To dream of an ex-friend suggests that an object or a recent incident has subconsciously reminded you of her or him. Alternatively, the ex-friend represents a lesson you learned from the falling out. You need to apply that lesson to a current issue, problem or relationship.
To see an ex-partner usually represents a personality trait in yourself based on whatever quality or memory stands out most about that person. Ex-partners are very open symbols that are based completely on your most honest memories and feelings about them. Ask yourself what's the first thing that pops in your head when you think about that person.
Alternatively, an ex-partner may reflect a bad habit or a failure you're experiencing. They may also represent the return of a recurring problem. If you really don't like your ex they may reflect a negative situation that is repeating itself in your life. Ex's can also reflect the re-experiencing of breakups or unpleasant relationship scenarios.
Ex-partners can sometimes be a sign that you are unconsciously repeating bad habits or that your falling into the trap of dating someone who is just like your ex.
If you still have feelings for your ex then they may symbolize your lingering desire for them. They could also represent your desire for something in life you really want, but feel is unattainable. A certain type of experience you want, but feel is not possible.
If you have an ex who was enthusiastic about sex they may represent good luck, success, or a positive experience you are having in waking life. Something you are doing or experiencing is very supportive of your happiness or wellbeing.
If you have an ex that you can't stand, or believe to be dangerous to your safety they could symbolize a bad choices you regret or negative experiences that you feel you can't escape.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his ex-girlfriend. She was someone whom he felt was so responsible that she never felt good or enjoyed herself. In waking life this man had to give an arrogant family member the silent treatment in order to teach them a much needed lesson. The ex-girlfriend in his dream symbolizes how helpful it was to him to avoid feeling good and give his family member the silent treatment.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing her ex-boyfriend. He was someone she remembered most for cheating on her. In waking life she was experiencing friends lying to her.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing her ex-boyfriend and then running out of a house. In waking life she realized that her new boyfriend had a lot of the negative qualities that her previous boyfriend had and felt she had to try harder to be with someone with different qualities.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of walking into her ex-husband's house and being told that he wanted to marry someone else. In waking life he she was losing trust in her boyfriend after having a number of fights. The ex-husband reflected how she didn't feel the same love, security, and loyalty anymore after having felt it.
To dream of looking at a place or person represents your focus or careful thoughts about an area of your life.
To dream of someone looking at you represents feelings of being important or get more attention than usual. Feelings about being more interesting than other people. Being the focus of someone else's attention or the topic of someone else's conversation. Feelings about "the answer staring you in the face."
Negatively, dreaming of being looked at may reflect feelings of unwanted attention or your privacy being invaded. It may also reflect an awareness of other people being irritated or angry with you. Feeling that someone thinks you're stupid or not good enough. Embarrassment of bad choices being confronted. Feelings of inevitability about confronting something different you don't want to confront.
Example: A woman dreamed of carefully looking at a piece of gold she found. In waking life she was carefully weighing the option of abandoning her ex-husband so that she could focus more on her own health problems.
Example 2: A man dreamed of looking at a coin. In waking life he was very focused on a new insight he was shocked to have learned.
Example 3: A man dreamed of looking at a beautiful woman. In waking life he was very focused on how incredible a recent discovery he made was.
To see an old ex-boyfriend from childhood in your dream refers to a freer, less encumbered relationship. The dream serves to bring you back to a time where the responsibilities of adulthood (or marriage) did not interfere with the spontaneity of romance. You need to recapture the excitement, freedom, and vitality of youth that is lacking in your present relationship. If your ex-boyfriend hurts or ignores you, then the dream is telling you to move on with your life and stop thinking about your ex. If you dream that you want your ex-boyfriend back, then the dream may reflect waking feelings of actually wanting him back. Alternatively, it means that you miss being in a relationship and to feel wanted.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend is giving you advice about your current relationship suggests that your subconscious is telling you not to repeat the same mistakes that you had made with this ex-boyfriend.
To dream that you are being massaged by your ex-boyfriend suggests that you need to let go of some of that defensiveness that you have been putting forth as a result of a past relationship. You may have put up a wall or armor around you. You need to learn to trust people again.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend is giving you a ring or proposing to you implies that your relationship with him made you feel whole and complete. The dream does not necessarily mean that you want to be together with him again, but that you are longing for a relationship that makes you feel complete. Alternatively, the dream may reflect a final end to something and the beginning of a new stage. You are ready to move on from your ex. By him proposing to you, the power is on your side whether you say yes or no.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend gives you a stuffed animal suggests that you are seeking for reassuring and nurturing aspects of a relationship. This is not to imply that you want you ex-boyfriend back. Alternatively, the dream could represent some immature relationship which may describe the relationship you had with your ex.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend is admitted into the hospital means that you are still dealing with the break-up. There are still some unresolved issues left hanging. If he is released from the hospital, then it means that you have totally let go of the relationship. You have moved on. If you dream that your ex-boyfriend is dressed in a suit at a hospital, then it suggests that you have come to terms with that relationship and have completed the healing process.
To dream that you walk off or walk away with your ex boyfriend indicates that your current love interests are not measuring up to your ex boyfriend.
To dream that you are kidnapped by your ex-boyfriend suggests that your ex still has some sort of emotional hold on you.
Dreaming that you and your ex-boyfriend is taking care of a sick child together suggests that something is still keeping you two in each other's lives. There may be some unfinished business that still has yet to be resolved. Alternatively, the dream may parallel a situation in your waking life where you were stuck.
If you dream that your ex-boyfriend moves into your house, then it means that you two are able to co-exist and be civil to each other.
To dream about your ex-boyfriend/girlfriend or ex-husband/wife, that you and your ex are kissing/fighting or that you and your ex got back together again suggests that something or someone in your current life is bringing out similar feelings you felt during that relationship with your ex. The dream may be a way of alerting you to similar behavioral patterns in your current relationship. What you learn from that previous relationship may need to be applied to the present one so that you do no repeat the same mistakes. Alternatively, you may be reflecting on the positive experiences and good times that you shared with your past love. Dreams of getting back together with your ex or of your ex wanting to get back together with you may not necessarily be a reflection of reality. This dream may be triggered by some major change in your current relationship and how far you have come from those past relationships.
In particular, to see your ex-husband/wife in your dream indicates that you are currently finding yourself in a situation that you do not want to be in. It suggests that you are experiencing a similar relationship or situation which makes you feel unhappy and uncomfortable. Alternatively, dreaming that you are together with your ex-husband/wife implies that you are subconsciously repeating the same old patterns from that relationship to your current relationship. You are making the same mistakes and reacting the same way.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend is missing you suggests that you "miss" some aspect of that past relationship. A situation in your current life may be reminding you of your relationship with your ex. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you have moved on with your life. The notion that your ex is missing you may be a pun on that he has "missed" his opportunity or "missed" his chance with you.
To see your mate's ex in your dream suggests that you are comparing yourself to the ex. The dream is telling you not to make the same relationship mistakes that ended that relationship.
To dream that you ex has died indicates that your feelings for your ex are completely dead now. The dream is a metaphor of how you have let go of the past and are ready to move on and fully devote yourself to new relationships.
Metaphorically, seeing your ex in your dream may also signify aspects of yourself that you have x'd out or neglected.
To dream that your ex-girlfriend is pregnant depends if the baby is yours or not. If you dream that the baby is yours, then it implies your subconscious desires to get back with your ex-girlfriend. If the baby is not yours, then it means that you have fully accepted that the relationship is over. You still care for her even though the two of you are no longer together.
To see your ex-girlfriend's mother in your dream indicates some unresolved issues with your ex-girlfriend. You are wanting to reach out to her mother in order to get through to the ex-girlfriend.
Dreaming about your current boyfriend's ex-girlfriend reflects your own feelings of insecurity. You wonder if you measure up. In a way, you feel that she is still a lingering part of your current relationship, whether it is physical or psychological.
Lustfully looking at the vagina of one’s wife or that of another woman, or touching it in a dream means engaging in a rotten business. Seeing a naked woman without her knowledge in a dream represents common pitfalls and mistakes one makes in his life.
To dream of your own reflection in the mirror suggests that you are pondering thoughts about your inner self. The reflection in the mirror is how you perceive yourself or how you want others to see you. You may be contemplating on strengthening and changing aspects of your character.
To dream that you do not see your reflection in a mirror implies that you have lost your self-identity. Perhaps you have changed for the benefit of others that you don't know who you are anymore.
To dream that you are looking through a two-way mirror indicates that you are coming face to face with some inner or worldly issue. What you see is related to your persona and subconscious. Seeing images through the mirror may be a safe way for you to consider and/or confront material from your subconscious. Mirrors symbolize the imagination and the link between the conscious and subconscious.
If you are being watched through a two-way mirror, then it suggests that you feel you are being scrutinized and criticized. Alternatively, the dream means that you are unwilling to acknowledge your subconscious emotions.
To see a mirror in your dream symbolizes a loved one or good friend. To break a mirror in your dream suggests that you are breaking an old image of yourself. You may be putting an end to an old habit. Breaking a mirror is also an old symbol for seven years of bad luck.
To see a cracked or broken mirror in your dream. represents a poor or distorted self-image. Alternatively, it means that you have put an end to your old habits and ways.
To see a fogged mirror in your dream signifies a hazy concept of who you are and confusion in your life goals. You are lacking clarity and purpose and questioning your self-identity.
To dream of a mirror represents self-reflection or self-awareness. You are noticing something about yourself. Assessing yourself. Thinking about yourself honestly. A reflective mood. Seeing yourself for who you really are.
Negatively, a mirror may reflect the ego, vanity, arrogance, narcissism. Too much concern with how you appear to others. Feelings about noticing yourself aging. Comparing yourself to others.
If you see yourself as ugly in a mirror it represents seeing negative aspects of your personality in waking life. Negative thoughts, fears, insecurities, guilt, jealousy, or even arrogance. You are seeing or feeling your own negativity, or experiencing the results of bad choices.
To see yourself as attractive in a mirror represents seeing positive aspects of your personality in waking life. You may be facing negativity, trying to improve yourself, or give up negative thinking patterns. You may feel more confident, vindicated, competent, or lucky. You may also be experiencing the results or good choices.
To dream of looking in a mirror and smiling may reflect awareness of yourself liking yourself or being happy with yourself in waking life.
To dream of using a mirror to put makeup on represents an awareness of seeing your personality change.
To dream of seeing someone else's face in a mirror may reflect feelings about yourself being associated with the qualities that stand out the most about that person. It may also reflect feelings about yourself acting or feeling like the person you see in the mirror. Alternatively, it may reflect feelings about yourself being heavily influenced by the person in the mirror or that your much of your life revolves around spending time with that person. This is especially the case if the person you see in the mirror recently died and was very close to you.
Example: A woman dreamed of looking in the mirror and seeing herself with blue eyes. In waking life was enjoying watching herself become a more happy person. Looking in the mirror reflected her self-awareness of her changing personality.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing two mirrors. A smaller one for her and a bigger one for her boyfriend. In waking life she was noticing herself bolstering up her boyfriend's ego.
Example 3: A man dreamed of looking in the mirror. In waking life he was assessing himself and comparing himself to a old friend he recently reunited with that was doing lot better than him in life financially.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her husband's face instead of her's in the mirror. In waking life her husband died and she was beginning to realize that her husband made up a big part of who she is as a person.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of a mirror that reported her thoughts to the government. In waking life she was living in Nazi Germany and felt that she always noticed herself needing approval under the Nazi restrictions. She began to fear her private thoughts about her true identity and personality.
Example 6: A man dreamed of seeing himself in a mirror wearing a Nazi Storm Trooper uniform with boots that sparkled like diamonds. In waking life he was a doctor who did not like witnessing himself allowing his work life and hospital to become overrun by Nazi policies.
A mirror in a dream means illusion, arrogance, pride, or a woman. If one looks into a mirror and sees his beard black in a dream, it means honor, respect and dignity. If one looks into a mirror and sees the reflections of someone who looks like him in a dream, it means that he will beget a son who will look like his father and carry his trade. Looking into a mirror in a dream also means loss of one’s position, or getting married. If one is already married, then it means the return of his wife from a journey. Looking at the back of a mirror in a dream means loss of one’s crop, or entering one’s wife from the anus during sexual intercourse. It is said that a mirror in a dream also represents manhood, virtues and station, all of which are subject to the size of the mirror one sees in his dream. Looking into a silver mirror in a dream means loss of one’s status, it also means suffering from adversities, distress and fear. Looking into a golden mirror in a dream represents the strength of one’s faith, religious commitment, prosperity after poverty, redemption and regaining one’s position and status. A broken mirror in a dream means the death of one’s wife, for a husband and a wife are mirrors to one another. Looking into a mirror and seeing the reflection of a youth means facing an adversary or a competitor. If one sees an old person, then he has seen a good friend. Looking into a clean and a shiny mirror in a dream means dispelling one’s distress. A corroded mirror in a dream connotes a bad state or a trying situation. If the mirror is spurious, or not genuine in one’s dream, then it represents a great distress or a calamity. Gazing at a mirror and looking at oneself extensively in a dream means that God Almighty is not pleased with him and that he is disobeying God’s commands both in public and in private. Consequently, one will suffer from financial losses or feel down. If a sick person looks into a mirror in his dream, it means his death. A mirror in a dream also means travels or a pregnancy. If a woman looks into a mirror in a dream, it means that she will beget a girl, and if a man looks into a mirror in a dream, it means that he will beget a boy. Looking into a mirror and seeing the reflection of someone else in a dream means hallucination, craziness, or loss of money. If a man looks into a mirror and sees the reflection of a woman in a dream, it means either begetting a daughter, or getting married. If a prisoner looks into a mirror in his dream, it means that he will be released from jail. If one becomes a mirror in a dream, it means that he will meet with people’s wrath and despise.
Dreaming of seeing yourself in a mirror, denotes that you will meet many discouraging issues, and sickness will cause you distress and loss in fortune. To see a broken mirror, foretells the sudden or violent death of some one related to you. To see others in a mirror, denotes that others will act unfairly towards you to promote their own interests. To see animals in a mirror, denotes disappointment and loss in fortune. For a young woman to break a mirror, foretells unfortunate friendships and an unhappy marriage. To see her lover in a mirror looking pale and careworn, denotes death or a broken engagement. If he seems happy, a slight estrangement will arise, but it will be of short duration. See Glass.
To dream of searching something represents a need to find something missing or needed in your life. A reflection of your waking life search for love, spiritual enlightenment, peace, or a solution to a problem. Looking for a hidden meaning to something or trying to find a quality you want in your life that is not currently present.
To dream of being searched may reflect your concern about someone else discovering a secret or personal information about you. Feeling that you can't hide anything from someone.
To dream of performing a search on someone may reflect your interest in discovering a secret or finding the truth. Examining a person or situation. Having high standards.
To dream of searching yourself may represent your feelings of being on the spot or looking to do whatever you can for the moment. Alternatively, it may reflect your attempt to prove yourself to someone.
To dream of searching for someone may represent waking life feelings about an aspect of your personality that no longer works socially. Trying to find out why certain behaviors or social skills aren't helping you anymore. Trying to find out why someone is mad at you or you are unexpectedly experiencing bad luck. Wondering why you can't do something anymore that you are used to or confident about.
Example: A woman dreamed of being nervous that she might be searched. In waking life she was nervous about her boyfriend finding out that she was going to a concert on her own.
Example 2: A man dreamed of searching through the clothes in his closet for the perfect outfit. In waking life he was trying to discover how he could appear more intelligent to others.
Example 3: A man dreamed of searching out all the exits of a building. In waking life he was trying his hardest to be prepared for any criticism he may get. The searching reflected his wish to discover handy excuses for criticism he got or to avoid the people who were giving it to him.
Example 4: A man dreamed of searching for underwater treasure. In waking life he was in therapy trying to understand why he was so anti-social. He felt that if he learned about himself more that he might find a way to improve his social skills.
Scowling in a dream connotes a misfortune.