Toilet Bathroom

In the USA the toilet is often called the bathroom.

In general the toilet can link with problems or difficulties in you that need attention. This means it can also link with the ‘stink’ – the unacceptable parts of you, that you do not want others to know about or be exposed to. So any mess in the toilet can be saying that there are things about yourself that need attention and cleaning up.

The actual room: Privacy; your need for time where you are not always considering what others need or want of you, but can do what you want. The place you can let go of or get rid of things you wouldn’t usually expose publicly. This usually refers to things you feel or things you might be ashamed of, but can also be about sexual matters.

If it is a bathroom and toilet: Possibly includes the need for cleaning up ones sexual attitudes or general attitude to others and self.

Toilet bowl: The part of us which can deal with the body wastes, and the emotions you need to discharge; female sexual organ; ‘sexpot’.

Can’t find a toilet: This may be a way of waking you up, because if you dreamt of peeing you might wet the bed. So you keep looking until you wake up.

Filthy toilet: If the toilet is unusable because of its state, it can sometimes be a way that while asleep you desperately need to go to the toilet and yet do not want to wake up and actually go. This is a way we can manage to hold on, and is more likely a female dream – because while awake they will hold on rather than use a dirty toilet seat. The idea of going to the toilet is only unpleasant because in reality it is far nicer to stay in a comfortable warm bed. The dream maker creates the image of the dirty toilet as a reason to get up and actually go to the toilet rather than wet the bed..

Full toilet bowl: Suggests a pressing need to deal with old attitudes or emotions that you cannot easily allow release in your everyday relationships, or even alone. The reason being that you might feel others will be repulsed by or judgemental about that side of you. It is certainly about inner stuff that you are trying to pass out of your life but is hanging about.

Going to the toilet: Expressing yourself; releasing feelings, often creative; letting go of tightly held attitudes, the past, or sexuality; acceptance of ones own natural drives and needs.

What we put down the toilet: What we consider to be the least important or most unpleasant aspects of ourselves or our experience; what we want to get out of our life – my small son, who had depended for long years on a dummy, one day decided he no longer wanted to have that dependency, or be seen as needing it. He took the dummy out of his mouth, put it down the toilet and flushed it away.

 Example: ‘I am in a toilet and people can see me. Sometimes the walls fall down. Once I looked around and everyone was watching me.’ 

This relationship with the toilet usually shows that one needs more privacy and time to oneself.

 Example: ‘I go to the toilet and it is full up to the brim. It is disgusting, and I can’t go.

Alan shows great difficulty in meeting the very biological, blood and guts, and sexual side of himself. This may lead to living a very intellectual or sweetness and light sort of life. Occasionally suggests the body needs cleansing. Not being able to go the toilet: As with Alan above – a difficulty in expressing the more natural and down to earth aspects of self; holding back sexuality or emotions; being selfish and not sharing or ‘giving’ of oneself. Or it might be a reason to get up and actually go to the toilet rather than wet the bed.. 

 Example: ‘I was watching my teddy bear go to the toilet. It fell down and disappeared.’ Jackson S.

Jackson was very young and just learning to sit on the toilet by himself. His dream shows him meeting the fear of falling down it. He has seen things disappear for ever, and this disturbs him. He uses his bear as himself. This aspect of toilet can depict the magical, hidden, or unseen world into which we disappear in sleep – the unconscious.

See: Faeces, Cesspool, Urine.


-floss 2017-10-23 21:13:10

my dream last night with the toilet was nasty. A lot of people living in a communal place were using this ONE toilet that had been donated by someone in the community. We all peed, washed our clothes and FOOD (yuck) in this toilet. Sometimes the toilet was dirty. I remember i had to wash the toilet bowl but someone was in the bog so I couldnt. That person could have easily washed the bowl but they didnt. I got blamed for the toilet being dirty. I saw a mobile phone charger in there and also at another point it was stuffed with a neck pillow and other stuff i sleep with. One of the most disgusting dreams ive ever had yet still coherent. Thats saying something! XD

-Dawn C Curriston 2017-09-29 6:50:52

I had a dream last night of a toilet or bathroom at the bottom of a pool with clear walls and floor. Does anyone know the meaning or translation of this?

-Car 2016-12-01 19:37:42

I had a dream where I wanted to use the toilet and it was loose or something so I tried to slide it back in place and it wouldn’t stay. Eventually I picked it up and placed it where I needed it to be. But then it sank in to the ground and looked like a bath tub and when I looked in to it looked like a deep pool that I couldn’t see the bottom

-Ana 2016-06-05 12:11:54

I had a dream that my 20yr old nephew was washing his hands in the toilet bowl

-K 2016-04-28 16:52:08

I’ve dreamed of using the toilet several times in a public setting, and every time I got very frustrated that I could not find a public place. It’s always a different place and a very bazaar location.

1. I was in some cavern-type room with water all around me and some rocks that were above the water lever. There was a random toilet on a rock and I needed to use it, but other people were around.

2. I was on a strange stair case, maybe 30 feet wide (very big) and I had no idea where the stairs lead down to , but there was a toilet at the top of the stairs that I needed to use. Others were present and climbing the staircase.

3. Found a bathroom one time at an event, maybe a concert, I can’t remember. All the toilet stalls had no doors so I walked to the back of the bathroom to find a private stall, but found none. The bathroom was huge, like a large, open locker room, and many people present. I found a toilet in the back that had no walls around it at all, I have no idea why I chose that one.

4. I was in a bathroom that had some very weird toilets, like 4 – 6 different ones and they were all not standard. Like one was a trough that was supposed to be used as a toilet. I don’t remember all the details, but I was VERY upset that I didn’t understand how to use any of them and didn’t understand why there wasn’t a proper toilet. Not to mention it was an open room and many people were present.

those are all I can remember, but I’m sure there is more. It’s my most common reoccurring theme, the second most common I have is teeth rotting or falling out.

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