To dream of the color black represents imbalance or excess. A negative thinking pattern or negative situation that is noticeably beyond normal limits. Black most often reflects negative feelings such as fear or behaviors where there is a lack of moderation. Black may also represent a situations in your life where there is “nothing positive” happening at all.
Black may show up in dreams for people who are afraid, suicidal, depressed, desperate, doing too many drugs, or having too much sex. An imbalanced mindset, mood, or behavior. It may also reflect your own awareness of yourself being terrible to other people.
Black in dreams is often accompanied by the color red. When both colors are combined this most often reflects powerful fear or strong negative intentions. Fearing the worst thing you’ve ever had to confront in your life.
To dream of being surrounded by blackness represents feelings about having no clear solutions to a problem. It may also point to feelings of fear, being lost, or feeling totally alone. Fearing the unknown.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a someone with black eyes. In waking life he was fearing serious punishment and being totally controlled by his abusive father if he got caught trying to escape him.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a porn star sitting on top of horse. In waking life he was having difficulty overcoming an addiction to pornography. The black horse may have reflected his feeling about excessive sexual drive and masturbation.
Example 3: A young man dreamed of seeing vicious black dog. In waking life he was extremely angry at a friend and calling her the most terrible names he could think of.
Example 4: A man dreamed of seeing someone dressed in black. In waking life he felt that his stockbroker was losing an excessive amount of his money and wanted to change stock brokers.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of seeing horse leaning on her. In waking life she feared losing a lot of business because of angering a friend whom she felt was very competitive and bossy.