves to something that is not of the Lord. Either they are walking in the flesh or they are embracing the things of the world.

See also: Bed, Bedroom • ... The Way of Dreams and Visions

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ADULTERY

Giving energy and attention to something that is separating self from inner growth; looking for outer pacifiers rather than resolving inner problems. Quality you are drawn to in another is blocked within yourself, or missing from your partnership. Also, may represent a merger and integration of male or female parts of self, depending upon sex of your dream partner. See Sexual Intercourse.... The Dream Books Symbols

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ADULTERY

Dreaming that you are cheating on your partner means that your relationship does not satisfy you at all and you may be having difficulties that go beyond your emotional level. Maybe you are concerned about your sexuality or you want something that is not as convenient for you. Adultery may also reflect the need to overcome certain prejudices or repressions, so it is very helpful to look at the characteristics of the person with whom you are unfaithful to your partner. These traits will reveal your current needs and, thus, the causes of insatisfaction that produced this type of dream. Likewise, it is important to remember that during the days before a wedding, the bride and groom tend to experience dreams about adultery. Thus, as you approach the date of the big day, the bride and groom often imagine themselves, while asleep, having sex with third parties. These scenes are directly related to the fear and anxiety experienced by many individuals due to the imminence of a commitment like marriage.

When a man dreams he is an adulterer, there will be an action of legal nature.

If it is a woman, she will lose the love of her husband.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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ADULTERY

Dreams in which you or your partner have an affair with someone else may reflect your feelings about adultery and betrayal but may also suggest that you are feeling insecure or lonely in your current relationship. Perhaps you suspect that your partner is cheating on you in real life; your unconscious may be showing you the worst-case scenario in an attempt to prepare you for the possibility of betrayal. Alternatively, if you are the one having an affair, this may simply be a way of once again experiencing the intoxicating high of falling in love, and sharing passion and sexual pleasure. Your dreaming mind may be highlighting your need for more intimacy and togetherness in your current relationship. Your feelings in the dream will give you an important clue.

If you feel exhilarated, this suggests that you need to spice up your sex life with your partner, but if you felt guilty it may be warning you of the consequences of having an affair in waking life. You should also ask yourself if you have been faithful to your partner in thought and deed, as unkind thoughts and words might be seen as betrayals by other names. Another interpretation suggests that such dreams indicate that you are being unfaithful, not to another person, but to an idea or principle in waking life; perhaps you have stolen someone else’s idea?

Bigamy dreams in which you or your partner have more than one lover can suggest a desire for more variety in your sex life but they can also suggest that you are trying to cope with too many ideas and activities at once. Wife- swapping dreams in which married couples swap partners for sexual gratification may reflect a longing for another partner or a desire to spice up your sex life.

If the dream involves a couple you know, think about whether you are attracted to either partner or whether there is something about their relationship or their lifestyle that you admire or envy.... The Element Encyclopedia

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ADULTERY 

Self-imposed guilt and/or shame. Are you getting what you want at the expense of others? Dissatisfaction.The desire to change. Guilt. Being part of / performing; You will be faced with taking responsibility for a situation that you were part of. Spouse or partner performing; Affection is a concern.

If you committed it, be on guard against giving your confidence to new friends; if you resisted it, you will have some disappointing setbacks, but they will be temporary. Many people seem to have dreams about committing adultery or about their spouse committing adultery (cheating or being cheated on). In this dictionary there is a definition for cheating and here I will add a few more thoughts about this dream topic. Many dreams come from the private unconscious and are a reflection on thoughts, fears, desires or issues are a response to stressful or anxiety provoking situations.

The details of the dream need to be considered before attempting an interpretation. Details such as who is cheating on whom and what are the circumstances surrounding this dream event, need to be established. At times people have dreams about cheating on their spouses as a response to a long and monogamous relationship.

The dream may be a compensation for boredom, monotony or unhappiness. On the other hand, the dream could be about you connecting to deeper parts of self, which is represented by a desirable person of the opposite sex. On rare occasions a person may suspect, or feel on some level, that their mate is not faithful but is not willing to admit this consciously. Thus, in the dream state the individual confronts his fears and from there may begin to deal with the situation on a conscious level. “The dream reveals the reality which conception lags behind.” Franz Kafka ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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BABY / CHILD

To dream of a sleeping baby or small child means you have a shy; trusting nature.

A baby crawling about means you will need to think quickly and make quick decisions.

A crying child means you will have a number of small problems to resolve.

To breastfeed a baby, or see a baby being breastfed, means you must beware of confiding in people who are not very close friends.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

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BEREAVEMENT OF ONE’S CHILD

In real life, it represents the opposite of what is seen in a dream. It means rejoicing, reunions, pleasures and respect. Sometimes it is also interpreted to portray an intention of one’s children or wife to separate from the family or to live on their own.

(Also See Child)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD

Whilst pregnant women often dream about giving birth in anticipation of the upcoming event, dreams of giving birth typically have very little connection with the biological process of reproduction and more to do with a sense of being reborn, of fresh beginnings, of ideas coming to fruition or a period of personal growth. This sense is mirrored in everyday language: ‘giving birth to a new idea’, which refers to a project, not a baby.

For Jung, dreams about giving birth were important because he believed they represented a stage in the process of what he called ‘individuation’, the growth of the human psyche to maturation and wholeness. Birth therefore represents the start of an important new stage in your life and psychological development. We tend to dream of birth at the beginning of a new life stage, way of life, attitude, ability or project. We also have such dreams when we need to let go of the past and come to terms with the new. Birth is symbolic of new beginnings: beginning college, starting or ending a relationship, launching a new career and moving house are all associated with birth themes in dreams. Although women from their teen years onwards tend to have birth dreams more than men, it can happen to anyone at anytime. There may often be something strange or unusual about the birth of the child. These details are important as they can symbolize what part of your life is changing and how others will receive this new development.

Jung also claimed that the symbol of the child, as with the symbol of birth, represents new beginnings and possibilities, and paves the way for future changes in your personality. A common theme in mythology is the ‘divine child’ or mystical hero or savior; for instance, the baby Jesus who saves the world from damnation. The divine child is the symbol of the true self, both vulnerable and pure, but also capable of great transforming power. In your dream, it may represent your true self urging you to explore new possibilities and reach your full potential. Therefore dreaming of a baby or child who could be yourself, one of your own children, a child you know or an unknown child, gives access to your own inner child. We all have parts of ourselves which are childlike, curious and vulnerable, and when we are able to get in touch with these parts we are reminded of our true potential for wholeness.

Although dreams of birth and childhood may appear to be simply nostalgic memories, most dream researchers believe that they have a strong bearing on your current circumstances in waking life. For example, your dream may be telling you that you have forgotten how to play or that you should take a fresher, more innocent approach to life. They may also be manifestations of an unconscious desire to escape from the responsibilities and problems of waking life. In addition, they may represent a part of you that needs reassurance and comfort, or a part of you that needs to care, to love and to begin anew. As such they can represent important psychological, spiritual and physical needs.... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHILD

An immature adult; maturity determined by size and age... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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CHILD

(Little boy) In a dream, a child carried in one’s arms means responsibility, distress and difficulties.

A teenage child represents glad tidings or dispelling one’s worries.

If one sees a beautiful looking teenage child entering a town or descending from the skies or appearing from beneath the ground in a dream, it means that the glad tidings will take effect shortly. Seeing a mature child in a dream means power and superiority.

If one sees himself as a child learning in school in a dream, it means that he will repent of a common sin he is used to commit.

If one sees one of the renowned people of knowledge sitting in a kindergarten and learning along with other children in a dream, it means that he will shift to ignorance, lose his rank, or that financial changes will affect his living conditions.

If one sees himself receiving instructions like a child in a dream, it means that he will receive an inheritance from his mother. Ifone sees himself as a newborn child in a dream, it means that he will become wealthy and prosper.

If a young boy sees himself in a dream as a child, it has a negative meaning.

If a sick person sees himself as a child in a dream, it means his death.

If one sees himself as a child being reprimanded in a dream, it means that he will be conquered. In a dream, if one looks in a mirror and sees his face to be that of a child, and ifhis wife is pregnant, it means that she will beget a son who will look like his father. Carrying a baby child in a dream means distress and burdens.

A child in a dream represents a weak enemy who sometime shows friendliness and at other times demonstrates his enmity. Ifone sees that his wife has just delivered children who are playing around him in a dream, it means distress or misfortune and the consequences could be either good or bad. Carrying a child in a dream means managing an inheritance or a financial investment. Ifan elderly person sees himselfroaming as a little child in a dream, it means that he will commit an act of ignorance or lose his dignity, ideals or sense of honor. On the other hand, if such an elderly person who sees himself in a dream as a little child is suffering from depression or financial difficulties or health problems, then it means relief from distress and good health and that he will become free from his sins, like the day his mother gave birth to him.

If one sees that he has a little child who disdains from coming near his father in the dream, it means financial promotion and enjoyment of one’s life. Ifone sees a little child screaming in his lap in a dream, it means that he plays a string instrument. Children in a dream also could mean either sorrow and pain or happiness and joy.

If they are one’s own children in the dream, then they mean temptation with money. Children in a dream also could mean contentment with little or loss of one’s means to earn his livelihood or they could mean money or marriage or a flourishing business. Bereavement of a child in a dream means the opposite in real life. It also means rejoicing, reunions, pleasures and earning respect. Bereavement of a child in a dream is sometimes interpreted to portray an intention of one’s children or wife to separate from the family.

A little male child in a dream represents worries, responsibilities, hard work, catering to ignorant people or dealing with trivial and time wasting people.

If a prisoner sees himself carrying a little girl in his dream, it means that he will be released from his prison.

If one who is going through hard times sees himself holding a little girl in a dream, it means that his adversities will be lifted.

If he is poor, it means that he will thrive for success and the little girl then represents his glad tidings.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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CHILD

Some people have reoccurring dreams about a small child, while others, from time to time, dream about unfamiliar children.

The child in your dream could represent your inner self, or the child within.

The dream could be based on childhood memories, and it may carry a specific message or bring up long-buried issues. On the other hand, the dream could simply be a pleasant memory. Children in dreams could symbolize a need and an eagerness to learn, simplicity, intuition, new endeavors and many other positive attributes of childhood. Occasionally, the child in your dreams may be pointing to your own childish ways. Therefore, consider all of the details and the tone of the dream before making an interpretation.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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CHILD

See: boy; girl; daughter and son under family, childbirth See baby; birth. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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CHILD

Either a positive symbol that refers to new possibilities, or a hint that we are resisting maturity and completion.

The child represents the essential in us that we want to see mature. We are supposed to tell the truth (“children and fools speak the truth”) and be less complicated (“if you become like children...”).

If women dream about a child, it is usually because they are longing to have one, or that they are looking for something new, meaning a change in lifestyle is about to happen.

Also a symbol of the prime of life and continuity.

A sick child points to emotional difficulties. Pay attention to what attitude the child has in the dream! These attitudes want to be supported and made conscious.

According to Freud, the child may represent self- regression or one’s own genitals (“my little one,” my penis).

It is still true today that regressive tendencies are involved when an adult dreams about a child.

However, we ought not to dismiss Freud’s belief that “reclaiming one’s own childlike simplicity” can also be a positive process that allows us in later years to become lively and even revive a sense of eroticism.

The symbol of the child appearing in a dream is always connected to vitality, the joy of life, and also sexuality.

Folklore: Growing family.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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CHILD

See Baby. See also Meeting.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

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CHILD

Dreams of a child symbolize new life, innocence, and connectivity to everyone and everything. Your subconscious is giving you the message to integrate feelings of unbridled joy, fun, and unlimited creativity into your serious adult endeavors.

If you dream that you are the child, then this is about your need or desire to be taken care of, pampered and babied. See Baby and Spring.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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CHILD

(Who could be one of the dreamer’s own children) dreaming of a child gives us access to our own inner child. We all have parts of ourselves that are still child-like and curious. When we are able to get in touch with that side of ourselves we give ourselves permission to return to a state of innocence, which we may not previously have wished to do.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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CHILD

A symbol of innocence.

If you were the child, you need to get in touch with your own innocence.

If you, as the child, were in trouble, you need to go beyond your innocence and acknowledge the ways of the world. Everything is NOT all sweetness and light!

If you were watching children playing, this is a sign of success and happiness, both in your personal and professional life.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

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Dream Explanations of Astro Center

CHILD

(1) If the child in your dream is you as a child, the significance of the dream may have to do with a childhood experience. But don’t be too ready to understand it this way. See also Childhood Recollections.

(2) The child may* be a symbol of vour true self, that which is essentially you and which you are capable of unfolding. The fact that your real self is represented by a child suggests that your true self is a

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beautiful unspoilt product of Nature; that it is worthy of unreserved love; and that it needs the nourishment of your love if it is to grow and unfold all its loveliness.

(3) If the child has some divine aura (e.g. if it is the Christ-child), what is symbolized is as in (2) above. The aura represents the transcendent nature of the self: it is much more than your conscious ego or your present image of yourself; it holds together the opposites that are within you (e.g. conscious and unconscious, ‘head’ and ‘heart’, extroversion and introversion, masculine and feminine), and it is your ultimate goal and fulfilment (for self).

(4) The child may represent (the possibility of) a new beginning, a new development in your psyche - a new attitude to life, a new set of values, a new balance of your psychic forces, a new reconciliation of previously conflicting forces. The child in you is the growing-point in you.

(5) There is in all of us a child - our emotional self - that often needs reassurance, to be told that all is well and there is no cause for fear, or anger, or guilt, and that love makes all things good and dissolves all pain. At the same time the child sometimes needs to be chided and corrected if it is eventually to - as it should - grow up.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols

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CHILD

In dreams, a child can represent your most juvenile part, and your potential. Maybe, you recognize in him the hopes and ideals you had in the past. Arguing with him indicates that something in you is rebelling. If, in the dream, you get along with them or there is a reconciliation, it indicates that you are giving up due to certain demands or conditions. It may also deal with your own child and the meaning would be literal.

To dream of a beautiful daughter denotes interesting friends; an ugly one, strange devotion. A son, on the other hand, denotes work.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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The Big Dictionary of Dreams

CHILD

[DREAM IMAGES: CHILD OF NATURE; DIVINE; MAGICAL / INNOCENT; ORPHAN; WOUNDED]

The child of nature archetype inspires deep, intimate bonding with natural forces. Although the nature child is loving and giving, it can also have an inner toughness and ability to survive—the resilience of Nature herself. Nature children can develop advanced skills of communicating with animals, and in dreams reflecting this archetype, an animal often comes to the rescue of its child companion. Such dreams can reflect a compassionate, nature-loving aspect of our character, or the need to stop abusing the environment (understood in its widest sense) and reconnect with nature.

The magical child embodies qualities of wisdom and courage in the face of difficult circumstances. In dreams, it suggests the power of imagination and the belief that everything is possible. If, however, the magic is not put to positive use, the dream image is a negative one, and indicates lack of energy and action in waking life.

The orphan child is the major character in most well-known children’s stories, including ‘Bambi’, ‘Cinderella’, ‘Hansel and Gretel’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘Little Orphan Annie’, ‘The Matchstick Girl’, ‘Snow White’ and many more. The pattern in these stories is often reflected in the dreams of people who feel from birth as if they are not a part of their family or community, or who fear surviving alone in this world.

The wounded child archetype in dreams holds the memories of the abuse, neglect and other traumas that may have been endured during childhood. From a spiritual perspective, a wounded childhood cracks open the learning path of forgiveness. The shadow aspect may manifest as an abiding sense of self-pity, a tendency to blame your parents for your current shortcomings and to resist moving on through forgiveness.

Whilst dreams about children that never grow old reveal a determination to remain eternally young in body, mind, and spirit, they can also suggest an inability to grow up and embrace the responsible life of an adult. Peter Pan is the most obvious example of this archetype—he resists ending a cycle of life in which he is free to live outside the boundaries of conventional adulthood. For women, this archetype may manifest as extreme dependency on those who take charge of their physical security. A consistent inability to be relied on, and the inability to accept the aging process, are also markers of this archetype.

Carl Jung claimed that the dream symbol of a child is a metaphor for the forgotten things in childhood. For example, your dream may be telling you that you have forgotten how to play, or that you should take a more innocent, carefree attitude. The symbol of the child also represents possibilities and paves the way for future changes in the personality. In addition, it can also represent the part of you that needs security and reassurance. See also BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD.... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHILD

A dream about a child (under the age of thirteen or so) may be a dream about yourself.

If you are having a wonderful time playing and dressing up, the dream may be encouraging you to have more fun in your adult life. A dream about a child refusing to share or being inconsiderate may be a comment on your own weaknesses. Has your recent behavior or approach to life been a little childish? If you are the child in the dream, this can suggest a need to shed some of your current responsibilities in real life or express your real self.

If you are caring for a child or infant, and not really wanting to, perhaps someone in waking life is being demanding and requiring too much attention.

If you want to have a child and dream of one, you may become a parent in the not-so-distant future.

If you lose a child, whether your own or an unknown child, you may be anxious that you have taken on responsibilities you cannot handle.

If the child is one of your children, look up son and daughter.

If your dream did not evoke specific memories of your own childhood or an unknown child appeared, your unconscious may have summoned up an archetype in the staring role—that of the inner child. Whether your inner child was portrayed by you or by another character in the dream, he or she represents the part of you that, Peter Pan-like, has never grown up, or a part of you that you have banished from your waking life, but longs to be rediscovered. Your unconscious may therefore be highlighting your own immature behavior, or else your longing to recapture childhood innocence. Once again, the clue lies in the child’s behavior.

If the child in the dream is bullying another child, this could be related to how you are cruelly treating someone in real life. If, however, you are the victim in the dream, do you feel vulnerable, abused and powerless in waking life? If the child in the dream is happily playing with their toys, do you long to return to the optimistic, childhood state of mind before the realities of life closed in avenues of opportunity? Do you long to return to a time when anything seemed possible? Try to remember the child’s behavior—was he or she friendly or unfriendly, smiling or throwing a tantrum and consider whether the dream is commenting on your own current life and behavior. Do you have a tendency to fly into a childish rage when you don’t get your way in waking life?... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHILD / CHILDREN

see People... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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CHILD / CHILDREN

see Dream Dictionary: People

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Dream Meanings and Dream Interpretation

CHILD / CHILDREN

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CHILD MOLESTER

(See Pederasty)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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CHILD, CHILDHOOD

Symbol: The child is a symbol of receiving unconditionally.

Vision: Watching healthy children at play: success and good times. Crying, screaming, and sick children, children that are falling down or undernourished, are all a sign of worries ahead. Giving birth to a child: a new job is opening up.

If the child is being baptized: you are returning to your religious faith. Seeing a sleeping child: your future will be free of worries. When a child appears in a woman’s dream, it usually means that she wants a child.

The dream may also indicate that new plans, your job, or other changes are emotionally taxing.

If the child appears time and time again, think about making some changes.

Depth Psychology: The child represents actual conflict situations that have become burdensome, and you are looking for a solution, a way out. This dream also means you want to “start over again” or avoid making a decision by going back home (being protected as a child). Dreams about childhood are usually an indication that you are trying to avoid responsibilities; but they may also be an expression of child-like character traits, or your dependency on others! If you dream about children frequently, make an appointment with a psychotherapist soon.... Dreamers Dictionary

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CHILDBEARING

(See Pregnancy)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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CHILDBED

To dream of giving child birth, denotes fortunate circumstances and safe delivery of a handsome child.

For an unmarried woman to dream of being in childbed, denotes unhappy changes from honor to evil and low estates. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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CHILDBIRTH

(Giving birth) Seeing one’s wife giving birth to a son in a dream when in fact she is not pregnant means wealth.

If a pregnant woman sees herself giving birth to a girl in a dream, it means a boy, and if she gives birth to a boy in the dream, it means a girl. Giving birth to a girl means relief from distress, while giving birth to a boy in the dream means distress and worries.

If a sick person sees his mother giving birth to him in a dream, it means the approach of his death, for a deceased person is wrapped in a shroud, while a newborn is wrapped with a receiving cloth.

If the person in question is poor, it means that his financial conditions will change for the better, but if he is rich, it means restriction of his earnings, for a child is dependent on others while his movements are restricted.

If a traveler sees his wife giving birth to a new child in a dream, it means obstruction of his travels and changes in his plans.

If a woman gives birth to a child from her mouth in a dream, it means her death.

If a man gives birth to a son in a dream it means illness, escape from danger or separation from a bad wife.

If a man gives birth to a daughter in a dream, it means relief from distress, happiness or the birth of a child from his posterity who will grow to become a renowned leader. Ifa woman gives birth to a cat in a dream, it means that her child will grow to be a thief. Childbirth in a dream means relief from hardships, recovering from illness or departure from one’s home or neighborhood. Childbirth in a dream also means comfort, relaxation, payment of one’s debts and repentance from sin.

If a woman gives birth to a son in a dream, it denotes the conclusion of her sufferings, glad tidings, payment of her debts or repentance from sin. Ifshe gives birth to a daughter in the dream, then it means honor, prosperity and ease.

If a poor man gives birth to a child in a dream, it means prosperity.

If he is rich, then it means distress.

If he is unmarried, it means a forthcoming marciage, so that his future wife will give the birth he saw in his dream. In general, if a man sees himself giving birth in a dream, it means his death or the death of a relative, or it could mean experiencing poverty. As for a needy person, it means relief or an escape. As for a merchant, giving birth in a dream means loss of his investment.

(Also see Dragon)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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CHILDBIRTH

See Birth.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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CHILDHOOD

If you dream of being a child again, or if you dream of items from your childhood, this signifies that you will not be able to regain lost opportunities, even if you try very hard.

It is time to move on and forget the past.... My Dream Interpretation

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CHILDHOOD

To return to childhood in dreams normally indicates a need for protection.

It is the desire to return to the times when your mother cared for you and you didn’t have to worry. This type of image is usually produced when you are afraid to face the unknown. The future causes insecurity.

If you visit the neighborhood of your childhood, it may be able to help you recover an aspect of your past that remained unresolved, which you must now face in order to be at peace. In any case, childhood allows one to rediscover oneself.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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CHILDHOOD DREAMS

The following dreams are typical of childhood and mirror the stresses, experiences and questions associated with this stage in life. It is possible, however, to have one of these dreams at any stage in your life. See also STAGES OF LIFE.... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHILDHOOD DREAMS

Research has shown that sensitive or gifted children tend to be more prone to dreams and nightmares. Dreams in childhood often mirror the stress and confusion that is associated with the early years of our lives. Frightening dreams or nightmares are common to children up to the age of around eight.

If you are a concerned parent, simply talking about the dream with your child can help dissipate the tension around them. Avoid the instinct to tell the child that it was just a dream and that dreams aren’t real, as this may discourage your child from confiding in you, or simply frustrate them because you don’t take it seriously. You may also have a child who dreams with their eyes open for a few seconds after the dream is over and they are awake. In general, such experiences are not signs of a disorder, but if you are concerned, talk to your doctor or a pediatrician.... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHILDHOOD HOME / HOME FROM THE PAST

If your childhood home or a home from the past continually features in your dreams, this does not necessarily mean you are stuck in the past or long to return to the security of childhood. The homes in which you once lived can become symbols of certain factors that shaped the person you have now become. Perhaps the most common past home dream is that of living in the house you lived in when you were a child. There may be major changes to the structure of the house, there may be people there that you hadn’t met when you lived there, but you know that house more intimately than any other. It is a true reflection of yourself and the storehouse for all your emotions, both positive and negative. The house in which you grew up always has a huge influence on your psychology. Your house gives you boundaries and it is the place where you go to feel safe, its every corner a reflection of your mind. It is the symbol of your family, connections and traditions.

Your dream childhood home can help give you clues about your current situation and help you examine your personality. What kind of house was it? Was it a large or small house, and did you think it was the same size when you were young? Are you still living in the same house? How many floors did it have? How many windows? What was its shape? Most of us live in square houses with corners, but some people’s houses are round with no corners. Some suggest this may have a profound effect on a person’s psychology because circles represent infinity and thus no restrictions. Can you remember what colors your house was painted in; how do those colors affect your feelings now? If something good always happened to you in a certain room, the color of that room may still make you happy for the rest of your life. Was there a place in your house where you went if you were miserable, or a place where something bad happened? What were the colors and shapes that were involved? Is it a dark place or a light place?

Although you are by no means doomed to repeat past mistakes, your dreaming mind may use your first home as an important reference throughout your life and you may often find yourself trying to work through current issues in the setting of this childhood home. Try to think of such dreams as an opportunity to reflect on your basic beliefs about home and family. Are you repeating patterns from your childhood in a current relationship and situation? Can your dream help you relate the past to your present life and to your life in the future?... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHILDHOOD RECOLLECTIONS

(1) Many dreams repeat or allude to childhood experiences and impressions. Nearly all such dreams have a therapeutic purpose, giving us a clearer view of ourselves, perhaps showing us some attitude or pattern of behaviour that has been with us since childhood, and perhaps even showing us the original cause of it.

Unfulfilled instinctual desires provide the energy for manv of our dreams, and the fact that an instinctive desire remains unfulfilled may be connected with a traumatic experience in childhood. That experience has probably been repressed because it was traumatic - causing guilt, anxiety, fear of punishment. (For repression) Your dreams may, therefore, be helping you to uncover the source of these blockages which inhibit the free flow of the natural forces within you.

(2) Recurring dreams may represent some psychic disturbance or problem that originated in childhood. Here are some examples:

Dreams of being naked may sometimes represent recollections of, and perhaps longing for, the paradise of childhood when one w alked

around unclothed without embarrassment. (Sometimes these dreams, as Freud said, express a desire for someone of the opposite sex to present himself / herself in the nude, and stem from sexual frustration.)

Dreams of flying or falling may derive from childhood enjoyment of swings and see-saws. They may express straightforward yearnings for the remembered joy of childhood, but they may also reflect one’s present state of unhappiness and a futile desire to retreat from one’s problematic adult life. A problem is not a thing; rather, it is a relationship - for example, a relationship of conflict either between your external circumstances and your inner wishes (in which case the solution consists in either remov ing yourself from the circumstances or modifying your wishes) or between one part of your psyche and another (in which case the solution is to integrate the part that has been neglected). See also Falling, Flying.

Dreams of failure stem from childhood fears of disapproval from parents. However, die fact that your dreams contain these recollections suggests that you have programmed yourself for anxiety.

If so, begin by loving the child that is still within you: reassure it, tell it that everything is all right and that there is no such thing as failure where there is love. See also Failure.

(3) Dreams which contain recollections of yourself as a free and happy child may indicate a desire to find your true self. The child is then a symbol of the complete and permanent inner freedom and joy which are enjoyed only when you have become acquainted with all the forces within you - both conscious and unconscious - and have established harmonious relationships among them. See also Child, sections (2)-(4).

(4) The child may represent the primitive psyche with which your conscious ego needs to get acquainted if wholeness is to be achieved. This primitive psvche is the mind of humankind in its infancy, before the development of self-consciousness and reasoning. This original awareness is still with us, but buried in unconsciousness.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols

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CHILDHOOD REVISITED

It is during childhood that we learn many of the fundamental rules and responsibilities of life. It is also the time when we develop our personalities and become increasingly socialized. It makes sense, therefore, that dreams of revisiting a place or a scenario from your own childhood often focus on lessons that you learned, or failed to learn, and these lessons may be relevant to your current situation.

If you dreamed of a particularly happy childhood memory—for example, you are seven years old and your dad brings home your first bike, or you are five years old sitting happily on your mum’s lap sucking your thumb—the dream could either be pointing to your nostalgia for a time when life was full of fun, or it could be more concerned with your present feelings of insecurity. The dream is reminding you of a time when life was simple, and in so doing, it compensates you for your current feelings of confusion.

If you are facing a difficult decision, it could also have been highlighting your need to put yourself forward and take a risk by focusing on your new bike—something you wanted but also feared, as you weren’t wholly confident riding it yet.

Consider, too, whether your unconscious has cast archetypal figures in the role of your mother and father. Relation-figures in dreams of childhood can often represent archetypes rather than actual family members. Alternatively, if your unhappy childhood returns to haunt you in dreams (which may reoccur), your unconscious may be forcing you to relive those miserable times in an attempt to make you confront the source of your distress and deal with it, now that you have an adult understanding of the situation. Your unconscious is trying to help you come to terms with what happened to you, so you can put it behind you.... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHILDREN

Dream of children sweet and fair.

To you will come suave debonair, Fortune robed in shining dress, Bearing wealth and happiness.

To dream of seeing many beautiful children is portentous of great prosperity and blessings.

For a mother to dream of seeing her child sick from slight cause, she may see it enjoying robust health, but trifles of another nature may harass her.

To see children working or studying, denotes peaceful times and general prosperity.

To dream of seeing your child desperately ill or dead, you have much to fear, for its welfare is sadly threatened.

To dream of your dead child, denotes worry and disappointment in the near future.

To dream of seeing disappointed children, denotes trouble from enemies, and anxious forebodings from underhanded work of seemingly friendly people.

To romp and play with children, denotes that all your speculating and love enterprises will prevail. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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CHILDREN

(See Dependents)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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CHILDREN

Symbolic of God’s blessing, joy, and peace, Zech. 8:5... Christian Dream Symbols

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CHILDREN

To dream of children betokens success (Artemidorus). Children symbolize Christ’s love and beneficence (Clement). ... The Fabric of Dream

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CHILDREN

A dream of lovely children could foretell only great blessings and a happy home.

For a married woman to dream of giving birth to a child is an augury of domestic bliss and freedom from worry.... The Complete Dream Book

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CHILDREN

The significance of this dream depends on the state of the children.

If they are well and happy; the portent couid not be better. Otherwise, the dream is an omen of sickness.... The Complete Dream Book

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CHILDREN

A lucky dream, showing success in business.... Mystic Dream Book

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CHILDREN

See Birth. ... Indian Interpretation of Dreams

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Indian Interpretation of Dreams

CHILDREN

To dream of seeing happy or beautiful children in your dream is lucky. You will have great happiness and blessings.

If you see kids working or studying, peaceful times are ahead.

To dream of a sick or unhappy child symbolizes trouble from your enemies.

If you dream of playing with children, your love hopes will come true.

If you dream of being a mother (and you don’t have children in real life), this foretells a surprising turn of events concerning a cause you believed to be lost.... My Dream Interpretation

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CHILDREN

Many children, playing and laughing, signify great happiness for the dreamer.

If the children are unhappy, vexations may be caused by the double-crossing of a friend.

If a child is very ill, the dream indicates monetary reverses.... Psycho Dream Interpretation

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Psycho Dream Interpretation

CHILDREN

If your dream featured children (of walking age upward), its augury is one of happiness in domestic affairs and/or business interests, whichever concerns you most.

See also Baby.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams

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CHILDREN

Aspects of yourself, such as vulnerability, innocence, openness, flexibility, playfulness. Your own children mirror your attitudes and beliefs. Often suggests you have forgotten the child part of self.... The Dream Books Symbols

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CHILDREN

All people in your dreams are reflections of your personality. At the heart of this symbol, children represent innocence. However, the behavior and actions of the children may affect how you interpret their presence in your dream. Also consider the age of the child or children in the landscape of the dream. They may represent new ideas, patterns, and expressions of consciousness that emerged in your waking life at the time of their birth. For example, a seven-year-old child may connect to some element of your life that began seven years prior to having the dream. You can also look at the age of a child in a dream as relating to a pattern that emerged in your consciousness at that age. From this perspective, the seven-year-old dream child relates to something that happened to you when you were seven.

If the children in your dream are your own, the dream is likely reflecting issues that are more literal and about your home life.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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Complete Dictionary of Dreams

CHILDREN

Dreaming of children may symbolize the inner emotional needs of the dreamer. Returning to a less complicated state and way of life may be indicated.

Dreaming of children frequently symbolizes a longing for the past, for another chance to satisfy repressed desires and unfulfilled hopes.

Therapists engaged in trauma work have reported that parents who grieve the loss of a child will dream of that child until they have accepted their loss.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia

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CHILDREN

Children in a dream are symbols of joy and warmth, or of your desire for joy and warmth in waking life.

If children are giving flowers, fruits or sweets, this suggests unexpected success or happiness. If, however, the children are quarrelling, this indicates domestic problems. Children in dreams can also represent feelings about your childhood, or current feelings of dependency or vulnerability. What is happening to the child in the dream will help you determine the interpretation.

If the children in your dream are boys, they symbolize high energy levels and new beginnings.

If the boys are playing, this suggests the resolution of domestic or financial problems. If, however, the boys are quarrelling, this dream may be a warning to listen to the advice of people around you, especially if they are older than you. Perhaps you have been acting rashly.

If one or more of the boys are injured, it is a serious warning to take a sober look at how you run your day-to-day life.

If the children in your dreams are girls you know and they are smiling, friendly or affectionate, this suggests that your general attitude of honesty will be much appreciated by those around you.

If you don’t know the girls, this can suggest the beginnings of a new relationship.

If the girls are untidy, disruptive, crying, angry or abusive, this could be a warning to show more understanding to your partner and those around you to avoid arguments and unnecessary misunderstandings.... The Element Encyclopedia

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CHILDREN, FEW

Some new ideas.... Expansions Dream Dictionary

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CHILDREN, GROWN

Ideas that are no longer present or useful.... Expansions Dream Dictionary

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CHILDREN 

The child within, days gone by and memories.Children are under the care of an adult.Generally you are both child and adult, but not always.When shown a particular adult with a child, take note of how the adult treats the child.Could this be the way you are treating the child within you? ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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DISOBEDIENT CHILD

(See Recalcitrant child)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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DISRESPECTFUL CHILD

(See Recalcitrant child)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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GRANDCHILD

A child that is considered especially “grand”... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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GRANDCHILD

1. A need to see the world as pure and innocent.

2. A need to escape from stresses of life. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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GRANDCHILD

A symbol of hope for the future.

If the dreamer actually has grandchildren, this is a very personal symbol, implying that the future of the family is pretty much secure.

If the dreamer does not have grandchildren, it indicates that the dreamer’s own future is bright and promising.

If the dream is of someone else’s grandchildren, then the dream is more cosmic in its scope: the world is NOT going to go totally down the tubes.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

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GRANDCHILDREN

A crown, Prov. 17:6... Christian Dream Symbols

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INDIGO CHILD

Dreams of an Indigo child are about your connection with your interdimensional power, talent and wisdom, while maintaining your innocence. Your subconscious mind is giving you the message that you are wise beyond your years and that you are here with a higher purpose.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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MOLESTING A CHILD

(See Pederasty; Sodomize; Sodomy)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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NAUGHTY

A warning... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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NAUGHTY

See wild... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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REBELLIOUS CHILD

(See Profligacy; Recalcitrant child)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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RECALCITRANT CHILD

(Accursed; Disobedient; Disrespectful; Rebellious; Undutiful) To see a recalcitrant child who stubbornly refuses to obey his parents in a dream means committing a major sin, such as associating partners to God Almighty, or committing a violent crime or a murder, etcetera.

(Also see Disobedience)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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SLIDE (CHILDREN’S)

Vision: Seeing a slide: the pleasure you are pursuing is a waste of time.

The dream is also a warning: don’t get involved in “slippery “ adventures, you could end up “going down the chute.”... Dreamers Dictionary

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SPONSORING A CHILD

(See Sponsorship)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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STEP CHILDREN

To dream about your step children suggests that you are developing your nurturing, caring side.

If you don’t have step children in real life this may suggest that your nurturing caring side isn’t being expressed in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia

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UNBORN CHILDREN

Dreams in which you meet someone who is yet to be born and they talk about their future life or birth and in time this comes to pass are one of the most stunning types of psychic dreams. They suggest that your dreaming mind may be able to communicate across the boundaries of time and space. Skeptics often dismiss such dreams as flights of fancy, but in dream interpretation, as in all disciplines, it is important to keep an open mind.... The Element Encyclopedia

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UNDUTIFUL CHILD

(See Recalcitrant child)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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YOUNG ADULTHOOD

Whether you left home at sixteen, eighteen or thirty-five, there will have been a point in your life when you struck out on your own. Your dreams during that period would have reflected your urge for independence and sense of adventure, mingled with the fear and uncertainty about your ability to cope on your own. In your early twenties, your dreams may therefore center on battles of some kind. They may also focus on your ability to perform well at school or work. The characters in your dream are likely to be less well focused than your own, suggesting that your adult identity is yet to emerge.

Dreams at this time may also be marked by separation anxiety. This is because most twenty-somethings do not yet have a strong sense of identity; their dreams will therefore reflect a wish to become a child again, go home or avoid growing up in some way. For example, you may dream of your grown-up self being back in your childhood bed, with your mother reading you a fairy story.

Such dreams may be viewed as an attempt by your dreaming mind to fulfill parental functions yourself; in other words learning to take care of yourself in a responsible caring way.

One’s twenties are also the decade in which we try on possible relationships and careers to see if we can find the perfect fit; not surprisingly, your dreams during this life stage may reflect your concerns and anxieties, often containing scenes and situations that are frantic and frustrating. Your focus may be on split- second mistakes, such as taking wrong turns in a vehicle, being unable to find your keys, going to the wrong examination room and so on.

By the time we reach our early thirties, we tend to be more realistic about what we can do in life and what constitutes a perfect partner; your dreams will reflect a sense of resignation but may also start to contain elements of frustration. Conflicts between what you hoped for and reality may be played out in your dreams. Many of us decide to have children in our twenties and thirties; this decision can stimulate some interesting dreams.

If you are not in your twenties or early thirties, a dream about this stage in life may reflect a longing for excitement and adventure, whether you are a teenager or a pensioner.

One very common dream during our thirties is that of missing a plane or train. In this dream, you have packed your bags, rushed to check in but there is trouble with your ticket, seating, ID or passport. Eventually you manage to break free and run for the gate but the flight, boat or train leaves without you. This kind of dream is very common for people who are juggling responsibilities and trying to advance their careers; the plane in the dream represents your ability to move to the next stage in your career. The frustration and disappointment in the dream reflects an internal experience rather than a situation in waking life.

If you have this dream, your dreaming mind is telling you that running faster, working harder or taking on more responsibilities is not always a solution.

Many young mothers have nightmares in which they go off to do some errands and completely forget their child or children in a restaurant, office or shop. Such a dream may be a warning that you have taken on too much. It could also be urging you to focus more on the important things in life (your children) and less on the details (your errands).

If you have this dream, try and see if you can adjust your routine so that you do not neglect what is most precious to you. See also BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD; RELATIONSHIPS; SCHOOL AND WORK.... The Element Encyclopedia

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