Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

A prison represents the feeling of being trapped in daily life.

They are struggling to express themselves. When one is stuck in one particular prison cell this is representative of feeling completely chained to the decisions one has made in life.

When one dreams of being in a prison to visit someone else this shows that there is a part of the dreamer which is unable to express themselves fully and completely.

In this case they feel caged or chained up and their emotions are stagnating like a festering sore.

In this dream you may have

  • Been stuck in prison.
  • Visited someone you love in prison.
  • Saw a governmental official in prison.
  • Was released from prison on probation.

It can signify alone person that is seldom allowed to express their own feelings. To hide in a cell is an indication of difficult surroundings.

There is also the possibility of affection from the opposite sex if the inmates were of different sex than the dreamer.

An indication of good humour and great times ahead if you escaped from the prison. In many instances, this dream foretells that you need to ensure that you are not trapped in order to have successful relationships. Do not be dominated by fear of the future. This may lead to problems.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • You were released from prison.
  • You found love in prison.
  • You discovered joy in prison.
  • You narrowly avoided going to prison.

Detailed dream meaning

When one becomes the prisoner in the dream this means that they are going through a time of embarrassment or shame which is actually unnecessary, almost as if dreamer is putting themselves into a shameful situation.

To be innocent and in prison is associated with a loss of control or an accident but that it could be easily avoided if at all possible.

If the dreamer sees an important person such as the president or another famous person put in jail this means that the dreamer is going to meet someone who is going to help them sort out confusing situations which have happened in life.

If one is imprisoned in a large prison, this means that there is going to be a lot of new social opportunities which are going to present themselves. When one sees themselves bound in the dream in a house, this is representative of a professional advancement in the future.

When a woman is imprisoned, it means that she is going to marry someone of great importance.

When one dreams that they have been either released from prison or set out to be on probation, this means a resistance to change. The dreamer mustn’t fear however, because they will soon be able to resolve the problems. When one is imprisoned this is representative of the common comforts of life such as money and love, this means they are chained to their circumstances and cannot get out of difficult times.

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life

  • Being chained up or stuck.
  • Emotionally bound.
  • Guilty.
  • Shameful about something that was completed accidentally.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of Prison/Cell

Contemplative. Vulnerable. Stuck. Indecisive. Worried. Fearful. Concerned. Happy. Joyful. Free. Guilt. Shame.

By Florance Saul
Oct 12, 2012