What Does It Mean When You Dream About Your Parents?
For most people, parents are the most important figures in their lives. Our parents help shape our personality and become responsible adults. At least, that’s supposed to be its role in our lives.
Many people are not so fortunate and don’t have good relationships with their parents, especially during their growing up years. Their parents often lack the ability to give them the right amount of good advice and emotional support to help them grow into a stable, confident person.
Many people unfortunately carry a lot of baggage from those years and their relationships with their parents, feelings of resentment and accusations towards their parents for doing something they didn’t like or not doing something they expected them to do.
Because we have such a close bond with our parents being our own flesh and blood, we tend to dream about them often, even in situations where our relationship with them is not the way we want it.
Parents symbolize security and protection. If we dream about our parents often, it could be a sign of missing our carefree childhood days when we didn’t have a single worry.
These dreams often indicate that we feel insecure in our current life circumstances or in the relationships we have with other people, especially with our partners or spouses.
Sometimes they reveal our need to get closer to our parents because we feel that we have distanced ourselves from them.
The words our parents speak in our dreams are very important and could carry an important message for us. Our subconscious can give us some clear guidance by speaking through our parents’ words in our dreams.
This dream is often a reminder to start applying the lessons we learned from our parents.
Sometimes a dream about parents could be a sign of some imminent change that is about to happen in our life and they are a sign that we need to embrace it and adapt to it as soon as possible because it will be highly beneficial for our life.
Dreams about our parents can have many different meanings. Dreaming about our parents is often a reflection of everyday events, and these dreams often reflect our thoughts and feelings about our parents.
In many cases, when they feel some sort of resentment towards their parents, people tend to dream about them.
In these dreams, they often tell you things that they don’t feel comfortable telling them in reality, or continue the fights and arguments that are going on in their waking state as well.
We sometimes dream of our dead parents and in such cases these dreams often indicate that we are still grieving for them and that we have not fully accepted the fact that they are gone.
We can also dream about them in situations where some unresolved issues or unspoken words have come between us and these thoughts still haunt us.
Sometimes we talk to them in our dreams about our feelings and it really helps us to finish this chapter and finally let go of the pressure and feelings we have.
Our parents often appear in our dreams at times when we need their advice and feel lonely and insecure. We also tend to dream about our parents when we want to feel safe.
Dream about Parents – Meaning and Symbolism
Dreaming about your parents visiting – If you dreamed about your parents visiting, and you felt happy in the dream that is usually a good sign. It usually indicates some favorable changes taking place soon in your life.
For women who are not yet married, the dream could be a sign of getting married soon.
Dreaming of seeing your parents – If you dreamed of seeing your parents, that dream is a good sign, it indicates the success of your current efforts that will make you happy and satisfied.
A dream of seeing your parents can sometimes be a sign of your need for love and support.
Perhaps you feel lonely and isolated, or feel that you lack support for your actions from those you consider close.
Dreaming of your parents being happy – If you dreamed of seeing your parents happy and looking healthy, that dream is a good sign. It usually indicates success in your personal and professional life.
Dreaming of your parents looking sad – If you dreamed of seeing your parents sad for some reason, that dream is not a good sign. It usually heralds a period of negativity and coming disappointments.
In some cases, a dream of your parents looking sad could be a sign of your health deteriorating.
Dreaming of arguing with your parents – If you dreamed of arguing with your parents, that dream is usually not a good sign. It probably indicates some problem you could get into due to your thoughtless or reckless behavior.
Dreaming of your parents being sick – If you dreamed of your parents being sick from some illness, that dream is not a good sign. It indicates not being able to fully realize your dreams because of some unexpected circumstances or someone’s interference.
Dreaming of talking to your deceased parents – If you dreamed of talking to your deceased parents, that dream is a good sign, and it usually indicates receiving help and support from some people you know and respect.
Dreaming of your parents as deceased – If you dreamed of your parents as deceased even though they are alive, that dream is not a good sign. It usually indicates a period of troubles and problems that you will need to deal with, as well as circumstances that you will need to adapt to.
Sometimes this dream could be a sign of getting rid of your parents’ influence.
Dreaming of your deceased parents wanting to talk to you – If you dreamed of your deceased parents trying to tell you something and communicate with you, that dream usually indicates some unexpected news that will surprise you.
The content of the news depends on the emotions you had during the dream.
If you were happy, the news is about to be good, and if you were sad or had some other negative feeling, the news is bad.
Dreaming of talking to your deceased parents – If you dreamed of talking to your deceased parents, that dream is a good sign. It often indicates that you are finally accomplishing something that has been bothering you for a long time.
Dreaming of having an argument with your deceased parents – If you dreamed of having an argument with your deceased parents, that dream is not a good sign. It usually means loss and trouble. It is often a sign of negative events or circumstances in your workplace.
Dreaming of your parents amplifying your achievements – If you dreamed of your parents amplifying their achievements that dream could reveal that you focus much more on your work and career than your family. This dream is a reminder to take time out to spend it with family members who feel neglected for sure.
Dreaming of your parents scolding you for something – If you dreamed of your parents scolding you for something and giving you some lessons, that dream could reveal your sensitive nature.
Perhaps you are very sensitive to the opinions expressed about you by others and you do not like to be criticized.
You probably tend to regard it as criticizing even the most innocent comments.
Dreaming of seeing your parents expressing love to each other – If you dreamed of seeing your parents expressing love to each other, this is usually a good sign. It can indicate being consistent in your actions, aiming to achieve your goals and succeed in life.
Dreaming of somehow hurting your parents – If you dreamed of hurting your parents in some way, this dream is not a good sign. It could be a sign of some internal conflicts you have been experiencing. Maybe you feel like you need to defend your position and your point of view in some situation.
It could also be a sign of your need to maintain your independence.
Maybe someone is trying to dominate you and pressure you into doing something you don’t want to do and you’re trying to find a way to compromise without giving up on anything you deem important.
This dream often indicates someone’s attempt to control you and your reaction against that attempt.
Dreaming of your parents worrying about you – If you dreamed of your parents worrying about you and expressing their concern for you, that dream is a good sign. It is usually a sign that things are looking up in your life and that you are on the right path to your success.