Staring dream that you are staring at something represents your feeling that an issue or situation is all that matters. Preoccupation with an issue. Feelings of being shocked or that something is unbelievable. A situation that takes priority or precedence over all else. You may be realizing a truth. Disbelief.
Alternatively, staring at someone may reflect pressure you are applying to someone, focused attention on an important matter, strong feelings about something, or communicating how obvious you feel something is. Inability to get your mind off something. Noticing how impatient you are.
To dream that someone is staring at you represents the truth of a situation that can’t be avoided. A person or situation that you feel is growing impatient with your inaction. Feeling pressure from someone. Feeling unwelcome or that you don’t fit in. Feeling that something about you is always being noticed.
Alternatively, being stared at may reflect feelings about someone watching your every move. Feeling that you can’t have privacy or do anything you want freely.
Example: A woman dreamed of staring at someone. In waking life she was very focused on chastising someone on a message board on the Internet who had made very insensitive remarks. The staring reflected how shocked she felt by what she was witnessing.
Example 2: A girl dreamed of seeing a girl blankly stare at her. In waking life she knew she had to break up with her boyfriend, but didn’t have the courage to do it. The staring reflected impatience she had with herself for not doing it.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing the grim reaper staring at her. In waking life he was starting to feel that a long distance relationship she had on the Internet was doomed. Everything in her life was telling her this relationship was doomed while she struggled to keep talking to the guy.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her soon to be ex-husband staring into space. In waking life she was spending a lot of time thinking about how strange the future would be after her divorce was finalized.
Example 5: A woman dreamed that everyone she knew was staring at her. In waking life she had just been raped. The staring reflected her feelings about her entire life revolving around what had happened to her.
Example 6: A young boy dreamed of his sister staring at him. In waking life he was traumatized by the crack cocaine overdose of his sister that caused her death.