To dream of feeling guilt represents feelings of regret for a bad situation you feel responsible for. Issues with right or wrong. Accepting responsibility. Feeling bad for something you have done. Feelings that you didn’t do enough to stop a problem or negative situation. Feeling responsible for someone else’s pain or suffering. Feeling that you didn’t try hard enough to help or prevent something. Feeling that you have acted irresponsible. A reflection of a waking life situation were you are feeling embarrassed by your neglect or oversights. After thoughts about earlier actions being excessive. Feeling ashamed of something you did. Feeling that you wasted your life. Anxiety or shame for dishonesty.
Negatively, guilt in a dream may be a sign that you are being too hard on yourself for something bad that has happened. Feeling guilty when it’s not your fault. Feeling sorry for yourself. Feeling sorry for someone else when it’s not your problem. An excessive self-conscious attitude about not appearing perfect enough to others. Feeling embarrassed that you aren’t always right. Anxiety about people not liking you for not being perfect. Being too hard on yourself for mistakes. Problems with forgiving yourself.
Example: A man dreamed about feeling guilty for hitting a cat with his car. In waking life he felt guilty for reporting a man to the police. After the report was made he felt that he may have been excessive.
Example 2: A man dreamed of feeling very guilty. In waking life he had an unpleasant conversation with his father who told him that he had wasted his life. The dreamer felt bad about this accusation and temporarily succumbed to regret that they had wasted their life.
Example 3: A man dreamed of feeling guilty. In waking life he had wished for bad things to happen to his boss and then shortly after his boss got fired. He regretted his wish for bad things to happen to his boss after the firing.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of feeling guilty. In waking life she regretted not spending enough time with her father.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of feeling guilty. In waking she she felt bad that she wasn’t trying hard enough to quit smoking when her boyfriend was trying hard to quit.