Dreams
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This transformative, metamorphic quality of a butterfly is also the essential aspect of dream interpretation. Thus, dreaming of a butterfly is usually related to one’s personal transformation – positive or negative. Let’s look at the general meaning behind the butterfly dream image and then dive into some specific butterfly iterations – such as the meaning behind various butterfly colors in the dream world.

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Many people shower in the morning after they wake up as part of their daily routine. If you find yourself taking a shower in your dream while you are still asleep, though, there could be a symbolic message.

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Whether you know her or not, seeing a girl in your dream may remind you of your own youth. She could also have other important messages for you if you explore the dream symbolism of dreaming of a girl.

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Getting an accurate view of yourself in a mirror in waking life can be challenging enough. In a dream, where the tether to physical reality is even weaker, you might see all kinds of things in a mirror. No matter what you see in a mirror in your dream, however, it can tell you something important about yourself.

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Puppies are often regarded as adorable, so seeing a puppy in your dream may be almost as heartwarming as the real thing. Puppies can be messy too, though, and the full range of puppy dream symbolism takes that into account.

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While the content of dreams is usually more mental than physical, sometimes people do experience pain or other physical sensations in their dreams. This can be an added layer of information to consider when interpreting a dream. 

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Rain can be greatly desired or a major inconvenience, depending on the circumstances. One thing it can’t be is controlled. Your dream of rain can therefore show how you respond to the ups and downs that life brings you.

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Climbing up on a ladder may be intimidating at times, but it might be the only way to get your job done. Seeing a ladder in your dream could show that you have a similar interest in getting things done. 

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Whales are big creatures. Seeing one in your dream can indicate that something at least seeming to have similar size or power is an important factor in your life at this time.

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Though bats are much smaller than humans, seeing them can still be scary because of the possibility that they might bite you and give you a disease. Your dream of a bat can similarly suggest that you feel afraid of something in your environment that seems chaotic and out of control.

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It’s hard to feel bad when looking at a brightly colored rainbow, especially when you were not expecting it. Seeing a rainbow in your dream can be a similarly pleasant surprise.

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Whether you want to be pregnant or not, a positive pregnancy test is usually a clear message. The symbolism of a positive pregnancy test dream can therefore be more about information than about pregnancy.