When you dream about prison, it usually suggests that people control what you do or think in some areas of your life. Try to remember if there were things and people inside the jail and any actions while dreaming about this type of setting.
However, suppose you have been in jail before or know someone who has been imprisoned by law enforcement agents previously. In that case, the meaning is more literal than symbolic because dreams tend to reflect real-life experiences rather than symbolism alone.
Learn how different common interpretations for prison can affect your mood during certain times here!
Dreams about Being in Prison
Dream about Being Alone in Prison
The dream that features you being alone in a prison cell without any human contact indicates others are censoring your thoughts and emotions in some areas of life. They’re cutting you off, discouraging communication about what’s going on inside yourself.
Don’t let others’ opinions get inside your head. Always go with what your heart says!
Dream about Walking in Prison
People keep you from expressing yourself and articulating your thoughts, but you’re strongly motivated to develop solutions. People won’t stop criticizing anything you do. Thus your dream of walking or pacing inside a concrete jail symbolizes how restrained your inventiveness is right now.
Dream about Someone Locking you in Prison
If you have a dream about someone locking you in jail, it’s possible that something wrong happened recently, and guilt has been weighing on your mind. It could also be pointing to some form of self-punishment for what may or may not be the case.
Dream about Someone Being put in Jail
If you dream about someone being put in jail, it symbolizes that people are pushing you to suppress some parts of yourself. Try connecting these to your present situation: perhaps something from your history or present is being hidden and denied by authoritative people at school and work.
Dream about Someone you know in Prison
If you had a dream about someone you know in prison, this might represent unaddressed problems between you and them. You may very well be having difficulty forgiving them for something they did to upset you, which might indicate that your relationship isn’t healthy enough.
In general, people that have these sorts of dreams feel trapped by their present situation.
Dream about Visiting Prison
In dreams, prison visits are usually symbolic of a grudge or resentment that you hold against someone. You’re ready to forgive them for their past actions but still want the person held accountable for what they did in the past.
It can also be an indication of remorse from your psyche-you may have done bad things and locked those memories deep inside yourself without knowing it!
Dream about being Released from Prison
Prison is a common theme in dreams. To dream that the prison releases you or someone suggests that something holds you back from complete freedom and happiness, such as obstacles or situations. You may need to make changes in your life to break out of this mold: celebrate what was once lost!
Dream about a Prison Fight
While dreaming of prisons and fighting, it may seem like you are struggling with your thoughts on how to best deal with the upcoming struggles. You know this isn’t a good idea, but you might have no other option than to follow through to survive; play dirty when need be as there is little help or resources available for you right now.
Dreams about Prison Escapes
Dream about Escaping Prison
If you have a dream about plotting your escape, it means that you are looking for ways to break away from restrictive relationships or circumstances.
Try understanding why you feel trapped in your relationship, work your issues out with the other person and be vocal about how you feel.
Dream about Running from Prison
Dreams about running or escaping from prison officers could suggest that you are refusing to accept the consequences of your past actions. Accept your actions and deal with the consequences, and try not to repeat the same mistakes.
Dream about Helping Someone Escape Prison
You will never escape alone, but there is no harm in trying. To help jailbreak someone from custody, lie and say that you’re compromising your values and beliefs to safely get them out of prison.
Dream about Getting Out of Prison
In a dream, when you are getting out of prison, it means that luck awaits in your personal and business life despite the jealousy of some bad-minded people who want to damage your reputation. If you serve out your sentence and leave prison in a dream, this shows that you will succeed with what is ahead of you.
Dreams about Other Prison Related Dreams
Dream about Being in an Unguarded Prison
If you’ve had a dream about being alone inside a jail with no guards and an open door, it means that your own inner beliefs and way of thinking are restricting your progress. You’ve created prisons for yourself, stopping you from living life to its full potential.
Dream about Seeing Many People in Prison
Dreams about seeing a great number of people in prison indicate that you will feel compelled to give special treatment to those who do not deserve it.
Perhaps you have a particular relationship with someone and are devoted to assisting them with their predicament, even though they are not innocent or worthy of your support.
Dream about your Significant Other being in Prison
If you dream of your partner in jail, it’s a signal that something is wrong. You don’t trust them and want to know more about their past before trusting them fully.
It might be time for an open talk with this person so each party can get to the bottom of any suspicions they have or misgivings they hold on account of a lack of information from one another.
Dream about Prison Guard
A dream with someone who works in corrections or a correctional officer represents the darkest secrets you have. If this person reveals these secrets, your life could become hellish because of them.
You’re restricted and confined by their knowledge about you – they may even try to take advantage of what’s inside your head as leverage over how others view/treat you while threatening to reveal it all if necessary.
Dream about a Glass Prison
A dream of a glass prison, such as one created by a two-way mirror, implies that you are being watched and judged. It also suggests that you are both imprisoned and under suspicion in your current situation.
This dream could indicate that your past mistakes are now being questioned because others around you have started digging deep for explanations about who they believe you are, backed by evidence from before this time.