What Does It Mean When You Dream About Tarantulas?
Tarantulas are hairy spiders that can range from 2.5cm to 10cm in length. Some species that are kept as pets have fur that can cause severe skin irritation, and sometimes even damage the eyes.
These insects comprise a large group of about 900 species so far identified. They live in USA, Central and South America. There are some species of tarantula, which live in Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe as well. Some species of tarantulas are found in Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece and Turkey.
They live mainly in grasslands, rainforests, deserts, mountains, savannas, thickets, etc.
They feed mainly on large insects and arthropods such as millipedes, centipedes, other spiders, etc. They use ambush methods to capture their prey. They sometimes kill and eat lizards, bats, birds, rats, as well as small snakes.
They are all poisonous and their bite can cause great discomfort. Some even cause hallucinations, muscle cramps, etc. Some people are allergic to its venom, and in these cases, the bites can turn out to be deadly if not treated medically.
In certain cultures, such as Venezuela, they are considered a delicacy and are hunted for food.
Due to their appearance, people are often afraid of tarantulas. They symbolize objects of fear and are generally not considered good symbols in dreams. If they appear in your dreams, the meaning of the dream will depend on your own attitude towards spiders in general.
Many people have a strong phobia of spiders called arachnophobia. This is a widespread phobia, and fear is generally explained to be the result of human evolution. People have feared spiders because of their venom and potential disease for millennia. Of course there are many other causes of this phobia.
For people who fear spiders, dreams about tarantulas are meaningless. But if you like the appearance of spiders in your dreams, it usually has a good meaning.
These dreams often indicate being betrayed by someone you consider close. Perhaps you will soon be strongly disappointed by someone you consider very close. Perhaps someone leaves you in your time of need, which may shock you. This dream can also indicate getting angry about it.
Dream tarantulas are often a sign of being surrounded by enemies. You often refer people in your neighborhood with bad intentions towards you. Perhaps this dream indicates that you will soon experience some loss. You might be forced to participate in some unpleasant conversations.
In some cases, a dream about tarantulas may indicate that your health is deteriorating. Perhaps your health is unexpectedly put at risk. This dream often reveals the dark side within you, and it may be something you are not aware of.
Dream tarantulas are often a sign of heartbreak. They can also indicate despair and hopelessness in some situation. Perhaps you are overwhelmed with fear and anxiety. Tarantulas are often a symbol of something you fear. Sometimes these dreams indicate something bad is possibly happening to you.
A dream about tarantulas can be a sign of feeling trapped by something in your life. Perhaps you feel like a prisoner of your work or your relationship, your home, etc.
In some cases, dreams about tarantulas can symbolize a person in your life with a cruel and deceptive personality.
Perhaps you feel that this person is suffocating you in some way and you feel the need to escape and get rid of this person. This person can often be a powerful woman you meet on a daily basis. This person could also be some powerful and influential individual who could put you in danger in some way.
These dreams often indicate taking too many risks in life. Maybe it’s a reminder to think hard before making some important decisions or taking some action.
Sometimes a dream about tarantulas has a different meaning, and it indicates the end of a difficult period in your life and being able to finally relax. It can also indicate being victorious over your enemies.
This dream could also be a reminder to start working on developing your spiritual side.
These dreams could also indicate being rewarded for your past efforts by your superiors, which could include a promotion or a raise.
Dreams about Tarantula – Interpretation and Meaning
Dreaming of a tarantula in general – If you’ve dreamed of seeing a tarantula or several tarantulas, this dream could indicate being forced to have a serious conversation with someone. This might be something you’ve been avoiding for some time now.
Dreaming of being bitten by a tarantula – If you’ve dreamed of being bitten by a tarantula and feel the pain of the bite, that dream is a bad sign. It is usually a warning about your behavior and attitude towards other people. Perhaps you have a tendency to gossip and criticize others, usually in your workplace. Your behavior can compromise your reputation and your position at work. You need to start controlling your reactions and your words.
A dream of a tarantula sting can also be a warning of potential problems you may soon have. Perhaps you are attacked by people at work who are jealous of your success.
It is often a sign of being surrounded by people who are jealous of you. This dream can also indicate the failure of some projects or ventures, and the experience of financial losses.
Dreaming of a small tarantula – If you have dreamed of a small tarantula, this dream is not a good sign. It is often an indication that you refuse to learn from your past mistakes. It may also indicate minor problems you may encounter soon. Sometimes it can be a sign of a scandal you may soon be involved in.
Dreaming of a very large tarantula – If you dreamed of a giant tarantula, this dream often describes your attitude about something. You’re probably overreacting in some situation and making a big deal out of a minor issue.
Dreaming of having a tarantula as your pet – If you’ve dreamed of keeping a pet tarantula, that dream is usually a good sign. It can indicate new beginnings, such as new jobs, relationships, new projects, etc. It indicates satisfaction and happiness because of the things you are about to experience.
Dream of a tarantula chasing you – If you dreamed of being chased by a tarantula, this dream could be a warning about your behavior. It could warn you to start behaving more mature in some situations. It could also be a sign of trying to avoid some of the responsibilities you have.
Dreaming of killing a tarantula – If you’ve dreamed of killing a tarantula, that dream can be both a good and a bad sign. It could indicate success over your rivals and the end of some difficult period. It may indicate the end of some kind of imprisonment or the removal of some difficult circumstances.
This dream can also have a bad meaning, indicating financial problems and losses, as well as other difficulties you may soon experience.
It can be a warning about some decisions you need to make, so think carefully before deciding anything.
Dreaming of a tarantula walking on your body and tickling – If you’ve dreamed of a tarantula walking on your body and tickling, this dream is a good sign. It usually represents an encouragement to relax a little and do things you enjoy.
Dreaming of many tarantulas – If you dreamed of seeing many tarantulas gathered in one place, this dream is generally considered a good sign. May indicate soon receiving much needed help from some family members or friends. This dream is also an encouragement to seek help when you need it. You have many people in your life who would gladly help you.
This dream often reminds you to express your gratitude for the help and support you receive from your loved ones.
Dreaming of a black tarantula – If you saw a black tarantula in your dream, that dream is usually a bad sign. It often symbolizes disappointments, mistakes, dishonesty, betrayal, and similar bad experiences and feelings.
Dreaming of a red tarantula – If you dreamed of a red tarantula, that dream is a good sign in a dream, and indicates passion and happiness.
Dreaming of a white tarantula – If you saw a white tarantula in a dream, that dream is a very good sign and has a spiritual meaning. It indicates the rise of your hope and the healing process you are going through.
Dreaming of a yellow tarantula – If you’ve dreamed of a yellow tarantula, this dream is a good sign, usually pointing to some fortunate but unusual events that you might soon experience.