An engagement can either be an agreement to get married; a commitment to attend an event; a job that only last for a short time; or anencounter between hostile forces.

Menstruation is the assurance of true femininity and the sign of womanhood. At such a time women often dream of receiving an engagement ring or married to strangers.

Example: A young woman, engaged to be married, dreamed that her fiance came to her and told her to break off the engagement. He said he would make her life miserable because he was presently untrue to her, and would continue to be unfaithful even after marriage. His answers to her subsequent interrogation proved the dream accurate, and the engagement was duly broken. Quoted from Dreams Your Magic Mirror by Elsie Sechrist.

Engagement ring: The state of the relationship, as in example below, where Mary is ‘choking’ on or ‘can’t swallow’ her relationship.

Example: ‘If I swallow I am going to swallow and choke on my engagement ring. I seem to be trying to stop a ring going down my throat.’ Mary S.

The dreams show the state of feelings about getting married. In promising ourselves to another it may be a time of great joy, but it can also face you with problems you haven’t realised you had before. One of those is dependence on mother or father – for all manner of things such as support. It might be that you have a difficult time actually giving yourself to another person fully. Most such problems arise from difficult trauma from early life. There is an attempt on the part of our dream process to release and deal with early traumas or situations that occurred and led to blocking or trapping our potential energy and creativity. Without this clearance much of our energy to express and achieve is tied up in the past, or in non productive habits. At this time too our dreams explore the challenges and difficulties we face in outer life.   See Ages of LoveAvoid Being Victims

For engagement in battle or work see war and work

Useful Questions and Hints:

Does your dream reveal any difficulties?

Am I just seeing my anxieties in the dream?

What do I feel about being engaged?

See Plot of the DreamMan in your DreamSecrets of Power Dreaming


-o 2017-07-12 14:15:49

Hi Tony… I dreamt my (rather serious) boyfriend proposed to me in our home last night. He got on his knees, and I remember being in total shock – in pajamas, messy hair. No ring though. I remember telling my sister later that we could go and pick one out together. What could this mean?

-Janny 2017-07-02 5:41:35

I saw that there was the preparation of my engangement everywhere in an unknown place and I was not at all intrested in it instead i felt sad and even I was unaware of the person to whom I was going to be enganged ..But when there came the time of engangement I saw a charming english man who was going to be my fiancee.I felt so happy seeing him and he owed metwo engangement rings.I felt so happy seeing this and all my sadness went away.I want to know the meaning of this dream.

-shamshu 2017-04-08 4:18:35

Hi! My sister had a dream of my family and myself preparing for my engagement and i’m wearing the traditional red lehenga on my engagement what does this mean???? Any bad omen??? By the way my sister is a student…

-P.sivani 2017-03-14 8:58:54

I saw a dream..where I was getting enged wid someone. And after I pretend that I don’t like dat guy…wat does this dream means

-Jimmy 2016-12-25 13:37:13

My fiance says I was choking her while I was sleeping, but how I remember it is I woke up to her screaming and getting on top of her to hug her and calm her down. But she says I was choking her. Is it possible she could of dreamt that and I didn’t really do that since I recall it differently? If it was in her dream, what does that mean? Thank you

-The Confused 2016-11-20 19:01:03

I had a dream that I was getting engaged but my heart wanted to break the engagement and run away as soon as possible what does this mean.?

-Sujatha 2016-09-27 8:59:16

I got a dream at early morning..like my boyfriend s getting engaged to someone else..she looks kind of weird.im moving away from that place, in my dream..in real life his parents are not approving our marriage..bcoz of different caste..what does this mean..??

    -Tony Crisp 2016-09-28 12:56:09

    Sujatha – The other woman is often a way a dream sees what are facing in life. The other woman can therefore be representing your feelings of what your boyfriend sees in you, or thinks about. So, it can be saying that you do not see him marrying the real you, but some weird idea put in him by his parents.

    It means that you seem to be free of the old paradigm created by your countries past beliefs – the caste system – but maybe your boyfriend is still influenced by them. See http://dreamhawk.com/dream-encyclopedia/archetype-of-the-paradigm/


-Divya 2016-05-27 6:16:00

Hey i had a dream that i got engaged with a guy who now oftenly comes to my home and his dad n elder brother doesn’t love him. And i have to introduce him to my friends and we even had a sensous dance togtherin the dream. And i don’t know why buti had glimpse of the guy was more of like mine cousin sister’s fiance but i have also compared the guy i am engaged with the fiance of my cousin sister. What all it means

-Mara 2016-04-04 13:54:05

I dreamt last night that I was engaged some were and when we were leaving, he gave me some things and I lold him I can the care of myself. Then in another seen after that, was somewhere my mother, grandmother and some people who I don’t know. At night I found the guy whom I’m supposed to be married with sleeping in a single bed by the wall and another bed was about half a meter away from it, And then as if I had a flashback in my dream that my grandmother told him to sleep their for the night and I was then thanking her. Later,after my flashback was over, I went and slept on the bed beside him. A minute later my mother woke me up.
I don’t know what it means and I’m only sixteen. what does it mean?

-Zer 2015-11-17 3:54:52

I dreamt that my grandmother and aunt are telling me to get ready because some people are coming to see me for the purposevof engagemnt. They tell me that they wont engage me as those people are backward and villagers. Meanwhile i get ready and try to call to my boyfriend but sigals problm arises. I was satisfied that nothing would happen.

-Pam 2015-11-15 11:38:46

I had a dream (twice in the same night) that my fiancé broke off the engagement. He was cold (the compete opposite of who he is in real life) about it and made it seem like it was meaningless to him. On my second dream I asked him why he wanted to break it off, he didn’t want to give me a direct answer. While he was brushing his teeth he tried to remove my ring, I took it off and gave it to him as I was tearing.
What does this mean?

-Aradhana 2015-09-05 2:12:13

I had a dream yesterday that my lover (who is gonna get married soon with someone in real) is giving his engagement ring to me and left.and he died on the middle of the road.
And today,I dreamt like iam getting engaged to some unknown person,and i am not seeing his face..i was very sad..and when I travel somewhere, I saw a person in suit and thinks that may be that would be person I engaged with.I looks very sad and depressed and not speaking to my family members happily..

What is the meaning of all these.. I am worried that if anything happens to my lover.please understand me the meaning if the whole.

    -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2015-09-07 14:24:01

    Dear Aradhana – The way I see your dream is that you have accepted that you will not be able to marry your lover. This is expressed in your dream by him giving you his engagement ring and him dying in the middle of the road.
    Did you decide to stop loving him?
    See also http://dreamhawk.com/relationship-sex/ages-of-love-2/
    So these are all symbols to express your thoughts and feelings and have nothing to do with what will happen to him in waking life.
    The next part of your dream sounds as if you are ready to marry any man who comes along in your tremendous desire to be wed.
    Perhaps you see it as an escape from your present situation; “I look very sad and depressed and am not speaking happily to my family members.”
    Anna 🙂

      -Aradhana 2015-09-09 3:44:48

      I can’t stop loving him..but the situation is he gonna marry someone very soon.and I don’t want to marry at all and m not interested to..

-Priscila 2015-01-25 22:17:55

I had a dream that a charming man who I recently met and my family met him. We all met him for the first time in real life.
In the dream he would show an engagement ring to my mother, i guess asking for her opinion on the ring. The ring was pretty big it had a big diamond, and little diamonds around it. The brand was either TACORI or Cartier. I was in the dream and was watching the whole thing from far away, but close enough to have seen the ring like if i was in front of it. My mom was sitting down, and he was standing up. Showing her the ring within the box. While i was far away thinking in my head maybe thats for someone else. Was i trying to avoid the obvious.

-nisha 2014-12-29 5:37:21

Got a dream of getting engaged to one unknown person who n without Luking at him I was ready to get engaged… N tht too before my elder sis wedding.. Who is still unmarried. Wat does this means

    -Tony Crisp 2014-12-29 8:06:54

    Nisha – It sounds as if you are ready to marry any man who comes along in your tremendous desire to be wed. Perhaps you see it as an escape from your present situation. Also you feel that you will manage to marry before your sister.


-Haley 2014-09-15 12:22:57

My mom said she had a dream about me getting engaged to be married. What could this mean?

    -Tony Crisp 2014-09-19 8:31:49

    Haley – Well it could mean you mom is dying for you to be married – wishful thinking.

    Or else she has a psychic streak and is telling you your future.


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