Uncle

We dream of extended family members like the aunt and uncle when we are transitioning away from the expectations or influences of the immediate family. The uncle can represent a new way of going out into the world to provide for ourselves. At the same time, the word ‘uncle’ is associated with giving in. We may be dreaming of the uncle as a way of combining the idea of making a change with recognizing that the old way was not feasible. See also Family.