The fear associated with emotional or sexual relationships; feeling that someone is too demanding; the sense of not being able to be independent of one’s parent/lover, and feeling any personal independence or will is sucked away by them. We create this creature out of our own doubts or fears.
If a man is afraid of sex—afraid his mother/lover will disapprove if he has any sexual feelings of his own—the fear and perhaps anger will sap any good feelings about sexual relationship. Such a man or woman, every time they have sex— because they still do not really wish to give of themself—feel bad after sex, perhaps sucked dry, even ‘dead’.
The fear or anger about not having a will of their own, and still emotionally dependent on mother/father, turns back upon them, depicted as the vampire.
A vampire may represent a shadow character who sucks the blood of others. He therefore may mention that you have been sucked dry by someone else’s psychic power.
This is symbolic of a person who sucks the life out of you, a bad influence in your life
One who walks in spiritual darkness, preying on the lives of others for self-gratification; see “blood-money” and “prostitution”
Negativity, which has the effect of draining our essential energy, is represented by the vampire in dreams, particularly if there is an assault on our spirituality and beliefs.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Often the fear of emotional and sexual relationships can be represented in dreams as a vampire. Because the human being still has a fear of the unknown, ancient symbols that have represented this fear can still appear in dreams.
Material aspects: When heavy demands are made on us that we do not feel capable of meeting, a vampire can appear in a dream. We are figuratively being ‘sucked dry’.
The vampire or blood sucker is such a fearful figure that it is accepted as an embodiment of total negativity.
Gives gender - specific: The succubus, a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men, and the incubus (the opposite) preying on a dreamer’s vital energy has traditionally been pictured as a vampire in both men’s and women’s dreams. Such dreams may originally arise from childhood trauma.
To dream of a vampire is a representation of many things. It represents your sexual nature as well as death and fear. It combines civility with violence. Consider who in your life wears these two faces. Someone in your waking life, who possesses a great deal of charm, may eventually turn hurtful and violent towards you and your feelings. You are most likely very aware of this possibility, but feel you cannot help but spend time with them. Vampires may also be a physical representation of the decision to have sex for the first time. Conversely, the vampire may indicate that you are exhausted, whether physically or emotionally, in your waking life. Otherwise, you may suffer from a debilitating addiction to alcohol, drugs, or sex.
To dream that you yourself are a vampire represents how you use those around you. You are using everything you have to further your own goals.
Vision: Seeing a vampire: unbridled passions are taking over and depleting you or another person.
Depth Psychology: Fears, instincts, and primitive urges are producing a “cold” heart and depleting your strength. They will make your life difficult in the future—unless you can control them quickly. See Monster.
See Monster / Mythological Creature, Bat. Guilt feelings, and the sense of being sucked dry. These dreams often appear during depression.
The vampire image points to insufficient boundaries toward the world of shadows.
Vampires in dreams usually suggest that you are feeling physically or emotionally drained.
The vampire may also be symbolic for someone who is addicted to drugs or someone in an obsessive relationship.
To dream that you are a vampire suggests that you are sucking in the life energy of others for your own selfish benefit. You may also wish to look up the meanings of “Dracula”, “Movie Character” and “Vampire Slayer”, below.
A bad omen ; you will marry for money and find it a bad bargain.
1. Seduction, sensual pleasures.
2. Drain of vitality, life force; often in a relationship.
3. Bad bargain has been made (as in “bargain with the devil”).
Dreams of a Vampire symbolize that either you have been abusing your power or you’ve been allowing someone else to suck your life force from you. This dream is a message for you to set healthy boundaries with needy people, to monitor your dependence upon the people in your life, and to tap into your unlimited source and supply that allows for a win/win situation for all involved.
1- When heavy demands are made on us which we do not feel capable of meeting, a vampire can appear in a dream. We are figuratively being ‘suckcd dry.’ The vampire or blood sucker is such a fearful figure that il is accepted as an embodiment of evil.
2- Often the fear of emotional and sexual relationships can be represented in dreams as a vampire. Becausc the human being still has a fear of the unknown, ancient symbols that have represented this fear can still appear in dreams, ‘flic succubus and incubus preying on young people’s vital energy is often pictured as a vampire.
3- Life-threatening evil is represented by the vampire in dreams. However, it mav be that the dreamer has a rather fantastical outlook on the realms of evil and some reservation could be applied to their thoughts.
Vampires, for most people, represent powerful and evil creatures. Dreaming about vampires suggests that the dreamer may be feeling overwhelmed in some areas of his or her life and is struggling with negative thoughts, feelings, and actions. You may be currently concerned about ethical or moral issues and are experiencing anxiety as a result.
The vampire represents personal attributes or negative habits that drain energy and resources or cause emotional exhaustion.
If you are being attacked by a vampire, you may perceive yourself as a powerless victim. Interpreting this dream’s message may help you to identify the source of your negative feelings and helplessness.
A dream warning against thieves and other insidious persons (Gypsy).
Ancient meaning: Eternal life and the vital power of blood. Vampires used blood as their source of rejuvenation and, in a sense, reincarnation. Among ancient Greeks, the underworld was filled with souls who craved life’s blood in the hopes of finding this renewal. On the dream plane, such symbolism can equate to finding ways to make the results of your efforts more durable and abiding.
Someone or something figuratively sucking the life away from you a little at a time. This person or situation may be very appealing on the surface, but definitely has an agenda that isn’t in your best interests.