Beds are furniture used for sleeping and relaxing. Modern beds are comfortable and have nice and soft cushioning placed on some solid base.
Like other types of furniture, beds have their evolution in size as well as their comfort.
There is a different variety of beds, such as king size, small single beds, folding beds, inflatable beds, sofa beds, etc.
Beds of today have come a long way to looking as they do. Early beds were made of straw, animal skins, leaves, or some other natural material.
At first, they were placed on the ground and it was a significant improvement when people began raising beds off the ground to avoid all the inconveniences, such as bugs, drafts and dirt.
The elite, but also ordinary people in ancient Egypt, Assyria, Persia, Greece and Rome had beds which were beautifully decorated. The beds were made of stone, metal, wood, and some were decorated with gold and precious stones and materials.
During history beds have played an important role in exhibiting the wealth of certain individuals. In time, accent was also put on their comfort alongside their looks and that is why today exist beds to match anyone’s taste.
Because they are such an inseparable part of our lives, beds often appear in our dreams as well. Dreams about beds can have no meaning at all, but can also be very significant messages from our subconscious.
Dreams about a bed could symbolize something in your life that you don’t plan on dealing with. It is often a sign of something you have accepted as it is, without the need to change it.
Sometimes the dream indicates a situation where you have decided to take time to think about something before making a decision.
Beds in dreams could be a sign of laziness and procrastination. The dream might be reminding you of some choirs you are postponing. In some cases, dreams about a bed could be a sign of safety and protection.
In some interpretations, dreams about beds could indicate going on a distant journey in the upcoming days.
A bed in a dream which was the central figure in the dream is usually a good sign and signifies some fortunate changes that are expecting you.
In some interpretations lying in bed signifies an upcoming wedding, and if a woman is making her bed, that could be a sign of romantic encounters of short-lasting nature.
Bed – Dream Meaning and Symbolism
Dreaming of sitting on a bed – If you dreamed of sitting on a bed that could mean deciding to take an action in some situation that you have been leaving as is for a long time. Sometimes this dream reveals your fear to deal with some problem.
Dreaming of an untidy bed – If you dreamed of an untidy bed, that dream often represents a sign of something unfinished or your indecision in some situation. This dream could also indicate your secrets being revealed.
A dream about an untidy bed could also be a sign of receiving some indecent proposal from someone.
Dreaming of a tidy bed – If you dreamed of a bed that was all tidy, that dream is a good sign and signifies your decisiveness and success of your actions. It could indicate finally making a decision in some situation. It is a sign of matters settled.
Dreaming of waking up in an unknown bed – If you dreamed of waking up in a bed that wasn’t familiar, that dream could be a sign that you have changed your perception about yourself.
In some cases, this dream could indicate taking a new approach towards solving your problems.
Dreaming of getting out of bed – If you dreamed of getting out of bed, it is a good sign and usually reveals your efforts to make some changes or fix some problem.
Dreaming of sitting on someone’s bed – If you dreamed of sitting on someone’s bed, that is usually a sign of your inactivity in some situation. You are probably accepting some circumstances as they are without trying to change them.
Dreaming of making love in bed – If you dreamed of making love in bed, that dream is a good sign signifying some joyful experience you will have soon.
Dreaming of someone lying in bed – If you dreamed of seeing someone just lying in bed, that dream often depicts some side of your personality that is satisfied with doing nothing about a problem.
Dreaming of not having a bed – If you dreamed that you didn’t have a bed, that dream is not a good sign. It is usually a sign of your inability to maintain security and stability in some situation or your life in general.
Dreaming of being pressured by someone to lie in bed – If you dreamed that someone was pressuring you to remain in bed and you weren’t able to move, that dream is a warning sign, and usually indicates that you cannot make any change in your life because of some outside circumstances which are preventing you to move forward.
Maybe you feel that someone or something is stopping you to get where you want to be.
Dreaming of getting ready to go to bed – If you dreamed of getting ready to go to bed, that dream often indicates changing your place of residence soon. It could also indicate someone visiting you from abroad, especially if you were preparing your bed to go to sleep.
Dreaming of lying in bed outside of your home – If you dreamed of lying in bed and being outside of your house, that dream is usually a good sign, and indicates getting a chance to earn a substantial amount of money soon.
This dream often signifies some favorable opportunities and the need to react quickly to seize them.
Dreaming of a bed made of wood – If you dreamed of a bed made of wood, that dream is a good sign, indicating happiness and harmony in your family life.
Dreaming of a bed made of metal – If you dreamed of a bed made of metal, that dream is not a good sign, and usually indicates the need to spend money on household repairs.
Dreaming of being in bed with someone of the same gender – If you dreamed of being in bed with a person of the same gender, that could indicate the need to apologize to someone for doing something wrong or for some mistakes you made.
Dreaming of being with someone in bed (regardless of their gender) – If you dreamed of being in bed with someone lying there beside you that is not a good dream sign, and usually indicates misfortune or bad things happening soon. It could be a sign of accident or illness.
Dreaming of an old bed – If you dreamed of an old bed, that dream is not a good sign, and usually signifies experiencing some loss in the near future.
Dreaming of lying in an uncomfortable bed – If you dreamed of trying to sleep in an uncomfortable bed, that is not a favorable sign and usually indicate sharing your profit or income with someone else.
Dreaming of lying in bed – If you dreamed of lying in bed, that dream could be considered a lucid dream and being aware of dreaming. If you weren’t aware that you are dreaming and dreamed of seeing yourself lying in bed, that dream could be a worrisome sign, indicating an upcoming illness, or some other unpleasant things happening to you in the near future.
In some cases, this dream reveals your lazy and irresponsible nature, prone to procrastinating and avoiding finishing tasks in time.
This dream could be a warning coming from your subconscious to try to change your behavior and become more responsible.
Dreaming of not being able to get out of bed – If you dreamed of not being able to get out of bed, this dream could indicate that you are following your chosen path in life and you wouldn’t do anything to change it.
You are most likely completely satisfied with how things are right now in your life and you don’t want to take action to change anything, although some people from your surroundings might not agree completely with your attitude.
Dreaming of being in bed with a known person – If you dreamed of being in bed with a friend, family member, or some acquaintance, that dream is not a good indication. It could mean the ending or problems in some important relationship.
Maybe you have grown distant with some person that was very close to you once.
It could also be a sign of ending your marriage or long-lasting relationship.
This dream often indicates conflicts, disagreements, and arguments with people we care for and these circumstances ruin the relationships with them eventually leading to breakups and endings.
Dreaming of a man lying in your bed – If you dreamed of some man lying in your bed, that dream could warn you of the need to change your approach towards accomplishing your desires or plans.
Maybe you need to become more creative in finding new ways to get where you desire to be and make your desires a reality.
Sometimes this dream indicates that you will need to completely change your outlook on some things to enable some desires to come to fruition.
Dreaming of an empty bed – If you dreamed of seeing an empty bed, that is not a good sign. In some cases, it could indicate a sudden death of someone you know.
Dreaming of making love in bed – If you dreamed of making love in your bed that dream could indicate not feeling satisfied with your love life. It is possible that your relationship with your partner or spouse is no longer fulfilling you and it could mean that you have stopped having feelings for your loved one as well.
In some cases, this dream could be an indication of a relationship breakup because you have grown apart from your partner.
Dreaming of hugging with someone in bed – If you dreamed of hugging someone in bed, that is a good sign and could possibly indicate meeting someone interesting and starting a friendship or relationship with someone.
Dreaming of preparing your bed for sleeping – If you dreamed of preparing your bed for sleeping, that could be a sign of temporary leaving your home and going abroad. The reasons for leaving might be related to work or school.