Advice to change one’s course of action Related DreamsDetour To see a detour in your dream, signifies that you have encountered an obstacle in some aspect of your life. You may not want to confront something directly and thus must try to find a way around it.Detour 1. Obstacles require an alternate route to established destinations—possibly in business, usually in personal goals. 2. A new path is necessary to the usual place—likely emotionally, often in relationships.