Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings
A jail can refer to a confined condition in regard to your psychic, or the fact that you are feeling tied up in regards to a situation from your waking life. Dreaming about being in jail means your freedom of movement is restricted.
This can refer to your physical feeling locked or restricted in reality. There is a focus this can mean that your soul and spiritually is being confined by your way of thinking. Being spiritually locked up in your life leads to dreams about situations in which you are not free, even having nightmares regarding jail means that things in life are going to be constrained. To have a dream of a fight in jail means that you are going to be faced with difficulties in the future.
Detailed dream interpretation
If you dream of a jail it means you have trapped yourself in waking life. There are complications in your emotional, spiritual and material situation. Seeing a friend in jail means that a close friend will give away something you don't need. To be sent to jail means someone will make you happy, but you will feel trapped in a relationship. The dream suggests captivity and it refers to your fear of punishment. Another interpretation of this dream refers to a need to do what you feel is right in waking life.
Being in jail suggests that your feelings may be trapped by a limited mind and body. This is your unconscious’ way of showing you that problems may happen in the future and to remind you that you should apply a more realistic thinking to new projects. From a spiritual point of view, being in jail represents your denial and refusal to take hold of your life.
In the Arab tradition, being in jail suggests that you will encounter an unexpected surprise in regards to attaining security in your work. If in your dream someone is in the jail, and you see them from the outside, it means that your hardship and difficulties at work will progress in the right direction. In the Western tradition, being in jail is an omen of quarrels, defamation, and broken promises of which you should beware. You might encounter mistrust and bad luck in the near future.
Being in jail is an ominous dream unless you are released from it. Coming back home after being in jail for a while means you are patient and perseverant. Jail also suggests repressed feelings. To dream that you are in jail means you will be visited by wealthy relatives, who usually make you angry. To be in jail is a bad dream, suggesting you will be strapped in everything you do, and you do not have room to carry on. The dream is good only if you are escaping from being in jail.
It is said that if a girl dreams of being in jail, in the real life she is going to marry. But if she dreams she is locked in a deserted house, a barn or a remote and isolated place, it is possible that she will become seriously ill in the near future.
This dream can also indicate happiness in your home, and success in business. Dreaming of being in jail means that you might be in big trouble in the future, and you might have a hard time escaping danger. This dream portends precisely the counterpart in the real life.
If in your dream you see someone in jail, it could mean expectations and unsolved issues. Dreaming of being in an open jail cell means imminent change, while seeing an obscure jail cell suggests you might want to wait about taking a decision about a serious situation in waking life. If you dream of violence in a jail, it means change is coming your way. To dream that you are sent to jail indicates you should be careful not to get caught lying. To dream that others are sent to jail means you should be careful not to contact an infectious disease. To be killed in jail means that you will find problems with money in waking life.
Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of in jail
Scared. Worried. Insecure. Anxious. Terrified. Surprised. Strange. Insecure. Furious. Tired. Lazy. Confused. Upset. Overwhelmed. Offended. Upset. Angry.
In your dream you may have
- Been in a jail.
- Seen a friend in a jail.
- You meet a person you do not know in a jail.
- See many people in a jail.
Positive changes are afoot if
- You do not trap yourself anymore.
- You should apply a more realistic thinking.
- You take hold and responsibility of your life.
By Flo Saul
Oct 12, 2012