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Did You Dream About Glasses? Here's What It Means

So you dreamed about glasses? This is a meaningful dream topic that has multiple possible interpretations.

Scroll down for three different explanations from our dream guides on what it means to dream about glasses.

Which of these insights best explains your dream?

What does glasses 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 wearing glasses can symbolize a need for clarity or a better understanding of a situation in your waking life. But it's not always such a simple interpretation.

It may suggest that you are not seeing things as they really are and need to take a closer look. On the other hand, seeing someone else wearing glasses in a dream could indicate that you believe this person has a clearer understanding or perspective about a situation than you do. It could also mean that you feel this person is hiding something or not revealing their true selves.

Glasses is often a colorful and puzzling dream experience to pin down. To say without any doubts, it's really necessary to get an understanding of the dreamer's life story and mindset.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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

Dreaming of donning spectacles, in Freudian terms, may signify a subconscious yearning for enhanced perception or comprehension.

Thinking a bit more creatively... It could be a manifestation of your ego's attempt to scrutinize obscured aspects of your reality. Conversely, observing another individual wearing glasses in your dream could denote a projection of your own insecurities or feelings of inferiority. It might suggest that you perceive the other as possessing superior insight or knowledge. Alternatively, it could symbolize your latent suspicion about the individual's authenticity, reflecting your id's instinctual distrust.

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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 wearing glasses signifies a spiritual quest for enlightenment and clarity. It's a call from your higher self to look beyond the surface and discern the deeper truths of your existence. Conversely, seeing someone else wearing glasses in your dream could be a spiritual message that this person has wisdom to share or lessons to teach you. It could also be a divine nudge to be more discerning about the people in your life, as glasses can symbolize a mask or facade. In both scenarios, the glasses serve as a spiritual tool, guiding you towards greater understanding and discernment in your waking life.

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So whose dream interpretation is best for you?

Which of the above ways of explaining glasses best matches your your dream experience?

Only you can know for certain. It's worth noting that our higher mind can be a convoluted thing to understand. Each and every dream concept can represent a long list of things — or be the result of multiple realities from our daily lives.

Have a different explanation on a dream about glasses of your own? We'd love to hear your own thoughts to the comment section down below.

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