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

Whenever a complex dream subject like handwriting makes an appearance in a dream, it can have many possible interpretations.

Listed below are three insightful explanations of dreams about this dream subject from our dream analysis gurus.

Which explanation explains your dream the best?


What does handwriting 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 handwriting often reflects your inner thoughts and feelings. But the meaning can vary.

If you're writing, it may symbolize self-expression or communication. The content and style of the writing can provide further insight. Neat handwriting could indicate clarity of thought, while messy handwriting might suggest confusion or chaos. Seeing someone else's handwriting in a dream can symbolize their influence or impact on your life. If you can read it, the message may be significant. If it's illegible, it might represent a misunderstanding or lack of communication with this person.

Handwriting is a somewhat very deep dream image to to give you a single interpretation of. To really know with any kind of confidence, it's really necessary to get a deeper understanding of the dreamer's life story 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 handwriting, from a Freudian perspective, is a manifestation of the ego's attempt to assert control over the id's chaotic impulses.

Getting a bit more complex: If you're the one writing, it signifies your conscious effort to articulate your subconscious desires. The legibility of the handwriting is a reflection of your success in this endeavor. Neat handwriting denotes effective communication between the conscious and unconscious mind, while messy handwriting indicates a struggle. On the other hand, seeing someone else's handwriting in your dream is a projection of your superego, representing societal norms and expectations. If the handwriting is legible, it suggests that you understand and accept these societal norms. If it's illegible, it may signify a conflict or resistance against these norms.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 handwriting is a spiritual message from your higher self, a way of communicating with your conscious mind. If you're the one writing, it signifies your soul's desire to express its innermost wisdom. Neat handwriting symbolizes a harmonious connection with your spiritual self, while messy handwriting may indicate a spiritual disconnect or turmoil. Seeing someone else's handwriting in your dream represents the spiritual impact or influence of that person in your life journey. If the handwriting is legible, it signifies a clear spiritual connection or understanding with this person. If it's illegible, it may symbolize a spiritual misalignment or unresolved issues with this individual. Remember, dreams are spiritual mirrors reflecting our inner soul's journey.

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So whose analysis of the dream works the best for you?

Which of the above ways of explaining handwriting fits with your dream vision?

Only you can say for certain. Remember that our subconscious mind can be a complex and multifaceted thing to understand. Each and every concept from a dream can symbolize multiple things — or symbolize many different activities in our daily life.

Got a different dream interpretation for dreams about handwriting you can add? Please consider adding your own ideas to the comments below.

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