Dream of Taking a Shower – Meaning and Symbolism

It is a less known theory that dreams do come true, but how will they be fulfilled depends on the time of dreaming (at night or day) and the date when a dream occurs.

That theory claims that if a dream fulfills between 11 and 16 hours since a person had it if he had a short day’s rest; those dreams that happen in the middle of the night will become a reality after three months, three years, or five years. And dreams that occur at the end of the night are usually fulfilled within ten days, ten months, and ten years.

We will just add that this fulfillment does not have to be literal, but that this means that something related to this dream will possibly occur during that time.

What is the message behind the dream of a Taking a Shower? You will be surprised, this motive is not so uncommon, and it carries many interesting meanings.

Many people have this dream in its variety – there are so many scenarios of this dream, but for the beginning, it is a good thing to know that water has a special meaning in dreams, and it is the primary motive in this dream.

Often times, it is the representation of our subconscious and psyche, when the dream depicts water on our bodies, then it is the symbol of emotions.

Meaning of a Dream of Taking a Shower

It the majority of cases, dreams of taking a shower are connected to the emotions (and the things that are hidden and that makes us feel bad or under stress), and what is even more interesting with the emotional burden that a dreamer has been carrying for some time.

In some general sense, dreams of taking a shower have a meaning, and it implies that you will soon speak your mind and reveal what is on your soul, and that happy moment will come fast (but the condition is to speak what you feel, not to hide it).

You will be satisfied because you are following friendships with close people. If you are taking a shower with your lover, this is not such a good sign, and it means that you are about to experience a number of problems, not just with that love, but in general sense.

If you are looking at a stranger that is taking a shower, this dream suggests that you will hear unpleasant things about someone.

The Symbolism of a Dream of Taking a Shower

In dream symbolism, water is often a representation of emotions, and a process of showering is a sign that your emotional life needs a new and fresh start to make things work again.

Searching for a shower in your dream, in fact, symbolizes your search for the moment when you will be able to open your soul.

If you want to take a shower are the shower is busy, it is the symbol of your unhealthy relation to others feelings – it seems that you give too much importance to others’ feelings then your own.

If in a dream you are taking a shower with fresh water, this is a clear symbol of spiritual or physical resurrection and mercy – in a metaphorical sense, you are getting rid of things that were a significant burden to you, primarily in an emotional sense.

If you are taking a shower and you smell something that fills you with joy, this dream are a metaphor of “shower” someone with gifts, and in this case, those gifts are not material nature, but something much deeper, like loving emotions.

If you are taking a shower in dirty water, it is the symbol that you feel bad about a particular situation, probably regarding your lover – you feel quality even if you have not done anything wrong.


If a dream that you are having depicts you as a person who is taking a shower while in clothes, it is the symbol that you are changing all the wrong things in life, but not the inside.

If you are taking a shower in clothes, and you are taking off your clothes slowly, this dream indicates that you do not want to drop the guard, but you need some time to do so.

If in a dream you are taking a shower with someone, it is a symbol that you need to “cleanse” or to acknowledge that person – the time is right to be open and honest and to bare your soul, but ultimately this time.

If you are taking a shower with a group of people, then it means you feel exposed, and that your privacy has been jeopardized in some way, and this is the thing you did not want to occur. Now you need to take care of the consequences of such actions, regardless of how they scary can be.

If a dream depicts you wanting to get to shower, but you keep forgetting to that, it means that you are not finding good ways to deal with stress or some emotional burden that you have for a long time.

In the end, if you want to feel happiness in any interpersonal relation, you must be able to speak your mind, and it is the time for you to realize that the more you hide your emotions, you are carrying more burdens, and soon you will not be able to “walk.”

Do I have to be worried?

It seems like you are the person who does not deal with emotions in some mature way, and you often think it’s not a good time to say what you think.

This is a starting place for anxiety and stress and accumulated emotions that need to have their way out, and since you do not allow them to go out, they find their exit through the dream world.

You feel burdened with your emotions or some responsibilities – and often times this is the dream that comes as a reflection of these emotions.

What to do if I had this dream?

The fact is that this dream is telling you that you need to openly discuss the emotional situation that is not good for you, and it is understandable that you find it difficult for you to explain your position and wait for a convenient moment.

You need to be aware that this dream came into your life as a warning – the longer you wait for your chance; it seems like the situation is getting worse. Instead of endless waiting for the perfect occasion, sometimes you just have to throw everything and hope for the best.

Perhaps at that moment, it seemed complicated, but usually, those who were affected ultimately encountered relief.


To sum up this dream story – if you had such a dream, it has a meaning that you are a person who is contemplating about the emotional place in your life and you want to clear things up because there is confusion and you do not feel comfortable enough.

The dream about taking a shower speaks of you and your personal relationships, and the fact is that you feel the tension from many things that are not good in your personal life, so you want to resolve those issues and make yourself feel good and relax again.

As you were able to see, this is the dream that speaks of secrets, emotions and our personal inability to speak what we feel and act accordingly.

This is also one of the reasons why personal connections in our lives are decaying, and we dream of taking a shower.

We have a strong urge to wash out all that is pressuring us, in some way.

Only if we let the water pour down our worries and unmask us, we can be happy and open in personal relations.