To dream about sex refers to the integration and merging of contrasting aspects of yourself. It represents psychological completion. You need to be more receptive and incorporate aspects of your dream sex partner into your own character. Consider the nature of the love-making. Was it passionate? Was it slow? Was it wild? The sex act parallels aspects of yourself that you wish to express. A more direct interpretation of the dream may be your libido's way of telling you that it has been too long since you have had sex. It may indicate repressed sexual desires and your needs for physical and emotional love. If you are looking for a place to have sex, then the dream may be analogous to your search for intimacy and closeness. You want to rekindle some relationship. If you dream of having sex in a public place, then the dream implies that others are talking about your private relationship.
To dream about sex with someone other than your spouse or significant other suggests dissatisfaction with the physical side of your relationship. On the other hand, it may be harmless fantasy. In such situations, you may find that you are less inhibited sexually. Perhaps you need to bring the same sense of adventure into your existing relationship.
To dream that you are having sex with an ex or someone who is not your current mate denotes your reservations about embarking in a new relationship or situation. You may feel nervous about exposing yourself and are feeling a resurgence of those old emotions and feelings that you felt back when you and your ex were together. If you are approaching your wedding date, then is not uncommon to experience especially erotic adventures with partners other than your intended spouse. This may be due to the intensity of the sexual passion with your fiancé. It also relates to the new roles that you will be taking on and the uncertainty that that may bring.
To dream that you are having sex with a stranger represents uncertainty about what is ahead. Alternatively, the dream allows you to experiment freely without having any hang ups, emotional baggage or preconceived notions associated with a person you would know. In such a scenario, you are able to let loose and express your desires, passions and emotions. In particular, if you dream of having sex with multiple partners at the same time, then it indicates that you are feeling detached in your personal relationship. You feel that sex is just an act devoid of any emotion or passion. Perhaps your sex life has become too automated.
To dream that you are having sex with a friend refers to the closeness you share with your friend. Because you two share so much between each other and know so much about each other, the dreaming mind may depict this closeness as sex. Alternatively, such a dream indicates a level of attraction between you and your friend, but you are too afraid to act on it. Thus your desires are manifested in a dream.
If you are heterosexual and you dream that you are having sex with someone of the same sex, then it represents an expression of greater self love and acceptance. You need to be in better touch of your feminine or masculine side. The dream does not necessarily imply homosexual desire.
To dream that you are having sex with a celebrity indicates your drive to be successful. You are striving for recognition. Consider what movies you associate this celebrity with for clues as to where and what you want to achieve success in.
To see others having sex in your dream refers to your own desires to be more adventurous in your own sex life.
To see your parents having sex in your dream indicate that you are seeing similar aspects between their relationship and your current relationship. Most cringe at the thought of your parents having sex, so this dream imagery is really trying to get your attention. Consider your parents' real life relationship together and what you can learn from it.
To dream that you are the opposite sex suggests that you need to incorporate certain qualities of the opposite sex. Ask yourself how do you feel being a man or a woman? In what ways can you incorporate those feelings into your waking life.
Dreaming that you are watching your girlfriend have sex with someone else suggests that you are taking a passive role in your sex life. Maybe you feel that you are not satisfying her. The dream is signaling you to communicate your sexual concerns and/or desires. Alternatively, the dream may reflect a personal fantasy you have.
To dream about sex represents positive or pleasurable experience that you are having in waking life. Whomever you have sex with represents a quality your noticing in yourself or a situation that you are enjoying.
For example, if you have sex with a celebrity it may symbolize a quality you see in that celebrity coming out of you or enjoying an activity you associate with that celebrity.
Whatever the thoughts, feelings, or memories that stand out the most to you about the person you have sex with represents what you are experiencing more of in your life.
Alternatively, sex in a dream may reflect your feelings about your partner or someone you desire.
To dream of being unable to find a safe place to have sex may reflect challenges that stop you from doing what you like or from expressing yourself. Interests or goals may be sidetracked by complications or conflicting feelings. Feeling confused as you sort through your options. Alternatively, it may reflect your inability to be close or intimate in your relationship.
To dream of having sex interrupted represents outside forces intruding on your private time, relationship, or ability to enjoy what you are doing. Your career may be interfering with your love life or a distraction is interfering with your ability to succeed. An outside element is spoiling your special moment or time to shine.
To dream of having sex with a person who has something wrong with them may represent your enjoyment of being needed. You may also be enjoying the role of being more desirable, important, or interesting than someone else.
To dream of having sex with someone in public may represent your private life being made public or other people speculating about your life. It may also reflect attention you are attracting yourself with your personal interests or achievements.
To dream of having sex with a vanishing partner represents a lack of commitment or an inadequate partnership. Sexual or romantic frustrations. Noticing your confidence in a person or situation you are enjoying disappearing.
To dream of a having sex with a faceless person represents a need to learn more about what really pleases you. Feeling good with something you are undecided about. Enjoying being single or trying new things. Feeling free in not knowing what you really want.
To dream of having sex with yourself may reflect your enjoyment of showing off your skills or experience to others. Having a good time being the center of attention or showing off. An enjoyable experience where you feel you are the most important. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are going too far enjoying showboating or asserting yourself. Enjoying yourself thinking your more attractive or better than other people.
To dream of foreplay or sexual activity in a bedroom that never leads to full sex may reflect waking life situations where you are privately considering doing something enjoyable while never taking the real steps to make it happens for real.
To dream of chasing someone to have sex may reflect your feelings about other people never wanting to have a good time with you. Elderly people may have this kind of dream.
To dream of people watching you have sex may reflect your feelings about lacking privacy in your personal life or feelings that people are judging you on your personal interests. Feelings about a person or situation making it difficult for you to enjoy yourself. It may also reflect your conscience weighing on you heavily for something dangerous you are enjoying.
See the [[themes section for sex]] for a more in-depth look at sex symbolism.
Example: A man dreamed of having sex with Oprah. In real life this man was a successful public speaker. Oprah to him represented excellent communication skills. The sex with Oprah represented how wonderful he felt being so good at public speaking.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having sex with an android. In real life she was having sex with someone she felt was socially boring and easy to control sexually.
Example 3: A man dreamed of having sex with himself and suddenly seeing himself yelling at himself. In waking life he had embarrassed himself going too far showing off his skills to customers the point that his business partner had to lecture him on stopping it.
Example 4: A young woman dreamed of sexual foreplay in bedroom that never leads to full sex. In waking life she was considering asking a guy she knew to the prom, but couldn't get the confidence to ask him for real.
To see or dream that you are on a couch represents rest, relaxation, laziness or boredom. It may also mean you need to clear you mind and thoughts. Consider also who is on the couch with you as the dream may also have sexual connotations.
To dream of a couch represents total comfort with an issue or situation. You are comfortable, bored, or lazy about something. You may feel that nothing is wrong at all with a particular issue. A comfortable or laid back attitude about a situation you are experiencing. It may also reflect a relaxed attitude about accepting a particular situation as it is.
Negatively, a couch in a dream may be a sign that you are too comfortable with certain beliefs, ideas, or situations you are experiencing. A casually attitude about overlooking a serious or potentially dangerous problem A comfortable attitude about accepting a problem the way it is. Risking your integrity because you feel being proactive or taking action in some way is asking too much of you.
To dream of sitting on a couch with another person represents total comfort with some aspect of your personality based on whatever qualities stand out the most about that person. It's common to dream of sitting on a couch with people that you feel are lazy or sleazy as it reflects your awareness of yourself being too casual or laid back with a problem that needs to be addressed.
To sit on a couch with a crush or romantic interest may symbolize a high degree of comfort with sexually desiring that person. A sign that you need to stop daydreaming about them and do something about initiating a real relationship.
Example: A woman dreamed of sitting on a couch with a man she thought was sleazy. In waking life she had an embarrassing lapse of judgement by too casually overlooking a problem that angered her neighbor.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a person whom he felt was a really lazy person whom annoyed him. In waking life he was being pressured into working an excessive amount of overtime by his boss whom was making him feel like he was lazy if it didn't want to work too much.
A raised couch in a dream represents one’s wife, midwife or a high ranking position. If it is made of wood in the dream, it indicates respectability, and if it is not upholstered in the dream, it means lowness or inferiority. A fabric stuffed couch in a dream signifies honor, welfare, promotion, good words, new clothing, love, affection and unity.
Dreaming of reclining on a couch, indicates that false hopes will be entertained. You should be alert to every change of your affairs, for only in this way will your hopes be realized.
To see a hole in the ground denotes hidden aspects of your activities. On the other hand, it may mean that you are feeling hollow or empty inside. This dream may be an awakening for you to get out and expose yourself to new interests and activities. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on "wholeness" or completeness.
To dream that you fall into a hole represents a pitfall in some waking situation. You feel you are stuck. Perhaps, you have dug yourself into a hole and cannot get out of it.
To dream that there is a hole in your clothing indicates that there are some flaws in your thinking or thought process. You may need to undergo an image makeover.
Digging a hole, a water well, or an irrigation and planning to water the plants with them in a dream means attending one’s needs and serving the interests of his family. Eating from the dirt one piles from digging in his dream represents a swagger, or someone who acquires money through deception. Seeing oneself inside a hole in a dream also means divorce. To see oneself outside of such a hole looking at it in a dream means having an argument with one’s spouse that will end in reconciliation. If a sick person or a prisoner sees himself coming out of a hole in a dream, it means that he will become free from his trials. Falling into a hole and crying for help to no avail in a dream means taking a short trip. A hole in a dream also represents a poor woman who strives to cover others pitfalls, though she cannot veil her own. Hiding inside a hole in a dream also means appeasement of one’s fears, or ending of one’s adversities. If while hiding, one finds food, or fresh water, or a cloth to cover himself in the dream, it means profiting from sources one does not anticipate, or making peace with an opponent. To put a hole in one’s shoe in a dream means facing trouble and adversities.
To see honey in your dream denotes that you need to be less meek and more honest in communicating with others. You need to assert yourself and make sure you are heard. Alternatively, seeing or eating honey in your dream represents gentleness, sweetness, compassion, wisdom, peace, longevity and joy. It is also symbolic of fertility and productivity. The dream may also be a pun on the "honey" in your life.
To see a honey bear jar in your dream represents a love one. If the honey bear is talking, then it refers to some advice that you should listen to or consider.
To dream of honey represents generosity. Situations where you or someone else is perfectly wonderful or giving. Going all out to let someone else feel good or do everything for them.
To dream of honey in a hive represents a risky reward. Taking a chance to feel good or gain something. An goal or objective that is dangerous to have.
Example: A girl dreamed of being offered free honey that disgusted her. In waking life she needed a job badly and was only offered an unpaid internship. The honey that disgusted her reflected the opportunity to be totally generous or giving to the unpaid internship that was not interesting to her at all.
In a dream, honey represents lawful money, love, prosperity, or wealth which is accumulated from a business partnership, or from a successful business. As for a pious person, honey in a dream represents the delight of his religious life and good deeds, while for profane and worldly people, it means little earnings which are acquired through toiling and hardships. If one sees the skies raining honey in a dream, it means confirmation of the social order, fostering proper moral standards, easiness, religious assiduity, blessings and plenitude. Honey in a dream also could represent a husband and a wife, or their private moment, taking a rest, or engaging in a marital relationship. However, honey in a dream also means distress, trouble, bad-temper, jealousy, or worrying about people’s perfidy, for honey also attracts flies and wasps. Purified honey in a dream means relief after suffering from a depression, or recovering from a nervous breakdown, or giving birth to a child after completing a full pregnancy, or it could mean marrying a woman after she had observed her Iddah of either the passing of her husband or divorce (See Iddah), or it could represent clean money, or earnings which are purified through paying the due alms and charities, or it could mean knowledge that is free from innovation, doubt or suspicion, or a final guidance after which there is no heedlessness. Purified honey in a dream also means hard earned money, a medicine, or the embrace and kisses of lovers. Licking honey in a dream means getting married. Eating bread and butter with honey in a dream means living a rich life.
Dreaming that you see honey, you will be possessed of considerable wealth. To see strained honey, denotes wealth and ease, but there will be an undercurrent in your life of unlawful gratification of material desires. Dreaming of eating honey, foretells that you will attain wealth and love. To lovers, this indicates a swift rush into marital joys.
To dream that you are licking something signifies your need to be more cautious before proceeding on to new situations or adventures. You need to be more careful and methodical in your endeavors. Alternatively, it may also represent satisfaction in some minor matters.
To dream that you are licked by an animal means that you will be called upon for advice.
To dream of licking something represents sensing of something new. Cautious or careful "tasting" of a situation. Risking testing something. Socially prodding or testing someone before getting more serious.
Alternatively, it may reflect how content or satisfied you are with a person or situation. Believing something isn't a big deal.
To dream of licked may reflect a person or situation that you feel is cautiously testing you or feeling you out. It may also reflect someone who is satisfied with you behavior.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a cat licking a security camera. In waking life his neighbor joking approached him about an anonymous complaint he had made while having no idea that he actually made the complaint.
Licking milk, water, honey or a dash of anything in a dream denotes frugality, tight handedness, or meager earning. To dip one’s finger in a plate of tasty food and lick it in a dream may denote a precious metal, a jewel, or a pendant. To lick up one’s fingers or any element in a dream means money, or benefits from the substance one is licking in his dream.
Poverty in a dream means richness in wakefulness. Seeing oneself poor and hungry in a dream means that one will wake up to a great meal, or it could mean that he has stored sufficient provisions and satisfactory sustenance for sometime to come. If one sees himself as a poor beggar in a dream, it means that he prays incessantly and often asks God Almighty for extra favors and blessings. Seeing a group of needy people and beggars in a dream connotes the death of a rich person in that locality, and it is a sign for poor people to go and collect the charitable donations his heirs will distribute after his death. If someone sees himself asking for something, and if he is given what he is asking for in a dream, it means that he will receive money without trouble, or that he will earn easy money, for earning one’s livelihood with mere asking in a dream means a business without capital investment, or receiving without having to give anything in return. It is also said that if one sees himself as a poor person in a dream, it means that he will earn benefits in wakefulness.
The number 2 in a dream represents conflict. Two opposing sides struggling against each other. When you see it in a dream it represents a conflict in your life, or in the way you think or feel. Different ideas, beliefs or choices struggling with each other. Arguments or trouble accomplishing goals.
Example: A young girl dreamed of seeing her mother give birth to 2 babies that look just like her. In waking life her mother was pregnant with a second child and the young girl was worried that her parents wouldn't treat her as special once the new baby arrived. The 2 babies in the dream most likely reflected the conflicting feelings of jealousy she worried she would expect once the new child was born.
To dream of a poet represents an aspect of your personality that are inspiring and idealistic. A poet in a dream is a part of you that wants to find a better way, or dreams of changes in their life they would like to see.
A poet reciting his verses in a dream represents a man who brings peace to people’s hearts, entertains them and dispels anger from their hearts if God’s name is mentioned in his poem. If he does not mention the name of God Almighty in the dream, then his words may be baseless and false. A poet in a dream also represents someone who pieces together a conversation, or who embellishes his words with lies, or who deceives people by giving them bad advice, encourages them to do wrong and to abstain from what is right, or misleads them with deceptive words. In general, seeing a poet in a dream means concoctions, lies, adultery, alcoholism, greed, or someone who writes poems for money and fame. If the person seeing the dream memorizes poetic verses containing words of wisdom, or verses glorifying God Almighty, or praising His Messenger upon whom be peace, or if one becomes a poet who recites such poems in the dream, it means that he will acquire knowledge, status, honor and receive guidance. In a dream, a poet also represents a seducer who says something and does something else.
A baker in the dream represents peacefulness and a lucrative life. One who bakes bread on top of limestone in a dream represents a happy and a good person who entices people to work and earn honest income from their own sweat. If he receives money for his bread in the dream, it means that he has made preaching to others his main source of income. Seeing oneself as a baker in a dream means becoming wealthy and prosperous. If one sees himself buying bread from a baker and if the baker does not look at how much money is tendered in the dream, it means that the baker is a noble man, and he is capable of doing good deeds without anticipating a reward. A baker in a dream also represents someone who brings benefits to others, for they all need him. Receiving a loaf of bread from a baker in a dream means earning an honest income. If one who is not a baker sees himself baking bread and selling it to people in a dream, it means that he solicit customers for a prostitute. The profession of a baker in a dream also involves talks, disputes and energy.
Molesting a child, or forcing a boy to sodomy in a dream means committing an evil act, loss of one’s capital to one’s enemy, engaging in loathsome actions, losing dignity, or confronting an enemy.
Pretending to be in love in a dream means going astray. If a knowledgeable person pretends to be enamored in his dream, it means that he deceives people with his ornate presentations, and that his actions contradict their common standards. If a little person displays such pretension in his dream, it means that he will rise in station, strengthen his religious adherence, and have a better understanding of his spiritual goals and real purpose in life.
To see oneself inflamed with love for someone in a dream represents distress, adversities, blindness, deafness or notoriousness. Such a case may draw people’s compassion. If a sick person sees himself in a dream inflamed with love it may mean his death. Fire in a dream also means love. Love in a dream also means heedlessness and failure to fulfill one’s religious obligations. It also means financial losses, losing one’s child, divorce, despise of one’s friends, hunger, travels, sickness or dangers. Being enamored with God in a dream means a strong devotion and certitude. Pretending to be in love in one’s dream means straying from God’s path. If one finally reaches his beloved to mates with in the dream, it means that adversities may strike at him, or affect his or her beloved.
A chronic disease which is characterized by the enlargement of certain parts of the body, especially the legs and gentiles. In a dream, an elephant man represents love for the world from the wrong angle.
In a dream, delirium represents unbal- ance, bewilderment about the world, utter confusion, giddiness or falling passionately in love, or it could denote a better end for all things.
Courting a woman or singing love songs to her or displaying amorous behavior for her in public in a dream represents someone who divulges people’s secrets.
In a dream, a bite signifies perfidy, rancor or extreme love for the one who is bitten in a dream. If one bites himself then spits a piece of his own flesh on the ground in a dream, it means backbiting and belittling others. Biting one’s own fingers in a dream means regret or fury, rage and anger. If one’s fingers bleed from such bite in a dream, it means tribulations caused by one’s own shortcomings. A bite in a dream also signifies extreme anger. If one is bitten by another person in a dream, it means that he will enjoy happiness and success at the beginning of his professional life, then he will suffer from an illness, eye inflammation, ophthalmia, or from heart problems. Biting on an apple in a dream means satisfying one’s desires.
This dream omens ill. It implies a wish to undo work that is past undoing. You are also likely to suffer losses through some enemy.
In a dream, amity between people means a wise judgement, understanding the consequences of things, realizing one’s benefits, unity and balance.