To dream that you are trick or treating represents the rewards you get when you set your mind to pursue your goals. The dream is also telling you that you need to learn to verbalize your desires in order for others to know what you want.
To dream that trick or treaters are knocking on your door denotes your desire to share your indulgences with others.
To dream that you are playing truth or dare indicates that you need to hold true to your words and do what you say you are going to do.
To dream that you have to tell the truth, then it means that you need to come clean about something that has been nagging on your mind. You need to release some guilt or clear your conscious.
To dream that you dare someone to do something suggests that you are being too dominating. If someone dared you to do something, then it indicates that you will find yourself in some embarrassing or compromising position.
To dream of riding sex represents a positive experience where someone or something is catering to another. Feeling good noticing something being done for you.
If you are riding someone it may reflect a positive experience where you are doing all the work for someone. If you are being ridden it reflects a positive experience where someone is doing all the work for you.
Riding sex can point to situations where you like someone so much that you enjoy doing anything you can for them. Negatively, it can point to a person in your life that you are allowing to use you.
Example: A young man dreamed of having riding sex with another male friend where he was the girl. In waking life he enjoying hiding his friend from the police.
To dream of a paddle boat represents confrontation with an uncertain or negative situation that you perceive as being wonderful. You don't feel a sense of danger or urgency. You may even see potential benefits to taking your time dealing with a problem.
Pregnant women often dream of being in a paddle boat. This may reflect their enjoyment of confronting the challenges of pregnancy.
Example: A woman dreamed of being in a paddleboat and racing the boat far out into a lake ahead of her husband and then finding herself with with aching legs and a headache. In waking life she was pregnant and finding that all the extra housework she was giving herself was giving her non-stop headaches. The paddleboat may have reflected her relaxed feelings towards handling her pregnancy.
To dream of a swimming cap represents a wish to maintain composure or objectivity while facing a negative situation. Not allowing uncertainty to influence your mindset. Keeping unemotional or focused. Not letting problems you are facing to get to you.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing people with swimming caps on. In waking life he was preparing to make a lot of money that he knew he had to hide from a greedy family member. The swimming cap represented his wish to never allow his success to influence him at all so that he could keep the secret away from his greedy family member by pretending nothing had happened.
To see spirits in a dream, denotes that some unexpected trouble will confront you. If they are white-robed, the health of your nearest friend is threatened, or some business speculation will be disapproving. If they are robed in black, you will meet with treachery and unfaithfulness. If a spirit speaks, there is some evil near you, which you might avert if you would listen to the counsels of judgment. Dreaming that you hear spirits knocking on doors or walls, denotes that trouble will arise unexpectedly. To see them moving draperies, or moving behind them, is a warning to hold control over your feelings, as you are likely to commit indiscretions. Quarrels are also threatened. To see the spirit of your friend floating in your room, foretells disappointment and insecurity. To hear music supposedly coming from spirits, denotes unfavorable changes and sadness in the household.
To attend a riding school, foretells some friend will act falsely by you, but you will throw off the vexing influence occasioned by it.
If you have occasion in your dreams to refer to, or handle, any paper or parchment, you will be threatened with losses. They are likely to be in the nature of a lawsuit. For a young woman, it means that she will be angry with her lover and that she fears the opinion of acquaintances. Beware, if you are married, of disagreements in the precincts of the home.
Dreaming of seeing an old man, or woman, denotes that unhappy cares will oppress you, if they appear otherwise than serene. See Faces, Men, and Women.
Dreaming of being in a coal-mine or colliery and seeing miners, denotes that some evil will assert its power for your downfall | but if you dream of holding a share in a coal-mine, it denotes your safe investment in some deal. For a young woman Dreaming of mining coal, foreshows she will become the wife of a real-estate dealer or dentist.
To dream that go horseback riding indicates that you are in a high position or in a position of power. You have confidence in your ability. Alternatively, the dream represents your lack of integrity. You will achieve success through underhanded means. If you are riding a horse that is out of control, then it means that you are being carried away by your passions.
To dream of horseback riding represents your drive to achieve. Noticing yourself having a lot of stamina or staying power in waking life.
To dream of horseback riding with full protective gear may represent a sophisticated mindset about achieving goals quickly. A highly organized and ambitious plan.
To dream of bareback riding may reflect a higher than normal amount of risk-taking as you push hard to achieve your goals. Daring, rough, untamed, or very physical approach to goals you are driven to achieve. Doing things the hard way.
Negatively, riding bareback on a horse may reflect a dangerous, risky, or unsophisticated attitude about goals you are highly driven to achieve. No concern for the future as you ambitious try to achieve a goal. Desperation to get a job or date. Being in a mental loop with your search for success and not accepting opportunities that may get you out of the loop.
Alternatively, bareback riding may reflect dangerous sexual activity or unprotected sex.
Example: A woman dreamed of riding a horse bareback. In waking life she was very frustrated and eager to get a job as she tried applying for every job opening she could.
To dream that you are wearing swimming gear (swim goggles, swimming cap, swimming armbands, swim socks) implies that you are ready to confront some painful emotion.
To see a swimming pool in your dream symbolizes relaxation, calmness, luxury and ease. You need to take a break. Alternatively, a swimming pool suggests that you need to acknowledge and understand your feelings. It is time to dive in and deal with those emotions. You need to cleanse yourself and wash away past hurts. Consider the depth of the pool. If you were swimming on the deep end, then it means that those emotions are deeply seated and may be harder to confront. You will need to work through it, no more matter how difficult. If you are swimming on the shallow end, then it implies that you should be able to easily deal with your feelings.
To see an empty swimming pool in your dream suggests that you are literally feeling empty and devoid of emotions.
To dream that the swimming pool is filled with trash indicates that you are leading a lifestyle of excess. You need to tone it down and discard some of the negative emotions in your life.
To dream of a rooftop swimming pool indicates spiritual cleansing. It may also mean that you are enjoying all your successes.
To see a clean swimming pool in your dream symbolizes comfort and acceptance of negativity or uncertainty in your life. You have come to terms with certain issues and they don't bother you if you have to think about them.
To dream of a swimming in a swimming pool represents enjoyment of a negative or uncertain situation. Liking to know what you are doing is wrong or gaining pleasure from easily confronting uncertain moments.
To dream of a swimming pool full of feces represents an awareness of negativity in your life and problems you have. You may also have an eagerness to deal with your problems.
To dream of owning a brand new swimming pool represents a new sense of control over some area of your life. Feeling good knowing you can easily navigate issues or easily deal with whatever problems may arise in way you couldn't do before.
Example: A man dreamed of standing beside a swimming pool. In waking life he had clarified to an old friend why he hurt his feelings when they were younger after their conversation quickly went sour after meeting again. The pool reflected his comfort speaking to the old friend now that old issue had been dealt with.
To dream that you are swimming suggests that you are exploring aspects of your subconscious mind and emotions. The dream may be a sign that you are seeking some sort of emotional support. It is a common dream image for people going through therapy.
To dream that you are swimming underwater suggests that you are completely submerged in your own feelings. You are forcing yourself to deal with your subconscious emotions.
To dream that you are swimming away from someone or something indicates that you are avoiding some deep emotional issue. You are refusing to acknowledge and confront your feelings because it may be too painful or too fresh. In particular, if you are swimming away to escape danger or death, then it suggests that you are letting fear take over your actions. You are afraid of change.
To see children swimming in your dream indicates that you need to adapt a more carefree attitude.
To dream of swimming represents exploration of difficult emotions. You are trying to figure out what your problems are with a relative level of comfort and objectivity. Swimming may reflect your wish to change or a big effort you are making to do something by yourself. Fend for one's self.
Alternatively, swimming may also reflect how adept you are at getting through an uncertain or negative situation on your own. Keeping yourself "in the game" when you don't now what will happen next. Dreams of swimming may also reflect a wish to challenge yourself or explore possibilities you have never explored before. Trying new things for yourself.
Swimming in dreams is common for people going through therapy or who are soul searching for help or insights into their problems.
To dream of being a good swimmer or enjoying swimming represents your skill and confidence in dealing with difficult situations or very emotional moments. Negatively, enjoying swimming may be a sign that you are enjoying negative or dangerous behavior. Carefully or responsibly "playing with fire."
To dream of doing the backstroke represents a high degree of confidence navigating uncertain or negative situations on your own. Feeling that problems are too easy to deal with. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are too confident about your ability to deal with problems or handle difficulties on your own.
To dream of swimming lessons represents waking life situations where you are learning to deal with difficult situations all on your own. It may also reflect learning to figure out your problems on your own. Preparing for the worst, learning to cope, or learning to fight. It may also symbolize your attempts to learn to accept yourself for who you really are. A common dream symbol to people recovering or coping with injuries.
Example: A woman dreamed of swimming. In waking life she had decided to temporarily cutout her boyfriend from her life to punish him for lying to her. The swimming reflected the her feelings about living life all on her own while feeling the uncertainty of her relationship's future.
Example 2: A man dreamed of swimming in a pool with a shark. In waking life he was controlling a difficult illness that doctors had dismissed that he felt could overtake him at anytime.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of swimming in a pool. In waking life she was uncertain and insecure about whether a guy she liked would ever want to date her. The swimming reflected her unwillingness to give up trying to get closer to the guy she liked while having no idea what her future prospects were. The swimming symbolizes her wish to "stay in the game" while feeling unsure about what her prospects with the guy really were.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of having swimming lessons. In waking life she was recovering the use of her hand after a serious injury.
If a man of knowledge sees himself swimming in the ocean in a dream, it means that he will attain his goals. If he enters the water of the ocean then comes back to the shore in a dream, it means that he will commence his path of seeking knowledge then abandons it. Swimming in a dream also means going to jail. Swimming on sand in a dream means that one may be incarcerated, that his living conditions in his jail will be constricted, and that he will suffer in his prison from hardships equal to the difficulties he encounters during his swim in the dream. If one sees himself swimming inside his own house in a dream, it means that he will work for a ruthless, wicked and an unjust employer who will entrap him in his service through a business deal. Consequently, God Almighty will help him out of his entanglements. If one is afraid of swimming in the dream, it means that he is scared of someone in authority. If he runs away from swimming in a dream, it means that he will escape from him. If one sees himself entering waters where he can swim successfully in a dream, it means that he will engage in a major project, lead an important job, or acquire authority and power. If one swims on his back in a dream, it means that he will repent for a sin. If he swims in the sea and finds its water stagnant in the dream, it means that he will serve someone in authority, though his job will bring him nothing but trouble and the wrath of his employer. If he still manages to cross the sea in his dream, it means that he will escape from dangers his employment could inflict upon him. If he swims with fear in a dream, it means trouble, imprisonment, or a sickness he will endure depending on the type of needed efforts or distance he has to cross. Should he think in the dream that he will not be able to make it, then it means his death. If he shows courage during his swim in the dream, it means that he will be able to escape from such a dangerous job. Troubled waters in a dream mean adversities. Swimming successfully across troubled waters in a dream means overcoming one’s adversities. Any sea or agitated waters in a dream represent the authorities or the state, whether it be a swamp, a lake, a pond, a sea, or an ocean. If one sees himself drowning in a river, or a lake, then if he is carried by others and laid on dry land motionless like a fish in a dream, this also means trials and adversities. If one is saved from drowningbefore he wakes- up from his sleep in the dream, it means that he will triumph over his trials. Otherwise, if he dies from it in the dream, it means that he may die from such adversities. If during his swim one meets a ship that pulls him out of the waters, or to which he holds or grabs, it also means escape from adversities. If one drowns in the dream, it means that he may die as a martyr, though having previously indulged in many sins. To walk on water, whether it is the sea or a river in a dream means good spiritual standing, religious assiduousness and a strong faith and determination. Walking on water in a dream also could be interpreted as ascertaining something about which one may have doubt, or placing one’s trust in God Almighty before embarking on a dangerous trip.