Screaming Dream Meaning

A woman closes her eyes and screams in front of a blue background.

Similar Dreams: Fighting, Crying, Escape

A scream either in waking or dream life is an expression of communication - and given the intensity of it, it shouldn’t be ignored!

When you see a scream in your dream, or to dream that you are the one that is screaming, it means there are emotions within you that are not being expressed fully or healthily.

Either you or someone else is communicating fear, anger, or frustration, in a very intense way.

Dreaming About Screaming

Are you feeling strong emotions in waking life and feel you are unable to express them?

If you are the one screaming in your dream it may be suggesting that you need to find a way to get these emotions out because ignoring them is not going to make them go away.

The extent of the screaming is also very telling. Are these relatively quiet screams or loud piercing ones? The degree of sound in the dream is an indication of how strong the emotion is and how much it is affecting you.

Have you had this dream more than once? Check out the meaning of recurring dreams.

Want more? Get more dream interpretations in the Astrology Answers Dream Dictionary.

Dreaming of Screaming But No Sound Comes Out

Many people report making an attempt to scream in their dream but being unable to get a sound out. Something is stifling you or holding you back from communicating your true Self, and you are feeling very helpless and frustrated in this situation.

In most cases, you know exactly who in your life is doing this to you, and this dream is simply validating that this person is not meant for your highest self.

The dream may point to ways where you can find your voice again, if your dream recall enables you to go this far, pay close attention to those details. If not, know the message from the dream is that the power is within you to find your voice again. The question you need to ask yourself at this point is, what do you need to do in order to do that?

Dreaming of Another Person Screaming

If someone else is screaming in your dream it may highlight your fears and anxieties of what is going on in the world around you, but your unwillingness to admit these fears.

It can also indicate someone in your life who is repressing their emotions and might be calling out for help on a subconscious level. Pay attention to who is doing the screaming and how they behave in waking life. If something seems off, then it likely is.

Learn more about Dream Interpretation here.

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