In a man’s dream, if he is receiving advice from a woman he may find it helpful to identify with which aspect of his anima he is working. In a woman’s dream, she may wish to consider her animus as an ally rather than as an opponent.
In a man’s dream, being adopted may suggest fear of emotional closeness, whereas in a woman’s dream, she may actually be seeking such closeness. Your own personal circumstances will often give further clarification.
In a man’s dream an actor can represent the public figure while an actress will suggest one of the feminine archetypes and his anima. In a woman’s dream an actor may represent her animus and an actress a hidden, perhaps unrecognized part of herself.
Androgeny is inherent in the acorn along with the close relationship between the masculine and feminine principles with its potential for growth. This often means that this symbol should be interpreted by the male as fertility (normally a feminine realm) and by the female as tenacity and strength (usually perceived as masculine traits).
In a woman’s dream, being attacked will often be to do with her feelings of vulnerability. In a man’s dream, being attacked perhaps highlights his poor self-image. In both men’s and women’s dreams, playing the part of the attacker suggests frustration and lack of control.
The arrow often suggests masculine power in a woman’s dream while it is more suggestive of drive and ambition in a man’s dream.
In today’s climate where everything is less regimented, a man dreaming of an army (or being a member of the armed forces) is likely to be about self-discipline, whereas a woman’s dream is more about the aspect of belonging to a group of like minded people. Consult the entries for conflict, sailor, ank, uniform and […]
Arguments with members of the opposite sex suggest that some adjustment needs to be made in the way you approach relationships. Men may need to understand their own aggression whereas women may need to be less emotional. Certainly something is out of balance.
In a man’s dream, passing through an arch suggests that he is learning to use his intuitive side more successfully, whereas in a woman’s dream it is more likely to signify that she is becoming aware of her own heritage and mystery.
It depends on the gender of the dreamer and the content of the dream whether this image is negative or positive. In a woman’s dream it might signify her nurturing side. In a man’s dream it is more likely to represent his relationship with his mother.