What are constructing dreams about?
This symbol is identified by words like construct.
Constructing in dreams is a very rare dream symbol, occuring in about 0.1% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 800 dreams.
What are the major highlights of constructing dreams?
Constructing is a negatively interconnected dream symbol. Having constructing in a dream reduces the presence of other dream symbols.
Constructing dreams are friendly
Dreams of constructing have greater increase of friendly interactions within the dream than most other dream symbols. While not all dreams of constructing will be friendly and they can also contain aggressive interactions, dreams of constructing are more likely to have friendly interactions than most other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include actors, vision, hair, baldness, thanking, answering, Serbia, grey eyes, joy, and limousines.
Constructing dreams are associated with lucid dreaming
Dreams of constructing 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 constructing are lucid dreams. But dreams of constructing are more related to lucid dreams than 90% of all other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include ascending, falling, youtube, opened my eyes, Netherlands, venus, blizzards, emptiness, sparrows, and feelings.
What symbols more present in dreams of constructing?
Constructing dreams are notable because they have substantially more Cameroon, magic, crowds, crows, warriors, buildings, indigo, places, cubes, trapping, mazes, psyches, jackals, shrinking, elements of earth, pirates, floods, discovering, avalanches, rockets, walls, journeys, the earth, spheres, natural places, telepathy, forests, rectangles, highways, Finland, Peru, qualities, jets, caves, rivers, devouring, rainbows, human places, Norway, spaceships, elves, the planets, disasters, rescuing, rainforests, welcoming, brains, dead ends, planning, eels, pilots, war, broken glass, castles, following, x-rays, tsunamis, paths, volcanos, and letters than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of constructing?
Constructing dreams are notable because they have substantially less boyfriends, dating, dogs, seeing a dead relative, crying, cats, relationship events, pets, bedrooms, cancer, passengers, lions, kittens, kidnapping, flirting, crushes, coffee, closed my eyes, babies, romantic partners, yards, fathers, hospitals, sisters, pregnancy, and colleges than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of constructing affect the different aspects of a dream?
Explore different elements related to dreams of constructing
Who is in constructing dreams?
Overall, dreams with constructing are aren't really related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of constructing are more related to different roles, more related to fantastic beings, and more related to distant people than dreams in general. They are less related to romantic partners.
What are the emotions in constructing dreams?
Overall, dreams with constructing are aren't really related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of constructing are more related to embarrassment, more related to confusion, and more related to pain than dreams in general.
Grief and sorrow
Who is in constructing dreams?
Overall, dreams with constructing are more related to places in dreams. Specifically, dreams of constructing are much more related to work, much more related to human places, and much more related to natural places than dreams in general.
What happens in constructing dreams?
Overall, dreams with constructing are aren't really related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of constructing are much more related to friendly interactions and much more related to disasters than dreams in general. They are less related to sex.
How do constructing in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with constructing are aren't really related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of constructing are much more related to lucid dreams and much more related to recurring dreams than dreams in general. They are less related to recurring nightmares.
How do constructing in dreams related the senses?
Overall, dreams with constructing are more related to senses in dreams. Specifically, dreams of constructing are more related to taste than dreams in general. They are less related to hearing and less related to smelling.
How can you make sense of constructing in dreams?
Constructing dreams are very rare. Among other things constructing dreams are negatively interconnected, friendly, and are associated with lucid dreaming.
Do you think this is true for your dream of constructing? How might your dream of constructing 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 constructing 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 constructing in dreams. See how you feel about constructing now, in your waking life.
What are possible meanings for dreams of constructing?
Your life is usually in a continual state of construction, and dreams show that figurative sense of the word as literal. Think of construction as a physical representation. Construction can mean that your life or an area of it is built up or expanded—outer life or inner life.
For example, when having a child you might dream about adding a room onto your house. When expanding your beliefs you might dream about building a church or garden. When expanding your mind you might dream about adding shelves to a library or buildings to a university—a way of saying that your personal universe is expanding. See: Buildings
Constructing a road can symbolize “making inroads,” meaning making progress or building a mental or emotional connection with a person. Alternately, in can symbolize the road of life, and building it suggests creating your own path or doing things your own way, or blazing a new trail. Building a bridge can mean bridging a gap. See: Bridges, Highways, Roads
To really grasp this use of the symbolism, think of the ways construction can be used as a metaphor for building your life and your mind. What is your foundation? Your self-respect, values, morals, ethics, principles, fortitude, inner strength, health. What protects you like a roof or walls? Personal boundaries, psychological and emotional defenses, ability to make money, thinking and reason, knowledge and information.
Your psyche is like a neighborhood and the structures in a psyche are the buildings and monuments of that neighborhood. That’s why when a person leaves the past behind and goes through big changes, it’s common to dream about his or her old neighborhood being demolished or attacked. See: Neighbors
The idea of construction extends further to include constructing an argument and similar sorts of mental constructs.
To look at the same subject from the opposite perspective, see: Destruction.
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 constructing
Read some real dream reports of constructing 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 bullied a clown in my dream
I dreamt I was in clown school, and this big clown and I were bullying this little clown. Then the little clown went to this booth, and this service from two clowns where they build a stained glass fortress around you so nobody can bother you. I felt bad for bullying him so helped to construct the stained glass fortress.
I dreamt I was in clown school, and this big clown and I were bullying this little clown. Then the little clown went to this booth, and this service from two...
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I had a dream that I shit in someone else's bed as a power move while they tried to scam me
Title says it all. I went to some conference that turned out to actually be a scam, and I was trying to figure out how. One of the guys who ran it took me into a room with some couches and a couple beds. I sat on one of the beds as he sat across from me talking to me about what I'd "won" or whatever. Convo basically went like this:
"So I want to say congratulations on your achievement with your paper, we can offer you a publica-"
"I'm gonna take a shit."
"Uh... the bathroom's right outside, and down the hall, if you-"
"I'm gonna take a shit right here."
At this point I pull down my pants and start keeping to my word. The whole time I'm maintaining direct eye contact with him.
"Uhh... you can... haha... why didn't you shit in the other bed? It was at least unmade and the sheets were dirty."
I said nothing, just kept staring at him as I did my business.
"Well... as I was..."
"What's the scam here?"
"What? There is no scam, we-"
"*What's the scam here!?*"
Then the guy got scared, and someone else from another room (one of the other organizers) yelled through the wall:
"We offer people fake publications and get them to pay us money for the papers they present!"
I said, "Ah, ok, makes sense." Pulled up my pants, and confidently left the room.
Honestly I don't know what I find funnier, the fact that I shit in a bed as a power move or the fact that my dream constructed a perfectly plausible publication scam.
Title says it all. I went to some conference that turned out to actually be a scam, and I was trying to figure out how. One of the guys who ran it took me into...
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Had an extremely vivid dream about the death of a loved one
I had a dream that my boyfriend and I took part in an evening coastal walk for charity. Where we live the fog often becomes so dense that you can't see ahead of you.
We were walking, I was chatting to his step sister, I lost sight of him, then someone screamed "someones just gone over the cliff".
My boyfriend was the only one not accounted for.
I at this point was apparently crying in my sleep. In real life I'd found my husband dead this year, and this is what I was screaming at people, that this couldn't be happening to me.
In my dream I go back to my house to wait for news, I drift off to sleep, and at 11.52pm I get a call from his step sister saying "it's bad news, it was him."
How in the hell did I construct such an awful, vivid dream? My boyfriend had to wake me up because I was crying, but he said it was so hard to wake me.
I had a dream that my boyfriend and I took part in an evening coastal walk for charity. Where we live the fog often becomes so dense that you can't see ahead of...
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Dream about a character?
Hi! So today I had this really weird dream about a character from my favorite book/movie. It was about Charlie from The Perks Of Being a Wallflower.
Basically, I was in this huge movie theater. There was a movie playing, but it wasn’t an actual one and it was just some loose plot constructed in my head I don’t remember. There were four sections of seating. One in the front, in the back, to the right, and to the left (they were completely separated from eachother, like little islands). I was all the way in the back. For some reason I decided to get up and walk around the theater (who knows), and I walked over to the right seating section. Now, every single section was completely full except this one. And for some reason, Charlie was sitting completely alone in the middle seat. I walked up and sat down next to him, and we started talking (very rude to do in a theater I know). I honestly don’t remember what we spoke about, but all I know is that we seemed to be having a really pleasant conversation where we both understood eachother. What do you guys think this means?
Hi! So today I had this really weird dream about a character from my favorite book/movie. It was about Charlie from The Perks Of Being a Wallflower....
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I can't even know how to explain this horror I felt right now
Just woke up, had to turn on the lights and take a moment. Woke up very frightened and to be honest there were some time I hadn't this kind of dream, maybe years.
Well its very simple indeed, Im on some kind of birthday party in someone's house, like a children's birthday. The music is playing and everyone's enjoying, some of us reunited chatting and laughing, like we're so normal and not expecting something bad happens, I don't know, like real life you at some social gathering... and then, out of nowhere, people start to scream, I look around and everyone is somewhat horrified with themselves, like a strong acid started kickin? Like you realize whats really happening right now, and its something so awful your mind can't even begin to comprehend? I started to feel the same, observing children lacking the sense of perception and crying, old people sitting not saying anything, that shit hit me like I was a lie, like I didn't exist or had to be there at all, like everything was a simple construct, breaking some kind of logic and your brain wants the put the pieces together but nothing seems to fit...
This dreadful feeling hit me so hard that when I woke up I was still having it, like this right now, "the real world" was something unreal, something just for show.
Had to recollect my thoughts for a moment, my heart was racing, for a brief moment I was lost, that my bedroom wasn't mine.
I dont think I will be able to sleep again right now, I'll spend some time on reddit to make it pass.
Ps. Sorry for any mistyping, not a native.
Just woke up, had to turn on the lights and take a moment. Woke up very frightened and to be honest there were some time I hadn't this kind of dream, maybe...
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