There are many different types of dreams, but the ones that are very common are the dreams about fathers/dads. If you have had a dream about your father, this can be a very positive experience that gives you insight into your life and future.
If you have never met your biological father or if he died before you were born, then this type of dream is sign that you have big ambitions in life… maybe even too big.
If the person in the dream was actually your biological father who is still alive and well, then this can mean several things depending on how old he appears in the dream and what happens during the dream itself.
For example, if he appears older than he is in real life, then this could indicate that there are unresolved issues between you two or that there will be some kind of conflict between you two in the future if nothing changes soon.
Here are different dream interpretations, based on what happens with your father in the dream:
DREAMING ABOUT TALKING TO YOUR FATHER
If you dream of talking to your father, but he does not respond or does not seem to hear you, then it means that you have some issues with him and you are worried about them now.
You may also be afraid of confronting him with these issues because he may get angry with you for bringing them up.
A dream about talking to your father may indicate that you are searching for guidance, advice or direction.
DREAMING THAT YOUR FATHER IS SICK (ILL)
If you dream about your father being sick and dying, it usually means that you are worried about his health or that he might be ill.
This dream can also mean that you are feeling guilty because you haven’t spent enough time with him lately.
You may also be feeling guilty because of something you said or did to upset him recently, as well as fearing that his death is imminent.
DREAMING ABOUT YOUR FATHER DYING
The first thing you should do when interpreting your dream about your father dying is ask yourself what was going on in your life immediately before you had this dream.
If you were having problems with him when you went to sleep, it could be a manifestation of those issues coming out in your subconscious mind while dreaming.
If things were going well between the two of you, then perhaps this dream was just an expression of how much he means to you and how much you want him around forever!
If your father has recently passed away, then dreaming about his death may just be part of the process of grieving and dealing with his death in your daily life.
DREAMING ABOUT YOUR LATE FATHER
If you dream of seeing your dad after he has died, this is often interpreted as him saying goodbye. You may feel sad because he passed away, but you are also happy knowing that he is finally at peace.
To see your dad in a coffin or casket means that there is something bothering you about him or his death and it needs to be resolved before it affects other areas of your life as well as future relationships with other people in general.
DREAMING ABOUT ARGUING WITH YOUR FATHER
To dream that you are arguing with your father, indicates that you may be feeling a little rebellious. You may also be experiencing some conflict in your life and this is manifesting itself through the dream.
Your father represents authority figures such as bosses, teachers or people in positions of power over you.
To see your father arguing with another man, signifies that he will be blamed for something he had nothing to do with or someone else’s actions will be attributed to him.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER HITTING YOUR MOTHER
This kind of dream can sometimes indicate that there is an underlying problem in your life and it could be affecting your overall health and well-being.
You may also find yourself becoming more isolated from others because of your fear of being hurt again by someone who once cared for you deeply but now seems wanting to hurt you instead.
This type of dream can also be indicative of feeling unsafe in your own home or living environment due to past experiences.
DREAMING ABOUT FIGHTING WITH YOUR FATHER
The best way to understand what it means when you fight with your father in a dream is to look at other things that may be going on in your life.
Sometimes, dreams of fighting with parents are simply expressions of anger, jealousy or frustration that you feel toward them.
They can also be signs that you want to change the way you interact with them and make things better between the two of you.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER HITTING YOU
If your father hit you in this dream and it caused pain, then it may suggest that you are feeling hurt because of something that he has done or said.
If your father hit you but it didn’t hurt, then it could suggest that you need to stop taking things so personally and try to look at them from another perspective.
If you are dreaming of your father hitting someone else, then it means that there is someone in your life who is causing problems for you and making your life difficult.
DREAMING OF HITTING YOUR FATHER
In general, dreaming of hitting someone is not a good sign. It is often associated with violent or aggressive behavior and can indicate problems in other areas of your life as well.
If you hit your father it may be an indication that you have been hurt by him or someone else close to him. You may feel like you want revenge or are feeling angry towards them because they have caused you pain in some way.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER CRYING
If your father is crying in your dream, it may indicate that you are feeling sad and depressed. It could also be a sign that you wish someone would notice your pain and comfort you.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER SMILING
According to dream dictionaries, dreaming of your father smiling can be a sign of happiness, contentment or satisfaction with life.
The dream is also saying that you are considering the needs of others before your own and are not selfish. You are also able to share your feelings with others and find happiness in their accomplishments.
DREAMING ABOUT KISSING YOUR FATHER
Dreaming of kissing your father can be a very positive dream. It means that you are coming to terms with your past, and it also means that you are ready to move on.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER KISSING YOU
If you have this dream often, it could mean that you have not been able to develop a healthy relationship with your father because of some past conflict or disappointment.
If you are already in touch with him and he is still alive, then it may be time for an honest conversation about the past and how it has affected your life today.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER BEING ANGRY
If you dream of your father being angry with you, it means that you are suffering from a guilty conscience. You have done something wrong and feel guilty about it.
If you dream of your father being angry at someone else, then it indicates that there is trouble in the family or workplace. There is some misunderstanding between people, which needs to be resolved immediately in order to prevent any further problems.
DREAMING OF KILLING YOUR FATHER
Dreaming that you killed your father can be a very confusing dream. It can mean different things, depending on the context of the dream and how you feel about your father.
If you dream that you killed your father and feel guilty about it, then the dream could be an indication of some guilt that you are feeling in real life over something that happened to your father or your relationship with him.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER BRING DRUNK
Dreaming that your father is drunk means you are going through some emotional changes. It could be a sign of insecurity or fear of losing someone close to you.
This dream is usually a warning to be aware of any problems that may arise and to make sure they are dealt with in a timely manner.
DREAMING OF DRINKING WITH YOUR FATHER
Dreaming of drinking with your father can mean that you need to deal with some unresolved issues in your relationship. The dream may be telling you that you should try to talk things out with him.
If you are not on good terms with your father, it could mean that you need to forgive him for something he has done or apologize for something yourself.
DREAMING OF HELPING YOUR FATHER
If you dream that you are helping your father, it means that you need to start showing your love and affection for him. You should be be trying to make up for any wrongs that you have committed against him in the past.
DREAMING OF HUGGING YOUR FATHER
If you dream of hugging your father, it may be a sign that you are looking for the comfort and security of your childhood home.
This dream may also be telling you that you need to reconnect with your family members or friends. For example, if you have not spoken to your father in years, this could symbolize how much you miss him and how much he means to you.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER HUGGING YOU
If you dream of your father hugging you, it means that you are in need of love and affection. You may be feeling neglected or unloved by a family member or friend.
If your father is dead, then this dream may mean that he has left a gift for you in the form of money or property.
If your father is still alive, but he does not hug you in the dream, then it means that there is a distance between you two. You should try to mend your relationship with him before it’s too late to do so.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER SCORNING YOU
Dreaming of your father scorning you can be an indication of your feeling of being trapped and not supported in your dream.
If you are dreaming of your father scorning you and he is doing it in public, then this implies that you have been thinking about him so much that it had become a problem for you.
DREAMING THAT YOUR FATHER HAS A MISTRESS
This is a very common dream, which usually signals that you are feeling anxious about your father’s behavior.
If you dream of your father having an affair and getting caught by his wife (your mother), then it could mean that you fear that someone close to you is going to betray you or hurt your feelings in some way.
DREAMING THAT YOUR FATHER IS GETTING MARRIED (AGAIN)
Dreaming of your father getting married again is a sign that you are confused about your life and the direction you are taking.
It would be good if you could sit down and talk things over with him, so that he can help you make sense of your feelings.
DREAMING OF YOUR FATHER BEATING UP YOUR SIBLINGS
Dreaming of your father hitting your siblings usually suggest that you feel that your siblings need more attention than they receive.
The dream may be trying to tell you that you should not be so quick to judge others who have done something wrong to you in waking life.
The father often represents authority figures in our lives – parents, teachers etc., so if he is seen hitting his children this could suggest feelings of resentment towards those people who are trying to control us in some way (family members and peers).
DREAMING THAT YOUR FATHER IS VERY OLD
To dream of your father being very old, signifies that you are in danger of losing your property or business by some unforeseen accident.
To see your father looking older than he really is in real life, foretells that you will have many troubles and anxieties in the near future.
DREAMING THAT YOUR FATHER IS VERY YOUNG
Dreaming of your father being young means that you will gain confidence and become an authority figure. You are on the right track to success, but you may still have a few hiccups along the way.