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This dream dictionary will help in translating the dream language. It is 'Jungian' based and focuses on the best possible applications of the dream images and actions in relationship to the emotional energies found in dreams. It references the symbolic and metaphorical value of the images/actions that are representative of the personal and universal/archetypal emotional patterns that are the subject matter in our dreams.
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Home and Related Terms


To see your home in your dream signifies security, basic needs, and values. You may be feeling at "home" or settled at your new job or environment. Alternatively, the dream represents your basic needs and priorities.

In particular, to see your childhood home, your hometown, or a home that you previously lived in, indicates your own desires for building a family and your family ideologies. It also reflects aspects of yourself that were prominent or developed during the time you lived in that home. You may experience some unfinished feelings that are being triggered by some waking situation. Alternatively, the dream may represent your outdated thinking.

To dream that you cannot find your way home indicates that you have lost faith and belief in yourself. It may also signify a major transition in your life.

Home Improvements

To dream of making home improvements or working on home improvement projects refers to improvements that you need to make on yourself. Consider the type of improvement made in the dream for additional analysis. If you are adding onto your home, then it suggests that you need to expand your way of thinking. You need a wider perspective on things. If you are re-roofing in your dream, then it suggests that you need to raise your goals. You need to set your sights higher.  


To dream that you are at a homecoming event suggests that you need to acknowledge the past and recognize those former relationships that has brought you to where you are today. Perhaps you need to express some gratitude to those who supported you along the way. Alternatively the dream may be a pun on "coming home" or returning home.


To dream that you are homeless indicates that you are feeling powerless and insecure. You are unsure of yourself and where you are headed.

Seeing someone who is homeless in your dream is a reminder to cherish and value what you already have. If you dream that you are mean or cruel to the homeless, then it implies that you are taking what you already have for granted.

To dream that there is a homeless family living in your garage indicates that something is missing in your life. Perhaps you are headed in the wrong direction. Your current path is leaving you unfulfilled and unsatisfied. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to be more resourceful and make the best of an undesirable situation. 


To dream that you are being homeschooled symbolizes an important lesson that you can only learn from your parents or from some aspect of your home life. Alternatively, to dream of homeschooling refers to some area where you need to better focus your attention.


To dream of your hometown indicates that you may be experiencing some unexpressed feelings. You may feel that you are not able to fully express your emotions. This could be triggered by some unfinished feeling in your waking life. The dream could also reflect aspects of yourself that were prominent or developed when you were living in your hometown. Did you abandon certain values or ideals when you moved to the big city? Did you forget some aspect of yourself and who you really are?


To dream that you are doing homework symbolizes the lessons that have learned or are learning. Pay attention to the assignment in your dream and figure out how it can be applied to your waking life. Alternatively, the dream represents your anxieties about your ability and performance. If you have a homework assignment that is due in real life, then the dream may just be your preoccupation and worry over the assignment.