It represents contrasting images. Vampires can symbolize seduction and sexuality as well as fear and death. If the character reminds you of someone in your life, then deep down you know that this person is bad for you, yet you are still drawn to her/him.
A dream warning against thieves and other insidious persons (Gypsy).
This is symbolic of a person who sucks the life out of you, a bad influence in your life
1. Seduction, sensual pleasures. 2. Drain of vitality, life force; often in a relationship. 3. Bad bargain has been made (as in “bargain with the devil”).
One who walks in spiritual darkness, preying on the lives of others for self-gratification; see “blood-money” and “prostitution”
The succubus, a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men, and the incubus (the opposite) preying on a dreamer’s vital energy has traditionally been pictured as a vampire in both men’s and women’s dreams. Such dreams may originally arise from childhood trauma.
If you dream of fighting vampires, the vampires in your dream indicate that you are feeling drained of your life energy and autonomy. Your dream is a depiction of your daily struggles with keeping things in order. You may be suffering from exhaustion or feeling overwhelmed in some aspect of your domestic or personal life.
Often the fear of emotional and sexual relationships can be represented in dreams as a vampire. Because the human being still has a fear of the unknown, ancient symbols that have represented this fear can still appear in dreams.
When heavy demands are made on us that we do not feel capable of meeting, a vampire can appear in a dream. We are figuratively being ‘sucked dry’. The vampire or blood sucker is such a fearful figure that it is accepted as an embodiment of total negativity.
Vampires in dreams usually suggest that you are feeling physically or emotionally drained. The vampire may also be symbolic for someone who is addicted to drugs or someone in an obsessive relationship. To dream that you are a vampire suggests that you are sucking in the life energy of others for your own selfish benefit. […]