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

When an interesting dream vision like a remote is revealed in dreams, it can have several potential explanations.

Below are three insightful dream interpretations of a remote from our dream gurus.

Which interpretation makes the most sense for your dream?


What does a remote 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 using a remote control symbolizes your ability to take charge and control situations in your life. The meaning isn't likely to be quite so simple, however.

It reflects your confidence and assertiveness. However, if you dream about losing a remote, it suggests feelings of helplessness and lack of control. You may be experiencing situations where you feel you have no authority or influence. This dream is a reminder to regain control and assert your power in waking life.

A remote is often a complex dream symbol to to give you a single meaning for. To really say for sure, I'd want to take a deeper dive into the dreamer's past and current mindset.

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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 using a remote may reflect your unconscious desire to manipulate situations or people, a manifestation of Freud's concept of the 'will to power'.

Dream concepts like a remote can be multilayered, however. It's a symbol of your id's attempt to exert control. Conversely, losing a remote in a dream might represent a fear of losing control, a manifestation of castration anxiety. It suggests a struggle between your ego, which seeks to mediate between the id and the superego, and the external world. This dream may be a call from your unconscious to reconcile these conflicting forces.

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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 using a remote signifies your spiritual command over life's circumstances. It's a divine message encouraging you to harness your inner power and direct your life's course. On the other hand, dreaming of losing a remote symbolizes a spiritual disconnect or a loss of personal power. It's a celestial nudge urging you to reconnect with your inner self and regain your spiritual authority. Both dreams are spiritual guideposts, directing you towards personal growth and self-realization.

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So which dream explanation matches your dream?

Which of the preceding perspectives on a remote best matches your your dream experience?

Only you can know for sure. Bear in mind that our higher mind can be a complicated place. Each and every object or action in a dream can reflect a long list of meanings — or be the result of many different themes from our waking lives.

Have a unique interpretation for a dream about a remote that you want to share? We'd love to hear your own ideas to the comments below.

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