To see friends in your dream signify aspects of your personality that you have rejected, but are ready to incorporate and acknowledge. The relationships you have with those around you are important in learning about yourself. In particular, to dream about your best friend means that you need to foster or acknowledge some special quality that your best friend has. Ask yourself what makes your best friend your best friend and how you need to work on these attributes within yourself. Alternatively, dreaming of a friend indicates positive news.
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 and bond 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.
To see your childhood friend in your dream signifies regression into your past where you had no responsibilities. Things were much simpler and carefree. You may be wanting to escape the pressures and stresses of adulthood. Consider the relationship you had with this friend and the lessons that were learned. Alternatively, the childhood friend suggests that you have been acting in a childish manner. You need to start acting like an adult.
To see friends from your past in your dream points to your desire to reconnect with a part of yourself that you have lost touch with. Perhaps it is time to pick up that old hobby or put a long hidden talent to use. A more direct interpretation of this dream may simply mean that you should look this friend up and reconnect with them.
To dream that your best friend is dying suggests that some aspect or quality that your best friend possess is dying within your own self.
Dreaming about your friend's friend signifies aspects of your own self that you are still trying to get to know.
Dreaming of friends being well and happy, denotes pleasant tidings of them, or you will soon see them or some of their relatives. To see your friend troubled and haggard, sickness or distress is upon them. To see your friends dark-colored, denotes unusual sickness or trouble to you or to them. To see them take the form of animals, signifies that enemies will separate you from your closest relations. To see your friend who dresses in somber colors in flaming red, foretells that unpleasant things will transpire, causing you anxiety if not loss, and that friends will be implicated. Dreaming you see a friend standing like a statue on a hill, denotes you will advance beyond present pursuits, but will retain former impressions of justice and knowledge, seeking these through every change. If the figure below be low, you will ignore your friends of former days in your future advancement. If it is on a plane or level with you, you will fail in your ambition to reach other spheres. If you seem to be going from it, you will force yourself to seek a change in spite of friendly ties or self-admonition. Dreaming you see a friend with a white cloth tied over his face, denotes that you will be injured by some person who will endeavor to keep up friendly relations with you. Dreaming that you are shaking hands with a person who has wronged you, and he is taking his departure and looks sad, foretells you will have differences with a close friend and alienation will perhaps follow. You are most assuredly nearing loss of some character.
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.
To dream about anal sex represents submission. You may be afraid to yield to the wants and desires of others.
To dream of anal sex symbolizes the creation of problems or negative experiences. Life experiences that totally "screw you over", and leave you with unresolved problems. It reflects choices that never lead to anything productive.
Anal sex in a dream is a sign that a situation is being made worse or that you feel you are getting "the shaft" from someone. Anal sex may also be a sign that you are giving in to bad habits.
To dream of anal rape symbolizes a sense of powerlessness to stop a problem from "screwing you over." You may that problems are being made for you or that they are too big to overcome.
Example: A man dreamed of his father having anal sex with him. In real life he had a moral dilemma that poor choices were exacerbating. His father having anal sex with him reflected a bad conscience making the problem worse.
Example 2: A man dreamed of a demon anally raping another man. In real life this man was experiencing his business being totally destroyed and felt powerless to stop it. The demon rape reflected his perception of horrible and unfair it felt to witness his business going under.
If you dream of having an anal sex, it is a sign of presentation. There might be something you are shy to talk about or to do. The main meaning of this dream is that you should be braver and more confident with yourself.
To dream that you are giving or receiving oral sex signifies your willingness to give or receive pleasure/joy. It is symbolic of your creative energy and reaffirms that you are headed in the right direction in life. The dream may also be a pun on " talking about sex." Perhaps, you need to communicate with your mate about your sexual needs and desires. Or you are acting out your sexual wishes.
To dream that you are performing oral sex on yourself represents your need for self-gratification.
To dream of oral sex represents feelings of total submission. Serving others or doing whatever someone else wants. Doing all this asked or required in a way that makes life easier for someone else. Completely catering to others needs
Positively, oral sex can represent helping other people or a total concern for their interests. Feeling that someone is making your life a lot easier. It could also point to enemies becoming completely subordinate to you. Feelings about life being too easy for you.
Negatively, oral sex may reflect caving in completely to fear or giving all your power away to a subordinate state. Feeling disgusted with yourself for having let someone feel powerful over you with their arrogant fantasies. Alternatively, it may also reflect feelings of surprise that someone would do you a favor. You may not be respecting yourself enough to believe you deserve something easy happening to you.
To dream of getting oral sex represents feelings about a person or life situation doing whatever you want or ask. Experiences where you are feeling good being helped perfectly. Enjoying favors, gifts, or something free.
To dream of someone evil or negative getting oral sex represents a negative situation that is subordinated to. Giving up all power to someone that will abuse it. Alternatively, it may reflect your own abuse of others good nature or compliance. Enjoying having a "slave."
To dream of giving oral sex to an ex-girlfriend or boyfriend you still fantasize about can represent you empowering your sexual desire for them. A sign that you need to put more effort into getting over them. Alternatively, it may reflect subordination in some way.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing Satan getting oral sex. In waking life he had succumbed to his drug addiction. He felt powerless to stop himself from giving in to the "evil" of his addiction that he felt wasted his life.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing a small dog giving her oral sex. In waking life she had gone back to school to train for a new job and found that school was too easy. She felt like her new education was being given to her.
To see a traditional medicine man in your dream refers to your strong support system. You have friends and family who will help you to achieve to highest goals.
To dream that you are the best man of a wedding refers to your self-confidence. You are the "best" person for the job. Alternatively, the dream implies that you are moving toward becoming a better person.
If you are a woman and dream that you are the best man indicates that you are breaking down gender roles. Sometimes the best man for the job is not necessarily a man.
To dream of the best man at at wedding represents awareness of yourself or others assertively or insensitively giving support to make a choice permanent. Doing whatever someone else needs, even if it's uncomfortable to insure that they "have it all" or that a goal is secured. Noticing whatever someone else wants to support their choices because it's all about them. Standing up for someone or protecting someone to insure that nothing gets in their way pf securing a goal. A wonderful or incredible gesture of selflessness to support someone else's choice. Doing whatever it is your are asked to make someone else's success feels good being easy.
Negatively, a best man may reflect feelings of being asked to do too much to support someone else's achievement. Feelings embarrassed standing up for someone or feeling embarrassed supporting someone. Alternatively, a best man may negatively reflect bad intentions or underhanded behavior to make sure a choice is made permanent. Lying to someone that you don't really care about their choices.
Example: A young woman dreamed of getting married to her ex-boyfriend's friend and he ex-boyfriend was the best man who objected to the marriage. In waking life she was trying to make her ex-boyfriend jealous by dating his best friend so that he would want her back. The ex-boyfriend being the best man reflected the woman's feeling about the ex-boyfriend being aware of the new romantic relationship and trying to show that he didn't care about it.
To see an electric saw in your dream signifies your ability to get down to the core of the problem. You know how to get to the point quickly.
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.
A human being of the male gender in a dream represents a positive element, a decisive force, or someone who is extremely lucky.
To see a man of war ship in your dream suggests that you need shield yourself from some emotional turmoil.
To see a man of war creature in your dream symbolizes a stinging remark or situation. The dream may be brought about by some painful memory from your subconscious.
To dream of a best friend may represent behavior or life situations that are always supportive of feeling good or success. Ideal situations or a preference you have. An ideal opportunity. It may also reflect skills or resources that make your life easier. Feeling that everything in life is falling into place.
Negatively, a best friend may reflect your last hope in a difficult situation. A sign that you may be isolating or limiting yourself. It may also represent a powerful negative influence or a bad habit that feels good.
Alternatively, a best friend in a dream may reflect positive social interaction with other people. Getting along well.
Example: A young girl dreamed of having a best friend that she didn't recognize. In waking life she had 3 guys competing and desiring to date her. The best friend that she didn't recognize reflected her good looks and how new it felt to her to be constantly desired by so many men.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being warned by his best friend. In waking life he was learning new skills that he ended up feeling weren't going to allow him to enjoy his life.
To dream of gay sex symbolizes a lack of concern about something wrong that you know you're doing. Something isn't right and are doing it anyway. Alternatively, it may reflect your enjoyment of something you know is wrong to do.
To have gay sex that you don't enjoy may reflect feelings of being coerced into situations that you know are wrong or dangerous.
To dream of being raped by a member of the same sex may represent a sense of powerlessness to control a situation that you know is wrong or dangerous.
Alternatively, a homosexual can be symbolic of your sexual desires if you are gay, or have homosexual curiosity.
Men with pregnant wives often dream of having homosexual sex. This may reflect their feelings about how immoral or wrong it feels to have sex while knowing that a child is alive inside their wives during sex.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing lesbians driving a bulldozer on her front lawn. In waking life this woman had had an abortion. The lesbians reflected her feelings about enjoying her life without having to raise a child while also feeling that having an abortion was morally wrong.
To dream of the lotus sex position represents an enjoyable experience where you like needing or depending on something.
Example: A young women dreamed of having sex in the lotus position, being rudely interrupted, and then talking to the guy on the phone asking him if he wants to do it again and the phone went silent. In waking life she was losing her dorm at school. The lotus style sex may have reflected her feelings about enjoying having a dorm and needing it for school.
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 having a threesome represents multiple aspects of your life that you are coming together for a really enjoyable experience.
Example: A young man dreamed of having three-way sex with a fellow student and his girlfriend. In waking life he was
enjoying showing off his musical talents to his girlfriend that he got while practicing with his fellow female student.
To dream that you are making a sex tape means that you are sexually open to new things. You are comfortable with your sexuality. If you dream that a sex tape of you has been stolen or leaked, then it means that you are feeling over-exposed. Perhaps things are moving too fast or you are not fully comfortable in your relationship.
To see or use a sex toy in your dream suggests that you are feeling unsatisfied in some area of your life, which may or may not relate to sex. There is a void in your life. Alternatively, the dream may be a play on words and that you are not taking sex seriously. Perhaps you have an immature attitude towards sex. More directly, the dream indicates your desires for a more gratifying and/or exciting sex life.
To see a man in your dream denotes the aspect of yourself that is assertive, rational, aggressive, and/or competitive. Perhaps you need to incorporate these aspects into your own character. If the man is known to you, then the dream may reflect you feelings and concerns you have about him.
If you are a woman and dream that you are in the arms of a man, then it suggests that you are accepting and welcoming your stronger assertive personality . It may also highlight your desires to be in a relationship and your image of the ideal man.
To see an old man in your dream represents wisdom or forgiveness. The old man may be a archetypal figure who is offering guidance to some daily problem.
When a man is recognized in a dream, he is the same person in wakefulness, or it could be his brother, or a person with the same resemblance or name. If he takes something valuable or cherished from the person having the dream, it means the opposite, and one will receive from such a man what he wishes for in wakefulness. If he takes a shirt or a rope in the dream, it means that he will accept a promise from the person seeing the dream. If he takes a child away from him, it means enmity between the two. As explained under ‘Human being” p. 217, seeing the children of Adam in a dream is an exalted thing in general. Each category of people conveys a different interpretation. The category of rulers and judges in a dream means courts. The category of government authorities represents fear. Soldiers mean travels. Craftsmen in a dream mean profits, or they could represent their respective trades. Women in a dream signify temptation, while pious people represent devotion.
Dreaming of a man, if handsome, well formed and supple, denotes that you will enjoy life vastly and come into rich possessions. If he is misshapen and sour-visaged, you will meet disappointments and many perplexities will involve you. For a woman Dreaming of a handsome man, she is likely to have distinction offered her. If he is ugly, she will experience trouble through some one whom she considers a friend.
To see or use a saw in your dream indicates that you need to quit doing something. There is something in your life that you need to cut out. The dream may also be a pun on something you saw or are seeing. Alternatively, sawing may be analogous to some sexual act.
To see an electric saw in your dream signifies your ability to get down to the core of the problem. You know how to get to the point quickly.
To dream of a saw represents doing something as hard as you can to stop having to share with someone or put up with something. Cutting off some area of your life or a specific situation.
Negatively, a saw may reflect strong bitterness, jealousy, or anger that is very motivated to stop a situation from happening ever again. It may also reflect a strong resentment that wants to "cut off" someone else's happiness.
In a dream, a saw represents a forgiving person, or a mediator who negotiates back and forth. A saw in a dream also may represent a judge, an arbitrator, or marriage. A saw in a dream also means division of assets, a scale, or a perfidious person who loves to create division between a husband and a wife, and to separates between them. A saw in a dream also represents a cunning person, unfair dealings between people, hypocrisy, evil, an informant, or sexual in- tercourse. A saw in a dream also represents a helper, strength, profits, a public ordinance, a proclamation, a learned person, or a judge. A lumberman’s saw in a dream represents an astringent and an austere headman. A marble saw in a dream signifies running out of tricks, or presenting an unsatisfactory proof. A handsaw in a dream represents a layman, a miller, or sieve merchant, etcetera.
Dreaming that you use a hand-saw, indicates an energetic and busy time, and cheerful home life. To see big saws in machinery, foretells that you will superintend a big enterprise, and the same will yield fair returns. For a woman, this dream denotes that she will be esteemed, and her counsels will be heeded. Dreaming of rusty or broken saws, denotes failure and accidents. To lose a saw, you will engage in affairs which will culminate in disaster. To hear the buzz of a saw, indicates thrift and prosperity. To find a rusty saw, denotes that you will probably restore your fortune. To carry a saw on your back, foretells that you will carry large, but profitable, responsibilities.
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.
See the [[themes section for sex]] for a more in-depth look at sex symbolism.
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.