To dream of jumping over something represents overcoming obstacles or not allowing something to get in your way. Decisiveness. You may be feeling pressure or feel forced to make quick decisions. Seizing an opportunity or taking a risk. Hastiness.
To dream of jumping to reach something represents ingenuity, wishing, trying new ideas, or desire to reach a difficult goal. Taking a chance or trying something different. A problem that requires cleverness or your full attention. Risk taking.
To dream of jumping for joy represents thrill and excitement.
To dream of jumping up and down in one spot may reflect your attempt to retry achieving a goal over and over. Jumping may also reflect a sudden change.
Negatively, jumping may reflect exhausting attempts to achieve a goal. A non-lasting state of being.
To dream of jumping into water represents a dangerous or uncertain situation that you are choosing to confront all at once. Choosing to face a problem , “get your hands dirty”, or take a big chance. Making the choice to get involved with something unpleasant.
To dream of jumping off something may reflect your desperation to avoid something. Suicidal desperation or desperation to get out of a situation. You may be uncomfortable in a situation and need to plan a better way out.
Example: A man dreamed of wanting to jump across a body of water. In waking life he was experiencing some anxiety about needing to make a quick decision.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing someone jump through a window and break it. It waking life he felt that he had made a hasty decision.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing someone jumping downwards. In waking life she was in marriage counseling with her husband and something she said seemed to make the progress they had made quickly fade away.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of her sister mocking her and jumping in a pool. In waking life she felt she was risking pissing off her friends by rejecting their offer to attend a party.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of being ready to jump out of a moving car that was ready to explode. In waking life she was about to abandon a project with her father because it was close to embarrassing her with a big failure.
Example 6: A man dreamed of having problems jumping. In waking life he was having problem getting erections. The problems jumping in this case may have reflected issues with temporarily achieving a higher state of arousal.