Failed The Test"
an exam in your dream implies that you are being put to the test or being
scrutinized in some area of your waking life. As with most common dream themes,
dreams about taking a test have to do with anxiety. In such dreams, you may find
that you cannot answer any of the questions on the test, that the test is in
some foreign language or that your pencil keeps breaking during the test.
Perhaps time is running out and you cannot complete the exam in the allowed
time. Or perhaps, you arrive late and miss the exam altogether. These factors all result in
you failing the dream test.
a test implies being unprepared:
dream that you are taking a test suggests that you feel unprepared for some
challenge in your waking life. You may even be harboring some guilt because you did not
prepare enough for a school exam, meeting, business proposal, or some project.
Perhaps you have been procrastinating on a task and waited until the last minute
to cram it all in.
a test implies fear of failing:
you may be overly anxious about a real life exam, interview, etc. You always
think of the worse case scenario. As a result, such anxiety could manifest into
a dream where you fail a test. Most of the time, though, people who have such dreams are unlikely to fail a
test in real life.
a test implies lack of confidence:
a test in your dream says a lot about your self-esteem and confidence or the lack of.
You tend to sell yourself short and overly worry about not making the grade or
that you are not measuring up to other people's
expectations of you. You may even be described as a people pleaser because
you don't want to let others down. You
always second-guess yourself and fear not being accepted or
not being good enough.
failing the dream test, you may be expressing a desire to hold yourself back.
Perhaps you are not mentally ready to move forward to the next level.
a test implies setting your goals too high:
you set your goals too high, you may also experience a test taking dream. The
dream may be telling you that you are setting yourself up for failure because
you have set unrealistic goals for yourself.
a test implies being scrutinized:
dreams are also an indication that you are being judged. These dreams serve as a
signal for you to examine an aspect of yourself that you may have been
neglecting and need to pay more attention to.
order to better understand your test taking dream, identify what aspect of your
waking life is giving you a lot of anxiety or making you feel inadequate.
is also important to keep in mind that dreams about taking a test are usually never
about the content of the test. It is more about the process and about the
feelings you experience while taking the test.
common dream themes: chase