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

So you dreamed about a plum? It's a curious dream topic that can have multiple possible interpretations.

Read on for three different perspectives from our dream gurus on what it means to dream about a plum.

Which meaning sounds right to you?

What does a plum mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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

Dreaming of a plum symbolizes youth, vitality, and innocence. But the dream is often more nuanced.

It's a sign of good health and prosperity. If the plum is ripe, it signifies luck, wealth, and satisfaction in life. If it's unripe or sour, it suggests impatience or unfulfilled desires. Eating a plum in a dream is a positive sign. It indicates enjoyment of life, sensual pleasures, and contentment.

It can also mean that you are ready to reap the rewards of your hard work. The common themes among these possible variations suggest a period of personal growth and self-discovery.

A plum can be a somewhat complex and fascinating dream concept to pin down. To say for sure, I'd need to get to know the dreamer's life and current circumstances.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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

In Freudian terms, dreaming of a plum, a fruit often associated with sensuality and desire, may be a representation of latent erotic feelings or repressed sexual desires.

Some alternatives: The act of eating a plum could be an unconscious manifestation of your yearning to satiate these desires. If the plum is ripe, it could symbolize a readiness to confront these feelings, while an unripe plum might indicate a struggle with premature or inappropriate desires. The plum's rich, dark color could also be seen as a symbol of the unconscious mind, suggesting a need for deeper self-exploration. Thus, these dreams could be seen as an invitation to delve into your subconscious and confront your hidden desires and fears.

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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 of a plum, in a spiritual context, signifies divine blessings and spiritual nourishment. It is a symbol of abundance and the divine sweetness of life. If you're eating a plum, it suggests that you are absorbing spiritual knowledge and wisdom, nourishing your soul. The ripeness of the plum can reflect your readiness to receive these blessings or wisdom. An unripe plum might suggest a spiritual lesson that is yet to be fully understood or integrated. These dreams invite you to open your heart to the divine sweetness and wisdom that life offers, and to trust in the abundance of the universe. They are a call to nourish your soul and embrace the spiritual journey you are on.

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So which dream explanation works the best for you?

Which of the above ways of explaining a plum makes the most sense for your unique situation?

Only you can say for sure. Remember that our dreaming mind can be a convoluted place. Each and every dream image can symbolize multiple things — or result from many different forces in our daily life.

Do you have a different explanation on dreams about a plum that you'd like to share? Add your personal ideas in the comment area below.

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