What Does It Mean to Dream About Ladder?




Dreaming of ladders can reflect life’s influences.

Have you woken up from a dream of a ladder and wondered what is going on?

Ladders are strong psychic messages from our spirit guides. It is a sign to focus on our obstacles and life transitions. This dream is super positive and has to do with climbing your way to the top.

There are all different kinds of ladders, the physical and the symbolic ones, meaning we keep trying to achieve something (like a goal). To dream of seeing a ladder (but not using it) indicates that you should “avoid” so as not to fall into the abyss alone when it comes to goals.

General dream meaning of ladders

Ladders in dreams are generally a very powerful symbol. Many people report dreaming that ladders are falling or going nowhere. To see ladders falling in the dream (or if you fall) could indicate a lack of understanding, this could be a reaction to someone close to you, or the dream means you are worried about what people are thinking.

The good news is that ladders “generally” represent the near end of trouble. You may find a task or job particularly difficult, and the ladder is a symbol of change associated with new beginnings.

If the ladder is roped or damaged, this dream is about your passion. It is a sign that you need to consider bringing your wants and needs into existence. Of course, you need to think about how you can move forward.

To see a broken ladder in your dream indicates that you are on your way to clear goals, but you keep getting delayed. The ladder is a “sign” from the mind that you need to think about yourself. And that you should understand “your own” source of a higher power. The ladder can also symbolize possible love with intention.

Dreaming of ladders high in the sky (even in the clouds) is associated with the sacrifice we have to make in waking life. All religions believe to some degree that we gain more knowledge over time and that a higher level of intuition is required. The ladder can be a symbol of enlightenment, awakening, and following our realization that we need to share our spiritual findings.

Climbing a ladder shows that you have put in the necessary effort to succeed. If you fall off the ladder, you are likely to meet difficult people. To see a ladder randomly in your dream is a positive sign but to fall from a ladder in your dream portends that trouble is coming your way. If you feel dizzy when standing on a ladder in your dream, it is always a negative sign. Ladders in Scottish folklore can be connected to your pride, disdain, and possible annoyance ahead of you.

Is dreaming of ladders excellent or bad?

To dream of a ladder is positive in nature. This is because the ladder is a positive “spiritual” symbolism. However, while this is positive dream symbolism, it means that in some cases, dreams depend on the focus of the dream and whether the ladder is in good condition, e.g., not broken.

Our mind is critical when it comes to dreams. Our own emotional, spiritual, physical, and emotional properties influence our expressions in life while we are awake. In general, dreams of a ladder are a positive omen and may suggest that you and others will succeed in the goals you set for yourself.