At first glance a crab seems to be a very negative dream symbol. It could represent a “crabby” or unpleasant personality. The claws could be symbolic of a clinging and hurtful person, or a side of your own personality. There may be too much dependence, clinging and forcefulness in your life. The crab may also […]
The sign of the crab is an emotionally nurturing astrological sign. The crab’s appearance may announce that a nurturing and caring individual has come your way or signify a need to make your home a more comfortable place. Finally, Cancer, the Crab, may be a warning sign that you are becoming a mother hen.
A crab appearing in a dream can indicate mothering, particularly of the ‘smother love’ type, but can also be the qualities of unreliability and self-interest. The crab can also, because of the way it moves, denote deviousness.
Because the crab has a hard shell and is thus self-protective, in dreams this quality can be highlighted. When someone is ‘crabby’ they are irritable or morose. The crab apple is small and sour and therefore has this same connotation.
The astrological sign of cancer and the great mother are both represented by the crab.
To dream of a crab can denote that someone may be trying to deceive you. That you or someone you know is trying to side-step an issue.
(China, interpretation of dreams) You see a crab or crabs: your illness or troubles will vanish
Symbol: The crab symbolizes resurrection, since it renews/ changes its protective shell regularly.Vision: Looking at one or more crabs: your plans are delayed (one step forward—three steps back) and it will take time to get back on track. If you or others are eating crabs: your financial situation will improve. Having cancer: somebody wants to […]
The dream of a ruinous lawsuit (Gypsy) ; a modern expression for an ill-tempered person; the tenacity of the crab has become symbolic.
Astrologically speaking, dreams of a crab represents extreme empathy, depth of feeling. Perhaps this dream is showing you that you have been crabby and are taking things too personally.