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Dream Symbol: returning
Someone returning to you or to a place can represent the idea of, a desire for, or a fear of:
- Returning to the past, or situation similar to a past one
- Restoring, recreating, or revisiting something from the past
- Resuming a process that had been interrupted
- The feeling of missing someone or something, or of wanting them back
- The idea of going home again or of feeling the security of "home"
Revisiting a place can represent:
- A desire for familiar surroundings
- A need or desire to repeat a past activity, perhaps because of unfinished business
Returning an item you've purchased or received can represent:
- Judgment, criticism, or the feeling of "not good enough"
- The idea of getting rid of things (relationships, beliefs, etc.) that are not serving you well
Using this Dream DictionaryTips to Understand Dream Meaning
Dream symbol meanings are different for each person. It's IMPORTANT to consider:
- Personal meaning - What the dream symbol means to you, what it reminds you of, how it makes you feel.
- Context - How the dream symbol appears in the dream. For example, in a dream about a bee - what was the bee doing, how and where it was doing it, and how did you feel about it?
- Look beyond the obvious - A dream is often about something other than its obvious meaning. Physical events in the dream commonly represent mental or emotional matters.
What Does Your Dream Mean?About Dream Symbols
This dream dictionary gives suggested meanings of dream symbols. A dream symbol often means something different in different dreams. There is no standard meaning of a dream symbol or dream that is accurate for all dreams. Dream meaning is very subjective, and your dream symbol may mean something completely different from the meaning listed in this dream dictionary.
IMPORTANT: This dream dictionary gives suggested meanings of dream symbols. There is no single "standard meaning" of a dream symbol or dream. Dream meaning is very subjective, and your dream symbol may mean something completely different from the meaning listed in this dream dictionary. I am not a therapist. If you are experiencing physical or psychological problems, or if you are distressed, consult a medical professional.