What It Means When You Are Bald In A Dream

Since the beginning of time, humans have been interested in the notion of dreams. This bizarre phenomenon that we all experience has served as an enigma to doctors and psychologists alike, leading to the inevitable creation of an entire branch of study dedicated to understanding dreams. Indeed, thanks to the findings and research conducted by dream analysts, we have begun to understand why we dream, what our dreams symbolize, and more — but despite centuries of studying, it appears we have only begun to scratch the surface of what our unconscious minds are capable of, according to Good Therapy.

When we fall asleep, there's no limit to what we can dream of. But while some experience a gamut of different dreams every time they fall asleep, others might experience the presence of recurring themes that make regular appearances in dreams. According to the Academy of Sleep and Wellness, recurring dreams might be a sign of unresolved conflict or stress, suggesting a wavering psychological well-being.

A common yet peculiar recurring dream that many report having is of being bald. If this sounds like something you've been dreaming of, you're going to want to keep reading to understand what it could mean.

Dreaming of baldness can indicate both good and bad signs

Dream analysis is very rarely black and white, which is to say there can be positive and negative interpretations of nearly every kind of dream. Losing your hair in a dream or being bald is no different. According to J.M. DeBord, author of "The Dream Interpretation Dictionary," being bald in a dream "can indicate a clean mind, especially if the head is shiny and spotless" (per Best Life Online). This dream might also signify a focus on conformity, as DeBord understands hair as being a "strong visual identifier" and is often one of the easiest ways for someone to stand out or fit in.

Another possible meaning of being bald in a dream has everything to do with actively going bald in the dream. Indeed, some sources suggest that this could signify a source of embarrassment or awkwardness in your life, as society can sometimes look down on and be uncomfortable with the notion of baldness, and hair loss if often viewed as an issue that requires solving, per Times Now News.