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

A dream image like a tissue can be a complex one to offer an interpretation for. Because dreams are vibrations of our subconscious minds, and they may represent symbolic references to our everyday lives, no single explanation will ever work for everyone.

Below are three interesting interpretations of dreams about a tissue, taken from very different viewpoints.

Which interpretation best matches your dream vision?

What does a tissue 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 tissue often symbolizes emotional release or the need to express suppressed feelings. What a tissue means in your dream may be more nuanced.

If you're using a tissue in your dream, it may indicate that you're in a situation where you need to let out your emotions or cleanse yourself of negativity. The tissue, being a symbol of cleanliness and healing, can also represent your desire to heal from past hurts or traumas. It's a call to address your emotional health and well-being.

A tissue is a somewhat complex dream object to make any kind of definitive analysis about. To say with any kind of confidence, I'd want to get a deeper understanding of the dreamer's life story and current life scenario.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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

Dreaming of a tissue, in Freudian terms, may signify a latent desire to expunge repressed emotions or psychic detritus.

I'm also thinking generally about a tissue: The act of using a tissue could be a symbolic enactment of the ego's attempt to cleanse the psyche of unresolved conflicts or traumatic residues. The tissue, a symbol of hygiene and restoration, may also embody the id's yearning for resolution and healing from past psychic wounds. This dream could be a manifestation of the psyche's call for emotional catharsis and psychic equilibrium.

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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 tissue, or using one, can be seen as a spiritual message from your subconscious, urging you to release pent-up emotions and cleanse your spirit of negative energy. The tissue, a symbol of purification and healing, signifies your soul's desire to heal from past emotional wounds and traumas. It's a divine call to tend to your emotional and spiritual health. Using a tissue in your dream, on the other hand, is a symbolic act of your spirit's endeavor to purge itself of emotional burdens and restore balance. This dream is a spiritual nudge towards emotional liberation and spiritual harmony.

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So which dream interpretation makes the most sense for you?

Which of the above ways of explaining a tissue fits with your dream?

Only you can say for sure. Keep in mind that our higher mind can be a complicated landscape. Just about any dream image can represent multiple things — or be the result of many different forces in our daily lives.

Got a different analysis on a dream about a tissue of your own? Contribute your own ideas to the comments down below.

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