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Water Dream Interpretation

Water dreams are a reflection on emotions and feelings of our waking life.

Water dreams are a reflection on emotions and feelings of our waking life.

Water Dreams And Water Dream Meanings

Dreaming about water is actually a very common dream theme that both men and women have. You may have had a dream about a waterfall, river, ocean, or a pond. Dreaming of a hot tub, water faucet, or swimming pool are also included in the water dream theme. There are many different scenarios that the dreamer can have when dreaming about water. Water dreams can also represent a variety of different meanings that may have meaning in your waking life. In this article, we will review several water dream scenarios and the interpretations behind each one. We will discuss dreams about water and water dream meanings. In the end, we hope that we are able to help guide you so you can have the chance to figure out what your water dream represents in your waking life.

Water dreams can symbolize both positive and negative emotions in our waking life. However, in most cases, these emotions are often negative. Water is a very important element in all our lives. Without it, we can't live. Many living plants and animals must have water in order to survive. Most commonly, dreams about water represent our current emotional state in our waking life. The emotions that you feel in your dream about water are likely the same emotions that you are feeling in your waking life.

Water Dreams Are A Common Dream Theme


Water Dream Meanings And Water Dream Scenarios

As you read above, there are many different water dream scenarios that the dreamer can have. Anything made out of water or concerning water can be considered, analyzed, and interpreted. Each one can represent different meanings but most of them point back to our current emotions that we are feeling in our waking life. Remember though, if you dream about water and other symbols are present, this can change the meanings of your water dream.

If you dream that you are in muddy or mulky water, this may symbolize that you need to cleanse your emotions. It is possible that you are not thinking clearly. This can also represent the need to take a break from everyday life. Take some time to rest and clear your mind.

If you dream about rain, this actually represents negative emotions in your waking life. Dreaming about rain often signals emotions of grief, regret, disappointment, sadness, and anxiety. These negative emotions often lead to depression. These emotions can be brought on by anything in your waking life.

If your water dream portrays calm waters, it can represent that you have calm emotions in your waking life. This can be a sign that your life is in order and you are on top of all aspects in your life. Dreaming about calm waters is a very positive sign. Calm waters can also symbolize freedom as we are able to travel anywhere on the calm waters.

If you dream about rough waters, this can suggest that you are going through rough times in your life. This water dream can portray a very serious situation in your life that has gone wrong. Once again, this can be brought on by any bad situation in your life. A series of bad things may have happened to you. It may also be a sign that danger is near as the rough waters throw you back and forth.

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More Water Dream Meanings

If you have a dream about crossing a body of water, this can represent success. This type of water dream is a suggestive sign of achievement in your waking life. This may also be a sign that there is great success in your future, great opportunity. Make sure that you keep you eyes open and be ready for all opportunities. In general, your life may be going as planned. Your dream about water is simply a reflection of positive activity in your waking life.

If you dream about bottles of water or a bathtub full of water, this is a symbol of regeneration, renewal, and new beginnings. This can be suggestive of anything new in your life. It may be a new job, a new relationship, a new start, or a new opportunity. This type of water dream can suggest that we need emotional cleansing. Your water dream may be pointing to the fact that new situations are in order.

If you see your reflection in water, this can suggest that we need to reflect on our current lifestyle. This may be self-reflection or reflections of your emotional state. This type of water dream can point to the fact that you may need to go soul searching. You may feel that you are missing something in your life. Dreaming of your reflection in the water can also suggest that you are looking for a quality in yourself that you haven't seen in a long time.

If you dream about deep ocean waters, this may symbolize your own emotions in your waking life. This type of water dream can suggest that we are very emotional. This type of water dream can be a sign that we are afraid of what we don't know, such as the future. Our future holds uncertainty and this scares us. Ocean water dreams can also represent the feeling of being powerless. When you surrounding by water, there is a feeling of helplessness and no control over the situation.

If you have a dream about a swimming pool or a hot tub, this water dream may represent the need for relaxation and self-discovery. Your emotions may be running wild in your waking life and at this point, it is time to step back or walk away. In many cases, you need physical, emotional, and mental rest. Your water dream is suggesting that you are overworked. Time to take a break and clear your thoughts.

If you have a dream about walking on water, this can be a very positive sign in your waking life. Walking on water in your dream can be a sign of complete control in your life. This type of water dream suggest that our emotions are controlled and in order. In many cases, this is a sign of self-control and can be related to any current situation in your life. You may be on top of things at work or you are achieving your goals and aspirations.

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If your water dream portrays hurricanes, storms, or a tsunami, this type of dream may symbolize that are waking life is on a destructive course. These types of storms can cause serious devastation and destruction. Dreaming of storms may also represent emotions that are out of control or it can point to a situation that we have no control over. You may be in a very serious situation or in a bad emotional estate. This type of water dream points to emotions of anxiety, insecurity, and even depression.

If you dream that you are drowning, this dream may suggest that you are overwhelemed by your emotions. Your emotions are getting the best of you. This type of dream represents negative emotions. You may have too much going on in your waking life and perhaps are having trouble keeping order. You feel like you have lost all control and don't know which way to turn.

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Water Dream Interpretation And Scenarios

If you have water dreams that portray creeks, streams, and rivers, this may represent your overall journey in life. Through life, we have our ups, downs, twist, and turns. It is important to remember have you felt when you had this particular water dream. Were you happy? Were you sad? Did you feel any emotion at all? We are defined by choices, choices we make during our lifetime. Just as these types of water, during our life, we nearly feel every type of emotion that is possible. One important factor is the movement of the water. Was it moving slow or was it moving fast? Fast water can represent negative emotions while slow water can suggest smooth sailing.

Dreaming about water is often a symbol of our emotions, both negative and positive. In symbolism, water represents emotions. This is more then likely the link between the two. Just like water, our emotions are ever changing. Water can represent joy, achievement, success, power, and high self-esteem. However, water can also represent sadness, anxiety, depression, and insecurity. This is why it is so important to remember how you felt in your dream. The emotions that you felt during your water dream is the link in determining what you dream means and represents to your waking life.




Vic on November 11, 2015:

Rats are swimming around in the swimming pool. At first I didn't notice but I'm under water and see a tail when I come up I see the rats in the pool and start making my way out the pool.

Greenie on July 03, 2015:

Just woken up with a dream of a strong overflowing rush of water from a high source and at the bottom is overlooking to an endlessness body of water! And from where I am at there's a tall guy by me when I started walking through the flood above my knee..

cherolynn on April 23, 2015:

What about dreams that my house is filling with water and me and my bf keep jumping on stuff to go up away from the water and when we can go up no more the water goes down... then back up again

Victoria on December 18, 2014:

My dream is to become a G.P (doctor), and help people in need. I told my parents about it and they are very happy to know about my aim in life, but they reminded me that I will have to go through many stages of learning and experimenting the human body and may see very unpleasant things. But I know if I achieve that successfully, I will have a brighter future. To fulfil my dream, I know I will have to work extremely hard. I need to achieve good marks in English, Maths and most importantly, Science. These three subjects are important to become a doctor but I need to focus mostly on science since science is the main criteria for a GP and the reason why English is needed is because I need to also consult my patients to make them understand what problems they have and to have a positive attitude. Following is a list of things I need to have to become a doctor:•A strong desire to become a medical doctor.•Be prepared to do formal studies of 6 years or longer.•Must have Love and respect for human beings (patients and their relatives).•Have respect for life.•A keen interest in the structure and functioning of the human body.•The ability to work under pressure and within time constraints.•The ability to work for long hours continuously.If my dream of a doctor doesn’t work out, I have two backup plans, and they are either being a lawyer or a teacher.By Probha

Richard Ricky Hale (author) from West Virginia on April 18, 2014:

Deeevilicious, thanks for your comment. A gentle stream of water represents peace and serenity. Water is often a symbol of purity and renewal. Could it mean that hard troubles have come and gone? Possibly. Water is often connected to our emotions. If the waters were rough, possibly murky, this could suggest that you have a lot going on in your life at this time, perhaps the past. The house in your dream could be the actual symbol of your dream rather then the water. House dreams represent nearly every aspect of ourselves. You would have to analyze both for a correct interpretation. Thanks for sharing.

deeevilicious1 from El Monte, California on March 05, 2014:

I had a strange dream. I opened the front door to my mother's house, which i don't live in anymore, but i could see a stream of water approaching so i rushed to close the front door and i still got water in the house but not a lot. What is strange is that after the stream passed that was it, as if it were only a car passing by my house... what can this mean?

moonlake from America on October 24, 2013:

I never dream about water. My husband dreams all the time and a couple nights ago he was yelling in his sleep. I woke him the best I could and said what are you dreaming about. He said he was dreaming about potatoes falling off a conveyor belt and he was trying to stop them. He works on a farm. Voted up on your hub.

Genna East from Massachusetts, USA on June 04, 2013:

I sometimes dream about the ocean, and the analysis you have noted here is spot on. I think the times I dream of the ocean depths are when I feel as though I don’t have enough control over my life. Fascinating hub! :-)

Richard Ricky Hale (author) from West Virginia on May 29, 2013:





Thank you all for your comments, votes, time, and everything else. KJ, great point and you are right. Water is the most powerful element. Tammy, the rough water is a sign of both trying times in your life. I truly believe dreams have meaning and if we learn, they can be a sign of what is to come. Dgh and Nell, thank you both for the share of course and your interpretation Nell. LOL You are probably right!

Nell Rose from England on May 28, 2013:

I never really thought about dreams that involved water, so this was fascinating, I do dream about the beach a lot and looking out to sea, but I think that's because I want to live by the ocean! lol!

deergha from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!! on May 27, 2013:

Very interesting and useful hub....i have book marked this so that I can return and read more of it...amazing world of interpretation of dreams and I am always very much interested to know more of it. Recently though I can't remember of dreaming water but never the less I will like to re-read this. Thanks for sharing and I am sharing , tweeting tooooo. Votes all up way.

Tammy from North Carolina on May 27, 2013:

I LOVE this series. I see I have lots of reading to do on your page. I have the strangest dreams about water. When I am stressed I dream I am at a turbulent ocean. I have lost two people in my life and days before each of them died, I dreamed about walking upon a drowing victim laying face down in a lake. Dreams are amazing and I look forward to reading each of your hubs.

kjforce from Florida on May 26, 2013:

lyricwriter.....Very interesting take on water related dreams....great job on a subject that has so much bearing on the beginning of our lives, as it is how we spend the being of our existence...birth water...

I personally have found anything water related be very calming whether ingesting as a cold drink or submerging physically....thanks for the share..

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