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Did You Dream About a Brick? Here's What It Means

Did you dream about a brick? This is a colorful dream topic that has a few possible interpretations.

Scroll down for three different points-of-view from our dream guides on what it means to dream about a brick.

Which of these explanations sounds right to you?


What does a brick mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about a brick signifies your individual role and contribution in a larger project or situation. Of course, dream interpretations are seldom that simple.

It symbolizes strength, unity, and reliability. If you're building something with bricks, it represents the effort and hard work you're putting into achieving your goals. It could also mean you're laying the foundation for a future plan. However, if the bricks are crumbling or the construction is unstable, it may indicate feelings of insecurity or fear of failure.

A brick is complex dream experience to really clarify with certainty. To really say for certain, I'd have to understand the dreamer's life story and current life scenario.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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Ernesto Andrahi
Psychoanalyst,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a brick, in Freudian terms, often hints at the superego, the moral component of the psyche that incorporates societal norms.

Some additional thoughts: It is the brick of conscience that builds the edifice of our ethical self. Dreaming of building with bricks, by contrast, could represent the process of ego formation, the conscious, rational part of the mind that mediates between the desires of the id and the moralistic superego. The act of building suggests a constructive approach to resolving internal conflicts. However, if the construction is flawed or the bricks are faulty, it might indicate a struggle with guilt or anxiety, a manifestation of the superego's punitive function.0

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3. The spiritualist's interpretation

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Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming about a brick or building with bricks may be thought of as a spiritual message about your life's journey. The brick symbolizes the spiritual lessons and experiences that shape your soul's evolution. Each brick you lay in a dream represents a step towards spiritual growth and enlightenment. If you're building with bricks, it signifies your active participation in your spiritual development. You're consciously working on strengthening your spiritual foundation. However, if the bricks are falling apart or the structure is unstable, it may suggest a spiritual imbalance or a need for introspection and healing. Remember, the quality of the bricks and the structure you're building reflect your spiritual health and progress.

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So which dream analysis works the best for you?

Which of the preceding perspectives on a brick applies to your dream?

Only you can say for certain. Remember that our dreaming mind can be a complicated place. Just about any object or action in a dream can symbolize a wide range of meanings — or symbolize multiple forces in our waking life.

Got a better dream interpretation on dreams about a brick that you want to share? Please consider adding your own analysis in the comment area below.

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