Mirror as a dream symbol usually represents some sorts of reflection or thought process about your inner self. The image that appears in the mirror in the form of reflection is how you perceive yourself and how you want to be seen by others.
During the mirror related dreams, pay attention to the types of the reflection that you see in the mirror, the occasion in which you are viewing the mirror for, and finally the condition of the mirrors. All of these factors can contribute to the best interpretation of mirrors within the dream. To see yourself in the mirror within a dream signifies a time of self-reflection and understanding.
Dream About Mirror Related Actions
Buying or Receiving a Mirror
To buy a mirror in the dream suggests that you need to really look at yourself, it signifies a time of self-realization and understanding who you are. If the dream is about getting a mirror from someone else, it can relate to the expectation of that someone towards you. Your mind is wondering if you have lived up to the expectation of that someone.
Cleaning a Mirror
Dreaming about cleaning mirror or wiping dirt off mirror suggest that you are strengthening or change aspect of your personal character.
Breaking a Mirror
The dream interpretation of breaking mirror is dependent on your intention within the dream. If you are breaking the mirror in the dream by accident, it can foreshadow bad luck is near for your near future projects. If the mirror breaking is intentional in the dream, it signifies your willingness and motivation to break away from your past habits. You are not happy with how your habits are defining your identity and you are changing it by force.
Dream About Reflections in Mirror
Seeing no reflection in a dream mirror implies that you have lost your self-identity. Or you are in a situation or environment that requires you to remove your individuality and conform to others.
Seeing Another Reflection Instead of Yourself
If the reflection in the dream is someone or something else when you look in the mirror, it suggest that you have changed the way your behave in the recent times. Perhaps you have done some actions that do not represent your belief or who you are.
Dream About Different Mirror Conditions
If the dream features a mirror that is falling to the ground, it represents that you have recently come to a realization of a part of your character, which you do not like and want to get rid of to forget.
To see an already cracked or broken mirror in your dream represents a poor or distorted self-image, you may feel a certain way about yourself that may be untrue. For example, the cracked mirror can suggest that you feel your are better or worse than you really are. It can also suggest that you are not giving yourself the true credit by only looking at partial pictures, it may help to piece all the shattered images to get a clear holistic view of your situation and self-identity.
To see a foggy mirror in you dream represents confusion and unclear concept of who you are. You are lacking clarity and questioning your self-identity. You feel unsure about your purpose in life and your next steps to take.
A dirty mirror in the dream represents some form of bad habits or vice that have been pulling you down. This vice is affecting how you view yourself as a person. Because of this bad habit, you cannot see the true self and start looking down at yourself.
Dream About Different Types of Mirrors
Dreams featuring rearview can represent past events if you are driving in a car, it can signify that you are dwelling too much on the past. However, if you are viewing rearview mirror while sitting in the still car, it can signify that you need to cover bases and check your blind spots before starting your journey or project.
Seeing dark or black mirror reflection suggest a sense of hopelessness. It can signify that you are seeing no future with your current life’s path and you have little clue about how your choices will shape your personal identity.
Seeing ghost or haunted mirror in the dream signifies that something or someone in the past has come to haunt you. Perhaps you have bumped into your ex boyfriend or ex girlfriend or things that reminded you of your past. Perhaps you have done something in the past that you are not proud or even ashamed of.
A bathroom mirror in the dream represents the time that you spend to privately assess your own personality and strength.
Seeing or using a big mirror such as windowed mirror or sliding mirror, suggest understanding of your entire life as a whole. Perhaps you need to pay better attention to how you approach life, and how you represent yourself to others. If the dream focuses on you dressing in front of a big mirror from head to toe, it relates to how you value your outward appearance to others.
To use a hand mirror or small make up mirror, suggest that you need to take constant view of yourself. Perhaps you are very conscious about your appearance and always want to look your best. It may be your mind’s way telling you that you should live more to be yourself without caring about what others think.
Mirror maze within the dream suggests that are unwilling to acknowledge your subconscious emotions. Or if you are willing, you find it hard to navigate through your inner emotions because they are so complicated. You feel that your emotions overlap one another and you cannot figure out your true feeling about certain issue.
Two Way Mirror
To dream that you are looking through a two-way mirror indicates that you are coming face to face with some inner or worldly issue. Consider the dream as an investigation or questioning platform, what or whomever is being watched through the looking two-way mirror is being scrutinized and criticized.
If you are seeing yourself through a two way mirror, it suggest that you are scrutinize your inner persona and subconscious. You might be breaking yourself down and questioning yourself about some recent decisions that you may have made. Two-Way mirror in the dream acts as a “safe” link between your conscious and subconscious.