To see your parents looking cheerful while dreaming, denotes harmony and pleasant associates.

If they appear to you after they are dead, it is a warning of approaching trouble, and you should be particular of your dealings.

To see them while they are living, and they seem to be in your home and happy, denotes pleasant changes for you.

To a young woman, this usually brings marriage and prosperity.

If pale and attired in black, grave disappointments will harass you.

To dream of seeing your parents looking robust and contented, denotes you are under fortunate environments; your business and love interests will flourish.

If they appear indisposed or sad, you will find life’s favors passing you by without recognition.

Symbolize power, shelter and love. You may be expressing your concerns and worries about them.

As a rule, fathers represent authority and mothers symbolize love. You will have to figure out the full meaning of your dream by thinking about what your parents did or said in your dream, and how that could be related to situations or issues in your waking life. If you dream that your parents are getting divorced, you may be expressing your real life concerns and worries about your folks.

In this dream you may be expressing feelings and concerns about your parents that you could not express in daily life. Some believe that this dream usually has nothing to do with your parents, but rather the male and female sides of personality or Self.

The father may represents the expressive, creative, and protective sides of God while the mother His receptive and nurturing side. Carl Jung suggests that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men our collective consciousness.

Thus, the woman is that force, or current, inside of you that urges you on and inspires you.

This knowledge is intuitive and unexpressed by words.

Men, on the other hand, represent the active part of us that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives.

When the two are working together well we have balance and experience awareness leading to peace and productivity.

See also: Mother , Father

To dream of your parents could be quite an involved thing and must be sorted out by consulting the rest of your dream.

By and large the dream of a father is a dream symbol of authority which this parent has held over you, it could also represent power, or strength, or discipline. A dream of a mother is usually a dream that foretells a happy conclusion concerning a love interest as a mother represents love, protection, and nourishment of the body or the spirit.

If a deceased parent speaks to you in a dream you will have some very good luck.

Unfortunately to dream of parents in law you will soon become involved in an embarrassing situation.

To see your parents in your dream, symbolizes power, shelter and love. You may be expressing your concerns and worries about your own parents.

As a rule, fathers represent authority and mothers symbolize love, and you will have to figure out the full meaning of your dream by thinking about what your parents did or said in your dream, and how that could be related to situations or issues in your waking life. If you dream that your parents are getting divorced, you may be expressing your real life concerns and worries about your folks.

For more detailed descriptions, also see “Mother” and “Father”.