Divorce (Separation) Dream Meaning and Interpretations


Divorce (Separation) Dream Symbol – Dreaming of divorce, other than the obvious meaning of being unhappy in a relationship, also can mean that you are in a situation that you need to separate yourself from. Heeding this dream is important for personal growth and to avoid being associated with things that will imbue you with a negative reputation.

Dreaming of a divorce can mean this is a time to reorganize and reset the priorities in your life. Maybe you need to make sure you separate your problems from a part of yourself. It can also mean you have a fear of being alone. Are there problems in your current relationship?

When you dream your parents have been divorced this can represent the issues you have in your life. Are you trying to please your parents without disappointing either of them? The only person you need to please is yourself. A dream about a divorce can reflect the stress in your everyday life. Have you made a mistake? Is there a mistake you are trying to correct? Divorce also represents change. This can be a good time to give up habits that no longer serve you well.

Divorce can represent separation from old habits and beliefs that have been part of your life for a long time. Maybe a project is ending or you have a new view of the world. It can represent a part of yourself that you can no longer rely on such as a craving for food or a cigarette when you get upset. Are you feeling insecure at this time? Do you fear the one you love will leave you on your own? Is there something in your relationship that needs your urgent attention? Spend some quality time together.

Separation Dream Meaning

Dreaming of being separated can mean your relationship is different to other people’s relationships. Do not judge yourself based on the appearance of others. This can remind you that you need to acknowledge and honor each other’s differences. Maybe there is anxiety around the changes in your life. Is there conflict and drama constantly infecting your life? Do you find change difficult to deal with? Keep in mind, you have a choice of whether to make change work for you or to resist it.

A dream of separation can be a celebration of new found independence. Maybe you now work independently of your colleagues or someone who was once very close is moving in a new direction in their life.

Marriage separation featured in a dream can mean there is something you never want to experience again. Or, it could be there is a toxic person you want gone from your life. Marriage separation signifies that some sort of behavior will cease to be a part of your life. It can also reflect the negativity you feel at being forced to make changes you do not like. You may find all those who supported you in the past have now moved on. It may be time for you to make the choice to move on from someone or something too.

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Stephen is a self confessed dream junkie that loves all things dream related. He is a writer for Dream Stop and has been working in the field of dreams for the past decade. He believes that the YOU are the only person who can truly understand the meaning of your dreams. You have to look inside your inner thoughts to find the hidden truths in your dream. These interpretations are for entertainment purposes only. Stephen's interpretations should be considered an opinion, not professional advice.


  1. Nombulelo Mzekandaba on

    I had a dream of my ex boyfriend ,we broke up 3 years ago. In the dream he came at home, he was angry up until he allowed me to talk with him. Late it was at night when he acted me to accompany him to the nearest taxi, it’ll him to wait for me, he was waiting for me outside. When I came outside he’s already gone,time when till I found him, we had sex, he seemed to enjoy it, I told him let me try woman on top, he allowed me, in the middle of having a good sex, a lady came & handed him divorce papers, an argument rose. We were at school when he told me he was gay. I was angry bcoz I thought of people I turned down just to wait for all the years to be with him,then I woke up feeling confused

  2. I have a constant dream about my husband divorce me to stay with my sister . This dreams happen very often and really upsets me. I. Confused. Don’t know what means

  3. Am Leading a very hard life with my wife and i don’t love her because of her bad characters of witchcraft,i dreamt my mother telling me that my wife has divorced and shortly in the same dream i had my diceased grand mother die again and appeard to be talking yet she was dead,am really confussed.What Could this mean?

  4. I have had three dreams that my parents were getting a divorce, even though my mom promised me she would never ever divorce and my parents seen happily married. Everytime I beg them not to and they ignore me.

  5. I had a dream that my husband and I were at our very own divorce party, we were both present and there was no animosity and when we left we left together so I have no idea what that means.

  6. The past two months I’m dreaming of getting a divorce. I’m happily married and my husband seems happy with our marriage. So the dream is confusing me as to why I would be dreaming about a divorce.

  7. I am having dreams of my parents already divorced or getting duvorced i dont understand and i am very scard if you could better explaun this

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