DREAM DICTIONARY - Mirror :A mirror may represent something that is happening to someone else. Something has made this situation relevant to you. Perhaps you have identified with a person and see their struggle as your own struggle.
Mirrors also symbolise ways in which you have been thinking about yourself. You are seeing how you stand right now. Perhaps you have noted some maybe changes in the ways that other people see you. You have maybe noted your own progress in life or your own decline.
QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Do you feel that you are looking older or that your appearance has changed
- Have you taken an honest look at your own behavior recently?
- Did you see someone behave just like you behave yesterday?
KEY WORDS : Relevant, honest assessment of yourself, ageing, similar situation
KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "it could easily have been me"
- "I have been looking at my own behavior recently"
- "I didn't realise that I did that"
- "an honest assessment of myself"
- "I realise I am getting older"
- "I looked at her behavior and then looked at how I behave. Then I saw myself for what I am "
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A mirror in a dream was linked to the dreamer meeting up with someone from his past. In discussing how he was getting on the dreamer felt embarrassed. He was seeing himself as he really was and felt really embarrassed at how little he had achieved in life. (symbolism of mirror - the dreamer was comparing his achievements to the achievments of others)
Example dream : A mirror symbolised the dreamers feelings for a woman. She was making him feel more confident. She had lots of social contacts and he was just happy to know her
Example dream : A dream with witches and mirrors and curses linked to the dreamer moving to a new country to find work. The country he moved to had ugly ethnic and religious differences. The mirror was a symbol of these divisions. When one side showed prejudice it was mirrored on the other sides. They were all as bad as each other.
Example dream : A mirror symbolised the dreamer thinking about the terrible hurricane Katrina which had just happened and her thoughts that it could have been her.
Example dream : A mirror dream linked to a joke the dreamers friend made the day before. She was joking how untidy her room was. But that was nothing compared to the dreamer who was very untidy and disorganised. The mirror was a symbol of her comparing herself to her friend and what she considered normal behaviour.
Example dream : A mirror dream linked to the dreamer looking at herself in an open and honest way. She had been blamed for something and this made her very reflective.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer was looking at themselves in a cracked mirror linked to him thinking about the future. He felt a little disturbed and was scared that he could not solve his problems. The mirror symbolised him thinking about himself honestly.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamers brother holds up a mirror for me linked to the dreamer thinking about something that had just happened. A man had threatened him and he just accepted it. He was sure that this was encouraging trouble. The mirror symbolised him taking a long hard look at himself.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer looks in the mirror linked to the dreamer losing confidence since he had split up with his girlfriend. The mirror dream symbolised his honest thoughts about himself since the break up.
Example dream : A mirror dream linked to the dreamer realising he was getting older but knowing that he had to make the most of it. The dream was symbolic of this reflective mood.
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