A few weeks ago, I was sitting with a friend who was telling me about a dream she had.

In the dream, shewas opening up boxes after a big move, and inside one big box, there was a huge quilt wrapped around something else. She unwrapped the quilt and found her dead childhood dog.

What do you think it means? she asked me.

I said, I think it means you had a nightmare, not a dream.

Twenty-Somethings Relive Their Childhood Nightmares

Weve all had bizarrely scary dreams that seemed to be absolutely dripping with meaning.

We google the answers, but at the end of the day, the only definite answer to what your dream means is what YOU think. It came from you, after all.

That being said, there are certain dream symbols you should never ignore, and Im about to lay em on you.


Well, bad news for my friend I mentioned above. Boxes are a sign of emotional problems.

An empty box, unsurprisingly, could signal a disappointment. So, a box with your dead childhood dog in it probably signals a tragic disaster.

To dream of a lot of boxes all around you is likely a signal of the need to hide emotional problems or the looming fear of having to unpack them.

Read more: http://elitedaily.com/wellness/symbols-analyzing-dreams/1692876/