To dream that you are taking self defense indicates that you are on the defensive about some issue in your waking life. You feel that you are being picked on or criticized.
To dream that you are harming yourself suggests that you are seeking attention. You are expressing a desperate cry for help. Alternatively, you are trying to disconnect yourself from the unbearable pain you are experiencing in an aspect of your life. If you also self-harm in real life, then you are urged to seek professional help.
Dreaming of someone self-harming themselves indicates that you need to distance yourself from an unhealthy relationship.
To dream that you are at a self storage facility relates to issues that you are keeping to yourself instead of confronting. Items that you put into storage symbolizes the past. You are still hanging to some part of your past and are not completely ready to move forward.
To see or use a spray can in your dream indicates that you are under some sort of pressure. You are looking for release in some area of your waking life.
If one sees himself hanging down loosely from a high place in a dream, it means that he will turn pious and for the sake of his faith, he will give preference to his life in the hereafter over that of this world. One’s fall in the dream connotes despair or disappointment. Hanging loosely to reach a lion, a serpent, a scorpion, or the like creatures in a dream means hanging around with evil companions, soliciting marriage from a corrupt family, or seeking the friendship of the wrong people. Hanging loosely to reach some cattle or a herd of sheep in a dream means delivering charities or spending money in a good way.
To hang a garment in the sun to dry in a dream may indicate that someone will shortly arrive from a long journey.
In a dream, to see someone or oneself being brought to the gallows to be hung means malice, rejoicing at the misfortune of others, fame or perhaps it could mean rising in station. Consequently, if one’s condition in the dream does not change to worst, then his dream could mean slander or backbiting, unless his retribution is held for a crime he committed in the dream, then the dream means satisfying one’s debts.
To see your brother in your dream, may symbolize some aspect of your relationship with him. It can also serve to remind you that someone in your waking life has certain characteristics/behavior similar to your brother's.
If you do not have a brother and dream that you have one, then he may symbolize characteristics that you need to acknowledge within yourself. The brother in your dream can also be synonymous with a close friend or buddy. Brother also has religious implications and thus represents spiritual issues. Consider also the familiar phrase "big brother is watching you" which indicate that your dream has to deal with issues of authority and oppression.
To dream that you are mad or angry at your brother, signifies repressed anger that you are feeling but afraid to express in your waking life.
This category in a dream includes, the grandfather, the maternal and the paternal uncles and whoever has a share in one’s inheritance. A brother in a dream means having shareholders in one’s business.
To see your brother-in-law in your dream represents characteristics in him that you find within your own self. Consider also your waking relationship with your brother-in-law. If you dream that you are arguing with your brother-in-law, then it suggests that you are refusing to acknowledge or accept certain of his qualities.
To see your brother-in-law with his arm in a sling in your dream implies that he is being unhelpful or unproductive. If he is wearing a suit, then it means that you are underestimating his abilities.
To see a can in your dream indicates that there is something in your past that you need to hold on to and preserve. The dream may also be a pun on how you "can" do something. Don't underestimate your abilities and talents.
To see canned foods in your dream symbolizes the emotions that you are keeping inside.
To see a can opener in your dream indicates your willingness to accept new ideas and new concepts. It may also be a symbol of reassurance and a way to tell yourself that "I can" do something.
To see a garbage can in your dream symbolizes unwanted ideas, thoughts or memories. It is time to rid yourself of the baggage. Alternatively, the garbage can means that you are rejecting an idea or emotion.
To watch a hanging in your dream represents feelings of insecurity. The hanging may symbolize aspects of yourself that you want to eliminate.
To dream that you are hanging yourself suggests that you are trying to escape from some guilt or fear. Consider also the image as a pun for something in your life which you have left hanging or unfinished.
To dream that you are hanging up clothes suggests that you are clarifying your thoughts and elevating yourself to a new state of awareness.
To dream that you are hanging out with friends or other people is a way for your dreaming mind to decompress and wind down. Perhaps you do not have time to socialize during the day. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that there is something you can learn from your friends or others. You need to incorporate this quality into yourself.
To dream of seeing a hanging with a noose represents feelings about yourself or someone else being noticed as a total failure. Feelings about not mattering anyone or being an insignificant loser. Total embarrassment or total failure for all to see. Feeling that you have no options left in a difficult situation. Fearing embarrassment that you never really mattered. A very insensitive display of failure. Humiliation about yourself being a perfect example of failure. Feeling forced to experience a failure that you dread.
To dream that you are hanging someone else with a noose may reflect feelings about intentionally ensuring that someone else is noticed as a total failure. Making sure that attention is drawn to a failure. A problem you want to eliminate in full view of others. Making an embarrassing example of someone who didn't listen to you.
Hangings with nooses may also show up in dreams if you have been having suicidal thoughts. You may have some powerful insecurities at the moment may not believe in yourself enough. Hanging with nooses dreams can also occur for people with breathing difficulties to reflect their feelings about their breathing being cut off.
To dream of hanging on to something may reflect desperation to avoid failure. Feeling that it's very important to "hold on."
Example: A man dreamed of being hung with a noose. In waking life he was experiencing an progressive asthma condition that he felt was choking off his ability to breath.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing someone hanging. In waking life he felt that his life was hopeless without any options life and was considering killing himself.
If you are hung, it is good to you. You will rise in society, and become wealthy.
To see a large concourse of people gathering at a hanging, denotes that many enemies will club together to try to demolish your position in their midst. See Execution.
To see a lynching in your dream represents feelings of self-guilt.
To dream of a lynching represents a cold or heartless approach to problem solving. Feeling good thinking of someone as a totally humiliated loser. It may also reflect satisfaction in "sticking it" to someone who disappointed you. You or someone else that is insensitively ridding yourself of commitments, relationships, or problems. It may also reflect a bitter act of retribution. A total loss of respect for someone. Feeling good not liking someone.
To dream of being chased by a lynch mob represents feelings about people or situations that gain satisfaction totally humiliating you as a total loser. You may have crossed someone who would enjoy having retribution. Feeling that people want to celebrate or instigate your total failure.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing someone being lynched. In real life he had lost all respect for a girl he liked. The lynching reflected the cold 180 degree change in his feelings for her. He became quite bitter and vocal about his new dislike for her.