Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

Rope indicate a strong connection to something, ties that bind, and having a solid anchor in your life.

Often rope dreams will indicate your aspirations, how you go about achieving goals, or simple reminders to settle down in your life.

In this dream you may have

  • Walked on a tightrope.
  • Hung from a ledge.
  • Tied a knot.
  • Jumped rope.
  • Used a lasso.
  • Made a net.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • There are a few knots in a rope.
  • You tie knots in a rope.
  • You skillfully jump rope.
  • You artfully walk on a tightrope and don’t fall.

Detailed dream meaning

There are many different dreams about ropes and therefore the rope in your dream can have multiple meanings. Here are some common meanings for ropes in dreams:

  • Climbing using a rope: a reminder about physical health – to be more involved in your own health, or a sign that you need to pay attention to health issues.
  • Hanging by a rope: hanging by a rope indicates that you need help or assistance in your life. Do not be afraid to ask for help and let others in. This can also be a sign of depression – especially if a noose is involved
  • Jumping or Skipping rope: this can be a representation of your own nostalgia for youth and wanting life to be simpler. If you are skilled at jumping rope, this indicates that you have the needed skills to overcome your problems in life but if you fall or falter you will want to focus on simple tasks to get your life on track and do not take on too much right now.
  • Knots or tying a rope: each knot in a rope is said to represent a timeframe or period of time that it is going to take to finish a task or get to a desired result.
  • Lasso: lassos require skill to produce a desired result. Concentrate on the areas of your life where you need a required skill. Understand that you may not know how to do what needs to be done and take time to learn.
  • Rope Bridge: you need to have balance and clarity to reach your goals right now. If the rope breaks this is a sign that you are working towards a goal that is not good for you or will not benefit you in the end.
  • Tightrope: you need balance in your life or you feel like you are wavering. These dreams will depend on the skill of your tightrope walking skills in your dream to determine the meaning in your waking life.
  • Twisted Rope: is a symbol for marriage and partnerships – a good omen for business or romance.
  • Worn or Frayed rope: you are hanging by a thread in your life and any more that you take on in your life is going to result in your own demise or failure.

While dreaming of rope can be a warning sign in your life that you need help understand that the rope is also present to show you that help is available. Whether you are feeling overwhelmed remember that you have the skills and the assistance necessary to get everything done in your life. The rope is also a grounding symbol that means that this doesn’t have to be done overnight. It’s okay to pace yourself.

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

  • Finishing a goal.
  • Working towards a goal.
  • Getting education.
  • Taking your time in finishing something so that the job is done right.

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

Skilled. Steady. Strong. Knowledgeable. Interested. Frustrated. Afraid. Scared. Worried. Unstable. Unsure. Danger. Risky. Shaky. Firm. Secure.

By Flo Saul
Oct 16, 2012