What are bedroom dreams about?
Bedrooms are the place of sleep, dreams, and personality. They're often treated like sanctuaries for just you or people close to you. Sometimes we dream of different bedrooms, sometimes we dream of the very same bedroom that we're sleeping in. This symbol is identified by words like bedroom, in my bed, under my bed, etc.
Bedrooms in dreams is a relatively common dream symbol, occuring in about 5.0% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 20 dreams.
What are the major highlights of bedroom dreams?
Bedrooms is a normal dream symbol. Having bedrooms in a dream changes the dream in the same way as most other dream symbols.
Dreams with bedrooms might be a nightmare
Dreams of bedrooms are frequently associated with nightmares. Of course dreams that contain bedrooms might not be a nightmare. Plenty of dreams with bedrooms are not nightmares. But, dreams of bedrooms are more related to nightmares than 80% of all other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include black and white, possessing, stomachs, brains, acid, vomiting, weasels, paramedic, abandonment, and Philippines.
Bedroom dreams are associated with lucid dreaming
Dreams of bedrooms are much more related to lucid dreaming than all other dream symbols. Lucid dreams are dreams in which you are aware that you are dreaming. Of course, not all dreams of bedrooms are lucid dreams. But dreams of bedrooms are more related to lucid dreams than 90% of all other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include large celestial bodies, ovaries, falling, chimneys, imagining, dismissals, unique themes, blizzards, unpleasantness, and animas.
What symbols more present in dreams of bedrooms?
Bedroom dreams are notable because they have substantially more Algeria, beds, trying to scream, closets, false awakening, living rooms, couldn't open eyes, attics, verbs, sleep paralysis, paralysis, laundry rooms, intruders, things, guest rooms, family homes, opened my eyes, kitchens, parts of buildings, red eyes, Ecuador, closed my eyes, noises, dream within a dream, rooms, breakfast, hazel eyes, undressing, childhood homes, hallways, sleeping, nose bleeds, spirals, white eyes, shadows, apartments, underwear, events, ladybugs, creeping and crawling, old houses, glowing eyes, dream events, magnifying glasses, black eyes, couches, dolls, loss of speech, movement, Congo, midnight, backwards, televisions, spiders, peninsula, doors, mice, grim reapers, neighbors, and basements than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of bedrooms?
Bedroom dreams are notable because they have substantially less stores, stadiums and arenas, oceans, cliffs, Ireland, precognitive dreams, groups, bullies, rivers, airports, artists, bodies of water, farmers, swimming, lunch, transportation, Donald Trump, planes, classmates, teeth falling out, pilots, driving, gems, malls, war, cars, skyscrapers, boats, octopus, students, surgery, beaches, highways, opponents, outer space, bedrooms, cheese, places, lodging, mountains, passengers, whales, teacher, maps, and miscarriages than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of bedrooms affect the different aspects of a dream?
Explore different elements related to dreams of bedrooms
Who is in bedrooms dreams?
Overall, dreams with bedrooms are less related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of bedrooms are more related to insects and more related to family than dreams in general. They are much less related to different roles, less related to distant people, and less related to close people.
What are the emotions in bedrooms dreams?
Overall, dreams with bedrooms are aren't really related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of bedrooms are more related to confusion and more related to fear than dreams in general. They are less related to happiness, less related to sadness, and less related to embarrassment.
Grief and sorrow
Who is in bedrooms dreams?
Overall, dreams with bedrooms are much more related to places in dreams. Specifically, dreams of bedrooms are much more related to home than dreams in general. They are less related to work, much less related to human places, and much less related to transportation.
What happens in bedrooms dreams?
Overall, dreams with bedrooms are more related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of bedrooms are more related to sex than dreams in general. They are less related to aggressive interactions, less related to friendly interactions, and less related to disasters.
How do bedrooms in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with bedrooms are much more related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of bedrooms are much more related to lucid dreams, much more related to nightmares, and more related to recurring dreams than dreams in general.
How do bedrooms in dreams related the senses?
Overall, dreams with bedrooms are more related to senses in dreams. Specifically, dreams of bedrooms are more related to hearing, more related to vision, and more related to touch than dreams in general. They are less related to taste.
How can you make sense of bedrooms in dreams?
Bedroom dreams are relatively common. Among other things bedroom dreams are normally interconnect, nightmare, and are associated with lucid dreaming.
Do you think this is true for your dream of bedrooms? How might your dream of bedrooms be different?
All dreams have meaning
You can gain insight from thinking about any dream, no matter how strange. Only you, as the dreamer, have final say on what your dream may or may not mean. Each dream is unique.
Look for the differences
The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience bedrooms in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.
Return to the feelings
Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about bedrooms in dreams. See how you feel about bedrooms now, in your waking life.
What are possible meanings for dreams of bedrooms?
A bedroom is your private space, assuming you don’t share a bedroom with other people. Therefore, dreaming about your bedroom can indicate an issue with privacy.
A bedroom is where you have your most private thoughts and feelings, so if it’s invaded by someone in a dream, or unwelcome people are in it, the symbolism can relate to needing space to have your private thoughts. The association extends to any subject related to privacy or intimacy. For an example, see: Gorilla.
Bedrooms are where people have sex, so the symbolism can relate to something about your sexuality or sex life. For example, a young man dreams that his girlfriend locks him out of his bedroom, and when he asks to be let in, she replies, “It’s not safe.” She doesn’t feel safe having sex with him, and being locked out of his bedroom is a great metaphor for the situation based on the association with sex.
Take the idea of intimacy further and a bedroom in a dream can symbolize any subject close to your heart or deeply personal, or your most personal thoughts and feelings. See: Beds
Dreaming about your childhood bedroom can indicate that a memory from that time of life has been triggered by a situation or event in your current life. The present time connects with the past and you subconsciously see or feel the connection. Oftentimes it’s related patterns in your life that formed back then, or unresolved feelings. See: Childhood homes
Dreaming about being in a bedroom that is not your own can indicate the desire to start a new intimate relationship or new phase of your sexuality. Or it can mean you feel a close or intimate connection with the person who uses that bedroom.
Dreaming about feeling lonely in your bedroom can signify a wish for a partner or close connection with another human being. If you’re in a relationship, it can mean that your most important needs are not being met.
This interpretation is from ""The Dream Interpretation Dictionary: Symbols, Signs, and Meanings" and is provided by J.M. DeBord aka "RadOwl". He is the author of several acclaimed books about dreaming, the host of The Dreams That Shape Us podcast, and is a moderator of r/Dreams, one of the largest dream sharing communities on the internet.
Examples of dreams of bedrooms
Read some real dream reports of bedroom dreams.. These real life dream reports come from the moderated dream sharing communities of Reddit including r/Dreams, r/Nightmares, r/DreamInterpretation, or r/thisdreamihad. Please note that some of these may contain graphic, sexual, or violent images and text. Use the source link for each dream to view and join the discussion of each one.
I’ll never forget this dream. 18 years ago when I was 10, I lived an entire life in a single night.
It began with me playing outside, I was a child and had siblings, loving parents, it was was in a mideval time era. I remember my teenage years, I learned archery and swordplay (archery was my prowess) and joined the military as a young man. I served as a guard for my town and then was called away to war. Over the years, I progressed from soldier, to captain, to general, then eventually king.
I married and had children and eventually grandchildren. Then at the end of my life I remember sitting alone on a chair in the woods; fall had come, dead leaves blowing by on a wind that promised snow was not far away. I remember appreciating my life and my loved ones as my long gray hair blew across my face in the wind. I remember a single tear falling from my face as I knew my time had come to die. Then my life flashed before my eyes, in reverse, back to when I was a child, and with a white light I awoke in my bed with tears on my face.
I cried in earnest then, for the loss of those I loved, knowing that even though they werent real, Id never see them again. I’ll never forget that dream, it was... yeah, no word can describe it, surreal doesnt do it justice. I was 10.
It began with me playing outside, I was a child and had siblings, loving parents, it was was in a mideval time era. I remember my teenage years, I learned...
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Have you ever woken up from a dream completely depressed, like you lost something precious to you?
Last night, I’m pretty sure I had the saddest dream ever.
It was about a badger I had found digging holes in the ground. I went over to get a closer look, but I was spotted. Much to my surprise, he ran over to me, maybe knowing I intended no harm. He let me rub his belly and pet him, and he was so cute. We played around for hours, until the sun got dark, and he started leading me towards a small hut that was lit up. There was an old man outside the hut cutting wood, he paid us no mind. The badger then ran over to man, and nuzzling up against his leg. He appeared to be sad. The man did nothing, he just stood there, and continued his steady rhythm of chopping wood. After a few seconds he stopped. I could see him
Slowly turn towards me. He stared at me, smiled, and slowly faded away, along with most of the hut. The badger came back, and stood on its hind legs next to me, looking at the remainder of the hut. It was dark now, but I could make out what appeared to be at least part of what was previously a hut. The hut was black, and there were signs of a fire everywhere. The badger ran out to the middle of the rubble and began digging, revealing a rotten corpse of what I assume was the old man. It was not fresh, but had not rotted so bad to be more than a few weeks old. The badger found the mans hand, and licked it, a gesture of sorrow and longing. The badger then also looked at me. And vanished.
As I saw the poor badger vanish, it felt like I was physically hurt. Somewhere deep in my heart, a hole had sprouted open. I knew that I could never see that funny playful badger again. He had brought me to the hut to show me a true tragedy, he and his owner had been caught in a house fire and died.
Suddenly, I realized that I was also fading, and could myself become more and more transparent. When I next opened my eyes, all I saw was my bedroom. But my poor friend the badger, was not forgotten.
Last night, I’m pretty sure I had the saddest dream ever.
It was about a badger I had found digging holes in the ground. I went over to get a closer look,...
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Sexdream about a person I hate
There is this one person that I used to be friends with but am not anymore because I realized that she is just not a nice person. Anyways I probably should mention that I am a female and that I am bisexual. Basically I had a dream about her last night and we were just in my bed and we were scissoring. Thanks to my sub-conscious for that I guess. Does that mean that I watch too much porn or am I attracted to her or am I just weird?
There is this one person that I used to be friends with but am not anymore because I realized that she is just not a nice person. Anyways I probably should...
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Do any of you feel jetlagged for a few seconds after being woken up from deep sleep?
This morning I was abruptly woken from sleep by my mom because I'm dog sitting. I didn't immediately recognize my surroundings, and it felt like I was still dreaming even though my eyes were open. I looked at her, but I didn't recognize her face. I wasn't alarmed either though, it kinda just looked at her face with mild curiosity. I could feel myself fading out of dream land and back into reality, as if I was waking up after my eyes were already open. And of course after that I recognized her and my bedroom.
It's the same feeling as when you're asleep but you hear something in the waking world and you realize you're dreaming. You want to stay asleep but you can already feel yourself being pulled away from the dream and can't do anything about it. Except that happens to me when I'm lightly dreaming but nearly awake.
Basically my question is has anyone else also experienced this? Only took around 5 seconds to fully fade in but those seconds are definitely a state of altered consciousness I found really interesting. I must have had some weird look on my face though because she asked me if I was confused/ disoriented.
This morning I was abruptly woken from sleep by my mom because I'm dog sitting. I didn't immediately recognize my surroundings, and it felt like I was still...
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Night terror or odd dream
So the dream began with me lying on my left side in my bed with my blanket partially over my face. I could see some of the wall in front of me and the window on the wall to the left. I could feel a presence in the room and was frozen, but couldnt really move. That's what makes me think it was a night terror. Then I could hear rough whispering from a man that I couldnt make out.
Then he said something like "you stay there nice and quiet while I go take care of your family and nothing will happen to you." I was frozen in a cold sweat, I could feel my teeth grinding together and my eyes welling up with tears. All i could do was stare at the wall in front of me and couldnt really focus on that.
I thought to myself something like, "i really thought I'd behave much differently in a situation like this. This man is going to come back and even if he kills me i can warn my family upstairs." I surged with courage and adrenaline, but all I could do was stick one arm out from under the covers slowly and I touched the man's hand. He moved it and I tried so hard to grab it again and his fingers slipped through mine. It was like I was trying to sit up in cement, but i managed to and watched him climb the stairs from my room to the upstairs. (Just like the actual layout of my room) i stood and followed him, again so slowly, and then I screamed and screamed and screamed.
That was when my dad came running down the stairs and I was standing there in a tshirt screaming and crying. I told him I'd had a nightmare and we both went back to bed.
When I laid down I blinked my eyes and I was actually awake. Staring at the wall with my arm outstretched off the bed like I'd been reaching. I'd never actually stood at the bottom of the stairs screaming, yet it had felt so real.
Was this a night terror with a possible out of body experience? What does a dream like this mean?
So the dream began with me lying on my left side in my bed with my blanket partially over my face. I could see some of the wall in front of me and the window on...
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