Spire

The spire can often be taken in dreams as a phallic symbol, particularly – and somewhat obviously – the erect one. In a woman’s dream, the spire will usually represent her sense of the ultimate, whereas in a man’s dream it is more likely to represent his ambition. Other Explanations for SpireContinue ExploringSpire As a […]

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Spider

In a woman’s dream a spider will often reconnect her with her essential femininity, whereas in a man’s dream such an image is more likely to generate fear. Other Explanations for SpiderContinue ExploringSpider Spiders in dreams symbolize feeling trapped in a stale or unsatisfying relationship.To dream about killing a spider suggests that you…Spider The spider […]

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Ziggurat

Because the ziggurat signified union, in a woman’s dream it suggests her receptivity, while in a man’s dream it suggests his willingness to be of service to mankind. Other Explanations for ZigguratContinue ExploringZiggurat The ancient ziggurats of mesopotamia were temples built by kings to celebrate their sacred marriage with the divine, which at…Ziggurat The seven […]

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Abroad

Where the dreamer often travels in his or her workaday life, going abroad for a man may simply signify how he gets from a to b – a logical progression. For a woman her issues may be about security and emotional commitment. Other Explanations for AbroadContinue ExploringAbroad To dream that you are abroad, or going […]

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Abortion

When a woman is pregnant and dreams of abortion, particularly during a first pregnancy, she is often trying to come to terms with her new status and any fears and doubts she may have. Such a dream is not usually precognitive. When a man has such a dream he may be beginning to come to […]

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Abnormal

In the balance within us of masculine and feminine, both men and women can find that, as they reach for a better understanding of themselves, dreams bring to the surface traits of character which we consider to be abnormal or deviant. Other Explanations for AbnormalContinue ExploringAbnormal The abnormal or strange traditionally has possessed magical powers, […]

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Abduct

Often in an intense relationship there is a sense of being overcome. For a woman this may result in dreams of abduction whereas a man is more likely to actually play the part of the ‘knight in shining armour’. Other Explanations for AbductContinue ExploringAbduct Abduction in a spiritual sense suggests being taken over by a […]

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Abandonment

A child’s first and most important relationship is with its mother, so being abandoned in a dream will have slightly different connotations in a man’s dream to those of a woman. For both, however, there will be security issues. Grief at the loss of a partner or family member can trigger dreams of abandonment, perhaps […]

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Abacus

An abacus is an introduction to logic, a masculine quality, rather than intuition, a more feminine one. When a man dreams of an abacus, it may be that he is being reminded of the more logical side of his personality, or the need to calculate risk, whereas a woman may need to become conscious of […]

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Ankh

Formed as it is from the symbols of egyptian deities isis and osiris – and, therefore, representing the generative principle – in a man’s dream the ankh can suggest the power of resurrection, whereas in a woman’s dream it is more likely to suggest the power of life. Other Explanations for AnkhContinue ExploringAnkh The ankh […]

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