Men and women want long, healthy hair, so to lose it in real life is devastating. But what do dreams about losing hair mean? Let’s find out.
The Importance of Hair Both in Dreams and in Real Life
From the Bible to the modern-day, a full head of hair signifies masculinity, sexuality, and fertility. For example, Samson was a famous Israelite warrior. He was renowned for the strength he gained from his long hair. Samson’s hair was cut by his true love Delilah, who was sent by the Philistines to defeat him. As a result, he lost this strength.
In today’s society, hair extensions are no longer seen as a luxury accessory of rich celebrities. Now, having fuller, thicker hair is a must, especially if you belong to the younger generation.
So we can agree that in real life, long, healthy locks of hair is important. With this in mind, let’s examine the main interpretations of dreams where you lose your hair.
Remember, long, healthy, thick, glossy hair in a dream is a sign of good health, contentment with your life and progress in the world. Conversely, thin, damaged, weak and hair that is falling out are all negative signs.
6 Main Interpretations of Dreams about Losing Hair
We associate hair with libido and sexuality. Therefore, it’s not surprising that these are the main reasons for dreams about losing hair.
Loss of sexual prowess
You only have to look at the number of men undertaking painful hair transplants to understand the connection between hair loss and sexual prowess. Therefore, it stands to reason that men dreaming about losing their hair worry about virility.
Conversely, for women, it’s all about attractiveness. Women associate long hair with beauty. For them, their hair is a symbol of their sexuality. Losing it affects their self-confidence. Are you going through a period of low self-esteem?
Fear of growing older
We associate hair loss with ageing. Men and women can suffer from losing their hair as they age. Moreover, both genders can worry about growing old. If you are having recurring dreams about losing your hair, consider whether there’s something specific about growing old that is worrying you.
Lack of control
Not only did Samson lose his strength, but he also lost his control. Typically, when you suffer from hair loss, there’s little you can do about it. Ask yourself, are there areas in your life where you feel helpless?
People lose their hair for all kinds of reasons, but a major one is poor health. You might not know it, but your body has ways of telling you that you’re not well. And one of them is through dreams. Time for a check-up.
Losing your creativity
Hair is connected to ideas and creativity. For example, we dye our hair to stand out from the crowd. We get a radical new cut when we have split from a partner. We use our hair to define who we are to the world. As such, losing our hair in a dream can indicate a loss of creative ideas.
Fear of dying
If your dreams are constantly about losing your hair, you could be worrying about dying. We all worry about death, but it happens to every single one of us. The best way to view our own demise is to make the time we do have on the planet as rich and as full as we can. So that when we do pass, we’ll have no regrets.
Delving into the Meaning of Dreams of Losing Hair
Situations where you are losing your hair in a dream
Consider the situation in your dream where you are losing your hair as this is important.
Seeing hair that has fallen out – You are concerned with your sexuality or virility. This is especially true if the hair was in a bed or on a pillow. If the hair was somewhere else, this indicates a worry about ageing and growing old in general.
Brushing your hair – If your hair is falling out while you are brushing it, this suggests a problem that has been worrying you for a long time. However, it does suggest a solution is coming sooner than you think.
Hair is pulled out – This is a warning against untrustworthy friends or colleagues. Someone you thought was on your side is definitely not.
The wind is blowing your hair out – This is your subconscious mind telling you it is time to let your hair down. You need more freedom to express your ideas. You may feel trapped in your current situation.
Drying your hair with a hairdryer – Hair falling out while you are using a hairdryer suggests a need for clear thinking. Take time to get a fresh perspective on a problem or dilemma.
The colour of the hair that is falling out in your dream
Hair that has fallen out in your dream doesn’t have to be the same colour as your own hair. In fact, it is significant if it is different.
Grey hair – Did you see grey hairs falling out in your dream? Grey hair is a symbol of wisdom and knowledge. You may have some new insight into something that has been bothering you for a while.
White hair – This suggests the possibility of sad news, but don’t worry, you will be able to manage it.
Black hair – Losing black hairs or seeing them in your dream indicates an end to a current problem in your life. However, black is associated with mystery and secrets. Are you hiding something or do you fear someone in your close circle is?
Red hair – Red has links to aggression and hot-headedness. Have you reacted badly to a situation recently? Or, are you simmering with anger about someone?
Dreams about losing hair are upsetting at the time. Ultimately, by interpreting the underlying meaning, we can understand what our subconscious mind is trying to tell us. Only then can we move on.
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