Family dream meanings

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The general meaning of a dream about the family indicates that you are likely to encounter an argument with a family member. This dream also shows you have a basic instinct to protect yourself.

If you dream you are a child, it often indicates there are situations outside your control. Dreams that involve family members suggest that you may have difficulties with a relationship situation in the forthcoming future. If you are encountering stress at the moment, then this dream refers to difficulties with the family. The nature of the relationship that you have in your dream with a family member has great significance to the interpretation. If you dream that your mother is transformed into somebody else and you do not recognize her, this can indicate growth or your perception of females in your life is likely to change.

Had a dream about conflict in the family. Your dream involved your family members; you may have found yourself as a child or alternatively spending time with your mother, father, brother, sister, aunt or grandparents. You may find in your dream that you have argued with a family member or alternatively they have transformed into somebody else.

In your dream may be you may have

  • Argued with your mother or family member.
  • Found that your mother or father is transformed into somebody else.
  • Dreamt your parents are crushing you or being over protective.
  • Dreamed of a parent or family members dying.
  • Dreamed that your parents have behaved inappropriately.
  • Dreamed that your parents have split up or are divorced.
  • Encountered a dream where a family member helps you out.
  • Encountered rivalry in your dream.
  • Dreamed of your parents looking after your child.
  • Been an adolescent or a child in your dream.
  • Dreamed of incest or relationship.

Dream interpretation

If you are a woman and you dream that a father, brother or lover transforms into somebody else, this indicates it is time to close the door on a situation or relationship in order to progress in your life. If you are a man and you dream of a sibling, this often shows that it is easier to project negative thoughts and personalities of the family found to be positive – think about what you say to female family members. This type of dream is a sign that you need to come to terms with your own character.

If you dream that you encounter aggression within your family or between family members, this suggests conflicts within your normal waking life are almost certain to materialize in the near future. If you are confused of the identity of family members, then this dream suggests you may have suffered from an internal mental injury. The key message of this dream is that you should take it easy and relax. To dream that a family member has a different face means that family member is likely to suffer from some type of injury or trauma in the future. Another area of this dream is fear, in that the change of characteristics usually indicates that you need to help one another and consider other people's feelings.

If you dream of an incestuous relationship, this indicates that you are likely to become oppressed in some way in your life in the near future. This dream is a sure sign that emotional worries within a relationship are likely. If you dream that your parents crush you, this suggests that you need to learn from childhood behaviors and develop yourself into an individual in order to grow and make progress in your life. If you dream that your parents pass away or die, this shows you may need to change roles in a work situation.

If your parents are behaving inappropriately or split up, it means that you need to look at how other people perceive you. To dream that there is rivalry between two parents it shows that you need to be aware of a relationship which involves a third person. Dreaming of an argument between a loved one and a member of your family shows that there are needs and desires in both these people. This dream is a sure sign that you need to appreciate these people in your life.

If you dream that there is rivalry between siblings, this dream indicates that you are feeling insecure or in troubled within your family. The position within your family indicates that you need to nurture and protect other people.

A brother featured in your dream indicates that you are likely to have feelings in regard to an authority figure in the future. Any type of male figure featured in your dream often indicates that you are likely to be treated as a child in response to authority. The authority figures within your dream are likely to lead you back to what is rightfully yours. There is any emphasis on the power to succeed in your life and this dream may also indicate that it is important to overcome obstacles to enable you to become better at what you achieve.

If you dream of a younger brother, this shows rivalry between two people in the future. Generally a woman or female family member featured in your dream represents your own disposition in life. An older woman suggests it is time to possibly review the family framework and where you are within that.

If there is a stranger in your usual family who you do not know, there may be a feeling of conflict that you need to deal with before you can progress on to greater things. If you are excluded from your family in your dream, this indicates that you do not have the right support comfort around you. It suggests that it is time to move on and develop a more positive relationship with your own self.

Grandparents who appear in your dream highlight your traditions, beliefs and morals and attitudes which are handed down to you. It is a common belief that grandparents do not know that they have been successful in raising their daughters or sons until they have grandchildren. This dream indicates that you have been raised properly, and you should be content with your life. To see your father-in-law in your dream either dead or alive is generally lucky, but not so positive if he uses violence in any way.

If your dreams are simply about your father, this is a sure sign that he loves you. To dream of your son can signify that you need to express yourself in a better way. This dream can also show parental responsibility is around the corner.

If you dream of your husband, this indicates intimate feelings about your mind, body, and spirit. Feeling yourself within your dream tells that you have some fears about the feelings of your partner. Dreaming of twins refers to two sides of your personality. If you dream of giving birth to twins it means that you have two decisions to make in your life at the moment, and one of them is something that you need to focus on. If the twins are identical, it means that you may need to come to terms with feelings about yourself.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of a family

Needing. Angry. Disappointed. Confusion. Unable to express yourself. Dependable. Anxiety. Denied. Inadequate. Loving. Happy. Content.

By Florance Saul
Oct 12, 2012