Did you dream about maggots? To see maggots in your dream typically represent your anxieties about death. It can also suggest some form of negligence and lack of care. Maggots can represent negative yet lingering emotions that have come to life. Pay close attention to the context of the maggot’s worms and your associated actions and feelings within the dream. Below we will go over some of the most common scenarios where maggots can occur in the dream.
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Dream About Maggots Coming Out of Your Body
In the dream about maggots growing out of you, pay attention to which body parts that maggots are coming out of. These body parts locations can offer valuable clues to the meaning of your maggot’s dream interpretation.
Dreams of maggots coming from under and crawling out of your skin, suggests that there have been issues that you have been rejecting or ignoring. The issues have been brewing underneath the surface, eating away at you. The issues have now become apparent and easily observed by everyone around you.
Dreams of maggots growing in your hair or jumping from your head; suggest that you have serious issues that have been bothering you. You are hoarding negative emotions and thoughts and you are choosing not to do anything about the situation. The negative thoughts might be all in your mind or from your past. Dig deeper within yourself to find out why you feel a certain way.
Dreaming of maggots around your eyes, suggests that you are in denial about an obvious problem and you are refusing to see the truth.
Dream About Maggots in Food or Mouth
If the food that you are consuming is crawling with maggots, it can suggest guilt and impurity. You may be profiting from immoral business doings or decisions that make you feel guilty. However, to eat maggots straight out, suggest that you are consuming or taking in dirty or unclean thoughts.
To spew or vomit maggots from your mouth, implies that you are not owning up to your own words. You may have over-promised and under-delivered, and the dream indicates that you are now suffering from the consequences. People around you are beginning to view your words as poison and harmful.
Dream About Maggots Growing
Dream About Maggots Growing on a Living Animal or Person
Seeing maggots on a living animal or someone you know, can suggest that the relationship between you and that person may be rotten or going bad. The animals like dogs or cats might relate to someone that you know or close to. Try to remember the qualities or type of animals with maggots within the dream. There are negative or decaying feelings or links between you and the person. The dream is reflecting that the person may be “dead” to you, even if they are alive and well. It can also relate to the fear of losing the person forever.
Dream About Maggots Growing from a Dead Person
Seeing maggots growing from a dead person or your own dead corpse, can link to your fear of death or the unknown. For example, you may dream about maggots or other symbols of deaths if you have recently encountered anyone with a terminal illness like cancer. It can relate to failure or that you may be ruined by specific actions that you are about to take. You are afraid of death and failure, and simply be forgotten after your demise.
If the dead person with maggots growing is a zombie, the maggots can represent that the fear of death is catching up to you. Someone that you hold dearly may have passed and those negative thoughts or emotions are haunting you.
Dream About Other Common Maggots Related Themes
Dream of Maggots Growing or By Itself
Seeing maggots growing by itself without negative emotions or feelings, can symbolize resilience, persistence, and ability to bounce back from adversity. If you have had rough times recently or in the past; maggots’ growth in dreams can be a positive sign signaling that you are ready to emerge back from death and reborn. You are ready to let go of the past failures and let it all go back to dust.
Dream of Maggots in Bed
To sleep in a pool of maggots or having maggots on your bed or mattress, suggest that you are suffering deep feelings of regret. This regret is creeping into your place of rest and constantly eating away at you. These negative emotions are feeding off of you and you may have a hard time getting out of. It may be time to do some serious cleanup and rid yourself of the negative energy.