This is one of those dreams where you may wake up crying yourself because the emotions associated with crying are so powerful!
Crying in a dream can be very disturbing to the dreamer because crying is often associated with negative events and feelings.
However, it is important to remember that crying is an outlet that humans use to express their emotions.
In a dream, crying is a sign that there are feelings within you that you may not be aware of in waking life. This type of dream indicates that these feelings may be being suppressed in some way and it’s time to let them out.
Dreaming About Crying Over A Situation
If a specific reason in your dream was making you cry, it may be important to consider how that situation relates to your current waking life. How is this type of situation affecting you while you are awake?
For example, in your dream, you could be crying over plants that won’t grow. This could literally symbolize your plants in waking life or it could be metaphorical and indicate there is something you are trying to accomplish but obstacles keep getting in your way. You may not be acknowledging your frustration in waking life, so the tears are coming out in your dream.
Dreaming About Crying Over Someone
If you are dreaming about crying over someone you know, then unresolved feelings have not been dealt with and this dream is a sign urging you to acknowledge your feelings for this person. This dream is most common relating to a relationship break-up.
Dreaming about a loved one who has passed on indicates your grief and lets you know that it is OK to cry and grieve over them. Try not to bottle your feelings; let them out.
Dreaming About Someone Else Crying
If someone you know is crying in your dream it is a good indication that this person is going through something tough in their life and might be struggling. They may be reaching out to you and calling for support.
If a child you do not recognize is crying in your dream, it is a sign that your inner child is wounded and requires healing. Pay attention to the feelings that accompany your dream as this is a clue as to what needs healing within.
*In many cases, tears are simply an outlet in your dreams as much as they are in our waking lives, and their meaning is much less disturbing in reality than it feels when we are experiencing them at the moment.