A dream about bubbles may leave you happy and elated upon waking but they are not one of the best dreams one can encounter, despite their vibrancy. 

Though some are a symbol of harmony, bliss, and carefree nature, many scenarios associated with the soap suds hint at aspects of your life that needs to be evaluated. 

What Are The General Interpretations of Dream about Bubbles?

This dream symbolizes living in an unreal world entertaining unrealistic goals. It is also associated with happiness and contentment. Bubbles can even mean you feel trapped in an unfamiliar world. 

Bubbles are a delight and super fun to play with. However, despite the happiness, they bring us, especially during our childhood, they usually have a negative connotation in the dream world. 

Since they drift away from us and burst in a few seconds, they represent fleeting happiness and sometimes ideas that wouldn’t withstand the test of time.

Talking about drifting away, they may also stand for your disappointment over someone gradually moving away from you – physically or emotionally. 

Positively, bubbles symbolize hopes and expectations – believing in the delightful aspects of life. 

Apart from the generic reasons mentioned above, some other symbols associated with the dream are –

  • Hope
  • Unrealistic goals
  • Health issues
  • Fakeness
  • Maintaining a distance
  • Isolation
  • Fear, etc. 

Now that we’re done with a general meaning and symbols, let’s take a look at some scenarios. 

Dreaming of Bubbles – Different Plots & Their Interpretations

Going through some of the most common scenarios related to bubbles may give you clarity on how to proceed with your dream meaning. 

To dream of bubbles

Bubbles could mean you entertain an idea for something new despite your intuition telling you that it won’t amount to much.

In spite of your rational mind telling you to stop then and there, the dream says your gut feeling is persisting with the idea to see how far you can go. 

Blowing bubbles

The scenario is a reflection of your real-life happiness and contentment. Also, expect positive changes in some areas of your life. 

This is also associated with reminiscing about your stress-free childhood days. 

Besides, it is also related to the scenario with childhood fears. Taking that into consideration, the plot could be your subconscious advising you to overcome your fears. 

Being inside a bubble

According to the scenario, you feel entrapped in ‘something’ in the waking world – a career you hate, a toxic relationship, or maybe a job you have no passion for.

To make things worse, the dream shows you feel isolated and are struggling hard to blend with the people and the surroundings that have ‘trapped’ you. 

On the other hand, it could be your subconscious warning you to protect yourself from toxic people and bad influences lurking around. 

Someone blowing bubbles in a dream

The plot says you need to go out and inject more fun and adventure into your life. 

Bubbles floating in the air

Often, this scenario is your intuition telling you to help someone who is probably counting on you. Sometimes, the bubbles also represent a person who always makes you happy. 

The dream is also linked with unrealistic expectations – like the ones we have as children. 

Playing with bubbles 

This vision stands for your wishful thinking to slip into fun and adventure amidst a challenging phase of life. 

From another perspective, it may be your subconscious mind advising you to take some time off for fun. This applies if you feel overworked and worn down with responsibilities in the real world. 

Negatively, it means you are insensitive to others’ feelings and do things your way often hurting others intentionally or otherwise. 

Having fun playing with bubbles

The dream hints at fond memories you often look back to. 

A bubble bursting

The scenario is symbolic of a person who brings you nothing but endless trouble. Perhaps you even consider that person as a stumbling block to your success and happiness. 

It may also be interpreted as breaking free from a monotonous lifestyle. 

Bubbles drifting away from you

It represents someone or something distancing away from you. This may be translated to a relationship with a friend or a partner falling apart, or a memory fading away. 

Bubble baths

The dream can be interpreted in two ways. As relaxing as a bubble bath is, the plot says you feel as if you are on cloud nine. Surrounded by wonderful, loving people and everything going your way, you wish for nothing more. 

Alternatively, it may mean you are in dire need of relaxation. 

Above all, if you have been taking a bubble bath, it means you are looking for ways to resolve the problems that cause you constant worry. 

Soap bubbles

Generally, the dream stands for a carefree life. 

That said, you still need to recall the emotions you experienced in the dream. If the bubbles make you uneasy, someone or something will likely disappoint you. 

Bubble wraps

To begin with, it symbolizes your fragile nature. For fear of getting judged and criticized, you often try to keep your emotions, thoughts, and opinions under wraps. 

It may also highlight the need to be in control and handle people, events, and situations with care. 

A bubble gum

It represents that you are struggling to get out of a perplexing situation. 

Sometimes, it may also be a sign that you are prioritizing something that will lead you to nothing. 

Getting trapped inside a bubble

It may mean you fear the negative consequences of your deeds.

Depending on the type of person you are in reality, your dream may also be asking you not to get swayed by people’s opinions and to stand up for yourself. 

To dream of floating around inside a bubble

Finally, you would be able to resolve a long-term issue and the relief would make you feel as if you are floating on air

Psychological Interpretation Of Bubble Dreams

Bubbles are a pretty sight but their impermanence cannot be denied. Taking that into account, a dream of a bubble may mean you are presently engaged in something that won’t last very long. 


These dreams are therefore not as bubbly as it looks. But behind every negative dream meaning is a warning or a piece of advice to right the wrongs! 

So, you need to have an open mind and approach the dream objectively for precise meaning.