What are time travel dreams about?
We think of time as linear. There is a past. There is a present. There is a future. Time flows from the past to the future at the same rate for everyone. Time travel is an abrupt shift of the present state of time from the present to the past or the future. It is interesting because it is the present wherever you are. This symbol is identified by words like time travelling, time traveling, and time travel.
Time travel in dreams is a very uncommon dream symbol, occuring in about 0.2% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 400 dreams.
What are the major highlights of time travel dreams?
Time travel is a negatively interconnected dream symbol. Having time travel in a dream reduces the presence of other dream symbols.
Time travel dreams are associated with lucid dreaming
Dreams of time travel 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 time travel are lucid dreams. But dreams of time travel are more related to lucid dreams than 90% of all other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include acid, emptiness, realizing, Finland, amazed, grey eyes, unique themes, time travel, chimneys, and Argentina.
Time travel dreams focus on touch
Dreams of time travel have more words related to touch than 90% of all other dream symbols. In other words, time travel dreams involve directly interacting and feeling another person or object. Other symbols that are like this include car crashes, Saudi Arabia, surgery, aquariums, Portugal, Barack Obama, landslides, seeing a dead partner, Ireland, and Venezuela.
What symbols more present in dreams of time travel?
Time travel dreams are notable because they have substantially more movement, Hungary, the future, ambushing, Egypt, machines, long times, rental cars, general disasters, enemies, servants, war, buildings, Voldemort, scientists, movies, lunch, backwards, planning, disguises, accountants, amazed, old houses, warriors, general movement, mathematics, Denmark, roaches, growing older, trains, going, Indonesia, alleys, saving, seals, pretending, finding money, finding, churches, ancestors, large celestial bodies, Austria, stags, puzzles, disasters, beggars, forwards, nazis, tests, captains, choosing, bullets, France, teleporting and vanishing, verbs, museums, bandits, panthers, deserts, and arriving than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of time travel?
Time travel dreams are notable because they have substantially less nightmares, swimming, screaming, clean, boyfriends, washing, beds, birds, arms, biting, romantic partners, snakes, going to the bathroom, childhood homes, excrement, libraries, peeing, raping, body changes, tanks, universities, weakness, unconscious minds, cancer, feet, husbands, white, kissing, sleeping, and genitals than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of time travel affect the different aspects of a dream?
Explore different elements related to dreams of time travel
Who is in time travel dreams?
Overall, dreams with time travel are less related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of time travel are more related to close people than dreams in general. They are less related to animals and less related to romantic partners.
What are the emotions in time travel dreams?
Overall, dreams with time travel are less related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of time travel are more related to sadness, much more related to confusion, and more related to fun than dreams in general. They are less related to happiness, much less related to fear, and much less related to pain.
Grief and sorrow
Who is in time travel dreams?
Overall, dreams with time travel are less related to places in dreams. Specifically, dreams of time travel are more related to human places than dreams in general. They are less related to work, less related to natural places, and less related to magical places.
What happens in time travel dreams?
Overall, dreams with time travel are less related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of time travel are more related to disasters than dreams in general. They are less related to aggressive interactions, less related to friendly interactions, and less related to sex.
How do time travel in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with time travel are less related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of time travel are much more related to lucid dreams than dreams in general. They are much less related to nightmares, less related to recurring dreams, and less related to recurring nightmares.
How do time travel in dreams related the senses?
Overall, dreams with time travel are less related to senses in dreams. Specifically, dreams of time travel are less related to hearing, less related to smelling, and less related to taste.
How can you make sense of time travel in dreams?
Time travel dreams are very uncommon. Among other things time travel dreams are negatively interconnected, are associated with lucid dreaming, and focus on touch.
Do you think this is true for your dream of time travel? How might your dream of time travel 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 time travel 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 time travel in dreams. See how you feel about time travel now, in your waking life.
What are possible meanings for dreams of time travel?
Time travel can connect with thoughts about the past or future, such as the desire to go back in time and change something, or a desire to get a better idea of what the future holds for you.
It can symbolize reminiscing, taking a trip down memory lane.
The television show Dr. Who helped popularize the idea of time travel and is a frequent theme in dreams about going back or forward in time to correct a mistake or achieve a desired outcome. What if you took the other fork in the road?
Time travel in a dream can mean this point in your life is momentous. The decisions you make now are going to have a big impact on your future.
Time travel can mean the time you live in now reminds you of a previous time of life.
A similar idea is that time travel can symbolize when things stay the same despite significant time passing. You “step back in time.” For example, you return to your hometown after a long absence and everything looks pretty much the same. The people haven’t changed much.
See also: Calendars, Rivers, Time
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 time travel
Read some real dream reports of time travel 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.
Time travel dream.
I had a dream that I was approached by army scientists ( I’m Canadian so I assume they were as well) they need me to volunteer for a mission that won’t take to long supposedly is not dangerous in any way. Turns out the mission is time travel. They want me to go back to inhabit the body of my grandfather ( was a fallschrimjager ) at the battle of Monte cassino to figure how to save someone else’s great uncle. I woke up when I realized they expose to speak German.
I had a dream that I was approached by army scientists ( I’m Canadian so I assume they were as well) they need me to volunteer for a mission that won’t take to...
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I time travel back to the year 1983 and immediately become part of a family, where I have a brother and a sister. The parents constantly argue when we are not around, but we still get glimpses of the fighting here and there. They are in the process of getting a divorce because of it.
Me and the brother and sister are inside the guest house on the second floor (I guess my new family is rich). We hear the parents fighting outside, so we go to a window and watch. The dad suddenly takes out a knife that morphs into a chainsaw, and then slices the mom in half from head to toe. We freak and call the cops. I then travel to a few days before the incident to try to keep it from happening.
There's also the scene where I want to do some crazy Alabama shit with my brother, but that's not as important (we're both of legal age in my dream, so it's just weird, not disgusting).
I time travel back to the year 1983 and immediately become part of a family, where I have a brother and a sister. The parents constantly argue when we are not...
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I had a nightmare about adam sandler
I had a nightmare i was being chased around by adam Sandler. I had chosen the wrong name or maybe took too long to chose and he attacked me while i was recieving birthday gifts from my boyfriend and friends.
At first it was my friend jokingly chasing me around but being a bit creepy but then she got replaced with adam sandler and he was able to time travel and warp reality and clone himself and when i finally sucessfully killed him and his clones as we fought to enact proper judgement on the other i was trapped in a nightmare about not being able to find soap to wash my hands.
Feel free to ...try to figure out what the heck that means.
I think i killed him with a water gun and he had a peppermint gun that shot sharpened peppermint sticks. He had a terrifying grin the entire time. At one point we were standing in a fake garden built inside a home and one was in a toga i think. It was all just really terrifying
I know it sounds not terrifying but its definitely bewildering. Part of me hopes adam sandler finds out what he did to me. If so
I give him full rights or anyone else full rights to find some freaking way to turn this into a movie. Have fun.
And feel free to laugh i know it was incredibly comical despite my terror i wont mind lol
I had a nightmare i was being chased around by adam Sandler. I had chosen the wrong name or maybe took too long to chose and he attacked me while i was...
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I had a dream about time travel
It was quite my favorite dream, there was a "secret russian website" which would ask you a bunch of questions, if at the end you replied "i am an agent" you would go to the date that appeared on the too of the site, the way this worked changed across the dream, first the questions were removed and you just had to set the date, then it was on a submarine, and on the end you could just draw it and it would work.
I told my friends and we planed to travel back in time and save franz ferdinand, take modern MBT (probably an abrahams) to ancient wars, etc. We traveled to 1914 but we weren't on austria-hungary, we were in france, and we could not make it on time so we decided to go back to 2019, we make a drawing of the website and everyone went back to what i thought was 2019, but i was actually alone and trapped in 2002 (for some reason i couldn't go back by drawing? This part was weird) but well, that wasn't the weirdest part, i was on the 3rd house i moved (which wasn't finished until 2012) also i was still 16, i wasn't even born at the time and my mom was not weirded out by this guy she shouldn't know until next year (and not recognize for the next 14 years) just casually walking on the house, and now we get to my fav part, i turn on the TV and they were talking about russia or smth, putin was there, with hair, really long hair, like that weird 80s hair. Then i woke up, and i wanted to share.
It was quite my favorite dream, there was a "secret russian website" which would ask you a bunch of questions, if at the end you replied "i am an agent" you...
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Time travel dream ends with a nuclear explosion and epic music
This was about a week ago so I can't recall the full details but basically the premise was that I had a dream where a very advanced civilization was teleported back in time to where they still used metal swords and wooden bows. Things happened and my dream ended with the advanced civilization nuking a kingdom. As the nuke flies through the sky, epic music starts to play in the background and the drop hits when the nuke lands and flames engulf the land. I even heard really melodic vocals... how is this even possible and is there anyone who can link me to the music that they had in their mind while reading this LOL.
Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoy your day :)!
This was about a week ago so I can't recall the full details but basically the premise was that I had a dream where a very advanced civilization was teleported...
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