Meaning of Being Gay or Straight (or anywhere in between) in a Dream

A friend recently confided in that despite being straight, and happily married with a new child and another on the way, he had been having recurrent dreams about a gay man he used to know, that they were lovers and decorating a house together.  A very successful business man who explained he is not homophobic …

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The Meaning of Being Caged in a Dream

Dreams of being caged may sound quite simple to understand, but in reality they often prove more of a challenge than you might initially think.  For while we can easily understand that a cage represents some kind of restriction or loss of freedom, knowing why the cage exists, and how to be released from it …

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The Meaning of a Baby or Child in a Dream

Babies and children in dreams can mean a variety of things. They can refer to our own inner child, the part of us that remains innocent, spontaneous, playful and trusting.  These kind of baby dreams ask us to look to where in our life we need nurturing.  Do you need to take better care of yourself, or …

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The Meaning of Loved Ones in a Dream

Dreaming of the ones we love can be very confusing and at times upsetting.  We see their actions played out in our dreams and think somehow we are getting an insight into what they are really thinking or feeling.  But remember the things you dream about are usually aspects of you.  So your husband or …

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The Meaning of Other People in a Dream

Before we go on and look at some other big themes and common symbols in dreams, I thought it worthwhile clarifying a question that comes up a lot about the people who star in our dreams.  So many people say "I dreamt of this guy/girl at work, I dreamed about an old friend/relative/lover etc.  Why …

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