Dream meaning of rip

To rip something in your dream indicates dissatisfaction with the direction that a project or situation is going.

Alternatively, the dream may be a a pun on “rip off” or “to rip on someone” as in to insult or bad mouth them. Consider if these scenarios parallel your waking situation.

To see something rip in your dream suggests that you are overestimating the strength of something. In particular, to dream that your notebook is ripped means that you lack confidence in your ability to write and convey your thoughts. Perhaps you are having difficulty accepting your flaws and imperfections.

Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor to signify the acronym for “R.I.P.”

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Complete Dictionary of Dreams » Dr. Michael Lennox
Complete Dictionary of Dreams » Dr. Michael Lennox

A rip is a break in the integrity of something made out of fabric. The symbolism here is that something has been broken or rendered obsolete because of the loss of structure.

If something is already ripped in your dream, the offending moment has occurred in the past.

If you are ripping something in the dream, there may be some anger issues that are causing things to break down.

If the person doing the ripping in your dream is someone else, consider him or her as a character aspect of yourself and think about what the person is ripping in order to have a sense of what this image means.

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