Dave Grohl’s recurring house dream

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Ever get that recurring dream about a house you’ve never been to? Well then, you’re in good company because Foo Fighter’s lead man, Dave Grohl, recently revealed to Us Weekly that he has been getting that dream his entire life!

The unfamiliar house dream is actually a very common dream. You see, the house – whether it’s your actual house, a house you used to live in or some random dream house – represents YOU! The house in your dream represents everything about you and how you live.  The style of the home, the condition of the home, what happens in the home, even the rooms in the home are connected to you and how you feel about your self as well as what is going on inside the psyche that your body houses.  The dreaming mind uses the home in order to show you yourself and your state of mind in the form of a physical structure so you can better understand your own personality construct, thought construct and even body construct.  Look at your house dreams as an honest blueprint of your current self image.

In most cases, dreaming of an unfamiliar house suggests the dreamer is still getting to know her or himself and is discovering things about themselves they didn’t previously know, like discovering new talents, skills, opinions or ideas.  Dave Grohl, being a musician and song writer, it would make sense that he’s constantly coming up with new ideas and opinions. However, the unfamiliar house dream can also mean that you are not feeling “at home” in your current life, that what you are dealing with or where your life is at is not comfortable or what you you think it should be. This could also fit for Dave because in that same US Weekly article he states that he’s been touring almost every year since he was 17. He literally isn’t “at home” a good portion of each year so his life is made up of unfamiliar places.

Houses are very important dream symbols because the type of house, the state of the house, even the rooms in the house are giving you very important messages you need to know about your self. And when you can understand those messages, you can drastically improve your self, your state of mind and well being. My book So, What Did You Dream Last Night? has an entire chapter on houses in dreams and also covers what it means when you dream of…

An Old Run Down House       Finding New Rooms
Your Childhood Home           A House Under Construction
An Empty House                      A House On Fire
The Attic                                      The Backyard
The Basement                            The Bathroom
The Kitchen.. and more!

“I had a crazy, disturbing dream. When I awoke, I was frightened. After breaking it apart, I realized the dream was full if symbols…to my relief! Glad I read your books!”    – Rhonda, Dayton, TN

4 Responses

  1. agnes léglise says:

    wow, I made that recurrent dream for years and always wondered what it meant . your explanation is so clear, I finally understand it. thank you !

  2. agnes léglise says:

    ( and please excuse my english)

  3. I dream about a house all the time! Thank you for the post, it was very helpful!

  4. Mary Derr says:

    The first recurring house dream I ever had, which lasted about 10 years, turned out to be the infamous Winchester house…mind you..Id never heard of the Winchester house when the dreams started! I later started another house dream that was short lived! Now I have a recurring dream of my doublewide home, only it is doubled in width and I walk up n down the dark hallways opening each door, only to see the most beautiful rooms…and then I get to the end of the halls with one door left….and I never open it…I fear it…it makes me very afraid and I always wake up smiling about the beautiful rooms but then feeling fear bout the door I wont open! :-

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