On Monday night, I had a nightmare. I don’t usually have these thank goodness, I usually dream about random people from my past or excursions and yes shopping features quite a bit. But this dream was horrible, filled with spiders running everywhere. I woke up stiff from tossing and turning and frightened. And yes I am scared of spiders.
I had a look online at possible interpretations. I’m not big on looking into dreams, I’m not sure if I’m combined there is a meaning – it’s probably just your mind sorting through information but as it was so unusual for me, I thought I’d have a look.
To see a spider in your dream, indicates that you are feeling like an outsider in some situation. Or perhaps you want to keep your distance and stay away from an alluring and tempting situation. The spider is also symbolic of feminine power or an overbearing mother figure in your life. Alternatively, a spider refers to a powerful force protecting you against your self-destructive behavior. If you kill a spider in your dream, then it symbolizes misfortune and bad luck.
To see a spider spinning a web in your dream, signifies that you will be rewarded for your hard work. You will be promoted in your job or recognized for your achievement in a difficult task. Spiders are also a symbol of creativity due to the intricate webs they spin. On a negative note, spiders may indicate a feeling of being entangled or trapped in a sticky or clingy relationship. It represents some ensnaring and controlling force. You feel that someone or some situation is sucking the life right out of you. Alternatively, if a spider is spinning a web in your dream, then it could be a metaphor for the world wide web and global communication.
To see a spider climbing up a wall in your dream, denotes that your desires will be soon be realized.
To dream that you are bitten by a spider, represents a conflict with your mother or some dominant female figure in your life. The dream may be a metaphor for a devouring mother or the feminine power to possess and entrap. Perhaps you are feeling trapped by some relationship.
To eat a spider or dream that a spider is in your mouth, symbolizes your control over a situation. You are not afraid to exert your dominance in a relationship.I can’t really remember detail about the dream but I’m choosing to hope it meant I will be recognised and my desires will soon be realised. I shall furiously check my emails for agent repsonses 🙂 Alternatively, it could be all done to the Halloween blog posts I keep reading!
Have you ever dreamt about spiders? Do you believe dreams have meanings?