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Baby

To see a baby in your dream signifies innocence, warmth and new beginnings. Babies symbolize something in your own inner nature that is pure, vulnerable, helpless and/or uncorrupted. If you dream that the baby is smiling at you, then it suggests that you are experiencing pure joy. You do not ask for much to make you happy. If you find a baby in your dream, then it suggests that you have acknowledged your hidden potential. If you dream that you forgot you had a baby, then it suggests that you are trying hide your own vulnerabilities; you do not want to let others know of your weaknesses. Alternatively, forgetting about a baby represents an aspect of yourself that you have abandoned or put aside due to life's changing circumstances. The dream may serve as a reminder that it is time for you to pick up that old interest, hobby, or project again. Dreaming of holding a baby is analogous to holding onto an earlier part of your life where you felt more depended on and more needed.

If you dream that you are on your way to the hospital to have a baby, then it signifies your issues of dependency and your desires to be completely cared for. Perhaps you are trying to get out of some responsibility. If you are pregnant in real life, then a more direct interpretation may simply mean that you are experiencing some anxieties of making it to the hospital when the time comes.

To dream of a crying baby symbolizes a part of yourself that is deprived of attention and needs to be nurtured. Alternatively, it represents your unfulfilled goals and a sense of lacking in your life. If you dream that a baby is neglected, then it suggests that you are not paying enough attention to yourself. You are not utilizing your full potential. Alternatively, this dream could represent your fears about your own children and your ability to protect and to provide for them.

To dream about a starving baby represents your dependence on others. You are experiencing some deficiency in your life that needs immediate attention and gratification.

To see yourself or someone as a baby in your dream refers to your desire to be cared for and nurtured. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you or someone is behaving immaturely.

To dream that a baby is walking or dancing refers to the potential and possibilities that life has in stored for you. The future looks bright. The dream may also be a metaphor that you need to take baby steps in your relationship, toward your goal, in a work project or whatever undertaking. If you have a baby in real life, then the dream is a reflection of your hopes for that baby.

To dream of an extremely small baby symbolizes your helplessness and your fears of letting others become aware of your vulnerabilities and incompetence. You may be afraid to ask for help and as a result tend to take matters into your own hands.

To see a dead baby in your dream symbolizes the ending of something that was once a part of you. If you dream that you are trying to snort up a dead baby, then it means that you are refusing to move onto a new stage of life. You are holding onto a dead past.

To dream that you are dipping a baby in and out of water signifies regression. You are regressing to a time where you had no worries and responsibilities. Alternatively, such a scenario is reminisce of when the baby is in the fetus and in its comfort zone. In fact, some expectant mothers even give birth in a pool, because the environment in the water mimics the environment in the uterus. It is less traumatic for the baby as it emerges into the world. So perhaps, the dream represents your search for your own comfort zone.

Dreaming of rescuing a drowning baby means that you are allowing yourself to be vulnerable and accepting help from others.

If you dream of having or adopting a baby of a different race, then it means that you are acknowledging and/or embracing other's physical differences. Everyone started out as a baby who is pure and innocent.

Seeing an evil baby or a demon baby in your dream implies that you are apprehensive or afraid of a new project that you are undertaking. You may be taking on more than you can handle.

To see a baby in your dream represents new beginnings, new ways of thinking, new ideas, or new life developments. A baby may also symbolize a new project or new potential. Discovering new abilities. Negatively, a baby in a dream may reflect new responsibilities or new problems that require constant care. Babies may also reflect people in your life that you feel the need to look after closely such as the elderly.

To dream of a baby boy may represent masculine qualities to an experience or problem such as insensitivity, assertiveness, or social dominance.

To dream of a baby girl may represent feminine qualities to an experience or problems such as sensitivity, sympathy, social subordination.

To dream of a crying baby represents a problem or sensitive situation in waking life that needs attention. A part of you that is deprived.

To dream of a baby drowning represents a sensitive new situation in your life being totally overwhelmed by uncertainty or negative emotions. Failure caused by too much uncertainty or problems with something that was just starting in your life. Negatively, it may reflect problems you are being very careful about being being made impossible to take care of due to excessive uncertainty, problems, or fear.

To dream of dropping a baby represents feelings of anxiety about being irresponsible with some new situation or problem requiring your care. Dreams of dropping babies are common for new born mothers, more due to their fear of being an irresponsible mother than due to actually dropping their babies.

To dream of forgetting your baby represents feelings about something in your life that you have started, but then abandoned. Setting aside something that you love or have worked hard for. Postponing something special. On a positive note forgetting a baby in a dream may be a sign that there is still time to correct something that you have put off.

To dream of a neglected baby may represent feelings about neglecting a future project or responsibility. It may also reflecting a sensitive problem you are not attending to enough.

To dream of a premature baby represents new situations or new problems in your life that are happening faster than you want them to. Having to do something sooner than you planned.

To see a dead baby represents a new development ending, or being overcome by negativity. Something that began, or was in the works was stopped. Positively, a dead baby may reflect feelings of being spared a responsibility or lengthy problem.

To dream of a baby with no legs symbolizes a new development that is stagnant. A new situation with no traction or momentum.

To dream of a deformed baby represents a new responsibility or nagging problem that hasn't turned out as you expected it to. If you are actually expecting a baby it may reflect a fear of something being wrong with the baby.

To dream being frustrated or stressed out while looking after a baby represents your frustrations and difficulties with problem or responsibility.

To dream of a baby that is not of your race represents a new development , new situation, or new responsibility that is influenced by the symbolism of that race. For example, a white person dreaming of a black baby symbolizes a new situation in your life where you hoping or thinking feeling good is a priority. Black people dreaming of white babies symbolizes new situations or responsibilities where you feel that you have an advantage. It may also represent new problems that are too secure for you to do anything about.

Refer to the [[themes section for race]] for a more in-depth look at the symbolism of skin color and culture.

Pregnant women tend to dream of their unborn babies sex as male more often than female. This probably reflects their feelings about how insensitive or tough the reality of having a baby is. It may also reflect the control the mother asserting herself as a parent due to the child.

Young women and girls may dream of having babies to reflect their fear of getting pregnant or their desire to get pregnant.

Example: A woman dreamed of losing her baby. In waking life she had postponed college for her marriage.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of holding a new baby. In waking life she was beginning a new love affair while cheating on her husband.

Example 3: A older woman dreamed of having to take care of a baby. In waking life her aging husband was very ill.

Example 4: A woman dreamed of accidentally leaving her baby behind in a store. In waking life he was an author who felt that she had neglected a book she was writing for too long.

If you are nursing a baby in a dream, it denotes sorrow and misfortune. If you see in a dream a baby that is sick, it means that somebody among your relatives will die.

Dreaming of crying babies, is indicative of ill health and disappointments. A bright, clean baby, denotes love requited, and many warm friends. Walking alone, it is a sure sign of independence and a total ignoring of smaller spirits. If a woman dream she is nursing a baby, she will be deceived by the one she trusts most. It is a bad sign Dreaming that you take your baby if sick with fever. You will have many sorrows of mind.

When you dream of a baby, it represents purity, chastity and sincerity. Babies usualy represents the warmth and good intentions you might have. Dreaming of a baby could also represent the side of you which is weak, fragile and vulnerable. If you dreamed of having a baby, but forgot it as a fact it symbolizes your fear of being recognized as fragile person. You don not want others to know that you are not a strong person, because this is not something you are proud of. If you see yourself on the way of having a baby it means that you wish someone would take care of you as long as it is possible, you like to be dependant on someone. You do not want to take responsibility of anyone neither yourself, neither the others. If in reality you are already expecting the baby, then this dream indicates your fear and worries of going to labour. If you dream of a baby which is crying, it shows that you are seeking for attention and understanding and support from the others. There is something missing in your life and you do not feel completed as a person. If you see the baby that is hungry it shows that you are lacking of taking responibility for yourself. If you dream of very unusually small baby, it represents your apprehension and misgiving of others knowing what you really are. If you dream of a baby that is dead, it shows that part of you will never be the same as it used to be before. If you dream of putting the baby in and out of the water it shows the reversion you will get in.


Baby Clothes

To see baby clothes in your dream suggests that you are expressing yourself in a more subtle way. Alternatively, baby clothes represent your former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown.

To dream of baby clothes may reflect the personality and how it behaves when involved with a new or developing area of your life. How you choose to project yourself when discussing new achievements.

Negatively, baby clothes may reflect the personality involving sensitive problems that require a lot of attention. How you project yourself to others with sensitive issues you need to take care of.

Alternatively, baby clothes represent former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown. A sign that you have matured or moved past an issue.

The color and style of the baby clothes reflect how your intentions or feelings apply to this situation.

Refer to the themes section for [[colors]] and [[clothing]] for more insight.

When you dream of baby clothes it means that you are showing yourself in more gracefull and sophisticated way. You must be delicate and refined in various positions. Dreaming of baby clothes shows your past understanding of different things.


Baby Bottle

To see a baby bottle in your dream represents your issues of dependency. You are relying too much on others. If you are drinking from a baby bottle, then the dream means that you need are emotionally immature. You need to grow up.

To dream of a baby bottle represents thoughts or emotions that are supportive or nurturing of a new development in your life.

To dream of drinking from a baby bottle represents an aspect of your personality or some waking life situation that is nurturing

you as you develop or mature in some manner.


Baby Carriage

To see a baby carriage in your dream symbolizes your desire for a family or longing for a baby. If the baby carriage is empty, then it indicates sadness or an unfulfilled goal. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to cater to the needs of your own inner child.

To dream of a baby carriage represents a new development or situation in your life that you feel good needing to care about at all times. Responsibilities that you are "carrying around" with you all the time. Feelings about having a "big person" problem.

Negatively, a baby carriage may reflect a problem or burden you brag about having because it's a signal of power to have that kind of problem.

Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a baby carriage in a subway station. In waking life she was getting back into dating. The baby carriage reflected her wish to be noticed by others having a "big person" problem of finding a decent man.

Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing someone pushing a baby carriage. In waking life he was bragging to friend about his plans to beat someone up. The baby carriage reflected the man's wish feel good being noticed thinking the problem of need to beat up this other person was easy. The man was "carrying around" his easy problem like something only big people do.

When you dream of baby carriage it shows that you wish you had a baby. This dream could represent your lonileness. If you see the baby carriage without a baby in it, shows sorrow and melancholy or a failure of unfulfilled targets. Keep in mind, that you need to take care of your own requirements.


Baby Food

To see or feed baby food in your dream indicates that nurturance and care is needed in a waking situation. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor to indicate that you need to eat smaller portions of food.

To eat or dream that you are being fed baby food indicates that you are being forced to re-learn something that you already know.

To dream of baby food represents a waking life situation that is being made easier for you to experience. Care or nurturing behavior to make life easier. Simplification of a problem. "Baby stepping" through a problem. Making sure that someone inexperienced can get through something they don't understand. Doing all the work for someone else so it's easy.


Baby Shower

To dream of a baby shower suggests that you are welcoming a new start. You are given a chance to start over again and do things differently this time around. You have a new found faith in life itself.

To dream of a baby shower represents feelings about being totally supported with all you need with a new beginning or new responsibility.

Alternatively, it may reflect awareness of someone else's new life being perfectly cared about. Noticing yourself "being there" for someone. It may also reflect anxiety about being noticed as helpful enough.

Negatively, a baby shower may reflect feelings about having to go out of your way to be extra supportive of someone else when you feel they don't deserve it. It may also reflect your concern that someone that you think is a loser doesn't "fuck up" a new opportunity.

When you dream of baby shower symbolizes that you are going to have a new start. This is the period of time when


Beanie Baby

To see a beanie baby in your dream suggests that you are able to adapt to most situations. Consider the animal or the name of the beanie baby. The dream may have an underlying message or a pun.

To dream of a beanie baby represents adaptability to most situations. It may also reflect a need to "keep up" with others. Consider the animal or the name of the beanie baby for additional symbolism.


Body Paint

To dream that you are covered in body paint represents acceptance of yourself. You are proud of your body.


Face Paint

To dream that you are getting your face painted indicates that you are having trouble expressing and verbalizing your feelings. The face paint represents your mood, attitude and emotions, depending on the color or objects being painted on your face, presents your mood, attitude and emotions.


Paint

To see paint in your dream symbolizes expression of your inner emotions. Consider the color of the paint and how the color makes your feel. It is this feeling that you need to express more in your waking life.

To mix paint in your dream suggests that you are incorporating a little variety in your life.

To dream of wall paint represents a change of feeling or intention. Changing how a situation is or how you act towards others.

Negatively, wall paint may reflect changes you don't like making. A change of lifestyle, conditions, or mood that you don't really want to make.

To dream of art paint represents a change in what you want to notice in yourself or what you want others noticing in you. Changing how you feel about yourself. It may also reflect someone else that is trying to change their reputation or impression to others. What you are known for.

The colors of paint reflect intentions or feelings. See the colors page in the themes section for info on color symbolism.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing a wall with red paint dripping down it. In waking life he made the decision to kill himself if certain conditions in his life didn't improve.


Baby High Chair

To dream of a baby high chair represents feelings about needing to

be certain that people have things done for them properly. A developing aspect of your life that is being cared for whether it likes it or not. Certainty that a developing aspect of your life is both controlled and nurtured. Personally insuring help for someone who can't help themselves.

Negatively, a baby high chair may reflect feelings of being patronized or treated little by someone is doing all the work for you. Embarrassment of being unable to stop someone from treating you like you are incompetent or stupid. Believing that you need to take care of people who don't deserve it.


Baby Powder

To dream of baby powder represents your wish to make a problem or obligation feel better to others. Not allowing anyone else to notice anything wrong with your life situation. What you say or do to help yourself not worry so much or feel as embarrassed. Not wanting others to think about your problem or obligation like it's serious or negative at all. Put on a strong face or putting a spin on your story to appear less affected.

Baby powder may be a sign that you don't feel comfortable talking about your problems or having them noticed by other people.

Example: A woman dreamed of putting baby powder on a baby. In waking life she was trying very hard to adjust to her recent break up with her boyfriend.


Baby Crow

A fledgling crow in a dream represents poverty, need, separation from one’s parents and segregation from one’s relatives or clan. If one is experiencing such adverse conditions in wakefulness, then seeing a fledgling crow in a dream means satisfaction of one’s needs and reunion with his family. When the egg hatches and the baby crow comes out of it, the parents shy away from their fledgling and remain distant from the nest. Then God Almighty will provide the nestling crow with various types of flies to eat from. Once the baby crow’s feathers grow, the parents will return to their nest and care for their baby until it commences to fly.


Paint And Painting

To see newly painted houses in dreams, foretells that you will succeed with some devised plan. To have paint on your clothing, you will be made unhappy by the thoughtless criticisms of others. Dreaming that you use the brush yourself, denotes that you will be well pleased with your present occupation. Dreaming of seeing beautiful paintings, denotes that friends will assume false positions towards you, and you will find that pleasure is illusive. For a young woman Dreaming of painting a picture, she will be deceived in her lover, as he will transfer his love to another.


Baby Carriages

Dreaming of a baby carriage, denotes that you will have a congenial friend who will devise many pleasurable surprises for you.


Biracial People

To dream of a biracial person represents an aspect of yourself that is a mixture of two mindsets. Alternatively, biracial symbolism may reflect an area of your life that you feel has been spoiled or ruined.


Colors

Colors in dreams represent energy, emotions, and vibes. First consider what that single color in your dream means to you and your own personal associations and relationship with that color. In general, pale pastel colors indicate weakness or subtlety. Dark colors represent passion and intensity. Bright colors mean awareness.

To dream in color and then dream in black and white suggests that you are starting to look at a situation from a more objective perspective instead of from an emotional standpoint. You are subconsciously reacting to events in the dream.

Colors are used in dreams to classify your beliefs, emotions, and behaviors under a number of categories.

See the [[themes section for color]] for a more in depth look at color symbolism.

The color black in a dream means prosperity, happiness or sickness. The color blond in a dream means war, sickness, piety, honor or a religious person. In a dream, the color blond also means contemptibleness, vileness, meanness or depravity. Black colored eyes in a dream represent a religious person. A bluish -black colored eyes in a dream connote opposing one’s religion. Blue eyes in a dream entail religious innovations. Green eyes in a dream represent a religion that is different from all religions. The color green in a dream also represents a good harvest or prosperity. Green in a dream also means youth or fear of wrongdoing. In a dream, the color blue represents distress, depression, enmity, or it could mean a calamity. The color red in a dream denotes joy, celebration, spirituality or dominion. Red means the world or material gains. In a dream, the color maroon or a reddish-brown color signifies dignity, nobility, power or it could represent a wealthy woman. The color purple in a dream represents a brilliant, skillful and a beautiful woman, or it could mean fragrance, instability, sickness, love and harmony. White in a dream also means beauty or it could represent elderly people. A black flag in a dream means a man of knowledge, a white one represents jealousy, a yellow flag represents an epidemic disease and a green flag means a journey by land. A black cloud in a dream represents a just judge while a white cloud represents ablessed, noble and true justice. A white thread in a dream represents the dawn and a black thread in a dream represents the night. If one sees his cheeks radiant white in a dream, it means honor, bounty, or it could mean achieving a high rank in one’s community. Unknown white or green tents in a camp in a dream represent the graves of martyrs. Yellow represents strain, sickness, repentance, a son, or it could mean chivalry.


Birth

To dream of giving birth or see someone else giving birth suggests that you are giving birth to a new idea or project. It also represents a new attitude, fresh beginnings or a major event. Alternatively, the dream may be calling attention to your inner child and the potential for you to grow. If you dream that you are giving birth to twins, then it represents conflicting ideas. If you give birth to quadruplets in your dream, then it implies that you are undergoing a positive transformation which is making you feel whole again. A more direct interpretation of this dream may represent your desires/ anxieties of giving birth or the anticipation for such an event to occur.

Dreaming that you are giving birth to an unusually heavy baby signifies dependency issues. You are afraid of having others rely on you and are apprehensive about satisfying other's needs. To dream that someone else is giving birth to a very heavy baby represents some burden that this person is creating for you or others.

To dream that you are giving birth prematurely implies that you have revealed or turned in a project that was incomplete. You feel unready or unprepared about a new endeavor.

To dream that you are giving birth to a non-human creature signifies your overwhelming (and unfounded) fear in the health of your baby. You are overly concerned that your baby may have birth defects. This type of dream is common in expectant mothers in their second trimester. If you are not expecting, then it refers to your fear in the outcome of some decision or project. You are trying to overcome difficulties in your life and achieve inner development.

In particular, if you dream that you are giving birth to a monster, then it implies that your inner creative energy has yet to blossom and grow into expression. You may have some hesitation in releasing this "monster" for fear that others will judge you or that they will not accept your ideals.

To dream that the mother dies during birth represents transformation. The dream represents the ending of one thing (death) and the new beginning of another thing (birth). You may be making life changes or getting rid of your old habits and ways.

To dream that the child dies during childbirth suggests that you are having difficulties getting pregnant. It may also reflect your anxiousness about caring for a child.

To dream of giving birth represents the beginning of a new situation, relationship, or phase of your life. It may also reflect new ideas or projects. A change has occurred in the dreamer's life. People who are graduating, starting a new career, starting or ending a relationship or moving often dream of giving birth. Ask yourself what is new in your life?

Alternatively, dreaming about a birth may reflect an awakening or new era of your life. Graduating to a new level of responsibility.

Negatively, giving birth may reflect the beginning of a new problem or fear. A negative situation is coming to life. Feeling powerless to stop yourself from making a situation worse. Growing pains.

Example: A woman dreamed of having an unpleasant birth. In waking life she started to chastise her teenage son for his growing disrespectful behavior and it began to blow up in her face. The unpleasant birth reflected her feelings about herself graduating to a higher level of motherly responsibility as her son grew into an unpredictable teenager requiring more tough love.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of giving birth to baby. In waking life she fell in love with a new man after years of being divorced.

If one sees his mother giving birth to him in a dream, and should he be ill, it means the approach of his death.

For unmarried women to dream of giving of birth to children, is indicative of inevitable unchastity. For married women it indicates happy confinement.

For a married woman dreaming of giving birth to a child, great joy and a handsome legacy is foretold. For a single woman, loss of virtue and abandonment by her lover.


Clothing

To dream of your clothes is symbolic of your public self and how you are perceived. It is indicative of the act you put on in front of others. Clothes are also an indication of your condition and status in life. Thus, if you wear clothes that do not suit you or that you normally would not wear, then it suggests that you are putting up a front and trying to deceive others. Something in your life is "unsuitable". It may be a symbol of hypocrisy and being someone that you are not. Alternatively, it could also mean that you are revealing a hidden part of yourself to the world.

To dream that your clothes are soiled and you are trying to clean them signifies your attempts to change something about your character. You may need to change your old habits and old ways of thinking.

To dream that you are wearing brand new clothes signifies new attitudes and a new persona. You are finding a different way of expressing yourself. If the price tags are still attached to the clothes, then it suggests that you are trying too hard to adapt to this new attitude. Perhaps it is not who you really are and you are not quite fitting in.

To dream that you are constantly changing your clothes represents the need for change and your need to fit into a new situation or role. You need to establish a new self-image.

To dream that your clothes fit too tightly denote that you feel restricted in some way. You may feel constrained in a relationship or held back at work.

To dream that your clothes fit too loosely or is oversized implies that you are feeling inadequate. You may also be suffering from low self esteem. In a way, you are trying to hide from the world.

If you are wearing inappropriate clothes for a situation, then it means that you are unprepared for the task at hand.

To dream that your clothing is torn or ripped indicates that there are some flaws in your thinking or thought process. Your logic is not making sense. You need to alter your reasoning and make a stronger argument.

To dream that you are shopping for or buying clothes represents your anxieties about trying to fit in or being "well-suited" for your changing role.

To dream that all your clothes in the closet are white suggests that you need to lighten up. You may have recently been feeling a little depressed. Perhaps you are going through some crisis. It is time to move on. and change your attitude. You need to better get a grip of your inner emotions.

To dream that you are wearing only black clothes refer to your desires to blend in. You may be representing your shadow persona and expressing your subconscious thoughts. If you normally wear black clothes in your waking life, then the dream may simply be a reflection of yourself.

To dream that your clothes are worn inside out represents your non-conformist attitude. You like to go against what everybody else says. If you turn your clothes inside out in your dream, then it suggests that you are trying to protect yourself against something. You don't want to get hurt.

To dream that every one else is wearing the exact same clothes except for you implies that you are feeling like an outsider in some situation. You feel that others are against you or that you are standing out of a crowd in a negative way. Alternatively, the dream means that you are the voice of dissension and are going against the popular opinion.

Dreaming that you are pulling clothes out of a lake or river symbolizes cleansing of past sins. It may also mean that you are shedding your old identity.

To dream of clothing represents the personality. Consider the style, value, and color of the clothing for additional meaning.

To dream of buying new clothes may represent your wish to change your personality, mood, or how you act around others. Wanting to project yourself as a "new person" to other people after recovering from a problem or making a major change in your life. Trying to be more positive or enthusiastic about life.

To dream of someone wearing your clothes may represent feelings about other people living roles that you feel are normally yours.

To dream of being well dressed may represent feeling good about yourself. Feeling attractive, smart, or like a winner in a waking life situation. Enjoying a life role.

To dream of changing clothing represents a change of attitude, behavior, interest, or focus. Changing how you act or feel. Approaching a situation differently or choosing to change.

To dream of clothing that is too tight represents the personality or how you act that is restricting you or holding you back.

To dream of being unable to find your clothes for an important occasion may represent feelings of being unable to meet the obligations, demands, or expectations of others.

To dream of black clothing represents the personality being fearful or excessive. Ask yourself where in your life you are afraid or obsessed. Fear, ambition, or negative intentions are out of balance.

To dream of dark green clothing may represent the personality being greedy, arrogant, or totally preoccupied with the self. Suicidal thoughts or jealousy are sometimes reflected by dark green.

To dream of light green clothing represents the personality that is healing or improving. It may also reflect jealousy.

To dream of white clothing represents the personality being genuine or having good intentions. Alternatively, white clothing may represent purification of bad habits or a negative area of your life.

To dream of pink clothing represents the personality that is lustful or consumed by ambition. It may also reflect strong sexual desire. Pink clothing may be a sign that you should be careful not to rush anything.

To dream of taking off layers of clothing represents feelings of discarding unpleasant or unneeded characteristics about yourself. People who dream of taking off layers of clothing are often experiencing significant weight loss. The dreams are most likely a reflection of the feelings of shedding their "fat person" personality characteristics.

Example: A woman dreamed of having clothes that were ragged with holes in them and deciding to throw the clothes away. In waking life she was beginning to recover on her own after having left the hospital and was beginning to tell people that she didn't need their assistance anymore. Throwing away the old clothes with holes in them may have reflected her "throwing away" her victim or helpless hospital personalty.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of her boyfriend wearing her clothes and being annoyed by it. In waking life she had moved in with her boyfriend and felt out of place as she adjusted to her new home.

To dream of clothing represents the personality. Consider the style, value, and color of the clothing for additional meaning.

To dream of buying new clothes may represent your wish to change your personality, mood, or how you act around others. Wanting to project yourself as a "new person" to other people after recovering from a problem or making a major change in your life. Trying to be more positive or enthusiastic about life.

To dream of someone wearing your clothes may represent feelings about other people living roles that you feel are normally yours.

To dream of being well dressed may represent feeling good about yourself. Feeling attractive, smart, or like a winner in a waking life situation. Enjoying a life role.

To dream of changing clothing represents a change of attitude, behavior, interest, or focus. Changing how you act or feel. Approaching a situation differently or choosing to change.

To dream of clothing that is too tight represents the personality or how you act that is restricting you or holding you back.

To dream of being unable to find your clothes for an important occasion may represent feelings of being unable to meet the obligations, demands, or expectations of others.

To dream of black clothing represents the personality being fearful or excessive. Ask yourself where in your life you are afraid or obsessed. Fear, ambition, or negative intentions are out of balance.

To dream of dark green clothing may represent the personality being greedy, arrogant, or totally preoccupied with the self. Suicidal thoughts or jealousy are sometimes reflected by dark green.

To dream of light green clothing represents the personality that is healing or improving. It may also reflect jealousy.

To dream of white clothing represents the personality being genuine or having good intentions. Alternatively, white clothing may represent purification of bad habits or a negative area of your life.

To dream of pink clothing represents the personality that is lustful or consumed by ambition. It may also reflect strong sexual desire. Pink clothing may be a sign that you should be careful not to rush anything.

To dream of taking off layers of clothing represents feelings of discarding unpleasant or unneeded characteristics about yourself. People who dream of taking off layers of clothing are often experiencing significant weight loss. The dreams are most likely a reflection of the feelings of shedding their "fat person" personality characteristics.

See the [[themes section for clothing]] for a more in-depth look at clothing symbolism.

Example: A woman dreamed of having clothes that were ragged with holes in them and deciding to throw the clothes away. In waking life she was beginning to recover on her own after having left the hospital and was beginning to tell people that she didn't need their assistance anymore. Throwing away the old clothes with holes in them may have reflected her "throwing away" her victim or helpless hospital personalty.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of her boyfriend wearing her clothes and being annoyed by it. In waking life she had moved in with her boyfriend and felt out of place as she adjusted to her new home.

One’s garment in a dream represents his innermost thoughts that will eventually show in his attitude in life. If one’s thoughts are good, then it will show, and if they are evil, they will also manifest. If one wears a slipper over his head and a turban in his foot in a dream, it means that he is carrying trouble. Depending on its type and name, a garment in a dream could represent a man or a woman. Wearing a new garment in a dream is better than seeing an old one. If a man sees himself wearing a woman’s apparel in a dream, it means that he is a bachelor. If a woman sees herself wearing a man’s garment in a dream, it means that she is unmarried. Wearing a tightly buttoned shirt in a dream means experiencing tight circumstances or reuniting with a traveller returning home, or it could mean marriage for an unwed person. Wearing a stately apparel in a dream means honor and dignity. Wearing a soldier’s uniform in a dream means war. Wearing a scholar’s robe or a teacher’s vest in a dream means studying to become a learned person. Wearing an ascetic’s woolen wrap in a dream means becoming a renunciate. Wearing a salesman’s suit in a dream means hard work or looking for work if the suit looks expensive in the dream, for people mostly wear expensive looking suits when they are still searching for work. Wearing a white garment in a dream means pride, honor and dignity. Wearing silk in a dream means strength and occupying a high rank in a business or government. If one sees a deceased person wearing a silken garment in a dream, it means that he is dwelling in the heavenly paradise. Wearing a garment that is adorned with gold in a dream means victory over one’s enemy. A black garment means honor, reign and having mastery over people. Wearing a green garment in a dream means martyrdom. Wearing a cotton garment in a dream means following the Prophet’s tradition (uwbp). Wearing a woolen garment in a dream means clarity, unless if it is coarse or unfitting and in that case, it means poverty and humiliation. Wearing a linen garment in a dream means enjoying a blessing or a favor. Wearing a brocaded garment in a dream means receiving an important and a revered message, rising in station, enjoying wealth or it could represent the blessing of having a child. Wearing a robe that is trailing behind one’s feet in a dream means rebellion and disobedience, while wearing a moderately short coat in a dream means purity, virtues and chastity. Wearing any type of garment in a dream means emulating the character of such people or becoming a prisoner of war. Wearing a kufi or a headdress for prayers in a dream means atonement for one’s sins. Wearing a jubbah or a long cloak in a dream means longevity. Wearing an open sports jacket in a dream means ease in one’s life or financial success. Wearing a special costume for a festival or a celebration in a dream means prosperity and a wealth that is saved for one’s children, or it could mean buying new merchandise for one’s shop. Wearing a military uniform in a dream means distress, trouble or a scientific dispute. Wearing one’s traditional cos- tumes in a dream, or that of another community means to befriend them and to celebrate their festivities with joy.


Children

To see children in your dream signify an aspect of yourself and your childlike qualities. You may be retreating back to a childlike state and longing for the past. You are trying to still satisfy repressed desires and unfulfilled hopes. Perhaps there is something that you need to see grow and nurture. Take some time off and cater to the inner child within. Alternatively, the dream may be highlighting your innocence, purity, simplicity, and carefree attitude. If you are fighting with children, then it implies that you are repressing your inner child. The children could represent someone in your waking life (coworker, mate, sibling, etc.) who is acting like a child. If you see children fighting in your dream, then it means that your sense of morality and character are in conflict.

To forget about your child or children suggests that you are feeling overwhelmed by your waking responsibilities. The dream is telling you that you are overly fixating on minor details and overlooking the important things on your life. You need to re-prioritize your time and focus on what matters. To dream that your own grown children are still very young indicates that you still see them as young and dependent. You want to feel needed and significant. To dream that you have more children that you actually have in real life means that you are discovering old talents or skills that you have been casting aside.

To dream that you are watching children but they do not know you are there is a metaphor for some hidden knowledge or some latent talent which you have failed to recognize.

To save a child in your dream signifies your attempts to save a part of yourself from being destroyed. If you dream that you are separated from your children, then it symbolizes failure in some personal endeavor or a setback in some ideal you had.

To see children being abused in your dream implies that you are lacking a voice for your own inner child. You feel that a part of your own childhood is lost.

To see your real life children in a dream represents ideas, habits, or developments that are being encouraged. Situations or aspects of your life that you want to see powerful or flourish. It may also reflect an aspect of yourself based on the one thing that stands out the most about that child.

If you have more than one child in real life then each child will represent a different aspect of your life based on your most honest feelings about then.

To dream of losing a child represents feelings of being overloaded or stretched beyond your limits. Juggling too much at once or "dropping the ball" with something because you are too involved with something else. Getting so caught up in minor details that you forget what's most important.

If you dream of children that you don't recognize it represents new ideas, or situations that are being encouraged. Something not thought of before. Negatively, it may reflect burdens, responsibilties, or problems that have to be looked after.

Evil children symbolize negative or corrupted aspects of your personality that are being encouraged. It may also point to a bad situation or problem that feels like it's getting out of control or scares you. Evil children may also reflect childish beliefs or habits that are getting out of hand.

Alternatively, children may reflect aspects of your personality that are playful, young at heart, or childish in intention. You don't want to be involved with anything serious.

Example: A woman dreamed of a child driving her car. In waking life she felt that she had allowed her selfishness and childishness to control her decision-making.

To see your real life children in a dream represents ideas, habits, or developments that are being encouraged. Situations or aspects of your life that you want to see powerful or flourish. It may also reflect an aspect of yourself based on the one thing that stands out the most about that child.

If you have more than one child in real life then each child will represent a different aspect of your life based on your most honest feelings about then.

To dream of losing a child represents feelings of being overloaded or stretched beyond your limits. Juggling too much at once or "dropping the ball" with something because you are too involved with something else. Getting so caught up in minor details that you forget what's most important.

To dream of a child dying represents a loss or unpleasant change to some area of your life that had potential. Positively, a child death may reflect a growing problem that has finally been dealt with.

If you dream of children that you don't recognize it represents new ideas, or situations that are being encouraged. Something not thought of before. Negatively, it may reflect burdens, responsibilities, or problems that have to be looked after.

Evil children symbolize negative or corrupted aspects of your personality that are being encouraged. It may also point to a bad situation or problem that feels like it's getting out of control or scares you. Evil children may also reflect childish beliefs or habits that are getting out of hand.

Alternatively, children may reflect aspects of your personality that are playful, young at heart, or childish in intention. You don't want to be involved with anything serious.

Example: A woman dreamed of a child driving her car. In waking life she felt that she had allowed her selfishness and childishness to control her decision-making.

Dream of children sweet and fairn – To you will come suave debonair, Fortune robed in shining dress, Bearing wealth and happiness. Dreaming of seeing many beautiful children is portentous of great prosperity and blessings. For a mother Dreaming 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. Dreaming of seeing your child desperately ill or dead, you have much to fear, for its welfare is sadly threatened. Dreaming of your dead child, denotes worry and disappointment in the near future. Dreaming 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.


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