DREAM DICTIONARY - Orders :People tend to intepret dreams in narrow ways. A dream about soldiers receiving orders would therefor seem ridiculous because the dreamer might say "I am not in the army and have never been in the army." Dreams tend to use symbols in deeper and more abstract ways. Yes the dreamer might not be in the army but this is a metaphor. The dream maybe making the point that someone is ordering them about like they were in the army. Look below for a full list of symbolic meanings and phrases which are highly associated with "orders" dreams. Try to see which is most relevant to you. Look for situations in life which are mirroring the dream eg if you have been looking for clear instructions then orders in a dream may link to your wish for "clear orders."
KEY WORDS and PHRASES :
- "the instructions are clear"
- "who is he to tell me what to do"
- "I told her what was needed"
- "it needs to be run like a military operation"
- "everyone knows what they need to do"
- "he likes to be in charge"
- "he has got a very militaristic personality"
- "this is urgent"
- "you know what you have to do"
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A dream where the dreamer is ordered to lie down was linked to an argument the day before. The orders symbolised the dreamers boyfriend trying to win the argument they had the night before - it hinted at his domineering attitude. The dream therefore links into the following type of feelings "He orders me about" and "He thinks he is in charge."
Example dream : Orders in a dream where linked to the dreamer thinking about his new friend. The dreamer tended to be very much a follower whereas his friend was much more spontaneous. Following orders symbolised the dreamer following the orders of his new friend who was very much more dominant.
Example dream : A dream about soldiers following orders linked to the dreamer agreeing to help out a relative with some computer problems even though his eyesight was failing. Following orders was a symbol of his tendency to do as he was told (follow orders).
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