Cinderella, the main character in the fairy tale of a waif turned princess, symbolizes the common psychological pattern of a woman who is waiting for her prince to come. She may not be able to see her value outside of a relationship, since the fantasy posits that attracting a man validates a woman’s worth.
The Cinderella story may also comment on a rivalry with other women.
Symbolic of feeling used or disrespected by others
Used as a substitute for someone of like character and circumstances
To dream about the story Cinderella - or being a character from the book or movie - suggests that you are taking on too many duties, and/or feeling overloaded with other people’s expectations. You may also need to clear away feelings of frustration and/or guilt in order to move on with your life.
Dreams of Cinderella are about victimhood, innocence, and that you have a spiritual strength, even when your circumstances look bleak. This dream may be giving you the message that true love exists for you and that Fairy Tales can come true. See Fairy Tail and Midnight.