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Making Out

To dream that you are making out with someone suggests that you have an subconscious desire to pursue a relationship, but fear that it will jeopardize the friendship. If you don't like this person in this way, then the dream suggests that you need to acknowledge and incorporate aspects of this person into your own character. Consider specific traits that this person possess.


Family Members

To dream of a family member represents a qualities in yourself based on your most honest feelings about them. Ask yourself what memories or feelings stand out the most about them and see how that quality may apply to your own life.

To dream of a family member represents a quality in yourself based on your most honest feelings about them. Ask yourself what memories or feelings stand out the most about them and see how that quality may apply to your own life.


Family Gathering

To dream of a family gathering represents an important decision that you may be considering. Weighing all options. It may also reflect how you are confronting a decision that you've already made.

Alternatively, a family gathering may reflect the various or conflicting aspects of your character as you deal with a situation or problem. All of your different opinions, feelings, or possibilities in front of you at once.


Family Portrait

To dream of a family portrait represents how you wish to remember your past decisions. The family's behavior and background all reflect on how you see choices you made.

A happy family portrait reflects satisfaction with your past choices. You want to remember certain choices and experiences as positive. Not remembering yourself having done anything wrong.

Negatively, you may be in denial about choices you made or trying to replay the past in your mind completely ignoring the unpleasant truth. A wish to remember the past like nothing wrong ever happened.


Family Tree

To dream of a family tree represents feelings about how interesting it is to see all the different experiences you've had making you into who you are today. All your past experiences coming together to form a new experience.

Alternatively, a Family Tree may represent insight into how all your past experiences are responsible for a problem you have today. Understanding where you went wrong.


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Family Support

To provide support for one’s family and relatives in a dream mean prosperity, protection for one’s children and concern for one’s posterity. Whatever expenses one spends to support his family in a dream will be money he will receive in wakefulness. If one finds himself unwillingly giving family support or alimony to his wife in a dream, it means hypocrisy, or that he is nearing his death.


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Family

To see your own family in your dream represents security, warmth and love. It could also symbolize bitterness, jealousy, or rivalry, depending on your relationship with your family. Alternatively, it could mean that you are overly dependent on your family, especially if the family members are in your recurring dreams. Consider also the significance of a particular family member or the relationship you have with them. If you dream that your family does not act or appear as they normally are, then it means that you want to distance yourself from them. Or you simply don't understand where they are coming from.

To see someone else's family in your dream symbolizes togetherness. The dream serves to remind you that other people can come and go out of your life, but you will always have family. Alternatively, dreaming about someone else's family suggests that you are idealizing or romanticizing what a real family should be like. You want what other families have.

Dreaming that a serial killer is killing off members of your family implies that you are feeling cut off from your family.

Dreaming of one’s family as harmonious and happy, is significant of health and easy circumstances | but if there is sickness or contentions, it forebodes gloom and disappointment.


Father

To see your father in your dream symbolizes authority and protection. It suggests that you need to be more self-reliant. Consider also your waking relationship with your father and how aspects of his character may be incorporated within yourself.

To dream that your father is dead forewarns that you need to proceed with caution in conducting some business matter.

To dream that you are hitting your father represents a desperate need for greater closeness with your father. You feel that he is not listening to you. In particular, if you are hitting your father with a rubber object indicates that whatever you are doing or telling him has no significant effect on him. Things literally just bounce off him. Conversely, if you dream that your father is the one beating you, then it implies a lack of emotional connection with your father.

To dream that your father is angry at you indicates that you are doing something that he may disapprove. The dream may also be a projection of your own anger towards him. There are some unresolved issues that need to be worked out.

To see your father wrapped in bandages from head to toe suggests that you are feeling restricted or limited with your authority. Perhaps you are being put in charge of something but can't exercise your power.

To dream that your father has a girlfriend or mistress, even though he is still married to your mother implies that you are feeling disconnected with one of your parents. The dream may also be a commentary on your own views of marriage.

To dream that you commit patricide means that you are rejecting authority and rules. You refuse to answer to a higher power. Alternatively, killing your father may also be symbolic of killing an aspect of your own self. You feel that you are becoming like your father and you don't like it.

To dream of your father represents your conscience, your ability to make positive choices, or choose between right and wrong. Dreaming of your father may also reflect your feelings about a decision you've already made or are considering. Fathers in dreams can also symbolize your current feelings about him if you have issues with him that need to be dealt with.

Positively, dreaming of your father may reflect the decision to make a moral or positive decision. Deciding to stand up for yourself. Feeling that a problem has gotten out of control and deciding to do something about it. Deciding to be realistic or practical.

Negatively, dreaming of your father may reflect decisions you don't like having to make. Feeling that you need to make a choice that doesn't feel good at all. Feeling that you need to make a choice that will not benefit you at all or cause long term problems. A decision to keep doing something that isn't a good idea. Letting someone with authority make decisions for you or that aren't in your best interest. Feeling that you've made a terrible decision or horrible mistake.

If your father is angry or sad in a dream it represents your feelings or disappointment or frustration about how a situation turned out based on a choice you made. Being angry at yourself for having made a wrong or stupid decision. Alternatively, it may reflect anger with your father or anger towards yourself due to past issues with your father.

To argue or fight with your father represents an inner struggle in your waking life with choice. Internal conflict or debate with yourself over what choice to make. Struggling to stand up for yourself.

To dream of getting married to your father may represent feelings about permanent decisions being made. Negatively, it be a sign that you feel you will be permanently stuck with an undesirable situation if you make a certain choice.

If your father dies in a dream it represents moral decay. You have lost your ability to make positive choices, to stand up to problems, or are cold and uncaring in your decisions. No longer caring about having to do the right thing. Alternatively, it may reflect failed decisions or choices that didn't work out.

If you father is dead in real life and appears in your dream he is most likely just a symbol for your conscience unless you have issues with your father from your past that you haven't dealt with.

Alternatively, your father in a dream may reflect a father figure, role model, or person that has authority over you such as a boss. Negatively, it may reflect feelings about someone totally controlling you or making important decisions for you.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing his father talking to his friend. In real life he was debating whether or not to call that friend on the telephone. The man's father represented the choice about whether to call the friend or not.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of being unable to find her father. In real life she was felt unable to make the choice to confront people who were treating her poorly. The woman's missing father represented her awareness of how impossibility difficult it was to make the choice to stand up to people.

Example 3: A man dreamed of biting his nails and anxiously trying to avoid his father's criticism for it. In waking life he was very nervous about not upsetting his new boss.

Example 4: A man dreamed of his father slowly sticking his penis into his anus. In waking life he felt that he was close to make a decision that would totally screw him over in business.

Example 5: A man dreamed of his father telling him about alligators. In waking life he made a decision that certain financial choices he had on his mind were too dangerous and needed to be avoided.

Seeingone’s father in a dream means attainingone’s goal. One’s dreams are most beneficial when he sees his parents, grand parents or a relative. Seeing one’s father in a dream when in wakefulness one needs help means that help will come his way from sources he does not anticipate. If in real life he is awaiting someone’s return from a journey, it means that such a person will soon arrive. If one is sick, it means that he will recover from his illness. If he sees that his father is given a dwelling with high fences, it means that he will continue his father’s work and manage what he has left for him in this world.

Father loves you. If the father is dead, it shows a sign of affliction.

Dreaming of your father, signifies that you are about to be involved in a difficulty, and you will need wise counsel if you extricate yourself therefrom. If he is dead, it denotes that your business is pulling heavily, and you will have to use caution in conducting it. For a young woman Dreaming of her dead father, portends that her lover will, or is, playing her false.


Mother

To see your mother in your dream represents the nurturing aspect of your own character. Mothers offer shelter, comfort, life, guidance and protection. Some people may have problems freeing themselves from their mothers and are thus seeking their own individuality and development.

To dream that you are having sex with your mother implies that you are becoming like your mother. No matter how hard you try to deny it, you feel her influence. The dream may also be a graphic way of how you need to incorporate some of her qualities within your own self.

To dream that you are having a conversation with your mother denotes a matter that has preoccupied your mind and you are not sure how to deal with it in your waking life. It indicates unresolved problems that need to be worked out with your mother.

To hear your mother call you in your dream suggests that you have been negligent in your duties and responsibilities. You are pursuing down the wrong path.

To dream that you are being told that your mother is dead means that you are feeling neglected. You feel that your mother or some motherly figure in your waking life is not being responsive to your needs. She is not showing enough compassion or other emotions.

If you are not a mother in your waking life, but dream that you are a mother, then the dream is a metaphor that you need to show more of your nurturing and caring nature. You need to be more compassionate. Perhaps you are coming across as too indifferent.

Dreaming about your friend's mother symbolizes your idealistic notions of what a mother should be. More directly, your friend's mother may be a motherly figure for you. Perhaps she offered you advice or comfort in your time of need.

To dream of your mother represents your intuition or your internal guidance. She reflects your ability to make decisions that will effect you in the future or how well you make choices based on gut instincts. She also reflects how lucky you feel about coincidences or good foresight.

Anything your mother says in a dream sheds light on what your sense of intuition is guiding you towards in life, or how you feel about your future.

If your mother is deceased in real life the symbolism for her appearing in your dream most likely still remains as intuition. Dead relatives in dreams often have the same symbolic value whether the person is alive or dead. If your mother is recently deceased or you have been spending a lot of time remembering her than the her appearance in your dream may be reflecting how much you miss her.

If your mother gives you advice in a dream, it may reflect your sense of intuition that is feeling that a certain choice is best for the future.

If your mother is very angry in a dream, it represents your negative feelings about disappointments or bad luck. In this case you feel like you can't catch a break, or bad luck seems to just keep coming towards you as your choices never seem to help you. You may regret a choice you bad.

If you frustrated with your mother in a dream for making bad choices it may represent frustration or jealousy of all your own choices not being good ones. Lying to yourself or avoiding dealing with a problem. Pregnant women may dream of being frustrated with their mothers if they are gaining significant amounts of weight and not choosing appropriate clothing.

If your mother is evil looking in a dream it represents your sense of intuition being negative and making negative choices. Bad intentions for the future. It may also reflect feelings that nothing you choose ever works out or that you are consumed by fear or bad luck.

If you mother is happy in a dream it represents a positive outlook on the future or feeling luckier. You may feel like you avoided something bad or used really good foresight.

If you mother is pregnant in a dream it represents your choices for the future or luck that is working towards something. A new experience, new idea, or a new way of living is about emerge in your life.

To dream of murdering your mother represents feelings about hurting your future or terminating opportunities. "Killing off" your good luck or making a drastic reversal of past decisions. Killing your mother may also reflect feelings about choice or plans you regret and now you feel you have to put an end to it.

If your mother dies in a dream it represents feelings of having lost your sense of intuition or consistently making bad choices. Feeling that you have poor foresight. You are unable to solve a problem, get away from negative life situations, and problems you have stay unresolved. If she dies it's very likely you have powerful fears, or moral dilemmas that you need to overcome. You may feel a permanent sense of bad luck or that you can't stop yourself from making a bad decision with something very important.

To dream of your mother driving you in your car represents waking life situations where your heightened need to plan ahead in dominant. Intuition or long term planning that feels more important to you in current situation (e.g. pregnancy).

Example: A woman dreamed of her mother telling her she was too fat. In waking life she felt that she had gained too much weight. Her mother telling her that she gained too much weight reflected her intuition feeling that she needed to be more careful about eating and exercise as she moved forward.

Example 2: A young girl has recurring nightmares about her mother dying. In waking life she felt unable to decide what college was best and that making a choice right now might screw her life up good.

Example 3: A man dreamed of being comforted by his mother. In waking life he had a bad drug experience and told himself that quitting drugs would be a good idea. The man's mother reflected his intuitive wish to lookout for himself in the future by making a good choice to stop drugs.

Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her sister dragging the corpse of their mother around the inside of a house. In waking life she was experiencing her sister having a very hard time in life overcoming her addiction to drugs.

People with asthma often dream of themselves being victims depending on a mother figure. This symbolism may reflect their dislike of themselves being dependent on their inhalers or always having to be careful about their reactive sensitivities.

Pregnant women often dream of their mothers. This is most likely a reflection of their heightened need to intuitively plan ahead for the baby when it's born.

Seeing one’s mother in a dream has a deeper and a stronger meaning than seeing one’s father. All the same in one’s dream, seeing her means attaining one’s goal. Man’s dreams are most pleasing when he sees his parents, grand parents or a relative. If one is going through difficulties and sees his mother in a dream, it means that help will come his way from sources he does not anticipate. If in real life he is awaiting someone’s return from a journey, that person could arrive shortly. If one is sick, it means that he will be cured from his illness. If one sees his mother giving birth to him, should he be ill in real life, then it means the approach of his death, for a deceased is wrapped in a shroud, while a new born is wrapped with a receiving cloth. If the person in question is poor, then seeing his mother in a dream means that his financial conditions will change for the better. If he is rich, it means restrictions of his earnings, for a child is dependent on others, and his movements are restricted.

If you dream that you see your mother and converse with her, it indicates that you will have prosperity in life. To dream that you have lost your mother indicates her sickness.

To see your mother in dreams as she appears in the home, signifies pleasing results from any enterprise. To hold her in conversation, you will soon have good news from interests you are anxious over. For a woman dreaming of mother, signifies pleasant duties and connubial bliss. To see one’s mother emaciated or dead, foretells sadness caused by death or dishonor. To hear your mother call you, denotes that you are derelict in your duties, and that you are pursuing the wrong course in business. To hear her cry as if in pain, omens her illness, or some affliction is menacing you.


Brother

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.


Sex

To dream about sex refers to the integration and merging of contrasting aspects of yourself. It represents psychological completion. You need to be more receptive and incorporate aspects of your dream sex partner into your own character. Consider the nature of the love-making. Was it passionate? Was it slow? Was it wild? The sex act parallels aspects of yourself that you wish to express. A more direct interpretation of the dream may be your libido's way of telling you that it has been too long since you have had sex. It may indicate repressed sexual desires and your needs for physical and emotional love. If you are looking for a place to have sex, then the dream may be analogous to your search for intimacy and closeness. You want to rekindle some relationship. If you dream of having sex in a public place, then the dream implies that others are talking about your private relationship.

To dream about sex with someone other than your spouse or significant other suggests dissatisfaction with the physical side of your relationship. On the other hand, it may be harmless fantasy. In such situations, you may find that you are less inhibited sexually. Perhaps you need to bring the same sense of adventure into your existing relationship.

To dream that you are having sex with an ex or someone who is not your current mate denotes your reservations about embarking in a new relationship or situation. You may feel nervous about exposing yourself and are feeling a resurgence of those old emotions and feelings that you felt back when you and your ex were together. If you are approaching your wedding date, then is not uncommon to experience especially erotic adventures with partners other than your intended spouse. This may be due to the intensity of the sexual passion with your fiancé. It also relates to the new roles that you will be taking on and the uncertainty that that may bring.

To dream that you are having sex with a stranger represents uncertainty about what is ahead. Alternatively, the dream allows you to experiment freely without having any hang ups, emotional baggage or preconceived notions associated with a person you would know. In such a scenario, you are able to let loose and express your desires, passions and emotions. In particular, if you dream of having sex with multiple partners at the same time, then it indicates that you are feeling detached in your personal relationship. You feel that sex is just an act devoid of any emotion or passion. Perhaps your sex life has become too automated.

To dream that you are having sex with a friend refers to the closeness you share with your friend. Because you two share so much between each other and know so much about each other, the dreaming mind may depict this closeness as sex. Alternatively, such a dream indicates a level of attraction between you and your friend, but you are too afraid to act on it. Thus your desires are manifested in a dream.

If you are heterosexual and you dream that you are having sex with someone of the same sex, then it represents an expression of greater self love and acceptance. You need to be in better touch of your feminine or masculine side. The dream does not necessarily imply homosexual desire.

To dream that you are having sex with a celebrity indicates your drive to be successful. You are striving for recognition. Consider what movies you associate this celebrity with for clues as to where and what you want to achieve success in.

To see others having sex in your dream refers to your own desires to be more adventurous in your own sex life.

To see your parents having sex in your dream indicate that you are seeing similar aspects between their relationship and your current relationship. Most cringe at the thought of your parents having sex, so this dream imagery is really trying to get your attention. Consider your parents' real life relationship together and what you can learn from it.

To dream that you are the opposite sex suggests that you need to incorporate certain qualities of the opposite sex. Ask yourself how do you feel being a man or a woman? In what ways can you incorporate those feelings into your waking life.

Dreaming that you are watching your girlfriend have sex with someone else suggests that you are taking a passive role in your sex life. Maybe you feel that you are not satisfying her. The dream is signaling you to communicate your sexual concerns and/or desires. Alternatively, the dream may reflect a personal fantasy you have.

To dream about sex represents positive or pleasurable experience that you are having in waking life. Whomever you have sex with represents a quality your noticing in yourself or a situation that you are enjoying.

For example, if you have sex with a celebrity it may symbolize a quality you see in that celebrity coming out of you or enjoying an activity you associate with that celebrity.

Whatever the thoughts, feelings, or memories that stand out the most to you about the person you have sex with represents what you are experiencing more of in your life.

Alternatively, sex in a dream may reflect your feelings about your partner or someone you desire.

To dream of being unable to find a safe place to have sex may reflect challenges that stop you from doing what you like or from expressing yourself. Interests or goals may be sidetracked by complications or conflicting feelings. Feeling confused as you sort through your options. Alternatively, it may reflect your inability to be close or intimate in your relationship.

To dream of having sex interrupted represents outside forces intruding on your private time, relationship, or ability to enjoy what you are doing. Your career may be interfering with your love life or a distraction is interfering with your ability to succeed. An outside element is spoiling your special moment or time to shine.

To dream of having sex with a person who has something wrong with them may represent your enjoyment of being needed. You may also be enjoying the role of being more desirable, important, or interesting than someone else.

To dream of having sex with someone in public may represent your private life being made public or other people speculating about your life. It may also reflect attention you are attracting yourself with your personal interests or achievements.

To dream of having sex with a vanishing partner represents a lack of commitment or an inadequate partnership. Sexual or romantic frustrations. Noticing your confidence in a person or situation you are enjoying disappearing.

To dream of a having sex with a faceless person represents a need to learn more about what really pleases you. Feeling good with something you are undecided about. Enjoying being single or trying new things. Feeling free in not knowing what you really want.

To dream of having sex with yourself may reflect your enjoyment of showing off your skills or experience to others. Having a good time being the center of attention or showing off. An enjoyable experience where you feel you are the most important. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are going too far enjoying showboating or asserting yourself. Enjoying yourself thinking your more attractive or better than other people.

To dream of foreplay or sexual activity in a bedroom that never leads to full sex may reflect waking life situations where you are privately considering doing something enjoyable while never taking the real steps to make it happens for real.

To dream of chasing someone to have sex may reflect your feelings about other people never wanting to have a good time with you. Elderly people may have this kind of dream.

To dream of people watching you have sex may reflect your feelings about lacking privacy in your personal life or feelings that people are judging you on your personal interests. Feelings about a person or situation making it difficult for you to enjoy yourself. It may also reflect your conscience weighing on you heavily for something dangerous you are enjoying.

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Example: A man dreamed of having sex with Oprah. In real life this man was a successful public speaker. Oprah to him represented excellent communication skills. The sex with Oprah represented how wonderful he felt being so good at public speaking.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of having sex with an android. In real life she was having sex with someone she felt was socially boring and easy to control sexually.

Example 3: A man dreamed of having sex with himself and suddenly seeing himself yelling at himself. In waking life he had embarrassed himself going too far showing off his skills to customers the point that his business partner had to lecture him on stopping it.

Example 4: A young woman dreamed of sexual foreplay in bedroom that never leads to full sex. In waking life she was considering asking a guy she knew to the prom, but couldn't get the confidence to ask him for real.


Sister

To see your sister in your dream symbolizes some aspect of your relationship with her, whether it one of sibling rivalry, nurturance, protectiveness, etc. Your sister may draw attention to your family role. Or the dream may also serve to remind you that someone in your waking life has characteristics similar to your sister. Alternatively, your sister may be a metaphor for a nun. In this case, she may represent some spiritual issues.

If you do not have a sister and dream that you have one, then it signifies feminine qualities that you need to activate or acknowledge within your own self. Pay attention to the actions and behavior of your dream sister.


Uncle

To see your uncle in your dream represents some aspect of your family heritage and trait. It also symbolizes new ideas and emerging awareness. Consider the idiom "say uncle" to mean surrender or admit defeat.

To dream that you dead uncle calls to tell you that he is digging graves indicates that your subconscious is telling you about some hidden truth or family secret that needs to be uncovered.

To dream of an uncle represents a substitute form of conscience. Your ability to choose between right and wrong or make an important decision that is influenced in some manner. An uncle is a sign that you aren't making the right choices for the right reasons.

Positively, an uncle may reflect important decisions that are driven by positive intentions or a heightened need to do what's right.

Negatively, an uncle may reflect poor decision making or negative influences over your choices. It may also reflect excessiveness in your choices.

Alternatively, an uncle represents a quality in yourself based on your most honest feelings about them. Ask yourself what memories or feelings stand out the most about them and see how that quality may apply to your own life.

Example: A young man dreamed of seeing his Uncle being evil and laughing at him. His most honest feeling about this Uncle was that he ate too much. In waking life he was regretting a decision he made and went too far with.

If you see your uncle in a dream, you will have news of a sad character soon. Dreaming you see your uncle prostrated in mind, and repeatedly have this dream, you will have trouble with your relations which will result in estrangement, at least for a time. To see your uncle dead, denotes that you have formidable enemies. To have a misunderstanding with your uncle, denotes that your family relations will be unpleasant, and illness will be continually present.


Aunt

To see your aunt in your dream represents family connection, heritage and value. The aunt may also represent aspects of yourself that you like or dislike. She can also be seen as a substitute mother.

For a young woman dreaming of seeing her aunt, denotes she will receive sharp censure for some action, which will cause her much distress. If this relative appears smiling and happy, slight difference will soon give way to pleasure.

When you dream of one of your aunts it symbolizes the connection with your family you are having or especially to one of your aunts. This dream could also shows the values she has which you see them in yourself and are loving or hating them. Your aunt could also represent replacement of your mother.


Cousins

To see your cousin in your dream represents something or some aspect of your character that is somewhat familiar. Perhaps you need to spend more time in cultivating and developing some emerging ability or character. In particular, if you dream that your cousin is ignoring you, then it indicates that you are not acknowledging some aspect of yourself that is represented by your cousin.

To dream that you or your sibling is in love with a cousin represents your acceptance of each other. You are acknowledging and embracing key qualities in one another.

To dream of a cousin represents a quality in yourself based on your most honest feelings about them. Ask yourself what memories or feelings stand out the most about them and see how that quality may apply to your own life.To dream of someone being your cousin who isn't really your cousin represents situations, realities, or problems that are difficult to detach yourself from. Feeling that you can't do anything about something having to be acknowledged or accepted.

Positively, cousins you aren't really related to may reflect mandatory respect, acknowledgement, or acceptance being given to you. Having your "foot in the door" or a minimum requirement met that gives you the right to deserve something or be listened to at all.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing his cousin. The quality that stood out the most about this cousin was her courage to confront problems. In waking life he finally built up the courage to yell at a greedy family member who was not returning a favor when he needed it the most.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of taking a pregnancy test with her cousin. In waking life she was fearing being judged for taking a pregnancy test. Her cousin was someone she felt was judgemental.

To dream of a cousin represents a quality in yourself based on your most honest feelings about them. Ask yourself what memories or feelings stand out the most about them and see how that quality may apply to your own life.

To dream of someone being your cousin who isn't really your cousin represents situations, realities, or problems that are difficult to detach yourself from. Feeling that you can't do anything about something having to be acknowledged or accepted.

Positively, cousins you aren't really related to may reflect mandatory respect, acknowledgement, or acceptance being given to you. Having your "foot in the door" or a minimum requirement met that gives you the right to deserve something or be listened to at all.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing his cousin. The quality that stood out the most about this cousin was her courage to confront problems. In waking life he finally built up the courage to yell at a greedy family member who was not returning a favor when he needed it the most.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of taking a pregnancy test with her cousin. In waking life she was fearing being judged for taking a pregnancy test. Her cousin was someone she felt was judgmental.


Grandfather

To see your grandfather in your dream symbolizes tradition, protection, wisdom, and a caring nature. Consider the qualities and characteristics that exist in your own grandfather.

If your grandfather is dead and you dream that he is alive, then it may just mean that you miss them and are trying to relive the time you spent with them when he was alive. If you dream that your grandfather is doing odd things, then it implies that you are still trying to understand his death. Perhaps you haven't come to terms with why he passed away.

To dream of your grandfather may represent your conscience in situations that you have previous experience in. Your ability to make a decision or choose between right and wrong when you already have previous experience.

Alternatively, a grandfather may symbolize wiser choices or experience that overrides your own decisions. Grandfathers may also represents decisions made for you by someone smarter or more experienced than you. A decision to stop what you are currently doing because you feel it's in your best interest. Being objective about your own bad work or poor decisions.

Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her Grandfather showing her some beautifully crafted bookcases that were empty. In waking life she was beginning to think about making the decision to stop putting off her ambition to write. The Grandfather reflected the overriding decision to change her life towards writing from her current life.

Example 2: A man dreamed of walking with his grandfather and having a conversation. In waking life he was trying to decide what educational path he should take for his future. He was considering what was really best for him and what strengths would be best to develop.

To become a grandfather in a dream means longevity or earning respect. Seeing one’s grandfather in a dream also means enjoying a happy life. A grandfather in one’s house in a dream represents one’s own father. Therefore, any interpretation relative to one’s father should apply here. If one’s grandfather dies in a dream, it means loss of one’s determination and will.


Grandmother

To see your grandmother in your dream represents nurturance, protection, and unconditional love. Consider the qualities and characteristics that exist in your own grandmother. She may also be the archetypal symbol of the wise old woman.

To dream of your grandmother may represent your intuition or gut instincts in situations that you are already experienced in. Your ability to make a positive decision for the future when you already have previous experience. A situation where experience or already being informed helps you make choices that keep you out of trouble.

Alternatively, a grandmother may symbolize intuitive or wiser choices that overrides your decisions. Feeling that life or luck does something for you whether you like it or not. It may also reflect someone more experienced than you having better foresight than you. Possibly a symbol for your marriage, jobs, or family life dictating how your life will be lived. Some area of your life where you are passively decided for. Feelings about family always having to come before your wants.

Negatively, dreaming about your grandmother may reflect feelings about other people's lives or plans overriding yours. Feeling that your goals will take longer to achieve or never be achieved because you have to spend too much time waiting. Feeling that you being forced to be passively decided for.

Example: A man dreamed of talking to his grandmother about his new child that was almost born. His grandmother looked like she was close to death. In waking life the man was thinking about how his need to have a family was going to kill his sex life. The Grandmother most likely reflected the man's feelings about his wife's power to passively control their sex life in manner that was acceptable and now stopping because of children.


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