Dream symbol Not arriving


endless loop, inaccessibility, detours, not reaching the destination, walking on the stand, barriers

You sit in the train and it goes and goes, it already seems endless. More hours pass without arriving at the expected destination. Or one waits at the airport either for weather-related or also non-logical reasons (which everyone knows in dreams!), confronted with the fact that the flight does not take place at the desirable time or one sits in the plane and is diverted to another place. It seems troublesome to arrive where you planned to land and you don't know why.

On the other hand, one could be waiting for someone who does not appear or one gets lost and cannot find an exit. If one waits in vain for one's partner, who should have been home from work long ago, horror scenarios of an accident or robbery, etc., run in one's mind and one lingers, distressed and worried, whether this assumption will be confirmed by a phone ringing.

There are manifestation possibilities in which way and form this "not arriving" can manifest itself in the dream.

General dream interpretation

When the dream image "not arriving" appears in a person's dream, it usually represents problems in real life. The dreamer in question is probably involved in a struggle in the waking state to clear a barrier in order to get to the destination. In the dream, this is symbolized by "not arriving" at a particular place. In waking life, it is often a professional situation or private circumstances, where one encounters an obstacle, or progress is not possible at the moment. However, the situation does not necessarily have to be hopeless, but the time has not yet come. Since the necessary means for the solution are not available at the moment, a sophisticated plan can not yet reach full maturity. This dream symbol indicates to be more patient.

If one does not arrive at a planned place in a dream, this may also indicate a lack of a sense of direction. He does not find the way and wanders around. This dream image admonishes to stay focused on the goal and if it is deemed necessary, to take a different direction. If there are big changes coming in the life of the dreaming person, such a dream could show up, causing uncertainty and confusion. Behind the dream "not arriving" may also be hidden a process not thought through to the end, since the dreamer is not quite clear what he wants.

Psychological dream interpretation

According to psychological dream interpretation, the symbol "not arriving" indicates mental obstacles . A blocked road or a train delay in a dream conveys to the dreamer inhibitions and fears that stand in the way in waking life. Inferiority complexes can be the cause of such circumstances, which are accompanied by a lack of self-confidence. Furthermore, psychological dream interpretation refers to perceived inadequacy of the dreamer in this dream image. The person is advised not to put all his eggs in one basket, but to divide his goal into small steps.

In this dream symbol of wanting to arrive at a desired place, the worry of disappointing someone also plays a role. There is a possibility that the sleeper puts too much pressure on himself because he wants to prove something to someone. Feelings of guilt can arise, if one has the feeling that he has not mastered this project as imagined. Furthermore, this dream image "not arriving" also points to an exaggerated perfectionism , which is also the result of not being able to meet expectations and requirements.

Spiritual Dream Interpretation

Considered on a spiritual level, the dream "not arriving" can be a reminder not to miss important CHANCES. The person concerned should not get wrapped up or distracted by superficialities, but should strive for a direct path of development that leads most quickly to the goal.


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