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What does a dream about spiders mean?

A dream about a spider symbolises a web of deceit, lies and false intentions. Spiders weave a web, a beautiful, intricate trap to catch their prey. Therefore dreams about spiders are also associated with manipulation. Depending on the rest of the dream, the spider may indicate that you are being manipulated or that you are manipulating someone else.

A dream about a spider can also indicate that you feel like an outsider in a certain situation, or that you want to keep your distance and stay away from a tempting situation. A dream about a spider also symbolizes feminine power or a mother figure in your life. Or this dream refers to a force that protects you from your self-destructive behavior.

What does a dream about a spider making a web mean?

A dream about a spider weaving a web means that you will be rewarded for your hard work. You are being promoted in your job or recognized for your achievement in a difficult task. Weaving spiders are also a symbol of creativity. Read more in the dream meaning of spider web

What does a dream about killing a spider mean?

A dream in which you kill a spider symbolises misfortune and bad luck, or this dream means that you have overcome a strong female temptation .This dream may also indicate that you will fight your fears. You are someone who easily becomes anxious when you see an obstacle on the road. In those situations you just want to give up and hide. See also the dream meaning of killing a spider

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What does a dream about a poisonous spider mean?

A dream about a poisonous one symbolises an insidious or deadly force. This dream may mean that you use too much drugs or alcohol or that your relationship or career has become 'toxic'. Perhaps the dream symbolises something or someone who is physically, emotionally, financially or psychologically dangerous to you. See also the dream meaning of poison

What does a dream in which you are bitten by a poisonous spider mean?

A dream in which you are bitten by a poisonous spider symbolises that you are experiencing a threat in a very intimate area of your life. Someone you love and trust has betrayed you. You are in danger.

What does a dream about a dead spider mean? 

A dream about a dead spider symbolises that you are positive at the moment and this will ensure that you will overcome a strong female temptation in your life. 

What does a dream about biting spiders mean?

A dream about spiders biting you symbolises your feeling that someone is trying to hurt you in some way. It is important that you are careful and try to avoid being hurt. You may need to stand up for yourself and defend your rights if you are treated unfairly.

What does a dream about a hairy spider mean?

A dream about a hairy spider symbolises that you feel you are being watched or followed. This dream could mean that you have a hidden agenda or that someone wants to do you harm.

What does a dream about a small spider mean?

A dream about a small spider symbolises that you feel unsure of yourself in a difficult situation. You may feel as if you are overworked or unable to handle the stress of the situation.

What does a dream about a large spider mean?

A dream about a large spider means that you feel overwhelmed by the situation in your life. You may feel that you are not in control of the situation and are forced to take drastic measures. This dream may also mean that you are having difficulty getting out of an unpleasant situation or that you lack self-confidence.

What does a dream about an extremely large spider mean?

A dream about an extremely large spider symbolises that you have a great fear in your life. You may feel that someone is trying to take advantage of you and that you are not being treated fairly. 

What does a dream about a spider with multiple eyes mean?

A dream about a spider with multiple eyes emphasises female intuition. Trust your gut feeling.

Dreams about hostile spiders

What does a dream in which you are bitten by a spider mean?

A dream in which you are bitten by a spider symbolises a conflict with your mother or a dominant female figure in your life. This dream can be a metaphor for a devouring mother or the female power to possess and ensnare. Perhaps you feel trapped by a relationship. Or this dream suggests that you will be disappointed.

What does a dream about being chased by a spider mean?

A dream in which you are being chased by a spider means that someone will try to manipulate you into doing something you do not want to do. You should be wary of people who try to take advantage of you and use your emotions to their own advantage. They may try to convince you that it is the right thing to do, but deep down you know that you want to do something else. 

Dreaming about a spider in a specific location

What does a dream about a spider in your mouth mean?

A dream about eating a spider or a dream in which there is a spider in your mouth symbolises your control over a situation.

What does a dream about a spider climbing up a wall mean?

A dream about a spider climbing up a wall indicates that your desires will soon be realized.

What does a dream about a spider descending to you or lowering itself mean?

A dream in which a spider descends on you from the ceiling indicates that you are unable to escape a relationship.

What does a dream about a spider crawling over your body mean?

A dream about a spider crawling over your body means that difficult times are coming. You are going through an emotionally challenging time. You have been holding on too tightly to something, but you can no longer keep your feelings inside. It is time to let go of that which is holding you so tightly. 

What does a dream in which you suddenly see a spider running across the floor mean?

A dream in which a spider suddenly runs across the floor symbolises that you are suddenly panicking and afraid to talk to anyone or ask for help because you are afraid that they will not want to be near you. If you have this dream you may also feel rejected by someone. 

What does a dream about a spider in your house mean?

A dream about a spider in your house may mean that you are afraid of being controlled by others and that you are trying to prevent them from controlling you. This dream may also mean that you are trying to hide something from others. 

Dreaming of the colour of spiders

What does a dream about a multicolored spider mean?

A dream about a multicolored or rainbow-colored spider indicates a situation to avoid.

What does a dream about a white spider mean?

A dream about a white spider symbolises healing, hope and energy. This dream can also mean that someone is coming to help you in a difficult time. You will soon receive good news. It is time to start thinking about your future and how you can make it happen.

What does a dream about a black spider mean?

A dream about a black spider symbolises dishonesty, terror, disappointment. This dream can also mean that you are facing a very difficult period in your life. You may be struggling with a situation that is causing you a lot of worry and stress.

What does a dream about a red spider mean?

A dream about a red spider symbolises happiness and passion. This dream symbolises that you are a very passionate person. You may feel very excited about something happening in your life or feel passionate about some project you are working on.

What does a dream about a green spider mean?

A dream about a green spider symbolises calmness, sadness, time to recover. A dream about a green spider means that you are a loving person and someone who cares about others. 

What does a dream about a yellow spider mean?

A dream about a yellow spider means that you have the ability to think creatively. This dream can also mean that someone is coming to help you with an exciting new opportunity or career.

What does a dream about a blue spider mean?

A dream about a blue spider means that you are a happy person. Or this dream shows that you are very talented, creative and have the ability to think up solutions.

What does a dream about a black and white spider mean?

A dream about a black and white spider symbolises that you have the ability to think creatively. This dream may also mean that through your creativity you will find a way to make money. Or this dream is symbolic of your ability to think outside the box.

What does a dream about a spotted or dotted spider mean?

A dream about a spotted or dotted spider symbolises that you need to try something new. This may mean that you feel you are stuck in a rut and need to do something different. You may also feel stuck in your work, which can lead to your anxiety. It's time to change your perspective and step out of your comfort zone.

What does a dream about a striped spider mean?

A dream about a striped spider symbolises that you have done something good and that you are trying to make it better. Try to let it sink in for a while. You should now step back and enjoy, and allow others to benefit from what you have done.

Dreaming of spider babies

What does a dream about baby spiders mean?

A dream about baby spiders symbolises a new or recent relationship.

What does a dream about spider eggs in a web mean?

A dream in which you see spider eggs suggests that you are unable to fully recognize your potential. You are being held back in your communication or growth.

What does a dream about a spider laying eggs mean?

A dream about a spider laying eggs means that you have not tried hard enough in something. You probably gave up on a job or a loved one too soon. Even though you had a lot to offer, you decided to back off and not risk making the situation worse.

Dreams about spider species

What does a dream about a black widow or poisonous spider mean?

A dream about a black widow symbolises an approaching danger. You should be careful and avoid it. Or a dream poisonous spider means that you will have an unpleasant encounter with a person who will hurt you. This spider in your dream means that someone secretly wants to hurt you. 

What does a dream about a tarantula mean?

A dream about a tarantula symbolises a dark aspect in your own character. See more in the dream meaning of tarantula

Other spider dreams

What does a dream in which you keep a spider as a pet mean?

A dream about keeping a spider as a pet is a warning that you are letting someone get too close to you. Someone might try to get too close in order to manipulate you into doing something they don't want to do.

What does a dream in which you are suddenly surrounded by spiders mean?

A dream in which you are surrounded by spiders symbolises your fear of being controlled by others and a warning that you should not let yourself be controlled by others. It can also mean that you are hiding something from others. 

What does a dream about a spider tickling your skin mean?

A dream in which you are tickled by a spider means that you will go through a difficult period in your life. 

What does a dream about spider poison mean?   

A dream about spider poison means that you are dealing with people who are trying to get you into their power.

What does a dream about an arachnid's lair mean?

A dream about the lair of an arachnid means that you are in trouble with a jealous person, who will try to get the upper hand over you. It is likely that your current relationship is unstable. You may have to deal with jealousy in your personal life. 

What can I learn about myself from dreams of spiders?

Ask yourself if you are being manipulated. If the answer is yes, determine what you can do to protect yourself. If you think you're manipulating someone, ask yourself how you can evade that kind of behavior.

Do dreams with spiders mean the same thing to everyone?

There are cultures in which spiders are another symbol. For example, in a culture where agriculture is important, spiders in your dream may represent prosperity, because spiders eat pests and represent good growing conditions.

If you are afraid of spiders, a dream about spiders can also symbolize fear. It is then best to find a good therapist to overcome this particular phobia.

Also read the dream meaning of a cobweb

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