It is not uncommon for people to dream about hiding as an symbol of trying escape from their problems or their fears.
We usually dream of hiding because we are afraid of something. We are afraid to be vulnerable and exposed in front of others. We want to be safe, secure and protected.
Many times when we feel stressed or overwhelmed by our lives, we retreat into our own little world where everything is calm and peaceful. This is usually the primary reason why we have dreams like these, but there are also other interpretations.
Dreaming of hiding (General meaning)
The most obvious interpretation is that this dream represents the desire to escape a situation or person that you do not want to deal with. You may also be feeling insecure about something and want to hide from others, or even yourself.
To dream of hiding can also mean that you feel guilty about something you have done or said and are trying to avoid the consequences. This can be anything from an affair, theft, or lying.
If you dream of hiding in a closet, then this indicates that you are trying to keep your thoughts and feelings to yourself. You may feel like no one understands or will listen to you. A similar interpretation can be applied to the dreams about hiding in the bathroom.
If you dream of hiding under a bed or table, then this represents your need for security and protection from the opinions of other people. You may feel like others are judging you harshly and don’t understand your situation fully.
Avoiding someone in your dream may be a sign that you are trying to avoid conflict with someone. For example, if you were avoiding your boss in your dream, then it could mean that you want to avoid starting any conflicts with him.
To dream of hiding under water is a sign that you are trying to avoid doing something, but this will inly lead you to further problems later on.
Dreaming of hiding from bad weather is a sign of a turbulent relationship in your waking life. You may be feeling fearful about sharing your true feelings with someone, or you may feel that the person you are with in a love relationship is not being open and honest with you.
Dreams about playing hide and seek are often associated with childhood, so they may indicate that you are finding it difficult to grow up. These dreams can also symbolize the need for adventure, spontaneity and mystery in your life.
Dreaming of someone hiding
To dream of someone hiding is a sign that someone close to you is hiding something from you, or from everyone. This could be something that they are afraid to share with others, or they may feel embarrassed by it.
If you dream of your partner hiding something from you it could mean that they are afraid to ask for help from you… but it could also mean that they are doing something behind your back, like for example, spending more money than they should or that maybe even that they are having a love affair.
Dreaming of hiding from someone
Dreaming of hiding from someone can have a variety of meanings, depending on the context of the dream. For example, if you are hiding because you have done something wrong and are trying to avoid punishment, then this dream may symbolize feelings of guilt or shame.
If you’re experiencing a dream about hiding from a shooter, you may be feeling a sense of uneasiness or anxiety in your waking life. The dream could also be related to your own personal experience with shootings or other acts of violence.
A dream about hiding in a tall grass represents your repressed emotions. You are afraid to express yourself and are hiding behind a façade. You need to face your fears and come out of hiding so that you can be free.
To dream of hiding from danger can be a sign that you are in a very stressful situation, such as a divorce or separation, and therefore you are trying to escape it.
Dreaming of hiding something
If you dream of hiding valuables like jewelry, money or important documents, then this implies that you have something valuable that is worth protecting at all costs.
Hiding money in a dream is also a sign that you will be successful in your professional life and that you will make a lot of money, but that you won’t be ready to share that wealth with other people which may lead to conflicts and your family members distancing from you.
To dream of hiding a dead body means that you need to be more honest with yourself about your feelings. It is important for you to get in touch with your emotions and feelings so that you can deal with them better.
A dream of hiding a gun may be telling you that you are feeling threatened by someone. You may be worried about something that could happen and are trying to protect yourself from it.
Hiding a letter in a dream is an expression of fear that someone might misunderstand what you are trying to say, and because of that you are often not fully expressing yourself.
Dreaming of discovering something hidden
To dream of discovering something hidden is a sign that you are exploring your inner world and finding new knowledge about yourself.
You may also be going through a period of change, where things are not what they seem, and you need to look harder to find the truth.
If in your dream you discover a hidden wealth, this can mean that you will make some big gains in your life without having to put in any effort.
Dreaming of running away and hiding
Dreams of running away and hiding are often associated with feelings of fear, anxiety or insecurity. You may be feeling like you are stuck in a situation that your can’t get out of.
When you have too much on your plate or feel overwhelmed by life’s challenges, dreams about running away can offer an escape from the stressors of daily life.
A dream in which you are hiding but you end up getting caught can be interpreted in a variety of ways, but it is generally seen as a symbol of fear and vulnerability.
You may be afraid of someone finding out something about you or your past. You may also fear that someone will see what you have done and judge you for it.
Dreaming of hiding from war
To dream of hiding from war is a sign that you are feeling trapped by the circumstances of your life. You may feel overwhelmed by the responsibilities of adulthood.
To dream of hiding from getting drafted means that you have a tendency to avoid responsibilities. This may be a sign that you should take some time off to think about what you really want in life.
The most common interpretation of a dream about hiding from the enemy army is that you are afraid of failure in life. You’re not sure if you can handle the tasks at hand and you feel like you are being watched or controlled by someone.
Dreaming of hiding from a wild animal
Dreams of hiding from a wild animal are more common than you think, and they have multiple interpretations. The symbolism in these dreams can vary widely depending on the animal that you’re hiding from.
For example, if you’re hiding from a bear, it could mean that you feel overwhelmed by your responsibilities and need some time off. If you’re hiding from a tiger, it could mean that you are feeling threatened by someone or something in your life right now and need to protect yourself.
Dreaming about hiding from a wolf or a dog can also mean that you may be feeling like you are intimidated by someone or something and you need to find a way to deal with that.
Dreaming of hiding from the police
To dream of hiding from the police indicates that you are feeling guilty about something. You may have done something wrong and are afraid that it will be found out. You may believe that other people will judge you for your behavior, even though they may not actually do so.
To dream of police finding you suggests that you have been hiding something from others, and someone has found out about it. Perhaps someone found out about some bad behavior or wrongdoing on your part and is going to tell that to everyone.
Dreaming of hiding from your partner
To dream of hiding from your partner is a sign that you need to resolve some issues between the two of you. You may be feeling guilt over something you did and this dream is reminding you of it.
This dream can also mean that you don’t have a balanced relationship and that you may be afraid of your partner.
To dream of your partner hiding from you is a sign that you may be worried that your partner may not be as committed to the relationship as you are, or they might be hiding something from you.
Dreaming of hiding from a friend
To dream of hiding from a friend is a sign that you have a secret that you are keeping from them. You are afraid to share this information with them because they may not understand you or they might be upset with you.
If you dream that your friends are hiding from you it can mean that you feel like you have no true friends in life and that you have no one you can trust.
Dreaming of hiding from your boss
To dream of your boss hiding from you, is a sign that you are getting no where in your career. You need to start thinking about making a plan to find another job.
This dream can also be a sign that you need to be more confident and assertive. You may feel intimidated by your boss, or perhaps you are afraid of being fired.
To dream of your boss hiding from you can mean that they made a promise to you which they aren’t going to fulfill. Maybe you were supposed to get a raise or something like that, but your boss isn’t actually planning to give it to you.
In this case, this dream is telling you to stand up for your self and claim what you are supposed to get. Don’t let other people walk all over you.
Dreaming of hiding from your parents
To dream of hiding from your parents is a sign that you failed them in some way. Maybe you are doing something that they don’t approve off, or maybe you didn’t accomplish what they expected from you.
Either way, this dream means that you have disappointed your parents in some way and you would want to avoid their criticism.
Dreaming of hiding from a colleague
To dream of hiding from a colleague can suggest that there is someone at your workplace who has power over you and that you are afraid to approach them or talk to them.
This dream can also suggests that you feel that your colleagues are judging you unfairly and don’t understand your situation.
To dream of your work colleague hiding from you can mean that someone in your life is not fulfilling their responsibilities and that is leading to you having to do their job for them without getting any recognition for this.
Dreaming of hiding from kids
To dream of hiding from kids is a sign that you aren’t ready to become a parent. If you are already a parent, then this dream can mean that you feel like being a parent is too hard and that you would want to get some time just for yourself and your partner.
Dreaming of kids hiding from you means that you are feeling a little bit insecure in your current situation. It could be that you are worried about something, or maybe you don’t feel like you deserve to be in your current situation. You might also be feeling like people don’t trust you or believe in you as much as they should.