Gender Change Dream Meaning

What does it mean if someone decided to change his/her sex in a dream? It can be said that a dream about a sex change means a subconscious desire to have a sexual experience with a representative of the same sex (that is, to interpret this dream as a fulfillment of a desire). However, such an interpretation is not sufficient. Therefore, let us try to consider the dream differently.

In general, dreaming of changing one's gender or undergoing gender reassignment surgery may symbolize a desire for self-expression, self-acceptance, or exploration of one's identity. It could represent a longing to embrace and embody qualities or traits traditionally associated with a different gender. It may also reflect a need to reconcile any internal conflicts related to one's gender identity or sexuality.

A dream about gender reassignment for men and women means different things.

    For man, a dream in which he changes his gender to female symbolizes:
  • a significant change in worldview positions;
  • a sense of shame for one's own weakness, the inability to solve a certain problem by force;
  • the desire to diversify his personal life;
  • dissatisfaction with his external look, the desire to change his body.
    For women, a dream about a sex change can mean:
  • the desire to be stronger and more powerful;
  • the desire to take a position occupied by a man, whose knowledge and abilities for this, in her opinion, are not sufficient;
  • the idea that in a male body the dreamer would have achieved much more success (subconscious indignation at the patriarchal nature of the social order);
  • the desire to escape from the control of a man, to take his place.

In general, sex reassignment in a dream predicts important life changes. It can also reflect your dissatisfaction with how you look.

If a child was changing his sex in a dream, this is a precursor of making a mistake.

Being a person of the opposite gender in a dream predicts gaining valuable experience.

According to Miller's dream book, seeing in a dream how you change sex is a sign of disappointment.

From a spiritual perspective, dreaming of gender change or gender reassignment could represent a transformation or rebirth in terms of self-identity and self-expression. It may indicate a spiritual journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance, as well as an integration of masculine and feminine energies within oneself.

It's important to consider the emotions and feelings experienced during the dream, as well as any personal associations or experiences related to gender or gender identity. It's also crucial to remember that dreams are highly subjective and can have multiple interpretations. Therefore, it's best to reflect on the dream in the context of your own life experiences and emotions to determine what it may mean for you personally.

Sergii Haranenko
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  • Psychology and Alchemy, by C. G. Jung (Author). Publisher: Princeton University Press; 2nd edition (October 1, 1980). ISBN-13: 978-0691018317
  • The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted 1st Edition by Gustavus Hindman Miller (Author), Sigmund Freud (Author), Henri Bergson (Author). ISBN-13: 978-1577151562

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