To dream of being mean to someone else represents an intentionally trying to make a situation or person not feel good. Hate, anger, bitterness, or jealousy. Being spiteful. Feeling a need to get back at someone or get revenge. Feeling good about enemies getting treated poorly. Feelings about yourself treating someone else unfairly. Being too hard on yourself, low self-esteem, or unnecessarily punishing yourself. Feelings about yourself being too hard on someone else. Jealousy or bitterness about someone else enjoying a situation being too easy.
To dream of someone else being mean to you represents feelings about people or situations that you believe are intentionally trying to not make you feel good. Feeling that someone is being unfair to you. Feelings about parents, teachers, or authority figures treating you unfairly. Feeling that you are being unfairly punished. Feelings about yourself not being attractive enough or good enough for someone else. Feelings about life being unfair. Feeling that God doesn’t like you.