Hugging in dreams is a very common occurrence. That is because hugs are such an integral part of our lives and are one of the most important ways we demonstrate our affection and love towards people.
We hug other people daily, usually our romantic partners, parents, siblings, our children, friends and acquaintances.
Hugs are usually signs that people are close and familiar with one another. We usually hug people who are dear to us and we feel close to. Hugs also represent familiarity, friendship and sympathy towards someone. They are a sign of support, consolation, and emotional warmth.
In some cultures, it is normal to hug with strangers and that act isn’t considered an act of invading someone’s privacy, while in other cultures hugs usually occur among people who know and trust each other.
There are many types of hugs, ranging from a brief squeeze to a hug which lasts and lasts.
Dreams of hugging someone, usually symbolize someone or something you are embracing with joy.
Maybe you feel sympathy towards someone or something, or feel close to something or someone. Maybe such a dream indicates you have embraced some new ideas or new behavior.
In some cases, these dreams indicate your appreciation for something or someone. These dreams often reveal your need for affection, support, contact and warmth from other people, especially the ones that are close to you.
Sometimes, these dreams could reveal your feelings of relief about some situation.
Maybe you have experienced something bad and that made you ask yourself some questions about your attitude towards other people. Maybe you feel sincere gratitude for something and appreciate all the things you have after going through a difficult experience in life.
These dreams often reveal that you miss someone very much and would like to see that person badly.
In some cases, these dreams could indicate asking someone’s sympathy, compassion and support even when you know they are not deserved. These dream often reveal your dependability, insecurity, neediness, clinginess, sensitivity, and even feeling desperation.
Sometimes, dreams of hugging could indicate that someone has recognized your feelings and ideas and is beginning to accept and embrace them. These dreams could also indicate you embracing some traits you respect and admire in others and feeling happy about that.
They could also represent someone you feel close to or you love.
Often dreams about hugging could represent a calling from your subconscious to be more open to people and not be afraid to express your affection and emotions to them freely. They could also indicate your need for such a behavior from someone in your life.
These dreams often indicate your need to release the negative energy you are harboring inside and accept the positive energy and love which surrounds you.
They reveal your desire for happiness and peace in everyday living. They often indicate some happy events you might experience soon.
Hug – Dream Meaning and Interpretation
Dreaming of hugging and kissing your romantic partner – If you dreamed of kissing and hugging your romantic partner, that dream usually reflects the love and affection which exists between you and your partner.
In some cases, that dream could be a sign of some issues which might soon arise in your romantic relationship and possibly even a breakup of the relationship with your partner.
If you are currently experiencing quarrels and disagreements with your romantic partner, it is advisable to try to work out your differences and prevent your relationship from falling apart.
This dream is asking you to fight for your relationship.
In some cases, and especially if you felt sadness during the hugging, this dream could indicate some difficulties which you could soon encounter and the need for support and comfort from your partner you will feel.
Dreaming of hugging your parent or parents – If you dreamed of hugging a parent or hugging both your parents that dream usually isn’t a good sign. This dream could indicate illness which some of your family members might experience soon.
Dreaming of hugging a relative – If you dreamed of hugging some relative, that dream usually isn’t a good sign. It could indicate some family members becoming ill soon. It might also indicate your concerns for some family members and their wellbeing. In some cases, these dreams could indicate having conflicts and arguments with family members.
Fortunately, these events won’t last long and won’t leave lasting consequences.
Dreaming of hugging a stranger – If you had a dream about hugging some stranger, that dream often isn’t a good sign. It could indicate being gossiped about by someone. This dream asks you to pay attention to the people you trust or spend your time with.
Sometimes, this dream could indicate some unexpected meeting with someone. Someone could make a surprising visit to you, such as a close friend or a relative. You might unexpectedly see someone in a place you hang around a lot.
Dreaming of hugging a friend – If you dreamed of hugging some friend, that dream could indicate that your friend needs some help from you, especially if your friend was the one hugging you. If you hugged your friend in your dream, that dream could be revealing your current feelings of loneliness and isolation.
Sometimes, this dream could announce some pleasant events you could soon experience. It could also signify being able to always rely on your friends.
In some cases, this dream could indicate that you will need your friends’ help to overcome some emotional difficulties and you will receive it.
Dreaming of hugging someone because you are happy – If you dreamed of being very happy and hugging someone, that dream is a very good sign. It often indicates a fortunate period in your life approaching soon. It is usually a sign of peace and contentment about your life in general and the circumstances you are currently in.
Dreaming of receiving a hug from someone – If you dreamed of being hugged by someone, that dream should be considered a good sign. It is a sign of being valued and receiving respect, admiration, and appreciation from the people from your surroundings.
Dreaming of exchanging hugs with someone – If you dreamed of exchanging hugs with someone, that dream could sometimes have a bad connotation. Namely, it could indicate soon getting yourself involved in some arguments or conflicts. Sometimes, it could be an indication of being deceived or betrayed by someone close and feeling bad because of that.
Dreaming of rejecting a hug – If you dreamed of someone hugging you, and you rejected the hug, that dream usually isn’t a good sign. It could indicate that someone has been suffocating you with his or her presence. You might feel resentment towards some person from your life, which isn’t aware of his or her behavior towards you. Maybe it is someone who wants you to reciprocate the affection they have been giving to you, and you simply don’t feel that way about them.
If that is the case, try to speak to this person and explain that you are not interested.
In some cases, this dream could indicate feeling lonely and isolated, or feeling rejected by someone. Sometimes, this dream could indicate a challenging period in your romantic life ahead and asks you to be prepared to face the challenges.
This dream could also signify the loneliness, sadness, isolation and rejection you could soon experience.
Maybe you will feel as if you cannot communicate with others in a proper way or you could feel misunderstood and taken for granted by others.
These feelings of yours are usually not provoked by other people’s actions towards you and have an internal cause you need to discover and deal with.
Dreaming of hugging someone while still in bed – If you dreamed of hugging someone while you were still in bed, that dream is usually a very good sign. It often indicates the possibility of meeting someone who could become a good friend of yours in the days to come.
That person could differ a bit from your usually type of acquaintances but it will be a refreshing experience for a change.
Dreaming of hugging a female – If you dreamed of hugging some female you have never seen before, your dream is usually a bad sign. This dream could be considered a warning. This dream could indicate being cheated on or betrayed in some other way by your romantic partner.
Dreaming of hugging your colleague – If you dreamed of hugging a colleague, that dream is usually a good sign. It sometimes reveals a strong bond which exists between you and that colleague, which could possibly turn into something more than work collaboration.
Sometimes this dream reveals strong feelings you have for this colleague that you are not consciously aware of having.
In some cases, this dream is a sign of continuous professional advancement and success.
Dreaming of giving someone a tight hug – If you dreamed of hugging someone tightly, that dream could reveal facts about your current mood. You might be feeling nostalgia and reminiscing about some memories. You might remember some person from the past, wanting to revive the relationship you two had.