This dream dictionary will help in translating the dream language. It is 'Jungian' based and focuses on the best possible applications of the dream images and actions in relationship to the emotional energies found in dreams. It references the symbolic and metaphorical value of the images/actions that are representative of the personal and universal/archetypal emotional patterns that are the subject matter in our dreams.
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Wedding dream symbolism is about new beginnings, changes and transitions. Not all wedding dreams are positive and can also reflect bitterness, sorrow, fear, or even death. More directly, the stress of planning a wedding can often bring about dreams about your wedding.
To dream that you are amorous symbolizes temptations. Your personal desires and illicit pleasures may land you into trouble. You will find yourself engulfed in scandal.
To dream that others are amorous signifies that others will try to persuade you into illicit pleasures and abandon your own sense of morality.
To see animals amorous in your dream represent animalistic desires. Do not give in to temptation as they will be unfulfilling and unsatisfying. TOP
To dream about your anniversary represents acceptance or appreciation of some aspect of yourself. Consider the type of anniversary. If it is a wedding anniversary, then it symbolizes a celebration of love. You need to accept love into your life. If it is an anniversary of a death or some solemn occasion, then it suggests a new start. The dream may simply mean a reminder of some important date. TOP
To dream that you are getting an annulment suggests that you are in denial about something. TOP
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. TOP
To meet a bachelor in your dream suggests that you are seeking freedom in your love life. For a man to dream that he is a bachelor indicates that he is having difficulty with gaining his own sense of self or freedom in a relationship. Alternatively, the bachelor represents your masculine side. TOP
To see a bride in your dream symbolizes a union or partnership. In particular, to see or dream that you are a runaway bride implies that you are not ready to commit to some important change or decision. You are not ready for the next phase of your life.meanings by DreamMoods.com
To dream that the bride is shot at her wedding suggests that a feminine aspect of yourself has come to an abrupt end.
If you are single and dream that you are a bride, then it represents your desires for marriage. Alternatively, it may represent the most feminine qualities about yourself. The dream may also symbolize purity and virginal qualities. TOP
If you are female and see a bridegroom in your dream, then it represents your desire to be in a committed relationship or to be married. You are seeking for a partnership. TOP
To dream that you are a bridesmaid signifies a looming romance. Also consider the old adage "always a bridesmaid, never a bride". You could be expressing your desire to be in a committed relationship. TOP
To dream that you are eloping suggests that you are trying to escape from the problems of your daily life. You are trying to maintain some sort of balance in aspects of your spiritual, emotional and daily life. TOP
To dream that you are engaged to be married represents sexual or relationship needs. You may be trying to resolve your feelings of loneliness. Alternatively, it symbolizes your commitments and desires for security. More directly, if you are unmarried, the dream may indicate your desires for some form of commitment.
If you dream that you are engaged to your father, then it implies that you are looking for a father figure. The dream does not mean that you want to actually marry your father. Perhaps your father is not around much and you just want more of a relationship with him. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you want someone who is as good to you as your father.
To dream that you break an engagement denotes a hasty and unwise decision in some important matter.
To dream of a business engagement signifies concern and worries in some area of your work. TOP
To dream about an engagement ring implies that you are thinking about some long term commitment and marriage. It is a symbol of love. If you are thinking about popping the question, then dreaming of an engagement ring may indicate your nervousness about it. TOP
To dream that you are attending a formal represents a situation where you need to be on your best behavior. Or perhaps you feel you have been too pretentious. TOP
To see or dream that you are wearing a garter represents seduction and titillation. You are looking to be more sexual adventurous. TOP
To dream that you are on your honeymoon indicates that you are expressing some fear in your sex life. You may also be expressing a desire for some new excitement in your relationship. Perhaps you are nervous about some new turn that the relationship is taking. Alternatively, the dream may represent your desires for a dream honeymoon. You are looking forward to a getaway. TOP
To see your husband in your dream signifies the waking relationship with your husband and the subconscious feelings you have towards him. The dream may be trying to focus on hidden elements that you are not addressing in your waking life.
To dream that you have a husband (but you do not in your waking life) symbolizes some sort of partnership and/or commitment. Often, your dream husband represents the qualities of your father in which you projected onto this figure or the masculine side of your own personality.
To dream that your husband has no teeth or is wearing dentures implies that he is not being honest or truthful about some matter. Perhaps he is hiding something.
To dream that you are searching for your husband implies that you feel he is not always there for you. You are feeling disconnected and neglected, both emotionally and physically. TOP
To see your in-law in your dream represents a working relationship which has many different possibilities. You need to be more understanding or yielding in some situation. The dream may also be a pun on being more careful, playing by the rules and abiding by the law. TOP
To dream of a kiss denotes love, affection, tranquility, harmony, and contentment. In particular, if you are dreaming of your first kiss, then it may just be the anticipation of experiencing your actual first kiss. This dream is also symbolic of young love and fresh romance. Perhaps the dream is telling you that you need to inject some more romance into your waking relationship. To see others kissing in your dream suggest that you are too involved in someone else's personal lives and relationship. You need to give them some space. If the dream ends just about as you are about to kiss someone, then it indicates that you are unsure of how he or she really feels about you. You are looking for some sort of relationship with this person but you are not sure about how to go about achieving it. If you are heterosexual and you dream that you are kissing someone of the same sex, then it represents self-acceptance. You are acknowledging the feminine or masculine side. To dream that you are kissing yourself also represents self-acceptance, as well as self-love. You need to accept and love who you are, even your flaws or shortcomings.
To dream that you are kissing someone's hand or someone is kissing your hand signifies respect, reverence and admiration. If you are kissing someone's foot, then it denotes respect and humility. If you are kissing someone on the cheek or someone is kissing you on the cheek, then it signifies adoration, courtesy, friendship and/or respect. To dream that you are kissing someone on the neck or vice versa refers to uninhibited passion and lust. You are giving into your physical desires.
To dream that you are kissing someone else's boyfriend or girlfriend indicates your wish to be in a relationship and to experience the energy of love. Perhaps you are somewhat jealous. You may be sexually acting out and desire to awaken your passion. Alternatively, the dream indicates a lack of integrity on your part.
To dream that you are kissing your ex indicates that you are looking back on the positive experiences and good times that you shared with your past love. This dream may be triggered by some major change in your current relationship and how far you have come from those past relationships.
If you are kissing a close friend, then it represents your respect and adoration for your friend. You are seeking some intimate closeness that is lacking in some waking relationship. It may or may not signify a romantic interest for her or him.
If you dream that you are kissing a stranger, then it represents acknowledgement and acceptance of the repressed aspect of yourself. If you are kissed by a stranger, then your dream is one of self-discovery. You need to get more acquainted with some aspect of yourself.
To dream that you are kissing a celebrity indicates your drive to be successful. Consider what qualities or movies you associate this celebrity with or what makes this celebrity famous for clues as to where and what you want to achieve success in. Alternatively, the dream may just represent your waking fascination or obsession with this particular celebrity. You may be fantasizing about idealistic romance and love.
To dream of kissing an enemy signifies betrayal, hostility, or reconciliation with an angry friend. Consider also the saying "this kiss of death". If someone tries to kiss you against your will, then it means that someone is shoving their ideas, beliefs and opinions in your face. He or she is forcing you to do something that you do not really want to do. This dream may also mean that you are refusing to accept some repressed aspect of yourself. TOP
To dream of love or being in love suggests intense feelings carried over from a waking relationship. It refers to your contentment with what you already have and where you are in life. On the other hand, the dream may be compensatory and implies that you may not be getting enough love in your life. We naturally long for the sense to belong and to be accepted.
To see a couple in love or expressing love to each other indicates success ahead for you.
To dream that your friend is in love with you may be one of wish fulfillment. Perhaps you have developed feelings for your friend and are wondering how he or she feels. Your preoccupation has found its way into your dreaming mind. On the other hand, the dream may suggests that you have accepted certain qualities of your friend and incorporated it into your own character.
To dream that you are making love in public or in different places relates to some overt sexual issue or need. Your dream may be telling you that you need to express yourself more openly. Alternatively, it represents your perceptions about your own sexuality in the context of social norms. You may be questioning your feelings about sex, marriage, love, and gender roles.
To dream of your lost love represents an idealistic relationship. You are looking for romance, excitement, and freshness that is lacking in your present relationship.
To dream that you are being told that you were never loved refers to your own personal feelings of being unworthy. Such feelings stem from feelings of guilt and/or low self-esteem. TOP
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 masculine or feminine 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 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. TOP
*Please see also Wedding.
To dream that you are being proposed to indicates that you are merging a previously unknown aspect of yourself More directly, the dream may mean that you are thinking about marriage or some serious long-term commitment/project/situation. Are you thinking about proposing to someone? Your reaction to the proposal indicates your true feelings about marriage or commitment. TOP
To dream that you remarry someone signifies healing and acceptance of your new self. It also implies giving yourself a second chance. You have resolved your issues with commitment. TOP
To see or wear a tuxedo in your dream represents culture, sophistication, and/or grace. It refers to a cultivated passion and your desires for the finer things in life. Alternatively, a tuxedo suggests that you want to amount to something in your life. You want to make a name for yourself and establish your reputation. TOP
To dream that you or someone is wearing a veil represents something that you wish to hide or conceal. Things may not be what it appears to be. In particular, if you are a man and dream you are wearing a veil, then it signifies the feminine aspects of your character. Perhaps, you need to acknowledge your feminine side. Alternatively, a veil symbolizes humility, coyness or innocence. TOP
To see 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. TOP
*Please see also Marriage. See The Meaning In Action: "Black Wedding"
To see or cut wedding cake in your dream symbolizes harmony and domestic bliss. You are enjoying life and have a bright, happy future ahead of you.
To eat a wedding cake in your dream signifies your sensuality. TOP
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. TOP
To see a wedding ring in your dream represents completeness and eternal love. If you are not married and find a wedding ring, then it means that your personal relationship has reached a new level.
To dream that you lose your wedding ring signifies a problem or unresolved issue in your marriage. TOP
To see your wife in your dream signifies discord and unresolved issues. Pay attention to how you feel in the dream as it may highlight feelings that you are not expressing in your waking life. If you do not actually have a wife, then your dream wife symbolizes the feminine aspects of yourself. Perhaps you may even be expressing a desire to be in a committed relationship. Or the dream may just be a reflection of your waking life and bear no real significance.
To dream about your husband's deceased wife suggests that you are trying to connect with your husband in the same way that she connected with him. You can't help comparing yourself to her. TOP