Dream symbol Mirror image


self-knowledge, projection, likeness, mirroring

The mirror that appears in a dream is not a motif that often comes to light, but it is all the more meaningful as an object of interpretation. If one examines oneself in the mirror at the dream level, one may not recognize oneself or it is often distorted.

However, what can the mirror image in a dream tell us? How can it be interpreted in terms of the dreamer's personality?

General dream interpretation

According to the general dream interpretation, the mirror image as a dream symbol represents self-knowledge. If one faces oneself in the mirror in the dream event, this symbolizes the search for one's own true self. In addition, the dreamer would like to find more objectivity in life. An overlooking position, which reveals him more clarity about himself and the other.

In conjunction with the symbol of the mirror image, this can also illustrate that the dreamer has a lack of self-confidence. The dreamer in question may underestimate himself and his abilities and evaluate himself too negatively, which does not correspond to reality. He may also struggle with asserting his own ideas in real life towards others.

If one faces oneself and it seems to be distorted, this serves as an expression that one 's own self-image, which the sleeping person has of himself, is completely twisted. Regarding this sight, one can conclude that the dreamer overestimates himself more than he underestimates himself. He has a way of being inconsiderate to others and believes himself to be irreplaceable and infinitely important. As a result, he inflicts injury and suffering on others. This dream motif tells the dreamer that he should urgently reconsider his beliefs and attitudes.

If the mirror in the dream reflects a "false" background or not the environment that is really behind you, this announces a deceitful plot. A person in the close environment does not show his true face. At the moment you should not be too trusting and rather take a closer look at the matter.

Psychological dream interpretation

According to the psychological approach, the mirror image in the dream expresses that there are hidden personality parts. The sight of one's own reflection should motivate one to find undiscovered parts of oneself.

According to the psychoanalytic interpretation, the dreamer could have repressed his aspects of being. The dreamer is prompted by the mirror image to explore the conflict he has with the repressed parts of his personality.

Spiritual dream interpretation

Spiritual development or deepening in the spiritual insights lead sooner or later to the final wisdom, the self-knowledge. The mirror image points the dreamer to the possibility of finding out through his own sight what he does with it or how he uses it, for the benefit of all fellow human beings.


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