To dream of experiencing your childhood may reflect feelings about being inexperienced with new situations. Enthusiasm for new opportunities or changes that you have never experienced before. Innocence.
Negatively, dreaming of your childhood may reflect feelings of being treated little, patronized, or overlooked. Feeling that people are arrogantly not respecting you. Feeling weak, powerless, or helpless to take care of yourself. Allowing enjoyable situations to become distractions. Too much dependence on others taking care of you or your problems. Anxiety about having your inexperience exposed to others. Risky behavior when you are inexperienced. Anxiety about losing at something new that is happening. Anxiety about people laughing at you. Jealousy that you aren’t getting support from others.
To dream of a childhood home may reflect feelings about your outlook on a situation based on your most honest feelings or memories about the home. Ask yourself how you felt living in the childhood home and how those feelings may apply to your current life situation.
Negatively, dreaming about a childhood home may reflect situations where you feel overwhelmed with your inability to take care of yourself. Powerful illness that is making caring for yourself difficult. Feeling that nobody will listen to you.
Alternatively, dreaming of scenes from your childhood may reflect issues with unpleasant memories about your past.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a picture of his family home when from when he was little. In waking life he was undergoing therapy and beginning to realize how empty and unloving his family life was when he was younger and how influential it was on his adult behavior in the current time.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of her childhood home. In waking life she was very ill and felt helpless to take care of herself.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of moving into their childhood home. In waking life she felt that no matter how hard she tried she couldn’t get any support from anyone.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing children being raped. In waking life she felt hopeless about the future potential for the world.