Haunted House Dream Meaning and Symbolism

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Most dreams that feature a haunted house indicate unresolved issues in your past or present.

They are a pointer to some of the fears we hold concerning our relationships, health, career, and family.

Also, dreaming about a haunted house shows that you have a deep desire to fully develop your potentials.

To dream of residing in a house inhabited by ghosts indicates that your life is about to change in ways you never thought possible.


However, it all depends on the symbols included in your dream.

Having this dream calls on you to keep your eyes peeled. You can be sure that something positive or negative is in the works.

What’s the General Meaning of Haunted House Dreams?

Haunted houses have some sort of death or misfortune attached to them.

It could be that it was previously occupied by someone or some people that died by suicide, murder, or accident.

A good number of folklores from across the globe uphold the idea of a haunted house. This means that the concept of a haunted house is a global one.

It is, therefore, no surprise that haunted house dreams are reported all over the world. Likely, most of those who experience haunted dreams have gone through some tragedy in their past.

It could also be that they had a traumatic childhood. Or, they could be dealing with some emotional baggage from the past.

To correctly interpret the meaning of a haunted house dream, you need to consider all the details.

What did you actually see in the dream? Was this accompanied by sounds? What kind of sounds? Did you see spirits or ghosts of people that you know in real life?

What other symbolic objects did you see in the dream? What did this dream make you feel?


Some Specific Shower Haunted House Meanings

#1 – Dream of Living in a Haunted House

In this dream, you feel that the house is haunted by something – but, you can’t tell exactly what. This dream makes you feel scared and uncertain about your fate.

This is a sign that something is seriously wrong with the path you have chosen for yourself in your waking life.

Likely, you are sacrificing your goals and dreams for temporary pleasures.

#2 – Dream of Being Killed in a Haunted House

If you dream that someone or something has killed you in a haunted house, it means that you have neglected the more important aspects of your life.

This is a pointer to your own laziness. Likely, you always look for the easiest way out. You find even the simplest of tasks a bore, and you’d rather have everything you need for free.

#3 – Dream of Being Confined to a Haunted Attic

This dream indicates that you are suppressing some important emotions from the past. You have conveniently forgotten important memories and feelings from your past.

It’s important that you take into account all the stuff you observe in the attic in your dream. Most – if not all – of these items have a bearing on your dream.

#4 – Dream of Being in a Haunted Living Room

This dream indicates that somebody has invaded your personal space. You feel that your privacy and sense of integrity are being compromised.

#5 – Dream of Being in a Haunted Bedroom

This dream points to the health and wellbeing of your love relationship and sexual life. You likely have serious issues related to your intimacy.

This dream jolts you to make sacrifices and compromises for the sake of your relationship.

#6 – Dream of Living in a House Haunted by a Woman

To dream that you live in a house haunted by the spirit of a dead woman is a bad sign. It indicates that someone in your extended family does not wish you well.

They are on a revenge mission based on some real or perceive wrongs you did to them. This dream encourages you to reach out as a sign of making peace.

#7 – Dream of Being Chased by Ghosts in a Haunted House

This is a sign that you have allowed some negative energies into your life. Your life has been taken hostage by negative emotions.

You feel angry, resentful, and hateful most of the time. Likely, you are not aware of this.

But, when you come to think deeply about it, you’ll realize that you can do better with a healthy injection of positive energies.


#8 – Dream of Being Confined to a haunted Basement

This dream is an indicator that you feel unworthy. Despite your many qualifications, you feel that you cannot make anything meaningful in your life.

This basement in your haunted dream contains many important details. As such, it’s important that you take into account all the items and symbols shown in the dreams.

Doing so will enable you to pinpoint the exact area of weakness in your personality.

#9 – Dream of Being in a Haunted Bathroom

The bathroom – and toilets – are symbols of washing away dirt and letting go of things we no longer desire to hold within.

Having this dream means that you long for a new life. You want to let go of your old habits and thinking patterns.

You long for healing and renewal.

#10 – Dream of Being in a Haunted Closet

We talk of ‘hiding our skeletons in the closet ’. To dream of being confined to a haunted closet means that you are hiding certain aspects of your life from those closest and dearest to you.

In other words, you are not sincere in your dealings with your loved ones. You are simply keeping too many secrets from them.

#11 – Dream of Being in a Haunted Kitchen

The kitchen is connected to your feminine side and culinary creativity. This dream is a stark reminder that you have neglected your health.

It urges you to take good care of your emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual health. Tend to your personal grooming, as well.

#12 – Dream of a Familiar House in Your Neighborhood

If you dream that a familiar house in your neighborhood has been visited by ghosts, this is a sign that a friend will betray you.

This means that you should take lots of care to confide in the right people. There’s someone in your life who’s secretly plotting your downfall.

#13 – Dream of Being in Your Neighbor’s Haunted House.

If you dream that your neighbor’s house is haunted and that you are in it, this means that you are jealous of your friends’ success.

You think that they are doing better than you (they actually could be). This is thoroughly messing up your self-esteem.

It is causing you to behave abnormally towards your friends as you think they will reject you with time.

You are being too hard on yourself. Relax and concentrate on running your own race.

#14 – Dream of Living in a Haunted House Full of Monsters

Whether in your dream the monsters are in or around the house, this is not a good sign. It means that you keep going back to some trauma that you experienced in your early life.

This is causing you untold pain and hurt. You are making erratic decisions because of it.

#15 – Dream of Being Chased by an Evil Spirit in a Haunted House

To dream of being chased from room to room by an evil spirit in a haunted house means that you need to focus on the important things in your life.

You have likely been running through life wasting your time and energy on things that don’t have a bearing on your goals and dreams.

This dream urges you to focus on what brings you peace and joy.

#16 – Dream of Talking to a Ghost in a Haunted House

To dream that you are talking to a ghost in a haunted house means that you miss your deceased relatives and friends.

They are likely trying to get in touch with you through this dream. They have some advice or warning to pass on to you.

#17 – Dream of Running from a Haunted House

This is a sign that you don’t want to deal with the insecurities and uncertainties in your life. This dream urges you to face the tests in your life fearlessly.

When you start running away from your problems, you’ll keep running forever.

#18 – Dreaming the Your Parents’ House is Haunted

To have this dream means that you are thinking about your parents. You are worried about their future – if they are alive.

If they are deceased, this dream indicates that you miss your parents. You wish they were here with you to see the person you have become.

#19 – Dream of Hunting Evil Spirits in a Haunted House

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This is a sign that you are ready and willing to face your fears and insecurities. You are not afraid of taking up your responsibilities.

This dream shows that you have managed to reconcile with your past. You are looking to the future with confidence.

#20 – Dream of Killing Someone in a Haunted House

This dream can be a harrowing one.

It is a pointer to your shortcomings and weaknesses. You have refused to deal with the flaws in your life.

If left unattended, your shortcomings may come to stab you in the back.



A haunted house dream draws a parallel to what happens in your waking life. This dream has a powerful connection to your fears.

Having this dream could indicate that you are going through an uncertain period in your waking life.

You are likely frightened of what the future – as you perceive it – portends.

All the same, the emotions brought out by this dream could indicate something that happened in the past.

It could be a sign that you have not made peace with your past. This dream encourages you to make amends.

Dreaming of a haunted house rolls all your emotions – the past, present, and future – into one. This is a sign that you need to deal with all aspects of your emotional life.

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