To see or wear a dress in your dream represents a feminine outlook or feminine perspective on a situation. You are freely expressing your femininity. If you are a man and dream that you are wearing a dress suggests that others are questioning your sexuality. Or that you are feeling sexually insecure.
To dream that you are wearing a white dress implies that you want to appear pure and angelic toward others. Perhaps you are trying to look "innocent". To dream that you are wearing a purple dress refers to your devotion to your spouse or partner. If the dress is another color, look up the specific color for additional significance.
To dream of wearing a dress represents compliance, willingness, or obedience. Wearing a dress may also reflect subordination or serving the needs of others. A lack of assertive power or control. You are agreeable to others needs or not able to do what you want. It may also reflect mourning a loss.
Positively, dreaming of dress may be a sign that you are getting over serious problems and learning to accept a difficult change. Often a dream symbol for people recovering from serious injuries or major surgery that leaves scars. A positive attitude about accepting a loss.
Negatively, wearing a dress is a sign that you lack power or control over your life. You can't dictate the terms of a situation or it appears that someone else is in control.
Alternatively, a dress reflect a giving nature or a powerful outward expression of selflessness.
To dream of seeing someone else wearing a dress represents some aspect of your personality that is compliant, obedient, or lacks control. An area of your life effortlessly gives itself away to you.
To dream of a sexually desirable woman wearing a dress represents a desirable aspect of your life being compliant or serving your needs. Things that you want to happen effortlessly manifest in your life. Negatively, a sexually desirable woman wearing a dress may reflect your hopes or wishes being used against you.
A yellow dress reflects compliance or subordination that is noticeable or obvious. Alternatively, you are aware of an area of your life effortlessly giving itself away to you. People seem usually interested in you or eager to help you.
A red dress symbolizes compliance or subordination that is negative or dangerous. A sense of powerlessness or service to others based on dishonest motives. It may also symbolize a bad habit that you have difficulty controlling. You might also feel that a lack of power you have is totally unfair or unpleasant. Alternatively, a red dress may symbolize a person or situation that you have total control over in a manner that is abusive or deceitful. A dangerous situation that is completely out of your control.
A black dress symbolizes imbalanced, excessive, or darker aspects of yourself that lack power or control. Feeling forced to live with fear.
A blue dress symbolizes you or some area of your life that is compliant or helpful in a positive way.
A green dress may symbolizes selfish compliance. You or someone else that is subordinate or helpful for selfish reasons. Jealousy that forces you to do whatever you are told. Feeling that you are being totally controlled by someone else's arrogance.
To dream of a white dress represents feelings about yourself or someone
else being perfectly subordinate or compliant. Totally honest helpfulness. Purification or cleansing that is helps others. Genuine supportiveness. Total honesty. Compliant assistance that helps you or others to remove problems. Feeling that you are in total control of something that fixes everything you want fixed. Negatively, a white dress may reflect a subservient role that requires total honesty. Embarrassing situations where you must do whatever you are told with no way to hide it. Being a perfect honest person that is always controlled by others. Feelings about yourself or someone else being an honest loser.
Example: A woman dreamed of finding the perfect dress to wear. In waking life she was an interior designer who was trying to figure out how to best serve her clients.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of getting a new dress made for her. In waking life she was recovering from a serious injury due to chemical burns. She was learning to accept the changes to her body and her inability to return to her old job.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing a woman wearing a red dress. In waking life she felt forced to put up with a dangerous psychological condition that caused powerful hallucinations. Doctors were unable to figure out her problem.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her Grandmother in a beautiful light purple dress. In waking life she was learning to accept her grandmother's death and felt that she was now happy in heaven.
Example 5: A young boy dreamed of seeing a desirable girl in a yellow dress. In real life a girl began pursuing him at school and eventually became his girlfriend. The girl in the yellow dress reflected the girl at school doing what it took to have him as her boyfriend. Her willingness to do whatever it took to keep him happy or be near him. The girl in the yellow dress reflects life seeming to effortlessly hand the boy an eager girlfriend.
To wear a wedding dress in your dream indicates that you are evaluating and assessing your personal relationship.
If you or someone is wearing a wedding dress in an inappropriate situation, then it suggests that you are feeling inferior or unworthy.
Dreaming that you are searching for a wedding dress on the day of your wedding means that you are tyring to find your role in a situation. You are afraid of not fitting in.
To dream of a wedding dress represents the personality choosing permanence. Wanting to give yourself away to a situation or relationship for good. Desiring a sense of permanence with some area of your life. It may also reflect how you are becoming mentally or emotionally "married" to certain behaviors.
Alternatively, a wedding dress may reflect your feelings about being married, being committed, or your thoughts about your future wedding.
Negatively, a wedding dress may represent the personality choosing to permanently give itself away to problems or negative influences. Wanting what's bad for you or to permanently corrupt something about yourself. Giving away integrity, love, or goodness permanently.
To dream of a black wedding dress represents an excessive attitude towards making a permanent choice. It may also reflect fear that is motivating you to make a permanent choice. You may feel that you have to do something forever.
To dream of a red wedding dress represents negative intentions that are driving a permanent choice. Lying, cheating, stealing, or intimidating others to get something done for good. It may also reflect priorities that are out of balance as you make a permanent choice. Alternatively, a red wedding dress may be a sign that you feel stuck accepting a negative situation.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a woman trying on a wedding dress. In waking life he was suicidal and was considering a big change in his life to give him one last reason to live.
Example 2: A woman dreamed that she was wearing a wedding dress with dirt on it. In waking life she lost her virginity a few months before her actual wedding and felt dirty about it.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of having to create the perfect wedding dress for another woman. In waking life she was a designer that was trying to create the perfect design for someone else's business.
Gray indicates fear, fright, depression, ill health, ambivalence and confusion. You may feel emotionally distant, isolated, or detached. Alternatively, the color gray symbolizes your individualism.
In a dream, the color gray means a high rank or authority.
To see a dress form in your dream refers to your desires to fit in. You feel that you do not measure up to others ideals or expectations.
For young people, gray hair in a dream means dignity and it could mean longevity, weakness or poverty. If gray hair grows in one’s beard and head in the dream, it means poverty. Seeing half gray hair mixed with one’s beard in a dream means strength, dignity and honor. If one’s wife is pregnant, and if he sees his hair turned gray in the dream, it means that she will beget a son. If one sees himself plucking out gray hair from his beard in a dream, it means that he respects the elderly people and honor religious scholars. If a woman sees her hair turned gray in a dream, it means the arrival of guests, or it could mean that her husband is having a mistress. If a rich person sees his body covered with gray hair in a dream, it means major business losses, while for a poor person it means debts that he cannot repay. The gray hair of an unknown woman represents a drying crop. If a soldier sees his hair gray in a dream, it means his weakness or defeat in the battlefield. If a sick person sees his hair gray in a dream, it means his death and shrouding. If a person is afraid of something then sees his hair gray in a dream, it means appeasement of his fears, or amnesty given by a ruler or a judge deciding in his favor. It is also said that woman’s gray hair in a dream means that she will be insulted by her in-laws, or it could mean divorce. If one’s gray hair increase, but still include some black hair in the dream, it means dignity and reverence. If no black hair remains, then it means a rebuke or a reprimand one will hear from his superior. If one’s black beard turns gray in a dream, it means that he may fail in his religious life, or lose his wealth. If one discovers two or three gray hairs in his black beard in a dream, it means that he will beget a son or that someone he loves will return from a long journey. If the hair of one’s chest turns gray in a dream, it means that his food will become spoiled. Seeing one’s beard brilliantly gray and beautiful in a dream means honor and fame throughout the lands. To pluck a gray hair in a dream also means disrespect for the elderly. Gray hair in a dream also means poverty, debts, pain, distance from others, being harsh with others, or imprisonment.
An unknown elderly person in a dream represents one’s good luck, happiness and one’s assiduity and diligence. If the unknown elderly person looks strong in the dream, he represents one’s strength. Otherwise, if he looks feeble, then he represents one’s weakness. Whatever physical conditions an elderly person is seen with in the dream, such condition will reflect in one’s own state. If an elderly person comes toward the person seeing the dream, it means that someone will help him attain a praiseworthy rank. If one follows an elderly person in a dream, it means that he follows a good path. If one sees an elderly person and displeases him in the dream, it means that he will displease a close friend or reject his advice. If he pleases him in the dream, it means that he will consent with a close good friend and they will walk together on the path to reap material as well as spiritual benefits. If one sees a gathering of friendly people but could not determine whether they are young or elderly in a dream, it means that he will discover new avenues in his life and he will draw material and spiritual benefits from them. If he sees a gathering of young people he does not recognize in the dream, it means that he will associate himself with rich people. If he sees a gathering of elderly people he does not recognize in the dream, it means that he will associate himself with good friends. If a woman sees an elderly person she could not recognize in the dream, he represents the world. If a young man sees himself turned into an elderly person in a dream, it means that he will acquire knowledge and wisdom. Listening to a good looking elderly person in a dream means receiving honor and rank. If an elderly person sees himself turned young in a dream, it represents his strength, wealth, good living and a healthy life, or it could mean material or religious losses, or it could mean his death. If an elderly person sees himself beingborn again in a dream, it means his death. If he is ill, it could represent his attachment to the world, and if he is poor, it could denote his earning. If an elderly person sees himself as a youth in a dream, it could also mean committing a childish act or an unwise act. A wise elderly person in a dream represents honor, rank, dignity, wealth, blessings and longevity. On the other hand, seeing an elderly person in a dream could represents failure, weaknesses, defeat, disablement or inertness.
To dream that you or someone is dyeing cloths and garments suggests that you are expressing a desire to project a new identity. Depending on the color of the dye, it could be positive or negative. Look up the color in the Dream Of Dream Themes: Colors for further significance.
To dream that you are dyeing your hair indicates that you are trying to project a new persona. If you are dyeing your hair to a darker color, then it suggests that you want to be more serious. If you are dyeing your hair to a lighter color, then you are looking to be more livelier.
Applying henna or a dye to one’s hair or hands in a dream represents a pharmacist, celebrations, glad tidings, tenderness, or it could mean compassion. Dyeing one’s hair in a dream also means veiling or protecting one’s personal life and that of others. To dye the gray hair of one’s beard in a dream means ostentatiousness and adorning one’s merchandise or deeds to make them look better than reality. Dyeing one’s hair in a dream also connotes a display of blessings and favors, or it could mean dictating one’s conditions to his enemy, if the person is in such position. However, if not, it means difficulties, aggravation, distress, debts or dropping off one’s ties with those who love him. Interpreting woman’s dyeing of her hair in a dream is the same as that of a man. To dye one’s gray hair in a dream means strength, dignity and valor. Applying henna dye to one’s head and not to one’s beard in a dream means emulating the traditions of God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace. To dye both the head and the beard in a dream means concealing one’s poverty, though one will keep asking people to pay him respect or to recognize him in their circles. If one’s hair accepts the dye in the dream, it means regaining one’s status, though with less emphasis on his pride, or it could mean that he will make contentment his new ornament or trim. If one uses a dye other than what is commonly used, and if it works in the dream, it means that he will be saved from an adverse condition through miraculous events. If the new dye does not work in the dream, it means that his true nature will be exposed and he will have no solutions to protect himself from defamation or public abuse. If he tries to dyes his hair with dry henna clay, and if his hair still accepts it in the dream, it means that he is an ignorant person, though he will ultimately repent for his sins, amend his actions and improve himself. If a woman sees her hands dyed with gold in a dream, it means that she will give all her wealth to her husband and that she will be satisfied to see him happy, though in reality she too will gain power and status in her family. If a man sees his feet dyed and tattooed in a dream, it means that he will be struck with family problems. A dyed hand in a dream means hardship in making ends meet. If one dips his hand into a laying corpse in a dream, it means that he will witness a conspiracy. If one sees his hands dyed in a dream, it also means that he has reached the end of the rope with his money or business. If one sees his dyed hands wrapped or bandaged in a dream, it means that he will lose a trial or a fight with his rivals, or that he will fail to meet such a challenge again. Dyeing only the finger with henna in a dream represents branches of dates or clusters of grapes. In general, dyeing one’s hands with henna or one’s hair with regular dye as a makeup in a dream represents joy for the husband and wife as long as they do not exceed the norms. Dyeing one’s hands and feet in a dream means redecorating one’s house. If a poor person sees himself dyeing his hands or hair in a dream, it means that he will cover up the loss of his ablution during prayers or during his reading of the Holy Qur’an or during other ritual occasions where he is required to have ablution before proceeding. It could also mean that he cares little about attending his prayers. As for women, dyeing means happiness, new clothing, receiving gold, or a wedding celebration. If the dye exceeds the required surface of the hands or the feet in the dream, it means being struck with fear and worries caused by one’s business or friends. If a man sees himself in a dream dyeing his hair or beard with other than henna, it means that he will suffer from what he fears most. Dyeing or suppressing one’s feelings for a sick person means recovering from his ailment. Dyeing one’s hair black in a dream means hiding one’s bad conditions, spoiling the benefits of one’s deeds, or hiding one’s evil intentions. This is taken from the practice of Egypt’s Pharaoh who sometimes dyed his hair black, thus trying to hide his appearance and ignorance.
To see the dyeing of cloth or garments in process, your bad or good luck depends on the color. Blues, reds and gold, indicate prosperity | black and white, indicate sorrow in all forms.
To dream of a marriage signifies commitment, harmony or transitions. You are undergoing an important developmental phase in your life. The dream may also represent the unification of formerly separate or opposite aspects of yourself. In particular, it is the union of feminine or masculine aspects of yourself. Consider the qualities and characteristics of the person that you are marrying. These are the qualities that you need to look at incorporating within yourself.
To dream of a proposal of marriage suggests that some situation will take a turn for the worse.
To dream that you are getting married to your ex suggests that you have accepted aspects of that relationship and learned from those past mistakes. Alternatively, it means that a current relationship shares some commonality with your previous relationship with your ex. However, since you are aware of the similarities, you know not make those same mistakes.
To dream that you are in an arranged marriage suggests that you are feeling forced to do something you do not want to do. You are reluctantly moving into a new stage in your life. You feel that you have no voice or no choice in a situation. Consider how a waking situation may be making you feel voiceless.
To dream that you marry someone in order save their soul refers to the sacrifices you are making in that situation or relationship. You always play the role of the protector in the relationship and try to shield others from being hurt.
To dream of marriage represents a sense of union or permanence. Aspects of yourself that are working together all the time. A situation that you are always involved with. Ideas you are convinced of. Behavior or habits you can't see yourself discontinuing. Dependency of a certain way of thinking or acting.
Marriage may be a sign that you are repeating certain behavior a lot or experiencing something that you feel is permanent.
Negatively, marriage may reflect situations that you feel stuck with. Feeling trapped or held back.
Example: A man dreamed of being married to Evangeline Lilly. The quality that stood out the most to him about Evangeline Lilly was her unwillingness to "take crap" from anyone. In waking life the man was spending a lot of time yelling at his business partner who was being irresponsible. Being married to Evangeline Lilly reflected how he felt he had to prove to his partner that he wouldn't take crap from him at all times.
Example 2: A young girl dreamed of being married to a vampire. In waking life she noticed herself being dependent on using her friend to get through a class at school.
Marriage in a dream represents the providence of God Almighty and care for His servants. Marriage in a dream also means imprisonment, indebtedness, sorrow, distress, depression, carrying a liability, or endeavoring to achieve a high ranking position. If one marries a known woman in his dream, it means that he will endeavor to satisfy the normal responsibilities of a husband. If one marries an unknown woman, and if he could not see her in his dream, it denotes the nearing of his death, or it could mean moving from an old house into a new one. If a sick woman sees herself getting married to a man she does not recognize or know his name in a dream, it means that she may die from her illness. If the man who sees himself getting married in the dream qualifies, it means that he will attain a high ranking job or a suitable position. If one’s wedding ceremony is made with witnesses only in the dream, it means that he has made a covenant with God Almighty. If he performs a traditional wedding ceremony with its celebrations and festivities in the dream, it means a new job, or it could mean acquiring fame, or becoming renowned for one’s good reputation or character. Marriage in a dream is also interpreted in association with a trade. If one marries a woman who dies shortly after her wedding in the dream, it means that he will perform a job that earns him nothing but hard labor, toiling and stress. If one marries an adulteress in a dream, it means that he is an adulterer. If one marries a vicious, aggressive or a dominating wife in a dream, it means that his movements will be hampered with various restrictions. If one marries a deceased woman in a dream, it means that he will revive a profitable project he had earlier abandoned. If a man offers his mother in marriage to one of his friends in a dream, it means that he will sell his house. If a pregnant woman sees herself getting married in a dream, it means that she will give birth to a girl. If she sees herself in her wedding night in a dream, it means that she will beget a son. If a mother who has a son sees herself getting married in a dream, it means that she will marry off her son. In general, the marriage of a married woman, or of an unwed woman in a dream means benefits. If a woman marries a deceased man in a dream, it means that she will become lost and impoverished. If a married man sees himself getting married to a second woman in a dream, it means profits. To marry the daughter of a known man of knowledge in a dream means prosperity. If a sick woman marries a man of knowledge in her dream, it means recovering from her illness. If a man sees himself marrying a living relative who is in a degree of consanguinity that precludes such a marriage in a dream, it means that he will sever his ties with such a relative, or with her family. Otherwise, if that relative is already dead, it means that he will contact her immediate relatives and establish a friendly relationship with them.
For a woman Dreaming that she marries an old, decrepit man, wrinkled face and gray headed, denotes she will have a vast amount of trouble and sickness to encounter. If, while the ceremony is in progress, her lover passes, wearing black and looking at her in a reproachful way, she will be driven to desperation by the coldness and lack of sympathy of a friend. Dreaming of seeing a marriage, denotes high enjoyment, if the wedding guests attend in pleasing colors and are happy | if they are dressed in black or other somber hues, there will be mourning and sorrow in store for the dreamer. If you dream of contracting a marriage, you will have unpleasant news from the absent. If you are an attendant at a wedding, you will experience much pleasure from the thoughtfulness of loved ones, and business affairs will be unusually promising. Dreaming of any unfortunate occurrence in connection with a marriage, foretells distress, sickness, or death in your family. For a young woman Dreaming that she is a bride, and unhappy or indifferent, foretells disappointments in love, and probably her own sickness. She should be careful of her conduct, as enemies are near her. See Bride.
To see or attend a wedding in your dream symbolizes a new beginning or transition in your current life. A wedding reflects your issues about commitment and independence. Alternatively, your wedding dream refers to feelings of bitterness, sorrow, or death. Such dreams are often negative and highlight some anxiety or fear. If you dream that the wedding goes wrong or ends in disaster, then it suggests that you need to address some negativity immediately.
If you dream that you are attending a wedding, consider how you feel at the wedding. If you are upset or sad, then it means that you are unhappy about the current status of your life. If you are happy, then you are embracing a new change in your life.
To dream that you are getting married to your current spouse again represents your wedded bliss and happiness. It highlights your strong commitment to each other. It may also signify a new phase (such as parenthood, new home, etc) that you are entering in your life.
To dream that you are planning a wedding to someone you never met is a metaphor symbolizing the union of your feminine and masculine side. It represents a transitional phase where you are seeking some sort of balance between your aggressive side and emotional side. The dream may also indicate that two previously conflicting aspects are merging together as one.
If you are getting married and have dreams of your pending wedding, then it highlights the stress of organizing a wedding. Conflicts over wedding details, tension with family and in-laws, fear of commitment, and loss of independence may all cause wedding anxiety dreams. Research has shown that up to 40% of brides and grooms have dreams about their ceremony and things going perfectly.
To dream that Santa Claus is attending your wedding highlights the jolly occasion.
To dream of a wedding represents unification with some aspect of yourself. The joining or merging of qualities. It may also reflect an experience in your life where you noticing something becoming permanent. Often a symbol for new habits or situations that are becoming common place in your life. A wedding may also represent a catalyst event that motivates you to do something all the time. Sometimes can reflection a transforming event.
Negatively, a wedding may reflect negative situations or negative thinking patterns that are becoming common place in your life being amplified in your waking life. Negative situations or unwanted aspects of yourself merging. Fear, want, jealousy, or guilt that are regularly occurring or feel permanent.
To dream of attending a wedding may reflect your feelings about permanent changes that are occurring to someone else. It may reflect witnessing yourself changing. Experiencing 2 sides of yourself merging.
To dream of planning for a wedding represents preparations you are making for a permanent or serious change.
To dream of running away from a wedding may reflect feelings of wishing to avoid a permanent situation. Having second thoughts about a commitment or obligation you made.
To dream of problems or fighting at a wedding may reflect issues with commitment, confidence, or consistency. You may be having second thoughts about a change you were considering. Alternatively, it may reflect jealousy you or someone else has while watching others achieve something. Not liking seeing someone else permanently realize a goal. It may also point to feelings that seeing a permanent change occur is not a good idea.
If you are getting married in real life then dreams of disasters as your wedding may be reflecting your anxiety about embarrassing yourself. Seeing ex's or your partner being horribly disfigured may reflect your fear of making a mistake.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her design teacher getting married to her spiritual teacher. In waking life she was starting to design exotic jewelry.
Example 2: Elderly people near death often dream of weddings. The weddings reflect their feelings about being close to the permanence of death. Experiencing themselves merging with the afterlife.
If one sees himself as a bridegroom on his wedding night, accompanied with musicians and dancers in the dream, it means that he may die in that place. If one sees himself having marital intercourse with his bride, but could not see her or recognize her, nor is she named to him in the dream, it also means his death. If one sees and recognizes his bride, or if she is named as his bride in the dream, then it means acquiring wealth.
This indicates that there is a funeral to be witnessed by you. To dream that you are married indicates that you will never marry. Marriage of sick persons indicates their death.
To attend a wedding in your dream, you will speedily find that there is approaching you an occasion which will cause you bitterness and delayed success. For a young woman dreaming that her wedding is a secret is decidedly unfavorable to character. It imports her probable downfall. If she contracts a worldly, or approved marriage, signifies she will rise in the estimation of those about her, and anticipated promises and joys will not be withheld. If she thinks in her dream that there are parental objections, she will find that her engagement will create dissatisfaction among her relatives. For her dreaming her lover weds another, foretells that she will be distressed with needless fears, as her lover will faithfully carry out his promises. For a person dreaming of being wedded, is a sad augury, as death will only be eluded by a miracle. If the wedding is a gay one and there are no ashen, pale-faced or black-robed ministers enjoining solemn vows, the reverses may be expected. For a young woman dreaming that she sees some one at her wedding dressed in mourning, denotes she will only have unhappiness in her married life. If at another’s wedding, she will be grieved over the unfavorable fortune of some relative or friend. She may experience displeasure or illness where she expected happiness and health. The pleasure trips of others or her own, after this dream, may be greatly disturbed by unpleasant intrusions or surprises. See Marriage and Bride.