Most people treat the dream about spiders only as a nightmare. Even small spiders seen either on the wall, in the basement, or in the forest, cause fear and disgust. It is worse if it comes to their dreamy equivalent – e.g. an enormous tarantula walking over your body. This does not mean, however, that the dream is a bad omen. In many cultures the spider is after all a sacred animal. The meaning of the dream about spiders to a large extent depends on your relation to these creatures. It is good to know what the spider symbolizes in specific situations.
Detailed meaning of the dream:
- Seeing a nice friendly spider weaving a web symbolizes well-chosen way of life, favorable circumstances. In a positive sense, the web of a spider reflects successful interpersonal relations.
- Scary spiders in a dream reflect the fear of others and of criticism from these people.
- If you have a nightmare in which you fell into a cobweb and you cannot get out, the dream reflects the chaos in your life, problems, and the lack of control. The web pictures a trap in which you were caught also in real life.
- If the dreamer is not afraid of a spider, the dream may illustrate their dedication to work, patience, and dexterity. In this positive context, a huge spider may herald a big leap in the dreamer’s career.
- For a man the dream about a spider may be a warning against the dangerous relationship with a woman, who likes to play with the feelings of others.
- Killing a spider means overcoming your fears and prejudices, rivalry crowned with success. According to other superstitions killing a spider brings bad luck.
- A black spider is a symbol of fears, and the bright one reflects the good mental state of the dreamer.
- A garden spider in a dream brings good luck.
- A spider hanging on a silk suggests that someone is watching you and waiting for even the smallest mistake.
- Being bitten by a small spider means that you will have some small problems.
- If in a nightmare you were painfully bitten by a spider, it is a warning against the insidious unfavorable people.
- A spider climbing up the wall heralds that you will soon reach your goals.
- Spider eggs may reflect unexploited potential.
- Spider’s offspring in a dream spells a new relationship.
- If you have a nightmare in which you are eating a spider or you have it in your mouth, you shouldn’t worry. The dream means that you have control over some situation.