Dreaming of babies may represent an immature aspect of yourself or a new aspect of yourself that is still maturing or developing. It may also symbolize a part of you that is feeling neglected or needs to be nurtured, loved and accepted by you.
Dreams about snakes can mean many different things to different people, depending on the type, location, what it is doing and your association with snakes in waking life.
Dreams of a cheating partner are among the most common dreams reported. These dreams are often so emotionally disturbing that it’s not unusual to accuse your partner of cheating when you wake up. In reality, cheating dreams are often related to your own low self-esteem or guilty conscience.
Dreams about airplanes, like dreams about all modes of transportation, may be addressing the path you are on in life, how fast you are moving and how much you are in control of your life. Consider what the plane is doing, who you are and where you are on the plane for further insight.
Family members in a dream can mean many different things. They may simply be themselves and the dream may be dealing with some aspect of your family life or your relationship with these family members. Consider the dynamics and interpersonal relationships within the dream and how they may be different from waking life. There may be an important lesson to learn about yourself and/or your relationship with your family.
The clothes we wear in waking life help identify us – they represent how we want others to see us. Clothes also hide our imperfect bodies, and metaphorically, our emotional and psychological imperfections. When we aren’t wearing clothes we are stripped of our identity and others can see us as we really are.
Dreaming of a funeral often elicits waking life fear that someone is going to die. This is rarely the case since, like most dreams, funeral dreams are usually metaphorical and may represent something inside or some aspect of Self that has died; or may symbolize some aspect of waking life is coming to end or is being put to rest.
Dreaming of elephants may represent your memory in general or a specific, perhaps repressed, memory that may be trying to emerge from your unconscious; may be referencing something from your past that you keep remembering or bringing up and which you need to release or let go as it no longer applies to the present.
Your grandparents in a dream may represent love, protection, wisdom, family values and tradition. Your grandmother may be the archetypal Wise Old Woman and your grandfather may be the archetypal Wise Old Man.
Elevators and escalators go up and down and so they may represent anything in waking life that rises and falls or goes up and down â€“ finances, emotions, promotions, etc. In general, the up and down motion of the elevator may represent the ups and downs of your life; or it may symbolize the emotions and thoughts emerging out of and submerging into your unconscious.
Cats in a dream may represent different things and will depend on your associations to cats in waking life. The type of cat, where it is and what it is doing should also be considered.