Dream of Going Bald – Meaning and Symbolism

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Going bald is a shocking realization for most people.

The reason for that is simple: we consider our hair a part of our being and the fact that we are losing it is perceived as losing a part of ourselves, and that is not easy fact to accept.

Our hair is a part of our self-image and most people consider their hair one of the most important accessories to their good looks.

That is actually true to some extent because nice hair is generally related to the person’s overall attractiveness.

Hair in a dream symbolizes our thoughts and ideas. A dream in which it was falling off our or someone’s head, could have different meanings regarding our thoughts and ideas.

This dream is often related to our sense of self-worth and overall confidence. A dream of going bald often reveals the person’s insecurity and vulnerability in some daily situations.

This dream often points out to some certain areas of their life where the person having such a dream feels helpless and insecure.

Going bald is something men experience in reality more than women, but both women can experience baldness for different reasons and be confronted with the feeling of disbelief and despair when realizing that fact.

These days, there are a lot of methods to overcome the problem for people who have an issue with accepting being bald.

For people who don’t consider it such a big deal, they can accept their baldness as a fashion statement or a statement of their confidence and something they are proud of.

Men often begin shaving their entire hair when they begin losing it and many of them are all right with being bald. They accept it as a fact and learn to enjoy it and be proud of themselves.

Regardless of how they perceive baldness in reality, dreaming about going bald can be shocking and could cause a lot of stress for the person who had it.

These dreams could have a different meaning depending on the circumstances present in the dreamer’s life. This dream could also indicate losing something.

Dreams of going bald have similar meanings to other dream subjects related to our body and personal appearance.

For example, dreams about losing teeth also have a common theme and could be induced by many of the reasons which caused the dream of going bald.

It is very important for the person who had such a dream to look within and be honest to themselves about their feelings.

Sometimes it’s easy to decipher such a dream, when a person realizes that their fears and worries, and very often the despair for becoming old, have caused these dreams.

After having such a dream, it is advisable to look within, and discover whether you have some of the issues described in some of the below mentioned explanations of a dream of going bald, and try to confront them if possible.

There are many possible reasons for having a dream about going bald.

Below are some of the possible explanations of you having such a dream:

Worries about becoming old

One of the simplest explanations of a dream about going bald is your worry about getting old, and not being able to accept that fact.

Worries about potentially losing your hair

Often dreams about going bald happen to people who are worried about actually losing their hair, and their dream is a reflection of these worries.

Worries of losing power for some reason

Hair can symbolically be related to power, and losing it in a dream, could indicate the fears you have of potentially losing your power in some situations or areas of your life.

Worries about your health

Healthy hair is usually a sign of good health. That is why a dream of going bald could reflect your concerns about your health and they could actually be a warning to you to do a check-up just to be safe.

Worries about experiencing some loss

In some cases, a dream of going bald could reveal your fears of potentially experiencing some loss. The hair loss could only symbolically represent loss and this dream usually refers to some other areas of your life.

Fearing death

Sometimes a dream about going bald actually reveals your fears of aging and eventually dying. The losing of hair is one of the signs of aging and confronting with that process inevitably brings a person to a realization that they will one day grow old and die.

Losing energy

In some cases, a dream about going bald could be an indication of loss of energy and your physical condition for some reason.

Worries about becoming less attractive

Very often a dream about going bald is a reflection of the person’s worries about their overall attractiveness.

When people begin feeling less attractive and desirable, they often dream these dreams, where their baldness is an extreme way of portraying them not being as attractive as they used to be.

Meaning and symbolism of some possible scenarios of dreams of going bald

Dreaming of going bald during the dream – If you dreamed of having normal hair, but started going bald during your dream, that dream could indicate different things. Going bald in dreams is often related to age issues and your confidence related to the way you look and your age as well.

If you were going bald during the dream could be a sign of your process of accepting the fact that you are going old and reconciling with that fact.

If you have a problem accepting that fact, consider this dream as a way to support you in the process of acceptance and enjoy the rest of your life.

If this dream interpretation doesn’t refer to your situation, this dream could be a result of a hectic lifestyle and stress you are currently exposed to.

Possibly you feel stressed out and you feel that your hair will begin to fall off as a result of being exposed to it.

That actually happens in reality which is why your subconscious is bringing you this dream.

If you feel that this is the case, you could try to resolve the issues on your own and find time to relieve the stress and delegate your duties. If you feel that you cannot do it on your own, it is advisable to seek professional help.

Dreaming that someone is bald – If you dreamed of someone who isn’t bald in reality without hair, that dream could indicate realizing that your life is not a very interesting one and you need more fun.

Dreaming of going bald – If you dreamed of going bald, that dream usually isn’t a good sign and it could indicate experiencing issues with self-esteem and worrying about yourself for some reason.

It could indicate lack of confidence and self-esteem, usually because you realize that you are getting older and you don’t feel good about that fact.

A dream of going bald could also be a bad sign indicating the loss of opportunities for progress and achievements of their desires. It might indicate a decline in status and loss of money.

Sometimes this dream could indicate the loss of your credibility for some reason.

Dreaming of being bald – If you dreamed of being bald that dream is not a good sign, and usually indicates that you feel unattractive and insecure about the way you look. If you are already bald because you choose to be, this dream is only a reflection of your reality and doesn’t have a very important meaning for you.

This dream is significant only for people who are not bald in reality, in which case it reveals their insecurity about something.

Possibly they don’t feel secure and confident in some area of their lives.

Dreaming of being surrounded with bald people – If you dreamed of being surrounded with bald people and you had hair, this dream could indicate feeling different than everyone else.

Maybe you feel that others are better than you because baldness is often considered a symbol of purity.

It could indicate that you need to work on yourself to improve your entire personality.

Dreaming of someone going bald – If you dreamed of someone getting bald, that dream is an indication of this person possibly experiencing trouble, difficulties, and challenges. It could indicate financial loss or bad luck.

This person might experience a stressful period ahead in different areas of their life.

Dreaming of going bald because you are pulling out your hair – If you dreamed of pulling out your hair and making yourself bald, that dream usually reflects your everyday circumstances.

This dream is a reflection of every day stress you are going through and you cannot seem to find relief.

Possibly the dream is a sign of your desire to find a way to ease the burden and the stress you have been exposed to.

Dreaming of hair falling off – If you dreamed of your hair or someone’s hair falling off, that dream usually indicates experiencing lack of control in some situation.

Sometimes the person is not aware of what is happening and realizing in which area of their life is likely to feel helpless and lacking control.